Skillsoft – An Analyst Perspective

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A vendor who made not only poor business decisions with the likes of Percipio, but also with the monumental blunder of acquiring SumTotal. . The buy was a bad relationship in the making, one where the owner – “Skillsoft” and ownee “SumTotal” never seemed to get on track with one another. Layoffs meanwhile started at Skillsoft in November 2019, then again in February 2020. Skillsoft Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy. Skillsoft content.

Skillsoft enters restructuring agreement with lenders

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Education and training software company Skillsoft Corp. The company has also announced that there are no planned changes to Skillsoft’s current leadership team or organizational structure as a result of the restructuring agreement.

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Product Review – Percipio by Skillsoft

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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. What though became confusion was again getting back to the nomenclature of how Skillsoft defines a course. Alignment to Business – aka KPIs. That said, because Percipio relies so heavily on assignments the business alignment gets lost.

Skillsoft Business Skills Courses: Microlearning Showreel

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This following video features examples of Skillsoft's video library of business courses, with micro-sized learning topics at the core. learning & development

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. learning on business outcomes. true business impact.

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.

SkillSoft's inGenius: About adding meaningful context.

ID Reflections

SkillSoft recently (about 3 weeks back) announced the launch of inGenius. This social learning layer will integrate with SkillSoft's Book 24X7, a vast repository of technical and IT-related literature that many organizations use as off-the-shelf content to enable their employees. eLearning Technology , while applauding the effort SkillSoft is making to integrate Social Learning, does criticize the fact that they are tying this to SkillSoft and to books as learning resources.

2016 EMEA Skillsoft Perspectives: Empower, Accelerate, Transform

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By Tony Glass The countdown to the 2016 EMEA Skillsoft Perspectives event has begun! Bringing together learning, talent and HR professionals to share and discuss how learning and talent management drive performance and deliver business value, EMEA Skillsoft Perspectives has gained a reputation for delivering best practices and advice on the big issues affecting learning and talent management today.

Skillsoft Rolls Out New E-learning Products

CLO Magazine

Skillsoft has kicked off 2017 with a new learning platform as well as new content to expand and deepen its engagement of corporate learners. The global e-learning company launched Percipio, a cloud-based content delivery and learning platform and unveiled new business and leadership skills content. Since its start, Skillsoft has been defined by its cloud-based learning delivery, Purakayastha said. Tags: e-learning , LMS , scenario-based learning , Skillsoft.

GO1 expands content offering through Skillsoft partnership

GO1

GO1, the world’s largest onboarding, compliance and professional development platform, has announced a partnership with the global leader in corporate learning, Skillsoft. Under the agreement, more than 300 Skillsoft courses focused on building business and leadership skills will be added to GO1’s marketplace. Skillsoft’s Business & Leadership Skills content is multi-dimensional and micro-sized, which allows […].

Skillsoft Targets Modern Learners with Content, Platform Redesign by Pamela S. Hogle

Learning Solutions Magazine

Skillsoft is launching a redesigned business-skills curriculum—and a new learning platform—aimed at modern, tech-savvy. learners. Design & Development Tools Instructional Design Learning Media

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

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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?

Perspectives: the ideal place to get some perspective about your business.

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Skillsoft eventsWhy we as a channel partner are returning to Perspectives.

Skillsoft Acquires Element K for $110 Million

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

The business of eLearning in corporate training continues to shift. The acquisition adds to SkillSoft's existing offerings in learning content and learning platform technology through the addition of Element K's complementary offerings in e-learning content, virtual labs, ILT print materials and custom development services." The Learning Solutions Conference and Expo had a 50% growth or vendors in the expo which tells me our business is alive and well.

Skillsoft goes Private. E-Learning Market has Matured.

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Today Skillsoft announced that the company is being acquired by a private equity firm for approximately $1.1 Read more» The post Skillsoft goes Private. Business Trends Content Development Enterprise Learning Learning Programs e-learning skillsoftbillion. This acquisition price reflects a 14% premium over the public share price and a price to sales ratio of 3.3, which is quite high for a company of this size. Why did this private equity firm decide.

Skillsoft goes Private. E-Learning Market has Matured.

Josh Bersin on Enterprise Learning

Today Skillsoft announced that the company is being acquired by a private equity firm for approximately $1.1 Read more» The post Skillsoft goes Private. Business Trends Content Development Enterprise Learning Learning Programs e-learning skillsoftbillion. This acquisition price reflects a 14% premium over the public share price and a price to sales ratio of 3.3, which is quite high for a company of this size. Why did this private equity firm decide.

Mark Your Calendars and Join Skillsoft and SumTotal at Upcoming European Events

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It’s a busy month, but it’s still important to make time to hear about what’s happening in the industry. elearning EMEA

Lessons from the 2014 Skillsoft Perspectives Conference

CLO Magazine

Themes like big data, BYOD and mentoring emerged at this year''s global conference, but the focus was unlearning traditional business practices

A Welch Way Lesson in the Game of Business

Skillsoft

Skillsoft’s UK Inside Sales Director shares how he puts learnings from Welch Way in action in his daily work and how the programme shaped him as a leader. EMEA leadership development

Discovering the Self-Developing Organization: 2015 Perspectives Australia & New Zealand

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Business leaders came together at Perspectives Australia & New Zealand to hear from global subject matter experts on how to create a ‘Self-Developing Organization’. Skillsoft events

Developing Women Leaders in the Workplace – A Case for Gender Diversity and Business Success

Skillsoft

A recent Skillsoft survey on women in leadership showed that two out of three people think that work-life balance is the biggest challenge for women in the workforce. leadership development

Stacking up The Building Blocks of Trust

GO1

Business & Management Leadership Professional Development course GO1 Premium Skillsoft TrustDo you trust me? How would you decide, do you go with your gut? It’s not uncommon that we make decisions on whether we trust on some instinctive level which is difficult to articulate. If we go with our gut this makes it difficult for us to then establish what we can do to ensure […]. The post Stacking up The Building Blocks of Trust appeared first on GO1 Learning.

