Cornerstone OnDemand Strengthens Strategic Relationship with LinkedIn
LONDON – February 8, 2018 – Cornerstone OnDemand (NASDAQ:CSOD), a global leader in cloud-based learning and human capital management software, announced today it has expanded its strategic global relationship with LinkedIn to offer organisations expanded corporate learning technology and content options that meet the needs of both organisations and their employees.
Under the agreement, LinkedIn and Cornerstone will collaborate on customer opportunities and will integrate solutions to bring Cornerstone customers content from LinkedIn Learning in one seamless experience. The integration is expected to be available in Spring 2018 and will allow both companies to broaden their corporate learning offerings and appeal to organisations looking to provide a holistic, engaging learning experience for employees.
Over the next 10 years, organisations will face an uphill battle as jobs are redefined and competition for new skills intensifies. Many organisations are searching for the right learning tools and content needed to proactively up-skill and re-skill their workforce and support their business needs today and into the future. Through LinkedIn Learning and the Cornerstone Learning Suite, organisations can more successfully embrace the emergence of the skills economy by weaving continuous, lifelong learning into daily employee activity while also addressing extensive organisational learning requirements.
Cornerstone also recently announced that Silver Lake and LinkedIn have invested $300 million in Cornerstone to accelerate the company’s next phase of growth.
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“LinkedIn has been an exceptional partner for Cornerstone for many years, and we are thrilled by the opportunity to further strengthen the relationship between our two companies, ” said Jason Corsello, senior vice president, strategy and corporate development for Cornerstone OnDemand. “With global CEO concerns about the availability of key skills at an all-time high, the combination of our two solutions provides organisations of all sizes and across all industries with advanced options for enabling continuous learning and accelerating skill development.”
“Today’s dynamic world of work and complex labour market are fuelling demand for new approaches to learning that equip learners with the skills to succeed, ” said Scott Roberts, vice president of business development for LinkedIn. “Our partnership with Cornerstone allows organisations to address skill gaps with a more streamlined experience for learners, administrators, and companies alike.”