OpenSesame announces partnership with SumTotal to streamline learning across the employee lifecycle

OpenSesame

Portland, OR- 11 August 2020- OpenSesame, the global elearning innovator, announced a partnership with SumTotal to deliver its curated 20,000+ elearning courses on SumTotal’s talent development platform.

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. Still, SumTotal produced a number of headaches for the customer which I will outline below: Inflexibility: SumTotal comes as a closed source model.

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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.

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. Still, SumTotal produced a number of headaches for the customer which I will outline below: Inflexibility: SumTotal comes as a closed source model.

Bluewater Awarded 2019 SumTotal Co-Sell Award

Bluewater Learning

SumTotal Systems , a leading HCM software provider, awarded Bluewater the 2019 Alliance Co-Sell of the Year Award. Bluewater is proud to be recognized for the value and support our partnership with SumTotal brings to clients. The award was presented to William Benn , Bluewater Europe Managing Director at EMEA Perspectives 2019. The event was held in London on Tuesday, May 21st, 2019 at the Royal Lancaster.

Ad Hoc Reports vs Jaspersoft Studio: The Guide to SumTotal Reporting Options

Bluewater Learning

Fortunately, your SumTotal platform has the ability to create great reports. In fact, there are two different types of reporting in SumTotal and both are powerful in their own way. To help you get started creating the reports you need, let’s dissect the SumTotal reporting options; Ad Hoc reports vs advanced reporting using Jaspersoft Studio. The Ad Hoc reporting tool is the native reporting tool built into your SumTotal platform.

SumTotal Acquires GeoLearning: LMS Market Consolidation Continues

Josh Bersin on Enterprise Learning

Today another major shift takes place in the talent management systems market: SumTotal Systems announced the acquisition of GeoLearning. Background: SumTotal Systems is the largest provider of learning management systems today (and also a major provider of integrated talent management systems). In our LMS 2011 research we show that before this acquisition SumTotal had. HR Systems LMS, LCMS CornerstoneOnDemand GeoLearning Learn.com learning lms Plateau SumTotal

The Bidding War for SumTotal Systems

Josh Bersin on Enterprise Learning

There is now a little bidding war going on for SumTotal Systems. ACCEL-KKR , a private equity firm, outbid Vista Equity Partners by offering approximately $124 Million for the company. This is a very positive thing – Read more» The post The Bidding War for SumTotal Systems appeared first on JOSH BERSIN. Enterprise Learning LMS, LCMS accel kkr northgate arinso sumtotal systems vista equity partners

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

GeoLearning Acquired by SumTotal: The mLearning Impact?

mLearning Trends

The enterprise learning market witnessed another big consolidation event today as SumTotal Systems announced it acquired GeoLearning thus further positioning SumTotal as the largest platform provider for LMS and talent management solutions in the industry. According to leading analyst Josh Bersin , the combined entity will grow SumTotal's "total market share to 12.5%. SumTotal's ToolBook authoring tool, now in version 10.x,

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. Learning Systems Management

SumTotal Likely to be Acquired by Private Equity Firm

Josh Bersin on Enterprise Learning

Vista Equity Partners, a mid-sized private equity firm, announced a proposal to acquire SumTotal Systems , the largest independent provider of LMS software, and one of the pioneers in this industry. . Read more» The post SumTotal Likely to be Acquired by Private Equity Firm appeared first on JOSH BERSIN. HR Systems LMS, LCMS sumt sumtotal systemsToday was a very important day in the world of corporate learning and talent management systems. .

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 Acquires Softscape: The Gloves come Off in the Talent Management Market

Josh Bersin on Enterprise Learning

Today SumTotal Systems , the largest provider of learning management systems, announced the acquisition of Softscape , the pioneering software vendor that started the market for integrated talent management software. Read more» The post SumTotal Acquires Softscape: The Gloves come Off in the Talent Management Market appeared first on JOSH BERSIN. HR Systems LMS, LCMS authoria Learn.com lms PeopleClick seagate Softscape successfactors SumTotal systems Talent Management taleo

Mark Your Calendars and Join Skillsoft and SumTotal at Upcoming European Events

Skillsoft

It’s a busy month, but it’s still important to make time to hear about what’s happening in the industry. elearning EMEA

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. talent expansion solutions. Design & Development Tools Emerging Topics Learning Systems Measurement Training Strategies

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

SumTotal Bidding War Continues – HR Software gets Hotter

Josh Bersin on Enterprise Learning

The LMS market continues to heat up as two private equity firms bid for SumTotal Systems. several weeks ago), bringing SumTotal’s market capitalization to over $150 Million. Read more» The post SumTotal Bidding War Continues – HR Software gets Hotter appeared first on JOSH BERSIN. This week Vista Equity Partners upped its bid to $4.75 a share (up from $3.80 This is nearly twice the market cap of Saba, who’s revenues are.

