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EdCast and edX Give 100,000+ Small Businesses Free Access to Upskilling and Reskilling Tools to Navigate Economic Volatility

September 30, 2020

In partnership with Adecco, the International Chamber of Commerce and edX, EdCast invests $315 million in workforce education for small and mid-sized businesses

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.

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EdCast and General Assembly Join Forces to Expand Access to Tech Skills Training

August 18, 2020

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.

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EdCast Launches Career Pathing and Internal Mobility Solutions for Talent Retention and Upskilling

August 12, 2020

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.

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EdCast Recognized by USA Today & Comparably Among Best Companies for Diversity & Professional Development; CEO Karl Mehta Honored Along with Company for 4th Straight Year

July 24, 2020

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

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EdCast Releases the Learning Health Index Study 2020 in Conjunction with Accenture, NSE Academy, DeakinCo and Human Capital Magazine

June 23, 2020

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.

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Genpact Opens Internal Learning Program to Foster Professional Resilience Globally

June 17, 2020

NEW YORKJune 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.

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EdCast Awarded as Technology Pioneer by World Economic Forum

June 17, 2020

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.

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Eightfold.ai and EdCast Team Up to Deliver AI-Powered Personalized Career Planning and Corporate Learning

May 7, 2020

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.

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EdCast Expands Leadership Team with Executives from Saba, Sonata Software and World Economic Forum to Support its Growth in Workforce Development

May 5, 2020

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.

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Mastercard and EdCast Deliver Digital Resources, Access to Experts and Tools to Support Main Street Businesses

May 1, 2020

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.

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