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. Will there be a Ripple Effect?

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

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To keep up with evolving health management techniques and compliance regulations, healthcare companies need to adopt effective e learning strategies. With digital transformation, companies are using healthcare learning management systems because of their effectiveness and scalability.

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Drive Employee Engagement With Great Content

Bluewater Learning

But if you’re a SumTotal client, you already own a tool that has incredible — but often-overlooked — potential for creating an environment in which engagement can not only flourish, but actually be sustained. The importance of employee engagement today is universally accepted.

Bob Little – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

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). Bob: You’re right that social media has transformed the way that PR works – and it’s increased its effectiveness immeasurably, at least in the business-to-business sector. So, I agree that storytelling is an effective PR tool.

A New World of Corporate Learning Arrives: And It Looks Like TV

Josh Bersin on Enterprise Learning

Video-based learning programs, free courses, MOOCs, and hundreds of high fidelity technical and professional programs have arrived, but corporations have struggled to deal with it effectively. Over the last several years the corporate learning marketplace has been under stress.

Can Millennials Still Benefit From Classroom Training?

Bluewater Learning

One of the most effective aspects of any well-done classroom training is creating opportunities for students to interact with each other. Shark Bites - SumTotal Edition Classroom Communication learning and talent management technology Millennials SumTotal technology Training

Leaders, Failure Is Upon You

CLO Magazine

As a result, people begin a leadership role ill-equipped to succeed or to effectively support and develop their team, much less collaborate and contribute across the organization. An effective leadership skillset can’t be defined in a singular way across functions.

Learning Management Platform for Your Training Need

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An effective retention program ensures that knowledge and skills remain with the company, even when an employee leaves or retires. These include small businesses which want to deliver workforce training effectively. Using Modern LMS for Enterprises, Startups, and Academic Institutions.

Want to be successful at e-Learning? Don’t make the mistakes experts make!

Challenge to Learn

You can buy a big system that does all (like Blackboard, Sumtotal, Saba, Cornerstone on demand, et cetera) or you can go for a bunch of specialized tools that will beat that big solution on every specialty. But keeping it simple can be at least as effective and much faster and cheaper.

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Want to be successful at e-Learning? Don’t make the mistakes experts make!

Challenge to Learn

You can buy a big system that does all (like Blackboard, Sumtotal, Saba, Cornerstone on demand, et cetera) or you can go for a bunch of specialized tools that will beat that big solution on every specialty. But keeping it simple can be at least as effective and much faster and cheaper.

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Excellence in E-Learning

CLO Magazine

Excellence in E-Learning recognizes vendors that have rolled out an innovative and effective e-learning program or suite for a client. Bronze: Skillsoft and SumTotal Systems.

Top 13 LMS (and Learning Technology) Blogs

Upside Learning

SumTotal Talent Development Blog. Related posts: Five Ways to Use an LMS for Effective Learning Measurement Five Things Not to do While Selecting an LMS UL Fun-e-toons: Learning Management.

What now for the LMS?

Nomadic Learning

And this is what Degreed (and other so-called Learning Experience Platforms) has leveraged to great effect. But with many (like SkillSoft and their SumTotal LMS) already halfway through dubious transformations, the signs are not good. Notes on the Degreed/Pathgather Acquisition.

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

Learning Cafe

In collaboration with participating organisations, learning cafe shall explore not only the business impact of TinCan but also its effectiveness as a new learning standard. Cameron Hodkinson – Learning Effectiveness Lead, CGU Insurance.

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User Generated Learning Content – Making it Happen

Learning Cafe

This approach while challenging to implement may resolve many of the issues that Organizational Learning faces including: Better engagement and effectiveness. Jeevan has worked for EY, PWC, Boots, SumTotal and Upside. Wed, Sept 30, 2015 12 – 1 PM AEST , Register. Remember the time we got all our news and entertainment from traditional media such as TV, Newspapers and Radio and experts.

The Social Collaboration Party – Should Learning Gatecrash ?

Learning Cafe

Alex has worked in senior leadership positions in Jive, SumTotal, Talent2 and Saba. Jeevan has worked for EY, PWC, Boots, SumTotal and Upside. Workshop – Building Effective Employee Social Networks. Thu, Sep 11, 2014 12-1 PM Sydney , Register.

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

Your Training Edge

SumTotal. The same technique will be beneficial and cost-effective for many companies, instead of spending a lot for training days.

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The Augmented LMS: New Life for Talent Management Learning?

Talented Learning

When we started Talented Learning nearly four years ago, our mission was to help clients find and use learning management systems that effectively support extended enterprise education. What to include in an effective augmentation plan.

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. What to include in an effective augmentation plan.

The Current Top 5 Talent Management Solutions

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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. You want a talented team. Correction: you NEED a talented team.

