• Skillsoft set to be bought

    Skillsoft, the giant e-learning courses and services business, looks set to be bought. The company, with a turnover c£200 million, is currently courting a $1.1 billion offer.
    Clearly the prospective buyer, a new company formed from a group of three private equity firms who are raising over half the cost from the banks, clearly see the [...]

  • Podcast #6 – Anti-social learning: the legal risks of Web 2.0

    Blogs, wikis, and video sharing sites to name but a few are now common daily haunts for millions of people, so it’s no surprise organisations want to leverage these services for people development. The user generated content and social interactivity that characterises these so called ‘Web 2.0 technologies’ is ideal both for formal and informal [...]

  • Podcast #4 – How to be an Effective Subject Matter Expert

    What makes an effective Subject Matter Expert?
    The Subject Matter Expert is crucial to getting the content right – but doing the role is not always an easy task. For the SME what should they know, what should they do, and how should they do it?
    Doing E-learning’s latest podcast tries to shed some light.
    How to be [...]

  • Podcast #3 – The E-learning Project: Vendor Management

    An e-learning project’s not as easy as you may think. And if you’re working with a vendor, you need to know what to ask to keep a tight rein on things.
    Find out what these are by listening to Doing E-learning’s latest podcast, The E-learning Project: Vendor Management:

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  • Podcast #2 – Rapid e-learning 101!

    Rapid e-learning – but ‘rapid’ what? Rapid development? Rapid business benefits? Rapid tools? …or simply rapid hype!
    Is it really the next big thing in e-learning?
    No more reading… time to listen. Check out our latest podcast – and find out what we mean by the 3Rs of Rapid E-learning, as well as our top 10 rapid [...]