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3. Keynote for eLearning Guild
June 21, 2011
Industry Analyst, Partner
Developing a Learning Strategy for Mobile and Social
4. The Landscape has Changed
How Companies are Organizing (The Bee Hive)
Framework: Mobile & Social Learning Honeycomb
5. The Landscape has Changed
6. Mobile growth is explosive
Source: Morgan Stanley Research
7. While Mobile is explosive, its amorphous
Source: Morgan Stanley Research
8. The ways people use mobile radically varies
9. People are communicating and learning on the go
10. Of course Social has been growing, too
Last year for the first time Facebook surpassed Google and Yahoo! for share of time spent
Source: Comscore, February 2011
11. Mobile: the Medium and the Context
What it means:
Intimate & Interactive
Personal & Social
12. How Companies are Organizing:
The Bee Hive
13. Organizational Models
15. Authentic 16. Experimental 17. Not coordinated 18. e.g. Sun14
- One department controls all efforts
20. Consistent 21. May not be as authentic 22. e.g. Ford15
23. HUB AND SPOKE
- One hub sets rules and procedures
24. Business units undertake own efforts 25. Spreads widely around the org 26. Takes time 27. e.g. Red Cross16
28. MULTIPLE HUB AND SPOKE
- Similar to Hub and Spoke but across multiple brands and units
29. e.g. HP17
- Each employee is empowered
31. Unlike Organic, employees are organized 32. e.g. Dell, Zappos18
33. How companies organize for social business
Source: The Career Path of the Corporate Social Strategist, Altimeter Group, December 2010
34. Most Novice companies organize in Centralized
Source: How Corporations Should Prioritize Social Business Budgets, Altimeter Group, February 2011
Mobile & Social Learning Honeycomb
38. Framework: Mobile & Social Learning Honeycomb
39. Framework: Mobile & Social Learning Honeycomb
40. Framework: Mobile & Social Learning Honeycomb
41. In each section we will explain:
Tip: look for anchor icon in upper right
42. Framework: Mobile & Social Learning Honeycomb
43. Chatter allows any employee to share expertise anywhere, at any time
Chatter turns the company into a meritocracy, according to Marc Benioff, who said SalesForce is changing the compensation systems to reflect the folks who are really making a difference.
44. Epocrates CME integrates P2P interactions and expert discussions
Epocrates provides Continuing Medical Education to healthcare professionals, who can compare answers with experts and community members.
45. Experts are empowered to share knowledge anywhere through mobile + social
Yet a risk of crowdsourced content is mediocrity
Therefore, leverage the crowd for facts and case examples, but rely on experts for creativity and vision
From expert and crowd: Insights
46. Framework: Mobile & Social Learning Honeycomb
47. Classmates share and review notes anywhere with StudyBlue
Students can connect and share custom-created review materials. Students can like effective notes and share them with other classmates.
48. University of Phoenix uses iPhone app for class discussions
Students can view, draft, and reply to class discussions, learning and supporting each other in spite of busy schedules.
49. YouVersions Bible app allows users to engage with their community
App users can share notes with other users, engage in live community discussions, and share thoughts and quotes on Facebook and Twitter.
50. Learning can be augmented with peer support, or even made into a competition
Yet learning with peers should be supportive only peers may not have the best knowledge or share all their resources
To promote social learning, include gamification and benchmarking
From siloed to group: Insights
51. Framework: Mobile & Social Learning Honeycomb
52. A Vook combines reading with video and social networking
Consumers can read books or learn new skills interactively, with video and community.
53. Professionals find and learn about office space with Regus augmented reality app
Users can view full descriptions of each centers facilities, as well as photos.
54. People expect rich, up-to-date content, in easily digestible formats
Yet dynamic content must be kept updated
Leverage the crowd to keep content frequently updated, and leverage syndicated feeds
From static to dynamic: Insights
55. Framework: Mobile & Social Learning Honeycomb
56. Merrill Lynchs GoLearn executive education program allowed on demand training
Using BlackBerry in 2008, Merrill Lynch executives finished courses 45% faster while maintaining a 1% improvement in users assessment score.
57. Ernst & Young produces podcasts to keep accounting professionals updated
Podcasts are produced multiple times a week on current accounting topics.
58. From fixed time to time-shifted: Insights
Learning no longer has to be linear (i.e. one path from start to finish)
Yet content can be confusing as users start wherever they want and skip back and forth
Be sure to provide context, as a story isnt always clear
Take a page from TV shows to recap, or mention prerequisites
59. Framework: Mobile & Social Learning Honeycomb
60. Serta educates potential customers about its mattresses
QR Codes can be used to learn more, unlock achievements, check-in, etc. at totally new locations.
61. Voxiva turns mobile phones into health coaches with constant updates
Voxivasends personalized health education tips through text-messages and mobile web apps (e.g. for pregnant women, smokers, etc.).
62. Mobile can help us utilize content at the right place, with maximum relevance
Expect people to be overloaded with information in any given location
Therefore, you must provide context (i.e. LBS, social profiles, or history) to provide relevant information
From fixed to any location: Insights
63. Framework: Mobile & Social Learning Honeycomb
64. Hello-Hello breaks language-learning down into bite-size pieces
Users can choose from various topics and find easily digestible videos, take quizzes, and even get feedback on practice.
65. Bass Pro Shops is deploying a mobile sales learning program with iPads (via OnPoint Digital)
The program is intended to replace the current online training, done on a shared workstation in the break room.
66. Rexi Medias Presenter Pro app offers training and tips for public speakers
Users can select topics in any order, as they see fit, and find easily digestible videos, take quizzes, and even get feedback
67. From comprehensive to components: Insights
Content is easier to consume when its broken down
From steak to shish-kabab
But dont expect trainees to have comprehensive knowledge
Incorporate gamification or status bars so its clear what theyre missing
68. Next Steps
2011 Altimeter Group
69. Know your bees: how your audience using social and mobile
Analyze your bee hive: how information passes through your organization
Embrace the risks: crowdsourcing our jobs isnt a threat, it makes us more efficient
Mobile doesnt fragment our classroom, it provides ubiquitous learning
Use the Honeycomb framework in your strategy, but always begin with business objectives
Altimeter Research Team
72. Framework: Mobile & Social Learning Honeycomb
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