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EdCast Announces New MyGuide Features Using IBM Cloud and Watson Technologies to Power its Intelligent Digital Adoption Solution

Business Wire August 12, 2021

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
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LRMG and EdCast reaffirm their alliance to Africa’s advantage

July 29, 2021

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.

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EdCast announces partnership with new Viva Learning

July 23, 2021

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.”

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EdCast Announces SkillsDNA, the AI-powered Operating System for the Skills Economy

Business Wire | July 16, 2021

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.

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Sand Hill Group Asks 3 Questions: Karl Mehta, Founder and CEO of EdCast

June 21, 2021

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.

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Genpact, EdCast, and Positive Planet US Partner to Provide Free Online Learning to Under-resourced Entrepreneurs

May 20, 2021

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.

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EdCast Announces Employee Experience (EX) Inside Cisco Webex

May 10, 2021

Webex users can now gain a full digital workspace experience all completely within 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.

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The Talent Enterprise and EdCast Announce Skilling and Workforce Development Partnership

April 27, 2021

The Talent Enterprise and EdCast Announce Skilling and Workforce Development Partnership: Upskilling Initiative to Target Emerging Economies in Middle East, Asia and Africa

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.

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From social learning to crowdsourcing: CII Global Knowledge Summit highlights the power of digital collaboration

Your Story April 7, 2021

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.

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EdCast Announces Updates to EdCast’s Employee Experience App on Salesforce AppExchange

March 18, 2021

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.

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