Improving Digital Adoption

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Using VisualSP Walk-thrus to Help Employees Adopt Workflows in SharePoint and Office 365

Posted by Jordan Vanderlugt on Jun 14, 2018 9:18:00 AM

If you oversee document management, compliance policies, and collaboration channels, you know the level of productivity that can be achieved using workflows.

In addition to the out-of-the-box workflows, SharePoint and Office 365 enable the creation of custom business workflows and a variety of no-code automation solutions.

Many companies build these computing processes to help employees easily and duly perform repetitive tasks. But, many of these solutions are often either ignored or abandoned.

There is a better approach to these initiatives.

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Topics: VisualSP Help System, SharePoint End User Training, SharePoint User Adoption, Office 365 User Adoption

#SPC18 - The 4 pillars of SharePoint, and what they mean for us

Posted by Eric Eaton on Jun 12, 2018 8:46:00 AM

During the keynote at #SPC18 last week, the MS team re-assured the attendees that SharePoint is seen as a 'foundational service' for Office 365, along with OneDrive and Exchange. Microsoft has seen a 200% growth in SharePoint storage used in O365. Out of all active SharePoint seats – 70% of them are for SharePoint Online (as opposed to on-prem). Their strategy has 4 pillars that are defining the dev work they are doing day in and day out. Here's a summary of those pillars and what features we're seeing happen for each of them.

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Topics: VisualSP Help System, SharePoint ROI, SharePoint Conference North America, Office 365 ROI

SharePoint and Office 365 Adoption: Why Helping Works Better than Training

Posted by Jordan Vanderlugt on Jun 6, 2018 9:26:06 AM

In this instance, "training" means "transferring knowledge to an end-user"; and, “helping" means "guiding an end-user through steps while completing a task".

Helping works better than training because mastery is attained at work, not in classrooms. In other words, learning on the job is the superior way.

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Topics: VisualSP Help System, SharePoint Help, Office 365 End User Training, SharePoint End User Training, SharePoint User Adoption, Office 365 User Adoption, Training

Why Choose a Contextual Help System over a Learning Management System?

Posted by Jordan Vanderlugt on Apr 10, 2018 9:40:00 AM

Team collaboration, task automation, data security, employee productivity, and return on investment are the common business pursuits. Toward those goals, companies have deployed SharePoint and Office 365.

However, all these business goals are only attainable to the extent that employees actually use the platforms. At the same time, SharePoint and Office 365 adoption remains a major challenge to organizations of all sizes. The idea of "build it; they will come" seldom translates into reality.

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Topics: VisualSP Help System, SharePoint Adoption, office 365 adoption, Office 365 End User Training, SharePoint End User Training, Learning Management System

VisualSP Online Gets 3 New Updates

Posted by Jordan Vanderlugt on Mar 27, 2018 11:39:27 AM

To make tasks simpler and easier for VisualSP subscription administrators, 3 new updates have been added to VisualSP Online:

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Topics: VisualSP Help System, VisualSP Online Updates

New in VisualSP Online: View All Help Items in One Place with Help Item Explorer

Posted by Ricky Spears on Jan 23, 2018 9:25:00 AM

When your end users are humming along and efficiently completing tasks because of the great custom help items you have been creating, you will likely be motivated to provide even more step-by-step guidance.

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Topics: VisualSP Help System, VisualSP Online Help System, VisualSP Online Updates

What's New In VisualSP - October 10, 2017

Posted by Ricky Spears on Oct 10, 2017 8:13:16 AM

We've added two new features to VisualSP Online and nearly two dozen new Help Items.

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Topics: VisualSP Help System, VisualSP Online Help System, VisualSP Online Updates, Help Desk Tools

Join Us at SharePoint Fest in Denver May 30 to June 2 – and Save 25%!

Posted by Alex Brown on May 16, 2017 12:35:05 PM

VisualSP is looking forward to another exciting and informative SharePoint Fest event in Denver, Colorado. It's sure to be helpful to SharePoint administrators, software developers, information architects, and knowledge workers of all skill levels.

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Topics: VisualSP Help System, SharePoint End User Training, SharePoint Fest Denver

Academic Institutions: Improving SharePoint User Training With Contextual Learning

Posted by Alex Brown on May 9, 2017 9:48:22 AM

Microsoft SharePoint has become a popular resource for education organizations, with good reason. The tools available in SharePoint enable users to create, collaborate, approve, and more – all within a secure environment.

The use of SharePoint in academic settings cover a wide spectrum – from a single site where staff, faculty, and administrators collaborate on documents internally to an entire campus dashboard, where faculty and students interact digitally.

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Topics: VisualSP Help System, Office 365 End User Training, Higher Education, SharePoint End User Training

Win Free Pass to SharePoint Fest 2017 in Denver From VisualSP

Posted by Alex Brown on Apr 27, 2017 5:29:44 PM

VisualSP is proud to sponsor SharePoint Fest in the Mile-High City this year. It's coming May 30-June 2 at the Colorado Convention Center, and we're excited to be exhibiting our Just-in-Time Learning® solutions to the SharePoint and Office 365 community!

PLAY TO WIN

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Topics: VisualSP Help System, SharePoint End User Training, SharePoint Fest Denver

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