Skillsoft Blog

Transforming a US-Centric Model to a Global Elearning Program

By Kelley Noblet

Developing associates in 27 countries around the world is not an easy feat. Walmart, a Skillsoft customer, needed a global development program to improve finance and business skill levels across their global finance organizations. Most of their international markets had no development resources available for their Finance Associates, and it was becoming increasingly important to provide opportunities for growth and advancement.Read more

The Skillsoft Compliance Maturity Model™: Where Does Your Organization Fall?

By Eugene Van Biert

The relationship between compliance processes and business strategy can be difficult to make sense of, and, as we’ve seen, sometimes the issue is undervalued by top-level executives. Nevertheless, understanding the impact that compliance measures can have on your organization, from internal culture to bottom-line results, is more critical today than it has ever been.Read more

Accelerating Leadership Development with Welch Way

By Lynn Gallin

Lee Benson, Able Engineering's CEO says that Jack Welch is like "Miracle-Gro" for leaders. The Welch Way management development program has significantly changed his entire organization's conversation around leadership, execution and strategy while delivering huge cost savings.Read more

Think Inside the Box: Freedom Within a Framework

By Dan Coughlin

Dan works with leaders in business, health care and education to improve results in a sustainable way by impacting teamwork, execution, innovation and branding in their organizations. He is the author of the book, The Business Leader’s Impact: five critical drivers of sustainable profitable growth.Read more

Judith Glaser Live Event on June 10, 12:00-1:30pm EDT

By Priti Shah

Every organization can benefit from building stronger relationships among employees, which is why we’re excited about our next Live Event featuring Judith Glaser, author of Conversational Intelligence: How Great Leaders Build Trust and Get Extraordinary Results.Read more

The Seven Days of Learning

By Kevin Young

As National Learning at Work Week kicks off on the 19 May, workplace training and development is being brought to the forefront of U.K. business owners’ minds. With competitive industries and shifting markets, a highly trained and adaptable workforce can be the key to your business’ growth.Read more

Business Lessons that we can Learn from Four-Star U.S. Army General Stanley McChrystal

By Taavo Godtfredsen

For the last 15 years I’ve had the great privilege of interviewing and collaborating with hundreds of leading business authors and executives to get their wisdom on leadership.

I relish the opportunity to uncover new insights and innovation and especially enjoy sharing what I have learned with leaders directly to help them become even more successful.Read more

On the Passing of Dr. Donald Kirkpatrick

By Laura Rexford

From all of us at Skillsoft, we offer sympathy to the Kirkpatrick family who are grieving the loss of its beloved patriarch, Dr. Donald Kirkpatrick. We also express our gratitude for Dr. Kirkpatrick’s thought leadership and contributions which we rely on daily to help organizations show the value of investing in learning.Read more

Empowering the Next Generation of Learners with Mobile Learning

By Sue Rodeman

We’ve seen mobility become more and more of a necessity in the learning industry, as the proliferation of consumer mobile devices has impacted the way today’s generation of workers prefers to consume information. The expectation that any volume of information will be, and should be, available at a learners’ fingertips has created the impression that a smartphone or tablet should effectively act as a classroom regardless of whether an individual is in transit, in the office or at home.Read more

Are You a Visual Learner?

By Kelley Noblet

It’s a known fact that your employees have varying learning styles and Icon_Person_Gears_rgbpreferences, in addition to generational differences. To accommodate those differences, it’s likely that you offer your learners a wide array of learning modalities so they have the flexibility to choose what works best for them.Read more