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

Talented Learning

Cornerstone plans to acquire Saba for a hefty $1.395 billion. Here’s why: Cornerstone is shaking-up the lives of over 3000 Saba customers, primarily to pump-up cash flow for its investors. This will come from eliminating Saba-related product and operational redundancy while simultaneously relying on the existing Saba customer base to shoulder continued innovation and marketing reach. Doesn’t sound like Saba customers will see much upside anytime soon.

Saba 64

Learning System Award Winners 2019

eLearning 24-7

Sales Enablement Platforms which have a training and/or learning component – now slide into this category. 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. . of 70% of my LMS RFP Template. . Saba was #2.

Can you recommend an LMS?

eLearning 24-7

Yet, as I have often noted, it is rarely pushed upon in an RFP, let alone a demo. You the consumer can use the support card as part of your RFP process, which I strongly recommend. . I admit I was surprised that Cornerstone Learning Suite, Saba, Blackboard, Bridge, SuccessFactors, Linkedin Learning and even Docebo did not. Saba the same thing. And many you can schedule a demo, send RFP, etc. Perhaps you have to someone you know.

Extended Enterprise LMS Buyers Companion – 2019 Edition

Talented Learning

Here’s what you need to run a successful sales partner training program… 5) Marketing never ends: How does product education help? Digital transformation consultant Daniel Newman weighs in… 11) Should you use an RFP when choosing an LMS? But here’s why you’ll probably want to use an RFP the next time you select a learning system… 12) Define your LMS requirements like a pro. Carrie Hancock, Director of Sales, PeopleFluent.

2019 Turkey Awards

eLearning 24-7

When someone says traditional, they often are referring to Cornerstone, SumTotal, Saba, SuccessFactors and alike. For a system that just a couple of months ago, called themselves an employee development platform, to now referring to themselves as NexGen learning solution/platform, that can be used for extended enterprise (multi-tenant, including B2B/customer training), and for sales enablement, sorry that won’t work. Bonus – FindAnLMS now has a mini-RFP component.

RFP 46

Types of Learning Systems

eLearning 24-7

What is a sales enablement platform and why if they pitch it for sales training, does it offer customer service training too? Up after them, are sales enablement platforms for training and learning. One vendor I saw recently, noted they are a “sales learning platform,” but upon discussion, agreed they are a sales enablement platform. Sales Enablement Platforms. Most customers use them for sales training and customer support training.

18 Top Learning Systems Trends to Watch in 2018

Talented Learning

Saba acquired Halogen. Significant increase in sales effectiveness. 1 Good Sales Help Wanted! Every one of the 700+ LMS solutions available today is sold through proactive sales professionals or online self-service mechanisms. In startups, founders or key executives often drive the sales process because they understand the product, they’re persuasive brand representatives, and they’re highly motivated to close deals.

Forecasts for 2020

eLearning 24-7

Workforce management is vague and ambiguous enough to do well in 2020, albeit for learning it would seem to me that workforce enlightenment would be better suited, unless you plan to incorporate additional HCM functions into your learning system, which of course, will place you completely into the segment of SuccessFactors, Cornerstone, SumTotal, Saba Cloud, Talentsoft among others. Sales Enablement Platforms – Watch this space!!! I love forecasts.

eLearning platforms follow top trends in L&D

Petra Mayer

Easier meaning that you can host your sales page and the purchase link directly on your course hosting platform instead of building out a purchasing experience on your website. Looop , LearnUpon , SAP Litmos , Saba , Docebo are just a few options that you will see mentioned and each one usually has a special area of focus, such as Docebo focusing on Artificial Intelligence and Looop focusing on mobile learning.

E-Learning Q&A November Issue

eLearning 24-7

and tie it often to increased productivity, greater sales and other, but when it comes to showing the numbers to back it as such, it really doesn’t exist. . As an executive, showing me that over a period of say six months, each quarter the salesperson who are taking X sales courses are constantly increasing their sales, is only a plus and any executive who can’t see that, shouldn’t be in business. . Sales drive business.

Issue 64

LMS Selection Roulette: Who Can You Trust?

Talented Learning

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. Differentiation often starts with the target learning audience — employees, extended enterprise (customers, sales channel , contract workforce), academic institutions, association members , continuing education or commercial training. When and how to use an RFP (or not).

Trust 55

Why an Instructional Design Degree from Bloomsburg University ROCKS!

Kapp Notes

The latest version of Adobe PhotoShop and Flash, Lectora, Adobe Captivate, Plateau (LMS), Adobe Connect, and Saba's Centra to name a few. Fifth, our students learn how to write a proposal and handle themselves in a high pressure sales situation. Seventh, twice a year we bring in professionals who are working in the field of instructional design, e-learning and performance support to provide feedback on our curriculum, RFP exercise and our initiatives within the department.

Centra 109

Best LMS? 2016 Talented Learning LMS Vendor Awards

Talented Learning

We participate in LMS demonstrations , study RFP responses and interview customer references. When organizations educate and certify their external sales channel and business partners, they often increase sales, create new revenue streams and improve customer satisfaction. Joe Majors , Saba Software. LMS SALES STARS. High-quality sales representatives are critical for any LMS vendor’s success. It is not easy choosing the best LMS for 2016.