NIIT Named Innovation Award Winner at Future Learning 2020 Summit; Announces Partnership with EdCast

Atlanta, GA August 24, 2017: NIIT Limited, a leading provider of managed training services, announced today that it will receive an Innovation Award at the Future Learning 2020 Summit in Santa Clara, CA later today. NIIT also announces that it has formed a strategic relationship with EdCast, the award-winning, AI-powered Knowledge Cloud provider with customers that include GE, HPE, Dell EMC, and Accenture.

NIIT is proud to be recognized as an industry leader in innovation, joining other recipients that include Walmart, McDonald's, Shire, Sprint, SDG Academy, UPenn and others. The Innovation Awards gala at this year's Future Learning 2020 Summit will honor the most well-respected individuals and businesses making impactful changes within the corporate learning industry. Award winners were selected based on the innovative use of personalized learning and knowledge-sharing technologies at their respective organizations.

NIIT is also pleased to announce its partnership with EdCast. The two companies will collaborate in the areas of corporate training and consulting, learning management and administration, and content management and creation for businesses around the world.

"We are thrilled at being recognized for our groundbreaking learning management efforts in receiving an Innovation Award at the 3rd Annual Future Learning 2020 Summit," said Sailesh Lalla, Executive Vice President, Business Development at NIIT. "We are also looking forward to our collaboration with EdCast, allowing us to provide industry-leading AI-powered learning management solutions that are completely mobile-accessible for our enterprise customers."

"We are honored to welcome to our Summit and Innovations Awards gala so many visionary leaders and world-class organizations for their achievement in learning innovation, including NIIT," said Karl Mehta, Founder and CEO of EdCast. "We are even more proud to add NIIT as another key learning management and training consulting partner of ours, enhancing EdCast's learning and content discovery capabilities around the world."

The Future Learning 2020 Summit began yesterday, August 23, and continues through tonight, August 24, with the Innovation Awards gala taking place on the evening of August 24. More information about the Summit can be found here:

About NIIT

Established in 1981, NIIT Limited, a global leader in Skills and Talent Development, offers multi-disciplinary learning management and training delivery solutions to corporations, institutions, and individuals in over 40 countries.

NIIT has three main lines of business across the globe- Corporate Learning Group, Skills and Careers Group, and School Learning Group.

NIIT's Corporate Learning Group (CLG) offers Managed Training Services (MTS) to market-leading companies in North America, Europe, Asia, and Oceania. Our comprehensive suite of Managed Training Services includes custom Curriculum Design and Content Development, Learning Administration, Learning Delivery, Strategic Sourcing, Learning Technology, and Advisory Services. With a team of some of the world's finest learning professionals, NIIT is dedicated to helping customers increase the business value of learning and development (L&D). Built on the sound principles of 'Running Training like a Business', NIIT's Managed Training Services and best-in-class training processes enable customers to align business goals with L&D, reduce costs, realize measurable value, benefit from rock-solid operations, and increase business impact.

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About EdCast

EdCast is the AI-Powered Knowledge Cloud solution for unified discovery, personalized learning and knowledge management across the enterprise. Its award-winning platform is used globally by Fortune 500 companies and government organizations to solve the discovery, curation and recommendation problems of content fragmentation across external, internal, and tacit knowledge sources. EdCast's solutions include its Learning Experience Platform (LXP), SalesU sales enablement suite, and GuideMe's multi-language in-app content authoring tools, which are now being used by visionary companies that include GE, HPE, Dell EMC and Accenture among others.

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Shivani Chakravarthy
Senior Director, Marketing
NIIT Corporate Learning Group

Philip Levinson
Vice President, Marketing