SumTotal, a Skillsoft company, today announced that the American Cancer Society will adopt the SumTotal Talent Expansion® Suite to facilitate their transformation into a Self-Developing Organization. This solution will empower the Society’s more than 6,000 employees to pursue a meaningful path for individualized professional growth and development while increasing engagement, productivity and partnership with the Society’s more than 2.5 million volunteers.Read more
There has been much conversation and buzz in recent months about Academy-Award winning actress, Jennifer Lawrence. Her essay, Why Do I Make Less Than My Male Co-Stars? has heightened awareness of the gender pay gap and the importance of negotiation.Read more
Unconscious bias is our brain’s ability to automatically jump to conclusions without us being aware of our thought process. This ability to make quick judgments is hard-wired into our brains to help us be more efficient. It is part of our human nature to rely on unconscious bias – and it can be difficult to work against our human nature.Read more
The Information and Communications Technology (ICT) industry is experiencing profound change across a broad range of areas. The following evolving trends play a significant role and impact on society and therefore ICT:
- Anytime, anywhere, any device access to communications, content, commerce, and applications: Consumer Cloud Services is a concept involving the storage of various consumer electronic items in “the cloud” for the benefit of anytime, anywhere, any device access. Read more
By Ivonne Smith
Skillsoft’s Global Leader Forum consists of a handful of clients who are actively implementing and managing Skillsoft learning programs at the highest levels of the 4 Building Blocks (Engagement, Alignment, Adoption and Value). Last month we interviewed these learning leaders to get a pulse on best practices around their use of social learning.Read more
What kind of coffee did you drink this morning? What shoes did you choose to wear today? These everyday decisions are often driven by loyalty to a brand. You know what you like based on your past experiences and will rely on this knowledge to meet your future needs.Read more
By the Mind Commerce Staff
The global application development community is becoming increasingly aware of Telecom Application Programming Interface (API) as a means of accessing data for a variety of communications-enabled applications. Telecom Network APIs capitalize on existing network infrastructure and platforms to facilitate many new business opportunities.Read more
By Dave Vance
One of the toughest challenges faced by an L&D manager is coming up with a learning plan for the coming year.
First, the manager must ensure that learning is supporting the most important business goals of the organization, like increasing sales and productivity.Read more
What do you consider your greatest achievement? How did you accomplish this? Did others help? Did you earn it? Did you deserve the outcome?
Your answers to these questions may depend on your gender. When it comes to recognizing achievement – there is a difference in the way men and women perceive themselves and their accomplishments.Read more
Dignity and respect are the fundamental principles for all types of care provision whether in care homes or people’s own homes. Dignity is a human right that represents the self-worth of an individual. This becomes even more important for people who are vulnerable due to their particular situations.Read more