Training Industry Magazine - May/June 2021 - 55

COMPANY
NEWS

ACQUISITIONS AND PARTNERSHIPS
Kahoot!, the global learning platform
company, has acquired employee
engagement and learning app provider
Motimate. This acquisition will allow
Kahoot! to strengthen its focus on
employee engagement while continuing
to build the next generation of tools for
employee learning, engagement and
corporate culture, while strengthening its
position in the corporate learning market.
IXL Learning, developer of personalized
learning products, announced its
acquisition of Rosetta Stone, the leader in
technology-based language education.
Rosetta Stone empowers more than one
million people in 150 countries to read,
write and speak 30 languages. With this
acquisition, IXL continues to expand its
influence over the quickly growing field
of online learning.

Carimus, application developer and
technical consultancy organization,
announced its acquisition of Joulebug,
an environmental and wellness-focused
social platform for companies and
employees. Joulebug gives co-workers
a space to share posts and photos of the
environmental actions they are taking.
The integration will expand Carimus'
footprint in the realm of wellness
and sustainability.
Velocity Advisory Group, a leadership
development
and
management
consulting firm, has acquired Leadership
Pacing, founded by Bob Weinhold. As a
Partner at Velocity Advisory Group, Mr.
Weinhold brings extensive experience
in the Healthcare and Pharmaceutical
sectors, as well as M&A and Business
Transition specialties.

RLG Capital & Trinity Private Equity
Group announced new investment in
learning platform company eLearning
Brothers to support the acquisition of
The Game Agency - an industry leader
in game-based learning technology
and content. The investment and
acquisition further expand eLearning
Brothers' suite of innovative learning
technology products.
Accenture (ACN), the global professional
services company, has acquired fable+, a
consulting firm specializing in business
agility and analytics-driven transformation.
With this acquisition, Accenture adds
to its repertoire fable+'s proprietary
cloud-based app, which allows leaders
to measure psychological safety and
team performance, while quantifying key
culture factors that drive performance.

INDUSTRY NEWS
ADVANCING CREDENTIAL
TRANSPARENCY AND ACCESS

Greenlight Credentials, the world's largest
blockchain-secured ledger of verified
life-long learning records and related
credentials, has entered a partnership
with national non-profit Credential
Engine. The partnership will advance
credential transparency and access by
allowing learners to seamlessly share
essential information with education
and training providers to increase their
opportunities to earn quality credentials.
The two organizations will continue their
efforts to make credentials comparable
across a wide variety of platforms.
NEW RESEARCH INITIATIVE TO
ADVANCE INCLUSIVE LEADERSHIP
WITHIN ORGANIZATIONS

Deloitte, the multinational professional
services network, has partnered with the
University of Pennsylvania's Wharton

School for a new research initiative that
aims to advance inclusive leadership
within organizations. Their research will
allow Deloitte professionals, Wharton
students, and other organizations to
become more inclusive leaders. Based
on their research findings, Wharton's
McNulty Leadership Program (MLP) will
deliver a series of workshops annually
tailored to Wharton's undergraduate,
MBA and Executive MBA communities.
NEW TALENT DEVELOPMENT SOLUTION

Human Capital Management (HCM)
company Paycor today launched
Paycor
Talent
Development,
a
performance management software
that empowers companies to focus on
continuous development with coaching
conversations that will help employees
feel more engaged, create the right level
of focus and deliver better business

outcomes. Paycor Talent Development
offers a low touch, yet robust,
development management platform
that provides automated workflows to
support employee processes.
BLENDING LEARNING AND
PERFORMANCE

Betterworks, the leading strategy
execution enterprise software company,
announced a new approach to employee
development by integrating its OKR
platform with Udemy for Business, a
world-class enterprise learning platform
powered by Udemy, the world's largest
global marketplace for learning and
teaching online. The new product
integration allows employees to search,
discover, and launch Udemy for Business
courses from within the Betterworks
interface as well as link learning progress
and outcomes to measurable goals.

