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Perspectives 2018: The Age of Learning On-Demand

By Tara O’Sullivan

Skillsoft Perspectives 2018

“Instant gratification takes too long.”  — Carrie Fisher

I love that we live in an age where almost everything is available on demand. The idea that we are still restricting learning opportunities makes absolutely no sense.Read more

IBM to acquire Kenexa

 

By John Ambrose

This week’s announcement
that IBM is acquiring Kenexa for $1.3 billion has generated a lot of buzz. As I wrote on the Skillsoft blog back in December
when SAP announced it was acquiring SuccessFactors, this sends a clear
message to other large traditional software/services vendors – it’s all about
the cloud.Read more

SAP to Buy SuccessFactors

By John Ambrose

This weekend’s announcement by SAP that it was buying SuccessFactors for $3.4 billion (almost 10x 2011 revenues) has generated a lot of industry analysis and blog posts.  History will judge the ultimate transformative effect of this deal but clearly SAP has thrown down the gauntlet at the feet of every other large traditional software/services vendor.Read more