SharePoint – Social Learning Savior?

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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.

Adobe RoboHelp: SharePoint Shared Review

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

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. Your SharePoint administrator can help you with this. Creating a review using SharePoint.

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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.

FREE Alternative to SharePoint


For those of us in the learning community, we know that the courses, training documents, and other files can become very large in a short amount of time. You can share these documents with team members, "check out" documents so only you can edit it, so on and so forth.

Enterprise Content Sucks & You’re Not Doing Anything to Change It


Slack has changed the way we communicate; Google Drive simplifies document creation, and Concur allows for quick, on-the-road expense submissions. How do we unglue ourselves from the age of SharePoint, overgrown wikis, and static files like PDFs and Word Docs? If we aim to follow the consumer trends of content , documents in the enterprise should mimic the best properties of content on the web: real-time, interactive, mobile, and searchable.

What’s Your Learning Tool Stack?

Clark Quinn

Collaborative documents are a really valuable tool here so you’re not sending around email (though I’m doing that with one team right now, but it’s only back forth, not coordinating between multiple people, at least on my end!).

Seven 2017 Learning Trends: Novel or Norm?

Bottom-Line Performance

At the start of a new year – or the end of an old one – we love to read about trends. Articles on trends can be fun reads, but do they really help us see the future? Do trends really matter? I’ll let you decide. I went back and found a 1998 ATD (then ASTD) State of the Industry report.

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Office 365 Video: Your Corporate YouTube

Visual Lounge

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.

Presentations in the cloud

Clive on Learning

You can also attach documents as take aways and label the content with tags and descriptions. A week or so back I was given a sneak preview of a new tool for distributing recorded presentations online called dpcloud.

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


Our all-in-one enterprise content platform delivers knowledge at the point of need, powering the delivery, creation, and measurement of an organization’s most mission-critical business documents. Inkling for Enterprise delivers knowledge at the point of need, powering the authoring, distribution, and analysis of an organization’s most mission-critical business documents. The result is beautiful, interactive documents that work across all devices.

Windows 10 is Coming Soon and TechSmith is Here to Help

Visual Lounge

With TechSmith Smart Player for Office, you can seamlessly integrate interactive content made with TechSmith products like Camtasia and Snagit into your PowerPoint and Excel documents right from OneDrive for Business and SharePoint Online. Have you heard?

Do you know your E-learning Buckets?

Integrated Learnings

In the past I've used systems like wikis, Lotus Notes, and SharePoint to serve as knowledge management systems. These systems contain documents or other multimedia that learners can access any time as needed. 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.

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This FREE Alternative to Might Surprise You


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.

12 Free Microsoft Teaching Tools

DigitalChalk eLearning

Manage, store, and share your classroom documents all in one place, securely and easily. View, edit, and share files online with your students through SharePoint and Office Web Apps.

A comparison between LMS and CMS


Microsoft’s “ Sharepoint ” is an example of the former. An Enterprise CMS for example is perfect for organizing large volumes of business documents — all these work related Word files, PDFs, PowerPoints, Excels and such.

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. You remember receiving a document regarding the latest Q3 product promotion, but you can’t seem to find it in email no matter how many “email has:attachment” searches you do.

Is Your Measuring Stick Allowing You To Manage For The Better.

Dashe & Thomson

She currently leads training at General Mills for Standard Desktop Applications, SharePoint, and New Hire Orientation. We use the results to make changes to the documentation, the delivery, or the staff.

5 Reasons to Get Started with Office 365


Here are five reasons why Office 365 can help your productivity and mobility: Work with team members in real-time: No matter where you are in the world, Microsoft 365 allows you to create, edit, and share documents with team members using Office Web Apps and Microsoft SharePoint. As a feature of Microsoft Office 365, you can access important documents from any device, wherever you have network connectivity.

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

Talented Learning

Learners can subscribe to “Learning Lists” similar to media playlists, record video of themselves handling objections, rate and comment on others’ videos, take notes, document ride-alongs and other informal training. Welcome to the Era of LMS Specialists.

Top Social Learning LMS Features

Talented Learning

We have documented all the social features we encountered and divided them into two groups: basic and advanced complexity. In 2016, most people are accustomed to social media and the conventions associated with profiles, friends, posts, liking and sharing.

Microlearning Leapfrogging - How to Succeed Against All Odds - Tip #160

Vignettes Learning

They also have Sharepoint for internal file sharing and collaboration. After a number of interviews, I learned the client produced a lot of PDF eBooks for their documentation. This year I've had projects that I would classify as instances of leapfrogging.

