Talent Management Leader Helps Organizations Develop their Partners and Customers; Train for Profit
Santa Monica, CA – April 1, 2008 – Cornerstone OnDemand, Inc., the only proven provider of on-demand, integrated learning and talent management software, content and services, today announced growing demand for and new enhancements to Cornerstone Extended Enterprise, which is used to deliver training, certification programs and knowledge assets to a company’s extended enterprise of resellers, suppliers, distributors, customers and members. Cornerstone’s Extended Enterprise solution helps organizations increase top-line revenue from more productive channels, reduce the cost to sell to and service customers and channels, and increase brand awareness and loyalty.
Cornerstone understands and specializes in the business challenges and unique requirements of servicing this distinct audience. Cornerstone Extended Enterprise has been further enhanced to address these requirements and effectively train, certify and disseminate information to partners and customers. Solution highlights include:
1. User Experience – Cornerstone Extended Enterprise now provides guest-user access, which allows access to designated functions without obligating users to log into the application. This enables a business-to-consumer environment where people may search and browse for training, certifications and knowledge offerings prior to registering for or purchasing the related items. In addition, Cornerstone Portal Builder allows clients to create custom portal pages on top of or within the application to both enhance user experience and provide a comprehensive portal and Learning Management solution.
2. Training, Certification and Knowledge Management – Cornerstone OnDemand’s Extended Enterprise solution allows organizations to deliver full curricula including blends of e-Learning, traditional instructor-led training, virtual classroom sessions, certifications, knowledge assets, tests, evaluations and surveys – with full reporting tools and dashboards – in 13 languages to its vast networks of customers, members and partners.
3. Profit Center Support – Cornerstone Extended Enterprise includes an e-commerce engine that allows Clients to charge for any of the assets available to its extended enterprise users. The robust configuration settings and business rules allow organizations to set prices by user group and/or individual asset, and provides full support for multiple currencies.
“Cornerstone OnDemand truly understands the needs of the extended enterprise audience, which can be vastly different from those of our internal employees,” said Phil Barnette, Manager, United Dealer Training at United Stationers Supply Co. “They continue to invest in their Extended Enterprise solution, which allows us to better connect with, train, certify and measure our extended enterprise of Independent Resellers across the nation.”
Cornerstone provides a true Software-as-a-Service model that enables organizations to easily deploy, manage and enhance the solution to meet ever-changing business needs. Leading companies such as CalChamber, IFMA, Pearson, Randstad, Trend Micro, United Stationers and Websense have selected Cornerstone to service their extended enterprises around the globe.
“In today’s competitive environment, effective training programs don’t stop with their employee base,” said Adam Miller, President and CEO, Cornerstone OnDemand, Inc. “Cornerstone helps companies convert the extended enterprise from a far-flung network of customers and partners into a valuable, cohesive part of the business. Cornerstone Extended Enterprise includes industry-leading functionality that makes Cornerstone the only choice for servicing this audience.”