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Skillsoft adds new capability to immersive learning platform
The capability enables organisations to determine their learners’ proficiency across in-demand technology, leadership and business skills.
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'Competency is the new currency': Skillsoft survey reveals most popular digital learning topics
"Competency is the new currency, and by creating cultures of learning and development where every team member has access to tools, employees and businesses alike can achieve their full potential.”
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Skillsoft finds IT salaries rose 10% in APAC during 2021
Skillsoft has released its latest annual report exploring skills gaps, training and development, compensation, and job satisfaction in the IT industry. 
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Gender inequality still remains in tech sector as women struggle to secure roles
"It's great to see an uptake in students pursuing a career in tech, however with females finding it harder to secure their first tech roles, it's clear that gender disparities remain."
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Artificial Intelligence
By 2025, half of all work tasks will be handled by machines
A robot revolution would create 97 million jobs worldwide but destroy almost as many.
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Enterprise Resource Planning / ERP
COVID-19 defined work practices may be here to stay, new study shows
The report examined employee expectations in a post-COVID workplace and found that 89% want at least one COVID-19 practice adopted permanently in their day-to-day lives. On average, just 11% of respondents are happy to return to how things were.
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Remote Working
Nine in ten APAC workers against return to normal work life
The research shows the Asia-Pacific workforce is eager for ongoing flexibility and a focus on personal well-being in the post-COVID workplace .
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Employment
Talent RISE and Skillsoft target youth unemployment problem with online courses
Recognising that upskilling is essential for this demographic as they seek work, Skillsoft has provided access to free learning content to the young people Talent RISE supports to enable them to learn valuable skills and become work ready.
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Online learning
Skillsoft launches new leadership focused online learning resource
Skillsoft has launched a new series of online learning resources designed to help people with leadership development, with a particular focus on digital leadership skills required to be successful in today’s fast-changing world.
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Addressing the cybersecurity skills gap
Cybersecurity is consistently rated as one of the most problematic skills shortage areas in the enterprise, Skillsoft says.
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Digital Transformation
Are we unprepared for the jobs of the future?
"Training, learning and development are critical to technology-enabled workplaces, yet many organisations are failing to deliver."
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How Skillsoft aims to address growing IT skills gap
Skillsoft Aspire will supposedly provide enterprise technologists and developers with curated learning paths to advance their proficiency in critical technology roles.
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GDPR
A new data centre for Frankfurt as Skillsoft puts down roots
The company is hoping to boost its cloud operations in the region while satiating the GDPR demands.
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Digital Transformation
The key to a successful digital transformation journey
"According to a Deloitte study, 90% of organisations believe their core business is threatened by new digital competitors."
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Recruitment
Three ways of addressing the IT ‘skills gap’ in New Zealand
As we all know, recruitment in New Zealand is notoriously difficult, particularly in the technology industry.
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Sustainability
Earth Day: Tech bigwigs share how they’re taking care of the planet
Execs from Commvault, Six Degrees, Puppet, Cradlepoint, and Skillsoft open their doors to reveals what they're doing to minimise environmental damage.
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Cybersecurity
Work in cybersecurity? 59% of organisations have unfilled security positions
If you’re not qualified in cybersecurity then research suggests that you should be as it’s certainly a ‘buyers’ market’ with a yawning skills gap.
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Disaster Recovery
World Backup Day 2018: Lineup of experts share their opinions
Experts from Commvault, Aeriandi, Cloudian, and Scale Computing (among others) have come together to share their insights and help raise awareness.
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Women in Technology
FEATURE: Tech’s female powerhouses tackle women shortage issue
International Women's Day is here and what better time to tackle the elephant in the room that is the huge gender disparity in the technology sector.
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Women in Technology
Where are all the women in tech? Survey finds answer
Gender equality is something the tech industry has always struggled with despite offering bright career and pay prospects.
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Cybersecurity
The seven critical skills all IT teams should possess
Skillsoft's EMEA MD explains how embedding key skills within in-house IT teams can help keep an organisation’s data safe and its employees productive.
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Skillsoft
New initiative pushes equal access to learning for all corporate staff
“Equity of access for all goes beyond being compliant, to striving and setting new standards of excellence."
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Cybersecurity
Expert comment: Women shortage in cybersecurity needs addressing
A study has revealed that a minuscule 11 percent of the cybersecurity workforce are women - Kaspersky says this is attributing to the huge skills gap.
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Digital Transformation
Skillsoft now offers a digital transformation course
Skillsoft announced the industry’s first digital transformation course...