Skillsoft Blog

What’s Wrong with Today’s LMS?

By Scott Oliver, Senior Product Manager, Skillsoft

Deciding on the right learning management system (LMS) is a big decision for L&D professionals. Due to the price tag and the need for the tool to accommodate employees across the organization, it typically involves executive management and other key stakeholders.Read more

2012 Skillsoft Perspectives Australia – It just keeps getting better!

By Tim Hildreth, Director, Product Marketing, Skillsoft

2012 Skillsoft Perspectives Australia will mark my third trip to Australia to update Skillsoft Perspectives attendees on our strategic content and product direction for the year. And while each trip has had its highlights (2010 was my first trip “down under” ever, during my 2011 travels, I finally saw a kangaroo!), I can honestly say that this year is the year I’m most excited about.Read more

Expanding leadership and learning around the clock

Skillsoft customer the Odawa Casino Resort needed to ensure that learning opportunities were available to all employees, not simply those who worked first shift. Odawa also wanted to support performance management through relevant learning options. To fulfill that need, Odawa Casino chose a Skillsoft Select package containing a blend of courses on leadership development, performance management, communication skills, customer service and more.Read more

Designing Skillport® 8: notes from the trenches

By Stephanie Pyle

At the 2012 Skillsoft Perspectives conference, we unveiled an advanced look at our upcoming Skillport® 8 release. Skillport 8 brings together all formats of learning content, integrating books, courses and videos in the same library, giving the user a single, seamless experience.Read more

Scottsdale – Phoenix area user group

Skillsoft recently hosted an in-person user group in the Scottsdale – Phoenix area. Eighteen customers attended, enjoying a breakfast and the opportunity to network with their peers.

Skillsoft customer, SRP discussed where they were in the past, where they are now and where they would like to be. Read more

Do you have an elearning implementation strategy?

Implementing elearning goes far beyond installing an LMS and populating it with content. Vinolia Singh of MultiChoice South Africa has gone through three elearning implementations and discovered four components that are critical to program success.

On Wednesday, July 11 from 10-11am EST, Vinolia will present a webinar on Optimizing Your Elearning Strategy for Successful Implementation and Maximum ROI.Read more

2012 Skillsoft Perspectives Highlights, New Zealand – another successful event!

We’re pleased to bring you a guest post from our APAC region − Kath Greenhough, a Learning Strategist in New Zealand.

By Kath Greenhough

We have just farewelled the last of the Skillsoft New Zealand customers after our two-day Perspectives Highlights event in Auckland and Wellington on 21 and 22 June.Read more

SuccessConnect 2012 Recap

We’re pleased to bring you a guest post by Gary Hartman, a Skillsoft partner alliances manager responsible for partnership programs with LMS, Talent Management and Portal providers.

By Gary Hartman

Skillsoft enjoyed exhibiting at last week’s SuccessFactors’ North American User Group meeting, SuccessConnect 2012 in San Francisco, CA. Read more