ACTO Acquires Scrimmage, Disrupting Life Sciences Learning and Engagement Market

TORONTO, Sept. 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ – ACTO, the leading omnichannel education and engagement platform for life sciences, today announced its acquisition of Scrimmage, a pioneering mobile learning provider. Following ACTO’s $11.5M Series A round, the acquisition establishes ACTO as a life sciences SaaS leader with an unparalleled portfolio of 100+ clients, including seven of the top 20 pharma companies and six of the top …

ACTO Kicks Off 2021 with Chart-Topping Growth

Life sciences tech leader triples headcount, announces 5X ARR boost TORONTO, Jan. 28, 2021 /PRNewswire/ – ACTO, the Omnichannel Education Platform for Life Sciences, today announced major growth across a range of key metrics during 2020, including a 500% increase in annual recurring revenue since 2018. During the global pandemic, ACTO has cemented its position as an essential partner for life sciences …

LTEN Focus Article: Driving the Evolution of Medical Affairs and MSLs

MSLs are under increasing pressure to provide complex scientific information to stakeholders. By Kristina BelyeaDirector of Content Marketing ACTO Over the past three years, there have been significant shifts and pivots in life sciences, including changes in how healthcare providers (HCPs)want to interact with pharmaceutical companies. This shift has made medical affairs and medical sciences liaisons (MSLs) increasingly crucial and …

The Pharma Rep Enablement Learning Journey with James Harper – Part 2

In the second installment of The Learning Journey podcast focusing on Pharma Rep Enablement, we continue the discussion around the evolution of the pharmaceutical sales representative and the impact it will have. James Harper, founder and managing director of Twentyeightb (28b), discusses what it means to enable reps with technology and why it is critical to do so. This episode …

The Pharma Rep Enablement Learning Journey with James Harper – Part 1

Over the last decade, there has been much discussion about the future of the pharma sales rep. Many people expected the switch to virtual information exchange forced by the pandemic to be the final nail in the coffin for sales reps; yet, companies have adopted hybrid models, virtual tools for customer engagement, and online sales training platforms – all of …

The Commercial Training Manager Learning Journey with Jimmy Christie

Do you view training as a “box to check”? Has it become daunting with the scramble to provide data and performance metrics? Has your organization invested in continuous learning and development? In the latest episode of The Learning Journey podcast, Jimmy Christie, the Senior Commercial Training Manager at ACTO, talks about the importance and value of these questions. He shares …

LTEN Annual Conference Insights

Life Science commercial learning and training managers have had to pivot dramatically in recent years, shifting to virtual-only models to ensure their field team’s success. Now, they are re-examining things once more. With the potential to hold in-person training again, what is the proper mix of virtual, hybrid, and in-person training? Which strategies will maximize training effectiveness, and what tools …

The Need for Rapid Reskilling in an Ever-changing Landscape

When the pandemic struck, it threw businesses worldwide, and entire industries, into disarray. With exposed vulnerabilities now evident, all stakeholders watched the test of a company’s ability to recover and thrive with bated breath. The successful operating methods of the past had to be revisited, from technology and supply chain processes to the way sales calls and meetings were conducted, …

ACTO Earns Gold at Brandon Hall Technology Awards 2021

Toronto, Ontario (December 15, 2021) –  ACTO, the creator of the innovative Omnichannel Education Platform for Life Sciences, today announced it won a coveted Brandon Hall Group Gold award for excellence in Best Advance in Learning Management Measurement/Business Impact Tools. The award is for Digitally Transforming the Life Sciences Industry with Omnichannel Education. ACTO’s technology uses AI-powered mobile experiences to …

Implementation Blueprint for Omnichannel Education

You may have been hearing the buzz around “Omnichannel Education” repeated within the life sciences industry. As we are adapting to how the world is changing, we must also adapt to how our employees learn. This is where Omnichannel Education comes into play.  During the Life Sciences Trainers and Educators Network’s Annual Conference (LTEN), ACTO had the opportunity to educate …