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

Singapore, November 9, 2015Skillsoft, a global leader in learning and talent management, was recognized by Human Resources magazine with two distinguished awards - Gold for 'Best Learning Management System' for SumTotal Learn and Silver for 'Best Talent Management Software' for SumTotal Talent Expansion® suite – at the 2015 HR Vendors of the Year Awards gala dinner on 4 November 2015. HR Vendors of the Year Awards is one of the most established regional awards program in Asia Pacific that celebrates Asia's best providers of HR products and services.

"It is a great honour to receive the recognition as 'Best Learning Management System' and 'Best Talent Management Software' by Human Resources magazine, as this further affirms Skillsoft's standing as a leading HR solutions provider. These awards come at a perfect time following the one year key milestone after Skillsoft's acquisition of SumTotal in October 2014," said Peter Kokkinos, Vice President, Asia Pacific Sales, SumTotal Systems, a Skillsoft company. "Skillsoft is committed to building on that strong foundation to continuously raise the bar by delivering modern learning and talent management solutions that appeal to a wide range of organizations and their employees."

SumTotal Learn is Skillsoft's full-feature learning management system (LMS), 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. It is the only solution to align 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.

Award winners of the HR Vendors of the Year Awards are chosen based on a two-tier selection process: Category finalists are first decided by research on the vendor preferences of HR managers in Asia; following which an esteemed jury of over 60 senior regional heads of HR from Asia formed the judging panel to decide on the winners. Over 500 senior HR professionals in Asia and more than 60 HR leaders from some of Asia's largest organizations casted their votes for the final nominations. A total of 240 finalists contended for the awards in their respective categories. The full list of winners for this year's HR Vendors of the Year Awards 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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