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Perspectives 2018: The Age of Learning On-Demand

By Tara O’Sullivan

Skillsoft Perspectives 2018

“Instant gratification takes too long.”  — Carrie Fisher

I love that we live in an age where almost everything is available on demand. The idea that we are still restricting learning opportunities makes absolutely no sense.

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A Partner’s Perspective on Perspectives

By Rob Jones

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I’ve just returned from Vegas and Perspectives, the Skillsoft annual user conference. It wasn’t my first time, in fact that’s part of the appeal – revisiting and catching up with colleagues who now feel like old friends.

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Creating a Social Learning Ecosystem through Invisible L&D

By Jessica Philpott

Creating a Social Learning Ecosystem through Invisible L&D

Do a quick search and you will find that everyone is talking about social learning. But what exactly is social learning?

As part of his Multiple Intelligences theory, Howard Gardner explained as the time when individuals learn through interpersonal interaction; that it is the world and the people around us that shapes and reframes our learning experiences.

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World-Renowned Business Innovators to Keynote at 2015 Global Skillsoft Perspectives

By Jerry Nine

Each year at Perspectives, we bring together hundreds of the world’s strongest-performing global organizations to collaborate on learning-centric approaches to managing, developing and retaining talent. At this year’s user conference – our first event welcoming both Skillsoft and SumTotal customers – attendees will have the opportunity to hear from two keynote speakers, both world-renowned experts on creativity and innovation in business:

  • Sir Ken Robinson will identify the best practices that drive systematic innovation and how organizations can leverage those practices to stay ahead of the pack.
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2014 Skillsoft Perspectives EMEA Speaker Round-up

By Kevin Young

Perspectives was a whirlwind of excitement, insight and robust knowledge. The
event brought together some of the most exciting thought leaders in the field and was a collaborative forum for both Skillsoft customers and industry influencers.

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2014 Global Skillsoft Perspectives Recap

By Sabrina Smith

After years of holding our event in Orlando, we took a break and headed to Las John Ambrose 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!

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We Thought That We Had the Elearning Answers…

But It Was the Questions We Had Wrong!

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. 

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Don’t Miss the Elearning Conference: 2014 Global Skillsoft Perspectives

By Melynda Hilliard

2014 Global Skillsoft Perspectives is less than four weeks away!  This event enables learning professionals from organizations around the world to gather and discuss how to link learning to business value, maximizing your investment in learning.

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