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Delivering a ‘Human Experience’ can unlock incremental value for the workplace

In little over a year since the COVID-19 pandemic forced an almost overnight switch to remote working, many dimensions of the “future of work” as we visualized have become the norm. Creating rapid virtual desktops and cloud deployments have demonstrated

Can Artificial Intelligence Improve Learning

By : Ashok Pandey

By Dr. RL Raina, Vice Chancellor, JK Lakshmipat University, Jaipur Professors and cognitive researchers frequently depend on test scores to determine how well students comprehend lessons. However, this practice ignores many critical aspects of learning, such as the engaging effect

The Future of Engineering Education: A Sneak Peek into the New Century

By : Ashok Pandey

Asheesh Gupta, Pro Vice Chancellor, JK Lakshmipat University, Jaipur From building pyramids in the 27th century BCE to designing modern day smart cities, engineering has had a long and cherished history. In the early years of the Industrial Revolution, raw

Skillsoft unveils leadership development prog for the digital age

UMBAI, INDIA: To provide leadership learning at all levels, Skillsoft has announced the availability of its new Skillsoft Leadership Development Program. The Program features scenario-based course content covering 20 of today’s most critical leadership competencies. Skillsoft plans to support an additional

Microsoft announces new online courses for developers

By : CIOL Writers 1

Microsoft announced two new courses in its online education program for developers. First will be an AI course for advanced developers who want to expand their knowledge of machine learning and the second one will be an entry-level software development course. The

Avantika University embarks on digital journey with Dimension Data

MUMBAI, INDIA: Avantika University in Madhya Pradesh has embarked on a digital transformation journey with the ICT Solutions and Services provider Dimension Data to build a better and state-of-the-art learning facility for its students. Avantika University is India’s first Design-Centered University-

Paytm Mall launches industry-focused learning programme for college students

By : CIOL Writers

Paytm Mall, owned by Paytm Ecommerce Pvt. Ltd has launched a nation-wide programme- Campus Icon to offer industry-focused learning to college students. The six-week programme is not just aimed at skill enhancement but will also see Paytm Mall leadership mentoring students on

Byju’s acquires Pearson’s TutorVista, Edurite for global expansion

By : CIOL Writers

Ed-tech startup Byju’s has acquired TutorVista and Edurite from British media and publishing group Pearson for an undisclosed amount. The acquisition will help Byju’s in its planned international expansion and enhance its product portfolio, the company said in a statement. “This partnership will enhance

Gamification of learning is widely adopted across IT organizations in India, but challenges remain

By : Soma Tah

Soma Tah Learning preferences of professionals are changing with time and a majority of the IT professionals in India find online learning more effective than traditional offline training. To keep up with the learning styles of the employees, a lot

Coursera raises $64M in series D to accelerate enterprise business growth, product innovations

NEW DELHI, INDIA: Coursera announced it has closed $64 million in a Series D funding round, taking the company’s total capital raised to date to $210.3 million. Coursera will use the latest round to fund efforts in its fast-growing enterprise

44pc online education search queries come from Tier 2 & 3 cities, says Google KPMG study

By : Soma Tah

BANGALORE, INDIA: Online education industry in India will grow at a healthy rate of 8x, to become a $1.96 billion industry by 2021, says a joint study done by Google and KPMG. Capturing the growing influence of the Internet on

From Schwarzenegger to Trump: IT stays a Thriller

By : Pratima Harigunani

Pratima H INDIA: When the world of technology resembles a Cheyenne Mountain, you can’t blame it all on the bad guys. So many new dilemmas have got the good guys wrapped around their tiny metal fingers that it’s all the

SVKM entrusts SAP to upskill students and boost staff productivity

MUMBAI, INDIA: Sri Vile Parle Kelavani Mandal (SVKM) has collaborated with SAP Education to provide certified SAP training courses as supplement to the curriculum. It has also implemented SAP SuccessFactors to effectively manage its expanding faculty and staff count. has

Oracle partners ICT Academy of Tamil Nadu to train 45,000 students in the state

NEW DELHI, INDIA: During a recent visit to India, Oracle CEO Safra Catz said the company would expand its educational partnerships to another 1,000 institutions with a goal of reaching 500,000 students annually. In line with that commitment, Oracle and

Microsoft to power citizen services in Punjab with cloud & mobile tech

CHANDIGARH, INDIA: The Government of Punjab has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Microsoft India to use cloud computing infrastructure for better facilities in education, agriculture and healthcare for citizens. Microsoft India will work with the government to support

Tally Education partners with APSSDC

NEW DELHI, INDIA: Tally Education (TEPL) has joined hands with Andhra Pradesh State Skill Development Corporation (APSSDC) to launch a skill training program on computerized accounting through Tally ERP 9. The joint initiative will deliver instructor-led training through a unique

Tackling school dropout scenario with predictive analytics

Girish Kurudi Talking to a friend of mine who until recently owned about 7 percent of his company and was seriously thinking of holding onto his investments. He observed that the company was prospering and that he could hold on

World’s first 100 Gbps research network connected

BENGALURU, INDIA: The Corporation for Education Network Initiatives in California (CENIC) has deployed the world’s first 100-Gigabit per second (Gbps) Research and Education (R&E) network link between Asia and the United States, as a part of Pacific Wave. Pacific Wave,

Google looks to bring more skilled developers from India on Android

BANGALORE, INDIA: The promise of Android app market in India is huge, given the sheer growth in the Android smartphones user base in the country and the incremental Internet traffic from mobile platforms as well as the staggering amount of

DU permits Skype Viva For PhD students; mandates plagiarism check

NEW DELHI, INDIA:  Scholars pursuing PhD at Delhi University (DU) can now appear for their viva through Skype or other modes of video conferencing. The DU has also made it mandatory that the thesis submitted by the PhD scholars pass