EdCast and edX Give 100,000+ Small Businesses Free Access to Upskilling and Reskilling Tools to Navigate Economic Volatility
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–EdCast announced today a commitment to helping small and mid-sized businesses (SMBs) unlock organizational productivity and innovation by waiving access fees to Spark by EdCast that features access to edX courses and programs for one year. This $315M initiative is made possible by EdCast’s SMB partners — Adecco, the International Chamber of Commerce, and edX — in an effort to help SMBs overcome challenges brought on by this year’s pandemic-related economic volatility.
EdCast and General Assembly Join Forces to Expand Access to Tech Skills Training
Partnership will deliver General Assembly’s industry-leading upskilling programs on EdCast’s platform to expand training options for Fortune 500 employees
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–EdCast, the award-winning learning experience platform (LXP) that delivers upskilling and training to employees at Global 2000 companies and NGOs worldwide, today announced a partnership with General Assembly, which has provided training to nearly 80,000 learners in high-demand fields like data science, digital marketing, and user-experience design. Through the unique initiative, General Assembly will offer its programs, courses, and certifications through the EdCast Marketplace, enabling thousands of employers and millions of end-users to access training for the digital skills that are a prerequisite for success in today’s increasingly complex economy.
EdCast Launches Career Pathing and Internal Mobility Solutions for Talent Retention and Upskilling
EdCast announced that, in conjunction with talent management partners, it has launched new and integrated career pathing and internal mobility solutions. This allows the company to offer complete and personalized talent management and upskilling capabilities, including skills assessments and talent marketplace integrations.
MOUNTAIN VIEW, CALIF. (PRWEB) AUGUST 12, 2020 — EdCast, the award-winning AI-powered Knowledge Cloud company, announced that, in conjunction with talent management partners, it has launched new and integrated career pathing and internal mobility solutions. This allows the company to offer complete and personalized talent management and upskilling capabilities. These solutions include skills assessments and talent marketplace integrations with other leading talent companies to offer internal mobility and job role matching capabilities for a complete talent development platform.
EdCast Recognized by USA Today & Comparably Among Best Companies for Diversity & Professional Development; CEO Karl Mehta Honored Along with Company for 4th Straight Year
EdCast, the AI-powered Knowledge Cloud, is pleased to announce the company being recognized with 2020 “Best Professional Development” and “Best CEOs for Diversity” awards for small-to-mid-size companies by Comparably.com and USA Today
MOUNTAIN VIEW, CALIF. (PRWEB) JULY 24, 2020 — EdCast, the AI-powered Knowledge Cloud for unified discovery, knowledge management and personalized learning, is pleased to announce the company being recognized with 2020 “Best Professional Development” and “Best CEOs for Diversity” awards for small-to-mid-size companies by Comparably.com and USA Today.
EdCast Releases the Learning Health Index Study 2020 in Conjunction with Accenture, NSE Academy, DeakinCo and Human Capital Magazine
EdCast Releases the Learning Health Index Study 2020 in Conjunction with Accenture, NSE Academy, DeakinCo and Human Capital Magazine. Study Indicates That Most of India’s Companies’ Learning Ecosystems Have Room to Improve. The EdCast Learning Health Index (LHI) Study 2020 Covered 104 Leading Organizations in India and Asia.
MOUNTAIN VIEW, CALIF. AND MUMBAI, INDIA (PRWEB) JUNE 23, 2020 – In the wake of COVID-19, with global companies now focusing on remote work and virtual learning, EdCast is pleased to announce the findings of its Learning Health Index (LHI) Study 2020. The EdCast Learning Health Index (LHI) Study 2020 covered 104 leading organizations in India. The research combines primary data of the learning health scores of these organizations with qualitative inputs gathered from leading experts from across the globe.
