Webinar Catchup: GO1 Content Updates for April


To kick off the second quarter of 2018 we have added more Content Partners to our growing list of providers, each adding more high quality and valuable learning content to our platform. Partners Content Content Update courses Inspired eLearning online courses Safetrac Skillboosters Skillsoft webinarSo you can understand more about our recent content additions we ran a webinar to walk you through all of our new providers and how their […].

These Assumptions about Learning and Leadership Development Might Hurt You

CLO Magazine

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. Chief Learning Officer: What are some learning and leadership development myths or misconceptions Skillsoft is working with clients to debunk? . Our Skillsoft research suggests this is simply not the case. Source: Skillsoft, 2017.


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Evaluating eLearning

Web Courseworks

In fact, it’s difficult sometimes to separate the quality of the overall eLearning program from individual course efforts. Some organizations have purposely created varying levels of course quality in order to accommodate stakeholders who desire rapid delivery, versus those that want more immersive interactivity within their courses. And it begs the question of what the definition of “quality” even is. Defining eCourse quality. Production Quality Standards.

How to Keep Your Top Performers Challenged


They’re highly driven people and they bring these qualities to the workplace and help companies achieve successful outcomes. In the Skillsoft course “Keeping Your Top Performers Challenged” you’ll learn […]. Top performers expect a lot from themselves. Because top performers are such valuable assets, managers and leaders must keep them challenged to keep them engaged. The post How to Keep Your Top Performers Challenged appeared first on GO1 Learning.

12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

Skillsoft (2018), ‘Storytelling in Video–based Leadership Training and Development’ 4. invest time and money in high-quality video. 12 Ways to Get the Most. Out of Your Authoring Tool gomolearning.com @gomolearning eBook 1 11Index: Table of contents What should you look for and expect.

How to Make Elearning Accessible: Insights from the 2017 CSUN Assistive Technology Conference

The Learning Dispatch

Bill Tyler, digital accessibility engineer at Optum Technology, favors a role-based approach , where testing rests with the appropriate decision-making role instead of the quality assurance team (which usually enters at the end of the development process). For example, should decisions about color contrast be made at the quality assurance stage? A week at the CSUN Assistive Technology conference in San Diego leaves the mind reeling. So much new information!

Training Industry Inc. yet again lists Adobe as one of the Top 20 Learning Portal/LMS Companies

Adobe Captivate

The selected 2018 Learning Portal/LMS Top 20 Companies demonstrated excellence in many areas, including: Quality of learning portal/LMS user and administrative features. In order to be considered for a nomination to a TrainingIndustry.com Top Companies List, participating companies like Skillsoft , Docebo, Litmos, Cornerstone, Totara etc. Hurrah! Adobe Captivate Prime did it again!

How to Make Elearning Accessible: Insights from the 2017 CSUN Assistive Technology Conference

The Learning Dispatch

Bill Tyler, digital accessibility engineer at Optum Technology, favors a role-based approach , where testing rests with the appropriate decision-making role instead of the quality assurance team (which usually enters at the end of the development process). For example, should decisions about color contrast be made at the quality assurance stage? A week at the CSUN Assistive Technology conference in San Diego leaves the mind reeling. So much new information!

The NEXT Big Thing in eLearning

eLearning Alchemy

The short answer is quality. The result is a smorgasbord of low-quality eLearning. Entrepreneurs quickly saw the potential for profit and course libraries like Lynda.com , CBT Nuggets , and Skillsoft sprung up with massive content offerings. In the race to have “some of everything,” many MOOC providers have opened their doors to “eLearning fast-food” – cheap, low-quality, and mass-produced with no educational value. Length: 876 words.

Free learning & development webinars for April 2021

Limestone Learning

Your organization may have given you access to a virtual platform, but the resulting quality of the virtual event may not be as good as what would have done were it face to face. “ Bird, chick, baby chicken ” by Philipp Kleindienst is licensed by Pixabay.

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Which LMS should an organization with 100000+ employees switch over to?


Learning management systems come in all flavors and mostly you will consider selecting between Moodle, Blackboard, SkillSoft, etc. All of them can provide the feature set you are looking for, and the choice really comes down to the quality of implementation partner you find for each. based on the features you want to implement.

Growing From Knowledge-Based to Performance-Driven Learning


And what almost always gives is the quality of the learning. Throughout his 25-year career with industry-leading organizations like Skillsoft, NETg, AchieveGlobal and Kaplan, Bryan has dedicated himself to helping organizations develop high performing employees through innovative learning solutions. Over the last 20 years, I’ve worked closely with hundreds of Learning and Development (L&D) organizations.

Are you ready for 2020?

CLO Magazine

Accenture CLO Allison Horn discussed in detail how using the agile scrum process has accelerated the delivery time and quality of learning assets. Skillsoft SVP Heide Abelli discussed the changing roles of both leaders and their teams.

