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COMPANY
NEWS
ACQUISITIONS AND PARTNERSHIPS
QA acquired Circus Street, an online
training solution providing commercial
digital skills. This allows QA to play
an even greater role in driving digital
transformation by using Circus Street
to build digital and data capabilities
across their entire enterprise and Cloud
Academy - another QA acquisition - to
systematically assess, build and validate
the skills of their tech teams to deliver it.
Skillsoft Corp. acquired Pluma, Inc., a
digital professional development and
executive-quality coaching platform.
The acquisition deepens Skillsoft's
Leadership Development portfolio,
adds a new modality to its blended
learning model and marks its entry
into individualized coaching. Pluma will
be integrated into Skillsoft's AI-driven,
immersive Percipio platform, and their
customers will gain access to Pluma's
skilled coaches and their expertise.
MRCC celebrated the coming together
of the firmly grounded design and
delivery systems of G-Cube, an
eLearning solutions provider, with
the years of cumulative expertise in
transformative solutions that MRCC
offers to meet the ever-evolving
business needs of its customers
globally. G-Cube's expertise lies in
corporate training for diverse industries
and multiple business verticals.
Learnosity, a provider of assessment
infrastructure for the learning industry,
has acquired Questionmark, an end-toend
assessments, proctoring, badging
and reporting solutions provider. There
has been a decisive swing to online for
education and workplace assessments
and the newly enlarged group now
has the scale, geographic spread, and
capabilities to help shape the future of
online assessments.
INDUSTRY NEWS
A DATA ANALYTICS BOOTCAMP
Fullstack Academy, a national tech
education provider, will bring its data
analytics bootcamp program to the
West Coast through a collaboration
with Oregon State University (OSU).
Launching in Winter 2022, the
bootcamps will train professionals of
any tech skill level in just 26 weeks for
jobs in the rapidly growing data analytics
sector, where skilled talent is in high
demand. The data analytics bootcamp
does not require OSU enrollment or
prior technical experience.
ATTRACTING, DEVELOPING AND
GROWING TALENT FOR THE FUTURE
Oracle announced a new solution to help
organizations better understand, manage
and grow the skills of their workforce.
Powered by artificial intelligence (AI),
the Oracle Dynamic Skills - part of
Oracle Fusion Cloud Human Capital
Management (HCM) - gives the insights
needed to ensure businesses have the
right talent both now and in the future.
GLOBAL COLLABORATION TO SERVE
UNDERSERVED POPULATIONS
IBM plans to collaborate with 30 global
organizations in 12 countries to help
underserved populations improve
their skills and employability. The
organizations will leverage the online
learning program IBM SkillsBuild with
their members, mostly underserved
populations such as veterans, women,
minorities, refugees, and unemployed
young adults. The program is
designed to empower job seekers with
professional workplace readiness and
technical skills, which includes earning
badges and credentials recognized by
the market and mentoring.
A PROGRAM AND SCHOLARSHIP TO
HELP FILL THE TECHNICAL SALES
SKILLS GAP
In an ongoing effort to further develop
technology career pathways for students
and help the region's employers fill the
surging technical sales skills gap, UMBC
Training Centers has expanded its
Technology Sales Program with Virtanza
Career Pathways to include monthly
starts of its 13-week, synchronous,
experiential course, as well as a Tech
Sales Scholarship program jointly
funded by Virtanza and UMBC Training
Centers and earmarked for investment
in tech sales leaders of the future.
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TrueLearn, a platform in healthcare
education blending data analytics with
cognition science to optimize learning
outcomes for the medical community, has
expanded its capabilities by acquiring
Picmonic, an audiovisual learning
platform. This will enable TrueLearn to
deepen its presence in the classroom,
while providing educators key insights
about their learners to ensure their
success and optimize program outcomes.
Pluralsight, Inc., a technology workforce
development company, will acquire A
Cloud Guru (ACG), a cloud skills
development platform, later this year,
and follows Vista Equity Partners'
recent acquisition of Pluralsight. By
combining A Cloud Guru with the
existing library of Pluralsight Skills, the
joint organization will now be better
positioned to meet the market demand
for cloud skill development.
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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Training Industry Magazine - July/August 2021

Elevating Leadership Development
Table of Contents
Preparing Leaders for the 'New Normal'
How Does the Rise of Artificial Intelligence Impact Leadership?
