April 11 - 13, 2018 | Bellagio, Las Vegas, NV

Customer Nomination Form

Innovation Awards

The Innovation Awards recognize Skillsoft and SumTotal customers for their successful efforts in learning and development, talent management and workforce management. To apply, we recommend that you compose your answers ahead of time in a program such as Microsoft Word, and then transfer your responses to the form when you're ready to submit. A worksheet is available here. All nominations are considered for all of the award categories with the exception of Talent Development Champion of the Year which is opt-in only. All entries are final upon submission. Information provided here will be held confidential with the judges unless otherwise specified. Nominations close on February 7, 2018.

Please note that due to the number of submissions we receive, we cannot accept additional/supplemental materials as part of your award entry. Thank you.

Questions can be directed to:

Nomination Information


Business Skills and Leadership
IT Skills and Certification
Digital Skills
SumTotalCore Platform
SumTotal Learn
SumTotal Talent
SumTotal Work
SumTotal Recruiting and Onboarding
1. Company description, including number of employees and licensed solutions users. (250 words or less)

2. Summarize your organization's program and highlight what makes it targeted, dynamic, personalized and most importantly, effective. What solutions did you apply to achieve successful results? (500 words or less)

3. What business initiatives prompted you to build/continue with your learning, talent or workforce program?
IT skill gaps, leadership readiness, customer satisfaction, project management, employee engagement, succession planning, performance management, workforce management, expense, payroll

What challenges did you meet while you were implementing the program? (500 words or less)

4. How has the program grown and adapted to the changing needs of the organization? (500 words or less)

5. How is the program measured? How would you describe your overall business impact? Please describe your reporting strategies with respect to measurement and include ROI statistics. (500 words or less)

6. Are there any anecdotes or quotes from end users about their experience with our organization that you can share? (300 words or less)

7. What does the future of your program look like? How is it evolving and what are the plans to keep it relevant and impactful? (250 words or less)

If you wish to be considered for the Talent Development Champion of the Year Award, please answer the following question:

8. Is there a person who is the champion for learning and talent development within the organization? How has he/she created momentum within the organization to ensure a successful talent initiative? What advantages has having this person involved brought to the organization? How has he/she been able to create an environment that transforms the organization? How has this person contributed to the industry? (500 words or less)



Award nominations are open!

Nominations for the Innovation Awards are open to Skillsoft customers and partners until Wednesday, February 7, 2018. Winners will be publicly announced during the week of Perspectives 2018. Your organization does not have to be present at Perspectives to qualify. Please contact with questions.

Any Questions?

If you have any questions, please contact your account representative or for additional details.

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