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Published By: Skillsoft     Published Date: Apr 23, 2015
This paper outlines why businesses should be investing in management and leadership development, rather than looking to recruit externally. From effective communication to problem solving and decision making, it explains the ‘seven deadly skills’ all leaders should possess, and outlines how Skillsoft can help you develop them.
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skills required of the perfect leader, required skills of a leader, recruiting and retaining talent
    
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Published By: Skillsoft     Published Date: Apr 23, 2015
This paper explains how embedding 7 key skills within your IT team can keep your organisation’s data safe and its employees productive. From data storage and security to database design and management, these key skills will ensure that your business is able to make the most of new technology as it develops.
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fundamental it skills, it staff development, professional it development, skillsoft
    
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Published By: Skillsoft     Published Date: Apr 29, 2015
A Skillsoft whitepaper on Overcoming the skills deficit: the response of UK organisations to the workforce development challenge
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skills deficit, overcoming the skills deficit, uk skills shortage, skill builders, l & d software, skillsoft
    
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Published By: Makino     Published Date: Jun 23, 2017
Aaron Woller, president of Woller Precision Machine, discusses how his company enhanced its productivity and profitability by transitioning from conventional vertical machining centers to an automated horizontal machining cell. Beyond simply improving capacity and workflow, this investment in automation has enabled Woller to maximize the value of skilled labor, redeploying personnel into new business development roles. In doing so, the company experienced a 21 percent increase in sales with only a 6 percent increase in labor requirements.
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horizontal machining centers, horizontal milling machines, pallet handling system, hmc, pallet transfer system, automation, automated machining
    
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Published By: CA Technologies EMEA     Published Date: Sep 11, 2018
In too many organizations today, innovation isn’t happening fast enough. Within these businesses, skills are siloed and resources are misaligned. As businesses seek to speed innovation and meet their growth and revenue targets, they have to get maximum utility out of all their investments—including in the areas of IT infrastructure, product development and human resources. This buyer’s guide is intended to help those decision makers tasked with making this critical buying decision—focusing on the characteristics that help enterprises address both their immediate and long term needs. This guide shows how leveraging a PPM platform that delivers both top-down, strategic portfolio management, as well as bottom-up project management capabilities, helps organizations maximize their ROI over the long term.
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Published By: CA Technologies_Business_Automation     Published Date: Jun 29, 2018
Challenge Some SAP systems can take up to 10 days to complete a SAP system copy. That’s 10 days of unproductive time. Why? SAP does not provide the necessary tools out-of-the-box to automate and handle the process efficiently. This means you must use highly skilled SAP BASIS staff to manage the process. Manual steps, along with hundreds of configuration settings, can take days to complete—and like many organizations, you have also experienced too many delays, causing non-production systems to be unavailable, which stalls development, testing and training activities. Opportunity So you’ve concluded your SAP system copy process is hindering innovation and productivity. You’re considering automating the process to ensure system copies are available for all environments on time, every time. Benefits What are the key capabilities you actually need to address SAP system copy inefficiency once and for all?
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Published By: CA Technologies_Business_Automation     Published Date: Jun 29, 2018
Challenge It is not uncommon for SAP system copies, including any post-editing, to take several days to complete. Meanwhile, testing, development and training activities come to a standstill, and the large number of manual tasks in the entire process ties up highly skilled SAP BASIS staff. Opportunity Enterprises are looking to automation as a way to accelerate SAP system copies and free up staff. However, this is only one part of the problem: What further complicates the system copy process is the need to safeguard sensitive data and manage huge data volumes while also ensuring that the data used in non-production systems adequately reflects the data in production systems so the quality of development, testing and training activities is not compromised. Benefits This white paper explains how a considerable portion of the SAP system copy process can be automated using the CA Automic Automated System Copy for SAP solution and SNP T-Bone, helping enterprises become more agile.
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Published By: SumTotal Systems     Published Date: Oct 10, 2013
Workforce analytics has become an essential business tool for leading companies that view workforce performance as the key to improving company results, according to a new global survey of business leaders by Harvard Business Review Analytics Services. Workforce analytics is a set of integrated capabilities (technologies, metrics, data, and processes) to measure and improve workforce performance. The goal is simple: put the right people with the right skills in the right work, provide them with the necessary training and development opportunities, and engage and empower them to perform at their highest possible level.
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sumtotal, harvard business review, workforce, workforce analytics, analytics, company performance, workforce management, workforce data, workforce analysis, human resources, hr technology
    
