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SumTotal Talent Expansion Suite 18.1 Supports GDPR, Improves Accessibility and Enhances the Mobile Experience

Suite-wide improvements help HR organizations create a more connected and engaging employee experience

BOSTON, MA, March 14, 2018 – SumTotal Systems, a Skillsoft Group company offering the world’s only learning, talent and workforce management unified solution, today announced version 18.1 of its award-winning SumTotal Talent Expansion Suite®. The new version, which is available this month, will help human resources organizations create a more connected and engaging employee experience by streamlining the recruitment and talent development processes. In addition, SumTotal augmented its Core Platform architecture with new and enhanced capabilities for GDPR, accessibility and mobile. The update also includes upgrades to employee engagement, gamification, reporting and search performance.

“We are continuously investing in new functionality and innovation, to further enrich our industry-leading technology with cutting-edge functionality that delivers an engaging user experience,” said Apratim Purakayastha, CTO of the Skillsoft Group. “Our mobile-first strategy is a core design principle. This new release features capabilities across the Talent Expansion Suite that make it easier for employees, managers, and administrators to access and use the system, meet compliance regulations, find the right candidates and increase productivity from a mobile device.”

New and Enhanced Features of SumTotal 18.1

“GDPR will drive significant business changes and its implementation will be a complex undertaking for organizations doing business in the EU,” said Lisa Rowan, Research Vice President, HR, Talent and Learning Strategies at IDC. “Adhering to this new data protection regulation will demand a step-by-step approach to ensure full compliance from the start. By streamlining workflows and data collection consent processes, SumTotal Systems is prepared to support their customers in this evolving legislative and legal landscape.”

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SumTotal Systems, LLC, a Skillsoft Group Company, is the world’s only Learning, Talent, and Workforce Management integrated system. SumTotal’s award-winning Talent Expansion Suite enables organizations to discover, develop and unleash the hidden potential within their workforce and entire business ecosystem. SumTotal goes beyond traditional talent management and HCM applications, offering contextual and pervasive HR solutions that help improve employee performance in real time.

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