Partnerships & Alliances (September 2021)

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

  • Limeade, an immersive employee well-being company, acquired TINYpulse, a leader in employee listening software.
  • Eightfold AI, provider of the Talent Intelligence Platform, and Checkr, Inc., a leading technology company in the background check industry, are partnering to create a solution that delivers a seamless candidate and recruiter experience, helping employers hire based on qualifications, key attributes, skills, and traits in one single interface.
  • isolved, a leader in the 2021 HCM Data Quadrant, acquired predictive people analytics platform TrenData HR.
  • True Office Learning, creator of adaptive eLearning technology, is collaborating with informed360, creator of automated ethics and compliance solutions, to distribute dynamic software that automates the disclosures process.
  • OverDrive, a digital reading platform for libraries and schools acquired Kanopy, a video streaming service for public and academic libraries.
Lorri Freifeld is the editor/publisher of Training magazine, owned by Lakewood Media Group. She writes on a number of topics, including talent management, training technology, and leadership development. She spearheads two awards programs: the Training Top 100 and Emerging Training Leaders. A writer/editor for the last 29 years, she has held editing positions at a variety of publications and holds a Master’s degree in journalism from New York University.