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Skillslive Acquires Loft Group's Digital Education Platform

Skillslive is a learner-centric Learning Management System (LMS) and Learning Record Store (LRS) that is designed to help organisations increase learning engagement while enhancing an individual’s learning outcomes and improved organisational performance.

Skillslive has been formed to execute a global commercialisation strategy for the Loft Group’s Digital Education Platform, establish in 2012. Skillslive Edu Pty Ltd was recently acquired by Loft Ventures Pty Ltd with an established portfolio of technology companies focused on global opportunities though cloud infrastructure and scalable technology. 

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Education Gamification & Scenario Based Learning is a Game Changer

Gamification of learning is an educational approach that is designed to motivate students utilising game elements within traditional learning environments. The aim is to maximise enjoyment and engagement through capturing the interest of learners. Therefore inspiring students to continue to learn and in a non-game context influencing learning outcomes and behaviours.

Scenario-based Learning is an approach that encourages students to take an active, integrated and inquiry-based approach to learning, through the use of realistic scenarios to contextualise learning.

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Digital Education Platform | L'Oréal Application Video Experience

Oganisations worldwide are experiencing the numerous benefits associated with deploying Digital Education Platforms. Regardless of organisation size or industry sector, Digital Education is contributing to the growth and success of many businesses by providing an efficient, cost-effective and hassle free educational experience.

The Digital Education Platform is an enterprise grade mobile content delivery solution for education and training. The training application enables companies such as L'Oreal to deliver sales and product training to their entire national salon network, retail stores, staff and clients. Development of the training application commenced with Kerastase in 2011 and has since been deployed within the L’Oreal Professional Product Division Australia and New Zealand across global brands such as L'Oreal, Kerastase, Matrix and Redken.

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IBM SoftLayer | Cloud For The Smaller End Of Town

Take Melbourne-based creative digital agency, Loft Group, for instance. With a team of only 20 people, it is able to develop a leading edge e-learning platform that services global conglomerates such as L’Oréal A small operation based in Australia, Loft Group is using the power of the Softlayer cloud (an IBM company), to host the e-learning platform at a global scale, across Asia Pacific, Europe and North America. Loft Group is doing what previously only large companies with deep enterprise IT architectures and infrastructure could do.

The success of The Loft Group is an excellent demonstration of the power, security and agility that cloud computing can deliver – enabling a grassroots, local company of modest size to tackle global markets, quickly adapt to changing market and technology demands and expand at an extraordinary rate

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BRW Magazine | L’Oreal Global Account Win Propels Melbourne Tech Firm Into The Big League

In a recent interview with BRW Magazine, Loft Group CEO, Gavin Russell announced that the company has raised $300,000 from wealthy investors after bagging its biggest global contract with L’Oreal, ­giving the Melbourne-based tech company an implied market capitalisation of $1 million.

It has a memorandum of understanding to provide a global e-learning platform for cosmetics giant L’Oreal, to teach hairdressing salons about shampoo and colour. Loft Group, which previously supplied L’Oreal with printed educational materials in the local market, beat out international rivals to secure the contract. The win is the company’s “biggest yet” and “significant enough that it prompted a small-scale share offering”, says Loft Group founder and Chief Executive, Gavin Russell.

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IBM SoftLayer Cloud | Loft Group Deploys Digital Education Platform Globally

The Loft Group, an Australian creative digital agency specialising in creating e-learning campaigns for global brands, has adopted IBM SoftLayer cloud services to roll out its Digital Learning Platform for LOreal Professionnel Division.

“The success of The Loft Group is an excellent demonstration of the power, security and agility that cloud computing can deliver – enabling a grassroots, local company of modest size to tackle global markets, quickly adapt to changing market and technology demands and expand at an extraordinary rate,” said Dean Evans, Cloud Computing Executive, IBM Australia and New Zealand.

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Wall Street Journal | Loft Group Globally Scales Mobile, Digital Business with IBM’s SoftLayer Cloud

LAS VEGAS, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced that The Loft Group, a creative digital agency specialising in creating e-learning campaigns for global brands, has adopted IBM SoftLayer’s cloud services to transform its business. Aiming to quickly scale to several new global markets, The Loft Group will migrate its digital learning platform onto IBM’s SoftLayer cloud infrastructure to deliver custom, mobile education and training platforms to clients.

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