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10 Critical Competencies to Master for Human-Centric Design

10 Critical Competencies to Master for Human-centric Design

Innovation is a necessary core competency for all organizations in the digital economy, and it is often the ability to innovate, which enables a sustained competitive advantage. Design thinking is a customer-focused, iterative approach to business practices that can solve common problems for organizations and their customers in more innovative ways.Read more

The Secret to Building Successful Teams in the Digital Age

The Secret to Building Successful Teams in the Digital Age

Chris Sly, Solution Principal for Technology & Developer and Transformation, at Skillsoft in EMEA, and I, recently began a new podcast series hosted by James Hilliard. It’s a great opportunity for Chris and me to work together and share our different perspectives and experiences, given that my background is working to assist organizations through cultural transformations and Chris operates in the technology realm. Read more

Is Your Organization Doing Enough to Prepare Your Business Analysts for the Digital Workforce?

Is Your Organization Doing Enough to Prepare Your Business Analysts for the Digital Workforce?

Effective business analysis offers enormous value to an organization, from better decision-making to smoother implementation of initiatives. Given the significant changes taking place throughout the business world, it is hardly surprising that the role of the business analyst (BA) is also changing in response to the digital business imperative.Read more

The Evidence for Scenario-Based Training for Interpersonal Skills

Skillsoft Completes its Research with MIT and Accenture

As leaders in our industry, Skillsoft continues to seek to understand exactly how the brain processes and retains information to improve an employee’s performance. In previous blog posts, we discussed how important it is to further our specific understanding of retention and application so that we can apply findings to our course design and development.Read more

The Critical Role of Learning in Optimizing Operational Processes

The Critical Role of Learning in Optimizing Operational Processes

In this increasingly competitive and fast-paced digital economy, the demand for organizations to achieve process and operational excellence is now higher than ever. Operational procedures are under constant scrutiny as management looks to continuously improve by eliminating unnecessary waste, increasing efficiency, reducing costs, and enhancing the customer experience.Read more

7 Critical Elements of Project Management Training for the Digital Age

“Projects and programs are the core of any organization’s strategic initiatives—they are how change happens. Having the talent to implement those initiatives successfully is the critical capability that gives organizations a competitive advantage to navigate through necessary change.” – PMI®’s Pulse of the Profession, 9th Global Annual Project Management Survey

Effective execution of strategic goals and supporting tactical objectives is essential to maintain and expand a competitive advantage. Read more