Research

Virtual Reality Outshines Other Learning Methods in Pilot Study

Kate PasterfieldPlymouth (UK), November 2017 - A pilot study by leading digital learning provider Sponge UK into the use of virtual reality (VR) for workplace learning suggests that, yes, we should believe the hype. Participants found VR to be significantly more enjoyable, significantly easier to concentrate on, and that it provided greater learning satisfaction than the other popular digital learning methods used in the study. 

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Video Training Module

1/3 of UK Businesses Have Never Heard of GDPR

London (UK), November 2017 - Hundreds of thousands of UK businesses are in the dark about GDPR, with research finding that almost a third have never even heard of it. Learning provider Litmos Heroes has discovered that over 30% of UK businesses have done nothing to meet the new EU regulations, which come into force in May 2018. Worryingly, 10% aren't planning on doing anything about the regulation, despite the threat of fines of up to twenty million euros.

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Econometric Study

Benefits of Happy, Engaged Workplaces Shown

Henry StewartLondon (UK), September 2017 - Award-winning management and leadership-training provider Happy Ltd has always known that happy workplaces lead to greater productivity and tangible business results. Now, new research published on the Happy Manifesto website, collated by Rian Doris, demonstrates the real benefits for organisations of all sectors.

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Modern Workforce

SumTotal Releases Latest State of the Industry Report

Camberley (UK), July 2017 - SumTotal, a leading provider of talent-management solutions, has announced the release of their Transforming Talent in the Modern Workforce research. The investigation was conducted in partnership with Fosway Group, a major European HR and learning analyst, including a survey of SumTotal customers from the EMEA region, supplemented with in-depth interviews with directors, heads of department, and managers.

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New Research

What’s Next in HR Technology and the Future of Work?

Cirencester (UK), July 2017 - The 2017-18 HR Realities research is now live, continuing the success of the only cross-European insights into HR technology and its impact on the future of work. Led by a leading European HR and learning analyst, Fosway Group, in partnership with HR Tech World, the research is now in its fifth year and is open to HR professionals across Europe and the rest of the world.

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Project Landscape

Have You Completed the Global EdTech Census?

Sydney (AU), July 2017 - Last month the world's first Global EdTech Census was launched, an initiative to map and profile education innovation and technology ecosystems around the world. Join the census and put your startup, company, city, or accelerator on the map. The Census is ten simple questions that take no longer than two minutes to complete. You will be one of the first to receive the first annual report in September.

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1,100 L&D Professionals

Digital Learning Realities 2017 Research Shares Insights

Fosway researchLondon (UK), June 2017 - Fosway Group, an HR and learning analyst, and Learning Technologies, one of Europe’s largest workplace-learning events, are sharing new analysis of digital learning in 2017. This ongoing research, now in its second year, reveals the reality of technology-led learning in organisations today. Further insights will also be explored at this month’s Learning Technologies Summer Forum in London.

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Report

Compliance Training versus Compliance Performance

London (UK), June 2017 - Towards Maturity and SAI Global’s recently released report entitled "Solving the compliance conundrum" lifts the lid on how global compliance programmes are evolving. The document focuses on the practices required to adequately protect organisations from threats related to increasing globalisation, technological advances and the evolving regulatory environment.

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Best Practices

Agylia’s Learning Technology Research Project Report

Glouchestershire (UK), June 2017 - Agylia has published its Learning Technology Research Project Report, a comprehensive study that provides learning-and-development (L&D) professionals with insights and best practices for delivering mobile learning and microlearning programmes using tablet and smartphone devices.

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Business Benefits

Capturing and Sharing Company Know-How

London (UK), February 2017 - New research shows that knowledge sharing can provide significant business benefits, but people professionals need to do more to support change. In the modern workplace, knowledge can define a company's unique proposition and is a key source of business value.

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Salary Survey

Pay and Benefits Improved in 2017

Stoke Prior (UK), February 2017 - According to a recent survey by leading recruitment provider Blue Eskimo, more learning professionals received a salary increase in 2017 than in almost a decade. Blue Eskimo, the specialist recruitment provider to both commercial learning companies and corporate L&D departments, has just released the results of its annual work-and-salary survey. One of the key findings of the survey is that pay has increased by a level greater than almost any year in the past decade.

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In 2017

New Research Reveals the Realities of Digital Learning

Cirencester (UK), February 2017 - Fosway Group, a leading European HR and learning analyst, has revealed the realities of digital learning in organisations today with insights from over 1,000 learning-and-development professionals. These are interim results of Fosway’s ongoing digital- learning-realities research, conducted in partnership with Europe’s leading workplace-learning event, Learning Technologies, and its supporting community, the Learning and Skills Group. 

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European Alliance

Global Survey on the Quality of MOOCs Is Launched

Brussels (BE), February 2017 - The unique Global Survey on the Quality of Open Education and Massive Open Online Courses, short MOOCs, is unique. Join our fascinating adventure if you are a MOOC learner, MOOC designer, or MOOC facilitator. Contribute to our main long-term goal: the improvement of future MOOCs by developing quality indicators and tools. "We are very excited to facilitate the quality debate with all interested parties worldwide", emphasises Christian M. Stracke from the Open University of the Netherlands, a MOOC expert.

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