SumTotal Releases Latest Talent Management Innovations…from SumTotal Systems


Customer Centric Advancements Delivers New Level of Reporting Capabilities for Improved Visibility into Workforce Effectiveness

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SumTotal® Systems, Inc., the global leader in complete talent management solutions, today announced the latest enhancements to its Talent Management platform. Innovative product advancements to the software system enable organizations of all sizes to more easily develop, deliver and track key talent management initiatives around learning, performance, compensation, succession, and recruiting. SumTotal’s commitment to customers is enabling deeper visibility into workforce information that improves decision making, reduces administration costs, and helps drive business performance.

With the latest enhancements to its Talent Management platform, SumTotal is focused on helping customers gain greater value from their HR technology investments and advancing how organizations better manage their workforce. By offering an integrated and automated approach to managing today’s talent management challenges, SumTotal is providing leaders across the globe with the information necessary to make more strategic workforce decisions. Selected new features include: 

  • Enhanced Administrative Capabilities – Including numerous advancements that enable organizations to institute comprehensive learning standards enterprise-wide while minimizing the efforts to manage a globally distributed learning operation.
  • Performance Management Advancements – Extended career profile and goal management enhancements, empowers individuals to manage their career growth intuitively and effectively.
  • Reporting Advancements – This latest release provides additional new value-add reports and options to provide a new level of visibility into workforce effectiveness. SumTotal continues to push the envelope in providing customers enterprise-class reporting capabilities that scale to support the largest global enterprises without the cost of additional infrastructure.

In addition, SumTotal now provides a powerful extensibility framework that enables organizations to further extend the capabilities of the SumTotal platform to meet their business needs. The extensibility framework provides organizations the ability to build customer specific solutions without needing to customize the application, thereby lowering their total cost of ownership.

“SumTotal is committed to providing our customers with the most powerful and easy to use talent management tools to advance their workforce and realize a true competitive advantage,” said Nadeem Syed, Executive Vice President, Worldwide Product Management & Engineering of SumTotal Systems. “Working in collaboration with our customers, SumTotal continues to evolve our solutions to target the precise needs of the market and ensure that HR professionals can optimize the effectiveness of their workforce.”

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Matt Lafata, HRchitect


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