Cornerstone Acquisition of Saba ? What you need 2 know

eLearning 24-7

There has been a lot of talk recently of the acquisition of Saba by Cornerstone. are presented with misinformation. Question: I am a current Saba Cloud customer, will I have to switch over to Cornerstone? If you are an existing customer of Saba Cloud, including folks who are using the on-premise version, you can stay on the system(s). Cornerstone will continue to update and enhance Saba Cloud, and support all Saba Cloud product lines. Saba Cloud.

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. Saba Social is a very solid product, that despite a few hiccups and “huh&# moments, achieves what it sets out to do, provide a user friendly social experience. Over 25 different social media types and Saba Social sticks with the ones everyone always sees – WHY?

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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. 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.

Error when uploading zipped SCORM 1_2 to LMS

Adobe Captivate

When two of the courses are uploaded to the LMS (Knowledge Presenter v 11.00 and Saba), the following error displays “Server Error in Application “Default Web Site”, HTTP Error 404.11 – Not Found” Screen shot of full message below. I’ve developed 9 separate modules for a course and prepared SCORM 1.2 versions for use by external clients.


Learning System Award Winners 2019

eLearning 24-7

Ed McMahon is not back (he’s dead after all), but in his honor, and without you having to buy an overpriced magazine, I present you with early award winners in various learning system categories, for 2019. . Docebo, Asentia LMS, Syfadis Experience, Saba, G-Cube, Brainier LMS, Persona Learning Management, SkyPrep, Blackboard (Corp version), . Saba was #2.

Naming Names – LMS Mini Reviews

eLearning 24-7

This is a new every other month segment, where some LMSs are listed and insight into a variety of items is presented. What is happening with some better known vendors or those on my radar of up and coming will be equally presented. Saba Cloud (Legacy is finished – at least in my opinion – and the cloud is the way to go, but is it for Saba customers?). Saba Cloud. This was not surprising, since Saba told me the same thing (i.e.

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The Real HCM Maturity Model

Tony Karrer

First, their model is presented as: Their definition of the "Knowledge Targeting Stage" includes: By enabling line-of-business managers to collaborate with HR and training departments to tailor learning to their people, real business value begins to emerge as employees extend their knowledge beyond basic skill sets to specialized talents that have a direct impact on business performance. Oh, did I mention that the author comes from Saba ?

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Can PeopleCloud support learning in all its contexts?

Clive on Learning

My argument was that well-designed formal interventions can extend beyond the confines of the course to include elements that would normally be regarded as 70 or 20 in the 70:20:10 model or experiential , on-demand or non-formal in the model I present in The New Learning Architect. The first I want to examine is Saba's new PeopleCloud. Last week I posted that Formal learning doesn't need to be all that formal.

Why we hate to lose: using emotion to drive learning objectives

CLO Magazine

researcher and learning consultant for Saba Studio Charlotte Hills. When it comes to applying these insights to emotions, Hills and Simon Rupniak, head of learning design at Saba Studio, recommend three things to try: Seek out emotive content. This is not only the substance of the content, but also the way it’s said or presented. We have to admit that winning is pretty fun.

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. Saba Learning Suite Saba 9 •::: 6.37 Saba Enterprise Saba 23 5.97 Update, Nov.

NexGen Learning Systems T-Grid 2019-20

eLearning 24-7

Good Data can capture over 300 metrics of data, although that is not available or presented in the system itself. The biggest surprise to me is Saba. Again, this is in reference to the learning portion of Saba and not the entire platform of talent, etc. Saba is the unknown here, because of their previous track record. There is a lot here, so the way it will be presented is by a header followed by bullet points of the features.

Kevin Oakes on the Rise and Fall of the LMS

Tony Karrer

Sitting in a fun presentation by Kevin Oakes at DevLearn on the Rise and Fall of the LMS. • Saba is the premier global provider of strategic human capital management (HCM) software and services. 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.

Gender in the Workplace Study

eLearning 24-7

Thus, presenting a diversity breakout across say the U.S. What will be presented in the report. To gain a better understanding, data needs to be collected and presented that covers not just our industry, but other industries as well. Other continents did not have sufficient data to present, so that will be something to look out in the future. . Both items are presented.

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Discussion with Lucid Meetings

Kapp Notes

3) How is Lucid Meetings different from other meeting software such as GoTo Meetings, Saba’s Centra or Adobe Connect? Many of the traditional screen sharing applications and services grew out of the need to transition face-to-face sales or training presentations to virtual meetings, and thereby save travel time and money. Role clarity: distinctions between meeting facilitators, note takers, presenters, etc.

Research Shows Companies Should Encourage Social Learning


Modern students sit in classrooms for hours at a time as information is fed to them through lectures and PowerPoint presentations. A recent study by Saba revealed that social learning supports an overall learning culture, and that “the evolution from social media to social learning is where forward-thinking companies are moving to accelerate the development of their people and better accomplish business goals. Knowledge is attained very differently today than it was in the past.

