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Skillsoft Wins 'Best Learning Management System' and 'Best Talent Management Software' at the Prestigious Vendors of the Year 2015 Awards

Singapore, December 14 2015Skillsoft, a global leader in learning and talent management, received the highest accolades for two categories – Gold for 'Best Learning Management System' and ‘Best Talent Management Software' – at the Vendors of the Year 2015 Awards, Hong Kong and at the first-ever Vendors of the Year 2015 Awards in Malaysia. The award ceremonies were held to celebrate the most respected vendors, service providers and consultants in Hong Kong and Malaysia respectively.

"Skillsoft is honoured to be recognized as a vendor that has delivered excellence to HR professionals in Hong Kong and Malaysia. Receiving the Gold titles for 'Best Learning Management System' and 'Best Talent Management Software' in not just one but two markets in Asia Pacific are testament to Skillsoft's standing as a partner to HR professionals here in the delivery of impactful talent management programs. We could not be more proud of receiving this recognition following the recent wins Skillsoft received at the 2015 HR Vendors of the Year Awards which honours Asia's best providers of HR products and services," said Peter Kokkinos, Vice President, Asia Pacific Sales, SumTotal Systems, a Skillsoft company. "Skillsoft is fully committed to building and strengthening our learning and talent management solutions to serve the current and future demands of organizations and their employees in Asia Pacific.”

SumTotal Learn is Skillsoft's full-feature learning management system (LMS), one of the industry's most comprehensive learning management system, with the flexibility to support a wide variety of learning approaches – from world-class instructor-led training, certification programs and virtual classrooms to informal learning and knowledge-sharing. The solution aligns more than 60,000 curated learning assets across IT, leadership and business in order to deliver the greatest impact on developmental goals. Organizations appreciate that they can deliver and track more information and training efficiently, providing managers and business leaders with analytics and results around overall usage and learner results with SumTotal Learn. This helps organizations to tie Learning & Development efforts back to business results.

SumTotal Talent Expansion® suite is the industry's first context-aware solution for HR, featuring a user experience that delivers hyper-personalized talent, learning and workforce management information and actions to end users, when and where they need them. Such technology enables self-development, building ‘self-developing' organizations, which satisfies the desire for skill development by both employers and employees. Organizations also appreciate a virtual system that demonstrates real-time return on investment (ROI) talent and learning program, and this can be achieved with the learning-centric Talent Expansion® suite.

Winners of the HR Vendors of the Year Awards in both countries are chosen based on a two-tier selection process: Category finalists are first decided through extensive research based on the preferences of HR managers in Asia; following which the submissions were evaluated by an esteemed jury of eminent and senior HR practitioners from the corporate and public sector. The full list of Hong Kong winners can be accessed here and winners for Malaysia can be found here.

About Skillsoft
Skillsoft is a pioneer in the fields of learning and talent management with a long history of innovation. Skillsoft provides cloud-based learning solutions for its customers worldwide, ranging from global enterprises, government, and education to mid-sized and small businesses. Skillsoft's customer support teams draw on a wealth of in-house experience, flexible delivery platforms and a comprehensive learning e-library to develop off-the-shelf and custom learning programs tailored to cost-effectively meet customer needs. Skillsoft's courses, books and videos have been developed by industry leading learning experts to ensure that they maximize business skills, performance, and talent development.

Skillsoft currently serves over 6,700 customers and more than 45,000,000 learners around the world. Skillsoft is on the web at

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