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Published By: SumTotal Systems     Published Date: Oct 10, 2013
E-learning is already known to be the most efficient and cost effective way to deliver training to a workforce. However, the best way to truly prepare employees for meeting organisational objectives is to focus the training on three major areas of skill development. Using a learning solution that is capable of delivering optimal training on each type of skill and checking for comprehension by examining the outcomes from other HR processes will drive performance within the company as employees develop their soft, functional and compliancebased skills.
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e-learning, sumtotal, training, development, employee training, employee development, workforce, workforce management, skill development, human resources, hr technology, soft skill development, function skill development, compliance development, enterprise learning
    
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Published By: Skillsoft     Published Date: Dec 13, 2016
Skillsoft has created an entirely new business skills portfolio based on in-depth research with end-users and eLearning enterprise buyers. The end result is a content pipeline of over one thousand, 3-5 minute micro-videos, packaged into over 240 new courses. Multi-dimensional and micro-sized, the new courses are flexible training and development solutions that target the need of diverse populations, at all stages of their career. The courses feature purposeful application of video treatments, including: • Well-acted, interactive scenarios • High-end animations • “TED-talk” style presentations • “How-to” videos • Whiteboard tutorials Watch a sample scenario-based course, Mobilizing Your Team to Take Action.
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business skills, training and development
    
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Published By: Adobe     Published Date: May 16, 2012
This paper explores the evolution of digital communication skills development in post-secondary educational institutions around the world. Find out more now!
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communication, skills, digital communication, silent transformation, global, graphic, visual arts, education
    
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Published By: Communispond     Published Date: Jul 08, 2013
85% of us would rather give up water than mobile apps! We all know it—digital screens have officially invaded our lives. They have grown in popularity, enhancing our personal and professional lives, which includes the learning space. Do they really enhance the learning experience or are they just a distraction?
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communispond, digital learning, byod, multi-screen, communication skills, public speaking, communication training, presentation skills, technology in education, technology in classrooms, learning and development
    
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Published By: OutSystems     Published Date: Apr 01, 2014
This whitepaper examines the scale and complexity of the IT skills issue, focusing on specific areas within the IT departments where the skills issue will impact most, particularly around application development.
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it skills, application development talent, school curriculum, office productivity
    
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Published By: GlobalEnglish     Published Date: May 01, 2013
Because English is the default language of global business, success depends on employees who can communicate and collaborate effectively in this common language. In fact, new research from the CEB shows that as much as 50% of successful performance now depends on collaboration (up from 20% ten years ago), making this a more urgent issue. However, most employees (93%) working in multinational companies do not have sufficient English skills to adequately perform their jobs. Read the white paper and learn how to build the business case for launching an enterprise-wide Business English development program to increase your company¹s productivity and profits.
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improving company business english, improving business english, english skills, globalenglish
    
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Published By: Cornerstone OnDemand     Published Date: Apr 16, 2018
The role of learning and development has never been more important to the success of small and medium businesses, especially because of the fierce competition with big business to attract and retain top talent. We’re amidst a disruption in the way employees work and learn. Technology, skills, and workforce demographics are shifting and evolving at a rapid pace. Employees are now sitting in the driver’s seat when it comes to their career path and companies are getting strategic with how to meet this new demand. Read our guide “The Rise of the Holistic Learning Experience” to learn how the new role of learning and development can help your company thrive. You’ll gain insights on: • Consumer-driven technology changing the game • Continuous learning and staying relevant amid change • The holistic learner experience Get your copy and start building a holistic learning program today.
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Published By: Oracle     Published Date: Nov 16, 2017
Two trends are pushing all lines of business—across all industries—toward cloud IT. First, IT is being stretched more than ever. IT organizations are expected to expand services and meet tighter SLAs while having fewer resources, personnel, and skills to work with. With the IT queue growing longer than ever, both IT and LOB leaders are interested in using the cloud to quickly deploy the services users need. For most IT organizations, the current way of doing business does not map to growth or enable the flexibility to compete in the digital age. Rigid and periodic hardware-refresh cycles cannot adequately scale, and applications built for on-premises resources using traditional development and management tools are no longer flexible enough to deliver the agility businesses need to grow or compete.
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Published By: Microsoft     Published Date: Jul 20, 2018
Cloud is becoming an essential ingredient to a successful IT infrastructure. Recent research by IDC has identified how the growth of cloud as a computing platform has magnified the importance of cloud skills to the success of the enterprise. Moreover, it is becoming clear that IT professionals with cloud skills are strongly influencing both the type of cloud infrastructure and the ultimate pace of adoption of cloud. This puts IT professionals with cloud skills in the driver's seat of their own career. In fact, IT professionals with certifications related to cloud development and operations have dramatically more influence over their organizations' adoption and expansion of cloud services than otherwise similar IT professionals have over the adoption of other types of technical solutions. Cloud skills accelerate the success and career path of IT professionals. The impactful cloud roles are diverse: Multicloud or hybrid cloud management, workload-centric management, and DevOps illustrate
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Published By: Skillsoft     Published Date: Mar 27, 2015
Leadership development is a journey, not a destination Fueled by the relentless evolution of technology and global competition, the business environment is changing more rapidly than ever before. To tackle upcoming crises, rebuild organizations and create new business models, multiple skill and character sets will be required. And because new circumstances will continue to arise, leadership development is never finished. The need for the right leader at the right time remains constant. Read peer insight by CEOs from Avaya, Kaon Interactive, OtterBox, Jupiter Medical Center and Wayfair to help you on your leadership development journey.
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leadership, leadership development, succession planning, skills gap, talent gap, leaders, managers
    
