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Cheating on tests less likely if you use SharePoint?

Do you deliver online tests to employees (for compliance, certification or training purposes) or to students in college or university courses? If so, might your test-takers be less likely to cheat if you deliver tests or exams embedded in SharePoint … 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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Is it Healthy to use SharePoint to Store Safety and Compliance Training Records? Yes and No.

When  delivering training for health and safety reasons or for compliance with regulations, it’s usual to document that people have been through training, so that if something goes wrong, you have proof of the training. To quote OSHA:  Documentation can … Continue reading

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How to use SharePoint to track annual competency tests: Part 1 – Lists

How do you ensure that your employees know and understand key policies and regulations? For a lot of organizations, the answer is to have employees take a test or exam each year. Taking a test is a reliable way of … Continue reading

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Where do social learning and assessments appear on your SharePoint journey?

I attended an interesting webinar yesterday including Ryan Duguid, a Senior Product Manager at Microsoft, on “Unleashing SharePoint 2010 for Records Management, Governance and Compliance”. The message of the webinar for me was that SharePoint 2010 will meet most record … Continue reading

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Using SharePoint for long term retention of assessment results

Some organizations keep records of assessment results for several years, typically for compliance or auditing reasons. Obviously it’s possible to print results or keep them in your assessment software, but I think there’s  mileage in using SharePoint to retain reports … Continue reading

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