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Skillsoft Introduces New IT and Desktop Video Collections

New videos cover nearly 1,000 topics and can be accessed on mobile devices, adding even more value and flexibility to Skillsoft's learning content

NASHUA, N.H.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--In response to customer and market needs for shorter, easy-to-access, video content, Skillsoft today introduced two new collections of on-demand IT and desktop performance support videos. The Skillsoft IT and Desktop Videos are captivating, 3-5 minutes of targeted learning experiences, covering a variety of desktop and IT topics. The videos, which complement other Skillsoft content and are available on SkillportŪ, Skillsoft's Learning Management System, highlight specific tasks and features, and cover nearly 1,000 topics. In order to support busy professionals, Skillsoft has made the videos so that they are available on mobile devices, including tablets and smartphones. The new collections of videos are a part of Skillsoft's cloud based learning solutions. Skillsoft is a pioneer in the field of learning with a long history of innovation and delivering solutions for its customers worldwide, ranging from global enterprises, government, and education to mid-sized and small businesses.

"The new Skillsoft IT and Desktop Videos were created to give professionals the support they need to perform their jobs effectively," said Priti Shah, Skillsoft Director of Product Management. "The videos are short in length and easy-to-access so professionals can get the information they need, when and where they need it, to help solve a problem or complete an important task. The videos are a great resource for organizations to quickly address skill gaps, and improve the productivity of their teams."

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The Skillsoft IT and Desktop Videos are the latest additions to Skillsoft's dynamic portfolio of video based learning assets. Skillsoft has been incorporating video into its learning solutions since 2006, initially with the introduction of its media-rich Business Impact and Challenge series products, and most recently with the addition of video in hundreds of its Business Skills courses. Skillsoft also offers over 2000 videos as part of its Leadership Development Channel and 50 Lessons featuring world renowned business and global thought leaders.

Skillsoft introduced 75 videos in September, which address Microsoft Office applications and mobile application development. Additional videos will be made available with a total of nearly 1000 videos released by the end of January. Topics will include: desktop applications, design & media applications, programming & web development and other IT topics such as security, virtualization and cloud technology.

For more information on Skillsoft's new video collections, please visit http://www.skillsoft.com/infocenter/brochures/documents/Skillsoft_IT_and_Desktop_video_Data.pdf

To sample a Skillsoft IT Video, please visit http://youtu.be/b9n_T4yGUdg. To sample a Skillsoft Desktop Video, please visit http://youtu.be/tbq_LXRPaXI.

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, 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.

Skillsoft courseware content described herein is for information purposes only and is subject to change without notice. Skillsoft has no obligation or commitment to develop or deliver any future release, upgrade, feature, enhancement or function described in this press release except as specifically set forth in a written agreement.

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