Skillsoft Blog

Latest Aberdeen Report on Social Learning Available

By Pam Boiros

As you’ve read in a variety of previous posts, we’ve been writing about social learning in general and SkillSoft inGenius on Books24x7, our digital books product, specifically.  The Aberdeen Group just published a Research Brief entitled “SkillSoft inGenius™: A Strategic Response to the Future of Learning”. Read more

On the Road to Mobile Learning

By Jim Zimmermann

When I’m working on the AnalystPerspectives Weekly Scan Newsletter, I can’t help but notice how much attention the analyst community is paying to mobile devices such as smartphones, tablets, netbooks and e-book readers.  Analysts see these devices radically changing the enterprise and how employees conduct business. Read more

Innovations in Learning: e Learning Comes of Age at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

We are pleased to bring you the first of a new series of guest blog posts written by the winners of our 2010 Innovations in Learning Awards.  We recognized these customers in an award ceremony on May 19, 2010 at our Perspectives conference. Read more

8 Keys to Success for Lifelong Learning

By Tim Hildreth

Graduation season is always a vibrant time of year. 


If today’s students are anything like the ones I graduated with 20 years ago, then many of those graduating this year think of graduation as an ending — to papers, to exams, and to studying.Read more

The 5 C’s of Social Learning

By John Ambrose


In a just published report on leveraging social technologies for learning, Josh Bersin & Associates makes the case that the big win here is putting “we” into learning. By that, they mean that social technologies can help us transform e-learning from a largely solitary virtual classroom experience to a communal journey where users can learn from one another as they progress through the subject matter.Read more

EchoLeaders and Intentionomics: How Our Intention is Echoed Back to Us

By Shawn Hunter

I had a conversation recently with David Penglase, a fantastic speaker, writer and entrepreneur based in Sydney. He introduced the phrase Intentionomics to describe how our intent drives all results in life interactions. Our customers, colleagues, (certainly our children) and pretty much everyone we interact with have keen detectors of our intent.Read more

My Perspective on Perspectives

By Julie Ogilvie

This year’s Perspectives e learning conference was one of the best, according to many of the attendees (and not just the ones from SkillSoft).  The keynote speakers were sparkling, the customer presentations insightful and the Polynesian dancers positively hula-riffic. Read more

Social Is Where Knowledge Goes to Thrive

By John Ambrose


In my keynote at the kickoff to SkillSoft’s Perspectives e learning conference, I described one of the key reasons that social technologies are so crucial in this new decade and why they are definitely not a “fad.”


Social technologies (like Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, etc) provide a platform for collaboration, not merely a channel for collaboration.  Read more