SharePoint – Social Learning Savior?
MAY 16, 2011
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: SharePoint Shared Review
I Came, I Saw, I Learned
JUNE 6, 2013
Many companies use SharePoint for team collaboration. And with Adobe's Technical Communication Suite , you can use SharePoint to centrally store all reviews. Prepare SharePoint. Before you can use SharePoint for Shared Review, you have to create a workspace with at least one document library to store the reviews. Your SharePoint administrator can help you with this.
Adobe RoboHelp: Using SharePoint for Version Control
I Came, I Saw, I Learned
AUGUST 9, 2013
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.
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.
DECEMBER 5, 2008
I'm trying to help someone inside training at a large organization bridge what I talk about around eLearning 2.0 to their implementation of SharePoint. I'd like to find good examples of what other people have done with SharePoint in their organization. Can you help me find those examples or connect me with people in training organizations who are making use of SharePoint? If you'd prefer - feel free to connect with me via email: email@example.com Browse eLearning Content at www.elearninglearning.com
MARCH 2, 2009
SharePoint in Corporate Learning One of the hardest things for me to find are good examples of how people are really using web 2.0 This is a great opportunity to hear lots of examples of what they are doing with SharePoint around Corporate Learning in a wide variety of organizations. Michael Palko Solution Education Manager The Healthcare Business of Thomson Reuters Michael will talk about how he's using SharePoint to manage The Training Space, an internal learning community that connects and "cross pollinates" teams. inside organizations. Register Here.
Sharepoint for Learning and Communication: How can corporate learning and development staff use it more effectively?
MARCH 30, 2010
What does Hoarders have to do with Sharepoint collaboration spaces and training? Don’t get me wrong, SharePoint is tool that can work to support learning quite well. I’m going to address two common issues that arise when using collaboration spaces (whether SharePoint or another tool) 1) Organizing the content and 2) Building community. Get organized.
SharePoint Templates for Academic Departments
JANUARY 20, 2010
One of my Top 10 eLearning Predictions for 2010 was “Lots of SharePoint”. I received the following inquiry in between the time I finished writing my predictions and when it went live: I found your post, SharePoint Examples , regarding finding others using SP in training organizations. I actually don’t know where to find templates that might go behind the kinds of use cases that I discuss in Using SharePoint or that is described above. How would this person find SharePoint templates that they could use / modify for their purposes? Please help.
How to Connect Training to a Company’s Digital Culture
DECEMBER 11, 2015
Integration projects will specifically require input from people coming from different sides of the business (Training manager/HR, Procurement officer, IT manager, etc.). The CrossKnowledge Learning Suite integrates with Microsoft Sharepoint 2013 to bring learning to the forefront. . Highlight training content directly on the intranet home page , which promotes training registration.
Oil and Gas downsizing: Training on a budget
DECEMBER 2, 2015
New post Oil and Gas downsizing: Training on a budget on Obsidian Learning. The answer, as almost always, is training and communication. But when downsizing occurs, training is often one of the first line items to cut. Training on a budget: ILT vs. WBT. Say you have to train 200 employees on a new, streamlined process. Breaking News! Is WBT as effective as ILT?
Digital Asset Management – LCMS, ECM and SharePoint
SEPTEMBER 28, 2009
But in this post, I want to consider: We developed CoSolvent because we couldn’t find a reliable way move rich media (typically video) to and from the individual subject matter experts (SMEs) and managers among our various corporate training clients. Oh, and let's not forget that a lot of companies are Using Sharepoint for the exact purpose of organizing the efforts and assets of learning development. Interesting post by Vic Uzumeri where he responds to a question that I asked him. I'm going to also address the broader concept he raises about Work Networking. Am I wrong on that?
New Technologies Making MOOCs Even Better
Your Training Edge
SEPTEMBER 24, 2014
This is a great example of how MOOCs can improve upon traditional instructor-led training by taking advantage of the available technologies. Corporate training has generally been more receptive to simulation-based learning, which has proven effective in fields from finance to healthcare. Bryant is a entrepreneur, trainer, and strategic training adviser for many organizations.
Seven 2017 Learning Trends: Novel or Norm?
JANUARY 10, 2017
This meant only three or four respondents were citing these trends as tools or tactics in their talent development toolkits: Computer-based training (CD-ROMs). Despite the evolution of technology, the “what” of training has remained very stable… with a few twists. This meant a ton of training on how to use a computer or how to use software. Do trends really matter? Intranets.
