The Difference Between Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel


Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel are tools in the software productivity package of Microsoft Office. What are the similarities between Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel? Both applications form part of the Microsoft Office suite.

Microsoft Gets Serious About Skills: Major New Announcements

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All workers need to keep their skills current and the Pandemic has created more need to learn than ever. Read more» The post Microsoft Gets Serious About Skills: Major New Announcements appeared first on JOSH BERSIN. Enterprise Learning microsoftThe corporate learning industry is over $240 billion in size and is critical to our economic future. Our latest research on The Big Reset shows a dramatic increase in L&D spending. Sanofi, one of the largest.


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Microsoft PowerPoint: Create and Use Chart Templates

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  Create a Chart Template. Microsoft PowerPoint PowerPoint by AJ Walther      Do you work for an organization that uses many charts? Do all of those charts need to be formatted to match specific corporate branding? Does this take you ages? Utilizing PowerPoint's custom Chart Templates might just save you a lot of time. Insert a chart in PowerPoint. Format the chart to reflect your company's branding guidelines.

Microsoft PowerPoint: Character Challenge

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by AJ Walther      A few weeks ago I presented a  Character Challenge  and asked readers to send in their PowerPoint-created eLearning characters. This time I decided to go ahead and play my own game and create my own eLearning character self-portrait. e-learning eLearning Microsoft PowerPoint mLearning Technical Communications User Experience

12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

organizations: • Value personal development among their teams • Create curated learning experiences • Use learning technologies to achieve their goals As leading analysts Fosway Group point out, learning technology deserves a much more strategic. request, such as IBM or Microsoft.

How are companies using Microsoft HoloLens?


Since the release of Microsoft HoloLens. Microsoft and companies have been creative in ways they used HoloLens. Microsoft and Salvatore Ferragamo have bridged the gap between online and retail shopping. Microsoft HoloLens 2 has been a major part of the growing digital workplace.

Microsoft Teams and the digital healthcare revolution


Many organizations in the healthcare sector and beyond found and have turned to Microsoft Teams. According to Microsoft data , in April, more than 200 million people participated in a Microsoft Teams meeting in a single day, generating more than 4.1

3 things I learned from Microsoft’s Inspire Conference


This year’s Inspire Conference, Microsoft’s largest annual event for its partners, looked a little different than usual. Here are the top three things I learned from Microsoft’s Inspire conference (in no particular order!).

Microsoft HoloLens 2 Update Preview


Microsoft HoloLens 2 continues to improve user experience with new software update. Creating a quick and simple transition between users. These improvements create a more comfortable experience for users. This will create an improved reading experience for users.

5 Tips to Create the Best Microsoft Dynamics 365 Guides


Microsoft Dynamics 365 Guides is a great way for companies to achieve this goal. Whether you are creating a guide to build a gas pump or car engine. Here are tips and best practices to help you create the best Guides to drive performance goals. Back to Blog Page.

Microsoft PowerPoint: Working with Guides

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Create a New Guide. When you drag you will create a new guide.)   Place the new guide wherever you would like. Microsoft PowerPoint TechComm Technical Communications training User Assistance User Experience UX by AJ Walther      For some PowerPoint projects you may find that you would like to line up elements in a certain way and that having guides on the slide would be useful.

Get Microsoft LMS integration to improve and enhance your eLearning experience


If you are looking for a personalized virtual education experience with Microsoft LMS integration, Let me tell you that Paradiso Solutions is the place to go. Having this integration implemented in your company will get at your disposal tools that will provide access to email and calendars, Microsoft office web apps, websites, instant messaging and video conferencing, along with the LMS features to increase your online training capacities. Microsoft LMS integration key features.

Microsoft Teams enables the joint creation of animated videos with the simpleshow video maker


The Berlin-based tech company simpleshow has also responded to this trend and now offers its simpleshow video maker in the Microsoft Teams environment. Microsoft chose to rely on simpleshow video maker coming from the market leader for explainer videos.

eLearning: Adobe Captivate and Microsoft PowerPoint

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When developing eLearning, the content is often created in Microsoft PowerPoint first. I'm not going to get into what it takes to create visually compelling PowerPoint presentations (we have a  mini course for that ). Earlier this year I wrote an article teaching you how to take PowerPoint content and create  eLearning using either TechSmith Camtasia Studio or Adobe Presenter.

Women in Tech: Employee perspectives from Microsoft Partner Vitalyst


As one of Microsoft’s partners, we’re proud to be associated with an organization that has heard the calls for diversity and inclusion in the tech space and beyond and has acted. Microsoft also aims to help women outside of their workforce through philanthropy.

Is Microsoft Surface a Major Step Backward for mLearning?

