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Congratulations 2014 Innovation Award Winners!

By Kelley Noblet

We are happy to announce the winners of our 2014 Innovation Awards!

The winners, which include Cablevision Systems, Capgemini, The PGA of America, TELUS, San Diego Gas & Electric, Security Service Federal Credit Union, University of Alberta and a major cosmetics company demonstrate how Skillsoft’s learning solutions are enabling organizations to improve performance through a diverse set of innovative online learning programs.

UST Global was recognized with the Program of the Year award. In addition, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory’s Leslie Positeri,Senior Training and Development Specialist, and Brian Molyneaux, Elearning Information Technology Lead, have been recognized as Learning Champions of the Year.

All were recognized in awards ceremonies last week in Las Vegas, Nevada at Global Skillsoft Perspectives, our annual user conference.

Skillsoft honors our customers annually for their significant achievements in learning and development, recognizing innovative ideas and inspiring leaders who are helping to transform the learning landscape. We are thrilled with the positive response reflected in this year’s submissions and are proud to honor this group of exceptional organizations and individuals who truly personify what it means to make learning integral to everyday business and life.

The 2014 Innovation Award categories and winners are below:

Effective Elearning in Small and Medium Enterprises: Security Service Federal Credit Union

Empowering Continuous Learning in the Enterprise: Cablevision Systems Corporation

Outstanding Compliance and Ethics: A major cosmetics company

Inspiring Leadership Development: Capgemini

Best IT Training: San Diego Gas & Electric

Honorable Mention:  Monash University

Enhancing Learning with Services: The PGA of America

Impacting Learning in Higher Education and the Public Sector: University of Alberta

Innovative Collaboration in Learning: TELUS

Learning Champion of the Year: Leslie Positeri, Senior Training and Development Specialist and Brian Molyneaux, Elearning Information Technology Lead, both of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

Program of the Year: UST Global

Honorable Mention:PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP Icon_Trophy1_rgb

Special thanks to the independent panel of industry experts who judged the awards this year, including Cushing Anderson of IDC, Todd Tauber of Bersin by Deloitte, Laci Loew of Brandon Hall Group, Mollie Lombardi of Aberdeen Group, Joe DiDonato of Elearning! Magazine, Catherine Upton of Elearning! Magazine, Ladan Nikravan of Chief Learning Officer and Craig Weiss of E-Learning 24/7.

For more information on the 2014 Global Skillsoft Perspectives Innovation Awards, please visit the awards website.

Congratulations to all who were recognized, and thanks to all who participated!

Kelley Noblet is a Marketing Manager at Skillsoft.

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