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Start Submitting for 2015 Skillsoft Innovation Awards!

With registration for 2015 Global Skillsoft Perspectives now open, corporate learning and development professionals can start submitting nominations for Skillsoft’s annual Innovation Awards.

Each year, Skillsoft recognizes the innovative ideas, powerful programs and inspiring leaders among us who are helping to transform the corporate learning landscape.Read more

Registration Now Open for 2015 Global Skillsoft Perspectives!

By Melynda Hilliard

We are very pleased to share the first of many updates over the next several months leading up to our annual user conference, 2015 Global Skillsoft Perspectives! Registration is now officially open for this year’s conference, themed “Align, Engage, Perform,” and we encourage all our customers to join us May 18-21, 2015 at Rosen Shingle Creek in Orlando, Fla.Read more

How to Keep Yourself and Your Guests Safe This Tailgating Season

By Janiece Attal

It’s that time of year again. School is back in session, football season has started, and so has tailgating. Oftentimes, when we are at tailgating events, food safety is the last thing on our minds, but consider that each year, one in six Americans or roughly 48 million people will get sick from food poisoning or improper food handling.1 Here are the top five tips to keep yourself and your guests safe and well.Read more

Developing the Business Case for Cloud-Based Learning

6a0120a4e032ad970b01bb079030fd970dBy Kieran King

Why do L&D business cases fail?
To understand what business case success looks like, let’s first look at what failure looks like. Failure takes place when the business case:

1) Is not in line with strategic business objectives
2) Lacks recognition of what is important to the CEO and CFO
3) Requests spend without financial benefit projections
4) Uses HR and learning industry terminology that is a “different language”

These failures all have one thing in common: they all relate to an L&D-driven agenda and not a business-driven agenda.Read more

It’s Official! Skillsoft and SumTotal Come Together

By John Ambrose

A little over a month ago we announced our intent to acquire SumTotal Systems, a move that allows us to offer better solutions for managing, developing and expanding workforce talent. We’re happy to announce that the acquisition is complete, bringing together our industry-leading learning solutions and SumTotal’s premier offerings in learning, talent and workforce management.Read more