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SoConnect Endorses Networking and Collaboration Initiative from eCom Scotland

The digital learning and assessment specialist, eCom Scotland, is not alone in discovering that its ‘Friends of eCom’ initiative is proving beneficial, especially in these unusual and challenging business times.   “Friends of eCom is an initiative set up to enable us to work collaboratively with other like-minded, forward thinking companies,” explained eCom’s Managing Director, [...]

What’s in a Name?

#Digitization and #digitalization - are they synonymous or are there some subtle differences between them? What's in a name? - As #shakespeare said. Read - and/or hear - Bob Little's views on this subject - on the Czech Republic-based 'Education Online' website at https://www.educationonline.cz/whats-in-a-name/ 

By | February 2nd, 2021|Categories: Business, Business Technology, Learning|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

eCom Scotland Explains Key Steps to Digital Transformation Success

A recently published e-Book from the digital learning and assessment specialist, eCom Scotland, outlines the five key steps to digital transformation success.   Written in the wake of the business challenges brought about by the worldwide Covid-19 pandemic among other issues, the e-Book examines the question, ‘What skills will your workforce need to ensure your [...]

eCom speaks on Digital delivery at British Council online Conference

The digital learning and assessment specialist, eCom Scotland, will be speaking on ‘digital delivery’ at the British Council’s International Education Virtual Festival. The Festival which, this year, takes the form of an online conference from 18th to 21st January, attracts an audience from the fields of international marketing, academics, recruitment, support and strategy staff from [...]

Degreed is Bringing Europe a New Language: Skills

  In 2016, Degreed acquired Gibbon, a pioneer in developing software to curate and share learning resources from across the internet. Based outside Amsterdam, in The Netherlands, it was Degreed’s first big step expanding into Europe. But that was only the beginning.   Almost three years into Degreed’s European expansion, Gibbon has blossomed into a fast-growing [...]

EQUS launches to prevent spreadsheet mistakes and misinterpretations

While the use - and significance - of spreadsheets is growing, mistakes over their construction and interpretation are proving costly to industry on an almost daily basis.   According to a recent report from Salesforce, the customer relationship management (CRM) specialists, some 88% of spreadsheets contain errors. These are costing organisations billions of dollars due [...]

Six predictions for learning and development in 2019

The annual look by Financial Times | IE Business School Corporate Learning Alliance (www.ftiecla.com) at what’s going to be hot in learning and development (L&D) in the year ahead focuses, perhaps inevitably, on the continuing impact of all things digital.   The difference we’ve been seeing over the last 12 months is the maturing of [...]

Ten Internet Tools for Foiling Fake News and Reputations

Fake news – a term much used in recent years – is neither new nor confined to purely ‘mainstream’ news. For a long time, it’s not been unknown for some job applicants to enhance their CVs (resumés) – and, to their cost, employers only discover this once the recruitment and selection process is over. By [...]

Gamification Nation wins award for Excellence in Gamification Design

London-based Gamification Nation has won the award for Excellence in No-Tech Gamification Design at GamiCon 2018. It won the award for its design of a cybersecurity board game for an insurance client.   “We enjoyed working with our client to design this collaborative board game, which was aimed at helping insurance agents understand the effects [...]

Financial Times | IE Corporate Learning Alliance partners with Volute to launch the Data Wheel

Executives can now think like innovators, thanks to a new type of learning tool - the Data Wheel.   Many organisations create, commission or purchase costly but valuable reports. Yet their value can be lost merely because of competing demands for employee attention.   Made by Volute, the Data Wheel reduces the chances of this [...]

By | March 23rd, 2018|Categories: Business Technology, Learning, Learning Technologies|Tags: , , |0 Comments