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. Development Strategies Emerging Topics Learning Systems Management Measurement

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. It’s entirely possible to use your SumTotal Learning Management System (LMS) to turn the frustrations and limitations related to content and learning into success stories that support employees in ways that have been shown to foster engagement.

Avoid Confusion: Hide the SumTotal LMS Player Controls Using Articulate Storyline 2

CommLab India

I recenly worked on a e-learning course developed using the rapid authoring tool, Articulate Storyline and published it to SumTotal LMS. By default, the SumTotal LMS provides navigational elements on top of the screen to every course published to it. So in this blog post, I’m going to share how you can hide the navigation elements at top of the course provided by the SumTotal LMS. Every eLearning course includes navigational elements by default.

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 […]. 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.

BOB LITTLE – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

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

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. 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

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

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.

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.

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

Josh Bersin on Enterprise Learning

Enterprise Learning Learning Programs CornerstoneOnDemand Degreed Edcast Oracle Pathgather Saba SumTotalOver the last several years the corporate learning marketplace has been under stress. 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. As I describe in the article “ Digital Learning: Ten Things We Have Learned ,” the.

Can Millennials Still Benefit From Classroom Training?

Bluewater Learning

Shark Bites - SumTotal Edition Classroom Communication learning and talent management technology Millennials SumTotal technology TrainingAs of 2016, millennials are the largest generation in the labor workforce. By now you would think companies would have a good handle on who they are and how they work. But if you look at any of the countless book or articles on millennials, you’ll find many contradictory statements.

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

Update on Saba: Turnaround In The Making?

Josh Bersin on Enterprise Learning

Enterprise Learning HR Systems Learning Programs LMS, LCMS Talent Management CornerstoneOnDemand Oracle Plateau Saba SAP skillsoft successfactors sumtotal systemsLast month Saba, a pioneer in the market for enterprise learning and talent management systems , held its annual customer conference (more than 700 learning and HR professionals attended).

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The Top 10 Disruptions In HR Technology: Ignore Them At Your Peril

Josh Bersin on Enterprise Learning

Employee Engagement Enterprise Learning HR Systems LMS, LCMS ADP linkedin Oracle SAP successfactors SumTotal workdayThe HR technology landscape, which is now more than a $15 billion market in software, is exploding with growth and innovation. We are tracking more than 100 new startups in social and referral recruiting, talent analytics, assessment science, online learning, and mid-market core HR systems. New tools to help manage employee communications, engagement, recognition, and.

Kenexa Acquires Outstart: Getting Serious about the Corporate Learning Market

Josh Bersin on Enterprise Learning

HR Systems Learning Programs LMS, LCMS kenexa learning lms outstart peoplefluent Saba sumtotal systems taleo trainingThis week Kenexa , one of the largest and most successful HR and talent acquisition consulting companies, announced the acquisition of Outstart, a pioneering company in the market for e-learning tools, learning management, collaboration, and mobile learning solutions.

The LMS Market: Hotter than Ever

Josh Bersin on Enterprise Learning

In the last 60 days I’ve had the opportunity to attend five major industry events which cover corporate learning: user group meetings at Plateau, Saba, SumTotal and Taleo and the HR Technology Conference. LMS, LCMS CornerstoneOnDemand GeoLearning Halogen Software Learn.com lms Plateau Saba sumtotal systems taleo

New Internet Bubble hits Talent Management Market

Josh Bersin on Enterprise Learning

HR Systems LMS, LCMS CornerstoneOnDemand Plateau Saba successfactors SumTotal taleoRemember the dot.com bubble of 1995-2000? I do, and it’s back again. But this time it has a new face, it talks about SaaS, highly connected social applications, mobile apps, and talent management software. Talent management software? Yes, SaaS-enabled talent management apps have become one of the hottest investment areas in enterprise software. The proof.