|[January 23, 2013]
Skillsoft to Help IEEE Computer Society Deliver Technology Training Resources to Global Audience of Computing Professionals
NASHUA, N.H. & LOS ALAMITOS, Calif. --(Business Wire)--
today announced a new agreement with the IEEE
Computer Society to deliver technology learning content to a global
workforce of professionals and leaders in the field. IEEE (News - Alert) Computer
Society will offer 16 of Skillsoft's KnowledgeCenter learning portals,
which include materials from the Skillsoft Books24x7 online book
collection, to its members to help them develop skills and knowledge
around a broad scope of technology topics as quickly and efficiently as
Resources available to IEEE Computer Society members include online
courses, books, videos, simulations, practice certification exams,
mentoring services and more. Content covers a wide range of technology
topics, including cloud computing, security, coding, operating systems
and many others. Skillsoft provides cloud-based learning solutions for
its customers worldwide, ranging from global enterprises, government and
education to mid-sized and small businesses.
"We are dedicated to providing our members with the most up-to-date and
advanced information on the more important technologies and trends of
the global computing industry. Our arrangement with Skillsoft allows us
to deliver content that is organized and targeted to ensure the best
learning outcomes," said Violet Doan, director of membership, IEEE
Computer Society. "As the largest IEEE society and world's leading
computing membership organization, giving our members access to the most
relevant and structured content is imperative. We're excited to add
Skillsoft to our collection of member benefits."
"IEEE Computer Society's vision and enthusiasm for learning positively
impacts the entire industry. With technology evolving so quickly, it is
essential that computing and technology professionals have access to
educational content that covers a wide variety of topics and is
available to them through rich and varied learning techniques and
channels," said John Ambrose, senior vice president, strategy, corporate
development and emerging business, Skillsoft. "We are thrilled to work
with IEEE Computer Society and further help computing professionals
develop in their careers."
portals are designed to provide learners with targeted content on a
specific topic to help build knowledge quickly and efficiently. Users
can locate essential topic-oriented content fast and easily, which
allows them to apply that knowledge to their jobs as soon as possible.
collections include the full text of thousands of leading professional
books from the industry's top authors and publishers as well as concise
summaries of leading business books, live and on-demand videos, best
practices and analyst reports. Content covers hundreds of technology
topics, including desktop applications, databases, hardware, graphic
design, operating systems, programming languages, security and many more.
Tweet This: .@Skillsoft
to help IEEE @ComputerSociety deliver #technology #training resources to
global computing professionals http://bit.ly/143BA9Y
To learn more about IEEE Computer Society member benefits, please visit http://www.computer.org/membership.
For more information on Skillsoft's partnership programs, please visit http://www.skillsoft.com/about/partners/default.asp.
Skillsoft is a pioneer in the field of learning with a long history of
innovation. Skillsoft provides cloud-based learning solutions for its
customers worldwide, ranging from global enterprises, government, and
education to mid-sized and small businesses. Skillsoft's customer
support teams draw on a wealth of in-house experience and a
comprehensive learning e-library to develop off-the-shelf and custom
learning programs tailored to cost-effectively meet customer needs.
Skillsoft's courses, books and videos have been developed by
industry-leading learning experts to ensure that they maximize business
skills, performance, and talent development.
Skillsoft currently serves over 5,000 customers and more than 13,000,000
learners around the world. Skillsoft is on the web at www.Skillsoft.com.
Skillsoft courseware content described herein is for information
purposes only and is subject to change without notice. Skillsoft has no
obligation or commitment to develop or deliver any future release,
upgrade, feature, enhancement or function described in this press
release except as specifically set forth in a written agreement.
Skillsoft, the Skillsoft logo, Skillport, Search & Learn,
SkillChoice, Books24x7, ITPro, BusinessPro, OfficeEssentials,
GovEssentials, EngineeringPro, FinancePro, AnalystPerspectives,
ExecSummaries, ExecBlueprints, Express Guide, Dialogue, Quickskill and
inGenius are trademarks or registered trademarks of Skillsoft Ireland
Limited in the United States and certain other countries. All other
trademarks are the property of their respective owners.
About the IEEE Computer Society
IEEE Computer Society is the world's leading computing membership
organization and the trusted information and career-development source
for a global workforce of technology leaders, including: professors,
researchers, software engineers, IT professionals, employers, and
students. The unmatched source for technology information, inspiration,
and collaboration, IEEE Computer Society offers members high-quality,
state-of-the-art information and resources. Computer Society provides a
wide range of forums for top minds to come together, including technical
and a comprehensive digital
library, unique training
training, and a TechLeader
Training Partner Program to help organizations increase their
staff's technical knowledge and expertise. To find out more about the
community for technology leaders, visit www.computer.org.
[ InfoTech Spotlight's Homepage ]