Psychological intervention study: even brief abstinence from social media causes withdrawal symptoms

Researchers from Karl Landsteiner University of Health Sciences identify addiction-like behaviour after time away from social media Krems (Austria), 14 November 2018 – In many cases, just a seven-day break from social media platforms such as Facebook and WhatsApp is sufficient to induce withdrawal symptoms like those caused by addictive substances. This is the conclusion…

Output Factory Server for Adobe InDesign Now Supports CC 2019

Zevrix Solutions announces Output Factory Server 2.1.7, a compatibility update to company’s output workflow automation solution for Adobe InDesign. Output Factory Server automates printing and exporting from InDesign by processing files from hot folders. The software offers layer versioning, preflighting, variable file names, custom scripts and other time-saving features. The new version makes Output Factory…

Engage in Learning launches Suspicious Packages e-learning course

The recent spate of suspicious packages sent to prominent politicians, businesspeople and celebrities in the USA, along with similar incidents elsewhere including the UK, has prompted the e-learning supplier, Engage in Learning, to release a new e-learning course about dealing with Suspicious Packages. Kate Carter, Engage in Learning’s Operations and Marketing Manager, explained, “It’s more…

Top 20 ‘Try-Before-You-Buy’ Learning Management Systems Named

According to the network-based media and publishing company, eLearning Industry, any worthwhile learning management system (LMS) ought to be available for a free trial before would-be purchasers are asked to buy it. It has now gone further by publishing a list of nine tips to help would-be LMS buyers get the best from this trial…

The Expertise Economy helps lift the lid on the skills gap

In today’s rapidly changing world, one of the key organizational challenges is developing workers’ skills to ensure success now – and for the future. To help meet this challenge, Kelly Palmer, a Silicon Valley-based thought-leader from LinkedIn, Degreed, and Yahoo, along with David Blake, the co-founder of the Ed-tech pioneer, Degreed, have shared their experiences…

Article Suggests Ten Tips for Preventing Unconscious Bias at Work

The latest article to be published on e-learning supplier Engage in Learning’s website, deals with unconscious bias – and suggests ten tips to help reduce its effects. Written by the internationally-known writer and commentator on corporate online learning, Bob Little, the article begins with a rare personal glimpse that provides an example of unconscious bias.…

Europe and USA: agreement on definition and diagnosis of specific form of high blood pressure

Physician from Karl Landsteiner University of Health Sciences plays a part in global consensus-building process Krems (Austria), 6 November 2018 – A transcontinental agreement was recently reached on the definition and diagnosis of a particular form of high blood pressure. Until now, it was difficult to outline a generally accepted set of symptoms – and…

Waste King Takes Care of the Waste From Oktoberfest

While the thousands of visitors to this year’s London Oktoberfest got stuck in to authentic German beer and food, as well as finding time to listen to live music and enjoy the ambience of the festival, the event posed different challenges for the environmentally friendly waste collection and recycling services specialist, Waste King. Waste King…

Ten Key Questions for Would-be Buyers of Learning Management Systems

An article from the network-based media and publishing company, eLearning Industry, sets out ten key questions that would-be buyers of learning management systems (LMSs) should ask when they experience a demo of the software. As Christopher Pappas, the owner and founder of eLearning Industry, explained, “An LMS demo gives you a chance to see the…