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 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. But extended enterprise compliance is a highly strategic business issue that requires know how.

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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. 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.

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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LMSs that kick ass: Saba

Janet Clarey

The sixth LMS in the LMSs that kick ass Friday series is Saba. Saba’s primary market is corporate learning with just more than half of all implementations installed behind-the-firewall (largest implementation 2,000,000 learners). Saba is a major player among corporate LMSs -you can say it’s a benchmark system. Director, Product Strategy who is responsible for Saba’s Social Media strategy about their product “ Saba Social.&#.

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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.

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.

18 Top Learning Systems Trends to Watch in 2018

Talented Learning

Saba acquired Halogen. 15 Business Turns Up the Volume On Extended Enterprise Learning. We’ve analyzed results from LMS vendors who publish outcomes of their customers’ extended enterprise learning initiatives.

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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.

2015 Talented Learning LMS Vendor Award Recipients

Talented Learning

LMS and performance management companies started merging and then the big HR/talent players acquired them. The hottest area of innovation in all groups are the ecommerce features and functions to support sale of content to their audiences – also called extended enterprise learning.

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.

Kevin Oakes on the Rise and Fall of the LMS

Tony Karrer

He pointed back to entry of various players in the market and particularly the enterprise vendors as opposed to pure-play vendors from articles five years ago. See: " Supplier Savvy: Will Enterprise Software Companies Take Over E-Learning? " " Enterprise Software Redux ," In terms of "The Fall" his main point was that LMS will lose out to broader spectrum solutions - particularly Talent Management / Human Capital Management.

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.

#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.

Is There a Better Way to Social Learning?

Xyleme

Dan Pontefract, in his most excellent post The Standalone LMS is Dead makes the following argument: “Set up your ‘Facebook for the organization’ by embedding an LMS (or LMS like features) into your enterprise-wide collaboration platform. Home About Podcasts Videos Xyleme Inc.

Learning Systems for 2018 (#25 to #16)

eLearning 24-7

For folks who think I ignore the big dog vendors, sorry to disappoint, but Saba, SumTotal Learn and Cornerstone Learning Suite are in the Top 50. Reminds me of Real Player – are they making a comeback?) Welcome back – Saba and Absorb LMS. Here it begins. Oh wait.

2010 LMS Products of the Year

eLearning 24-7

Big Dog (Saba, SumTotal, Plateau, Cornerstone OnDemand, Learn.com). Extended Enterprise – System must have e-comm, multi-tenet – fully skinnable, additional functionality. Saba. I like this system and its functionality in comparison to the other players in this space. Saba does a good job as well. Extended Enterprise. Extended Enterprise 2010 System of the Year. Extended Enterprise capability. LMS Products of the Year 2010.

Q&A from Blog Readers on E-Learning

eLearning 24-7

Q : I am curious on why Cornerstone On Demand, Saba and SumTotal do not appear in your top twenty lists even though they appear on other sites as the best products in the market. While the learning cloud and extended enterprise cloud are purchased by folks, I still see the platform – assuming you get all the modules as a HCM. That said, they are in my top 40 for learning/extended enterprise cloud. At one time Geo was a dominate player in mid size.

Top 10 LMSs for 2013

eLearning 24-7

Ideal for folks who want a multi-tenant system or also known as an extended enterprise. I still see it as a strong system, especially for extended enterprise, but I have some minor concerns (based on feedback from some current clients) that causes me to place the system at #9. #8 Very good for extended enterprise systems and even standalone systems i.e. without going multi-tenant. Native video player. Saba: See SumTotal. Hello from sunny Los Angeles.

Who’s The Best: Learning System Tourney

eLearning 24-7

At the end of the day, there are plenty of segments in the learning system market, but for this debut tourney, I tried to steer away the common ones such as best in Social/Gamification/Mobile, B2B/B2C, Enterprise (whereas the term doesn’t really apply since folks can be as low as 300 in one system, 1,000 in another and so forth), breakouts by employees i.e. SMB, Mid-Size, Large, or by verticals or by regions in the world.

ATD2015 Conference Post – Review

eLearning 24-7

The usual authoring tool players – over 120 in the space, why am I seeing the usual folks in attendance – I mean good for them, but it reinforces the gap that I see happening in the sector; LMS vendors – Hello – is anyone there? No Cornerstone OnDemand at the show – that was really surprising, especially since they push Learning Cloud; No Saba, again they are really pushing folks to Saba Cloud, and have stated their commitment to Learning.

LMS State of Affairs

eLearning 24-7

United States – Biggest player. Many people are only aware of the bigger names such as Cornerstone, Saba, SuccessFactors, Oracle Learn, Infor and Sum Total. Pricing tends to go either up to 100 users or with some vendors up to 500, BUT Wait – you want enterprise or over the amounts presented – no worries, we can do that. 620 and counting. . Learning Systems. Learning Platforms. Learning Management Systems. Maturity stage? Not close.

2010: mLearning Year in Review

mLearning Trends

As we reach the first anniversary of this blog’s introduction, we thought we’d take stock and figure out how things are going by revisiting our list of predictions for enterprise mobile learning in 2010. The arrival of Adobe's Flash Player v10.1 A.K.A.

Perceptions and Factoids (LMS)

eLearning 24-7

If you want an HCM, that CoD is a definite player and one you should consider. While I do not know who WD will focus on in the market, my belief is that it will be SuccessFactors (an easy win), Cornerstone (mixed results), Oracle (victory!), SAP (if they can’t win this one, they shouldn’t be in the game), SumTotal Learn (mixed results – and how important – unknown) and to a very lesser degree Saba.

Free L&D webinars for October 2017

Limestone Learning

Join David Wentworth, Principal Learning Analyst with Brandon Hall Group and Caitlin Bigsby, Senior Product Marketing Manager at Saba, as they discuss the evolving learning technology landscape and strategies for finding the right LMS for your organization.