Gainesville, Fla.– April 8, 2014 – Manufacturers will ship nearly 2.2 billion mobile devices this year, according to recent estimates from Gartner, Inc., and Cisco projects that the number of mobile-connected devices will exceed the number of people on the planet by the end of the year. Despite the explosive growth of mobile usage, 63% of human resource (HR) executives surveyed said their organization is “weak” in providing mobile and social learning, based on Bersin by Deloitte’s “Global Human Capital Trends 2014” report.
“Despite the many advantages of providing employees with ‘anytime, anywhere’ access to information, many organizations’ approach to mobile technologies remains limited to offering email access. These organizations are missing a major opportunity to increase their competitive advantage,” said Bill Docherty, vice president of product management at SumTotal® Systems, LLC, the largest independent provider of integrated HR solutions. “By incorporating a mobile learning strategy, organizations can capitalize on how their people are already using their mobile devices and better serve their employees’ needs– especially those who don’t have access to a workstation or travel for work.”
SumTotal will host four webinars in April to demonstrate how organizations can capitalize on these trends and transform their workforce by offering pervasive access to training and development and making learning core to their business success.
Mobile Learning Part 1: Why It’s Important To Your Company
Presenter: Steve Parker, VP of HR Strategy & Transformation, SumTotal Systems
April 10: 11 a.m. EDT, 10 a.m. CDT, 8 a.m. PDT
Register at http://talent.sumtotalsystems.com/2014_0318-MobileLearningWebinarSeries-Part1_RegistrationPage-Part1.html
Mobile Learning Part 2: Step-by-Step Guide for Success
Presenter: Bill Docherty, VP of Learning Solutions, SumTotal Systems
April 16: 11 a.m. EDT, 10 a.m. CDT, 8 a.m. PDT
Register at http://talent.sumtotalsystems.com/2014_0318-MobileLearningWebinarSeries-Part1_RegistrationPage-2.html
5 Learning Strategy Essentials for 2014
Presenter: Jody Petruzziello, Director of HR Solutions Strategy, SumTotal Systems
April 22: 2 p.m. EDT, 1 p.m. CDT, 11 a.m. PDT
Register at http://w.on24.com/r.htm?e=757697&s=1&k=8AC2F9ED96B466AC839F85D5D9540BD1
Driving Innovation: Steps to Becoming a Mobile-Optimized HR Organization
Presenter: Sarah White, Founder, Accelir
April 30: 2 p.m. EDT, 1 p.m. CDT, 11 a.m. PDT
Register at https://event.on24.com/eventRegistration/EventLobbyServlet?target=registration.jsp&eventid=767492&sessionid=1&key=34FB9BD48551A2721DA180C3EEE195BF&partnerref=Sumtotal&sourcepage=register
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About SumTotal Systems
SumTotal Systems, LLC, the largest independent provider of integrated HR solutions, is increasing the performance of some of the world’s most successful organizations, including AstraZeneca (NYSE: AZN[ADR]; London: AZN), Amway (KUL: AMWAY), and Seagate (NYSE: STX). The only HR solution provider to deliver Talent Expansion, a whole new approach to discovering, developing and unleashing hidden potential within our customers’ workforce, SumTotal delivers employee enablement solutions that help organizations become great places to work. SumTotal’s people-focused applications, available on premise and in the Cloud, enable contextual, just-in-time development designed to advance employees’ skills and knowledge. Today, more than 3,500 organizations, including several of Fortune’s “Best Places to Work,” rely on SumTotal’s on premise and cloud-based Talent Expansion applications to enable their employees.
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