SumTotal Talent Management Solutions

Based in Gainesville, Florida (USA), SumTotal Systems is a company that provides strategic human capital management (HCM) software for companies of any size. It is recognised as a global leader in complete talent management solutions.

SumTotal Systems Human Capital Management

This post was updated in March 2017, from an original post in 2013.

The company offers solutions for talent, workforce, payroll, analytics and mobile, including LMS that enable scheduling, managing, and tracking learning. Its solutions are delivered via SaaS, on-premise or hosted.

With regional offices in Australia, China, France, Germany, Japan, India and UK, the company has more over 900 employees serving North America, EMEA, and APAC. At the end of 2012, the company had 45+ million users with 3,500+ customers across the world. SumTotal’s solutions help companies and organisations of all sizes, including 6 of the largest pharmaceutical makers, 6 of the biggest automotive companies, 4 U.S. Armed Forces branches, 3 of the largest airlines, 2 of the largest banks and 2 of the biggest retailers.

From our research, the SumTotal website has visibility in search when people are looking for:

  • Total workforce management system
  • Succession plan
  • Performance management
  • 360 degrees feedback
  • Talent management systems
  • Employee development planning
  • and hundreds more HR and software related terms…

Now part of Skillsoft, this software platform includes the entire staff lifecycle from recruiting and hiring, training, career development, compensation management, and social collaboration. It offers tools for many functions, such as performance, goals, competency management, 360 degree feedback, incentive & salary planning, mobile learning, expense management, workforce and knowledge management, customer and sales training, partner and channel training – extended enterprise software.

One of the latest products of the company is the elixHR virtual single platform which let the companies to integrate all their information from different internal or external sources into one simple system. Besides their solutions, Sum Total also offers services like consulting, training and hosting.

Awards won by the company have included:

  • 2013 Gold Award for Best eLearning/Learning Management System (Bsoco Awards)
  • 2013 Top 20 Authoring Tools Company by Training Industry
  • 2012 Best International Business by Chamber of Commerce
  • 2012 Best LMS (Enterprise-based), Award of Excellence for Best Talent Management System and Best Learning Content Management System (Best of Elearning!)

In 2009, SumTotal Systems was acquired by Vista Equity Partners. Previously, SumTotal had made also a number of acquisitions including MindSolve Technologies, Pathlore Software Corporation (leading enterprise software company), SoftScape(talent management and core HR management), GeoLearning (employee competencies, skill deficiencies and training needs), CyberShift (workforce management and expenses management software) and Accero (payroll processing & human resources benefits and services).

SumTotal Systems
2850 NW 43rd Street, Suite #200
Gainesville, FL 32606
Tel: +1 (352) 264-2800

Visit the SumTotal Systems website for more info.

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