Cornerstone OnDemand Revolutionizes Sales Enablement with the Launch of Cornerstone for Salesforce

  Cornerstone OnDemand Revolutionizes Sales Enablement with the Launch of
  Cornerstone for Salesforce

Natively built on the Salesforce Platform, Cornerstone for Salesforce delivers
 social learning solutions to employees, customers and alliances in entirely
                                   new ways

Business Wire

SANTA MONICA, Calif. -- February 12, 2013

Cornerstone 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

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 client, we are
    pleased to collaborate with 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,
    “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 learning culture."

Increase Productivity and Boost the Top Line with Social and Mobile Cloud

Leading companies including LinkedIn, 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 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 investment and drive new levels of sales efficiency and

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 training.
  *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 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.

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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’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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