Genpact Opens Internal Learning Program to Foster Professional Resilience Globally
NEW YORK, June 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Genpact (NYSE: G), a global professional services firm focused on delivering digital transformation, today announced Adapt and Rise, a role-based online learning platform that leverages Genpact’s expertise honed from delivering real-world change for hundreds of clients. By making key insights available to the public at no cost, Genpact aims to enable professional resilience and accelerate adoption of the most critical professional skills and competencies required to succeed in the digital age.
EdCast Awarded as Technology Pioneer by World Economic Forum
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–EdCast, the company behind the Knowledge Cloud and its award-winning Learning Experience Platform (LXP), was selected from among hundreds of candidates as one of the World Economic Forum’s Technology Pioneers. EdCast is the SaaS-based knowledge management platform of choice for HPE, Dell, Mars, Schneider Electric, Diageo, Genpact, ANZ Bank and NASSCOM, among many others.
Eightfold.ai and EdCast Team Up to Deliver AI-Powered Personalized Career Planning and Corporate Learning
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., May 7, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Eightfold.ai®, the inventor of the Talent Intelligence Platform™, the first AI solution for enterprise talent needs, today announced a partnership with EdCast, the AI-Powered Knowledge Cloud company, to offer personalized career planning options and recommendations for skills development. The joint solution empowers employees to develop their own career paths and related skills to help them achieve their selected goals.
EdCast Expands Leadership Team with Executives from Saba, Sonata Software and World Economic Forum to Support its Growth in Workforce Development
Rakesh Hegde and Adam Sherman Join EdCast’s Growing Team to Help Bring AI-driven Knowledge Solutions to a New Distributed & Remote Work-oriented Economy
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. — May 5, 2020 — EdCast, the award-winning AI-powered Knowledge Cloud for enterprise-wide unified discovery, knowledge management and virtual personalized learning, has announced an expansion to its leadership team to meet growing demand as organizations seek solutions to unprecedented change and accelerated shifts to distributed work and workforces.
Mastercard and EdCast Deliver Digital Resources, Access to Experts and Tools to Support Main Street Businesses
Small businesses serve as the foundation for our economy, and now more than ever are in need of support and resources to sustain their business and build for the future. While the world changes every day, Mastercard continues to pivot along with the small business community to deliver the digital tools, programs and mentorship needed to navigate this new normal today and tomorrow.
EdCast Announces New MyGuide Features Using IBM Cloud and Watson Technologies to Power its Intelligent Digital Adoption Solution
Enterprise customers can now leverage MyGuide’s enhanced natural language processing, conversational support and digital adoption experience– developed using IBM Watson–to accelerate their digital transformation initiatives.
The updated release provides advanced self-serve AI capabilities, including:
- Natural language activation of voice-based support conversations leveraging IBM Watson Natural Language Understanding
- Computer vision for web, mobile and desktop UI targeting, built on IBM Watson Visual Recognition
- Text and Voice Q&A capabilities for Guide search using IBM Watson Speech-to-Text and IBM Watson Text-to-Speech
- Native integration of MyGuide chatbot inside browser extensions leveraging IBM Watson Assistant
- Back-end infrastructure for content handling in the flow of work
LRMG and EdCast reaffirm their alliance to Africa’s advantage
After a successful partnership for over a year, LRMG and EdCast reaffirm their continued commitment to building digital learning capabilities in Africa.
Speaking on the partnership, Mayank Pande – Business Leader International Markets at EdCast said: “It is our duty to equip corporate Africa with the tools and technologies that drive learning, skilling and career mobility, in line with organisational goals, while ensuring process and cost optimisation. In LRMG, we have the right, long-term partner who understands market needs and has the required capabilities to deliver impactful solutions.”
‘’LRMG’s partnership with EdCast has provided us with a world-class learning experience platform to enable L&D to refresh their digital-enabled learning strategies.’’ Irwin van Stavel, Managing Director, LRMG Africa.
EdCast announces partnership with new Viva Learning
We are pleased to be included as an integrated and featured partner for Microsoft Viva in their partnerships announcement today, which also includes a testimonial from our joint Microsoft-EdCast customer Dell Technologies.
