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GDPR Digital Training Course Library

GDPRLondon (UK), April 2018 - Staff training is essential for demonstrating compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), with which all businesses need to comply beginning 25 May 2018. The GDPR is a complex regulation. In addition to firm-wide awareness raising, employees will need in-depth training on consent, international transfers, individual rights, and more. Skillcast has launched the first digital training course library covering these topics to support businesses in GDPR compliance.

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Podcast

How Generali Implements the Insurance Distribution Directive

Saarbrücken (GER), April 2018 - Michael Sprung is Head of Education at Generali in Austria. In a new IMC podcast episode, he talks about the new Insurance Distribution Directive (IDD) in the EU. He reveals how Generali has implemented IDD and why he sees the new regulations as an opportunity to take a closer look at the subject of further training.

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Fuse Universal

Lori Niles-Hofmann Is New CLO

Lori Niles-HofmannLondon (UK), April 2018 – Next generation learning technology disruptor Fuse Universal has announced that Lori Niles-Hofmann has been appointed their new Chief Learning Officer. Lori Niles-Hofmann, a senior learning strategist, author, speaker, and a positive disruptor in all things L&D, joins Fuse Universal as a Chief Learning Officer at an exciting time of expansion and growth across the globe.

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Microsoft ScaleUp Program

Speexx Selected for Innovations in AI

Munich (GER), April 2018 - Online language skills training and testing company Speexx has announced that it has been selected by Microsoft for its prestigious ScaleUp program. This program is designed to accelerate go-to market and tech development of ten top-growth-stage software companies through direct engagement with Microsoft resources and personnel. The program will combine Microsoft enterprise solutions and Speexx’s leading corporate online training, testing, and performance support service.

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GlobalData

The Internet of Things Is Driven by Networks, not Devices

London (UK), April 2018 - At the recent Mobile World Congress, networking giant Cisco rolled out a new networking and device management platform for Internet of Things (IoT) practitioners that promises to enable the creation of extremely large-scale deployments without breaking the bank.

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Brightwave

Launch of Samaritans' Wellbeing in the City Learning Tool

London (UK), April 2018 - Wellbeing in the City is a groundbreaking Samaritans public awareness campaign, sponsored by The Lord Mayor's Appeal, to change the way individuals and organisations working in the City think about emotional health in themselves and their colleagues.

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Zion Market Research

U.S. Education Market Will Reach $ 2,040 billion by 2026

New York, NY (USA), April 2018 - Zion Market Research has published a new report titled "U.S. Education Market by Type (Cloud and On-Premise); by Content (Audio-Based Content, Video-Based Content, and Text Content); by Smart Learning Mode (Collaborative Learning, Virtual Instructor Led Training, Simulation Based Learning, Adaptive Learning, Social Learning, Blended Learning, and Webinars); by Component (Hardware, Software, and Service); by End User (Higher Education Institutes, K-12, and Pre-K)) - Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecast, 2018 – 2026".

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Online Survey

How to Stimulate Online Training by SMEs in Europe?

Brussels (BE), April 2018 - The new initiative on "Promoting Online Training Opportunities for the Workforce in Europe" launched by the European Commission‘s Directorate-General for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship, and SMEs (DG GROW) and the Executive Agency for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (EASME) is seeking respondents to complete an online survey on the topic.

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New Study

Inspiring Higher Education for Future Directions

Oslo (NO), April 2018 - On the occasion of the opening of the new offices of the Permanent Secretariat of the International Council for Open and Distance Education (ICDE), Gard Titlestad, the Council’s Secretary General, announced that the study "Online, Open, Flexible and Technology-Enhanced (OOFAT) Models for Education" is developing very well. ICDE commissioned the Berlin-based FiBS Research Institute for Education and Socio-Economic Research and Consulting to undertake the study after an open call in 2016.

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SD-WAN for Office 365

Better Collaboration between Users in Europe and Asia-Pacific

Alan Crawford, CIO for City & Guilds GroupLondon (UK), April 2018 – Aryaka®, a global SD-WAN provider, has announced its SD-WAN technology has enabled City & Guilds Group, a worldwide leader in workplace skills, eLearning, and executive coaching, to achieve faster Office 365 application response times, leading to an increase in productivity and better collaboration between users in Europe and Asia-Pacific.

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OEB 2018

Call for Proposals: Learning to Love Learning

Berlin (GER), April 2018 - OEB Global, incorporating Learning Technologies Germany, is reminding interested parties to submit proposals by 30 April for its upcoming 2018 conference, taking place in Berlin this December.

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On LNTV

Digital Transformation at Fashion Retailer River Island

London (UK), April 2018 - April's Learning Now tv includes interviews with River Island's Head of Talent, Nebel Crowhurst, and UX designer, Mike Collins, on the high street retailer's digital transformation journey; Eon's Teresa Rose outlines the huge benefits the energy giant has found by using data in L&D; and Martin Couzins reviews Deloitte's Global Human Capital Trends Report.

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Trends and Innovations

Exploring eLearning 2018 - A Great Learning Experience

MilanoMilan (I), April 2018 - The third edition of exploring eLearning, to be held in Milan 06-07 June 2018, is fast approaching! This edition is another stage of the journey, begun in 2015, that involved over 800 trainers from 300 large Italian and multinational organisations, pointing to a worldwide eLearning vision based on our international experience.

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IMS Global

Forward-Thinking Edtech Leaders from Around the Globe

Lake Mary, FL (USA), April 2018 - Do you want to be part of the growing movement that is creating the future of educational technology? Make plans to be at the twelfth annual Learning Impact Leadership Institute, 21-24 May 2018, at the Baltimore Marriott Waterfront Hotel. The event brings together the best thinking in education technology to make progress towards enabling better digital learning experiences. 

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Audiovisual Media

Revolution Opening "Big Commercial Opportunities"

Berlin (GER), April 2018 - The importance of languages in shaping the audiovisual media industry’s future is set to be a hot topic for discussion in Berlin - Europe’s new media hub - later this year. And it is a topic that has already generated an "unprecedented" level of interest among industry experts and media firms keen to win new business in a rapidly expanding market.  

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