Skillsoft Celebrates its 20th Anniversary

Brandon Hall

Skillsoft has been there from the beginning. Twenty years ago, Skillsoft started shipping CD-ROMs and manuals for Microsoft training and has evolved into a market leader in learning and talent development. Skillsoft worked diligently to reinvent itself to remain highly relevant.

Skillsoft and SumTotal- the No Compromise Corporate Learning Solution

SumTotal

For 20 years I was a customer of Skillsoft and SumTotal, and then three years ago I joined the company as an employee. In a way, my career trajectory is not dissimilar to that of Skillsoft’s. In the late ‘90s I cut my teeth on implementing some of the first solutions from Skillsoft and SumTotal, known then as Click2Learn. At the time I worked hard to make those two products and companies work together as one solution. What Skillsoft and SumTotal together means.

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

They like us. They really like us: SumTotal, Skillsoft and Customers Win!

SumTotal

As part of Skillsoft, we’ve been able to expand our shared vision to help customers cultivate high-performance cultures and meet the demands of the Learning Age. The accolades awarded to SumTotal and Skillsoft in the past few months illustrate our continued dedication to innovate and deliver products and services that help customers achieve their business goals with HR technology. Awards : Customers honored Skillsoft and SumTotal in multiple categories in Elearning!

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. Another neat feature: Skillsoft’s Percipio product is helping companies to quantify ROI on training, a valuable metric. Learning Events Skillsoft

Brandon Hall Group Research Highlights, May 4-8, 2020

Brandon Hall

Aparatim Purakayastha, Chief Technology Officer at Skillsoft and Mark Onisk, Chief Content Officer at Skillsoft discuss the future of corporate digital learning in the context of business continuity in an executive interview with Brandon Hall Group Chief Operating Officer Rachel Cooke.

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

Brandon Hall

Executive Interview: Skillsoft on Leading in the New Normal. Elisa Vincent, Vice President of Global Talent Enablement at SkillSoft, Mark Onisk, Chief Content Officer at Skillsoft and Rachel Cooke, COO of Brandon Hall Group, discuss the current state of leadership, the value of virtual live instructor-led training, the impact of the current situation on the education/corporate education industry and more.

Perspectives19: 20 Years in the Making

SumTotal

Well, it’s 2019 and another Skillsoft Perspectives is in the books. As a Skillsoft and SumTotal event, we have truly moved to a point where customers and partners are an essential part of the strategy that influences our solutions.

Learning In The Flow Of Work- The Age Of Learning On-Demand

SumTotal

Bill’s vision of producing beautiful technology and engaging content was the cornerstone of Skillsoft and SumTotal’s latest product offering. I am immensely proud that Skillsoft and SumTotal continue to partner with such forward-thinking enterprises.

Your Guide to Celebrating Online Learning Week

Cornerstone On Demand

Businesses with strong learning cultures are 52 percent more productive and 92 percent more likely to innovate. Why We Love it: Business leaders today are chasing productivity. This playlist is designed to help you focus your to-do list with productivity best practices and tips.

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Why SumTotal is on Training Industry’s Top 20 Learning Portal/LMS Companies list

SumTotal

We are always planning and looking ahead to ensure we are delivering a service and product that organizations want. In addition to Skillsoft, SumTotal has integration partnerships with providers like Harvard Business Publishing, edX, Udemy, LinkedIn Learning, and Moodle to name a few.

Imagining Change. How Moving to SumTotal Learn Helped Further the Ricoh Company Promise.

SumTotal

Ricoh Asia Pacific and Skillsoft had worked together since 2001, but it was Skillsoft’s acquisition of SumTotal that provided the perfect solution. In sales alone, the impact of this new relationship between Skillsoft, SumTotal and Ricoh Asia Pacific was immediately apparent.

The New and Improved Innovation Awards – Let 2015 Be Your Time to Shine

SumTotal

You might have heard the news that TotalConnection will be replaced by 2015 Global Skillsoft Perspectives. The even better news is that we will still honor customers for delivering outstanding business value using SumTotal solutions with the Skillsoft Innovation Awards.

Partners’ Perspectives on #Perspectives19

SumTotal

Perspectives , Skillsoft’s annual user conference, is fast approaching. We have over 200 global partners, and Perspectives always provides us with the perfect opportunity to come together, work together and share the latest product updates and industry news.

What EMEA Perspectives 2019 Means for SumTotal

SumTotal

We’ve designed a compelling agenda that I firmly believe will elevate the EMEA Perspectives experience and make May 21 st a most productive and informative day. To conclude the day, Chad Gaydos, Chief Operating Officer at Skillsoft, will share his thoughts on the highlights of the day.

How Systematizing Career Development is Giving PSAV a Competitive Edge

SumTotal

We addressed this challenge and systematized members’ career development by deploying our first enterprise learning management system, from SumTotal, along with Skillsoft’s multimodal and microlearning content as well as PSAV’s custom content. We use SumTotal Learning Management to deliver about 300 courses comprised of Skillsoft’s Business Skills, Productivity and Collaboration Tools, IT Skills content as well as and Safety and Legal Compliance training.