Congratulations to the 2020 LIP Award winners!

CLO Magazine

They do so through a combination of qualities including leadership, vision, business acumen and strategic alignment. Division 2: Gold: Glenn Cermak, Global Director, Corporate Learning and Development, Qlik (Cermak has since moved on to a new Learning Consultant role with Skillsoft).

Content – Change the Narrative

eLearning 24-7

The highest quality? Skillsoft is another brand name. Skillsoft’s content is a mixed bag. I’ve seen content where the person is wearing casual clothing, but the computer on the desk is outdated and people are sitting behind high quality desks. One vendor who offered it is Skillsoft, and they had one course. . It was finished. All I had to do was click publish, but then something happened. Dinner. Afterwards, I started to question the post.

Courseware LMSs – Good or bad for the industry?

eLearning 24-7

Maybe you purchased it via Open Sesame, or Skillsoft. Skillsoft – The behemoth of the courses/content space. A key factor is that Skillsoft has acquired many course providers in the past and with that have good and bad mixed together. Skillsoft I find is very flexible in this regard (as a whole). I once recall a conversation I had with Skillsoft, before they purchased SumTotal. . Y o u may be sitting right now with third party content in your LMS.

What you need 2 know: 3rd Party Content

eLearning 24-7

Some may be free (TED) or some MOOCs, others are fee-based (Skillsoft, Skill Pill, Harvard Business, etc.). . Then: Quality was mixed. Skillsoft too. Skillsoft has in the past done it, and get ready, there are plenty of course providers out there, who sell direct to consumer, via online, but well sell to you and have it in your LMS. Skillsoft – B2B, partnerships. There may come a time, when you need content.

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Artificial Intelligence in the Workplace: The Future of the L&D Landscape

eThink Education

The process by which they gather the requisite experience to make quality decisions about what to serve a user is called machine learning , and you can see it in place in everyday applications like search engines. .

Chief Learning Officer announces its 2019 Learning In Practice Award winners

CLO Magazine

They do so through a combination of qualities such as leadership, vision, business acumen and strategic alignment. Bronze: Skillsoft and SumTotal Systems. Chief Learning Officer has revealed the winners of the 2019 Learning in Practice Awards. The winners and their final rankings were announced during a special awards luncheon Monday, October 14, at CLO’s Fall Symposium in Chicago.

‘Best of Elearning! ’ Awards Honor 100 Top Solutions


These honorees are: Skillsoft; Cisco; SuccessFactors, an SAP Company; Inxpo; IBM; Adobe; and Oracle. Its Human Translation Quality Assurance process assigns three professional linguists — translator, editor and proofreader — to create each translation. Award of Excellence: Skillsoft Learning Services. Skillsoft e-learning consultants, customer support and application engineers provide core program support services, a fundamental value-add. The 2015 “Best of Elearning!”

Seven Things I Learned This Year

Tony Karrer

Here’s the series: Text-to-Speech Overview and NLP Quality , Digital Signal Processor and Text-to-Speech , Using Text-to-Speech in an eLearning Course , Text-to-Speech eLearning Tools - Integrated Products , Text-to-Speech vs Human Narration for eLearning , and Using Punctuation and Mark-Up Language to Increase Text-to-Speech Quality. 6) iPad (5) SkillSoft (2) Social Learning (15) Virtual Classroom (5) ASTD (8) eLearningGuild (2) And here were my top posts based on social signals.

Time for Change: MOOCs and Learning Technology

CLO Magazine

The demand for MOOCs stems from an enormous appetite for branded, high-quality education among students around the world who cannot afford expensive private education. Companies such as Blackboard, CBT Systems — now Skillsoft — Saba and Docent were born. Already content companies such as Skillsoft and others are focused on video and mobile content, driven largely by the consumerization of online learning and demand for a next-generation learning experience.

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

Talented Learning

” Their education and experience is focused on instructional design, learning theory, content quality, and training efficiency. Online content for employees can be aggregated from third-party providers such as OpenSesame, Skillsoft, Lynda, or Harvard Mentor. Content is available at every quality and skill level for nearly any business, industry, and technical topic you can imagine.

A Conversation with Bryan Austin of mLevel


Bryan has had a distinguished career in corporate Learning & Development, including leadership roles with Skillsoft, Kaplan, AchieveGlobal and NETg. Combine this with static or reduced budgets and a workforce that increasingly demands high quality, highly engaging experiences – something’s got to give! Recap from: Kapp Notes. I recently had the opportunity to sit down with Bryan Austin, mLevel’s Vice President of Learning Innovation.

Storytelling and Video Solutions at ATD TechKnowledge 2018


Both provide valuable information for assessing the learner and the video’s quality. Given the need to provide high quality, agile sales training, we’re not surprised to hear Allego is one of the fastest growing software companies on the Inc. Next door Skillsoft was showing off its learning experience platform, Percipio , which we also covered in our LXP reports. In terms of hardware, you really just need a tripod and good quality microphone – less than $100 for the pair.

