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SharePoint – Social Learning Savior?

eLearning 24-7

In today’s corporate world, you can not toss a rock in any direction without someone mentioning SharePoint as the glorious solution for social learning and in many cases a LMS. The first thing to realize is that SharePoint is not an out of the box solution, nor turnkey by any stretch of the imagination. Sure, Sony has found great success with SharePoint, but take a look at the resources available to them. If not, and you are planning on implementing SharePoint for your social learning success, here are a few reminders, before you dive right in. It depends.

Adobe RoboHelp: Using SharePoint for Version Control

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

In a previous article I showed you how you can use SharePoint to host a shared review. You'll be happy to learn that with RoboHelp 10, you can also use SharePoint for version control. Prepare SharePoint for Version Control. On the SharePoint site, add a new library. Your SharePoint administrator can help you with this. by Willam Van Weelden. Click here.

Using SharePoint

Tony Karrer

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.

Top 10 LMSs for 2013

eLearning 24-7

Rankings are based on my directories which are updated monthly; I also keep a separate directory which will contain more vendors than listed within the visible directories – reason being it offers clients (those who hire me – buyers to have an added bonus, of course it contains much more info); that said the monthly directories provide key info and in future updates have new columns added. Marketplace now included courses you can buy from other content providers – how is this different from some vendors of today who can add content from 3rd party vendors, when you call them?

Fourth Summer 2012 Learning in 3D Class

Kapp Notes

Dom provides an explanation of how ProtoSphere is deeply integrated with Microsoft Lync Server 2010 and SharePoint 2010. Dom explained how this provides the ability to select from a wide range of virtual room sizes, layouts, styles, and the number and arrangement of media boards, note boards, and SharePoint boards. Here are some videos of what we were able to experience.

Digital Asset Management – LCMS, ECM and SharePoint

Tony Karrer

Vic provides the following list of reasons that companies use his digital asset management software for eLearning projects: The companies that employ our target audience strongly discourage employees from putting company assets on ‘public’ sites. Is there a need and desire for software or software as a service that provides digital asset management as part of eLearning projects? Does the LCMS already provide this for you? Does your enterprise content management solution provide this for you? This includes working on the software the runs sites like Nasa Images.

Web 2.0

Kapp Notes

This presentation discussed how Sharepoint is used to provide Web 2.0 Rachel and Nick discuss using Sharepoint as a Web 2.0 Development time was shortened They had the ability to provided the most current content in a highly regulated environment. tools for large organizatons. product within their organizations. technologies for online learning. to deliver instruction.

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Touch Enabled 3D Collaboration

Kapp Notes

3D worlds and environments are ideal for collaboration and provide rich environments to foster innovation and working together across geographical boundaries. Access to SharePoint document libraries. So you can now have a 3D virtual experience from your own tablet or iPad. ProtoSphere offers some great new features such as: Microsoft Lync 2013 integration. 3D worlds

Learning Content Management Systems (LCMS) for Managing Course Assets

Tony Karrer

They have Articulate courses, classroom courses, SharePoint sites, etc. And they currently manage all of this using what I’ve seen at a lot of companies: network drives, naming conventions, some SharePoint. But I’m not sure they line up with what most LCMS packages provide – unless you decide that you will use it as a super-authoring tool. In Digital Asset Management – LCMS, ECM and SharePoint , I talk to how ECM (Enterprise Content Management) solutions might be a better fit for parts of this. Or are they really using SharePoint or other ECM products for that?


Seven 2017 Learning Trends: Novel or Norm?

Bottom-Line Performance

If we look at 2017, we can see that 1998 trends were all hallmarks or rudimentary renditions of things we take for granted today: Computer-based training delivered via CD-ROM has been replaced by custom-created eLearning delivered via the web as well as on-demand content from MOOCs,, or Software as a Service (SaaS) content providers such as Grovo or Skillsoft. I’ll let you decide.

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#HRTECH Learning Vendors Preview – Who to see and who to avoid

eLearning 24-7

They actually have two learning management systems, but for whatever reason, they are pitching their SharePoint version. In the world of SharePoint LMSs (defined as those who are built on SharePoint, rather than API or interface to SharePoint), ELF’s system works. . I mean if you are a hardcore SharePoint person who wants an LMS built on SharePoint, then ELF is a serious contender (there is really only one other who is close, but they are not at HR Tech, so sorry, no name mentioning). Welcome, welcome all! Why am I so happy? It is HR Tech. Infor.

What’s Your Learning Tool Stack?

