Skillsoft Recognized by Training Industry as a Top 20 Online Learning Library Company for Second Consecutive Year

Award recognizes the richness and depth of Skillsoft's content to support corporate learners in the digital economy

BOSTON, July 2, 2018Skillsoft, the global leader in corporate learning, today announced that Training Industry named it a 2018 Top Online Learning Library Company for the second year in a row. This award acknowledges Skillsoft’s high-quality content relied on and trusted by more than 2,000 organizations to train their workforce for success in the digital economy. “Skillsoft’s mission is to inspire people to achieve their fullest potential through learning. We accomplish that by delivering multi-modal, curated content from the world’s most respected thought leaders and publishers that is highly engaging and relevant to today’s workforce,” said Mark Onisk, Chief Content Officer for Skillsoft. “We are both honored and humbled to be consistently recognized for our expansive library of content that is proven to accelerate professional growth, close skill gaps and drive business impact.” Skillsoft has made substantial investments in its learning content, recently transforming and launching new Business Skills, Leadership Training, Digital Transformation, IT Certification and Developer Skilling and Compliance Training content. The company’s content is developed by industry-leading learning experts to deepen talent capabilities and develop a more knowledgeable, productive and innovative workforce. The comprehensive content portfolio has an unsurpassed richness and depth of topical coverage, ranging from the development and implementation of IoT applications to embracing diversity in the workplace for greater innovation. To ensure its products achieve learner impact, Skillsoft has partnered with leading research institutions to sponsor neuroscience research initiatives around the efficacy of video-based e-learning. The organizations are conducting cognitive research that explores the science of learning to determine precisely what instructional strategies stimulate learner engagement and interest. The research’s initial findings have provided Skillsoft with invaluable insights for developing learning content that are grounded in fact-based neuroscience principles. Training Industry based their selection of this year’s Top 20 Online Learning Library Companies list on the following criteria:
  • Industry visibility, innovation and impact
  • Breadth and quality of courses and content
  • Company size and growth potential
  • Quality of clients
  • Geographic reach
“The companies included in the Top 20 Online Learning Library Companies list have demonstrated their value to professionals and their employers. Learners now expect access to the best content, from anywhere in the world, on their schedule, and these companies are exceeding expectations,” said Ken Taylor, president of Training Industry, Inc. “This is our second annual Top 20 list for this sector, and we anticipate continued growth as more organizations turn to these providers for their learning content needs.” Training Industry’s complete list of 2018 Top Online Learning Library Companies is available here. About Skillsoft Skillsoft is the global leader in corporate learning, providing the most engaging learner experience and high-quality content. We are trusted by the world’s leading organizations, including 65 percent of the Fortune 500. Our mission is to build beautiful technology and engaging content that drives business impact for today’s modern enterprise. Our 500,000+ multi-modal courses, videos, authoritative content chapters and micro-learning modules are accessed more than 130 million times every month, in 160 countries and 29 languages. With 100 percent secure cloud access, from any device, whenever, wherever. About Training Industry, Inc. Training Industry, Inc. spotlights the latest news, articles, case studies and best practices within the training industry and publishes annual Top 20 and Watch List reports covering many sectors of interest to the corporate training function. Our focus is on helping dedicated businesses and training professionals get the information, insight and tools needed to more effectively manage the business of learning. Media Contact: Matter Communications Erin Knapp 617.502.6546