LPAAS

GamEffective Launches Learning Platform as a Service

New York, NY (USA), July 2017 - GamEffective, an award-winning eLearning gamification provider, has announced it is making its platform available as a learning-platform-as-a-service solution to content providers. Companies that are developing and offering content can use the microlearning and gamification platform to serve their customers, delivering learning to employees in an engaging and fun manner, ensuring exceptionally high rates of learning completion and knowledge retention, as well as quick time to launch.

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Mobile Game

Family-Friendly Game "Secret Seekers" Launches at the V&A

Secret SeekersLondon (UK), July 2017 - BAFTA-winning purposeful-games studio Preloaded is delighted that its latest project, V&A Secret Seekers, has launched at the Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A) in London. V&A Secret Seekers is a new mobile game designed for families; it was launched to coincide with the opening of the V&A Exhibition Road Quarter.

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VR and 3D

World’s First Enterprise-Ready Multi-User VR Platform

London (UK), July 2017 - A British technology company headquartered in London has announced the launch of the world’s first enterprise-ready multi-user VR platform. Immerse, which has received significant funding from a new UK investor group, has developed a live virtual-reality platform that enables multiple users to create and share VR and 3D experiences for a number of business-critical applications.

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Edtech Companies

Latest Additions to Learnosity’s Partner Network

Ben PowellDublin (IR), June 2017 - Already boasting a number of edtech’s foremost innovators, Learnosity’s Partner Network continues to cement its position as an industry-leading hub for collaboration by welcoming Atomic Jolt, Smooth Fusion, Lancashire Digital, Daemon, and Aveniros to its ranks.

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dominKnow

"Fastest-Growing Education Solution Provider"

Sydney (AU), June 2017 - Recently named one of the “10 Fastest Growing Education Solution Provider Companies” by Insight Success magazine, dominKnow Learning Systems brought their multi-award-winning content-authoring and publishing platform to EduTECH, one of the biggest education events in Asia Pac and the Southern Hemisphere.

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Swiss EdTech

A New EPFL Incubator for Education Technology

EPFLLausanne (CH), June 2017 - EPFL’s new Swiss EdTech Collider will be home to around thirty startups involved in developing new education technologies. This co-working space, which was recently inaugurated, will give these companies the chance to enhance their visibility among both clients and investors and to generate synergies. The startups will also have the opportunity to become involved in the cutting-edge research conducted by EPFL professors who specialize in education technology.

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Upside LMS

LinkedIn's Workplace Learning Report

Pune (IN), May 2017 - LinkedIn recently released a report on workplace learning entitled "2017 Workplace Learning Report", highlighting the top trends and challenges in 2017 that L&D professionals are tackling. While the report has generated buzz in the industry, companies are increasingly faltering to find new ways and means to tackle the challenges. UpsideLMS, a highly regarded SaaS learning-management system, has once again put itself in the driver’s seat to help companies surmount the problems and emerge unscathed.

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Clarity Consultants

Tips for Working as a Virtual Consultant

Campbell, CA (USA), May 2017 - Clarity Consultants, a provider of corporate learning and development, and creative consultants, has announced insights into working effectively as a virtual consultant.

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Towards Maturity

Supporting L&D to Deliver Local Change Using Global Evidence

London (UK), May 2017 - Workstar joins the Towards Maturity Ambassador Programme to support the changing landscape in Australia. L&D professionals from a diverse range of businesses across the Asia-Pacific region are approaching learning with renewed curiosity and creativity. The latest Towards Maturity report highlights that nine out of ten L&D leaders in APAC are hungry to deliver a culture of learning that supports faster business change, engages staff, and improves performance. However, fewer than two out of ten have yet to achieve the results they seek.

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Significant Effects

Performance Nuggets - Relevant, Flexible, Rich in Variety

Saarbrücken (GER), April 2017 - What’s the use of further education if there is too much information within course units and if the bulk of what is learnt is immediately forgotten? Information that will not be quickly and practically applied in the real world will shortly fall victim to the human short-term memory.

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Towards Maturity

Keys to Increased Business Agility

London (UK), April 2017 - PurpleMedia joins Towards Maturity’s Ambassador Programme in order to help learning teams reap increased agility and engagement through the provision of evidence-based research. In today’s technology-driven environment, businesses have to become increasingly agile and tech-savvy to ensure they are engaging their learners and retaining their talent. However, whilst 80% of businesses cite digital transformation as a priority, only 35% have a "clearly defined" strategy.

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Open Integrated Factory

Three SAP Innovations at Hannover Messe 2017

Walldorf (GER), April 2017 - Machine learning, autonomous agents, and engineer-to-order processes with 3D printing will feature prominently in SAP’s Open Integrated Factory at the Hannover Messe 2017. Away from mass production to ever smaller quantities and more individualized, increasingly autonomous manufacturing — these are the aims of the Open Integrated Factory, which SAP is demonstrating in a showcase at this year’s Hannover Messe.

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Challenges

Insight on the Move to Mobile Learning

Campbell, CA (USA), April 2017 - Clarity Consultants, a provider of corporate learning and development, and creative consultants, has announced their latest whitepaper, which offers in-depth insights into the challenges of implementing a mobile-learning program in a corporate setting. These challenges include cost barriers for employees who require a mobile device; access to high-quality instructional designers; security issues, e.g. data privacy; as well as what some employees may perceive as infringement on their personal time.

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Coursera for Business

Coursera Expands in European Enterprise-Learning Market

Paris (F), March 2017 - Coursera, a global provider of online education and learning, has announced growth of its enterprise platform Coursera for Business with a new set of customers in the European market. New customers include Air France KLM, Criteo, Gemalto, Booking.com, Unicredit, and Telenor.

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