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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

How to Increase the Number of Female Leaders in Australia

How to Increase the Number of Female Leaders in Australia

Australian women are highly educated, but are being held back in the workplace and in public life. We are failing to translate women’s education into workplace participation. This is a real waste of human potential and a drag on our national productivity.”   Louise McSorley, Acting Director Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA)

Before we even begin talking about this, I want to highlight some key numbers.Read more