4 Reasons for Creating a Virtual Training Culture for your Enterprise

Digital transformation is having a dramatic impact on business. According to Gartner, an overwhelming majority of executives believe if their companies don’t become significantly digitalized by 2020, they won’t be competitive. What’s standing in the way? A major concern is employee readiness: only 20 percent of workers have the skills needed to fulfill both their current…
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Love Is in the Cloud: 5 Ways Companies Are Smitten with Virtual IT Labs

Happy employees. Teams that stay together. Engaged customers. There must be something in the air, or more appropriately, cloud. Could it be companies are falling in love with virtual IT labs? It’s not surprising given the fact virtual IT training creates so many memorable experiences. To us, love means never having to say, “We can’t…
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Don’t Let Poor IT Training Freeze Your Productivity

If you’ve turned on the news lately (or stepped outside if you live in the northern United  States), you know that large portions of North America blanketed in freezing arctic air. This has had a severe effect on a significant portion of the country and created dangerous conditions for millions of people.    While the…
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4 Ways Your Virtual Training Can Mirror Bandersnatch

If you watched the recent Netflix release of Black Mirror: Bandersnatch, you were treated to a new kind of entertainment experience. If you aren’t familiar with the movie, it’s about a young programmer in the 1980s named Stefan who is creating a video game that lets you choose your own path. Keeping in with that theme,…
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How to Embrace an Omnichannel Approach to Training

It’s the beginning of a new year and 2019 prediction pieces from almost every industry are overwhelming your inbox, news apps and social media feeds. But before you think “here comes another slew of predictions,” understand we’re only going to talk about a single trend – and it’s one that’s not going away. Omnichannel is…
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Creating Command School: Training Like Ender’s Game

If you’ve never read the sci-fi classic “Ender’s Game,” you’re missing out on a great story. But if you have, you probably remember two things about it: First, the big reveal at the end. Second, the advanced training the kids went through was incredible. Between the battle room matches and the command school tactical simulations,…
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At last: CloudShare reveals Santa’s big secret…

Everyone’s been asking for years, and at last, we’ve figured it out. How can Santa deliver to so many homes, all over the world, all in just one evening? Maybe you’ve already guessed: He’s found the perfect cloud-based platform, one that works just right for his organization. (Right, Rudolph?) For those of you who don’t…
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Channel the Holiday Spirit for Year-Round Training Magic That’ll Bring Your Team Together

It happens every winter. We gather with loved ones, put on festive music, and regardless of the weather, snow-filled images fill our thoughts. We wish it would never end, and the fact is, the season does offer valuable lessons we can use anytime, even in business and in areas like training. Here are some ways…
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2019 Virtual IT Labs Predictions: Multi-cloud and multi-step to advance training industry

As the year draws to a close, it’s natural to wonder what the next one will bring. When it comes to making predictions, I always liked the quote by Scottish writer Andrew Lang: “An unsophisticated forecaster uses statistics as a drunken man uses lamp posts – for support rather than for illumination.” That said, as…
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3 considerations for training millennials on emerging technologies

The rise of artificial intelligence (AI) and an emerging millennial workforce is challenging the training practices of enterprises worldwide. While most headlines are focused on robots taking over the world and becoming our new shadowy overlords, the more practical approach is that AI and advanced technologies are already gaining traction within companies. From automating HR tasks…
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Trust is Key but SalesTech Helps

LinkedIn recently released its Third Annual State of Sales Report and some of the data paints an intriguing picture of how sales professionals consume digital tools and resources in the drive to boost performance. Overall, the report stresses the need to foster a personalized buying experience regardless of whether the products or services are aimed at consumers…
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Training matters: 2 Data-driven reasons for investing in corporate training

With only 8% of companies measuring the impact of their corporate training, many training departments’ contributions go unnoticed. As holiday season kicked off with Thanksgiving and many of us spent time counting our blessings, we wanted to give proper due to these team contributions and how virtual IT labs can help. Since you’re probably still stuffed from…
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