If we truly are going to shift the L&D function from a “packaging” role to one that enables, supports and “scaffolds” learning in the flow of daily work we are going to have to make some changes in the way we actually operate. We will need to make some operational changes if we are ever [...]
“Why social collaboration? Based on proximity, people are not likely to collaborate very often if they are more than 50 feet apart” Thomas Allen, 1977
Here’s an image courtesy of Central Desktop Click the image for the large version.
OK, these skills are not actually “new” – they’ve always been present – but perhaps they have not always been as visible as they should have been, as Oscar Berg explains in The collaboration pyramid (or iceberg). But, as businesses transform into social businesses, the social workplace is going to become more and more reliant [...]
The following infographic comes courtesy of the Socialcast blog, where they say:
“Collaboration is based on the idea that sharing knowledge through cooperation helps solve problems more efficiently. In the enterprise, this principle couldn’t be more true, especially as more and more employees are engaging with one another through asynchronous, socially-geared technology.”
I've mentioned Grapevine on my Pick of the Day blog before, but Dirk Wood, the CEO has just emailed to tell me about some recent changes:
"We now have a desktop application for even easier access and communication, complete redesign, and a myriad of new features just released to complement our initial web app. Grapevine [...]