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Product Review: Cornerstone OnDemand

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The same can be said for Cornerstone OnDemand. Cornerstone On Demand’s Learner Cloud system is a vast amount of energy, and yes in some ways a new dimension. Cornerstone On Demand e-learning e-learning vendors elearning LMS craig weiss elearninfo247 learning management systemIn 1982 a film called Tron appeared on the silver screen. The line to get in was long.

The Cornerstone Effect

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First off let me be clear, this post is not about the  Cornerstone OnDemand LMS in the sense of whether it is a good or bad platform. Cornerstone is not to blame because they didn’t do anything wrong. It was those statements, which based on the Cornerstone platform, created assumptions that those folks had misinterpreted as being universal, when in reality, they were not. Talk to the vendors who pitch this term as if it is similar to your city being destroyed by Godzilla, and you will find that it similarly aligns with Cornerstone OnDemand’s platform.

Learning Management Systems that kick ass: Cornerstone OnDemand

Janet Clarey

First up is Cornerstone OnDemand. I met Charles Coy, Director, Product Marketing, at our 2008 Innovations in Learning Conference (Cornerstone OnDemand was a sponsor). I can tell you that’s he’s passionate about his work. Clearly, Cornerstone OnDemand ‘gets it.’ ’ Via an email interview, I spoke with Charles about what Cornerstone OnDemand is working on and look forward to viewing a demo of their new release in December. Cornerstone Connect is the company's new enterprise social networking platform.

The Changing Face of Corporate L&D

Learnnovators

CIPD/Cornerstone OnDemand Annual Learning and Development Survey : “The future of L&D is changing and employers, now more than ever, are aligning learning and developing initiatives to business strategy.” This report discusses the key findings of the CIPD/Cornerstone OnDemand Annual L&D Survey. The result? What are the factors that are triggering these changes?

Why Learn?

The Peformance Improvement

Vincent Belliveau , general manager at Cornerstone OnDemand , links continuous learning to employee engagement, which, he argues, results in greater productivity, reduced turnover, and a better company reputation. Why should you keep on learning? You have a college degree, maybe a terminal degree such as MBA or Ph.D. You have a job that you know how to do and you’re good at it.

Readers Q&A on E-Learning

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Cornerstone OnDemand. When you play that game, you will lose – and lose big. Q: We use Cornerstone OnDemand for our LMS and have to ask – where do you see them today? A:  I see them quite differently than many of my peers, because I have to look at them wearing two different hats: Analyst. For those new to the E-Learning 24/7 blog, every quarter I offer readers the opportunity to ask any questions related to e-learning and post them along with a response.  Topics covered in this quarter’s Q&A: Assessment Tools in 2020. LMS Vendors to watch.

LMS Decision Making Criteria B4 U Buy

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Ask someone to name a few LMSs or at least one, and I suspect it will be Cornerstone OnDemand or SumTotal.   To me, these are brand names.  If they are in education/higher education it is likely to be Blackboard or Instructure, which some folks refer to as Canvas. People either love or hate Cornerstone OnDemand, SumTotal Learn, Saba, SuccessFactors. Been there.  UI/UX.

#HRTECH Learning Vendors Preview – Who to see and who to avoid

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Cornerstone OnDemand. Oh, you can bulk upload – but that has to be done through Cornerstone – they will do it for you – for a fee.  IMO Cornerstone is more of a HCM (Human Capital Management) platform. If I was to compare the Big Dog Four – SuccessFactors, Saba, Cornerstone OnDemand and SumTotal by Skillsoft, Saba would win hands down.   I should note that Saba is another HCM possible player, and that the majority of their customers also buy two modules (learning and performance). Welcome, welcome all! Some would call that vapor.

Naming Names – LMS Mini Reviews

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The whole “non-traditional” push or more importantly, when a vendor says “traditional” implies that their system is not like Cornerstone, SumTotal, and alike.  Cornerstone OnDemand (needs a universal UI enhancement, cleaner and easier to use admin side, forward thinking features, but does have some nice wins including drag and drop for admin). Cornerstone OnDemand. Cornerstone On Demand. And when I say mini, I mean mini – like maximum of three paragraphs.  Let’s begin. Issue #1, Vol 1, Vendors 5. Instructure Bridge.

