For Soft Skills Development

VirtualSpeech and Strivr Join Forces to Expand VR Training

London (UK), May 2024 - VirtualSpeech, a leading provider of virtual reality (VR) soft skills training solutions, has announced a strategic partnership with Strivr, a leading extended reality (XR) platform transforming workforce development at scale. This collaboration will see VirtualSpeech's suite of communication and leadership training modules made available on the Strivr platform, offering users seamless access to a comprehensive collection of immersive VR training experiences.


Software Security Training

Security Innovation Introduces First-of-Its-Kind Skills Assessment

Wilmington, NC (USA), May 2024 - Security Innovation, a leader in software security assessment and training, has added new skills assessments to its Base Camp training platform for software security training. Skills assessments are an important aspect of cybersecurity training that provide managers with an understanding of the capabilities of learners and how well the organization's training programs are working. The new assessments will help companies increase the effectiveness and relevance of their training, while eliminating unnecessary training for skilled employees.


Cornerstone Galaxy

Cornerstone Launches AI-Powered Workforce Agility Platform

Himanshu Palsule, CEO of Cornerstone London (UK), May 2024 - Cornerstone OnDemand Inc. has announced at its Connect Live World Tour kickoff event in Chicago the launch of Cornerstone Galaxy, an AI-powered workforce agility platform aimed at solving the workforce readiness gap. The workforce readiness gap is created by the pace of change from innovation, market changes, and other factors becoming out of sync with a workforce’s ability to adapt. 



Valamis and Task to Deliver LMS to BAMA Gruppen AS in Norway

Jussi Hurskainen, CEO of ValamisJoensuu (FI), May 2024 - Valamis, a Core Leader on the Fosway 9-Grid™ for Learning Systems, and its Norwegian partner Task are proud to announce Valamis' entry into the Norwegian market with their new customer, BAMA Gruppen AS, one of Norway's largest private distributors of fruit and vegetables.


For Personalized Learning

Schoox Unveils AI-Driven Skills Mapping / Integrates with Visier

Austin, TX (USA), May 2024 - Schoox, a leader in learning management and talent development solutions, has announced the launch of its AI-driven skills mapping feature. This innovation empowers companies to personalize learning experiences for employees, helping them reskill, upskill, and advance their careers.


25th Anniversary

A Quarter Century of Leadership in Voice Technology

London (UK), May 2024 - ReadSpeaker, a global pioneer in voice technology, is proud to announce its 25th anniversary this year. For a quarter century, ReadSpeaker has been committed to providing cutting-edge text-to-speech solutions to enhance accessibility and user experience worldwide.


Adaptive learning

World Premiere at LEARNTEC: Area9 Lyceum and "AI at Its Best"

Andreas KambachLeipzig, May 2024 -The personalized adaptive-learning specialists Area9 Lyceum can claim to have significantly advanced adaptive learning on a large scale for twenty years. With Area9 Mindflow™, the company wants to amaze the professional world. "Your jaw will drop when you experience the future possibilities in the learning process generative AI avails" smiles Andreas Kambach, Managing Director of Area9 Lyceum GmbH. Kambach is looking forward to having the company’s founder and CEO, Ulrik Juul Christensen, come to Karlsruhe to announce the world premiere.


Data Literacy

Helping Data Get a Jump on Things with Gamified Learning

Isabelle KranabetterBerlin/Karlsruhe, May 2024 - "Data culture is the breeding ground in which an organization’s data literacy and business strategy can grow together. By having a strong data culture, an organization creates the environment in which the technologies used - and the data literacy of individual employees - can unfold their full effect," contends Isabelle Kranabetter. Kranabetter, the founder of Port of Ports, a new-generation consultancy and creative ‘think-and-do’ factory specializing in data culture, will address the topic of "Gamified Learning in the Data Context: Building Data Culture and Data Literacy Jointly" at the LEARNTEC Congress, 04 June at 16.30.



How AI Is Giving Storytelling a Boost

Jennifer FritzFreiburg/Karlsruhe, May 2024 - Jennifer Fritz is an expert in the field of knowledge transfer through storytelling. She focuses on teaching educators how to use storytelling to make complex and dry learning content engaging and fun for all ages. As part of the LEARNTEC congress, she will be holding a workshop on "Storytelling with the Help of AI" on 04 June 2024 from 11:30.


New Standards

"Technology Is the Means to an End in Hybrid Learning Situations"

Inga GeislerOverath/Karlsruhe, May 2024 - Trainers have already developed a variety of methods for both onsite and live online training and feel comfortable in "both worlds". However, hybrid training and workshops are viewed as the new standard. This presents everyone involved with novel challenges in terms of communication, interaction, technology, tools, and motivation. The presentation "Turning 2 into 1 - Designing Hybrid Learning Worlds" will deal with the central question of how to create a learning world in which both online and face-to-face participants feel integrated and goals are achieved communally.


From the World of Practice

Digital Escape Rooms - or How Learners Allow Themselves to Be "Enchained" Voluntarily

Raphaela GassmannMunich/Karlsruhe, May 2024 - How can learners become fully involved in an eLearning context? Video games show the way: Through immersive experiences, they captivate players and allow them to immerse themselves in topics and content. Digital escape rooms offer such a learning solution with an immersive learning experience. Raphaela Gassmann from Fischer, Knoblauch & Co will present the practical example of the Miele Escape Room in her presentation Digital Escape Rooms - or How Learners Allow Themselves to Be "Enchained" Voluntarily.



"Rigid Teaching Methods Are a Thing of the Past"

Theresa VossDüsseldorf/Karlsruhe, May 2024 - The presentation "Individual Learning with Hyper-Personalization: AI in Healthcare and Beyond" will shed light on AI and its impact on learning. The case study from the healthcare industry illustrates how professionals can benefit from innovative technologies. Theresa Voss is cofounder of the edtech company chunkx, and will provide information on the background to AI, NLP and machine learning.