While typically, the news reports only on the high-profile hacking cases, the reality is every company no matter the size is a target. Globally, every 39 seconds, there is a hacker attack. Hackers create over 300,000 new pieces of malware daily.Read more
In a previous blog post, I offered four reasons why you should attend EMEA Perspectives.
Now that the event has wrapped, I thought it might be interesting to take a look at how the day shaped up against those promises.Read more
EMEA Perspectives, our annual user conference, is shaping up to be an incredible event for everyone associated with the Learning, Development and HR professions. This year’s event will be our biggest ever Perspectives in EMEA, and so we have chosen the Royal Lancaster Hotel, London as our brand new venue.Read more
Women represent 39% of the sales workforce. This percentage has only increased by 3% over the past decade. Not surprisingly, the number decreases as seniority increases, with the lowest percentage of women represented in executive positions.Read more
I came away from Learning Technologies 2019 with this one critical insight: automation and artificial intelligence (AI) are fundamentally reshaping the workplace, and if organisations are not already talking about and prioritising strategies to manage this change they must start now.Read more
One of my favourite conferences, Learning Technologies, is just around the corner. Taking place on February 13-14, Learning Tech is the must-attend conference for all HR and learning professionals.
With 150 free L&D seminars, 200 exhibitors and more than 8,500 attendees it is Europe’s leading showcase of organisational learning and the technology used to support learning at work.Read more
New research from the Association for Talent Development (ATD) finally puts to bed any questions about the benefits of mentoring. The findings confirm that organisations with mentoring programmes enjoy higher employee engagement and retention, see greater support for the growth of high-potential employees, and realise both improved intra-organisational relationships and better collaboration and knowledge management and transfer.Read more
In February 2018 after four years working in the sales department, I became the Sales Manager for Vodeclic. This opportunity coincided with Skillsoft’s acquisition of the company so as you can imagine it was a steep learning curve.Read more
The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is fundamentally reshaping the way organisations manage data. It went into effect May of this year, and failure to comply means companies could face hefty fines of up to 4% of annual global turnover or €20 million.Read more
Consider this, 84% of organisations anticipate a shortfall of leaders in the next five years, yet more money is invested in leadership development than any aspect of corporate learning. Pretty sobering data given the fundamental shifts business is experiencing as both political and digital forces radically transform the marketplace.Read more