Making Artificial Intelligence a Reality

Wokingham (UK), September 2016 - Volume has established one of the UK’s first "Centres of Excellence" for artificial intelligence, machine learning, and smart machines: Volume.XO. Now, as a leader in these technologies, Volume wants to share its expertise with the world of learning and development (L&D).


New Offering

Designed to Help Improve Engagement

Las Vegas, NV (USA), September 2016 - SAP SE has announced the planned release of SAP® SuccessFactors® Learning Marketplace, a new solution that will extend learning to customers, external communities, and partners. "Today more than ever, learning leaders are working to help their organizations increase competitiveness, revenue, and customer satisfaction," said David Ludlow, group vice president of Solution Management at SAP SuccessFactors. 


Market Presence

IMC Opens Subsidiary in Singapore

Saarbruecken (GER), September 2016 - Earlier this month, IMC opened a new subsidiary in Singapore. The Saarbrucken, Germany-based full-service digital-learning provider’s expansion in Asia aims to foster a closer co-operation with its existing customers doing business there, as well as to build new business relations with customers in a region that remains resilient and continues to be the engine of the global economy.


New Content Strategy

SBB Relies on the CREALOGIX Stage Authoring Tool

Zurich (CH), September 2016 - Swiss Federal Railways (SBB) has decided to deploy the Stage authoring tool from CREALOGIX Digital Learning for the development of learning content for its employees. The Zurich-based company won SBB’s public tender for “Content Authoring & Delivery” and integrated its product into the system environment of the Swiss rail and transport company within a few months. Working together, they have developed over 100 learning programmes for use throughout the company since January 2016. 


Aragon Research

Zavango Named a "Hot Vendor in Learning"

Montreal (CA), September 2016 – Zavango Corporation, a leading provider of video-based knowledge-sharing software, has announced the company’s being named a 2016 Hot Vendor in Learning by Aragon Research for its Ascend software. Zavango was included in the Aragon Research Note among six vendors who are innovating in the learning market and representing where the market is headed.


Group Emotions

UCL Paper Wins Academy of Management Award

Professor Martin KilduffLondon (UK), September 2016 - A new paper by Professor Martin Kilduff of the UCL School of Management has won the prestigious "Best Annals Paper of the Year Award" from the Academy of Management Annals. The article addresses the question of whether people in departments, organizations, and even entire industries can experience the same emotions at the same time. And if this is the case, what the causes and consequences of shared emotional states are.


Office 2016 Learning Solutions

Keeping Pace with the Times

Leinfelden-Echterdingen (GER), September 2016 - The next-generation workplace with Office 2016 and Windows 10 offers many new methods of collaboration: agile, digital, and mobile. To take advantage of the full potential of the applications, Know How! AG offers comprehensive training for employees. The Office 2016 learning program combines formal eLearning with performance support for all learning needs and instances. The training is available for all typical mobile devices - and in eight languages.


Opening Archives

Fosway Group Marks Twenty Years of Learning Research

Gloucestershire (UK), September 2016 - This month, Fosway Group, one of Europe’s leading independent HR analysts, marks twenty years of learning and HR technology research since its inception in 1996. As part of its anniversary, Fosway is opening its archive of research, sharing some of its original papers, models, and insights. Its analysts will also be exploring what the next two decades will bring, as organisations try to keep pace with the digital revolution.


Totara Provider

Learning Pool Acquires UK eLearning Company Mind Click

Derry (UK), September 2016 - Northern Ireland's Learning Pool has acquired Mind Click, a leading eLearning company with offices in Nottingham and Brighton. The acquisition continues Learning Pool's exceptional growth story and provides a compelling eLearning offering to companies who need a range of low-cost online learning solutions to improve organisational performance.


ifs University College

The London Institute of Banking & Finance

London (UK), September 2016 - Leading financial education provider ifs University College is to change its name to The London Institute of Banking & Finance. The new name will come into effect in September 2016, coinciding with the start of the new academic year.


Public Sector

G-Cloud 8 Success for Synergy Learning

Holywood (UK), September 2016 - G-Cloud is a UK-government initiative set up to encourage the adoption of cloud services across the whole of the public sector. It aims to simplify how the public sector buys and delivers services by creating a digital marketplace of services that can be easily scaled up or down, based on the changing needs of a business and its users.


Early-Bird Tickets Still Available

16th i-KNOW Conference in Austria

Graz, AustriaGraz (A), September 2016 - This year, the sixteenth i-KNOW Conference connects renowned scientists with innovative industry partners for a "data-driven future",  turning Graz into a hotspot for big data, smart production, and digital transformation. i-KNOW 2016 takes place 18-19 October at Messe Congress Graz.



eLN Conference Renamed and Confirmed for 10 November

London (UK), September 2016 - The eLN annual conference has been renamed eLN CONNECT and will be its biggest ever event, moving to the Minories Suite at Grange Tower Bridge Hotel in central London. Open to members and non-members alike, registrations for this major conference are now being taken.