Skillsoft Announces Call for Submissions for Innovation Awards

Customers to be Honored for Success in Learning, Talent, Compliance, and Leadership

BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Skillsoft, the global leader in eLearning, today announced a call for submissions for its annual Innovation Awards, which recognizes Skillsoft and SumTotal customers and partners for their success, innovation, and expertise in learning and development, talent, and workforce management. The awards will be presented during the company’s annual user conference, 2017 Skillsoft Perspectives, on April 11-13 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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“The Innovation Awards honor customers who have achieved excellence in learning and talent management. The winners will demonstrate the importance and quantifiable impact learning and development has on their employees and their organization,” said Tara O’Sullivan, Chief Creative Officer, Skillsoft. “We’re looking for our customers to share how they are using our beautiful technology and engaging content to drive organizational transformation in learning and talent development.”

Awards will be given in the following categories:

Program of the Year: Skillsoft | SumTotal

This award recognizes an organization that has developed and implemented a leading-edge program utilizing Skillsoft and/or SumTotal solutions with measurable impact on employees and the organization. Outstanding programs have clearly defined challenges that require unique solutions to make the program a success. Award-winning programs are multifaceted; demonstrate business impact, cost savings and feature innovations that infuse a renewed energy across the organization.

Talent Development Champion of the Year: Skillsoft | SumTotal

This award honors an organization's HR or L&D champion who has achieved exceptional and consistent success throughout the year. This individual shows remarkable skills in delivering a transformational program in part by leveraging Skillsoft and/or SumTotal solutions. In addition, this person serves as an ambassador for talent development and has used innovation and ingenuity in their programs to better his/her organization.

Compliance and Ethics Excellence: Skillsoft

This award recognizes an organization that has taken steps to mitigate risks while promoting ethical behavior amongst employees. The organization cultivates an ethical culture within a rich learning environment where training is an integral part of the overall compliance program. Employees are trained to address uncertainty while working together to achieve business objectives.

Creating an Impact: Skillsoft | SumTotal

This award honors an organization that develops and implements best-in-class integrated learning and/ or talent programs that demonstrate strong results. Programs feature innovation to overcome challenges and realize success.

Channel Partner of the Year: Skillsoft | SumTotal

This award recognizes the Skillsoft Channel Partner and SumTotal Channel Partner that have developed and marketed a unique and innovative reseller solution to drive business results. These partners demonstrate a clear commitment to success and mastery of the value proposition, and have achieved measurable business impact for their own organizations as well as for their customers. With outstanding operational excellence, these partners utilize best-in-class practices to maximize their reseller relationship with Skillsoft or SumTotal.

A panel of industry experts will rate Innovation Award applicants on their proven ability to generate business impact, support a learning culture and employee engagement, incorporate innovation, and solve business challenges. Multiple customers in differing verticals or in the enterprise, SMB, education, or public sectors may all be awarded in the same category. Entries must be received by Tuesday, January 31, 2017 and can be submitted at

Register for 2017 Skillsoft Perspectives before March 10 and save $300 at

About Skillsoft
Skillsoft is the global leader in eLearning. We train more professionals than any other company and we are trusted by the world's leading organizations, including 65 percent of the Fortune 500. At Skillsoft, our mission is to build beautiful technology and engaging content. Our 165,000+ courses, videos and books are accessed more than 130 million times every month, in 160 countries and 29 languages. With 100% cloud access, anytime, anywhere.

Melissa Lane, 857-317-7722
Director of Corporate Communications

Source: Skillsoft