Reflections on the eLearning Expo in Lyon 20-21 November


The eLearning Expo was the perfect reason I needed to schedule a trip to Lyon and kill two birds with one stone: to meet Jean-Claude Michel and Michel Lollichon of Distrisoft , our new Partner in France, and to attend the eLearning expo taking place in the city of Lyon ( eFront and TalentLMS were presented at the Distrisoft booth). Distrisoft presented the Articulate and Zyncro product line at their booth along with eFront and TalentLMS.

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Upcoming events

Janet Clarey

I’ll be presenting a Free Webinar, Powered by Saba, on the topic of: Multi-Generational Learning in the Workplace: Overview and Instructional Design Considerations. I’ll be presenting a Free Webinar, Powered by SumTotal, on the topic of: How Small and Medium Business Can Leverage Social Media Tools to Improve Workplace Learning. I hope you can join me for some upcoming events.

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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?). However, I will say this: I like what Saba is doing. The system still – equally as Saba – needs some work. Saba Learning. Learner dashboards (high) – This is the future and frankly should be your present (vendor that is).

2015 Talented Learning LMS Vendor Award Recipients

Talented Learning

Saba Software. The world’s best talent LMS solution are: Saba. Joe Majors , Saba Software. . The best LMS salespeople listen more than they sell, solve problems, are super responsive, excellent writers, better presenters and can navigate a long winding sales cycle. Travis Hudelson , Saba. Learning management systems didn’t die. They evolved, and today we recognize them. Quick LMS History.

Deliver the ultimate employee experience through development

CLO Magazine

At Saba, we’re fond of saying that the learning experience is a strategy, not a product. A high performer can make the sale or deliver a killer presentation, but that doesn’t mean they are a high-potential employee. Show high-potentials the “why” behind the opportunities that are being presented to them. All talent development starts with a dream. Your childhood dream may have been to become an astronaut, police officer, teacher or doctor.

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The World of Employee Training – Monthly Article Roundup

WalkMe Training Station

They present 10 tips on how to boost employee engagement, ultimately helping your company. 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 month’s roundup of employee training articles include some of the best articles that I have come ever come across.

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Learning In Practice Award Winners Announced

CLO Magazine

During a special awards dinner, gold, silver and bronze Learning In Practice Awards were presented in two categories. Excellence in Social Learning Award Gold Saba Software Silver Interactyx Ltd. The winners of the 2013 Learning In Practice Awards were announced Monday by Chief Learning Officer magazine, during the Fall 2013 Chief Learning Officer Symposium. Rancho Mirage, Calif.,

Free L&D webinars for September 2019

Limestone Learning

Join David Wentworth, Principal Analyst with Brandon Hall Group, and Carl Crisostomo, Product Manager, Content at Saba Software, as they share key insights into how to set the strategic foundation to create a learning experience that engages learners and drives outcomes for your people and your business. SMEs deliver great presentations, but they are not trainers. Search inside the content of your learning videos for any word spoken by the presenter or shown on screen.

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Top 85 Learning Systems for 2020

eLearning 24-7

Each year, I publish or in some aspect of publish, the Top 50 for the following year, and this will be no different, but unlike in the past, I decided to present the 85 who are under consideration for the 50 spots. Under machine learning, nine statements are presented to each vendor. But I can tell you that every vendor presented below has earned their right to be in the 85. Saba Cloud (*). That sounds about right.

The Business of Learning

eLearning 24-7

Already in 2020, we have seen Cornerstone acquire Saba, and a few other smaller buys (other vendors). . The other number they love to present? Pick a number. Any number. Better yet, let me toss you with some numbers. You have a dollar, I give you ten cents back. Now, you are thinking to yourself, “I’ve been ripped off, I only got ten cents for my dollar.” ” The next day, you give me another dollar and I give you 90 cents back.

“Automating” your Classroom Training


Here’s an example scenario: you arrive at the appointed hour to attend your company’s new hire orientation and are presented with a sign-in sheet. Saba, SumTotal, Cornerstone) that have a robust instructor’s interface. “Automating” your Classroom Training. For many years, the word on the street has been that classroom training – that traditional ‘live instructor face-to-face with her students’ experience – has been dying a slow death.

Free L&D webinars for May 2020

Limestone Learning

Monday, May 11, 2020, 11AM – 12PM PT: Delivering Accessible and Inclusive Content for All of Your Audiences (Free for ATD members) In the haste of pivoting for online presentations, don't forget to include audiences who have different needs such as auditory, visual, physical and cognitive access considerations. Join Joe Burton, Founder and CEO of Whil Concepts, and Carl Crisostomo, Product Manager for Content at Saba, for this experiential webinar.

