Partner Ecosystem

Celebrating 100 Solutions from SAP.iO Startups

Walldorf (GER), July 2021 - SAP SE has announced that 100 startup solutions accelerated by SAP.iO are now available on SAP Store, the digital marketplace for SAP and partner offerings. The solutions integrate with or extend SAP core products to address customers' industry-specific challenges.

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Completion

Skillsoft Now on New York Stock Exchange

Bosten, MA (USA), July 2021 - Skillsoft Corp., a global leader in corporate digital learning, has announced that its common stock will commence trading on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "SKIL". This follows the completion of Software Luxembourg Holding S.A.'s merger with Churchill Capital Corp II and combination with Global Knowledge Training LLC ("Global Knowledge") in June 2021, with the combined company now operating as Skillsoft.

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eCom Scotland

Gas Industry Should Embrace Innovative Learning Technologies

Helen Robertson Dunfermline (SCT), July 2021 - The gas industry's professional engineering institution, the Institution of Gas Engineers and Managers (IGEM), held its inaugural safety conference on 09 June. Supported by the Gas Industry Safety Group (GISG), the conference was held online. Conference delegate Helen Robertson of the digital learning and assessment specialist eCom Scotland commented, "Safety being a vital pillar of the gas industry."

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ResearchAndMarkets.com

$17 Billion Game Based Learning Market

Dublin (IRL), July 2021 - The "Game-Based Learning Market - Forecasts from 2021 to 2026" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The global game based learning market is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 20.07% over the forecast period, to reach a market size of US$17.079 billion in 2026, from US$4.747 billion in 2019.

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Oracle Dynamic Skills

Oracle Helps Organizations Build a More Agile Workforce

Austin, TX (USA), July 2021 - Oracle has announced a new solution to help organizations better understand, manage, and grow the skills of their workforce. Oracle Dynamic Skills, part of Oracle Fusion Cloud Human Capital Management (HCM), gives HR and business leaders the insights needed to ensure they have the right talent, both now and in the future by providing a comprehensive view of the skills within their workforce.

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Takeover at Top

New Kallidus CEO to Lead Next Phase of Growth

Stephen ReadCirencester (UK), July 2021 - Kallidus, an industry leading provider of HCM software and digital learning, has announced that founder Rob Caul will be stepping down as CEO. Having led the impressive growth of Kallidus over two decades, Rob will continue to support the business and its international expansion as a Non-Executive Director. Stephen Read will take over the role of CEO from August, joining the company from Darwin (formerly Thomsons Online Benefits), a leading global provider of employee benefits technology.

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Learning Platform Vendor

5App Sets the Stage for Scaling with Key Hires

London (UK), July 2021 - 5App, a learning and communications platform vendor, recently made further moves to strengthen its team for growth by hiring additional product design and business development expertise. Product and UX design expert Jim Banks is now 5App's Head of Design, and learning industry sales specialist Bekah Ashworth has joined as Business Development Manager.

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Continued Growth

Fosway Group Appoints Martin Couzins as Head of Content

Martin CouzinsCirencester (UK), July 2021 - Fosway Group, one of Europe's leading HR-industry analysts, has announced the appointment of Martin Couzins as its Head of Content. The appointment supports the continued growth of the firm and further enhances the impact and value of Fosway's research with corporate clients and the wider HR, talent, and learning markets.

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Careers of the Future

Udacity Strengthens Executive Team with Two Key Hires

Mountain View, CA (USA), June 2021 - Udacity, an online learning and talent transformation platform powering the careers of the future, has announced the additions of York Poon as Chief Product Officer and Aparna Vemuri as Chief of Staff to its executive team.

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Online Training Solution

GP Strategies Partners with Technical Training Professionals

Columbia, MD (USA), June 2021 - Global workforce transformation solutions provider GP Strategies (NYSE: GPX) recently announced that it has partnered with Technical Training Professionals (TTP) to bring exciting, industry-leading eLearning content to energy industry customers using the GPiLEARN+™ training solution. The addition of TTP's premium 3D content strengthens the overall GPiLEARN+ solution provided to technical clients.

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$7.6 billion of capital

Learning Pool Agrees to a Strategic Investment

Derry (IRL), June 2021 - Learning Pool, a strategic leader in the U.K. and U.S. learning  technology markets, has agreed to a new investment from Marlin Equity Partners ("Marlin"), a global investment firm with over $7.6 billion of capital under management, to support the company's continued growth. Under the terms of the agreement, Marlin will also acquire the shareholding of Carlyle Cardinal Ireland.

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Startup

One-Year Anniversary of Lectera.com

Dubai (ARE) / Miami, FL (USA) / Moscow (RUS), June 2021 - Since its launch in June 2020, the online learning platform Lectera.com has shown some great results: apart from the company's impressive growth rate, it has undergone noticeable qualitative change, while receiving multiple international awards along the way.

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Filtered

Greg Detre - Chief Product and Technology Officer

Greg DetreLondon (UK), June 2021 - An experienced data-science leader has taken charge of the Filtered smart LXP, as a host of new features are rolled out in version 1.1. Greg Detre will lead the next generation of the Filtered product, as the company sets out to expand the LXP's capabilities and flexibility. Having run data-science and technology operations at Updraft, The Guardian, Big Health, and Channel 4, he brings a huge amount of operational and technical experience to Filtered.

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