Skillsoft and SumTotal- the No Compromise Corporate Learning Solution


For 20 years I was a customer of Skillsoft and SumTotal, and then three years ago I joined the company as an employee. Now I get to attend Human Capital Management (HCM) conferences all over the world, giving me the opportunity to meet with some fantastic companies and discuss the strategies and challenges that exist in the human capital arena. In a way, my career trajectory is not dissimilar to that of Skillsoft’s. What Skillsoft and SumTotal together means.

Want to Meet in 2018?


As the year winds down one of the things I’m spending time on is scheduling out my 2018 year. Skillsoft/SumTotal user conference – Employee Engagement and Business Results. One of my favorite things about working on upstartHR these last 8 years is being able to meet each of you when I’m attending an event, so please ping me if you are going to be somewhere so we can connect!

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


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. But it isn’t just London and Learning Technologies where you can catch Skillsoft, SumTotal and Percipio.

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

Aberdeen HCM Essentials

Whether its cause is generational, educational, experiential, or a mix of all of the above, employers are contending with shrinking labor pools, expanded competition for top talent, and high turnover — it’s time to revisit the quality of the learning and development (L&D) environment. Aberdeen has reported time and again that the average employee today is looking for career opportunities beyond simply filling a role. It’s Time to Focus on Personal Employee Development.

Partners’ Perspectives on #Perspectives19


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.

Staying on Top of Your Game at Perspectives


I’m passionate about dedicating time to learning and developing across both areas – add to that the desire to build leadership skills, emotional intelligence, peer relationships, time management and other skills. One of the areas that I find often meets a number of my development needs at once is attending industry conferences.

Nucleus Research Recognizes SumTotal as a Leader in Workforce Management


From shrinking talent pools to figuring how to lower overtime costs yet schedule the appropriately skilled staff to ensure that employees time at work is properly tracked and sent to payroll for accurate processing, the roadblocks are diverse and numerous.

VILT or Bust: An Interview with Brent Colescott


Employees still need “just-in-time” knowledge and VILT is a way to capture the connections sought after for a remote workforce. Plus, more people could attend. Review the steps necessary to register and attend a VILT event.

HR Tech Weekly: Episode #273: 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 ». It’s definitely scary time I think for everybody. Other than the little bit of time I have to go out to physical therapy for my ankle surgery.