Product Review – Percipio by Skillsoft

eLearning 24-7

It might be a surprise to some folks who only know of Degreed, EdCast and Learn Amp, that there are quite a few LEP/LXPs on the market, which offer quite a bang for your budget. One of these platforms is Percipio by Skillsoft. If you select “Video” content than the mini chapters you select from will start with an intro screen from Skillsoft, rather than jumping right into the content. Alignment to Business – aka KPIs.

Vendor Spotlight: Skillsoft © provides a multitude of elearning and training solutions

InsiderHub

Over the next few months, CollectMyThoughts is providing a series of overviews on some business solution vendors in order to provide the most interesting and useful information for decision-makers. Skillsoft has been in the elearning industry for over 15 years, and has been among the innovative leaders in that particular arena – about as long as the industry itself has been in existence. So, what solutions does Skillsoft offer to help you meet your training goals?

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How to Prepare for Active Shooters in the Workplace

CLO Magazine

According to Covenant Security Services Vice President James McGinty in a 2016 NPR report , 75 to 80 percent of businesses are looking to do some type of active shooter policy procedure and training. “Not surprisingly, the biggest challenge we face every day is budget,” workplace violence expert Barton said. For companies that don’t have the budget to conduct in-person training, he advises looking at online training options.

Growing From Knowledge-Based to Performance-Driven Learning

mLevel

I’ve found it’s not lack of expertise to create performance-based learning; it’s most often due to environmental constraints that make it rarely possible to do so: TIME: The business served by L&D demands (and deserves!) BUDGET: Closely tied to the resource constraint is the budget Whether learning initiatives are funded centrally by L&D or directly by the line of business, there are too many learning requirements and too few available dollars.

12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

investment if businesses are to enrich engagement. Skillsoft (2018), ‘Storytelling in Video–based Leadership Training and Development’ 4. As a busy L&D professional, you want to spend more. large budgets. reason why 80 percent of all IT budgets.

Using MOOCs: Self-Directed Development and Workforce Training

Your Training Edge

I’ve written before about how companies can reward employees who take personal initiatives toward professional development , and in the roughly nine months since I wrote that article, many businesses have started doing exactly that. According to Skillsoft managing director Kevin Young, “The research shows that business leaders increasingly appreciate the value of learning. Bryant’s business career has been based on his results-oriented style of empowering the individual.

From higher ed to PepsiCo CLO

CLO Magazine

So when she was offered a position as director of academic planning at Berkeley’s Haas School of Business, it felt like a perfect fit. “It PepsiCo’s corporate structure is largely decentralized, with self-contained learning teams serving autonomous business units.

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Content – Change the Narrative

eLearning 24-7

Leadership, Business Skills, Safety, Compliance-related, Software, Coaching and Software skills. Then to hear back, the budget isn’t there, too much work, and other nonsense? . Top name drivers are LinkedIn Learning, Harvard Business and recently Pluralsight (which is also learning technology too). Harvard Business is you buying a brand name. Skillsoft is another brand name. Skillsoft’s content is a mixed bag. It was finished.

Going Mobile for Enterprise Learning: Trends & Statistics

Origin Learning

According to SkillSoft, 93% of CEOs plan to increase or maintain their training budget, and 85% already have a mobile training strategy, or will implement one soon. almost 4 in 10 organizations will rely exclusively on BYOD by 2016, and 85 percent of businesses will have some kind of BYOD program in place by 2020. Did you know that the average smartphone today is more powerful than the PCs that took two astronauts to the moon in 1969?! We bet you didn’t.

How to Get What You Want from Vendors

CLO Magazine

In this Chief Learning Officer Special Report on learning technology, Niko Drakoulis of SurePeople; Don Hernandez of D2L; and Kieran King of Skillsoft discussed via email how learning leaders can communicate with vendors to ensure they get the products and services their organizations really need without wasting time, money and resources. Drakoulis: The CLO has to be as clear as possible about a few key items: The business imperative/need — what problem are we solving together?

Learning Audiences Are Not Created Equal: Employees vs. Extended Enterprise

Talented Learning

Now, businesses large and small are expanding their internal training programs to serve the serve the needs of learning audiences outside of organizational walls. Success depends upon finding or developing the right content for employee training – and continuously achieving more with less budget and staff. But extended enterprise business decision makers can’t afford to wait. Are training revenues the lifeblood of your business?

Spending on Learning and Development on the Rise

CLO Magazine

The survey''s findings underscore the continued rise in learning budgets as organizations recover from the recession, said Kieran King, the global director of loyalty strategy for Skillsoft. “Budgets are, on the whole, rising, no matter what kind of analyst you are using to benchmark,” King said, adding that organizations have recently increased their use of elearning within leadership and managerment development.

A Conversation with Bryan Austin of mLevel

mLevel

Bryan has had a distinguished career in corporate Learning & Development, including leadership roles with Skillsoft, Kaplan, AchieveGlobal and NETg. Austin: Corporate learning functions are often stretched too thin by the business’ increasing demand for learning programs coupled with the increasing pace of change. Combine this with static or reduced budgets and a workforce that increasingly demands high quality, highly engaging experiences – something’s got to give!

Storytelling and Video Solutions at ATD TechKnowledge 2018

Videonitch

Of course, we are operating at the other end of the spectrum in terms of budget and personnel. Frost has a team of three people to manage the program – a manager who works with the divisions to uncover the business needs, a videographer who creates and edits the videos, and an administrator to manage the system. For the more budget conscious, Mentor demonstrated its Evaluation Platform, which allows learners to submit videos, audio recordings and documents. Storytelling.

