Microsoft Viva Partners with Skillsoft to Make Learning a Vital Part of the Employee Experience Platform

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A big differentiator in Viva is its learning content partnership with Skillsoft. The integration of Skillsoft’s content, comprising 180,000+ learning assets, adds a collection of robust learning experiences, expands the Microsoft Viva Learning library, and empowers the 115 million daily users of Microsoft teams to hone their skills – all in the context of their work. This is a great opportunity for Skillsoft to continue to leverage their extensive content library. On Feb.

Skillsoft’s Aspire Journeys for Leadership Development Addresses a Critical Need at a Perfect Time

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However, driving employee engagement ranks a very close third, and leader behaviors that drive engagement — collaborating with team members, recognizing good work, coaching and mentoring, managing uncertainty and inspiring others – receive lower ratings, according to the research. So, the timing of Skillsoft’s Aspire Journeys for Leadership Development – announced June 29 – is perfect. Skillsoft’s Aspire Journeys address all those areas – and much more.


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Skillsoft and SumTotal- the No Compromise Corporate Learning Solution


For 20 years I was a customer of Skillsoft and SumTotal, and then three years ago I joined the company as an employee. Now I get to attend Human Capital Management (HCM) conferences all over the world, giving me the opportunity to meet with some fantastic companies and discuss the strategies and challenges that exist in the human capital arena. In a way, my career trajectory is not dissimilar to that of Skillsoft’s. I love my job.

It’s Time to Modernize Your Learning and Development (L&D) Ecosystem

Aberdeen HCM Essentials

Traditional Learning Management Systems Don’t Bring Enough Value. more likely than All Others to use a traditional learning management system (LMS). 46% of managers and HR professionals think that the traditional LMS contributes the most value toward developing the skills they need from the workforce. Investing in Talent Acquisition vs. Talent Management. However, one of the biggest challenges is that management often can’t get the L&D environment quite right.

Brandon Hall Group Research Highlights, May 4-8, 2020

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Aparatim Purakayastha, Chief Technology Officer at Skillsoft and Mark Onisk, Chief Content Officer at Skillsoft discuss the future of corporate digital learning in the context of business continuity in an executive interview with Brandon Hall Group Chief Operating Officer Rachel Cooke.

Honoring the 2020 Brandon Hall Group Excellence Award-Winners: Best Use of Blended Learning

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EI Design Pvt Ltd, Entelechy, Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute, goFLUENT, GP Strategies (2), Infopro Learning (2), K2C Consulting Group, Kineo, Kuveyt Turk Participation Bank, Lane4, McKinsey & Company, Mercer (2), Microsoft CSS, MPS Interactive Systems, NIIT (5), PPD, Purolator, Roundtable Learning, Royal Dutch Shell, Skillsoft, Sodexo, State Bank of India, SweetRush, SYKES TalentSprout, The Regis Company, Zuora, Inc., .

Honoring the 2020 Brandon Hall Group Excellence Award-Winners: Best Advance in Learning Technology Implementation; Best Use of Mobile Learning; Best Advance in Machine Learning and AI

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ROI On Track as Argo Academy Goes Digital : Argo Group International’s Argo Academy set its sights on transforming its overall operation into a sustainable digital one that would extend learning accessibility while unifying global learning efforts; reduce costs and waste; and improve productivity, operational management and functionality. We are a human capital management research and advisory firm with more than 10,000 clients globally.

Honoring the 2020 Brandon Hall Group Excellence Award-Winners: Best Unique or Innovative Leadership Development Program; Best Advance in Senior Manager Development; Best Advance in Coaching and Mentoring; Best Advance in Leadership Development Competency Models; Best Advance in Leadership Development; Best Advance in Measuring the Impact of Leadership Development; Best Advance in Leadership Development for Women; Best Advance in Executive Development

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part of Accenture, AllenComm, BASF Corporation, Bendelta, BlackBerry, BTS Group, CEMEX, Cox Communications, Dell Technologies, Deloitte Consulting LLP, ExecOnline, GP Strategies, GP Strategies, Merck, Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E), Purolator, Skillsoft, Texas Instruments, Verizon. Best Advance in Senior Manager Development. Grant Thornton LLP was honored with a Gold Award for Best Advance in Senior Manager Development in the 2020 Brandon Hall Group HCM Excellence Awards.

Complexity is Not the Enemy of Compliance

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By Cliff Stevenson , Principal Analyst, Talent Management and Workforce Management. For as long as Brandon Hall Group has been researching compliance, the following challenges have been the top three barriers: Managing compliance to the increasing number of laws and regulations Current technology systems are inadequate for compliance tracking Lack of adequate resources for data collection. How Skillsoft customers use technology to improve onboarding processes.

