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  • White Papers // Sep 2013

    New Hire Training Program: Onboarding of New Sales Talent

    The Skillsoft New Hire Training Program has provided exceptional value for us by preparing newly hired sales and consulting services professionals to become more productive, and therefore more successful, in less time than previous approaches. This performance-centric program has resulted in improved sales performance, increased revenue, expansion into new global...

    Provided By SkillSoft

  • Case Studies // Sep 2013

    The true partnership approach to learning

    ASG leverages the SkillSoft learning program to create a competitive edge in their highly skilled workforce, providing added value and the excellence in standards their customers have come to expect and rely on. Moreover, on-going relevant skills upgrading has led to enhancements in daily operations and delivery service, and greater...

    Provided By SkillSoft

  • Case Studies // Aug 2013

    Edutainment: The Formula for Success

    In this case study, learn how Allianz Global Assistance developed an engaging communications campaign to keep employees excited and motivated to learn - while facing challenges that included limited internal learning and development resources, changing work environments, and scalability issues. The development of T.I.M. (Training in Motion) - a...

    Provided By SkillSoft

  • White Papers // Jul 2013

    Challenge the Status Quo with a Smarter Approach to the Global Talent Crisis

    HR execs are not finding their budgets rising at the same levels as their workforce requirements. By 2020, the global labor market faces a shortage of 38-40 million college educated workers and 45 million secondary educated workers. Despite the change catalyst that the mounting crisis demands, many organizations have not...

    Provided By SkillSoft

  • White Papers // Jul 2013

    Eight Phases of Workplace Learning - A Framework for Designing Blended Programs

    Learning outcomes should always lead to positive business outcomes and greater organizational agility. Unfortunately, 50% or more of the funding for training delivery is wasted because learning isn't actually being transferred into the workplace. This extremely high learning scrap rate is both a significant and hidden problem. There is...

    Provided By SkillSoft

  • White Papers // Jul 2013

    The Skillsoft Learning Growth Model - A Blueprint for Integrating Learning into the Life of the Enterprise in Five Manageable Stages

    Learning programs should closely align with your organization's strategic goals and skills need to be quickly used in the workplace. As the demand for increased talent will intensify in the coming years you need to be ready to maintain your organization's agility. This rising sea of change will require global...

    Provided By SkillSoft

  • White Papers // Feb 2013

    A Blueprint for Integrating Learning into the Life of the Enterprise in Five Manageable Stages

    During turbulent economic times learning professionals need to tackle both what is important and what is urgent. Learning programs must closely align with your organization’s strategic goals. The demand for increased talent will likely intensify in the coming years, requiring our entire industry to increasingly employ technology based learning resources...

    Provided By SkillSoft

  • Podcasts // Feb 2013

    The TELUS Leadership Philosophy

    TELUS' Dan Pontefract highlights the parallels TELUS sees between Skillsoft’s asset offerings and the TELUS Leadership Philosophy, which focuses on engagement, connection and collaboration before execution.

    Provided By SkillSoft

  • Podcasts // Feb 2013

    Elearning gives Catapult Technology a competitive advantage

    Katie Cawood from Catapult Technology describes how Skillsoft has helped Catapult employees earn over 150 certifications in the last three years. In turn, this has helped them win new contracts—they're constantly recognized as a growing company. Skillsoft gave them the resources to successfully compete against much larger companies for...

    Provided By SkillSoft

  • Podcasts // Feb 2013

    Skills in Action: learning in talent management

    Vinolia Singh describes Multichoice South Africa's integrated approach to talent management and performance management, with learning tied in. Her organization is primarily using Skillsoft resources as part of their blended approach to leadership development.

    Provided By SkillSoft

  • White Papers // Feb 2013

    Carrington Holding Company, LLC: Proving the value of elearning

    Carrington Holding Company, LLC needed to implement a compliance and business training solution to reach more than 1,800 associates nationwide across a variety of business lines. Carrington’s aggressive growth model required a much more scalable training solution than a traditional classroom-training model. In addition to compliance, Carrington needed to onboard...

    Provided By SkillSoft

  • White Papers // Feb 2013

    Ensuring IT Reliability and Efficiency to Maintain Business Continuity

    Now that IT services have evolved to the point that they are considered as indispensable to their organizations as the physical plant, users now expect them to be available on a 24x7 basis. When disaster strikes, the first place many users will go is to the organization’s website or email...

