Saba Insight 2018 Insights

Bluewater Learning

Now that we are all back in the office on the Monday after Saba Insight 2018 , I thought it’s a good time to reflect on the Saba Insight 2018 event. After the Saba/Halogen acquisition, we stepped back for a while to let the dust settle and to see where the company was headed.

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Product Review: Saba Social

eLearning 24-7

I admit that in general I have been underwhelmed in the past with Saba. So, when I went and checked out Saba Social, Saba’s new social learning platform, I had very low expectations. Upon entering Saba Social you are presented with an visually solid home screen.

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Take Your Saba LMS To The Limit: Getting The Most Out Of Your Solution

Bluewater Learning

You have a great solution with Saba, b ut it can do so much more. We get it — you are incredibly excited about the potential of your Saba solution. Surveys show that customers like you are mostly happy with Saba. But imagine taking Saba further.

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Saba CEO Steps Down

CLO Magazine

Shawn Farshchi, Saba’s executive vice president and chief operating officer, has been named interim CEO. — March 1 Saba, a provider of people-centric enterprise services, announced a leadership transition Friday. Source: Saba. To see what Bobby Yazdani told editor Deanna Hartley about the evolution of the LMS and how it needs to adapt to the changing business environment back in September, click here.

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Saba to Acquire Halogen Software in 2017’s First Big HR Technology Deal

CLO Magazine

While consolidation in the HR technology space isn’t much of a surprise anymore, Saba Software’s announced acquisition of Ottawa, Canada-based Halogen Software was a bit unexpected. Saba’s expertise lies in the L&D space, while Halogen’s software focuses on performance management.

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Dissecting Saba's New "Anywhere" Product for Mobile Learning

mLearning Trends

I happened upon a tweet last week while trolling my Twitter in-box that heralded a product announcement from Saba for their new " Saba Anywhere " offering designed to make training delivery to mobile workers easy, practical and secure.

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What Organizations Can Do To Prevent Candidates From Ghosting

Bluewater Learning

I’ve heard culture is the currency of your business and I couldn’t agree more. Shark Bites - Saba Edition Culture Ghosting HR Recruiting Saba talent managementGhosting has become a hot topic in talent management.

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4 Important Soft Skills Your Employees Need In the Digital Age

Bluewater Learning

It also helps them adapt to an ever-changing business environment which positively positions them for the future. Shark Bites - Saba EditionThe rise of artificial intelligence is changing the workforce. It has left many workers worried about the prospect of their jobs becoming automated. While the fear is warranted, there is one skill area that AI and robots lack – something that is still highly valued in the workplace: interpersonal skills.

Should You Use an Employee LMS for Extended Enterprise Learning in 2019?

Talented Learning

On the other hand, customers and business partners can’t be forced to engage in learning activities. Extended enterprise learning initiatives are usually owned by different business groups than the employee LMS and thus are funded and deployed at different times.

Extended Enterprise Compliance: Mapping the Ecosystem

Talented Learning

Insurance and Procurement Records – Proof of minimum and mandatory insurance coverage , as well as other hiring-related documents such as W-9 tax forms, business licenses and special certifications for veterans, minorities and other relevant affiliations.

Numbers Don’t Lie: ROI of Corporate Training

LearnDash

If it can bring in more money, or perhaps save money, then it is considered good for business. From a business department standpoint, a company can implement training in a variety of areas. American Society for Training and Development (ASTD) and Saba.

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The Real HCM Maturity Model

Tony Karrer

The knowledge targeting stage of HCM provides HR and training leaders a unique opportunity to connect with business leaders, understand their challenges and deliver tangible value to them. Oh, did I mention that the author comes from Saba ?

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Origin Learning Gets Shortlisted at the 2014 Learning In Practice Awards

Origin Learning

The sub-categories under the Practitioner Awards include Business Impact, Collaboration, Global Learning, Innovation, Strategy, Technology and Trailblazer wherein executives from globally renowned organizations like Hewlett Packard, The Boeing Co.,

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A Whole New World (of Learning)

CLO Magazine

At that time (early 2000s), learning management systems were an innovative new business application that helped companies build and manage e-learning and track and organize all forms of training. I don’t predict the end of big systems like Saba, SumTotal, SAP or any other LMS vendor overnight.

