Digital Transformation

eCom Scotland Helps Future-Proof Organisations' Learning Strategies

Wendy Edie, Managing Director eComDunfermline (SCT), January 2022 - The internationally known provider of online training and assessment, eCom Scotland, is helping organisations future-proof their learning and assessment strategies. It has been encouraged to take this step by the growing focus on combatting climate change and the workplace becoming carbon neutral - fostered by the COP26 climate change conference held in Glasgow towards the end of last year.

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Data Analytics Career Accelerator

Thoughtworks Joins as Industry Collaborator

Danilo Sato, Head of Data & AI Services UK at ThoughtworksLondon (UK), January 2022 - Technology consultancy Thoughtworks has joined the Data Analytics Career Accelerator, a new programme developed by The London School of Economic and Political Science and online education company FourthRev. Set out as a specific skill in need earlier this year by the UK Government, there will be an estimated twenty million data analyst roles required by 2025 globally. This, combined with Thoughtworks' research showing that just 40 percent of CEOs worldwide regard their own knowledge of data strategy as "good", points to the fact that companies are eager to address the issue.

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Research

L&D Struggling to Swap Courses for Real-Time Learning

London (UK), December 2021 - New research highlights disconnect between what leaders know and want L&D to look like and the continuing reality of course-led learning. The data reveals that as many as 40% of organisations are still working to course-led learning strategies, while just 4% are leading with real-time learning on the job. This is despite 92% of respondents agreeing that access to knowledge on demand is a key driver for business performance.

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Hands-On Tools

Resilience as a Teachable and Learnable Skill

Irina MatthewsCambridge (UK), November 2021 - Empowering the effects of learning technologies, human capital development, and organisational development alongside transforming communities via international development projects have been the focus of Irina Matthews’s career and professional interests. Today she works as a Learning Services Coordinator for GÉANT Vereniging, a Dutch Association in the UK, and her subject at OEB Global is "Resilience as a Learnable and Teachable Skill for Individuals, Teams, and Organisations".

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AnyClip

AI-Powered Collaboration for Video-Dominated Workplaces

New York, N.Y. (USA), October 2021 - With the increase in remote workforces, hybrid offices, virtual meetings, and flexible schedules have come an overwhelming increase in the amount of video created - and the demand to access it at any time from any place. This video is often not stored, managed, organized, or optimized well, if at all, and is rarely utilized for internal collaboration. Companies in all lines of business are losing a major opportunity to mine and maximize these assets. 

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New Percipio App

Skillsoft makes Digital Learning Collaborative and Social

Boston, MA (USA), October 2021 - While COVID-19 has led to drastic changes in the way organizations work, it has also impacted the way in which employees learn and grow. Enterprise learners are now digitally dispersed and have an increased appetite for leveraging collaboration platforms to engage, learn, and develop. In response to this, Skillsoft Corp., a global leader in corporate digital learning, is releasing Skillsoft Percipio for the Microsoft Teams App, empowering organizations to foster a sense of community by enabling employees to access assignments, discuss important takeaways, and share courses they've discovered and found helpful - all within the flow of work.

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Analyst Session on 19 October 2021

New 2021 Fosway 9-Grid™ for Cloud HR Is Live

Fosway 9-Grid™ for Cloud HR Cirencester (UK), October 2021 - Fosway Group, a leading European HR industry analyst, has released its new 2021 9-Grid™ for Cloud HR. The research shows the importance of people experience, as organisations prioritise workforce-centric human capital management (HCM) strategies to drive organisational success beyond the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Integration of Newcomers

Blockchain Centre Partners with BSC

Vilnius (LTU), September 2021 - Blockchain Centre, a network-based organization that assists companies and products in entering the blockchain space, has announced a strategic partnership with the Binance Smart Chain (BSC).

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Cyber Security Council

The Voice for the UK's Cyber Security Professions

London (UK), September 2021 - The UK Cyber Security Council, the self-regulatory body for the cybersecurity education and skills sector, has announced that it has begun accepting applications from organisations for membership. Any organisation with an interest in promoting, supporting, and developing the cybersecurity profession is encouraged to apply.

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LEO Learning

New Model for Creating and Designing Hybrid Learning

Brighton (UK), August 2021 - LEO Learning, a market leader in global learning strategy, content, and technology, has released a new ebook detailing its five-stage model for hybrid learning. The ebook covers a range of aspects, from the history and future of hybrid to the design, planning, and logistics of running a hybrid session.

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