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. Those who aren’t embracing the ways technology can enable more effective development programs are going to be left behind.

‘Best of Elearning! ’ Awards Honor 100 Top Solutions

mLevel

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. >> Track results real-time and measure effectiveness.

Latest Takeaways from Craig Weiss

eLearning 24-7

Consumer goods are to follow, after all, if consumers are not going out and buying (and cutting interest rates to zero, wouldn’t be a factor to someone who is debating about going to the theater), then a ripple effect occurs. . 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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Our TinCan/xAPI@Work Journey – Step 2 – Proof Of Concept & Learning Analytics

Learning Cafe

In collaboration with participating organisations, learning cafe shall explore not only the business impact of TinCan but also its effectiveness as a new learning standard. Cameron Hodkinson – Learning Effectiveness Lead, CGU Insurance. Jeevan has worked for EY, PWC, Boots, SumTotal and Upside. Thu, July 16, 2015 12 – 1:00 pm EST. Register.

The Talent Management Award

CLO Magazine

The Talent Management Award is for learning executives who have developed a program that effectively integrates learning into broader talent management initiatives such as employee engagement, onboarding, succession planning, recruiting or performance management.

Extended Enterprise Compliance: Mapping the Ecosystem

Talented Learning

With so many stakeholders in the extended enterprise value chain, an effective technology infrastructure is vital. Strong compliance LMS solutions are available from NetDimensions , BlueDrop , Compli , Cornerstone , eLogic Learning , Gyrus , Risc , Saba and SumTotal.

Perception in the E-Learning World

eLearning 24-7

It just means a few metrics, often ones, that will not help you with effective analysis to deliver better results with your employees or customers. When someone says traditional, I know they are thinking of SumTotal, SuccessFactors and Cornerstone. Yet, I never hear those same terms that are tossed towards the folks such as Cornerstone and SumTotal. . Hyundai had a problem.

Covid-19 Aid: Free Tools and Resources for Virtual Learning and Remote Work

Talented Learning

Google is also doing its part to support workers and educators who need to communicate effectively in distributed environments. via SumTotal and Skillsoft. How can leaders communicate effectively with their workforce during this time of disruption?

Get Ready for a Season of Learning Tech Success! Fall Webinar Series

Talented Learning

Your organization long ago settled on Cornerstone, Saba, SumTotal, Oracle, SAP or another full-blown talent suite LMS, and there is little chance of change anytime soon. What to include in an effective augmentation plan.

Free L&D webinars for January 2020

Limestone Learning

Thursday, January 2, 2020, 11AM – 12PM PT: Accelerate the Development of Emerging Leaders (Free for ATD members) There’s an urgent need for effective leadership in our institutions of higher learning, government and corporations. Recommend effective coaching program leaders.

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

Talented Learning

Examples in this group including Adobe Captivate Prime , BizLibrary , CrossKnowledge , Degreed , Gyrus , Bridge by Instructure , Lessonly , SuccessFactors and SumTotal.

2015 Talented Learning LMS Vendor Award Recipients

Talented Learning

SumTotal. SumTotal. Data is shared from the talent and learning modules that effect content recommendations, skill and competency acquisition, succession planning and performance reviews. SumTotal. . Sean McCarthy , SumTotal. Tim McDonnell , SumTotal Systems.

Technology and Training: Using Artificial Intelligence for Learning and Development

Abreon

Well-known platforms like Oracle, SAP SuccessFactors , SumTotal, and more are constantly evolving to offer an improved user experience and new features. Artificial Intelligence (AI), once the stuff of science fiction, has today established a firm presence in our everyday lives.

2020 LMS Trends: An Analyst’s Extended Enterprise Learning Predictions

Talented Learning

You know the names – Cornerstone , Oracle , Saba Software , SAP SuccessFactors , SumTotal Systems and Workday. Create relevant training content for each role, so employees can develop the necessary competencies to perform effectively. New year. New decade.

Make Your LMS Mobile Compatible in 4 Easy Ways

CommLab India

Here are four effective ways to make that possible. Therefore, you can customize the existing LMS native apps such as MOODLE , SumTotal, Cellcast, and others. The most preferred and cost-effective option is to use the MOODLE native app as it has an open source framework.

Free L&D webinars for June 2019

Limestone Learning

Join David Wentworth, Principal Learning Analyst at Brandon Hall Group, and Jim Poisson, Senior Director of Product Management at SumTotal, as they examine ways HR can leverage L&D to boost talent acquisition, onboarding, skills and career development, and other areas.

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LMS Selection Roulette: Who Can You Trust?

Talented Learning

You are a small or medium-sized business that is paying for an oversized SAP, Oracle, SumTotal, Saba or Cornerstone LMS and feel like plankton in an ocean of priorities. It happens at least once a week.

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