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.

eFront as a SumTotal alternative

eFront

The client was using SumTotal as its backbone LMS and was in need of a comprehensive and efficient alternative solution. Why change from SumTotal. The decision to move away from SumTotal was not an easy one. SumTotal is one of the leaders in the LMS space for numeral reasons.

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.

eFront as a SumTotal alternative

eFront

The client was using SumTotal as its backbone LMS and was in need of a comprehensive and efficient alternative solution. Why change from SumTotal. The decision to move away from SumTotal was not an easy one. SumTotal is one of the leaders in the LMS space for numeral reasons.

American Cancer Society Adopts SumTotal Talent Expansion® Suite to Transform into Self-Developing Organization

Skillsoft

SumTotal's solution will help the American Cancer Society empower more than 6,000 employees to pursue a meaningful path for individualized professional growth and development while increasing engagement, productivity and partnership with the Society’s more than 2.5

SumTotal Extends elixHR Platform with SnapLogic Cloud Integration by News Editor

Learning Solutions Magazine

Partnership to deliver pre-built “Snap” Connectors, allowing SumTotal customers to incorporate Talent. Management Applications and SumTotal’s Learn with 150 third-party business applications.

Skillsoft Announces Agreement to Acquire 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 entered into a definitive agreement for the acquisition of SumTotal Systems from. affiliates of Vista Equity Partners, a US-based private equity firm. Terms of the transaction were not. disclosed. Design & Development Tools Management Training Strategies

BOB LITTLE – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

The post BOB LITTLE – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS appeared first on Learnnovators.

SumTotal, Skillsoft Expand Partnership, Launch Context-Aware Talent Solution by News Editor

Learning Solutions Magazine

New offering helps organizations rationalize big HR data by extending SumTotal’s elixHR platform to enable. the pervasive, dynamic delivery of best-action learning and talent development content within SumTotal’s.

SumTotal Releases Talent Expansion Suite: Context-aware User Experience for HR by News Editor

Learning Solutions Magazine

SumTotal’s latest Talent Expansion Suite release helps employees filter out the noise and focus on. information that is truly relevant and important at a given point in time. This release delivers more than 50. features and enhancements across the entire suite.

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

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). ABOUT BOB LITTLE (Senior Partner, Bob Little Press & PR). Bob Little is a writer , commentator and publicist who works globally, specializing in the corporate online learning industry.

SumTotal vs. Moodle vs. Inquisiq R3: One Non-Profit’s Quest for the Best New LMS

Inquisiq LMS

The most popular systems like SumTotal and Moodle […]. The post SumTotal vs. Moodle vs. Inquisiq R3: One Non-Profit’s Quest for the Best New LMS appeared first on Inquisiq R4 LMS. Getting a new Learning Management System (LMS) or migrating to a new one? If so, you’ll enjoy this case study. You’re no doubt finding that there is no shortage of different types of Learning Management Systems to choose from.

SumTotal vs. Moodle vs. Inquisiq: One Non-Profit’s Quest for the Best LMS

Inquisiq LMS

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. HP Freeman had been using the SumTotal Learning Management System to deliver and manage the training program. In mid-2013 they had decided to leave the SumTotal system and move to another LMS.

SumTotal vs. Moodle vs. Inquisiq R3: One Non-Profit’s Quest for the Best New LMS

Inquisiq LMS

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. HP Freeman had been using the SumTotal Learning Management System to deliver and manage the training program. In mid-2013 they had decided to leave the SumTotal system and move to another LMS.

SumTotal vs. Moodle vs. Inquisiq R3: One Non-Profit’s Quest for the Best New LMS

Inquisiq LMS

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. HP Freeman had been using the SumTotal Learning Management System to deliver and manage the training program. In mid-2013 they had decided to leave the SumTotal system and move to another LMS.

Special Post – Why the Big Four are not on my latest Top 10 LMS List

eLearning 24-7

Since my Top 10 list of LMS vendors has been posted online, I have received quite a bit of e-mail wondering why the biggest names: Cornerstone On Demand, Saba, SumTotal and SuccessFactors are not on the list. SumTotal. Look at their product lines: SumTotal Talent (uh, Talent/PM), SumTotal Work (includes Payroll), SumTotal elixHR (HR), SumTotal Learn – okay, three are HR/OD related and one is pure learning. .

