Press Releases

ServiceRocket’s Learndot LMS Integrates With TrueAbility To Help Customers Show The Value of Customer Education

PALO ALTO, Calif. September 1, 2016–(BUSINESS WIRE)–ServiceRocket, a customer success company that partners with technology companies to build customer education businesses focused on increasing product adoption, customer satisfaction and subscription renewals, announced today the integration of TrueAbility with their flagship learning management platform, Learndot, to bring performance-based assessments to the enterprise.

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TrueAbility Shifts Focus to Deliver Performance-Based IT Training and Certification

(San Antonio, TX) July 20, 2015TrueAbility, a trusted global platform provider enabling companies to offer performance-based IT training and certification, today announced it will now focus on offering performance-based IT training and certification through its cloud-based assessment platform, AbilityScreen®. The restructured approach will allow companies to develop and execute remotely proctored, automated exams that require candidates to prove their technology skills in a real world environment–from anywhere, at any time. The company will move away from sourcing qualified applicants for hiring/recruiting fulfillment, yet continue to offer technical evaluations and assessments for job candidates to test and evolve their skill sets.

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Press Release: TrueAbility Teams with Linode to Promote Open Technical Positions with Launch of Linux Showdown 9: The Arena Challenge

(San Antonio, TX) April 27, 2015 – TrueAbility, a trusted global performance-based technical assessment provider, today announced it has partnered with Linode, a cloud hosting provider of high-performance SSD Linux servers, to launch Linux Showdown 9: The Arena Challenge to accelerate the hiring of top technical talent for the company’s new support center located in Haddonfield, NJ. The Showdown runs from April 27 to May 27, 2015 and interested candidates can sign up here to begin participating.

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DigitalOcean Continues Its Innovative Hiring Approach Using TrueAbility

NEW YORK, Nov 03, 2014 (BUSINESS WIRE) — DigitalOcean, the world’s fastest growing cloud provider built for developers, today announced it has launched a large-scale online technical challenge using TrueAbility, which will accelerate the hiring of top technical talent.

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TrueAbility Raises $2 Million Series A Round, Led By Austin Ventures

SAN ANTONIO, Jul 29, 2013 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Technical assessment platform provider, TrueAbility(TM), today announced that it has closed a $2 million Series A round from Austin Ventures. Also participating in the round is Cloud Power Seed Fund 2013. Previous seed investors include Rackspace RAX, +0.09% Chairman, Graham Weston and co-founders, Patrick Condon and Dirk Elmendorf.

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Press Coverage

TrueAbility Pivots to Include IT Training and Certification

TrueAbility, which created a platform to test job candidate’s technical skills, has pivoted.

The San Antonio-based tech startup still offers its AbilityScreen which tests job candidates’ technical aptitude but it is no longer offering its jobs board and instead plans to focus on the information technology certification and training business. It wants to help companies manage and execute performance-based exams securely from anywhere in the world.

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TrueAbility charting course change toward more lucrative waters

TrueAbility, a promising local technology startup, has decided to change its business focus and take the company in a new direction. Rather than focusing on testing job candidates with its online platform, TrueAbility now will work with companies to provide better automation for certification courses.

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San Antonio Participating in White House TechHire Initiative

San Antonio is one of the cities targeted in President Obama’s new TechHire Initiative, which is being promoted as a way to boost middle class jobs by training people in tech skills which generally bring higher pay, News radio 1200 WOAI’s Michael Board reports.

Part of the program involves cities like San Antonio to work with local tech companies to expand access to tech jobs.  The cities and hundreds of employer partners will work together to find new ways to recruit and place applicants based on their actual skills and to create more fast track training opportunities.

Frederick Mendler, is a co founder of True Ability, a tech firm which came out of the city’s unique Geekdom tech incubator.  He says learning the language of computer comes naturally, especially for people in their twenties who have grown up with technology, and he suspects people who tinker with computers for fun have more marketable skills than they realize.

TrueAbility Teams Up with DigitalOcean for a Technical Challenge

TrueAbility, based in San Antonio, has teamed up with DigitalOcean, to launch the “Docker Puzzle Challenge” to test a competitor’s technical aptitude using basic Linux skills and Docker, an open-source technology to deploy apps.

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