VisualSPtm Uses Silverlight to Deliver Video Tutorials for SharePoint 2010

VisualSP™ from Rehmani Consulting, Inc. uses Microsoft® Silverlight® to deliver present full motion video tutorials directly from the SharePoint 2010 ribbon. By opting for Silverlight as our video delivery method, we capitalized on the fact (as pointed out in a January 16, 2012 blog post on CMSWire authored by Chris Wright) that, “[i]n fact[,] the out-of-the-box SharePoint 2010 media webpart is a Silverlight control.” There are other technical efficiencies, stemming from Silverlight, that benefit VisualSP™. However, the fact that Silverlight has been designed for use with SharePoint 2010 ultimately delivers the most benefit to SharePoint end users who can rely…
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Short Video Tutorials are the Best Solution for SharePoint Training for End Users

Instructional design teams at global businesses and other large organizations charged with creating end user training curricula for SharePoint 2010 should consider acquiring short video tutorials suitable for installation upon corporate Intranets within SharePoint sub sites. Why Short Video Tutorials? We have written frequently in this blog on the unique contributions that video tutorials for SharePoint make to increase the value of SharePoint 2010 as an enterprise computing workspace. To sum these contributions up in two broad statements, they boil down to: On Demand Access and In-Context Operation We need not repeat the detail of these points here. But why,…
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What are the Optimum SharePoint Video Tutorials for Beginners?

SharePoint includes a very wide range of capabilities, all the way from serving as a group or enterprise collaboration platform, to enterprise content management, to document management and beyond. Therefore, it is next to impossible to propose an “optimum” application for SharePoint. Further, what constitutes a SharePoint “beginner”? The various users of SharePoint all fall into familiar levels of maturity, from beginner to expert. But these users range from end users/readers/sub site owners to architects, developers and SharePoint Administrators. In fact there are beginners of all types. Given the complexity of this software product and the diversity of its user…
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