How SumTotal and Skillsoft Help Make the Workplace Safe

SumTotal

Let’s start by taking a look at what SumTotal and Skillsoft offer to help HR ensure a safe working environment for all. Producing this data is challenging unless you have the right compliance solution that will generate this data regardless of the data source.

How Bad is Your Succession Management?

China Gorman

The report is a great read and has some pretty terrific content and data included. And you’ll also get some useful data to use in building the ROI for succession management investment in next year’s budget. The report is published by Skillsoft and can be accessed here. Brandon Hall Group China Gorman Data Point Tuesday Laci Loew Skillsoft Succession Planning Talent Management Talent pipeline

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

SumTotal

As the new MD of Skillsoft EMEA, I’m thrilled that my first blog post gives me the chance to talk about some of the exciting events taking place over the next few weeks. Both Skillsoft and SumTotal have undergone significant change and growth over the past few years and now is a great time to let us share with you our story and our journey. But it isn’t just London and Learning Technologies where you can catch Skillsoft, SumTotal and Percipio.

3 Stories of Transformational Learning from #Perspectives17

Lighthouse

This week I have had the pleasure of attending and speaking at Skillsoft Perspectives in Las Vegas. Focus this year for @SumTotalSystems : taking advantage of unified data model for Learn, Talent, and Workforce applications. In addition, Skillsoft is doing some amazing work to develop new capabilities, and the keynote included a highlight of an emerging use case for leveraging virtual reality for manager training and coaching. Learning Events Skillsoft

It’s Time to Modernize Your Learning and Development (L&D) Ecosystem

Aberdeen HCM Essentials

In fact, the average management team assessed in Aberdeen’s data is so focused on resolving short-term problems that, within broad-based talent placement, talent acquisition spend outpaces talent management spend by a factor of up to 2 to 1. Integrate performance data into the L&D analytics case to drive relevant content and programming to the right employees at the optimal time. The skills gap is here, and it is a pressing issue.

Brandon Hall Group Research Highlights, July 13-17, 2020

Brandon Hall

The resources in the third edition of this playbook give you the latest data and insights you need to succeed. Executive Interview: Skillsoft on Leading in the New Normal. In this webinar, sponsored by Skillsoft and Cornerstone OnDemand, Brandon Hall Group’s Rachel Cooke and Claude Werder, are joined by Jonathan Jackson, Director, Director, CARE Research Center, Massachusetts General Hospital and Elisa Vincent, Vice President of Global Talent Enablement at Skillsoft.

Your Guide to Celebrating Online Learning Week

Cornerstone On Demand

This playlist serves as an intro (or refresher) course for those who want to strengthen their core business skills in sales, finance and data analysis. Want to master data based decision making. Why We Love it: Data drives decision making in nearly every industry.

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PODCAST: #HRHappyHour 375 - Developing the Talent You Already Have

Steve Boese

Guest: Sunita Navile, Global Offering Go-to-Market Strategy Leader, Watson Talent at IBM and Tara O'Sullivan, CMO at Skillsoft. Today on the HR Happy Hour Show, Trish and was joined by Sunita Navile, Global Offering Go-to-Market Strategy Leader, Watson Talent at IBM and Tara O'Sullivan, CMO at Skillsoft. On the show, Sunita shared how using Watson AI works with your data in Skillsoft to tag the content with skills, then make learning recommendations.

Is Your Organization Worried about the Falling Unemployment Rate?

SumTotal

Skillsoft researched over 6,700 organizations and 45 million employees in 160 countries to gather real-world data upon which to design a blueprint for companies to use when bringing the siloed areas of learning, talent and workforce management together to prepare for this new employee-centric future. Skillsoft provides a complimentary online assessment that diagnoses a company’s present stage and offers a playbook of recommendations to ascend to the next phase.

Partners’ Perspectives on #Perspectives19

SumTotal

Perspectives , Skillsoft’s annual user conference, is fast approaching. The plan is to start with both Skillsoft and SumTotal partners over lunch and a keynote, and then split into respective tracks for more intimate, in-depth sessions. This division will support more effective data-based decision-making for SumTotal clients. This transparency comes from hearing the experiences of your fellow learning professionals, Skillsoft partners, and the Skillsoft team members.

HRExaminer v10.05

HR Examiner

On HR Tech Weekly : HR Open Source Has A New Operating Board, Companies gaming Glassdoor Reviews, Culture Amp Acquires Zugata, Davos Global Reskilling Challenge, Skillsoft Launches New Digital Learning Journeys for Key Tech Roles, and IBM Announces New Data Scientist Certifications. The HRExaminer Security Series. HRExaminer Weekly Edition v10.05 February 1, 2019. This week begins a special eight-part HR Examiner series on security from John Sumser.

What’s in a report?

SumTotal

Now, data is being used to understand every part of a business operation, and analytical tools are being embedded into day-to-day decision making.”. With integrated enhancements, both learners and managers can now track what Skillsoft courses are taken in Skillsoft, advanced learning structures and the Skillsoft Learning App. I’d love to hear some feedback or some suggestions as to what other ways we can make data work for you.