Free L&D webinars for January 2018

Limestone Learning

Tuesday, January 9, 2018, 11AM – 12PM PT: Connecting Compliance to Business Strategy (Free for ATD members) Are your compliance training programs strategic and aligned to business, or simply an obligatory duty with a check-the-box mentality? When compliance is not integrated into your business system and culture, the outcomes are clear. The merits of integrating compliance with business systems and culture.

Free L&D webinars for October 2019

Limestone Learning

Wednesday, October 2, 2019, 11AM – 12PM PT: Designing Learning Programs for Lasting Impact (Free for ATD members) Business and learning leaders must navigate through confusion and clutter when designing corporate learning programs. Friday, October 10, 2019, 9AM – 10AM PT: Five Reasons Your Training Videos Don’t Belong on YouTube You wouldn’t trust YouTube with a video that held your personal credit card information, but every video your business creates needs to be stored somewhere.

Top 50 Learning Systems for 2019 (50 to 30)

eLearning 24-7

Thus, you can be always assured that the best of the best will be on the platform, no more searching for months, reaching out to vendors who never respond (ours do), spending way too much time seeing if the system has what you need AND as a result blasting RFPs to vendors who won’t meet your needs and your budget! Why would you want to do business with a vendor who is selling a system, but has zero interest in learning about the history of our space?

A Conversation with Bryan Austin of mLevel

Kapp Notes

Bryan has had a distinguished career in corporate Learning & Development, including leadership roles with Skillsoft, Kaplan, AchieveGlobal and NETg. Austin: Corporate learning functions are often stretched too thin by the business’ increasing demand for learning programs coupled with the increasing pace of change. Combine this with static or reduced budgets and a workforce that increasingly demands high quality, highly engaging experiences – something’s got to give!

Dear C-Suite: We Don't Do Training

CLO Magazine

But if the C-suite believes training equates to a fixed expense line item — such as external vendors, training and education, muffins in the classroom — and the organization happens to run into a quarterly budget or financial issue, they immediately think, “cut training.” In the summer 2013 issue of MIT Sloan Management Review, an article appeared titled, “The Executive’s Role in Social Business.”

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The big digital learning trends for 2019, according to the experts

Elucidat

I know this sounds obvious, but too often I hear learning impact measured in business KPIs. There are still many organizations just beginning their digital learning journey, and for them it’s how do I make quick effective content on little of no budget. “What I think will happen is that learning experience platforms (LxPs) will seize budget from learning management systems. Skillsoft, LinkedIn Learning and Grovo are three examples.

Free learning & development webinars for September 2017

Limestone Learning

In this webcast, Laura Rexford, director of value engineering at Skillsoft, will share three practices that have helped clients around the world get and maintain funding for e-learning projects. It is still harder to measure the learning that occurs and determine whether it’s helping the organization achieve business goals. At the same time, it is well established that sharing more and better feedback can dramatically boost business performance.

How to choose the right LMS

eLearning 24-7

If the system you want is not in your budget, no matter how much you love it, you are not going to buy it. Then spend the time to identify the right system for you and your business. or with your payroll (ADP), or HRIS platform, or Skillsoft or whatever – 95% can do it – but it will cost you. So many choices out there. Should we spend our hard earned salary going to Disneyland? Or will putting up an air mattress with some stick figures suffice?

Free L&D webinars for June 2018

Limestone Learning

Monday, June 4, 2018, 10AM – 11AM PT: The Well-Connected Employee: Networking Competencies That Foster Engagement, Collaboration, and Business Results (Free for ATD members) In a survey of 2,000 employees from many different organizations, only 20% said, “Yes, I have the network I need to get the job done.” Unconnected employees hurt your business when they fail to see the big picture, don’t know how to uncork bureaucratic bottlenecks, and don’t contribute to enterprise-wide results.

My 2012 Enterprise mLearning Predictions Recap

mLearning Trends

The acceptance of mobile learning within the business community probably won’t happen with much fanfare, it will just happen and be accepted as a “norm” wherein the market no longer asks “should we offer learning to our employees (or partners or customers) via mobile device?” The big continued to eat the small throughout 2012 in an effort to protect market share while bolstering their portfolios with innovative product and service offerings at all ends of the business spectrum.

Top 68 eLearning Posts from April - Hot Topics iPad Google Buzz

eLearning Learning Posts

Even in organisations where L&D priorities are closely aligned with business priorities there’s plenty of head-room for improvement. Social Learning Tools Should Not be Separate from Enterprise 2.0 - eLearning Technology , April 7, 2010 With the recent launch of InGenius by SkillSoft, I believe it’s time again to raise a pretty important question: Where do Social Learning Tools belong? Budgeting for Learning 2.0: Best of eLearning Learning. April 2010.

Free learning & development webinars for August 2020

Limestone Learning

And when it all gets too confusing in the outdoor world, we have the great indoors and a packed menu of free webinars to keep us busy. Talent development professionals wonder how to navigate their job responsibilities when they are short staffed, short on budget and short on time.

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2017 Talented Learning LMS Awards: Best of the Best

Talented Learning

We make it our business to understand all the nooks, crannies and niches that define the LMS landscape, as well as the innovators who are challenging industry norms. Mandatory features include robust administrative capabilities, extensive domain and audience segmentation, globalization and localization, ecommerce, mobile delivery, sophisticated reporting, and API-based integration with other business systems and resources. Skillsoft – Percipio.

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