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

Sun Life Financial takes a blended approach with Skillsoft resources

Robin Mahadeva, Sr. Consultant, Global Talent Development, Sun Life Financial, disusses how her team uses a variety of Skillsoft resources to support core competencies, including leadership development.

Sun Life Financial leverages a variety of Skillsoft resources from Skillsoft on Vimeo.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

Delivering IT Training to Those in Need

Earning IT certifications can help individuals do their jobs more effectively and keep IT operations running smoothly. While this may be a great value-add for some, for others it can actually be life changing!  SkillSoft customer CompTIA helps individuals at risk of falling below the poverty line—as well as candidates under-represented in the IT industry such as minorities, women, veterans and displaced workers—to prepare for, secure, and succeed in IT careers by offering  free IT certification training.Read more

Why Learning Consultants Want Our Customers to Attend Perspectives


By Molly Scholes

SkillSoft’s annual user conference Perspectives will be taking place April 30 – May 3, 2012 in Orlando, Florida.  I wanted to share the top reasons why SkillSoft Learning Consultants know this is a “can’t miss” event and why we hope our customers choose to attend.Read more