Coursera for Business

Coursera Expands in European Enterprise-Learning Market

Paris (F), March 2017 - Coursera, a global provider of online education and learning, has announced growth of its enterprise platform Coursera for Business with a new set of customers in the European market. New customers include Air France KLM, Criteo, Gemalto, Booking.com, Unicredit, and Telenor.

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Demonstrable Skills

Skillsoft for Cybersecurity Analyst Certification

Boston, MA (USA), March 2017 - Skillsoft, a global eLearning provider, has been selected as an authorized content provider for the CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst (CSA+) certification. CompTIA CSA+ is an international, vendor-neutral certification that validates the skills required to combat malware and threats through the application of behavioral analytics.

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OTS Content

Kallidus Appoints Dan Pinney as Learning Consultant

Dan PinneyCirencester (UK), March 2017 - Award-winning learning-and-talent-management provider Kallidus has enhanced its off-the-shelf (OTS) eLearning-content capability with the appointment of Dan Pinney as Learning Consultant. Dan joins from Lumesse, where he spent seven years, latterly as European OTS eLearning Product Specialist and Partner Manager.

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LMS for Business

Docebo Transforms Learner Experience

Claudio ErbaToronto, ON (CA), March 2017 - Docebo’s new 7.0 release advances learner-centric experiences by delivering significant UI/UX enhancements that encourage user adoption and learner engagement. These are supported by cutting-edge social-learning opportunities, offline training access for mobile users, and new commerce functionality for businesses selling training. 

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Lifelong Learning

Partnership to Enrich Corporate Learning Experiences

San Francisco, CA (USA) / Amsterdam (NL), March 2017 - Degreed, a fast-growing company that has created an engaging and intuitive way to empower and recognize all forms of professional and lifelong learning, has announced details of its partnership with Bridge by Instructure, a leading learning-management system for businesses.

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L&D Professionals

Clarity Consultants Publishes “Gamified” Guide

Campbell, CA (USA), March 2017- Clarity Consultants, creative consultants who are a leading provider of corporate learning and development, has announced a player’s manual to the “game” of hiring learning-and-development (L&D) professionals.

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Cloud-Based Authoring Tool

2017 Learning! Champion Award for Innovation

Mike AlcockBrighton (UK), March 2017 - Mike Alcock, Managing Director of gomo learning, has won a 2017 Learning! Champion Award for innovation. The award honors individuals for exceptional contributions to the learning industry. Elearning! magazine named 28 professionals across six categories for 2017.

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Customized Approach

BLR Acquires Navis Learning

Brentwood, TN (USA), March 2017 - BLR®, a business unit of Simplify Compliance, has acquired Navis Learning, a provider of award-winning custom learning-and-development solutions.

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New Conference

MERIT Summit with HR and Executive-Education Thought Leaders

Barcelona (E), March 2017 - A new executive-education and corporate-learning conference took place in Barcelona, Spain, 18-19 January 2017 organised by Advent Group. The international event and media agency reported that the MERIT Summit assembled over 200 senior representatives from HR and higher education at Barcelona’s World Trade Center. 

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Deadline Extension

Participate Now in EISTA 2017

Orlando, FL (USA), March 2017 – The organizers of the fifteenth International Conference on Education and Information Systems, Technologies, and Applications: EISTA 2017, Orlando, Florida, USA, 08-11 July 2017, have announced the extension of the submission deadline for potential contributions to 05 April.

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Data Protection

Privacy Conference: Dare the Leap!

Berlin (GER), March 2017 - Privacy is a key factor for the development of digital products and services. Two particular challenges need to be addressed urgently: the adaption of business processes to the requirements of the EU General Data Protection Regulation and the need for common rules on data processing in a globalized world. Bitkom and Beck Verlag as organizer invite you to discuss these challenges at the Privacy Conference in Berlin, 19 September 2017.

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