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

Talented Learning

Cornerstone plans to acquire Saba for a hefty $1.395 billion. “The combined company will be well-positioned to deliver a highly differentiated portfolio of people development and talent experience software solutions by leveraging the existing product portfolio, as well as through accelerated product development enabled by a larger combined R&D team, greater financial resources and a shared vision for the future.” 7) Saba is the Better LMS.

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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. 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. See the product list under each Category.

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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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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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Cornerstone OnDemand Inc. announces acquisition of Saba in $1.395 billion deal

CLO Magazine

24 that it was acquiring the cloud-based talent experience solutions software company Saba for $1.395 billion. Over the next year, Cornerstone, a human capital management software provider, plans to incorporate Saba’s product portfolio into its own, extending the company’s reach from 40 million users to 75 million, according to a news release from Cornerstone. announces acquisition of Saba in $1.395 billion deal appeared first on Chief Learning Officer - CLO Media.

Take Your Saba LMS To The Limit: Getting The Most Out Of Your Solution

Bluewater Learning

You have a great solution with Saba, b ut it can do so much more. We get it — you are incredibly excited about the potential of your Saba solution. Surveys show that customers like you are mostly happy with Saba. But imagine taking Saba further.

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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 productSaba Social.&#.

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Content: The Key To Employee Engagement

Bluewater Learning

Is directly related to increasing positive metrics in areas such as customer satisfaction, productivity, and profitability. Your Saba LMS holds the potential for delivering learning that engages and sticks with employees. Does your organization struggle with employee engagement?

2010 LMS Products of the Year

eLearning 24-7

LMS Products of the Year 2010. A lot of great products out there this year, new updates and latest versions; new companies, new services and just some real innovation. Big Dog (Saba, SumTotal, Plateau, Cornerstone OnDemand, Learn.com). Saba. If you are seeking TM as your focus and you want one of the big dogs – I found Plateau’s system to offer appropriate functionality for it, but found some real concern in other areas (see my product review).

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. When I talk about a LMS, I am saying specifically a learning management system and the vendors themselves should see their own product first and foremost as a LMS, not as a TM/PM or whatever. From a general product standpoint, go take a look at Amazon.com or Consumer Reports.

Product Vendor Blogs - Where are They?

Tony Karrer

and asked about innovation in eLearning, especially innovation that leads to products. One thing that just dawned on me is how few product vendor blogs there are in eLearning. Where's a blog from Saba, SumTotal? Another thought just occurred to me based on my last post Innovation Geography Based and Innovation in eLearning. Ben Werdmuller posted his comments on this Does location matter for web startups?

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E-Learning Trade Shows + Product Reviews 4 #TK11

eLearning 24-7

What I like about conferences is the ability to see the latest products and hear the pitches from the vendors. Regardless, you need to have your product out and showing. Demonstrations or Live Product – The majority show you the actual product and let you test drive it. their own sales folks) and type of product they are pitching. Vendors who hand you a product (trial) and their business card or they just have their items in a bowl and you grab one.

Latest Takeaways from Craig Weiss

eLearning 24-7

It has been a wild week from the acquisition of Saba by Cornerstone to the ability to compare systems in detail on FindAnLMS, to the Coronavirus and the usage of Microsoft Teams as part of the L&D experience. Cornerstone Acquires Saba. I viewed the buy as more of what it told me about Saba, rather than Cornerstone. Privately, and this is going back a decade, Saba saw themselves as a performance management solution. A year ago, Saba went buying.

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What is the Importance of SCORM Compliant LMS?

G-Cube

The SCORM compliant LMSs support interoperability between different online learning software products. It is implemented by the top Learning Management Systems, including TalentLMS, Docebo, Saba, as well as our proprietary GCube LMS. ? From its conception in the year 2000, SCORM or Shareable Content Object Reference Model holds the utmost importance in enterprises that embrace technology-led learning.