LMS Satisfaction Features and Barriers

Tony Karrer

For the past several years during selection I've found that they trail Saba and SumTotal on needed capabilities and they were hard to use for particular tasks that were important to the clients involved. As these systems catch up, this will make the market really hard for Saba and SumTotal.

5 Ways to Use New Generation Learning Tools

CLO Magazine

A survey released this week sponsored by Saba revealed that HR leaders in the U.S. Many businesses have tried to combat this by juicing up their culture with foosball tables and all-you-can-eat sushi lunches. Didi D’Errico is the vice president, brand advocacy for Saba.

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The New Corporate Learning Ecosystem: Coexistence at Work

Talented Learning

Imagine that your organization is informed in real-time about individual and program progress, as well as relevant business impact. Their position in the business gives them some leeway to “go rogue” if needed, to support their learning programs.

Trends in Learning - No LMS Left Behind [LSG Webinar Notes]

Learning Visions

TRENDS IN LEARNING - No LMS Left Behind Nag Chandrashekar, VP Products Learning Mobile and Assessment, Saba 1. Make the connection of continuous learning and development with engaged, high performance business. _

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The Augmented LMS: New Life for Talent Management Learning?

Talented Learning

Other well-known independent players like Cornerstone , Saba and Workday opted to compete by building their own talent suites. All the while, extended enterprise upstarts outflanked HR, providing measurable business value that eventually earned a coveted seat the executive table.

Avoiding the LMS Overkill

QuoDeck

require close coordination between the learning team, IT, and business units. At this stage, it is advisable to go for a full-featured LMS like Moodle , Saba , Blackboard , QuoDeck Enterprise, CornerStone On Demand , etc.

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Free Webinar: How to Use Video in Effective Social Learning

Take an e-Learning Break

Date: Tuesday, November 16, 2010 Time: 10:00 AM Pacific / 1:00 PM Eastern Join Training magazine on Tuesday, November 16 for this complimentary Webinar, sponsored by Saba, and learn to incorporate rich video content into enterprise social learning platforms. technologies, and discover two emerging trends in learning: using video as the medium of choice for learning and the emergent use of enterprise business networking technologies to power social learning.

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Meridian Expands Leadership Team with Learning Industry Experts

Meridian

Most recently, Kai served as the VP of Business Development at Blackboard. Prior to Blackboard, Ken held public sector sales roles at Saba and SumTotal Systems. Reston, VA – December 13, 2018 – Meridian Knowledge Solutions today announced a significant leadership team expansion with the recent addition of three learning industry veterans.

NexGen Learning System Grid 2018-19

eLearning 24-7

But, in business, well, at least for this grid, not everyone is a winner. Unicorn LMS, Workday Learning, Degreed, Saba, Torch LMS, Learn Amp. Saba’s machine learning is fantastic, but they haven’t really pushed the envelope beyond that powerhouse of a component.

#HRTECH Learning Vendors Preview – Who to see and who to avoid

eLearning 24-7

If you just want the LMS, then the best fit IMO is SMB (Small to mid-size business). While I place Saba in the average spot, I do think Learning@Work is heading in the right direction (cloud based platform). . I love the deep learning component where courses are recommended based on a set of variables – which for Saba is courses/content taken or completed, skills and profiles. . Welcome, welcome all! To those from HR who are new to this blog, I give a high five.

Don’t Believe the Hype. Learning Management Systems Are Alive and Well

CLO Magazine

Yet all the while it continued to highlight the basic value that CRM technology delivers to business. It’s up to them to harness the broad range of capabilities their LMS offers to drive their business forward. The ability to meet business objectives never goes out of style.

