Skillsoft Recognized as Learning Industry Leader

Skillsoft solutions and customers honored by Elearning!, Chief Learning Officer, Training Industry, CIO Review, Brandon Hall Group, Military Training Technology and Business NH Magazine

NASHUA, N.H.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Skillsoft has been recognized by a number of leading publications and industry organizations for its continued leadership as a top provider of learning-centric Talent Expansion solutions. Over the past six months, Skillsoft has received awards from Elearning! Magazine, Chief Learning Officer, Training Industry, CIO Review, Brandon Hall Group, Military Training Technology and Business NH Magazine acknowledging the company as an innovator in technology-delivered learning solutions and a leader in the learning industry.

“We pride ourselves on offering solutions that will enable our customers to be successful in their learning efforts and greater business objectives,” said John Ambrose, Senior Vice President, Strategy and Corporate Development, Skillsoft. “This recognition validates that we are continuing to stay true to our mission of providing exemplary learning-centric Talent Expansion solutions that help our customers move the needle and achieve their goals.”

Elearning! Magazine for Product Excellence

Both Skillsoft and SumTotal, a Skillsoft company, were recognized for multiple offerings in Elearning! Magazine’s “Best of Elearning!” awards. The users’ choice awards honor solutions that organizations have named best-in-class based on their own experiences.

Skillsoft was the Category Winner in:

  • Best Leadership Content for Skillsoft Leadership Advantage.

Skillsoft received Awards of Excellence for:

  • Best IT Training for Skillsoft IT Certification;
  • Best Soft Skills Content for the Skillsoft Business Skills Catalog; and
  • Best Outsourced Learning Services for Skillsoft Professional Services.

SumTotal received Awards of Excellence for Best Learning Management System (LMS) for:

  • SumTotal Maestro in the Cloud category; and
  • SumTotal Learn in the Enterprise category.

The full list of winners can be found here:

Chief Learning Officer Magazine’s Learning in Practice Awards

Skillsoft was awarded Chief Learning Officer’s Excellence in Content Award (Silver) for Welch Way, a partnership between Skillsoft and the Jack Welch Management Institute at Strayer University. CLO’s Learning in Practice awards recognize learning industry professionals for demonstrating excellence in the design and delivery of employee development programs.

The full list of winners can be found here:

Brandon Hall Group 2014 Excellence Awards

Both Skillsoft and SumTotal customers won Brandon Hall Excellence Awards, which recognize organizations that have successfully developed and deployed programs, strategies, processes, systems and tools that have achieved measurable results.

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL)’s learning program was honored with a Gold distinction by Brandon Hall Group for the Best Use of Blended Learning. Evaluating excellence in delivering workplace learning programs that use two or more delivery methods, the award recognizes LLNL’s new leadership programs that combine instructor-led workshops with online resources like Skillsoft’s leadership development solution, Skillsoft Leadership Advantage.

Praxair won Gold in the “Best in Talent Management Technology Implementations” category for its use of SumTotal Talent Expansion applications to identify top and emerging talent globally, drive employee engagement, improve retention and fill leadership gaps. In addition, McAfee took Silver for Best Use of Learning and/or Talent Technologies for its use of SumTotal’s learning and analytics in its sales kickoff training.

The full list of winners can be found here:

Top Accolades from Training Industry

Skillsoft was featured in Training Industry’s 2014 Top 20 Workforce Development Companies, Top 20 Learning Portal Companies and Top 20 IT Training Companies lists.

More information on Training Industry's Top 20 lists can be found here:

CIO Review’s 20 Most Promising Education Tech Solution Providers

A panel of C-suite executives, venture capitalists, industry analysts and CIO Review editors selected Skillsoft for their list of the “20 Most Promising Education Tech Solution Providers,” which featured the best solution and service providers offering technologies and services related to education. The listing is designed to showcase companies that display extensive business knowledge and innovative strategies related to education technology solutions.

The full list of winners can be found in the October Education issue of CIO Review:

Military Training Technology Top Simulation & Training Companies

Skillsoft was included in the publication’s list of Top Simulation & Training Companies. The list of companies represent the technology providers that best allow U.S. airmen, Marines, sailors, soldiers and Coast Guardsmen to train and rehearse for missions or prepare for deployment.

The full list of winners can be found here:

Business NH Magazine’s Top 100 Private Companies Survey

Skillsoft was selected by Business NH Magazine as the number nine company in its annual list of the top 100 private companies in New Hampshire. The diverse group represents businesses making significant contributions to the NH economy.

For more on the Business NH Top 100 Private Companies, visit:

Hot Vendor in Ventana’s 2014 Value Index

SumTotal was recognized as a Hot Vendor by Ventana Research in its 2014 Value Index for Total Compensation Management. The report is a detailed evaluation of technology vendors that support total management of employee pay, an organization’s largest controllable expense.

More information on the research can be found here:

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About Skillsoft

Skillsoft is a pioneer in the field of learning and Talent Management with a long history of innovation. Skillsoft provides cloud based learning solutions for its customers worldwide, ranging from global enterprises, government, and education to mid-sized and small businesses. Skillsoft's customer support teams draw on a wealth of in-house experience, flexible delivery platforms and a comprehensive learning e-library to develop off-the-shelf and custom learning programs tailored to cost-effectively meet customer needs. Skillsoft's courses, books and videos have been developed by industry leading learning experts to ensure that they maximize business skills, performance, and talent development.

Skillsoft currently serves over 6,000 customers and more than 19,000,000 learners around the world. Skillsoft is on the web at

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