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From ROI to KPIs – A Comprehensive Guide to Building a Winning Business Case for VILT

3 Steps to Win Over Your Senior Management

If you know organizational training, you know VILT is the most effective training modality around. And in order to implement virtual instructor-led training (VILT) in your organization, you first need senior management buy-in.

Topics: Training CloudShare

A 4-Tip Thanksgiving Recipe for Everything You Need in an Awesome IT Environment

Yes, it sounds strange. But, hold your horses, because this might just be the recipe you've been waiting for to make life easier for your IT.

Topics: CloudShare

Must-have metrics to evaluate sales engineers' performance

Sales engineers are a valuable asset to the sales team, no question about that. But just how valuable?

We usually use various metrics to evaluate employees and determine insightful KPIs to measure and improve performance. But when it comes to sales engineers, we often include them in the sales team category, making it difficult to analyze their individual contributions.

Topics: Demos & POCs CloudShare

SharePoint Cloud Development for Community Projects

How CloudShare has enabled me to contribute to SharePoint community projects

We are pleased to welcome long-time CloudShare client and SharePoint architect, John Calvert, as a guest contributor to our blog .

The following article is an excerpt from a post on John’s personal blog. We invite you to read the full post here.

Topics: SharePoint CloudShare

Virtual Learning - Everything You Need to Know

Research shows that online corporate learning has numerous benefitsboth tangible and intangible. Let's start with those that have a direct impact on the bottom line. Show me the money!

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Topics: Training CloudShare

7 Virtual Training Software Disasters That Should Scare You

Not terrifying ghosts nor wretched witches-

Here are 7 really spooky virtual training disasters that should scare you…

Halloween costumes can get pretty spooky these days. Especially when your own child suddenly bears a horrible resemblance to Frankenstein…

But training organizations, developers and instructors have other, far spookier things to think about- like how to make virtual training not a complete waste of everyone's time.

Because when it comes to bettering employee and organizational performance,
the stakes are high and so are the expectations from the promising virtual training technology. Not every virtual training course can deliver effective results. In fact, too many of them end in a complete disaster. The trick is learning how to avoid it-


So, to that end, here are 7 spooky virtual training disasters to avoid. Knowledge is power!

Topics: Training CloudShare

9 Tips for Sales Engineers to Master the Art of Presentations

What's the million dollar question? Well, there are a couple… but for now let's focus on one: What makes a brilliant sales engineer?

The simple answer is a combination of sales skills and technical knowledge of your product. But in fact, there's a lot more to this delicate balance than meets the eye, and a brilliant sales engineer is one who knows how to play both chords simultaneously, along with one more, often overlooked, requirement: presentation soft skills.

Topics: Demos & POCs CloudShare