Consulting and Advisory Services for Cornerstone® Human Capital Management

Boost your technology’s potential for workforce development

Human Capital Management for the Digital Age

Developing a deep understanding of your business and your workforce strategy is the first step toward advancing your ability to attract and develop an agile workforce. Pixentia’s implementation, support, and optimization services enable you to maximize the impact of your HCM technology.

Why Is Pixentia Your Ideal Technology Partner?

It’s our focus on your objectives

We learn your business and your people strategy before we make recommendations on how your technology can meet your organization’s workforce needs. Leverage our expert knowledge of configuration and tools to develop intuitive workflows that cut costs, increase proficiency, and improve performance.

Let us help you exploit your technology to maximize its impact on workforce growth and performance.

Cornerstone HCM Center of Excellence

Pixentia Strategy and Planning Services

Whether your organization is evaluating Cornerstone or already using it, Pixentia starts its engagements by developing a deep understanding of your business and workforce goals so we can make informed recommendations. 

Technology Assessment Services

A structured workshop to map your current situation and your vision so you can create a solid foundation for your strategy.

Your current technology, plans, and where your project fits in your workforce strategy.

Maximizing the impact of your investment.

An integrated approach to human capital management.

Platform Recommendations

Tools and support for evaluating potential solutions that help you execute your HCM strategy. 

Business Case Development

Tools and support for building your business case.

Work to get realistic estimates of your project’s impact.

Methods and tools to calculate ROI and breakeven analysis.

Guidance and tools to analyze risks and develop mitigation plans.

Learning Technology Roadmap

Develop a long-term technology plan that grows with you as your needs change. 

Potential new initiatives based on technology and market trends.

Estimated costs based on current information.

Evaluation of technology life cycles.

Project Governance 

A framework for communication, decision-making, and risk management. 

Establishing stakeholder relationships.

Establishing responsibilities and accountability abilities for each phase.

Creating a framework for project communication.

Change Management 

Increase employee adoption of Cornerstone applications and provide leadership with timely data on utilization and proficiency.

Recommendations for two-way communication and project feedback.

Program marketing techniques using gamification techniques.

Resource guides for learners, administrators, and managers.

People Analytics Strategy

Assess and report on progress toward your goals and measure the impact on  performance.

Develop metrics and measures to report project progress.

Map metrics to key performance indicators.

Evaluate the impact on performance and productivity.

Pixentia’s experienced team of IT professionals brings hands-on, proven experience across multiple Learning platforms

Take advantage of the comprehensive solutions that can help you align SumTotal to your business objectives

Workday solutions to support a variety of your HCM functions, enhance your business processes & help achieve your HCM goals

End-to-end Cornerstone learn solutions that engage your talent and help achieve your talent development goals

Dive into the innovative HCM solutions and get optimum results from your Successfactors platform

A Structured, Scalable Approach to Technology Deployment

Preparation, accountability, communication, and control are the foundations of a successful deployment. Our teams provide guidance, expertise, and methods to keep your project on schedule. Our workshops prepare you to become expert managers of your technology platform so you can achieve your objectives.

Project Planning

Tools and expertise for managing your timeline and resources, plus in-depth risk assessment and mitigation planning.

A phased project plan to establish timelines and assign accountability.

Resource planning to identify the people, skills, and assets.

Project governance to establish communication channels with stakeholders.

Data Cleansing

Ensuring consistent and reliable legacy data before you migrate  to a new  platform.

Guiding you through evaluating the condition of your data.

Assisting you in the decision on whether and what to migrate.

Providing data cleansing tools and expertise to get your data in shape.

Data Migration

Preparing and testing your legacy data. Our support includes:

Mapping and importing data to the new platform.

Eliminating outdated field names and data structures.

Testing the quality and usability of the migrated data.

Workshops 

Structured to give platform owners the skills to master Cornerstone® capabilities. 

Our Business Workshop maps your existing processes, examines pain points and inefficiencies, and develops improved workflows.

The Training Workshop prepares you to manage your processes and workflows in Cornerstone HCM.

Our Configuration Workshop shows you how to align your new technology to your business.

Configuration and Review 

We involve you in the design so you can evaluate and approve each configuration phase. 

Iterative process to review progress of each module and function.

You conduct a final review to ensure the configuration meets your requirements.

You sign off on the configuration and you are ready to begin testing.

Integration

Cornerstone Edge provides easy integration with core systems and many other applications with prebuilt integrations, intuitive configuration tools, and flexible APIs. Pixentia provides additional support for integrations.

Custom APIs and Web Services integrations and support.

Support optional integrations with your applications and third-party providers.

Data feed monitoring and support services as a part of our Managed Services.

Analytics 

Cornerstone provides reporting capabilities for HCM customers in Cornerstone Reporting. You may choose to deploy Reporting 2.0, with its simple and easy tools for building reports, as an “early adopter.” You may also opt for Cornerstone Analytics s so you can leverage predictive analytics in your people data. Our services include:

Enable you to gain business intelligence from your Cornerstone platform.