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.

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

Brandon Hall

In this HCMx podcast, Apratim Purakayastha (AP), Chief Technology Officer at Skillsoft and Mark Onisk, Chief Content Officer at Skillsoft discuss how organizations can best leverage digital learning to address critical needs during this period of unprecedented change.

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. Uncategorized industry report modern workforce Workforce Workforce Productivity

Staying on Top of Your Game at Perspectives

SumTotal

As an HR or Learning professional, you have a terrific such resource available – only weeks away, the 2015 Global Skillsoft Perspectives Conference. 2) Product Showcase: This provides a great opportunity to speak one-on-one with product experts, see demos and get hands-on product insight – and a time to network with your peers.

PEO vs ASO

Tandem HR

Take advantage of the steepest discounts on shared products and services. Benefit rates and discounts on shared products and services vary. Compliance • Maximum discounts on ala carte services and products including the SkillSoft training portal.

What’s in a report?

SumTotal

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. We know employees feel more productive and engaged when they have workplace mobility. Anyone working in HR or Learning & Development knows that a lot goes into reports.

The age of Learning on-demand

SumTotal

Talk about disruption, here at The Skillsoft Group we’ve undergone a complete metamorphosis. Caryn Baker is the Director of Events for Skillsoft. . “I haven’t seen this much disruption in corporate learning since I started as an analyst back in the early 2000s.

Customers Connect at TotalConnection 2014

SumTotal

Not only did TotalConnection 2014 provide great content and insights on current usage and the future of SumTotal and Skillsoft, the event was jam-packed with the exci tement and fun of a true Miami experience. Best Overall Use of Product: TD Bank Group.

Purple Reign. SumTotal at HR Tech

SumTotal

It was a busy three days during which we spoke to customers, demonstrated our products and met with analysts. I do want to acknowledge that as always, the reason for our success is the work and commitment of our employees, executives, product leaders and sales team.

Purple Reign. SumTotal at HR Tech

SumTotal

It was a busy three days during which we spoke to customers, demonstrated our products and met with analysts. I do want to acknowledge that as always, the reason for our success is the work and commitment of our employees, executives, product leaders and sales team.

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

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.

SumTotal’s Favorite Moments from ATD 2019

SumTotal

SumTotal and Skillsoft both received awards from ATD for being a part of the ATD Professional Partner program which is designed to help connect ATD’s audience by highlighting the products and services of companies dedicated to improving the talent development industry.

The Winds of Change

SumTotal

Yes, employment rates are up, wages are up, but productivity is down. We’ve got this, from Percipio ELSA to the latest enhancements to the SumTotal Talent Expansion Suite , Skillsoft and SumTotal are not just reacting to this change, we’re a step ahead.

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

SumTotal

SumTotal, a Skillsoft company, today announced that the American Cancer Society will adopt the SumTotal Talent Expansion® Suite to facilitate their transformation into a Self-Developing Organization.

Top 10 List for TotalConnection 2014

SumTotal

Attendees can enjoy light food and refreshments while learning more about our partners newest product innovations. And, be sure to stop by the Skillsoft booth to meet the team and get the details on Skillsoft’s acquisition of SumTotal! . It’s the final countdown!

One Essential Key For Franchise Business Growth

Rallyware for Human Resources

Well-trained and knowledgeable staff will increase their productivity and their training will also lead to quality improvements, job satisfaction, engagement, retention, and an overall increase in your business. Consequently, they cannot be as effective and as productive as they should be.

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. Managing an organization’s workforce is growing increasingly complex and challenging.

Larry Dunivan is Now a Cop!

HRExecutive

You should know Larry after his work on HR software products forevah (as they say on Long Island)—more precisely, 35 years. At Lawson, he eventually became senior vice president for global HR products, until 2011. It also offers some proactive training acquired from Skillsoft.

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. Second, Benefitfocus can check every box when it comes to products that are needed, so they don’t have to specialize in one particular industry.

Why we ought to celebrate Manufacturing Day

SumTotal

Manufacturing has afforded me the opportunity to design and produce innovative new products, to see those products being used around the world, to travel to interesting places like the Arctic Circle and Hong Kong, and to meet Lee Iacocca, the former chairman of Chrysler.

Join us at 2017 Perspectives to talk about the future of talent & learning

SumTotal

Here’s what to expect: Keynotes : Members of the Skillsoft and SumTotal exec team, industry-leading CHROs and prominent thought leaders will share inspirational stories to reignite your passion for the profession. What’s new and next on the product front : SumTotal’s product team will give you a sneak peek at what we’re planning, and insight on how you can leverage our new developments.

Join Us at the 2017 India Perspectives

SumTotal

Potoula Chresomales, SVP Product, will unveil Percipio , our new and exciting learning experience, while Bill Docherty, SVP Product, will talk everyone through the new SumTotal Future Roadmap.

#HRBuzz: Our Top Picks for September

SumTotal

The post touches on six tips for matching your most important tasks to your most productive time of the day. Swing by the SumTotal booth #1511 and the Skillsoft booth #2457 at the show. Once again it is time to wrap up our favorite HR blogs from the month of September.