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Why Are Companies Using Google Suite?

Why Are Companies Using Google Suite?

Aim for Growth What tools come to mind when you think of business productivity applications? The majority of the population will come up with two: Google Suite and Microsoft Office 365. If you had to guess which one is utilized more, most would pick Office 365. That is in fact correct, however that doesn’t mean… Read more »

Understanding the Bi-Modal Application of Immersive Learning

Understanding the bi-modal application of immersive learning

Extended Reality (xR), a blanket term for immersive learning technologies such as virtual reality, augmented reality and mixed reality, is being increasingly used in corporate training and across a variety of industries. Although the technology itself is more than 50 years old, recent major breakthroughs have accelerated its adoption and application. Extended Reality has proven… Read more »

How can we learn to learn?

How can we learn to learn?

Several articles on the internet claim that Learnability is one of the most desirable traits in the modern workplace. With technology morphing every imaginable industry, an employee’s ability to learn, unlearn and relearn critical skills can determine how fast she grows on the job. But when, where and how does learning occur? Neuroscientists, biologists, and… Read more »

OpenSesame and SAP SuccessFactors

OpenSesame joins SAP PartnerEdge Program to enhance learning ecosystem for SAP SuccessFactors customers

Expanded integration with SAP SuccessFactors and OpenSesame will accelerate deployment of enterprise talent development programs PORTLAND, OR – 11 June 2019 – OpenSesame, the elearning innovator providing the world’s most comprehensive online catalog of curated elearning courses, today announced their membership in the SAP PartnerEdge program to further enhance the learning experience for SAP SuccessFactors… Read more »

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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 becomeAmazon 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 months… 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 »