Skillsoft’s Technology and Developer Portfolio Wins 2019 BIG Innovation Award
Skillsoft recognized for advancing certification and skill development amongst technology professionalsBOSTON – February 11, 2019 – Skillsoft, a global leader in corporate learning, today announced that its Technology and Developer portfolio won a 2019 BIG Innovation Award. The Business Intelligence Group’s (BIG) annual Innovation Awards program recognizes the world’s leading companies, products and people that are bringing new ideas to life. Winners, chosen by panels of business veterans and leaders, demonstrate how leadership, innovation and technology are improving the lives of people around the world. Recently, the complete Skillsoft Technology and Developer content library was released on Skillsoft’s intelligent learning experience platform, Percipio. The unique combination of content and platform provides learners with on-demand access to learning anywhere, anytime and on any device. This allows learners to use one platform to acquire knowledge and develop skills leveraging more than 23,000 multi-modal learning resources, including courses, videos, books, audiobooks and book summaries from Skillsoft as well as partners such as ITProTV and Loonycorn. Skillsoft also now offers its Practice Labs, TestPreps and Ask a Mentor functionality on Percipio, providing learners with an array of opportunities to apply and test their skills and consult directly with certified experts. “Judges were impressed by the depth of content and variety of training activities within Skillsoft’s Technology and Developer portfolio as the solution has proven to be an effective method to advance and accelerate learning amongst enterprise technologists and developers,” said Maria Jimenez, chief operating officer of the Business Intelligence Group. “We are thrilled to honor Skillsoft as they empower technology professionals to acquire the core competencies required by agile, digitally-minded businesses.” Skillsoft delivered 26 million hours of technical learning content to five million learners worldwide in 2018. With Percipio, an award-winning technology platform, and comprehensive depth and breadth of Skillsoft’s content portfolio, the company has successfully accelerated time to competence for learners at a point when continual learning and adaptability have become critical for individual and organizational success. “The importance of providing continual learning opportunities to technology professionals cannot be overstated in the age of the digital economy,” said Mike Hendrickson, vice president of Technology and Developer Products, Skillsoft. “Being recognized as a BIG Innovation Award winner validates our relentless commitment to helping organizations worldwide keep pace with rapidly advancing technologies and the new roles evolving daily.” This BIG Innovation Award win adds to Skillsoft’s recent success across BIG’s network of awards. Skillsoft’s Leadership Development Program was recognized as New Product of the Year Award in the 2018 BIG Awards for Business while Percipio took home the same honor in 2017. Skillsoft was also recently named to Training Industry’s Top 20™ IT Training Companies List. To learn more about Skillsoft’s Technology and Developer portfolio, visit www.skillsoft.com/technology-developer-and-certification-solutions. About Skillsoft 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 percent of the Fortune 500. Learn more at www.skillsoft.com.
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