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Books24x7 Launches New Event, Agility24x7, to Provide a Best Practices Forum for Empowering Agile Performance in a Real-Time World

Books24x7 Launches New Event, Agility24x7, to Provide a Best Practices Forum for Empowering Agile Performance in a Real-Time Wor

NORWOOD, Mass., April 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Books24x7(R), a subsidiary of SkillSoft PLC and the developer of online Referenceware(R) for IT, business, engineering, financial and government professionals, today announced agenda highlights and additional details for Agility24x7, a best practices forum to be held April 30, 2007 in Henderson, NV.

Understanding that today's constantly changing business environment is transforming companies at an unprecedented rate and demanding a work force that knows more and does more, Books24x7 is hosting this one-day exclusive event to bring together executives and other senior professionals to discuss and share best practices for supporting an agile work force in a real-time enterprise.

Agility24x7 will feature keynote speakers from Sun Microsystems and CSC as well as presentations by senior executives from leading organizations such as Intel Corporation, Banco Popular of Puerto Rico, TD Bank Financial Group, Computer Associates, Symantec, EMC, Lockheed Martin Space Systems and others.

The day is organized to optimize best practices exchange, to share information and to offer thoughts and ideas that will inspire and challenge thinking. Attendees will garner tips, tools and techniques that can be applied to their own organizations to help them create, maintain and motivate an agile work force.

When: Monday, April 30, 2007 Where: Green Valley Ranch Henderson, Nevada

For more information, please visit

About Books24x7(R)

Books24x7(R), a subsidiary of SkillSoft PLC, offers subscription clients online access to more than 14,000 IT and business books, book summaries, reports, and best practices. Books24x7's patent-pending technology platform enables users to pinpoint business-critical information quickly by performing multi-tier, online searches of the company's Referenceware(R) collections: ITPro(TM), BusinessPro(TM), EngineeringPro(TM), FinancePro(TM), HospitalityPro (TM), ExecBlueprints(TM), ExecSummaries(TM), ExecSuite(TM), GovEssentials(TM), OfficeEssentials(TM), Well-BeingEssentials (TM) and AnalystPerspecitves(TM).

Books24x7(R) Referenceware(R) bridges the gap between what employees know and what they need to know in hundreds of leading organizations, including Bank of America, CSC, Deloitte, EDS and Lockheed Martin. The company has relationships with more than 290 leading publishers, including AMACOM, Apress, ASTD, Harvard Business School Press, McGraw-Hill, Microsoft Press and John Wiley & Sons. For more information, visit

About SkillSoft

SkillSoft PLC is a leading provider of e-learning and performance support solutions for global enterprises, government, education and small to medium-sized businesses. SkillSoft enables companies to maximize business performance through a combination of comprehensive e-learning content, online information resources, flexible learning technologies and support services.

Content offerings include business, IT, desktop and compliance courseware collections, as well as complementary content assets such as SkillSim(TM) simulations, KnowledgeCenter(TM) portals and online mentoring services. The Books24x7(R) division offers online access to more than 10,000 unabridged IT and business books in its Referenceware(R) collections, as well as book summaries, executive reports and best practices. Technology offerings include the SkillPort(R) learning management system, Search-and-Learn(R), SkillSoft(R) Dialogue(TM) virtual classroom, SkillView(R) competency management software and the Enterprise Learning Connection Suite(TM), a set of platform-neutral modules that can be used to create learning programs tailored to business needs.

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, Ahead of the Learning Curve, SkillPort, Search-and-Learn, SkillChoice, Books24x7, Referenceware, ITPro, BusinessPro, OfficeEssentials, GovEssentials, EngineeringPro, FinancePro, AnalystPerspectives ExecSummaries, ExecBlueprints, Express Guide and Dialogue are trademarks or registered trademarks of SkillSoft PLC in the United States and certain other countries. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

Contacts: Donna Keenan Ed Hadley SkillSoft PAN Communications, Inc. 603.821.3211 978.474.1900 [email protected]

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