Tag Archives: Corporate training

Will learning in SharePoint benefit from the Experience API?

Although many corporations and colleges, universities and schools use SharePoint for training and education, take-off for SharePoint in learning is still patchy. SharePoint 2013 looks like it will have some education capabilities, but Microsoft are keeping very quiet about them; … Continue reading

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Seven SharePoint Assessment Slideshares

If a picture is worth a thousand words, then a presentation shared on Slideshare must be worth quite a few blog articles!  Here are seven Slideshare presentations that you may not have seen. All are relevant to the theme of … Continue reading

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How Microsoft themselves use SharePoint to help 45,000 employees learn better

Thought leader interview with Jim Federico of Microsoft on how Microsoft use SharePoint internally for learning. Jim is a Sr. Director of Operations and Platforms at Microsoft, responsible for training and readiness for the customer facing roles at Microsoft. Jim, … Continue reading

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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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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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Is there a business case for SharePoint in informal learning? Thought leader interview with BT’s Sundar Balasubramanian

Director of Learning Solutions at BT, Sundar Balasubramanian, describes use of SharePoint for informal learning within BT and other companies and advises how to make a business case for using SharePoint for informal learning.   How do you use SharePoint … Continue reading

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Ten companies who publicize they use SharePoint for corporate training

I thought it might be interesting to pull together information on some companies who’ve gone public with their use of SharePoint for corporate training. Here are ten examples of companies,  all gathered from public information on the Internet: British Telecom, … Continue reading

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