Machine Learning

New Suite Measures and Verifies Skills

Farmington, UT (USA), November 2017 - Pluralsight, an enterprise technology learning platform, has announced a new skills assessment and development suite that replaces traditional methods for assessing and benchmarking technology talent. The new suite, which includes Pluralsight IQ, advanced skills analytics, and advanced channels analytics, is designed to provide technology professionals and leaders with a fast, accurate, and affordable way to measure technology skills. The new suite uses machine learning and modern testing theory to significantly reduce the amount of time and cost usually dedicated to validating technology skills.

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Effectiveness

Virtual Reality Used in Many Areas of the Auto Industry

Prague (CZ) / Los Angeles, CA (USA), October 2017 - New technologies play a crucial role in almost all industries, and the automotive branch is certainly one of the most important. The development of virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) brings innovative solutions to several areas of the automotive field – from car design and development to test driving, showroom experience, and employee training. The AR/VR already is a billion-dollar market, and it is expected to reach $120 billion within the next few years. 

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Greater Return

Learning Game Platform Kahoot! on a Mission

Oslo (NO), October 2017 - Kahoot!, the game-based learning platform and one of the fastest-growing learning brands with more than 50 million unique monthly active users, has announced Kahoot! Plus, a premium version of Kahoot! tailored specifically for corporate teams and corporate learning.

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busuu Helps

Start Language Learning at the Right Level

London (UK), September 2017 - busuu has released an adaptive placement test that helps language learners to find their level and HR professionals to enhance language skills in their organisation. The new placement test places language students precisely in the appropriate lesson in the English, French, Spanish and German course.

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New Module

Closing Skills Gaps with Docebo Perform’s Targeted Learning

Toronto, ON (CA), September 2017 - The release of Docebo Perform introduces the ability to identify skills gaps and address them through learning interventions. With Docebo's new Perform module, HR and L&D leaders are now empowered to address skill gaps in their organization, ensuring they are equipped to execute on the company’s vision.

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Competitive Advantage

Australian Companies Investing Heavily in Training

Sydney (AU), August 2017 - DDLS, Australia’s leading IT-training provider, has released key findings from its 2017 training survey, which included respondents from multiple sectors. The purpose of the survey was to determine the motivations and decision-making trends behind training investment.

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LPAAS

GamEffective Launches Learning Platform as a Service

New York, NY (USA), July 2017 - GamEffective, an award-winning eLearning gamification provider, has announced it is making its platform available as a learning-platform-as-a-service solution to content providers. Companies that are developing and offering content can use the microlearning and gamification platform to serve their customers, delivering learning to employees in an engaging and fun manner, ensuring exceptionally high rates of learning completion and knowledge retention, as well as quick time to launch.

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Mobile Game

Family-Friendly Game "Secret Seekers" Launches at the V&A

Secret SeekersLondon (UK), July 2017 - BAFTA-winning purposeful-games studio Preloaded is delighted that its latest project, V&A Secret Seekers, has launched at the Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A) in London. V&A Secret Seekers is a new mobile game designed for families; it was launched to coincide with the opening of the V&A Exhibition Road Quarter.

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VR and 3D

World’s First Enterprise-Ready Multi-User VR Platform

London (UK), July 2017 - A British technology company headquartered in London has announced the launch of the world’s first enterprise-ready multi-user VR platform. Immerse, which has received significant funding from a new UK investor group, has developed a live virtual-reality platform that enables multiple users to create and share VR and 3D experiences for a number of business-critical applications.

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Edtech Companies

Latest Additions to Learnosity’s Partner Network

Ben PowellDublin (IR), June 2017 - Already boasting a number of edtech’s foremost innovators, Learnosity’s Partner Network continues to cement its position as an industry-leading hub for collaboration by welcoming Atomic Jolt, Smooth Fusion, Lancashire Digital, Daemon, and Aveniros to its ranks.

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dominKnow

"Fastest-Growing Education Solution Provider"

Sydney (AU), June 2017 - Recently named one of the “10 Fastest Growing Education Solution Provider Companies” by Insight Success magazine, dominKnow Learning Systems brought their multi-award-winning content-authoring and publishing platform to EduTECH, one of the biggest education events in Asia Pac and the Southern Hemisphere.

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Swiss EdTech

A New EPFL Incubator for Education Technology

EPFLLausanne (CH), June 2017 - EPFL’s new Swiss EdTech Collider will be home to around thirty startups involved in developing new education technologies. This co-working space, which was recently inaugurated, will give these companies the chance to enhance their visibility among both clients and investors and to generate synergies. The startups will also have the opportunity to become involved in the cutting-edge research conducted by EPFL professors who specialize in education technology.

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Upside LMS

LinkedIn's Workplace Learning Report

Pune (IN), May 2017 - LinkedIn recently released a report on workplace learning entitled "2017 Workplace Learning Report", highlighting the top trends and challenges in 2017 that L&D professionals are tackling. While the report has generated buzz in the industry, companies are increasingly faltering to find new ways and means to tackle the challenges. UpsideLMS, a highly regarded SaaS learning-management system, has once again put itself in the driver’s seat to help companies surmount the problems and emerge unscathed.

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