Magic Software Inc. Becomes a Contributing Member of IMS Global Learning Consortium, Strengthening Commitment to Serve the Global EdTech Community

NEW YORK, Nov. 30, 2020 /CNW/ — Magic Software Inc. announced that it has become a Contributing Member of IMS Global Learning Consortium, the largest and most productive non-profit collaborative advancing educational technology innovation and impact. The New York-based Magic serves education publishers and edtech companies to build their digital learning products and solutions. Besides providing outsourcing services, its cloud-based MagicBox platform allows publishers to deliver learning products for enabling remote learning to over 4.5 MM students globally.

Magic has been associated with IMS since 2017 and is now seeking to aggressively contribute to several IMS key initiatives, including Digital Credentials and Pathways, Learning Data and Analytics, and CASE Network. Magic will also contribute to project groups for Learning Tools Interoperability® (LTI®), OneRoster®, and other IMS standards to further develop a seamless learning ecosystem for education markets. As digital adoption is growing,

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Computer system failure sees post offices struggle to serve customers

UK-wide disruption in Post Office branches this morning was due to a computer system problem which meant staff were unable to serve customers at counters.





© Grangemouth Post Office has been forced to close this morning due to a national computer system fail…


The difficulties were announced on the Post Office’s Twitter page.

The post read: “Heading to branch? Some are currently unable to serve customers at the counter, which we’re working hard to sort. We’ll keep you updated.”

On the Grangemouth Post Office Facebook page it confirmed the issue was related to a computer system failure, adding: “Due to computer failure we have had to close temporarily, this is a national issue. Hopefully be open shortly.”

The Post Office has since confirmed that branches, including Grangemouth, which were forced to close are now reopen and the issues are being investigated.

A spokesperson said: “We’re aware that some of our

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PBS Promotes Sylvia Bugg To Serve As Chief Of Programming

PBS Promotes Sylvia Bugg To Serve As Chief Of Programming

PR Newswire

ARLINGTON, Va., Oct. 20, 2020

ARLINGTON, Va., Oct. 20, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — PBS today announced the promotion of Sylvia Bugg to serve as Chief Programming Executive and General Manager, General Audience Programming. Bugg will take on this new role immediately and report directly to PBS President and CEO Paula Kerger.

Sylvia Bugg to serve as Chief Programming Executive and General Manager, General Audience Programming at PBS.
Sylvia Bugg to serve as Chief Programming Executive and General Manager, General Audience Programming at PBS.

Bugg will oversee all non-children’s content and lead PBS’s programming strategy across its broadcast and digital platforms. She will also be responsible for the acquisition and development of world-class programming for PBS and its member stations, with a particular focus on sharing important stories that reflect the diversity of our country.

Bugg previously served as Vice President of General Audience Programming, where she oversaw the PBS editorial team and led

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