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. As of January 5, 2011, SumTotal and GeoLearning are now one integrated company with a unified strategy and vision. Why is SumTotal acquiring GeoLearning? Here is some information from the announcement.

Drive Employee Engagement With Great Content

Bluewater Learning

Products range from health and well-being programs with leaderboards and badges to gamification for team-building, to rewards for pulse surveys and on-the-spot recognition. Your SumTotal LMS holds the potential for delivering learning that engages and sticks with employees.

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). Learnnovators: It is inspiring to see how L&D has started leveraging the power of storytelling, acknowledging the fact that behind any great learning program, there needs to be a compelling story.

SumTotal vs. Moodle vs. Inquisiq: One Non-Profit’s Quest for the Best 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. The institute pioneered the Patient Navigation program to reduce disparities in access to the diagnosis and treatment of cancer. A large part of their mission includes an intensive training program that teaches the Harold P.

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. The institute pioneered the Patient Navigation program to reduce disparities in access to the diagnosis and treatment of cancer. A large part of their mission includes an intensive training program that teaches the Harold P.

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. The institute pioneered the Patient Navigation program to reduce disparities in access to the diagnosis and treatment of cancer. A large part of their mission includes an intensive training program that teaches the Harold P.

Congrats to our Top Learning Systems customers

Rustici Software

GyrusAim is a LMS which is designed to completely manage the learning & development programs of companies of all sizes. 5 SumTotal. SumTotal is a major player in the enterprise LMS space. SumTotal Learning Management has an integration with Rustici Engine , which includes xAPI and Learning Record Store (LRS) support.

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Best of Elearning! 2015 Finalists Revealed

mLevel

Awards program is the industry gold standard for excellence. The program is a User’s Choice Award whereby learning professionals vote with their ballot for best-in-class solutions. Eighty-five percent of professionals have personally recommended a learning solution to a colleague over the past 12 months and this awards program formalizes this personal recommendation process. Awards Programs. SumTotal. SumTotal.

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.

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.

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.

ASTD Webcast On New Mobile Learning Research

Upside Learning

The speakers at the webinar were Kevin Oakes (founder & CEO of i4CP, earlier founder of Click2Learn which was merged with Docent to form SumTotal) and John Polaschek (Sr. Interestingly John mentions that a lot of these programs are NOT integrated with any LMS.

Meridian Expands Leadership Team with Learning Industry Experts

Meridian

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. Prior to Blackboard, Ken held public sector sales roles at Saba and SumTotal Systems. Reston, VA – December 13, 2018 – Meridian Knowledge Solutions today announced a significant leadership team expansion with the recent addition of three learning industry veterans.

‘Best of Elearning! ’ Awards Honor 100 Top Solutions

mLevel

awards program was first implemented to formalize the recommendation and purchase process for the e-learning community. program formalizes this referral process. 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. >> Build compensation and reward programs that invest in your employees. >> Award of Excellence: SumTotal Talent.

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

Rustici Software

The GyrusAim Product Suite is designed to completely manage the learning & development programs of companies ranging from 20 learners up to multi-site, enterprise organizations requiring complex training necessitated by hundreds of departments and tens of thousands of learners. 3 Sumtotal. SumTotal is a major player in the LMS space and they use SCORM Engine to help them support xAPI. This week, we’re cheering, “Hurrah!”

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

Learning Cafe

Jeevan has worked for EY, PWC, Boots, SumTotal and Upside. Thu, Sep 11, 2014 12-1 PM Sydney , Register. The L&D profession is facing stress in Australia bought about reduced budgets, outsourcing, increased speed of business and the impact of technology.

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

Talented Learning

Most importantly, in contrast with hard-to-measure employee education, extended enterprise learning programs are extremely measurable and strategically contribute bottom-line impact and competitive advantage.

Leaders, Failure Is Upon You

CLO Magazine

Modern leadership programs are beginning to harness what we know about our people, and they’re tailoring development to each individual’s gaps, job role requirements and team demands. John Ambrose is a general manager at SumTotal. Leaders today are destined for failure. That was harsh.

Make Your LMS Mobile Compatible in 4 Easy Ways

CommLab India

A native application (native app) is a program developed to be used on a specific device or platform. Therefore, you can customize the existing LMS native apps such as MOODLE , SumTotal, Cellcast, and others.

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

Talented Learning

Our “ Summer of Learning ” webinars were so popular, we’ve decided to extend the series with four new topics — all designed to help you drive successful learning programs for employees, customers, association members and more.

