Learning

Workday made available two new features for its People Experience solution, Workday Help and Workday Journeys. The company said both products are designed to help employers better engage employees by supporting increased personalization and productivity. Workday Help is an HR service delivery application that...
Social learning platform Degreed raised $32 million in a new funding round led by Owl Ventures. The company attributed the influx to rising demand for training and educational solutions. The investment brings Degreed’s total funding to $182 million. “We’ve seen a...
Eightfold.ai and Udemy are collaborating to offer courses and job opportunities to users of the Talent Exchange platform. Launched in April, Talent Exchange uses Eightfold’s matching algorithms to connect users, specifically workers displaced by the COVID-19 pandemic, with companies that are hiring to fill...
eLearning Brothers released an authoring tool, which it describes as the first “synergistic solution” stemming from the May acquisitions of tools-providers Trivantis and Edulence. The company said the product, a new version of the Trivantis toolset Lectora, combines web-based, desktop and virtual reality authoring...
Learning company Guild Education acquired Entangled Group, a “venture studio” that focuses on products related to training and development. Guild said the acquisition, its first, will help it accelerate the development of solutions that, among other things, help displaced workers find new jobs. Entangled’s...
Eightfold.ai and EdCast teamed up to offer personalized career-planning tools that will help employees develop their own career paths and work toward their short- and long-term goals. The companies, which both put much stock in AI-driven technology, have integrated their solutions so customers can...
Paylocity has acquired VidGrid, a video platform that provides two-way, peer-to-peer learning courses. The companies aren’t strangers to each other: They’ve worked together for several years to deliver video learning to Paylocity clients. Those efforts created the opportunity for the companies to join forces as one entity, Paylocity...
Fuel50 added two features to its talent experience platform: ones delivers virtual career support to employers who need to restructure their workforce due to the coronavirus, the others designed to support evolving approaches to work. The first product, called FuelFutures, is meant to help...
Glint and BetterUp each launched features that emphasize personalization as a way to provide employees with a more engaging development experience. For Glint, it’s about feedback. For BetterUp, it’s about coaching. Glint, owned by LinkedIn, announced Glint 360s. Designed to work with the company’s Engage and Perform...
Learning and development efforts are moving higher on the corporate priority list, pushed by the pace of business, concerns about transformation and the skills gap. At the same time, line managers often resist training efforts because they don’t want employees to miss work. A report from the...