The question of bias is at its heart a complex and difficult one. Regardless of how open-minded we claim to be, the truth is human nature, society and culture have all come meshed together to produce stereotyping and prejudices that inform how we behave towards one another.Read more
I recently saw the Avengers: Infinity War movie, and it reminded me of the most recent iteration of the CompTIA Security+ certification exam. The record-smashing film features almost every character from the Marvel universe, just as now every possible security term and keyword is showing up on the laundry list of objectives for this latest version of the Security+ certification exam.Read more
As a child, I was taught my times tables with the technique known as rote learning or rote repetition – depending on who you talk to – or as I thought of it then, our class singalong.Read more
There are few jobs more maligned than that of the salesman. Images of fast-talking, oily fellows in cheap suits automatically spring to mind, as well as adjectives like untrustworthy or intimidating.
Furthermore, this shady character is always imagined as male, and yet I’ve worked in sales for over 20 years, and I’m neither male nor would you ever find me in a cheap suit.Read more
By Steve Wainwright
In this age of learning-on-demand, it is only right that I reflect on our annual user conference EMEA #Perspectives18 before the dust settles on another hugely successful event. In the shadows of St.Read more
By Randy Newman
Our 16th annual Federal Perspectives just concluded. And what a turnout – over 85 agencies and departments, and over 150 federal employees in attendance!
They came, they saw, and they heard all the ways Skillsoft and SumTotal are working to meet the unique needs and demands of the federal customer, and of course to network and learn from each other.Read more
The topic of Digital Transformation is one I’ve addressed previously on this Blog in two pieces I’ve written: Preparing the Workforce to be Digitally Dexterous and Digital Transformation- Are you Ready? The truth is that making digital business a practical reality is easier said than done.Read more
By Ananth Balasubramanian
The frenetic pace of digital transformation is impacting businesses of every size, in every industry. Part of the problem is the lack of digital skills, a significant and growing hurdle for organisations as they attempt to keep abreast of this change.Read more
Ahead of his keynote at EMEA Perspectives, David Wilson, CEO of Fosway Group, Europe’s #1 HR Analyst, talks about why learning holds the key to successful digital transformation.
There’s no doubt that digital transformation is something everyone is talking about at the moment.Read more
By Tara O’Sullivan
These are sobering stats about women in India:
In slightly better news, a report from Grant Thornton shows that the proportion of women occupying top leadership positions in domestic companies increased from 17% in 2017 to 20% in 2018.Read more