Leader in OnDemand Human Capital Management Recognized for Innovative Development Program and Technologically Advanced Products

Santa Monica, CA, September 28, 2005 - Cornerstone OnDemand, a leading provider of integrated on-demand enterprise software solutions for talent management, today announced that it has been recognized by Software Business Magazine as the industry leader for its technology strategy. Cornerstone OnDemand was chosen from a highly competitive group of vendors based not only its innovative process for web-based development and delivery, but also for its ability to design and deliver a suite of technologically advanced products. The winners of the Fifth Annual Software Industry Awards from Software Business Magazinewill be recognized at Software Business 2005, which runs November 1-2 in Tampa, Florida.


"We're very pleased to have been recognized as the leader in the Technology Strategy category," said Adam Miller, President and CEO, Cornerstone OnDemand. "Ours is the only human capital management system built from the ground up as a fully-integrated, web-based learning management and employee performance management solution. From day one, we have been fortunate to work with an experienced and uncompromising client advisory board made up of executives and specialists from Fortune 500 companies, who actively contribute to the direction and design of our product."


"The Software Business Magazine awards are competitive," said John Cargile, editor, Software Business Magazine. "Applicants represent the best in software across a multitude of industries, and the winners were selected based upon their demonstrated execution and success in their respective categories."


The 2005 Software Industry Awards recognize company excellence in key business areas. Nominations from more than 85 companies of all sizes and industries were submitted for consideration in nine categories, including Best Acquisition, Best Technology, Best Product Strategy and Industry Leadership Excellence.


Cornerstone OnDemand Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Adam Miller will participate in a panel discussion entitled "The On-Demand Software Model: Who, What, When & How", to be held on November 2, 2005 at 10:45 a.m. EDT at the Software Business 2005 Conference, Tampa Florida. Participants in this panel discussion will also include: Karen Leavitt, Vice President of Marketing of Intranets.com and co-chair of the SIIA software board, Joe Gustafson, Founder and CEO of Brainshark and Jonathan Tang, President and Co-Founder of Salesnet.


About Software Business Magazine
Software Business is the only trade magazine focused exclusively on the software industry. Readers are top executives and managers of companies that provide software-based products and services including packaged software, customized software, and information technology products and services that are based on proprietary software code. Editorial content includes news and feature articles covering all aspects of business and technology for software and IT companies including industry news, market trends, strategy, finance, sales and marketing, customer support, development and distribution.


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.


For more information, please visit www.cornerstoneondemand.com.

Press Contact:
Michelle Haworth
Cornerstone OnDemand, Inc.
P: 310-752-0178