Totara and Moodle

New Authoring Tool thirst.io Launches Live Integration

Manchester (UK), January 2020 - BuildEmpire will be launching the new evolved version of their authoring tool thirst.io that includes a live integration between thirst.io and LMSs Totara and Moodle. This latest evolution of thirst.io also comes with a re-designed user interface to improve user experience and several new features directly requested by users.

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Season’s Release

MicroLearn’s Winter Content Release

London (UK), January 2020 - MicroLearn has published its Winter Content Release. The team has created five brand-new courses and updated two existing suites that were recently released, increasing the size of its off-the-shelf catalogue to over 160 titles.

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Craig Weiss

A New Learning Generation

London (UK), January 2020 - Fuse tops the charts in the books of Craig Weiss, CEO and lead analyst of FindAnLMS. "Next generation" is a signifier that’s used with increasing alacrity, applied to everything from social groups to social networks, games consoles to wireless networks. It’s often an easy claim to make, but one that can be harder to defend under close scrutiny.

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Risk Management

Unicorn Training Launch Risk and Resilience Course

Bournemouth (UK), January 2020 - Unicorn Training has launched a new Risk and Operational Resilience course. The course sets the tone that "ultimately everyone in a firm owns and manages risk", emphasising that everyone has direct responsibility for, and an impact on, risk. Furthermore, it stresses that all staff can help to minimise customer detriment, damage to reputation, financial loss, and the impact on economic disruption.

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CAML System

Raytheon Is Building a Machine Learning System

Cambridge, MA (USA), January 2020 - Raytheon is developing a machine learning technology under a $6 million contract from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency for the Competency Aware Machine Learning program.

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User Interface

IMC Presents Its LMS at Learning Technologies

Sven R. BeckerSaarbrücken (GER), January 2020 - Learning Technologies is a leading European workplace  learning exhibition and conference. Since 2019, Learning Technologies has taken place in February at ExCel London. It’s a great chance to discover the latest eLearning trends and technology. Entry to the exhibition is free.

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Digital Learning Realities Research 2020

See How Your Learning Technology Experiences Compare

Cirencester (UK), December 2019 - The annual Digital Learning Realities research opened recently, led by Fosway Group, a European HR-industry analyst, and Learning Technologies, a European workplace learning event. Now in its fifth year, this research is open to learning and development professionals to have their say on the state of digital learning today and to see how their experiences measure up to other organisations around the world.

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NatWest Everywoman Awards

Media Zoo Boss - Female Entrepreneur of the Year

Rachel PenderedLondon (UK), December 2019 - Rachel Pendered, the co-founder and managing director of Media Zoo, has been named as the winner of the female entrepreneur of the year Hera award at the NatWest everywoman business lunch. The event was held at the prestigious Grosvenor House Hotel in London’s Park Lane.

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eLearning Design Specialists

First Media Celebrate Twenty-Year Anniversary

Lincolnshire (UK), December 2019 - One of the UK’s leading eLearning design specialists are celebrating twenty years in business. The company started back in 1999 by developing CD-ROMs from a conservatory in a Lincolnshire village, but they have gone on to become one of the biggest names in eLearning.

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Deutsche Bahn

"Catching" Trainees with Complex Serious Games

Jörg ProhaszkaKarlsruhe (GER)/Augsburg (GER), December 2019 - Jörg Prohaszka is convinced that learning should be fun. Prohaszka is Head of Digital Qualification at the Augsburg based Training Centre of the DB Bahnbau Gruppe, the German Railways Construction Group subsidiary. One of the Centre’s projects, "Serious Games in the Building Trade - Apprentices Turn Into Avatars", strives to stimulate the trainees’ drive to learn through the use of well-known avatars. On 30 January 2020 at 11.30, he will report on the results of this learning project at the LEARNTEC Congress.

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