Skillsoft Blog

Reflecting on Your Personal Mission Statement

We are pleased to bring you a guest author blog from
Annie Oswald, the Global Director of Media Publishing at FranklinCovey who
manages the licensing of intellectual property, copyright requests and
international publishing rights. Annie began at FranklinCovey in 1990,
worked directly with Dr.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

Are you ready for web standards in advertising?

We’re pleased to
bring you a guest post by John Percival, an author featured in the Skillsoft®
Books24x7® ITPro collection. John is the author of a new book, HTML5

By John Percival

you’re a front-end developer or web designer, you know the importance of web
standards.Read more

Book Review: Building the Learning Organization: Achieving Strategic Advantage through a Commitment…

By Pam Boiros

It’s no secret that over the past decade economic, social and
technological forces have intensified significantly, dramatically altering the
traditional work environment. External change and forces demand either
organizational adaptation or extinction.Read more

Introducing Windows® 8 titles in Skillsoft Books24x7

We’re pleased to bring you a guest post from Kimberly Lin, a Product Marketing Manager at Skillsoft.

By Kimberly Lin

Windows® 8 marks one of many turning points for Microsoft®. In the first day of availability, the consumer preview received more than 1 million downloads − a remarkable statistic compared to the developer preview, which garnered 3 million downloads in the previous seven-and-a-half weeks.Read more

Developing talent for Big Data and Big Analytics

By Jim Zimmermann

A recent McKinsey Global Institute study titled “Big data: The next frontier for innovation, competition, and productivity” defines Big Data as “datasets whose size is beyond the ability of typical database software tools to capture, store, manage, and analyze.”  Big Analytics is the process of analyzing Big Data to derive value for the business.Read more