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    • Economic pressures hit digital learning market

      Learning News |

      Budgets down, lengthening buying decisions, higher justification bar; economic pressures are having ‘significant impact’ on the sector; Interview with Myles Runham, Senior Analyst, Fosway.

    • Learning Technologies 2024 Preview

      Learning News | London |

      Conference Chair, Donald H Taylor, along market analyst David Wilson from Fosway and three of the show's exhibitors, Nuz Saeed, Omniplex Learning, Andy Costello, Kineo and Hannah Quinton, GuyKat, look ahead to Learning Technologies 2024.

    • Accenture to acquire Udacity

      Learning News |

      Global professional services business, Accenture, has announced it is purchasing the digital education business, Udacity, for an undisclosed sum and investing $1 billion over three years to meet clients’ training needs.

    • Thrive appoints Head of AI

      Learning News | Thrive |

      Niloufar Zarin to lead the development of AI across the LMS vendor and its product roadmap.

    • Learning systems market 2024

      Learning News | Fosway |

      Annual report into the learning systems market and vendor positioning published by Fosway; interview with market analyst, Fiona Leteney.

    • LMS market over $50 billion by 2028

      Learning News |

      The market for Learning Management Systems will grow to $51.9 billion over the next four years, according to a new report.

    • XR design skills lab opens in London

      Learning News | London |

      City University of London and ARuVR have created an extended reality design skills lab in the heart of London: Enhances undergraduate programmes and courses to develop XR project designers in industry.

    • Skills Crisis: Talent management shortcomings

      Learning News | Spotted Zebra |

      Two-thirds of organisations are struggling to find the skills they need; half of HR leaders anticipate advancements in technology and AI will further disrupt skills requirements.

    • Traliant acquires Kantola Training Solutions

      Learning News | New York, NY |

      Traliant has announced the acquisition of Kantola Training Solutions, a provider of harassment prevention and DEI training and HR compliance, for over 15,000 organizations, including Subaru, FedEx and Hyundai.

    • UK companies struggling with transparency

      Learning News |

      UK's top companies are failing to meet stakeholder demands for transparency on their websites in investor relations, careers and ESG; but L&D performed better.

    • Leading L&D through AI

      Learning News | LPI |

      The LPI's Chief AI Strategist, Jon Fletcher, discusses Learning and Development’s AI priorities.

    • Kineo: learning content and AI

      Learning News | Kineo |

      Interview with Kineo's new learning content product manager, Anthony Muller, on the challenge facing its content development teams.

    • £2.5 billion for UK AI

      Learning News |

      Microsoft is to invest £2.5 billion in the UK over three years in AI infrastructure and skills; Chancellor welcomes investment in future growth and innovation.

    • A Brave New World, London 2023

      Learning News | Omniplex Learning |

      Omniplex Learning's customer conference: a journey into the future of L&D.

    • Jo Cook to lead TJ

      Learning News | Training Journal |

      Training Journal, the longest-standing learning publication, at 58 years, has appointed Jo Cook as Editor.

    • Connect 2023: The Debates

      Learning News | London |

      Four debates took place at Learning Network Connect 2023: Artificial Intelligence, Sustainability, Accessibility and Immersive Technologies.

    • Erba to step down as CEO at Docebo

      Learning News | Docebo |

      Docebo has announced it is to appoint a new CEO after its founder, Claudio Erba, steps away and takes up the role of Chief Innovation Officer; Alessio Artuffo appointed Interim Chief Executive Officer. The company also announced it is to repurchase for cancellation up to $100 Million of its outstanding common shares.

    • Talent solutions market report

      Learning News | Fosway |

      High-performing cultures: What part do talent platforms play? Interview with David Perring, Fosway, on the 2023 Talent & People Success market report and 9-Grid.

    • L&D’s shift to business partner

      Learning News | Mind Tools for Business |

      How L&D strategically aligns with business and the behaviours of high-performing teams; interview with Anna Barnett on Mind Tools’ annual L&D Benchmark Report.

    • Video avatars in learning

      Learning News | Colossyan |

      Interview with David Gillham from the digital video authoring application, Colossyan.

