Saba Announces 2001 User Conference, May 3-4

Tom Kelly of Cisco and Cushing Anderson of IDC Keynote at Saba User Conference

On Powering Human Capital Development and Management



Apr 25, 2001, 01:00 ET from Saba Software

    REDWOOD SHORES, Calif., April 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Saba (Nasdaq:   SABA), the
 leading provider of human capital development and management (HCDM) solutions,
 today announced that the annual Saba global user conference will take place
 May 3-4 at the Argent Hotel in San Francisco, CA. Executives from Saba
 customers such as Amazon, 3Com, Cisco, DaimlerChrysler, Dell, EMC, Ford, GE,
 John Deere, SAFECO, SEMA, Sun, and VERITAS will present on the key trends
 affecting the HCDM market today. Attendance has increased by 125% over last
 year as hundreds of Saba users and partners sign up to learn how leading
 Global 2000 enterprises leverage Saba HCDM solutions to gain competitive
 advantage.
     Tom Kelly, Vice President of Internet Learning Solutions for Cisco, will
 keynote the first day of the user conference. He will provide examples of
 building the Cisco Internet Learning Solutions group and will discuss his
 success in extending the learning-based certification program internally and
 externally. He will also explain how learning is the cornerstone of the Cisco
 strategy to build competencies as they extend their organization through
 mergers and acquisitions.
     Cushing Anderson, e-Learning Services Research Manager for IDC, will
 keynote the second day of the user conference. His talk entitled "Learning
 Solutions:  No Simple Answers" describes models that IDC uses to help
 organizations develop a solutions approach to organizational training. Mr.
 Anderson will shed some light as to the typical breakdown in enterprise
 training today, and will pose suggestions for new ways to evaluate e-learning
 and training initiatives as key to overall change management processes.
     Additional sessions will include insights from Ted Wills, Partner at
 PricewaterhouseCoopers, and Michael Moe, Partner at ThinkEquity. Leading
 enterprises such as PricewaterhouseCoopers, Unifi, Deloitte Consulting, KPMG,
 Adcore, and SEMA will discuss content strategies for integrated e-learning
 solutions. Other sessions will cover product, implementation, HCDM, and global
 strategies.
 
     Sponsors and Exhibitors include:
 
     -- Platinum Sponsors:  Cisco, PricewaterhouseCoopers, GlobalEnglish,
        Latitude360, and LogicBay.
     -- Gold Sponsors:  Avaltus, Centra, DigitalThink, Knowledge Impact,
        Knowledge Mechanics, Raytheon Professional Services, and Trivantis.
     -- Exhibitors:  Convene.com, Digital Pipe, Knowledge Net,
        Knowledge Window, Knowledge Systems, Leading Way, Macromedia,
        Ninth House Network, Question Mark Corporation, Skillsoft, and
        WBT Systems.
 
     The Saba user conference will include high-level executive sessions with
 industry visionaries, a partner showcase, discussions on future product
 directions, keynotes, special networking events, in-depth technical
 presentations on products and services in the Saba lab, and demonstrations of
 the latest solutions from Saba partners. In addition, customers and partners
 will be recognized with awards for their innovative deployments of Saba
 solutions at the inaugural Saba Customer Awards Program.
     "One of our core values at Saba is to foster enduring relationships with
 our customers and partners," said Bobby Yazdani, Saba CEO and Founder. "The
 Saba user conference is a critical step in ensuring the long-term success of
 the Saba Ecosystem of customer and partners as they successfully implement
 human capital development and management solutions. This is the most essential
 conference that Saba users will attend this year."
     Additional conference and registration information is available online at
 www.saba.com or by calling 800-543-8096.
 
     About Saba
     Saba is the leading provider of Human Capital Development and Management
 (HCDM) solutions that consist of Internet-based learning, performance, content
 and resource management systems, business-to-business exchanges, integrated
 content and related services. Customers around the world rely on Saba for
 human capital development and management infrastructure to increase
 competitive advantage by rapidly building critical skills throughout their
 extended enterprise of customers, partners, employees and suppliers.
     Global 2000 customers include Medtronic, Anheuser-Busch, Cisco Systems,
 Ford Motor Company, DaimlerChrysler, General Electric, i2 Technologies,
 Veritas Software, EMC Corp., Sun Microsystems, iPlanet, Red Hat, Hyundai,
 3Com, the Competence Network of Norwegian Business and Industry and the U.S.
 Veterans Benefits Administration.
     Founded in 1997, Saba is a global company headquartered in Redwood Shores,
 Calif. For more information, please visit www.saba.com or call 877-SABA-101 or
 650-779-2791 in the Americas, +44-0-208-334-8043 in Europe, the Middle East
 and Africa or +61-2-9293-2538 in Asia/Pacific.
     NOTE:  Saba, the Saba logo, and the marks relating to other Saba products
 and services referenced herein are either trademarks or registered trademarks
 of Saba Software, Inc. All other trademarks are the property of their
 respective owners.
 
