SharePoint 2010: The New Employee Gateway?

Dan Pontefract

Since 2001, Microsoft has sold well over 100 million licenses of SharePoint generating more than $1 billion / year in revenue. Enter SharePoint 2010, due to release in Q2 of 2010. As customers begin to appreciate the delta between previous versions of SharePoint and the 2010 enhancements, it’s my belief that more and more organizations will utilize it as a basis for becoming the ‘employee gateway’, or, as I wrote earlier, a window into the organization.

Tom Vander Wall Nails My Sharepoint Experience | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Home About Full Circle Contact Resources Wiki Full Circus Full Circle Associates connections for a changing world, online and offline… Mar 23 2009 Tom Vander Wall Nails My Sharepoint Experience Published by Nancy White at 1:45 pm under collaboration , technology stewardship For a number of years I have cringed every time one of my clients tells me that have or are planning to deploy Microsoft SharePoint as a collaborative platform. SharePoint is a silo builder, not buster.

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Tom Vander Wall Nails My Sharepoint Experience

Nancy White

For a number of years I have cringed every time one of my clients tells me that have or are planning to deploy Microsoft SharePoint as a collaborative platform. SharePoint is many things, but it misses the critical element of social media which is networked connection between people and ideas, easy discoverability, makes visible and allows people to act on weak ties, and support for other network-like interactions rather than closed group performance. See also on SharePoint.

Tom Vander Wall Nails My Sharepoint Experience | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Home About Full Circle Contact Resources Wiki Full Circus Full Circle Associates connections for a changing world, online and offline… Mar 23 2009 Tom Vander Wall Nails My Sharepoint Experience Published by Nancy White at 1:45 pm under collaboration , technology stewardship For a number of years I have cringed every time one of my clients tells me that have or are planning to deploy Microsoft SharePoint as a collaborative platform. SharePoint is a silo builder, not buster.

Social Software Adoption

Tony Karrer

You can find all sorts of interesting resources via eLearning Learning around Adoption. Not surprising, the terms most closely associated with Adoption are Adoption of Social Software and Adoption of Enterprise 2.0. There are some great resources on this such as: Ten tips for choosing & using social software Adoption of Web 2.0 Revisited Social Media - The Challenge of Adoption - Rob’s Dummies Guide The secret sauce to successful Enterprise 2.0

Challenge: SharePoint and NGOs/NonProfits -go or no go? | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Home About Full Circle Contact Resources Wiki Full Circus Full Circle Associates connections for a changing world, online and offline… Apr 10 2009 Challenge: SharePoint and NGOs/NonProfits -go or no go? Published by Nancy White at 4:40 am under Uncategorized My March post on SharePoint Tom Vander Wall Nails My Sharepoint Experience continues to get hits in a way few of my hundreds of blog posts ever have.

SharePoint Fear and Loathing by Learning Professionals

Tony Karrer

I was surprised by the fear and loathing expressed around SharePoint yesterday at LearnTrends 2009. I don’t think it’s the best tool out there, but it likely is the best tool being adopted by your IT department and is part of the Enterprise 2.0 SharePoint 2010 looks to be a much better product. Certainly we’ll be doing more sessions like SharePoint in Corporate Learning - Free Micro Virtual Conference (see SharePoint Session Descriptions ).

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Big Basket of Stuff #2.in which even amnesiacs can remember games.students get connected and wikis get adopted.

Mark Oehlert

which even amnesiacs can remember games.students get connected and wikis get adopted. " The Top 10 Free Educational Video Games (John Rice) Game programming tools (Tony Forster ) 21 days of Wiki Adoption (Stewart Mader) Wikis at Work: Benefits and Practices by Jeanne C. " This graphical history of Sharepoint made me dizzy (Sam Lawrence): "I know I talk about Frankensuites all the time but rarely do I get to peer into the belly of one and see the mania."

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. They also handle asset management, but I really have not been seeing the kind of large scale adoption of LCMS products for that purpose. But I’ve seen organizations cobble together solutions using SharePoint more than I’ve seen LCMS solutions.

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Cooperation in the networked workplace

Harold Jarche

Yammer or the SharePoint newsfeed?” It will power the social experiences in SharePoint, Office 365, Dynamics, and more. Yammer’s unique adoption model appeals directly to end users and makes it easy to start enjoying the benefits of social immediately. So whether you’re an Office 365 customer or running SharePoint on-premises, Yammer will provide the latest innovations and best user experience. * This post is sponsored by Microsoft Office 365 *.

