Cornerstone OnDemand vs. Eightfold AI

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
Cornerstone OnDemand
Score 8.2 out of 10
N/A
Cornerstone OnDemand is a cloud-based application for talent management. Cornerstone offers suites for recruiting, training, performance monitoring and planning, learning, and HR data management. It is scaled for enterprises.N/A
Eightfold
Score 6.8 out of 10
Enterprise companies (1,001+ employees)
Eightfold AI delivers the Talent Intelligence Platform, a solution designed to help organizations to retain top performers, upskill and reskill the workforce, recruit top talent efficiently, and reach diversity goals. Eightfold AI's deep learning artificial intelligence platform aims to empower enterprises to turn talent management into a competitive advantage.N/A
Pricing
Cornerstone OnDemandEightfold AI
Editions & Modules
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Offerings
Pricing Offerings
Cornerstone OnDemandEightfold
Free Trial
NoNo
Free/Freemium Version
NoNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
YesYes
Entry-level Setup FeeRequiredOptional
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Features
Cornerstone OnDemandEightfold AI
Onboarding
Comparison of Onboarding features of Product A and Product B
Cornerstone OnDemand
8.3
132 Ratings
12% above category average
Eightfold AI
-
Ratings
New hire portal8.369 Ratings00 Ratings
Manager tracking tools8.0114 Ratings00 Ratings
Compliance tracking and reporting8.5125 Ratings00 Ratings
Performance and Goals
Comparison of Performance and Goals features of Product A and Product B
Cornerstone OnDemand
8.3
114 Ratings
13% above category average
Eightfold AI
-
Ratings
Corporate goal setting8.095 Ratings00 Ratings
Subordinate goal setting8.398 Ratings00 Ratings
Individual goal setting8.8106 Ratings00 Ratings
Line-of sight-visibility8.194 Ratings00 Ratings
Performance tracking8.2109 Ratings00 Ratings
Performance Management
Comparison of Performance Management features of Product A and Product B
Cornerstone OnDemand
7.8
119 Ratings
13% above category average
Eightfold AI
-
Ratings
Performance plans8.293 Ratings00 Ratings
Plan weighting7.580 Ratings00 Ratings
Manager note taking8.069 Ratings00 Ratings
Performance improvement plans7.781 Ratings00 Ratings
Review status tracking8.496 Ratings00 Ratings
Rater nomination workflow7.764 Ratings00 Ratings
Review reminders8.293 Ratings00 Ratings
Workflow restrictions7.585 Ratings00 Ratings
Multiple review frequency7.182 Ratings00 Ratings
Reporting8.2113 Ratings00 Ratings
Succession Planning
Comparison of Succession Planning features of Product A and Product B
Cornerstone OnDemand
9.1
58 Ratings
24% above category average
Eightfold AI
-
Ratings
Create succession plans/pools8.449 Ratings00 Ratings
Candidate ranking9.349 Ratings00 Ratings
Candidate search9.352 Ratings00 Ratings
Candidate development9.249 Ratings00 Ratings
Recruiting / ATS
Comparison of Recruiting / ATS features of Product A and Product B
Cornerstone OnDemand
8.6
66 Ratings
16% above category average
Eightfold AI
-
Ratings
Job Requisition Management8.645 Ratings00 Ratings
Company Website Posting8.841 Ratings00 Ratings
Publish to Social Media8.738 Ratings00 Ratings
Job Search Site Posting8.638 Ratings00 Ratings
Customized Application Form8.740 Ratings00 Ratings
Resume Management8.743 Ratings00 Ratings
Duplicate Candidate Prevention8.840 Ratings00 Ratings
Candidate Search8.641 Ratings00 Ratings
Applicant Tracking8.741 Ratings00 Ratings
Collaboration8.836 Ratings00 Ratings
Task Creation and Delegation8.638 Ratings00 Ratings
Email Templates8.459 Ratings00 Ratings
User Permissions8.360 Ratings00 Ratings
Notifications and Alerts8.455 Ratings00 Ratings
Reporting8.363 Ratings00 Ratings
Learning Management
Comparison of Learning Management features of Product A and Product B
Cornerstone OnDemand
7.6
187 Ratings
7% above category average
Eightfold AI
-
Ratings
Course authoring5.7138 Ratings00 Ratings
Course catalog or library8.5185 Ratings00 Ratings
Player/Portal7.8172 Ratings00 Ratings
Learning content8.3147 Ratings00 Ratings
Mobile friendly7.8135 Ratings00 Ratings
Progress tracking & certifications7.4168 Ratings00 Ratings
Assignments7.9181 Ratings00 Ratings
Compliance management7.7162 Ratings00 Ratings
Learning administration7.7184 Ratings00 Ratings
Learning reporting & analytics7.9183 Ratings00 Ratings
Social learning6.9116 Ratings00 Ratings
Talent Intelligence
Comparison of Talent Intelligence features of Product A and Product B
Cornerstone OnDemand
-
Ratings
Eightfold AI
7.0
11 Ratings
4% below category average
Existing Skills Mapping/Lanscaping00 Ratings7.39 Ratings
Bias-Mitigating Algorithms00 Ratings7.89 Ratings
Diversity Reporting00 Ratings7.711 Ratings
AI-Based Role Definition00 Ratings7.58 Ratings
Candidate Modelling00 Ratings7.08 Ratings
Talent Rediscovery00 Ratings6.68 Ratings
Automated Candidate Evaluation/Scoring00 Ratings6.810 Ratings
Internal Mobility Recommendations00 Ratings7.09 Ratings
At-Risk Talent Scoring00 Ratings5.74 Ratings
ATS Integrations00 Ratings6.710 Ratings
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User Ratings
Cornerstone OnDemandEightfold AI
Likelihood to Recommend
8.3
(257 ratings)
7.7
(12 ratings)
Likelihood to Renew
9.9
(37 ratings)
5.5
(1 ratings)
Usability
8.1
(37 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Availability
9.0
(5 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Performance
8.9
(5 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Support Rating
6.6
(36 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
In-Person Training
8.6
(4 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Online Training
8.0
(10 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Implementation Rating
8.1
(10 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Configurability
7.3
(115 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Contract Terms and Pricing Model
8.0
(1 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Ease of integration
8.4
(3 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Product Scalability
9.5
(4 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Professional Services
9.0
(1 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Vendor post-sale
7.1
(3 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Vendor pre-sale
8.9
(3 ratings)
-
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User Testimonials
Cornerstone OnDemandEightfold AI
Likelihood to Recommend
Cornerstone OnDemand
