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SkillSoft Announces Perspectives 2011 Award Winners

U.S. Army, Cox Communications, H.J. Heinz Company, Taco Bell, American Heart Association, Farmers Insurance and MD Physician Services Recognized for Innovative Learning Efforts

NASHUA, N.H.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--SkillSoft, a leading SaaS provider of e-learning and performance support solutions for global enterprises, government, education and small to medium-sized businesses, today announced the winners of its Perspectives 2011 Industry Awards at its annual user conference being held this week in Orlando, FL. The winners, which include the U.S. Army, Cox Communications, Taco Bell, H.J. Heinz Company and others, demonstrate how SkillSoft's learning solutions are enabling organizations across a broad spectrum of industries to improve their performance through a diverse set of innovative learning programs.

The awards were judged by a panel of industry experts, including: Lorri Freifeld of Training Magazine, Cushing Anderson of IDC, Jeanne Meister of, Mollie Lombardi of Aberdeen, Paula Ketter of T&D Magazine, Bill Brandon of Learning Solutions Magazine, John Hollon of, Susan Smith-Nash of eLearning Queen, and Sally Hovis, SkillSoft's vice president of learning design.

Perspectives 2011 brings together hundreds of SkillSoft customers from a variety of business, governmental and educational entities to network and discuss how to link learning to business goals. SkillSoft annually honors several companies for their notable efforts in e-learning, recognizing innovative ideas and inspiring leaders who are helping to transform the learning landscape.

"Organizations today use e-learning in a variety of ways to address diverse business challenges," said Jerry Nine, COO of SkillSoft. "We're proud to recognize this impressive group of organizations and individuals who have harnessed the power of learning technology to deliver innovative results aligned with their business objectives."

The Perspectives 2011 Industry Awards categories and winners are:

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