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SumTotal Announces Inaugural TotalConnection EMEA Customer Conference

Customer Event to Focus on Best Practices in Human Capital Management

READING, UK, and GAINESVILLE, Fla., Oct. 31, 2012SumTotal® Systems, LLC, a global leader in Strategic Human Capital Management (HCM) solutions, will be hosting its inaugural TotalConnection EMEA customer conference on the 7-8th November at the London Heathrow Marriott Hotel. The event will focus on emerging trends, proven best practices and industry challenges in human capital management.

SumTotal will provide customers with a corporate update and demonstrate new products and features within its Strategic HCM suite, which the company debuted at the HR Technology Conference earlier this month. These new enhancements, which include robust workforce planning capabilities, improved intuitive portal interface, social recruiting capabilities and mobile workforce management, extend the benefits of SumTotal’s single-platform system and further differentiate its fully integrated HCM solution.

Jim Lawless, an industry-leading motivational speaker, will be the keynote presenter, and customer presentations will include Accenture, The London Fire Brigade, Howden Group and Arun District Council. The Chartered Institute of Payroll Professionals, HM Revenue & Customs and Customer Retention Training are among the other speakers.

SumTotal will offer concurrent solutions tracks throughout the two-day event to give customers the most up-to-date information and insights into integrated HCM. Key topics will be talent management, learning management, workforce management, workforce analytics, performance management, payroll, mobile, and social and mobile learning solutions.

SumTotal experts will provide interactive demonstrations and deep-dive sessions on topics such as:

  • Payroll and HR management
  • What’s new in learning: mobile and social updates
  • Innovations in end-to-end talent management
  • ROI of talent management
  • Next generation workforce management
  • Strategic workforce analytics
  • Enabling compliance and employee development
  • Business benefits of integrated learning and talent management

“TotalConnection EMEA will focus on helping our customers solve business challenges, discuss industry trends and share best practices,” SumTotal CEO John Borgerding said. “We are thrilled to host our first TotalConnection EMEA customer conference. We have invested in the region and expanded our operations in recent months based on customer demand. The event is a great milestone for us and is a key part of our efforts to deliver greater value and long-term strategic vision to our customers.”

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SumTotal Systems, LLC, the largest independent provider of integrated human resources (HR) solutions, is increasing the performance of some of the world’s most successful organizations, including AstraZeneca (NYSE: AZN[ADR]; London: AZN), Amway (KUL: AMWAY), and Seagate (NYSE: STX). The only HR solution provider to deliver Talent Expansion, a whole new approach to discovering, developing and unleashing hidden potential within our customers’ workforce, SumTotal delivers employee enablement solutions that help organizations become great places to work. SumTotal’s people-focused applications, available on premise and in the Cloud, enable contextual, just-in-time development designed to advance employees’ skills and knowledge. Today, more than 3,500 organizations, including several of Fortune’s “Best Places to Work,” rely on SumTotal’s on premise and cloud-based Talent Expansion applications to enable an empower their employees. Visit us at

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