Unlikely to become less important any time soon:The ability to use digital tools toidentify and evaluate onlineresources, communicate virtuallywith others and collaborate online.Adopted from DigEuLit – Digital Literacy Project of the European Commission
Everyone can create content.And leave a footprint.
Wikipedia – launched in 2001 has now more than 13 million articles in over 200 languages. Facebook – launched in 2004 has now more than 800 million active users.See some more statistics about social media on this YouTube video.(Please note: the content is US-centric.)
Social Media:Tools or platforms that alloweveryone with internetaccess to share informationor engage in conversation.Read more here
Manage your digital footprint1 Find your footprint Linkedin Inmaps Google.com Klout.com Pipl.com
2 Listen to the conversations Google Blog searchLinkedin Groups Twitter.comHootsuite.com
Listen and set filters• Find professional blogs: blogsearch.google.com• Find professional groups: LinkedIn & Teamworks• Subscribe to interesting Twitter and Facebook users. (wefollow.com/muckrack.com)
Your are an International Civil Servant • Think about CNN, your mother and your boss – Only tweet or publish what you would say on the record – Observe neutrality • Protect your security • Dont use the emblems or the UNDP logotype on personal blogs or social media profiles • Stay focused on your job
Your are an International Civil Servant • Keep your manager in the loop • Observe IT security rules • Respect privacy • Be careful when quoting numbers • Do not post internal documents and information Check UNDP’s Social Media Guidelines
Getting lost in the Twitterverse?• Join the UN Social Media Group on Teamworks• Check Social Media Wiki• Get on-demand Twitter training• Read mashable.com• Contact firstname.lastname@example.org@svbroc | skype:silke.von.brockhausen
Most learning happensthrough experiences andinteractions at theworkplace.
Learning about professional developmentBlogs:SkillfullMindsLearning and Training blog of ILO-International Training CentreInstructional DesignTwitter:@elearningposts@unescoicts@tomwambekeSlideshare:Top 100 Learning Tools in 2011LinkedIn Group:E-Learning GuildTeamworks:Learning in UNDPProfessional development @ BRC
Make the invisible visibleThink of the right audience– internal and/orexternal?We all have something to share: what is relevantfor others?Ask before starting a project; share during.Get inspirations on writing blog posts.
“The ability to use digital tools toidentify and evaluate onlineresources, communicate virtuallywith others and collaborateonline.”
Social Awareness: Identify networks andaudiences, adapt to their modes ofcommunication & collaborationCritical Thinking – Evaluate content, checkvalidity, contextualizeICT Skills – Identify right tools for businesscase, learn to use applications
Thank you for yourattention and participation! 18 Minutes a Day – Social Media Time Management An 18-Minute Plan for Managing your Day – Harvard Business Review blog on social media
Find out more on the Development 2.0 space on Teamworks.And read “8 uses for social media in aid work” – blog from Ian Thorpe (follow himon Twitter: @ithorpe)On real-time data collection and crisis response:UN Global PulseUshahidiI-Revolution - blog on crisis mappingOn accountability & beneficiary feedback:OpenwatchFollow @gquaggiotto on Twitter (Giulio Quaggiotto, KM Team Leader Europe & CIS)BetterPlaceLabOn civic engagement:Presentation on social media and election monitoring on Slideshare from SanjanaHattotuwaMobile ActiveIHollaBack
Manage your digital footprintStep 5: Be social
Be social• go where your audience is• add value• find your own voice, be human• empower your colleagues• stick to the guidelines
Remain social• dont sell yourself• participate in a 2 way conversation, establish connections• give rewards and recognition, reciprocate• learn and adapt Just like a good host at a dinner party.