Learner Engagement

WILL Interactive Launches Free Customization Toolkit

Potomac, MD (USA), February 2024 - WILL Interactive, a leading provider of proven-effective immersive story-based training solutions, is proud to introduce its latest innovation: the Customization Toolkit. This easy-to-use toolkit enables organizations to tailor WILL training programs to address their unique needs, brand identity, culture, and policies.

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Course Development

Welocalize's eLearning Localization Guide

New York, NY (USA), February 2024 - The need for reskilling, continuing education, and professional certifications is driving the corporate segment of the eLearning market. Worldwide, companies are increasing their investments in eLearning due to its efficiency, accessibility, and cost-effectiveness over in-person learning. For global brands, eLearning allows them to provide a consistent, accessible, and centrally controlled training environment for their teams.

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Sponge Learning

Josh Cardoz Is New Chief Creative and Learning Officer (CCLO)

Josh CardozBristol (UK), February 2024 - Sponge Learning, a leading provider of workplace-learning solutions, has announced the appointment of Josh Cardoz as its Chief Creative and Learning Officer (CCLO). The learning provider describes this appointment as a strategic move to elevate the role of its learning consultancy services and to reinforce its reputation for delivering world-class, experiential workplace learning.

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Expert Appointed

Ian Wheelans Joins Thrive as Head of Customer Success

Ian Wheelans London (UK), February 2024 - Thrive, one of the fastest-growing learning platform providers, is delighted to announce the appointment of Ian Wheelans as their new Head of Customer Success. With a wealth of industry expertise starting client-side and then gaining 15 years of experience at organisations such as Pluralsight, Degreed, and Mind Tools, Ian is poised to take Thrive's Customer Success Team and Impact Initiatives to new heights.

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Case Study

Transforming Driver Training at ScotRail with ARuVR

London (UK), February 2024 - Nestled in the dynamic rail industry of the United Kingdom, ScotRail emerges as a prominent player, continually seeking innovative solutions to enhance its operations and services. At the heart of this quest for innovation is Sodi Kakouris, Digital Learning Manager at ScotRail. His role at ScotRail is pivotal, and he leads the digital learning team. Together with ARuVR, they are at the forefront of transforming driver training methodologies, steering ScotRail towards a future where technology and tradition converge for enhanced learning experiences.

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Video

simpleshow Elevates Audience Engagement with AI-Powered Interactivity

Berlin (GER), February 2024 - The explainer video platform simpleshow is known for the simple creation of explainer videos using the power of AI. Now with a new interactive video page, elements including video synopsis and link integration, interactive quizzes, and video performance analytics are built into the platform.

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To Realize the Full Potential

Kingfisher Partners with Cornerstone

Vincent Belliveau, Chief International Officer at CornerstoneLondon (UK), February 2024 - Cornerstone OnDemand, Inc., a leader in learning and talent experience solutions, has announced that Kingfisher plc, an international home improvement organisation, is leveraging Cornerstone's leading Learning and Performance management solutions to help connect employee goals with business outcomes and power a future-ready workforce.

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ILT

The Center for Leadership Studies Releases Stay Interviews

Cary, NC (USA), February 2024 - The Center for Leadership Studies (CLS), the global home of the Situational Leadership® Model, has announced the release of Stay Interviews, a course that enables leaders to build trust and create a safe environment where employees are successful, engaged, and want to stay.

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Partnership

Lifelong Learner Holdings Announces the Sale of PSI Services

Glendale, CA (USA), February 2024 - Lifelong Learner Holdings LLC (LLH) has announced the sale of PSI Services LLC (PSI), a leading provider of assessment solutions for the licensing and certification markets, to Educational Testing Services (ETS), the world's largest private educational testing and measurement organization.

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Consensus Academy

Demo Automation and Buyer Enablement Training

Lehi, UT (USA), February 2024 - Consensus, a global leader in demo automation, has launched its online education program, Consensus Academy. This first-of-its-kind program gives revenue leaders and individual contributors access to content and training dedicated to enabling buyers through demo automation.

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New Leadership at Open LMS

Appointment of David Ells and Bill Conran Announced

Raleigh, NC (USA), February 2024 - With over fourteen years of combined leadership experience working with SaaS-based learning technologies, David Ells and Bill Conran are Open LMS's new senior leaders. Open LMS, a leading provider of open source learning management systems, is delighted to announce David Ells as the company's new Managing Director. Additionally, joining the esteemed core leadership team is Bill Conran as newly appointed Head of Sales.

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LPI

AI Education, Consultancy, and Expert Insights

Edmund Monk, LPILondon (UK), February 2024 - A new website focused on artificial intelligence (AI) in learning has been launched by the Learning and Performance Institute (LPI). EXPLORE AI offers a robust knowledge hub for learning organisations and professionals seeking to capitalise on AI.

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Online Courses

National Safety Council Launches Fleet Essentials Training Program

Washington, DC (USA), January 2024 - Driving is the leading cause of work-related deaths each year. To address this heartbreaking reality and close an alarming training gap, the National Safety Council, America's leading nonprofit safety advocate, is launching the Fleet Essentials training program. Through this series of online courses, employers can educate all employees whose jobs require them to be behind the wheel to ensure everyone makes it home safely to loved ones every day.

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Learning and Skills Development

Udemy Launches New Offering for Indian Businesses

San Francisco, CA (USA), January 2024 - Udemy, a leading online skills marketplace and learning platform, recently announced the launch of Team Plan in India. Team Plan is designed for small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) and functional departments within larger enterprise organisations. Teams can upskill and reskill up to 20 employees with cutting-edge technical and professional skills to drive business outcomes and stay competitive.

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