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Top Ten Learning Management Systems – July Rankings

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Cornerstone OnDemand is coming out with a new user interface – I’ll be seeing it later this week – and it definitely – just in the small bits I saw – looks intriguing. Back for another installment of the rankings. Please be aware that the rankings are on-going and as such subject to change month by month.  So, why aren’t they higher? Absolutely not.

Top 10 eLearning Predictions 2011 #LCBQ

Tony Karrer

iPad Cornerstone OnDemand Plateau Saba Augmented Reality Cloud Computing Analytics Mobile Learning GeoLearning Performance Support Outsource Low Cost iPhone Learning Theory Creative Commons Facebook Portal Learn.com Leadership eLearning Strategy Knowledge Management Voiceover Obviously, the Cornerstone OnDemand is because of the IPO. We would welcome lots of discussion.

Top 20 Learning Management Systems 2013-14

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Cornerstone OnDemand (#24),  Saba (#50). In an earlier post, I presented the top ten LMSs of 2013-14, but held back on announcing the top 20.  Not anymore.  Below are my top 20 rankings for 2013-14. Before the Top 20, here are the. Top Three Open Source LMSs of 2013-14.  One of these vendors is listed in my top 50. Their name begins with a M and sounds like Noodle. 1. Moodle -  Whether you like it or not, the system still reigns supreme for free open source.  Moodle ranks #46. 2.  Open Elms – The first free open source LMS, geared specifically for business. 3. Notables.

Special Post – Why the Big Four are not on my latest Top 10 LMS List

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Since my Top 10 list of LMS vendors has been posted online, I have received quite a bit of e-mail wondering why the biggest names: Cornerstone On Demand, Saba, SumTotal and SuccessFactors are not on the list. A LMS should first be a LMS. “While the pricing is outrageous and the Saba as a whole seems better suited as a HCM, their learning suite is a better alternative than those who want Cornerstone OnDemand.”  Cornerstone On Demand. Cornerstone On Demand Review. Cornerstone On Demand Saba SuccessFactors SumTotal 2012 Lists. See above.

Going for a Global Reach

Learning on the Leading Edge

Cornerstone OnDemand, Saba, and SumTotal all have at least 10 percent of their revenue stemming from Asia-Pacific. How far-flung is your company today? And how many new boundaries will it likely cross over the next decade? And how might these questions influence your choice of a software application provider? This was a question we studied in the new Talent Management Systems: 2013 report that was recently released (see the report for more details). Where do you or will you be conducting business: North America only?

Going for a Global Reach

Learning on the Leading Edge

Cornerstone OnDemand, Saba, and SumTotal all have at least 10 percent of their revenue stemming from Asia-Pacific. How far-flung is your company today? And how many new boundaries will it likely cross over the next decade? And how might these questions influence your choice of a software application provider? This was a question we studied in the new Talent Management Systems: 2013 report that was recently released (see the report for more details). Where do you or will you be conducting business: North America only?

Investing in Innovation: When it Pays to Play

Learning on the Leading Edge

This is the road that software provider Cornerstone OnDemand (CSOD) is taking: the “something in the middle.” ” Through its Innovation Fund, the company provides venture capital, workspace and mentorship to the young companies, particularly those seeking to build businesses in the LA area, where Cornerstone is located. last February, it has had three rounds of investors, including Cornerstone in the third round. [4]. Here is an interesting proposition. Course enrollment start at $49 a month. [2]. Backed by Norwest Venture Partners, [5].

E-Learning Jargon: What you might think it is.well…

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The most well known vendor to use modules are Cornerstone OnDemand. The biggest and best known of the initial RCATs is Articulate Studio, which uses PowerPoint as a cornerstone to their product. . As many of you are aware the e-learning world is well known for its jargon.  In turn it is this jargon that can create confusion and misunderstanding not only for newbies into the space but also for hardened veterans. It is raved about, talked about, fought about, and even negated by some who think it is a passing fad (why is this not surprising?). The E-Learning World. Video.

Are Your Training Methods Outdated? Survey Says: Yes

Mindflash

The Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD)/Cornerstone OnDemand Learning and Talent Development Survey 2012 (yeah, that’s a mouthful) asked British training professionals about what techniques they view as effective and which ones they actually use. But according to a new survey, many training managers in the U.K. may have missed this very basic point.

