Social bookmarking NPtech and NPK4dev

Joitske Hulsebosch

I read the chatnotes of a teleconference call on the community formed around the NPtech social bookmarking experience with Beth Kanter. Tagging seems so superficial in terms of knowledge creation, it is more a flow of information.

Social bookmarking - the next steps for the NPK4DEV tagging experiment

Joitske Hulsebosch

The three of us then continued to produce this video to explain the usefulness of social bookmarking for individuals and groups with a common interest. I guess the keeping track of RSS feeds and scanning information is a new skill. -

Lessons Learned from Implementing Social Bookmarking at Océ

Portals and KM

This is the fifth in a series of interviews with Samuel Driessen , Information Architect at Océ and some of his colleagues, about their Enterprise 2.0 Earlier, I wrote out their micro-messaging (Yammer) , wiki experiences , enterprise information architecture , and SharePoint implementation. For this post I spoke with Samuel and Peter Kruizinga about their social bookmarking experiences. The information was not getting fully distributed to the right people.

Technology: social bookmarking with

Joitske Hulsebosch

Kathleen Gilroy has posted a good and easy to follow webcast how to use the social bookmarking service,, for learning. It's a very clear explanation of the basics and stresses the function of social bookmarking as an intermediairy to find your way in the millions of blogs (and other sites) on the web. If not- it becomes pumping around of information.


Joitske Hulsebosch

A wonderful way of looking at the often mentioned problem of 'information overload'. Clay Shirky is turning it around: the problem is not information overload, the problem is that people don't know how to filter. These networks may be formal as well as informal.

2011 241

How Amplify, and Posterous Help Spread the Word

Online Social Networking

Can social aggregation websites make life online easier? I wrote in Hubze is a New Business Site for Personal Branding and Social Media Aggregation that “the aggregation of social websites will be a major focus of 2010, as enabling technologies like semantic web come to the forefront.&#.

2010 72

5 Ways to Continue Tagging

Joitske Hulsebosch

So here we go, January first, and I'm starting superfresh to read blogs and crossblog what I think is important (without thinking that it's a waste to pump around information). For instance I tagged resources with the name 'widgets' and now I'm preparing an overview of blogwidgets and my delicious account is just a wealth of information. Tags: social bookmarking

10 Types of Widgets for Your Blog or Website

Online Social Networking

Today, I list 10 types of website widgets that can enhance your site: Community Building - I use both Google Friend Connect and Facebook fan page widgets here on Online Social Networking. Social Networking - Social widgets encourage visitors to connect with you on Twitter , Facebook , BlogCatalog , MyBlogLog and other social bookmarking and social networking sites. Syndication - Display news, other information, YouTube videos and Flickr pics on your site.

How You Too Can Bookmark with the Info Elite at the Business Exchange Site

Online Social Networking

I traced the visit back to Business Exchange , Bloomberg Business Week’s social bookmarking site “that helps professionals discover and organize information from across the Web… a great way to share content and find the most relevant news on business topics.&#. bookmark articles you discover into one or more topics. browse articles that have previously been bookmarked. react to articles that you or others have bookmarked.

Will Tools Like Twitter Change the Ways We Work With Flows of Information and Knowledge ?

Green Chameleon

The KMWorld 2008 conference was interesting (FAST had an exhibitor’s booth) and the contrast with last year in terms of the tangible interest in and take-up of social computing tools was evident. It works … for example, late last night I twittered a response to one of Jeremiah Owyang’s tweets pointing to his recent blog post about " What’s After The Social Web? ", Here’s Stuart’s post: Social Media or KM / KM or Social Media.

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Not waving but drowning

e-Moderation Station

Coping with social media, professional development and information overload. She bookmarks a few recommended sites from Twitter for later reading. She will add the really useful sites to her social bookmarking account (she uses Delicious).

2010 84

Implementing Enterprise 2.0 at Océ

Portals and KM

Most interviews were with Samuel Driessen , Information Architect at Océ. I spoke with Samuel and Peter Kruizinga about their social bookmarking experiences. Samuel’s responsibilities include both the information architecture for structured information in applications such as PLMS and SAP and the unstructured information in places such as email and knowledge management programs. Creating Information Architecture at Océ in the Age of Enterprise 2.0.

Ken Carroll » Blog Archive » Here comes everybody

Ken Carroll

Here’s the web in 2007 from a (ridiculously-condensed) learning perspective: Google organizes teraybytes of information and presents it to us almost instantaneously, while a slew of new web tools assist us with managing and participating in learning. Note, however, that the participative web goes way beyond just high-speed access to information. It also enables us to form learning networks that include people, conversations, and information.

