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How can journalists keep pace with an evolving digital landscape?

Journalists face a digital skills gap, particularly in emerging countries with poor access to training and devices.
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1,000+ Bangladeshi journalists trained in Facebook fundamentals

As a learn-on-the-go program, Facebook Fundamentals for News is delivered via the BigSpring mobile platform. Since launching in 2021, this mobile-first format has helped the program reach over 4,000 journalists across Bangladesh, including previously unreached journalists from rural regions.
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Adam Grant, one of the world’s 10 most influential management thinkers, joins BigSpring as an advisor

Adam Grant, organizational psychologist and bestselling author, who helps people find meaning and motivation at work, has joined BigSpring as an advisor.
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Facebook partners with BigSpring, CIR and C-CAB to launch mobile upskilling program for Bangladeshi journalists

Facebook Journalism Project has partnered with the Center for Investigative Reporting (CIR) and Center for Communication Action Bangladesh (C-CAB) to upskill over 1,000 journalists. The program, Facebook Fundamentals for News, will be delivered completely digitally via BigSpring, mobile skilling platform partner.
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Learning cannot be treated as a finite activity

Bhakti Vithalani, founder and CEO, BigSpring, explains the importance of skilling at all levels, the future of skilling, and why continuous learning matters.
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Licensed to Skill

Carnegie Mellon alumna is using tech to democratize the workplace
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The World Economic Forum SkillsLink Alliance

BigSpring as a founding partner of the platform that enables changes in policies and practices that can lead to greater efficiency and diversity and promote lifelong learning.
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Inspirational Women Leaders Of Tech: Bhakti Vithalani of BigSpring On The Five Things You Need To Know In Order To Create A Very Successful Tech Company

Grit simply means you ‘Show up’. I’ve had a tremendous journey these past three years as the launch of BigSpring coincided with the birth of my two children. I launched BigSpring a few months after my daughter was born and had my son earlier this year at the onset of the pandemic. Combine the sleepless nights of parenting with the extreme highs and lows of a startup and it can all get quite demanding. I’ve found I best move forward when I set lofty goals for the long-term and simply focus on ‘showing up’ day-to-day.
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“Grit simply means you ‘Show up’”, With Douglas Brown and Bhakti Vithalani of BigSpring

Grit simply means you ‘Show up’. I’ve had a tremendous journey these past three years as the launch of BigSpring coincided with the birth of my two children. I launched BigSpring a few months after my daughter was born and had my son earlier this year at the onset of the pandemic. Combine the sleepless […]
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BigSpring Names Hugo Bague and Frits van Paasschen to its Advisory Board

BigSpring, a mobile lifelong skilling platform, today announced the appointments of former CEO of Starwood Hotels & Resorts, Frits van Paasschen, and former Group Executive of Rio Tinto plc, Hugo Bague, as advisors.
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Startup Of The Week: BigSpring

BigSpring, a 2020 World Economic Forum Technology Pioneer, has developed a mobile learning platform that promises lifelong upskilling for every worker and every job. The aim is to measure ROI from learning to establish it as a core business driver – not a discretionary expense. A half-million learners are already on its platform. Customers include Tata Steel, Google, Uber and United Technologies.
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Bhakti Vithalani, Founder Of BigSpring, On Why You Should Send Your Boss A Weekly Digital Portfolio

Without honest feedback from a manager, it can be difficult to improve a presentation or know whether your marketing plan is complete. One way to encourage your manager to provide better feedback is to collect examples of your work and create a digital portfolio to share with your manager, says Bhakti Vithalani, founder and CEO of BigSpring, a mobile learning platform focused on employee training.
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BigSpring Announces Arun Nagarajan as Chief Technology Officer for its Next-Generation Lifelong Learning Platform

Nagarajan will be responsible for building and managing BigSpring’s engineering and product teams.
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JA Worldwide Board of Governors Spotlight: Bhakti Vithalani

Bhakti Vithalani, Founder and CEO of BigSpring, a lifelong skilling platform, begins her first three-year term on the JA Worldwide Board of Governors in July. She will co-chair a newly formed Learning Experiences Committee formed to achieve greater scalability and impact at JA.
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BigSpring Awarded as Technology Pioneer by World Economic Forum

BigSpring, a mobile platform that offers lifelong learning for every worker and every job, was selected for enabling rapid deployment of market-relevant skills with measurable ROI - well-suited to solve the global skilling crisis, magnified by COVID-19.
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BigSpring Partners with the Global Education and Leadership Foundation for Positive Action