Product Review: Saba Social

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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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And in this corner: LMS and in the other corner – Learning Platform

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I have spent the last year and a half, looking to see if there were any differences between a LMS and a learning platform. I found that in LMSs (on avg), there were more analytics, more ways to break it down, slice and dice, than there were in the learning platform space (on avg.). Sure there were learning platforms that had more analytics, just as there were LMSs who did not, but there were a higher percentile in the LMS area that did, than did not. It’s time.

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

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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. I viewed a SuccessFactors presentation – put on by the company to me and saw that they listed their platform as a human capital management system (it appeared on a slide). . I have some real concerns on what is taking place with Saba today.

18 Top Learning Systems Trends to Watch in 2018

Talented Learning

But we do have a ton of data from learning technology buyers and sellers and we have decades of experience in evaluating, recommending, marketing and implementing business learning platforms. Saba acquired Halogen. 9 “Augmented” Platform Approach Gains Wider Appeal.

LMS Selection Roulette: Who Can You Trust?

Talented Learning

That means you have a good chance of finding a learning platform that fits your particular needs. 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.

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Naming Names – LMS Mini Reviews

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Oh wait, this isn’t the Black Sox scandal of 1919, it is though the end of a very nice K-12 platform). Saba Cloud (Legacy is finished – at least in my opinion – and the cloud is the way to go, but is it for Saba customers?). It is a middle of the road new platform that neither inspires nor awes its potential customer. Saba Cloud. This was not surprising, since Saba told me the same thing (i.e. Speaking of Saba: Saba Cloud.

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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. Your organization long ago settled on Cornerstone, Saba, SumTotal, SAP or another full-blown talent suite LMS and there is little chance of change.

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.&#.

The NexGen LMS Grid

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While there are well over 1,300 systems (LMS and subsets including learning platforms, sales enablement platforms, reinforcement learning platforms, etc.) Degreed is strong, but not an LMS or learning platform as a standalone per se. It’s been a long time coming.

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Early Look – Top 50 Learning Systems 4 2018

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Game based learning systems for example, slide under learning platforms. Listings in my brand new platform Find an LMS, whereas you can search in multiple ways, filters which will include LMS (inc. Learning Engagement Platforms for 2018 (The Top three).

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

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Perhaps they will also pitch LMS365 too, which is their other platform. Anyway, social exists in the platform, along with a built in authoring tool and the system is SCORM course standard. . IMO Cornerstone is more of a HCM (Human Capital Management) platform. While I place Saba in the average spot, I do think Learning@Work is heading in the right direction (cloud based platform). . Welcome, welcome all!

E-Learning Tricks and Treats

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Saba – Look the Learn side I like for the most part. Saba tells me that the “we show everything” in the demo is standard practice, to show what is possible (an ecosystem angle with HCM). Docebo’s latest platform module. This is Voodoo.

Do We Still Need the LMS?

CLO Magazine

Saba Software, one of the pioneers in enterprise learning technology, was founded less than 20 years ago, and since then the market has exploded. In the early 2000s these became e-learning platforms; we used them to manage courseware and course libraries.

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

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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?). However, I will say this: I like what Saba is doing. The system still – equally as Saba – needs some work. Saba Learning. I just think there a way too many better platforms out there. Super robust platform – has it all. .

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. Employers should welcome social, mobile and video learning tools to create a platform for a collaborative exchange of ideas. Didi D’Errico is the vice president, brand advocacy for Saba.

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LMS Decision Making Criteria B4 U Buy

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People either love or hate Cornerstone OnDemand, SumTotal Learn, Saba, SuccessFactors. If you are seeking an HCM or a system and plan to buy two or more modules, then Cornerstone, SumTotal, Saba are definite routes to consider.

A Look Back at E-Learning in 2012

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Sadly though many still are in the dark on true mobile learning – i.e. not accessing their platform via a mobile web browser. The next day or whenever he has a connection to the Internet, his data gets pushed out from the device and pulled into the platform or tool.

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#25 to #11 LMSs of 2012

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Video learning platforms. The ability to shoot video with your smartphone/tablet, webcam or another device and then upload it into a platform is revolutionary, especially when the end user can type in “dog” for example and the video will go to each point “dog” is said. 20 Saba Learning Suite. While its user interface good definitely need an upgrade, for people who want a true synchronous based platform (i.e.

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

CLO Magazine

Learning leaders are embracing new platforms that are mobile-first, cloud based, drive voluntary learner engagement and incorporate advancements in cognitive science that map knowledge to how learners best acquire it.”. Joe Majors is vice president of global solutions for Saba Software.

The Cornerstone Effect

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First off let me be clear, this post is not about the Cornerstone OnDemand LMS in the sense of whether it is a good or bad platform. It was those statements, which based on the Cornerstone platform, created assumptions that those folks had misinterpreted as being universal, when in reality, they were not. ” In the LMS space, it has become the one term that if cast upon your platform is the sign of death, at least to many other vendors. We are all in one platform.

Top 15 Learning Management Systems mid-year 2014

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They forget to realize that a learning system, learning platform are just semantics – as noted before. I especially have a slight peeve when hearing how you should not buy a commercial system, rather build it yourself – because you know it gives you more control and you can do more with it than a commercial platform. 14 MediaCore - A pure video learning platform. Curious to know where SumTotal, Cornerstone, Saba and SuccessFactors ended up?

