In addition to blogging about compliance and environmental health and safety, my colleague John Arendes, Skillsoft’s Vice President and GM of Global Compliance Solutions, and I are regular contributors to many industry periodicals and magazines. Here’s a selection of our most recent contributions, all of which provide useful and practical advice as organizations work to promote a safe and ethical workplace.Read more
Considering the rising demand for service quality, cost efficiency, and production agility, it is hardly a surprise that the IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL), a framework of best practices for delivering IT services, is hugely popular.ITIL and business transformation
Conceived during the 1980s, the ITIL® framework is a powerful catalyst for service improvement, which is why so many organizations turn to it, and its underpinning philosophy of IT management.Read more
For companies to keep systems running, evolving, and adapting, employees need to grow their expertise continually. That requires access to state-of-the-art multi-modal learning content.
Skillsoft’s developer teams are hard at work, delivering courses into our learning platforms around key topic areas that allow organizations to keep pace with technology, improve architecture, and strengthen client experiences.Read more
Chris Sly, Solution Principal for Technology & Developer and Transformation, at Skillsoft in EMEA, and I, recently began a new podcast series hosted by James Hilliard. It’s a great opportunity for Chris and me to work together and share our different perspectives and experiences, given that my background is working to assist organizations through cultural transformations and Chris operates in the technology realm. Read more
Summer doesn’t officially begin until June 21. However, from Alaska to Alabama and locations throughout the US and Canada record high temperatures have already been recorded this year. Now is an excellent time to think about how to keep employees safe from heat stress and help them recognize the hazards of working in extreme temperatures.Read more
Effective business analysis offers enormous value to an organization, from better decision-making to smoother implementation of initiatives. Given the significant changes taking place throughout the business world, it is hardly surprising that the role of the business analyst (BA) is also changing in response to the digital business imperative.Read more
Technology buzzwords and trends emerge and multiply with a frequency that is equal parts exhilarating and confusing.
This constant state of flux makes it hard to decide which hot technology to learn about or which skill to acquire.Read more
I just read an interesting article by Michael J. O’Brien from Human Resource Executive, with observations from John Arendes, Vice President and General Manager of Global Compliance at Skillsoft. The article asks the question, “Will Sephora’s One-Hour Diversity Training Pay Off?”
The article offers a commentary on Sephora’s decision to close all of its stores so that its 16,000 employees can undergo a 1-hour diversity-training workshop.Read more