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401 Ratings
2 Ratings

Cornerstone OnDemand

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Score 8.3 out of 100
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Score 9 out of 100

Feature Set Ratings

  • Cornerstone OnDemand ranks higher in 1 feature set: Learning Management

Onboarding

7.8

Cornerstone OnDemand

78%

Kallidus LMS

Feature Set Not Supported
N/A
Cornerstone OnDemand ranks higher in 3/3 features

New hire portal

7.5
75%
64 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Manager tracking tools

7.4
74%
105 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Compliance tracking and reporting

8.5
85%
115 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Performance and Goals

8.4

Cornerstone OnDemand

84%

Kallidus LMS

Feature Set Not Supported
N/A
Cornerstone OnDemand ranks higher in 5/5 features

Corporate goal setting

8.0
80%
87 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Subordinate goal setting

8.2
82%
91 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Individual goal setting

8.5
85%
99 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Line-of sight-visibility

8.3
83%
87 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Performance tracking

8.8
88%
104 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Performance Management

8.2

Cornerstone OnDemand

82%

Kallidus LMS

Feature Set Not Supported
N/A
Cornerstone OnDemand ranks higher in 10/10 features

Performance plans

8.0
80%
88 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Plan weighting

8.2
82%
74 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Manager note taking

8.4
84%
63 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Performance improvement plans

8.3
83%
75 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Review status tracking

8.1
81%
89 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Rater nomination workflow

8.1
81%
58 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Review reminders

8.1
81%
87 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Workflow restrictions

8.6
86%
79 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Multiple review frequency

8.7
87%
77 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Reporting

7.8
78%
106 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Succession Planning

7.9

Cornerstone OnDemand

79%

Kallidus LMS

Feature Set Not Supported
N/A
Cornerstone OnDemand ranks higher in 4/4 features

Create succession plans/pools

8.3
83%
46 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Candidate ranking

7.9
79%
46 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Candidate search

7.6
76%
49 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Candidate development

7.7
77%
45 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Recruiting / ATS

6.5

Cornerstone OnDemand

65%

Kallidus LMS

Feature Set Not Supported
N/A
Cornerstone OnDemand ranks higher in 15/15 features

Job Requisition Management

6.0
60%
44 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Company Website Posting

6.4
64%
40 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Publish to Social Media

6.9
69%
37 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Job Search Site Posting

6.3
63%
37 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Customized Application Form

6.1
61%
39 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Resume Management

6.4
64%
42 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Duplicate Candidate Prevention

6.4
64%
39 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Candidate Search

6.0
60%
40 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Applicant Tracking

6.1
61%
40 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Collaboration

6.1
61%
35 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Task Creation and Delegation

6.1
61%
37 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Email Templates

7.2
72%
56 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

User Permissions

7.2
72%
57 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Notifications and Alerts

7.6
76%
52 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Reporting

7.0
70%
60 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Learning Management

8.0

Cornerstone OnDemand

80%
7.8

Kallidus LMS

78%
Cornerstone OnDemand ranks higher in 7/13 features

Course authoring

7.4
74%
122 Ratings
9.0
90%
1 Rating

Course catalog or library

8.6
86%
166 Ratings
8.0
80%
1 Rating

Player/Portal

8.2
82%
153 Ratings
9.0
90%
1 Rating

Learning content

8.2
82%
133 Ratings
7.0
70%
1 Rating

Mobile friendly

7.3
73%
125 Ratings
8.0
80%
1 Rating

Progress tracking & certifications

8.0
80%
150 Ratings
8.0
80%
1 Rating

Assignments

8.5
85%
162 Ratings
7.0
70%
1 Rating

Compliance management

8.1
81%
143 Ratings
7.0
70%
1 Rating

Learning administration

8.5
85%
165 Ratings
8.0
80%
1 Rating

Learning reporting & analytics

8.4
84%
164 Ratings
7.0
70%
1 Rating

Social learning

6.8
68%
102 Ratings
8.0
80%
1 Rating

Gamification

N/A
0 Ratings
8.0
80%
1 Rating

Single Sign On (SSO) Enabled Learning

N/A
0 Ratings
8.0
80%
1 Rating

Attribute Ratings

  • Cornerstone OnDemand is rated higher in 1 area: Likelihood to Renew
  • Kallidus LMS is rated higher in 1 area: Likelihood to Recommend

Likelihood to Recommend

8.3

Cornerstone OnDemand

83%
242 Ratings
9.0

Kallidus LMS

90%
2 Ratings

Likelihood to Renew

9.7

Cornerstone OnDemand

97%
35 Ratings
8.2

Kallidus LMS

82%
1 Rating

Usability

8.6

Cornerstone OnDemand

86%
35 Ratings

Kallidus LMS

N/A
0 Ratings

Availability

7.3

Cornerstone OnDemand

73%
5 Ratings

Kallidus LMS

N/A
0 Ratings

Performance

6.4

Cornerstone OnDemand

64%
5 Ratings

Kallidus LMS

N/A
0 Ratings

Support Rating

6.5

Cornerstone OnDemand

65%
49 Ratings

Kallidus LMS

N/A
0 Ratings

In-Person Training

8.6

Cornerstone OnDemand

86%
4 Ratings

Kallidus LMS

N/A
0 Ratings

Online Training

9.0

Cornerstone OnDemand

90%
8 Ratings

Kallidus LMS

N/A
0 Ratings

Implementation Rating

9.0

Cornerstone OnDemand

90%
18 Ratings

Kallidus LMS

N/A
0 Ratings

Product Scalability

8.2

Cornerstone OnDemand

82%
2 Ratings

Kallidus LMS

N/A
0 Ratings

Likelihood to Recommend

Cornerstone OnDemand

This is a great tool for middle to a large company that wants to have virtual learning access, manager rosters, and robust reporting on multiple data points. You want to make sure you have someone fully committed in time and energy to launching and managing [Cornerstone OnDemand]. It does lift a lot of the communication burden when automating email communication and helps to track required training far better than any excel sheet.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Kallidus LMS