Soundbites for Consideration
Leadership: The Bottleneck or the Breakthrough for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion?
Dip Into Leadership: Identifyiing Emerging Leaders During a Time of Change
Give Your Leadership a Vertical Lift
Creating Conversational Leadership
A Blueprint for Remote Leadership That Works
Leadership Development is About Capacity, Not Just Competencies
How to Create Leadership Fluency: Cultivating Communities of Practice for Seasoned and Aspiring Leaders
Leveraging Data to Increase Leadership and Team Effectiveness in the Flow of Work
The Power of Practice
Brain-based Leadership Development: What Exactly Are You Scaling?
Learner Mindset
Recent Acquisitions Position eLearning Brothers as a One-stop-shop Solution
Company News
Training Industry Magazine - July/August 2021 - Intro
Training Industry Magazine - July/August 2021 - 1
Training Industry Magazine - July/August 2021 - 2
Training Industry Magazine - July/August 2021 - CT1
Training Industry Magazine - July/August 2021 - CT2
Training Industry Magazine - July/August 2021 - Elevating Leadership Development
Training Industry Magazine - July/August 2021 - 4
Training Industry Magazine - July/August 2021 - 5
Training Industry Magazine - July/August 2021 - Table of Contents
Training Industry Magazine - July/August 2021 - 7
Training Industry Magazine - July/August 2021 - 8
Training Industry Magazine - July/August 2021 - Preparing Leaders for the 'New Normal'
Training Industry Magazine - July/August 2021 - 10
Training Industry Magazine - July/August 2021 - How Does the Rise of Artificial Intelligence Impact Leadership?
Training Industry Magazine - July/August 2021 - 12
Training Industry Magazine - July/August 2021 - Soundbites for Consideration
Training Industry Magazine - July/August 2021 - 14
Training Industry Magazine - July/August 2021 - Leadership: The Bottleneck or the Breakthrough for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion?
Training Industry Magazine - July/August 2021 - Dip Into Leadership: Identifyiing Emerging Leaders During a Time of Change
Training Industry Magazine - July/August 2021 - 17
Training Industry Magazine - July/August 2021 - 18
Training Industry Magazine - July/August 2021 - 19
Training Industry Magazine - July/August 2021 - Give Your Leadership a Vertical Lift
Training Industry Magazine - July/August 2021 - 21
Training Industry Magazine - July/August 2021 - 22
Training Industry Magazine - July/August 2021 - 23
Training Industry Magazine - July/August 2021 - 24
Training Industry Magazine - July/August 2021 - Creating Conversational Leadership
Training Industry Magazine - July/August 2021 - 26
Training Industry Magazine - July/August 2021 - 27
Training Industry Magazine - July/August 2021 - A Blueprint for Remote Leadership That Works
Training Industry Magazine - July/August 2021 - 29
Training Industry Magazine - July/August 2021 - 30
Training Industry Magazine - July/August 2021 - 31
Training Industry Magazine - July/August 2021 - Leadership Development is About Capacity, Not Just Competencies
Training Industry Magazine - July/August 2021 - 33
Training Industry Magazine - July/August 2021 - 34
Training Industry Magazine - July/August 2021 - 35
Training Industry Magazine - July/August 2021 - How to Create Leadership Fluency: Cultivating Communities of Practice for Seasoned and Aspiring Leaders
Training Industry Magazine - July/August 2021 - 37
Training Industry Magazine - July/August 2021 - 38
Training Industry Magazine - July/August 2021 - 39
Training Industry Magazine - July/August 2021 - Leveraging Data to Increase Leadership and Team Effectiveness in the Flow of Work
Training Industry Magazine - July/August 2021 - 41
Training Industry Magazine - July/August 2021 - 42
Training Industry Magazine - July/August 2021 - 43
Training Industry Magazine - July/August 2021 - 44
Training Industry Magazine - July/August 2021 - The Power of Practice
Training Industry Magazine - July/August 2021 - 46
Training Industry Magazine - July/August 2021 - Brain-based Leadership Development: What Exactly Are You Scaling?
Training Industry Magazine - July/August 2021 - 48
Training Industry Magazine - July/August 2021 - Learner Mindset
Training Industry Magazine - July/August 2021 - Recent Acquisitions Position eLearning Brothers as a One-stop-shop Solution
Training Industry Magazine - July/August 2021 - Company News
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