Tag: news

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Digital Workplace

Fiverr Acquires Online Learning Specialist CreativeLive

The deal gives a boost to Fiverr's education offerings and creates a broader set of services to support freelance workers.

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Learning & Development

Penn Foster and Carrus Team Up to Promote Health Care Careers

The combined company will serve 400,000 people and open up online career development opportunities for current and future healthcare workers.

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Talent Management

BetterUp Nets $300 Million to 'Democratize' Employee Coaching

The latest funding round values the company at $4.7 billion and signifies investor confidence in the growing role of technology-enabled coaching at work.

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Employee Experience

Achievers Launches a New Employee Experience Platform

The new product from the Canadian software company aims to put the concept of belonging at the center of an integrated approach to employee experience.

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Learning & Development

Andela Gets $200 Million to Grow Engineering Talent

The new investment values the company at $1.5 billion and will fuel product development and expand into industries beyond engineering.

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Digital Workplace

Upskilling Platform Workera Raises $16 Million

The company plans to use the new infusion of capital to accelerate product development and boost its go-to-market strategy.

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Digital Workplace

HR Tech Firm UKG Acquires Great Place to Work Institute

The deal shows that technology is only part of the solution for companies looking to thrive in a digitally disrupted future.

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Employee Experience

Bravely, an On-Demand Coaching Platform, Secured $15M in Series A Funding

In another signal that employee experience is rising, on-demand coaching platform Bravely received $15M in Series A funding round led by Telescope Partners.

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Digital Workplace

WorkForce Launches Suite With Integrated EX and Workforce Management Tools

Integrated employee experience platform, WorkForce Software, introduces new features to meet the needs of the modern workplace.

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Digital Workplace

Unisys Buys Comms Specialist Unify Square, Kofax Updates Low-Code and More News

Unified communications as a service heats up, ChartHop gets funding for people analytics, Asana releases new features and more digital workplace news.

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Digital Workplace

Pluralsight Seeks to Address Growing Cloud Skills Gap With A Cloud Guru Acquisition

A Cloud Guru, an online training start-up, has been acquired by Pluralsight for $2 billion, one of the largest deals ever for an Australian tech company.

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Digital Workplace

Mmhmm Adds Multiple New Features in Chunky 2.0

Mmhmm has rolled out version 2.0 of its presentation software to kick off the summer and with it comes several new features.

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Digital Workplace

Microsoft Opens Teams to Third-Party Collaboration Apps and In-App Purchases

In a push to get more app developers building for Teams, Microsoft is opening up its APIs, Teams Store, and tools to what it calls collaborative apps.

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Digital Workplace

Google Workspace Adds Smart Chips Feature to Interconnect App Suite

Google’s I/O 2021 keynote revealed that the company is launching a new feature called Smart Chips to its Workspace productivity suite. Here's why.

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Information Management

Zoom Announces New All-in-One Events Platform for Virtual Experiences

Zoom this week announced a new platform designed for producing and monetizing virtual events and conferences of all sizes.

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Digital Workplace

6 Takeaways From the Spring Digital Workplace Experience Virtual Conference

Last week was the Spring edition of SMG's Digital Workplace Experience. Senior reporter Dom Nicastro explores the big takeaways from the event.

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Digital Workplace

Facebook Workplace Surpasses 7M Paid Subscribers, Introduces New App Integrations

Facebook announced its Workplace platform surpassed 7 million paid subscribers and along with it, more integration tools and plugins.

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Digital Workplace

Firstbase Brings in $15M in Funding to Help Companies Transition, Manage Remote Work

Last week Firstbase announced $15 million in two different funding rounds for the newly refocused company.

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Digital Workplace

Mendix Announces the Availability of the Mendix 9 Low-Code Platform

The benefits of low-code to data integration, intelligent workflows, mobile development, AI, and more are promised in an updated Mendix 9.

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Digital Workplace

Zoom Adds Immersive View to Virtual Rooms

Zoom aims to increase the immersive experience of virtual meetings by adding a virtual room that includes all the participants.