Author Archives: johnkleeman

SharePoint. Useful or useless for corporate learning?

Thought leader interview with Danny De Witte, an IT and Learning expert in Belgium Danny, what is your background? I started at Elsevier Training (part of the Reed Elsevier group), where we did some early work on PC learning. Then … Continue reading

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Seven ways to stay up-to-date on SharePoint and Assessments

How do you find the key nuggets of information gold you need amongst all the verbiage on the Internet? Here are some of the ways I stay up to date on SharePoint and Assessments, you can adapt many of these to … Continue reading

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How SharePoint and Assessments helped the Tooth Fairies one Christmas – a holiday tale

Did you know the Fairies use SharePoint? Here’s a story about how SharePoint and Assessments came in handy one Christmas. Only the very best Fairies who leave Fairy University are appointed as Tooth Fairies. Tooth Fairies visit all the little … Continue reading

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How SharePoint is helping change the way we blog

Julie Delazyn is a social media expert and journalist, she has turned the Questionmark blog ( into one of the most widely read blogs in assessment. Here are her views on how SharePoint is helping change the way we blog: … Continue reading

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How to use SharePoint to track annual competency tests: Part 2 – Elusive reminders

Like many others, I have to organize annual competence tests – everyone in my company has to pass a test once a year on data security. I use a SharePoint list to manage who has taken the test when, see … Continue reading

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What’s a SharePoint Saturday like?

It’s 6am in London on a Saturday morning, completely dark, no sign of dawn, the only sound I hear is an owl hooting. I’m off to SharePoint Saturday UK, set in the historic town of Nottingham (famous for persecuting Robin … Continue reading

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SharePoint adopted faster than any other application I’ve ever seen!

Thought leader interview with Ed Kelty, CIO of Rio Salado College in Arizona, USA Ed, who are Rio Salado College and what is your role? Rio Salado College is the largest online public community college in the nation with nearly … Continue reading

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SharePoint in Office 365: the Good, the Bad, the Brilliant and the Ugly

What is Office 365 SharePoint Online like when you use it for real? And what potential application does it have for helping in learning? My company has been using Office 365 in anger for a month or so now, here … Continue reading

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Measuring Social Learning in SharePoint with Assessments

Here are the slides from my presentation at the European SharePoint Conference in Berlin last week. The key message is that the way we learn in the workplace is changing rapidly with the 70+20+10 model of learning, and that SharePoint … Continue reading

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Call assessments from Office 365, authenticating via Active Directory

Integrating with SharePoint Online, the Office 365 version of SharePoint, can be challenging as Microsoft have prevented most server-to-server communication. But SharePoint Online does support Active Directory (AD) authentication using Integrated Windows Authentication, so if your assessment software also supports … Continue reading

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