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CHECK.point eLearning, European News, 19/01/2017 - www.checkpoint-elearning.com - ISSN 1613-4710

Gartner Says ...

Smart Machines Will Enter Mainstream Adoption By 2021

Stamford, CT (USA), January 2017 - Smart machines will enter mainstream adoption by 2021, with thirty per cent adoption by large companies, according to Gartner, Inc. Technologies including cognitive computing, artificial intelligence (AI), intelligent automation, machine learning, and deep learning fall under the umbrella term of "smart machines". » MORE


Swedish Media Group Bonnier Joins Austrian KnowledgeFox

Peter A. BruckStockholm (SE) / Vienna (A), January 2017 - Bonnier, a Stockholm-based media group, is a new investor in Austria’s KnowledgeFox GmbH following agreements signed in Vienna. » MORE

Media Competence

"Economy 4.0 Needs Education 4.0"

Bonn (GER), January 2017 - The digitalisation of the world of work will also bring about increasing change in learning media and in company-based teaching and learning processes in initial and continuing vocational education and training. "For this reason, we should not only focus on the effects of digitalisation on company and production processes and on the resultant changes in skills requirements that arise for the employees," stresses the President of the Federal Institute for Vocational Education and Training (BIBB), Friedrich Hubert Esser." » MORE

Learning Heroes

Six eLearning Trends for 2017

London (UK), January 2017 - With skills at the top of the business agenda, employers are continuing to evolve their eLearning strategy and finding ways to achieve better results. Adam Kara of Learning Heroes identifies six key trends we can expect to see in the year ahead. » MORE

Growing Demand

Agylia Launches International Reseller Programme

Bristol (UK), January 2017 - Agylia, a global leader in the provision of learning-management and mobile-learning solutions, has recently launched its international Reseller Programme. The new programme will support partners in meeting their customers’ demands in today’s competitive training industry.  » MORE


Top 20

IMC receives international eLearning recognition

Saarbrücken (GER), January 2017 - IMC AG has again scored a leading position on the Top 20 Learning Companies List 2016 published by trainingindustry.com. The renowned American information platform compiles and publishes this list on an annual basis. It monitors the training marketplace for the best providers of training services and technologies to help buyers of training services evaluate learning portal providers. » MORE

Successful Products

Why It’s Not Always Best to Listen to Your Customers

Prof. Jan Van den EndeRotterdam (NL), January 2017 - According to new research from RSM Rotterdam School of Management at Erasmus University, it is not always a good idea for companies to listen to their customers when designing products.  » MORE

L&D Activities

CloudQast Makes Corporate Communications and Learning Easier

St. Albans (UK), January 2017 - Scott Bader, a global chemical company, is making its corporate communications and learning-and-development (L&D) activities easier and more efficient than ever. This is being achieved by using video-based learning materials produced by the leadership communications specialist CloudQast. » MORE

Most at Risk

Fight to Cyber Criminals with Symposium for SMEs

Dr Simon ParkinsonHuddersfield (UK), January 2017 - Most firms will come under some form of cyber attack, risking loss of data and serious damage to their finances. Now, the University of Huddersfield is using its expertise in computer science to help ensure that companies in the region can thwart online crime. » MORE

Leadership Training

Kineo Releases Version 2 of ManagementPlus

Chicago, IL (USA), January 2015 - Kineo has released a version 2 of ManagementPlus, its innovative solution for developing frontline managers. Version 2 adds new features and an improve user interface to further increase engagement and help participants create and carry out intentions to develop their skills.  » MORE


Gamified Experiences

BranchTrack Received Brandon Hall Group Excellence Award

New York, NY (USA), January 2017 - PricewaterhouseCoopers and BranchTrack, an authoring tool for scenario-based learning, have won a coveted Brandon Hall Group silver award for excellence in the "Best Advance in Gaming or Simulation Technology".  » MORE

Southampton Solent University

How to Meet Diversity and Equality with Video eLearning

Southampton (UK), January 2017 - With an industry-leading approach to teaching a diverse student body and working with employees from many different backgrounds, Southampton Solent University is breaking new ground both in its research and its academic approach. Now, Southampton Solent University is the first to use new diversity video training from Marshall E-Learning, which takes into account millennials’ preferred learning style by being 90% video led. » MORE

Combination of Capabilities

Top Learning Technology Implementation Award

London (UK), January 2017 - Moody's Analytics and NetDimensions have won the Gold award for Best Enterprise Learning Platform Implementation in the 2016 Learning Technologies Awards. The award recognises the integration of Moody's Analytics eLearning programs into the NetDimensions Talent Suite and the implementation of the combined solution at Moody's Analytics clients.  » MORE



The Secrets of Successful Blended Learning

London (UK)/ Karlsruhe(GER), January 2017 - Open-source learning experts Totara Learning will be sharing an insight into creating successful blended learning at LEARNTEC. The event takes place at Karlsruhe, Germany’s Trade Fair Centre, 24-26 January 2017. » MORE

Exhibition Hub

Learning Technologies 2017: What’s your digital mix?

Liam O'MearaPlymouth (UK), January 2017 - Sponge will be urging visitors and delegates at Learning Technologies 2017 (London Olympia, 01-02 February) to join the discussion about the most effective digital mix to support modern learners.  » MORE

Buzzword or Hype?

Virtual Reality in Learning and Performance

London (UK), January 2017 - Virtual reality learning experts David Kelly and Helen Dudfield are to bring the Learning Technologies Conference up to date on the explosion in virtual reality in the last twelve months and how the technology can be used for learning and performance. » MORE

Industrial Doctoral Degree

The UOC Is Offering Grants for Three Doctoral Programmes

Barcelona (E), January 2017 - The Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (UOC) has opened calls for grant applications for the Information and Knowledge Society Doctoral Programme, the Education and ICT (eLearning) Doctoral Programme, and Network and Information Technologies Doctoral Programme. The deadline for applications for these programmes is 31 January 2017. The UOC is offering grants for the three doctoral programmes for the 2017-2018 academic year. » MORE

New Idea

Exclusive Premieres of the Upside Learning Solutions Showcase

Pune (IN), January 2017 - Upside Learning has launched a bespoke eLearning Solutions Showcase, curated to depict instructional, technology, and graphic-design possibilities. The Upside Learning Showcase is an opportunity for people in the training industry to view samples of what’s latest in eLearning and discuss possibilities.  » MORE

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