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Industry Awards Continue to Highlight Skillsoft as an Industry Leader

By John Ambrose

We’re very excited to share that over the course of the past six months, we’ve continued to see a variety of industry publications and organizations recognize our work and success in the learning technology space. We’re fortunate to have recently been honored by Elearning! Magazine, Chief Learning Officer, Brandon Hall Group, Training Industry, CIO Review, Military Training Technology and Business NH Magazine.

We strive to provide our customers with the learning-centric Talent Expansion solutions they need to achieve their learning goals and greater business objectives. We take these recognitions as validation that we are on the right track in helping organizations develop their workforce to meet the demands of the Learning Age.

Recent awards highlighting our work, as well as our customers, include:

Elearning! Magazine “Best of Elearning!” Awards: Both Skillsoft and SumTotal were recognized for multiple offerings in Elearning! Magazine’s “Best of Elearning!” awards. Skillsoft was the Category Winner in Leadership Content (Skillsoft Leadership Advantage) and given an Award of Excellence in IT Training (Skillsoft IT Certification), Soft Skills Content (Skillsoft Business Skills Catalog) and Outsourced Learning Services (Skillsoft Professional Services). SumTotal was given an Award of Excellence for Best Learning Management System (LMS) for both SumTotal Maestro (cloud) and SumTotal Learn (enterprise).

Chief Learning Officer Magazine’s Learning in Practice Awards: Skillsoft earned an Excellence in Content Award (Silver) in Chief Learning Officer’s Learning in Practice Awards for the quality of its content featured in the Welch Way Management Development Program.

Brandon Hall Group 2014 Excellence Awards: Skillsoft was honored with a Gold distinction by Brandon Hall Group for the Best Use of Blended Learning in its work for customer Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL). SumTotal was honored as well, with customer Praxair winning Gold in the “Best in Talent Management Technology Implementations” category for its use of SumTotal Talent Expansion applications and customer McAfee taking Silver for Best Use of Learning and Talent Technologies for its use of SumTotal’s learning and analytics in its sales kickoff training.

Training Industry Top 20 Lists: Skillsoft was recognized in Training Industry’s 2014 Top 20 Workforce Development Companies, Top 20 Learning Portal Companies and Top 20 IT Training Companies lists.

CIO Review’s 20 Most Promising Education Tech Solution Providers: Skillsoft was included in CIO Review’s list of the “20 Most Promising Education Tech Solution Providers,” which featured the best solution and service providers offering technologies and services related to education.

Military Training Technology Top Simulation & Training Companies: Skillsoft’s inclusion in the list of Top Simulation & Training Companies reinforces our commitment to providing technology that allows U.S. airmen, Marines, sailors, soldiers and Coast Guardsmen to train and rehearse for missions or prepare for deployment.

Business NH Magazine’s Top 100 Private Companies Survey: Business NH Magazine included Skillsoft in its annual list of 100 New Hampshire businesses making significant contributions to the New Hampshire economy.

Hot Vendor in Ventana’s 2014 Value Index for Total Compensation Management: SumTotal was recognized as a Hot Vendor by Ventana Research in its 2014 Value Index for Total Compensation Management. The report is a detailed evaluation of technology vendors that support total management of employee pay, an organization’s largest controllable expense.

John Ambrose is Senior Vice President, Strategy and Corporate Development at Skillsoft. Follow John on Twitter, @JohnJAmbrose.

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