Skillsoft Blog

Middle management – where learning starts, stops, succeeds and fails

By Glenn Nott, VP and Managing Director, Asia Pacific, Skillsoft

Having been involved in the Learning & Development (L&D) profession for over two decades I have witnessed many “hot” management trends, read countless books on management theory, and seen more and more attention drawn towards the need for managers to become leaders within their organizations.Read more

Transforming culture by leading with innovation and fostering creativity

We’re pleased to bring you a guest post from our 2012 Skillsoft Perspectives Australia keynote speaker, Sue Langley, CEO, Emotional Intelligence Worldwide.

By Sue Langley

I have delivered dozens of speeches in my 20-year career, and still develop tingles of anticipation when I present to a group of individuals who are clearly hungry for knowledge and innovative ideas in 21st century business and personal growth.Read more

Expanding leadership and learning around the clock

Skillsoft customer the Odawa Casino Resort needed to ensure that learning opportunities were available to all employees, not simply those who worked first shift. Odawa also wanted to support performance management through relevant learning options. To fulfill that need, Odawa Casino chose a Skillsoft Select package containing a blend of courses on leadership development, performance management, communication skills, customer service and more.Read more

Designing Skillport® 8: notes from the trenches

By Stephanie Pyle

At the 2012 Skillsoft Perspectives conference, we unveiled an advanced look at our upcoming Skillport® 8 release. Skillport 8 brings together all formats of learning content, integrating books, courses and videos in the same library, giving the user a single, seamless experience.Read more

2012 Skillsoft Perspectives Australia keynote and speakers announced

Justina Phoon is Skillsoft’s Asia Pacific Marketing Communications Manager. She will be sharing updates on 2012 Skillsoft Perspectives Australia throughout the next few months. Stay tuned!

By Justina Phoon

Our annual Perspectives Australia event in Sydney will happen in just about six weeks, but there’s nothing typical about this year’s event!Read more

Scottsdale – Phoenix area user group

Skillsoft recently hosted an in-person user group in the Scottsdale – Phoenix area. Eighteen customers attended, enjoying a breakfast and the opportunity to network with their peers.

Skillsoft customer, SRP discussed where they were in the past, where they are now and where they would like to be. Read more