Cornerstone-Saba Acquisition: What Does it Mean for LMS Customers?

Talented Learning

Cornerstone plans to acquire Saba for a hefty $1.395 billion. Before jumping into my analysis, let’s step back and look at several relevant facts: What Does Cornerstone Say About This Deal? When speaking with industry analysts, Cornerstone emphasized 3 key benefits of this deal.

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Step right up to the LMS Sideshow

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Trust me when I say this, someone out there was the first to use Cornerstone OnDemand. If you are interested in seeing the basics, then check out my LMS RFP template. Anyway, the better systems have either all those features within my LMS RFP template or nearly all – with print out sheets, define capacity, auto perform conflict checking as the most common ones, vendors may not have in their system. . 2014 learning management system LMS LMS RFP selecting a LMS

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Can you recommend an LMS?

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Yet, as I have often noted, it is rarely pushed upon in an RFP, let alone a demo. You the consumer can use the support card as part of your RFP process, which I strongly recommend. . I admit I was surprised that Cornerstone Learning Suite, Saba, Blackboard, Bridge, SuccessFactors, Linkedin Learning and even Docebo did not. Cornerstone for example, does not, even though it is a robust LMS. ”, Cornerstone does, and the majority of vendors do as well.

Learning System Award Winners 2019

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eLogic, Growth Engineering, Litmos by SAP, CrossKnowledge Learning Suite, MATRIX, Kokm, Roundtable Learning, SumTotal Learning Management, Cornerstone Learn, GyrusAim Learning Cloud, Tessello, Agylia. Fuse and Cornerstone were neck and neck for #2 and #3. of 70% of my LMS RFP Template. . For Cornerstone fans, finished in the top five.

2019 Turkey Awards

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When someone says traditional, they often are referring to Cornerstone, SumTotal, Saba, SuccessFactors and alike. Bonus – FindAnLMS now has a mini-RFP component. That’s right, if you are interested in a learning system, and wish to submit a scaled down RFP, now you can.

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Extended Enterprise LMS Buyers Companion – 2019 Edition

Talented Learning

Digital transformation consultant Daniel Newman weighs in… 11) Should you use an RFP when choosing an LMS? But here’s why you’ll probably want to use an RFP the next time you select a learning system… 12) Define your LMS requirements like a pro. Cornerstone OnDemand. When to issue an RFP (or not).

Forecasts for 2020

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Workforce management is vague and ambiguous enough to do well in 2020, albeit for learning it would seem to me that workforce enlightenment would be better suited, unless you plan to incorporate additional HCM functions into your learning system, which of course, will place you completely into the segment of SuccessFactors, Cornerstone, SumTotal, Saba Cloud, Talentsoft among others. Curtailing the accept every RFP that comes to them. I love forecasts.

EdCast vs Degreed vs Fuse – The Analysis

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Well, not the first time conducting an analysis such as this, rather the first time it has been conducted specifically for a blog post, and the first time, three vendors are in one blog with comparison and assessment as the key cornerstones. Where do you start?

Trials – Learning Systems

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Cornerstone is offering a trial for 14 days for SMB buyers. Thus, for Cornerstone they could be losing out on opportunities because of the words “SMB” Secondly, 14 days is just not enough time. And yet, I will hear from vendors who gripe that someone gave them only seven days to respond to their RFP. I mention this because Cornerstone made it a point in their announcement to say it is a free trial.

LMS Ghost stories – The truth will scare you

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A good vendor will take that information and apply it to your demo (you want one), inquire for additional questions if needed – after they have had time to review it – post-call; and most importantly as a cornerstone to your pricing. Seek additional resources before just either blasting a RFP out to everyone or picking up the phone, because you saw their name. And let’s go back to that RFP for a second. Everyone has hobbies. Fun things they like to do.

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ATD17 Post Review: Rants & Raves Edition

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Cornerstone and SumTotal Learn were present and accounted for. I was told that Cornerstone is going to have a new release with UI changes in September (via an attendee). . Before I forget, I want to thank everyone who attended my LMS RFP Criteria presentation. . I received a lot of positive feedback from so many of you and I all hope you enjoy my new Special Edition – LMS RFP template. Atlanta. Home of Coca-Cola. The Braves (wait they moved to Cobb County).

