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Saba Named a Leader and Major Market Player Across Five New IDC Worldwide Integrated Talent Management Reports

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Saba, a global leader in cloud-based intelligent talent management solutions, today announced it has been recognised by IDC as a Leader and Major Market Player in the latest series of IDC Worldwide MarketScape reports, which evaluate the leading providers in Integrated Talent Management. Saba was named a Leader in IDC’s MarketScape: Worldwide Learning Management Report, as well as a Major Market Player across four additional reports covering performance, compensation, recruiting, and integrated talent management.

Saba Cloud’s robust intelligent, social, and collaborative capabilities can easily be infused into workflows, elevating employee engagement and productivity. Saba pioneered the use of artificial intelligence in talent management for providing system-generated recommendations on: learning content and courses; mentors; career planning for employees; candidates for hiring managers; and insights on process optimisation for HR leaders. 

"Saba's positioning as a leader and a major market player reflects its strong and satisfied global customer base, its well regarded product roadmap and its depth of capability," says Lisa Rowan, Research Vice President, HR, Talent, and Learning, IDC. "Saba has also been out ahead of the curve on the use of advanced analytics and integration of social technology which it’s customers are using to transform their businesses.”

Saba’s suite of cloud-based talent management solutions are used by organisations worldwide to hire, develop, and engage their people. Saba Cloud's six applications — Learning, Performance, Compensation, Succession, Recruiting, and Workforce Planning — cover the entire employee life cycle. With an integrated set of solutions delivered via Saba Cloud, Saba delivers proactive, personalised recommendations on courses, candidates, compensation, career paths, and many other areas to help employees and organisations succeed.

”Being recognised by IDC for our integrated talent management platform is a testament not just to the strength of Saba, but to the innovation of our diverse customer base, ranging from the world’s leading global brands to high-growth startups,” said Saba’s VP Worldwide Marketing, Theresa Damato. “Our customers continually inspire us to think differently about the new world of work, which helps us quickly identify new opportunities to innovate, and new ways learning and HR leaders can leverage Saba’s platform to engage, develop and inspire their people, advance their culture, gain critical organisational insight, and make a significant and measurable impact on their business.”

Reports referenced in this release include the following available at

IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Integrated Talent Management 2016 Vendor Assessment (IDC # US40644116), June 2016).

IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Recruiting in Integrated Talent Management 2016 Vendor Analysis (IDC # US40644516), June 2016).

IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Learning Management in Integrated Talent Management 2016 Vendor Analysis (IDC # US40644216), June 2016).

IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Performance Management in Integrated Talent Management 2016 Vendor Analysis (IDC # US40644416), June 2016).

IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Compensation Management in Integrated Talent Management 2016 Vendor Analysis (IDC # US40644016), June 2016).

About IDC MarketScape
IDC MarketScape vendor analysis model is designed to provide an overview of the competitive fitness of ICT (information and communications technology) suppliers in a given market. The research methodology utilises a rigorous scoring methodology based on both qualitative and quantitative criteria that results in a single graphical illustration of each vendor’s position within a given market. IDC MarketScape provides a clear framework in which the product and service offerings, capabilities and strategies, and current and future market success factors of IT and telecommunications vendors can be meaningfully compared. The framework also provides technology buyers with a 360-degree assessment of the strengths and weaknesses of current and prospective vendors.

About Saba
Saba delivers a cloud-based intelligent talent management solution used by leading organisations worldwide to hire, develop, engage and inspire their people. With machine learning at its core, Saba Cloud offers proactive, personalised recommendations on candidates, connections and content to help employees and businesses lead and succeed. It is purpose-built on a highly scalable platform that exceeds industry security and reliability standards. Saba has more than 31 million users and 2,200 customers across 195 countries and 37 languages. Learn more about intelligent talent management at

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