Learning, Net Generation, Mind Mapping, Brain Training, & SharePoint
Big Dog, Little Dog
SEPTEMBER 8, 2009
Harvesting Learning's Fruit: A Downstream Training Investment - Living in Learning. Prepare - to create readiness in our learners prior to formal training. Deploy - delivery of formal training in a variety of blends. Reinforce - post-training implementation intended to sustain capability. Does brain training really work? - SharePoint is not enterprise 2.0 [a
6 Ways to Add Sizzle to Your Classroom
JANUARY 30, 2015
Even if it is about Ladder Safety, because even compliance training deserves some sizzle. Believe me when I say, if your compliance training is boring, you have only yourself to blame.). Accidental Trainer Change Kaizen Learning Rebel Methodology Social Learning Tools Tips Accidental Trainers Classroom Diigo facebook ILT innovation Projects Tools Training Toolbox Yammer
No-Nonsense Employee Training: The Best Articles of This Week
MARCH 8, 2017
Read on for this week’s best articles from human resources and employee training experts. 3 Training Tips to Increase Employee Engagement with SharePoint. If you’re looking for an easy way to get people more involved with your training program and your organization uses SharePoint, check out these three ideas for easy boosts in engagement and retention.
#HRTECH Learning Vendors Preview – Who to see and who to avoid
OCTOBER 14, 2015
And to those who are constant readers from all over the world and training, L&D and other professions, I give two high fives, four low fives and a bucket of joy. 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. . Welcome, welcome all! To those from HR who are new to this blog, I give a high five. Why am I so happy? It is HR Tech. Infor.
12 Free Microsoft Teaching Tools
APRIL 10, 2014
View, edit, and share files online with your students through SharePoint and Office Web Apps. The post 12 Free Microsoft Teaching Tools appeared first on eLearning Online Training Software. eLearning Tools Online Training Software Effective eLearning eLearning Resources Microsoft With their growing community, you can create and share innovation. Learning Suite by Microsoft.
Competency Models, Mindhacks, Training, Experiential Learning, Twitter, SharePoint, and Order
Big Dog, Little Dog
DECEMBER 18, 2008
Using Competency Models to Target Training Needs: Lessons Learned - ASTD. Training in the 21st Century: Everything Old Is New Again - Chief Learning Officer. In many ways, the ability to link learning interventions to a company's strategic objectives represents the epitome of training's aspirations. Experiential Learning at a Distance - Training Magazine.
The Rise of LMS Specialists: A Tour of Learning Tech Innovation
AUGUST 30, 2016
Not long ago, everyone who developed learning management systems wanted to be all things to all buyers of every size, location, industry, and training challenge. Learndot by ServiceRocket is a customer training platform, and it is probably one of the most focused specialists. 98% of its customers are software companies that need a better way to train their customers. link].
This FREE Alternative to Box.net Might Surprise You
APRIL 17, 2013
In a small team where resources like SharePoint aren’t a viable option, there has to be an alternative to sending these huge files to one another. I have made my career working in the corporate sector as a learning and training development consultant to very large, international companies. elearning free training tools That’s it. Amazingly simple.
Office 365 Video: Your Corporate YouTube
DECEMBER 10, 2015
Jack, also known as SharePointJack ( Follow @SharePointJack ) is a technology enthusiast, IT SharePoint administrator for a fortune 500 company, and a Camtasia user since 2009 who loves sharing and teaching others. He has helped organize SharePoint Saturday Events in the Chicago area, as well as speaking about SharePoint and technology at numerous events in the midwest.
Is Your Measuring Stick Allowing You To Manage For The Better.
APRIL 1, 2011
Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Is Your Measuring Stick Allowing You To Manage For The Better? by Guest on April 2, 2011 in performance support Lynn Cases is a Senior Training Consultant for Dashe & Thomson. Training uses evaluations, both formal and informal. And how did that happen? MONEY.
Training and Social Media Taught Me to Tie a Tie
JULY 15, 2011
A training department produces training. But what if the formal training event isn’t available or isn’t specific enough? Organizations can even produce training for their customers. Employees training employees is not new. Don’t hold training technology captive! ex: Hosted third party sites like LinkedIn and Ning ; Partially self-hosted sites like KickApps and Yammer or even SharePoint). Integrate social media into your formal training initiatives. (ex: Anytime my daughter asks a question like, “What do starfish eat?” other employees).