The Smart Worker : shares what s/he learns

Jane Hart

“Dare2Share allows BT employees to learn from each other by rapidly capturing and spreading learning throughout the organization in the form of podcasts, discussion threads, blogs, RSS feeds and other traditional knowledge assets (documents, courses and portals).&# [ BT Dares to share ].

Evaluating Social Learning

Dashe & Thomson

Because there is no central database where employees can look up information, none of them realizes that their colleagues have had the same problems and documented solutions. Post them on a wiki or SharePoint. Search and find documents in a wiki that are similar to their problem.

Top 5 eLearning Skills for 2011

eLearning Weekly

I know managers include those references in job descriptions now simply because the last document did. These rapid development tools are where video, graphics, narrative and text come to get ready for an LMS or a web or SharePoint deployment.

1st update on 10 Tools Challenge 2013

Jane Hart

Document tools. 45- SharePoint 55- Google Apps. It has been good to see the varied interest in the 10 Tools Challenge both on my blog and Twitter as well as on other social channels – so here are a few updates.

The Impact of Social Media in the Workplace

CLO Magazine

The most popular social media tools include: Facebook, LinkedIn, blogs, Twitter, Yelp, Google Documents, wikis, Skype and online chat (e.g., Google Documents: Collaborating with others to write reports or work on other team projects. Many companies have begun investing in and implementing their own internal social media tools, such as Microsoft’s SharePoint , to encourage team collaboration.

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Lights, Camera, Action.Learn

Integrated Learnings

Simply have it say "press the printer icon to print", throw in a video transition, and voila there's the printed document. I'll often use Adobe Dreamweaver to create the web page to deliver the video or simply upload it to a video sharing site or corporate intranet site like Microsoft SharePoint. by Jonathan Shoaf. A good quality video can be a very helpful resource for workplace learning.

Are you playing the role of the Subject Matter Expert instead of the Instructional Designer?

Janet Clarey

Or they are used to create something that is the equivalent of a text document. Community&# which was built on SharePoint architecture.

Saving Snagit Captures One Pixel at a Time

Visual Lounge

Shane Young has built a career on Microsoft SharePoint. He owned a business, he was named a Microsoft MVP, and he’s written multiple books — all focused on Microsoft SharePoint. And Shane knows just about all there is to know about SharePoint.

Social Software Adoption

Tony Karrer

And I'm certainly seeing a lot of SharePoint. An example of that is the adoption of Distributed Content Editing via an agreed to technology such as Wiki, Shared SharePoint Documents, Google Docs, etc.

Making the best use of the Learning Management System

Learning Wire

The Learning Management System (LMS) is a software application/platform for the administration, documentation, tracking, reporting and delivery of training courses. But today you can integrate LMS platforms with Intranets (for example, Sharepoint) and corporate social networks (for example, Yammer or Jive), so that training comes to learners – rather than the other way round – and forms part of their day‐to‐day lives. … If you missed our previous article, click here !



SHAREPOINT. Sharepoint is a web based application that integrates with Microsoft Office. While it was primarily sold as a document management and storage system, due to its high configurability, the usage patterns for Sharepoint vary from organization to organization. .

First week of 2012

Moodle Journal

SharePoint Guide If you have been following this blog then you will know that we are in the process of adopting SharePoint as part of our Moodle deployment solution. Should you be in need of a SharePoint guide then take a look at this pdf from MicroSoft.


Training and Social Media Taught Me to Tie a Tie

E-learning Uncovered

Except the average KMS is very text-driven – databases filled with documents or Q&A, and employees simply search for keywords. ex: Hosted third party sites like LinkedIn and Ning ; Partially self-hosted sites like KickApps and Yammer or even SharePoint). Anytime my daughter asks a question like, “What do starfish eat?” or, “Can you tie a tie like Daddy?” I turn to the oracle — the Internet.

Touch Enabled 3D Collaboration

Kapp Notes

Access to SharePoint document libraries.

"Building a Smarter Learning Ecosystem" w/ @JD_Dillon at @ATDCore4

Learning Visions

They left behind their SharePoint and built a WIKI – a single source repository – it’s searchable and it looks like Wikipedia, which everyone uses. listening to calls in a call center) – give them a form to document when they see good and bad behaviors. These are my live-blogged notes from a concurrent session at his week’s ATD Core 4 happening this week in New Orleans. Forgive any typos or incoherencies.

eLearning Conferences 2013

Tony Karrer

link] December 5-6, 2012 Australasian Document Computing Symposium (ADCS), 17 th , Dunedin, New Zealand. link] February 5-7, 2013 Document Recognition and Retrieval (DRR), 20 th , San Francisco, California, USA. Clayton R.