Global IT Services Vendor Chooses Cornerstone OnDemand for Integrated Solutions and Ease of Use

Santa Monica, CA, August 10, 2005 - Cornerstone OnDemand, a leading provider of integrated on-demand software solutions for talent management, today announced that it has been selected by Data Return, a leading provider of managed hosting and IT operations, to integrate and automate its workforce management and development processes. Data Return will utilize Cornerstone OnDemand for integrated learning management, performance management and succession planning enterprise-wide.


"Data Return is a leading provider of IT operations services, and it's very important that we achieve and maintain a highly qualified, well managed workforce in order to continue our growth," said Rosalie Robinson, Director of Human Resources of Data Return. "The integrated nature of Cornerstone OnDemand's learning, performance and succession planning modules will enable our organization to better understand strengths and weaknesses, maximize training to affect performance, and align our entire workforce around company goals."


Cornerstone OnDemand's world class Learning Management System (LMS) and industry-leading Employee Performance Management System are used by some of the world's largest organizations. The fully integrated on-demand solution helps HR and training departments manage e-learning, instructor-led training, just-in-time training, virtual classroom learning, employee performance evaluation, goal management, succession planning and internal recruiting. Its advanced analytics module also enables easy-to-use, custom-built reports to supplement the comprehensive collection of standard reports already built into the application. Additionally, Cornerstone supports the solution through its Global Services division, which provides extensive implementation, training and business processes guidance.


"Cornerstone OnDemand provides leading companies like Data Return with an easy and scalable path to world-class human capital management," said Kirsten Maas, Vice President of Global Services, Cornerstone OnDemand. "Our rapid implementation services enable deployments in days, not months, and the on-demand system is never outdated because upgrades are seamless."


In addition to implementing Cornerstone OnDemand's full HCM enterprise suite, Data Return will leverage Cornerstone OnDemand's 10,000 pre-integrated e-learning titles, in order to extend their web-based training program. Cornerstone OnDemand will provide seamless administration, tracking and reporting for all third-party training titles.


About Data Return
Founded in 1996, Data Return provides Strategic IT Operations services to leading companies around the world. Our clients rely on our experience, proven capabilities and innovative digitalOpsTM service delivery platform to manage their business-critical applications and infrastructure. Our experienced team of professionals and substantial investment in operations management technologies allow us to provide unmatched levels of availability, performance, flexibility and security. For more information on Data Return and its services, visit or call 800-767-1514.


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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