Skillsoft Blog

Enhance Your Organization’s Agility with a Learning Culture

By John Ambrose

Change is the new normal and having an agile workforce is essential for business today. High performing organizations are more agile and have excelled in effectively managing and coping with change and are superior at getting their current culture to embrace change.

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Learning is a Continuous Journey

A recent article published in Workforce Magazine indicates that learning investments are on the rise and receiving a higher degree of attention from executives.  Larger budgets and increased interest from the C-Suite are critical reasons why today’s learning programs need to generate measureable results.

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Using Technology to Aid Soft Skill Development

It’s not
uncommon for organizations to be hard pressed for time, especially when it
comes to soft skill development. To overcome that challenge, many leaders have found
value in targeted technology-based learning resources such as videos and
interactive exercises.

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Throw back Thursday: Is free training effective?

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.

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Is free training actually effective?

By John Ambrose

Since the dawn of the web, “free” has been a seductive concept.  Chris Anderson, editor-in-chief of Wired magazine has made a career touting the “free” model.  Yet, Wired magazine is not free, nor are Chris’ speaking fees.

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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.

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