Learning

Learning platforms Degreed and LearnUpon announced a partnership that offers their products through a single solution. LearnUpon’s tools enable companies to create, manage and track formal learning programs, such as mandatory or optional training. Degreed provides a single app through which workers can find, access...
While many employers have expressed concern about the need to train or reskill workers to handle new technologies, remarkably few offer necessary learning programs to their workers. According to Randstad Sourceright’s 2020 Talent Trends Report, 92 percent of HR leaders believe their company should be responsible...
Could employers’ increasing use of remote workers collide with their security concerns and transformation efforts? New research suggests that it might. Supported not only by technology such as mobile, collaboration and cloud storage solutions, but also by more flexible workplace policies and acceptance that people don’t have to...
Performance management solutions provider 15Five added an educational component to its lineup by rolling out the Best-Self Academy. The new platform is designed to help managers develop their skills to measure and improve performance, as well as communicate effectively. The academy provides training materials on what it...
Cornerstone OnDemand bought Clustree, a French technology company with an extensive AI-based skills engine and skills ontology. Clustree’s engine, which Cornerstone says is the world’s largest, uses machine learning to help companies match their employees’ skills with specific job roles. Its ontology is based on the...
Degreed acquired London-based Adepto, a platform that allows organization to gain greater insight to the skill sets of employees as well as candidates and alumni. Degreed said the transaction will accelerate its global expansion and add strengthened skills inventories, on-the-job development experience and career mobility tools to its...
Paycom rolled out two enhancements to its Paycom Learning LMS, one to help employees demonstrate their knowledge of a skill and the other to let subject matter experts to create and distribute video-based microlearning content. The first feature, called Performance Evidence, enables Paycom gives employees a way...
Docebo announced a series of updates to its learning platform. The company said its new version, Docebo 7.8, is designed around personalization but also includes enhanced administration tools. At the update’s core is a new AI-powered virtual coach—called, well, “Docebo Virtual Coach”—designed to proactively guide each individual...
Cornerstone OnDemand is working with Facebook’s Oculus to incorporate virtual reality features into workforce learning. The companies announced an agreement under which shared clients will be able to build apps that track VR training completion data within Cornerstone’s LMS. Using functionality developed by Cornerstone and...
Cornerstone OnDemand is spending a lot of time talking about content and taking steps to help employers better communicate with their younger employees. During this week’s third-quarter earnings call, company executives said a continued emphasis on content and data will set the company apart from its competitors and...