Virtual Workforce Training

Varjo Expands Worldwide Access to Industrial VR/XR

Helsinki (FI), May 2020 - Varjo™, a leader in industrial-grade VR/XR headsets, has announced the launch of sales and direct shipping to key markets in the Asia Pacific region, including Singapore, Israel, South Korea, Australia, and New Zealand. In order to better meet industry demand and the needs of current customers, Varjo's portfolio of VR/XR headsets is available immediately in these new countries for enterprise users.

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CommLab India

Maximizing Impact in the Virtual Classroom

Hyderabad (IN), May 2020 - Organizations across the globe are struggling to cope with the challenges that the COVID-19 pandemic has thrown up. Classroom training is no longer an option for employee training, with both the trainers and employees working from home. Classroom instructors are now faced with the seemingly impossible task of making the transition to the virtual space.

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Support Bundle

Emerald Works Launches "Road to Resilience"

London (UK), May 2020 - Emerald Works has revealed new evidence-driven support to learning leaders with its Road to Resilience campaign. The support package for learning leaders helps them build personal resilience and lead resilience initiatives across their organisation.

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For Healthcare Workers

Docebo to Offer Virtual Learning Platform Heart & Stroke

Toronto (CA), May 2020 - To meet the new reality of public health measures, including physical distancing, Docebo has donated nine months of free use of their leading AI-powered online learning platform to Heart & Stroke. This will allow the health charity to continue to deliver critical training during the COVID-19 pandemic in a safe manner.

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International Federation of Robotics

Post-COVID-19 Economy - "Robots Create Jobs"

Frankfurt (GER), May 2020 - Companies around the world are increasing their use of industrial robots: Within five years, the global operational stock rose by about 65 percent to 2.4 million units (2013-2018). For the same period of time, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported a positive impact on the job market: Employment in the automotive industry - the largest adopter of robots - increased by 22%, from 824,400 to 1,005,000 jobs (2013-2018).

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Kaspersky and Area9 Lyceum

Free Course "Stay Safe, Stay Secure"

Copenhagen (DK), May 2020 - Kaspersky, a global cybersecurity vendor that protects over 400 million users worldwide, has partnered with Area9 Lyceum on Rhapsode™, the world’s first four-dimensional adaptive learning platform, to bring you a free thirty-minute adaptive learning course called "Stay Safe, Stay Secure".

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Software Advice

Kallidus Learn Named FrontRunner for LMS Software

Cirencester (UK), May 2020 - An industry leading learning and talent management provider, Kallidus, has announced that Kallidus Learn has been named a FrontRunner for LMS software by Software Advice, a Gartner company. FrontRunners is designed to help businesses evaluate the right software products for their needs.

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Partnership

Two Leading eLearning Companies Join Forces

London (UK), May 2020 - Two of the UK’s longest-standing eLearning companies, Learning Nexus and Traineasy, have embarked on a partnership that will enable both organisations to provide a wider range of services. The partnership will see Learning Nexus offering Traineasy’s LMS-X platform and Traineasy offering Learning Nexus’s comprehensive catalogue of eLearning content.

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Discussion on Demand

COVID-19 Has Changed Corporate Learning Forever

Steve DineenLondon (UK), May 2020 - Fuse Universal has seen so much positivity from their customers over the last few months, when many of their worlds have been turned upside down. Fuse CEO & Chief Storyteller, Steve Dineen, wanted to capture some of the incredible ways their customers are transforming their L&D.

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Curated Content

Learning and Performance Institute Launches LPiLEARN

London (UK), May 2020 - A global body for workplace learning, the Learning and Performance Institute (LPI), has announced the launch of LPiLEARN, an online platform to help L&D organisations and professionals rapidly gain essential skills. Built on technology provided by aNewSpring and using the LPI Capability Map as its foundation, LPiLEARN aims to be the go-to resource for learning professionals who need quick, actionable guidance and skill building, all within one online platform.

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Trends Identified

Cornerstone Reports Significant Increase in Online Learning

Santa Monica, Ca (USA), April 2020 - Cornerstone OnDemand, Inc., a global leader in people development solutions, has announced that the Cornerstone Institute for People Development has identified trends suggesting the demand for online learning has increased exponentially over the past few weeks as individuals and businesses adapt to a new way of working.

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