Support your developers and administrators in report creation and distribution.

Advanced analytics to accelerate your ability to make better and faster decisions.

Testing 

Support for User Acceptance Testing with triage and issue management. We also offer automated testing to reduce manual errors and manual testing costs.

Script building and tracking for your User Acceptance Testing.

Best practices for managing testing issue triage.

Focusing on evaluating the user experience.

Pixentia’s experienced team of IT professionals brings hands-on, proven experience across multiple Learning platforms

Take advantage of the comprehensive solutions that can help you align SumTotal to your business objectives

Workday solutions to support a variety of your HCM functions, enhance your business processes & help achieve your HCM goals

End-to-end Cornerstone learn solutions that engage your talent and help achieve your talent development goals

Dive into the innovative HCM solutions and get optimum results from your Successfactors platform

When off-the-shelf learning simply won’t do

Learning content is easy to find. Sourcing content that fits your objectives, your audience, and your culture is a lot harder. We fill the gap with learning specific to your organizational standards, your business objectives, and the needs of your audience.

Our primary goal is to ensure we bring success to your learning initiatives so you can realize the full value of your learning investment. Our services include:

Content strategy and planning to align content blending and delivery to your objectives.

Design services that make technology transparent so your people can focus on learning.

E-Learning development using tools most compatible with your organization and learning needs.

Deployment and testing using strategies that ensure the design meets your specifications.

Content integration supporting third-party and blended content sourcing, so you can leverage curated and created content to meet your needs.

Strategy & Planning

At Pixentia, we begin our learning content partnership by getting to know you. We want to know about your business, your values, and how you work, so we can form a solid partnership

Strategy: Our strategy and planning work sessions define your objectives and how we will work together.

Delivery Modalities

We select the blend of learning modalities that will enable you to meet your objectives.

Gamification

Game mechanics, aesthetics, and gamification thinking to engage and motivate your learners.

Learn more about Gamification

Augmented Reality

Augmented Reality learning provides real-time information so your people can learn faster and develop confidence in their ability to perform.

Learn more about Augmented Reality

Virtual Reality

Creates a lifelike, computer-generated work context.

Learn more about Virtual Reality

Simulation

Created to fit the job context to help your people learn by doing.

Learn more about Simulations

Sourcing

Sourcing available content can reduce your costs and speed up your implementation.

User Experience and Design

Our experts use LX and UI design principles together to create a learner-centric experience.

Consider every design decision from the learner’s perspective.

Create an easy-to-use interface that makes the delivery technology transparent.

Design for the emotional effect of achievement.

Learn more about our UI and Design services

Learning Development

We use the design tools that best support the learning context and your team’s preferences, including

Adobe Captivate

Adapt HTML5

Articulate Storyline

Tools embedded in your LMS

Learn more about our learning development services

Deployment and Testing

To assist you in testing your learning design, we provide

Tools for capturing user feedback.

Issue management and triage.

Issue remediation.

Content Integration

We can integrate content from any source, including third-party providers or your internal resource repositories.

SCORM or xAPI content

Curated video and audio

External e-learning courses

Single Sign-on implementation

Pixentia’s experienced team of IT professionals brings hands-on, proven experience across multiple Learning platforms

Take advantage of the comprehensive solutions that can help you align SumTotal to your business objectives

Workday solutions to support a variety of your HCM functions, enhance your business processes & help achieve your HCM goals

End-to-end Cornerstone learn solutions that engage your talent and help achieve your talent development goals

Dive into the innovative HCM solutions and get optimum results from your Successfactors platform

Banish Bottlenecks, Workarounds, And Inefficient Processes

Your platform is not fully implemented until you adopt the tools and practices you need to optimize your service delivery. As your needs change, we help your technology grow with you.

Pixentia provides ongoing services to support your organizational growth and development:

  • Expanding your use and mastery of the Cornerstone platform to enhance its function and value.
  • Application and content development to grow your ability to deliver efficiency and excellence.
  • Supporting your digital transformation to a data-driven organization.

Administration Optimization

Optimize your administrative workflow to remove bottlenecks and pain points.

Map workflow to develop a visual representation of task alignment.

Identify pain points and bottlenecks.

Automate offline processes and workarounds.

Security Optimization

Align your security configuration to achieve the best fit for the needs of your organization.

Apply governance principles to security role assignments.

Remove duplication in security roles assignments.

Review constraints to ensure data security.

Business Process Optimization

Analysis of your business processes and workflow to remove chokepoints and workarounds.

Analyze and map business processes to identify workarounds and offline sub-processes.

Review decision points and options to align them with standard configurations.

Automate offline processes that create bottlenecks.

User Experience Optimization

Analyze user behavior and feedback to create an engaging, useful experience.

Analyze workflows from the user perspective.

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Gather user feedback and analyze behavior tracking to identify user pain points.

Include end users in experience analysis and recommendations.

