Blogs

Learn on Demand Systems Takes Action to Reduce Its Carbon Footprint

Learn on Demand Systems, a global leader in hands-on learning, announced that it has taken steps to reduce its impact on the environment.

For Learn on Demand Systems, being a technology company with data centers located around the world means leaving an energy footprint. While the company’s entirely remote workforce means reduced emissions from fewer employee commutes, and its virtual employee meetings and online lab delivery mean less air travel, the company wanted to do more to reduce its impact on the environment.

Working with sustainability company Terrapass, Learn on Demand Systems purchased credits to […]

2019-11-13T13:47:20+00:00Blogs, Press Releases|

Could Your Organization Benefit From Using Training Keys?

Training Keys

Training Keys are designed to enhance the ability for organizations to efficiently enroll their students into both instructor-led and self-paced training. With training keys, administrators save time by enabling their students to create their own accounts which are automatically enrolled into their designated training. Training keys also serve as a simple solution for events and ensuring that only students attending class are enrolled and no-show students do not gain access.

Types of Keys

There are several different training keys that can be used within the TMS, each with their own advantages. For instructor-led classes there are class enrollment keys and event […]

2019-10-17T13:27:45+00:00Blogs|

Learn on Demand Systems Doubles Down on Performance-based Testing Investment

Learn on Demand Systems, the global leader in hands-on learning, has become a Cornerstone member of the Performance Testing Council, a nonprofit consortium dedicated to innovation in performance-based testing. Performance-based testing replaces traditional tests with real-word tasks performed in live environments.

Learn on Demand Systems served as an Organizational-level member of the council since May 2017. Cornerstone membership provides the highest level of sponsorship, recognition and benefits.

“Performance-based testing is crucial to ensuring that technical professionals’ training translates directly to the ability to perform actual tasks and solve real problems,” explains Learn on Demand Systems CEO Corey Hynes. “Stepping up our sponsorship […]

2019-10-16T13:30:05+00:00Blogs, Press Releases|

Learn on Demand Systems Welcomes Barry Martin as New Chief Technology Officer

As Chief Technology Officer, Barry will be responsible for the day-to-day management of development efforts, as well as making rapid improvements to the way the company releases products and features to drive adoption and awareness.

Before joining Learn on Demand Systems, he founded an IT consulting and training firm where he served as the CTO and later the CEO.  His goal has always been to provide customers with amazing service that goes above and beyond expectations, while implementing the best technology solutions to help them achieve their business goals.

“As Learn on Demand System’s grows and evolves, this brings much needed leadership […]

2019-10-02T20:00:30+00:00Blogs, Press Releases|

Reflections From a Remote Workforce

Learn on Demand Systems features an entirely remote workforce, who rely on a high degree of collaboration via some unconventional practices to achieve a high degree of teamwork, cohesiveness and performance.

They offer a stipend for phone and internet expenses as well as a double monitor set-up, so employees have a nice set-up.

Below are the responses from the team when asked, “What is one thing you probably wouldn’t be able to do if you didn’t work from home?”

Commute/Transportation

“Transportation costs. We have two vehicles, but the second is just a standby with minimal, part time vehicle insurance. If my wife and I […]

2019-09-24T21:07:55+00:00Blogs|

Learn on Demand Systems Named One of CIOReview’s 10 Most Promising Azure Solution Providers of 2019

Technology magazine CIOReview has recognized Learn on Demand Systems as one of its 10 Most Promising Microsoft Azure Solution Providers of 2019. This is in addition to being named one of the publication’s 50 Most Promising Microsoft Solution Providers of 2019. These annual listings acknowledge companies that are at the forefront of tackling customer challenges.

“We are glad to recognize Learn on Demand Systems as one of the 10 Most Promising Microsoft Azure Solution Providers – 2019,” said Justin Smith, managing editor of CIOReview. “As a Microsoft Gold Partner, the firm is redefining the education landscape by […]

2019-09-03T12:21:53+00:00Blogs, Press Releases|

Kyle Rosenthal Named as One of the Ten Microsoft Ignite Community Reporters 2019

Learn on Demand Systems Director of Business Development, Kyle Rosenthal has been named one of the ten Microsoft Ignite Community Reporters for 2019. Each year Microsoft chooses “10 dynamic and talented professionals (within and beyond the MVP/RD community) serving as Community Reporters,” a writer on the Ignite blog posts. “Leading up to Orlando, they’ll be sharing tips and tricks for navigating Microsoft Ignite (e.g., what to pack, how to prepare, etc.) and a sneak peek into what they’ll be covering on the week-long Microsoft Ignite Live stream.” 

Since he will be interviewing others during Ignite, we […]

2019-08-28T18:44:13+00:00Blogs|

Introducing Publishing Groups

What is a Publishing Group?

Publishing Groups will allow your organization to create specific catalogs of courses, as well as control the audiences accessing the catalog, including your own customers as well as other Learn on Demand Systems customers at your request.

Why use them?

Publishing Groups are designed to allow a course to belong to multiple Publishing Groups, rather than the current Content Provider which limits a course to align with only one Content Provider. Publishing Groups provide the ability to create custom catalogs of courses with different purposes and for specific audiences without the need […]

2019-08-15T18:51:47+00:00Blogs|

Learn on Demand Systems Named as a 2019 Inc. 5000 Company

Inc. magazine today revealed that Learn on Demand Systems is recognized on its annual Inc. 5000 list, the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. The list represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the American economy’s most dynamic segment—its independent small businesses. Microsoft, Dell, Domino’s Pizza, Pandora, Timberland, LinkedIn, Yelp, Zillow, and many other well-known names gained their first national exposure as honorees on the Inc. 5000.

“It’s an honor to be recognized on this distinguished list,” said Corey Hynes, CEO of Learn on Demand Systems. “We are so proud of our amazing […]

2019-08-14T12:37:08+00:00Blogs, Press Releases|

Getting Started with Linux-Based Containers for Labs

When to Choose Linux-Based Containers for Your Lab and How to Get Started

Containers are a remarkably simple way to deploy and scale applications. Container management services, such as Docker and Kubernetes, have revolutionized the way applications are built, deployed and managed.

That makes containers a natural next step to extend Learn on Demand’s expansive ecosystem of lab platform choices in Lab on Demand.

A New Fabric Choice in Lab on Demand

Adding Linux-based containers to Lab on Demand means we now offer eight fabrics on which you can build your hands-on lab:

  1. VMware for virtual machines.
  2. Hyper-V for virtual machines.
2019-07-23T16:32:40+00:00Blogs|