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. 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.

Top 13 LMS (and Learning Technology) Blogs

Upside Learning

I have seen a significant increase in attention towards LMS both in terms of technology and also in terms of the end value being delivered by it to an organization, its end users (learners, instructors, and administrators). Educause – Learning Technologies. eLearning Technology.

Bob Little – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

Join us on this exciting journey as we engage with thought leaders and learning innovators to see what the future of our industry looks like. 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. Moreover, their access to today’s technology means that they think they don’t need an external PR consultant to help them.

How to Fuel Innovation

CLO Magazine

Innovative learning organizations can merge business and people information to provide diverse, consumable learning within the context of daily work and use technology to support real-time collaboration. CLOs must find innovative ways to deliver learning that will produce the talent needed to succeed in the future without disrupting performance in the present. Use technology to support real-time knowledge sharing and collaboration.

So, We Talked to a Vendor About Learning Technology…

CLO Magazine

Technology is absolutely everywhere, and like it or not, a great deal of the innovations that have evolved in the past few years are quite useful — for everyone. How important is technology for today’s learning leaders? Technology eases this burden for learning leaders.

The Unbundling of Learning Technology

Cinch

The world of technology is unbundling: consumers can take advantage of best-in-class solutions rather than use a behemoth, monolithic application that can do everything but nothing well (i.e. As technology becomes more unbundled, it is the user who benefits.

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The Augmented LMS: New Life for Talent Management Learning?

Talented Learning

From the outset, we understood why learning technology decision makers often sought a separate LMS for channel partner and customer-focused education. But it is definitely a legitimate option that learning technology decision makers should keep in mind.

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

G-Cube

Today, the healthcare industry faces a plethora of issues such as difficulty in meeting changing demands of the globally dispersed workforce, the launch of new drugs, innovation in medical technologies, and more.

SMBs and Social Learning Technologies

Janet Clarey

The session was hosted by SumTotal Systems. Where we are today: Primary forms of social learning technologies used in corporations today appear to be e-mail, live online learning (Web conferencing), threaded discussion, and collaborative content development. Organizations are just beginning to use social media technologies and few are using the social learning technologies available in their LMSs. British Journal of Educational Technology, Vol.

Chief Learning Officer announces the 2019 Learning In Practice Award finalists

CLO Magazine

Procore Technologies. THE INNOVATION AWARD. Jason Moore, Manager, Alternative Learning Technologies and Programs, Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. Tracie Ybarra, Senior Consultant, Talent Management & Organizational Development, Dell Technologies, Services & Digital.

Learning System Award Winners 2019

eLearning 24-7

eLogic, Growth Engineering, Litmos by SAP, CrossKnowledge Learning Suite, MATRIX, Kokm, Roundtable Learning, SumTotal Learning Management, Cornerstone Learn, GyrusAim Learning Cloud, Tessello, Agylia. SumTotal Learning Management * takes home the prize. Innovation (new category).

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.

NexGen Learning System Grid 2018-19

eLearning 24-7

The Slow Grid, uh, not so much – unless that is your goal, “NexGen Technology? Cornerstone Learning Suite, Fuse, Litmos by SAP, eLogic Learning, SumTotal Learning Management, Growth Engineering. Welcome. Welcome. .

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

Talented Learning

I’ll be co-hosting each of these live online sessions, along with experts from some of the learning technology industry’s most innovative companies. Digital innovation has given rise to highly affordable, accessible continuing education content from independent sources.

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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Chief Learning Officer announces its 2019 Learning In Practice Award winners

CLO Magazine

Bronze: Procore Technologies. THE INNOVATION AWARD. Bronze: Jason Moore, Manager, Alternative Learning Technologies and Programs, Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. THE TECHNOLOGY AWARD. Bronze: Skillsoft and SumTotal Systems. EXCELLENCE IN TECHNOLOGY INNOVATION AWARD.

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

Your Training Edge

SumTotal. Today, human resource managers in private institutions are working on various ways to maximize wearables and its technologies. With the release of new tech solutions and gadgets, it will strengthen the apparent adoption of mobile technologies, especially in the HR department.

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

Rustici Software

Named one of the Top 20 Global eLearning Movers and Shakers of 2017, John is a fiercely independent LMS selection consultant and blogger who helps organizations develop and implement technology strategies – primarily for the extended enterprise. John’s advice is based on twenty years of industry experience, having served as a trusted LMS selection and sales adviser to more than 100 learning organizations with a total technology spend of more than $65 million. 3 Sumtotal.

The Current Top 5 Talent Management Solutions

InsiderHub

Expertise, experience, and creative innovation are what sets an organization apart from competitors. Wanted Analytics ™ by Wanted Technologies (4.3 Talent Expansion ™ by SumTotal Systems, Inc. You want a talented team. Correction: you NEED a talented team.

Best of Elearning! 2015 Finalists Revealed

mLevel

magazines, the industry voices of the enterprise learning and workforce technology market, announced today the Best of Elearning! Our industry continues to innovate and evolve. We are committed to recognizing innovation and user satisfaction across a diverse group of solution providers,” reports Jerry Roche, editorial director of the Elearning! SumTotal. SumTotal. Executives Nominate 100 Solutions Across Expanded 30 Categories for Excellence. Elearning!