High Impact Blended Learning on a Tight Budget: How We Did It
DECEMBER 9, 2013
Fewer resources exist to support the orientation and training needs of the new team members inside a company. There is an HR manager, but training and development is a tiny part of her significant responsibilities. Finally, we created a training schedule that covered the first 12 months. Getting new employees ramped up quickly is the challenge and goal of every company.
Final Post Analysis of #HRTechConf 2015
OCTOBER 23, 2015
This is just another reason, I believe that the people who should show you the product whether it is face to face OR online, should have a training background. They do not have a training department and yet who is their target audience? L&D and training folks. Thus, they would migrate over their SharePoint current solution – into LMS365 down the road – in a couple of years. So, LMS365 at some point down the “road” will have the feature sets from the SharePoint offering and whatever else is new within LMS365. It is over. Anyone?).
Fifth Way to Evolve with the Modern Learning Culture: Connect Communication Methods
NOVEMBER 18, 2015
For additional information and support, download the InSync Training infographic, What is Driving the Modern Learning Culture , and watch the recording of the BYTE presentation, The Modern Learning Culture - What Makes it Tick? This impactful process involves connecting all the various ways you can communicate with your learners, from text to chat to phone to SharePoint sites and beyond.
4 Implications of Microsoft’s Acquisition of LinkedIn
JULY 5, 2016
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.
Simplicity in Learning
MARCH 10, 2015
People spend upward to 21% looking for how to do sh** in your precious LMS, in your intranet, within SharePoint – wasted time. ATD estimates we spend anywhere from 43 – 185 development hours for one hour worth of training. Then combine the third stat with this last one: The training created impacts fewer than 15% of the participants. There is beauty in simplicity.
ProtoSphere - MS Lync Server - SharePoint Server = 3D Experience Sharing Learning Collaborating
Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development
DECEMBER 13, 2011
Here is an interesting case study released by Microsoft: Drug Research Firm Cuts Costs and Boosts Training Quality with Collaboration Solution. But it is with great hope that I see companies like ProtonMedia partnering with the likes of Microsoft to make 3D training a reality. Since developing my first interactive 3D simulation, I have seen the learning potential in action. But my experience was well over a decade ago. Its been frustrating to know what's possible and yet still see the eLearning industry struggle to make a place for interactive 3D solutions.
MARCH 9, 2009
Skills Training? As I was thinking about this week's: SharePoint in Corporate Learning - Free Micro Virtual Conference and my presentation March 17 on Web 2.0 for Service Professionals, it made me start to really question - Do Concept Workers need some kind of Skills Training to keep up? Of course, I happen to strongly believe that various kinds of Skills Training is needed and that it is something that every Corporate Learning department should be doing. Maybe it's partly that I'm recommending fairly traditional learning (skills training) approaches?
MAY 26, 2016
Two weeks ago I volunteered to write a few scripts for videos on using SharePoint for a common workplace collaborative task. And just last week, after a day-long (and valuable) training event, I made a news report video using the technique I learned in this video on YouTube. Yet another reason to love my network, but also a reminder to check in. I look forward to your thoughts. Video.
Using Social Media for Learning: Tools & Practices #BHsocialmedia
APRIL 27, 2011
Social media allow: Conversations to continue after training Peer-to-peer interaction in groups – so learners can continue to learn Find individualized answers (by approaching instructors and fellow learners) Share your own content Makes training more efficient Can shorten formal training, because the conversation continues. Social media can reach different audiences: New employees and recently trained can now connect with each other Expert employees who got missed by training – now have a way to contribute and can become mentors and coaches. Jane Bozarth!
Seven Things I Learned This Year
DECEMBER 14, 2010
iPad (and iPhone) are Much More Useful Than I Expected I didn’t actually think that I would care about the iPad except as a tool for training and performance support in environments like retail and restaurants where it’s always been an issue having access to machines. For example my search for an LMS Solution for Simple Partner Compliance Training didn’t really arrive at just the right solution. Over the past few years, I spend part of December going back through my blog to recap a bit of what some of the key things I’ve learned over the course of the year. for more on this.