    Provided By SkillSoft

  • White Papers // Feb 2013

    How the Consumerization of Technology Is Affecting Your IT Strategy

    For many reasons, you should be happy that a greater proportion of your user community now has their own smartphones, tablets, etc. Your company’s managers are also probably happy that these devices enable unprecedented connectivity both on and off the job. Moreover, they allow for new business capabilities, especially in...

    Provided By SkillSoft

  • White Papers // Dec 2012

    How SkillSoft Learning Impacts Performance of Individuals and Organizations

    Headline: Use Learning to Achieve a Business Advantage Over Your Competition Research shows that organizations with a strong learning culture outperform their peers in terms of innovation, productivity, quality, and market leadership. So if organizations can use learning as a lever to achieve business advantage, who should they turn...

    Provided By SkillSoft

  • White Papers // Dec 2012

    IT Cost-Saving Initiatives: How to Change Processes, Maximize Resources, and Stay on Track

    Every new technology must add value to the business and reduce operating expenses. Fortunately, savings can be found everywhere if you are willing to accept that nothing is out of bounds. Three CIOs share their insights on how to implement cost savings through better project management, change management, and teaching...

    Provided By SkillSoft

  • White Papers // Dec 2012

    Establishing IT Operations in Emerging Markets: Strategies to Connect to the Global Infrastructure

    Strategic IT leaders face a double challenge: IT exists to serve the company, and must understand the business units' needs -- but those business units exist to serve the clients and customers, whose needs IT must also understand and meet. Achieving this dual understanding is especially difficult in emerging markets,...

    Provided By SkillSoft

  • Podcasts // Dec 2012

    Unisys needs IT content geared to certifications

    John Heyman, Director Global Operations & Finance, Unisys University discusses how he leverages Skillsoft training resources focused on IT certifications and leadership development.

    Provided By SkillSoft

  • Podcasts // Dec 2012

    The Distinct Edge Group leverages Skillsoft project management content

    Virginia Clark, Co-founder of The Distinct Edge Group and former CLO of SAP and Unisys, utilizes Skillsoft content with clients to prepare employees for the project management certification. It's the right content, at a much lower cost than ILT.

    Provided By SkillSoft

  • Podcasts // Dec 2012

    Catapult Technology relies on Skillsoft IT training resources to remain up-to-date

    Certification exams change quickly. Skillsoft resources are always updated fast to reflect the most current examination. Catapult's employees have been impressed with the quality of the materials and in some cases said they exceed the quality of content they've gotten at exam prep workshops.

    Provided By SkillSoft

  • Podcasts // Dec 2012

    Arinc prepares managers for project management certification

    ARINC utilizes Skillsoft project management content, creating learning programs aligned to various levels of projects. Skillsoft resources also help their PMPs maintain certification with PDUs.

    Provided By SkillSoft

  • White Papers // Dec 2012

    5 Fallacies about the Role of Learning Content in Talent Management

    As larger vendors begin assembling the pieces of an end-to-end human capital management platform, their focus has largely been on the integration of learning management system (LMS) functionality into the overall process. But focusing only on the underlying technologies misses a key point around the business impact of learning content....

    Provided By SkillSoft

  • White Papers // Jun 2012

    Effective, flexible leadership in the 21st century

    Not surprisingly, today's leaders must be more flexible, collaborative, and creative than before. The world is changing. Competition is emerging more rapidly. To stay ahead, you need to leverage the power of every individual. While many organizations understand how leadership is changing their cultures need to adapt to encourage these...

    Provided By SkillSoft

  • White Papers // Apr 2012

    Establishing IT Operations in Emerging Markets

    Strategic IT leaders face a double challenge: IT exists to serve the company, and must understand the business units' needs - but those business units exist to serve the clients and customers, whose needs IT must also understand and meet. Achieving this dual understanding is especially difficult in emerging markets,...

    Provided By SkillSoft

  • White Papers // Apr 2012

    Relinquishing the Reins: Reaping the Benefits of Empowering Your IT Team

    Empowering the IT staff is essential for maximizing an organization's productivity, value, and growth. Real authority and responsibility is the prime catalyst for employee engagement and development. HR leaders must lay the foundations for this deep delegation proactively: Farsightedness: the ability to understand all IT work in the...

