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Military Predicts Illness with Algorithm

Military Predicts Illness with Algorithm

The Military created an algorithm that can “predict infection 48 hours before clinical suspicion,” with better than 85% accuracy. DTRA partnered with the Defense Innovation Unit to leverage the latter’s other transaction authority — a special procurement method outside of the Federal Acquisition Regulations — to develop the algorithm hand-in-hand with health IT company Royal Philips. Using its own globally-collected data sets, Philips was able to develop a unique algorithm for the Defense Department. Using…
Fosway Reveals New Talent Management Grid

Fosway Reveals New Talent Management Grid

The Fosway 9-Grid compares supplier solutions based on their Performance, Potential, Market Presence, Total Cost of Ownership and Future Trajectory. SumTotal Systems and Cornerstone ranked as high performers in the mid-cost range brands. They also earned 2019 Best of Elearning! honors. –Source: Fosway
UN Education Targets Missed

UN Education Targets Missed

The United Nations’ target of universal access to education by 2030 is off-target in the African region, according to the 2019 E-learning Africa Report. The study cites: “…56% of respondents do not believe that African countries are doing enough to ensure that, by 2030, all girls and boys will complete free primary and secondary education. However, the percentage of those believing that not enough has been done to improve access to higher education and vocational…
Global Corporate E-learning Market to Hit $50 Billion by 2026

Global Corporate E-learning Market to Hit $50 Billion by 2026

The Global Corporate E-learning market is predicted to reach $49.87 billion by 2026, growing at a CAGR of 15% during the forecast period, according to a Research And Markets study. Some of the key factors influencing the market growth include the adoption of e-learning in employee training, and adoption of microlearning is a growing priority. However, high training costs are hampering the market growth. Review report at https:// tinyurl.com/y6bd65bh —Source: ResearchAndMarkets.com
VR Improves Recall 8.8%

VR Improves Recall 8.8%

Research shows that virtual reality (VR) is most effective when training the cognitive skills associated with remembering and understanding visual information, observational skills and emotional responses. VR in training can better simulates actual memories for learners, making the learning experience appear as if it were their own. This, in turn, produces a stronger emotional reaction compared to traditional training, all of which enhances retention of the information. In a recent study, participants were shown a…
Generation Z Grads Have High Expectations

Generation Z Grads Have High Expectations

In a recent study by Clever, the new crop of college graduates — Generation Z — expect to earn $57,964 fresh out of school. However, the real data reveals the national average salary is $47,000 for those with a newly acquired bachelor’s degree and zero to five years job experience. These graduates also overestimate mid-career earnings by $15,000. Sadly, women expect $4,338 less than men, and $10,836 less than mid-career males. Gen Z grads are…

Disappearing Jobs Report

According to Oxford study projections, 47% of jobs will disappear due to automation. The Bureau of Labor revealed jobs at greatest risk. “Some of the top disappearing jobs over the next two years include: executive assistants, farmers and ranchers, mail carriers, machine and electrical equipment assemblers, and door-to-door sales workers,” cites Michelle Armer, the chief people officer at CareerBuilder.  “In the next five years, [it will be] respiratory therapy technicians, textile dyers and patternmakers, fishers,…

New Team Members at Elearning! Magazine

Elearning! Media Group (EMG), producer of Elearning! Magazine and events, welcome two new team members: Vi Paynich as executive editor, and Joe DiDonato as associate publisher. Paynich will lead EMG editorial team and DiDonato will lead partner programs.  “We’re excited to have Vi and Joe join the team,” says Catherine Upton, group publisher. “With Vi’s strong media background and Joe’s executive leadership, EMG continues its commitment to excellence as a valued industry asset.” Elearning! Media…

New 2elearning.com launches August

Elearning! ® Magazine’s 2elearning.com 2.0 will launch mid-August.  The current site attracts up to 300,000 visitors per month and is expected to grow with engaging format, visual appeal and feature-loaded architecture. Current subscribers will be migrated to 2elearning.com 2.0 upon launch and will receive Start Up subscriptions for 90 days. “The new 2elearning.com offers visitors to personalize their experiences, reports Catherine Upton, Group Publisher, Elearning! Media Group. The new subscriptions range from free to everything…
HR Tech Usage Up

HR Tech Usage Up

HR departments are increasingly relying on data to make more strategic decisions in the workplace. Eighty-seven percent of HR executives say tech has allowed them to better contribute to their organization, up from 75% in 2018, cites Paychex study. “The strategic contributions HR leaders make are bolstered by innovative technology solutions that not only dramatically reduce [the] time spent on administrative tasks but can also provide valuable insights on their workforce and the business overall,”…