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Learning System Award Winners 2019

eLearning 24-7

Docebo, Asentia LMS, Syfadis Experience, Saba, G-Cube, Brainier LMS, Persona Learning Management, SkyPrep, Blackboard (Corp version), . After seeing the latest version of Saba and talking to execs, and the recent acquisition of Lumesse with me:time too, Saba returns to the Top 50. .

2013 Excellence in Social Learning

CLO Magazine

Gold: Saba Software Security vendor Kaspersky Labs has more than 2,700 employees operating in almost 200 countries. It serves 300 million people worldwide, including 20 million product activations per year. The company turned to Saba and its Saba Cloud system, which provides social collaboration, training and crowd-sourcing. Saba implemented and deployed the system within 45 days.

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Numbers Don’t Lie: ROI of Corporate Training

LearnDash

American Society for Training and Development (ASTD) and Saba. Effects of Leadership Training on Manufacturing Productivity. Every company makes the majority of their decisions based on how it will impact their bottom line. If it can bring in more money, or perhaps save money, then it is considered good for business. Why then, are many organizations still shy about implementing robust learning programs?

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The Technology Award

CLO Magazine

With the help of Saba Cloud, Dutta was able to guide the company in adopting digital badging and gamification as a scalable and engaging learning delivery method for its employees companywide. Eight-hour, instructor-led training courses were replaced by shorter e-learning sessions through Saba, which allowed for more employees to benefit from the training while also cutting costs. On the Saba platform, Yum!

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Why do you require a specialized learning platform and not a learning module of an HCM?

Disprz

But when experts say today’s job market is as much about capabilities as it is about the products, they clearly see a change that is evident — all those Ivy League b-schools that once flaunted their traditional course catalogs are now switching from “courses” to specialized training modules based on real-life use cases. Research studies, after all, say specialists deliver 10x more productivity over generalists. Continuous Learning e-learning LMS Products

Naming Names – LMS Mini Reviews

eLearning 24-7

Instructure Bridge (Yep those HE folks are adding a corporate system to their product line). 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 (but they do have some serious issues to resolve – get them solved and they could move up – however their predictive analysis is sweet) – I’d put them in a tie with IMC-AG for internal employees. Saba Cloud.

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Want to be successful at e-Learning? Don’t make the mistakes experts make!

Challenge to Learn

I have to know about e-Learning, finance, management, marketing, sales, product development and more in order to manage all these developments in our company. You can buy a big system that does all (like Blackboard, Sumtotal, Saba, Cornerstone on demand, et cetera) or you can go for a bunch of specialized tools that will beat that big solution on every specialty. Making mistakes and learning from them is a good thing; learning from mistakes that others make is even better.

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Want to be successful at e-Learning? Don’t make the mistakes experts make!

Challenge to Learn

I have to know about e-Learning, finance, management, marketing, sales, product development and more in order to manage all these developments in our company. You can buy a big system that does all (like Blackboard, Sumtotal, Saba, Cornerstone on demand, et cetera) or you can go for a bunch of specialized tools that will beat that big solution on every specialty. Making mistakes and learning from them is a good thing; learning from mistakes that others make is even better.

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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. So what are Saba up to with their latest software? to provide embedded functionality such as providing instant feedback (‘Saba Impressions’).

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Why do you require a specialized learning platform and not a learning module of an HCM?

Disprz

But when experts say today’s job market is as much about capabilities as it is about the products, they clearly see a change that is evident — all those Ivy League b-schools that once flaunted their traditional course catalogs are now switching from “courses” to specialized training modules based on real-life use cases. Research studies, after all, say specialists deliver 10x more productivity over generalists. Continuous Learning e-learning LMS Products

The Real HCM Maturity Model

Tony Karrer

Oh, did I mention that the author comes from Saba ? While I work a lot with LMS products (including Saba) and believe that they are really great for may things, I also find that they can easily become a barrier.

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Learning Technologies Group Acquires NetDimensions

CLO Magazine

million) is smaller than the $293 million Saba-Halogen deal announced in February. It also will be able to bring its products and services to more regions as well as sectors like financial services, defense and security, and government.

