Press Release: February 25, 2019
O’Reilly Arms US Department of Defense with Immediate Access to Personalized Learning
O’Reilly Learning Platform Provides Industry-Leading Learning Resources to Train Active and Retired DoD Personnel
Boston, MA—O’Reilly, the premier source for insight-driven learning on technology and business, today announced that the US Department of Defense (DoD) has transitioned its user base of active and retired military personnel and families to the latest version of the company’s industry-leading learning platform. O’Reilly provides the DoD with access to best-in-class learning resources to help develop and enhance skills in information technology (IT), business, career development, personal finance and more.
Following the transition, all users will have access to O’Reilly through the web and a mobile application, where they will find new and updated modalities including Interactive Online Tutorials, live online training courses, case studies and in-depth learning content, delivered through a personalized, modern interface. Resource topic categories include technical (IT development, IT security, artificial intelligence, and more), creative (desktop publishing, web development, digital photography and more), business (supervising, hiring and recruitment and finance), and personal and professional development (personal finance, managing stress, parenting and cooking).
“It’s our honor to provide all active and retired personnel of the US Department of Defense and their families with the most updated learning resources available,” said Denise Kiley, vice president, Government Sales, O’Reilly. “As the demand for new skills on the job and in daily life continues to increase, O’Reilly is proud to provide the tools these brave men and women, and the people who support them, need to stay ahead of the curve.”
Formerly known as Safari Books Online, O’Reilly’s online learning platform is rich in exclusive content on today’s most important business and technology topics, offered in a variety of formats. The latest update for DoD users is made possible through the branch library network and funded by the DoD’s Morale, Welfare and Recreation arm. Active and retired personnel of any military branch and their families, along with certain DOD employees and contractors, can gain access by visiting an Installation library or accessing the library and resources page on their military branch library service portals.