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Cornerstone Named a Leader in All Four 2018 IDC MarketScape Reports for Integrated Talent Management


(NASDAQ:CSOD), a global leader in cloud-based learning and human
capital management software
, has been recognized as a Leader in all
four IDC
reports that cover the integrated talent management
(ITM) industry, including its overarching report on ITM, as well as
subsequent reports on learning, performance and compensation management.1

The IDC MarketScape reports represent vendor evaluations based on a
comprehensive and rigorous framework that assesses vendors relative to
specific criteria and one another. The reports also highlight the
factors expected to be the most influential for success in the market,
in both the short term and the long term.

According to the IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Integrated Talent Management
2018 Vendor Assessment, "Cornerstone OnDemand has evolved its product
portfolio far beyond its roots in learning and development while
maintaining its competitive edge on that front as well." Additionally,
the report states, "With continued growth year over year and marked
improvements to its performance management and talent acquisition
modules in the past year, as well as strong cash flow and recent
reinvestment with Silver Lake and LinkedIn, Cornerstone's momentum in
the market shows no signs of slowing."

Cornerstone's comprehensive solution comprises four product suites that
help organizations of all sizes to recruit, manage and develop their
people. The four Cornerstone product suites include:

  • The Cornerstone
    Recruiting Suite
    , which helps talent acquisition teams find, hire
    and onboard top talent.
  • The Cornerstone
    Learning Suite
    , which gives organizations the tools to create a
    continuous learning culture that goes beyond compliance training.
  • The Cornerstone
    Performance Suite
    , which allows management to benchmark its
    people's performance and provide feedback that matters.
  • The Cornerstone
    HR Suite
    , which centralizes employee data and enables a more
    personalized, modern HR experience to engage employees.

Cornerstone works with more than 3,250 clients spanning 36 million users
and 192 countries. Clients range from multinational enterprises to
midsize companies and small businesses and extend across all industries.
This includes leading organizations such as BMW, Nestlé, Fossil Group,
T-Mobile, Flex Ltd., Kohler Co. and Medtronic, as well as the U.S.
Department of the Treasury, the University of Southern California and
Team Rubicon.

Comments on the News

"Cornerstone is well attuned to the evolving expectations of the modern
workforce and is working hard to support talent and HR leaders as the
scope of their functions continue to expand," said Lisa Rowan, research
vice president for IDC. "Those organizations prioritizing talent
development as a retention strategy — and those looking for talent
management with an edge — should start with Cornerstone."

"Receiving this level of recognition from the IDC MarketScape is a
remarkable achievement," said Adam Miller, founder and CEO, Cornerstone
OnDemand. "We've come a long way since our original learning offerings
nearly 20 years ago, and we've worked incredibly hard to stay ahead of
market needs and give our clients the most modern talent management
technology available to lead their workforces into the future."

Additional Details

About Cornerstone OnDemand

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

Based in Santa Monica, California, the company's solutions are used by
more than 3,250 clients worldwide, spanning 36 million users across 192
countries and 43 languages. To learn more about Cornerstone, visit us on Twitter,
and our blog.

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
utilizes 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.

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

  1. IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Integrated Talent Management 2018 Vendor
    Assessment (IDC #US41522417); IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Performance
    Management in Integrated Talent Management 2018 Vendor Assessment (IDC
    #US41522617); IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Learning Management in
    Integrated Talent Management 2018 Vendor Assessment (IDC #US41522517);
    IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Compensation Management in Integrated
    Talent Management 2018 Vendor Assessment (IDC #US41522317). All
    reports published July 16, 2018.

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