2016 LMS Market Trends, Observations and Predictions

Talented Learning

We have spent the last two years interviewing hundreds of global learning technology professionals on both the vendor and practitioner sides of the fence. We incorporate what we learn from each conversation into our analysis and understanding of the learning technology market.

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.

‘Best of Elearning! ’ Awards Honor 100 Top Solutions

mLevel

awards honor best-in-class solutions across the learning and technology marketplace. Go Solution, Marquette Savings Bank, Covenant Healthcare, Bally Technologies. And it has an intuitive user interface that is fully responsive, built using powerful and flexible BootStrap technology. 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.

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

eLearning 24-7

For our debut post, I met with Jonathan Satchell, CEO of the Learning Technologies Group (companies they own include LEO, Rustici, Gomo, Watershed LRS, PeopleFluent, Eukleia, PRELOADED, Vector VMS) to ask questions about LTG and the space in general. We believe we have pulled together and integrated a set of technologies that can help organisations span the full range of their learning needs. Our next interview will be with Apratim Purakayasth, CTO, SumTotal (Debuts in April). .

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2015 Talented Learning LMS Vendor Award Recipients

Talented Learning

Innovation was stagnant and most vendor effort was invested in stealing customers from one another. LMS innovation was stifled yet again and innumerable customers became lost in the bureaucracy of behemoth software companies. SumTotal. SumTotal. SumTotal. .

Free L&D webinars for June 2019

Limestone Learning

Wednesday, June 5, 2019, 9AM – 10AM PT: How Learning and Development Can Enable Innovation Capabilities and Transformation Leaders and organizations today need new ways and skill sets to solve complex challenges and to seize opportunities faster.

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ATD2015 Conference Post – Review

eLearning 24-7

A few of the Top 50 LMS vendors in attendance: Growth Engineering, ExpertusOne, eLogic Learning, Docebo, Administrate, SumTotal, NetDimensions, Litmos, LearnUpon, iSpring Online, Totara, Shift IQ, IMC-AG, Blackboard, D2L, Biz Library. For my true “learner centric” it is not there yet – partially due to technology advancements for everyone needed; but it does offer “learner centric” in its most important form – and that is wonderful.

Top 50 LMS Report for 2016 – What you need to know (criteria, approach, and yeah some vendors)

eLearning 24-7

I identify the Big Dogs as SumTotal by Skillsoft (yes, that is the actual name), Cornerstone OnDemand, Saba, SucessFactors and Oracle Taleo (although, I ask myself who is using this and if you still are why?). SumTotal by Skillsoft – the 2016 re-haul is a huge plus. SumTotal by Skillsoft. Innovation – think deep learning, curation and more (new category) – oh and it is different than NextGen. Technology market. It’s nearly here.

Merger mania in and around eLearning

The Learning Circuits

First, on Monday, WebEx buys intranets.com for $45M in cash ( details ) then today SumTotal buys Pathlore for $29M in cash ( details ) and $19M in stock. like stand-alone web meetings) in learning with WebEx+intranets.com and PGS+Netspoke while the fragmented LMS sub-industry is getting so much needed consolidation with SumTotal+Pathlore (and remember that SumTotal is the March 2004 merger of Docent and Click2learn).

eLearning Topics

Tony Karrer

Take a look at the companies: Saba (28) GeoLearning (17) SumTotal (22) Meridian (9) Cornerstone (19) You notice the counts are out of order (not descending). 2006 2010 2007 Does the associated years for SharePoint suggest it's a technology for the future? eLearning Technology. I've done a few posts in the past that take a look at the topics that are Hot Topics in Training.

Free L&D webinars for March 2018

Limestone Learning

However, one consideration that people often overlook is the type of technology that an LMS uses, which is important to consider when evaluating whether an LMS will be able to provide the type of functionality you’ll need to meet your goals.

2010 LMS Products of the Year

eLearning 24-7

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). Emerging Technology (Innovative) – Systems that incorporates innovative features or components ahead of the curve; and it works – clearly the key here. Emerging Technology LMS/Learning Portal Vendor of the Year. They have to innovate.

Hot List - April 1, 2009 to April 11, 2009

Tony Karrer

Top 100 eLearning Items - eLearning Technology , April 7, 2009 Interesting that my own post got the top spot. With solar powered technology you will get all the workspace and electrical independence you need, even in your back garden. in Technology, Innovation and Education, where she studied how new media and emerging technologies can be used to effectively educate children. from 2008 to 2013 for learning technology products and services.

2017 Talented Learning LMS Awards: Best of the Best

Talented Learning

They are intended to help buyers navigate the uncertain waters of today’s learning technology marketplace. Since then, the breadth, depth, and texture of the learning technology landscape have grown even more complex and nuanced. Best Learning Tech Innovator.

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Best LMS? 2016 Talented Learning LMS Vendor Awards

Talented Learning

That’s why we founded Talented Learning, an independent research and consulting firm for learning technology buyers and sellers. HR usually is not involved in corporate channel and partner learning processes or technology. Sumtotal Systems. Sumtotal Systems.