Skillsoft Blog

History of The Blender

By Noah Cherry

The blender, as we all come to love in our kitchens was invented in 1922 by Stephen Poplawski, the owner of Stevens Electric Company. One of the greatest devices, the blender mixes and creates some of the best beverages and morsels around. Read more

Talking Tech and HCM Innovation at Brandon Hall Group’s HCM Excellence Conference

By Hardeep Gulati

We’re excited to share a stage with some of the top innovators in learning, talent management and human capital management (HCM) in a few weeks at the Brandon Hall Group HCM Excellence Conference.Read more

Improving Professional Effectiveness in the Learning Age

By Russ Howard

In the Learning Age, where organizations must develop the professional skills of their workforce to sustain growth and remain competitive, learning and development professionals need tools to empower their employees. At its core, we see the Learning Age as defined by personalization and targeted learning that addresses the specific knowledge and skills gaps a learner needs to overcome. Read more

Getting Stakeholder Consensus for a Cloud-Based Learning Solution

By Candy Osborne

If you’re thinking of bringing an elearning solution to your organization, you’ll want to get a consensus from stakeholders. Here are some common stakeholders and ideas for how you might help them understand how elearning can benefit their respective areas:

Human Resources

  • When employees have learning resources readily available, onboarding takes place at a faster pace.Read more

Start Submitting for 2015 Skillsoft Innovation Awards!

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

It’s Official! Skillsoft and SumTotal Come Together

By John Ambrose

A little over a month ago we announced our intent to acquire SumTotal Systems, a move that allows us to offer better solutions for managing, developing and expanding workforce talent. We’re happy to announce that the acquisition is complete, bringing together our industry-leading learning solutions and SumTotal’s premier offerings in learning, talent and workforce management.Read more

Skillsoft Sales Onboarding Program Takes #17 at Learning! 100 Awards

By Tom Cunningham

This week, Elearning! Media Group (EMG) announced their annual Learning! 100 awards, ranking the top 100 learning and development programs in the private and public sectors. Along with the dozens of Skillsoft customers that made the list, we are very excited to be named the #17 corporate enterprise honoree for the success of our Sales Onboarding Program!Read more