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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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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. “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.” I have some real concerns on what is taking place with Saba today.

Saba Player Templates and Best Practices

Learning Developments

The question is “what is the best way to create a video based training course in Saba?” Use a player template in saba that will serve as the table of contents for the course. In Saba I do not have the ability to specify the size of a SCO window that is “popped up” from the table of contents. So in Saba I am only loading the SCO, when the SCO is loaded, the video window pops up based on the code I wrote using Lectora. Lectora Video Saba LMS SCORM SCO

Numbers Don’t Lie: ROI of Corporate Training

LearnDash

Elearning is a great way to positively impact the bottom line of the company, and there are many options available when it comes to formal training. From a business department standpoint, a company can implement training in a variety of areas. elearning training

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The World of Employee Training – Monthly Article Roundup

WalkMe Training Station

This month’s roundup of employee training articles include some of the best articles that I have come ever come across. Help Your Corporate Training Take Flight. 7 Top Corporate Learning Management Systems for Employee Training & Development. Employee Training

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Companies Lack Employee Feedback Channels

CLO Magazine

According to cloud-based talent management solutions provider Saba, U.S. Saba’s October 2016 survey suggests there’s a decent chance a company’s workforce engagement is suffering due at least in part to inadequate employee feedback channels.

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LMSCommit and Timeouts

Learning Developments

With the way my organization's LMS is setup inside a single sign on portal, the web based training will continue even after the LMS and portal system has timed out. JavaScript WBT Saba LMS SCORMSystems and courses timeout. We all know that. A logged in session with a computer only has so long with inactivity before the user is considered to have abandoned their session and the system logs them out.

5 Insights into Workplace Social Learning Technologies

Lambda Solutions

Saba and the Human Capital Media (HCM) Advisory Group surveyed over 500 senior leaders from a wide range of industries and company sizes to better understand how organizations are adopting social learning technologies to achieve their learning and talent development goals.

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Do We Still Need the LMS?

CLO Magazine

billion into various types of learning and training companies in 2016, and the number appears to be going up in 2017. Well, over the past 15 years we’ve witnessed a revolution in corporate training.

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. 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. In the past it was difficult for people in one location to track training in another.

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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. Not long ago, everyone who developed learning management systems wanted to be all things to all buyers of every size, location, industry and training challenge.

2015 Talented Learning LMS Vendor Award Recipients

Talented Learning

Corporate LMSs were invented almost 30 years ago to manage and report on the training and compliance of their employees and contractors. Associations are selling content to their members and continuing education training providers are selling content to anyone. Saba Software.

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

eLearning 24-7

And to those who are constant readers from all over the world and training, L&D and other professions, I give two high fives, four low fives and a bucket of joy. 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. .

Research Shows Companies Should Encourage Social Learning

TOPYX LMS

Training programs – 8%. by Jay Cross and Internet Time Group : In 2005, Marcia Conner wrote, “Most learning doesn’t occur in formal training programs. Formal learning methods (instructor-led trainings, for example) can be quite expensive.

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. SkillsServe by Unicorn Training. It’s nearly here.

Elements of a Virtual World/Metaverse

Kapp Notes

Using a virtual world or metaverse for training is not as science-fiction as it sounds. The first software element that makes up a virtual world is a synchronous learning tool similar to WebEx or Adobe Connect or Saba’s Centra.

Profile of a learning architect: Tiina Paju-Pomfret

Clive on Learning

Rethinking formal ICT training Working alongside colleague Kerry Baker, Tiina has transformed ICT training at Bupa. This was accomplished using Bupa’s Saba Centra virtual classroom platform.

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

WalkMe Training Station

The training process for these is impersonal and usually lacks a connection to the employee’s needs. Workday launches Workday Learning, eyes Cornerstone, Saba. Employee Training

LMS Decision Making Criteria B4 U Buy

eLearning 24-7

” And oh, don’t let me talk about the association world and those professional education/development/training committees. People either love or hate Cornerstone OnDemand, SumTotal Learn, Saba, SuccessFactors.

A Conversation with Steven Just

Kapp Notes

Steven is always busy he is CEO of Princeton Metrics, a strategic consulting company that applies the sciences of learning and assessment to improving training. 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. For the most part corporate training is event driven, centering around a course of one form or other (instructor-led, eLearning, blended, a game, etc.).

