713 Building a Learning Ecosystem in SharePoint (Yes, SharePoint)

8:30 AM - 9:30 AM Friday, October 2



A state healthcare agency made a significant investment in new technology with the purchase of Microsoft Office 365 (SharePoint, Outlook, Excel, etc.), but there was a known gap in the digital skills of agency employees. Due to budget constraints, it had been several years since the last technology upgrade and as a results the employees had no experience with Office 365 and limited experience with productivity tools in general. However, the employees were not without relevant learning content. They had a catalog of eLearning courses on Microsoft Office and a learning management system (LMS) to make them available. Yet this skills gap remained an issue...

This session will describe a systems approach to building a learning ecosystem that provided a smooth user experience, relevant formal and informal learning content, and a collaborative platform to share the journey. This session will describe how SharePoint 2013 can be integrated with an LMS to provide performance support and social learning to engage, enable, and empower over 4,000 people in a state agency.

In this session, you will learn:

  • How to leverage SharePoint for social learning
  • How to integrate your LMS with SharePoint
  • How to leverage instructional videos in SharePoint
  • How to use SharePoint to curate external learning content

Intermediate designers and novice managers.

Technology discussed in this session:
SharePoint 2013, Meridian LMS, PC, iPad.

Robert Panetti

Enterprise Learning Consultant


Robert Panetti, an enterprise learning consultant with Slalom, has provided solutions for companies like NCR, Amdocs, and IBM for the last 16 years. He is fluent in all phases of the learning design process and familiar with a wide variety of social technologies, authoring tools, and learning management systems. At Slalom, Robert focuses on helping clients transform their learning organizations to support today’s connected, mobile workforce. He is passionate about technology, collaboration, and enabling people to do their best work.

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