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Live Webinar: SharePoint Help That REALLY Helps!

Posted by Alex Brown on Apr 13, 2017 6:57:46 PM

Does this sound familiar?

SharePoint user: “I don’t know how to share documents in the new SharePoint interface. Can you show me really quick?”

You: “I’m in the middle of an important upgrade. Check out the Help feature or check YouTube for a video you can follow.”

SharePoint user: “Well, I’ve got you on the line right now. Can’t you quickly show me?”

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Topics: end user training, SharePoint, sharepoint site collection help, in-context help

8 Ways That Academic Organizations Can Improve With SharePoint

Posted by Alex Brown on Apr 6, 2017 12:59:32 PM

I was reading blog posts that our founder and CEO Asif Rehmani had written a while back. There are some that remain as valuable today as they did back then, so we thought we'd share again some of his insights as a Microsoft MVP and long-time SharePoint thought leader. Enjoy!

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Topics: end user training, SharePoint, academic, Higher Education

Could An On-demand SharePoint User Training Solution End Your Adoption Dilemma?

Posted by Alex Brown on Mar 30, 2017 11:00:39 AM

SharePoint end user training is a constant concern for businesses. Whether you run SharePoint 2010, SharePoint 2013, SharePoint 2016, or SharePoint Online, training users effectively can impact adoption speed and sustainability.

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Topics: end user training, SharePoint 2013, SharePoint Online, SharePoint 2010, SharePoint 2016

VisualSP Has Great News! SharePoint Training for Site Collections is Available!

Posted by Alex Brown on Mar 28, 2017 10:13:00 AM

If you have ever wanted to test and share our Help System for SharePoint without needing to access intranet administration to try it, that day is here. VisualSP just announced general availability of our VisualSP for Site Collections solution, which can be easily installed and administered by any Site Collection Administrator with no farm or tenant permissions required.

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Topics: SharePoint 2010 End User Training, SharePoint Online End User Training, SharePoint 2013 End User Training, SharePoint 2016 End User Training, Office 365 End User Training

Healthcare Organizations Can Have Stronger Governance by Training SharePoint Users in the Workspace

Posted by Alex Brown on Mar 21, 2017 10:03:00 AM

Healthcare is one of the most heavily-regulated industries around. Patient privacy is critical. In fact, the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act both make it mandatory.

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Topics: VisualSP, VisualSP Help System, SharePoint, Healthcare, SharePoint Help

In-Context Help for SharePoint End Users Should Be Included in a SharePoint Migration Plan

Posted by Michael Blonder on Mar 15, 2017 6:04:07 PM

Planning on SharePoint support personnel fielding "how to" questions from SharePoint end users and site owners during a migration between versions of SharePoint server, on-premises, isn't a decision likely to deliver optimum returns.

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Topics: VisualSP Help System, SharePoint

Join Us March 22nd for Ramping up on the SharePoint Framework (SPFx)

Posted by Alex Brown on Mar 14, 2017 10:00:00 AM

Sharepoint Framework is a hot topic these days. It went live on February 23rd. Framework allows you to extend your existing SharePoint tools and solutions, and take advantage of exciting open-source opportunities.
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Topics: VisualSP events

The SharePoint Conferences You Should Attend

Posted by Alex Brown on Mar 10, 2017 12:58:22 PM

“Which SharePoint Conference should I attend?” I get this question so many times that I thought this definitely deserves a blog post. As part of my job, I continue to visit and present at numerous conferences every year. While I don’t think that this makes me an expert at SharePoint conferences, I do have a perspective that I can share with folks who are looking to evaluate the choices out there.

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Topics: SharePoint Conferences & Events, SharePoint

Attend SharePoint Fest 2017 in Washington, DC for FREE!

Posted by Alex Brown on Feb 28, 2017 9:51:57 AM

We are looking forward to SharePoint Fest 2017, April 17-20! Are you planning on heading there?

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Topics: SharePoint, SharePoint Fest DC

SharePoint Server 2016: What's in it for Me? Webinar with Microsoft's Bill Baer

Posted by Alex Brown on Feb 15, 2017 10:00:00 AM

For those of you wondering if a migration to SharePoint 2016 makes sense, we've got the inside scoop. VisualSP is teaming up with Bill Baer to explain the benefits of this latest release, the investments Microsoft has made to improve SharePoint, and why a migration might make sense for your organization. We are hosting Bill on February 22, 2017, 12 – 1:00pm EST, live on the web.

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Topics: SharePoint Adoption, sharepoint implementation, SharePoint Server 2016

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