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When’s the Last Time Your Learning Program Had an Alignment?

Skillsoft

Aligning learning to the business is critical—see how members of Skillsoft’s Global Leader Forum ensure their programs support strategic business goals. alignment & measurement elearning

Overcoming Procrastination; Admitting is the first step

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Every day in the business world we are faced with so many tasks to do. Professional Development Social & Community GO1 Premium Procrastination SkillsoftAt one time or another we have all procrastinated. What procrastination means is to keep putting a task off for as long as possible. We have all done it at one stage in our careers we put of creating that […]. The post Overcoming Procrastination; Admitting is the first step appeared first on GO1 Learning.

These Assumptions about Learning and Leadership Development Might Hurt You

CLO Magazine

Knocking down learning and leadership developments myths to make an impact on the business isn’t a task relegated only to chief learning officers. By email, Heide Abelli, vice president for leadership and business skills at educational technology company Skillsoft shared a few learning and leadership development myths and misperceptions the company wants to counter. Our Skillsoft research suggests this is simply not the case. Source: Skillsoft, 2017.

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. Education technology company Skillsoft, for example, offers an online active shooter training course that is free to all. More than 566 customers currently use Skillsoft’s active shooter content as part of their online management system for more than 100,000 learners.

How to Keep Your Top Performers Challenged

GO1

In the Skillsoft course “Keeping Your Top Performers Challenged” you’ll learn […]. Business & Management Leadership Professional Development Top PerformersTop performers expect a lot from themselves. They’re highly driven people and they bring these qualities to the workplace and help companies achieve successful outcomes. Because top performers are such valuable assets, managers and leaders must keep them challenged to keep them engaged.

Even Experts Need to Strive for Improvement

Skillsoft

At Skillsoft, this mantra guides the work we do with thousands of customers around the globe, every day. We also want to reap the benefits of an aligned, curated and well-supported eLearning program in our own business By Chris Cummins We improve the performance of organizations by improving the performance of their people. You have to wonder though, with day after day of talking the talk of using learning and development to better organizations, do we actually walk the walk?

How a Mobile App Can Benefit Online Learning

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Let’s look at some of the ways a mobile app could benefit your business. According to the findings of the 2015 Asia-Pacific Skillsoft survey, 72 percent of the participants reported increased engagement with mobile learning. Your courses are available via web browser on a mobile device.

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. The Skillsoft Organizational Maturity Index is a practical guide that assists companies in aligning their infrastructure and provides concrete stepping stones to reach higher levels of excellence. Skillsoft has nine indicators they use to measure success around these five stages.

LinkedIn Launches Their Own LMS

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The idea is to help cut the cost of content creation for businesses. Especially since they won’t be the only ones with custom & informal content libraries (Cornerstone, Skillsoft, and others have had this for years). In 2015 LinkedIn purchased Lynda.com, a premier provider in online training. The courses they offer are some of the best around and so are some of their instructors. It cost LinkedIn a hefty $1.5 billion to take over the platform.

Earn Recognition for Your Learning & Talent Achievements

Skillsoft

By Kelley Noblet The Skillsoft Innovation Awards deadline is just around the corner and we’re looking to recognize our customers for all the fantastic work they do in learning and development, talent management and workforce management. Over the last decade, we’ve recognized large enterprises, small-medium businesses, higher education clients and organizations in the public sector.

Extended Enterprise Compliance: Mapping the Ecosystem

Talented Learning

Insurance and Procurement Records – Proof of minimum and mandatory insurance coverage , as well as other hiring-related documents such as W-9 tax forms, business licenses and special certifications for veterans, minorities and other relevant affiliations. But extended enterprise compliance is a highly strategic business issue that requires know how. In this fast-paced one-hour session you’ll learn: Which compliance training challenges pose the biggest business risks.

Navigating the New Normal: Advice from Degreed Clients | Conduent

Degreed

How can we encourage “business as usual” when it feels like anything but? This week, Degreed spoke with Govind Srinivasan, Global L&D Lead at Conduent, one of the biggest business process services companies in the world. But business continuity is where it has hit us the hardest.

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. The Skillsoft Organizational Maturity Index is a practical guide that assists companies in aligning their infrastructure and provides concrete stepping stones to reach higher levels of excellence. Skillsoft has nine indicators they use to measure success around these five stages.

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

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He has also served as vice president of business development at Web.com; 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. Delivering mobile learning presents a challenge to any organization, given the smaller form factor and the fact that learners don’t want to stare at their screens for extended periods of time.

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Learning System TrailBlazers – Who’s Next?

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Skillsoft – Dominated the course/content marketplace. Skillsoft). Fun fact – The new SumTotal front-end was from Percipio (Skillsoft’s LXP platform). And really the first one to truly get where the market is heading in this new business environment.