Intelligent Learning Environments

The Potential Future of Workplace Learning and Performance

David GuralnickNew York, NY (USA), January 2018 - (By David Guralnick, Ph.D.) Imagine, if you will, that it’s the not-so-distant future.  I’m a new salesperson in a retail store (in this projected future, we still have retail stores and they still have human salespeople). On my first day, I need some training before I’m ready to work with customers.  So I go to the store where I’ve been hired, go into a back office, close the door, and start my simulation training.

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Heart of Learning

How to Turn Your Business into a Learning Organization?

Corentin SannieLondon (UK), January 2018 - (By Corentin Sannie, Learning Expert @ 360Learning) A learning organization, a structure capable of naturally integrating and seamlessly sharing knowledge, is an increasingly popular concept in the training world. They are often considered as an unattainable ideal rather than a goal for companies to obtain. However, this is a misconception! Just three steps need to be taken to create a learning organization: decentralizing content creation, focusing on social interactions and continuous evaluation. 

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Predication

LMS Is Not Dead Again

Craig WeissWindsor (UK), January 2018 - (By Craig Weiss, CEO and Lead Analyst of The Craig Weiss Group) It’s dead.  No, wait, it’s dying.  No, the articles say that it is dead. I’m not referring to your favorite HRIS, rather the LMS. The posts on the net continue to tell me that the LMS and thus its market is dead.  Which is ironic when you consider that more companies are coming into the space, then leaving. That the learning system space now exceeds 1,300 on the global scale. And that most them, the overwhelmingly large chunk are LMSs.

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realising the potential

The Truth About Digital Learning

David WilsonCirencester (UK), January 2018 - How does your experience of digital learning compare with others? Which technologies are really working in L&D and which are just hype or wishful thinking? In this age of 'fake news' David Wilson, CEO of Europe’s #1 HR and learning analyst, Fosway Group, explores the truth about digital learning in 2018. 

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Artificial Intelligence

Knowledge Sharing with Automatic Speech Recognition

San Francisco, CA (USA), November 2017 – SalesHood, a leading sales-enablement platform, has announced the release of Automatic Speech Recognition to revolutionize how companies share knowledge and enable their teams. SalesHood’s Expert System powers the entire lifecycle of sales enablement with artificial intelligence and machine learning from training and onboarding to coaching and content sharing to performance improvement. SalesHood’s Automatic Speech Recognition accelerates learning, coaching, and knowledge sharing by analyzing conversations and experiences to execute sales enablement more efficiently and effectively.

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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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