Pinnacle Solutions

Virtual X Training (VXT©) Product Line

Huntsville, AL (USA), July 2020 - Pinnacle Solutions, an aerospace focused engineering and services company headquartered in Huntsville, Alabama, has announced the launch of its Virtual X Training (VXT©) product line to address the growing demand for virtual training solutions. VXT© products bring the engagement of real-world training to the modern student in any setting.

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Seed Capital

To Make Interactive, Immersive Content Accessible to All

Chicago, IL (USA), July 2020 - Enduvo, a company that makes interactive, immersive content easy to create, share, and consume, has secured $4 million in seed capital from MATH Venture Partners and existing investor UL Ventures. The financing will scale the development, deployment, and adoption of its platform. The investment also enables the company to meet the growing COVID-influenced demand for effective, affordable distance-based communication, collaboration, and training.

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IMS Global Learning Consortium

Help for Educational Institutions to Prepare for the Future

Lake Mary, FL (USA), July 2020 - IMS Global Learning Consortium (IMS Global/IMS), a leading non-profit collaborative advancing educational technology impact, has announced its fourteenth consecutive year of growth in membership and revenue in its annual report of fiscal results and progress for the 2019 calendar year.

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TopClass LMS

WBT Systems Unveils New Virtual Conference Capability

Nashua, NH (USA), July 2020 - Associations can now easily create and manage virtual conferences and events from within their learning management system, expanding audience reach for professional development programs and creating a new sustainable channel for non-dues revenue as in-person events are cancelled.

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Case study

A Journey from Onboarding to Embedding Learning

Birmingham (UK), July 2020 - Aker BioMarine's vision was to embed a learning and sharing culture within the company, starting with an onboarding process for their employees. With limited internal technical capacity, they needed the expertise of GuyKat's award-winning learning management system (LMS) team to implement that vision and provide tailored ongoing support.

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After Covid-19

Six Ways in Which Learning Will Never Be the Same

Lincolnshire (UK), July 2020 - One day we will return to our pre-coronavirus lives, and Covid-19 (and 2020 in general) will just be a painful memory. However, it's going to take a while, and some things might never be the same, including the learning sector. Why do we think learning will have changed forever? The disruption to the sector and the enforced changes that have had to be made have given educators all over the world the opportunity to think about how learning is delivered.

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Market Development

Paragon Partners Becomes New Shareholder of the WEKA Group

Kissing (GER), July 2020 - Paragon Partners, one of the leading independent private equity firms in Europe, has acquired all shares of the WEKA Group, a leading provider of specialist information, software, further education, and services for the DACH region and France.

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New Normal

Learning Pool Release Future of Work Library

Derry (UK), July 2020 - To follow the initial launch of Learning Pool's Coronavirus Course Essentials library aimed at addressing the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic back in April, the full-service eLearning solutions provider has now released a "Future of Work" library, with updated coronavirus modules to help organizations and its colleagues adjust to the "new normal" of working.

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Business and Content

THRIVE's Partner Network Is Expanding Rapidly

Nottingham (UK), July 2020 – THRIVE, creators of an engaging microlearning catalogue and next-gen learning experience platform, recently announced their partner network is quickly expanding, with new content resellers joining each month. The new partners include Cornerstone, Viventis Asia, Eloomi, Digits, Virtual College, and Training Sensei.

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In the UK and ME

Virtual College and VR Education Sign Memorandum of Understanding

Ilkley (UK), July 2020 - VR Education (AIM: VRE; Euronext Growth: 6VR), a leading virtual reality (VR) technology company focused on the education and enterprise training space, is pleased to announce that it has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Virtual College Limited, an industry leading digital learning solutions provider, to provide and deliver technology enhanced learning solutions in the UK and Middle East.

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CIM and Hays

Half of Marketers Have Suffered 100 Days

Berkshire (UK), July 2020 - The Chartered Institute of Marketing and Hays call on employers to provide support to colleagues suffering as a result of lockdown isolation. The number of marketers rating their wellbeing as positive has tumbled by half since lockdown restrictions were enforced in March.

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