Careers of the Future

Udacity Strengthens Executive Team with Two Key Hires

Mountain View, CA (USA), June 2021 - Udacity, an online learning and talent transformation platform powering the careers of the future, has announced the additions of York Poon as Chief Product Officer and Aparna Vemuri as Chief of Staff to its executive team.

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Online Training Solution

GP Strategies Partners with Technical Training Professionals

Columbia, MD (USA), June 2021 - Global workforce transformation solutions provider GP Strategies (NYSE: GPX) recently announced that it has partnered with Technical Training Professionals (TTP) to bring exciting, industry-leading eLearning content to energy industry customers using the GPiLEARN+™ training solution. The addition of TTP's premium 3D content strengthens the overall GPiLEARN+ solution provided to technical clients.

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Customer Service

Eurekos Signs Customer Excellence Pledge

Copenhagen (DK), June 2021 - Eurekos is one of a few, select LMS vendors that have signed the Customer Excellence Pledge developed by The Craig Weiss Group. By signing the Pledge, Eurekos have demonstrated their commitment to providing exemplary customer service, with checkpoints to validate their ongoing, elite-level support.

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With Bob Garvey

Mentoring Takes Centre Stage in Marshall's New eLearning

London (UK), June 2021 - Marshall E-Learning are delighted to announce their development of a "one-stop" mentoring portal designed to give mentors and mentees a solid foundation for embarking on a mentoring programme. Developed in partnership with Professor Bob Garvey, one of Europe's leading academic practitioners of coaching and mentoring, this new course will guide learners through a range of expert content on various mentoring topics.

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$7.6 billion of capital

Learning Pool Agrees to a Strategic Investment

Derry (IRL), June 2021 - Learning Pool, a strategic leader in the U.K. and U.S. learning  technology markets, has agreed to a new investment from Marlin Equity Partners ("Marlin"), a global investment firm with over $7.6 billion of capital under management, to support the company's continued growth. Under the terms of the agreement, Marlin will also acquire the shareholding of Carlyle Cardinal Ireland.

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Startup

One-Year Anniversary of Lectera.com

Dubai (ARE) / Miami, FL (USA) / Moscow (RUS), June 2021 - Since its launch in June 2020, the online learning platform Lectera.com has shown some great results: apart from the company's impressive growth rate, it has undergone noticeable qualitative change, while receiving multiple international awards along the way.

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Filtered

Greg Detre - Chief Product and Technology Officer

Greg DetreLondon (UK), June 2021 - An experienced data-science leader has taken charge of the Filtered smart LXP, as a host of new features are rolled out in version 1.1. Greg Detre will lead the next generation of the Filtered product, as the company sets out to expand the LXP's capabilities and flexibility. Having run data-science and technology operations at Updraft, The Guardian, Big Health, and Channel 4, he brings a huge amount of operational and technical experience to Filtered.

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Disrupt Training

RelyOn Nutec and Area9 Lyceum form Strategic Alliance

Copenhagen (DK), June 2021 - RelyOn Nutec and Area9 have entered into a long-term strategic alliance to bring adaptive learning technology to the global energy sector. The aim is to cut training time; increase knowledge, confidence, and skills acquisition; and boost learning retention, thus increasing workforce competence. It is based upon an overall ambition to facilitate further reduction of serious incidents and reduce risk of errors across the energy sector, protecting people and the environment.

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AI Connected

Workforce Collaboration and Knowledge Sharing

Winnipeg, MB (CA), June 2021 - Librestream, a highly rated provider of augmented reality (AR) and remote collaboration solutions has launched new foundational capabilities for its artificial intelligence (AI) Connected Expert vision, giving industrial workers immediate access to the content, people, smart data, and guidance needed to efficiently and safely perform their work. The cornerstones of the vision improve collaboration and knowledge sharing across global workforces and address key knowledge gaps faced by industrial workers.

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Cloud Courses

Pluralsight to Acquire "A Cloud Guru"

Draper, UT (USA), June 2021 - Pluralsight, Inc., a technology workforce development company, has announced its entry into a definitive agreement to acquire A Cloud Guru (ACG), a leading cloud skills development platform. The acquisition is expected to close later this year, subject to customary closing conditions, and follows Vista Equity Partners' recent acquisition of Pluralsight.

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Current Discussion

eLearningWMB offers BLM Awareness Course for Businesses

London (UK), June 2021 - As one of the largest and most widespread social causes of our generation, and particularly of the last decade, the Black Lives Matter movement has been front and centre in mainstream political discourse for some time. This has not been without difficulties, and with discussion becoming increasingly polarised online, eLearningWMB has produced this course on the movement and why it matters for businesses.

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