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.

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.

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.

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


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.

Perspectives19: 20 Years in the Making


Well, it’s 2019 and another Skillsoft Perspectives is in the books. While trying not to feel too old about this, I’m proud to say I have attended 18 of the past 20 events. It was great to connect with many other colleagues I’ve come to know over the years attending this event.

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.

The Winds of Change


Yes, employment rates are up, wages are up, but productivity is down. Yes, but we are given so little time for learning – on average 24 minutes per week – literally making every second count. It was then Innovation Awards time. Perspectives 2018 just wrapped. What can I say?

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.

Top 10 List for TotalConnection 2014


Hearing customer case studies is one of the most fulfilling parts of attending any user conference. It will be difficult for attendees to choose which session to attend; but, don’t worry, everyone will get the sessions slides after the event in our customer community, SumTotal Connect.

A Review Of Perspectives 2018 From A Workforce Management Perspective


Training and promoting internally results in a more engaged and productive workforce and lowers your overall costs. However, too many companies are not putting enough emphasis on the practice component of learning, resulting in a reduced value from training, and in some cases, leads to a reduction in productivity. I have had the pleasure of working with Brent many times, and true to form, he delivered an excellent presentation.

300+ Women Leaders in HR! These Women in HR Bring a Unique Blend of People & Strategic Skills.


Anada Lakra , Entrepreneur & Product Person. Amy Wilson , SVP Products at SAP SuccessFactors. Dara Brenner , Vice President, Product Management. Elizabeth Casey (Nelson) , Vice President Product Management at Snag. Gretchen Alarcon , Group Vice President, Product Strategy at Oracle. Holly Simmons , Global Product Marketing, Customer Service Management at ServiceNow – The Enterprise Cloud Company. Kristin Lewis , VP of Product at ENGAGE Talent.