Top 10 Tools for Learning 2016

Elsua

Top 100 Tools for Education – for use in schools, colleges, universities, adult ed . Top 100 Tools for Workplace Learning – for use in training, for performance support, social collaboration, etc. Top 100 Tools for Personal & Professional Learning – for self-organised learning.

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How Do I Make Sense of Social Networking Tools

Elsua

and while I will be answering the first part over the course of time with the various blog entries I’m currently drafting along, I thought for today I’d focus on trying to answer the second part: how do I make sense of social networking tools today?

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Why Our Software Needs Social Context

Alchemy of Change

We live in a time when we do a much of our work with others in an online environment, which is why I’ve argued recently that we need our software to get much more emotionally intelligent. Healing Software’s Split Personality. Useful tools are useful tools.

2011 84

Google Plus – One Social Networking Tool to Rule Them All

Elsua

As most of you folks already know, my first exposure to social software was inside IBM, back in 2001, with a Profile Social Aggregator called Fringe ; then I started experimenting with the instant messaging social capabilities of IBM Community Tools (a.k.a.

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The 10 basic online tools every trainer and online facilitator should know

Joitske Hulsebosch

(photo by Kitty Terwolbeck ) There are lots of online tools that you can use for free or for very little money. Every week I try some new tools (like this week vialogues ) and honestly? Occasionally the high number of tools and possibilities make me restless. I have a tools list (both in a booklet and online in diigo) to try out and I never find the time or have the idea that I''ve tested enough tools. An alternative to this bookmark tool is delicious.

2015 87

Online Collaboration Tools by Robin Good | ZEEF

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Online Collaboration Tools. Software tools, web apps and services for online collaboration. Free Video Conferencing Software. Kanban Tool. Mindmapping Tools. Forum Software. Wiki Software. collaboration tools web2.0 ZEEF works best with a modern browser. Browse Happy. Upgrade your browser today! Type Subject Company Personal Page name Curator Site or domain Tag Language EN NL FR. ui-button. This page. Subjects. Companies. Curators.

2015 33

Enterprise Social Software Will be Pervasive by 2016 - Perhaps

Portals and KM

The Forrester report, Social Enterprise Apps Redefine Collaboration , predicts that enterprise social software twill become a $6.4 I will get to the demise of the traditional communication tool sets at the end of this post. If social software is outside the workflow and not integrated with traditional apps then it is facilitating coffee room conversations. You have to integrate the new social tools with the traditional apps.

2016 53

Research: Social Software Appeals More to Older Workers

Portals and KM

Paul Leonardi, a professor of communication at Northwestern University conducted a carefully controlled experiment to determine the extent, if any, that social software can improve employee content discovery and relevant expertise location.

2013 40

Your online social workspace | Your collaboration software | FMYI

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

It combines a social networking site look and feel with tools to achieve your goals. We have been dedicated to empowering your team to innovate from day one as a pioneer in social collaboration software. FMYI | For My Innovation. Pricing. Why FMYI? Company. Username. Password.

2012 43

Tools for social network analysis from beginners to advanced levels

Joitske Hulsebosch

Tomorrow I have a webinar with a group of people interested in social network analysis, interested in the tools. What I''m doing in this blogpost is classifying some tools for network from EASY through INTERMEDIATE to DIFFICULT.

100+ Tried & True Problem-Solving Tools

Partnering Resources

Too many leaders choose the wrong tool for the problem at hand. What tool do I use? In this post, we share over 100 tried-and-true problem-solving tools. Simple Problem-Solving Tools. Complicated Problem-Solving Tools. Complex Problem-Solving Tools.

Is SharePoint "Worth It" as a Collaboration Tool? - Joe Shepley

Michael Sampson - Currents

Then, we need to look at what kind of collaboration you’re planning on doing, because that’s really what should drive your decision to use a given tool. ". There's a case that could be made for switching the two parts of Joe's approach - starting with an understanding of what kind of collaboration the organization needs, and then comparing and contrasting the different tools. tool duplicated that would count against it - not for it.

IBM Rational Offers Collaboration and Innovation within Software Development

Portals and KM

IBM Rational is an open software development platform that supports sharing and interactions among software and systems design and development teams. Gina began by noting that software development is a very social business and collaborative is key for success.

GE Goes Box (What about Its Other Collaboration Tools?)

