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Anatomy of a Decision: Orbus Software Decides to Curate Go1-Sourced Content as Part of a Modernized Approach to Learning

The caliber of an employer’s learning ecosystem can be the catalyst for breakthroughs in training, upskilling, reskilling and career pathing—or an impediment to it all. Absent the state of the art in thinking and software for learning on the job, organizations struggle to set goals for their people or have an effective impact on overall internal culture. So learning has always been incredibly important in the workplace, and the proliferation of work-from-home (WFH), work-from-anywhere (WFA), hybrid work, and more has only laid bare and underscored this importance. More than ever, organizations must lean heavily on their learning ecosystems—the learning management system (LMS), the content feeding it, and anything else involved. The all-important employee experience hangs in the balance. What You Need to Know About This […]

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When Is a Software Company Not a Software Company?

From the newswire: Atos shareholder calls for chairman to resign. On paper and from a certain perspective, Atos’ business focus sounds great—among many other things, they’re a Platinum SAP partner, with lots of products and services to sell, and a ton of big-name customers. But peel back a layer or two… Years ago, when DBS (Dun & Bradstreet Software, and, yes, I go back that far) started their own consulting arm, a very wise man observed to me that you can’t sell both software and services—your focus and your bottom line have to be one or the other. Sure, you can dabble across the fence for fun and profit in support of your primary business. However, get lost in what looks like all that green […]

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For Insight Into Why a Company Might Be Failing, Look Beyond the Numbers

It never ceases to amaze me that when a business begins to fail, its leaders inevitably turn to the numbers. Don’t get me wrong: Numbers are certainly important. But focus too much on them, and you’ll be doomed to follow in the footsteps of the likes of Sears and other giants of yesteryear. It’s no secret that the recent pandemic and its lingering economic impacts have left their collective imprints on people and businesses far and wide. Unfortunately, the repercussions for some businesses have been incredibly detrimental, and many are grappling with a suddenly uncertain future. Now that the pandemic’s upheaval has stabilized, one would think these businesses should see a financial turnaround, and yet they continue to struggle. If it’s not the global pandemic, then […]

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