Clark Quinn

Seriously, this is important, as the tools we use and provide through the organization impact the effectiveness with which people can work. And we should be connecting with colleagues in other organizations, so we might be using society-provided platforms or leverage LinkedIn groups. Also enterprise wide portal tools like Sharepoint. Yeah, my life is exciting ;). Maybe OneNote?

New Technologies Making MOOCs Even Better

Your Training Edge

They can: Provide engaging learning challenges. Provide rapid feedback. Provide real-time data about individual and group performance. Teeays is a new service that provides on-demand TAs for online courses, giving MOOC learners access to timely in-person support. And the critics were right. However, that is no longer what MOOCs look like. But MOOCs can do better.

Competency Models, Mindhacks, Training, Experiential Learning, Twitter, SharePoint, and Order

Big Dog, Little Dog

The medium, however, can provide some unique advantages. The truth about SharePoint - KM World. SharePoint promises a number of services (even more than its so-call "six pillars"), but it doesn't necessarily deliver on all those promises to the extent customers hope or expect. Using Competency Models to Target Training Needs: Lessons Learned - ASTD. via Signal vs. Noise ).

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E-Learning = Innovation = Science

E-Learning Provocateur

Regardless of the specific technology or pedagogy discussed by the panellists, the overarching advice provided by each one was to give it a go and see what happens. Have you ever been to a conference where the presenter asks the audience, “Who’s implemented a mobile learning strategy?”, ”, and only 2 or 3 people raise their hand? I know you have. Because everyone has.

Presentations in the cloud

Clive on Learning

In the case of the second option that's a lot to look at, so the embeddable player provides the option of viewing the media component in a separate pop-up window. If your organisation doesn't like the idea of its employees spending time on public social networking sites, then dpcloud could also be integrated into an enterprise system, perhaps something like Sharepoint. presentation

4 Implications of Microsoft’s Acquisition of LinkedIn

CommLab India

Microsoft’s purchase of LinkedIn could lead to the integration of LinkedIn, SharePoint, Yammer, and Excel, resulting in the emergence of a comprehensive talent management platform. The executive runs a search of LinkedIn profiles, and then, presses a button to combine the results of the search with candidates sourced from SharePoint and Yammer in an MS-Excel sheet. billion USD.

Final Post Analysis of #HRTechConf 2015

eLearning 24-7

Let’s jump right in – but first let me say this – I for the life of me cannot understand why the conference on day one did not provide free lunch boxes? . The person who provided/showed me the product was fantastic. To me that is like being in the auto industry and having your mechanics need assistance and the vendors who provide that assistance are not mechanics nor have any auto mechanical experience. Thus, they would migrate over their SharePoint current solution – into LMS365 down the road – in a couple of years. It is over. Good).

12 Free Microsoft Teaching Tools

DigitalChalk eLearning

They provide you with the tools, resources and activities you need to learn more about how technology plays a role in the advancement of learning in the 21st century. View, edit, and share files online with your students through SharePoint and Office Web Apps. Microsoft has also provided tutorials and system requirements for many of these tools on the product pages. SkyDrive.

Thinking e-learning strategy? Think video

Connect Thinking

These provide high level explanation. These videos provide guidance on how to ‘do’ something. This could be your intranet or Sharepoint platform. Every day, 98 years of video is being uploaded onto YouTube ( reference ). YouTube is now the second most commonly searched platform, after Google. YouTube is strategically owned by Google. Take Google TV . Briefings.

Point8020 Provides Training For All With The Help Of Camtasia

Visual Lounge

After giving his team access to Camtasia, Martin was kind enough to provide us a better look into the work Point8020 is doing: TechSmith : Could you tell us a little about your job and its demands? Often, business users struggle with understanding new software, such as Microsoft SharePoint, Microsoft Dynamics CRM, or even Microsoft Office applications such as Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

Do you know your E-learning Buckets?

Integrated Learnings

Electronic performance support systems provide just-in-time knowledge to learners who either don't have the time for other learning options. In the past I've used systems like wikis, Lotus Notes, and SharePoint to serve as knowledge management systems. By Jonathan Shoaf. I've discovered recently I don't like the term e-learning. This is because I recently had to go through the process of understanding what salary you pay someone who is an e-learning developer. It turns out that it varies dramatically depending on who you ask. Self-Paced Learning. Online Classroom. Simulations.

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Introducing Inkling for Enterprise: The World’s Only All-in-One Enterprise Content Platform


Inkling replaces binders, PDFs, and file-sharing platforms like SharePoint® with an integrated, searchable knowledge repository. Inkling for Enterprise, as a fully cloud-based product, will evolve to provide purpose-specific solutions for enterprises with large employee and partner bases across retail, foodservice, hospitality and travel, automotive, insurance, and healthcare sectors. ###. Today, the Inkling team is thrilled to announce Inkling for Enterprise, a brand-new way for businesses to share knowledge. We are pretty psyched about it, and we hope you are, too!

