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SkillSoft\'s 2010 Perspectives Recap

  1. 1. Perspectives 2010:<br />Propelling Business IQ<br />a Recap<br />
  2. 2. What is Perspectives?<br />Perspectives is…<br />An annual conference for SkillSoft customers featuring innovative uses of SkillSoft products to drive business results<br />A forum for learning professionals to exchange ideas and network in informal settings<br />An opportunity to hear leading business thinkers discussing ideas that are relevant to learning professionals<br />
  3. 3. Why Perspectives?<br />Why Customers & Prospects Attend<br />Network with like-minded professionals<br />Meet SkillSoft subject matter experts<br />Learn how others are overcoming similar challenges<br />Leave with actionable ideas<br />
  4. 4. May 17 – 20; Orlando, FL<br />500+ people attended <br />300+ companies represented<br />36 unique Learning Sessions <br />6 Workshops (repeated )<br />2 Keynote speakers<br />3 Evening events<br />1 Solutions Fair<br /> Perspectives 2010: Propelling Business IQ<br />
  5. 5. Customer Quotes<br />In Their Own Words<br /> “The conference was very well planned. In every set of breakout rounds, I was able to find a topic that I was interested in and walked away with new thoughts. That’s a testament to SkillSoft given your diverse customer base. I also really got a lot out of the keynotes. Great job, SkillSoft.”  <br />Alan Kather, VP Unisys University & Talent Management<br />
  6. 6. Customer Quotes<br />In Their Own Words<br /> In response to the question what was your favorite part of the conference? The reply was: <br /> “There’s too much to just pick one thing I liked! I think it was the overall atmosphere. You really felt like an important client and almost like a part of a family, which to me is the best thing you can get from a vendor.” <br />Abigail Jastrzebski, Workforce Development Specialist, Children’s Hospital<br />
  7. 7. Numerous Industries Represented<br />Examples of Industries<br />Manufacturing<br />Insurance<br />Software<br />Services<br />Technology<br />Talent Management <br />Retail<br />Healthcare<br />Consulting<br />Oil/Gas<br />Telecommunications<br />Electronics<br />
  8. 8. Client Presenters<br />ACI Worldwide<br />Administaff<br />Acxiom<br />Arch Coal<br />Arrow Electronics<br />Avnet<br />Business Training Library <br />CA<br />Cameron<br />Chrysler Financial<br />Citgo Petroleum Corp.<br />CSC<br />Convergys Corp.<br />Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu<br />Dunkin' Brands Inc.<br />FM Global Property Insur. Co.<br />GE <br />GeoLearning, Inc.<br />Halogen<br />Harland Clarke Holdings Corp.<br />Hitachi<br />Hunt Refining Company<br />KnowledgeAdvisors<br />KPMG LLP<br />Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory<br />
  9. 9. Client Presenters (cont.)<br />Lehigh Hanson Heidelberg<br />Mayo Clinic<br />McKesson<br />MetLife<br />NACCO Materials Handling Group<br />Nationwide Insurance<br />Micron<br />Oracle<br />PetSmart<br />Progressive Insurance<br />SAP AG<br />Sprint Nextel<br />SRA International<br />Subway Restaurants<br />Symantec Corporation<br />UPS<br />US Wired for Education<br />
  10. 10. 2010 Themes <br />Meaningful Content with Common Themes<br />Leadership at Different Levels within Organizations<br />Alignment to Core Business Drivers for Optimized Skills Transfer<br />Program Measurement to Demonstrate Usage and Results<br />Doing More with Less<br />Blended Programs Catering to Varied Learning Styles and Needs<br />Certification Success Stories<br />Challenges of Delivering Programs to Multiple Locations<br />The Impact of Web 2.0 on Learning<br />
  11. 11. Keynote Speaker<br />Sir Ken Robinson, PhD<br />Sir Ken Robinson, PhD is an internationally recognized leader in the development of creativity, innovation and human resources<br />Author of The Element: How Finding Your Passion Changes Everything <br />
  12. 12. Keynote Speaker<br />Shawn Achor<br />Winner of 12+ distinguished teaching awards at Harvard University, where he delivered lectures on positive psychology in the most popular class at Harvard<br />His research and lectures on happiness and human potential have received attention in The New York Times, Boston Globe, The Wall Street Journal, as well as on NPR and CNN Radio<br />
  13. 13. Highlights<br />From SkillSoft: Direction<br />1,000 new content products targeted for 2010<br />SkillSoft Leadership Advantage<br />inGenius<br />Customer input driving increased investment in SkillPort<br />
  14. 14. Highlights<br />Evening Events<br />Welcome Reception<br />Awards Night<br />Social Night – Polynesian dancers and luau theme<br />
  15. 15. Perspectives 2011<br />Join Us Next Year<br />May 9th - 12th<br />Peabody <br />Orlando, FL<br />