Social Media helps Students Engage

by Kevin Jones on October 27, 2011

(This is a guest post by Tracy Linden.  She has always had a deep passion in ensuring quality education is available for all who want to attend college. Tracy understands all online colleges aren’t created equal and for the past few years has helped spread the message of the level of education, convenience and opportunity Online [...]

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vinJones.com – Changing The Way We Work

by Kevin Jones on September 20, 2011

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Engaged Learning as a blog has not been receiving much love lately.  This is because I have been spending more time blogging at vinJones.com.  Here, among other things, I am creating short videos that help us reevaluate how we work.  They are meant to be able to be shown and discussed in your meetings at work. [...]

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E2.0 Failures – Pointing to the Presentation

June 27, 2011

In this post, I cover the content of the session I gave at E2.0, complete with some of the videos (5 in all) that gave me inspiration. Starting tomorrow (Tuesday, June 28th) I will talk about one E2.0 failure a week.  Then I encourage everyone to talk about how we can avoid it and what [...]

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Enterprise 2.0 Failures: The Story Behind the Session & A Challenge

June 24, 2011

(This is a crosspost from vinJones.com) (For the Challenge, skip to the bottom) Attending last year’s Enterprise 2.0 conference was a great experience. I learned a ton, met friends I had never met before in carbon, and left feeling invigorated. But there was a nagging feeling – it was all too perfect. The sessions and [...]

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2 Reasons Why We Have Rules – #2: Trust

June 17, 2011
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(Crossposted on vinjones.com) The shoe laces on my shoes just broke.  I bought the shoes two months ago, so they should have been fine.  When I finally found the time, I went into Kohl’s where I bought them and was looking around for shoe laces, thinking they might give me an extra pair.  I asked [...]

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Enterprise 2.0 Conference Session: Failures

June 15, 2011

(This is a crosspost from my personal blog: vinjones.com) Over the years I have given many presentations and keynotes at conferences.  And usually there are blog posts and tweets about them afterward.  But rarely are people talking about the session BEFORE they actually see it.  This is what has happened for my session at theEnterprise [...]

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Challenge Vault Engages Your Customers / Members

June 7, 2011

Challenge Vault is a project I have been working on for about 8 months, and it is finally time to make it public! The passion behind Challenge Vault is detailed here, with video for more explanation.  But in essence, there are two sides: 1) The business side.  There was a hole in the ability to [...]

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2 Reasons Why We Have Rules – #1:Consistency

June 3, 2011

(This is a crosspost from vinjones.com) My wife says I have multiple personalities.  In this one area, I might agree. I am very “by the book”.  And yet, at the same time I could care less about the book.  At NASA, a civil servant was assigned to me to keep me out of trouble because I [...]

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It’s Time To Try Social Technologies – Video

May 20, 2011
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(This is a repost from vinJones.com) This is a video I have promised to do for some time.  It is in response to those who won’t even consider social technologies with their organizations – now or in the future.  I have heard about all of the excuses – and for the most part I don’t [...]

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My New Site #1: vinJones.com

May 20, 2011

Making a an exciting change (at least for me), I am moving over to vinJones.com – a new blog I have just created. There were posts that I wanted to write that don’t fit in to the topic of this site.  I wanted to explore new veins of thinking, try new things and branch out [...]

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