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Cornerstone OnDemand

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Likelihood to Recommend

Cornerstone OnDemand

Cornerstone is the #1 Learning Management System for a reason. The Learning Management and Performance Management tools are amazing. I would definitely recommend them to anyone looking for a talent platform. They have room to grow in the recruiting space. I believe that the new tools on the roadmap look promising, however, we ended up removing this tool from our contract and going with another vendor. Cornerstone is not nearly as experienced in the talent acquisition space as it is in talent management.
Jennifer Goodwin, SPHR, SHRM-SCP | TrustRadius Reviewer

Wisetail LMS

Even their newest 5.0 upgrade only puts their technology capabilities at the back of the pack compared to other major LMS' in the marketplace. That said, their customer service team is very good, and they have a good company culture. If you are a very small company that wants a decent LMS, this is a good product to look at.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Onboarding

Cornerstone OnDemand
7.2
Wisetail LMS
New hire portal
Cornerstone OnDemand
8.1
Wisetail LMS
Manager tracking tools
Cornerstone OnDemand
6.8
Wisetail LMS
Compliance tracking and reporting
Cornerstone OnDemand
6.7
Wisetail LMS

Performance and Goals

Cornerstone OnDemand
7.8
Wisetail LMS
Corporate goal setting
Cornerstone OnDemand
7.2
Wisetail LMS
Subordinate goal setting
Cornerstone OnDemand
8.4
Wisetail LMS
Individual goal setting
Cornerstone OnDemand
8.3
Wisetail LMS
Line-of sight-visibility
Cornerstone OnDemand
6.7
Wisetail LMS
Performance tracking
Cornerstone OnDemand
8.4
Wisetail LMS

Performance Management

Cornerstone OnDemand
7.9
Wisetail LMS
Performance plans
Cornerstone OnDemand
8.9
Wisetail LMS
Plan weighting
Cornerstone OnDemand
7.5
Wisetail LMS
Manager note taking
Cornerstone OnDemand
7.4
Wisetail LMS
Performance improvement plans
Cornerstone OnDemand
8.7
Wisetail LMS
Review status tracking
Cornerstone OnDemand
8.2
Wisetail LMS
Rater nomination workflow
Cornerstone OnDemand
7.1
Wisetail LMS
Review reminders
Cornerstone OnDemand
8.4
Wisetail LMS
Workflow restrictions
Cornerstone OnDemand
6.8
Wisetail LMS
Multiple review frequency
Cornerstone OnDemand
7.9
Wisetail LMS
Reporting
Cornerstone OnDemand
8.6
Wisetail LMS

Succession Planning

Cornerstone OnDemand
8.6
Wisetail LMS
Create succession plans/pools
Cornerstone OnDemand
7.5
Wisetail LMS
Candidate ranking
Cornerstone OnDemand
8.8
Wisetail LMS
Candidate search
Cornerstone OnDemand
8.9
Wisetail LMS
Candidate development
Cornerstone OnDemand
9.0
Wisetail LMS

Recruiting / ATS

Cornerstone OnDemand
9.0
Wisetail LMS
Job Requisition Management
Cornerstone OnDemand
9.1
Wisetail LMS
Company Website Posting
Cornerstone OnDemand
8.9
Wisetail LMS
Publish to Social Media
Cornerstone OnDemand
9.2
Wisetail LMS
Job Search Site Posting
Cornerstone OnDemand
6.9
Wisetail LMS
Customized Application Form
Cornerstone OnDemand
9.4
Wisetail LMS
Resume Management
Cornerstone OnDemand
9.1
Wisetail LMS
Duplicate Candidate Prevention
Cornerstone OnDemand
9.1
Wisetail LMS
Candidate Search
Cornerstone OnDemand
9.3
Wisetail LMS
Applicant Tracking
Cornerstone OnDemand
9.1
Wisetail LMS
Collaboration
Cornerstone OnDemand
9.2
Wisetail LMS
Task Creation and Delegation
Cornerstone OnDemand
9.2
Wisetail LMS
Email Templates
Cornerstone OnDemand
9.1
Wisetail LMS
User Permissions
Cornerstone OnDemand
9.1
Wisetail LMS
Notifications and Alerts
Cornerstone OnDemand
9.2
Wisetail LMS
Reporting
Cornerstone OnDemand
9.0
Wisetail LMS

Learning Management

Cornerstone OnDemand
7.5
Wisetail LMS
3.2
Course authoring
Cornerstone OnDemand
6.7
Wisetail LMS
7.0
Course catalog or library
Cornerstone OnDemand
8.7
Wisetail LMS
Player/Portal
Cornerstone OnDemand
8.4
Wisetail LMS
4.0
Learning content
Cornerstone OnDemand
8.1
Wisetail LMS
Mobile friendly
Cornerstone OnDemand
6.6
Wisetail LMS
3.0
Progress tracking & certifications
Cornerstone OnDemand
7.4
Wisetail LMS
2.0
Assignments
Cornerstone OnDemand
7.8
Wisetail LMS
2.0
Compliance management
Cornerstone OnDemand
7.3
Wisetail LMS
4.0
Learning administration
Cornerstone OnDemand
7.6
Wisetail LMS
2.0
Learning reporting & analytics
Cornerstone OnDemand
7.1
Wisetail LMS
3.0
Social learning
Cornerstone OnDemand
6.2
Wisetail LMS
2.0