Analytics Optimization 

Develop insights about people and work to help you move toward becoming a data-driven learning organization.

Statistical analysis so you can identify trends and anomalies in your workforce.

Determine what statistical trends and anomalies require further study.

Analytical models to determine root causes so you can understand the why of your data.

Content Optimization

Identify the learning methodologies, delivery modes, and technology that achieve your learning objectives — within your business and budget constraints.

Understand your learning needs and business priorities.

Analyze current methodologies, delivery modes, and technology.

Analyze recommendations to develop a long-term development strategy.

Pixentia Cornerstone® Support Centers  

Keeping your Cornerstone platform updated and current with your organization’s needs requires ongoing, hands-on support. Let Pixentia’s specialists support your administrators, service as your support backup, or provide comprehensive managed services.

Admin Resource Center

Assisting administrators in day-to-day operations and maintenance. 

Support organization changes, group and role assignments, and security.

Assist with user management to keep your data in shape and better manage your licensing costs.

Assist administrators in service delivery and user support.

Analytics Resource Center

We provide support for reporting, dashboards and visualizations, advanced analytics, and data aggregation and storage.

Scheduling and distributing reports so your users have the information they need.

Creating and customizing reports, including custom and calculated fields.

Referral to our Analytics team when you need support for advanced analytics, predictive models, and prescriptive analytics to tackle your most pressing challenges.

Technology Resource Center

We offer support for technical tasks beyond day-to-day administration.

Evaluation of Cornerstone updates to assess potential benefits to your business processes.

Validating updates and upgrades to catch regression errors before they happen.

Integration support, including third-party connections, and nightly data feed issues.

Content Resource Center

We support your administrators and learning professionals with technical support in program management and deploying your learning programs.

New program launch and administration.

Sourcing and third-party integrations.

Back-end data administration and reporting.

Managed Services Center

Dedicated experts to handle all or any part of your HCM management, operations, and administration.

You choose what services you need and your level of support.

Includes monitoring and technical support for integrations and data feeds.

Services include periodic review of services to fine-tune them to your growing needs.

Staffing and Augmentation 

Comprehensive staffing services for the specialized roles in your HCM administration and maintenance.  Our services include:

Staff augmentation for specialized skills or to fill a temporary critical gap.

Direct hire when you need a full-time replacement.

Contract-to-hire, which can be the perfect solution in times of uncertainty.

Pixentia’s experienced team of IT professionals brings hands-on, proven experience across multiple Learning platforms

Take advantage of the comprehensive solutions that can help you align SumTotal to your business objectives

Workday solutions to support a variety of your HCM functions, enhance your business processes & help achieve your HCM goals

End-to-end Cornerstone learn solutions that engage your talent and help achieve your talent development goals

Dive into the innovative HCM solutions and get optimum results from your Successfactors platform

Pixentia Strategy and Planning Services

Whether your organization is evaluating Cornerstone or already using it, Pixentia starts its engagements by developing a deep understanding of your business and workforce goals so we can make informed recommendations. 

Technology Assessment Services

A structured workshop to map your current situation and your vision so you can create a solid foundation for your strategy.

Your current technology, plans, and where your project fits in your workforce strategy.

Maximizing the impact of your investment.

An integrated approach to human capital management.

Platform Recommendations

Tools and support for evaluating potential solutions that help you execute your HCM strategy. 

Business Case Development

Tools and support for building your business case.

Work to get realistic estimates of your project’s impact.

Methods and tools to calculate ROI and breakeven analysis.

Guidance and tools to analyze risks and develop mitigation plans.

Learning Technology Roadmap

Develop a long-term technology plan that grows with you as your needs change. 

Potential new initiatives based on technology and market trends.

Estimated costs based on current information.

Evaluation of technology life cycles.

Project Governance 

A framework for communication, decision-making, and risk management. 

Establishing stakeholder relationships.

Establishing responsibilities and accountability abilities for each phase.

Creating a framework for project communication.

Change Management 

Increase employee adoption of Cornerstone applications and provide leadership with timely data on utilization and proficiency.

Recommendations for two-way communication and project feedback.

Program marketing techniques using gamification techniques.

Resource guides for learners, administrators, and managers.

People Analytics Strategy

Assess and report on progress toward your goals and measure the impact on  performance.

Develop metrics and measures to report project progress.

Map metrics to key performance indicators.

Evaluate the impact on performance and productivity.

Pixentia’s experienced team of IT professionals brings hands-on, proven experience across multiple Learning platforms

Take advantage of the comprehensive solutions that can help you align SumTotal to your business objectives

Workday solutions to support a variety of your HCM functions, enhance your business processes & help achieve your HCM goals

End-to-end Cornerstone learn solutions that engage your talent and help achieve your talent development goals

Dive into the innovative HCM solutions and get optimum results from your Successfactors platform

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Pixentia creates innovative technology solutions that enable our clients to develop agile workforces, delight their customers, grow revenue and improve the bottom line.

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