Extended Enterprise Compliance: Mapping the Ecosystem

Talented Learning

For example, hiring companies must ensure that the following items are up-to-date for every employee and contractor: Health, Safety, Environmental and Quality Documentation – This includes the contracting company’s policies and program guidelines, work hours, incident reports and injury reports. Extended enterprise compliance isn’t a one-way street. It isn’t even a two-way street or a highway.

Merger mania in and around eLearning

The Learning Circuits

All of this comes of the heels of SkillSoft releasing SkillSoft Dialogue , their version of a virtual classroom and NETg buying KnowledgeNet last year for their virtual classroom technology/LMS resulting in their Knowledge Now suite. Collaboration is important as it allows learning to become a continuous process and acts as a quality feedback loop while helping to generate new content out of the resulting interactions, all of which sits on top of the learning management system.

Covid-19 Aid: Free Tools and Resources for Virtual Learning and Remote Work

Talented Learning

This learning path is packed with 13 hours of high-quality guidance on how to stay connected and be productive when working from home or on the road. via SumTotal and Skillsoft. Normally as the calendar shifts from March to April, we celebrate the arrival of warmer weather.

Implement An Online Learning Content Strategy

eLearning 24-7

Percepio from Skillsoft, houses only Skillsoft courses at this time. Better quality. There was a time, just a few years back, that content meant one thing and courses meant another thing. Content was videos, PDFs, documents, media files (audio), images, anything and everything that was not a course. And a course was a horse of course (funny, not). Anyway, it was a course. But as we change – evolve in our space, content (the term) has too.

ATD17 Post Review: Rants & Raves Edition

eLearning 24-7

Skillsoft debuted a new LMS, but I would say it is a major work in progress. Before angling towards Lynda.com or Skillsoft, I’d search them out. A huge value win for me is that they “cull” their courses, which means they get rid of the dated, poor quality courses. . Atlanta. Home of Coca-Cola. The Braves (wait they moved to Cobb County). Excellent cuisine. Humidity. An amazing airport. Did I mention the humidity?

Free L&D webinars for January 2018

Limestone Learning

To support you on this journey, Skillsoft has developed a road map, The Skillsoft Compliance Maturity Model, to make sure the route to your destination is clearly defined. Join Claude Werder, VP/Research Operations and Principal HCM Analyst for Brandon Hall Group, and Heide Abelli, Senior Vice President, Content Product Management, at Skillsoft, as they explore better ways to develop leaders. How does this impact the quality of our programs?

What is in store for the LMS Space: My Forecasts for 2016

eLearning 24-7

Auto conversion to the highest quality of HD; don’t expect 4K here because I’m not seeing it happen for 2016. The key is the quality of courses not just quantity. I will add that I am not a fan of the freemium model, because it comes down to the courses and while these two vendors in my top 50 have star quality systems and continue to invest the funds into their systems to keep them strong, they are the rarity not the norm.

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How Social Learning is Powering Up Today’s Workplaces


Dan Pontefract on Social Learning : This is a short interview that SkillSoft conducted with Dan Pontefract in which he shares some brilliant insights on the benefits related to employee engagement to organizations offering social learning to its workforce in his own style using facts and metaphors. The activities of the program look incredibly fascinating, and they look like they are all ‘must have qualities’ of a new age learning professional. THE QUOTE.

2016 LMS Market Trends, Observations and Predictions

Talented Learning

The problem previously was off-the-shelf content was terrible but now content exists on most topics at a variety of price/quality points. Vendors like BizLibrary , Grovo and Skillsoft provide an LMS that includes prepackaged content and the ability to support proprietary content. The 2016 LMS market is not what you think. We have spent the last two years interviewing hundreds of global learning technology professionals on both the vendor and practitioner sides of the fence.

State of the E-Learning Industry 2017

eLearning 24-7

3rd party courseware providers (ex: Skillsoft, Wiley). Analyticals and reporting (quality and quantity). Thus, from a price standpoint, price plays a partial factor in quality, but it is truly dependent on the custom development shop. They are not cheap, but quality is outstanding. It’s that time of the year. A time to reflect back to see where e-learning as a whole is at, and where it is heading for the coming year.

Free learning & development webinars for September 2020

Limestone Learning

Adaptable to both formal and informal virtual learning needs, video helps your team increase training quality, engagement, speed and effectiveness — all while significantly lowering program costs. “ Chestnut, tree, nature ” by Holger Schué is licensed by Pixabay.

Am I an LMS? And if so.

eLearning 24-7

Ability to upload a course or courses from a 3rd party course/content provider (example: Wiley, Skillsoft, etc.). Will the video auto convert to the highest quality possible? A few weeks back, I was speaking at an event and was asked a question, “What do you look for when you select an LMS?”