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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Training Industry Magazine - May/June 2021

Closing the Skills Gap
Table of Contents
Changes to IT Training to Acquire Skills for Working Remotely
Upskilling and Reskilling is the Future of L&D
Embracing the Vulnerabilities Associated with Learning Something New
Cultural Competence: An Essential Skill for Cultivating Diversity and Inclusion
Adapting to the New Normal: Upskilling and Reskilling
Finding Value in Pre-assessments
Right People, Wrong Skills: Turn Talent You Have Into Talent You Need
Putting Continuous Learning Into Practice
Make 2021 the Year You Upskill Your People
How to Future-proof Your Workforce: Understanding the Past to Move Forward
Building Organizational Resilience with a Highly Skilled Learner Ecosystem
The New Learning Era: Knowledge For Growth
eNewHires: Onboarding Millennials and Generation Z
Putting Together the Development Puzzle
Closing the Skills Gap: Why Mindset Matters
Embracing a Culture of Self-Directed Learning
$3.8 Billion Acquisition Demonstrates the Value of Online Technical Training in 2021
Company News
Training Industry Magazine - May/June 2021 - Intro
Training Industry Magazine - May/June 2021 - 1
Training Industry Magazine - May/June 2021 - 2
Training Industry Magazine - May/June 2021 - CT1
Training Industry Magazine - May/June 2021 - CT2
Training Industry Magazine - May/June 2021 - Closing the Skills Gap
Training Industry Magazine - May/June 2021 - 4
Training Industry Magazine - May/June 2021 - 5
Training Industry Magazine - May/June 2021 - Table of Contents
Training Industry Magazine - May/June 2021 - 7
Training Industry Magazine - May/June 2021 - 8
Training Industry Magazine - May/June 2021 - Changes to IT Training to Acquire Skills for Working Remotely
Training Industry Magazine - May/June 2021 - 10
Training Industry Magazine - May/June 2021 - Upskilling and Reskilling is the Future of L&D
Training Industry Magazine - May/June 2021 - 12
Training Industry Magazine - May/June 2021 - Embracing the Vulnerabilities Associated with Learning Something New
Training Industry Magazine - May/June 2021 - 14
Training Industry Magazine - May/June 2021 - Cultural Competence: An Essential Skill for Cultivating Diversity and Inclusion
Training Industry Magazine - May/June 2021 - Adapting to the New Normal: Upskilling and Reskilling
Training Industry Magazine - May/June 2021 - 17
Training Industry Magazine - May/June 2021 - 18
Training Industry Magazine - May/June 2021 - 19
Training Industry Magazine - May/June 2021 - 20
Training Industry Magazine - May/June 2021 - Finding Value in Pre-assessments
Training Industry Magazine - May/June 2021 - 22
Training Industry Magazine - May/June 2021 - 23
Training Industry Magazine - May/June 2021 - Right People, Wrong Skills: Turn Talent You Have Into Talent You Need
Training Industry Magazine - May/June 2021 - 25
Training Industry Magazine - May/June 2021 - 26
Training Industry Magazine - May/June 2021 - 27
Training Industry Magazine - May/June 2021 - Putting Continuous Learning Into Practice
Training Industry Magazine - May/June 2021 - 29
Training Industry Magazine - May/June 2021 - 30
Training Industry Magazine - May/June 2021 - 31
Training Industry Magazine - May/June 2021 - Make 2021 the Year You Upskill Your People
Training Industry Magazine - May/June 2021 - 33
Training Industry Magazine - May/June 2021 - 34
Training Industry Magazine - May/June 2021 - 35
Training Industry Magazine - May/June 2021 - How to Future-proof Your Workforce: Understanding the Past to Move Forward
Training Industry Magazine - May/June 2021 - 37
Training Industry Magazine - May/June 2021 - Building Organizational Resilience with a Highly Skilled Learner Ecosystem
Training Industry Magazine - May/June 2021 - 39
Training Industry Magazine - May/June 2021 - 40
Training Industry Magazine - May/June 2021 - 41
Training Industry Magazine - May/June 2021 - The New Learning Era: Knowledge For Growth
Training Industry Magazine - May/June 2021 - 43
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Training Industry Magazine - May/June 2021 - 45
Training Industry Magazine - May/June 2021 - eNewHires: Onboarding Millennials and Generation Z
Training Industry Magazine - May/June 2021 - 47
Training Industry Magazine - May/June 2021 - 48
Training Industry Magazine - May/June 2021 - Putting Together the Development Puzzle
Training Industry Magazine - May/June 2021 - 50
Training Industry Magazine - May/June 2021 - Closing the Skills Gap: Why Mindset Matters
Training Industry Magazine - May/June 2021 - 52
Training Industry Magazine - May/June 2021 - Embracing a Culture of Self-Directed Learning
Training Industry Magazine - May/June 2021 - $3.8 Billion Acquisition Demonstrates the Value of Online Technical Training in 2021
Training Industry Magazine - May/June 2021 - Company News
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