Saba and Mansfield Oil Win 2015 Brandon Hall Excellence Award for Innovation in Personalized Career Planning

REDWOOD SHORES, Calif. – January 25th, 2016 – Saba, a global leader in cloud-based intelligent talent management solutions, today announced it has been selected by Brandon Hall Group for Best Advance in Career Management or Planning Technology. Saba’s Succession@Work product was recognized for its innovative career planning capabilities that leverage machine learning and predictive analytics to automatically extrapolate and recommend career paths, assemble the right learning sequences, competency, and skill goals, and estimate time frames to achieve advancement opportunities within and beyond current roles.

For most organizations, developing personalized career development frameworks and maintaining career paths is a time-consuming, manual and costly exercise that needs ongoing attention and revision. Saba’s Succession@Work solution, powered by Saba Cloud, delivers the advanced innovation needed to actively engage employees and accelerate workforce development, while significantly reducing complexity and resource requirements for HR professionals.

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As an example of excellence in Career Planning, Saba customer Mansfield Oil was showcased as part of this award. Mansfield Oil is using the Succession@Work module, as well as the entire Saba Cloud Talent Management suite, to help develop, engage and retain its rapidly growing employee base across 26 states in the US and Canada.

Mansfield Oil was praised for its transformational talent management strategies, and its use of the Saba platform to gain insight into the career development needs of its people at all levels. With Saba Cloud, Mansfield Oil will connect succession plans with its coaching and internal talent development programs, provides collaborative and blended learning programs, delivers real time employee performance feedback, and empowers personalized career paths and growth. Additionally, Mansfield also tracks and reports on company-wide program effectiveness and impact through advanced analytics, via a single platform.

“People are at the core of what we do, so Talent Management is a critical part of our culture and our strategy.” Alanna Mahone, VP of Human Resources at Mansfield Oil.  “Saba Cloud helps us gain insight into the career development needs of our employees, so we can help them create a path towards their goals and reach their career aspirations. Saba has enabled us to transform our approach to talent management – with Saba we can focus on our people and their goals, and help them reach their potential.”

Learn more about Mansfield Oil’s talent management initiative, powered by Saba:

“This award is a testament to the inspiration we draw from our customers, like Mansfield Oil, said Ben Willis, VP of Products at Saba. “We’re dedicated to developing the technologies that enable our customers to transform the way they develop their people, and we’re honored to be recognized for our advanced capabilities and innovations in talent management.”

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 www.saba.com

About Brandon Hall Group, Inc.
Brandon Hall Group is a HCM research and advisory services firm that provides insights around key performance areas, including Learning and Development, Talent Management, Leadership Development, Talent Acquisition and Workforce Management.

With more than 10,000 clients globally and 20 years of delivering world-class research and advisory services, Brandon Hall Group is focused on developing research that drives performance in emerging and large organizations, and provides strategic insights for executives and practitioners responsible for growth and business results. (www.brandonhall.com)