As Karl Mehta stated in the post, “Our longstanding commitment to provide learning in the flow of work and delivering the best-in-class employee experience (EX) platform has extended across many digital workspace platforms and G2000 companies. We are thrilled to continue our partnership with Microsoft on our Viva and Teams integrations and in rolling these solutions out to our joint customers and prospects.”
EdCast Announces SkillsDNA, the AI-powered Operating System for the Skills Economy
EdCast announced SkillsDNA™, its innovative addition to its award-winning learning and employee experience platform. In the critical war for talent, EdCast’s SkillsDNA provides businesses new ways to assess skills distributed across industries and organizations in evaluating capabilities at the individual, team and enterprise levels.
Sand Hill Group Asks 3 Questions: Karl Mehta, Founder and CEO of EdCast
Karl Mehta is a serial entrepreneur, author, investor, engineer, and civil servant with over 20 years of experience in founding, building, and funding technology companies in the U.S. and international markets. He is currently Founder & CEO of EdCast Inc., a next-generation knowledge platform company and former venture partner at Menlo Ventures, a leading VC firm of Silicon Valley with over $4B under management. Previously, he was the Founder & CEO of PlaySpan Inc., acquired by Visa Inc. (NYSE:V), the world’s largest payment network.
Genpact, EdCast, and Positive Planet US Partner to Provide Free Online Learning to Under-resourced Entrepreneurs
Program expands Genpact’s successful Adapt and Rise on-demand digital learning platform, adding entrepreneurial education critical for business and community success
NEW YORK and MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., May 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — To help under-resourced entrepreneurs develop critical skills for success in today’s challenging and competitive economic environment, three leading organizations are coming together to expand the depth of content available in a free online learning platform designed to enable business success and, in turn, help spur community-based economic revival.
EdCast Announces Employee Experience (EX) Inside Cisco Webex
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–EdCast announced the launch of its employee experience (EX) platform inside the Cisco Webex App Hub today. The seamless integration between the two platforms enables users to get unified discovery and access to personalized content and experts directly within Webex. With this integration, companies and employees can now enhance employee experience with EdCast for Webex, bringing AI-powered content from both internal and external sources alongside Webex collaboration workflows.
The Talent Enterprise and EdCast Announce Skilling and Workforce Development Partnership
MUMBAI, India–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Talent Enterprise and EdCast announced today a partnership focused on upskilling and workforce development that will be rolled-out in key emerging and fast-growing economies of the Middle East, Asia and Africa, as well as key regions in Europe and the Americas. The vision of transitioning to a service-led economy in order to drive continued economic growth demands a qualified and competent workforce. Learning and assessment will form a critical component of this career transitioning. The synergy this partnership offers will help companies effectively navigate both in the dynamic new world of work.
From social learning to crowdsourcing: CII Global Knowledge Summit highlights the power of digital collaboration
“Skilling is at the heart of transforming nations. It is indeed the biggest opportunity and challenge of the decade,” explains Nishchae Suri, President, Asia Pacific, Middle East, and Africa, EdCast, in a chat with YourStory.
EdCast Announces Updates to EdCast’s Employee Experience App on Salesforce AppExchange
EdCast Announces Updates to EdCast’s Employee Experience App on Salesforce AppExchange, the World’s Leading Enterprise Cloud Marketplace
Customers Can Now Benefit from EdCast’s Skilling and Learning Experience Solution Integrated with Salesforce
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–EdCast announced today it has updated its talent experience platform on Salesforce AppExchange, providing customers new ways to upskill, train and learn without leaving Salesforce. Extending upon the promise of learning in the flow of work, EdCast brings relevant, useful and impactful upskilling, greatly enhancing the employee experience (EX) inside Salesforce. Sales teams can leverage these corporate learning capabilities without leaving the Salesforce interface.