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Coursera Expands Coursera for Business Features, Launches AI-powered Skills Benchmarking Tool

August 12, 2018 / insidebigdata

Coursera, an online learning leader, announced the launch of Skills Benchmarking, a powerful new Coursera for Business tool that enables organizations to measure how their talent stacks up against others in their industry as well as identify top performing individuals in a given competency area. With instant access to data that measures competencies across industries, companies can now better understand their own talent profile, where the gaps are, and how best to close them. Coursera’s skills benchmarking insights are built atop the company’s Skills Graph, which maps a robust hierarchy of skills to the content on the platform, as well as to the careers, companies, and industries that require them. Skills Benchmarking then uses machine learning models trained on anonymized learning and assessment performance data from Coursera’s vast learner and content base to create an aggregate view of a company workforce’s core capabilities and how they rank within a defined...