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. The reason for the acquisition at least from a press release and information on the purchase (and available for viewing on the Skillsoft site), screams of HCM (Human Capital Management). Combination of Skillsoft and SumTotal offers comprehensive, content-rich HR solutions. Getting back to Skillsoft and SumTotal. As for Skillsoft, they are a content provider.

Skillsoft Rolls Out New E-learning Products

CLO Magazine

Skillsoft has kicked off 2017 with a new learning platform as well as new content to expand and deepen its engagement of corporate learners. Since its start, Skillsoft has been defined by its cloud-based learning delivery, Purakayastha said.

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Skillsoft Study Shows Modern Learners Place a High Value on Books for Learning New Skills


elearning Skillsoft Books24x7If you thought the age of YouTube meant that Millennials had abandoned book learning… think again!

Skillsoft Honors 2015 Inspire Award Winners


Skillsoft and SumTotal customers awarded for excellence in learning and talent management at 2015 EMEA Perspectives in London. Skillsoft events

Skillsoft Business Skills Courses: Microlearning Showreel


This following video features examples of Skillsoft's video library of business courses, with micro-sized learning topics at the core. learning & development

Join Us for the 2015 Skillsoft Perspectives Virtual Highlights Event


During the month of November, Skillsoft will bring this year’s highlights to you in a virtual environment at no cost. Skillsoft events

Skillsoft’s Desktop Videos: Save Time and Learn Something New


Think of Skillsoft’s IT and Desktop videos as your family doctor for common computer ailments. elearning

2016 EMEA Skillsoft Perspectives: Empower, Accelerate, Transform


By Tony Glass The countdown to the 2016 EMEA Skillsoft Perspectives event has begun!

Skillsoft May Have Just Cracked the Nut on Learning Transformation…


By Michael Rochelle The digital transformation in learning is in full swing and the learning landscape within organizations is evolving rapidly. Driven by the growing complexity of developing and delivering learning, organizations are turning to solution providers to help them keep pace.

CEB Features Skillsoft Resources in New Book "The Challenger Customer"


Skillsoft's free ebook, featured in CEB's new book, is described as a best practice example of how to equip stakeholders with the information they need to make a move to technology-enabled learning.

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Skillsoft Previews Winter 2016 Talent Expansion®


The new product makes it easier than ever for organizations to overcome challenges with engagement, retention, and agility. LMS systems

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The Power of Mobile: Skillsoft's New Sales Program Walks the Walk


Skillsoft models mobile learning best practices—read about our sales pilot program that delivers learning content and company updates via iPad. industry trends mobile learning solutions

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Skillsoft Targets Modern Learners with Content, Platform Redesign by Pamela S. Hogle

Learning Solutions Magazine

Skillsoft is launching a redesigned business-skills curriculum—and a new learning platform—aimed at modern, tech-savvy. learners. Design & Development Tools Instructional Design Learning Media

Why Skillsoft Channel Partners Should Attend Perspectives


Skillsoft eventsBy Paula Thoren I attended my first Perspectives in 2003.

Skillsoft Previews Latest Talent Expansion® Release at HR Technology Conference


Skillsoft executives and product experts have gathered to discuss the latest HR trends and challenges with customers and industry influencers. Skillsoft events

What’s Next for Your Learning and Talent Strategy?


Skillsoft’s new learning & talent maturity framework outlines 5 stages of maturity across 9 indicators of success, prescribing a clear path for growth. learning & development Skillsoft events

Perspectives Day 1


Skillsoft eventsA live report from Vegas and the 2017 annual users conference.

Skillsoft Acquires Element K for $110 Million

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

The acquisition adds to SkillSoft's existing offerings in learning content and learning platform technology through the addition of Element K's complementary offerings in e-learning content, virtual labs, ILT print materials and custom development services."

Upcoming webinar: Five Tips to Rescue your Workforce from the Digital Skills Gap


Join the Skillsoft webinar on the Nov. Skillsoft events4 to learn five tips to rescue your workforce from the digital skills gap.

Sure, HR Tech… But What about InfluenceHR?


But the definite highlight of the conference for me was when Skillsoft was honored with the InfluenceHR Brand Power Award for Enterprise Learning. Skillsoft events

Meeting Demands for Change and Flexibility in eLearning: Bill Donoghue, CEO at Skillsoft by Pamela S. Hogle

Learning Solutions Magazine

One response is Skillsoft’s new content-delivery platform, focused on the learners’ experience that will include. The eLearning sector faces increasing demands for change and flexibility. Learners want to control how and when they use. eLearning. collaborative and social-learning features. Design Strategies Emerging Topics Management

Why organizations need original thinking: insight from Adam Grant


Skillsoft’s 2017 Live Events kick off on February 2 with Adam Grant’s session, “Originals: How Non-Conformists Rule the World.” Skillsoft eventsLearn to foster innovation.

Author, speaker and marketing strategist Dorie Clark shares wisdom with her inspired audience at Boston event


Last week I had the opportunity to be in the studio audience for a Skillsoft-sponsored event featuring Dorie Clark. Skillsoft events

Join Us at the 2017 India Perspectives


Skillsoft eventsJoin Us at the 2017 India Perspectives.

Vendor Spotlight: Skillsoft © provides a multitude of elearning and training solutions


Skillsoft has been in the elearning industry for over 15 years, and has been among the innovative leaders in that particular arena – about as long as the industry itself has been in existence. So, what solutions does Skillsoft offer to help you meet your training goals? Skillsoft Leadership Advantage - SLA is a leadership skills training and development solution designed to accelerate the learning curve, and make the process more engaging.

These Assumptions about Learning and Leadership Development Might Hurt You

CLO Magazine

By email, Heide Abelli, vice president for leadership and business skills at educational technology company Skillsoft shared a few learning and leadership development myths and misperceptions the company wants to counter. Our Skillsoft research suggests this is simply not the case.

Experience Virtual Reality with Skillsoft at Learning Technologies 2017


By Tony Glass Skillsoft and SumTotal will be at Learning Technologies in London next week, Europe's leading showcase of organisational learning and the technology used to support learning at work.

Live Q&A Webinar: How to Gain Manager Support for Your Learning Program


Skillsoft eventsImplementing a new learning program isn’t easy. Engagement, alignment, adoption and value are just a few of the major factors to consider when developing the strategy behind your program.

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Debunking Millennial Myths and Empowering the Modern Learner


leadership development Skillsoft eventsWhy is it important that we debunk all these Millennial Myths? A conversation with Millennial Coach Jared Buckley.

2017 APAC Perspectives


Skillsoft eventsWhat can you expect at this year’s APAC Perspectives?

Spotlight Titles for National Preparedness Month


IGI Global and Skillsoft Books24x7 would like to draw attention to a few premier reference sources in their vast collection of research. Skillsoft Books24x7

How to transform talent in today’s modern workforce


EMEA Skillsoft eventsHow to transform talent in today’s modern workforce.

Breaking News: Skillsoft Completes Acquisition of SumTotal Systems by News Editor

Learning Solutions Magazine

Skillsoft Limited, a pioneer in technology-delivered learning solutions, announced today that its subsidiary, Skillsoft Corporation, has completed its acquisition of SumTotal Systems from Vista Equity Partners, a US-based private equity firm. Design & Development Tools Learning Systems Management Training Strategies

When’s the Last Time Your Learning Program Had an Alignment?


Aligning learning to the business is critical—see how members of Skillsoft’s Global Leader Forum ensure their programs support strategic business goals.