SOURCE: Cornerstone OnDemand

October 30, 2006 10:26 ET

Suddenlink Selects Cornerstone OnDemand's Integrated Learning Solution

Cornerstone Selected to Provide Opportunities for Career Growth Within Newly Merged Organization

SANTA MONICA, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- October 30, 2006 -- Cornerstone OnDemand, Inc., the only proven provider of on-demand, integrated talent management software and services for the enterprise, today announced that it has been selected by Suddenlink Communications, the 8th largest cable operator in the U.S., to support Suddenlink's employee training and performance initiative. Cornerstone was selected for the strength and flexibility of its on-demand model and its proven integrated learning and performance solutions.

"Suddenlink is dedicated to unlocking opportunities for our employees," said Tom McMillin, Suddenlink's Chief Operating Officer. "To deliver on that mission, we've partnered with Cornerstone OnDemand to give employees convenient, online access to world-class training resources to help them reach their career goals."

Suddenlink developed its employee-training portal, Smartlink, using Cornerstone's Personalized Employee Portal solution. Through the Smartlink portal, Suddenlink employees will have the ability to view assigned or suggested learning opportunities based on their career path; register for online and instructor-led courses; manage compliance deadlines; and access their learning transcript with complete or pending training, test results, and course information. Smartlink will offer employees the ability to build their talent on subjects ranging from product launches to desktop tools to leadership skills.

"Following a significant merger, Suddenlink was faced with the challenge of managing an expanded and disparate workforce," notes Adam Miller, President and CEO, Cornerstone OnDemand. "They recognized the need to get their newly merged employee base quickly aligned while also giving them the tools to discover career opportunities within the new company. We're confident that the organization as a whole will realize considerable benefits as a result of this initiative."

Cornerstone's integrated learning and performance solution provides the necessary tools to optimize strategic employee training to ensure alignment with individual career goals and company initiatives. Organizations can easily manage all aspects of training and performance from administration to employee performance reviews and development plans. Cornerstone's integrated learning and performance solutions ensure that employee performance translates into organizational performance.

About Suddenlink

Suddenlink Communications is a top-10 U.S. operator of cable broadband systems, supporting the information, communication, and entertainment demands of approximately 1.4 million customers. In the home and office, Suddenlink offers digital TV, high-speed Internet, and telephone services.

About Cornerstone OnDemand, Inc.

Cornerstone helps organizations to empower their people and optimize workforce productivity by offering a comprehensive suite of talent management solutions for learning, performance, compensation, succession and compliance management, as well as robust reporting and analytics and over 30,000 pre-integrated training titles. Cornerstone's multi-tenant, multi-user on-demand software architecture provides clients with rapid deployments, minimal IT costs, flexibility, reliability, and the lowest total cost of ownership. The Company's triple-digit growth has been supported by a market-leading client retention rate. Leading organizations like Smith Barney, Pitney Bowes, Mt. Sinai, Honda, DIRECTV, Barnes & Noble, and Aon count on Cornerstone to help them achieve organizational excellence and competitive advantage.

For more information, please visit http://www.cornerstoneondemand.com.

Contact Information

  • Press Contacts:
    Claire Spina
    PerkettPR, Inc.
    For Cornerstone OnDemand, Inc.
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    Pete Abel
    Suddenlink Communications
    P: 314-315-9346
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