I feel Cornerstone OnDemand is a great solution for companies that have a large amount of compliance training that needs to be assigned and closely tracked. The features of dynamic groups (based on specific user criteria) allows you to target very specific audiences. The assignment functionality gives you great flexibility on when the assignment runs and how often, and also provides many options for due dates (static date or dynamic date - x days from hire date, date assigned, etc.). This has allowed us to have a clear and consistent user experience for both our newly hired employees and our seasoned employees.
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Eightfold.ai
Eightfold [AI] is great to bolt onto an ATS that isn't meeting your needs to search for candidates, refresh candidate data, or use AI to match candidates to your requisitions. It capitalizes on the data that you pull into your existing system. It is not a sourcing tool in that it doesn't go out and web crawl for candidates to match your requirements. Your TA team will still need to pull candidates into the pipeline but Eightfold's AI does a great job matching candidates to your open requisitions.
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Pros
Cornerstone OnDemand
  • Automatic recurring assignments are easy to get that refresher training out without needing to assign it fresh each time.
  • Reporting 2.0 makes it easy to write and share your reports with just selected filters. Making it easy for people receiving it to just change what they need to see.
  • Learning Admin Console makes it easy to peek at what is going on in your portal and open up connected reporting when needed.
  • Success Center is a great resource for getting peer answers to questions and learning about the releases and suggesting changes that should be added to the roadmap.
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Eightfold.ai
  • Data driven decision support
  • True AI
  • State-of-the-art user interface
  • Avoid unconscious bias
  • Leverage data insights for strategic workforce planing
  • Match talent for opportunities
  • Integrate in HR TA and TM processes
  • Reduce costs
  • Increase efficiency
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Cons
Cornerstone OnDemand
  • Sometimes finding the right answer to your support question can be a bit more difficult than it should be.
  • I would like to see more OSHA related courses.
  • At times, the administrative interface seems to need to be updated, but the tradeoff honestly might be the absolute rock-solid stability of the platform.
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Eightfold.ai
  • They could improve with integration across all features within ATS, CRMs, etc. Whenever you send out messages through Eightfold, it does not show that in other CRMs, ATS' - it pulls information from them but it does not export it back to those channels.
  • Calibration on candidate skills, profiles, education, etc. need improvement. They still pull current employees at our company and others who are in process - thus creating a lot of confusion from a Talent Acquisition side.
  • User Experience does need some additional help - but it's a work in progress.
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Likelihood to Renew
Cornerstone OnDemand
As long as pricing stays reasonable, we will likely stay with Cornerstone for at least one more contract renewal. It would be a large task to migrate all of our content to a new system. However, the LMS landscape is diversifying with new startups that are showing some real innovation.
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Eightfold.ai
It is good but needs improvements.
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Usability
Cornerstone OnDemand
Easy to use, easy to learn, lots of support during the learning process. There are a few parts of the system we don't use and I'm hesitant to begin using because other clients have said they're difficult and cumbersome (certifications) or outdated (libraries)
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Eightfold.ai
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Reliability and Availability
Cornerstone OnDemand
I haven't really had any major availability problems. The service is practically impeccable but it is true that at times, due to server and latency problems, the application has been slower. But these have been specific issues that have resolved themselves.
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Eightfold.ai
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Performance
Cornerstone OnDemand
Pages do not load quickly. Often times any action or selection of a box, drop down, check, pretty much ANY Javascript interaction causes the whole entire page to load/reload/start doing something in the background. This makes a nightmare for having to mass edit courses or upload ILT sessions. It's the one of the archaic web designs they use that really bugs me as an admin and makes working in the portal at times intolerable and insufferable
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Eightfold.ai
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Support Rating
Cornerstone OnDemand
Its always important to have support when you are facing problems and when you are the main admin of the organization. Cornerstone Support is very supporting when you have not found the answer in the help guide. its very useful to have a team support to guide you.
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Eightfold.ai
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In-Person Training
Cornerstone OnDemand
we use also to admin all our training in person events and sessions. Its easy to admin this kind of trainings and automatize some processes we have. Also de user experience and the integration with other systems helps to the employees to use more. All modules integrated oriented to develop people is the principal reason to have CSOD. The training administration is very complete and allows to automate many processes.
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Eightfold.ai
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Online Training
Cornerstone OnDemand
The online modules are pretty good. You can access them at any time, which we have done. You learn a lot in the beginning, but having the ability to retake short lessons when you are working on those items was very helpful.
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Eightfold.ai
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Implementation Rating
Cornerstone OnDemand
The implementation was pretty difficult. We felt they (Cornerstone) didn’t properly allocate the resources to complete our implementation in the timetable we wanted.