LMS Satisfaction Features and Barriers

Tony Karrer

To me, it's interesting to see news like CornerStone OnDemand Raises $32M - Sept. I know the folks from CornerStone and their product does some really interesting things. Cornerstone OnDemand En. Cornerstone OnDemand 4 5.80 Update, Nov.

Out with the old into the new LMS: Part 2

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Once you identify your LMS potentials, you can create a RFP or RFI with specific details you need and additional information on the company, etc. You identify the date you need them back by, who to contact at your company – which is you – for additional questions, and how they are to send back the RFP/RFI. This is part two, of the series – Out with the old LMS into the new. Please read part one, prior to reading part two. Methods to find a new BFF LMS.

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What is an LXP and why do I want one?

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It appears as a cornerstone in the LXP market. With Learn Amp, Coorpacademy and 360Learning, you can send them your RFP and schedule a demo within the platform. A colleague of mine attended a session this past week at ATD that covered LMS, LXP and LCMS (why LCMS was included? no idea). Anyway, he said that when the speaker asked how many people had heard of an LXP, only a couple of hands raised up.

LMS Selection Roulette: Who Can You Trust?

Talented Learning

You are a small or medium-sized business that is paying for an oversized SAP, Oracle, SumTotal, Saba or Cornerstone LMS and feel like plankton in an ocean of priorities. When and how to use an RFP (or not). It happens at least once a week. I bump into LinkedIn posts from learning professionals who are overwhelmed by LMS challenges.

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Latest E-Learning News and Notes

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Setup a weekly chat option with technical folks (not the way Cornerstone does it – I think it is called office hours and people I know who have used it says that it is more of like your client rep than someone who can answer technical). I will be posting this week, some new and updated files including an updated LMS directory, updated RFP template. . Well late fall is in the air, unless you are in the southern hemisphere which in that case, spring is in the air.

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K-12 and LMSs are Broken, Who’s to Blame?

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One vendor I saw in Saudi Arabia (they are global and based in Dallas), have a yearly competiton where students from all over the world (or in the country) compete for a chance to win prizes – with gamification as the cornerstone – think an academic bowl across the world – now that is cool. One vendor showed me a RFP form a large metropolitan school district that was 25 pages long, had lots of text on one side with comments and questions.

Psst. You wanna buy some features?

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If you are going to do a RFP, remember the five golden rules: Should be no longer than 8 pages. People often ask me why I seem to dog the big players in the space, ala SumTotal, Cornerstone and alike. LMS vendors are continuing to add some very unique features in an effort to set themselves apart from the competition. These expand past the standard feature sets, which I call 90/10.

E-Learning Q&A November Issue

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along with my new updated LMS RFP for you to use and share. Cornerstone OnDemand. Back from Australia and boy are my arms tired (Yes, the worst joke ever!). Seriously it was a great conference and glad to see so many people who attended as well as readers who stopped by to say “greetings” This week, another installment of Q&A from readers.

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#29 to #11 Learning Systems for 2019

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13 Cornerstone Learning Suite – The revamped UI/UX on the learner side is well, fantastic and kudos to Cornerstone for finally making the changes. In my LMS RFP template, Cornerstone LS scored a perfect 100 in the machine learning category, as well as mobile, including built-in scan for badges – but it requires the Tribridge Attendance Integration Module (AIM). For those who want my LMS RFP template, find it here.

FindAnLMS – The New Learning System Search Platform from Craig Weiss

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In the premium edition, the consumer (you) can schedule a demo with them right in the system (details in a second on how) and/or Send them your RFP – again right in the system. . You are not able to schedule a demo, send them an RFP or have them receive your information for contacting you and so forth. Schedule a Demo and Send RFP. September 6th, 2018. Write it down. Mark it down. September 6th, 2018.

Best LMS? 2016 Talented Learning LMS Vendor Awards

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We participate in LMS demonstrations , study RFP responses and interview customer references. Cornerstone. Here are our choices for the world’s best talent LMS: Cornerstone. It is not easy choosing the best LMS for 2016. In fact, it is impossible to choose just one. That’s because the learning management systems market has never been stronger or more diverse. LMS specialists of every size, shape and focus continue to enter the space with impressive new capabilities.