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

Achieve exceptional performance with integrity and sustainability

In
today’s fiercely competitive world, it takes more than “business as
usual” to stay strong and stay ahead of the curve. It takes Triple
Crown Leadership
. Inspired by the most elusive championship in sports, the
Triple Crown of horseracing, this compelling road map is designed for leaders
at all levels, from supervisors to CEOs.Read more

Recognizing outstanding customers

By Melynda Hilliard,
Manager of Events, Skillsoft

As we prepare for 2013 Global Skillsoft Perspectives in
Orlando, Florida, the event would not be complete without recognizing our
customers for their outstanding learning programs.  The
Skillsoft Innovation Awards
honor customers in up-to 10 categories ranging
from leadership development and social collaboration to small-medium-business
and best IT.  Read more

Mobile learning: Increased personalization?

By Margot Cook,
Skillsoft Learning Strategist and Program Manager

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.Read more

Looking for a learning partner? Now what?

As you plan your
learning programs for the year, it’s important to get the most value from your
budget. It’s often a struggle to weed through the solutions available and
really understand what to look for as you make difficult decisions to enhance
your learning programs.Read more

Global Foundries gains great insight at Global Skillsoft Perspectives

Registrations are flowing in for 2013 Global Skillsoft Perspectives in Orlando, Florida, May 13-16. Don’t miss your chance to attend. Hear how a 2012 attendee benefited from last year’s conference.

 

Global Foundries: Gets best-in-class insight at Skillsoft Perspectives from Skillsoft on Vimeo.Read more

Are you ready for web standards in advertising?

We’re pleased to
bring you a guest post by John Percival, an author featured in the Skillsoft®
Books24x7® ITPro collection. John is the author of a new book, HTML5
Advertising.

By John Percival

If
you’re a front-end developer or web designer, you know the importance of web
standards.Read more

Skillsoft helps IT 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

It’s about the impact, not the app

By
Shawn Hunter

If we are
software coders, we can get hypnotized by the killer hack. If we are sales
professionals, we can be entranced by the nuance of well-run client meetings.
And for project managers, it’s easy to be seduced by the latest task management
app.Read more