Integrated Solutions

LTG to Create New Learning Suite by Merger

London (UK), October 2018 - Learning Technologies Group plc ("LTG"), the integrated talent management and learning technologies software and services provider, has announced that it is merging NetDimensions into PeopleFluent to form a key component of PeopleFluent's learning suite.

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By WBT Systems

Mortgage Bankers Association Moves to TopClass LMS

Nashua, NH (USA), October 2018 - The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) recently chose TopClass LMS by WBT Systems to deliver professional development and training to approximately 10,000 learners per year from over 2,400 member companies. TopClass LMS will provide MBA with connected learning experiences for their member organizations that features flexible functionality and comprehensive support for delivery and management of their professional development programs.

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Disruptive Company

MicroLearn Doubles Its Development Team

London (UK), October 2018 - MicroLearn, one of the UK's first developers of microlearning content, has seen significant growth in 2018, with over 250 organisations in the private, public, and not for profit sectors now using the soft skills and compliance bite sized learning.

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Global Leadership

Saba Software Announces Agreement to Acquire Lumesse

Dublin, CA (USA) / Luton (UK), October 2018 - Market leaders have joined forces to create a talent development powerhouse that offers unrivaled breadth, depth and scale to customers worldwide. Saba Software Inc., a global leader in talent development solutions and a portfolio company of Vector Capital, has announced their entry into a definitive agreement to acquire Lumesse, a leading provider of talent acquisition, talent management, and learning experience technology in Europe.

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For High Potentials

Partnership to Accelerate Women's Leadership Development

Gustaf NordbäckLondon (UK), October 2018 - The Above & Beyond Group has formed an international learning partnership with Financial Times | IE Business School Corporate Learning Alliance focused on the advancement of women in business. FT | IE Corporate Learning Alliance will facilitate and run the leadership programmes of The Diversity Council, a platform and diversity accelerator developed by Above & Beyond Group to address the barriers that obstruct the advancement of more women into top management.

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Modern Workplace

LPI launches updated Capability Map

London (UK), October 2018 -  The Learning and Performance Institute (LPI) is excited to announce that its Capability Map has been comprehensively revised and refreshed to map the skills needed to deliver effective learning in today's modern workplace. The internationally developed framework and self-assessment tool has been updated to meet the current needs of L&D professionals.

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Cybersecurity Skills

Partnership to Deliver Cybersecurity Apprenticeships

Wokingham (UK), September 2018 - Bletchley Park Qufaro and GK Apprenticeships (GKA) are pleased to announce the signing of a Heads of Agreement to jointly develop and deliver cybersecurity apprenticeships. These apprenticeships are designed to address the significant cyberskills shortage in the UK and, in due course, international markets.

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Leadership Development

QA Chosen to Deliver Leadership Academy for Socitm

Northampton (UK), September 2018 - Socitm, a professional association for digital leaders in local public services, has announced it will partner up with QA to offer its largest and most comprehensive approach to leadership development.

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Numerous New Resources

New eLearning for Modern Learners

Martin Baker
(c) Charity Learning Consortium

London (UK), September 2018 - Since April 2018, the Charity Learning Consortium has added a wide range of new courses and modules to its eLearning library to reflect the realities of the modern workplace. The new online courses and resources added to the Consortium's catalogue offer an even greater choice of eLearning. The materials were created by MicroLearn and Litmos Heroes and reflect changing demands.

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Authoring Tool

gomo Adds Powerful Learning Video Technologies

Brighton (UK), September 2018 - The gomo authoring and hosting suite adds several powerful new learning video technologies, including screen capture, automatic caption generation and translation, video recording, video upload, video editing, and video content management. » MORE

2019 Release

Announcing the All-New Adobe Captivate

Delaware, CA (USA), September 2018 - Unlock the future of smart eLearning design with an authoring tool that lets you create all kinds of responsive eLearning content. Design immersive learning experiences with VR and 360° media assets and easily add interactivity to your videos. » MORE

Lumesse Highlights

Issues for L&D and HR in the Age of Blockchain

(c) Curve

Brighton (UK), September 2018 - Use of, and interest, in blockchain as an alternative trust mechanism is on the increase in HR and L&D, although the technology has trust issues of its own, according to an article in Lumesse Learning's relaunched Curve magazine.

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Investment in UX

Another Record Year of Growth for Kallidus

Cirencester (UK), September 2018 - Kallidus, a leading provider of learning and talentmanagement solutions, has had another record year. The company recently closed out their financial year with recurring software subscriptions revenues up by 42% compared to the previous year. Growth is being driven by Kallidus's expanded product offering with the acquisition of applicant tracking system provider Advorto, a strategic focus on customer experience with key hires from the industry, and investment in leading edge user experience (UX) design. » MORE