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Skillsoft Bolsters Technology and Developer Content Portfolio with ITProTV and Loonycorn Partnerships

Partnerships add to Skillsoft’s unmatched depth and breadth of IT-related video courses and certification training

 

BOSTON October 15, 2018Skillsoft, the global leader in corporate learning, today announced strategic partnerships with ITProTV and Loonycorn, premier video course providers for the IT industry. The partnerships will deliver hundreds of additional hours of IT-related courses and certification training to Skillsoft customers, adding to Skillsoft’s already vast Technology and Developer content portfolio.

With technology evolving at a breakneck pace, CIOs and CTOs require staffs to have on-demand learning solutions to ensure they are highly skilled in the latest technologies, toolsets and required certifications. Partnering with ITProTV and Loonycorn enables Skillsoft to deliver an expanded collection of training videos to help technology professionals stay current in their area of expertise, prepare for certification exams and modernize their toolbox of skills. To ensure that this content is fully accessible to all learners, regardless of disability, Skillsoft will be adding features such as transcripts and audio descriptions.

Skillsoft adds 400+ hours of ITProTV content
ITProTV brings highly engaging video courses featuring the company’s binge-worthy learning™ to Skillsoft’s Technology and Developer content portfolio to train enterprise technology professionals in every stage of their career. ITProTV’s award-winning, topic-oriented training videos are geared toward IT professionals who want to acquire new knowledge, stay current in their area of expertise or prepare for certification exams, while keeping their toolbox of skills up-to-date. The courses, which are visually appealing and feature a two-instructor and dual host format to deepen learner engagement, focus on vendor certifications and technical skills training and are developed by experienced instructors.

Skillsoft will add more than 400 hours of ITProTV video content to its library of Technology and Developer content to address a range of IT certifications. The videos, which are available on both Skillsoft’s SkillPort and Percipio platforms, cover a wide range of topics, including Cyber Ops, Cloud and Security.

Loonycorn collaboration to produce AI Development with Tensorflow learning path
Aligned with Skillsoft’s focus on providing the highest quality and most engaging learning content, Loonycorn excels at teaching complex technology topics such as Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning, Big Data and Computer Science, in a humorous, practical and engaging way. To meet growing demand for training on these topics, Loonycorn and Skillsoft are producing an “AI Development with Tensorflow” course.

“To help address the IT skills gap and talent shortage, Skillsoft has broadened its Technology and Developer content portfolio through partnerships with ITProTV and Loonycorn,” said Mark Onisk, chief content officer, Skillsoft. “Adding highly coveted video courses and certification training from ITProTV and Loonycorn to our fast-growing Technology and Developer content collection will enable CIOs and CTOs to upskill their teams on cutting-edge technologies such as AI, Cloud, DevOps and Security. The courses will also be instrumental in helping organizations to continuously adapt in the age of digital disruption and transformation.”

Skillsoft’s Technology and Developer content delivers more than 26 million hours of learning each year to more than 5 million learners worldwide. Visit Skillsoft’s website to learn more about the company’s unrivaled Technology and Developer portfolios.

About ITProTV
ITProTV is an online membership platform addressing the global IT skills gap by delivering binge-worthy learning™ to train IT professionals in every stage of their careers. ITProTV turns IT education into a conversation that connects learners to experts and each other. With new content added daily, IT pros can access 4,000+ hours of content, plus practice exams and virtual labs, and be a part of an IT community. ITProTV offers flexible and cost-effective membership options for both corporate teams and individual learners who can learn at their own pace wherever it is most convenient. Learn more at www.itpro.tv.

About Loonycorn
Loonycorn is a video production studio that specializes in creating e-learning content focused on emerging and complex technologies. Leveraging a unique conversational style, Loonycorn videos seek to answer the “why,” “what” and “how.” To further aid cognition, videos incorporate analogies designed to help learners relate new concepts to previously well-understood ones while visualizations are used to easily recall the intricately interlocking parts of modern technologies. Learn more about Loonycorn at www.loonycorn.com.

About Skillsoft
Skillsoft is the global leader in corporate learning, delivering beautiful technology and engaging content that drives business impact for modern enterprises. Skillsoft comprises three award-winning solutions 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 the most 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 accelerates 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 percent of the Fortune 500. Learn more at www.skillsoft.com.

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