Five classifications of Learning Management Systems (LMS)

Connect Thinking

From my observation, I have categorised LMS based on the business motivation to create and offer them to the market: LMS that are part of a larger ERP system (e.g. SumTotal , Saba , Cornerstone ). It’s all about keeping to core business. formal, informal, social, self-directed, certified, performance support, anytime/anywhere learning) the better the fit for your business. There are lots and lots of Learning Management Systems (LMS) on the market.

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Kevin Oakes on the Rise and Fall of the LMS

Tony Karrer

• Saba is the premier global provider of strategic human capital management (HCM) software and services. • Plateau is a leading provider of talent management software, content and services designed to increase workforce productivity and drive business success. • KnowledgePlanet is a leading provider of performance-based learning solutions and services that drive business alignment, operational efficiencies and competitive advantage through workforce and talent development.

2016 LMS Market Trends, Observations and Predictions

Talented Learning

We ask them all about business drivers, trends, market opportunities, use cases, demand, competition and measurable successes. I remember when every business unit or geographic location of a large organization bought and maintained their own LMS.

Attention LMSs – I’m mad as…

eLearning 24-7

I’m calling out Saba. That’s right, Saba and their wonderful salesperson HSwidget (name withheld). I contacted Saba and dealt with some really good salespeople. End result – no business for him or Saba.

Part 4: Linked Enablement

CLO Magazine

According to Chris Tratar, senior director of product marketing at Saba, early adopters tend to have heavy focuses on knowledge worker industries, which include consulting, tech companies and any organization with a robust research and design process. Businesses that tend to be more enamored of formal push types of learning are often companies with certification and compliance requirements such as AlliedBarton.

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A Conversation with Steven Just

Kapp Notes

Steven is always busy he is CEO of Princeton Metrics, a strategic consulting company that applies the sciences of learning and assessment to improving training. He was previously the founder and CEO of Pedagogue Solutions which he sold to Saba and he is now working on an launching new venture called Intela. The other day I had a chance to catch up with my friend Steven Just, he and I met years and years ago and have both worked in the learning industry for a while.

consolidation continues - BlackBoard + WebCT & more.

The Learning Circuits

This announcement comes on the heels of Saba acquiring Centra. Now this deal makes more sense as Saba continues evolve beyond its Learning Management Software (LMS) roots (Saba recently bought THINQ) by rounding out its services offering. Personally I like its focus on 'on-demand learning' and its Services Oriented Architecture as I think generic content is a tough business to be in. Plus Saba + Centra creates a US$100M revenue company which is not too shabby!

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2013 Excellence in E-Learning

CLO Magazine

International Paper hired Ivy to create a learning program that would train front-line leaders in various business functions on inclusive leadership. Silver: Saba Software E-Trade Corporate Services, a New York financial services firm, hired Saba Software to develop E-Trade University, an online education portal for corporate clients and internal associates.

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Profile of a learning architect: Tiina Paju-Pomfret

Clive on Learning

This was accomplished using Bupa’s Saba Centra virtual classroom platform. Bupa Live originated as a business project at the very top of the organisation, with the aim of ‘creating one Bupa’ across the global business.

#25 to #11 LMSs of 2012

eLearning 24-7

20 Saba Learning Suite. While the pricing is outrageous and the Saba as a whole seems better suited as a HCM, their learning suite is a better alternative than those who want Cornerstone OnDemand. Personally, I feel you shouldn’t have to spend the $$$ to find a system that is comparable and even better than Saba, but if you want to go with the big dogs, this is the one to go with it. . #19

Top Learning Systems Trends – A 2019 Extended Enterprise Market Guide

Talented Learning

With so many players and so much pressure to differentiate, it’s no surprise that some are growing their business through acquisitions. Saba Software acquired Lumesse. However, these choices tend to be made by individual business units or regional offices.

2015 Talented Learning LMS Vendor Award Recipients

Talented Learning

Over the last five years, new LMS companies have poured into the marketplace filling an obvious need of customer service and targeted business solutions. Now small businesses and even individuals can easily and rapidly get going. Saba Software. Joe Majors , Saba Software. .