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Top 10 LMSs for 2013

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I mean besides making additional money, I would never want to have their name on the platform. Platforms for higher education and K-12. A video learning platform hits the rankings. Video learning platform – you might be asking what in the heck is that? on a side note: next week’s blog covers the video learning platform market, including six vendors who stand out). Saba: See SumTotal. Hello from sunny Los Angeles.

2016 LMS Market Trends, Observations and Predictions

Talented Learning

Vendors that provide full service capabilities include Blue Sky Broadcast , Blackboard , CommPartners , eLogic Learning , Expertus , WBT Systems , YM Learning , Cornerstone , Saba and WebCourseworks. #3 The 2016 LMS market is not what you think.

Profile of a learning architect: Tiina Paju-Pomfret

Clive on Learning

This was accomplished using Bupa’s Saba Centra virtual classroom platform. Community and collaboration Working alongside the new blended learning offering sits a powerful community, collaboration and social media platform called Bupa Live, which is based on Jive SBS software.

Top 20 Learning Management Systems 2013-14

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A factor clearly is an increase in platforms and capabilities. Cornerstone OnDemand (#24), Saba (#50). 11 MediaCore - A video learning platform in the top twenty? Multi-tenant, very configurable platform. In an earlier post, I presented the top ten LMSs of 2013-14, but held back on announcing the top 20. Not anymore. Below are my top 20 rankings for 2013-14. Before the Top 20, here are the. Top Three Open Source LMSs of 2013-14.

B2B Top Five LMSs

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Talk to anyone who has a multi-tenant (multi-portal) platform and immediately they will pitch that they are ideal for any markets including the B2B. What they fail to miss immediately, is just having a multi-tenant platform/aka parent/child/child aka portal/sub-portal aka PAAS (Platform as a Services) with multiple instances, is just a piece of the whole pie. But if you can and you want to decide between CoD, SF, Saba or SumTotal. I admit I love lists.

What is in store for the LMS Space: My Forecasts for 2016

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A few VLPs (Video learning platforms) have had the ability for zooming in/out and quite a few feature sets; now it comes to the general LMS market. Yes it will be a splash, it’s Workday after all, but their product IMO is targeting some certain folks i.e. Cornerstone, SuccessFactors, SumTotal by Skillsoft and to a lesser degree Saba. Lately there have been quite a few articles relating to where the LMS is heading, what is the future of the LMS market and so forth.

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Perceptions and Factoids (LMS)

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Oh, and if you have SF because you are using it for HRIS or whatever and went with the learning component, to stay in alignment, you can switch to another LMS and still have it tied to your SF platform. I would add that it definitely has a feel for the MediaCore VLP (Video Learning Platform) that Workday bought earlier this year.

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What is Needed to Develop an E-learning Course?

CommLab India

Once you produce eLearning courses, you need a platform to administer and host these courses. A Learning Management System (LMS) is a platform providing the software solution for the administration of training programs.

Totara: re-shaping Moodle for corporate use

Clive on Learning

I wanted to know whether Saba, one of the most successful of the big LMSs, could reinvent itself to accommodate informal learning. In the UK we do use two very different terms to separate between those platforms which are designed to support the learning of students (virtual learning environments – VLEs) and those designed to support the learning of employees (learning management systems – LMSs). Last week I asked Can the ‘big LMS’ break clear of formal training? -

ATD2015 Conference Post – Review

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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. The platform will accept any 3rd party authoring tools; it does NOT come with captivate for those wondering. . Well hello there! Back after a few grueling weeks first in Australia then in Orlando, speaking at ATD.

Hello from Our New VP of Partnerships and Distribution Strategy

OpenSesame

Organizations like Khan Academy, MOOCs (Coursera, Udacity, EdX) and platforms like Canvas are revolutionizing our primary and secondary education systems. We have also seen sea change on the platform side of enterprise learning.

Top 10 LMS Forecasts for 2015

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There are already some vendors doing this – eLogic Learning includes close to 130 courses, when you buy their system, Docebo includes some courses with their platform, SumTotal does too (since being acquired by Skillsoft), and there are others as well. These vendors include ExpertusOne and Saba (and there are other vendors out there too).

A Conversation with Steven Just

Kapp Notes

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. It unifies into a single platform three research- based learning strategies, for promoting learning, with a serious assessment system for diagnosing learning gaps, prescribing remediation and measuring impact.

Q&A from Blog Readers on E-Learning

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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. But, I do not look at the number of users, number of clients (in terms of ranking as the best of the best), I look at the platform as a whole – including those extra variables people tend to leave out - user interface, customer service, support, training and a few other items. .

The Social Collaboration Party – Should Learning Gatecrash ?

Learning Cafe

Alex has worked in senior leadership positions in Jive, SumTotal, Talent2 and Saba. Thu, Sep 11, 2014 12-1 PM Sydney , Register. In February this year Facebook was 10 years old with 1.4 billion Facebook users. Twitter signs up 135,000 new users every day.

The LMS Meets 2017: Top 15 Learning Tech Predictions

Talented Learning

Trying to proactively dislodge Cornerstone, SumTotal, Saba, SuccessFactors or Oracle as a business model is a fool’s errand. The disadvantage is the same as always — lack of content portability if you leave your LMS platform. #6