Summaries of Publications

getAbstract Launches Its New Online Library "Inside China"

Lucerne (CH), July 2017 - China is on the verge of becoming the world’s largest economy. Now, companies such as Huawei, DJI, and Tencent have already proven that it’s an innovation powerhouse. Businesspeople around the world know that China is a land of great opportunities, but the country’s unique culture, politics, and economy prevent many from finding success. Businesspeople looking to crack the Chinese market or increase their company’s innovation power with Chinese know-how need insider knowledge.

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Personnel Boost

Dr Michael Kusche named as new Board Member at IMC AG

Dr Michael KuscheSaarbrücken (GER), July 2017 - The Supervisory Board of IMC AG, under the Chairmanship of Prof. August-Wilhelm Scheer, has appointed Dr Michael Silvio Kusche to IMC’s Board of Directors effective 01 July 2017. Dr Kusche and CEO Christian Wachter now form the new leadership team at one of Europe’s market leaders for digital training. 

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Interactive

Dress for Success® and FedEx Launch Learning Platform

New York, NY (USA), July 2017 - Dress for Success Worldwide, in partnership with FedEx, is set to launch The Career Hub, an innovative digital platform that will provide access to online learning and workforce-development resources for women through their computers or smart phones.

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Learning and Development

Commvault Unlocks Employee Potential with Cornerstone

Santa Monica, CA (USA), July 2017 - Cornerstone OnDemand, a global leader in cloud-based learning and human-capital-management software, has announced that Commvault, a global leader in enterprise backup, recovery, archive, and the cloud, is using Cornerstone’s learning- and-performance-management software to support the company’s overall goal of unlocking employee potential through continuous learning and development.

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Community Programmes

Peabody Selects Kallidus Learn as Its Modern Learning Solution

Cirencester (UK), July 2017 - Peabody has chosen Kallidus Learn to modernise their learning approach, giving their employees the ability to drive their own development. Peabody is one of London's oldest and largest housing providers. Peabody is also a registered charity, delivering an extensive range of community programmes. The housing they build and maintain is both for affordable, sustainable housing and private sector.

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"Best Choice"

Speexx Wins Prestigious China Supplier Value Award

Value AwardShanghai (CN), July 2017 - Speexx, a global specialist in online corporate language training, has been granted China’s HR Excellence Center’s Value Award as "Learning and Development Solution Provider 2017", in the category "Corporate Language Training Solution provider". At the ceremony, held 12 July, Speexx was commended for its professional service and quality brand reputation. The panel also praised Speexx' innovative learning approach.

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Compliance

Kate Lander Joins Eukleia Training as Chief Strategy Officer

Kate LanderLondon (UK), July 2017 - Eukleia Training, a governance, risk management, and compliance (GRC) training specialist, is pleased to welcome Kate Lander to its expanding senior-management team. Kate brings a unique set of financial, training, and digital expertise to Eukleia Training in the newly created role of Chief Strategy Officer, based in Eukleia's London office.

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Effective Email

ELearning Course Shows How to Reduce Stress

London (UK), July 2017 - Emailogic, a leading UK email-best-practice company, has launched an engaging eLearning course that shows how employees can save an average of 31 minutes per day by managing their email more efficiently.

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Business Seminar

China’s Belt and Road Initiative Comes to Bristol

from left, Dianne Francombe, CEO Bristol and West of England China Bureau; Richard Lowe, Hewlett Rand; Priscilla To, Director General, Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office; Thorsten Terweiden, Deputy Head (FinTech), Invest HK, and David Marsden, Director UK, Benelux and Ireland HKTDC.Bristol (UK), July 2017 - Business leaders based in southwest England recently received information about China’s multi-trillion-US-dollar Belt and Road initiative at a business seminar. Organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council and supported by Invest Hong Kong, Bristol West of England China Bureau, and Business West, the seminar explained that The Belt and Road initiative is a development campaign spanning 62 countries, through which China wants to boost trade and stimulate economic growth across Asia and beyond. China hopes to do so by building massive amounts of infrastructure connecting it to countries around the globe. 

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Videoconferencing Security

Tixeo Launches a New Recording and Broadcasting Service

Montpellier (F), July 2017 - Tixeo, a European software company specialized in secure video conferencing, has enriched its solution with a new recording service, available from the Tixeo client software, to store or broadcast videoconferences in the cloud.

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Extensive Array

Health & Safety Institute Acquires CLMI Safety Training

Eugene, OR (USA), June 2017 - Health & Safety Institute (HSI), a leader in environmental health and safety (EH&S) software, training, and compliance services, has announced the acquisition of Minneapolis-based CLMI Safety Training, one of the nation's leading sources for innovative, high-quality safety-training videos and programs.

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Online Training

EssentialSkillz Releases Whistleblowing eLearning Course

Rossett (UK), June 2017 - EssentialSkillz has launched a Whistleblowing eLearning course targeted at organisations looking to ensure that they have a comprehensive policy covering whistleblowing. The course educates employees on when whistleblowing is appropriate and what protections are in place.

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