    Provided By SkillSoft

  • White Papers // Apr 2012

    Guide to Improving First-Time IT Certification Pass Rates

    IT professional certifications are critical for many businesses. Certifications help business leaders feel confident that the people charged with designing and maintaining their mission-critical technologies are competent and able to troubleshoot appropriately. When IT professionals are well-trained, businesses experience less downtime and disruption, which can be costly and damaging to...

    Provided By SkillSoft

  • White Papers // Apr 2012

    Working Around the Clock: How HR & IT Collaboration Can Improve Global HCM

    Three HR leaders discuss how working around the clock has become a painful reality for many companies as they grapple with the challenges of staying competitive across languages, cultures, and time zones. As stewards of the company talent, HR is integrally involved with these concerns, and must support company leadership...

    Provided By SkillSoft

  • White Papers // Jun 2011

    Five Calls To Make When Developing a Mobile Learning Strategy

    With smartphones becoming commonplace and new mobile devices such as tablets skyrocketing in popularity, the interest in mobile learning has begun to heat up as well. Many organizations see the promise of mobile learning, but actual implementations are still rare. Is now the time to take the plunge into mobile...

    Provided By SkillSoft

  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    A Set of Best Practices for Targeting, Aligning and Measuring Learning

    Learning expectations have never been higher. Changes in the global marketplace and work force demographics are accentuating the need to leverage human capital as a competitive differentiator. Companies that can nimbly adapt to industry shifts are realizing greater market share and increased competitive advantage. Instead of regarding training investments as...

    Provided By SkillSoft

  • White Papers // Feb 2009

    Learning for the Sustainable Enterprise: How Investment in Learning Drives Long Term Competitive Advantage

    Sustainability is a broad concept that is becoming mainstream in the business world. It is no longer associated solely with environmental benefit, as many organizations are realizing that people are the ultimate renewable resource. An investment in employees pays long term dividends, literally and figuratively. Bringing learning to all levels...

    Provided By SkillSoft

  • Case Studies // Jan 2009

    Expanding Title Lending Company Delivers Exceptional New-Hire Training Program

    Based out of Savannah, Georgia, TitleMax is one of the largest title lending companies in the United States with approximately 550 stores in eight states. As a young company, a little more than a decade old, TitleMax experienced a rapid expansion of new stores that spread across a much wider...

    Provided By SkillSoft

  • Podcasts // Dec 2012

    Unisys needs IT content geared to certifications

    John Heyman, Director Global Operations & Finance, Unisys University discusses how he leverages Skillsoft training resources focused on IT certifications and leadership development.

    Provided By SkillSoft

  • Podcasts // Dec 2012

    The Distinct Edge Group leverages Skillsoft project management content

    Virginia Clark, Co-founder of The Distinct Edge Group and former CLO of SAP and Unisys, utilizes Skillsoft content with clients to prepare employees for the project management certification. It's the right content, at a much lower cost than ILT.

    Provided By SkillSoft

  • Podcasts // Dec 2012

    Catapult Technology relies on Skillsoft IT training resources to remain up-to-date

    Certification exams change quickly. Skillsoft resources are always updated fast to reflect the most current examination. Catapult's employees have been impressed with the quality of the materials and in some cases said they exceed the quality of content they've gotten at exam prep workshops.

    Provided By SkillSoft

  • Podcasts // Dec 2012

    Arinc prepares managers for project management certification

    ARINC utilizes Skillsoft project management content, creating learning programs aligned to various levels of projects. Skillsoft resources also help their PMPs maintain certification with PDUs.

    Provided By SkillSoft

  • White Papers // Dec 2012

    5 Fallacies about the Role of Learning Content in Talent Management

    As larger vendors begin assembling the pieces of an end-to-end human capital management platform, their focus has largely been on the integration of learning management system (LMS) functionality into the overall process. But focusing only on the underlying technologies misses a key point around the business impact of learning content....

    Provided By SkillSoft

  • White Papers // Dec 2012

    How SkillSoft Learning Impacts Performance of Individuals and Organizations

    Headline: Use Learning to Achieve a Business Advantage Over Your Competition Research shows that organizations with a strong learning culture outperform their peers in terms of innovation, productivity, quality, and market leadership. So if organizations can use learning as a lever to achieve business advantage, who should they turn...

    Provided By SkillSoft

  • White Papers // Dec 2012

    IT Cost-Saving Initiatives: How to Change Processes, Maximize Resources, and Stay on Track

    Every new technology must add value to the business and reduce operating expenses. Fortunately, savings can be found everywhere if you are willing to accept that nothing is out of bounds. Three CIOs share their insights on how to implement cost savings through better project management, change management, and teaching...

