Skillsoft Blog

Do You Think Your Executives Won’t Use e-Learning? Think again.

By Kieran King

While the tsunami of information available on the internet may seem like a goldmine, it is costly to find the bit of information that you need when you need it.  In fact, in the paper, “How Executives Stay Informed: A Study of Resources Used and Time Spent Locating Critical Business Information” by Bersin & Associates revealed just how intense this problem is.Read more

“Five Fallacies About the Role of Learning Content in Talent Management” Explores How…

While the industry is beginning to develop a better understanding of how learning impacts talent management, a number of false perceptions still exist. The greatest myth is that learning exists separate from the other components of an organization’s talent management strategy.Read more

SAP to Buy SuccessFactors

By John Ambrose

This weekend’s announcement by SAP that it was buying SuccessFactors for $3.4 billion (almost 10x 2011 revenues) has generated a lot of industry analysis and blog posts.  History will judge the ultimate transformative effect of this deal but clearly SAP has thrown down the gauntlet at the feet of every other large traditional software/services vendor.Read more