Skillsoft Honors 2015 Inspire Award Winners

Skillsoft

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

Tech Headlines for September 2014

ATD Learning Technologies

Tech headlines for September 2014 include: Skillsoft to Acquire SumTotal, Top 20 Portal Companies, Phablets Add VR, and Bersin Reports LMS Spending Grows More Than $2.5

Moodle 2.9 Pre-Release Announcement

Lambda Solutions

With more than 70 million users, Moodle is the clear market leader, with almost double the adoption of the two subsequent vendors, SumTotal and Blackboard, combined. Moodle 2.9 is officially on its way. Moodle is the world’s leading Learning Management System. Moodle is already far ahead of its competition, and 2.9 gives it even more edge. The update was heavily influenced by Moodle community feedback, so improvements will be found in major areas of concern. Moodle 2.9

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Tech Headlines for September 2014

ATD Learning Technologies

Tech headlines for September 2014 include: Skillsoft to Acquire SumTotal, Top 20 Portal Companies, Phablets Add VR, and Bersin Reports LMS Spending Grows More Than $2.5 Billion. Click here to read full version

Experience Virtual Reality with Skillsoft at Learning Technologies 2017

Skillsoft

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.

Informal Learning Blog » LMS, we hardly knew ye

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Cheering for clients named a Top Learning System by Craig Weiss

Rustici Software

9 SumTotal. SumTotal is a major player in the LMS space. As part two of our series celebrating our clients recent wins, we’re sharing insight our customers included in Craig Weiss’s “Top Learning Systems for 2018.” ” Craig is the CEO and Lead Analyst for the Craig Weiss Group, LLC, and he has been named The Most Influential Person in the eLearning and LMS space countless times.

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Course Authoring and Rapid eLearning Tool Satisfaction

Tony Karrer

Corel Corporation OnDemand Software SumTotal Systems Inc. Skillsoft Learn.com SumTotal Systems Inc. SumTotal Systems Inc. XStream Software SumTotal Systems Inc.

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.

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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.

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

Rustici Software

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!” ” for our clients who were named a top LMS by John Leh in his recent list, “2017 Talented Learning LMS Awards: Best of the Best.” ” John Leh is CEO and Lead Analyst at Talented Learning, LLC.

eLearning Portal Integration

Tony Karrer

For example, SumTotal Systems recently announced SumTotal Stream that provides integration with particular tools: Microsoft Outlook: SumTotal's integration allows access to Talent Development tasks within the widely adopted Microsoft Outlook email client. Facebook: With SumTotal's new Facebook Application, employees who typically use this Social Network will be able to receive Talent Development alerts and connect with colleagues all while in the Facebook site.

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eLearning Content to the iPhone - Toolbook Releases Instructor Beta

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

mean SumTotal. Brad Crain, VP and GM of Sumtotal, released this Announcement on the Instructor blog. Well, now that didn't take very long. Nice job Asymetr.I mean click2.wait.I Can anyone point me to some good sample content created with the beta preview? Or let me know if you are an Instructor user and plan to create some content soon. I'd love to check it out. They are holding webinars this week to get you up to speed

ToolBook 10.5: Comprehensive solution for fast, easy content authoring by Tom Hall

Learning Solutions Magazine

SumTotal Systems ToolBook 10.5 adds more authoring support for mobile devices and geolocation, and. enhancements for Section 508 compliance. Here is a comprehensive guide to ToolBook, including how. to customize interactions and create branching, use the Actions Editor, the Simulation Editor, and the. Quiz Summary feature, and deploy ToolBook content to an LMS.

LMS Decision Making Criteria B4 U Buy

eLearning 24-7

Ask someone to name a few LMSs or at least one, and I suspect it will be Cornerstone OnDemand or SumTotal. People either love or hate Cornerstone OnDemand, SumTotal Learn, Saba, SuccessFactors.

ASTD International Conference Day 1 Wrap-Up

eLearning 24-7

SumTotal – Get ready for a new UI for the learning module. Speaking of SumTotal, as you may or may not be aware any of their modules can be purchased as a standalone or any combination. One huge thing I am really hating about SumTotal is their pricing model for their mobile app. Welcome one and all to the wrap up of the ASTD international conference and expo. It was an exciting first day, with lots of vendors hitting the entire training spectrum.

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Top 10 Learning Systems for 2018

eLearning 24-7

9 SumTotal Learn – UI/UX is strong. I’m sitting here on my patio, with the sea of Cortez in my view. The sun is setting and the only thing on my mind right now, is the Top 10 learning systems for 2018.

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

eLearning 24-7

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. SumTotal ruined IMO the GeoLearning LMS known as Maestro and will Skillsoft buying SumTotal, I wondered to myself whether this would be great or awful. Anyway, SumTotal is another system heading towards the HCM space. Welcome, welcome all!

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Product Vendor Blogs - Where are They?

Tony Karrer

Where's a blog from Saba, SumTotal? Another thought just occurred to me based on my last post Innovation Geography Based and Innovation in eLearning. Ben Werdmuller posted his comments on this Does location matter for web startups? and asked about innovation in eLearning, especially innovation that leads to products. One thing that just dawned on me is how few product vendor blogs there are in eLearning. If you look on my link roll, there's one from Articulate, elgg, ummm.

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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.