Michael Sampson - Currents

“ What is unclear is what this means for GE’s current collaboration tools. October 2013 – Jive Software. With the personal and shared web file and document system in place, they are beginning concerted efforts to shift to using online documents, with no recent desktop office suite software purchases for individual employees. Collaboration Software Box announced a new strategic customer : GE.

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Don’t Start with the Tools: They Are Not Your Final Destination

Elsua

Don’t start with the tools. It looks like years have gone by and we are still stuck on the very same problem we used to have 10 years ago: tools, tools, tools! Show them the way, and don’t start the conversation with the tools alone. “?

Semantic Software Technologies Explained and Examined

Portals and KM

I have been reading a very interesting and comprehensive report, Semantic Software Technologies: Landscape of High Value Applications for the Enterprise by Lynda Moulton of the Gilbane group. Lynda wrote that she deliberately chose title of this study to refer to semantic software technologies not simply semantic search technologies. She added that the end point of any semantic software is to improve finding and interpreting content, a search activity.

Enterprise 2.0 Five Years Later: From Tools To Platforms To Ecosystems

Collaborative Thinking

along with subsequent works, helped organizations think about how people use social software to more effectively share information and connect with one another. With an initial focus on tools (e.g., conference in Boston this June: A shift from tools to platforms. In 2006, Andrew McAfee’s article on Enterprise 2.0, blogs, wikis), organizations undertaking “E2.0”

2011 41

Why Use Collaboration Tools?

Michael Sampson - Currents

infographic , I've just posted on a different question - Why use collaboration tools? : ". Based on this, there are four reasons why we should use collaboration tools. ". Read more: Why Use Collaboration Tools? Collaboration Collaboration Hardware Collaboration Software

Work Together: 60+ Collaborative Tools for Groups

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Business Productivity 37Signals.com - Maker of collaboration tools including Basecamp Basecamp reviews (others listed below). Joyent.com - Get collaborative software and backup services in one package. QuickBase.com - A collaborative tool from Intuit, the makers of Quicken. Thinkature.com - Collaborative workspace with voice chat and numerous drawing tools. Zimbra.com - Email service with collaboration tools. PaulNHS Willums these are great tools.

Traackr Provides Useful Web Influence Monitoring Tool for Marketing and PR Professionals

Portals and KM

For those who want to support a brand or simply better understand the thought leaders in a field, Traackr provides a comprehensive, yet very easy to use, tool set.   As someone involved in the marketing of a software product I can certainly see the usefulness of this tool set. 

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Gartner: "Don't Deploy Collaboration Software Out of the Box" - I Disagree

Michael Sampson - Currents

He said that firms shouldn't deploy collaboration software "out of the box" - I disagree, but I disagree because I'm being pedantic, although I think it is important to be so given this is a Gartner person speaking. Here's the opening from CIO Australia: " IT managers implementing collaborative software such as SharePoint have been warned that simply installing applications out of the box will put strain on relationships throughout the business.

Central Desktop - Web Based Team Collaboration and Productivity Software

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Join a Web Meeting | Customer Login Home | Quick Tour | Pricing | Sign Up | Customers / Buzz | FAQs | Blog | Register for a Webinar Social Technology Platform for Business Collaboration Software for Teams, Departments & Enterprises Voted Business Weeks "Best of the Web" for Collaboration. Web-Based Software Central Desktop for Salesforce.com Why Central Desktop?

5 Tools for Measuring Online Performance

Influence

Here are five compelling tools for measuring online performance. Influence Audience Research Tools & SoftwareOrganizations that invest substantially in digital communications have an obligation to track their success.

ONLINE BUSINESS TOOLBOX: 230+ Tools for Running a Business Online

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Accounting, Billing, Invoicing, Estimating & Contracts BillingOrchard - Online billing software that maintains hourly billing time as well as flat fee or recurring billing. eProject - Project management software that integrates with Outlook.

2007 34

SharePoint: Is It Worth Using as a Collaboration Tool?

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Im already subscribed SharePoint: Is It Worth Using as a Collaboration Tool? Then, we need to look at what kind of collaboration you’re planning on doing, because that’s really what should drive your decision to use a given tool.

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Enterprise 2.0, Where Art Thou?

