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Five training articles (and a podcast) for generating hot ideas this winter

Aside from the possibility of shoveling snow, January is always an exciting time. A new year represents new possibilities and opportunities. It’s also a good time to reflect and learn from the past, while you optimize and plan for the year ahead. Looking for inspiration? We’ve got you covered. There’s so much to consider when…
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Customer Education and Training in 2020… and Beyond [WEBINAR]

Prophecy. Forecast. A hunch. Whatever you call it, everyone loves a good prediction. Sometimes we are amazed by the sheer awesomeness of those who can “tell” the future. Some use the stars and some prefer statistics. We occasionally find ourselves laughing at ridiculous predictions that don’t even come close to being true. If you believe…
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Cyber Range Training And Simulation With Cloud-Based Technologies

With IT operations becoming increasingly complicated and cybercrime on the rise, it’s more vital than ever to keep your IT department and employees up-to-date with modern cybersecurity practices. Recent studies by Cybersecurity Ventures and Verizon have verified that cybercrime will have cost $6 trillion in worldwide damages by 2021 and that, while large enterprises are…
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Thinking Beyond the Traditional LMS

A Learning Management System (LMS) is an integral part of any enterprise business. Not only does it allow you to host learning content, but you can also track the progress and related performance of each of your learners. While a necessary tool, the LMS doesn’t encompass everything needed to ensure a full and impactful learning…
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What Is the Difference Between Hybrid and Blended Learning?

Years ago, learning was consigned to the classroom. Students sat down, took notes, interacted with the instructor, discussed with peers, and finished tests in a physical location. While many thrived under this setup, not everyone prefers this type of learning. The same principle applies to training in a B2B setting. We live in a world…
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Moving on from Ravello: Does your training look like an over-edited Tinder selfie?

Breakups are hard – Dealing with Ravello end of life Ever been in a relationship that wasn’t really working but you were too afraid or comfortable to end it? Then that significant other dumps you and you realize it was really for the best and long overdue? Okay, maybe it’s just us. Still, as we’ve…
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How to Set Up an Online Virtual Classroom in 3 Easy Steps

This post was originally published on February 7, 2016 and updated November 21, 2019. Create a Virtual Training Environment that is Identical to the Best Local Classroom Experience Anyone involved in training knows full well the benefits of giving instructions remotely. The tool that often comes to mind for organizing online classes is web conferencing. At…
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Workforce Watch: Lowering Employee Cyber Risk During the Online Holiday Shopping Season

Cyber Monday is rapidly approaching and that means employee shopping online at work and with company devices will increase dramatically. It’s a spree that’ll continue throughout the holiday season, in fact, a 2018 survey by Robert Half Technology found nearly two-thirds of professionals planned to do so, more than one-third saying they’d be “workshopping” at…
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Webinar Recap: Software Training Made Easy with Seamless Integration – The Tufin Story

Does your training solution already have an LMS and virtual labs integrated into your tech stack that offers a seamless user experience for trainers and learners? If the answer is no, you’re in for a treat. We are excited to share this webinar and the amazing work done by Viggy Book, director of training and…
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Back to (Virtual) School: 5 Tips to Overcome Employee Training Challenges

While we usually think of fall as the time children return to school, it’s also perfect for recommitting ourselves to workplace learning. Regular training can help any employee perform at peak efficiency and develop new skills, keeping them satisfied and ready to tackle new tasks. But much like children and homework, knowing something is good…
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Cybersecurity Virtual Training Benefits with Hands-On Labs

Technology, and especially the internet, is an essential tool for modern businesses. Any experienced executive or manager knows that you cannot avoid online tools if you want to remain competitive. All the best software options are now available online in web app form. Physical software is a thing of the past, and even giants like…
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5 training articles we’re falling hard for this autumn season

You had the summer to relax, catch up on your training industry reading, and hopefully finalize the rest of your 2019 planning. And now, fall is here. The smell of pumpkin spiced lattes (#PSLs) are filling up the office conference rooms faster than the leaf toss photos hitting your Instagram feed. For training and learning…
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