eFront as a SumTotal alternative

eFront

Throughout last year we worked with an important Canadian customer on a transition project. The client was using SumTotal as its backbone LMS and was in need of a comprehensive and efficient alternative solution. Why change from SumTotal.

SumTotal Acquires GeoLearning

Kapp Notes

Today, SumTotal announced the acquisition of GeoLearning. Founded in 1997, GeoLearning has a recognized history of innovation with comprehensive software products to address the needs across both employee development and extended enterprise. GeoLearning has been the ideal partner for organizations seeking to increase sales, accelerate time to market, raise productivity, generate new revenue streams, and reduce expenses. Why is SumTotal acquiring GeoLearning?

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. current customers get it to)?

eFront as a SumTotal alternative

eFront

Throughout last year we worked with an important Canadian customer on a transition project. The client was using SumTotal as its backbone LMS and was in need of a comprehensive and efficient alternative solution. Why change from SumTotal.

Drive Employee Engagement With Great Content

Bluewater Learning

Is directly related to increasing positive metrics in areas such as customer satisfaction, productivity, and profitability. Your SumTotal LMS holds the potential for delivering learning that engages and sticks with employees.

Bob Little – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

It comprises stimulating discussions with industry experts and product evangelists on emerging trends in the learning landscape. Examples include helping the US-based LMS provider, Pathlore, to be acquired by SumTotal Systems and helping the UK-based learning content producer, Skillchange Systems, to be acquired by Vega (which, itself, was later acquired by an Italian company). It depends on what products and services you’re offering in the market.

2010 LMS Products of the Year

eLearning 24-7

LMS Products of the Year 2010. A lot of great products out there this year, new updates and latest versions; new companies, new services and just some real innovation. Big Dog (Saba, SumTotal, Plateau, Cornerstone OnDemand, Learn.com). If you are seeking TM as your focus and you want one of the big dogs – I found Plateau’s system to offer appropriate functionality for it, but found some real concern in other areas (see my product review).

Applauding our Fosway Group 9-Grid clients

Rustici Software

In this third part of our blog post series , we intend to celebrate our customers featured on the Fosway 9-Grid. The products represented in these categories are Rustici Engine, Rustici Engine’s Offline Mobile Player Extension , Rustici Cross Domain and the SCORM Cloud API. SumTotal. Awards Customers eLearning IndustryFosway Group is a leading European HR Analyst focused on Next Gen HR, Talent and Learning tech.

The Augmented LMS: New Life for Talent Management Learning?

Talented Learning

At that time, interest in training customers, channel partners and others “outside the firewall” was on the rise, but many organizations either could not or would not use their internal employee-focused LMS to support external learning programs.

Effective Training on Compliance and Patient Safety Using Robust Healthcare Learning Management Systems

G-Cube

Some of the leading healthcare companies are investing in new-age healthcare Learning Management Systems (LMS) to deliver effective ecourses while ensuring the delivery of right quality products and optimal patient care.

Why do you require a specialized learning platform and not a learning module of an HCM?

Disprz

Research studies, after all, say specialists deliver 10x more productivity over generalists. Your business productivity soars when you leverage learning to keep your workforce upskilled and trained up-to-the-minute with what we call as continuous learning. Reading Time: 10 minutes.

The LMS Meets 2017: Top 15 Learning Tech Predictions

Talented Learning

Trying to proactively dislodge Cornerstone, SumTotal, Saba, SuccessFactors or Oracle as a business model is a fool’s errand. This means Workday Learning needs to be included in broader HR and financial systems opportunities, or focus on selling into its existing customer base.

Why do you require a specialized learning platform and not a learning module of an HCM?

Disprz

Research studies, after all, say specialists deliver 10x more productivity over generalists. Your business productivity soars when you leverage learning to keep your workforce upskilled and trained up-to-the-minute with what we call as continuous learning. Reading Time: 10 minutes.

LMS Integration:  The Learning Ecosystem

Talented Learning

Customer Relationship Management (CRM). Do customers renew at a higher rate, or buy complementary products when trained vs. untrained? This can easily increase brand and content awareness and interest in learning programs beyond an organization’s active customer base.

2016 LMS Market Trends, Observations and Predictions

Talented Learning

After some trial period the free trial customer can optionally convert to a paying customer. LMS vendors sold the fiscal and operational advantages of one enterprise LMS supporting all employees, contractors, channel partners, prospect and customers.

2015 Talented Learning LMS Vendor Award Recipients

Talented Learning

Every LMS tried to be all things to all types of customers in all industries. A steady flurry of acquisitions disrupted customers’ lives but never the market as a whole. Innovation was stagnant and most vendor effort was invested in stealing customers from one another. SumTotal.

NexGen Learning System Grid 2018-19

eLearning 24-7

For example, I like Thought Industries as a customer training LMS, but the platform is missing items for NexGen, which is suprising because it has the modern UI, which folks would thus assume, oh, it must be NexGen. . Welcome. Welcome. .

A Whole New World (of Learning)

CLO Magazine

Many now sit behind consumer-like front ends built by companies such as Cornerstone, SumTotal and Instructure. Yes, many LMSs are very complex e-commerce, customer education and revenue-generating systems.

Best of Elearning! 2015 Finalists Revealed

mLevel

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. This year, 100 individual products and solutions are being named as finalists — up from 89 in 2014. Given the high volume of votes and the number of nominated products, every one of these solution providers should be proud to be voted as best-in-class by their customers,” adds Catherine Upton, Group Publisher, Elearning!