Extended Enterprise Compliance: Mapping the Ecosystem

Talented Learning

Strong compliance LMS solutions are available from NetDimensions , BlueDrop , Compli , Cornerstone , eLogic Learning , Gyrus , Risc , Saba and SumTotal. Extended enterprise compliance isn’t a one-way street. It isn’t even a two-way street or a highway.

Learning and the Flexible Workforce

CLO Magazine

Any learning leader will tell you that developing and implementing the best learning and development programs while making the necessary learning tools easily accessible to an entire workforce is tough work.

Learning Tools – Do these really belong?

eLearning 24-7

Say what you will about Cornerstone and SumTotal, but neither are on this list. . I mean I watch programming that could be slid under learning, “The story of the Magna Carta”, that is learning I tell you!

LMS Decision Making Criteria B4 U Buy

eLearning 24-7

E-Learning program – which the LMS will play a part in. Poor Way: Our goals are to find an LMS that will help us with compliance. OR Our objective is to find/select an LMS that will enable us to move forward on our L&D program.

LMS Integration:  The Learning Ecosystem

Talented Learning

Integrate a CRM and a LMS together and you have the most measurable training program in history. Ongoing visitor insights can be tied to promotional programs and data that justifies your ongoing ROI business case.

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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Top 10 Learning Systems for 2019

eLearning 24-7

SumTotal Learning Management (DEMO in FindAnLMS). I can’t and won’t speak about the other mods that exist in the SumTotal world, but for the learning management piece, SumTotal has done a masterful job in the overall of the whole UI and UX. .

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

Disprz

Here is a simple landscape of learning platforms: HCM with learning modules Enterprise learning systems that later added other HCM modules Pure-play learning platforms SuccessFactors SABA SumTotal TalentLMS Adobe Captivate Prime Docebo Litmos LMS iSpring Learn Disprz. Reading Time: 10 minutes.

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

Disprz

Here is a simple landscape of learning platforms: HCM with learning modules Enterprise learning systems that later added other HCM modules Pure-play learning platforms SuccessFactors SABA SumTotal TalentLMS Adobe Captivate Prime Docebo Litmos LMS iSpring Learn Disprz. Reading Time: 10 minutes.

When It Comes to Technology, All That Glitters Is Not Gold

CLO Magazine

Tying learning metrics to business performance is vital to learning program success. These are heady days for learning leaders.

Free L&D webinars for March 2018

Limestone Learning

Therefore, when beginning the LMS evaluation process, one of the first questions you should ask yourself is whether an open-source LMS (like Moodle or Totara) or a closed-source platform (like SumTotal or Cornerstone) will be better suited to meeting your needs.

Free L&D webinars for January 2018

Limestone Learning

Tuesday, January 9, 2018, 11AM – 12PM PT: Connecting Compliance to Business Strategy (Free for ATD members) Are your compliance training programs strategic and aligned to business, or simply an obligatory duty with a check-the-box mentality? Maximize results from your training programs.

E-Learning Jargon: What you might think it is.well…

eLearning 24-7

But SumTotal and alike do it as well. Oh, there is also API (Application Program Interface) and Mashups (two more APIs – great example – Google Maps whereas they show restaurants, businesses, etc.). As many of you are aware the e-learning world is well known for its jargon. In turn it is this jargon that can create confusion and misunderstanding not only for newbies into the space but also for hardened veterans.

Latest E-Learning Trends – Some good, some bad

eLearning 24-7

are telling me of problems when they try to use a SWF from the program into Articulate. I am still hearing of problems with Captivate 5 and SumTotal. Hopefully, SumTotal will release an update to solve this. After one quarter (for most companies) into the fiscal calendar year, it is time to see what the future holds in our space. There is Money in those Hills. “This is the best month (January) that we have ever had.

WBT Development Toolbox

Learning Developments

My role is to help start up a web based training program. The organization I work for has never formally offered web based training. One of the tasks I've been working on is selecting a tool kit for creating the content.

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DevLearn 2011 – Notes from One ID Challenge and HTML5 Authoring Tool Review

E-learning Uncovered

Tumult Hype and Sencha Animator are animation programs that publish HTML5-friendly output that can stand on its own or be incorporated into programs that allow web objects, such as Lectora and ToolBook.

Perceptions and Factoids (LMS)

eLearning 24-7

The people involved in the daily goals of building a top tier program. While I do not know who WD will focus on in the market, my belief is that it will be SuccessFactors (an easy win), Cornerstone (mixed results), Oracle (victory!), SAP (if they can’t win this one, they shouldn’t be in the game), SumTotal Learn (mixed results – and how important – unknown) and to a very lesser degree Saba.

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