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SAP Litmos vs. SAP SuccessFactors Learning
July 2022
Find out what your peers are saying about SAP Litmos vs. SAP SuccessFactors Learning and other solutions. Updated: July 2022.
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Pros
"Litmos has an excellent user interface. It's well designed and intuitive. It also has a great content engine. I'm one of the admins, so I create content in the system and use that to produce courses. We make our own training content and credit records. They recently added a new feature called the Course Content Creator, and I'm a big fan. I also like that Litmos lets you record online and face-to-face training so you can create what they call Instructor-led Training Events (ILT).""There is a couple of good features available, you can customize the dashboard, CSA, and home page. You can customize the solution to your business standards. SAP Litmos offers a library of 2,500 plus courses to premium members. They have a good library of pre-built courses. It's a variety of soft skill courses including management, and marketing. You can offer these courses to your students, which is excellent.""Its user interface is quite good. The platform is quite user-friendly. The UI/UX of the platform is very advanced, which helps in getting the users interested in the training.""This complete product is highly scalable. Licensing is not based on number of total users on the system but rather only on active users. Litmos only charge for the number of users engaged in training. This is what makes this solution ideal for scale.""It incorporates the majority of the elements.""This is a very scalable solution. We had over 10,000 students in our instance and their billing model makes scaling affordable to do.""It's very easy to design content and create training models within the app, so you don't always have to use a third-party tool to develop your e-learning."

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"SAP SuccessFactors Learning is highly scalable.""SAP SuccessFactors Learning's most valuable features are accessibility and updated UX. The solution can be accessed from outside of the office network and the user's experience is good.""The interface is really friendly, and the training embedded in it is very easy to use, explore, and search. The catalog is pretty strong."

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Cons
"The reporting could be improved. When we first subscribed to Litmos, it had a great reporting engine, but SAP altered it. Some of the changes have reduced the ability to extract reports from it. It's excellent for live data, but it can be tricky when I want to get a report.""The reporting function of SAP Litmos needs major improvements. The reports are not at par with other solutions on the market. It's not user-friendly or effective reporting which we can retrieve from other places.""The dashboards for this solution could be improved as they are not of the same standard and detail as those seen in Power BI. The graphics for the reporting could also be improved.""The rules are not very flexible in terms of administration. They have a predefined system with three standard rules that cannot be customized, modified, added, or removed.""You cannot make a course optional, so if I assign a course to someone, the system assumes that they have to complete it.""They can really improve in the reporting area. While doing sessions, there are various types of reports, such as the attendance report or assessment report. We can export the Excel dump of the report, but it is not that neat and clean. You have to change it a lot. You can customize the Excel dump as per your requirement, but it is not that user-friendly in terms of the admin part. They can do much better. They have room for improvement in the reporting area.""The reporting in Litmos could be improved. It is difficult to pull accurate reporting based on how the solution is set up and parameters are selected."

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"I am talking about SAP in general, so there are multiple screens that you have to go through, and it takes some time to get used to it.""SAP SuccessFactors Learning's e-learning portal has a very poor interface when compared to Cornerstone or PeopleFluent. It's a very basic interface, but I know that it has a very good foundation."

