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Cornerstone OnDemand Named a Leader in IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Integrated Talent Management Report for Sixth Consecutive Year

SANTA MONICA, Calif. & LONDON – June 29, 2016  For the sixth year in a row, Cornerstone OnDemand (NASDAQ: CSOD) has been recognised as a Leader in the IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Integrated Talent Management 2016 report,[1] the company announced today.

“Cornerstone rated well with clients across all dimensions, including functional strength and customer service,” Lisa Rowan, program director of HR, learning and talent strategies for IDC, states in the IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Integrated Talent Management report.

Observing that across the vendor landscape “2016 seems to be the year of analytics with some predictive capabilities already available and more on the horizon,” the report highlights Cornerstone’s efforts to develop innovative analytics capabilities. Rowan comments in the report that “Cornerstone has delivered a strong analytics (product)” with Cornerstone Insights, the company’s predictive and prescriptive analytics solution that equips business leaders with the intelligence to better recruit, train, manage and develop their people.

The report also calls out other areas of innovation such as Cornerstone Edge, the company’s platform for integrating with and extending the Cornerstone product suite, and Cornerstone Link. “To combat the challenge of competing against vendors that offer talent (management) with core HR, Cornerstone announced Link, (which) bridges the gap between talent and HR recordkeeping and may prove to eliminate some need for a core HR system of record,” notes Rowan in the report.

Additional IDC MarketScape reports on individual areas of talent management also recognise Cornerstone as a worldwide “Leader” in Learning Management,[2] Performance Management[3] and Compensation Management,[4] as well as a “Major Player” in Recruiting.[5]

“We are pleased to be acknowledged once again as a talent management Leader in the IDC MarketScape,” said Adam Miller, founder and CEO of Cornerstone OnDemand. “Talent management technologies are evolving from an emphasis on process automation and integrated talent management to a focus on data-driven decision making. We’re excited to be at the forefront of people analytics, removing barriers for organisations so that they can take the power of Big Data from insights to action and make more strategic and informed talent decisions.”

“At ResCare, our clients and customers depend on us and our advanced technology systems to help them reach their highest level of independence,” said Cornerstone client Tom Heetderks, vice president of human resources at ResCare, the nation’s largest private provider of services to people with disabilities, the largest one-stop workforce contractor and the largest privately-owned home care company. “Cornerstone offers us more than just the most innovative technology in the talent management industry. The people at Cornerstone have worked hard to understand the unique needs of our business and the people we serve, and because of that they have become a true extension of our team.”

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About IDC MarketScape

IDC MarketScape vendor analysis model is designed to provide an overview of the competitive fitness of ICT (information and communications technology) suppliers in a given market. The research methodology utilises a rigorous scoring methodology based on both qualitative and quantitative criteria that results in a single graphical illustration of each vendor’s position within a given market. IDC MarketScape provides a clear framework in which the product and service offerings, capabilities and strategies, and current and future market success factors of IT and telecommunications vendors can be meaningfully compared. The framework also provides technology buyers with a 360-degree assessment of the strengths and weaknesses of current and prospective vendors.

About Cornerstone OnDemand

Cornerstone OnDemand (NASDAQ: CSOD) is the global leader in cloud-based learning and talent management software. The company’s solutions help organisations realise the potential of the modern workforce. From recruitment, onboarding, training and collaboration, to performance management, compensation, succession planning and analytics, Cornerstone is designed to enable a lifetime of learning and development that is fundamental to the growth of employees and organisations.

Based in Santa Monica, California, the company’s solutions are used by nearly 2,700 clients worldwide, spanning 25 million users across 191 countries and 42 languages. To learn more about Cornerstone, visit us on TwitterFacebook and our


Cornerstone® and Cornerstone OnDemand® are registered trademarks of Cornerstone OnDemand Inc.

[1] IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Integrated Talent Management 2016 Vendor Assessment, doc #US40644116, May, 2016

[2] IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Learning Management in Integrated Talent Management 2016 Vendor Assessment, doc #US40644216, May 2016

[3] IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Performance Management in Integrated Talent Management 2016 Vendor Assessment, doc #US40644416, May 2016

[4] IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Compensation Management in Integrated Talent Management 2016 Vendor Assessment, doc #US40644016, May 2016

[5] IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Recruiting in Integrated Talent Management 2016 Vendor Assessment, doc #US40644516, May 2016

About Cornerstone

Cornerstone powers the future ready workforce, with HR software and solutions designed to unite people, teams, technology and business, and inspire a work environment of growth, agility and success for all. With an AI-powered and skills-forward system designed for the contemporary workforce, we help organisations modernise the learning and development experience, deliver the most relevant content from anywhere, accelerate talent and career mobility, and establish skills as the universal language of growth and success across the business. Cornerstone serves over 6,000 customers and 75M users and is available in 180 countries and 50 languages. Learn more at Cornerstone OnDemand.

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