    Provided By SkillSoft

  • White Papers // Dec 2012

    Establishing IT Operations in Emerging Markets: Strategies to Connect to the Global Infrastructure

    Strategic IT leaders face a double challenge: IT exists to serve the company, and must understand the business units' needs -- but those business units exist to serve the clients and customers, whose needs IT must also understand and meet. Achieving this dual understanding is especially difficult in emerging markets,...

    Provided By SkillSoft

  • White Papers // Jun 2012

    Effective, flexible leadership in the 21st century

    Not surprisingly, today's leaders must be more flexible, collaborative, and creative than before. The world is changing. Competition is emerging more rapidly. To stay ahead, you need to leverage the power of every individual. While many organizations understand how leadership is changing their cultures need to adapt to encourage these...

    Provided By SkillSoft

  • White Papers // Feb 2013

    A Blueprint for Integrating Learning into the Life of the Enterprise in Five Manageable Stages

    During turbulent economic times learning professionals need to tackle both what is important and what is urgent. Learning programs must closely align with your organization’s strategic goals. The demand for increased talent will likely intensify in the coming years, requiring our entire industry to increasingly employ technology based learning resources...

    Provided By SkillSoft

  • Podcasts // Feb 2013

    The TELUS Leadership Philosophy

    TELUS' Dan Pontefract highlights the parallels TELUS sees between Skillsoft’s asset offerings and the TELUS Leadership Philosophy, which focuses on engagement, connection and collaboration before execution.

    Provided By SkillSoft

  • Podcasts // Feb 2013

    Elearning gives Catapult Technology a competitive advantage

    Katie Cawood from Catapult Technology describes how Skillsoft has helped Catapult employees earn over 150 certifications in the last three years. In turn, this has helped them win new contracts—they're constantly recognized as a growing company. Skillsoft gave them the resources to successfully compete against much larger companies for...

    Provided By SkillSoft

  • Podcasts // Feb 2013

    Skills in Action: learning in talent management

    Vinolia Singh describes Multichoice South Africa's integrated approach to talent management and performance management, with learning tied in. Her organization is primarily using Skillsoft resources as part of their blended approach to leadership development.

    Provided By SkillSoft

  • White Papers // Feb 2013

    Carrington Holding Company, LLC: Proving the value of elearning

    Carrington Holding Company, LLC needed to implement a compliance and business training solution to reach more than 1,800 associates nationwide across a variety of business lines. Carrington’s aggressive growth model required a much more scalable training solution than a traditional classroom-training model. In addition to compliance, Carrington needed to onboard...

    Provided By SkillSoft

  • White Papers // Feb 2013

    Ensuring IT Reliability and Efficiency to Maintain Business Continuity

    Now that IT services have evolved to the point that they are considered as indispensable to their organizations as the physical plant, users now expect them to be available on a 24x7 basis. When disaster strikes, the first place many users will go is to the organization’s website or email...

    Provided By SkillSoft

  • White Papers // Feb 2013

    How the Consumerization of Technology Is Affecting Your IT Strategy

    For many reasons, you should be happy that a greater proportion of your user community now has their own smartphones, tablets, etc. Your company’s managers are also probably happy that these devices enable unprecedented connectivity both on and off the job. Moreover, they allow for new business capabilities, especially in...

    Provided By SkillSoft

  • White Papers // Jul 2013

    Challenge the Status Quo with a Smarter Approach to the Global Talent Crisis

    HR execs are not finding their budgets rising at the same levels as their workforce requirements. By 2020, the global labor market faces a shortage of 38-40 million college educated workers and 45 million secondary educated workers. Despite the change catalyst that the mounting crisis demands, many organizations have not...

    Provided By SkillSoft

  • White Papers // Jul 2013

    Eight Phases of Workplace Learning - A Framework for Designing Blended Programs

    Learning outcomes should always lead to positive business outcomes and greater organizational agility. Unfortunately, 50% or more of the funding for training delivery is wasted because learning isn't actually being transferred into the workplace. This extremely high learning scrap rate is both a significant and hidden problem. There is...

