Aware that not everyone made it to Perspectives, our annual user conference, we selected four customer-led presentations and made them available for everyone. These complimentary webinars are packed with new strategies for developing talent, navigating organizational change and designing personalized dashboards.Read more
“So many books. So little time.” –Frank Zappa
Time is a precious commodity. Allocating time from a hectic workday to learn is a challenge and why Josh Bersin believes that successful learning programs enable Learning in the Flow of Work®.Read more
I’m currently reading Dr. Carol S. Dweck’s bestseller Mindset: Changing the way you think to fulfill your potential. Full of fascinating insights into success and achievement, Dweck lays bare what differentiates those with a growth mindset who attain their goals versus those, with a fixed mindset, who aspire to but never quite reach their objectives.Read more
In August 2017, Skillsoft and Accenture kicked off a sponsored neuroscience research initiative with The Massachusetts Institute of Technology. The goal of this research is to scientifically validate which instructional design methodologies have the greatest impact on the effectiveness of video-based instruction.Read more
Organizations often publicly state their goals to both optimize and transform their business models using digital technologies and approaches. However, more often than not, progress toward realizing these ambitions is paltry. Few organizations have successfully scaled their digital initiatives beyond experimentation and piloting.Read more
We’ve all heard the shocking statistics – one Oxford report suggested that 47% of jobs in the U.S. are under threat of automation in the next two decades. A 2017 McKinsey Global Institute report estimates that automation and other technology could result in between 400 and 800 million people losing their jobs to machines and that globally, up to 375 million workers may need to switch job titles.Read more
July 25 is National Hire a Veteran Day.
Hire our Heroes, a non-profit organization founded and operated by veterans for veterans, established the day to draw attention to the enormous benefits a veteran can bring to the workplace.Read more
Have you ever wondered why Alexa was the name chosen by Amazon?
Why not a genderless name like Alex or Ali?
All four of the major AI assistants—Alexa, Apple’s Siri, Google Assistant, and Microsoft’s Cortana—speak by default with a female voice.Read more
Setting the scene
Before I talk about my recent trip to Infosecurity Europe (Infosec), Europe’s largest and most comprehensive conference with over 400 exhibitors and attended by more than 19,500 information security professionals, I want to first take a little trip down memory lane.Read more
IT 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