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The tech world has been buzzing about Microsoft’s announcement of the new Surface tablet. Microsoft Surface is supposed to do everything and more… but did Microsoft miss the point when it comes to creating a truly “mobile” experience? Microsoft’s overdue foray into the tablet world has them taking the features, functionality, and traditions of their Windows platform and essentially porting them onto a tablet.

Is Microsoft Surface a Major Step Backward for mLearning?

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The tech world has been buzzing about Microsoft’s announcement of the new Surface tablet. Microsoft Surface is supposed to do everything and more… but did Microsoft miss the point when it comes to creating a truly “mobile” experience? Microsoft’s overdue foray into the tablet world has them taking the features, functionality, and traditions of their Windows platform and essentially porting them onto a tablet.

Microsoft HoloLens brings ecommerce and AR together


Microsoft HoloLens 2 has made its way into online retail shopping. In partnership with Microsoft, Salvatore Ferragamo has merged ecommerce and augmented reality technology. Salvatore Ferragamo has created an augmented reality room on their website. Back to Blog Page.

Microsoft Fluid Framework: Get Ready for the Future of Collaboration


Microsoft is on a roll—over the past few months, it has fulfilled many promises it made at November’s Ignite conference, from small but useful tweaks to Teams and Excel, to entirely new apps and technologies such as Productivity Score and the Edge Chromium Browser. Fluid Framework, which has been rolling out to some commercial Office 365 customers since January, is a Web-based platform and componentized document model that is designed to create shared, interactive experiences.

Create a Branching Scenario in Microsoft PowerPoint

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They're also fairly easy to create! If you're going to create something akin to the Choose Your Own Adventure book series of yesteryear (hopefully, with a lot less untimely demises), you should get your charting skills ready. Ensure that each path you've created yields the expected outcome. Microsoft PowerPoint

Microsoft Created Bingeable Compliance Training; So Can You

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Microsoft Created Bingeable Compliance Training; So Can You. pamela-hogle. Mon, 12/17/2018 - 00:01

Microsoft Project Cortex: What It Is and Why Organizations Should Prepare For It


At last year’s Ignite conference, Microsoft delivered a flood of announcements—among them was Project Cortex, the first new service in Microsoft 365 since the launch of Microsoft Teams. Project Cortex uses AI to make sense of your organization’s structured and unstructured content, including information that’s created and shared in Microsoft 365. Cortex creates an organizational knowledge network based on relationships between topics, content and people.

Microsoft An Experiment In Social + Search + Learning

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Last week Microsoft launched a new network called – pronounced ‘social’ – which is being discussed all over the web. It is described as “an experimental research project, developed by Microsoft’s FUSE Labs, focused on exploring the possibilities of social search for the purpose of learning.” Microsoft has an investment in Facebook so it wouldn’t want to create a competitor to Facebook. Innovation Social Learning Microsoft

Meeting Workplace Skill Requirements by Improving Your Microsoft Office Abilities


Meeting Workplace Skill Requirements by Improving Your Microsoft Office Abilities. We’ve said it before, but we’ll say it again – Adding Microsoft Office to your workplace skill set is extremely beneficial for everyone involved. Microsoft Office skills featured as the third most desired by employers, topped only by having oral and written communication skills. •

The City and County of San Francisco’s digital transformation journey with Microsoft Teams


In order to maintain the level of trust expected from their citizens, the city and county had two main priorities: equip their 25,000 employees to successfully transition and function while working from home, and create a remote environment that was able to host City Hall meetings for the public.

Microsoft Teams in 2021—get a head start by maximizing these features


Due to the need for remote work, the market for collaboration platforms was flooded—but with nearly 115 million daily average users , Microsoft Teams beat out the competition. Change your Microsoft Teams status. Click Create Rooms.

How To Easily Create ELearning Videos from Microsoft PowerPoint


Everyday we are asked questions relating to the supported media in LearnDash as people look to make robust online training content. And often we are asked about ways to use PowerPoint for elearning course content. Now, there are many ways you can integrate PowerPoint into any elearning program. It can be a simple PDF that someone interacts with, or you could use a program like Articulate Presenter to transform that presentation into an interactive, online asset.

MICROSOFT POWERPOINT: Adding Transparency to Photos

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a plan to create an awesome PowerPoint presentation about, among other emotions, anger. Once you're done, it's possible that you'll take the presentation into Adobe Captivate or Articulate Storyline and create an epic eLearning course. by AJ Walther, COTP. You have a plan.   Naturally, you want to illustrate anger on one of the slides.