Brandon Hall Group Research Highlights, July 13-17, 2020

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The third edition of the remote work playbook and an eBook and webinar on upskilling and managing learning during and after the pandemic provides critical resources you need to successfully manage the crisis. Playbook: Managing Remotely During Disruption (3 rd Edition). Talent Management. Executive Interview: Skillsoft on Leading in the New Normal. People Management During the COVID-19 Crisis.

Brandon Hall Group Research Highlights, Sept. 21-25, 2020

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From webinars to publishing more global case studies than any human capital management research and advisory firm, Brandon Hall Group provides actionable insights on critical HCM topics every day. Talent Management. Join Elisa Vincent, VP of Global Talent Enablement at Skillsoft and Brandon Hall Group’s Rachel Cooke and Claude Werder as they share research and lessons learned. 2020 Performance Management Study: Take the survey here.

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Brandon Hall Group Research Highlights, Sept. 28-Oct. 9, 2020

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Organizations face a rapidly increasing need to develop higher-order human-centered capabilities and capacities, such as leadership and managerial abilities, interpersonal skills, problem-solving, and creative and innovative aptitudes. ServiceSource already had an aggressive plan to improve several human capital management initiatives in 2020 and beyond, including learning, performance management and onboarding. Talent Management.

What’s in a report?


Today , “Analytics is no longer about finding interesting information and flagging it for managers. How many times have you wondered why specific functions are not a basic component of either the learning management or human capital management system you toil in on a daily basis? Our SumTotal Talent Expansion Suite updates , which are now generally available, give users and managers some great new reporting tools.

Brandon Hall Group Research Highlights, April 20-26, 2020

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As companies prepare for the relaxation of social distancing edicts, Brandon Hall Group offered a webinar on converting crisis management to leading-edge people management plus a podcast on how to build a great workplace culture. Talent Management.

Honoring the 2020 Brandon Hall Group Excellence Award-Winners: Best Advance in Creating a Learning Strategy; Best Learning Program Supporting a Change Transformation Business Strategy

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NIIT, Professional Products Division of the L’Oréal Group, PwC/PU – Mobile Learning, Raytheon Professional Services, Siyona Tech Ltd, Skillsoft, SweetRush. We are a human capital management research and advisory firm with more than 10,000 clients globally. Excellence Awards HCM Excellence Conference HCM Today Human Resources Today Learning and Development TodayBest Advance in Creating a Learning Strategy.

M&A Friday! This Week’s HR Deals


Our weekly recap of funding, mergers & acquisition, and partnership news from the human resource, recruitment and employee benefits marketplace is below. Sign up for our weekly email summary of the week’s funding, M&A, partnership and other timely news from the HR technology, recruitment, talent management and employee benefits space. Sage’s Acquisition of Fairsail Adds Cloud People & Human Capital Management (HCM). Happy Friday.

Brandon Hall Group Research Highlights, June 22-July 5, 2020

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The analyst team provides new data and insights on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on human capital management. Other focuses of the past two weeks include women in leadership, a talent-acquisition technology selection guide and profiles of technology providers in learning, talent management, talent acquisition and workforce management. SAP Litmos is an industry-leading Learning Management System that exemplifies the term “ease of use.”

Brandon Hall Group Research Highlights, July 30-August 2, 2020

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A new webinar and 16 solution provider profiles illustrate how technology helps organizations manage change in learning, talent management, leadership development and workforce management. . Degreed offers the tools for organizations to manage and curate all of these content sources so learners don’t have to wade through a sea of irrelevant material to get what they need. Talent Management. Workforce Management.

Brandon Hall Group Research Highlights, July 6-12, 2020

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EY’s Glenn Scott, Senior Manager, Advisory Services for Performance Improvement talks with Brandon Hall Group COO Rachel Cooke about how corporate leaders can best help employees cope with the physical and emotional challenges of the continuing workplace evolution driven by the coronavirus pandemic. But engineering and managing the transition will still be challenging. People Management During the COVID-19 Crisis.

Brandon Hall Group Research Highlights, Aug. 3-21, 2020

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Employers will now manage two realities — a revamped workplace and a still-evolving remote work environment. Its list of clients, which includes Fortune 500 as well as small and medium organizations, accesses content through Rapid Learning’s online subscription learning platform or by licensing its videos to post on their in-house Learning Management Systems. Talent Management. Workforce Management. Turning Crisis Management into Foundations for the Future.

300+ Women Leaders in HR! These Women in HR Bring a Unique Blend of People & Strategic Skills.


The HR women in this list include numerous leaders across a number of different industries and organization sizes, who have a great wealth of experience in developing and executing strategies, managing talent and improving how HR is operating alongside regularly sharing articles, insights and open discussions into best practices. Alina Roscina (Vingre) , VP Human Resources at airBaltic. Angela Trombatore , global content, social & marketing innovation manager.