Top 50 training companies revealed

Top 50 training companies revealed

The Learning and Performance Institute (LPI) has revealed its annual Training Top 50. The research charts the revenues of companies involved in training provision for the last financial year. It takes into account commercial organisations as well as those that are classed as ‘semi-academic’. Topping the list is…

Negroponte to give LT keynote

Negroponte to give LT keynote

The organisers of the annual Learning Technologies conference have this week announced the programme for its upcoming event on 29-30 January 2013 and London’s Olympia 2. The keynote speakers are Nicholas Negroponte, founder of the One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) Association, and Gerd Leonhard, a renowned futurist. Negroponte’s…

Pearson Buys EmbanetCompass

Pearson Buys EmbanetCompass

Pearson Plc  has agreed to buy EmbanetCompass, a provider of online learning services to North American colleges and universities, for $650 million in cash to expand its education business. Pearson, which gets most of its revenue from education services in the U.S., is buying the company from an…

NetDimensions and OpenSesame Partner

NetDimensions and OpenSesame Partner

NetDimensions, providers of performance, knowledge, and learning management systems, and OpenSesame, the crowd-sourced online course providers have announced…

Oracle buys SelectMinds

Oracle buys SelectMinds

Tech giant Oracle is back on the acquisition trail having now purchased SelectMinds, a cloud-based social talent sourcing…

Skillsoft wins MindLeaders

Skillsoft wins MindLeaders

The consolidation in the learning marketplace continues with the acquisition by SkillSoft Limited of elearning provider MindLeaders, one…

Democratic learning starters shine

Democratic learning starters shine

New crowd-sourced learning US start-ups such as Skillshare and Codeacademy, focused on the concept of the ‘democratisation of…

UK talent nurture issue revealed

UK talent nurture issue revealed

A study on Global Leadership by SHL has revealed the UK’s leaders of today are among the most…

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Digital Learning Marketplace contract mystery

Digital Learning Marketplace contract mystery

Mystery surrounded Digital Learning Marketplace (LON:DLM) recent annoucement of an agreement with an ‘unnamed’ FTSE 100 company allegedly…

Benchmark survey early findings revealed

Benchmark survey early findings revealed

Towards Maturity has already revealed some trends from its latest major Benchmark survey, though the organisation is stressing…

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