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.

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Saba Launches a “Just for Me” Learning Experience with Release of Saba me:time

Training Industry

Saba Launches a “Just for Me” Learning Experience with Release of Saba me:time - Read more by Taryn Oesch on Training Industry. learning at scale learning experience learning experience platform LXP personalized learning Saba

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Saba Software Completes Acquisition of Lumesse

Training Industry

Saba Software Completes Acquisition of Lumesse - Read more by Taryn Oesch on Training Industry. learning experience platform M&A Saba talent development talent management software

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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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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

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IBM Adopts Saba as its Learning Technology Partner

Josh Bersin on Enterprise Learning

A very important partnership was announced today: IBM announced a major commitment to Saba as its primary learning management technology partner. In the 1980’s, the company offered a wide range of corporate training tools and systems, including PC. Read more» The post IBM Adopts Saba as its Learning Technology Partner appeared first on JOSH BERSIN. Enterprise Learning HR Systems LMS, LCMS ibm lms Saba

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Numbers Don’t Lie: ROI of Corporate Training


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. Even focusing on creating a training program in just one of these areas can have dramatic impact on the company. Too often training initiatives are considered “fluffy”, without any real impact. elearning training

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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. “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.

4 Key Elements for a Successful Leadership Program

ej4 eLearning

According to a Retention and Leadership Survey study done by Harris Poll (commissioned by Saba), 39 percent of companies surveyed offered leadership development programs, but only 15 percent of employees at those firms felt that the training they were receiving in any way prepared them for leadership positions. eLearning Leadership Leadership Training

New Disciplines of the Modern Training Organization

Josh Bersin on Enterprise Learning

During this time we have interviewed hundreds of corporate HR and training leaders and reviewed in-depth trends of more than 780 global organizations. . Read more» The post New Disciplines of the Modern Training Organization appeared first on JOSH BERSIN. Content Development Informal Learning Learning Programs Talent Management bersin corporate training high impact learning organization hilo information architecture learning culture lms Saba sumtotal systems training

Kenexa Acquires Outstart: Getting Serious about the Corporate Learning Market

Josh Bersin on Enterprise Learning

This represents a major move for Kenexa, putting the company firmly into the market for training tools, Read more» The post Kenexa Acquires Outstart: Getting Serious about the Corporate Learning Market appeared first on JOSH BERSIN. HR Systems Learning Programs LMS, LCMS kenexa learning lms outstart peoplefluent Saba sumtotal systems taleo training

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. social learning in corporations education technology social learning LMS social learning applications corporate training Talent Management workplace social learning social learning at work

4 Important Soft Skills Your Employees Need In the Digital Age

Bluewater Learning

It’s no longer enough to just focus training on hard skills and technical skills. Shark Bites - Saba EditionThe rise of artificial intelligence is changing the workforce. It has left many workers worried about the prospect of their jobs becoming automated. While the fear is warranted, there is one skill area that AI and robots lack – something that is still highly valued in the workplace: interpersonal skills. What makes interpersonal skills so important?

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.

From E-Learning to We-Learning

Josh Bersin on Enterprise Learning

The corporate training industry is undergoing some major changes. Enterprise Learning Informal Learning Learning Culture Learning In The Flow of Work Learning Programs LMS, LCMS cisco citrix e-learning facebook linkedin microsoft Plateau Saba sun taleo we-learning webexOver last few months we have been involved in many discussions with organizations about the tremendous needs to build, manage, and formalize their social and collaborative learning programs.

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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.

“Automating” your Classroom Training


“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. While certainly evolving and in need of updating, classroom training is very much here to stay. That said, many areas of traditional classroom training are ripe for “automation.”

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. The latest rage in the learning space is the heavy usage of Microsoft Teams as a key component for employees training/learning. What about folks who will lose their jobs and will need to be re-trained with skills that will need to be successful at their new company? .

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


Microlearning empowers enterprises to offer result oriented training to their front line employees and enables learners to understand and implement the learning in their jobs easily. With the help of microlearning, organizations can now offer training to their mobile and deskless workers in a short time and boost employee performance leading to enhanced business results. Increasing Demand for Training of Deskless and Mobile Workers Across Industries

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. These articles will be beneficial and informative as they provide background as to what is happening in the world of training, as well as helpful tips to boost productivity and efficiency, which are somethings we are always looking to improve. Help Your Corporate Training Take Flight. Amazon says it will share employee training know-how with other firms.

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“How can I deliver training to my customers’ clients?”

Rustici Software

Hey Andy, I currently use Saba as an LMS. I need to deliver SCORM compliant training to my clients that they can distribute to their employees. This blog post is part of our “Ask Andy” series in which we publish Andy’s plain-spoken, straight shooting answers to common or uniquely interesting (eLearning) questions. If you have a question, you can always fill out this form and ask Andy too.

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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What is the Importance of SCORM Compliant LMS?


Consequently, this reduces time, save costs, and effort while creating interactive training content. ? It is implemented by the top Learning Management Systems, including TalentLMS, Docebo, Saba, as well as our proprietary GCube LMS. ? SCORM supports the adaptability feature by aligning the relevant eLearning compliance modules to pertinent training needs. It also enables content developers to organize training programs for learners with varied job roles and groups. ?


