eFront as a SumTotal alternative

eFront

The client was using SumTotal as its backbone LMS and was in need of a comprehensive and efficient alternative solution. In this post I will describe the business needs that made it imperative for the client to make the transition, and why eFront was chosen. Why change from SumTotal.

Skillsoft buying SumTotal – My Take

eLearning 24-7

Like many of you, I was surprised to find out that Skillsoft is in the process of acquiring SumTotal. Here according to the documentation listed on the Skillsoft web site, is what they see as the real value of the SumTotal acquisition (text listed is actual wording on their document): Skillsoft and SumTotal provide highly complementary HR solutions. Combination of Skillsoft and SumTotal offers comprehensive, content-rich HR solutions.

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SumTotal Acquires GeoLearning

Kapp Notes

Today, SumTotal announced the acquisition of GeoLearning. This acquisition combines SumTotal’s proven leadership in Talent Management with GeoLearning’s comprehensive learning solutions specifically in the Mid-market, Government, and Extended Enterprise market segments. Our united global footprint provides unparalleled capabilities that cover the complete spectrum of Talent Management business needs across all segments and markets. Why is SumTotal acquiring GeoLearning?

eFront as a SumTotal alternative

eFront

The client was using SumTotal as its backbone LMS and was in need of a comprehensive and efficient alternative solution. In this post I will describe the business needs that made it imperative for the client to make the transition, and why eFront was chosen. Why change from SumTotal.

SumTotal Extends elixHR Platform with SnapLogic Cloud Integration by News Editor

Learning Solutions Magazine

Partnership to deliver pre-built “Snap” Connectors, allowing SumTotal customers to incorporate Talent. Management Applications and SumTotal’s Learn with 150 third-party business applications.

Mark Your Calendars and Join Skillsoft and SumTotal at Upcoming European Events

Skillsoft

It’s a busy month, but it’s still important to make time to hear about what’s happening in the industry. elearning EMEA

SumTotal vs. Moodle vs. Inquisiq R3: One Non-Profit’s Quest for the Best New LMS

Inquisiq

The most popular systems like SumTotal and Moodle may seem like a safe bet (nobody’s ever been fired for hiring IBM, right?), but that’s not always the case, as HP Freeman discovered shortly after deciding to move from SumTotal to Moodle. HP Freeman had been using the SumTotal Learning Management System to deliver and manage the training program. In mid-2013 they had decided to leave the SumTotal system and move to another LMS.

SumTotal vs. Moodle vs. Inquisiq R3: One Non-Profit’s Quest for the Best New LMS

Inquisiq

The most popular systems like SumTotal and Moodle may seem like a safe bet (nobody’s ever been fired for hiring IBM, right?), but that’s not always the case, as HP Freeman discovered shortly after deciding to move from SumTotal to Moodle. HP Freeman had been using the SumTotal Learning Management System to deliver and manage the training program. In mid-2013 they had decided to leave the SumTotal system and move to another LMS.

Bob Little – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

As the Senior Partner of Bob Little Press & PR , you have been providing business-to-business public relations (PR) services to many organizations in the ‘learning’ and ‘learning technologies’ industry for years. Some run their businesses as lifestyle businesses, while others aim to grow the business to the point where it can be acquired by others. After 25 years in the business, I’m still learning things about PR.

Skillsoft – An Analyst Perspective

eLearning 24-7

A vendor who made not only poor business decisions with the likes of Percipio, but also with the monumental blunder of acquiring SumTotal. . The buy was a bad relationship in the making, one where the owner – “Skillsoft” and ownee “SumTotal” never seemed to get on track with one another. Percipio was, well, to say it politely an unmitigated disaster, a result of poor business decision making by Skillsoft.

Latest Takeaways from Craig Weiss

eLearning 24-7

With more and more corporate entities telling their employees not to come into the office and/or do not do any business related travel, I am calling on Learning Solutions and ATD to cancel their trade shows for 2020. Honestly, buying SumTotal would make more sense, but nevertheless, it is Saba. Curious to know the similarities and differences between Cornerstone and SumTotal?

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Learning Management Platform for Your Training Need

G-Cube

These include small businesses which want to deliver workforce training effectively. Amongst the best LMS platforms, SumTotal learning management system, G-Cube LMS, Cornerstone are ideal for enterprises, while Blackboard and Canvas for the education sector.

Extended Enterprise Compliance: Mapping the Ecosystem

Talented Learning

Insurance and Procurement Records – Proof of minimum and mandatory insurance coverage , as well as other hiring-related documents such as W-9 tax forms, business licenses and special certifications for veterans, minorities and other relevant affiliations.

Should You Use an Employee LMS for Extended Enterprise Learning in 2019?

Talented Learning

On the other hand, customers and business partners can’t be forced to engage in learning activities. Extended enterprise learning initiatives are usually owned by different business groups than the employee LMS and thus are funded and deployed at different times.

The Current Top 5 Talent Management Solutions

InsiderHub

Talent Expansion ™ by SumTotal Systems, Inc. stars out of 5) SumTotal began in the e-Learning industry, and have a different but creative approach toward talent management. Business HR Top 5 Solutions You want a talented team. Correction: you NEED a talented team.

Excellence in E-Learning

CLO Magazine

Due to increase in competition within the travel industry, new critical skills continued to be added to the roles of Booking.com team members, and the learning and development team recognized the need for a learning platform that could deliver new learning at the speed of business.

A Whole New World (of Learning)

CLO Magazine

At that time (early 2000s), learning management systems were an innovative new business application that helped companies build and manage e-learning and track and organize all forms of training. I don’t predict the end of big systems like Saba, SumTotal, SAP or any other LMS vendor overnight.

