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ASTD is now ATD

ASTD embraces change and is now ATD The American Society of Training and Development president and CEO Tony Bingham made a major announcement at the 2014 ASTD International Conference. ASTD changed its name and is now ATD which stands for Association for Talent Development.

Here’s the new logo and color... Adds IBM Training Categories has expanded its IT training resources to include IBM Training.

IBM continues to be one of the largest and most recognizable IT brands in the world.  Therefore, proper training in IBM software and hardware remains an important necessity in the IT industry. is now a premiere, one-stop resource...’s Business and Technology Takes Another Giant Leap

"This is a long time coming," said CEO Jeremy Tillman shortly after the first day of business at the company’s new headquarters in McKinney, Texas.  The move was one of two major developments in Q4 for the web’s largest training marketplace.

TrainUp McKinney Headquarters


TrainUp also hired Russ... Launches Training Insights Blog has launched a new training blog as part of its continued effort to be a career development resource for professionals and organizations.  The Training Insights Blog will feature important articles on topics that are as diverse as the services that TrainUp provides.

Readers will find a variety of relevant...

Microsoft Excel is not your enemy

Many businesses use Microsoft Office as their primary productivity software. Most employees receive basic Microsoft Office training while they're in school, so companies don't have to teach workers how to use the applications. Unfortunately, some people prefer to stay away from Excel. The software is extremely convenient for data...

Redeem Microsoft SATV Training Vouchers at TrainUp has made it easy for all SATV eligible customers to redeem software assurance training vouchers by partnering with Microsoft Learning to provide access to our robust network of Microsoft Gold Learning Certified Partners for Learning Solutions CPLS.

To find out which courses are eligible for SATV redemption, simply start...

TrainUp Goes Social and Hires Scott Murray has recently launched our Facebook, Twitter (@trainuptweets) and Pinterest pages with Linkedin and Google+ pages in development. 

However, this isn't just another move to simply promote our brand through social media.  Instead, will also offer businesses and individuals...

TrainUp Names Ben Posey as Chief Operating Officer

TrainUp Names Ben Posey as Chief Operating Officer

Ben Posey brings over 15 years of sales, operations and business development experience

Plano, TX - October 18, 2012 -, the web’s largest training marketplace, has announced the hiring of Ben Posey as Chief Operating Officer.  Mr. Posey will oversee the management... Enhances User Experience

Upgraded, faster portal addresses training industry’s needs

PLANO, Tex. (Aug. 14, 2012) –, the web’s largest training marketplace, today launched advanced search features, more intuitive navigation and streamlined registration within its web portal ( These latest enhancements in the site’s evolution reflect the company’s on-going commitment...

Microsoft to release SQL Server 2012 soon

Microsoft's SQL Server 2012 recently entered the Release Candidate stage of development, the last step before becoming publicly available. This will the first major release of the database software since April 2010, when SQL Server 2008 R2 was released. While the software giant has yet to announce a release date,...

IT salaries on the up and up

Skilled workers in the information technology industry have continued to find success and growing salaries during the last few years, according to a recent Dice study.

The staffing website noted that IT professional average annual salaries jumped from $79,384 in 2010 to $81,327 in early 2012, a growth of...

Agile development catching the attention of IT hiring managers

Chief information officers across the board will be on the lookout for those with agile certification training, according to a recent TechTarget report.

Citing the creation of the new PMI Agile Certified Practitioner certification, TechTarget contributor and industry expert Joseph Flahiff explained that more CIOs, IT managers and HR professionals...

On-site Training vs Off-Site Training

Particularly as technology advances and communication becomes easier and more nuanced, the opportunities for employee training are growing exponentially. Options like phone conferencing and paper manuals have morphed into highly adaptable video conferencing and interactive online training programs.

Communications skills coach Carmine Gallo wrote for Bloomberg Businessweek that the...

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