    • Cloud HR market 2023

      Learning News | Fosway |

      HR vendors showing resistance to economic situation; HR suites countering disruption from specialists; vendors quick to introduce AI, corporates less so; interview with Sven Elbert, Fosway.

    • HR tech firm Spotted Zebra raises £7.7m

      Learning News | Spotted Zebra |

      The funding will support the company's plan to scale its platform to different markets, hire new talent and expand its product suite.

    • AI Conversations: Critical feedback for employees

      Learning News | Mind Tools and Learning Pool |

      Mind Tools and Learning Pool join Learning News to discuss their content and AI collaboration, "AI Conversations", to help managers with difficult conversations.

    • Revolutionizing the Future of HR: HR Summit Unveils Cutting-edge Strategies and Trends

      Learning News | Gold Coast, Australia |

      The HR Summit aims to foster innovative thinking, share inspiring ideas, and promote community connections. The continuing mission is to curate an engaging programme featuring visionary keynote presentations, real-life case studies and interactive forums delivered by compelling speakers and expert moderators. To achieve this vision, the collaborators are chosen with great precision - seeking professionals who have deep expertise and hands-on experience, and can present cutting-edge insights that spark conversation.

    • Talent Health Index 2023

      Learning News | Cornerstone |

      Cornerstone report reveals UK employers are not meeting skills development needs; Interview with Mike Bollinger.

    • New release from Vyond unlocks limitless possibilities for video creation

      Learning News | Vyond |

      Vyond today announced the new release of its award-winning video creation platform. This release brings the power of generative AI inside Vyond, in existing workflows, where and when it is needed the most. Now, any video element imaginable is available at the click of a button.

    • Extended reality training

      Learning News | ARuVR |

      XR design lab to open in London at City University and projects with Five Guys and Neom.

    • Change for Thrive: from bold to refined

      Learning News | Thrive |

      Thrive has announced new investment, all-new product development and a whole new brand. Mark Ward joins Learning News to discuss the company’s new direction.

    • 21st HR Summit and Expo; Dubai, October 23 to 27

      Learning News | Informa Connect |

      This October HRSE is poised to deliver its most comprehensive and engaging experience to date, spanning an exhilarating five-day schedule, with a masterclass, two conference and exhibition days, an awards ceremony and two days of dedicated certified workshops on key HR themes focused on the future of work.

    • Healthcare to lead gen AI and VR in L&D

      Learning News |

      Learning and development professionals employed in the healthcare sector say possibilities are endless for generative artificial intelligence and VR tools.

    • Learning in the flow of work: 5app’s project with Greystar

      Learning News | 5app |

      Steve Thompson, former Senior Director of Learning and Talent at Greystar and recently appointed Chief Learning Officer at 5app, joins Learning News to discuss Greystar’s award-winning learning academies.

    • AI animation videos: Vyond Go

      Learning News | Vyond Go |

      Interview with Gary Lipkowitz, Vyond and Leena Randhawa, Omniplex Learning.

    • Connect 2023 Preview

      Learning News |

      Tom McDowall shares what's in store at Connect 2023, London 17 November.

    • IT training 2023

      Learning News | Lumify |

      Jon Lang and Gary Duffield from Lumify join Learning News to discuss IT training: the market, skills and business challenges.

    • Sustainability marketing skills gap: interview with CIM

      Learning News | Chartered Institute of Marketing |

      The Chartered Institute of Marketing launches new courses to help business to communicate green credentials. Maggie Jones, Associate Director of Qualifications and Partnerships, at the Chartered Institute of Marketing, joins Learning News.

    • KWC Global launches bold rebrand at Learning Live

      Learning News | Learning Live, London |

      KWC Global - formerly Kissing With Confidence launched its new name, logo, and rebrand at Learning Live on 14th September. Having recently moved from purely in-person training to a hybrid approach, the new brand and name represents its new global approach.

    • Selling to the C-suite

      Learning News | Imparta; Institute of Sales Professionals |

      New programme from Imparta to prepare sales teams for greater involvement with senior managers.

