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Is Brexit the New GDPR? Preparing for Brexit and Data Privacy Concerns

No one can forget the whirlwind of panic in the run-up to the GDPR deadline. Watching the world’s largest organisations scrambling to ensure their data and processes complied was fascinating. However, what about compliance standards now? In the first half of 2019, there were reports of over 4,056 data security incidents.Read more

National Online Learning Day: Time to Revisit Your Career Goals?

National Online Learning Day: Time to Revisit Your Career Goals?

It happened again this year, just like every other year. As summer faded into fall, carefree weekends spent relaxing at the pool were quickly replaced by frenzied weeks bursting with appointments and commitments. Although I desperately tried to cling to the undeniable leisure of August, I knew that a more serious September would inevitably arrive.Read more

Start Your Career in Cybersecurity Today

Start Your Career in Cybersecurity Today

Last year, Cybersecurity Ventures predicted that by 2021, cybercrime would cost $6 trillion annually. As the threat landscape continues to evolve, and the volume of cyberattacks rises, now is the perfect time to begin working in cybersecurity.Read more

Latest News Regarding State Harassment Training Requirements

California recently enacted Senate Bill 778 which extends the deadline for employers to provide anti-harassment training for non-supervisory employees from January 1, 2020, to January 1, 2021 Important Update to Harassment Training Requirements in California

In response to the significant confusion about the timing of California’s expanded sexual harassment training requirements in Senate Bill 1343, the state recently enacted Senate Bill 778Read more

10 Critical Competencies to Master for Human-Centric Design

10 Critical Competencies to Master for Human-centric Design

Innovation is a necessary core competency for all organizations in the digital economy, and it is often the ability to innovate, which enables a sustained competitive advantage. Design thinking is a customer-focused, iterative approach to business practices that can solve common problems for organizations and their customers in more innovative ways.Read more

Technology and Developer Courses: August Release Summary

Technology and Developer Courses: August Release Summary

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 product development 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

Skillsoft Expands Percipio Capabilities with Rustici Software

Skillsoft Expands Percipio Capabilities with Rustici Software

In any discussion around learning and development, a common thread is the challenge of creating and delivering the kind and variety of learning assets that users want. Most organizations endeavor to address this obstacle by offering their learners a broad range of resources – off-the-shelf, third-party, and internally produced material.Read more

Making Learning Accessible with the Percipio Learning Experience Platform

 

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Supporting accessibility is a key design aspect of Percipio, Skillsoft’s award-winning learning experience platform (LXP). Recently, we published Percipio’s voluntary product accessibility template (VPAT). It marks a key milestone in the ongoing development of the LXP as an engaging, inclusive content management system.Read more

AI Made Easy with Azure Cognitive Services

AI Made Easy with Azure Cognitive Services

Whether we realize it or not, machine learning (ML) and artificial intelligence (AI) are touching lives every day. Credit-card companies use ML/AI models to check for fraud in real-time; retailers use them to entice customers with additional purchases, and linguists use them to translate speech.Read more

Is Your Driver Safety Training Program Missing the Human Touch?

Is Your Driver Training Program Missing the Human Touch?

Fleet managers and safety managers have more information and tools to identify driver risk than ever before. Thanks to advanced analytic tools, managers can identify driving risks quickly and with incredible accuracy. However, finding practical ways to mitigate those risks is still very much a human problem.Read more