Cornerstone's on-demand platform provides an integrated, scalable and cost-effective learning and employee performance management solution

Santa Monica, CA - July 26, 2005 - Cornerstone OnDemand, a leading provider of on-demand software for talent management, today announced that American Greetings, one of the world's largest manufacturer of social expressions, has selected the Cornerstone OnDemand Enterprise suite to drive the enterprise-wide integration of its learning and performance management initiative. American Greetings will initially utilize Cornerstone OnDemand for e-learning delivery and tracking, instructor-led training management and competency assessment.


Cornerstone OnDemand provides a complete set of fully integrated learning management, employee performance management, succession planning and demand analytics tool sets for use by enterprises seeking to optimize the development, management and measurement of their workforces. Working with Cornerstone's world-class Global Services Group, companies such as American Greetings find that Cornerstone's modular design and on-demand delivery make it fast and easy to deploy, and its user-friendly interface helps to ensure a high level of user acceptance.


"Companies like American Greetings, who place a great emphasis on employee development and organizational success, find that Cornerstone helps them reach their goals without a lot of needless costs and complexity," said Steven Seymour, Vice President Strategic Accounts, Cornerstone OnDemand, Inc. "With Cornerstone OnDemand, American Greetings is able to purchase the product in phases, beginning with the learning management functionality most needed, and expanding into other performance management functionality when ready. By purchasing the product in phases, clients such as American Greetings are able to meet or beat their budget requirements."


About American Greetings
American Greetings Corporation (NYSE: AM) is one of the world's largest manufacturers of social expression products. Along with greeting cards, its product lines include gift wrap, party goods, candles, stationery, calendars, educational products, ornaments and electronic greetings. American Greetings is also the creator and owner of many popular character properties, including Strawberry Shortcake and Care Bears. Located in Cleveland, Ohio, American Greetings generates annual net sales of approximately $2 billion. For more information on the Corporation, visit


About Cornerstone OnDemand, Inc.
Cornerstone OnDemand is the only proven provider of on-demand enterprise software solutions for talent management. The Cornerstone OnDemand talent management suite provides fully-integrated solutions for learning management, employee performance management, and succession planning along with over 30,000 online training titles and integrated tools for compliance and analytics. Cornerstone OnDemand's software is used by industry leaders such as Aon, Honda, Pearson, Pitney Bowes, Smith Barney and Washington Mutual to achieve organizational excellence.


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