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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

Social Media Metrics for Dummies

With so many social media monitoring and measurement tools available, it can be overwhelming to figure out which tool is right for you when it comes to calculating the success of your social media marketing efforts. This user-friendly guide helps you determine which tools and techniques will serve you best for understanding your online audience.Read more

Are you ready for web standards in advertising?

If you’re a front-end developer or web designer, you know the importance of web standards. They set a baseline for functionality and aesthetic that can be achieved within our browsers regardless of vendor and operating system (OS). But what does this mean for online advertising?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

Books24x7 Book Review: The Trainer’s Handbook of Leadership Development: Tools, Techniques…

By Pam Boiros

The need for effective leaders has never been greater. Evidence suggests we are experiencing a leadership deficit throughout our society— in corporations, governments, and communities. If fact, it’s a topic we discuss frequently on this blogRead more

Books24x7 Book Review: Transformative HR: How Great Companies Use Evidence-Based Change for…

By Pam Boiros

The “evidence-based” approach has its roots in medicine.  The evidence-based medicine movement encouraged medical professionals to determine, using available evidence, the most effective treatment path for a particular disease was and to apply that treatment.  Read more

Improve the Office 2010 Skills of Your German Staff

The SkillSoft Office 2010 KnowledgeCenter™ is now available in German. This is good news for our German customers as well as our customers with offices overseas!  The content isn’t just translated – it’s localized so it’s contextually relevant for that market.Read more

Books24x7 Book Review: The Global You: Ten Strategies To Operate As An International Business…

By Pam Boiros

In today’s global marketplace and business environment, professionals at all levels need to possess global business acumen.   Whether your’re a member of a virtual team that crosses time zones or working with customers or partners in other countries, the “flat world” is driving an increased need for multicultural awareness.Read more