Wikis and Learning – 60 Resources

Tony Karrer

I’m involved in several discussions around how to use Wikis as part of learning solutions. I wanted to collect a few resources around this topic for use in these discussions. So, of course, I went to eLearning Learning and I looked at Wiki , Collaborative Learning with Wikis , Wikis and eLearning 2.0 , Wikis Corporate eLearning , Social Learning with Wikis , Wiki Security and a few others. Here’s some of what I found: Why a Wiki?

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Social Learning Tools Should Not be Separate from Enterprise 2.0

Tony Karrer

This could be: SharePoint, Yammer, Confluence, etc. If an organization has SharePoint and InGenius, my preference would be that social interaction occurs in SharePoint. InGenius should integrate into SharePoint. Adoption - What's the PU? Adoption in the Enterprise - It's Personal Adoption Rate = Perceived Usefulness (PU) * Perceive Ease of Use (PEOU) So, Pam’s right on ease-of-use (or perceived ease-of-use).

Once more, across that chasm

Harold Jarche

Geoffrey Moore’s analogy of “ crossing the chasm ” is that any new technology is quickly adopted by innovators and early adopters, but there is a chasm to cross in order to get the more pragmatic majority to adopt the new technology. My consulting work is mostly bridging the chasm: I am an early adopter myself, and use this experience to work with the early pragmatic majority.

LMS and Social Learning

Tony Karrer

And I don't think that many of us expect our LMS vendor to provide the solution that organizations will adopt more broadly. SharePoint and LMS seems to be a more common discussion: SharePoint and the LMS - Time to Converge? Increased Interest in SharePoint as a Learning Technology Extending elearning? As a follow on to the discussion of social learning and formal learning in Long Live … great post by BJ Schone - Have LMSs Jumped The Shark?

Standalone LMS is Still Dead (rebutting & agreeing w/ Dave Wilkins)

Dan Pontefract

Maybe that is, for example, Learn.com, Saba, SharePoint 2010, or mainstays like SAP and Oracle. On one hand, Dave opines that the learning vertical is way behind in accepting, let alone adopting the formal-informal-social learning model. Organizations already have content platforms (Documentum, SharePoint, etc.), Adoption Council – get all your stakeholders together and chart the path, together, united and devoid of silos.

A Review of SAP Jam

Dan Pontefract

We went live with Jam in late summer of 2013, and thus far I’d say we are relatively satisfied with what it can do, and where we’re at as an organization in terms of adoption and usage. Bi-lateral communication/connectivity between SharePoint and Jam.

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What will change in 2010?

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Things start with consumers and are later adopted by corporations. Who needs to be confined by the likes of SharePoint when you can easily see how everything is related? I nnovations in computing used to trickle down from business and government to consumers. Mainframes evolved into personal computers. The space program put men on the moon and gave us Tang for breakfast. Now, innovation often goes the other way. Take blogs, for example.

Wiki Owner

Tony Karrer

From Masie's recent social learning survey it appears that there is a lot of adoption by learning professionals. Sharepoint) 57% Peer Coaching/Teaching 52% Media sharing (images, videos) 48% Collaborative Spaces - Wikis 47% Blogs 45% Learning Systems for Social Learning (LMS/LCMS) 42% Social Networks 41% Employee Profiles 33% Content Ratings and Reviews 13% Twitter and Mobile Content 12% So I'm not 100% sure I get the disconnect.

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Be careful about what you call dead

Doc Searls

He also said that adoption of social media in urban areas was now extremely high and “running out of hours and people.”. Beyond Sharepoint…lies the next wave of social opportunity. In The Web is on life support: Forrester Research , Marketwatch reports on a speech titled “Three Social Thunderstorms,” by Forrester CEO George Colony at LeWeb.

Familiarity breeds usefulness

Dave Snowden

Not only that the replacement was less adequate in many a case than the human social equivalent, but that its sustained adoption would remove that social capability to our loss. Sharepoint is a good example of this, a competent file storage system it is over structured for human collaboration, instead of augmenting human capability it constrains that capability. When I adopted the term sense-making to describe out work I did two things.

