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Do Soft Skills Matter?

Do Soft Skills Matter?

Regardless of what you call them, everyone needs to start paying soft skills the attention they deserve. According to the World Economic Forum’s The Future of Jobs 2018 report, here are the top five skills likely to be trending in 2022:

  1. Analytical thinking and innovation
  2. Active learning and learning strategies
  3. Creativity originality and initiative
  4. Tech design and programming
  5. Critical thinking and analysis

What is the most striking part of this list?Read more

3 Courses for Learning Blockchain Basics

Three Courses for Learning Blockchain Basics

Blockchain, a mechanism for storing data in a form that is encrypted and distributed across multiple machines, is the current hot ticket item and is everywhere. The main reason for this popularity is that once you write data to a blockchain, it is impossible to tamper with it.Read more

Is Your Organisation Prepared for a Compliance Audit?

Is Your Organisation Prepared for a Compliance Audit?

Despite the near-constant barrage of reports about the risks of non-compliance or the latest GDPR breaches and fines, the data tells us that UK companies are struggling to achieve complete compliance. A 2018 Baker McKenzie survey of over 500 companies found that 52% of large UK corporates have unresolved compliance issues yet to be discovered by a regulator.Read more

Putting the I in AI with the New Skillsoft Aspire Journey on Machine Learning

Putting the I in AI with the New Skillsoft Aspire Journey on Machine Learning.

Increasing at a compound annual growth rate of 42%, the global machine learning (ML) industry, will be worth a phenomenal $9 billion towards the end of 2022. Despite this figure, there are many cases of failure to deploy a reliable artificial intelligence (AI) product or service.  Read more

Is Your Organisation Prepared for a Flood or a Fire?

Firefighter extinguishing a fire

We all watched in horror and disbelief as smoke billowed from a burning Notre-Dame. It was a stark reminder of the vulnerability of buildings, even those that have withstood countless attacks and bombings. It is also a reminder to all that nothing is permanent, and although the French firefighters managed to save the main bell towers and outer walls of the cathedral, this is not always the case.Read more

7 Tips for Organizations Undergoing Digital Transformation

7 Tips for Organizations Undergoing Digital Transformation

As I blogged about previously, Chris Sly, Solution Principal for Technology & Developer and Transformation, at Skillsoft in EMEA, and I, are now participating in a new podcast series hosted by James Hilliard. For our first recording, we offered practical advice and tips on building successful teams in the digital workplace.Read more

Technology and Developer Courses: July Release Summary

Technology and Developer Courses: July Release Summary

For companies to keep systems running, evolving, and adapting to drive continual adaptability, employees need to grow their expertise continually. That requires access to state-of-the-art multi-modal learning content.

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