Click here to close now.




















Welcome!

News Feed Item

Saba's @Work 2014 Summit Offers Attendees a Happy Way Forward With Talent Management

Leading Brands Share How Engagement and Collaboration Lead to a Happier and More Productive Workplace

REDWOOD SHORES, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 04/17/14 -- Saba (OTCPink: SABA), a global leader in next-generation cloud solutions for talent management, today revealed highlights from its @Work 2014 Summit held April 7-10, 2014 in Orlando. Attendees shared best practices, emerging trends and transformative talent management strategies, while exploring the role that engagement and happiness can play in making organizations more productive. Participants were also introduced to the enhanced and new capabilities of the Saba Cloud Spring 2014 release, which debuted at the conference.

Keynotes from leaders at Zappos, Bersin by Deloitte, Guitar Center, Kimberly-Clark Corporation and Yum! Brands Inc., spotlighted effective approaches to transforming talent management. Attendees saw how by tapping into the power of social networking across the enterprise, and harnessing unified mobile and predictive strategies, companies can bolster employee engagement, inspiration and productivity. Those not able to attend the @Work 2014 Summit keynotes on April 8th, and those who'd like to see them again, can watch a replay of these sessions by registering here.

Saba @Work 2014 participants embraced the Summit theme of instilling a culture of engagement and happiness to create a foundation of success. The impressive list of industry luminaries, analysts and delegates, representing a broad range of talent strategists and HR practitioners, discussed their challenges and accomplishments implementing successful people centric practices. Customer feedback and happiness highlights include:

Customer Feedback

  • "The energy level and friendly atmosphere that Saba has developed from start to now is a contagious and happy feeling." Private Research University
  • "Thanks for another fantastic Summit, where you made learning fun and refreshing. You've raised the bar even higher." Global Restaurant Chain
  • "Learned inspiring thoughts on how to improve my organization moving towards happiness." Major U.S. City
  • "Saba Summit was AWESOME!!!! Had a lot of fun, but most importantly gained lots of Saba Cloud knowledge... Kudos to Saba!" National Healthcare Solution Provider
  • "Thank you to everyone @sabasoftware for a wonderful event! I got to meet and network with amazing people at #SabaSummit this year." U.S. Specialty Retailer
  • "This was my first event and I was awed by the quality of events and excitement of the HAPPY SABA employees." Wireless Systems Provider

Happiness Highlights

"I hope that everyone attending @Work 2014 saw that happiness and work can go hand in hand in supporting personal and organizational growth," said Shawn Farshchi, president and CEO, Saba. "Enabling our customers to transform their businesses has always been a part of Saba's legacy. Our new release of Saba Cloud makes intelligent talent management real with a product that gets smarter over time, increasing the value it can deliver to prepare our customers for the future and help them achieve sustainable success."

Saba also introduced Paige Newcombe, its first Chief Customer Officer (CCO), and celebrated the Customer Excellence Award winners for achieving positive business results and uncovering new ways of gaining value from the Saba platform. Additionally, participants received exclusive tutorials on the latest release of Saba Cloud featuring TIM (The Intelligent Mentor) powered by machine learning to provide intelligent and predictive recommendations across the entire Saba Cloud suite of products.

Attendees have already marked their calendars for the @Work 2015 Summit to be held next year on March 30 - April 2, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Supporting Resources

About Saba
Saba (OTCPink: SABA) is a global leader in next-generation cloud solutions for talent management. The company helps organizations transform the way they work by enabling the continuous learning, engagement and development of everyone in their people network, including employees, partners, and customers. Supporting the new world of work, Saba delivers learning, performance, succession, career development, workforce planning and compensation solutions that incorporate modern technologies such as social, collaboration, mobile and gamification. Saba solutions are based on the Saba Cloud platform, a highly scalable architecture that exceeds industry scalability, performance, and security standards. The company currently supports over 31 million users from 2,200 customers across 195 countries and in 37 languages. For more information, please visit www.saba.com.

More Stories By Marketwired .

Copyright © 2009 Marketwired. All rights reserved. All the news releases provided by Marketwired are copyrighted. Any forms of copying other than an individual user's personal reference without express written permission is prohibited. Further distribution of these materials is strictly forbidden, including but not limited to, posting, emailing, faxing, archiving in a public database, redistributing via a computer network or in a printed form.

