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Saba Sponsors Human Capital Institute's "Talent Development in the Federal Sector" Learning Track Featuring Thought-Leading Government Speakers

Webcast Today, "A Legacy of Leadership: Mentoring Your Successor," Kicks Off Speaker Series

Author: HCI  |  Source: HCI  |  Published: January 19, 2010

Redwood Shores, Calif. and Washington, D.C. – January 19, 2010 – Saba (NASDAQ: SABA), the premier people management software and services provider, and the Human Capital Institute (HCI), a global professional association advancing the science of strategic talent management, announced today that Saba is sponsoring HCI's new Talent Development in the Federal Sector learning track on HCI's site. The Talent Development in the Federal Sector learning track will present a series of webcasts with leaders in the field discussing insights and best practices for developing talent in the U.S. Federal Government.

The first webcast in the Talent Development in the Federal Sector series will be "A Legacy of Leadership: Mentoring Your Successor," airing today at 2:00 p.m. EST. Featured speakers include Tom Fox, Director, Center for Government Leadership at the Partnership for Public Service, and the author of "Homeland Insecurity: Building the Expertise to Defend America from Bioterrorism," and Jim Gill, Vice President, Public Sector, Saba, and former director of training for the United States Army Recruiting and Retention School. Registration to the webcasts in the series is free and available here. Membership to the HCI site is required, and is also free.

The second webcast in the Federal Talent Management series will be: "Preparing Tomorrow's Public Leaders Today," airing on Wednesday, February 24 at 2:00 p.m. EST. Speakers include the Federal Aviation Administration's Technical Training Director Jim Trinka, who is also a former FBI chief learning officer, and Jim Gill.

"This is a transformative period in public service. Saba is committed to assisting federal talent leaders in the development of a world-class workforce to serve the United States," said Gill.

"Federal organizations face significant challenges in terms of talent attrition, competition, and development," said Bill Craib, Vice President, HCI Center for Human Capital Excellence. "HCI is pleased to partner with Saba to present expert information and solutions that will help federal talent leaders become more strategic."

About Saba
Saba (NASDAQ: SABA) is the premier provider of people management software and services that enable the people-driven enterprise. Saba’s solutions help global enterprises and public sector organizations to quickly respond and adapt to today’s complex and rapidly changing environments.

Saba’s people platform aligns and harnesses the expertise, skills, and ideas of an increasingly distributed and mobile workforce. Working with Saba, organizations are able to align, engage, develop, mobilize, and foster collaboration across employees, customers, and partners in support of increased adaptability, rapid innovation, enhanced productivity, and speed to market.

Saba’s solutions are used by more than 1,300 organizations and over 17 million end-users worldwide. Our solutions are available both on-premise and on-demand and are underpinned by global services capabilities and partnerships that provide strategic consulting, comprehensive implementation services, and ongoing worldwide support.

As the acknowledged standard in people management, Saba’s premier customer base includes the major global industry leaders in financial services, life sciences and healthcare, high tech, automotive and manufacturing, retail, packaged goods, and public sector organizations.

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

Emma Rosen
emma@activapr.com, 415-385-2843

About The Human Capital Institute
The Human Capital Institute (HCI) is a catalyst for innovative new thinking in talent acquisition, development, deployment, and new economy leadership. Through research and collaboration, our global network of more than 160,000 members develops and promotes creativity, best and next practices, and actionable solutions in strategic talent management. Executives, practitioners, and thought leaders representing organizations of all sizes, across public, charitable, and government sectors, utilize HCI communities, education, events, and research to foster talent advantages to ensure organizational change for competitive results. In tandem with these initiatives, HCI's Human Capital Strategist professional certifications and designations set the bar for expertise in talent strategy, acquisition, development, and measurement. For more information, please visit www.hci.org.

Yemil Martinez