2007 89

Interview with a teacher making smart use of social media

Joitske Hulsebosch

What always strikes me in contact with teachers is that there is so much difference in their attitude towards social media. One teacher loves social media and widely experiments with various media, another says "it's not for me" and doesn't want to try anything. education social media

2012 173

Collaborative Thinking: Tagging Beyond Content: Applications & People

Collaborative Thinking

Collaborative Thinking Perceptions on collaboration and social software by Mike Gotta « Microsoft "People Ready" = Lotus "Super Human Software" | Main | CIOTalk Radio Interview: Making Enterprise Portals Work! Historically, developers have provided a variety of interfaces that enabled users to flag applications or add unstructured information to them (e.g., Tags (and related tools like social bookmarks) offer another option that has some interesting possibilities.

2006 116

Avoid Profile Potpourri

Collaborative Thinking

While initially identified as a social bookmark system for the enterprise (an "internal delicious"), the company has done a credible job of expanding the conversation beyond a tooling discussion. The Connectbeam Social Computing Blog: Putting the Social into Microsoft Outlook.

2009 130

Social media in organizations: a reality check

Joitske Hulsebosch

You see level of exposure to social media slowly growing in these groups. There were already a number of people on Twitter and there was a fanatical gamer in the group, but the majority did not know what social media are. Tags: social media Web 2.0

Social Media and Learning: Implications


Jason Willensky – “Will we be forced to chase hot tools and social platforms to stay competitive… is this an ever-expanding universe of tech goodies? Tools also make it possible to learn from others… following their bookmarks, for example, or using the tools to make contacts, simplify your own research, and more. Specifically, what are some design options for courses that might be “open ended&# that the social networking tools allow?

PERTH: Social Media Training Course April 2012

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

I’ll be teaching a couple of 1/2 day step by step social media course in Perth on 27th April, 2012 while I’m there for the #Media140 conference. Step by Step Social Media. You probably already know a little of Facebook, Twitter and social bookmarking.

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2010 Update on IBM Social Software Efforts: Part Two

Portals and KM

This is the second in a series on an IBM social media press event I attended last week following part one posted yesterday. Jeff Schick, VP social software, mentioned that IBM Research has done a study on the implications of using social and infusing collaboration into commerce experience.

2010 192

More from Forrester on the Future of Enterprise 2.0 Technologies

Portals and KM

They focused on technologies considered most appropriate for employee collaboration and included 11 technologies: blogs, forums, mashups, microblogs, podcasts, prediction markets, RSS, social bookmarks, social networks, widgets, and wikis. Here is the breakdown but predicted success: Significant success: social networks and wikis Moderate success: blogs, forums, mashups, prediction markets, RSS, widgets Minimal success: microblogs, podcasts, social bookmarks.

2008 109

Communities of practice: comm.unities.of.prac.tice 2.0

Joitske Hulsebosch

Martin studied the effects of weblogs, wikis and social bookmarking on communities of practice, as part of his thesis for Business Informations Studies. Social bookmarking more in terms of exploration, and wikis support varying levels of participation.

2006 130

In which ways do you use social media for your own learning?

Joitske Hulsebosch

I met Niel van Meeuwen some time ago when we talked about using social media in learning trajectories. Question Niel put on Twitter is: in which way do you use social media in your own learning or the learning of others? This definitely informs whether you want to devote time to it.

2010 206

Microenterprises and the Enterprise 2.0 Trajectory

Evolving Web

He explains: Enterprise social software isn't one application. It's a range of collaborative modes that includes blogs, wikis, micromessaging, personal dashboards, collaborative spreadsheeting, and social bookmarking. Focused Social Media " E20 "enterprise 2.0

Google gets a little more enterprisey

Green Chameleon

You can upload videos, comment on them, add bookmarks and share the videos around. Not the least of which is search quality and general information findability. Video is a great place to send information to die. That said, video can bring life to existing information and it is extremely effective in relaying news. Share and Enjoy: These icons link to social bookmarking sites where readers can share and discover new web pages

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social search ecology

Taming the spaces

Few days ago Hans Põldoja told me that Riina Vuorikari has been using the ecology concept in her social retrieval studies. Ecology of social search for learning resources. In this paper they use attention metadata to model the ecology of social search. Personal search : Looking for bookmarks from one’s own personal collection of bookmarks. Social navigation involves using the behaviour of other people to help navigate online.

Search 130

Blog>> Knowledge Management Explained in Five Disciplines

Green Chameleon

One: Information Management & Search. This might be the classic part of Knowledge Management; the collection, storage, and distribution of information, documents, books, and intellectual property. Instead of information management, we could also call it document management and library management. social bookmarking tools that classify websites and allow other users to share them. People are working together to create this information.