Latest Stories
Digital Transformation is the ultimate goal of cloud computing and related initiatives. The phrase is certainly not a precise one, and as subject to hand-waving and distortion as any high-falutin' terminology in the world of information technology. Yet it is an excellent choice of words to describe what enterprise IT—and by extension, organizations in general—should be working to achieve. Digital Transformation means: handling all the data types being found and created in the organizat...
Public Cloud IaaS started its life in the developer and startup communities and has grown rapidly to a $20B+ industry, but it still pales in comparison to how much is spent worldwide on IT: $3.6 trillion. In fact, there are 8.6 million data centers worldwide, the reality is many small and medium sized business have server closets and colocation footprints filled with servers and storage gear. While on-premise environment virtualization may have peaked at 75%, the Public Cloud has lagged in adop...
SYS-CON Events announced today that HPM Networks will exhibit at the 17th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on November 3–5, 2015, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. For 20 years, HPM Networks has been integrating technology solutions that solve complex business challenges. HPM Networks has designed solutions for both SMB and enterprise customers throughout the San Francisco Bay Area.
The time is ripe for high speed resilient software defined storage solutions with unlimited scalability. ISS has been working with the leading open source projects and developed a commercial high performance solution that is able to grow forever without performance limitations. In his session at Cloud Expo, Alex Gorbachev, President of Intelligent Systems Services Inc., shared foundation principles of Ceph architecture, as well as the design to deliver this storage to traditional SAN storage co...
The Software Defined Data Center (SDDC), which enables organizations to seamlessly run in a hybrid cloud model (public + private cloud), is here to stay. IDC estimates that the software-defined networking market will be valued at $3.7 billion by 2016. Security is a key component and benefit of the SDDC, and offers an opportunity to build security 'from the ground up' and weave it into the environment from day one. In his session at 16th Cloud Expo, Reuven Harrison, CTO and Co-Founder of Tufin,...
MuleSoft has announced the findings of its 2015 Connectivity Benchmark Report on the adoption and business impact of APIs. The findings suggest traditional businesses are quickly evolving into "composable enterprises" built out of hundreds of connected software services, applications and devices. Most are embracing the Internet of Things (IoT) and microservices technologies like Docker. A majority are integrating wearables, like smart watches, and more than half plan to generate revenue with ...
The Cloud industry has moved from being more than just being able to provide infrastructure and management services on the Cloud. Enter a new era of Cloud computing where monetization’s services through the Cloud are an essential piece of strategy to feed your organizations bottom-line, your revenue and Profitability. In their session at 16th Cloud Expo, Ermanno Bonifazi, CEO & Founder of Solgenia, and Ian Khan, Global Strategic Positioning & Brand Manager at Solgenia, discussed how to easily o...
The Internet of Everything (IoE) brings together people, process, data and things to make networked connections more relevant and valuable than ever before – transforming information into knowledge and knowledge into wisdom. IoE creates new capabilities, richer experiences, and unprecedented opportunities to improve business and government operations, decision making and mission support capabilities.
In their session at 17th Cloud Expo, Hal Schwartz, CEO of Secure Infrastructure & Services (SIAS), and Chuck Paolillo, CTO of Secure Infrastructure & Services (SIAS), provide a study of cloud adoption trends and the power and flexibility of IBM Power and Pureflex cloud solutions. In his role as CEO of Secure Infrastructure & Services (SIAS), Hal Schwartz provides leadership and direction for the company.
Rapid innovation, changing business landscapes, and new IT demands force businesses to make changes quickly. The DevOps approach is a way to increase business agility through collaboration, communication, and integration across different teams in the IT organization. In his session at DevOps Summit, Chris Van Tuin, Chief Technologist for the Western US at Red Hat, will discuss: The acceleration of application delivery for the business with DevOps
Growth hacking is common for startups to make unheard-of progress in building their business. Career Hacks can help Geek Girls and those who support them (yes, that's you too, Dad!) to excel in this typically male-dominated world. Get ready to learn the facts: Is there a bias against women in the tech / developer communities? Why are women 50% of the workforce, but hold only 24% of the STEM or IT positions? Some beginnings of what to do about it! In her Opening Keynote at 16th Cloud Expo, S...
The speed of software changes in growing and large scale rapid-paced DevOps environments presents a challenge for continuous testing. Many organizations struggle to get this right. Practices that work for small scale continuous testing may not be sufficient as the requirements grow. In his session at DevOps Summit, Marc Hornbeek, Sr. Solutions Architect of DevOps continuous test solutions at Spirent Communications, explained the best practices of continuous testing at high scale, which is rele...
Container technology is sending shock waves through the world of cloud computing. Heralded as the 'next big thing,' containers provide software owners a consistent way to package their software and dependencies while infrastructure operators benefit from a standard way to deploy and run them. Containers present new challenges for tracking usage due to their dynamic nature. They can also be deployed to bare metal, virtual machines and various cloud platforms. How do software owners track the usag...
Puppet Labs has announced the next major update to its flagship product: Puppet Enterprise 2015.2. This release includes new features providing DevOps teams with clarity, simplicity and additional management capabilities, including an all-new user interface, an interactive graph for visualizing infrastructure code, a new unified agent and broader infrastructure support.
"Alert Logic is a managed security service provider that basically deploys technologies, but we support those technologies with the people and process behind it," stated Stephen Coty, Chief Security Evangelist at Alert Logic, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 16th Cloud Expo, held June 9-11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York City.