Products & Services (March/April 2017)

The latest products and services launching in the training industry.

  • Skillsoft, a global e-learning leader, unveiled Percipio, its cloud-based content delivery and learning platform. Percipio features a personalized homepage where learners can track their goals, launch recommended and popular content, and follow designated learning paths. Other features include a new search engine and customized curated channels that adapt to learners’ specific needs after a short self-assessment. Skill-soft also launched new five-minute, scenario-based, professionally acted role-play Business and Leadership Skills content.
  • Ace-up, a Harvard Innovation Lab startup that provides technology solutions to support personal and professional development, launched its new coaching platform. Through Ace-up , individuals and businesses can connect on-demand with a vetted network of professional career, business, leadership, communication, and life coaches.
  • Advantexe Learning Solutions, a global leader in business simulation-centric training solutions, launched a new virtual learning suite, Business Acumen 101 (BA101) that is designed to help employees at all levels to better understand how a business makes money and achieves its goals and objectives. This integrated and interactive e-learning solution consists of a portfolio of short lessons, job aids, gamification, and a hands-on business simulation.
  • The American Council on Education (ACE) and Credly announced that participants in ACE’s College Credit Recommendation Service (CREDIT) now can issue digital credentials through Credly, making it easier for working professionals to request academic credit for workplace training and to share evidence of their achievements online.
Lorri Freifeld
Lorri Freifeld is the editor/publisher of Training magazine. She writes on a number of topics, including talent management, training technology, and leadership development. She spearheads two awards programs: the Training APEX Awards and Emerging Training Leaders. A writer/editor for the last 30 years, she has held editing positions at a variety of publications and holds a Master’s degree in journalism from New York University.