Skillsoft’s Percipio Wins HYSEA Award for Best Software Product

Intelligent learning experience platform honored at HYSEA Product Awards & Expo 2018
HYDERABAD, India – 13 August 2018 – Skillsoft, the global leader in corporate learning, today announced that it was awarded “Best Software Product” by the Hyderabad Software Enterprises Association (HYSEA). Instituted more than 15 years ago, the HYSEA Product Awards honor and generate public recognition for the achievements of organizations involved in product development, technology innovation and entrepreneurship. HYSEA judges were impressed by the success of Percipio, Skillsoft’s intelligent learning experience platform (LEP), which is transforming the corporate learning market by delivering a highly intuitive, immersive and personalized learning experience. Percipio has gained rapid adoption and strong momentum in the LEP market, helping more than 1,000 organizations close critical skills gaps since its debut in June 2017. Modeled after the experiences consumers have come to expect from brands like Netflix, Percipio offers a simple interface, personalized learning playlists and one-click access to multi-modal, micro-learning content curated into 500 channels to maximize learner engagement. “As Skillsoft continues to focus on innovation and growth in India and across the globe, it’s a great honor for Percipio to be recognized by HYSEA as the Best Software Product among an impressive group of finalists in the Established Company category,” said Kamal Dutta as Managing Director, Skillsoft India. “Validation from the HYSEA judges and the market surrounding the early success and incredible potential of Percipio is encouraging as Skillsoft remains committed to developing the most beautiful, sophisticated and effective learning experience platform on the market.” The award selection was multi-tiered with shortlisting and then jury adjudication. Shortlisted finalists were invited to showcase their products at the Expo. A panel of leading entrepreneurs, business leaders, venture capitalists (VCs) and academics assessed the product presentations on innovation, design and end use. Skillsoft has maintained an impressive pace of development. Since launching Percipio a year ago, the company has unveiled several new product offerings and enhancements, enabling the learning experience platform. This prestigious award comes as an acknowledgement of its emergence as a game-changer for the corporate learning market. Mr. M. Sesha Rao, Managing Committee Member & Chair, HYSEA Product Awards 2018, speaking after the awards ceremony said, “Skillsoft's Percipio is impressive due to it being an open platform that enables corporations to access curated content with a good learning experience. Its integrations with Learning Management Systems, a nice feature set and accessibility from various endpoints helped it win the Best Software Product award in the Established Company category." The 26th annual HYSEA Product Awards & Expo 2018 brought together the startups, established products and services companies and the investor community to celebrate the rise of Hyderabad as a global hub of innovation and entrepreneurship. In 2016, SumTotal, a Skillsoft company, was named “Best Software Product,” further cementing Skillsoft and SumTotal’s joint success in HYSEA’s annual awards. Skillsoft and SumTotal also received HYSEA’s Corporate Social Responsibility Award in 2018 for the companies’ education and philanthropic initiatives in India. About Skillsoft Skillsoft is the global leader in corporate learning, delivering beautiful technology and engaging content that drives business impact for modern enterprises. Skillsoft comprises three award-winning solutions that support learning, performance and success: Skillsoft learning content, the Percipio intelligent learning experience platform and the SumTotal suite for Human Capital Management. Skillsoft provides the most comprehensive selection of cloud-based corporate learning content, including courses, videos, books and other resources on Business and Management Skills, Leadership Development, Digital Transformation, IT Skills and Certification Training, Productivity and Collaboration Tools and Compliance. Percipio’s intuitive design engages modern learners and its consumer-led experience accelerates learning. The SumTotal suite features four key components built on a unified platform: Learning Management, Talent Management, Talent Acquisition and Workforce Management. Skillsoft is trusted by thousands of the world's leading organizations, including 65 percent of the Fortune 500. Learn more at Media Contact Jen Kaye PR Manager (617) 512-0059