Cornerstone OnDemand Positioned as a Strategic Leader in Fosway 9-Grid™ for Integrated Talent Management for Fourth Consecutive Year


LONDON – 23 October, 2018Cornerstone OnDemand (NASDAQ: CSOD), a global leader in cloud-based learning and human capital management (HCM) software, has been recognised as a Strategic Leader in the October 2018 Fosway 9-Grid™ for Integrated Talent Management for the fourth consecutive time.

In the October 2018 Fosway 9-Grid™ for Cloud HCM, Cornerstone has improved its position as a Core Challenger with a stronger trajectory. With high adoption of its Cornerstone HR suite and continued organic growth and uptake of the full Cornerstone human capital management (HCM) platform within its current client base, the positioning is testament to the company’s continued performance and strong potential.

The Fosway 9-Grid™ is a leading, five-dimensional market analysis model that assesses the position of different solutions and providers in the European learning and talent management systems market. It ranks these solutions by their potential, performance, market presence, total cost of ownership and future trajectories. The Fosway 9-Grid™ is a completely unique market analysis model, offering independent and unparalleled research and insights for the next generation HR, Talent and Learning markets in Europe for over 20 years.

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“Cornerstone has a consistent track record of being a strong player in integrated talent management solutions in Europe, and continues to be a Strategic Leader in this field. Cornerstone offers the market a strategic solution that is business-driven, rather than process-driven, and its position is a reflection of its growth and sophistication in meeting the needs of its clients,” said David Wilson, CEO, Fosway Group. “For the second year in a row, Cornerstone has also advanced its position on the Fosway 9-Grid™ for Cloud HCM. This reflects its increasing customer success in delivering an innovative and pragmatic solution for European and International customers with a complex HCM landscape.”

“Being recognised as a Strategic Leader in the Fosway 9-Grid™ for Integrated Talent Management, and as a Core Challenger in the Fosway 9-Grid™ for Cloud HCM, reflects our commitment to providing companies with a modern cloud platform that blends both core human capital management with world-class unified talent management, this last element being key to truly impact business performance and accelerate transformation” said Vincent Belliveau, executive vice president and general manager EMEA, Cornerstone OnDemand.

“We have supported organisations of all shapes and sizes in driving their digitisation strategies, placing their people at the core of their businesses. With the right people come new ideas, innovation and growth. Our success mirrors theirs”, he continued. “We’ve seen great momentum with the Cornerstone HR Suite, since it launched in 2016, creating greater business impact and delivering the best employee experience as workforce dynamics evolve and change.”

Cornerstone OnDemand is pioneering solutions to help organisations realise the potential of the modern workforce. The Cornerstone Human Capital Management platform offers one central, modern solution designed for today’s workforce, supporting every phase of the employee lifecycle. With Cornerstone, organisations can recruit and retain the best talent, continually develop employees and cultivate future leaders, connect external customers, vendors and distributors and make better, data-driven business decisions.

The news comes as Cornerstone clients such as Proximus SA, Cognita Schools Ltd, Melexis NV, Luxaviation Group, Laerdal Medical A/S and many others prepare to discuss how Cornerstone has helped transform HR in their business at Cornerstone Convergence 2018 annual client conference on 13-14 November, at the InterContinental London – The O2.

Learn more and download the 2018 Fosway 9-Grid™ for Integrated Talent Management at and the 2018 Fosway 9-Grid™ for Cloud HCM at


About Cornerstone OnDemand
Cornerstone OnDemand Inc. (NASDAQ: CSOD) is a global leader in cloud-based learning and human capital management software. The company’s solutions help organisations to realise the potential of the modern workforce. From recruitment, onboarding, training and collaboration, to performance management, compensation, succession planning, people administration and analytics, Cornerstone is designed to enable a lifetime of learning and development that is fundamental to the growth of employees and organisations.

Based in Santa Monica, California, the company’s solutions are used by more than 3,350 clients worldwide, spanning 37 million users across 192 countries and 43 languages. To learn more about Cornerstone, visit us on Twitter, Facebook and our blog.

About Fosway Group
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