The learning experience platform (LXP), according to industry insiders, is the L&D profession’s response to the changing needs and expectations of learners. With it, organizations are better positioned to identify and address skill gaps, capture and use data effectively to measure L&D impacts, promote a self-driven learning approach and foster an engaging culture of learning in the workplace.Read more
The Digital Learning Consortium DLC was created to strengthen the digital learning ecosystem for professionals. It was conceived of and started up by IBM and Skillsoft is proud to be a founding member along with GE, PwC, Google, edX, Degreed, Watershed, SAP SuccessFactors and other academic institutions and corporate partners.Read more
Asia has experienced phenomenal growth over the past 50 years and now represents over one-third of global Gross Domestic Product (GDP), a trend the experts expect to continue. For example, BMI’s Cedric Chehab believes, “By 2030, Asia will account for the largest share of global GDP at around 40 percent.” As a result, what happens in Asia will significantly impact the global economy, so it is in everyone’s interest to have a keen awareness of the business trends that are shaping the Asian market.Read more
Celebrating our 20th anniversary led many of us at Skillsoft to contemplate all that we have learned during that time. We’ve seen technologies, toolsets and learning models evolve and redefine themselves. We learned that eLearning could not only become a viable medium for acquiring new skills but also become simply a better way to learn anything. Read more
Will we see a time when robots replace managers?
For a bad or absent manager, this might be an excellent example of progress. However, assuming we are talking about good managers, there is no substitute for direct human-to-human, face-to-face interaction. Read more
“Great curators will see around corners, embrace and expose unusual and unexpected themes and sources, and make bold predictions about their passions & beliefs. There’s little room for timid, cautious, slow-moving curators.” – Steven Rosenbaum
eLearning provides learners instant access to phenomenal amounts of content.Read more
Aware that not everyone made it to Perspectives, our annual user conference, we selected four customer-led presentations and made them available for everyone. These complimentary webinars are packed with new strategies for developing talent, navigating organizational change and designing personalized dashboards.Read more
“So many books. So little time.” –Frank Zappa
Time is a precious commodity. Allocating time from a hectic workday to learn is a challenge and why Josh Bersin believes that successful learning programs enable Learning in the Flow of Work®.Read more
In recent years the way organisations look at leadership, and leadership development in particular, has changed. It’s less ad hoc and more strategic with the role of leadership shifting towards a more transformative one.Read more
A lot actually.
June is Pride month.
June was chosen to commemorate the 1969 Stonewall riots which effectively kicked off the LGBTQ rights movement.
We have come a long way since then, but the fight is far from over and recent global events suggest now more than ever we need to remember that everyone deserves equal rights and the workplace should reflect the true diversity of the human race.Read more