Hybrid Workforce

What Does the Future of Work Look Like?

John HartiganAustin, TX (USA), November 2022 - For the past three years, an Austin company, Domain-U, has been quietly developing the next generation of training platforms for the hybrid workforce. "When we started, we didn't know Covid was coming, and nobody called it the 'hybrid workforce' back then," says John Hartigan, CEO of Domain-U. "We just knew there had to be a better way to train a decentralized workforce and this is what we set out to do and are now doing."

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Audio Courses

Assemble You Secures Investment for Podcast Learning

London (UK), November 2022 - Ufi Ventures is leading an investment into Assemble You, the audio innovation team bringing podcast-style courses to the learning industry. The £310k pre-seed round was led by Ufi Ventures with the team at Assemble You, bringing together a collection of industry thought leaders and influencers including Donald H Taylor, Chair of the Learning Technologies Conference, Toby Mansel-Pleydell, Chairman and CFO at Learnerbly, and Rob Small, Founder of Miniclip.

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GP Strategies

To Lead Comprehensive Talent Transformation Solutions

London (UK), November 2022 - Learning Technologies Group plc (LTG), a global provider of integrated talent management and learning software and services, has announced that its flagship business, GP Strategies, is now the group's lead market-facing brand, representing its entire strength. With LTG's new integrated offer for talent transformation, the group is streamlining brand offerings, creating further benefits for clients across the globe.

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In-Person Learning

Why Using Technology to Learn a Language Isn't Always Beneficial

Barcelona (E), November 2022 - Meta has announced that it has built a speech-to-speech translation system powered by AI that can automatically translate spoken words from one language to another, especially languages that don't have a written form. Currently only partly developed in Israel, the technology is translating languages starting with Hokkien, a Taiwanese language that lacks a standard written form.

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Tips

How to Empower Your Staff in a Hybrid Work Environment

Ilkley (UK), October 2022 - As remote working reached an all-time high during the lockdown period of COVID-19, many organisations had to quickly adapt to the new ways of working. Although remote working isn't a new concept and has been adopted by many organisations across the globe, it wasn't the norm, especially remote working on a full-time basis.

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Modern Workforce

New 2022 Fosway 9-Grid™ for Talent & People Success

London (UK), October 2022 - Fosway Group, one of Europe's leading HR industry analysts, has released the new 2022 9-Grid™ for Talent & People Success. The research shows that the market is growing fast, as HR teams look to bring innovation across the entire talent lifecycle, from skills and engagement to talent mobility.

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Virtual College

Mental Health Resources to Support Employees' Mental Health

Ilkley (UK), October 2022 - With World Mental Health Day, 10 October, there is a huge focus on mental health. Therefore, at Virtual College, they wanted to play their part and provide supportive resources for businesses that want to support their employees' mental health.

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Education Technology Unicorns

India's Edtech Startups Regroup as Pandemic Bonanza Fizzles

New Delhi (IN), September 2022 - The hottest factor in India's online education trade proper now could be going offline. After two years of blistering progress, sparked by one of the world's longest Covid-19 college shutdowns, India hosts an increasingly crowded discipline of education technology unicorns. Six hit the US$1 billion valuation milestone due to the March 2020 nationwide lockdown. They joined Byju's, which landed there in 2017, and is now the world's most valuable edtech startup, with a $22 billion price ticket after a funding cycle in March, according to PitchBook Data Inc.

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Fosway 9-Grid™

HR Teams Building Organisational Resilience

London (UK), September 2022 - Fosway Group, one of Europe's leading HR industry analysts, has released its new 2022 9-Grid™ for cloud HR. The operating context for HR teams continues to be challenging, as organisations grapple with yet another "new normal": rampant inflation, broken supply chains, regional conflict, and extreme weather. This new research explores the trends and vendors transforming the cloud HR market.

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Essential Data Points

Kineo Demystify Learning Analytics

London (UK), August 2022 - Kineo has elucidated the key data points to collect for learning analytics, focused on mining insights from learner activity to make effective decisions.

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VR Learning Space

Learning in Metaverse - bridgeVR.io Launches

San Francisco, CA (USA), August 2022 - bridgeVR.io addresses the shortage of affordable, immersive and interactive technical learning currently available to automotive EV Technicians. Plus, from Q4 2022, it will also offer learning opportunities to Service Advisors and Sales Consultants.

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Augmented Reality

edX Launches First Courses with Meta Immersive Learning

Cambridge, MA (USA), July 2022 - edX, a leading global online learning platform from 2U, has announced the launch of two Spark Augmented Reality (AR) courses developed in partnership with Meta, available now on edX.org. The new courses are part of edX's partnership with Meta Immersive Learning and support its mission to build a learning ecosystem for the metaverse and give professionals broader access to the tools and education needed to build a career in augmented reality.

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Personalization

Skillsoft Introduces Career Journeys to Drive Growth Multi-Modal Learning

Boston, MA (USA), July 2022 - Skillsoft, a leading platform for transformative learning experiences, has announced the launch of Career Journeys, the company's newest offering within Skillsoft Percipio. Blending live, on-demand, hands-on, and collaborative learning modalities, Career Journeys bring topic-specific skilling programs to the enterprise that enable learners to master mission-critical and job-critical skills, as well as drive meaningful business transformation year after year.

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