Archive for the 'Social Media' Category

Is Your Online Community Delivering Value For Your Organization?

» Posted by Jeanne Meister  » Posted on 07|30|o  » 2 Comments

As learning organizations experiment with leveraging Web 2.0 tools to create online communities of practice, many Chief Learning Officers, heads of human resources and talent management should take a lesson from Chief Marketing Officers who have created online communities for marketing purposes. Many of these online communities have failed, and sadly, produce fancy web sites […]

Does Your Intranet Operate Like Google?

» Posted by Jeanne Meister  » Posted on 07|20|o  » 0 Comments

The answer is most likely no, your Intranet is not nearly as easy to use as Google. But a growing number of companies are looking to their Intranet to do just that - operate in a social way so employees can share, collaborate and find information.
While I have written in past posts about the […]

Moving Learning From General Motors Production Model to Google Search and Find Model

» Posted by Jeanne Meister  » Posted on 06|22|o  » 2 Comments

We held our first meeting of the Learning Innovation Network at Sun Microsystems this week. The focus of the dialogue and discussion was around the range of innovations we are experimenting with in corporate learning. This includes an enterprise web 2.0 toolkit of blogs, wikis and online communities as well as metaphorical learning experiences, focused […]

Online Games: Ready For Prime Time Leadership Development?

» Posted by Jeanne Meister  » Posted on 06|04|o  » 3 Comments

The May issue of Harvard Business Review is now off the shelves but the cover story, entitled, “Leadership’s Online Labs,” by Bryon Reeves, Thomas Malone and Tony O-Driscoll has become a buzz among Chief Talent Officers and Chief Learning Officers.
If you are like me and did not grow up playing multiplayer online games also […]

Performance Management 2.0

» Posted by Jeanne Meister  » Posted on 05|23|o  » 4 Comments

Managers frequently cite completing performance appraisals as one of their least favorite tasks and that is often an understatement. But quietly there is a movement afoot to “consumerize” business software. This means that software is being designed and tested by “user experience teams” with the goal of making software “intuitive,” engaging and, importantly, free […]

Jet Blue University Uses Own Faculty To Test Social Media Tools

» Posted by Jeanne Meister  » Posted on 05|13|o  » 10 Comments

I have been giving seminars this past month on how companies are experimenting with social media to maximize knowledge sharing and collaboration and one theme is consistent across companies of various sizes and locations: they are turning to their training departments to be the test beds for using new social media tools like blogs and […]

Does Your CEO Have a Blog?

» Posted by Jeanne Meister  » Posted on 04|21|o  » 8 Comments

There is so much talk lately about how your learning organization or human resource organization should utilize blogging. Questions abound like:

What strategy should the learning and human resource department have with regard to blogging?

What guidelines should be in place for how your employees blog, i.e. what topics to stay away from and how to […]

Managing Talent Across Generations

» Posted by Jeanne Meister  » Posted on 03|13|o  » 2 Comments

This week I participated in an interesting panel at the 2008 National Human Capital Institute entitled, Attracting and Retaining the New Economy Workforce: Generation X and Y.
After a brief discussion of how generational differences can impact behavior in the workplace (see below), the focus of the panel was on what talent management executives can do […]

Can Web 2.0 Be Utilized For Corporate Learning?

» Posted by Jeanne Meister  » Posted on 02|22|o  » 0 Comments

There have been many definitions for Web 2.0 but perhaps the easiest one is by Tim O’Reilly, who first coined the term at the O’Reilly Media conference in October of 2004. He referred to this new web as a collaborative network characterized by the participatory and cumulative experience of users.
Let’s break down the […]

Attracting, Developing and Retaining Net Generation Talent

» Posted by Jeanne Meister  » Posted on 02|14|o  » 2 Comments

While companies are off debating their policy regarding access to social networking sites as Facebook, MySpace and YouTube, there is a growing body of evidence that Net Generation employees, who put a huge premium on doing things quickly and with zero learning curve, will demand access to these sites. In fact, Professor Clive Holtham, […]




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