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Mountain View, CA, United States, 2006/09/19 - SumTotal® Systems, the largest provider of talent, learning and business performance solutions, announced that Seat Pagine Gialle, a European provider of directory services, will deploy a SumTotal learning management system (LMS). NASDAQ: SUMT
Seat Pagine Gialle, a European provider of directory services, will deploy a SumTotal learning management system (LMS), an enterprise platform for analyzing, storing and delivering learning.
With its headquarters in Turin, Seat Pagine Gialle is the leading directory publisher in Italy, and has operations in the United Kingdom, France and Germany.
Seat Pagine Gialle will use the SumTotal system to train its 4,000 employees and agents about the company’s products and plan new-hire training on sales techniques.
“With thousands of employees and agents across Europe, one of the challenges we faced was making our training tools available throughout the company,” said Giancarlo Beck, chief executive of Seat Corporate University, “We selected SumTotal following a careful evaluation; the LMS will help us reach all our employees and agents in all our territories, giving us consistency, flexibility and control in our training.”
Keith Smith, SumTotal’s vice president of sales for EMEA, added, “SumTotal provides companies with the tools to improve talent and performance across their entire operation. We are delighted to help this business not only maintain its high standards, but also aim for improved performance.”
About Seat Pagine Gialle, SpA
The Seat Pagine Gialle Group is the European leader of multimedia telephone directories, offering “print-voice-online” directories as well as complementary services such as one-to-one marketing.
Seat Pagine Gialle has been engaged in information services and search and communications tools for over 80 years. It is a success story based on a brand that is familiar to everyone, a sales network employing 2,000 persons, a technology that is constantly evolving and a database that includes 20 million households and 3 million businesses and a wide range of products guaranteeing a real, integrated system of communications to about 700,000 customers. Seat Pagine Gialle connects people and businesses through a total of 59.5 million volumes distributed to the homes and offices of Italian subscribers (2005 figures), 18.5 million inquiries through the directory assistance service (2005 figures), and 270 million hits on online directories (2005 figures) connect people and businesses.