SumTotal Talent Development

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March 18, 2015

Not Warm and Fuzzy

Score 4 out of 10
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I do not find SumTotal to be intuitive. I feel we need to adjust our needs to meet the functionality available in the tool.

SumTotal Talent Development Scorecard Summary

Feature Scorecard Summary

Human Resource Management (7)
19%
1.9
Employee demographic data (1)
10%
1.0
Employment history (1)
50%
5.0
Job profiles and administration (1)
20%
2.0
Workflow for transfers, promotions, pay raises, etc. (1)
10%
1.0
Organizational charting (1)
10%
1.0
Organization and location management (1)
10%
1.0
Compliance data (COBRA, OSHA, etc.) (1)
20%
2.0
Payroll Management (4)
33%
3.3
Pay calculation (1)
80%
8.0
Support for external payroll vendors (1)
10%
1.0
Benefit plan administration (1)
10%
1.0
Direct deposit files (1)
30%
3.0
Leave and Attendance Management (2)
30%
3.0
Balance details (1)
30%
3.0
Annual carry-forward and encashment (1)
30%
3.0
Employee Self Service (3)
30%
3.0
View and generate pay and benefit information (1)
50%
5.0
Update personal information (1)
20%
2.0
View job history (1)
20%
2.0
HR Reporting (1)
10%
1.0
Report builder (1)
10%
1.0

What is SumTotal Talent Development?

To thrive in an ever-changing world, individuals and organizations need adaptability, agility, and resilience. SumTotal aims to help develop these essential skills through powering a journey of learning and people development that is curated, compliant, predictive and generates measurable outcomes.

SumTotal states learning-centered talent development is the heart of HR and HR Technology and that now, more than ever, building a culture of learning is critical to growth and business sustainability. SumTotal provides a unified Talent Development suite delivering measurable impact across the entire employee lifecycle. The solution delivers the following modules:

  • SumTotal Learning Management
  • SumTotal Recruiting
  • SumTotal Onboarding
  • SumTotal Performance
  • SumTotal Succession
  • SumTotal Compensation

SumTotal works in partnership with users to configure a solution that matches customers' unique needs and processes for learning and talent management, with satisfaction and business success as the primary objective.

SumTotal brings a team of dedicated customer success, support and professional services experts to help users achieve their learning and talent development goals; they state they aim to be a true partner to help organizations thrive in a changing business landscape.

SumTotal Talent Development Features

Leave and Attendance Management Features

  • Supported: Approval workflow
  • Supported: Email notifications
  • Supported: Balance details
  • Supported: Travel absence management

HR Reporting Features

  • Supported: Report builder
  • Supported: Pre-built reports
  • Supported: Ability to combine HR data with external data

Integration with other HR capabilities Features

  • Supported: Additional HR capabilities (talent management, LMS, etc.) supplied by same vendor
  • Supported: Additional HR capabilities (talent management, LMS, etc.) supplied by different vendor

Performance Management Features

  • Supported: Performance plans
  • Supported: Performance improvement plans
  • Supported: Review status tracking
  • Supported: Review reminders
  • Supported: Multiple review frequency

Succession Planning Features

  • Supported: Create succession plans/pools
  • Supported: Candidate ranking
  • Supported: Candidate search
  • Supported: Candidate development

Onboarding Features

  • Supported: New hire portal
  • Supported: Manager tracking tools

Performance and Goals Features

  • Supported: Corporate goal setting
  • Supported: Individual goal setting
  • Supported: Line-of sight-visibility
  • Supported: Performance tracking

Recruiting / ATS Features

  • Supported: Job Requisition Management
  • Supported: Company Website Posting
  • Supported: Publish to Social Media
  • Supported: Job Search Site Posting
  • Supported: Duplicate Candidate Prevention
  • Supported: Applicant Tracking
  • Supported: Notifications and Alerts

SumTotal Talent Development Screenshots

SumTotal Learning Management: Deliver the learning your organization needs including skilling/upskilling/reskilling, career planning & development. All delivered with our engaging learner experience across all modalities (desktop, tablet & mobile) and in the flow of workSumTotal Onboarding: Foster learning before day one with our robust onboarding solution. Build culture, complete necessary paperwork and begin the path to productivity for all your new and returning employees.SumTotal Performance: Performance management that meets the needs of today’s forward-thinking organizations. Align the goals and performance of your entire workforce with those of the broader organization for better business outcomes.SumTotal Succession: Make succession planning an organizational strength. SumTotal allows you to better understand your workforce now and better plan for your future with our intuitive succession planning tools.SumTotal Recruiting: A modern recruiting solution that delivers a powerful candidate experience, recruiter productivity, job matching and internal mobility.SumTotal Compensation: SumTotal makes compensation planning easier and less time consuming. Build a pay for performance culture that meets your organizations goals and objectives while keeping you competitive in the ever-changing marketplace.SumTotal Mobile: Full suite functionality for your workforce to deliver your Talent Development solution wherever and whenever they need it.

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SumTotal Talent Development Pricing

SumTotal Talent Development Customer Size Distribution

Consumers0%
Small Businesses (1-50 employees)0%
Mid-Size Companies (51-500 employees)25%
Enterprises (more than 500 employees)75%

SumTotal Talent Development Technical Details

Deployment TypesOn-premise, SaaS
Operating SystemsWindows, Linux
Mobile ApplicationApple iOS, Android, Windows Phone
Supported CountriesGlobal
Supported LanguagesEnglish (US), English (UK), Chinese (Simplified), Chinese (Traditional), French, French (Canada), German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Spanish, Danish, Dutch, Korean, Norwegian, Russian, Swedish, Thai, Vietnamese, Arabic, Bengali, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Burmese, Croatian, Czech, Estonian, Finnish, Greek, Hungarian, Indonesian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Persian, Polish, Romanian, Serbian, Slovenian, Slovakian, Turkish, Ukrainian, Urdu

Frequently Asked Questions

What is SumTotal Talent Development?

The SumTotal Core Platform (formerly elixHR) is a human resource information system (HRIS) integrable with the SumTotal Talent Expansion Suite of software: SumTotal (LMS), and the SumTotal Work workforce management and payroll system. All SumTotal software is now offered and supported by Skillsoft since the October 2014 acquisition.

What is SumTotal Talent Development's best feature?

Reviewers rate Support Rating highest, with a score of 6.3.

Who uses SumTotal Talent Development?

The most common users of SumTotal Talent Development are from Enterprises and the Unknown industry.