The One Mistake to Avoid When Building Training for SaaS Applications

This post was originally published on February 26, 2018 and updated September 18, 2019. SaaS applications are prized for their convenience and efficiency. However, one of their key benefits – the immediate availability of new features without needing to wait for each customer’s IT to install an upgrade – increases the challenge of making sure…
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4 Simple Ways to Cut Your Software Learning Budget in 2020

Modern tech businesses know all too well how important software training is for their employees, customers, and partners. Calculating a training budget is a significant challenge that requires many considerations, especially when it comes to the various tools and solutions needed in order to give your learners the best user experience. It’s not uncommon for…
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How to Make Automated Sales Demos Work for You

Sales demos are a vital step in the marketing process. Nowhere else does a seller have the opportunity to speak with a customer personally and take an individual approach to the sale. If you work for a sales department, you’ve likely put plenty of effort into perfecting a sales demo, from scheduling meeting times with…
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10 Articles to Help Sales Leaders Cure Those End-of-Summer Blues

Boom. It’s the beginning of September, and, just like that, summer is about to say “goodbye.” As a sales leader, you’ve most likely spent the summer cultivating relationships with leads or perhaps even playing the game of tag while prospects (and hopefully you!) took well-deserved vacations during the hot summer months. While the sluggish feeling…
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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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Webinar Recap: Trainers Tune In to Learn Secrets of Great Training Programs

Everyone loves a good success story – especially when they can learn a few secrets. Case in point was our webinar last week, “The Secret to Delivering Engaging Training Programs with Fewer Resources.” Conducted in association with our friends at Training Industry, the event drew an enthusiastic crowd thanks to our featured partner, Advanced, whose…
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Software Training Labs in the Modern Enterprise

Not all that long ago, software training in the enterprise was largely based around the use of informational videos. While video-based training does have its place, it isn’t ideal. Videos sometimes contain knowledge gaps, and there isn’t a way for a student to ask the instructor questions in real time. Perhaps more importantly, the lack…
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Labor Daze: History and How Training Can Help Handle Modern Talent Shortages

September 2nd, 2019, marks the 125th anniversary of Labor Day in the U.S. The holiday was a creation of the labor movement, dedicated to the social and economic achievements of workers; acknowledgement of the contributions they made to the strength, prosperity and well-being of the country. Today, it’s thought of as marking the end of…
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CloudShare Takes Gold in Training, Bronze for Hot Cloud Tech in Coveted IT Awards

Julia Child once said: “The measure of achievement is not winning awards. It’s doing something that you appreciate, something you believe is worthwhile.” I couldn’t agree more. Even so, there’s no arguing that awards are nice, kind of like frosting on a donut – and who doesn’t like that? That said, Network Products Guide (NPG),…
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Cloud Cybersecurity Training for Employees The Right Way

Modern businesses are operating in an entirely new setting than ones from even a few decades ago. Our massively interconnected business world has enabled us to communicate, collaborate, and organize more quickly and effectively than ever before. The internet has also increased awareness around the issue of cybercrime and highlighted the dangers of data breaches….
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Why You Should Be Using a Cloud LMS for Your Enterprise in 2019

In today’s fast-moving corporate world, getting new employees up to speed as quickly as possible is an endeavor every manager strives to perfect. Learning management systems (or LMS for short) are some of the best tools for doing so, and almost every company uses them. LMSs are software programs designed to help businesses create lessons,…
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