LTEN Focus Article: The Global Impact of Learning in the Flow of Work

By Kristina BelyeaDirector of Content Marketing ACTO Supporting continuous learning puts companies leaps ahead of others Have you heard the phrase “learning in the flow of work?” Many industry leaders and companies are discussing how it is transforming the way commercial learning and development (CL&D) teams train and reskill employees. So, is this the next big thing to be adopted …

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 State of Learning: How to Future Proof Your Organization

Two years into the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Commercial Learning and Development (CL&D) landscape has radically changed. Industries and organizations have had to reckon with the rise of remote working and a tightening labor market that’s begun prioritizing fulfillment through their work. Without the physical, in-person interactions that once dominated and drove workplace culture, employees are now starting …

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 …

ACTO Secures $18M Financing to Accelerate Growth and Strengthen Position as #1 Learning Platform in Life Sciences

TORONTO, July 7, 2022 – ACTO, the omnichannel learning and enablement platform for life sciences, today announced the closing of a US$18 million equity financing. The investment was led by Questa Capital, a healthcare venture growth equity firm that actively invests in healthcare and life sciences software. With this investment, Questa joins ACTO’s existing investors: Resolve Growth Partners, Salesforce Ventures, Panache Ventures, and …

The AI Education Learning Journey with Todd Staples

Do you think artificial intelligence (AI) will make us more human? Todd Staples—Director of Healthcare Innovation at ACTO and a key member of the team focused on LAICA, ACTO’s AI conversational assistant for the Life Sciences—was recently interviewed on The Learning Journey podcast to explore this topic. The conversation takes us on a thought-provoking journey exploring AI innovation in Life …

ACTO Bolsters Executive Management Team to Meet Significant US Commercial Growth

TORONTO, May 26, 2022: ACTO, the only complete commercial learning platform for the life science industry, is strengthening its executive management team with two key additions to meet US demand. ACTO has seen significant growth in the US over the past 12 months, including a 118% increase in new annual recurring revenue (ARR) in the US, expansion of its US partner …

Episode 7: How is Technology Reshaping the Medical Device Industry?

Featuring: Liv Williamsen is a medical device industry leader with nearly 20 years of experience, and has worked with a wide range of medical device companies from a Fortune 50 company to small start-ups. She has been responsible for building new markets in and outside of the US, leading sales & marketing teams, developing and running training programs for sales …

Episode 6: Pharma Sales – Today versus Tomorrow

Featuring: This episode features Rich Benedetto and Jeff Ainsworth. Rich is a former Sr. Executive Sales Representative at a global pharmaceutical company has over 35 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry. Jeff is the VP of Global Sales and Business Development at ACTO. Jeff has nearly 15 years of experience as a sales leader and coach in the pharmaceutical …

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 …