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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Extended Enterprise LMS Buyers Companion – 2019 Edition

Talented Learning

If you’re familiar with Talented Learning, you know we’re fiercely independent consultants focused on one goal – to help you choose the best extended enterprise LMS for your needs. The “Extended Enterprise” Worldview. EXTENDED ENTERPRISE LMS AUDIENCES.

Extended Enterprise Compliance: Mapping the Ecosystem

Talented Learning

Extended enterprise compliance isn’t a one-way street. It can help make the extended enterprise compliance process much easier to navigate. Extended Enterprise Compliance Use Case. However, content providers have moved online to help customers save time and money.

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

Talented Learning

Primarily because employee educational goals, interests and motivations don’t apply to extended enterprise learners. On the other hand, customers and business partners can’t be forced to engage in learning activities. Say you’re a corporate extended enterprise buyer.

Top Learning Systems Trends – A 2019 Extended Enterprise Market Guide

Talented Learning

Well, a lot is happening in extended enterprise learning and we want to touch on all the high points. Saba Software acquired Lumesse. 19 Five Use Cases Propel Extended Enterprise Learning. 18 The Extended Enterprise Comes Home. Welcome to our 5th annual trends post!

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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2019 Talented Learning Awards: Corporate Extended Enterprise Systems

Talented Learning

Today is a banner day for extended enterprise education , because today we’re unveiling the new face of learning systems excellence – The 2019 Talented Learning Awards! However, the extended enterprise is our lifeblood. Today we start with corporate extended enterprise systems.

My 2012 Enterprise mLearning Predictions Recap

mLearning Trends

As 2012 draws to a close, its time to evaluate how in focus my lens on the future of enterprise mobile learning proved to be this past year and how many of my year ago predictions hit their targets. Is enterprise mobile learning best delivered via native mobile apps or using mobile web apps?

Get Ready for a Season of Learning Tech Success! Fall Webinar Series

Talented Learning

Our “ Summer of Learning ” webinars were so popular, we’ve decided to extend the series with four new topics — all designed to help you drive successful learning programs for employees, customers, association members and more.

The Augmented LMS: New Life for Talent Management Learning?

Talented Learning

When we started Talented Learning nearly four years ago, our mission was to help clients find and use learning management systems that effectively support extended enterprise education. Augment their existing employee LMS with extended enterprise capabilities.

Special Post – Why the Big Four are not on my latest Top 10 LMS List

eLearning 24-7

Since my Top 10 list of LMS vendors has been posted online, I have received quite a bit of e-mail wondering why the biggest names: Cornerstone On Demand, Saba, SumTotal and SuccessFactors are not on the list. SuccessFactors UI itself is slick and it offers a very nice extended enterprise (which is noted in my last blog post), but if I was to post a list of top ten LMS vendors they would not be there – reason? I have some real concerns on what is taking place with Saba today.

The LMS Meets 2017: Top 15 Learning Tech Predictions

Talented Learning

The problem with the global employee learning solutions market is that the big, boring talent management LMSs we just mentioned are the standard for managing enterprise-wide learning complexity. For example, Litmos acquired extended enterprise specialist View Central last year.

18 Top Learning Systems Trends to Watch in 2018

Talented Learning

Saba acquired Halogen. Instead, these are precision tools, aimed at customers who are grappling with well-defined issues. 15 Business Turns Up the Volume On Extended Enterprise Learning. Increased customer satisfaction. Increased customer renewals/retention.

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2015 Talented Learning LMS Vendor Award Recipients

Talented Learning

Every LMS tried to be all things to all types of customers in all industries. A steady flurry of acquisitions disrupted customers’ lives but never the market as a whole. Innovation was stagnant and most vendor effort was invested in stealing customers from one another.

2016 LMS Market Trends, Observations and Predictions

Talented Learning

After some trial period the free trial customer can optionally convert to a paying customer. Workday, accustomed to disrupting the broader finance and HR enterprise software industry, has decided to now target LMS. 1- Doubling Down on Extended Enterprise.

LMS Integration:  The Learning Ecosystem

Talented Learning

Customer Relationship Management (CRM). Do customers renew at a higher rate, or buy complementary products when trained vs. untrained? Fortunately, the best global extended enterprise LMSs integrate with global taxation management software – primarily Avalara.

Recommended Learning Systems

eLearning 24-7

Plays quite well in Multi-Tenant (aka Extended Enterprise), SMB is its strong suite and mid-market. Good for Enterprise. . Plays well in Enterprise, mid-market, SMB/SME on the employee side, and on B2B external including training consultants/trainers too. I’m not sold on it being a B2B external system, but Enterprise, mid-market for employees absolutely. Top tier for large Enterprise and mid-market. Very good in Enterprise, mid-market and SMB.

LMS Satisfaction Features and Barriers

Tony Karrer

But it's not really an enterprise LMS and has some very serious deficiencies when it comes to many of the needs of corporate training departements. As these systems catch up, this will make the market really hard for Saba and SumTotal. NetDimensions Enterprise. Update, Nov.

Can the ‘big LMS’ break clear of formal training?

Clive on Learning

I must confess it is now four months since I received an in-depth demonstration from the people at Saba of their People Systems Suites. First off, it’s worth noting that Saba does not seem to have been suffering like so many of its competitors through the downturn: It gained 113 new customers in 2010, which was a record year. It’s SaaS (Software as a Service) offering, launched a few years ago to support medium-sized enterprises, now 4m users.

