Hope for the Unemployed

Free Online Courses Offered by Study Academy

London (UK), November 2020 - Workers are being offered a spark of hope as UK redundancies hit their highest level in more than a decade. Study Academy, an online training provider, offers thousands of courses to help people and organisations upskill, re-train, or simply learn something new.

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Increased Cyberattacks

Outmoded Training Methods in Cybersecurity

Spokane, WA (USA), November 2020 - (by Heather Stratford) The COVID-19 pandemic has unleashed cybercriminal activity that has given rise to a surge in cyberattacks. With so many employees working remotely, and with so many new processes and so much uncertainty, nefarious actors continue to take advantage of the chaos. Cybersecurity awareness training is no longer reserved for financial institutions or hospitals. All organizations need it in order to prevent successful attacks - because if a business has money transactions, it is a target for criminals. Yet, cybersecurity training has not evolved to meet the current needs of an ever-changing workforce and its new work conditions.

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DDLS

Certified Secure Software Lifecycle Professional Certification

Sydney (AU), November 2020 - DDLS, one of Australia's largest providers of corporate IT and process training, is adding to its large and diverse cybersecurity portfolio with the introduction of the Certified Secure Software Lifecycle Professional (CSSLP) certification from (ISC)².

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ROI Realized

Udemy for Business Surpasses $100 Million Annual

San Francisco, CA (USA), November 2020 - Udemy, one of the largest global marketplaces for learning and teaching online, has announced that its corporate learning solution, Udemy for Business, has scaled from $1 million to $100 million annual recurring revenue (ARR) in just five years.

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New Research

Disconnect between L&D Strategy and Practice

London (UK), November 2020 - The latest Learner Intelligence Report from Emerald Works aims to narrow the gap between L&OD strategy and practice by bringing the voice of the learner to the forefront of the discussion.

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Optimal Learning Environment

Launch of the Totara Engage Learning Experience Platform

Brighton (UK), October 2020 - Totara, a leading provider of enterprise learning, engagement, and performance management technology, has announced the launch of Totara Engage, its new learning experience platform. Through peer-to-peer interaction and social learning, Totara Engage breaks down silos and provides employees with a collaborative environment to share know-how and expertise. By facilitating knowledge sharing, Totara Engage expands opportunities for employees to learn new skills, improve their performance, and be more productive. 

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openSAP Course

How to Build Chatbots with SAP Conversational AI

Walldorf (GER), October 2020 - Many companies are still struggling to meet customer and employee expectations in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Customer experiences have been affected, as service centers were unable to cope with the huge spike in calls due to lockdown restrictions. Some companies failed to provide a new vision of the workplace to employees who were forced into a new way of working, along with the technology necessary to fulfill new requirements.

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The Future of Learning

NeXR Launches Virtual Seminars

Berlin (GER), September 2020 - Let's wave goodbye to webinars: With NeXR Seminar, Germany based NeXR Technologies launches the VR seminar and advances re-skilling and upskilling via VR education.

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Emerald Works

Live Online Learning in Lockdown and Beyond

London (UK), September 2020 - "The coronavirus has hastened large-scale changes to how we work and learn, whether we felt ready, or not. Put simply, we've all had to adapt, and fast." Jo Cook explores the data behind live online learning.

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IMS Global Learning Consortium

Help for Educational Institutions to Prepare for the Future

Lake Mary, FL (USA), July 2020 - IMS Global Learning Consortium (IMS Global/IMS), a leading non-profit collaborative advancing educational technology impact, has announced its fourteenth consecutive year of growth in membership and revenue in its annual report of fiscal results and progress for the 2019 calendar year.

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CIM and Hays

Half of Marketers Have Suffered 100 Days

Berkshire (UK), July 2020 - The Chartered Institute of Marketing and Hays call on employers to provide support to colleagues suffering as a result of lockdown isolation. The number of marketers rating their wellbeing as positive has tumbled by half since lockdown restrictions were enforced in March.

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Changemakers

Global L&D Authorities Join to Help Corporate Learning Leaders

London (UK), June 2020 - The 702010 Institute has launched Tulser Global to reinvent learning and development to deliver business results; Laura Overton joins the team. Tulser Global has launched a new initiative led by a team of world-renowned L&D changemakers to help organisations redefine the ways they drive business-critical value through their L&D services.

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