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SOURCE Saba Software
    REDWOOD SHORES, Calif., April 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Saba (Nasdaq:   SABA), the
 leading provider of human capital development and management (HCDM) solutions,
 today announced that the annual Saba global user conference will take place
 May 3-4 at the Argent Hotel in San Francisco, CA. Executives from Saba
 customers such as Amazon, 3Com, Cisco, DaimlerChrysler, Dell, EMC, Ford, GE,
 John Deere, SAFECO, SEMA, Sun, and VERITAS will present on the key trends
 affecting the HCDM market today. Attendance has increased by 125% over last
 year as hundreds of Saba users and partners sign up to learn how leading
 Global 2000 enterprises leverage Saba HCDM solutions to gain competitive
 advantage.
     Tom Kelly, Vice President of Internet Learning Solutions for Cisco, will
 keynote the first day of the user conference. He will provide examples of
 building the Cisco Internet Learning Solutions group and will discuss his
 success in extending the learning-based certification program internally and
 externally. He will also explain how learning is the cornerstone of the Cisco
 strategy to build competencies as they extend their organization through
 mergers and acquisitions.
     Cushing Anderson, e-Learning Services Research Manager for IDC, will
 keynote the second day of the user conference. His talk entitled "Learning
 Solutions:  No Simple Answers" describes models that IDC uses to help
 organizations develop a solutions approach to organizational training. Mr.
 Anderson will shed some light as to the typical breakdown in enterprise
 training today, and will pose suggestions for new ways to evaluate e-learning
 and training initiatives as key to overall change management processes.
     Additional sessions will include insights from Ted Wills, Partner at
 PricewaterhouseCoopers, and Michael Moe, Partner at ThinkEquity. Leading
 enterprises such as PricewaterhouseCoopers, Unifi, Deloitte Consulting, KPMG,
 Adcore, and SEMA will discuss content strategies for integrated e-learning
 solutions. Other sessions will cover product, implementation, HCDM, and global
 strategies.
 
     Sponsors and Exhibitors include:
 
     -- Platinum Sponsors:  Cisco, PricewaterhouseCoopers, GlobalEnglish,
        Latitude360, and LogicBay.
     -- Gold Sponsors:  Avaltus, Centra, DigitalThink, Knowledge Impact,
        Knowledge Mechanics, Raytheon Professional Services, and Trivantis.
     -- Exhibitors:  Convene.com, Digital Pipe, Knowledge Net,
        Knowledge Window, Knowledge Systems, Leading Way, Macromedia,
        Ninth House Network, Question Mark Corporation, Skillsoft, and
        WBT Systems.
 
     The Saba user conference will include high-level executive sessions with
 industry visionaries, a partner showcase, discussions on future product
 directions, keynotes, special networking events, in-depth technical
 presentations on products and services in the Saba lab, and demonstrations of
 the latest solutions from Saba partners. In addition, customers and partners
 will be recognized with awards for their innovative deployments of Saba
 solutions at the inaugural Saba Customer Awards Program.
     "One of our core values at Saba is to foster enduring relationships with
 our customers and partners," said Bobby Yazdani, Saba CEO and Founder. "The
 Saba user conference is a critical step in ensuring the long-term success of
 the Saba Ecosystem of customer and partners as they successfully implement
 human capital development and management solutions. This is the most essential
 conference that Saba users will attend this year."
     Additional conference and registration information is available online at
 www.saba.com or by calling 800-543-8096.
 
     About Saba
     Saba is the leading provider of Human Capital Development and Management
 (HCDM) solutions that consist of Internet-based learning, performance, content
 and resource management systems, business-to-business exchanges, integrated
 content and related services. Customers around the world rely on Saba for
 human capital development and management infrastructure to increase
 competitive advantage by rapidly building critical skills throughout their
 extended enterprise of customers, partners, employees and suppliers.
     Global 2000 customers include Medtronic, Anheuser-Busch, Cisco Systems,
 Ford Motor Company, DaimlerChrysler, General Electric, i2 Technologies,
 Veritas Software, EMC Corp., Sun Microsystems, iPlanet, Red Hat, Hyundai,
 3Com, the Competence Network of Norwegian Business and Industry and the U.S.
 Veterans Benefits Administration.
     Founded in 1997, Saba is a global company headquartered in Redwood Shores,
 Calif. For more information, please visit www.saba.com or call 877-SABA-101 or
 650-779-2791 in the Americas, +44-0-208-334-8043 in Europe, the Middle East
 and Africa or +61-2-9293-2538 in Asia/Pacific.
     NOTE:  Saba, the Saba logo, and the marks relating to other Saba products
 and services referenced herein are either trademarks or registered trademarks
 of Saba Software, Inc. All other trademarks are the property of their
 respective owners.
 
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