Credly vs. Saba TalentSpace

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
Credly
Score 8.4 out of 10
N/A
Credly, headquartered in New York, offers an employee or specialist digital credentialing (alternately "digital badge") program, providing tools to provide and track employee or trainee certification and certifying processes.N/A
Saba TalentSpace
Score 7.6 out of 10
Enterprise companies (1,001+ employees)
Halogen Software offers a cloud-based talent management suite that includes recruiting, performance management, learning and development, succession planning and compensation programs. It is optimized for mid-sized businesses.N/A
Pricing
CredlySaba TalentSpace
Editions & Modules
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Offerings
Pricing Offerings
CredlySaba TalentSpace
Free Trial
NoNo
Free/Freemium Version
NoNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
NoYes
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeRequired
Additional Details
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Community Pulse
CredlySaba TalentSpace
Top Pros
Top Cons
Features
CredlySaba TalentSpace
Onboarding
Comparison of Onboarding features of Product A and Product B
Credly
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Ratings
Saba TalentSpace
7.8
8 Ratings
6% above category average
New hire portal00 Ratings7.76 Ratings
Manager tracking tools00 Ratings7.68 Ratings
Compliance tracking and reporting00 Ratings8.01 Ratings
Performance and Goals
Comparison of Performance and Goals features of Product A and Product B
Credly
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Ratings
Saba TalentSpace
5.1
33 Ratings
35% below category average
Corporate goal setting00 Ratings3.528 Ratings
Subordinate goal setting00 Ratings3.628 Ratings
Individual goal setting00 Ratings7.232 Ratings
Line-of sight-visibility00 Ratings4.929 Ratings
Performance tracking00 Ratings6.432 Ratings
Performance Management
Comparison of Performance Management features of Product A and Product B
Credly
-
Ratings
Saba TalentSpace
6.1
32 Ratings
11% below category average
Performance plans00 Ratings4.628 Ratings
Plan weighting00 Ratings8.75 Ratings
Manager note taking00 Ratings6.012 Ratings
Performance improvement plans00 Ratings3.625 Ratings
Review status tracking00 Ratings5.430 Ratings
Rater nomination workflow00 Ratings7.85 Ratings
Review reminders00 Ratings6.332 Ratings
Workflow restrictions00 Ratings8.15 Ratings
Multiple review frequency00 Ratings7.024 Ratings
Reporting00 Ratings3.130 Ratings
Succession Planning
Comparison of Succession Planning features of Product A and Product B
Credly
-
Ratings
Saba TalentSpace
7.8
5 Ratings
8% above category average
Create succession plans/pools00 Ratings7.63 Ratings
Candidate ranking00 Ratings7.63 Ratings
Candidate search00 Ratings8.04 Ratings
Candidate development00 Ratings8.04 Ratings
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User Ratings
CredlySaba TalentSpace
Likelihood to Recommend
8.3
(3 ratings)
4.4
(58 ratings)
Likelihood to Renew
-
(0 ratings)
8.0
(11 ratings)
Usability
-
(0 ratings)
9.1
(4 ratings)
Support Rating
10.0
(1 ratings)
4.4
(12 ratings)
Online Training
-
(0 ratings)
10.0
(1 ratings)
Implementation Rating
-
(0 ratings)
8.1
(3 ratings)
User Testimonials
CredlySaba TalentSpace
Likelihood to Recommend
Credly
This is our first experience with a digital badging system, so as of now it seems to meet our overall needs. Credly is very widely known and utilized by many companies, so they are well established in the arena. Real time training is a plus, as is a dedicated Credly success manager.
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Cornerstone OnDemand
I think it's a good platform for tracking and monitoring goals, feedback, and development. We don't use the 1:1 meeting feature, however, I can see how that would be valuable for many organizations. I do like that it is very customizable, however, that also presents problems in that sometimes forms and/or processes can be a bit challenging to create easily and quickly.
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Pros
Credly
  • Ease of Use: Set Up - Very user friendly.
  • Ease of Use: Sharing - Can add it to emails, LinkedIn, Facebook, etc.
  • Credly badge is well known, so the reputation helped in the transition for our diplomates.
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Cornerstone OnDemand
  • 1:1 agendas are easy to create, add comments to and prompt excellent conversation flow on the topics that truly matter to the manager and the employee.
  • The system can be easily customized to reflect your company's language and culture. We did this in several areas of the platform (goals, development, learning), and it made a world of difference in the understanding and adaptation of our users. One example is that in each learning module, we added 3 questions in the course description so that managers would be automatically prompted to ask to follow up / learning transfer questions when their employees enroll and take a learning course.
  • Halogen support is outstanding. Any question I have had has been answered upon the first contact or within 24 hours.
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Cons
Credly
  • Needs a single login for Acclaim and Credly
  • View Acclaim and Credly credentials on one account
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Cornerstone OnDemand
  • My organization does not use all of the functions/modules that Halogen offers, but I find that those modules still appear on the Halogen main page. I think a great area for improvement is to hide these functions so as not to confuse employees.
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Likelihood to Renew
Credly
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Cornerstone OnDemand
Implementing a new system and process company wide is never an easy task. We moved so quickly in such a short period of time that we were able to learn quickly but also have the opportunity to improve the Halogen experience. We will more than likely will renew our use of Halogen as we already are seeing a small impact which hopefully in the long run will lead to a greater impact
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Usability
Credly
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Cornerstone OnDemand
Halogen is very intuitive and provides very clean work-space ... lots of white space and modern layouts. There is more than one way to accomplish your action, too!
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Support Rating
Credly
Everybody can use it. It's a free resource. What's not to love about it?
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Cornerstone OnDemand
We only purchased the appraisal module and without the other modules offered, you are really limited in what you can do and the process becomes much more involved with needing to maintain information across multiple platforms. We found that they charge for everything and call it "consulting." We poured so much money and time into a system that was just overkill for what we really needed.
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Online Training
Credly
No answers on this topic
Cornerstone OnDemand
It is very easy to use and I can do my own programming instead of paying a technician and waiting sometimes days for them to program the changes.
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Implementation Rating
Credly
No answers on this topic
Cornerstone OnDemand
Get to know your CAM - Customer Account Manager! They are a lifesaver! (Thanks Jorie Basque!)
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Alternatives Considered
Credly
Our association really did not have much choice because the LMS we utilize only integrates with Credly. We have looked into and been approached by Badgr and Accredible, but have not investigated them much because we need the LMS integration for easy of issuing. In the future we may look into them when our Credly contract expires, just to cover our due diligence needs.
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Cornerstone OnDemand
I have used other systems in the past and I like that Halogen provides everything in one space. I would like to see a more developed way to report training, not in the LMS, but I think that for the most part that Halogen is a robust system that is superior to its competition.
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Return on Investment
Credly
  • Increased Awareness.
  • Increased Recognition of the Profession.
  • Awareness Brought in New Applicants.
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Cornerstone OnDemand
  • We are able to get our reviews done in a quicker amount of time. Instead of 4-8 weeks we were able to get it done under a month.
  • Halogen has gotten better at given us a heads up when the system will be down. Most patches are done overnight so we can at least verify it was done, but their success rate of a patch not breaking something is not at 99%. So we do lose productivity when the system is down.
  • The tool is easier to do so there are fewer questions from users outside the core team.
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ScreenShots

Saba TalentSpace Screenshots

Screenshot of ReportsScreenshot of TalentviewScreenshot of 1-1 CoachingScreenshot of Create performance appraisalsScreenshot of Giving FeedbackScreenshot of Score report