The Big Share: A Q&A with CloudShare’s Lee Berkman on Virtual IT Labs and Best Practices

The Big Share features interviews with leaders and influencers from across CloudShare’s extensive community, happy to discuss their experiences and provide expert advice on a range of business topics. In this edition we speak with Lee Berkman, CloudShare’s own virtual IT labs expert. Five years ago, Lee was working as an executive sales rep for…
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The Big Share: A Q&A with CloudShare’s Sheila Aharoni on Building a Powerful Sales Team

Welcome to the first installment of our new blog series, The Big Share. This regular feature will focus on interviews with leaders and influencers from across CloudShare’s extensive community, happy to discuss their experiences and provide expert advice on a range of business topics. We’ll kick it off with one of our own, VP of…
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Upcoming Webinar: Sales Engineers to Get a Look at their Future

Where will you be in five years? Wouldn’t it be great to know how your career will evolve so you can set yourself up for success? Particularly in technology, where change is constant and fast? If you’re a sales engineer (SE) and wondering what the future holds, you’re in luck. On May 28 at 1…
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Don’t Let These 5 Leadership Issues Tax Your Sales Team’s POCs & Demos

It’s tax season, and while most of us have finished our returns, the pain lingers for many. Some need to amend their returns due to error, pay late penalties because of delay or even face the dreaded audit for something that seems amiss to the IRS. The rush to complete taxes can adversely impact our…
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How BWise® modernized its training academy with CloudShare Virtual Training Labs

“I wanted to dream up better course materials and improve training quality, not lose sleep worrying over the technical issues holding my team back.” This quote from Vincent Perquin, manager of BWise® Academy, is a common sentiment among training departments worldwide. Faced with limiting and outdated IT infrastructure to run his training department, Vincent knew…
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3-2-1 Action! Win the Cybersecurity PoC Game with Movie-Making Innovation

Who doesn’t love a good movie? Almost nobody. And while we love to see the final product on the big screen, it’s easy to forget the hundreds of people and months of labor required to bring us two hours of entertainment. Ultimately, good movies sell us on the cinematic universe, the main protagonist and supporting…
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Why You Need Virtual IT Labs for Software Training

Are virtual IT labs really that useful for software training? The short answer? Yes. But you’re not here for the short answer. You’re interested in learning about what virtual IT labs can do for your company. Cloud technology has changed more than how we store and transfer files. It has also streamlined virtual training labs,…
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Don’t miss out! Join the Learning by Doing webinar

Let’s start with the webinar details. When: Tuesday, April 9 at 1pm ET What: Join us and our colleagues from Learndot for the first of a series of two webinars on a burning organizational issue: How to train the modern learner. Where: Online (register by scrolling down in the box below) Two thousand years ago…
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Make an (April) Fool of Cyber Attackers with Virtual IT Labs

It’s the most wonderful time of the year – if you’re a prankster at heart. That’s right, it’s April Fool’s Day. What devious plans do you have for friends, family and coworkers? While you may have just the right trick that will make you laugh (along with the victim, hopefully), there are malicious cybercriminals out…
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Spring Cleaning for Training Leaders: Embrace Your Inner KonMari

Most of us today have far more possessions than we actually need. We know we should clean things up and simplify our lives, but we often lack motivation, despite the benefits of decluttering. That’s the point of the Netflix program “Tidying up with Marie Kondo,” in which a Japanese organizational expert helps people eliminate unnecessary…
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The Training Leader’s Checklist for Choosing the Best Virtual Training Lab Solution

Just like airline pilots train on flight simulators, software learners need to learn in safe, realistic environments where they are free to make mistakes that won’t impact company assets. Fortunately for organizations, virtual training labs provide these safe realistic environments, but you need more than a bare bones virtual IT lab to run a successful,…
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Better than Blarney: Capturing Sales Gold with Virtual IT Labs and POCs

St. Patrick’s Day brings with it reminders of Irish wit, wisdom, and a hope for luck. It could be said this is what a salesperson wishes throughout the year. Yet, as all sales pros know, it takes more than kissing the Blarney Stone – and eloquence – to land new business nowadays. Today’s buyers have…
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