Saba Wins Gold for “Excellence in Learning Management Systems” from Chief Learning Officer Magazine

Saba Takes Top Award in Recognition of Implementation at Leading European Consumer Electronics Retailer Media-Saturn

REDWOOD SHORES, Calif. (October 06, 2010) – Saba (NASDAQ:SABA), the premier people systems provider, today announced that Chief Learning Officer magazine has awarded Saba the top award in the “Excellence in Learning Management Systems (LMS)” category for the publication’s 2010 Learning in Practice Awards. The award was announced at the Fall Chief Learning Officer Symposium at the Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel, Calif., on September 28th. Saba won for an implementation at European consumer electronics giant Media-Saturn that encompassed multiple geographies in Europe and Asia, local languages, and completion in under four weeks. This is Saba’s third consecutive year of winning a Learning in Practice Award from Chief Learning Officer magazine; in 2009 Saba won the “Excellence in Social Networks” award and in 2008 Saba won again in the “Excellence in LMS” category.

News Facts

  • The “Excellence in LMS” Award recognizes providers that have rolled out a robust learning management system (or equivalent) for a client in the past year. Awards for gold, silver and bronze are awarded each year at the Chief Learning Officer Symposium.
  • The award was given in recognition for the implementation of an LMS for Media-Saturn, with the goal of providing efficient, responsive training in a decentralized retail environment to reduce employee attrition and improve sales performance.


“One of our objectives is to transform the HR function at Media-Saturn and provide true business value to the company,” noted Christian Foerg, head of human resources and payroll solutions for Media-Saturn. “Saba has helped us to achieve that.”

“It’s an honor to be recognized by Chief Learning Officer magazine’s Learning in Practice awards. Saba Learning has always set the standard for the best LMS available on the market,” said Laurent Pacalin, SVP people learning, Saba. “Our easy-to-use solutions leverage the way people learn in real life: through social learning, user generated content and mobile access. Saba is proud of working with our customers to develop the talent of their diverse and distributed workforces and helping them better compete in the global economy.”

About Saba

Saba (NASDAQ:SABA) provides a new class of people systems that combine enterprise learning, people management, and collaboration technologies. Today’s people-driven enterprises are using Saba’s solutions to mobilize and engage people around new strategies and initiatives, align and connect people to accelerate the flow of business, and cultivate, capture, and share individual and collective knowhow to effectively compete and succeed.

Saba’s premier customer base includes major global organizations and industry leaders in financial services, life sciences and healthcare, high tech, automotive and manufacturing, retail, energy and utilities, packaged goods, and public sector organizations. Saba’s solutions are available both on-premise and in the cloud, and are underpinned by global services capabilities and partnerships encompassing strategic consulting, comprehensive implementation services, and ongoing worldwide support.

Headquartered in Redwood Shores, California, Saba has offices on five continents. For more information, please visit or call +1-877-SABA-101 or +1-650-779-2791.

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Jenny Lee, 650-581-2615
Activa PR for Saba
Emma Rosen, 415-385-2843

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