Pluralsight To Acquire GitPrime, the Leading Developer Productivity Platform
May 1, 2019
Silicon Slopes, Utah — Pluralsight, Inc. (NASDAQ: PS), the enterprise technology skills platform, today announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire GitPrime, the leading developer productivity platform, for $170 million in cash. The acquisition is expected to close the week of May 6th, subject to customary closing conditions.
“The integration of GitPrime with our leading technology skills platform is a win for our customers and will greatly expand the Pluralsight platform to provide even more value to technology leaders and developers,” said Aaron Skonnard, co-founder and CEO of Pluralsight. “Marrying Pluralsight’s skill measurement and skill development capabilities with GitPrime’s developer productivity capabilities provides technology leaders with the most complete platform to improve efficiencies and speed up product development to deliver their digital transformation strategies. The GitPrime team has built something incredible that solves a long-standing problem. I’m excited to welcome them to Pluralsight and integrate their platform so that technology leaders can more fully control their tech-driven futures.”
GitPrime is connected to every major code repository in use today, including GitHub, Bitbucket, GitLab, and others. As a result of this broad coverage, GitPrime captures data around virtually every developer code commit providing a clear and unbiased view of the application of their skills in real time. GitPrime also offers deep and analytical insights around the efficiency and performance of software development teams.
“I’m extremely proud of what the GitPrime team has accomplished to date for engineering teams and leaders,” said Travis Kimmel, co-founder and CEO of GitPrime. “With Pluralsight’s powerful platform, global reach and presence in the world’s largest companies, we are thrilled to join forces and further enhance the way companies build and create software using today’s most valuable skills.”
With Pluralsight, technology leaders can benchmark the talent of their teams, empower team members to develop new skills, and measure the proficiency of their team members through Skill and Role IQ. With the addition of GitPrime, they now have visibility into the application of those skills and the results they produce. Together, Pluralsight and GitPrime are creating an entirely new way to measure and improve developer productivity and performance, solving an age-old problem that has plagued technology leaders for decades.
Pluralsight is the leading technology workforce development company that helps companies and teams build better products by developing critical skills, improving processes and gaining insights through data, and providing strategic skills consulting. Trusted by forward-thinking companies of every size in every industry, Pluralsight helps individuals and businesses transform with technology. Pluralsight Skills helps enterprises build technology skills at scale with expert-authored courses on today’s most important technologies, including cloud, artificial intelligence and machine learning, data science, and security, among others. Skills also includes tools to align skill development with business objectives, virtual instructor-led training, hands-on labs, skill assessments and one-of-a-kind analytics. Flow complements Skills by providing engineering teams with actionable data and visibility into workflow patterns to accelerate the delivery of products and services. For more information about Pluralsight (NASDAQ: PS), visit pluralsight.com.