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Published By: Skillsoft     Published Date: Mar 05, 2014
From problem solving to leadership and business acumen, this paper outlines the seven deadly skills of the perfect employee and how they can be developed. HR departments don’t always pick all of these up, so take a look and see where your organisation could be missing a trick.
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employee skills, problem solving, leadership, soft skills, recruitment, development
    
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Published By: Skillsoft     Published Date: Mar 05, 2014
From effective communication to problem solving and decision making, this whitepaper explains the ‘seven deadly skills’ all leaders should possess, and outlines how Skillsoft can help you develop them.
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leadership skills, effective communication, problem solving, training software, management development
    
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Published By: Cornerstone OnDemand     Published Date: Feb 22, 2016
Coaching is all about maximising performance, regardless of whether it’s a superstar looking to reach greater heights, a new hire wanting to start off on the right foot, or even a struggling employee who needs to improve. Anyone can be a coach, as long as they have certain intangible skills and receive the proper training. The company, coach, and employee need to agree on what to improve, how to do it, and how to define success. As long as everyone is on the same page and dedicated to professional development, the end result will be employees, and a bottom line, that reach their potential. But how can you ensure that everyone from seasoned veterans to new hires reach their full potential? By offering coaching. Over 70% of employees who received coaching saw an increase in work performance, relationships, and communication skills, and 80% reported having more self-confidence.
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communication skills, performance, coaching, employee, playbook, training, success
    
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Published By: Skillsoft     Published Date: Mar 03, 2015
The current approach to leadership development in most organizations today isn’t working. In Brandon Hall Group’s Leadership: State of Development Programs 2013, nearly 75% of respondents said their leadership development programs were not very effective. Organizations must refocus their leadership efforts and shift their mindset from programs to process. This paper provides insights on how we can refocus leadership development by moving from programs to process and directing the white space.
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skillsoft, leadership, development, programs, processes, business management
    
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Published By: Skillsoft     Published Date: Mar 03, 2015
This white paper will provide an actionable plan to follow to make certain they are ready to support video-based learning initiatives within their own organization.
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skillsoft, development, programs, processes, business management, video learning, corporate education, courses, courseware
    
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Published By: Skillsoft     Published Date: Mar 03, 2015
With smartphones and tablets becoming more commonplace in enterprise environments, the interest in mobile learning is growing. Many organizations see the promise of mobile learning, but actual implementations are still relatively rare. Is now the time to take the plunge into mobile learning? Is your organization prepared? It’s important for organizations to focus on some basic issues before making this important decision.
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skillsoft, development, programs, processes, business management, mobile learning, corporate education, courses, courseware, technology, resources, access, devices, support
    
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Published By: Skillsoft     Published Date: Mar 03, 2015
The face of corporate learning has changed. It is no longer possible to develop your human capital with a single approach. Today’s corporate environment calls for out-of-the-box thinking, incorporating the advantages of many types of learning to benefit your company’s single biggest investment: your people. This handy guide will help you navigate the growing number of learning solutions and equip you with eight must-ask questions as you develop your learning program.
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skillsoft, development, programs, processes, business management, elearning, corporate education, courses, courseware, technology, resources, access, devices, support, mobile, video, content, on-demand, build, buy
    
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