Skillsoft Blog

Skillsoft Delivers: Big Data Initiative Shows Improved Learning Engagement

By John Ambrose

Back in April, we announced how we are working with IBM to bring big data-enabled adaptive learning to life. Our joint effort is powered by the combination of data from our 19 million users across 60,000 learning assets with IBM Research’s big data and analytics capabilities.Read more

Mobile Commerce, Payments, NFC/RFID and Big Data

By the Mind Commerce Staff

There was an explosion in mobile payment service launches, joint ventures, and partnerships in the 2011-2012 period, along with announcements of new initiatives that would run into 2013 and beyond.  Merchants are starting to appreciate the benefits that mobile payments can bring, with major chains including Starbucks and McDonald’s launching services on a national basis.Read more

Facebook’s Onavo Acquisition: A Stealthy Play into Big Data?

By the Mind Commerce Staff

Facebook announced on Monday, October 14, 2013 that it had acquired Onavo,
a three year start-up, ostensibly to use its data-saving capabilities for a
project aimed at making the Internet available to billions of people round the
world who are not online.Read more