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SumTotal Named Strategic Challenger in 2017 Fosway 9-Grid™ for Learning Systems

SumTotal Recognised for Investment in Innovation and Comprehensive Suite Offering

LONDON, United Kingdom (January 31) – SumTotal, the leading provider of talent management solutions, announced that it has been recognised by Fosway Group, Europe’s #1 HR and learning analyst firm, in the recent Fosway 9-GridTM for Learning Systems. Being positioned as a Strategic Challenger highlights SumTotal’s continued success in innovation and improvements in the customer experience across the Talent Expansion Suite.

Last year, SumTotal released major enhancements and additional functionalities in onboarding, employee learning and development, and career mobility for new hires and existing employees – helping to secure its position as Strategic Challenger in the Fosway 9-GridTM for Learning Systems.

“Fosway Group’s rating is a huge endorsement of our significant investment in our Talent Expansion Suite, as well as our focus on improving customer experience,” said Bill Donoghue, chairman and CEO, Skillsoft. “Our mission is to create beautiful technology and consumer led, personalised user experiences to attract, retain, and develop the very best talent. We are continuously improving, investing, and innovating across our entire HCM suite to allow for the changing demands of our global customers and the multiple generations in their workforces.”

“Following significant investment in innovation and an improved customer experience, SumTotal has been recognised as a Strategic Challenger in the 2017 Fosway 9-Grid™ for Learning Systems,” commented David Wilson, CEO, Fosway Group. “Together with their parent company, Skillsoft, SumTotal has global scalability and a broad solution capability including learning content and a full talent suite to successfully fulfil customer needs.”

The Fosway 9-Grid™ reports are now available online:

About SumTotal Systems
SumTotal Systems, LLC, a Skillsoft Company, is the world’s most popular Talent Management Solution. SumTotal’s award winning Talent Management Suite enables companies to attract, know, mobilise, develop, progress, and reward their workforce. With over 150 million users, SumTotal is continuously investing to allow for the changing demands of customers and their users. The Talent Expansion Suite includes three key components – Learn, Talent and Work.

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