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

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

Take It from TECO: The Importance of Elearning Context and Alignment

Customer Spotlight on TECO

By Jeff Rogers

We at TECO Energy, Inc., an energy-related holding company based out of Tampa, Fla., recognized a need to get training and development to the front-line supervisors overseeing our nearly 4,000 team members.Read more