Cybersecurity Sorted

Sponge Launches New Off-the-Shelf Mobile Game

Plymouth (UK), July 2019 - The LPI's Learning Provider of the Year, Sponge, has launched Cybersecurity Sorted, an engaging learning game that transforms cybersecurity training to make people a first line of defence for businesses. With human error the root cause of one in five data breaches, the new mobile game not only mitigates risk, but arms employees with the skills and confidence to build a 'human firewall'.

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International Expansion

Degreed Raises $75 Million to Enhance Career-Long Learning

London (UK), July 2019 - Degreed, a leading workforce learning and skill-tracking platform, has announced it raised $35 million in equity funding from existing investors Owl Ventures, Jump Capital, Signal Peak Ventures, and GSV Accelerate, along with new investor Alliance Bernstein. Degreed also closed a $40 million venture debt facility with Alliance Bernstein Growth Stage Capital.

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Off-the-Shelf Library

MicroLearn's Summer Content Release 2019

Summer ReleaseLondon (UK), July 2019 - Dedicated to developing new topics, alongside managing existing content, MicroLearn's Creative team have created nine brand new courses to be released in July 2019. The additions increase the size of their off-the-shelf catalogue to over 150 titles.

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Knowbly

First in Industry Interactive Video Mobile

San Rafael, CA (USA), July 2019 - KnowblyTM, developer of an intuitive rapid authoring tool for creating digital content, has announced an eLearning industry first: a fully responsive, element accessible, mobile driven, interactive video and video assessment experience.

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Improvement

Unicorn Release Note 8.5

unicorn release 8.5Bournemouth (UK), July 2019 - Unicorn LMS 8.5 brings improvements to many existing features, with enhanced form functionality with new fields and email options, as well as introducing better ways to report on them. Unicorn continues to update eCreator, making it even easier to design content. There have been improvements to My Team Activity for tracking Team activity progress. This release also sees the introduction of the Qualification Portlet enhancing the Qualification functionality of the LMS.

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International Partnership

Leapest Marketplace Will Offer Cegos eLearning Solutions

Paris (F), July 2019 - Cegos, a worldwide provider in training and development, and Leapest, an EdCast company that offers a B2B marketplace for training resources, have signed a partnership agreement. Through this new partnership, the business buyers on Leapest marketplace will now have access to Cegos' eLearning catalog on soft skills (including HTML5 training modules). This premium content will be available to Leapest customers worldwide.

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Professional Dependability

IMC's Sarah Pitzius on Standard eLearning Content

Sarah PitziusSaarbrücken (GER) / Graz (A), July 2019 - IMC provides eLearning content on a wide range of job training topics. IMC's Sales Manager, Sarah Pitzius, recently elucidated her thoughts on how to create the best content.

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time4you’s Jix Solution

Award-Winning Artificial Intelligence "Made in Germany"

Karlsruhe (GER) / New York, NY (USA), July 2019 - time4you GmbH has yet another award to celebrate. This time, the company was awarded second place in the IELA, the International E-Learning Award 2019. The prize is awarded annually to the most successful applications, solutions, and products in the following categories: eLearning, Blended Learning, and Mobile Learning.

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Support

MicroLearn Confirms Partnership with Eildon Housing Association

London (UK), June 2019 - MicroLearn, a microlearning content provider, has announced a new partnership with Eildon Housing Association. Eildon Housing Association is a Scottish housing and care providers, offering housing, care, and support services to people right across the Scottish Borders region.

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Digital Transformation in Australia

Blue Prism Signs Partnership with DDLS

Haymarket (AU), June 2019 - Blue Prism, specialists in robotic process automation (RPA), has made DDLS, an Australian provider of corporate IT training, their newest training partner in Australia. With the arrival of the fourth industrial revolution, RPA is one of the foundation pillars for enterprise digital transformation as it hurtles towards a hyper-connected economy.

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Ability to Collaborate

Talentsoft to Integrate Microsoft Graph Data Connect

Barcelona (E), June 2019 – Talentsoft, a European provider in learning and human capital  management software, has announced the integration of Microsoft Graph data connect with its application to disrupt the way organizations handle HR and talent management. By integrating Graph data connect, the tool that analyses all data from Microsoft Office 365, Talentsoft goes further in creating opportunities and building successful teams while respecting employee privacy.

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Antitrust Law

An eLearning Course on Competition Law

Gloucester (UK), June 2019 - The eLearning supplier Engage in Learning has added a course on competition law to its portfolio of eLearning courses. Competition law, known as antitrust law in the USA and anti-monopoly law in China and Russia, promotes or seeks to maintain market competition by regulating companies’ anti-competitive conduct.

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Acquisition of HT2Labs

Learning Pool Expands into US Market

Learning Pool / HT2 LabsNottingham (UK), June 2019 - The online learning company Learning Pool has announced the acquisition of HT2 Labs, the Oxfordshire-based learning innovation company best known for its market-leading Learning Locker and Curator products. The acquisition complements and strengthens Learning Pool's own portfolio of innovative technology, whilst further expanding its domestic and international operations with offices near Oxford, UK and Boston, MA, USA.

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