Why SumTotal

No one wants to be human capital It’s time for something different.


Does anyone really believe that treating people like capital with human capital management (HCM) software engages them and helps them to be their best? We don’t. Discover and unleash the hidden talent within your organization and the possibilities are endless.

Talent Expansion™ - because talent is boundless

How SumTotal is Different

  1. We put people at the center.
  2. Your people aren’t capital; they want tools that help them be great at their jobs not just track and record what they do. Our roots are in learning management and that’s what makes us unique. We use the industry’s only Context-Aware technology to provide information and actions that matter when and where they matter, so your people can be better at their jobs while they do them. This helps every person in your organization be more productive and engaged. And isn’t that what you are really looking for from your talent management technology?

  3. We focus exclusively on HR.
  4. We have nearly 30 years’ experience helping our customers create great places to work. We are currently the largest independent human resources (HR) vendor in the industry with global scale and reach. We are first in market share in learning management systems (LMS) and third in Talent Management behind the two biggest enterprise resource planning (ERP) companies in the world. Many of the world's "Greatest Places to Work" turn to SumTotal for Learning, Talent, Workforce, Payroll and Expense Management solutions.

  5. We have everything you need.
  6. With SumTotal Talent, Learn, and Work, HR can find everything it needs in one place, designed to function as one application with deep user experience, data, and process integration, or stand aloneas best in breed applications. SumTotal’s applications are designed from the ground up with mobile in mind, and help people collaborate to increase productivity and effectiveness with platform level social capabilities.

  7. We create harmony not disruption.
  8. Multiple HR systems are a reality for most, so we design our solutions to fit with the infrastructure you already have. You don’t have to rip and replace existing solutions to get the job done. We integrate easily with popular third-party and cloud applications your people already use, and embedded widgets can deliver in-context information and actions within tools your people use everyday, even if they aren’t from us.

  1. We get you answers today.
  2. Workforce analytics and workforce planning are no longer optional. We embedded both in our elixHR® Platform so you can see immediate value. And with elixHR, you can pull together all your data virtually, no matter where it is. You get answers today – not 18 months after a human resources management system (HRMS) consolidation, which is what other vendors might be telling you.

  3. We give you deployment choices no one else does.
  4. We offer software-as-a-service (SaaS) because it’s a great fit for many people, but we know a hosted or on-premise solution works better for some. You get access to the same award-winning context aware learning, talent, and workforce management solutions regardless of the deployment option you choose, so you don’t have to sacrifice innovation for control. We want you to get the deployment option that works best for you. That’s why we are the only vendor to offer the latest solutions on all three options; SaaS, Hosted or On-Premise.

  5. We make it easy to start.
  6. We don’t try to force you into buying everything from us. The SumTotal elixHR platform makes user experience, data, and process integration easy, even with your current HR technology infrastructure. So start with one solution and see how we do.

  7. We put our money where our mouth is.
  8. Anyone can say they care about customer satisfaction. At SumTotal, every employee is evaluated and rewarded based on customer success. We have evolved a business model built to create sustainable, long-term value for our customers which includes unique approaches in Services, Support and Account Management. That’s why many of the world’s “Great Places to Work” are SumTotal customers.

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    Howden Group

    Find out how Howden reduced turnover rates, improved time-to-productivity, increased process efficiencies and provided managers with more timely HR information using SumTotal's Learning and Talent solutions.

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    Bersin Report: Definitive Buyer's Guide for LMS 2013

    This report is the most comprehensive and objective 2013 view of the learning management solutions market, including market share information and guidance on selecting a provider.

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    The Forrester Wave™: Talent Management 2013

    Forrester Research, Inc.'s 2013 evaluation of Talent Management vendors named SumTotal Systems a Leader.

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