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SumTotal Unveils a Reimagined Approach to Onboarding During the 2016 HR Technology Conference

The newest solution in the unified SumTotal Talent Expansion® Suite links critical learning and talent processes to boost time-to-contribution and performance of new talent

BOSTON – October 4, 2016 – SumTotal, a leading provider of unified HCM solutions proven to drive organizational performance, will be previewing its upcoming release of the SumTotal Talent Expansion® Suite at this week’s HR Technology Conference.

The latest release of the SumTotal Suite features an all new SumTotal Onboarding solution that transforms an often manual, siloed series of actions into a unified and engaging experience that expedites performance by bringing critical HR information, learning, curated content, talent processes and collaboration together into one personalized view for every new employee. The latest release also features new capabilities that empower employees to better understand their career mobility options within the organization and seamlessly connect to tools that help them close gaps in preparation, as well as equipping managers to drive team performance, recognizing revenue through learning delivery and delivering an engaging mobile learning experience.

“Today’s HR and learning leaders play a more critical role than ever to help manage and drive organizational performance, and they are being challenged to look beyond traditional HR to impact all areas of the business,” said Bill Donoghue, Skillsoft CEO. “Our Onboarding solution follows on the back of our latest Talent Expansion Suite delivering a beautiful consumer led, cutting edge, personalized experience for new employees, with increased efficiency, collaboration and performance. This release also focuses on internal mobility, empowering employees to identify potential career moves and provides them with relevant, impactful training.”

During this week’s HR Technology Conference in Chicago, SumTotal will be previewing the upcoming release of the Talent Expansion Suite in its booth (1222), and SumTotal executives will play an active role in the conference agenda:

The Evolution and Future of HR Analytics Technology
SumTotal VP of Global Product Strategy & Business Transformation, Morne Swart, will participate in this interactive panel discussing the exciting implications of next-gen analytics for HR practitioners.
Time: Thursday, October 6, 11:00 a.m.

Getting the Most Value From the Vendor Demo: The Experts Tell You How
Join Mara New, SumTotal VP of Global Sales Support, for a discussion with other leading HCM vendors around how you can get the most value from the solution demo process.
Time:  Thursday, October 6, 4:00 p.m.

American Cancer Society’s Journey to Becoming a Self-Developing Organization
The American Cancer Society set out to harness the passion of their people through integrated development initiatives aimed at keeping employees engaged and growing within the organization.  Join John Ambrose, SumTotal General Manager, and Angela Rose, Director of Talent Process and Systems at American Cancer Society, as she shares the critical steps in their journey and how they overcame challenges along the way.
Time:  Friday, October 7, 9:30 a.m.

SumTotal, an industry-recognized leader in the HCM solution space, will feature a schedule of in-booth product demos, demo stations to accommodate custom demos, in-booth private meeting space and a unique augmented reality experience for attendees to try.

For additional information on SumTotal’s unified suite of learning and talent solutions, please visit our website, and follow the conversation on social media using the hashtag #HRTechConf and on Twitter at @HRTechConf and Instagram @HRTechConf. Also, visit the HR Tech Facebook page.

About SumTotal Systems

SumTotal Systems, LLC, a Skillsoft company and a leading provider of integrated HR solutions, is increasing the performance of some of the world’s most successful organizations. SumTotal’s people-focused Talent Expansion® applications, available on premise and in the cloud, enable contextual, just-in-time development designed to help organizations discover, develop and unleash the hidden potential within their workforce and business ecosystem. Today, more than 3,500 organizations, including several of Fortune’s “Best Places to Work,” rely on SumTotal’s award winning solutions to empower their employees. Follow @SumTotalSystems at and on Facebook at for more learning and talent management tips and perspectives.

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