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Top 85 Learning Systems for 2020

eLearning 24-7

People always inquire why I like one system over the next, and how their system (if they are a vendor) is not on the list or if a customer, how the system they purchased is not on the list. Multi-Tenant is relevant to me though, speaking of features, especially if the system is B2B, regardless if it is association, client partners or customer training. Sure it can be heavily customized and in all honesty, you actually paying for the resources in the end, but the code is free.

Hello from Our New VP of Partnerships and Distribution Strategy

OpenSesame

I believe that enterprise elearning (particularly the content side) is one such market. We have also seen sea change on the platform side of enterprise learning. This is by far the single largest library of enterprise learning content in the world! Customer Delight.

The New Corporate Learning Ecosystem: Coexistence at Work

Talented Learning

Originally, many LMS specialists tried to compete head-to-head with the established giants of the talent management LMS world like Cornerstone , Saba , SumTotal , SAP/SuccessFactors , Oracle. Customers and Prospects.

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

eLearning 24-7

Oh, strategic learning, extended enterprise and compliance are all included in their LMS. 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.

Free L&D webinars for September 2019

Limestone Learning

Thursday, September 5, 2019, 12PM – 1PM PT: Trends in End-User Training: How Can You Use Them in Your Transformation to an Intelligent Enterprise? But there are some ways that AI can help you deliver a more customized, curated learning experience to your employees.

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GeoLearning Acquired by SumTotal: The mLearning Impact?

mLearning Trends

The enterprise learning market witnessed another big consolidation event today as SumTotal Systems announced it acquired GeoLearning thus further positioning SumTotal as the largest platform provider for LMS and talent management solutions in the industry.

The NexGen LMS Grid

eLearning 24-7

Vendors in corporate only, regardless if they were employee only, B2B/B2C only or a combination of employee/customer/partner and so forth. Vendors who focused on small business, SMB, mid-size, large, enterprise, extended enterprise and anything else were in the sample.

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Will Big Data Equal Big Learning?

CLO Magazine

The power of big data will emerge as data sets mesh with financial systems and other enterprise business data. Here is an action plan: Learn the basics of the concept, become verbally fluent regarding the benefits for the learning function and be ready to work it to advantage for your enterprise. For as long as enterprises have provided training, they have gathered data: how many learners, how many courses and how well learners do.

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Opinion: The LMS Isn’t Dead … Yet

CLO Magazine

For example, read the battling viewpoints expressed on this site between Carol Leaman of Axonify and Joe Majors of Saba. While these functions only make up about 20 percent of what most enterprise LMSs can do, they account for about 90 percent of what people actually use. Customers will continue to procure systems to deliver a wide range of functionality. Mike Rustici, founder and CEO, Watershed. There’s a lot of talk about the fate of the LMS these days.

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The World of Employee Training – Monthly Article Roundup

WalkMe Training Station

To help you make the decision, Business 2 Community has put together a list of some of the most versatile corporate learning management systems, such as Mindflash, Saba, and. This can be done through performance appraisal, customer feedback as well as employee requests.

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With New Application and MediaCore Acquisition Workday Extends Cloud Offerings to Learning

Training Industry

Founded in 2005, Workday develops enterprise cloud applications for finance and human resources. Workday’s 2012 IPO was valued at $637 million and was described by Forbes as “the clearest sign yet of the relative strength of new enterprise technology companies.” It recently embarked on a discovery process in which it interviewed customers to find out what they want from learning solutions.

Top 50 LMS Report for 2016 – What you need to know (criteria, approach, and yeah some vendors)

eLearning 24-7

I identify the Big Dogs as SumTotal by Skillsoft (yes, that is the actual name), Cornerstone OnDemand, Saba, SucessFactors and Oracle Taleo (although, I ask myself who is using this and if you still are why?). Are they better suited than anyone else for Enterprise or Extended Enterprise? However, I will say this: I like what Saba is doing. The system still – equally as Saba – needs some work. Saba Learning. B2B/B2C aka Extended Enterprise.

Transforming the CLO Role

CLO Magazine

Saba CEO Bobby Yazdani discusses learning’s evolution and technology’s role in its future. From the early days of certification training to the blooming of the LMS market in the late 1990s into the social and collaborative enterprise, learning and development has shifted from a back-office function into a pivotal role at the vanguard of technology, innovation and globalization. Lots of work has been done to accommodate integration of these systems into other enterprise systems.

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Early Look – Top 50 Learning Systems 4 2018

eLearning 24-7

Nowadays you see vendors stating “Enterprise” from 301, up to X (which can be as low as 700), 1,000, 1,500 and so forth. if you buy a SMB per se – the features are the same as Enterprise). . Extended Enterprise as a category has been vanquished as well.

Top 10 eLearning Predictions 2011 #LCBQ

Tony Karrer

Device Diversity is the “New Normal” Mobile Apps Become Essential to Enterprise mLearning Pad/Tablet Use Explodes Authoring Tools Will Evolve Private Social Networks Win Over Public Market Consolidations Will Occur Here Come the Experts! This has real value for the enterprise.

Learning Systems for 2018 (#25 to #16)

eLearning 24-7

I removed any vendor built 100% on free open source or open source whereas it is always 100% customized so that one could build a mega monster or build a 1995 version. Welcome back – Saba and Absorb LMS. 18 Glo Enterprise – UI/UX is good. Here it begins. Oh wait.