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. Alignment to Business – aka KPIs.

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.

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2016 LMS Market Trends, Observations and Predictions

Talented Learning

The 2016 LMS market is not what you think. We ask them all about business drivers, trends, market opportunities, use cases, demand, competition and measurable successes. 10 Culture Shift Driving Epic Innovation in the LMS Market.

The Rants – Marketing Buzz and.

eLearning 24-7

When I state this to vendors who play this marketing spin, I usually get the line, “consumers know the difference or know it isn’t free.” I have no problem with marketing, target marketing, messaging, etc. SumTotal Learn includes 80 Skillsoft courses when you buy their system. So drop offset the cost so we have to charge you angle, because there are two things that anyone in any type of business knows: a. New business.

12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

saturated market, we’ve designed. 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. learning on business outcomes.

Thompson Leaves Learning Market

Tony Karrer

Saw Thomson Corp exists Learning Market on Learning Reflections. Not only have they just completed the sale of their NETg subsidiary to SkillSoft for $270 million , but they have also announced they are selling Higher Education assets of Thomson Learning to a couple of venture funds for $7.75 This goes back to the discussion we had recently around the challenges for vendors: eLearning Business Alternatives - Good Discussion.

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Is Your Organization Worried about the Falling Unemployment Rate?

SumTotal L&D

It’s a topic that is very close to my heart and one I encounter on an almost daily basis as I travel around the globe in my capacity as Senior Director of Business Strategy and Transformation at SumTotal. Skillsoft has nine indicators they use to measure success around these five stages.

Are you ready for 2020?

CLO Magazine

Skillsoft SVP Heide Abelli discussed the changing roles of both leaders and their teams. This is critical for CLOs and their learning and development teams as it ties with understanding the goals and the needs of the business and aligning learning to deliver outcomes.

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The NEXT Big Thing in eLearning

eLearning Alchemy

What rapid authoring tools have done is flooded the market with would be designers incapable of producing content that actually drives results. Focusing on cost savings as the reason to invest in eLearning positions it (and all learning) as a cost, rather than a strategic business investment.

FocusOn Learning 2016 Presents “Microlearning: The Ideal Partner for Mobile”


He has also served as vice president of business development at; as principal of Definition 6, an Internet marketing firm that he co-founded; and as president of Web World. He was a member of the leadership teams for Skillsoft, NETg, Kaplan Financial, and AchieveGlobal, among others.

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2020 – The Year of the Hub

eLearning 24-7

A must in today’s learning system market. 3rd party content providers include Open Sesame, LinkedIn Learning and Skillsoft to name a few. . Business Intelligence tool (a hot trend for 2020 and yes, some learning systems have built-in ones).

E-Learning Today: High-Tech and High Touch

CLO Magazine

Later came the first computer-based training program, and toward the end of the 20th century, the introduction of the computer and internet set the stage for e-learning to manifest in a vibrant and voluminous market that now transforms along with technology.

You May Be Training, But Is Your Team Learning?

As the job market tightens and businesses demand new skills at an ever-increasing rate, many companies are realizing the importance of training. If the technology and spending isn’t making a difference to the business, then something’s not working.

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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.

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. billion dollar market with a potential to be $12.2

The Inevitable Fusion of Learning and Talent

CLO Magazine

Demographic shifts, reinvented business models, technological advances and new forms of competition require organizations to fuel perpetual skill upgrades. HR – learning – is laser-focused on becoming even more nimble in order to continually stay at the fore of their market.

Five classifications of Learning Management Systems (LMS)

Connect Thinking

There are lots and lots of Learning Management Systems (LMS) on the market. From my observation, I have categorised LMS based on the business motivation to create and offer them to the market: LMS that are part of a larger ERP system (e.g. SkillSoft SkillPort ). It’s all about keeping to core business. formal, informal, social, self-directed, certified, performance support, anytime/anywhere learning) the better the fit for your business.

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Learning Technologies 09 - the exhibition

Learning Rocks

Other big stands included Mohive, Skillsoft, PPI, Epic, Line and Brightwave. Whatever happens I think that companies with diverse client bases will stand the best chance, while smaller players who struggle for business (like absentees Academy Internet) will get swallowed up by larger companies with the resources to ride out the troubles ahead. marketplace news the market Moodle freelearning elearningI've only been to LT a couple of times before, back in 2005/6.

Learning Technologies 09 - the exhibition

Learning Rocks

Other big stands included Mohive, Skillsoft, PPI, Epic, Line and Brightwave. Whatever happens I think that companies with diverse client bases will stand the best chance, while smaller players who struggle for business (like absentees Academy Internet) will get swallowed up by larger companies with the resources to ride out the troubles ahead. Tags: marketplace news the market Moodle freelearning elearning I've only been to LT a couple of times before, back in 2005/6.

What you need 2 know: 3rd Party Content

eLearning 24-7

Then – Client contacts their new LMS vendor or current one, says they need courses in Business, Safety, Software. Some may be free (TED) or some MOOCs, others are fee-based (Skillsoft, Skill Pill, Harvard Business, etc.). . If you want to have it in your business, they sell there too, but they do a lot of business direct to consumer. I’ve seen this misunderstanding in newspapers, online news, business publications, and yes, PR firms.

