Saba Positioned as a Visionary in 2015 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Talent Management Suites …

REDWOOD SHORES, CA, Aug 13, 2015 (Marketwired via COMTEX) — Saba, a global leader in cloud based intelligent talent management solutions, today announced it has been placed by Gartner Inc. in the “Visionaries” Quadrant of the 2015 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Talent Management Suites Report1.

“To be recognized again as a visionary in the Gartner Magic Quadrant is a testament, to our equally boundary-pushing customers like Dell, Virgin Atlantic, FlightCar, Yum! Brands and Guitar Center who inspire us with their strategic approach to driving better business with more intelligent talent management, ” said Tom Berquist, Saba CEO. “Saba’s proven track record in innovation makes Saba a great choice for companies looking to drive pioneering talent strategies. It also inspires us to continue to re-set the bar for an irresistibly easy to use and powerfully insightful technology solution.”

One of Saba’s innovative customers is Virgin Atlantic, which recently won an HR Excellence Award for its Learning and Development Strategy.

“We’re excited to be working with Saba as we transform our learning and talent processes,” said Joanne McGuire, VP of Organizational Development and Customer Training at Virgin Atlantic. “Saba’s comprehensive cloud offering unifies every aspect of learning technology which will accelerate the engagement, development, and inspiration of our employees. Saba Cloud enables us to extend our ‘loved for service’ learning by creating a simple user experience for delegates and instructors.”

Saba Cloud’s intelligent talent management platform leverages predictive analytics to deliver insights at every stage of employment from recruiting, learning and performance management, to compensation and succession planning.

Emily He, Saba’s Chief Marketing Officer, added that recognition in the report aligns with growing customer and prospect excitement about Saba’s:

--  Learning solution as best in class, and its performance and succession
    solutions as strong.
--  Integration between learning and development functionalities for
    development planning as a strength.
--  Innovation around analytics and collaboration within its product
    platform, including The Intelligent Mentor (TIM), which leverages
    machine learning technologies to provide users with more personalized
    and relevant information, and crowd-sourced assessment in its
    Impressions and Rock Star badges, which uses social dynamics to help
    organizations identify high potential employees.
--  Global implementation and support services, enabling it to serve large
    distributed enterprises.

Gartner, “Magic Quadrant for Talent Management Suites,” Yvette Cameron, Jeff Freyermuth and Ron Hanscome, Helen Poitevin, 10 August 2015

Additional Resources

To learn how companies such as Dell, Yum! Brands, Guitar Center, Virgin Atlantic Airlines, and more use Saba to support their talent management initiatives, visit:

For more information on Saba’s integrated talent management suite, visit:

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About Saba

Saba delivers a cloud-based intelligent talent management solution used by leading organizations worldwide to hire, develop, engage and inspire their people. With machine learning at its core, Saba Cloud offers proactive, personalized 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

About the Magic Quadrant

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