Global Microlearning Forecast to 2024 – Gamification of Training and Education to Boost the Adoption of Microlearning

Gnowbe

The vendors have adopted several organic and inorganic growth strategies, such as new product launches, partnerships and collaborations, and mergers and acquisitions, to enhance their product and service portfolios and strengthen their presence in the global microlearning market. Frequent Upgrades Related to Product and Promotions to Fuel the Growth of the Market in the Retail Industry 9.3

LMS Satisfaction Features and Barriers

Tony Karrer

Most of the time (as is the case with Oracle) these are different products. I know the folks from CornerStone and their product does some really interesting things. As these systems catch up, this will make the market really hard for Saba and SumTotal. Update, Nov.

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

eLearning 24-7

Between the two systems, I am leaning more towards LMS365, just because I honestly believe it has a future in the SharePoint space much more so than their other product (nothing against it, but…). I’m not sure why they “appear” as separate products on their site. While I place Saba in the average spot, I do think Learning@Work is heading in the right direction (cloud based platform). . HCM product all the way, but learning is offered.

Top 10 posts for the year

Janet Clarey

Learning Management Systems that kick ass: Cornerstone on Demand – An interview with Charles Coy, Director of Product Marketing at Cornerstone OnDemand about their LMS. Learning Management Systems that kick ass: Saba – An interview with Ben Willis at Saba about Saba Social. According to Google Analytics, here’s the top content for this blog in 2009. Thanks, as always, for reading and for your insightful contributions.

NexGen Learning System Grid 2018-19

eLearning 24-7

I have known SumTotal for a long time, and I can say, that this latest version of the product is by far the best version. Unicorn LMS, Workday Learning, Degreed, Saba, Torch LMS, Learn Amp. Welcome. Welcome. .

Workday Unveils Workday Learning With the Goal of Redefining Learning Management Systems

WalkMe Training Station

According to Amy Wilson, vice president of HCM products at Workday, the new app is needed because “today’s learning management systems are broken. Workday launches Workday Learning, eyes Cornerstone, Saba. This week Workday announced the launch of its new application – Workday Learning – a Learning Management System (LMS) that offers a more personalized, meaningful learning experience. It’s expected to launch in the second half of 2016.

#25 to #11 LMSs of 2012

eLearning 24-7

20 Saba Learning Suite. With its m-learning capability including on/off synch and rather solid UI, the product continues to be an effective solution. While the pricing is outrageous and the Saba as a whole seems better suited as a HCM, their learning suite is a better alternative than those who want Cornerstone OnDemand. Feature wise the product is impressive. The product is always cutting edge and their mobile is outstanding.

A Whole New World (of Learning)

CLO Magazine

Products such as WalkMe, EnableNow and GuideMe, as well as tools such as Axonify and Qstream, can deliver training “as needed” without an LMS, giving L&D leaders the option to shift their investments. I don’t predict the end of big systems like Saba, SumTotal, SAP or any other LMS vendor overnight. Josh Bersin is founder of Bersin by Deloitte, and a principal with Deloitte Consulting. When I began my career as an analyst, I started out studying the LMS market.

Meridian Expands Leadership Team with Learning Industry Experts

Meridian

There, he established a product consulting practice focused on addressing the training needs of performance and development programs across public sector organizations and commercial companies. Prior to Blackboard, Ken held public sector sales roles at Saba and SumTotal Systems. Reston, VA – December 13, 2018 – Meridian Knowledge Solutions today announced a significant leadership team expansion with the recent addition of three learning industry veterans.

The Importance of Voice Search and Virtual Classrooms in Learning Platforms

Origin Fractal LXP

Google Assistant has outperformed rival voice assistants Alexa, Bixby, and Siri for voice search queries related to product categories and brands. IBM uses Saba Centra technology to deliver its virtual classroom training.

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. Many companies rely on a mix of channel partners, retailers, distributors, franchises and contractors to sell products and services as an extension of their internal sales teams.