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Austin, Texas – December 19, 2018 – TalentGuard Inc., a global provider of predictive career pathing and talent management software, has officially announced a strategic partnership with Brainier, a leader in innovative Learning Management System software (LMS), to leverage on-going learning and career pathing in talent management.

TalentGuard’s talent management suite is focused on delivering better career experiences for employees. The partnership with Brainier will tie learning into employees’ career development, helping to close skill gaps and prepare employees for current and future success. “Brainier shares our commitment to make a powerful impact on employees’ careers” says TalentGuard CEO, Linda Ginac. “The cohesion between our softwares will push the envelope on personalized and learning-centric career experiences.”

Brainier’s learning management solution provides better ways to educate, engage, and empower learners. “I continue to be impressed by the strength of TalentGuard, not only in the market but in the value it brings (to customers),” says Brainier President, Jerry Cox. “And, how it also compliments the feature-rich capabilities of the Brainer LMS to be truly impactful for any organization.”About TalentGuard, Inc.

TalentGuard Inc., the Predictive People Development company, is a global provider of career pathing and talent management software. Our cloud-based software uses machine learning to help employees take control of their own career growth, while giving their managers deep insights into their teams’ greatest strengths and areas of growth. It shows employees where they are within their organizations and recommends career paths. We show employees what skills they already have, what skills they need, and what level they should be at for their current or future role.

Through its network of trusted integration partners, TalentGuard is seamlessly integrated with the broader HCM ecosystem, including HRIS, Applicant Tracking, Compensation Management, and Learning Management. For more information, visit


About Brainier

Brainier is a software technology company specializing in Enterprise e-Learning Solutions, and global provider of cloud-based Learning Management Systems, online LMS platforms. Based in Minneapolis, Brainier has been helping clients discover a better approach to learning and development since 1995. Award-winning SaaS offerings include the Brainier LMS (formerly Elan) and Chameleon Cloud (adaptive e-learning framework). For more information, visit Brainier Solutions, Inc. is part of BI WORLDWIDE, a global employee engagement agency that uses the principles of behavioral economics to produce measurable results for its clients. BIW continues to bring best-in-class solutions to its global and regional customers. For more information, visit


Media Contacts:

Anthony Campagnano
TalentGuard, Inc.
512.943.6800 x1487


Kiel Welk
Brainier Solutions, Inc.
952.345.5555 X421