Tool Set 2009

Tony Karrer

What are the most important methods to adopt in addition to the tools? But I'm worried, because while I just got through writing about my concern in Using SharePoint that learning organizations seemed to be making the same mistake of Not Preparing Workers for Web 2.0. Setting up a SharePoint for a community or work team is very different from teaching them about Personal Learning. Slow and steady - adopt practices and tools in a slow, steady, measured way.

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My Moodle Test

Xyleme

Does your company use an open source Enterprise Content Management Solution, or perhaps Sharepoint or Documentum?) is more widely adopted than SCORM 2004, so I don’t think that’s a terrible decision on their part. link] Michael Penney October 9th, 2009 at 08:57 | #2 Reply | Quote “Does your company use an open source Enterprise Content Management Solution, or perhaps Sharepoint or Documentum?)&# Many companies use Alfresco – open source ECMS.

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. This month's #LCBQ is the first with the Big Question Thought Leaders. It's been fun working with them and has definitely added a new spark. I'm hoping that others will join the effort. We strongly believe the #LCBQ offers an opportunity to have something online that's like a sophisticated cocktail party.

Web 2.0 Applications in Learning

Tony Karrer

Existing Adoption At the very start I asked the audience for examples of where they were currently using these tools as part of learning solutions. I discussed the fact that there was a common Adoption Pattern that went from personal adoption to work groups to organization. So while the session focused on organizational adoption, it likely was the case that you should look for targeted adoption opportunities.

What Universities Must Learn About Social Networks

Jay Cross

The social business bandwagon has arrived and companies are installing Chatter, Jive, Connections, Socialcast, Yammer, Socialtext, Sharepoint, HootSuite, and more to replace outmoded intranets and improve the way they transact business. A handful of universities have adopted some aspects of web 2.0 What Universities Must Learning About Social Networks. By Jay Cross | Chief Executive Officer, Internet Time Alliance.

12 eLearning Predictions for 2009

Tony Karrer

Strategies will move much slower than organizations who adopt easy to use tools and make tactical use of these tools. Corollary: if you have SharePoint installed, you will be using SharePoint a lot more this year. #3 And we won't see much adoption as the central vehicle for learning content delivery. #11 Last year I laid out in January my Ten Predictions for eLearning 2008.

2009 Predictions How Did I Do?

Tony Karrer

Strategies will move much slower than organizations who adopt easy to use tools and make tactical use of these tools. Corollary: if you have SharePoint installed, you will be using SharePoint a lot more this year. And we won't see much adoption as the central vehicle for learning content delivery. However, I’m not seeing as much of this being adopted by others. One of my most popular posts each year is my list of predictions.

Getting Started

Tony Karrer

Some of the specifics that made me think they could make progress: Significant IT support for SharePoint Innovators in Knowledge Management and IT who would be great allies Support of senior L&D leaders Some early adopters of social learning solutions within particular regional learning and development departments Because I was talking to people with widely varying levels of experience, interest and comfort around web 2.0

Digital Habitats Community Orientation Spidergram Activity | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Library clips :: Spidergram to visualise community orientation, adoption, and requests :: April :: 2009 on 08 Apr 2009 at 10:10 pm [.] He [.] # Full Circle Associates » More Reflections on SharePoint and Picking Technology on 05 Jan 2010 at 8:05 am [.]

Digital Habitats Community Orientation Spidergram Activity | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Library clips :: Spidergram to visualise community orientation, adoption, and requests :: April :: 2009 on 08 Apr 2009 at 10:10 pm [.] He [.] # Full Circle Associates » More Reflections on SharePoint and Picking Technology on 05 Jan 2010 at 8:05 am [.]

Top 9 Posts You May Have Missed

Tony Karrer

While it talks in terms of SharePoint, really the patterns described relate to all different types of tools. #2 I'm still not sure why there's not more discussion and adoption. #4 Since I'm out, I'm thinking this is a good time to point you to some past posts. The last post was what I've been writing this year that social signals say is good reading. Today, I want to point you to some posts that you may have missed along the way and a bit about why it might be worth reading. #1

Full Circle Associates " Digital Habitats Community Orientation Spidergram Activity

Nancy White

Library clips :: Spidergram to visualise community orientation, adoption, and requests :: April :: 2009 on 08 Apr 2009 at 10:10 pm [.] He [.] # Full Circle Associates » More Reflections on SharePoint and Picking Technology on 05 Jan 2010 at 8:05 am [.]