2016 LMS Market Trends, Observations and Predictions

Talented Learning

This is especially true for those groups responsible for training external, non-employee audiences. Other vendors assume they have all the content you need to meet compliance or talent requirements like SurePeople , NavEx Global , 360 Training and QuestCE.

Insight – The Top 50 LMS 2017 Report

eLearning 24-7

I’ve gone thru my criteria before and the approach including weights and points based on a whole slew of categories including learning evironment, mobile, social, administration, reporting, learner functionality, capabilities of the system, technological infrastructure, training/support, overall service, forward thinking and adaptability. eLogic Learning, ExpertusOne, Unicorn Training, Growth Engineering.

Hello from Our New VP of Partnerships and Distribution Strategy

OpenSesame

Innovative companies such as SuccessFactors / SAP , Taleo / Oracle , Saba , SilkRoad are enabling companies to deeply integrate employee learning and skill development with other aspects of Human Resource Management (and generating billions of dollars of value in the process).

Enhancing our Reporting and Analytics

Mindflash

It worked for most of our customers; but the further our customers took their training courses, the deeper the reporting they needed. Total training hours and the average time in a course give the trainer a view of how much time trainees have spent in Mindflash training.

Totara: re-shaping Moodle for corporate use

Clive on Learning

Last week I asked Can the ‘big LMS’ break clear of formal training? - I wanted to know whether Saba, one of the most successful of the big LMSs, could reinvent itself to accommodate informal learning. This time I’m exploring whether it is possible for one of the world’s most popular academic virtual learning environments, Moodle, to be adapted to suit the needs of corporates.

LMS Integration:  The Learning Ecosystem

Talented Learning

Integrate a CRM and a LMS together and you have the most measurable training program in history. With shared common audiences, user experiences and most importantly, shared data, organizations have an unprecedented view into the value of training.

Insight – The Top 50 LMS 2017 Report

eLearning 24-7

I’ve gone thru my criteria before and the approach including weights and points based on a whole slew of categories including learning evironment, mobile, social, administration, reporting, learner functionality, capabilities of the system, technological infrastructure, training/support, overall service, forward thinking and adaptability. eLogic Learning, ExpertusOne, Unicorn Training, Growth Engineering.

The Cornerstone Effect

eLearning 24-7

Geared towards the HR, OD professional – in other words, the system is not focused on Training Directors/Managers and others in training, but more on the L&D side of the house, including HR individuals (I would concur that the platform IMO is aligned in such a way, only because the system itself is geared more towards a soft HCM – Human Capital Management – system, rather than a flat out LMS).

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

eLearning 24-7

Then, the administrator could include the video as part of the training/learning in the course catalog or assigned courses to individual or multiple learners. Another aspect would be adding this “training piece” to a file repository or sharing it with the learners as a whole. 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.

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Top 15 Learning Management Systems mid-year 2014

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This makes no sense in my book, because you could have 500 users and have a high budget for training and equally you could have 5,000 users and your budget is slightly higher than 35 candy bars. 8 Unicorn Training – SkillsServe is its name, the LMS that is and financial is its game. Curious to know where SumTotal, Cornerstone, Saba and SuccessFactors ended up? I love to travel.

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A Look Back at E-Learning in 2012

eLearning 24-7

This really could be seen at the ASTD International show which has always been known as a true ILT (instructor led training) angle, with materials. . I love the end of the year. It enables you to look back and see the triumphs, the disappointments, the good and the bad.

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The Latest LMS Insight

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Part of the confusion is the usage of the term “traditional”, whereas I think that people who use that term are focusing on vendors such as Cornerstone or Saba, for example, and assuming that all vendors are like them. This means that even if the person selecting the system is from HR, the platforms are being used first and foremost for learning/training. The same would apply if I was doing only internal training.

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Perceptions and Factoids (LMS)

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Well, for one thing, the folks in the room were L&D, Training and HR people who are working behind the scenes. . 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.

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Time for Change: MOOCs and Learning Technology

CLO Magazine

Companies such as Blackboard, CBT Systems — now Skillsoft — Saba and Docent were born. It’s inevitable that this investment will change the world of corporate training. As we’ve talked with clients about these programs, more of them are asking, “Why can’t we use these courses for our own online corporate training?” Today many large companies spend millions of dollars to build or buy all types of training in the core skills category.