Products & Services (May/June 2015)

The latest products and services launching in the training industry.

>> Skill Pill M-Learning, a pioneer in mobile learning, announced a beta version of Live 360, a mobile performance feedback tool that enables users to get live, ongoing feedback from their colleagues. Accessible via mobile device, tablet, and PC, Live 360 allows questions to be personalized, and answered with a mixture of qualitative and quantitative responses.

>> Talent assessment and consulting company CALIPER launched Caliper Analytics, a data-driven talent management solution that turns static assessment data into interactive dashboards, allowing business leaders to maximize organizational performance.

>> NSF-funded technology and creativity assessment company SparcIt launched its creativity assessment trainer platform, a service geared primarily toward consultants, experts, and workshop facilitators looking to improve the performance of their employees. SparcIt’s engine, IgniteIt and its patent-pending algorithm using a semanticbased psychometric approach help educators, researchers, and corporations test and measure creativity through an online platform.

>> The new CompuCram Exam Prep System for the real estate, appraisal, insurance, home inspection, and mortgage lending industries includes a Readiness Indicator, which tracks students’ progress and continually analyzes data generated from vocabulary tools, practice tests, and simulated exams. Through the CompuCram dashboard interface, students are given a real-time snapshot of their readiness to take the exam and focus areas for continued study.

>> Global Knowledge, an IT and business skills training provider, launched Professional Edge, a collection of more than 40 short courses and curated resources such as white papers and Webinars that is included free with the purchase of every qualified Global Knowledge course.

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.