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Pricing and Cost Advice
  • "It is priced per user license."
  • "There are three different pricing models. One is only to use the platform and to add your own learning material. The second plan includes the learning management system plus 2000 plus pre built courses on different areas including leadership, software skills, HR and IT related training. The third package allows you to integrate the system with tools such Salesforce or other CRMs."
  • "I do not have any idea about the licensing, but I know that it is quite expensive."
  • "If I have a domain and I want to link my custom domain to SAP Litmos, and if I want to remove the branding of the SAP Litmos, then they charge a large amount for it. It's not included in your subscription plan which we have purchased from them. In the last two to three years, we have never bought the custom domain. We have never linked our custom domain to SAP Litmos. The barrier for us is the high pricing. It is not a reasonable price."
  • "When we first purchased our subscription, we underestimated how many people we would have within a billing period. We had to adjust that in the first six months. I can't remember the exact numbers, but they charge a per user rate for a certain number, and you get a discount as the number of users goes up. It scales, which is a fairly reasonable way to build a pricing model."
  • "This solution comes at a high price point. We also paid $4500 for a migration specialist from Litmos to assist in moving our content over. You are billed every month based on the number of users who have logged in and completed training."
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  • "SAP SuccessFactors Learning is an on-premise solution, there is a one-time fee, which will be given by a company during the implementation. Additionally, there are support fees, which are annual."
  • "The price of SAP SuccessFactors Learning could be better, it is expensive. There is an annual subscription. It's overpriced for small enterprises."
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    Questions from the Community
    Top Answer:It's very easy to design content and create training models within the app, so you don't always have to use a third-party tool to develop your e-learning.
    Top Answer:Litmos' price is pretty average. It's an active user subscription, so we only get billed for active users each month even though there are thousands of users in there. When we first purchased our… more »
    Top Answer:There are two areas I'd like to see improvement in. First, you cannot make a course optional, so if I assign a course to someone, the system assumes that they have to complete it. The second is… more »
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    Top Answer:SAP SuccessFactors is used company-wide (globally).  It has replaced a number of local systems and assisted us with globalization. We manage employee records and headcount in the system, offer… more »
    Top Answer:The interface is really friendly, and the training embedded in it is very easy to use, explore, and search. The catalog is pretty strong.
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    Also Known As
    CallidusCloud Litmos, Litmos
    Plateau, SuccessFactors Learning
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    Overview
    Litmos is a cloud-based solution that unifies virtual, classroom, mobile, social and eCommerce capabilities in a single, secure, and scalable platform. Litmos empowers training departments, sales leaders, safety and compliance managers, and HR teams to collaborate, author, globally distribute, and track web-based training courses; you can also schedule and track instructor-led courses.

    SAP SuccessFactors Learning is an omni-channel training solution that provides the most comprehensive, simple way to improve employee skills, reduce compliance risk, and effectively engage external learning audiences. SAP SuccessFactors provides innovative capabilities that help create a culture of continuous learning, flexible and open approaches to supporting learning content, and proven business results at organizations around the world.

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    Sample Customers
    YouTube, Samsung, Coca Cola, Nowegian.com, Xero, Zumba, Sears, Build.com, UFC
    SHORE Solutions Inc., TranSystems Corporation, Day & Zimmerman, Serco Group, Harlequin Sales Corp, China DataCom Corporation, Sonova AG, Metropolitan Utilities District (M.U.D.)
    Top Industries
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company23%
    Comms Service Provider20%
    Energy/Utilities Company8%
    Government7%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company31%
    Comms Service Provider12%
    Government9%
    Energy/Utilities Company7%
    Company Size
    REVIEWERS
    Small Business29%
    Midsize Enterprise43%
    Large Enterprise29%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business21%
    Midsize Enterprise16%
    Large Enterprise63%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business13%
    Midsize Enterprise16%
    Large Enterprise72%
    Buyer's Guide
    SAP Litmos vs. SAP SuccessFactors Learning
    July 2022
    Find out what your peers are saying about SAP Litmos vs. SAP SuccessFactors Learning and other solutions. Updated: July 2022.
    610,336 professionals have used our research since 2012.

    SAP Litmos is ranked 4th in Learning Management Systems with 7 reviews while SAP SuccessFactors Learning is ranked 7th in Learning Management Systems with 3 reviews. SAP Litmos is rated 7.8, while SAP SuccessFactors Learning is rated 7.6. The top reviewer of SAP Litmos writes "It has streamlined onboarding contractors and employees". On the other hand, the top reviewer of SAP SuccessFactors Learning writes "Highly scalable, reliable, but poor interface". SAP Litmos is most compared with Cornerstone Learning, iSpring Suite and Docebo LMS, whereas SAP SuccessFactors Learning is most compared with Workday, Cornerstone Learning, Wombat Security Education Platform and Moodle. See our SAP Litmos vs. SAP SuccessFactors Learning report.

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