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Skillsoft achieves Workday Learning Integration status

By Catherine Knowles
Fri 3 Jun 2022

Skillsoft has achieved Workday Cloud Connect for Learning Integration status, providing customers with an integration that connects Workday Learning with Skillsoft Percipio.

Workday Learning engages employees in development through a personalised, contextual platform while aiming to arm businesses with resources to drive workforce readiness.

Workday group general manager, office of the chief human resource officer David Somers says, “We’re expanding our partnership with Skillsoft at a time when enterprises and their learners have an unprecedented need for accessing on-demand training and development resources.

"Skillsoft has been an outstanding partner and the opportunity to strengthen our relationship while driving increased business value, learner engagement, and administrative efficiency for our customers was a natural next step.”

NatWest head of learning and development Gavin McQuillian says, “As organisations like ours continue to prioritise investment in our teams and help them develop the skills for today's economy, integration between our learning management system and content portfolio has never been more important.

"We are looking forward to exploring the integration between Skillsoft Percipio and Workday and learning more about the opportunities and benefits it can bring to our learners."

Designed to maximise the value and experience of enterprise learning, the integration enables Workday users to access Skillsoft Percipio’s learning assets from anywhere, at any time and on any device.

Organisations will benefit from Skillsoft's features and improved UX functionalities delivered directly within Workday Learning, including the following:

Curated learning paths: Access through Percipio to Skillsoft's Aspire Journeys and channels to purposefully guide learners through role- and competency-based paths designed to move them toward aspirational jobs.

Integrated multi-modal content: Users can extend display and track multimodal learning assets including courses and microlearning videos, with additional content planned via future updates such as hands-on practice labs and audiobooks.

Enhanced content discovery: The integration includes improved support for detailed descriptions, better images, and expanded keyworks make it easier to find Skillsoft content.

Automated maintenance: Users gain enhanced automation capabilities ease the administrative burden of introducing new, updating existing, and retiring outdated content.

Advanced tracking: xAPI-compatible tracking methods capture content progress and completions and report them back to Workday Learning.

Skillsoft CTO Apratim Purakayastha says, "The enhanced interoperability of Skillsoft and Workday offers the best of both worlds via the extensive breadth of Percipio learning assets and the comprehensive administration capabilities of Workday Learning.

"This integration will extend the reach and effectiveness of learning within organisations using Workday, weaving skills development directly into learners' natural flow of work. When access to learning is seamless, outcomes improve dramatically."

Notably, this partnership underscores Skillsoft’s commitment to an open platform strategy and making learning directly accessible through widely used work tools, platforms, and collaboration apps.

With its open architecture, Percipio integrates seamlessly with the worlds premier learning systems, while operating across devices and presenting an intuitive user experience to provide a frictionless learning journey.

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