DECEMBER 16, 2008
I've been having fabulous conversations about using SharePoint. SharePoint is so flexible and the documentation for it is so big and diverse, that a big part of my goals have been to understand the different ways that training organizations are using SharePoint. In my post SharePoint Examples there are some great examples in the comments. In this post, I wanted to capture some of the patterns of use of SharePoint that seem to be emerging. Obviously, there is a spectrum of using SharePoint to support collaboration and using it to publish. were similar.
SharePoint Social Learning Experience
FEBRUARY 1, 2010
I had a great conversation last week that sparked an early stage idea for what I think would be a wonderful way for learning and development organizations to leverage SharePoint better. You can find more on this by going to the LearnTrends – SharePoint in Corporate Learning Recordings. Will it make the most sense as SharePoint 2010 begins to roll out into organizations?
LearnTrends: The Immernet Singularity
NOVEMBER 18, 2009
These are my live blogged notes from Tony O’Driscoll’s LearnTrends session on The Immernet Singularity. Knowledge Sharing Spaces (SharePoint, Blackboard, Yahoo Groups). Workplace Learning immersive learning learntrends Tony O'Driscoll My side comments are in italics. Official description: The Immernet Singularity: How the Immersive Internet Will Redefine Learning and Collaboration. Four technology arenas, 2D Synchronous Learning, Knowledge Sharing Spaces, Web 2.0 Without context, we don’t really know. If content is king, context is the kingdom. Timing.
SharePoint Fear and Loathing by Learning Professionals
NOVEMBER 18, 2009
I was surprised by the fear and loathing expressed around SharePoint yesterday at LearnTrends 2009. I don’t think it’s the best tool out there, but it likely is the best tool being adopted by your IT department and is part of the Enterprise 2.0 SharePoint 2010 looks to be a much better product. Certainly we’ll be doing more sessions like SharePoint in Corporate Learning - Free Micro Virtual Conference (see SharePoint Session Descriptions ). And I’ll continue to collect examples of how organizations are Using SharePoint. plan in your organization.
Social Learning Tools Should Not be Separate from Enterprise 2.0
APRIL 7, 2010
This could be: SharePoint, Yammer, Confluence, etc. If an organization has SharePoint and InGenius, my preference would be that social interaction occurs in SharePoint. InGenius should integrate into SharePoint. With the recent launch of InGenius by SkillSoft, I believe it’s time again to raise a pretty important question: Where do Social Learning Tools belong? Or ????
eLearning Predictions Further Thoughts
JANUARY 27, 2010
That certainly goes along with what we’ve done with LearnTrends and what’s going on with social learning. Some comments: home is better -- @ work there are blocks on our network as to what we can and can't access Firewalls an issue at work Work has faster connections not supposed to access internet at work less network security at most homes, or firewall issues Firewalls at work prevent connections Certainly the issues with access certain sites, e.g., our LearnTrends site that’s hosted by Ning, is an issue. SharePoint We had some very interesting exchange around SharePoint.
Business of Learning
JUNE 15, 2009
Don't I just use SharePoint? This is a very strange time. While increasing amount of concept work and the pace of change puts a premium on learning, the business of learning faces an incredibly difficult time. In the past few weeks, I've had some really eye-opening conversations about the state of Learning as a Business. There are some important calls to action at the bottom of this post.
Hot Topics in eLearning for 2009
eLearning Learning Posts
DECEMBER 2, 2009
Hot Topic #3 - Google Wave. I was somewhat introduced to the potential of Google Wave during the LearnTrends Conference. Hot Topic #4 – SharePoint. Despite SharePoint Fear and Loathing by Learning Professionals , SharePoint is installed and the tool of choice in too many organizations. Using SharePoint , December 16, 2008. SharePoint Examples , December 5, 2008. SharePoint 2007: Gateway Drug to Enterprise Social Tools :: Personal InfoCloud , March 16, 2009. SharePoint vs. Social Media , June 22, 2009. LearnTrends. August 25, 2009.
2009 Predictions How Did I Do?
DECEMBER 9, 2009
Corollary: if you have SharePoint installed, you will be using SharePoint a lot more this year. The LearnTrends Innovation Award Winners 2009 had several very interesting niche tools highlighted. LearnTrends had a bunch of these. One of my most popular posts each year is my list of predictions. will definitely be coming out with my 2010 predictions. tools.
Learned about Learning in 2009
DECEMBER 14, 2009
During the year, I’ve had fantastic conversations through LearnTrends around SharePoint , Examples and Tour of Different Kinds of eLearning , Social Learning , and the Business of Learning. It’s always fun at the end of the year to go back and take a look at what you’ve been working on, what you’ve learned during the year. I’ve been doing this the past few years. And as part of this, I’ve been taking advantage of: 2009 Predictions How Did I Do? 2009 Top Posts and Topics , Top 125 Workplace eLearning Posts of 2009 and just running through my blog posts for the year. eLearning 2.0
Learning and KM: Separated at birth?
NOVEMBER 15, 2009
Weinstein discusses deployment of a fully functional, web-based knowledge management system (KMS) using Microsoft SharePoint He provides tips and lessons learned for creating a knowledge exchange designed to build a learning organization, enhance employee development, minimize organizational and geographic challenges, and streamline business operations. KM World 2009 is next week. tools.