SumTotal Opens Registration for TotalConnection 2013
Customers, Partners and Industry Leaders to Discuss Next-Generation Talent
Management; Company to Divulge Industry’s Best Kept Secret
GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- February 12, 2013
SumTotal Systems, LLC, today announced that registration is open for
TotalConnection 2013, the company’s annual customer conference, which will be
held April 8-11 at the Hilton Orlando. This year’s conference will provide an
interactive forum where attendees can engage with industry experts and peers
to explore the latest trends, solutions, best practices and industry secrets
for expanding and maximizing employee talent.
“Attracting, developing, engaging and retaining good employees consistently
ranks as a top business priority among CEOs, CIOs and HR leaders, yet many
companies continue to struggle to meet their talent management goals using
human capital management systems based on a supply-chain philosophy,” said
Holly Rollo, SumTotal chief marketing officer. “We think it’s time for a new
approach that gives organizations the power to unlock valuable HR intelligence
and expand talent immediately and easily without restriction on devices,
deployment options or proprietary architecture. This year’s TotalConnection
theme is ’Set Your Talent Free,’ and every aspect of the event will focus on
new ideas to help customers and their employees break down boundaries in
achieving organizational and personal success.”
Attendees will learn how to take their talent management strategies to the
next level by replacing transactional, system-centric HRMSs with
people-focused talent management solutions that provide actionable information
and insights about employees. Supporting this focus, the conference will
feature a wide range of sessions focused across all aspects of talent
management, including learning management, workforce management, workforce
analytics, performance management, talent management, payroll, mobile and
social technologies and integration. In addition to sessions featuring
real-world case studies led by both SumTotal customers and solution experts,
attendees will have access to hands-on learning labs and 1:1 meetings with
*Conference Keynote: Alison Levine, team captain of the First American
Women's Everest Expedition, will deliver a keynote titled: “Cliff Notes:
Leadership Lessons from the Ledge," highlighting leadership examples that
exemplify risk taking, overcoming obstacles and working within a team.
*Executive keynotes: John Borgerding, SumTotal CEO, will unveil the
company’s vision and strategy for next generation talent expansion
solutions, highlighting the advantages SumTotal’s solutions provide in
helping customers build world-class workforces. Hardeep Gulati, executive
vice president of products and customer support, will present SumTotal’s
strategy for delivering these next-generation applications along with a
live demonstration of these solutions. David Osborne, executive vice
president of global services and OnDemand operations, will present on
SumTotal’s flexible delivery options, highlighting use cases and benefits
of deploying via SaaS and in the cloud.
*Customer Stories: More than 20 leading organizations and government
agencies will present on how they are using SumTotal’s talent management
applications to transform their employee talent into a competitive
*Partner Expo: Attendees will have an opportunity to meet with 15 of
SumTotal’s key solution provider partners, including the event’s Platinum
sponsor, Vivid Learning Systems. The expo will also feature live demos of
SumTotal’s next-generation people platform.
*Customer Innovation Awards: The conference will be a celebration of
customer innovation, featuring the annual SumTotal Innovation Awards.
Voting will take place during the conference, with winners to be announced
at the Customer Appreciation Event. Nominate your organization for
Conference registration will be open online until April 1.Early bird pricing
of $995 and government pricing of $895 will be available until March 29. To
register for the event, please visit: TotalConnection 2013.
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For more information about SumTotal, visit www.sumtotalsystems.com.
About SumTotal Systems
SumTotal Systems, LLC, is a global leader of strategic Human Capital
Management (HCM) solutions that provide organizations with a new level of
visibility to help make more informed business decisions and accelerate
growth. Recognized by industry analysts as the most complete solution,
SumTotal provides full employee lifecycle management, including a core system
of record, from a single provider for improved business intelligence. The
company offers customers of all sizes and industries the most flexibility and
choice in deployment and configuration. We have increased the performance of
the world’s largest organizations, including AstraZeneca (NYSE: AZN[ADR];
London: AZN), Amway (KUL:AMWAY), and Seagate (NYSE: STX).
SumTotal and the SumTotal logo, are registered trademarks or trademarks of
SumTotal Systems, LLC, and/or its affiliates in the United States and/or other
countries. Other names may be trademarks of their respective owners.
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