Fosway Group Recognizes Skillsoft as a Core Leader for the Third Consecutive Year in the 2019 9-Grid for Digital Learning
CAMBERLEY, U.K., 5th February 2019 – Skillsoft, a global leader in corporate learning, announced today that Fosway Group has recognized Skillsoft as a Core Leader for the third year in a row in the 2019 9-Grid™ for Digital Learning. Skillsoft’s solidified position as a Core Leader is attributed to its continued innovation across its broad and deep multi-modal learning content portfolio.
Throughout 2018, Skillsoft launched new and/or enhanced Compliance, Leadership and Technology and Developer solutions available on Percipio, Skillsoft’s intelligent learning experience platform.
- Percipio Compliance Percipio Compliance is a new solution that delivers Skillsoft’s comprehensive compliance training comprised of 500+ critical risk topics in 32 languages on Percipio. The solution provides one of the most extensive global libraries of legal coverage, ethics training and workplace safety training available with robust functionality and a modern UX that delivers an engaging user experience while addressing complex regulatory needs. Centralizing an organization’s entire learning program on one platform allows learners to use Percipio to take required compliance training and access Skillsoft’s proprietary content, the customer’s own content as well as third-party content to build critical skills and competencies.
- Skillsoft Leadership Development Program The Skillsoft Leadership Development Program (SLDP) features an innovative, scalable and cost-effective course series aimed at accelerating leadership learning at all levels. Courses average 45-60 minutes of high-definition, video-based instruction, each comprised of 5-8-minute single-concept segments to support micro-learning across today’s critical leadership competencies for the digital economy. A unique learning design and scenario-based pedagogy based on brain science research set SLDP apart in the market. Skillsoft’s approach leverages a common set of characters throughout the curriculum, including a “leader mentor.” Through compelling drama and pragmatic storytelling, Skillsoft models the critical human-interaction elements of leadership and demonstrates effective implementation strategies within the team context, allowing learners to tie learning to on-the-job behaviors.
- General availability of Skillsoft’s Digital Transformation portfolioon Percipio Skillsoft was first to market with a comprehensive solution for training on fundamental digital transformation concepts, methodologies and technologies in a scalable and affordable way. The Digital Transformation portfolio’s video-based courses are designed to help HR and L&D leaders prepare their workforces for the digital economy by providing a solid foundation for individual contributors, managers and leaders to advance their careers while driving productivity, increasing efficiency and spurring innovation for their organizations. The 50 + courses address seven major competency areas: Agility for Digital Transformation, Data Science, Digital Competencies, Digital Experiences, Digital Marketing & Communications, Essentials of Digital Transformation and Virtual Work.
- Skillsoft’s Technology and Developercontent portfolio available on Percipio The Technology and Developer content portfolio allows learners to use one platform to acquire knowledge and develop skills leveraging 23,000+ multi-modal learning resources, including courses, videos and books. The addition of Practice Labs, TestPreps and Ask a Mentor to Skillsoft’s vast multi-modal learning resources on Percipio give enterprise technology and development professionals an unparalleled solution to Watch, Read, Listen and Practice their skills, helping organizations continually adapt in the age of digital disruption and transformation. Skillsoft has also established strategic partnerships with ITProTV and Loonycorn, premier video course providers for the IT industry, to deliver hundreds of additional hours of IT-related courses and certification training to Skillsoft customers.
“Skillsoft continues to invest and innovate in both the breadth and depth of our learning content across multiple business disciplines, as well as in how learners access and experience learning through Percipio – anywhere, anytime and on any device,” said Chad Gaydos, chief operating officer, Skillsoft. “Fosway’s analysis recognises our investment, focus and innovation in transforming the learning market.”
“Skillsoft is a household name in digital learning,” commented David Wilson, CEO of Fosway Group. “Its consistent performance in our analysis is the result of an evolution in its portfolio and scope over the last few years, with a renewed focus on platform innovation along with updates and multiple new additions to its content.”
The Fosway 9-Grid™ is a five-dimensional market analysis model that helps organisations understand the relative position of solutions and providers in the learning and talent systems market. The 2019 Fosway 9-Grid™ for Digital Learning is now available at www.fosway.com/9-grid/digital-learning/.
Skillsoft is a global leader in corporate learning, delivering beautiful technology and engaging content that drives business impact for modern enterprises. Skillsoft comprises three award-winning systems that support learning, performance and success: Skillsoft learning content, the Percipio intelligent learning experience platform and the SumTotal suite for Human Capital Management.
Skillsoft provides a comprehensive selection of cloud-based corporate learning content, including courses, videos, books and other resources on Business and Management Skills, Leadership Development, Digital Transformation, Technology and Developer, Productivity and Collaboration Tools and Compliance. Percipio’s intuitive design engages modern learners and its consumer-led experience assists in accelerating learning. The SumTotal suite features four key components built on a unified platform: Learning Management, Talent Management, Talent Acquisition and Workforce Management.
Skillsoft is trusted by thousands of the world’s leading organizations, including 65 per cent of the Fortune 500. Learn more at www.skillsoft.com.
About Fosway Group
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