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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Demonstrable Skills

Skillsoft for Cybersecurity Analyst Certification

Boston, MA (USA), March 2017 - Skillsoft, a global eLearning provider, has been selected as an authorized content provider for the CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst (CSA+) certification. CompTIA CSA+ is an international, vendor-neutral certification that validates the skills required to combat malware and threats through the application of behavioral analytics.

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Customized Approach

BLR Acquires Navis Learning

Brentwood, TN (USA), March 2017 - BLR®, a business unit of Simplify Compliance, has acquired Navis Learning, a provider of award-winning custom learning-and-development solutions.

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Language Learning

Lingvist and PChome Announce a Partnership in Taiwan

London (UK), March 2017 - Estonian global education-technology pioneers Lingvist and Taiwanese e-commerce provider PChome have announced a partnership that aims to deliver a new type of learning technology to Mandarin-speaking language learners.

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Blackboard

Partnership Agreement with Systems Integrator B Human

London (UK), March 2017 - Blackboard, an education-technology company for teaching, learning and student engagement, has announced a new partnership in Italy with B Human, an Italian systems integration and digital consulting company with proven experience in education. 

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Training Industry

The 2017 Top 20 Sales Training US Companies List

Raleigh, NC (USA), March 2017 - Training Industry has announced its Top 20 Sales Training Companies List, as part of its mission to continually monitor the training marketplace for the best providers of training services and technologies.

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UpsideLMS' APIs

Red Scout Makes Its Website a One-Stop Training Shop

Simone Pedersen, ‎Managing Director, Red ScoutPune (IN), March 2017 - Red Scout, a provider of interactive online training focusing on the beauty industry in the Asia-Pacific region, was on the lookout for a learning-management system that was not only easy to use, cost effective, highly functional, secure, and reliable, but could also be integrated with its existing website to enable online selling of training materials. With a worldwide customer base that includes individuals and corporate, it was important that the platform be scaled with Red Scout's growing business, while allowing it to focus on the core business of providing training.

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Next Generation

Steve Rayson Joins Fuse Universal Advisory Board

Steve RaysonLondon (UK), March 2017 – "We are delighted to announce that eLearning and marketing entrepreneur Steve Rayson is to join the advisory board at Fuse Universal," said Steve Dineen, CEO of Fuse Universal. He will be supporting Fuse with their digital marketing, sales, and events strategies.

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To Increase Value

Saba Software Acquires Halogen Software

Redwood Shores, CA (USA) / Ottawa, ON (CA), March 2017 - Saba Software Inc., a global supplier of cloud-based talent-management solutions, and Halogen Software Inc., a worldwide provider of cloud-based performance-management solutions, have announced that Saba, Vector Capital and its affiliates, and Michael Slaunwhite, Halogen’s co-founder, Executive Chairman, and largest shareholder, have entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Halogen.

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