HR Tech Weekly: Episode #279: Stacey Harris and John Sumser

HR Examiner

Topics: Indeed Agrees To Acquire ZapInfo, Skillsoft Restructuring Plan Confirmed by Court, Rippling Announces $145M Funding, CloudPay Raises $35M, Thriver Raises $33M, and Harvard Business Review on 21 HR Jobs of the Future. Skillsoft Restructuring Plan Confirmed by Court Link ».

Highlights from EMEA Perspectives 2019

SumTotal

Other highlights of the event include: Ron Hovsepian, Skillsoft’s Executive Chairman , kicked off the day with a comprehensive overview of SumTotal’s operating strategy for the coming months. Sheri Zee, Skillsoft’s SVP of Talent and Culture , took the audience on a journey through the Skillsoft employee experience and how Skillsoft and SumTotal are working to #MakeWorkMatter. Next Gen Data : Currently, 80% of data is dark or unknown.

Brandon Hall Group Research Highlights, April 20-26, 2020

Brandon Hall

Today, the realities of workplace data have changed. Every business function is expected to apply data to guide their decision-making and validate the impact of their work. In this webinar, JD Dillon, Chief Learning Architect with Axonify and David Wentworth, Principal Learning Analyst with Brandon Hall Group have a frank, practical conversation on how L&D can improve its data practices.

Perspectives 2015 Kicks Off with Keynotes on Culture, Innovation and the ‘Self-Developing Organization’

SumTotal

Today SumTotal and Skillsoft kicked off Perspectives 2015. Getting us off to a great start, Skillsoft SVP of Strategy and Corporate Development John Ambrose’s keynote introduced HR’s next game changer – the “ Self-Developing organization ” – and CEO of Tomorrow Mike Walsh shared his insights on re-imagining organizational culture to engage the next generation.

Leadership Skills Are a Top Business Need

Edcor

Employees that analyze data, make decisions, and implement changes all need to develop leadership skills that take them forward and help them bring others along. Mastering Leadership Development for a Digital Economy from SkillSoft and Chief Learning Officer reports that 71 percent of organizations say that collaboration and effective coaching are two leadership capabilities more important today than they were in the past.

How Top HR Organisations Get More for Less

SumTotal

Then—and we have spoken about this many times before– you need to use your data to produce analysis that matters. “They use analytics to derive superior business insights from HR data and information, which helps earn them a ‘seat at the table’ with senior leadership.” Learn more about what sets leading HR organizations apart: download the SumTotal and Skillsoft Learning and Talent Maturity Framework here. .

The Magic of Three: How to Make a Quick and Impactful Change to Your Training in Any Organization

SumTotal

Thanks to SumTotal and Skillsoft we had the first two things and thanks to a great team, we had a boundless amount of creativity. We first examined our content and got the data. Skillsoft helped us with the analysis. Like everyone, as head of a global talent and training organization, I have constraints: time and budget. With little of either we decreased our cost per course by 50 percent and increased usage by 75 percent. How?

5 Ways an LMS Can Boost Compliance and non-Compliance Training

SumTotal

Granted, you can conduct compliance training without software or even with a commodity-line software, but this is time-consuming and bound to include human error or, more dangerously, a data integrity risk. Training Industry recently ranked Skillsoft and SumTotal among the 2018 Top Learning Portal/LMS Companies and among the Top 20 Health and Safety Training Companies. Successful compliance training is all about process and result.

Attracting, Developing, and Retaining Talent in the Modern Workforce – Are You Ready?

SumTotal

The Fosway Group, in partnership with Skillsoft and SumTotal, recently undertook a research project designed with the single aim of shining a spotlight on the realities of the modern workforce. After 20 years of analysing HR, talent, and learning data, it’s been fascinating to take a deeper look at the macro environment and the key factors affecting organisations today; most of which are completely outside our control.

How to transform talent in today’s modern workforce

SumTotal

In my keynote session at this year’s EMEA Perspectives, I will exclusively reveal insights from new research that Fosway Group has conducted in partnership with Skillsoft and SumTotal. With over 400 participants from across EMEA, the data is telling some interesting stories, and I am looking forward to sharing some thoughts on how to transform talent in today’s modern workforce.

Step into the Future of Learning and Talent at EMEA Perspectives

SumTotal

With our theme and focus on the Future of Talent and Learning this year, as well as many speakers talking on this topic, you will get to experience our brand new state of the market learning platform – Percipio – and see our new Platinum Skillsoft Courses. The insights and data this study will tell us what workplace learning looks like today, fundamental information needed when planning how it will look tomorrow.

Nucleus Research Recognizes SumTotal as a Leader in Workforce Management

SumTotal

Not only does SumTotal offer learning content from Skillsoft and other content providers, it has robust native capabilities that are not only unified but also embedded into workflows. 2019’s functionality updates which were called out in the Nucleus report include: The ability to view and act on SumTotal Workforce Management data from areas like adherence to attendee policies in SumTotal’s Talent Management’s Performance Snapshots.

