Archive for the 'Social Networking' Category

How Millennial Are You?

» Posted by Jeanne Meister  » Posted on 03|04|o  » 3 Comments

The Pew Research Center has created a very engaging quiz that asks the question “How Millennial Are You?” That’s right. You may think that being part of a generation will dictate your media habits, and a predisposition to engage in social media. But think again.
First, a refresher on the generations:
Traditionalists born prior to 1946
Baby […]

Twitter More Important Than LinkedIn, According To Survey

» Posted by Jeanne Meister  » Posted on 06|03|o  » 6 Comments

A recent poll on LinkedIn asked users a simple question: “What is the most important new platform for brands to master? Twitter, Facebook, the iPhone, Digg, or LinkedIn?”
The results may not be what you’d expect. Even though the poll was performed on LinkedIn, with more than 3,600 respondents so far, Twitter was deemed the most […]

Social Networks Surpass Email:What’s The Impact On Corporate Learning?

» Posted by Jeanne Meister  » Posted on 04|10|o  » 3 Comments

According to the Nielsen Online internet marketing and research firm, social network and blogs have become more popular than email:

As reported by eMarketer and CNET, after rising steadily in recent years, in this past year, social networks and blogs for the first time ranked ahead of email in the Nielsen Online study. This means that […]

Do You Dream In 140 Characters?

» Posted by Jeanne Meister  » Posted on 03|12|o  » 6 Comments

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You know Twitter has hit mainstream when it becomes a topic for Jon Stewart and Social Media Analyst Jeremiah is talking about dreaming in 140 characters in his […]

Social Media Adoption Soars

» Posted by Jeanne Meister  » Posted on 02|04|o  » 2 Comments

The results are in for the Pew Internet & American Life Project’s survey of 2,253 adults: validating what we have seen in the workplace, adoption of social media is soaring with one third (35%) of American adult internet users having created a profile on an online social network. This is four times as many as […]

Does Your Company Allow You To Access Facebook From Work?

» Posted by Jeanne Meister  » Posted on 08|18|o  » 6 Comments

The number of people on Facebook has now exceeded 90 million and the fastest rowing segment of these new users are those over the age of 25. As a result, it’s becoming quite common to ask: Will you be able to access Facebook and other social networks from your work computer?
Or should you […]

The Secrets of Success for Online Communities

» Posted by Jeanne Meister  » Posted on 08|10|o  » 0 Comments

Last week’s post, “Is Your Online Community Delivering Value For Your Organization?” drew quite a bit of email traffic. The overwhelming response was this: Creating online communities can be a game-changing strategy for a learning & development function - if you are clear about your business objective and how to engage and reward participation.
The […]

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 […]

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 […]




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