Behind the Magic

Disney Institute Launches New Online Courses

Lake Buena Vista, FL (USA), January 2021 - Disney Institute has re-imagined its offerings, unveiling a full lineup of new online courses for business professionals. Led by Disney Institute facilitators and featuring special presentations by Disney theme park and resort leaders, new on-demand courses start at $49 per person, and new online live courses start at $499 per person. All courses are available to business professionals in the United States and most Canadian provinces.

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Compliance

HSI Acquires eLearning Provider ej4

Frisco, Texas (USA), January 2021 - HSI, a leader in environmental health and safety (EHS) and workforce development software, training, and compliance solutions, recently announced its acquisition of leading eLearning provider ej4.

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Recognition and Reward

Focusing on Improving the Employee Experience

Mooresville, NC (USA), January 2021 - Engage2Excel Group, a leader in innovative recruitment, recognition, and engagement solutions, is pleased to announce its continued commitment to helping organizations deliver engaging experiences throughout the talent lifecycle with the release of its latest version of CXS Recognize. Engage2Excel Group created CXS Recognize to enable organizations to easily and effectively recognize and reward employees for key milestones, performance, and social behaviors on a single platform.

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Fraunhofer Institute

"6G Is Coming to Make Good on the Promises of 5G"

Dr. Ivan NdipBerlin (GER), January 2021 - A new era of mobile communication is about to begin: the transmission of a whole terabit of data, one thousand gigabits, per second. Dr. Ivan Ndip, specialist for antenna and high-frequency systems at the Fraunhofer Institute for Reliability and Microintegration IZM in Berlin speaks about current progress with 6G and its many possible applications.

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People Operations Platform

Kallidus Acquires Sapling

Cirencester (UK), January 2021 - Kallidus, one of the UK's fastest-growing software companies providing talent management software and digital learning, recently announced its acquisition of Sapling, a leading people operations platform. The acquisition transforms Kallidus, which is backed by Apse Capital, a European private equity firm that specialises in investing in tech-enabled B2B companies, into a full-suite of human capital management (HCM) software and digital learning provider, offering businesses solutions across the entire employee lifecycle.

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Digital Transformation

Omniplex Secures Investment from LDC to Accelerate Growth

Harpenden (UK), January 2021 - Global eLearning solutions provider Omniplex has secured investment from mid-market private equity investor LDC, as it targets further expansion to support the digital transformation of L&D within organisations across the UK.

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An Hour to Skill

Virtual College Joins Government to Help Boost Nation’s Skills

Hannah BrindleIlkley (UK), January 2021 - Virtual College is delighted to be part of the "An Hour to Skill" campaign, alongside companies and other educational institutions. These include Amazon Web Services, FutureLearn, Cisco, Lloyds Bank, LinkedIn Learning, Microsoft, The Open University, and many more.

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Holistic Service

eCom Adds Consultancy Services to Expand Its Client Offering

Wendy EdieDunfermline (SCT), January 2021 - As part of its strategic move to supply overarching learning and development (L&D) solutions to its clients around the world, the digital learning and assessment specialist, eCom, is developing its consultancy offering. Wendy Edie, eCom's Managing Director, explained, "eCom originally focused on developing and providing innovative learning products and services. Now that we've reached our 25th year and have built an international reputation for dependability and reliability, we're not just broadening our digital L&D product offering. We're also developing the resources to provide clients with a complete solutions-based approach."

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Content Curation

Learning Pool's Stream LXP Integrates With Anders Pink

London (UK), December 2020 - Launched in 2017, Anders Pink is an award-winning content curation tool that enables learners, teams, and organisations to stay up to date and continuously learn about any given topic. Over one million learners and the world's leading learning providers and businesses save time, stay smart, and power continuous learning in the flow of work with Anders Pink.

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Nursing Education Program

Rhonda Lawes, Ph.D. (c) joins Lecturio as Director

Rhonda Lawes Ph.D.Leipzig (GER), December 2020 - Lecturio welcomes Rhonda Lawes Ph.D. (c), RN as Director of Nursing Education Programs. In her role, Professor Lawes will act as a link between the educators, students, and product developers guiding future content development and delivery.

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Collaborative Workflow

CrossKnowledge and Elucidat Announce Global Partnership

London (UK), December 2020 - CrossKnowledge, a leader in high impact digital learning solutions and Elucidat, an award-winning eLearning authoring platform for big employers, recently announced a new partnership to help clients speed and scale up the delivery of personalized and engaging training for large enterprises through eLearning.

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eThink Education

Open LMS Expands Global Moodle Offering with Acquisition

Indianapolis, IN (USA), December 2020 - Learning Technologies Group plc (LTG) has announced the acquisition of eThink Education, one of the largest Moodle providers in the world and a Platinum Totara Partner. With this addition, Open LMS, a subsidiary of LTG, will bolster its credentials in the high-growth Moodle market and expand its presence in North America by joining the largest commercial provider of the Moodle open source Learning Management System (LMS).

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Remote Working Platform

A Unique Working Home Professional Development Solution

Chelmsford (UK), December 2020 - Barefoot eLearning and Imagine Performance have announced their collaboration in the creation of a complete package of resources to help those working from home. The Barefoot suite of CPD accredited online courses and Imagine Performance's Perform™ Remote Working platform enable a learner to become fully prepared for remote working and track the implementation of their learning in their workplace, wherever that might be.

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