Social Collaboration and JIT Learning

CLO Magazine

” Jason Corsello, vice president of corporate development and strategy for talent management software company Cornerstone OnDemand, said social collaboration — the ability to find and connect with experts in the organization — is a growing trend. Cornerstone OnDemand is redesigning its Connect product, its social collaboration tool, so users can search and connect with the appropriate people at the point of need. Social learning technology enables users to search and connect with the appropriate people at the point of need.

Top 50 LMS Mid Rankings Report – What you need to know

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Cornerstone OnDemand. It is that time of the year, okay, not really, but it is time or more specifically near the time for the release of my Top 50 LMS mid-rankings report.  The report available for acquisition arrives on June 16th.  You will have the option to acquire the report at a pre-sale fee of $499 or wait until it comes out and pay the super duper fee of $599. know folks always want to know what they get for that sweet price point and all the factors involved on who is in and who is out. Top 50 rankings of LMSs – located around the world – listed #1 to #50.

Learning Technologies UK 2015 Review

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In my top 50 LMS vendors for example, the list of vendors at the show were: SkillsServe, LearnUpon, Tessello-Brightwave, Saba, Growth Engineering, Docebo, Administrate, Digits-Glo, Cornerstone OnDemand, Cm-Group, Kallidus, Totara (biz partners of wow, a lot of them), Litmos, Net Dimensions, SumTotal, and G-Cube (who didn’t show up). I’m back.  Well, back from being sick that is (hence the one week delay).  And with that delay, came my delay of the LTUK15 review. So, with out any further notice, let’s dive right in. Overall Impressions. Lands.  Location. ” .

#25 to #11 LMSs of 2012

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While the pricing is outrageous and the Saba as a whole seems better suited as a HCM, their learning suite is a better alternative than those who want Cornerstone OnDemand. It is the holiday season and for those who see me as the grinch (okay a few vendors do, but I digress) here is a special post.  Next week, 12-12-12, will be #10 to #1 learning management systems for 2012. This week:  #25 to #11 (cheering and booing is allowed, but please keep it to yourself). Drum Roll please. #25 Mindflash.com. They were once in my top five a year ago, but no more. shame really. The genre?

Final Post Analysis of #HRTechConf 2015

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Cornerstone OnDemand. However, in the end, Cornerstone dropped the ball. I was told that they would schedule me a demo offline – via a webinar and someone would call me on Thursday. . I’m still waiting for the phone call.  If you are a Cornerstone customer, can you reach out to your salesperson and let them know, that I would like to see the latest version of their product? . It is over.  A big expo with several LMS vendors along with a few HR focused vendors who had a “learning component” to their systems. Anyone?). Good). Halogen. SilkRoad.

Learning Solutions Series: Social Learning Appealing, but Not Widely Used

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The most commonly-owned solutions are SharePoint, Yammer, and Cornerstone OnDemand. Over the course of the last few years, there’s been a lot of conversation about “social” learning and its rise in popularity. However, the application of social learning is slow, and may not even take off at all, over the long term. What is social learning, and will we see more of it in coming years?

LMSs that kick ass: ElementK’s KnowledgeHub

Janet Clarey

Check out other kick-ass  LMSs in this series: Cornerstone OnDemand. Probably just three years ago, if you said Element K I would have immediately thought about off-the-shelf courseware. However, Element K has made substantial, progressive improvements to their LMS, most recently by building custom integrations between Jive Clearspace and KnowledgeHub, Element K’s LMS. They announced this in October, 2008. Via email, I asked Sue Rodeman, VP., Platform Prod Management & Marketing, Element K about their social media capabilities. This is fueled by the various Web 2.0

ATD2015 Conference Post – Review

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No Cornerstone OnDemand at the show – that was really surprising, especially since they push Learning Cloud; No Saba, again they are really pushing folks to Saba Cloud, and have stated their commitment to Learning. Well hello there!  Back after a few grueling weeks first in Australia then in Orlando, speaking at ATD.  Before diving into the conference itself, for those who are unaware, I have signed a book deal with ATD Publishing. . The book will be published in 2016. mention this up front, because some of you fine folks might think this will make me go lite on ATD.  SCORM.

