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Skillsoft and SumTotal Recognized as a Champion in Wainhouse Research Report on Video Solutions for Corporate Learning

With the introduction and early success of Percipio, Wainhouse moved Skillsoft and SumTotal into Champion quadrant


BOSTON, August 1, 2018Skillsoft and SumTotal today announced that Wainhouse Research positioned the companies as a “Champion” in its Video Solutions for Corporate Learning – 2018 Learning Management Systems Market 1 report. Wainhouse recognized Skillsoft and SumTotal’s “high ability to execute with strong learning and video capabilities.”

The Wainhouse Research report examines 70 learning management and streaming video providers to assess current and potential market leaders. The evaluation is based on a variety of both objective and subjective factors, examining the respective completeness of offerings, depth of vision, support for learning processes and ability to partner with other vendors or service providers. Based on their latest assessment of Skillsoft and SumTotal, Wainhouse Research moved the companies into the top right quadrant of its comparison of learning management platforms for video learning.

Wainhouse Research positions Skillsoft and SumTotal in the Champion quadrant.
Wainhouse Research positions Skillsoft and SumTotal in the Champion quadrant.

Impressed by the breadth of Skillsoft and SumTotal’s offerings, the Wainhouse Research report notes, “With the introduction and early success of Percipio, Skillsoft and SumTotal have moved into the Champion quadrant. The mix of Percipio Learning Experience Platform, Skillsoft content library and SumTotal’s learning management system may be one of the most comprehensive overall solutions available on the marketplace today.”

With several technology updates centered around providing a modern, consumer-oriented learning experience, Skillsoft and SumTotal’s offering is at the forefront of the corporate learning market. Key features meet learners’ growing demand for a Netflix-like user experience, opportunities to learn in the flow of work and a wide variety of multi-modal content to maximize learning. Video-specific innovations include a Digital Transformation portfolio designed to help HR and Learning & Development leaders prepare their workforces for the digital economy through more than 40 courses and informational videos. Additionally, the recently launched Skillsoft Leadership Development Program leverages engaging video-based instruction to accelerate leadership learning for the modern, digital learner.

“Skillsoft and SumTotal are amongst a select group of vendors that are leveraging video to add value and extend corporate learning within the realms of Human Capital Management platforms,” stated Charles DeNault, Senior Analyst, Wainhouse Research, in the Video Solutions for Corporate Learning report. “With the addition of the company’s Learning Experience Platform, Percipio, Skillsoft and SumTotal have created an appealing combination of portal and learning material. It’s hard for us to think of any vendor that has matched Skillsoft’s steady drumbeat of feature announcements, content and capabilities.”

“It’s an honor to have Wainhouse Research name Skillsoft and SumTotal a Champion based on our leadership position in the corporate learning market,” said Chad Gaydos, Chief Operating Officer of Skillsoft. “In the past year, we have unveiled many innovations across our Skillsoft, SumTotal and Percipio offerings that deliver on our vision of beautiful technology and engaging content.”

Download a complimentary excerpt of Wainhouse Research’s Video Solutions for Corporate Learning – 2018 Learning Management Systems Market report.

About Skillsoft
Skillsoft is the global leader in corporate learning, providing the most engaging learner experience and high-quality content. We are trusted by the world’s leading organizations, including 65 percent of the Fortune 500. Our mission is to build beautiful technology and engaging content that drives business impact for today’s modern enterprise. Our 500,000+ multi-modal courses, videos, authoritative content chapters and micro-learning modules are accessed more than 130 million times every month, in 160 countries and 29 languages. With 100 percent secure cloud access, from any device, whenever, wherever.  

About SumTotal Systems
SumTotal Systems, LLC, a Skillsoft Company, is the world’s only Learning, Talent, and Workforce Management integrated system. SumTotal’s award-winning 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.

1 Wainhouse ResearchVideo Solutions for Corporate Learning – 2018 Learning Management Systems Market” by Alan D. Greenberg and Charles M. DeNault, July 2018

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