    • B Corp: changing business

      Learning News | Learning Pool |

      Learning Pool is now a B Corp, accountable for its environmental and social performance. Ben Betts joins Learning News to talk about Learning Pool’s B Corp experience.

    • What's changed in L&D in two decades?

      Learning News | Mind Tools for Business |

      Learning and Development in organizations: Reflecting on 20 years of research - interview with Anna Barnett and Nahdia Khan, Mind Tools for Business.

    • PageTiger offers Official CPD Certified Training Course

      Learning News | PageTiger |

      PageTiger’s training course ‘TigerClass Live’ is now officially certified by the CPD (Continuing Professional Development) Certification Service in the UK, giving its customers an opportunity to earn hours towards their CPD Qualification.

    • Best Workplaces for Women

      Learning News | Learning Pool |

      What makes a great workplace? Louise McElvaney talks about Learning Pool's award for Best Workplaces for Women.

    • How learning practitioners are responding to the changing world of work

      Learning News |

      CIPD’s Learning at Work 2023 report - interview with Laura Overton and Andy Lancaster: Addressing skills is the number one priority for L&D practitioners in 2023; L&D is under pressure and its workload is widening; Collaborative applications saw the highest area of learning tech growth; Large increase in those focused on performance, but more to do; Two-thirds of L&D practitioners say they have a meaningful career.

    • PageTiger Awarded Most Recommended and Best Customer Service

      Learning News | PageTiger |

      PageTiger has been recognised with two accolades as an impactful software provider for businesses, receiving the 2023 awards for Most Recommended provider and Best Customer Support from Software Advice.

    • Rosetta Stone adds AI-powered assessments to its language solutions

      Learning News | Rosetta Stone for Enterprise, San Mateo, CA. USA |

      Rosetta Stone's new AI-powered language assessments deepen the company's line of language learning solutions. The patented assessments provide precise scores aligned to recognized global language standards, heightening an organization’s ability to identify and hire top multilingual talent, empowering global expansion and improving customer satisfaction scores.

    • Docebo reports Q2 financial results

      Learning News |

      Docebo's revenues continue to rise, up 25% to $43 million for 2023 Q2, yet with a net loss of $5.7 million, down from a profit of $2.1 million on the same period last year.

    • LMS365 acquires Weekly10

      Learning News |

      UK-based performance and engagement management company purchased to prioritise the needs of individual learners.

    • NEBOSH is back for the 2023 LEARNING LIVE

      Learning News | NEBOSH, Leicester, UK |

      NEBOSH is heading to the 2023 LEARNING LIVE Event in London. Participants will find out how NEBOSH can help organisations with health, safety, environmental, risk and wellbeing needs through a range of qualifications and its latest corporate service offerings, including NEBOSH Endorsed.

    • Rethinking behaviour change in cyber-security

      Learning News | Sponge, The Unforgettable Learning Podcast |

      How the Lego group is rethinking behaviour change and human-centred cyber-security, with Ceri Jones from Lego group and Kate Pasterfield, host of The Unforgettable Learning Podcast.

    • ATD Middle East Conference Abu Dhabi next week

      Learning News | Abu Dhabi |

      The Association for Talent Development is hosting the ATD Middle East Conference, a prestigious learning and talent development event; Abu Dhabi, 13-14 June.

    • GP Strategies and LEO coming together

      Learning News | GP Strategies, Learning Technologies 2023 |

      Interview with Matt Donovan, GP Strategies, at Learning Technologies 2023.

    • Digital learning market trends

      Learning News | Fosway, Learning Technologies 2023 |

      Myles Runham at Learning technologies 2023 on digital learning market trends and generative AI in learning.

    • Solving content chaos

      Learning News | Filtered, Learning Technologies 2023 |

      Chris Littlewood explains Filtered’s position in the market and how it helps learning teams to manage content.

    • Showing value

      Learning News | Donald H Taylor, Learning Technologies 2023 |

      Donald H Taylor reflects on two days at Learning Technologies 2023 with Rob Clarke of Learning News.