Four Tips to Help You Excel in Talent Acquisition

Women of HR

Accept that data is your friend. This goes from company-specific data from something like the results of a recent employee engagement survey to drilling down into the habits of prospects in a certain area or age group. In addition, data has the ability to reveal how many calls, candidates, and people you need to look at to make a hire. Editor’s Note: The following is the second installment of a three-part series featuring influential women from Paychex.

Did You Know Workforce Management Can Be Used to Tackle Compliance Challenges?

SumTotal

Skillsoft recently commissioned EHS Today, a magazine about environmental, health and safety best management practices, to produce a research report that would look at current processes for training and compliance used by a number of US companies. 43% of companies say they are not very effective or somewhat effective at managing training data on their employees.

Brandon Hall Group Research Highlights, June 22-July 5, 2020

Brandon Hall

The analyst team provides new data and insights on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on human capital management. From Brandon Hall Group’s ongoing research on the impact of COVID-19 on human capital management, this report features data and insights on how organizations are transitioning from lockdown to limited return-to-work initiatives. Visier continues to be right at the top for analytics due to its naturalistic approach to introducing and presenting data.

Larry Dunivan is Now a Cop!

HRExecutive

For more traditional compliance, ThinkHR gathers all the legs and regs from the usual sources like BNA and StateNet from LexisNexis, but then curates and individualizes the data to death, traditionally by hand. It also offers some proactive training acquired from Skillsoft. Remember when HR was dumped on for being the “rules police,” focusing on its key role in compliance to the exclusion of everything else?

HR Tech Weekly: Episode #284: Stacey Harris and John Sumser

HR Examiner

Data, and CareerBuilder Commits to Three-Year $300M Talent Acquisition Investment. data; board to require White House OK Link ». Still data crunching and still working on getting things ready for the annual HR systems survey launch in a few weeks.

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Brandon Hall Group Research Highlights, July 6-12, 2020

Brandon Hall

Data is broken down by organization size. In this webinar, sponsored by Skillsoft and Cornerstone OnDemand, Brandon Hall Group’s Rachel Cooke and Claude Werder are joined by Jonathan Jackson, Director, Director, CARE Research Center, Massachusetts General Hospital. Employers must evolve their approach to work as the impact of the coronavirus pandemic continues.

HR Tech Weekly: Episode #272: Stacey Harris and John Sumser

HR Examiner

Skillsoft Enters Into Agreement with Lenders to Significantly Reduce Debt and Position Company for Long-Term Success Link ». And Skillsoft entered an agreement last week with lenders to significantly reduce debt and position the company for long term success. And it’s much more of a laboratory for analytics, that particular workday product is more packaged so that you don’t need to be a data scientist to use it. The difference is, is where does your data reside?

Brandon Hall Group Research Highlights, July 30-August 2, 2020

Brandon Hall

This webinar, featuring Jonathan Jackson, Director, CARE Research Center, Massachusetts General Hospital and Elisa Vincent, Vice President of Global Talent Enablement at Skillsoft shares powerful insights about how a holistic approach to inclusion can drive real change in businesses and communities. First is their ability to give insights by pulling in data from all systems that they use across a very large market offering.

Brandon Hall Group Research Highlights, Aug. 3-21, 2020

Brandon Hall

The coronavirus pandemic hits employers in multiple ways and Brandon Hall Group research addresses the critical issues through a data-rich report that shows changing trends, plus a pair of webinars examining how inclusion and learning agility can make a big difference. The AppLearn Adopt data-powered digital adoption solution optimizes software value, helping organizations to improve business outcomes, increase workforce productivity and reduce SaaS support costs.

A Review Of Perspectives 2018 From A Workforce Management Perspective

SumTotal

Josh Bersin’s keynote , “Learning in the Flow of Work” was very engaging and, as always, Josh loaded us up with insightful data. SumTotal has now bridged the gap that exists in traditional standalone LMS by providing a unified offering between SumTotal Learn , now loaded with Skillsoft Compliance content , and SumTotal Workforce Management that will validate that employees possess the relevant training/certification to complete the assigned task/role.

HR Finally Gets a RoboCop!

HRExecutive

For more traditional compliance, ThinkHR gathers all the legs and regs from the usual sources like BNA and StateNet from LexisNexis, but then curates and individualizes the data to death, traditionally by hand. It also offers some proactive training acquired from Skillsoft. Remember when HR was dumped on for being the “rules police,” focusing on its key role in compliance to the exclusion of everything else?

HR Tech Weekly: Episode #273: Stacey Harris and John Sumser

HR Examiner

ServiceNow boosts data centre capacity in Europe Link ». Skillsoft Enters Into Agreement with Lenders to Significantly Reduce Debt and Position Company for Long-Term Success Link ». And so and so the data, the data gets really weird after you have an event like this, but we’re having multiple and there’s no reason to think that we’re not going to have a third or fourth disruption.

Why Continuous Employee Development is No Longer Optional

SumTotal

We surveyed our Skillsoft Global Leader Forum, a group comprising top-performing human resources and L&D professionals, for their thoughts on what career development will mean for organizations.