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How Your Organisation Can Prepare for the Dearth of Data Science Professionals

How Your Organisation Can Prepare for the Dearth of Data Science Professionals

“Australia’s capacity to remain competitive in the digital economy is contingent upon its ability to harness the value of data. “ – Angus Taylor, Assistant Minister for Cities and Digital Transformation

According to a recent Australian government report, by 2020, the volume of data in existence will reach 44 zettabytes, or 44 trillion gigabytes.Read more

Skillsoft + Convercent: Expanding Compliance Training to Drive Business Outcomes

 

Over the last two years, ethics in the workplace has taken on a new meaning. We have seen the growth of three approaches: top-down, brand-driven and employee activism. For each approach the following examples springs to mind ─ Starbucks’ CEO Kevin Johnson taking action after the Philadelphia incident, Nike’s TV commercial narrated by Serena Williams talking about the barriers females athletes face and Google employees walking out after hearing the news about how the company dealt with sexual misconduct allegations against Andy Rubin.Read more

Here’s Why You Need to Attend India Perspectives2019

Here’s Why You Need to Attend India Perspectives2019

Skillsoft’s third annual India Perspectives will take place on May 16, 2019, in Mumbai.  We carefully chose the theme, Accelerate Your Learning Workforce for Digital Transformation, to align with the impact of digital transformation on corporations and how it is driving the demand for continuous learning and the acquisition of new skill sets.Read more

An Update on Recent State Harassment Training Requirements

 

An Update on Recent State Harassment Training Requirements, and a Look Ahead to Possible Changes to Federal Law

In recent posts, we discussed developments in both California and Delaware law, which have expanded employers’ obligations to provide harassment training to employees.  In addition, both New York State and New York City have implemented laws aimed at reducing the incidence of sexual harassment in the workplace.Read more

Technology and Developer Courses: April Release Summary

 

Technology and Developer Courses: April Release Summary

For companies to keep systems running, evolving and adapting, employees need to grow their expertise continually. That requires access to flexible and current learning content.

Our developer teams are hard at work continually delivering courses into our learning platforms around key topic areas to allow organizations to keep pace with technology, improve architecture and strengthen client experiences.Read more

Streamlining Access to Training Content for Federal Employees

Streamlining Access to Training Content for Federal Employees

For the past ten years, nearly all the federal agencies have licensed Skillsoft’s training content that support the federal acquisition workforce with opportunities to participate in continuous learning activities through their agency Learning Management Systems (LMS).

Recently, Skillsoft collaborated with the Federal Acquisition Institute (FAI) to identify and review continuous learning opportunities which align with the FAC-P/PM competencies to assist the federal acquisition workforce in meeting their continuous learning point (CLP) requirements.Read more