Effective business analysis offers enormous value to an organization, from better decision-making to smoother implementation of initiatives. Given the significant changes taking place throughout the business world, it is hardly surprising that the role of the business analyst (BA) is also changing in response to the digital business imperative.Read more
The latest figures estimate that around 20-25% of US workers telecommute at least part of the time. It is a number we can expect to grow given the rising demand by professionals for the ability to work outside a traditional office or from home at least part-time.Read more
It was recently my good fortune to attend and participate in the National Diversity Council’s Annual Conference on Diversity and Inclusion. In preparation for a panel discussion on leadership, I had to ponder the question: what makes a great leader?Read more
By Tony Glass
BAE Systems is the largest defense and security company in the UK with approximately 34,800 employees based over 50 sites. When resources were prioritised for mandatory, regulatory and senior management training, the company needed to look for alternative, less costly ways to develop new managers.Read more
By Tim Redfern
An astounding 71 percent of survey respondents in Brandon Hall Groups 2015 State of Leadership Development Study cited that their leaders are not ready to lead their organization into the future. Why are organizations failing to effectively develop leaders, and how can we increase the number of ready leaders in 2016 and beyond?Read more
By Dan Coughlin
Your talents for making a significant difference in your organization are the skills you are able to do better than anything else you do that can help your organization to be more successful.
Since 1998 I’ve worked directly with about 200 executives and business owners as an executive coach.Read more
By Priti Shah
Research continues to validate that global organizations with women in leadership roles experience increased productivity, creativity and profitability. And, according to a recent McKinsey study, of the nine key behaviors leaders must possess in today’s economic landscape women exhibit five of these behaviors more often than men.Read more
By Dan Coughlin
On the fourth of July I had an experience that I would rather not have lived through, but it taught me several powerful lessons with multiple implications.
After the fireworks display at a large city park, I was driving my family and my daughter’s friend to our house.Read more
Customer Spotlight on Deltek
By Pat Golden and Jodi Atkinson
Deltek is among the largest global enterprise software and information solutions providers for project-based organizations in the professional services and government contracting industries. As you can imagine, being a large and growing global organization with a 30-year history presents many challenges beyond the usual learning and development barriers for effective leadership training.Read more
With registration for 2015 Global Skillsoft Perspectives now open, corporate learning and development professionals can start submitting nominations for Skillsoft’s annual Innovation Awards.
Each year, Skillsoft recognizes the innovative ideas, powerful programs and inspiring leaders among us who are helping to transform the corporate learning landscape.Read more