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Adobe, SumTotal & Brainier Win

Adobe, SumTotal & Brainier Win

The Best of Elearning! Awards Ceremony recognized best-in-class solutions at the Government LearnTech Symposium in D.C. Adobe led the pack with four honors: Adobe Connect Winner of Best Virtual Classroom , Adobe Captivate and Adobe Captivate Prime Award of Excellence in Best of E-learning Development and LMS, Cloud. Adobe Connect was also inducted in the Best of Elearning! Hall of Fame for continuous innovation. SumTotal Systems picked up the winner’s trophy for  Best LMS- Enterprise.…
Open AR Community Launched

Open AR Community Launched

The global AR market is projected to reach $209.2 billion by 2022 according to Statista. As augmented reality apps and hardware continue to evolve, they still largely deliver solitary experiences that exist in isolation. Now a new industry group plans to develop an AR cloud in the hopes of linking all of these games and services into a shared platform that creates a singular augmented view of the entire world. The Open AR Cloud Organization…
Fosway Ranks HCM Cloud Solutions

Fosway Ranks HCM Cloud Solutions

The Fosway 9-Grids assists HR leaders in making informed decisions around their solution choices. It compares solutions based on their Performance, Potential, Market Presence, Total Cost of Ownership and Future Trajectory. Workday and Cornerstone were ranked highly in the grid, were also named 2018 Best of Elearning! honorees.
Demand for Data Degrees Spike

Demand for Data Degrees Spike

In 2004, UC Berkeley had 300 data science graduates. This semester, the number of students spiked to 1,000 causing the university to add the new undergraduate degree to the School of Science and Letters. The degree is the first to be added in 16 years. “No program has grown this fast at Berkeley,” said David Culler, interim dean of the Division of Data Sciences, which was established in December. Other UC campuses are scrambling to add the…
Top Business Challenges

Top Business Challenges

Linking process improvements to business strategy is the top challenge for senior leaders in the year ahead according to PEX 2018 Report. Sustaining change (30%), ensuring customer focus (22%), overcoming short term focus (22%), and deploying new technologies (21%) round out the top 5 challenges. Skill shortage (10%), lack of alignment between business and departments (12%) and maintaining executive buy-in (16%) completed the list of concerns. To view complete report,  Visit: https://register.processexcellencenetwork.com/pex-annualreport-2018-email-only/ Source: PEX 2018 Report 
Elearning! Magazine Hosts Best of Elearning! Awards at Government Learning Technology Symposium

Elearning! Magazine Hosts Best of Elearning! Awards at Government Learning Technology Symposium

Conference Features Technology & Design, Gamification, Brain Science Sessions Elearning! Media Group, publishers of Elearning! and Government Elearning! magazines, announced today the 2018 Best of Elearning! Award Ceremony will be hosted at Federal Government Distance Learning Association’s (FDGLA) Government Learning Technology on November 29th at 3:30 PM in Room 203 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Washington D.C. “We are thrilled to bring the Best of Elearning! Awards to GLTS, reports Catherine Upton, Group…
CloserStill Media Acquires eLearning Guild

CloserStill Media Acquires eLearning Guild

CLOSERSTILL MEDIA, the London-based exhibition and conference organizer, has acquired a majority stake in Focuszone Media, Inc., operating as The eLearning Guild, for an undisclosed sum.   The eLearning Guild has a 40,000+ membership community of learning and development professionals in the United States and around the world. The Guild operates conferences including DevLearn (Las Vegas, Nevada), Learning Solutions (Orlando, Florida), and Realities 360 (San Jose, California.) CloserStill runs the world’s leading workplace learning event brand, Learning Technologies, with three market leading annual events in…
The Best of Elearning! 2018 Finalists Revealed

The Best of Elearning! 2018 Finalists Revealed

  Elearning! Media Group, the industry voice of the enterprise learning and workforce technology market, announced today the Best of Elearning! Awards 2018 Finalists. Learning and talent professionals from both the private and public sector cast thousands of nominations for the best-in-class solutions across 23 product categories. Winners of each category will be revealed in Elearning! Magazine in November and honored the Best of Elearning! session at Government Learning Technology Symposium on November 29th at…
Skills Gap to Grow in Tech Era

Skills Gap to Grow in Tech Era

Most of the new hires are not well prepared to perform at a high level in a professional environment, primarily because of insufficient skills, cites a study conducted by Bloom-berg and Workday. The absence of aligned collaboration between academia and business are impeding efforts to effectively prepare students for employment and to reskill existing workers. Findings include: >> Opportunity for Greater Collaboration: Only 30 percent of corporations and 39 percent of educators say they are…
LearnTech Investment Drivers

LearnTech Investment Drivers

Seventy percent of learning leaders cite Employee Engagement as the top business driver for learning platform investment, according to the 2018 Learning & Talent Platforms Study conducted by Elearning! Magazine. Engagement has topped the list three years in a row. Personalize Learning was cited by 49% of respondents; the largest shift seen given only 0.4% cited this four years ago. Improve Leadership Skills (46%), Drive Sales and  Profits (40%) and Increase Employee Collaboration round out…