‘Best of Elearning! ’ Awards Honor 100 Top Solutions

mLevel

There is no better honor than to be nominated by users and customers of these best-in-class solutions.”. Research indicated 85 percent of readers had recommended an e-learning solution to a peer over the most recent 12-month period, and 61 percent claimed that award recognition “impacts their decision” to consider a product or service. Editors verified product types and categories before counting. PRODUCT INFORMATION. CUSTOMERS. PRODUCT INFORMATION.

Can you recommend an LMS?

eLearning 24-7

I know SumTotal Learning Management gets tagged regularly when it comes to support. And I know folks who leave them are usually unhappy for various reasons, but I can tell you that I have had two in-depth meetings with SumTotal including one with the VP of Customer Service/Support and have seen the metrics. They have by far the best mobile app for Support, i.e. a support mobile app that clients can download and use (if they have SumTotal).

Saba Insight 2018 Insights

Bluewater Learning

One of the best ways to gauge the success of any company is to talk to their customers. It’s not uncommon in the Learning and Talent space to hear customers grumbling about their vendor – that’s pretty much standard.

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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. How important is it for vendors to listen to customers? As a vendor, we can’t afford to guess what our customers need.

The New Corporate Learning Ecosystem: Coexistence at Work

Talented Learning

Originally, many LMS specialists tried to compete head-to-head with the established giants of the talent management LMS world like Cornerstone , Saba , SumTotal , SAP/SuccessFactors , Oracle. Customers and Prospects.

Hurrah for client winners of John Leh’s Best of the Best

Rustici Software

Best Customer LMS. LogicBay : A long time SCORM Engine customer, LogicBay uses Engine to supplement the training and enablement components of their channel partner management system, ChannelStack. Best Customer LMS. #2 ServiceRocket’s Learndot LMS is a fast-growing platform targeted to other software companies to deliver product training. Gyrus : Gyrus is a long standing customer who has integrated SCORM Engine for eLearning standards support in their LMS.

Meridian Expands Leadership Team with Learning Industry Experts

Meridian

These new staff possess a combination of operational, sales and marketing expertise that will greatly help the firm to achieve significant growth, as well as support its current customer base of federal, state, local and commercial organizations. There, he established a product consulting practice focused on addressing the training needs of performance and development programs across public sector organizations and commercial companies.

LMS Satisfaction Features and Barriers

Tony Karrer

Most of the time (as is the case with Oracle) these are different products. I know the folks from CornerStone and their product does some really interesting things. As these systems catch up, this will make the market really hard for Saba and SumTotal. Update, Nov.

Perception in the E-Learning World

eLearning 24-7

They were about to launch a luxury vehicle in the 40K range, in the United States to attract the customers of BMW, Mercedes-Benz and Lexus (to name a few). They recognized though that these same customers were unlikely to buy because they would be unlikely to have a Hyundai in their driveway. Many authoring tools have removed the ability to use storyboards as part of their product, but talk to any instructional designer or e-learning developer and a storyboard is a very useful tool.

#HRTECH Learning Vendors Preview – Who to see and who to avoid

eLearning 24-7

Between the two systems, I am leaning more towards LMS365, just because I honestly believe it has a future in the SharePoint space much more so than their other product (nothing against it, but…). I’m not sure why they “appear” as separate products on their site. If I was to compare the Big Dog Four – SuccessFactors, Saba, Cornerstone OnDemand and SumTotal by Skillsoft, Saba would win hands down. SumTotal by Skillsoft.

Final Post Analysis of #HRTechConf 2015

eLearning 24-7

SumTotal by Skillsoft. According to a source, SumTotal is coming out with a new revamped version – including UI in 2016. My source tells me that this new version is in production as we speak. I have reached out to SumTotal about seeing this latest version in the next few weeks. For folks who use their product, I was told by a salesperson that xAPI is not on their radar, nor is any type of on/off synch mobile app. . At least they have a product. .

Extended Enterprise Compliance: Mapping the Ecosystem

Talented Learning

For every rejected worker, companies sacrifice helicopter flight fares worth $5,000 or more each way, along with lower production capacity on the rig until a certified replacement is found. For example, imagine that Exxon wants to expand production capacity at its Baytown Refinery in Texas.

Q&A from Blog Readers on E-Learning

eLearning 24-7

Q : I am curious on why Cornerstone On Demand, Saba and SumTotal do not appear in your top twenty lists even though they appear on other sites as the best products in the market. But, I do not look at the number of users, number of clients (in terms of ranking as the best of the best), I look at the platform as a whole – including those extra variables people tend to leave out - user interface, customer service, support, training and a few other items. .

Learning and the Flexible Workforce

CLO Magazine

But Morne Swart, vice president of global product strategy and transformation at SumTotal Systems, said this is not the case. “We’re Technology can enable scalable, customized content creation to meet the demands of both traditional and gig workers.

One on One with Jonathan Satchell, CEO, LTG (EXCLUSIVE)

eLearning 24-7

In other words, what you can you do to say to vendors, go with our product rather than build your own? . The level of investment needed to keep a product current and moving forward with market demand is not for the faint hearted. We believe they’re similar products with inherently different sensibilities. We’re still defining it and listening to our prospects and customers, but we’re excited to offer an LXP solution with a different perspective this year.

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Naming Names – LMS Mini Reviews

eLearning 24-7

Instructure Bridge (Yep those HE folks are adding a corporate system to their product line). Saba Cloud (Legacy is finished – at least in my opinion – and the cloud is the way to go, but is it for Saba customers?). The whole “non-traditional” push or more importantly, when a vendor says “traditional” implies that their system is not like Cornerstone, SumTotal, and alike. SumTotal. SumTotal.

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