Training Industry Magazine - November/December 2019 - 59

COMPANY
NEWS

ACQUISITIONS AND PARTNERSHIPS
Korn Ferry, a global organizational
consulting
firm,
announced
an
agreement to acquire three companies
from TwentyEighty, Inc.: Miller Heiman
Group, AchieveForum and Strategy
Execution. These companies will be
part of the newly-branded Korn Ferry
Digital) and provide clients access to
data and analytics from one of the
world's most comprehensive people
and organizational databases.
Findcourses.com, the North American
arm of EMG - Educations Media Group
and a partner of Training Industry, Inc.,
has partnered with Verdane, a leading
investor in tech and e-commerce.

Findcourses.com helps companies and
individuals find professional training
and courses. The primary focus in
accelerating the group's growth will
be to expand EMG's presence in the
global market.
Area9
Lyceum
announced
its
partnership with NIIT, a global leader
in skills and talent development, to
bring its world-class Area9 Rhapsode™
adaptive learning platform to NIIT's
clients. The partnership combines
Area9's over 20 years of expertise in
personalized, adaptive learning and
NIIT's expertise as a leader in managed
training services.

VitalSmarts, a Top 20 leadership training
company, has been acquired by Leeds
Equity Partners. In addition to allowing
VitalSmarts to operate independently,
the investment will accelerate the
company's growth initiatives and further
its presence in the corporate training
and leadership development market.
DDI, a Top 20 leadership training
company, has been acquired by Leeds
Equity Partners. In addition to allowing
VitalSmarts to operate independently,
the investment will accelerate the
company's growth initiatives and further
its presence in the corporate training
and leadership development market.

INDUSTRY NEWS
CORNERSTONE AND BETA PROGRAM
CLIENTS ARE REDEFINING
WORKPLACE CONVERSATIONS

Cornerstone OnDemand, Inc., a global leader
in the cloud-based learning and emerging
talent experience market, announced
Cornerstone Conversations, a new module
within the Cornerstone Performance
Suite. Cornerstone Conversations helps
organizations develop managers into
effective coaches.
AUTUMN PRODUCT RELEASE
FROM INTREPID BY VITALSOURCE
SIMPLIFIES AND SPEEDS COURSE
CREATION

Intrepid®, the market-leading collaborative
learning platform provider, announced the
latest enhancements to its platform. The
new Intrepid features enhance the process
for designing and delivering collaborative
learning experiences. Enhancements
include a visual design interface that
enables instructional designers to
build with ease, as well as simple tools
for gamification.

SALESHOOD LAUNCHES
PARTNERHOOD TO SCALE COACHING
AND CONTENT FOR PARTNERS

SalesHood, the leading sales enablement
platform and community, launches
onboarding, training coaching and content
for partners. Sales enablement is now
available for direct sales teams and indirect
partner sales teams like distributors,
resellers and agents with PartnerHood.
Many successful and hyper-growth
companies like Sage are using PartnerHood
to enable their partners to close more deals
and service more customers.
PINNACLE PERFORMANCE COMPANY
LAUNCHES ASCEND PROGRAM
TO ENCOURAGE EFFECTIVE
COMMUNICATION SKILLS RETENTION
AND BEHAVIOR CHANGE

Pinnacle Performance Company, a premier
global communication skills training
firm, launched its new Pinnacle Ascend
Program to encourage past workshop
participants to adopt, retain and apply
effective communication skills training

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in the workplace. Pinnacle Performance
Company provides individuals the tools
and techniques to become influential
communicators.
D2L UNVEILS "SKILLS CONNECTION"
TO BUILD THE WORKFORCE OF THE
FUTURE

D2L, the global leader in learning technology,
announced its new initiative: Skills
Connection. D2L will offer a comprehensive
set of tools and services for businesses and
schools to help organizations close the skills
gap, improve retention and attract new
talent. Skills Connection will also provide a
foundation for higher education institutions
to partner closely with employers.

