Engage in Learning

What to Look For in an eLearning Supplier

Gloucester (UK), October 2018 - The latest post on the Engage in Learning Blog offers advice - in the shape of ten criteria - on what buyers should be looking for in an eLearning supplier. Written by the internationally known online learning technologies writer and commentator Bob Little, this new blog post published by the UK-based eLearning producer and supplier says that any eLearning supplier should offer.

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Brand New Research

How to Build and Change Habits in the Workplace

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London (UK), October 2018 – Brand new research from Towards Maturity, supported by ambassadors Cognician, provides a guide to help L&D professionals build and create habits in their organisation as a means to shape behaviour change and create a real business impact. Top Performing Organisations are three times more likely than average to have the fundamental attributes required to change behaviour and produce habits in the workplace. The ability to change behaviour through habit creation is crucial to becoming a top performing organisation, particularly as learners have the skills to build new capabilites quickly and "unbuild" old behaviours that are no longer relevant. How do you actually create habits in the workplace?

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OnCourse Learning

Bertelsmann Strengthens Education Business

Gütersloh (GER) / Brookfield, WI (USA), September 2018 - Bertelsmann continues the expansion of its strategic growth area of education: The international media, services, and education group is acquiring the U.S. online education provider OnCourse Learning from the private equity company CIP Capital for an amount in the mid-nine-digit euro range.

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Key People

Africa's Movers and Shakers in Corporate Online Learning 2018

Rapelang RabanaLondon (UK), September 2018 - A list of the one hundred most influential people in online learning in Africa has been published, with tech entrepreneur Rapelang Rabana, Chief Digital Officer of the South African learning technologies company Rekindle Learning, listed top.

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Towards Maturity

Research into Leadership Development

London (UK), September 2018 - L&D is in the midst of a rapid transformation driven by fundamental changes in work, the workforce, and the workplace. In this fast-changing environment, how can we embed successful leadership development to future-proof our organisations and gain a competitive advantage?

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Never Give Up

Nimble eLearning - Staying Agile

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Gloucestershire (UK), July 2018 - Businesses must remain agile if they are to succeed. Steve Jobs defined this concept in his "5 Nevers”": Never give up. Never pretend. Never stand still. Never cling to the past. Never stop dreaming. Nimble follows a similar philosophy, which is reflected in the recent expansion of its teams.

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Health Check

Is Your L&D Strategy Fit for the Future?

Health CheckLondon (UK), June 2018 - Learning and development professionals around the globe are invited to assess the status of their strategies in the face of future challenges by using the new Towards Maturity Health Check™, launched at the Learning and Technologies Summer Forum in London.

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Workplace Harassment

DuPont Sustainable Solutions Launches New Training Programs

Virginia Beach, VA (USA), June 2018 - DuPont Sustainable Solutions has released two new human resources training programs, Sexual Harassment: The Untold Story and It's About Respect II, that alert employees to the different kinds of harassment and help employers promote a culture of respect in the workplace.

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VR Learning

Training Employees Using Virtual Worlds

Jennifer FritzDaniel SotzkoSaarbrücken (GER), June 2018 – (by Jennifer Fritz and Daniel Sotzko, IMC AG) The simulation of the reactor appears deceptively real through the glasses. Four young technicians are training simultaneously for an emergency situation. A serious incident is being simulated in which failures occur in individual machines, a situation that, even when simulated, results in high levels of stress for the participants. Each movement made by a training participant must be exact, as their movements in the room are tracked by sensors and transferred into the virtual world.

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GDPR

Skillcast Launches New Compliance Tools

London (UK), May 2018 - As businesses begin to come to terms with the launch of the GDPR, their compliance journey is only beginning. The culture change required to protect personal data and respect individual rights demands more time and effort. To help businesses on this compliance journey, Skillcast has launched two new tools to conduct internal compliance audits and to provide just-in-time support to their employees. 

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GlobalData

The Internet of Things Is Driven by Networks, not Devices

London (UK), April 2018 - At the recent Mobile World Congress, networking giant Cisco rolled out a new networking and device management platform for Internet of Things (IoT) practitioners that promises to enable the creation of extremely large-scale deployments without breaking the bank.

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SD-WAN for Office 365

Better Collaboration between Users in Europe and Asia-Pacific

Alan Crawford, CIO for City & Guilds GroupLondon (UK), April 2018 – Aryaka®, a global SD-WAN provider, has announced its SD-WAN technology has enabled City & Guilds Group, a worldwide leader in workplace skills, eLearning, and executive coaching, to achieve faster Office 365 application response times, leading to an increase in productivity and better collaboration between users in Europe and Asia-Pacific.

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Innovations in AI

Speexx selected for Microsoft ScaleUp Program

Munich (GER), April 2018 - Online language skills training and testing company Speexx has announced that it has been selected by Microsoft for its prestigious ScaleUp program. This program is designed to accelerate go-to-market and tech development of ten top-growth stage software companies through direct engagement with Microsoft resources and personnel. The program will combine Microsoft enterprise solutions and Speexx’s leading corporate online training, testing, and performance support service.

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