Online Learning

Thought Industries Launches "Panorama"

Boston, MA (USA), April 2017 - Thought Industries, an online learning software-as-a-service (SaaS) company, has announced the launch of "Panorama" - a comprehensive suite of new platform functionality that streamlines the creation, management, and delivery of online content to groups and businesses. Panorama’s licensing and user-group-management technology also enables businesses to create fully branded online learning experiences and provision multi-tenant license access to courseware and content to dedicated groups of learners or business constituents.

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Joining Forces

SNHU and Rethink Education to Invest $15 Million in EdTech Startups

Manchester, NH (USA), April 2017 - Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU) is teaming up with Rethink Education to create a new fifteen-million-dollar seed fund that will invest in ed-tech start-up companies that are tackling some of the most pressing challenges in education. As leaders in education innovation, SNHU and Rethink Education hope their partnership will encourage the nation's best education entrepreneurs, researchers, and technologists to explore new, innovative ways to improve access and affordability in the educational pipeline from K-12 into the workforce.

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Next-Generation Learning

BAUHAUS Selects BLENDIT LEARNING and Fuse

BauhausAalborg (DK), April 2017 - BLENDIT LEARNING, the Nordic provider of Fuse Universal, has announced that the hardware retailer BAUHAUS chain in Denmark, Norway, and Iceland has selected Fuse as its next-generation provider for learning for the region’s 2,100 employees.

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Challenges

Insight on the Move to Mobile Learning

Campbell, CA (USA), April 2017 - Clarity Consultants, a provider of corporate learning and development, and creative consultants, has announced their latest whitepaper, which offers in-depth insights into the challenges of implementing a mobile-learning program in a corporate setting. These challenges include cost barriers for employees who require a mobile device; access to high-quality instructional designers; security issues, e.g. data privacy; as well as what some employees may perceive as infringement on their personal time.

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Compliance Training

Scandinavian Health Limited Selects NetDimensions Learning

Hong Kong (HK), April 2017 – NetDimensions has announced that Scandinavian Health Limited (SHL) has selected NetDimensions Learning to replace paper-based processes and enhance training-plan management for consistent implementation of standards and regulatory requirements across SHL companies worldwide.

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IMC’s Portfolio

Library of Interactive and Entertaining Soft Skill Training

Saarbrücken (GER), April 2017 - IMC has widened its proven partnership with Cegos, a well-known company for business, leadership, management, and personal-development training. After years of successful cooperation in the Asia-Pacific region, the partners now focus on the German-speaking markets, too. 

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L&D Professionals

Clarity Consultants Publishes “Gamified” Guide

Campbell, CA (USA), March 2017- Clarity Consultants, creative consultants who are a leading provider of corporate learning and development, has announced a player’s manual to the “game” of hiring learning-and-development (L&D) professionals.

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OTS Content

Kallidus Appoints Dan Pinney as Learning Consultant

Dan PinneyCirencester (UK), March 2017 - Award-winning learning-and-talent-management provider Kallidus has enhanced its off-the-shelf (OTS) eLearning-content capability with the appointment of Dan Pinney as Learning Consultant. Dan joins from Lumesse, where he spent seven years, latterly as European OTS eLearning Product Specialist and Partner Manager.

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Mobile App

NetDimensions Talent Slate Now Supports Windows 10

Hong Kong (HK), March 2017 – NetDimensions has announced that its award-winning native mobile application, NetDimensions Talent Slate, now supports the Windows 10 operating system. NetDimensions Talent Slate 2.0, the latest edition of the company’s mobile app, was developed based on the Xamarin cross-platform development framework. 

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LMS for Business

Docebo Transforms Learner Experience

Claudio ErbaToronto, ON (CA), March 2017 - Docebo’s new 7.0 release advances learner-centric experiences by delivering significant UI/UX enhancements that encourage user adoption and learner engagement. These are supported by cutting-edge social-learning opportunities, offline training access for mobile users, and new commerce functionality for businesses selling training. 

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Cloud-Based Authoring Tool

2017 Learning! Champion Award for Innovation

Mike AlcockBrighton (UK), March 2017 - Mike Alcock, Managing Director of gomo learning, has won a 2017 Learning! Champion Award for innovation. The award honors individuals for exceptional contributions to the learning industry. Elearning! magazine named 28 professionals across six categories for 2017.

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Coursera for Business

Coursera Expands in European Enterprise-Learning Market

Paris (F), March 2017 - Coursera, a global provider of online education and learning, has announced growth of its enterprise platform Coursera for Business with a new set of customers in the European market. New customers include Air France KLM, Criteo, Gemalto, Booking.com, Unicredit, and Telenor.

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