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What is VisualSP and How Does It Drive SharePoint User Adoption?

Posted by Asif Rehmani on Aug 5, 2019

 

After my public speaking sessions at different events and from the articles that I have published, people ask me: “what am I working on at the moment?”. I tell them that I’m working with our VisualSP team to provide the best training and help items for VisualSP - our flagship SaaS product. Then they usually ask, “what is VisualSP?”. I always give a brief explanation but let me elaborate here.

The short paragraphs below explain what VisualSP is, how it works, and why it is a digital adoption tool that has become essential to modern digital workplaces.

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Topics: VisualSP, VisualSP Help System, SharePoint Help, in-context help, Training, SharePoint Training, Office 365 Training, SharePoint ROI, Compliance, Onboarding, Digital Adoption, Digital Transformation, migration, Change Management

Microsoft 365 Learning Pathways & VisualSP - A Match Made in The Cloud

Posted by Asif Rehmani on Jun 11, 2019

“We plan to use Microsoft 365 Learning Pathways for Office 365 user training; do we still need VisualSP?” This is the question companies have recently been asking.

The answer is yes.

To ensure that employees learn and actually use Office 365, even if you are using Microsoft 365 Learning Pathways, you still need to install VisualSP to provide in-context one-click help to your employees. VisualSP ensures successful user adoption of the platform.

Let's explain how.

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Topics: VisualSP Help System, SharePoint Adoption, Office 365

The Optimal Training Strategy for Sustainable SharePoint User Adoption

Posted by Asif Rehmani on Jun 11, 2019

Employees will not abandon their current favorite tools and adopt SharePoint on their own; they have to be driven.

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Topics: VisualSP Help System, SharePoint Adoption, Office 365

Proven Methods for Real-time Compliance and Policy Adoption – Recorded Webinar

Posted by Eric Eaton on Apr 4, 2019

How To Build And Maintain An Effective Online Compliance Training Program

One of the hottest trends in the digital age across industries is the growing complexity of regulation. Whether the topic is online privacy, harassment, record retention, sanctions compliance, anti-trust, anti-money-laundering, or a host of other areas – organizations must continually revise policies and educate their users to understand the relevant laws and policies so they can make the right day to day business decisions.

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Topics: VisualSP Help System, SharePoint Help, Webinar, SharePoint User Adoption, Governance, Office 365 User Adoption, SharePoint Technology, Compliance, Onboarding, Digital Adoption

4 Best Practices to Boost SharePoint Adoption

Posted by Asif Rehmani on Dec 5, 2018

When it comes to comes to getting the most out of the SharePoint platform, there are two major hurdles many companies encounter when following best practices to boost adoption:

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Topics: VisualSP Help System, SharePoint Online End User Training, SharePoint 2016 End User Training, Office 365 End User Training, SharePoint User Adoption, Office 365 User Adoption, SharePoint Training, Onboarding, Digital Adoption

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

Posted by Jordan Vanderlugt on Jun 14, 2018

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

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 Asif Rehmani on Jun 6, 2018

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

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

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

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