Will Become a Privately Held Company

Cornerstone to be Acquired by Clearlake for US$5.2 Billion

Santa Monica, CA (USA), September 2021 - Cornerstone OnDemand, Inc., a global leader in talent management software, has announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by Clearlake Capital Group, L.P., a leading private equity firm. Under the terms of the agreement, Clearlake will acquire the outstanding shares of Cornerstone common stock for $57.50 per share in cash. The transaction has an enterprise value of approximately $5.2 billion.


TopClass LMS

WBT Systems Announces Its Acquisition by Advanced Solutions

Nashua, NH (USA), September 2021 - WBT Systems and Advanced Solutions International (ASI), two leading global providers of products and services for associations and non-profits, have announced the signing of an agreement for ASI to acquire WBT Systems. WBT Systems's flagship learning platform, TopClass LMS, will join ASI's portfolio of subscription (SaaS) products and services.



Lern- und Trainingsangebote als Shared Service

Düsseldorf, August 2021 - Viele Verantwortliche für Mitarbeiteraus- und -weiterbildung haben erkannt, dass ein einziges Lernmanagementsystem (LMS), das als Shared Service in einer Organisation eingesetzt wird, erhebliche Vorteile bietet. Es ist als zentraler Lern-Hub für alle Mitarbeiter, Kunden sowie Partner leichter zugänglich und beseitigt damit nicht nur Lernsilos und redundante Inhalte, sondern senkt auch die Kosten für Lerninhalte und Technologie sowie deren Verwaltung. Zudem vereinfacht es die Nachverfolgung von Trainingsangeboten und deren Ergebnissen.


Passion for Learning Tech

David Verhaag Joins THRIVE as Demand in the US Explodes

David VerhaagNottingham (UK), April 2021 - The next-gen learning experience platform provider, THRIVE, has appointed David Verhaag as US Head of Implementation & Customer Success to support demand from enterprise prospects in the United States. David joins THRIVE with 15+ years of experience, having previously been Chief Customer Officer at Degreed and led fast-growing success teams at HireVue and SuccessFactors.


Lernen per Audio-Modus launcht neue Android- und iOS-App

Berlin, April 2021 - Die Lernplattform hat den Launch einer neuen Android- und iOS-App bekanntgegeben. Die Nutzer können damit nun im Audio-Modus lernen, Kurse herunterladen und offline absolvieren und sich ihre individuellen Pflichtkurse anzeigen lassen. Für Masterplan bedeutet der Launch der neuen App einen weiteren Schritt in Richtung Software-as-a-Service.


user interface

Gomo Unveils Major Authoring Tool User Interface Refresh

Brighton (UK), August 2020 - Available to all users immediately, Gomo Learning's refresh of its authoring experience helps L&D professionals achieve modernized, user-friendly, and more consistent digital learning, while retaining the authoring tool's existing features. After extensive planning, testing, and adjustments, the team behind cloud-based eLearning authoring, delivery, and analytics platform Gomo Learning has launched a major revamp of all aspects of the authoring tool's user interface (UI). 


Standalone Brand

LTG Gets Open LMS by Blackboard

Jacksonville, FL (USA), March 2020 - Learning Technologies Group plc (LTG), a global leader in the high-growth workplace learning and talent industry, has entered into an agreement to acquire all intellectual property and assets relating to Blackboard’s Open LMS platform for $31.7 million (less some customary purchase price adjustments). Following the completion of the transaction in approximately four weeks, Open LMS will be invested in as a standalone brand within LTG’s portfolio of best-in-class businesses.


Dublin Tech Center

Thought Industries Opens New European Headquarters

Dublin (IRL) / Boston, MA (USA), November 2019 - Thought Industries, one of the fastest-growing online learning SaaS companies, has announced its expansion in Europe with the launch of an office in Dublin. The new operations, near St. Stephen's Greens in Dublin's multinational tech city center, is well positioned to supply a hyper level of support to the company's growing roster of European customers.



Docebo Successfully Completes IPO

Toronto (CA), October 2019 - Docebo Inc. has successfully launched its IPO on the Toronto Stock Exchange, marking a milestone moment and a significant achievement for the SaaS eLearning platform. 


QA Acquires Cloud Academy

Digital Learning Solution Will Help to Tackle the Skills Gap

London (UK), July 2019 - QA, a large UK B2B skills provider, has announced its acquisition of San Francisco-based Cloud Academy, a leading enterprise technology training platform. Cloud Academy will add QA’s massive catalogue of more than 500 certification courses and 1,500 instructor-led courses to seamlessly blend classroom learning with its intuitive digital platform. The union will create the largest collection of blended learning resources in the world, covering Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud Platform, Cyber Security, Project Management, DevOps, Agile Development, Big Data, and more.