We begin this round with acquisitions: Corporate Executive Board of Arlington, Va., acquired privately held U.K.-based workforce- assessment market leader SHL in a cash deal reportedly worth $660 million.
Meanwhile, Manpower Group of Milwaukee completed its acquisition of India-based Web Development Co., a leading IT services and professional resourcing company. With this acquisition, WDC is now a wholly owned subsidiary of Manpower Group's Experis brand.
In deployment news, UpMo, a social talent-management provider based in Mountain View, Calif., deployed it social talent platform at Intuit, also based in Mountain View, Calif., including integration with Yammer's Enterprise Social Networking platform.
BeneTrac, based in San Diego, and the U.S. business group of Sun Life Financial Inc. of Wellesley, Mass., entered an agreement in which Sun Life will use BeneTrac as a partner for brokers and HR clients across the country to enroll in its health, disability and dental products online.
Two human capital measurement firms, Durham, N.C.-based Capital Analytics Inc. and Chicago-based KnowledgeAdvisors, formed an alliance partnership.
San Ramon, Calif.-based eQuest announced it was selected by CNstaff, which operates China's largest applicant-tracking system, Mr. Jobs, to provide its customers with job-posting support in China.
Strategic Resolutions Experts Inc., based in Martinsburg, W.V., was awarded a one-year contract from the Washington-based U.S. Department of Defense's official combat support agency for countering weapons of mass destruction, Defense Threat Reduction Agency, to help solve the agency's human capital challenges.
ADP, of Roseland, N.J., was awarded a contract by Palo Alto, Calif.-based technology giant Hewlett Packard to deliver a global payroll and time and labor management system for internal use by HP employees across 40 countries.
ASICS America Corp. of Irvine, Calif., selected Wayne, Pa.-based SkillSurvey Inc. to provide its online reference-checking solution.
NuView Systems of Andover, Mass., was selected by San Diego-based WD-40 Co., which will implement its core product, NuViewHR, within the global company.