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Cornerstone Maintains Strategic Leader Position in the 2020 Fosway 9-Grid™ for Learning Systems for 6th Consecutive Year

Cornerstone has also been recognized as a Core Challenger for the 2020 Fosway 9-Grid™for Digital Learning

SANTA MONICA, Calif. — Feb. 5, 2020 — Cornerstone OnDemand, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSOD), a global leader in people development solutions, today announced its Strategic Leadership position in the Fosway 9-Grid™for Learning Systems for the 6th year in a row.

Cornerstonehas also been positioned as a Core Challenger for the first time on the 2020 Fosway 9-Grid™ for Digital Learning. This recognition reinforces Cornerstone’s commitment to also disrupting the digital content marketplace with a strong content solution for its customers supported by a well-established network of industry leading partners.

Cornerstone continues to increase its learning offerings with recent investments such as the acquisition of Clustree, an AI-powered skill engine, and partnership with Facebook to drive VR training, and the rankings by Fosway in 2020 are a reflection of Cornerstone’s success and continued innovations in the learning space. In Europe alone, Cornerstone has doubled its number of clients in three years, with almost 6 in 10 clients using the Cornerstone Learning and Performance solutions.

The Fosway 9-Grid™is a unique, five-dimensional model that can be used to understand the relative position of solutions and providers in a particular learning and talent systems market. Solutions are assessed based on their Performance, Potential, Market Presence, Total Cost of Ownership and Future Trajectories across the market.

Comments on the news:

“Retaining the position of Strategic Leader is recognition of Cornerstone’s continued investment and innovation in its learning solutions, as well as how it is adapting to the everchanging workplace,” said David Wilson, CEO, Fosway Group. “By listening to the talent needs of its clients and prospects and delivering solutions that meet those needs, Cornerstone remains a strong player in the learning space.”

“Maintaining the Strategic Leadership position for the 6th time is a great achievement for Cornerstone,” said Vincent Belliveau, Chief Executive, EMEA for Cornerstone. “Industries continue to face significant change and disruption and that’s why we continue to work extremely hard on the development of our solutions so they are continually fit for the future workplace.”

Belliveau continues, “Our position as a Core Challenger in the Fosway 9-Grid™ for Digital Learning also shows that we are dedicated to delivering modern learning solutions to our clients, and in particular demonstrates the strong momentum of our disruptive Content Anytime offerings. We want to ensure that every organization is putting learning first and utilizing the necessary tools needed to drive a learning culture. It’s great to be recognized by the industry for our achievements and our work in supporting organizations around the world.”

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About Cornerstone

Cornerstone is the world’s leading people development company. We believe people can achieve anything when they have the right development and growth opportunities. We offer organizations the technology, content, expertise and specialized focus to help them realize their people potential. Featuring comprehensive recruiting, personalized learning, modern content delivered in the flow of work, development-driven performance management and holistic workforce data management and insights, Cornerstone’s people development solutions are successfully used by more than 3,640 global clients of all sizes, spanning more than 40 million users across 187 countries and 43 languages. Learn more at

About Fosway 9-Grid™

Fosway Group is Europe’s #1 HR Industry Analyst. The Fosway 9-Grid™ provides a unique assessment of the principal learning and talent supply options available to organisations in EMEA. Now in its sixth year, the analysis is based on extensive independent research and insights from the Fosway’s Corporate Research Network of over 150 customer organisations, including BP, HSBC, PwC, RBS, Sanofi, Shell and Vodafone.

Visit the Fosway website at for more information on Fosway Group’s research and services.

About Cornerstone

Cornerstone powers the future ready workforce, with HR software and solutions designed to unite people, teams, technology and business, and inspire a work environment of growth, agility and success for all. With an AI-powered and skills-forward system designed for the contemporary workforce, we help organizations modernize the learning and development experience, deliver the most relevant content from anywhere, accelerate talent and career mobility, and establish skills as the universal language of growth and success across the business. Cornerstone serves over 6,000 customers and 75M users and is available in 180 countries and 50 languages.

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