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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Content Creation

Articulate Releases Rise Themes to Improve Outcomes for Learners

New York, NY (USA), July 2022 - Articulate Global, LLC, a leading creator platform for online workplace learning, has announced the addition of course themes to its Articulate 360 and Rise.com creator tools, offering more ways than ever to create beautiful, engaging, and unique learning experiences quickly. The new themes feature joins a powerful suite of features that empower eLearning developers to create modern, engaging training that helps transform an organization's learning culture.

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Senior Executive Team

Patrick Jocelyn Appointed CEO at Omniplex Learning

Patrick JocelynBirmingham (UK), July 2022 - eLearning solutions provider Omniplex Learning have announced the appointment of Patrick Jocelyn as CEO. Jocelyn, who is stepping up from his role as Chief Revenue Officer, will take over from current CEO and Omniplex Learning founder, Matthew Lloyd, in July.

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Video Analytics

Silicon Valley Pioneer "Drishti" Wins IERA Robotics Award 2022

Frankfurt (GER), July 2022 - This year's "Award for Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Robotics & Automation" (IERA) goes to Drishti, a video analytics company based in Mountain View, California. Drishti technology supports workers on assembly lines in avoiding errors, which makes them more productive. To achieve this, the company has developed the pioneering technology "action recognition".

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Tools for a Learning Journey

Guroo Producer's Learning Canvas Is Now Freely Available

Guroo CEO Josh HumphriesSurry Hills (AU), July 2022 - The Learning Canvas is designed to give organisations the tools they need to craft a learning journey that will engage their learners and deliver results. One of the most essential steps in creating effective learning is developing a plan: understanding the needs and goals not just of your organisation, but of your learners and stakeholders, and building a learning plan that meets those needs. Guroo CEO Josh Humphries wants to make it as simple as possible for organisations everywhere to build the plan that's right for them.

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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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Virtual Economy

LUMO Labs Invests in Metacampus

Eindhoven (NL), July 2022 - The virtual economy requires ever-evolving skills and inclusive approaches. To stay ahead of this paradigm shift, LUMO Labs is investing in an unconventional startup with a unique training platform built for the virtual economy.

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Virtual Learning

LPI Certifications Underpin Microsoft's Facilitation Excellence Initiative

Ed Monk, CEO LPI London (UK), July 2022 - The LPI's flagship certifications in virtual facilitation have been integrated into Microsoft's Facilitation Excellence initiative, enabling Microsoft employees to access and deliver world-class virtual learning. The initiative, known as the Facilitation Excellence program, aims to help facilitators develop empathetic and intelligent leadership skills, empowering a culture of learning through intentional and skillful group conversations.

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EdCast by Cornerstone

App for Zoom to Bring Contextual Content inside Zoom Meetings

Santa Monica, CA (USA), June 2022 - EdCast, recently acquired by Cornerstone OnDemand, Inc., a leader in adaptive HR solutions, has announced its integration with Zoom Video Communications, Inc. With this offering, EdCast by Cornerstone embeds learning and training tools to help drive productivity and upskilling within Zoom Meetings. The EdCast app for Zoom will help bring contextual content inside Zoom Meetings, content recommendations, and more within the flow of work. 

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Qstream

Product Enhancements to Boost the Employee Learning Experience

Burlington, MA (USA), June 2022 - Qstream, a leading enterprise microlearning and knowledge reinforcement solution, has unveiled the next generation of its microlearning SaaS product offering. In addition to Qstream Next-Gen's modern architectural and responsive design that optimizes the user experience, the microlearning pioneer introduced new Front Line Manager (FLM) Reports, a new self-service content management feature, alongside additional enterprise platform integrations through Qstream Connect.

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LiveHire and Enboarder

Next-Generation Onboarding Experience

Christy Forest, LiveHire CEOMiami, FL (USA), June 2022 - LiveHire Ltd., a global software-as-a-service (SaaS) platform connecting companies and candidates, and Enboarder, the world's only people activation platform enabling companies to transform their people programs into simple, human-centric journeys, have announced their strategic integration to enable experience-led and personalized onboarding.

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Superior Learning

DDLS Wins 2022 Fortress Cyber Security Award

Sydney (AU), June 2022 - The Business Intelligence Group has announced that DDLS Group has won the global 2022 Fortress Cyber Security Awards in the Training category. The industry awards program identifies and rewards the world's leading cybersecurity companies, products, and training organisations that are working to keep our data and electronic assets safe from growing cyber risk.

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