By Tara O’Sullivan
“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.Read more
By Rob Jones
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.Read more
By Jessica Philpott
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.Read more
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.
By Kevin Young
Perspectives was a whirlwind of excitement, insight and robust knowledge. TheRead more
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.
By John Ambrose
Last month at 2014 Global Skillsoft Perspectives, I presented my thoughts on big data and how Skillsoft plans to harness it. We know that employees are constantly bombarded by data and interruption or “squirrels”—texts, voice mails, conference calls, meetings, emails.Read more
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
By Melynda Hilliard
It’s hard to believe that 2014 Global Skillsoft Perspectives, taking place at the MGM Grand, Las Vegas, is just one week away! If you haven’t registered for the event, don’t delay! Registration closes this Friday, April 4 at 3 p.m.Read more
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. Read more
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.Read more