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Training Industry Magazine - November/December 2019

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Training Industry Magazine - November/December 2019

Preparing for the Future of L&D
Table of Contents
Do You Have this Key Leadership Skill?
How Learning Leaders Can Implement Brain-based Trends, Strategies and Solutions to Transform Corporate L&D
Cliché or Clarity? 3 Expressions That Can Enhance Your Learning Efforts 
Leadership Trends for L&D to Consider
Building a Workforce for the Future
The Engagement Continuum
Design Thinking: Creating Authentically Learner-Centric Solutions
Trends 2020: The Broadening Role of L&D
The Future of Learning is Experiential
Clinging to 20th-century Learning Architecture Inhibits Your Ability to Deliver a 21st-century Learning Experience
Choosing Talent Over Tech
Go Grow Them: Using Crowdsourcing to Spur Employee Development
AbbVie: Engage Employees in Development, And Leave Them Wanting More
The Adaptation of Cross-Cultural Competence
How Technology is Shaping the Future of Workplace Learning
Using Technology to Support the Learner and Learning Professional Experience
Company News
Training Industry Magazine - November/December 2019 - Cover1
Training Industry Magazine - November/December 2019 - 2
Training Industry Magazine - November/December 2019 - Preparing for the Future of L&D
Training Industry Magazine - November/December 2019 - 4
Training Industry Magazine - November/December 2019 - Table of Contents
Training Industry Magazine - November/December 2019 - 6
Training Industry Magazine - November/December 2019 - 7
Training Industry Magazine - November/December 2019 - 8
Training Industry Magazine - November/December 2019 - Do You Have this Key Leadership Skill?
Training Industry Magazine - November/December 2019 - 10
Training Industry Magazine - November/December 2019 - How Learning Leaders Can Implement Brain-based Trends, Strategies and Solutions to Transform Corporate L&D
Training Industry Magazine - November/December 2019 - 12
Training Industry Magazine - November/December 2019 - Cliché or Clarity? 3 Expressions That Can Enhance Your Learning Efforts 
Training Industry Magazine - November/December 2019 - 14
Training Industry Magazine - November/December 2019 - Leadership Trends for L&D to Consider
Training Industry Magazine - November/December 2019 - Building a Workforce for the Future
Training Industry Magazine - November/December 2019 - 17
Training Industry Magazine - November/December 2019 - 18
Training Industry Magazine - November/December 2019 - 19
Training Industry Magazine - November/December 2019 - 20
Training Industry Magazine - November/December 2019 - The Engagement Continuum
Training Industry Magazine - November/December 2019 - 22
Training Industry Magazine - November/December 2019 - 23
Training Industry Magazine - November/December 2019 - Design Thinking: Creating Authentically Learner-Centric Solutions
Training Industry Magazine - November/December 2019 - 25
Training Industry Magazine - November/December 2019 - 26
Training Industry Magazine - November/December 2019 - 27
Training Industry Magazine - November/December 2019 - Trends 2020: The Broadening Role of L&D
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Training Industry Magazine - November/December 2019 - 31
Training Industry Magazine - November/December 2019 - 32
Training Industry Magazine - November/December 2019 - 33
Training Industry Magazine - November/December 2019 - The Future of Learning is Experiential
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Training Industry Magazine - November/December 2019 - 37
Training Industry Magazine - November/December 2019 - Clinging to 20th-century Learning Architecture Inhibits Your Ability to Deliver a 21st-century Learning Experience
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Training Industry Magazine - November/December 2019 - 40
Training Industry Magazine - November/December 2019 - 41
Training Industry Magazine - November/December 2019 - Choosing Talent Over Tech
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Training Industry Magazine - November/December 2019 - 44
Training Industry Magazine - November/December 2019 - 45
Training Industry Magazine - November/December 2019 - Go Grow Them: Using Crowdsourcing to Spur Employee Development
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Training Industry Magazine - November/December 2019 - 48
Training Industry Magazine - November/December 2019 - 49
Training Industry Magazine - November/December 2019 - AbbVie: Engage Employees in Development, And Leave Them Wanting More
Training Industry Magazine - November/December 2019 - 51
Training Industry Magazine - November/December 2019 - The Adaptation of Cross-Cultural Competence
Training Industry Magazine - November/December 2019 - 53
Training Industry Magazine - November/December 2019 - 54
Training Industry Magazine - November/December 2019 - 55
Training Industry Magazine - November/December 2019 - 56
Training Industry Magazine - November/December 2019 - How Technology is Shaping the Future of Workplace Learning
Training Industry Magazine - November/December 2019 - Using Technology to Support the Learner and Learning Professional Experience
Training Industry Magazine - November/December 2019 - Company News
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