Customers Honor SumTotal with Awards for Learning and Talent Management at 2012 Best of Elearning! Conference

For Second Year in a Row, SumTotal Recognized for Outstanding Human Capital Management Solutions in Three Categories

GAINESVILLE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SumTotal® Systems, Inc., the global leader in strategic Human Capital Management (HCM) solutions, walked away with awards in three product categories at the eighth annual Best of Elearning! Awards. The company won “Best Learning Management System (Enterprise-based)” and earned awards of excellence for “Best Talent Management System” and “Best Learning Content Management System.”

This is the second year in a row that SumTotal’s customers have honored the organization with Best of Elearning! Awards. In 2011, SumTotal earned “Best Talent Management System” and received awards of excellence for “Best Learning Management System (software-as-a-service)” and “Best Learning Content Management System.”

Elearning! Media Group selected winners based on feedback from learning professionals and executives. Approximately 3,880 nominations across 21 categories were collected through an open-ended online ballot over three months.

“Given the number of nominations, to earn an Award of Excellence is quite an honor, and to be named a category winner is a true testament to the vendor’s product and service excellence,” Catherine Upton, Elearning! Media Group’s publisher, said in a recent press release.

Here is a sampling of the comments submitted by customers who voted for SumTotal and its solutions:

  • “It offers the most complete solution and can be customized by users without incurring expensive outside consulting fees”
  • “Powerful and flexible, yet user friendly for the learner”
  • “Easy to use, dynamic reporting capability, regular updates and fixes”
  • “The ease of building our site, the support during building and maintenance to follow”

As a solution provider to half of the Fortune 500, SumTotal provides the industry’s only fully integrated end-to-end HCM solution with modules that cover talent acquisition, talent management, talent development, workforce management, expense management and payroll and benefits. Customers benefit from a single comprehensive solution that addresses strategic HCM processes at a lower total cost of ownership and with a superior user experience.

"We are honored to receive this recognition from our customers across multiple categories of learning and talent management," SumTotal CEO John Borgerding said. "We launched our fully integrated end-to-end strategic HCM suite earlier this year and are dedicated to continuing to provide customers with unparalleled integration. SumTotal is equally committed to delivering continued innovation and excellence among our individual best-in-class solutions, and we appreciate our customers recognizing those efforts."

As an award winner, SumTotal will be featured in the 2012 Best of Elearning! Awards issues of Elearning! and Government Elearning! magazines in December. Readers will be able to learn more about SumTotal’s strategic HCM solutions and hear from customers about how they are leveraging SumTotal solutions to drive enterprise performance. The awards issue will be available online in December at

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About SumTotal Systems

SumTotal Systems, Inc. is the global leader of strategic Human Capital Management (HCM) solutions that provide organizations with a new level of visibility to help make more informed business decisions and accelerate growth. Recognized by industry analysts as the most complete solution, SumTotal provides full employee lifecycle management, including a core system of record, from a single provider for improved business intelligence. The company offers customers of all sizes and industries the most flexibility and choice in deployment and configuration. We have increased the performance of the world’s largest organizations, including AstraZeneca (NYSE: AZN[ADR]; London: AZN), Amway (KUL:AMWAY), and Seagate (NYSE: STX).

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