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Corporate Crisis Preparedness: Critical Focus Areas

A recent study by PwC found that when it comes to crisis management, nearly 7 in 10 (69%) leaders have experienced at least one corporate crisis in the last five years. Chances are you too will face a crisis, but you don’t have to go it alone.Read more

Introducing Toolkit Courses for Leadership Development

 

The innovative Skillsoft Leadership Development Program powered by MIT Sloan Management Review is designed to deliver leadership training focused on essential modern competencies, informed by a scientific understanding of how adults learn best for improved performance.Read more

Skillsoft Adds New Speakers to its Repertoire of Leadership and Business Experts

Skillsoft adds new speakers to its repertoire of leadership and business experts

Skillsoft Expert Insights and Leadership Insights courses deliver short, highly actionable videos from today’s most acclaimed experts, to enable learners at all levels of an organization to improve their effectiveness. Expert Insights videos are leveraged by the Skillsoft learner audience, which exceeds 1.25 million executives and professionals in Fortune 1000 companies and smaller organizations across the globe.Read more

4 Courses to Learn How to Optimize Dark Data with Python

 

 

4 Courses to Learn How to Optimize Dark Data with Python

Increasingly, organizations are turning their attention to “dark data”. But what exactly is dark data?

According to Gartner, it is

“..the information assets organizations collect, process and store during regular business activities, but generally fail to use for other purposes (for example, analytics, business relationships and direct monetizing).Read more

Skillsoft and goFLUENT New Partnership: Giving Employees Expert Language Learning

Skillsoft and goFLUENT New Partnership: Giving Employees Expert Language Learning

As business becomes increasingly global, so too is the necessity for companies to ensure employees can communicate with each other and, importantly, with customers.

Consider the following data :

  • English is the first language of less than 5% of the world’s population yet relied upon as the ‘lingua franca’ of business
  • Spanish, spoken by over 570 million native speakers, is also the primary language of more than 20 countries
  • There are over 1.05 billion native Mandarin speakers.Read more

Going to LEARNTEC 2020? Make Sure You Stop by the Skillsoft Booth

It’s all happening this week at LEARNTEC, Europe’s largest event for digital education in schools, universities and professional life. The setting is the exhibition center in Karlsruhe, Germany, and not only will there be presentations from leading educators and industry game-changers, but there will also be over 300 exhibitors from 14 countries.Read more

The Skillsoft Live Events 2020 Lineup is Here

 

In a previous blog post, I talked about Skillsoft Live Events, a jewel in Skillsoft’s crown. These 60-minute webcasts are an extraordinary resource. Each event is comprised of a 45-minute keynote presentation followed by a 15-minute Q&A.Read more

How to Leverage Compliance Training to Resolve Litigation and Investigations

How to Leverage Compliance Training to Resolve Litigation and Investigations

On the blog today, we are delighted to have two new guest authors – Beth Teixeira and Ray Williams. Beth is the Director of Learning and Development and Ray is the VP of Compliance, at Comscore, a global leader in planning, transacting, and evaluating media across digital platforms.   Read more