Tagged: skillsoft

Update on Saba:  Turnaround In The Making?

Update on Saba: Turnaround In The Making?

sabaLast month Saba, a pioneer in the market for enterprise learning and talent management systems, held its annual customer conference (more than 700 learning and HR professionals attended).  I had a chance to meet with the management team, talk with many customers and employees, and talk with Saba’s new owners (Vector Capital).

My conclusion, ... Read more»

From E-Learning to We-Learning:  National Workshop Series – Join Us!

From E-Learning to We-Learning: National Workshop Series – Join Us!

I”m very excited to announce that starting in a few weeks our analysts will be going on a roadshow around the country to present our latest research and best-practices on social and informal learning.  This workshop, sponsored by Skillsoft, is an in-depth half-day discussion of best-practices in the exciting new world of corporate social learning.... Read more»

Today’s New Models for Leadership Development

Today’s New Models for Leadership Development

One of the biggest investment areas in Human Resources and Talent Management is Leadership Development.  We like to think about it as one of the bedrock roles of the HR or L&D team, since in many ways “leadership” is one of the most strategic assets in any organization.

Over the last ten years, the leadership ... Read more»

From E-Learning to We-Learning:  SkillSoft InGenius

From E-Learning to We-Learning: SkillSoft InGenius

Today the corporate training industry is evolving from ten years of focus on e-learning and blended learning towards a serious and transformational focus on “we-learning.”   We named this trend the “formalization of informal learning” and it is now one of the most significant changes taking place in corporate training around the world.

As ... Read more»

Skillsoft goes Private.  E-Learning Market has Matured.

Skillsoft goes Private. E-Learning Market has Matured.

Today Skillsoft announced that the company is being acquired by a private equity firm for approximately $1.1 billion.  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 ... Read more»