Saba Shares Announcements: Acquisition of HumanConcepts, Launch of Saba People Cloud, Updates to Talent Management and Learning Management Suites and Unveiling of Saba Meeting

Contributed by: Aly Kline, Public Relations Associate, Saba

Lots of great announcements were released from the Saba Global Summit held last week:

Companies Combine to Deliver Customers a World-Class Solution for Unified Talent Management and Transition Management

Saba (NASDAQ:SABA), the premier provider of people-centric enterprise solutions, announced the acquisition of HumanConcepts, a leading organizational modeling and visualization provider. The transaction closed March 19, 2012.

The acquisition signifies Saba’s continued focus on the human capital management (HCM) market and complements its unified talent management offering. Saba plans to integrate HumanConcepts’ unique Cloud technologies into its unified talent management suite to extend the value of Saba’s existing core products. To read the full press release on this acquisition:

Saba People Cloud Enables Organizations of All Sizes to Thrive in the New World of Work

To meet the demands of today’s changing world of work, Saba announced the availability of its next generation social enterprise platform, Saba People Cloud. The platform combines social, real-time and mobile technologies with modern people processes to allow organizations to engage, develop and inspire all the people they work with – co-workers, partners, suppliers and customers. By creating a more transparent, better connected and highly collaborative way of working, Saba is empowering an organizations most critical assets-its people-while enabling the social enterprise to be more agile, competitive and responsive to market demands.  To read the full press release:

Newest Release Addresses Top-of-Mind Executive Talent Issues with Industry-Leading Organizational, Workforce and Succession Planning Capabilities

Saba announced significant enhancements to its Talent Management Suite. The latest release addresses market demand for executive talent visibility that gives insights into organizational health, builds strong leadership pipelines, creates bench strength in critical positions, and enables business agility by being able to quickly find the right talent to seize new market opportunities.  With the most advanced organization, workforce and succession planning capabilities available on the market today, the new capabilities in the Saba Talent Management Suite allows organizations to focus on gaining strategic visibility into their talent in order to adapt quickly to changing market conditions. To read the full press release:

Comprehensive Cloud Offering Unifies Every Aspect of Learning Technology – Learning Management, Virtual Classroom, Social Learning, Content Management, Testing and Assessment and Mobile Learning to Accelerate the Development of People

Saba introduced Saba Learning Management Suite, the industry’s most advanced unified enterprise learning platform. Saba Learning Management Suite elevates the game by not just developing an organization’s employees but also by rapidly enabling the entire extended value chain. The new offering seamlessly unifies learning management, social learning, virtual classroom, content authoring and management, testing and assessment, and mobile learning. The Saba Learning Management Suite is accessible anywhere, anytime on mobile devices. It delivers global capabilities including support for over 31 locales, multilingual support and helpdesk capabilities. The Saba Learning Management Suite is proven to deliver rapid ROI by making a direct impact on revenues, customer satisfaction and people productivity. To read the entire press release:

Saba Meeting Delivers a Rich and Scalable Collaborative Environment Designed for New Generation of Social and Mobile Workers

Saba unveiled Saba Meeting, the industry’s first unified social, mobile and video unified collaboration platform. Saba Meeting (formerly Saba Centra) is the first unified collaboration platform that enables users to view video in high definition (HD) across webinars, virtual meetings or classrooms on mobile devices, including the iPad and iPhone. Additionally, when combined with the social capabilities and an embedded people profile within Saba’s new Social Enterprise Platform – Saba People Cloud – users can collaborate and share knowledge and documents in real-time with other employees, customers and partners. By empowering an organization’s most critical assets- its people- Saba helps organizations be more agile, collaborative, competitive and responsive to market demands. To read the entire press release:

About Saba:

Saba (NASDAQ SABA) enables organizations to build a transformative workplace that leverages the advent of social networking in business and the ubiquity of mobile to empower an organization’s most mission-critical assets – its people. The company provides a unified set of People Cloud Applications including learning management, talent management,enterprise social networking and real-time collaboration delivered through the Saba People Cloud.  Saba solutions help organizations leverage their people networks to become more competitive through innovation, speed, agility, and trust.

Saba’s premier customer base includes major global organizations and industry leaders in financial services, life sciences and healthcare, high tech, automotive and manufacturing, retail, energy and utilities, packaged goods, and public sector organizations. Saba’s solutions are underpinned by global services capabilities and partnerships encompassing strategic consulting, comprehensive implementation services, and ongoing worldwide support. Headquartered in Redwood Shores, California, Saba has offices on five continents. For more information, please visit or call +1-877-SABA-101 or +1-650-779-2791. SABA, the Saba logo, Saba Centra, and the marks relating to Saba products and services referenced herein are either trademarks or registered trademarks of Saba Software, Inc. or its affiliates. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

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