Skillsoft Blog

Transform the Value of Your Data

Big data is becoming one of the
most important technology trends, with the potential to dramatically change the
way organizations do business.  If you need to develop or manage big data
solutions, you’ll appreciate how expert authors of Big Data for
Dummies
, Judith Hurwitz and Marcia Kaufman, define and explain this
new and often confusing concept.Read more

Throw Back Thursday: The Impact of Steve Jobs

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

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

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