Verizon Selects Pluralsight to Support its Network of the Future through Technology Skill Development
Oct 14, 2020
SILICON SLOPES, Utah — Pluralsight, Inc. (NASDAQ: PS), the technology workforce development company, today announced at its annual user conference, Pluralsight LIVE, that Verizon has chosen Pluralsight as its strategic partner to support the company's ongoing employee education and upskilling program.
As one of the world's largest communication technology companies, Verizon is at the forefront of the seismic shift sparked by digital transformation. Verizon launched the initiative as a key component of its Learning 2.0 strategy, centered on aligning skill development and upskilling their workforce using Pluralsight to deliver on the promise of 5G and the future of work.
"Our priority has been to rapidly expand the power and potential of technology to revolutionize the way our customers work and live.'" said Lou Tedrick, Vice President Global Learning & Development, Verizon. "To do that, we've partnered with Pluralsight to advance our workforce capabilities and make an overall investment in our most valuable asset, our people."
From the Network & Operations Engineer to the Enterprise Architect, Verizon and Pluralsight have defined over 120+ jobs of the future and mapped relevant skill assessments and content to each role. Using Pluralsight's assessment data, Verizon will leverage continuous skill progression among its workforce and shift people into critical roles based on these outcomes.
With the jobs of the future becoming increasingly technical, development opportunities can't be siloed in the technology organization alone. That means building skills at scale across the company so that all teams, from the finance and administration teams to the technology and security teams, are ready to deliver on the future.
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.