Saba Named a Leader and Major Player in Series of New IDC Worldwide Integrated Talent Management MarketScape Reports

July 24, 2018

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July 24, 2018 – Dublin, California – Saba Software, a leading provider of people-centric talent management solutions, today announced it has been recognized by IDC as a Leader and Major 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 Worldwide Learning Management Vendor Assessment and Worldwide Compensation Management Vendor Assessment (with its Halogen TalentSpace solution), as well as a Major Player in the Integrated Talent Management Vendor Assessment and Worldwide Performance Management Vendor Assessment.

Saba delivers cloud-based talent management solutions that enables organizations to put their people and teams at the center of their own development experience while staying aligned and connected to business goals. With solutions that serve both mid-sized customers to the largest enterprises, Saba’s talent platforms – Saba Cloud and TalentSpace (from their acquisition of Halogen in May 2017) – were both rated highly in the IDC reports.

“Saba’s vision of intelligent talent management is well executed with strong functionality across its entire product suite, especially in its learning management offering, its advanced analytics capabilities are at the forefront of innovation, as evidenced in its ability to power data-driven decision making in key processes across the talent management life cycle,” says Lisa Rowan, Research Vice President, HR, Talent, and Learning, IDC.

IDC defines talent management as those functions that serve to attract, develop, reward, and retain the workforce. Made up of a variety of functions, talent management includes the areas of recruiting and onboarding, learning and development, performance management, compensation management, and career and succession planning, all supported by a base of competency management and assessment.

“Being recognized by IDC for our strengths across such a broad range of talent management categories is a testament to the strength of Saba’s innovation, as well as the transformational vision of our diverse customer base, which ranges from high-growth startups to some of the world’s largest and most iconic brands,” said Saba’s Chief Marketing Officer, Theresa Damato. “Our customers continually inspire us with their talent development successes, and the innovative ways they use our solutions to engage, develop, motivate and inspire their people, advance their cultures, elevate their employer brands, 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 2018 Vendor Assessment (IDC #US41522417)
  • IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Performance Management in Integrated Talent Management 2018 Vendor Assessment (IDC #US41522617)
  • IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Learning Management in Integrated Talent Management 2018 Vendor Assessment (IDC #US41522517)
  • IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Compensation Management in Integrated Talent Management 2018 Vendor Assessment (IDC #US41522317)

About IDC MarketScape

IDC MarketScape vendor analysis model is designed to provide an overview of the competitive fitness of IT, telecommunications, or industry-specific suppliers in a given market. The research methodology utilizes 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, telecommunications, or industry-specific vendors can be meaningfully compared. The framework also provides technology buyers with a transparent foundation to allow companies to independently compare the strengths and weaknesses of current and prospective vendors.



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