    Provided By SkillSoft

  • White Papers // Jul 2013

    The Skillsoft Learning Growth Model - A Blueprint for Integrating Learning into the Life of the Enterprise in Five Manageable Stages

    Learning programs should closely align with your organization's strategic goals and skills need to be quickly used in the workplace. As the demand for increased talent will intensify in the coming years you need to be ready to maintain your organization's agility. This rising sea of change will require global...

    Provided By SkillSoft

  • Case Studies // Aug 2013

    Edutainment: The Formula for Success

    In this case study, learn how Allianz Global Assistance developed an engaging communications campaign to keep employees excited and motivated to learn - while facing challenges that included limited internal learning and development resources, changing work environments, and scalability issues. The development of T.I.M. (Training in Motion) - a...

    Provided By SkillSoft

  • White Papers // Sep 2013

    New Hire Training Program: Onboarding of New Sales Talent

    The Skillsoft New Hire Training Program has provided exceptional value for us by preparing newly hired sales and consulting services professionals to become more productive, and therefore more successful, in less time than previous approaches. This performance-centric program has resulted in improved sales performance, increased revenue, expansion into new global...

    Provided By SkillSoft

  • Case Studies // Sep 2013

    The true partnership approach to learning

    ASG leverages the SkillSoft learning program to create a competitive edge in their highly skilled workforce, providing added value and the excellence in standards their customers have come to expect and rely on. Moreover, on-going relevant skills upgrading has led to enhancements in daily operations and delivery service, and greater...

    Provided By SkillSoft

  • White Papers // Apr 2012

    Establishing IT Operations in Emerging Markets

    Strategic IT leaders face a double challenge: IT exists to serve the company, and must understand the business units' needs - but those business units exist to serve the clients and customers, whose needs IT must also understand and meet. Achieving this dual understanding is especially difficult in emerging markets,...

    Provided By SkillSoft

  • White Papers // Apr 2012

    Relinquishing the Reins: Reaping the Benefits of Empowering Your IT Team

    Empowering the IT staff is essential for maximizing an organization's productivity, value, and growth. Real authority and responsibility is the prime catalyst for employee engagement and development. HR leaders must lay the foundations for this deep delegation proactively: Farsightedness: the ability to understand all IT work in the...

    Provided By SkillSoft

  • White Papers // Apr 2012

    Guide to Improving First-Time IT Certification Pass Rates

    IT professional certifications are critical for many businesses. Certifications help business leaders feel confident that the people charged with designing and maintaining their mission-critical technologies are competent and able to troubleshoot appropriately. When IT professionals are well-trained, businesses experience less downtime and disruption, which can be costly and damaging to...

    Provided By SkillSoft

  • White Papers // Feb 2009

    Learning for the Sustainable Enterprise: How Investment in Learning Drives Long Term Competitive Advantage

    Sustainability is a broad concept that is becoming mainstream in the business world. It is no longer associated solely with environmental benefit, as many organizations are realizing that people are the ultimate renewable resource. An investment in employees pays long term dividends, literally and figuratively. Bringing learning to all levels...

    Provided By SkillSoft

  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    A Set of Best Practices for Targeting, Aligning and Measuring Learning

    Learning expectations have never been higher. Changes in the global marketplace and work force demographics are accentuating the need to leverage human capital as a competitive differentiator. Companies that can nimbly adapt to industry shifts are realizing greater market share and increased competitive advantage. Instead of regarding training investments as...

    Provided By SkillSoft

  • White Papers // Jun 2011

    Five Calls To Make When Developing a Mobile Learning Strategy

    With smartphones becoming commonplace and new mobile devices such as tablets skyrocketing in popularity, the interest in mobile learning has begun to heat up as well. Many organizations see the promise of mobile learning, but actual implementations are still rare. Is now the time to take the plunge into mobile...

    Provided By SkillSoft

  • Case Studies // Jan 2009

    Expanding Title Lending Company Delivers Exceptional New-Hire Training Program

    Based out of Savannah, Georgia, TitleMax is one of the largest title lending companies in the United States with approximately 550 stores in eight states. As a young company, a little more than a decade old, TitleMax experienced a rapid expansion of new stores that spread across a much wider...

    Provided By SkillSoft

  • White Papers // Apr 2012

    Working Around the Clock: How HR & IT Collaboration Can Improve Global HCM

    Three HR leaders discuss how working around the clock has become a painful reality for many companies as they grapple with the challenges of staying competitive across languages, cultures, and time zones. As stewards of the company talent, HR is integrally involved with these concerns, and must support company leadership...

    Provided By SkillSoft