|[February 12, 2013]
Cornerstone OnDemand Revolutionizes Sales Enablement with the Launch of Cornerstone for Salesforce
SANTA MONICA, Calif. --(Business Wire)--
OnDemand (NASDAQ: CSOD), a global leader in cloud-based talent
management software solutions, today announced the availability of
Cornerstone for Salesforce on the Salesforce Platform, the world's
leading cloud platform for social and mobile business applications. Cornerstone
for Salesforce embeds learning management directly into the
Salesforce Platform, so that clients can tailor training programs for
their sales and service organizations to provide seamless access to
sales enablement and just-in-time training from within Salesforce.
Comment on the News
"Cornerstone continues to innovate to ensure our clients have the most
advanced learning and talent management solutions in the market to
manage the evolving needs of today's global workforce," said Adam
Miller, founder and CEO of Cornerstone OnDemand. "Cornerstone for
Salesforce provides our clients with a superior way to increase sales
effectiveness, by providing training at the time of need. As a
long-time salesforce.com client, we are pleased to collaborate with
salesforce.com and leverage our learning and talent management
expertise to deliver next-generation cloud solutions."
"The future of enterprise apps is social, mobile and connected," said
Ron Huddleston, senior vice president, ISV & Channel, salesforce.com.
"Companies such as Cornerstone OnDemand are leveraging the power of
the Salesforce Platform to give customers the tools they need to
accelerate customer success in the social era."
"Cornerstone OnDemand is embracing the future of work by addressing
real-time learning and training within valued business applications
such as Salesforce," said Yvette Cameron, Vice President and Principal
Analyst for Constellation Research. "By combining the power of the
Salesforce platform and Cornerstone's learning management expertise,
Cornerstone for Salesforce provides the opportunity for organizations
to maximize their CRM investment while creating a more dynamic, social
Increase Productivity and Boost the Top Line with Social and Mobile
Leadin companies including LinkedIn (News - Alert), Box and Medtronic rely on Cornerstone
for Salesforce to deliver essential knowledge and training for their
products and services to employees and external collaborators worldwide.
With more than 10 million subscribers using its award-winning learning
and talent management SaaS (News - Alert) solution, Cornerstone understands the value
of leveraging social, mobile and cloud technologies to support modern
workforces. Tapping into the power of the Salesforce Platform allows
Cornerstone to embed training, development and knowledge-sharing into
the way salespeople work on a daily basis. In turn, this helps
organizations maximize their existing salesforce.com investment and
drive new levels of sales efficiency and productivity.
Product Key Features
Accessible via Web browser and on any mobile device, Cornerstone for
Salesforce capabilities include:
Traditional e-Learning, with the ability to create powerful and
tailored instructor-led and virtual training, as well as host, manage,
track and analyze training programs.
Just-in-time training, offering access to real-time information
when and where it is needed and building triggers that prescriptively
launch training based on change in status or activity.
Development plans that enable continuous improvement of sales
organizations by identifying skills gaps and prescribing ongoing
Certifications and compliance that captures sales and partner
knowledge and ensures compliance standards are met.
Social learning that allows users to collaborate and share
experiences that can help to better enable and prepare the sales force.
In addition to the Salesforce Sales Cloud, Cornerstone for Salesforce is
fully compatible with other popular Salesforce applications. Cornerstone
for Salesforce integrates with Salesforce Chatter to complement formal
training programs with social learning opportunities, allowing customers
to collaborate, share knowledge and recognize achievements. Cornerstone
for Salesforce also complements Salesforce Work.com by aligning sales
coaching, goal setting, sales motivation and performance management with
learning and development. Salesforce Service Cloud users can use
Cornerstone for Salesforce to efficiently educate service and training
teams and to help ensure superior customer service. And Salesforce
Customer/Partner Portal users can leverage the application to accelerate
customer and partner proficiency - and in turn reduce support costs.
For more information about Cornerstone OnDemand, visit www.csod.com.
To follow Cornerstone on Twitter (News - Alert), go to http://twitter.com/cornerstoneinc.
To follow Cornerstone OnDemand on Facebook (News - Alert), go to www.facebook.com/csodcommunity.
About the Salesforce Platform and the AppExchange
The Salesforce Platform is the world's most trusted and comprehensive
cloud platform for building social and mobile cloud apps. It powers
Salesforce CRM, more than 2.3 million custom apps built by customers and
more than 1,700 apps developed by partners in its ecosystem. Social apps
for business built on the Salesforce Platform can be easily distributed
and marketed through salesforce.com's AppExchange.
About Cornerstone OnDemand
Cornerstone OnDemand (NASDAQ: CSOD) is a leading global provider of
comprehensive learning and talent management solutions. We enable
organizations to meet the challenges they face in empowering their
people and maximizing the productivity of their human capital. Our
integrated software-as-a-service (SaaS) solution consists of the
Cornerstone Recruiting Cloud, the Cornerstone Performance Cloud, the
Cornerstone Learning Cloud and the Cornerstone Extended Enterprise
Cloud. Our clients use our solution to source and recruit top talent,
develop employees throughout their careers, engage employees
effectively, improve business execution, cultivate future leaders, and
integrate with their external networks of customers, vendors and
distributors. We currently empower over 10.3 million users across 186
countries and in 38 languages.
Cornerstone® and Cornerstone OnDemand® are
registered trademarks of Cornerstone OnDemand Inc.
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