It is great for just about any organization that does onboarding and training as it saves time and assists in keeping your team on track while bringing on new people. It helps to streamline a typically very difficult process for smaller teams. It has helped us immensely.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

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.
Tina Pegar | TrustRadius Reviewer

Kallidus LMS

  • Allows targeted training by staff group, role or location - simplifying access to specific training
  • Web based and supported on various devices -allowing access via any web enabled device
  • Entirely customisable - Easy to make the system look the way we need to ensure corporate image
Darryn Allcorn | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Cornerstone OnDemand

  • User-submitted external training is editable by users even after it has been approved and completed on their transcript, UNLESS a transcript lock is put into place--which also renders all submitted certificates un-openable once approved. Thus they can never be referenced after approval.
  • The system is designed for annual compliance training to be re-versioned annually. I [believe it] is a very un-user friendly for training that we don't want to re-version because users take it on a rolling, as-needed basis.
  • Some very key components are not configurable and cause our users a great deal of confusion. For example, there is no way to turn off the search bar on a user transcript or even to edit the prompt text within it. Our users are constantly searching for training here, and end up re-opening/re-launching completed courses rather than registering for a new occurrence of a course.
  • In general, we find Cornerstone [onDemand] clunky and that it does not really meet our needs.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Kallidus LMS

  • Simpler hosting of e-learning - scorm objects can be slow AICC seems to be the best solution
  • Options to link / interface with other workforce systems
  • Greater flexibility of learning pathways
Darryn Allcorn | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Cornerstone OnDemand

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Yes
Entry-level set up fee?
Required

Starting Price

Kallidus LMS

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Starting Price

Likelihood to Renew

Cornerstone OnDemand

Cornerstone OnDemand 9.7
Based on 35 answers
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.
Jamie Drahos | TrustRadius Reviewer

Kallidus LMS

Kallidus LMS 8.2
Based on 1 answer
Staff satisfaction and ease of use
Darryn Allcorn | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

Cornerstone OnDemand

Cornerstone OnDemand 8.6
Based on 35 answers
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)
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Kallidus LMS

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Reliability and Availability

Cornerstone OnDemand

Cornerstone OnDemand 7.3
Based on 5 answers
It was down for a couple of hours in our first month. Occasionally, in the evening we have trouble logging in even though it is not a maintenance window.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Kallidus LMS

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Performance

Cornerstone OnDemand

Cornerstone OnDemand 6.4
Based on 5 answers
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
Joseph Madere | TrustRadius Reviewer

Kallidus LMS

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Support Rating

Cornerstone OnDemand

Cornerstone OnDemand 6.5
Based on 49 answers
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.
Jennifer LONGINE | TrustRadius Reviewer

Kallidus LMS

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

In-Person Training

Cornerstone OnDemand

Cornerstone OnDemand 8.6
Based on 4 answers
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.
Ruben Fernandez | TrustRadius Reviewer

Kallidus LMS

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Online Training

Cornerstone OnDemand

Cornerstone OnDemand 9.0
Based on 8 answers
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.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Kallidus LMS

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Implementation Rating

Cornerstone OnDemand

Cornerstone OnDemand 9.0
Based on 18 answers
Dig deep on what your current processes are and how they match up to Cornerstone OnDemand functionality. It's not that the Cornerstone OnDemand is bad, it just the amount of work it requires you to do to get your current data to fit into their system.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Kallidus LMS

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Alternatives Considered

Cornerstone OnDemand

The Sales Pitch for Cornerstone while being great, left us a bit disappointed when the tool got implemented. Although it is a game-changer and radically improved the learning experience the after-sales service has left us a bit disappointed. Since the overall package makes up for the situation, we can safely recommend it but while exercising caution.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Kallidus LMS

This is the only product I have used and it is great. I have not explored other options and we have not had the need to so far.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Scalability

Cornerstone OnDemand

Cornerstone OnDemand 8.2
Based on 2 answers
I have had no problem scaling the platform across various areas of the business
Mark Schroeder | TrustRadius Reviewer

Kallidus LMS

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Return on Investment

Cornerstone OnDemand

  • We strive to educate our customers and Cornerstone [onDemand] is key to this process. Cornerstone [onDemand] has the ability to deliver content to thousands of users in a reliable environment
  • We need the flexibility to load SCORM courses and videos and Cornerstone [onDemand] nails both of these needs!
  • We have over 100,000 users on our Cornerstone [onDemand] platform! They all have access to our own created material in a reliable and consistent environment!
Donna Conzett | TrustRadius Reviewer

Kallidus LMS

  • Significantly increased compliance of mandatory training
  • supported more staff to choose elearning over face to face options, increasing efficiency
  • Automated many of the admin processes that underpin training
Darryn Allcorn | TrustRadius Reviewer

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