Saba Named as a Major Player in IDC’s Integrated Talent Management MarketScape…from Saba


Leading Analyst Firm Recognizes Saba for Strong Leadership and Global Momentum


HRchitect featured Saba in our release of The Suite Life of Integrated Talent Management and also includes them in our list of top Talent Management Systems and top Learning Management Systems vendors that businesses should consider. Saba appeared on the HRchitect WebMingle on August 14, 2009. Matt Lafata with HRchitect attended the 2010 Saba Global Summit and Analyst Day in Boston, MA. Matt Lafata & Tiffany Appleby attended the Saba Global Sales Rally FY12 in June 2011 in Redwood City, CA and the Saba Global Summit 2012 in Miami, FL.

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Saba (NASDAQ:SABA), the premier provider of people-centric enterprise solutions, today announced that it is positioned as a Major Player in IDC’s Integrated Talent Management MarketScape report.

An authoritative analysis of the Talent Management vendor landscape, the report cites Saba’s “strong partnerships,” “strong global presence,” “good market momentum” and “being out in front with investments in social talent management” as drivers for the Major Player distinction.

In addition, Saba recently announced the acquisition of HumanConcepts, further increasing Saba’s strong market presence. HumanConcepts’ organizational planning capabilities including intuitive visual analytics, organizational planning and modeling and the ability to streamline company transitions are powerful additions to the Saba Talent Management Suite. More information is available about the HumanConcepts acquisition in the press release, “Saba Acquires Leading Organizational Planning Provider HumanConcepts.”

Supporting Quotes

“Saba’s ability to build upon it core suite with a strong release strategy, aggressive growth plans and strategic global partnerships resulted in its high marks,” said Lisa Rowan, program director, HR and talent management services, IDC.

“To be named as a Major Player in the IDC Integrated Talent Management MarketScape report showcases Saba’s continued innovation and dedication to providing a unified talent management suite that drives business agility for our customers,” said Karen Steele, senior vice president of corporate marketing, Saba.

“We appreciate IDC’s recognition of our efforts to provide a powerful talent management offering complete with the most advanced organizational, workforce and succession planning capabilities available on the market today.”

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