Skillsoft Blog

Get recognized for your success in learning and development!

Apply for a 2014 Innovation Award!

By Kelley Noblet, Marketing Manager, Skillsoft

It’s that time of year again! Skillsoft is now accepting submissions for the 2014 Innovation Awards. The awards recognize innovative ideas, powerful programs and inspiring leaders who are helping to transform the corporate learning landscape by leveraging Skillsoft’s products and services.Read more

It’s about the impact, not the app

By
Shawn Hunter

If we are
software coders, we can get hypnotized by the killer hack. If we are sales
professionals, we can be entranced by the nuance of well-run client meetings.
And for project managers, it’s easy to be seduced by the latest task management
app.Read more

Throw Back Thursday: finding innovation

We receive so much valuable content from our customers, partners and
internal subject-matter experts. On Thursdays, we thought it would be fun to do
a “throw back” and bring back an older post that was valuable to our audience.Read more

Transforming culture by leading with innovation and fostering creativity

We’re pleased to bring you a guest post from our 2012 Skillsoft Perspectives Australia keynote speaker, Sue Langley, CEO, Emotional Intelligence Worldwide.

By Sue Langley

I have delivered dozens of speeches in my 20-year career, and still develop tingles of anticipation when I present to a group of individuals who are clearly hungry for knowledge and innovative ideas in 21st century business and personal growth.Read more

Upcoming Webinar: Learning Through Innovation

According to Wikipedia, “innovation is the creation of better or more effective products, processes, services, technologies, or ideas that are readily available to markets, governments, and society. Innovation differs from invention in that innovation refers to the use of better and, as a result, novel idea or method, whereas invention refers more directly to the creation of the idea or method itself.Read more

Books24x7 Book Review: Provoke: Why the Global Culture of Disruption Is the Only Hope for…

By Pam Boiros

In the novel Provoke, entrepreneur and “innovation provocateur” Linda Bernardi takes a frank and straight-forward approach to business and innovation in order to reveal some startling truths:

  • All organizations, no matter how seemingly enlightened, react to the idea of disruption with rage, fear, denial and rejection, and
  • Access to big money and the drive to build start-ups for the purpose of being acquired is destroying innovation.Read more

Innovation – Look into the Future!

 

One of the reasons why I love Twitter is how fast I can get information. (I admit it, I’m a Twitter addict!) I don’t have to search the Web and read through a lot of data when what I really want is a nugget – a baseball score, a status update, a quick bit of information about a news story.Read more