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Adobe Captivate & Articulate Storyline: Round-Tripping With Microsoft Word

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Open or create a Captivate project and choose  File > Import/Export > Export project captions and closed captions.   The process of round-tripping between Articulate Storyline and Microsoft Word is just about the same as it is in Adobe Captivate. Open or create a Storyline project and then choose  File > Translation > Export. In

The Not-So-Distant Future of Remote Collaboration? 4 Reasons Employees Should Check Out the Microsoft Fluid Framework Preview


Still, technology companies have continued to create apps that promise magically simple solutions. But instead of inspiring a workplace collaboration revolution, this flood of technology is creating “collaboration fatigue” and adding to employees’ high levels of anxiety and stress. You may not have heard much about Fluid Framework—Microsoft started rolling out the preview in January and February, right before the number of U.S.

AI in Practice: How Microsoft’s Project Cortex Can Change the Way You Work


Late last year, Microsoft announced Project Cortex, a new service that uses artificial intelligence (AI) to provide you with insights and expertise right in the Microsoft 365 apps you use every day. Here’s how it works: Project Cortex uses AI to organize and optimize your company’s structured and unstructured content, including information that’s created and shared in Microsoft 365.

How you and your team can communicate more effectively with Microsoft Teams and mysimpleshow video maker


With the integration of mysimpleshow video maker into the Microsoft Teams environment, simpleshow satisfies the needs of many users and takes the next logical step towards the New Work models. Here is how you can get access to mysimpleshow video maker in Microsoft Teams.

The Secret to A Successful Hackathon: Microsoft’s Video Strategy

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Each year, Microsoft holds a global Hackathon event , where 27,000 Microsoft employees (and a few award-winning guest participants) create a new product or solution to a problem and pitch their ideas to a panel of judges via short videos. Hackathon participants are asked to create final project demo videos , which don’t need to be fancy or super polished, but need to be persuasive and showcase their ideas clearly to judges.

4 Best Alternative Products for Microsoft HoloLens


While Microsoft’s Augmented Reality enabled Technology HoloLens is creating an impressive footprint, it is also one of the coolest wearable being developed at a pretty pricey rate of $3,000. Here, we list some of the best alternatives to the Microsoft HoloLens. The post 4 Best Alternative Products for Microsoft HoloLens appeared first on CHRP-INDIA. Uncategorized Alternative Products of Microsoft Hololens

12 Free Microsoft Teaching Tools

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Microsoft Partners in Learning has created an abundance of resources for professionals and educators around the world to take new approaches to teaching and learning. With their growing community, you can create and share innovation. Learning Suite by Microsoft. The Learning Suite by Microsoft is a set of innovative applications for education that create a robust, creative and collaborative learning environment for students and educators.

Microsoft Teams in 2020: Build a Foundation with These 3 Features


At this point, most business users have had some experience with Microsoft Teams—after all, it’s not exactly a new app (Microsoft debuted Teams nearly three years ago). Perhaps that’s because Teams is different from any other Microsoft application. Pin: Microsoft recently added the ability to pin a channel at the top of the Teams channel list. Use this information to create your own “use case,” which can serve as a starting point for training.

Top 5 Microsoft Excel Courses


Do you know what Microsoft Excel really does? But, Microsoft Excel is more than just creating simple column and row spreadsheets. The post Top 5 Microsoft Excel Courses appeared first on GO1 Learning. Education Learning Technology Excel microsoft spreadsheetsYou must be thinking – of course I do, it’s for generating spreadsheets, right? This is a powerful software tool you can use to enhance how your company does business. That brings us to […].

Microsoft Cloud Fonts: Like An Easy Button for PowerPoint Typography

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As I drank my coffee, this morning and peeked in on my Twitter feed, the first thing I saw was this tweet from Nolan Haims ( @NolanHaims ) about Microsoft Cloud Fonts. List of Microsoft Cloud Fonts: [link] #PowerPoint In short, if you created PowerPoint slides that were going to be presented by someone other than yourself you had to consider your options very carefully or use a set of “safe fonts”.

Adobe FrameMaker versus Microsoft Word

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While Word is great for word processing, nothing touches FrameMaker when it comes to creating technical documentation. I use FrameMaker as the main authoring tool when I write my skills & drills books. I am often asked why FrameMaker is the better choice over Word. Chris King of RIMS, Inc. has put together a great document that compares FrameMaker to Word. Adobe's Technical Communication Suite FrameMaker

MICROSOFT POWERPOINT 365: Meet the Shape Union and Shape Subtract Tools

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Using some basic shapes and the shape union and subtract tool, you could easily create your own that mimic the original with a cut-out, transparent circle center:     Here’s How to Add the Tools to Your Ribbon. Hold down the [ Shift ] key as you draw to create a perfect circle instead of an oval. Duplicate your circle so you can use the exact circle for your next flower (if you are creating more than one) and put it to the side.