Partnerships & Alliances (May/June 2016)

The latest training industry mergers, acquisitions, partnerships, and more.

  • IT training and certification company ITPro.TV formed a partnership with Wiley, enabling Wiley’s technical literature imprint, Sybex, to allow more interactive digital options alongside the educational books sold. ITPro.TV offers live streamed episodes that cover key IT topics hosted by live industry experts that are made available across multiple platforms.
  • Pearson and leadership development and communication training firm Great on the Job LLC are partnering to provide organizations with a tailored learning experience via the Intrepid Learning Hub online learning environment. Instruction is delivered through short-form content, applied practice, and interactive social features.
  • Pioneer Investment Management USA Inc., the U.S. division of a global asset management firm, selected Allego, a mobile-video just-in-time (JIT) sales learning platform, to help its teams to communicate and collaborate more quickly and effectively.
  • Corporate Renaissance Group, a provider of services and technology for better business management and PDS, a developer of human resources, benefits, recruiting, and payroll systems, formed a strategic alliance to provide advanced employee performance management and HRMS solutions. The companies will collaborate on new business opportunities for Vista HRMS, PDS’ software suite for human resources, benefits, recruiting, and payroll, and CRGroup’s all-inclusive employee performance management software, CRG emPerform.
  • Asure Software, a global provider of time, labor, and workspace management software solutions, acquired Mangrove Employer Services, Inc., a cloud softwareas- a-service (SaaS) vendor in human capital management (HCM) applications.
Lorri Freifeld
Lorri Freifeld is the editor/publisher of Training magazine. She writes on a number of topics, including talent management, training technology, and leadership development. She spearheads two awards programs: the Training APEX Awards and Emerging Training Leaders. A writer/editor for the last 30 years, she has held editing positions at a variety of publications and holds a Master’s degree in journalism from New York University.