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Feature Set Ratings

    Onboarding

    7.8

    Cornerstone OnDemand

    78%

    Qstream

    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%

    Qstream

    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%

    Qstream

    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%

    Qstream

    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%

    Qstream

    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%

    Qstream

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    Cornerstone OnDemand ranks higher in 11/11 features

    Course authoring

    7.4
    74%
    122 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Course catalog or library

    8.6
    86%
    166 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Player/Portal

    8.2
    82%
    153 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Learning content

    8.2
    82%
    133 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Mobile friendly

    7.3
    73%
    125 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Progress tracking & certifications

    8.0
    80%
    150 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Assignments

    8.5
    85%
    162 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Compliance management

    8.1
    81%
    143 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Learning administration

    8.5
    85%
    165 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Learning reporting & analytics

    8.4
    84%
    164 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Social learning

    6.8
    68%
    102 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Sales Gamification

    Cornerstone OnDemand

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    7.3

    Qstream

    73%
    Qstream ranks higher in 8/8 features

    Sales contest templates

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.0
    80%
    1 Rating

    Custom sales contests

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    5.0
    50%
    1 Rating

    Team competitions

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.0
    80%
    1 Rating

    Contest flexibility

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    6.0
    60%
    1 Rating

    Sales rep view

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.0
    80%
    1 Rating

    Game notifications & updates

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    7.0
    70%
    1 Rating

    Social competition / Game collaboration

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.0
    80%
    1 Rating

    Sales performance reporting

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.0
    80%
    1 Rating

    Attribute Ratings

    • Cornerstone OnDemand is rated higher in 3 areas: Likelihood to Recommend, Likelihood to Renew, Usability

    Likelihood to Recommend

    8.3

    Cornerstone OnDemand

    83%
    242 Ratings
    7.0

    Qstream

    70%
    1 Rating

    Likelihood to Renew

    9.7

    Cornerstone OnDemand

    97%
    35 Ratings
    6.0

    Qstream

    60%
    1 Rating

    Usability

    8.6

    Cornerstone OnDemand

    86%
    35 Ratings
    7.0

    Qstream

    70%
    1 Rating

    Availability

    7.3

    Cornerstone OnDemand

    73%
    5 Ratings

    Qstream

    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Performance

    6.4

    Cornerstone OnDemand

    64%
    5 Ratings

    Qstream

    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Support Rating

    6.6

    Cornerstone OnDemand

    66%
    49 Ratings

    Qstream

    N/A
    0 Ratings

    In-Person Training

    8.6

    Cornerstone OnDemand

    86%
    4 Ratings

    Qstream

    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Online Training

    9.0

    Cornerstone OnDemand

    90%
    8 Ratings

    Qstream

    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Implementation Rating

    9.0

    Cornerstone OnDemand

    90%
    18 Ratings

    Qstream

    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Product Scalability

    8.2

    Cornerstone OnDemand

    82%
    2 Ratings

    Qstream

    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

    Qstream

    Qstream is great when used for reinforcement of training conducted. Especially when that training is detailed or complex, Qstream will help to embed key concepts and drive adoption while ensuring reps are interacting.
    Nick Saunders | 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

    Qstream

    • Gamification: gets reps involved in ways that keep it interesting while bringing in elements of competition.
    • Mobile: ease of use and direct access to reps while on the move. The interface is intuitive and able to be interacted with in quick increments rather than lengthy elearning.
    • Coaching: provides direct insights into who is coping and who is not so that enablement efforts can be focused.
    Nick Saunders | 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

    Qstream

    • Reporting: we only had access to some of the reports so would have liked to see more detail and have the ability to create custom reports.
    • Licensing: we accessed qstream via Growthplay so only had access to limited features. Would like to see this extended so that we could truly experience all of the qstream benefits.
    • Content Creation: we were not able to create our own questions and streams but had to rely on the external team. Self-creation and self-directed streams would have been preferable.
    Nick Saunders | 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

    Qstream

    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

    Qstream

    Qstream 6.0
    Based on 1 answer
    Qstream is good in terms of gamification and driving adoption. However we are looking for a platform that supports content creation, ILT training as well as gamification. Qstream would meet only one of those criteria. We may still use them again if we are unable to find a compete platform in future
    Nick Saunders | 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

    Qstream

    Qstream 7.0
    Based on 1 answer
    Qstream was easy for us to use and gain insights from. Feedback from sales leaders and reps was generally positive. Having greater flexibility about creating custom reports and streams would have increased the rating
    Nick Saunders | TrustRadius Reviewer

    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

    Qstream

    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

    Qstream

    No score
    No answers yet
    No answers on this topic

    Support Rating

    Cornerstone OnDemand

    Cornerstone OnDemand 6.6
    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

    Qstream

    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

    Qstream

    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

    Qstream

    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

    Qstream

    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

    Qstream

    Qstream was selected by default because it was offered by Growthplay as their preferred gamification and adoption tool. We have subsequently looked at acquiring Qstream for other initiatives and are in the process of evaluating options
    Nick Saunders | 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

    Qstream

    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

    Qstream

    • Reps have adopted our new sales methodology quicker and with more rigour meaning we are more successful in the field.
    • We’ve been able to create scale to drive adoption. Without technologies like Qstream, we would never be able to meet our enablement and growth targets.
    • More reps talking a consistent message means our customer experience has improved at the sales front. This allows us to differentiate versus the competition and ensures we win more often.
    Nick Saunders | TrustRadius Reviewer

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