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SkillSoft Announces 2012 SkillSoft Perspectives Innovation in Learning Awards

U.S. Army, Progressive Insurance, Stanley Black & Decker, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Suncorp, The Economical Insurance Group, TELUS, OpenText and Carrington Holding Company Recognized for Innovation & Learning Success

ORLANDO, Fla. & NASHUA, N.H.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--SkillSoft today announced the winners of its 2012 SkillSoft Perspectives Innovation in Learning Awards at its annual user conference being held this week in Orlando, FL. The winners, which include the U.S. Army, Progressive Insurance, Stanley Black & Decker and others, demonstrate how SkillSoft's learning solutions are enabling organizations to improve their performance through a diverse set of innovative learning programs. SkillSoft is a pioneer in the field of learning with a long history of innovation, and provides cloud-based learning solutions for its customers worldwide, ranging from global enterprises, government, and education to mid-sized and small businesses. The 2012 SkillSoft Perspectives User Conference is a live and interactive forum for SkillSoft customers to gather and discuss innovations in the learning industry.

The awards were judged by an independent panel of industry experts, including Mollie Lombardi of Aberdeen Group, Cushing Anderson of IDC, Jeanne Meister of FutureWorkplace.com, Debbie Bolla of HRO Today, Bill Brandon of Learning Solutions Magazine, Andrew McIlvaine of Human Resource Executive, Susan Nash of eLearning Queen, Lance Haun of Your HR Guy and Life Between the Brackets, and Mike Prokopeak of Human Capital Media.

The 2012 SkillSoft Perspectives User Conference brings together over 1000 attendees from a variety of business, governmental and educational entities to network and discuss how to link learning to business goals. SkillSoft annually honors several notable companies for their significant achievements in learning, recognizing innovative ideas and inspiring leaders who are helping to transform the learning landscape.

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"We are proud to work with this impressive group of organizations and individuals who strive to fully incorporate learning into their businesses and everyday life," said John Ambrose, senior vice president, strategy, corporate development and emerging business, SkillSoft. "We look forward to seeing where they take learning next, as they are constantly improving and transforming the traditional approach to talent management, employee training and leadership development."

The 2012 SkillSoft Perspectives awards categories and winners are:

For more information on the 2012 SkillSoft Perspectives Innovations Award winners please visit http://perspectives.skillsoft.com/2012/index.asp?id=awardsoverview.

About SkillSoft

SkillSoft is a pioneer in the field of learning with a long history of innovation. SkillSoft provides cloud based learning solutions for its customers worldwide, ranging from global enterprises, government, and education to mid-sized and small businesses. SkillSoft's customer support teams draw on a wealth of in-house experience and a comprehensive learning e-library to develop off-the-shelf and custom learning programs tailored to cost-effectively meet customer needs. SkillSoft's courses, books and videos have been developed by industry leading learning experts to ensure that they maximize business skills, and performance, and talent development.

SkillSoft currently serves over 5,000 customers and more than 13,000,000 learners around the world. SkillSoft is on the web at www.skillsoft.com.

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