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SumTotal Announces Inaugural TotalConnection EMEA Customer Conference


SumTotal® Systems, Inc., a leader in Strategic Human Capital Management (HCM) solutions, will be hosting its inaugural TotalConnection EMEA customer conference on the 7-8th November at the London Heathrow Marriott Hotel. The event will focus on emerging trends, proven best practices and industry challenges in human capital management.

SumTotal will provide customers with a corporate update and demonstrate new products and features within its Strategic HCM suite, which the company debuted at the HR Technology Conference earlier this month. These new enhancements, which include robust workforce planning capabilities, improved intuitive portal interface, social recruiting capabilities and mobile workforce management, extend the benefits of SumTotal's single-platform system and further differentiate its fully integrated HCM solution.

Jim Lawless, an industry-leading motivational speaker, will be the keynote presenter, and customer presentations will include Accenture, The London Fire Brigade, Howden Group and Arun District Council. The Chartered Institute of Payroll Professionals, HM Revenue & Customs and Customer Retention Training are among the other speakers.

SumTotal will offer concurrent solutions tracks throughout the two-day event to give customers the most up-to-date information and insights into integrated HCM. Key topics will be talent management, learning management, succession planning and talent mobility, payroll and HR management, expense management, extended enterprise learning, workforce management, metrics and analytics, and social and mobile learning solutions.

SumTotal experts will provide interactive demonstrations and deep-dive sessions on topics such as:

  • Payroll and HR management
  • What's new in learning: mobile and social updates
  • Innovations in end-to-end talent management
  • ROI of talent management
  • Next generation workforce management
  • Strategic workforce analytics
  • Enabling compliance and employee development
  • Business benefits of integrated learning and talent management

“TotalConnection EMEA will focus on helping our customers solve business challenges, discuss industry trends and share best practices,” SumTotal CEO John Borgerding said. “We are thrilled to host our first TotalConnection EMEA customer conference. We have invested in the region and expanded our operations in recent months based on customer demand. The event is a great milestone for us and is a key part of our efforts to deliver greater value and long-term strategic vision to our customers.”

To learn more about TotalConnection EMEA, visit For more information about SumTotal, visit

About SumTotal Systems

SumTotal Systems, Inc. is the 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, Inc. 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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