Virtual Labs & LMS Integration: The Good, the Bad, and the Why

Training is a vital part of the work experience and something that many companies still struggle with. Thanks to the mass adoption of cloud technology, some companies have realized the advantages of training partners and customers, as well as employees, through virtual labs with learning management system (LMS) integration, which combine the rigor and engagement…
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Webinar Recap: Delivering Effective (Virtual) Training for the Modern Learner

Have you ever asked yourself the following questions: What are the modern learner’s preferences? How do I deliver them the most engaging content? Is knowledge retention of my classes below par? Am I using the best technology to streamline the virtual training? These are some of the questions we tackled in our recent webinar “Learning…
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7 IT Training Easter Eggs You Don’t Want to Miss

Have you ever seen an Alfred Hitchcock movie and thought you saw Hitchcock himself on screen? You weren’t hallucinating. Hitchcock made small cameos in 39 out of his 52 films – little hidden gifts for his viewers, known as Easter eggs. And Hitchcock isn’t the only one who’s done it. Hiding Easter eggs (often messages…
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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 Faced with limiting and outdated IT infrastructure to run his training department, Vincent knew…
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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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7 Tips for Virtual IT Training Success from Influencers in 2019

Successful Executives Share Their Most Poignant Pieces of Advice in CloudShare’s Newest Guide We want 2019 to be training managers’ best year ever. If you’ve been reading the blog over the past few months, you know we’ve cleaned out our metaphorical training refrigerator. We’ve given thanks for the ROI corporate training provides. We’ve explored how to address multigenerational and…
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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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