Blockchain, a mechanism for storing data in a form that is encrypted and distributed across multiple machines, is the current hot ticket item and is everywhere. The main reason for this popularity is that once you write data to a blockchain, it is impossible to tamper with it.Read more
Despite the near-constant barrage of reports about the risks of non-compliance or the latest GDPR breaches and fines, the data tells us that UK companies are struggling to achieve complete compliance. A 2018 Baker McKenzie survey of over 500 companies found that 52% of large UK corporates have unresolved compliance issues yet to be discovered by a regulator.Read more
Increasing at a compound annual growth rate of 42%, the global machine learning (ML) industry, will be worth a phenomenal $9 billion towards the end of 2022. Despite this figure, there are many cases of failure to deploy a reliable artificial intelligence (AI) product or service. Read more
We all watched in horror and disbelief as smoke billowed from a burning Notre-Dame. It was a stark reminder of the vulnerability of buildings, even those that have withstood countless attacks and bombings. It is also a reminder to all that nothing is permanent, and although the French firefighters managed to save the main bell towers and outer walls of the cathedral, this is not always the case.Read more
As I blogged about previously, Chris Sly, Solution Principal for Technology & Developer and Transformation, at Skillsoft in EMEA, and I, are now participating in a new podcast series hosted by James Hilliard. For our first recording, we offered practical advice and tips on building successful teams in the digital workplace.Read more
For companies to keep systems running, evolving, and adapting to drive continual adaptability, 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
The rapid advancements in technology have introduced many types of physical robotic systems in the workplace. Industrial robots now paint, weld, push, pull, lift and assemble products, while collaborative robots, since they have one or more mechanical arms, provide workers with an extra set of hands.Read more
All professions come with a unique set of challenges; learning and development is no different. Throw a random selection of global learning and development leaders into a room, and regardless of industry, region or demographic, everyone present will agree their biggest problem is getting employees to find the time to avail of the learning opportunities they have so painstakingly developed and implemented.Read more
A guest blog post from Michael Shannon, senior technical instructor and content developer at Skillsoft specializing in all things ITIL, cloud, and security.
ITIL® 4 represents a massive paradigm shift in the information technology service management (ITSM) framework.Read more
Organizations today need to adapt to highly volatile changes in technology to keep pace with the competition in their industry. However, a lack of tech talent often holds them back. Today, nearly 60% of employers have job openings that stay vacant for three months or more.Read more