Measuring activity, outcomes and value in social technology platforms #mslocjam

Key #mslocjam questions concerning measurement include: Adoption and other basic usage metrics are interesting but certainly leave us wanting more. We are familiar with the work of Etienne Wenger-Traynor, Beverly Wenger-Traynor and Maarten de Laat and their evaluation framework for assessing value of communities and networks -- and this seems to move us to a … Continue reading Measuring activity, outcomes and value in social technology platforms #mslocjam

Knowledge sharing to learn as well as to perform #mslocjam

Key #mslocjam questions concerning knowledge sharing for learning include: We can see value from knowledge sharing (using social technology) to address specific, performance challenge - leveraging the network to get an answer to a question, for example. But how do we also make sure we leverage the same technology for deeper learning? What practices or … Continue reading Knowledge sharing to learn as well as to perform #mslocjam

#msloc430 Twitter chat 3: Describing the value of digital connections in Enterprise 2.0 and personal learning networks

The third of three scheduled Twitter chats exploring the intersection of Enterprise 2.0 and personal learning networks will focus on how we describe the value of digital, networked connections and sharing – for individuals and for organizations. The one-hour chat begins Tuesday, April 30 at 9:30 pm ET (8:30 pm CT/6:30 pm PT). Hashtag is … Continue reading #msloc430 Twitter chat 3: Describing the value of digital connections in Enterprise 2.0 and personal learning networks

#msloc430 Twitter chat 2: Enterprise 2.0 and personal learning networks

The second of three schedule Twitter chats exploring the intersection of Enterprise 2.0 and personal learning networks will focus on adoption of social technology. In this chat we will explore generational differences (real or imagined?), the role (or non-role) of organizational leaders, and examples of people who inspire us via their digital presence.The one-hour chat … Continue reading #msloc430 Twitter chat 2: Enterprise 2.0 and personal learning networks

When the backchannel isn’t in the back anymore

This past week in my class - MSLOC 430 Creating and Sharing Knowledge - I brought in three outstanding guests for a panel discussion to explore challenges related to digital networked knowledge sharing. Bill Chamberlin of IBM, Alison Seaman of ETMOOC and Jason Seiden of Ajax Workforce Marketing brought diverse perspectives to the topic and … Continue reading When the backchannel isn’t in the back anymore