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Top 20 Learning Management Systems 2013-14

eLearning 24-7

In an earlier post, I presented the top ten LMSs of 2013-14, but held back on announcing the top 20. Cornerstone OnDemand (#24), Saba (#50). The Top Ten (mentioned in an earlier post, but some specifics were not presented). #10 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. One of these vendors is listed in my top 50. Their name begins with a M and sounds like Noodle.

eLearning platforms follow top trends in L&D

Petra Mayer

A demo or even better a test of the platform will give you the experience you need to assess if the platform will allow you to present the material the way you want. There are presently more than 800 platforms so you will not have a shortage of options. Knowing what questions to ask and what to look for in the demo or when testing your options is important so you don’t sign up for a system that does not satisfy your present or future needs.

Free L&D webinars for June 2019

Limestone Learning

In this insightful and engaging presentation, Lenn Millbower, The Mouse Man, shares five seemingly backward lessons that help explain Disney’s success. This webinar will present a customer-focused approach that will help you get to know the needs of the modern learner, then show you specifically how you can give them what they want. “ Green lawn at a public park in Zakariah, June 2015 ” by David Bena is licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0.

Learning In Practice Awards 2013

CLO Magazine

Awards were presented to the top three entrants — gold, silver and bronze — in more than a dozen categories, including Strategy, Technology, Trailblazer and Collaboration for practitioners and Vendor Partnership, Blended Technology and Community Service for vendors. Silver: Saba Software Bronze: Weejee Learning. Gold: Saba Software. Saba Cloud LMS usage has increased by more than 10 percent each month at Kaspersky Labs since it was implemented.

2019 Talented Learning Awards: Corporate Extended Enterprise Systems

Talented Learning

Driven by artificial intelligence and machine learning, the Degreed platform maps the needs, interests and behaviors of each user, so it can present the right type of content to the right people at the right time, based on their professional development goals. Saba is a longtime player in the learning management space and is widely known for its talent management system.

eLearning User Groups

eLearning Weekly

Conferences are great; I attend them and present at them on a fairly regular basis. But too often these events are more focused on presentations than collaboration and idea sharing. Last week I went to the Metrics That Matter user group in Chicago. During my trip, I started thinking about user groups related to learning and technology. Other than conferences, where do learning and technology professionals get together to discuss ideas with each other?

Review of #ASTD2014 International Conference and Expo

eLearning 24-7

Great to see Saba attend the event. Welcome back, Saba, we missed you – okay, some people missed you, okay a few.okay.a Speaking of which, in my January report for top 50 LMSs, I present the top 10. Cornerstone On Demand, SumTotal, Saba, Totara, Moodle, MindFlash, Net Dimensions, ANewSpring, Litmos, Upside Learning, Inquisiq R3, iSpring. If you attended last week’s show in Washington D.C., you probably left feeling one of the following.

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. When I was at LTUK a couple of weeks ago, a vendor who was giving a presentation, showed a slide with on it, as though their tool worked with it or something like that, uh hasn’t been around in like five plus years. Welcome back – Saba and Absorb LMS. Here it begins. Oh wait. Here it starts.

LMS State of Affairs

eLearning 24-7

Many people are only aware of the bigger names such as Cornerstone, Saba, SuccessFactors, Oracle Learn, Infor and Sum Total. Sure there is a need there for these solutions and people either love them or hate them and just stick with them because the fear of looking again is too much to deal with at the present time. 620 and counting. . Learning Systems. Learning Platforms. Learning Management Systems. Maturity stage? Not close.

Top Learning Systems Trends – A 2019 Extended Enterprise Market Guide

Talented Learning

Saba Software acquired Lumesse. Popular vendors in this space include Cornerstone OnDemand, CrossKnowlege , Degreed , EdCast , eLogic Learning , Media Defined/NetExam , OnPoint Digital , PeopleFluent , Saba , Skilljar and Totara. Primarily, vendors are using AI to analyze large data sets so their systems can identify usage patterns and present personalized content recommendations. Welcome to our 5th annual trends post!

What I want 2 see in your #LMS

eLearning 24-7

I surmise that if the prospect is BIGMONSTER SIZE company, they will get more than one presentation. . Saba ties their one to their LRS and can capture the page. I’ve been around the block. I’ve seen great, good, average, bad and downright awful, when it comes to LMSs and their subsets.

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Top 15 Learning Management Systems mid-year 2014

eLearning 24-7

I especially love it when I get the opportunity to present all over the world on a variety of e-learning topics. In January of this year, I presented the top systems for 2013-14. And now, I present my top 15 systems for 2014 as of mid-year (final 2014 rankings will be in December). Curious to know where SumTotal, Cornerstone, Saba and SuccessFactors ended up? I love to travel.

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2020 LMS Trends: An Analyst’s Extended Enterprise Learning Predictions

Talented Learning

You know the names – Cornerstone , Oracle , Saba Software , SAP SuccessFactors , SumTotal Systems and Workday. In presentations, I always ask vendors to describe the business problem they solve and the kind of customers who gain the most value from their systems. New year. New decade. No better time to step back and look at the big picture. And today’s learning systems market definitely gives us plenty to consider. But which 2020 LMS trends really deserve your attention?