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SkillSoft Wins ‘Best IT Content' and ‘Best Social Learning Tool

Elearning! Magazine Readers Name SkillSoft a Top eLearning Provider for the Seventh Consecutive Year

6 October 2011

SkillSoft, a leading SaaS provider of e-learning and performance support solutions announced that Elearning! Magazine has recognised the company with two distinguished awards based on reader votes.  Named the ‘Best IT Content' provider for its expansive SkillChoice IT offering, SkillSoft was also recognised as a top provider in the ‘Best Social Learning Tool' category for inGenius.

SkillSoft received Awards of Excellence in five categories, more than any other e-learning organisation, affirming SkillSoft as an industry leader that understands the learning challenges confronting organisations today while providing top-rated solutions to meet these needs.

Categories in which SkillSoft was honoured include:

The 2011 awards mark the seventh consecutive year that SkillSoft has been named a Best of Elearning! Award honouree.

Additionally, SkillSoft is being recognised for the fourth year in a row as an honouree in the ‘Best IT Content' category.

"It is always a great honour to be nominated for a Best of Elearning! Award, so to be nominated for five awards for a second year in a row demonstrates our continued commitment to delivering high-quality, innovative solutions to our customers," said SkillSoft Vice President and Managing Director, Asia Pacific, Glenn Nott.

"We strive to provide a comprehensive, effective collection of workforce development assets across a variety of verticals and are delighted to be recognised again for our accomplishments."

SkillSoft's SkillChoice IT is part of the SkillChoice platform that is designed to offer a vast array of learning options with instant access to thousands of learning assets. SkillChoice IT offers thousands of hours of course instruction and simulated practice in multiple solution areas.

It also offers thousands of online books through SkillSoft's ITPro Collection as well as online mentoring and practice certification exams for leading IT certification assessments. SkillChoice IT also incorporates SkillSoft's award-winning SkillPort and inGenius platforms for a comprehensive learning management and social learning solution.  

SkillSoft's inGenius solution enables social learning by extending the value of expert information and infusing it with the knowledge and expertise of an organization's own employees. inGenius is built upon a secure, trusted SkillSoft platform that draws upon SkillSoft's award-winning content, including Books24x7 On Demand content collections containing more than 30,000 titles – digital books from leading publishers, analyst research reports, and white papers – as well as over 2,000 videos of leading thought leaders and practitioners.

Award winners are chosen by readers nominating products and solutions via online balloting from Elearning! Magazine.

This year, Elearning! Magazine received approximately 1750 nominations, consistent with last year's program, making each category very competitive. The November issues of Elearning! Magazine and Government Elearning! Magazinewill also highlight SkillSoft's wins.

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