I Know What I Did Last Summer

Green Chameleon

FastForward colleague Bill Ives provided a glimpse of his summer hours, 21st-century style, which is informal, yet highly productive. Share and Enjoy: These icons link to social bookmarking sites where readers can share and discover new web pages

2008 130

The Sharepoint Sessions – Part Two – Training Approaches

Green Chameleon

You also need to inform users on the why they should use the tool. Share and Enjoy: These icons link to social bookmarking sites where readers can share and discover new web pages

My Enterprise 2.0 Toolkit Q1 2010

Evolving Web

Gmail - I know some people fear Google and their penchant for searching our information. Facebook - There is no escaping the fact that Facebook has become a major information conduit. Management online communities Personal Kanban social software Web 2.0

2010 222

Social Media: A Cautionary Tale

Collaborative Thinking

Social media means different things to different people. For others, social media implies leveraging customer communities or use of social media by employees acting as brand ambassadors to the public. Internal use of social media in the context of an employee social network site or enterprise social networking initiative can also become part of strategic discussions. Many technologies are associated with social media.

Twitter for School Staff Professional Development


Issues such as following students, parents or carers and the importance of checking the validity of information before tweeting were covered.

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KM World and Enterprise Search Summit 2010 Notes: Designing Social Search in the Enterprise

Portals and KM

I attended the workshop, Designing Social Search in the Enterprise. People are social, and people leverage social strategies to find information all the time-at work, with colleagues-to solve real problems. How do we add this social element into enterprise search systems? Our experienced designer frames these relevant models of social search and walks though how to think through the problems to get to a more optimal solution.

2010 148

So many learning style tests, so little time.

Joitske Hulsebosch

I asked a question about learning styles on Twitter and in Jane Hart's social learning community and got some good responses which made me really think! It's commonly believed that most people favor some particular method of interacting with, taking in, and processing stimuli or information.

2011 227

Howard Rheingold on the Social Media Classroom

Digital Habitats

asked Howard Rheingold to share a little bit about the Social Media Classroom (SMC) he developed as part of a MacArthur Foundation Award (A HASTAC award specifically). Every platform has its lineage, the experiences of the designers that inform design choices during development.

Gevril Group Launches Ambitious Social Media and Web Marketing Initiative

Online Social Networking

Mastering social media one bite at a time the past few years was an effective strategy for me, as the needs of my small number of clients were modest enough. A one-bite-at-a-time social media marketing approach for Gevril would be way too laid-back and totally unrealistic.

An Enterprise Social Media Platform Feature List

Web Social Architecture

We did an internal exercise recently that produced a list of the advanced features we think are crucial for a successful enterprise social media platform. User data can provide the connective link among multiple social networking implementations (personal, business group). Interfaces from the platform access custom degrees of information contained in the central identity. A centralized social networking platform is primed to leverage this functionality.

ZAAZ Hiring Community Managers

Web Social Architecture

Above all else, we need brand-savvy, social media literate, agency-experienced doers. Enact brand campaigns in social media. Promote content across social bookmarking and collaborative filtration engines. Experience interacting with customers through social media on behalf of brands. Broad and deep familiarity with social software and online community tools, including forums, discussion, blogs, ratings & reviews, IM, etc.

Collaborative Intelligence for companies - YoolinkPro

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Distribute, Save and Access information that matters for your company! We think that sharing knowledge within your company, sourcing relevant information, keeping up-to-date with your industry, and managing what people say about your firm should be both quick and easy (and even fun!).

2009 75

Enterprise 2.0 Vendors need to get more serious about mobile

Green Chameleon

There are widget frameworks, platforms, realtime collaboration, blogging tools, social networks and more. Mobile applications should focus on messaging, triaging, delegation and other high-level information-based behaviors that augment the information and interactions taking place inside a proper Enterprise 2.0 Share and Enjoy: These icons link to social bookmarking sites where readers can share and discover new web pages

Enterprise 2.0 for Good Times, Enterprise 2.0 for Bad Times (And Everywhere in Between)

Green Chameleon

“Organizations that are looking to move into new technologies, normally a project that would be put on hold when budgets are tight, can still do small implementations with SAAS, including blogs, wikis and social-networking tools to lower costs.&#. and cloud applications offer a huge competitive advantage, not only because they are low cost, but also because they are flexible, and even more important, open up the information flow between teams, departments, partners, and customers.

2008 100

Enterprise 2.0 Implementation, the book!

Green Chameleon

Implementation shows how to use viral and social networking tools to gain the competitive edge. Get full details on managing corporate blogs, wikis, mashups, RSS feeds, tagging and bookmarking data, and RIAs. Build internal social networks using open source and commercial applications.

Introducting social media in organisations to improve the learning function is more difficult than you may think.

Joitske Hulsebosch

For some time now, I have an evaluation report of an organization that has experience with the introduction of social media (like wikis and blog) in the organization since 2009. The aim of the project was that increased use of social media within the organization would support the development of a global network: information would be better available in one central place (through wikis) and transparency about what is going on within the organisation would be enhanced.

2012 143