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Top 50 LMS Report for 2016 – What you need to know (criteria, approach, and yeah some vendors)

eLearning 24-7

Sorry, that’s marketing. You want marketing, I know some sites that will list you. I identify the Big Dogs as SumTotal by Skillsoft (yes, that is the actual name), Cornerstone OnDemand, Saba, SucessFactors and Oracle Taleo (although, I ask myself who is using this and if you still are why?). These are vendors who have been around a long time, build share of the market and generally speaking had early name recognition which has helped them in build business.

Working Out the Kinks: Companies Experiment With Mobile

CLO Magazine

Most clients of Skillsoft Corp., But as demand increases, Skillsoft will either release mobile-friendly content or retrofit existing products that make sense on mobile. On smartphones, clients want shorter forms of content, text messaging reminders and video, said Pam Boiros, Skillsoft’s vice president of corporate marketing. Most important, organizations have to tie mobile learning to business results, said Sarah Gilbert, president of meLearning Solutions in Atlanta.

Time for Change: MOOCs and Learning Technology

CLO Magazine

These new businesses started developing expert-led courses that cover typical university or college-level topics like introduction to computer science, psychology, history and many more. Companies such as Blackboard, CBT Systems — now Skillsoft — Saba and Docent were born. Best of all, the educational startups that develop MOOCs can take advantage of the market for mobile technology, which puts educational access into the hands of students of all ages around the world.

The New Corporate Learning Ecosystem: Coexistence at Work

Talented Learning

” Who knew that years later, this quote would become a battle cry for what I see happening in the LMS market? Imagine that your organization is informed in real-time about individual and program progress, as well as relevant business impact.

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. But extended enterprise business decision makers can’t afford to wait. 8) LMS Notifications vs. Email Marketing Systems.

Is Adaptive Learning the Way of the Future

Training Industry

In 2014, Skillsoft and IBM Research completed an adaptive learning pilot program with 32,000 users and found that personalized learning based on data such as user-content interactions, content relationships and consumption patterns improves engagement. As author Marcus Buckingham points out in a 2012 Harvard Business Review article, since “leadership is not generic,” leadership development programs shouldn’t be, either.

Free L&D webinars for January 2020

Limestone Learning

As ever, January is itself a prompt to rev up your business strategy and your learning. Director, Business Strategy & Transformation at SumTotal Systems and Laura W. “ Animals, mammals, cat ” by katya10 is licensed by Pixabay. Are we in a new decade, or does it just feel that way?

Best of Elearning! 2015 Finalists Revealed


magazines, the industry voices of the enterprise learning and workforce technology market, announced today the Best of Elearning! SkillSoft. Business Skills Library. SkillSoft. Media Group serves the $225 billion enterprise learning market. Executives Nominate 100 Solutions Across Expanded 30 Categories for Excellence. Elearning! and Government Elearning!

How to use conversations to embed content in elearning


In fact, in business school, I remember reading an operations book called The Goal. My first job out of college 15 years ago was at SmartForce (now SkillSoft) as a simulation developer. I started writing a blog post about how to embed eLearning content into conversations. It was ok.

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#HRTECH Learning Vendors Preview – Who to see and who to avoid

eLearning 24-7

There are few and I mean only a few who follow this pattern (example: Skillsoft), where the course library is the primary and the system secondary. If you just want the LMS, then the best fit IMO is SMB (Small to mid-size business). If you go the primary route, courses #1, LMS included, then any market will work. That said, if you are seeking an LMS who can API/interface to SharePoint, then the vast majority of systems on the market can do that. Welcome, welcome all!

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.

The Importance of Social Media for Your Online Course

DigitalChalk eLearning

Many times internal and corporate training courses do not need to be marketed outside of the company – as the courses only pertain to select employees. Marketing your online courses can make a world of difference in your business success and sales.

NexGen Learning System Grid 2018-19

eLearning 24-7

On the flip side, Grovo is by far one of the most overrated systems on the market, especially with the assumption that it must be “forward thinking” and thus have NexGen robustness. But, in business, well, at least for this grid, not everyone is a winner. Welcome.

A Moving Landscape

CLO Magazine

You look at organizations like Skillsoft, for example, that have a catalog even bigger today but that once upon a time had hundreds of courses that were relatively skills-based, self-paced things. So that has changed the format of the delivery of what business schools are doing.

‘Best of Elearning! ’ Awards Honor 100 Top Solutions


These honorees are: Skillsoft; Cisco; SuccessFactors, an SAP Company; Inxpo; IBM; Adobe; and Oracle. 285 Chesterfield Business Parkway Chesterfield, MO 63005. The remaining two products help you build a better employee engagement survey and devise a proactive recruitment marketing campaign. With SumTotal Talent solutions, you can unlock hidden potential in your people and watch your business soar. 285 Chesterfield Business Parkway Chesterfield, MO 63005.