Industry Recognitions & Awards for Cornerstone OnDemand
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Cornerstone receives highest grades from industry analysts

Flagship industry analyst reports published by leading firms Gartner, IDC and Forrester Research have identified Cornerstone as a market “leader” among talent management vendors. Cornerstone is arguably the only pure-play Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) vendor and the only Talent Management Specialist to receive the highest rankings from all the leading studies in our industry.

2015 Magic Quadrant for Talent Management Suites


Leader in vendor satisfaction

  • Client references rated Cornerstonea leader in overall vendor satisfaction
  • Cornerstone offers a natively developed suite with a high degree of configurability
  • Best-in-class learning and performance
  • Strong mobile support and good use of social collaboration and game mechanics to engage employees

2013 Forrester Wave for Talent Management


A forward looking company

  • Flexible products
  • Adaptable products
  • A “forward-looking company”
  • Making mobile and social “everywhere”
  • Significant investment in non-US localization

2014 Integrated Talent Management Marketscape


Attractive user experience

  • Streamlined, attractive user experience
  • Non-learning modules are equally robust and capable of being offered alone
  • One of very few talent platforms thatis entirely organically built
  • Solid customer references andcustomer service

Independent Analysis for a Crowded, Shifting Marketplace.

Despite the merger and acquisition activity of a few years ago, the talent management marketplace remains crowded, fast-growing, and full of potential. To make sense of it all, vendor analyses by the major industry research firms are offered in many forms – quadrants, waves, -scapes, and -scopes.  In the end, there may be no single perfect research model or any one report that will solve all your procurement challenges. But taking all of these analyst reports together, you can certainly make out some patterns.


Cornerstone is Ranked as a "Leader" in Each Report.

Within each of these major reports, Cornerstone OnDemand has been recognized as a “Leader” (highest possible ranking). From standalone performance and learning management systems to fully integrated talent management suites, Cornerstone is leading the way when it comes to talent management. 

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