July 20, 2009 – SumTotal Systems, Inc., a global provider of talent development solutions, has announced that Avanade, a global business technology service provider has selected SumTotal Systems’ ResultsOnDemand Talent Development Suite. Using SumTotal, Avanade expects increased operational efficiency in its performance/talent management process. Avanade has more than 8,600 professionals in more than 20 countries worldwide. By process automation using a user-friendly tool Avanade hopes to free up and provide more time to its employees who are focused on realizing results for their customers. “The SumTotal solution will provide us better real time analysis of our team’s capabilities and help us streamline the feedback process. Ultimately contributing to our ability to accelerate the development of our employee’s skills and advancement of their career,” said Sam Kanner, director of organizational development at Avanade.