Elsua

is the use of emergent social software platforms within companies, or between companies and their partners or customers. Tools) and Social Business (Processes AND People). Knowledge Tools Learning Open Business Personal KM Productivity Tools

2015 95

Technology Review Tackles Collaboration Tools

Michael Sampson - Currents

MIT's Technology Review publication kicked off its new topic for the month: Collaboration Tools. The series is set up with this paragraph: " Powerful software and widespread Internet connectivity are making it easier than ever for people to work together no matter where they happen to be. Throughout March we will look at the latest tools for collaboration within and between organizations.

Three Requirements for Broad Adoption of Collaboration Tools

Michael Sampson - Currents

In a blog post last July, Joe Schueller from Cisco wrote about the role of culture in Enterprise 2.0 , but more importantly about three keys to gaining broad adoption of collaboration tools in the organization: " However, to drive real value out of a collaboration platform, you need broad adoption, and frankly, leaving > 80% of the population "on the table" isn't going to cut it. Consolidation - I've yet to hear anyone say they don't have enough collaboration tools.

How Social Networking Can Improve Work Meetings

Elsua

Never mind as well how by shifting gears and moving the interactions of those meetings into social networking tools we would have the opportunity to get rid of the two main reasons I mentioned above as to why we are so obsessed with hosting meetings at the moment.

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Social Collaboration Tools - Four Mini Case Studies

Michael Sampson - Currents

Earlier this week USA Today profiled four firms who are using social collaboration tools to improve productivity. Read more: Social-media tools can boost productivity. Collaboration SoftwareThe four firms were: - Westchester Medical Center, making use of Doximity to improve health delivery. Trunk Club - using Salesforce Chatter to share tips and encouragement among salespeople. Newly Weds Foods - using IBM Connections to bring experts together on recipe development.

The Soft Skills of Collaboration and The Social Enterprise

Elsua

Nothing to do with social computing tools alone, really. And the same would pretty much apply to social software tools as well. When collaborating with others and using social tools, why pretend to be who you are not?

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How Playing Games at Work Can Help Boost Your Productivity

Elsua

on how more and more businesses are continuing to block the use of social software tools inside of the firewall, just because they feel their employee workforce may be goofing around more than they should.

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Four Ways to Improve Our Online Emotional Intelligence

Alchemy of Change

When wonderfully revolutionary technologies like the Internet come along, we just need to make sure that our tools help us retain its ability to help us understand the nuanced social signals that surround us. Our software needs to keep our emotional intelligence intact.

2011 91

Google Plus and Twitter – How They Work for Me Hand in Hand

Elsua

I am back to making active use of one of my favourite social networking tools out there, where I have been spending a large chunk of time over the course of the last four years and counting. It’s been over a month since I first started making use of Google Plus. Yes, me, too!,

2011 125

Rabbitsoft Released Clinked - a Wiki-Oriented Online Collaboration Tool

Michael Sampson - Currents

Rabbitsoft announced the commercial release of Clinked , its wiki-oriented online collaboration and document sharing tool. The core premise of the tool is the same for all the other services in this space. Collaboration Software

People Make the Collaboration, Not the Tools - But Tools Have a Friction Profile

Michael Sampson - Currents

On The Smarter Office blog at Plantronics, I just posted on how people make the collaboration, not the specific tools being used : " With the many types of collaboration tools available, it’s tempting to think that you have to use a certain collaboration tool in order to be “collaborating.” Read more: People Make the Collaboration, Not the Tools - But Tools Have a Friction Profile. Collaboration Collaboration Software

Reflections from 2011 – A World Without Email – The Documentary

Elsua

into an incredibly powerful social messaging and notification system of content that’s stored elsewhere, i.e. social networking, collaborative and knowledge sharing tools eventually.

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A Day in the Life with Unified Collaboration – from Unify

Michael Sampson - Currents

The team at Unify have released a video insight into work life with unified collaboration tools. Collaboration Software

2014 39

The Fallacy of Social Networking

Elsua

You may have noticed how over the course of the last couple of weeks I haven’t been much active on the external social networking tools out there that I usually hang out at, such as Twitter, Google Plus or LinkedIn.

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Reflections from 2011 – Focused and Purposeful Social Networking

Elsua

I mean, we have only been having social software tools for merely 15 years and we are already starting to hate them, as end-users? Yes, the main purpose, if you want to call it that way, for social software, still today: connecting people to people and connecting people to content.

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