Industry Expert Elliott Masie to Highlight 2009 Top Learning Trends in Cornerstone OnDemand-Sponsored Webinar

Complimentary session, hosted by Training Industry Inc., will cover opportunities and winning strategies for learning professionals in the coming year


Santa Monica, Calif., January 12, 2009 – As learning professionals around the country welcome the New Year, they also are facing new opportunities and challenges, such as emerging technologies and shrinking budgets.  Internationally recognized futurist and analyst Elliott Masie will lead an online discussion examining the opportunities and winning strategies for learning in 2009 during a special Training Industry Webinar entitled “2009’s Top Trends to Track in Learning.”  The session, sponsored by leading learning and talent management software provider Cornerstone OnDemand, will be held Tuesday, January 13, from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. ET / 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. PT. 


An expert in the critical areas of technology, business, learning and workplace productivity, Masie will address the following topics during this interactive Webinar:


  • Learning-related changes organizations are making in a climate of economic uncertainty
  • The best opportunities for learning innovation over the coming months
  • Tips for supercharging learning strategies with social/collaborative learning
  • Better ways of mapping learning to rapidly changing roles, tasks and competencies 


“Between the economy, changes in public policy and shifting business conditions, the new year is bringing uncertain times for a lot of businesses,” said Elliott Masie, editor of Learning Trends.  “For learning professionals, this means not only having to do ‘less with less,’ but also embracing new methods and technologies for developing and training their workforce.  For example, more organizations are considering social learning as a means of fostering more collaboration and knowledge-sharing among employees.”



About Cornerstone OnDemand
Cornerstone OnDemand ( empowers people around the world with on-demand, integrated learning and talent management software and services for connecting, developing and performing in the workplace.  Cornerstone’s Software-as-a-Service (SaaS)-based solutions span the workforce lifecycle, including onboarding, learning, social networking, compliance, performance, compensation and succession planning.  The company also provides extended enterprise solutions to help companies better train and collaborate with customers, vendors and resellers.  Available in 14 languages and supported by global, 24x7 customer care, Cornerstone is used by more than 1.5 million active subscribers in 141 countries.  The company is headquartered in Santa Monica, California and has international offices in London, Paris, Munich, Tel Aviv and Mumbai.  


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