1 - Google+ The New Enterprise Social Network? – Altimeter
Google announced Google+ for Enterprises today with Hangouts integration into Docs and Calendar as well as administrative controls such as default posting to only within the company. We’ve been doing some research on the topic of enterprise social networks and, with Google moving into this market, have some thoughts around why this is a bigger deal than just another Google feature announcement.
2 – Who can teach leadership – HBR
We learn to lead through the experience of leading — and following. Even if “leader” has never been your job title, you have surely led, at work and outside of it. If you are like most managers I meet, in fact, you spend more time leading than learning. Your career is so fast-flowing and high-pressure that you have little time and space to distill lasting lessons from your experience. And that is where leadership courses can add much value — by offering an opportunity to examine your history, habits and mores from some distance and in the company of others who may not share your context and your views. That improves how we lead by enhancing how we learn
3 – The world of massive open online courses – Online Colleges, 11 July 2012
4 - The $1.3 Trillion Price Of Not Tweeting At Work – Fast Company
Savings comes from some unexpected places. Two-thirds of the value unlocked by social media rests in “improved communications and collaboration within and across enterprises,” according to the report. Far from a distraction, in other words, social media proves a surprising boon to productivity.
5 - Will the real early adopters please stand up, please stand up, please stand up… – Jamie Billingham
So when I read Mr. Jarche’s narrations of his work and learning I get it, I love it, I applaude it and in my own corner of my first world country I am still not seeing it in the work place. I see it online, a lot, but not in place based work environments.