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: 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.

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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.

Top 10 LMSs for 2013

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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. The best SharePoint LMS on the market. Works with SharePoint 2007 and 2010.

Sharepoint for Learning and Communication: How can corporate learning and development staff use it more effectively?

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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. One of the benefits of a collaboration space like SharePoint is that many people can share and upload content.

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. In the fourth “Learning in 3D Class” we had the opportunity to visit within the virtual world of ProtoSphere.

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?

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.

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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.

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. But I’ve seen organizations cobble together solutions using SharePoint more than I’ve seen LCMS solutions.


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

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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. . That said, if you are seeking an LMS who can API/interface to SharePoint, then the vast majority of systems on the market can do that. Welcome, welcome all!

Seven 2017 Learning Trends: Novel or Norm?

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all exist to provide us with feedback and enable others to coach us. Artificial intelligence and machine learning take in lots of data inputs and provide pinpoint guidance back to us. At the start of a new year – or the end of an old one – we love to read about trends.

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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.

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.

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Final Post Analysis of #HRTechConf 2015

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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. It is over.

21 Things Before a Webinar - Tip #159

Vignettes Learning

Provide online access to advance readings and materials , videos and lessons. Find a way through a group portal or social learning site or others like Sharepoint and LMs or Wiki to allow participants to introduce themselves and get to meet their co-participants online.

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?

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. It can provide HR managers a comprehensive talent management system.

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.

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.

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. A week or so back I was given a sneak preview of a new tool for distributing recorded presentations online called dpcloud.

How to Build a Data Ecosystem Diagram with Room to Grow


In the following diagram, you can see all of the various tools that make up Visa's data infrastructure—and they're not just using learning tools (see SharePoint, Survey Monkey, etc.). In a story context, this diagram is the map that provides a complete view of the places (systems) that all characters—including the actors (learners), directors (L&D), critics (management), and audience (executive team)—may interact with.

Performance Support Basics: How to Help at the Moment of Need

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Oftentimes, organizations have hundreds (or even thousands) of sales aids and reference materials scattered across LMS’s, Sharepoint sites, and other locations. When to Provide Performance Support. We met a fictitious target learner in a previous post. Her name is Kate.

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.

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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.

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. ###.

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 ).

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 content can be provided for free or fee, and online content can be assembled directly in the LMS. Maestro can share user/completion data with existing LMSs, or SharePoint.

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

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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. Getting new employees ramped up quickly is the challenge and goal of every company.

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. 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. I’ve been doing this the past few years, for example: Learned about Learning in 2009.

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. When everyone has a mobile device with web access, clearly there are opportunities to provide content in new ways.

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.

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 ).

5 Ways Your Content Curation Can Win the Day


It could be making sense of the information that is hidden and buried in your own organizations SharePoint site, LMS or intranet. . Curation is the art/science of identifying the best information for the organization and providing context and order to it. - Bersin by Deloitte.

Top Social Learning LMS Features

Talented Learning

The large Talent Management providers are retaking a serious look at useful social learning after losing many pure LMS opportunities to the socially focused cloud LMSs. Ability to provide peer “recommendations” or “kudos”.

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. Keep providers to a minimum: Some IT solution providers work by delegating integration services to third parties. First published on

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.