Tech Talk (Jan/Feb 2019)

Find out about the latest advances in training technology.

  • Docebo 7.5 unveiled the first iteration of the platform’s evolution into an artificial intelligence (AI) platform for learning. The newest release features AI-powered deep search, content auto-tagging, and invite-to-watch (generating a list of learners who have engaged with similar content).
  • Phenom People, a global leader in Talent Relationship Marketing (TRM), announced Phenom Artificial Intelligence (AI), a talent acquisition platform that enables AI-powered personalization, search, and insights for job candidates, employees, and recruiters. AI impacts three key areas: personalizing the candidate experience, enabling intelligent search, and providing actionable insights. These AI components are applied to career sites, conversational bots, customer relationship management (CRM), and internal mobility.
  • Virtual eTraining Software launched Taggis, a multimedia hotspot editor that allows training creators to easily design a visual environment without prior programming knowledge. Hotspots loaded up with relevant media are scattered on a photograph, and the training segment then is exported as needed.
  • Content Raven, a modern sales enablement platform provider, unveiled its Awards solution for incentivizing and encouraging sales training, enablement, and onboarding. Content Raven Awards allows sales organizations to: gamify their training programs; motivate users with badges, notifications, and rewards; create friendly competition among the sales team; and encourage improvement and movement up the leaderboard with a content recommendation engine powered by artificial intelligence.
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.