Switch from Moodle to Moodle Alternatives enriching your learning experience


Introduction : Elearning has become a vital part of education and corporate training. Many institutions and organizations utilize online learning to train their employees. While on the other hand, many organizations or businesses prefer a top-graded LMS to train their employees.

Best Practices for Moving Instructor-Led Training to Webinars and Virtual Classrooms (Live Online Learning)

Convergence Training

Because of COVID-19, lots of companies are rushing to get at least some of their instructor-led training materials into an online format. In this article, we’re focusing on a discussion Michelle had with Shannon Tipton , owner of Learning Rebels , and Jo Cook , owner of Lightbulb Moment , on live online training, which includes both webinars and virtual classrooms. How is a virtual classroom similar to an instructor-led training classroom session? .

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. Saba’s study highlights the need for companies to increase their employee feedback channels frequently and consistently capture the insights that will inform the changes workers are seeking — and what development they may require.

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Learning System Award Winners 2019

eLearning 24-7

The third market are learning platforms – these are folks who have many of the standards, include training/learning components, but are not an LMS (and often are more streamlined). A training management system for example, would slide under learning platforms, same as a training operations system. In this category, you will find Performance Mgt or Talent Mgt systems with a learning/training component or module. Saba was #2.

The Augmented LMS: New Life for Talent Management Learning?

Talented Learning

At that time, interest in training customers, channel partners and others “outside the firewall” was on the rise, but many organizations either could not or would not use their internal employee-focused LMS to support external learning programs. In contrast, employees are forced to participate in training for compliance purposes. The LMS Jumps On the Talent Management Train.

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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Avoiding the LMS Overkill


The truth is that given the size of the target base, experience with learning systems and the complexity of training to be administered, enterprises have different learning requirements at different points in time. In the Solo Stage, a senior leader or trainer acts as a Subject Matter Expert and trains a select set of learners in the subject. In the Startup Stage, the organization relies on its managers to train their own teams.

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5 Tips to Make Learning Personal, Relevant and Meaningful

Your Training Edge

If employees don’t see the value in what they are being asked to learn, they will either not participate in the training or, in the case that it is mandatory, begrudgingly endure it. With the five tips outlined above, you’ll be on your way to implementing a high-impact learning strategy that engages, motivates and inspires the modern learner—while also delivering training that fuels better business performance. Author Bio: Andrea Miles VP of Digital Content, Saba Software.

5 of the Best Softwares for Online and Mobile Learning in 2020


Broadly speaking, an online learning platform is any in-house training tool that provides you with a system through which to deliver and manage learning to your workforce regardless of their physical location. EduMe is a Workforce Success platform used by modern companies across 6 continents to train, engage and communicate with their workforce. Adobe Captivate Prime is an LMS through which you can train employees, partners and customers as an enterprise. Saba Learning.

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. The post Workday Unveils Workday Learning With the Goal of Redefining Learning Management Systems appeared first on Training Station. Employee Training

Extended Enterprise LMS Buyers Companion – 2019 Edition

Talented Learning

Extended Channel Training – With Doug Gastich of BlueVolt. The Inside Scoop on Global Franchise Training – With Chris Shanks of Dairy Queen. 4) How can training providers share online content more broadly? 7) How do brands drive training engagement among franchisees? Franchise Training Adoption – With Trista Kimber of Hooters. What does effective customer training look like? 2) How does product training accelerate customer time-to-value?

The Technology Award

CLO Magazine

Brands was faced with a challenge: how to maintain consistent, high-quality and standardized training across its 48,000 restaurant locations and for its global workforce of 1.5 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. On the Saba platform, Yum!

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The Business of Learning

eLearning 24-7

On the corporate side, anyone who has ever run a training program or L&D, has to prove that the numbers are there. At least with customer training, you can offset the costs of everything, thru fee-based content, with employees it is a lot different. This is why training and learning execs will often point to an increase in productivity, happier employees and customers as validation. This is the small print in the training/learning world for employees. .

A Whole New World (of Learning)

CLO Magazine

At that time (early 2000s), learning management systems were an innovative new business application that helped companies build and manage e-learning and track and organize all forms of training. 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. Learning Delivery learning experience LMS training

Should You Use an Employee LMS for Extended Enterprise Learning in 2019?

Talented Learning

They are “known” by the system and they must comply with mandated training assignments. They’re mainly interested in using learning content to strategically support their core business in measurable ways. • Continuing Education – These buyers are professional associations, commercial training companies and entrepreneurial subject matter experts, representing virtually every industry and topic area. Workforce training software. On-demand training system.

Extended Enterprise Compliance: Mapping the Ecosystem

Talented Learning

Compliance = More Than Training + Certifications. Tracking contractor training and certification status is extremely important, but compliance verification runs even deeper. Compliance Training Records – Results of all contractor training that satisfies regulatory and hiring company requirements. Traditionally, live classroom instructors delivered compliance training, supported by printed manuals and workbooks.

Is Open Source Ready for Extended Enterprise Learning?

Talented Learning

But we were trained to believe that if any corporation expressed interest in an open source LMS , the buyer was probably uninformed, unserious, seeking a cheap fix or some combination of those. 2) Audience Size – Only a few hundred corporations in the world have more than 100,000 employees to train. These buyers are usually happy to structure their training business to conform to the capabilities of their chosen LMS.