    • Digital learning services

      Learning News | GuyKat, Learning Technologies 2023 |

      Guy McEvoy, CEO of GuyKat, talks to Learning News at Learning Technologies 2023.

    • Easy elearning authoring

      Learning News | iSpring, Learning Technologies 2023 |

      Marjolein Koggel with Learning News at Learning Technologies 2023.

    • Netex launches Learning Cloud 6

      Learning News | Netex, Learning Technologies 2023 |

      Netex's Nicole Horsman with Learning News at Learning Technologies 2023.

    • AI elearning generator

      Learning News | Open eLMS, Learning Technologies 2023 |

      Open eLMS showcased its elearning generator tool which uses artificial intelligence to quickly create elearning courses.

    • You don’t need an LMS

      Learning News | Rise Up, Learning Technologies 2023 |

      Camilia Miccolis from Rise Up with Learning News at Learning Technologies 2023.

    • Solutions for complex enterprises

      Learning News | Schoox, Learning Technologies 2023 |

      Interview with Lefteris Ntouanoglou, CEO & President, Schoox, at Learning Technologies 2023.

    • New people development platform from Speexx

      Learning News | Speexx, Learning Technologies 2023 |

      Armin Hopp presents Speexx’ new platform at Learning Technologies 2023: combining language and business coaching.

    • Unforgettable learning

      Learning News | Sponge, Learning Technologies 2023 |

      Olivia Haywood from Sponge explains how Sponge's new brand unites four recently acquired businesses while retaining Sponge's DNA.

    • Think Learning: Totara services

      Learning News | Think Learning, Learning Technologies 2023 |

      Think Learning’s Matt Mundey joins Learning News at Learning Technologies 2023.

    • THRIVE Compliance Club

      Learning News | THRIVE, Learning Technologies 2023 |

      THRIVE unveils new compliance offering at Learning Technologies 2023.

    • Totara: Learning outcomes

      Learning News | Totara, Learning Technologies 2023 |

      Totara's Lars Hyland joins Learning News at Learning Technologies 2023.

    • CLO100 and THRIVE partnership

      Learning News | CLO100 and THRIVE, Learning Technologies 2023 |

      THRIVE is to provide digital content and support for the CLO100 programme.

    • Up-skilling and internal mobility

      Learning News | Learning Pool, Learning Technologies 2023 |

      Learning News with Learning Pool’s Kevin Keating and Anna Lloyd at Learning Technologies 2023.

    • Measuring impact

      Learning News | Kevin M. Yates, Learning Technologies 2023 |

      The L&D Detective, Kevin M. Yates, with Rob Clarke from Learning News at Learning Technologies 2023.

    • Community and support for learning professionals

      Learning News | The Learning Network, Learning Technologies 2023 |

      Tom McDowall from The Learning Network talks to Learning News about the community interest company and the support it provides to people working in the learning industry.

    • Omniplex Learning: A complete solution

      Learning News | Omniplex Learning, Learning Technologies 2023 |

      Patrick Jocelyn, CEO, Omniplex Learning with Rob Clarke of Learning News at Learning Technologies 2023.

    • Empowering L&D

      Learning News | Mind Tools, Learning Technologies 2023 |

      Nahdia Khan, Mind Tools, explains how its new collaborations are giving buyers valuable opportunities to experiment with new technologies and approaches.

    • Extended reality learning

      Learning News | ARuVR, Learning Technologies 2023 |

      Frank Furnari, CEO of ARuVR and Louise Greenhoff, Group Head of Learning and Delivery at The AA, talk about virtual reality in learning.

    • Intelligent skill development

      Learning News | Bridge, Learning Technologies 2023 |

      Jeff Fissel from LTG chats to Rob Clarke at Learning News about Bridge, LTG’s learning and skills platform which now includes the gomo authoring and Instilled LXP products.

    • Access Accelerate launches

      Learning News | Access, Learning Technologies 2023 |

      Access Accelerate brings together Access Learning and Access Employee Performance into a single learning solution.

    • Kineo Analytics launches

      Learning News | Kineo, Learning Technologies 2023 |

      Andy Costello explains Kineo’s new analytics service and why it is included with every content project.

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