Perkbox partners with Filtered to power AI driven staff learning

10 Oct 2018

10th October 2018, London, UK - Perkbox, Europe’s fastest growing employee engagement platform, has today partnered with Filtered Technologies to launch its patented AI product magpie, a learning recommendations engine that matches the right learning to the right learner, on the Perkbox platform.

Magpie achieves this by using machine-learning algorithms to match the relevant content to each individual user. Using an intuitive  chat function, Perkbox users get personalised learning recommendations in minutes, simply by answering a few questions.

Magpie contains over 500+ bitesize content pieces that cover 40 base competencies from expertly curated, high quality public domain sources such as Harvard Business Review, TED and Forbes. Companies can also add their own assets to the platform (including those created in-house) to make all relevant learning easily  accessible.

Integrated via chatbots, magpie slots seamlessly into existing learning platforms and communication channels like Slack, email inboxes, CRM systems or Facebook Workplace, further simplifying its integration into existing company channels.

Saurav Chopra, CEO of Perkbox says: “With employees spending only 5 minutes a day learning without interruption, finding time at work to dedicate to learning  is clearly a challenge. Imagine what could be achieved if everyone spent only 10 more minutes more a day learning new things...

“We’re excited to be partnering with magpie to make ‘learning on the go’ as simple as possible for our users. We hope it will improve this statistic and get more employers and employees motivated and engaged on improving their learning trajectory .”

Marc Zao-Sanders, CEO of Filtered, says: “It’s becoming increasingly important to firms that employees are engaged and happy. Learning is an important driver and indicator of engagement and happiness. And that’s why we’re excited about this partnership with Perkbox which brings the right content to the right employees to inform and inspire, open minds and realise opportunities.”

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About Perkbox
Perkbox is a cloud-based employee engagement platform designed to help employers attract, engage and retain talent. It offers a suite of products including a platform with access to best in class perks, reward and recognition and a product that measures employee sentiment. It serves companies of all sizes from SMEs to large companies such as Whole Foods, Nando’s, Caffe Nero and Levi Strauss & Co. Based in London and with offices in Sheffield, Perkbox has raised over £11.0 million in funding from the leading European venture capital firm Draper Esprit.

About Filtered
Filtered is an award-winning company which uses technology to personalize learning for the world's 230 million knowledge workers. Their market-leading product, magpie, makes intelligent learning recommendations powered by AI and delivered through a chat interface. It makes sense of vast libraries of learning assets in seconds to provide a personalised learning feed. Since launching in 2017, Filtered have delivered magpie to global brands such as Royal Mail, NHS, Reach plc, Siemens Gamesa and many others to connect learners with high quality resources: their own in-house creations, off-the-shelf libraries as well as public domain content. Have a look for yourself: filtered.com/gamechanger

Media Contact
Alexandra Sanpera
Head of PR, Perkbox
alexandra.iglesias@perkbox.com

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