The Edge: A Skillsoft Podcast

Welcome to Skillsoft’s podcast, The Edge, a platform designed to help leaders and learners alike unleash their edge. In this series, host and CMO, Michelle Boockoff-Bajdek, sits down with a variety of quests – from customers, to partners, to industry ...more

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January 14, 2021 00:47:15
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Safeguarding Against the Undercurrent of Volatility

Compliance training isn’t just important, it’s mission-critical. Skillsoft VP of Compliance Products, Norm Ford, shares his insights on the risks and threats organizations will have to safeguard against in the years to come and how companies can become better prepared to react during times of volatility.  ...

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January 07, 2021 00:31:19
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Weathering Change Signals Need for Digital Dexterity

"Trust cautiously, sanitize frequently, share carefully, and cover exposures.” What does this have to do with our work lives, and how does it relate to developing digital dexterity? Skillsoft VP of Technology and Developer Products, Mike Hendrickson, rejoins host Michelle Boockoff-Bajdek to explain and provide insight into Skillsoft’s annual Signals report, Lean Into Tech: 2020 Tech Skills Trends & 2021 Predictions. ...

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December 17, 2020 00:46:03
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Five Predictions for 2021 from Skillsoft Leaders 

In this special five-part series of The Edge, we bring together five of our Skillsoft leaders to share their predictions for 2021 – touching on key trends, challenges, and opportunities for the year to come and the role they will play in shaping the workforce as we know it.     https://www.skillsoft.com/2021predictions  ...

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December 17, 2020 00:09:27
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Prediction 5: THE FAST-EMERGING “INTERNET OF CAREERS” WILL PROVIDE AN INNOVATIVE MARKETPLACE FOR SKILLS

Workers have something to prove; they’re building the skills to make huge contributions at work in 2021. VP and General Manager of Product and User Experience for SumTotal Systems, Debasis Dutta, describes how a blockchain-based system of digital credentials will energize workers to learn and grow. ...

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December 17, 2020 00:14:44
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Prediction 3: ORGANIZATIONS MUST FOSTER HYBRID WORK CULTURES CENTERED ON SAFETY, SECURITY, AND RESPECT

As leaders determine how their organizations will approach remote, on-site, and hybrid work in 2021, compliance training will be crucial. Skillsoft VP of Compliance Products, Norm Ford, shares insights on how learning can enable stronger cultures in 2021. ...

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December 17, 2020 00:09:57
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Prediction 4: AGILE WILL BE A CORE COMPETENCY FOR SUCCESS—NOT ONLY FOR WORKERS, BUT FOR LEADERS

In 2021, more industries, organizations, and professions will need to throw out pre-pandemic era playbooks and learn to thrive with Agile.Skillsoft Chief Technology Officer, Apratim Purakayastha, explains why a digitally-transformed economy is a perfect fit for agility. ...

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