Key Professional-Skills

Genpact Opens Internal Learning Program

New York, NY (USA), June 2020 - Genpact, a global professional services firm focused on delivering digital transformation, has announced Adapt and Rise, a role-based online learning platform that leverages Genpact's expertise honed from delivering real-world change for hundreds of clients. By making key insights available to the public at no cost, Genpact aims to enable professional resilience and accelerate adoption of the most critical professional skills and competencies required to succeed in the digital age.

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IT and Technical Training

DataCamp Partners with Anaconda to Enable Data Fluency for Teams

New York, NY (USA), June 2020 - DataCamp, a leading interactive learning platform for data science and analytics, has announced a new partnership with Anaconda, which provides open source tools and enterprise-grade software for data scientists and organizations doing data science at scale.

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Changemakers

Global L&D Authorities Join to Help Corporate Learning Leaders

London (UK), June 2020 - The 702010 Institute has launched Tulser Global to reinvent learning and development to deliver business results; Laura Overton joins the team. Tulser Global has launched a new initiative led by a team of world-renowned L&D changemakers to help organisations redefine the ways they drive business-critical value through their L&D services.

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Improved Hiring

PeopleFluent Launches New Recruiting Platform

Raleigh, NC (USA), June 2020 - Built for how we work and live today, with integrated texting, video, social, and mobile app collaboration, PeopleFluent Recruiting helps organizations create a streamlined experience for candidates, recruitment teams, employees, and hiring managers.

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Nimble Elearning

Equality and Diversity Essentials Course

Stonehouse/Gloucestershire (UK), June 2020 - The issues of racial equality and ethnic diversity have been brought to the fore, and in recent weeks, equality and diversity training for individuals and organisations have become a priority for those involved in L&D.

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Online Educational Platform

Worldwide Launch of EdTech Startup Lectera.com

Tallinn (EST), June 2020 - Lectera.com’s international online educational platform has started its operation in four languages. The founder and CEO of the project is Mila Semeshkina, who is an entrepreneur, the author of the best-selling book Learn or Leave the Market, and an international expert in brand creation and promotion. A total of US$2.7 million has already been invested in the development of the platform, and a total investment of over US$7 million by 2023 is planned. The platform is targeted toward international markets, in particular the CIS, Europe, the USA, Latin America, India, and Africa.

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Talent Experience Platform

Totara's Expansion into Global HR Technology Market

Wellington (NZ), June 2020 - Totara has announced that its owners have entered into a purchase agreement with Sydney private equity firm Five V Capital under which Five V will acquire a majority ownership interest in Totara. The operations and management of Totara will remain unchanged, with Richard Wyles continuing as Chief Executive Officer.

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People and Skills

Funding Will Accelerate Talent Mobility Product Roadmap

London (UK), June 2020 - The Degreed upskilling platform has announced $32 million in new funding in direct response to overwhelming demand for better skill insights, talent mobility, and a user-focused learning experience. Owl Ventures led this latest round, bringing Degreed's total funding to $182 million.

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Continuous Learning

Deliveroo Selects EduMe's Remote Training Platform

London (UK), June 2020 - Deliveroo and EduMe have announced a new exclusive global partnership that will drive the success of the food delivery giant with effective onboarding, training, and continuous learning by using EduMe's platform. The initiative is being rolled out to Deliveroo's entire global network of riders. It will take advantage of EduMe's experience as the training provider of choice by other leading technology companies.

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EVP North America

Immerse Accelerates US Growth with Bill Finegan

Bill FineganLondon (UK), June 2020 - Enterprise virtual reality software company Immerse has announced the appointment of Bill Finegan as Executive Vice President, North America. Having held senior positions at GP Strategies for nearly twenty years, Bill has a wealth of experience in the human capital software sector. This strategic hire will see him continue Immerse's growth in enterprise VR and drive the ongoing expansion of global strategic relationships.

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Platform Based Learning

Breeio Announces Seamless Zoom-LMS integration

Cambridge (UK), June 2020 - The team behind Breeio LMS is launching a streamlined integration with Zoom, making it easy to administrate, track, and report on virtual events, as well as presenting virtual classroom sessions as part of blended programmes for learners. Keeping learning on track remotely is the pressing challenge of the moment for L&D professionals.

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LEO Learning

Identified as a 2020 Top Training Outsourcing Company

Atlanta, GA (USA), June 2020 - For the second consecutive year, LEO Learning has been recognized as a top training outsourcing company for its work with global organizations across multiple sectors. "We're delighted to be recognized as one of the top 20 global training outsourcing companies for the second year in a row," said Andrew Joly, LEO Learning's Director of Strategic Design.

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