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Cornerstone OnDemand Retains Position of Strategic Leader in 2018 Fosway 9-Grid™ for Learning Systems


London, 31 January 2018Cornerstone OnDemand (NASDAQ:CSOD), a global leader in cloud-based learning and human capital management software, today announced it is positioned as a Strategic Leader in the 2018 Fosway 9-Grid™ for Learning Systems.

The Fosway 9-Grid™ is a five-dimensional market analysis model used to demonstrate and understand the relative position of solutions and providers in the talent management market. Fosway is Europe’s number one learning analyst and the only European analyst to assess solutions based on performance, potential, market presence, total cost of ownership and future trajectories.

“Long considered a significant player in the learning space, with its continuous commitment and investment in growth and innovation, Cornerstone retains its position as a Strategic Leader in the Fosway 9-Grid for Learning Systems for the fourth year in a row,” said David Wilson, CEO Fosway Group. “Cornerstone’s solutions have continued to expand and transform to address the changing development needs of their customers, as well as to support their increasingly diverse learning strategies.”

The Cornerstone Learning suite is the only solution that combines digital learning experiences with deep learning management capabilities and modern content in one centralised Learning Experience Platform. Through Spotify-style content curation, a Netflix-style UX for predictive searching and the brand-new development of the unique subscription-based offering Content Anytime in 2017, Cornerstone provides personalised and prescriptive learning in real-time to suit all employees’ requirements and support both organisational and employee-driven learning.

“In the time of the fourth industrial revolution, skills have become the new currency of the digital age. Cornerstone positions itself as a solution provider to help organisations face this fundamental transformation. We pride ourselves on our commitment to employee learning, growing through multiple evolutions in the field of Learning and Development, and being positioned as a Strategic Leader for Learning Systems is a testament to this. We understand and recognise that if businesses hope to survive and succeed in the current climate, they need to create a true culture of continuous learning for their employees,” said Vincent Belliveau, executive vice president and general manager, EMEA, Cornerstone. “With our Learning suite, we are completely reinventing businesses’ approach to employee development, boosting employee engagement and performance, and we won’t stop innovating either. Our mission is to continue to deliver new ways for organisations to create relevant, meaningful and natural learning experiences and ultimately, ensuring our clients’ future business success.”

Maersk, a worldwide conglomerate in transportation and energy, employs 89,000 people and uses Cornerstone Learning to offer all employees anytime, anywhere access to training and courses, as well as the means to collaborate with peers.

Cornerstone client Mark Andrews, e-learning coordinator at Admiral Group, said, “When looking for a learning solution, we left no stone unturned. Cornerstone was the Learning Management System leader in terms of its interface, ability and longevity, and we also heard great things about the support available from Cornerstone’s team. Implementing new software can be daunting, but the process with Cornerstone was smooth.

Cornerstone guided us with patience and ensured the solution fitted our needs. We are pleased to note that Cornerstone remains a strategic leader in this year’s Fosway 9-Grid for Learning Systems.”

Learn more and download the 2018 Fosway 9-Grid for Learning Systems at

About Cornerstone OnDemand
Cornerstone OnDemand, Inc. (NASDAQ: CSOD) is a global leader in cloud-based learning and human capital management software. The company is pioneering solutions to help organizations realise 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 organisations.

Based in Santa Monica, California, the company’s solutions are used by more than 3,100 clients worldwide, spanning more than 33.5 million users across 192 countries and 43 languages. To learn more about Cornerstone, visit us on Twitter, Facebook and our blog.

About the Fosway 9-Grid™
Fosway Group is Europe’s #1 HR and Learning Analyst. The Fosway 9-Grid™ provides a unique assessment of the principal learning and talent supply options available to organisations in EMEA. Now in its sixth year, the analysis is based on extensive independent research and insights from Fosway's Corporate Research Network of over 150 customer organisations, including BP, HSBC, PwC, RBS, Sanofi, Shell and Vodafone.

Visit the Fosway website at for more information on Fosway Group’s research and services.


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