Digital Habitats Community Orientation Spidergram Activity | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Library clips :: Spidergram to visualise community orientation, adoption, and requests :: April :: 2009 on 08 Apr 2009 at 10:10 pm [.] He [.] # Full Circle Associates » More Reflections on SharePoint and Picking Technology on 05 Jan 2010 at 8:05 am [.]

Ten Predictions for eLearning 2008

Tony Karrer

While large scale adoption will be slow, specific solutions aimed at particular audience needs will be more common. This will increase adoption of Web 2.0 While the iPhone and other mobile devices continue to proliferate and while the amount of web access via mobile devices will continue to grow rapidly (now approaching 20%), mobile learning solutions will continue to find adoption in scattered, specific examples.

New Learning Solutions

Tony Karrer

Addresses Real Pain Point Tell me the pain that customers are feeling that will make them pay for your solution – or adopt your free solution. Even if you are free, you still have to have enough pain with how they are doing things today to get them to adopt. Integrates in Interesting Ways Another way to get my attention and possibly get the market's attention is to have a solution that integrates with existing, already adopted solutions.

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I Know It When I See It : Andrew McAfee’s Blog

Andy McAfee

For example, one the first comments by Mr. Carswell is that Sharepoint is excluded because it imposes structure. Sharepoint allows the user to utilize this structure but also allows for organizational customizations. I think one of the problems with of Sharepoint is that it attempts both to be a structured, workflow type system at the same time as a Web 2.0

I Know It When I See It

Andy McAfee

We are conditioned to launch, deploy, integrate… We are conditioned to value software or any other tool by putting it in the perspective of our company and then we try to “see&# how our teams would deal with it, adopt it, how it would help further optimize business processes, how the reporting would do for the leadership team and so forth. For example, one the first comments by Mr. Carswell is that Sharepoint is excluded because it imposes structure.

TTI Vanguard Conference Notes - 3

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Discussion of Microsoft vis-a-vis Facebook, whether people use Sharepoint, its relation to open source, etc.) More adoption of standards is important, it can help create good positive outcomes, using public collaboration as the tool to get there faster.)

Learning and KM: Separated at birth?

Jay Cross

An unexpected surprise has been the enthusiastic adoption of the wiki by even the least Web 2.0 Weinstein discusses deployment of a fully functional, web-based knowledge management system (KMS) using Microsoft SharePoint He provides tips and lessons learned for creating a knowledge exchange designed to build a learning organization, enhance employee development, minimize organizational and geographic challenges, and streamline business operations.

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Go straight to the finish line

Jay Cross

Instead, learning is built into each project though a unique L&D workshop engagement model: Content is produced by experts on the project (facilitated by a learning consultant), published on the project SharePoint server, and the delivery medium decided by whether the content is conceptual or skills-focused.&#. Two of my colleagues at the Internet Time Alliance , Jane Hart and Charles Jennings just returned from speaking at the Learning Technologies conference in London.

Learned about Learning in 2009

Tony Karrer

I will say that adopting TweetDeck on both my desktop and my iPhone has made it a much better tool for me. During the year, I’ve had fantastic conversations through LearnTrends around SharePoint , Examples and Tour of Different Kinds of eLearning , Social Learning , and the Business of Learning. It’s always fun at the end of the year to go back and take a look at what you’ve been working on, what you’ve learned during the year. I’ve been doing this the past few years.

Increasing “Jointness” and Reducing Duplication in DoD Intelligence

Martijn Linssen

If these negative trends continue and a new “joint” business model is not adopted wholesale, the promise that sparked IRTPA is in danger of being unrealized. A-Space, C-Space (for collectors), J-Space (for non-analytic staff workers), Intellipedia, Sharepoint, Army Knowledge Online, Air Force Knowledge Online, Apps for the Army, etc.

eLearning Portal Integration

Tony Karrer

My gut says these tools are going to be separate from the LMS, e.g., SharePoint. For example, SumTotal Systems recently announced SumTotal Stream that provides integration with particular tools: Microsoft Outlook: SumTotal's integration allows access to Talent Development tasks within the widely adopted Microsoft Outlook email client. I've had a similar discussion several times over the past few months.