Saba Insight 2018 Insights

Bluewater Learning

How does Saba keep from turning into a SumTotal-like company with multiple products serving a similar market and having difficulty merging the product and the customers into (optimally) one or perhaps two platforms?

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NexGen Learning System Grid 2018-19

eLearning 24-7

But, in business, well, at least for this grid, not everyone is a winner. Cornerstone Learning Suite, Fuse, Litmos by SAP, eLogic Learning, SumTotal Learning Management, Growth Engineering. Welcome. Welcome. .

Is Your Organization Worried about the Falling Unemployment Rate?

SumTotal L&D

It’s a topic that is very close to my heart and one I encounter on an almost daily basis as I travel around the globe in my capacity as Senior Director of Business Strategy and Transformation at SumTotal. appeared first on SumTotal.

Top 13 LMS (and Learning Technology) Blogs

Upside Learning

Bersin & Associates – The Business of Talent. SumTotal Talent Development Blog.

Chief Learning Officer announces the 2019 Learning In Practice Award finalists

CLO Magazine

THE BUSINESS IMPACT AWARD. Division 1 (for organizations with more than 10,000 employees): Angie Ballinger, Global L&D Manager, College of Business & Commercial Excellence, Cargill. THE BUSINESS PARTNERSHIP AWARD. Skillsoft and SumTotal Systems.

Congrats to our Top Learning Systems customers

Rustici Software

Schoox is a unique Talent Development Platform that covers the entire range of activities that help companies –from small to enterprise – change their perception about learning and talent management from a traditional compliance checklist and HR administration process respectively into a holistic business growth process. 5 SumTotal. SumTotal is a major player in the enterprise LMS space.

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Sharing the TinCan/xAPI@Work Journey – Step 1 – Validating the Potential

Learning Cafe

Among other things, the aims of TinCan/xAPI@Work are to: Understand the business impact on learning and learning experience. We discuss: What is the potential for TinCan/xAPI to accommodate requirements that business, learners and L&D need for the future ?

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Chief Learning Officer announces its 2019 Learning In Practice Award winners

CLO Magazine

They do so through a combination of qualities such as leadership, vision, business acumen and strategic alignment. THE BUSINESS IMPACT AWARD. Bronze: Angie Ballinger, Global L&D Manager, College of Business & Commercial Excellence, Cargill. THE BUSINESS PARTNERSHIP AWARD.

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The Employee Engagement Crisis. Can L&D Provide Solutions? – Online Forum

Learning Cafe

Interestingly the same report identified Learning as a business-critical priority for increasing skills, improving the leadership pipeline, and enhancing employee engagement and retention. Jeevan has worked for EY, PWC, Boots, SumTotal and Upside.

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The New Corporate Learning Ecosystem: Coexistence at Work

Talented Learning

Imagine that your organization is informed in real-time about individual and program progress, as well as relevant business impact. Their position in the business gives them some leeway to “go rogue” if needed, to support their learning programs.

The Social Collaboration Party – Should Learning Gatecrash ?

Learning Cafe

The trainers have been asked to encourage discussion when they get a bit time from their busy schedule. Alex has worked in senior leadership positions in Jive, SumTotal, Talent2 and Saba. Jeevan has worked for EY, PWC, Boots, SumTotal and Upside.

The Augmented LMS: New Life for Talent Management Learning?

Talented Learning

Old-school LMS companies (like SumTotal , Plateau , Learn.com , GeoLearning and Certpoint ) were acquired by much larger talent and HR-suite providers like SAP/SuccessFactors , Infor , Oracle and IBM.

Best of Elearning! 2015 Finalists Revealed

mLevel

SumTotal. SumTotal. Business Skills Library. Executives Nominate 100 Solutions Across Expanded 30 Categories for Excellence. Elearning! and Government Elearning! magazines, the industry voices of the enterprise learning and workforce technology market, announced today the Best of Elearning! Awards 2015 Finalists. Readers and professionals from both the private and public sector cast more than 4,000 nominations for the best-in-class solutions across 30 product categories.

Desperate Need to Reinvent the L&D professional in Australia – Online Forum

Learning Cafe

The L&D profession is facing stress in Australia bought about reduced budgets, outsourcing, increased speed of business and the impact of technology. We cogitate on the skills needed to ensure L&D professionals keep themselves in demand including digital and business skills.

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How Mobile Devices Will Continue To Shape HR Departments in the Future?

Your Training Edge

Today, smartphones and tablets are among the most evident gadgets being maximized by employees and businesses in providing more efficient work even when on the go. SumTotal.

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‘Best of Elearning! ’ Awards Honor 100 Top Solutions

mLevel

285 Chesterfield Business Parkway Chesterfield, MO 63005. Winner: SumTotal Learn. SumTotal Learn provides the personalized, contextual learning required to help your people be better at their jobs while they are doing them. Award of Excellence: SumTotal Talent. SumTotal Talent offers the ability to discover hidden talent and capabilities within your current workforce and provide tools to help all of your people be more productive. The 2015 “Best of Elearning!”

So, We Talked to a Vendor About Learning Technology…

CLO Magazine

Of course, Tena Lyons, vice president for product marketing at SumTotal, works for a learning technology company, so she’d obviously have some pros to offer. From the vendor perspective, this keeps our pulse on the voice of what the customer truly needs to move ahead in their business.

Investing in Our Customers’ Success: Degreed Welcomes LinkedIn L&D Leader, Kelly Palmer, as New Chief Learning Officer

Degreed

Kelly Palmer, LinkedIn’s former Chief Learning Officer, recently joined Degreed to take on the newly created role as our own CLO. Kelly adds to a long roster of A-list hires from across the corporate learning, enterprise software and consumer edtech spectrum.