Learning Solutions Series: Top 10 Learning Management Systems

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Here are the top 10 LMS brands owned: Blackboard Internal/Developed In-House SAP/SuccessFactors/Plateau SumTotal Cornerstone OnDemand Oracle Skillsoft/Skillport Saba HealthStream Moodle Others Learning management systems are used in both corporate as well as academic settings. With its usefulness, then, why do only half of organizations have one? Solutions Series

Going Global with HR, Talent and Workforce Management

Learning on the Leading Edge

As one example, Cornerstone OnDemand, the talent management suite provider, now gleans 30% of its revenue from international business, chiefly in EMEA. HCM software of all flavors and colors is going international. Companies that made their debut in North America are rapidly gaining market share through expansion across the globe, whether through selling to multinationals with headquarters in North America or directly to companies located elsewhere in the world. The suite is used in 190 countries today, according to the company. October 11, 2013.) Lauderdale, FL, March 31-April 3.

With New Application and MediaCore Acquisition Workday Extends Cloud Offerings to Learning

Training Industry

Historically, Workday has worked with Cornerstone OnDemand and Saba to help its customers find learning solutions. Despite recently reporting a wider loss and a “lackluster revenue forecast,” last month, Workday, Inc. announced the development of Workday Learning and the acquisition of MediaCore. Founded in 2005, Workday develops enterprise cloud applications for finance and human resources. Workday’s 2012 IPO was valued at $637 million and was described by Forbes as “the clearest sign yet of the relative strength of new enterprise technology companies.”

EL247?s Vendors 2 View Guide @ #ASTD2014

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Cornerstone OnDemand -  Another vendor in both Top 50 reports.  Hi all!  I’m reporting live from the greatest city in the world, Los Angeles.  I know, I know your jealous.  Anyway, as many of you are probably aware the biggest training conference in North America, takes place May 4-7th, albeit most humans start off on May 5th.  For the expo, which is the focus on this article, it kicks in gear on May 5th. The challenge with attending a show of this size (again, expo speaking) is knowing whom to see and check out and whom to zing by and say, “What, no swag?”

Step right up to the LMS Sideshow

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Trust me when I say this, someone out there was the first to use Cornerstone OnDemand.  Hello, hello, hello!  Come over and see the show.  You kid, you in the back, there are scary things in this show, come on over.  (in my carnie voice). Step right up and get ready to be dazzled.  This show isn’t for the faint of heart or for those who realize they overspent on their LMS, no siree. This is the show that answers the most common questions and even uncommon ones out there. Why do you ask? Act 2 – Select only a vendor who is well known (name recognized). If not, try it.

Going Global with HR, Talent and Workforce Management

Learning on the Leading Edge

As one example, Cornerstone OnDemand, the talent management suite provider, now gleans 30% of its revenue from international business, chiefly in EMEA. HCM software of all flavors and colors is going international. Companies that made their debut in North America are rapidly gaining market share through expansion across the globe, whether through selling to multinationals with headquarters in North America or directly to companies located elsewhere in the world. The suite is used in 190 countries today, according to the company. October 11, 2013.) Lauderdale, FL, March 31-April 3.

Learning Goes Social

CLO Magazine

“[What] people have used both in their personal and professional lives is bleeding into a learning overtone or context — like using discussion forums, groups or communities of interest,” said Jason Corsello, vice president of corporate development and strategy for Cornerstone OnDemand, a talent management software company. New technology is empowering employees more than ever to control their own learning and development. “Many organizations see this as an opportunity to augment informal development. Learning materials must be easily accessible.

LMSs that kick ass - OutStart

Janet Clarey

Check out other kick-ass LMSs in this series: Cornerstone OnDemand. Another Friday and another LMS that kicks ass! This week’s featured system is OutStart. interviewed Jeff Whitney, Vice President of Marketing. By way of background, Jeff told me that OutStart has two flavors: Participate, their general social software solution and TrainingEdge.com, their SaaS solution which includes LMS, collaborative authoring, and social media specifically configured to support learning. Most of OutStart’s implementations are within organizations with less than 5,000 learners. Thanks Jeff!