EIT Digital

€1 Billion Investment to Drive Digital Transformation

Prof Willem JonkerBrussels (BE), April 2016 - Willem Jonker, CEO EIT Digital, announced the results of the organisation’s €1 billion investment in digital innovation and entrepreneurship at the Driving Europe’s Digital Transformation conference in Brussels. He also announced plans for an additional investment of €1 billion over the coming years. EIT Digital will accelerate market uptake of research-based digital technologies by investing in four strategic areas: digital cities, digital industry, digital wellbeing and digital infrastructure.

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Offensive Defences

QA Launches Cyber Training Lab

London (UK), April 2016 - QA, one of the UK's leading IT-training companies, has launched a Cyber Lab designed to enable organisations to learn and practice how to defend themselves against a simulated cyber attack.

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Case Study

Video Assignments that Assess More than Knowledge

New York, NY (USA), April 2016 - Today's students are expected to know more than just facts; being able to communicate that information is just as important. How can their instructors evaluate both knowledge and skills simultaneously without increasing their own workloads?

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Upside LMS

Intelligent Reporting and User-Hierarchy Management

Pune (IN), April 2016 - The latest version of UpsideLMS comes with an embedded business-intelligence tool, configurable organisation hierarchy, and a range of exciting features that make the management of learning/training easier and better for training companies, SMBs, and enterprises.

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BMW Northern Europe

Comprehensive Training Outsource Contract for Raytheon

Ruesselsheim (GER), April 2016 - BMW Group Northern Europe has awarded Raytheon Professional Services LLC, a subsidiary of Raytheon Company, a three-year contract to provide training for BMW and Mini dealers in the Nordic Markets and Baltic States. The contract includes an option for two additional years. 

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Customer Demand

Create eLearning New Release Adds Language Options

Glasgow (SCO), April 2016 - The latest version of Create eLearning’s learning-management system (LMS) allows learners and administrators to access it via languages other than English. The new version of the Create eLearning platform (release 4.1.8) incorporates enhanced reporting of course completion and users’ skills, as well as enhancements to the platform when accessed from mobile devices.

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MASTERS Project

Learning App for the Transfer of Business Knowledge

Friedrichsdorf (GER), April 2016 - Seven training institutes and eLearning providers from four countries are developing mobile learning applications that are designed to communicate business knowledge to students in a new way. The project “Mobile Application for Skills Training in EntRepreneuShip“ (MASTERS) is a two-year project that is co-financed by the EU in the framework of the Erasmus+s funding programme. 

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Whitepaper

"The LMS: Are We Experiencing a Sea Change?"

London (UK), April 2016 - It has been estimated that the LMS market will grow to $7.8 billion in 2018. But what is the current state of the LMS market, and where is it expanding? To answer this question and many others, Saffron Interactive surveyed professionals across multiple industries on their current learning platforms. In its white paper "The LMS: Are we experiencing a sea change?" Saffron analyses the results of this survey and tries to discover what customers really need from a learning platform.

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Mind Click

Conversion Solutions to Modernise Legacy eLearning Courses

Nottingham (UK), April 2016 - Mind Click, silver winners of the eLearning Development Company of the Year 2015, announced a new service that allows people to convert legacy Flash content to HTML5 allowing organisations to future-proof their L&D and make way for more modern, sleek, and mobile learning experiences.

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Seminars and Exhibition

Learning Technologies Summer Forum 2016

London (UK), April 2016 - The annual Learning Technologies Summer Forum is to take place in London, 14 June 2016. The event contains a free-to-enter exhibition of leading learning-industry suppliers and the annual Learning & Skills Group Conference. The Learning Technologies Summer Forum takes place at Olympia, London, 14 June.

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EdTech 20 competition

EdTechX Europe 2016

London (UK), April 2016 - EdTechXEurope, the exclusive eLearning-focussed summit, will this year take place over two days and has also undergone a branding overhaul to reflect the event’s growing global success and delegate interest. Now entitled the EdTechXSeries, the London event will take place 15-16 June, followed by a brand-new EdTechXAsia event, to take place in Singapore, 08-09 November 2016.

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Webinar

Gamification Is Changing

London (UK), April 2016 - Remember when gamification used to be about points, badges, and leaderboards? A free webinar on 26 April 2016 organized by The Learning & Performance Institute will explore the next generation of game-related tech for workplace learning: wearable virtual reality, equipment simulation, 3D game engines, etc.

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