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IBM Splits Into 2 Companies

IBM Splits Into 2 Companies

IBM  announced a strategic plan to tackle the $1 trillion hybrid cloud opportunity by separating the managed infrastructure services unit from its Global Technology Services division. It will become a new public company, a spinoff that for now IBM is calling “NewCo.” “IBM is laser-focused on the $1 trillion hybrid cloud opportunity,” said Arvind Krishna, CEO of IBM. “Client buying needs for application and infrastructure services are diverging, while adoption of our hybrid cloud platform is accelerating.…
National Distance Learning Week Slated for November 9-13, 2020

National Distance Learning Week Slated for November 9-13, 2020

National Distance Learning Week (NDLW) generates greater awareness and appreciation for distance learning, including K-12, Higher Education, Corporate and Military, while recognizing leaders and best practices in the field. Produced by the U.S. Distance Learning Association, the week-long live online program caters to professionals engaged in the day-to-day practice of distance learning (schools, colleges, corporations, military) and individuals and organizations providing products and services being distributed via online, video conferencing and satellite technologies. Learn more…
CSU Chico and UCLA Use AI Tech for Student Learning

CSU Chico and UCLA Use AI Tech for Student Learning

California State University (CSU), Chico is deploying Otter for Education, distance learning platform leveraging Zoom-like conferencing, to its entire teaching faculty for the upcoming Fall semester. Faculty members using Otter for Education will capture and share lecture notes in real-time with their students.  “Learning at CSU is evolving quickly due to the current environment. With this full rollout of Otter’s technology, our faculty can now capture and share lecture notes in real-time with their students,” said…
16th Annual Best of Elearning! Voting Now Open

16th Annual Best of Elearning! Voting Now Open

Elearning! Magazine, the industry voice of the enterprise learning and workforce technology market, announced today the Best of Elearning! Awards 2020 voting opened August 1st, 2020 at: https://cu2co.com/bestofelballot Learning professionals from both the private and public sector are invited to nominate their best-in-class solution provider for consideration across 25 different categories for 2020.  Winners of each category will be revealed in Best of Elearning! Showcase, online at 2elearning.com and across social media channels. In its…
2020 Learning! 100 Award Finalists Revealed

2020 Learning! 100 Award Finalists Revealed

– 25 Global Organizations Honored for High Performance in Learning and Development The 10th Annual Learning! 100 Award Committee is honored to announce 25 elite learning organizations as 2020 finalists. The Learning! 100 Award recognizes the world’s top global learning organizations for innovation, collaboration, and learning culture that drives organizational performance.  Past honorees include Amazon, AT&T, U.S. Air Force, NASCAR, American Red Cross and others. The final rankings will be announced this summer at the…
Free Resources in the Covid-19 Era from Elearning! Magazine

Free Resources in the Covid-19 Era from Elearning! Magazine

Many e-learning solutions providers have responded to COVID-19 challenges with free resources for enterprise learning, educational resources for homeschooling and binge reading for at home workers. Elearning! Magazine will post these offers weekly for your learning pleasure. Award-winning EJ4 hosts enterprise learning via micro and video learning. They recently announced their Covid-19 Online Video Training which is SCORM/AICC Compliant is available for free for a limited time. Learn more HERE. Struggling to deploy online learning…
SILVER LININGS Our Response To COVID-19 Matters

SILVER LININGS Our Response To COVID-19 Matters

By Donna Rice Hughes, President of Enough Is Enough Make the Best of a Challenging Situation with Kindness, Gratitude, and Optimism There’s no question that these coming days, weeks, and maybe even months are going to present new challenges with COVID-19, but with these new challenges come new opportunities. Our response to these trying times can make all the difference. Look for the silver linings.   When we look back on this journey in the…
Cornerstone Acquires Saba

Cornerstone Acquires Saba

Cornerstone OnDemand, Inc., apeople development solutions provider, announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Saba, a global talent experience solutions supplier, Saba has over twenty years of industry experience developing, delivering, and supporting learning, performance, and recruiting product solutions. The cash and stock transaction is valued at approximately $1.395 billion and has been unanimously approved by the boards of directors of both companies. The transaction is expected to close in the second quarter…
Learning Technologies Group to Acquire Blackboard’s Open LMS for $31.7 Million

Learning Technologies Group to Acquire Blackboard’s Open LMS for $31.7 Million

Learning Technologies Group plc (LTG), a player in the workplace learning and talent industry, has entered into an agreement to acquire all intellectual property and assets relating to Blackboard’s Open LMS platform for $31.7 million (less some customary purchase price adjustments). Following completion of the transaction in approximately four weeks, Open LMS will be invested in as a standalone brand within LTG’s portfolio of best-in-class businesses.  The addition of Open LMS offers significant synergies across…
Elearning! Media Group Wins Five Honors for Publishing Excellence

Elearning! Media Group Wins Five Honors for Publishing Excellence

-Honors Earned for Best Design, eNews, Magazine and Digital Edition Elearning! Media Group, the U.S.  trade magazine publisher serving the e-learning market, announced Elearning! has received five publishing honors for 2019; Best Publication Design/Trade, Best eNewsletter, Best Digital Publication and two for Best Publication/ Trade. These honored publications serve the robust learning and workplace technology market valued at $243 billion. These brands represent five of eleven Elearning! Media Group brands offered to this growing market…