Skillsoft buying SumTotal – My Take

eLearning 24-7

Like many of you, I was surprised to find out that Skillsoft is in the process of acquiring SumTotal. The reason for the acquisition at least from a press release and information on the purchase (and available for viewing on the Skillsoft site), screams of HCM (Human Capital Management). Combination of Skillsoft and SumTotal offers comprehensive, content-rich HR solutions. Getting back to Skillsoft and SumTotal. As for Skillsoft, they are a content provider.

Extended Enterprise Compliance: Mapping the Ecosystem

Talented Learning

Workers who fail to show proper certifications and related documentation are denied transportation to the rig. But extended enterprise compliance is a highly strategic business issue that requires know how. Extended enterprise compliance isn’t a one-way street.

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2020 – The Year of the Hub

eLearning 24-7

or have experience with them and thus usually have the API documentation and thus the API ready to connect to your learning system. 3rd party content providers include Open Sesame, LinkedIn Learning and Skillsoft to name a few. . Mid-market, SMB and Small business too. .

How to Get What You Want from Vendors

CLO Magazine

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? Budget parameters — this is directly linked to understanding the business need, vision and scope. Business stakeholders and target audiences.

Part 2: Not New, Just Revisited

CLO Magazine

“If we like to think our company is at least half with it, then we’re going to question why it’s so hard to find and access a document I need when I need it,” Mallon said. ” Pull learning technology also matches fast-paced business needs for workers who are constantly on the go. “A five-minute video will never replace a Harvard degree,” said John Ambrose, senior vice president of strategy and corporate development at Skillsoft.

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Storytelling and Video Solutions at ATD TechKnowledge 2018

Videonitch

To work best, video should be streamed, not just transferred like presentation or document, and when it is, the playback will often stall. For the more budget conscious, Mentor demonstrated its Evaluation Platform, which allows learners to submit videos, audio recordings and documents.

How Social Learning is Powering Up Today’s Workplaces

Learnnovators

Social tools leave a digital audit trail, documenting our learning journey—often an unfolding story—and leaving a path for others to follow.” ― Marcia Conner. “ THE QUOTE.

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. That’s how we partner with our clients to increase the business results they achieve through their learning programs.

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. That’s how we partner with our clients to increase the business results they achieve through their learning programs.

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?

Implement An Online Learning Content Strategy

eLearning 24-7

Content was videos, PDFs, documents, media files (audio), images, anything and everything that was not a course. After all, it screams bad business. They retain their customer, you know how business works, and have a happy customer. Percepio from Skillsoft, houses only Skillsoft courses at this time. There was a time, just a few years back, that content meant one thing and courses meant another thing.

PENS – Why your LMS and Authoring Tool Solution should include it

eLearning 24-7

Most recently I joined dominKnow, the makers of Claro, as their SVP of business development. To Learn more about PENS, I have included two documents to aid in your discovery. Paul Schneider in my opinion is one of the guru’s in the authoring tool industry.

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Types of Learning Systems

eLearning 24-7

One component that they are adding is a BI tool (business intelligence) as part of there make-up. Content consists of videos, workbooks, assets, online courses, documents, ebooks and everything else. Percipio by Skillsoft. Documentation is mixed. . Let me ask you an honest question. What is your personality type? Are you a Type A? Maybe a Type B? I was once told by a CEO, that I was a Type A ultra even more so then her. I felt honored.

Customer Complaints, How to Avoid the Traps

eLearning 24-7

Case studies: Marketing Document. Remember that the cost you paid for with X-LMS for the 3rd party content is not going to be the same price as your new LMS vendor – this is assuming that you purchased the 3rd party business courses for example, through your X-LMS vendor and not directly through the content vendor themselves. Example: Skillsoft sells content – business, soft skills, etc. E-Learning 24/7 (my business site E-Learn Info ).

Free L&D webinars for June 2018

Limestone Learning

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. Four ways unconnected employees hurt your business.

E-Learning Innovative Products – They are Out There

eLearning 24-7

It’s a business marketplace for buyers and sellers. Not, some 3rd party aggregator like Skillsoft or Element K, where you can purchase courses from. Worse, they expect you to read their documentation, which often is written in such a manner that unless you have two doctorate degrees you couldn’t figure it out. I love innovation. It is what makes any product or service, aspire to new heights. I especially love it when it happens in the e-learning industry.

E-Learning Innovative Products – They are Out There

Unicorn Training

It’s a business marketplace for buyers and sellers.Therefore, you can use your newly purchased courses in your current LMS, whatever that happens to be. Not, some 3rd party aggregator like Skillsoft or Element K, where you can purchase courses from.It Worse, they expect you to read their documentation, which often is written in such a manner that unless you have two doctorate degrees you couldn’t figure it out.I

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? Confused enough to wonder if there is any point turning my business towards this genre.