Skillsoft & MIT SMR

To Train the Next Generation of Business Leaders

Bill Donoghue, Executive Chairman of the Skillsoft groupBoston, MA (USA), August 2017 - Skillsoft, a global leader in corporate learning, has partnered with MIT Sloan Management Review (MIT SMR) to curate the journal’s best leadership assets and deliver them to its 40 million users. This key collaboration kicks off a series of new, innovative content partnerships that will empower Skillsoft’s Leadership and Business Skills learners with professional training from the industry’s top experts.

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Expansion Plan

ProBility Completes Acquisition of Cranbury International

Houston, TX (USA), August 7, 2017 - ProBility Media Corp., an ed-tech company building the first full-service training and career-advancement brand for the skilled trades, has announced its purchase of the Montpelier, Vermont firm Cranbury International, an exporter of educational and training to international markets.

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Instant Evaluation

Zoomi Launches Learning Intelligence Services

Malvern, PA (USA), August 2017 - Zoomi, a leading Artificial Intelligence-based learning- analytics company, has announced the release of its Learning Intelligence Services, created to make learning more efficient and impactful. The suite of analytics services takes personalized learning to the next level by delivering analytical insight to clients from experts in big-data learning analytics, social learning networks, and human development.

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Relevant Learning Style

The Critical Importance of Microlearning in L&D Strategies

Steve DineenLondon (UK), August 2017 - Fuse Universal, a transformer of learning in business with expertise in learning platforms, learning content, and skill-set transformation, has published insights into how L&D leaders can adopt and embrace microlearning as part of their learning-and-performance strategy.

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Training Metric

New LMS App for Compliance Training Managers

Manhattan Beach, CA (USA), August 2017 - Traliant, a provider of interactive online compliance training for the modern workforce, recently announced the availability of a new LMS app that gives managers on-the-go access to their organization’s compliance-training activities from any smartphone or tablet.

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NetDimensions Talent Suite 13.1

Greater User Flexibility Is a Key Factor

Hong Kong (HK), August 2017 - Learning Technologies Group plc company NetDimensions has released their latest version of the NetDimensions Talent Suite - version 13.1. The new release includes a number of exciting features, including improved Artificial Intelligence (AI) functionality and revamped forums.

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Off-the-Shelf Catalogue

MicroLearn Launches Apprenticeships Campaign

Southampton (UK), August 2017 - MicroLearn is launching a month-long campaign focusing on how it can help organisations understand the new Apprenticeship Levy. The tax concept is designed to support individuals further their career prospects, regardless of experience.

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Competitive Advantage

Australian Companies Investing Heavily in Training

Sydney (AU), August 2017 - DDLS, Australia’s leading IT-training provider, has released key findings from its 2017 training survey, which included respondents from multiple sectors. The purpose of the survey was to determine the motivations and decision-making trends behind training investment.

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White Paper

Augmented Reality/Virtual Reality in Corporate Training

Saarbrücken (GER), August 2017 – An IMC white paper gives an introduction to pioneering new technologies and looks at new training requirements as well as changing methods of learning. Exciting best-practice examples shine a light on modern and effective contemporary learning techniques.

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Learning in Context

ELearning Africa Programme Announced

Berlin (GER), August 2017 - Details of this year’s eLearning Africa conference, taking place in Mauritius, 27-29 September, have been announced. The comprehensive programme of events is linked under the theme "Learning in Context". The congress coincides with UNESCO’s International Day of Universal Access to Information.

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Smart Is Now

Tenth Annual Adobe Learning Summit 2017

Santa Rosa, CA (USA), August 2017 - The Adobe Learning Summit returns to Las Vegas at the Mirage, 24 October, co-located with the DevLearn 2017 Conference and Expo. Register by 08 September and take advantage of the early-bird price. 

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