Skillsoft Blog

Understanding the Effectiveness of Learning Programs with Skillsoft’s Impact Analysis

By Wendy Duffy

One of the challenges of implementing and executing a learning program is
being able to evaluate and validate its impact on employees and the organization as a whole. One tool we’ve developed to ease this pressure put on learning and development teams, and aid in justifying investments to executives and other stakeholders, is our Impact Analysis.Read more

The Seven Days of Learning

By Kevin Young

As National Learning at Work Week kicks off on the 19 May, workplace training and development is being brought to the forefront of U.K. business owners’ minds. With competitive industries and shifting markets, a highly trained and adaptable workforce can be the key to your business’ growth.Read more

2014 Global Skillsoft Perspectives Recap

By Sabrina Smith

After years of holding our event in Orlando, we took a break and headed to Las Vegas this year, and the MGM Grand did not disappoint!  Reflecting on the plane ride home, I took some time to review the social media conversation on Twitter (#Perspectives14) and loved reading that “this Perspectives wasn’t just fun, it was inspiring!”  Our theme this year was “Innovate, Influence, Impact” and the speakers were fantastic!Read more

Classroom Training vs. Online Training – Which One is Better?

Classroom Training vs. Online Training - Which One is Better?

By Laura Rexford

As I reflect on recent conversations, industry research, data analysis and my own experiences related to elearning maturity, a lyric from an old U2 song begins to play in my mind: “We thought that we had the answers, it was the questions we had wrong.”

What prompted that thought was an impact study conducted on a sales training program with the goal of 80% of trainees successfully selling a new product within 30 days after training.Read more

Shake Up Your Status Quo in 2014

By Kieran King, Global Director, Loyalty Strategy, Skillsoft

As we begin 2014, why not make a resolution to stop overspending on instructor- led training and stop building what you could buy?  According to Forbes Magazine, at this time of the year approximately 40% of us make New Year’s resolutions, yet only 8% of us stick to it. Read more