How to Connect Training to a Company’s Digital Culture

Learning Wire

Therefore, it is important to identify any possible external providers who may be able to provide some integration expertise. When choosing a provider for an integration solution you should concentrate on client testimonials/feedback from other integration projects, as well as assessing the solidity of their platform. First published on Find out more: [link].

The Top 100 Tools for Learning 2012 list is revealed

Jane Hart

Although security and privacy concerns are preventing many organisations from making significant use of public social media tools, there does appear to be an increased interest this year in enterprise social networking and collaboration tools (viz Yammer and Sharepoint ). Once again the list is dominated by free online social tools. But now for the complete 2012 Top 100 Tools list. Enjoy!

High Impact Blended Learning on a Tight Budget: How We Did It

Bottom-Line Performance

Resource library: All materials related to the curriculum are housed in the resource library on Sharepoint for associates, coaches, and mentors to access easily when needed. We chose Articulate Storyline as one tool for the self-study, eLearning modules because we felt it was relatively easy to learn and Articulate would provide strong user support for the firm through its learning curve.

Seven Things I Learned This Year

Tony Karrer

It provided high value for me and hopefully value for people reading it. Aggregation and Social Filtering Provide High Value eLearning Learning has somewhat become my singular source of great eLearning content. What I wrote more about in 2010 than past years: Text-to-Speech (8) OCW (3) SharePoint (8) eLearning Strategy (16) eLearning Tools (34) Corporate eLearning (18) Knowledge Worker (8) Authoring Tools (8) Voice (15) Knowledge Work (4) Captivate (11) Adobe Captivate (6) Enterprise 2.0 (6) And every year I use this as a Big Question – see: Learning 2010.

Top 10 eLearning Predictions 2011 #LCBQ

Tony Karrer

Strategy" Fails Corollary: if you have SharePoint installed, you will be using SharePoint a lot more this year. The explosion in the world of mobile learning (mLearning) is fueled by the numbers, but also by the need to provide new kinds of learning and support that can be used at the point of need. This month's #LCBQ is the first with the Big Question Thought Leaders.

Microsoft Brings Back Free Clip Art…Sort Of

Rapid eLearning

Here are the instructions that Microsoft provides: Make sure you’re signed in to Office. You can use the My Add-ins for Office and SharePoint page to retrieve it. Pay images are provided by Shutterstock at about $5/image. So last week’s news that Microsoft is bringing back free clip art was a breath of fresh, kind of. Free Clip Art via Pickit. Register here.

The Rise of LMS Specialists: A Tour of Learning Tech Innovation

Talented Learning

These days, the aim is to provide the best solution in a well-defined niche. Training companies, publishers, continuing education providers, bloggers and corporations can design a polished LMS storefront using WordPress-type capabilities, easily create interactive learning content and deploy instantly in the LMS. Welcome to the Era of LMS Specialists. Not anymore. link]. Conclusion.

6 Ways to Add Sizzle to Your Classroom

Learning Rebels

Providing people with reasons to absorb content helps them to connect the dots. You can do this using a variety of very easy to use (and set-up) tools – Free tools such as Diigo , Tumblr , FaceBook, Blogger, PBWiki or Enterprise tools such as SharePoint, Jive , Yammer or SocialCast. What was really exciting about the conversation was the lack of defensiveness. Kaizen! .

Digital Assets Creates New Role for L&D Pros: The Content Curator

ATD Learning Technologies

Think: SharePoint, Pinterest, YouTube, Yammer. A well-designed strategy provides structure to manage a continuous process and a steady volume of content. The volume of information being created is increasing faster than we can make sense of it. Think: blogs, email, wikis, communities of practice. However, it also has led to information overload, confusion, and sometimes even anxiety.

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Top 10 eLearning Predictions for 2010

Tony Karrer

One of the common reasons I hear from knowledge workers inside large organizations for not following the suggestions I provide is that the organization itself puts up barriers to working this way. When the personal tools in your mobile phone are more empowering than what your company provides or approves for your projects, how can you be saved from devastating market forces?

The 3 Major Pitfalls of Static Content


There is email, chats, intranets, wikis, training universities, SharePoint, content repositories, file sync and shares, and other proprietary solutions… the list goes on and on. As the attention span of individuals shortens, having dynamic content can provide positive mental stimulation. There’s no shortage of options when it comes to enterprise technology aimed at helping employees learn, communicate, and share static content. This might seem like knowledge heaven with information available everywhere you turn, but in reality, it’s overwhelming. Trends