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Machines as Curators

In a recent OpenSesame webinar David Wentworth, Principal Learning Analyst at Brandon Hall Group, and Diane Haines, VP of Marketing for OpenSesame, revealed best practices on how to get started with artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning to curate courses for your learners. The biggest challenge with curation is that it is still an overwhelming… Read more »

What AWS certification is right for you

How do I become AWS certified?

Before understanding how to become Amazon Web Services (AWS) certified, it’s important to understand what certification is right for you to take and how the process works. AWS offers three tiers of certification broken up into three categories, along with a separate specialty section. The three tiers and categories are explained below. Tiers Foundational: Six… Read more »

What AWS certification is right for you

Which AWS certification is right for your team?

Amazon Web Services is a cloud platform offering more than 165 services from data centers all over the globe used by start-ups, big corporations, individuals, and government agencies. AWS offers certification as virtual badge of honor, literally. However, there are many ways to break up the types of certification you can receive which is why… Read more »

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OpenSesame Raises $28 Million in Growth Equity Led by FTV Capital

eLearning Leader Expands Machine Learning Curation to Revolutionize How Employees Are Trained Portland, Oregon — May 29, 2019 —  OpenSesame, the elearning innovator providing the world’s most comprehensive online catalog of curated employee training courses, today announced it raised a $28 million growth equity round led by FTV Capital. OpenSesame will use the proceeds to… Read more »

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Navigating Your IT Security Certifications, Part 2

Welcome back. Previously we discussed some of the basic certifications you will need to jump start your journey into the IT Security field and open many opportunities for you. But what if you want to take it to the next level. Perhaps you are aspiring for a Director of Security or CISO role. What certifications… Read more »

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Navigating Your IT Security Certification, Part 1

You don’t have to read many news articles to know that internet security is on everyone’s mind. Major corporations are also taking notice: Gartner is forecasting worldwide enterprise security spending to total $96.3 billion in 2018, an increase of 8 percent from 2017. It is no wonder with 50% of respondents reporting an increase in… Read more »

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OpenSesame announces expanded partnership with UL to broaden workplace health, safety, and compliance course offerings

Global, industry-specific training helps organizations minimize risk and keep employees safe on the job Portland, OR – May 17, 2019 – OpenSesame, the elearning innovator, announced the addition of UL to its popular OpenSesame Plus subscription to expand its global offering of curated safety and compliance training critical to enterprise organizations. Today’s highly technical and… Read more »

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OpenSesame Announces Partnership with Mindscaling to Expand Leadership Training Offering

Actionable learning experiences built with best-selling business authors and speakers inspire tomorrow’s leaders   Portland, OR – 25 April 2019 – OpenSesame, the elearning innovator, announced the addition of Mindscaling to its popular OpenSesame Plus subscription to expand its world-class offering of curated leadership training critical to enterprise organizations. In today’s complex, increasingly global ecosystem… Read more »

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OpenSesame Announces Expansion of OpenSesame Plus Subscription

Global 2000 enterprises need broad, curated elearning content library to fulfill their modern talent development strategies Portland, OR – April 9, 2019 – OpenSesame, the elearning innovator, announced new publishers added to its popular OpenSesame Plus subscription to further expand the curated course offering. Because enterprise companies have many different needs when it comes to… Read more »

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Developing 21st Century Management Capabilities

Driven by changes in the market, competition, and technology, there has been a radical transformation in the way work gets done.  This continuous disruption has placed increasing pressure on leaders to adapt to changing business conditions and to learn new ways of managing. Pressures such as: Being asked to do more with less resources at… Read more »