IE Business School Publishing, Spain

Gamification within Recently Developed MOOCs

Roberto M. Alvarez BucholskaMadrid (E), November 2016 - Roberto M. Alvarez Bucholska works in Madrid as a Project Manager at IE Publishing where, along with a team of programmers, designers, audiovisual professionals, and academic staff, he creates learning materials for subjects across business areas such as entrepreneurship, finance, marketing, operations, and information systems and technologies, among others. His session at OEB will be "Producing the next MOOC" with his speech "Engagement in MOOCs? How Designing for Fun and Elementsof Gamification Changes the Perspective" on Thursday, 1 December 2016 from 14:30 to 15:45.


Venlo City

Successful Implementation of Digital Decision Making

Heidelberg (GER), November 2016 - The Venlo (Netherlands) city council is a modern, ambitious organization in full development and intent on improving its services to its residents. This development focuses on improving executive and civil management, operating more customer focused, working more integrally, and giving more space and responsibilities to its staff.


Towards Maturity

Evidence-Based Tactics that Will Accelerate Change

London (UK), November 2016 - Towards Maturity’s new Learning Benchmark Report shows a record 93% of L&D professionals want to integrate learning and work – however, only 15% are delivering on this. At a time when businesses need to respond faster than ever before, this is a challenge that people professionals clearly need to address.


Fourteen-Day Trial

Challenging the Learning Status Quo with 70:20:10

70:20:10Toronto (CA), November 2016 - Improving performance in the modern workplace requires learning-and-development professionals to reinvent themselves. The 70:20:10 Primer, a paper published in collaboration between the 70:20:10 Institute and learning-management-system provider Docebo, is a call to action for the corporate-training industry. 


Introducing Global Filter

Personalized Learning Paths in Thirty Seconds

Global FilterLondon (UK), November 2016 - Award-winning adaptive training provider is launching Global Filter, a new learning-recommendation engine set to disrupt the EdTech and training industries. This brand-new product solves one of the biggest headaches for enterprise-level learning and-development-practitioners: overload. Staff are overwhelmed with huge libraries of learning assets that quickly become obsolete.


DevOps Handbook

AXELOS and IT Revolution Pioneer Online Training Program

London (UK), November 2016 - Millions of practitioners in the global DevOps and IT service management (ITSM) communities are to gain access to a new DevOps awareness-training program. This high-quality program is based on IT Revolution’s DevOps Handbook and draws on the combined expertise of IT Revolution and AXELOS in the fields of DevOps, lean, agile, and ITSM.


Game on!

How a Virtual Game Helps New Hires Get onboard at SAP

Walldorf (GER), November 2016 – (by Celine Burgle, Patrick Robinson, and Corinna Machmeier) Caipei Song started at SAP in August 2016 as associate developer. It’s his first job after graduating from university, and he enjoys it. However, joining the world of SAP can be quite a culture shock. "At the beginning, it was not easy for me to get to know the company because I was not sure where to start," remembers Caipei.


For Universities

New Protecting Students’ Consumer Rights Course

Protecting Students’ Consumer RightsBath (UK), November 2016 - Developed with De Montfort University, Cylix's new HTML 5 eLearning course will provide university staff with a practical guide to complying with consumer-protection law and meeting the standards defined by the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA). 


Video Advertising

Adobe to Acquire TubeMogul

San Jose, CA (USA), November 2016 - Adobe has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire TubeMogul for approximately $540 million net in debt and cash. Under the terms of the agreement, Adobe will commence a cash tender offer to acquire all of the outstanding common stock of TubeMogul for $14 per share. TubeMogul is a leader in video advertizing, with a single platform that enables brands and agencies to plan and buy video advertizing across desktops, mobile, streaming devices, and TVs. 



World’s First Employee Knowledge Platform for the UK

Louise PasterfieldPlymouth (UK), November 2016 - Sponge UK, a leading provider of custom-made workplace eLearning solutions, has announced that it is complementing its corporate-learning services with the Axonify Employee Knowledge Platform. The platform uses advanced technologies to help improve business performance by ensuring employees build and retain their knowledge over time.



"Low-Tech Rich Settings"

Ann-Katrin HardenbergFreiburg (GER), November 2016 - For several years now, Ann-Katrin Hardenberg has been setting up educational institutions as customer or vocational-training centers and support enterprises in the areas of HR and educational management. She has gained experience with institutions from different sectors and in various countries, such as Australia, Myanmar, and Haiti - just to mention a few. Her passion is the teaching of digital-media competence, as well as the implementation of educational concepts, including the newest digital-media and teaching methods. At OEB 2016, she will present the learning reality in Haiti on Friday, 2 December 2016 from 14:30 to 15:45.


"Exporting Is Great"

Digital Learning Consultancy Takes Its Expertise to Hong Kong

Richard LoweBristol (UK), November 2016 - Training and digital learning consultancy Hewlett Rand is making its mark in Hong Kong, having secured a contract with the Hong Kong Institute of Bankers (HKIB). The Bristol-based consultancy has developed a new eLearning strategy for the organisation that is now being rolled out to all its members. 


Worlddidac Association

Speexx Wins Worlddidac for Its "Perfect Blend"

Munich (GER), November 2016 - Speexx, a leading online language-training provider, has been honoured by the Worlddidac Association for the sixth consecutive time for innovative solutions in the Blended Learning category. The award ceremony, sponsored by telecommunications provider Swisscom, took place in Bern, Switzerland. 



Third International Conference on Higher Education Advances

ValenciaValencia (E), November 2016 - After the great success of the previous HEAd conferences, which received submissions from 54 countries, the organizers are pleased to announce the Third International Conference on Higher Education Advances (HEAd'17), 21-23 June 2017 in Valencia, Spain. 


To Be a Digital Citizen

Media & Learning Conference and Symposium

Brussels (BE), November 2016 - This year, the annual Media & Learning get-together in Brussels will be structured around two separate events: the Media & Learning Conference entitled Learning Media for Digital Citizenship and the Media & Learning Symposium called Video in Higher Education. This highly interactive gathering will include lots of inspiring talks, demos, best-practice showcases, and workshop sessions. 


Call for Papers

Fifteenth Conference on Education and Information Systems

Winter Garden, FL (USA), November 2016 - Please consider contributing by submitting an article to the fifteenth International Conference on Education and Information Systems, Technologies and Applications: EISTA 2017, to be held 08-11 July 2017 in Orlando, Florida, USA, jointly with the eleventh International Multi-Conference on Society, Cybernetics, and Informatics: IMSCI 2017; the twenty-first World Multi-Conference on Systemics, Cybernetics and Informatics: WMSCI 2017 and the tenth International Multi-Conference on Engineering and Technological Innovation: IMETI 2017.