Category Archives: Yammer

Informal technology: social learning

Those who know me well are familiar with my tendency to anthropomorphise technology, to assign it with traits and personality: my car has a name and distinctly mischievous identity. Some technology is ‘friendly‘, whilst other is far more formal. Even … Continue reading

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The more i learn the less i know. Why we learn

We have within us a hunger to learn. It’s rare that our curiosity can’t be piqued. This morning as i made breakfast there was an interview on the radio with a structural engineer who specialises in digging tunnels. He was … Continue reading

Posted in Blog, Collaboration, Community, Community of Practice, Connections, Conversation, Global, Ideas, Ignorance, Introspection, Knowledge, Learning, Meaning, Narrative, Social Learning, Writing, Yammer | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment

The growing pains of social learning communities: my Yammer diary

For a long time, my own organisation has used Yammer as a social learning and collaboration tool, but in a very informal way. There have only been a small community of users and it’s been very ad hoc in it’s … Continue reading

Posted in Challenge, Change, Collaboration, Communication, Community, Community of Practice, Control, Conversation, Forum, Informal Spaces, Learning, Learning Culture, Networking, Social Learning, Social Media, Social Networking, Yammer | Tagged , , , , | 5 Comments