Skillsoft Blog

Using L&D to Stand Out in a Crowded Tech Marketplace

By Kevin Young

UK technology businesses are under huge pressure to differentiate themselves from competitors, and there’s a growing recognition among cloud service providers that innovative products and solutions are just part of the story when it comes to winning – and keeping – customers.Read more

Skillsoft Honors 2015 Innovation Award Winners for Achievements in Learning and Talent Management

By Kelley Noblet

Yesterday and today at Perspectives we were proud to announce this year’s Innovation Award winners. These customers have demonstrated how they are weaving learning into fabric of their organizational culture to drive business results. We congratulate the winners for bringing outstanding value to their organizations using Skillsoft and SumTotal solutions and for setting a new standard around empowering employees.Read more

Addressing the Skills Shortage: Evaluating UK Business Leaders’ Perceptions of Learning and…

Kevin Young HeadshotBy Kevin Young

As businesses surface from the global financial crisis, they’re facing a host of challenges. Evolving to meet today’s fast-paced commercial environment means getting to grips with the current and future skills shortage.Read more

SumTotal at a Glance: A Complimentary Webinar Series

By Pam Boiros

As you’ve likely heard, Skillsoft acquired SumTotal Systems a couple months ago. With that expansion emerged the combined forces of our learning-centric Talent Expansion vision, powered by our industry-leading learning solutions and SumTotal’s premier learning, talent and workforce management offerings.Read more

Ready, Set, Action – New Video Courseware is Coming!

By Sue Rodeman

October was a busy month for industry conferences – Skillsoft sponsored and attended CLO, HR Tech, Inc. 5000 and Learning 2014, and hosted TotalConnection. While each conference had a different audience and a different agenda, one thing rang true – excitement surrounding new learning solutions.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

New Training Content Supporting Revisions to Cisco Certification

By Tim Hildreth

As part of our collaboration with networking powerhouse Cisco, we’ve developed new elearning content for the recent revisions to their highly-coveted Cisco Certified Networking Professional (CCNP) Routing and Switching certification. With the new content developed and already available for existing and potential CCNP Routing and Switching certified professionals, we’re proud to have the necessary online IT training resources in place to help learners quickly master new skills and materials.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

A Smarter Approach to the Global Talent Crisis

By Kieran King

Right now, organizations have an ideal opportunity to optimize the most important investment they make—their people investment. While many businesses are feeling the pain of finding skilled talent and they know a sizable part of their workforce may retire soon, few talent teams have quantified the size of their skill gaps nor do they have a solid plan in place to close them.Read more