Pros

Cornerstone OnDemand

  • User friendly and attractive website design.
  • It offers the ability to do online training, or also track face to face, on the job training.
  • It's continuously improving with new features to keep up with the growing demand for online learning.
  • Rather simple admin interface.
Jessica Bussey | TrustRadius Reviewer

Wisetail LMS

  • Customer service.
  • User community.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Cornerstone OnDemand

  • Observation checklists can be tricky to navigate
  • Updating content and how that affects Curriculum/re-versioning
  • Certification management can be frustrating for expired users
  • Removing content for terminated employees could be easier, instead of removing content item by item, would be nice to be able to remove all content from active transcript to removed transcript
Stephanie Dorsey | TrustRadius Reviewer

Wisetail LMS

  • Keeping promises -- they consistently miss deadlines.
  • Staying current with other LMS platforms in the industry.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

Cornerstone OnDemand

Cornerstone OnDemand 9.5
Based on 25 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

Wisetail LMS

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Usability

Cornerstone OnDemand

Cornerstone OnDemand 8.8
Based on 25 answers
Cornerstone OnDemand in general has very good usability. It is easy for end users to start using it. We don`t need to provide any trainings for learners or line managers. At maximum we can create one pager with general information. It is easy to search trainings. You don’t need to know the ID or full name of training.
Andriy Verminskyy | TrustRadius Reviewer

Wisetail LMS

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Reliability and Availability

Cornerstone OnDemand

Cornerstone OnDemand 8.2
Based on 2 answers
I've never felt like i've been left high and dry by Cornerstone. we may be frustrated with some problems but they are always there with us working for solutions
Joseph Madere | TrustRadius Reviewer

Wisetail LMS

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Performance

Cornerstone OnDemand

Cornerstone OnDemand 2.7
Based on 2 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

Wisetail LMS

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Support Rating

Cornerstone OnDemand

Cornerstone OnDemand 6.1
Based on 34 answers
They are still working out issues with their support ticket system. I think we are now experienced enough that when we submit a ticket, there is not a quick easy answer and involves higher levels of support so it does tend to take a LONG time to get assistance. When there is a major issue, their communication is getting better but when you have a defect to report or a high level support it's going to be a while. They do have EXCELLENT online help, a very active online community where customers help customers and great user groups so there is other avenues of help
Melissa Odom | TrustRadius Reviewer

Wisetail LMS

Wisetail LMS 9.0
Based on 1 answer
Excellent staff and customer service.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

In-Person Training

Cornerstone OnDemand

Cornerstone OnDemand 3.9
Based on 2 answers
Very personable and patient. Features that I'm sure to them are very simple and repetitive were trained with patience and understanding.
Joseph Madere | TrustRadius Reviewer

Wisetail LMS

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Online Training

Cornerstone OnDemand

Cornerstone OnDemand 5.4
Based on 5 answers
Training was thorough.
Christopher Fox, Ph.D. | TrustRadius Reviewer

Wisetail LMS

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Alternatives Considered

Cornerstone OnDemand

Cornerstone OnDemand is lightyears ahead of HealthStream. HealthStream's system is archaic and does not have any features besides basic compliance training. HealthStream is not visually appealing and users simply choose to log in and complete only what has been assigned to them. Cornerstone's catalog is so much more user friendly and inviting.
Chelsea Polette, M.A. | TrustRadius Reviewer

Wisetail LMS

Last. Dead last. We selected Wisetail years ago when it was cutting edge. It's had very little development since then, and has sadly fallen to the back of the pack. It's unfortunate, since they have such a great staff. Promises to fix this have repeatedly been made and broken. There is a large client exodus from this platform taking place.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Scalability

Cornerstone OnDemand

Cornerstone OnDemand 9.1
Based on 1 answer
It can accomodate any number of users (that you're willing to pay for) and serves as a training archive
Joseph Madere | TrustRadius Reviewer

Wisetail LMS

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Return on Investment

Cornerstone OnDemand

  • The work my small admin team has done in the past 2 1/2 years, would have cost my company hundreds of thousands of dollars with a 3rd party.
  • Using Cornerstone as an LMS has put our Company on the map for a leader in Learning and Development.
Nina Queen | TrustRadius Reviewer

Wisetail LMS

  • We've been able to eliminate costly live events in lieu of live webcasts. The recordings of those are hosted on our Wisetail platform.
  • The 4.0 platform has a significant administrative burden that is only partially fixed in 5.0.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Pricing Details

Cornerstone OnDemand

General

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

* One-time fee

Wisetail LMS

General

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

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Cornerstone OnDemand
8.1
Wisetail LMS
3.0

Likelihood to Renew

Cornerstone OnDemand
9.5
Wisetail LMS

Usability

Cornerstone OnDemand
8.8
Wisetail LMS

Reliability and Availability

Cornerstone OnDemand
8.2
Wisetail LMS

Performance

Cornerstone OnDemand
2.7
Wisetail LMS

Support Rating

Cornerstone OnDemand
6.1
Wisetail LMS
9.0

In-Person Training

Cornerstone OnDemand
3.9
Wisetail LMS

Online Training

Cornerstone OnDemand
5.4
Wisetail LMS

Implementation Rating

Cornerstone OnDemand
8.0
Wisetail LMS

Scalability

Cornerstone OnDemand
9.1
Wisetail LMS

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