For example, we worked on Workday and SSO integrations - work that we had specifically contracted for in advance. When we were ready to work on that project, they didn’t have the people ready to help us, so it took a lot longer than necessary. That was my biggest pain point.

The implementation approach we went with was a self-led implementation. We would speak to the implementation manager once per week, and self-trained. We met with implementation manager to discuss issues, review things that we’d learned for 1 hour. We found that wasn’t enough. Other things would come up outside that one hour window that we couldn’t get answers to. We didn’t have anyone to ask about those things and we had to wait to ask during our weekly meeting.

The advantage of the self-led implementation approach was that it was really inexpensive – significantly less than the implementation cost for the other systems that we looked at. I also liked that we could pace ourselves. There were however big roadblocks. We would have to make sure the right resources were available. We had an implementation/project manager with a lot of experience and felt that the person was knowledgeable but missed on a few things.

In hindsight, I would still go with the self-led implementation, but knowing what I know now, I would ask for the integration person to be available more. I would work that into the contract. With single sign-on, we needed deep linking to build direct links through a Single Sign-On tool, e.g. when someone gets an email, it directs them to training. But it has to go through SSO to get them to the correct link. Deep linking wasn’t turned on in our system and they had to activate it. We encountered little things like that – sequencing pre-requisites which were problematic. We tried to troubleshoot ourselves.

I recommend you consider contracting for some extra implementation hours and determine when they are going to be available. Work it into the contract that you have the ability to call tech support during implementation. In addition to weekly implementation meetings, they have technical webexes – 4 every week, but 2 didn’t apply to us – one as we were using SSO. The challenge is they were not always relevant – we had specific questions that didn’t fall into those categories
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Eightfold.ai
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Alternatives Considered
Cornerstone OnDemand
The user experience is a lot better than using SumTotal as an admin CSOD makes working easy. Without having workarounds. Reporting is a lot better than both platforms. Reporting in CSOD is complex however easy to manage and create when you understand the data points collected
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Eightfold.ai
Eightfold [AI] does a much better job at matching talent to new positions and provides a match score which the Salesforce program I used at a staffing agency did not do. Eightfold AI doesn't have an applicant tracking system, which I would like to see in the future.
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Contract Terms and Pricing Model
Cornerstone OnDemand
It is important to be familiar with the terms and annual increases in licenses and other aspects of the contract. I recommend analyzing this from the beginning and the permanence is relevant because Cornerstone updates its modules and brings out new features that may allow you to leave a module to acquire another
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Eightfold.ai
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Scalability
Cornerstone OnDemand
It's a great product with some pieces that are set but many things that can be customized as needed for individual needs
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Eightfold.ai
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Professional Services
Cornerstone OnDemand
As I have said before, I have no doubt that the services of the Cornerstone sales people were very good. In particular, our salesperson spent a lot of time in contact with us to make the process go smoothly. Perhaps being a large company in some cases the times were slowed down but it is something normal to take into account.
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Eightfold.ai
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Return on Investment
Cornerstone OnDemand
  • We are in the process of trying to increase employee engagement through content expansion. We are in the early stages of this.
  • The Edge Import Tool, in conjunction with Reporting 2.0, has done a great job of helping to automate/semi-automate tasks for huge time savings.
  • Maintaining compliance. Achieved through dynamic/automated groups, assignments, communication, and reporting.
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Eightfold.ai
  • I believe there will be many positive impacts, but I have only used it for about a week so I don't have any real results to report yet.
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