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What Would You Require in a Social Network?

Posted by Ellen on September 23, 2011

Planning to implement a social learning network? What requirements do you have for it? Need a starting place?
Here’s a list of 30 of the 40 items Joe DiDonato, editor-in-chief of Elearning! Magazine says you should consider:

1. Social Learning Network >> Profile Search
2. Social Learning Network >> Social Learning Games
3. Social Learning Network >> Photo & Image Uploads
4. Social Learning Network >> Audio Uploads
5. Social Learning Network >> Profile Viewing Log
6. Social Learning Network >> Video Sharing
7. Social Learning Network >> Video Chat
8. Social Learning Network >> Employee Store and Kudos Shop
9. Social Learning Network >> Groups
10. Social Learning Network >> Photo Albums & Images
11. Social Learning Network >> Events
12. Social Learning Network >> Forums
13. Social Learning Network >> User Points
14. Social Learning Network >> Blogs
15. Social Learning Network >> Invitations
16. Social Learning Network >> Preference Page
17. Social Learning Network >> Guest Book
18. Social Learning Network >> Violation Reporting
19. Social Learning Network >> Polls
20. Social Learning Network >> Classifieds
21. Social Learning Network >> Blocklist
22. Social Learning Network >> Contact Import
23. Social Learning Network >> Referrals System
24. Social Learning Network >> Ratings
25. Social Learning Network >> Friends and Circles
26. Social Learning Network >> Audio Player
27. Social Learning Network >> Send Noteworthy Profile to Friend
28. Social Learning Network >> Banner Management
29. Social Learning Network >> Syndication and Newsfeed Management
30. Social Learning Network >> Skins Management

This list is part of what he’ll be covering at an Enterprise Learning! Conference & Expo preconference workshop on September 27 in Anaheim, California. For information on the conference, click here. Cost of the workshop is $295.

The workshop on defining your requirements for learning management system (LMS) includes a 130-page handout with example requirements “to help you and your project team prepare your next RFP.” Interested in just the handout? watch the Elearning! website for information on purchasing it (be warned: they’re saying it will carry the cost of the workshop).

Have other ideas about what you’d require in your organization’s social network?!? We’d love to hear them!

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