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Kineo and clients shortlisted for Learning Technologies awards

Kineo's work with clients has been shortlisted in four categories for the Learning Technologies awards 2016. With over 15 countries represented in a range of sectors, this year's has been called ‘the biggest and most hard-fought over shortlist ever'. Kineo is thrilled to feature in four categories in such a competitive year. Our commitment to our …

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The story of Adapt

How one ‘aha’ moment led to a whole new normal. Neuroscientists who've been studying creativity and insight for the past ten years recently located the part of the brain where the ‘eureka’ moment takes place. Here's what it looks like on a scan. "The 'Aha!' Moment", Current Directions In Psychological Science Yep, a teeny part …

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Stand out from the crowd: about the Princess Royal Training Awards

When you’ve put lots of time, energy and imagination into designing excellent L&D, don’t you want to shout about it? Wouldn’t it be great to have an award that’d help you celebrate and get recognition? The Princess Royal Training Awards is a new honour for employers who have created outstanding training and skills development programmes.

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Kineo animation shortlisted for film awards

What better way to celebrate Oscars week than with an award nomination for a film project? The Barclays 'Audit Risk Appetite' animation, produced by Zing Productions in partnership with City & Guilds Kineo and the Barclays audit team, has been shortlisted in the 2016 annual New York Film Festival’s World’s Best TV & Films awards. The …

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The brand new PIVOT is here!

Last week, City & Guilds Kineo’s Managed Learning Service (MLS) celebrated a significant event. After many months of development and testing, we upgraded the software behind our PIVOT platform. PIVOT 1.6 PIVOT brings together three systems  – Profiler, Learning Assistant and Totara LMS. They communicate through a set of web services, but …

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When in Doubt, Ask the Expert!

City & Guilds Kineo has been at the forefront of innovation in the elearning industry for over a decade and has a solid track record for sharing what we have learned along the way; so it’s no wonder that we are sponsoring the expo, giving several seminars throughout the two days, and providing one-on-one ‘Ask the Expert’ sessions for free.

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City & Guilds Kineo Wins 3 Totara Awards

The Totara Learning Awards recognise the expertise, performance and outstanding projects from across the global Totara partner network. The awards our UK, Pacific and US teams were awarded demonstrate the commitment we have to making a difference for our clients.

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6 Tips for Surviving Learning Technologies 2016

Once a year, the world of digital learning descends on London Olympia for the Learning Technologies Exhibition – this year it is on February 3rd and 4th. If you are not careful, you turn up with a ‘I’m just going to find out what’s new’ mission and end up with a spinning head, starving because you missed lunch and weighed under by brochures.

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Kineo US and New Leaders Win Brandon Hall Award

Ooh, shiny! We’ve just recently received the Brandon Hall Awards plaque for our latest BH Gold Award: Best Advance in Custom Content for The Leadership Practice Improvement (LPI) with New Leaders. As we add another distinctive award to our collection, we can’t help but feel particularly proud about this one. Why? Because we’re truly helping people …

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Is your elearning ready for IE11?

Microsoft is ending support for all previous versions of Internet Explorer, except for the most recent IE11 version. This is scheduled to happen on 12th January 2016, which if you are paying attention to your calendar, is just around the corner.

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City & Guilds Kineo and clients recognised at 2015 Elearning Awards

City & Guilds Kineo is committed to innovation and creating strong partnerships with our clients. We are thrilled that this commitment has resulted in Barclays, TUI Travel, and one of our top designers taking home a prestigious Elearning Award at the 2015 Gala event on 25 November. The Elearning Awards are the most prominent awards for recognising …

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The Spending Review

In his combined autumn statement and comprehensive spending review yesterday the chancellor George Osborne announced that: “Education and skills are the foundation of the economy in this country”.  There was a lot in there for employers to digest not least the unveiling of the 0.5% apprenticeship levy.  City & Guilds Kineo has put together a short …

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Our take on the 2015 Towards Maturity Benchmark Report

The 2015 Towards Maturity Benchmark Findings have been published this week. So, any statistics junkies out there: prepare yourself for a jam-packed numbers report compiled by Overton and team to help us work out what is really going on in our industry. It’s always good to know whether you’ve missed some seismic shift in the landscape and for many …

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10 Top Tips To Start Your Collaboration

While it’s clear that there isn’t a one-size-fits-all solution for cross-team collaboration between HR and L&D, this report and its findings highlights how critical better organisational alignment is to the success of businesses – whatever form that takes. Here’s our 10 top tips to start you on the road to collaboration.    If you would …

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Kineo South Africa joins the City & Guilds Kineo family

The City & Guilds Group  has acquired Kineo South Africa, a franchise of Kineo based in Cape Town. The franchise will become part of City & Guilds Kineo, which helps organisations to improve their people and performance through learning and technology. This follows City & Guilds Group’s acquisition of Kineo  in 2012 and the addition …

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City & Guilds Kineo Report Highlights Lack of Collaboration in L&D

Over half of UK businesses have two or more different teams taking responsibility for learning & development (L&D), leading to confusion and lack of cohesion. That’s according to a new report launched this week by City & Guilds Kineo. The report, ‘ Bridging the L&D Divide: How Collaborative is Your Learning & Development? ’, …

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Kineo Recognized as a Leading Content Development Company

Kineo, a global leader in learning and technology, is pleased to announce their recognition on TrainingIndustry.com’s “ 2015 Top 20 Content Development Companies List .” This is the third consecutive year Kineo has been named on the list.  Selection is based on criteria including industry visibility, innovation, capability to develop multiple …

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Adapt Wins Gold for Best Elearning Design Technology

For the third consecutive year, the open source multi-device Adapt Framework has been recognised for its achievements in elearning design technology by the Asia-Pacific based LearnX Awards. The LearnX awards, run by the non-profit LearnX Foundation, has been recognising the industry's best learning and development initiatives across Asia Pacific …

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Kineo US Moves Chicago Headquarters Office to Accommodate Growth

Kineo, a global provider of award-winning eLearning solutions, is moving its US headquarters from the West Loop in downtown Chicago to a larger loft office space in Greektown. This new office will accommodate Kineo’s growing team and expand its opportunities to meet client needs. Kineo US has been serving Fortune 500 companies for the past 5 ½ …

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City & Guilds Kineo Releases EssentialsPlus

City & Guilds Kineo has released its new fully responsive multi-device elearning modules, supported by the hosted learning platform, MyEssentialsPlus which is powered by Totara LMS. The EssentialsPlus modules offer training for employees within organisations, supporting and developing knowledge in key areas such as compliance, onboarding and leadership …

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