Skillsoft Blog

Skillsoft donates 50,000 meals to Feeding Children Everywhere

Here at Skillsoft, we thrive on the opportunity to mix teamwork and fun – an environment that our employees were able to experience through our latest philanthropic effort this month.

As part of our global sales meeting in Orlando, Fla., our team worked together to package 50,000 meals to be donated to Feeding Children Everywhere, a social charity that empowers and mobilizes people to assemble healthy meals for hungry children.Read more

String of industry awards cements Skillsoft as a learning industry leader

We are happy to share that TrainingIndustry.com named Skillsoft to its 2013 “Top Leadership Training Companies” list this month! This acknowledgment builds on a year in which Skillsoft was recognized for excellence with 12 industry awards, covering the company’s market-leading learning assets, delivery technology, customer successes and exceptional end-user engagement.Read more

Mobile learning: Increased personalization?

I was amazed this morning as I watched my 5-year old daughter use my smartphone. She happily sat down, played a math game and when she was done, found a video to watch. I’ve had conversations with colleagues and friends, marveling about how our children would rather watch a video on a smartphone screen than on the big screen.Read more

Are you ready for web standards in advertising?

If you’re a front-end developer or web designer, you know the importance of web standards. They set a baseline for functionality and aesthetic that can be achieved within our browsers regardless of vendor and operating system (OS). But what does this mean for online advertising?Read more

Skillsoft Helps Security Professionals Prepare for EC-Council’s Certified Ethical Hacker Exam

We are excited to announce a new agreement with the EC-Council, which provides endorsement of our information security training via online technical courses. The EC-Council, one of the world’s largest certification bodies for information security professionals, has reviewed and endorsed our Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) courseware as meeting the exam objectives set forth in the EC-Council’s CEH exam.Read more

Skillsoft broadens video-based learning offering with new IT and desktop video content

We are excited to announce an expansion to our video-based learning solutions with new content for our IT and Desktop Video collections, which cover popular and emerging technology topics. The 3-5 minute performance support videos deliver targeted learning to individuals, allowing them to quickly learn about a wide range of subjects including Android and iOS mobile application development, cloud computing, cybersecurity, virtualization, HTML 5, Windows 8 and Microsoft Office 2013 applications.Read more