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June 30, 2017 - Comments Off on KNOLSKAPE and Leaderonomics announced partnership for advanced leadership development solutions in Malaysia

KNOLSKAPE and Leaderonomics announced partnership for advanced leadership development solutions in Malaysia

KNOLSKAPE & Leaderonomics to jointly offer simulation-based leadership development programs for companies in Malaysia.

KNOLSKAPE, a leading provider of talent transformation solutions for the modern workplace, and Leaderonomics, one of Asia’s leading corporate leadership development companies, announced a strategic partnership for enhanced leadership development programs in Malaysia. The partnership offers Malaysian companies advanced leadership development solutions that contain a blend of technology and traditional learning.

As corporates face newer challenges on account of digitalization, globalization, changing workforce dynamics, and a world driven by hyper-competition, companies across the globe are increasingly realizing the need to complement their existing leadership development programs with technology-enabled learning accelerators. Realizing this need, KNOLSKAPE and Leaderonomics aim to provide organizations with blended solutions – leadership expertise powered by experiential technologies such as simulations and gamification.

“Over the last few years, we’re seeing a growing adoption of digital learning solutions and experiential technologies in order to accelerate talent transformation,” said Rajiv Jayaraman, Founder & CEO of KNOLSKAPE. “To provide an unmatched experience to customers, we are thrilled to partner with Leaderonomics – a company that has tremendous expertise, an impressive track record and a great reputation in the leadership development space.”

Within a very short period of forging the partnership, both companies have seen an extremely fast market adoption for the combined solution. According to Roshan Thiran, Founder & CEO at Leaderonomics, “We believe in being at the forefront of experiential solutions for leadership development, and the partnership with KNOLSKAPE is a step forward in driving this vision. We are extremely excited about being part of the forefront of the future with the integration of technology, development, and learning.”

About KNOLSKAPE

KNOLSKAPE provides talent transformation solutions for the Modern Workplace covering three key areas: Assessment, Development and Engagement. KNOLSKAPE accelerates learning by leveraging experiential technologies, industry and business contextualization, and rich talent analytics, to improve business performance.

More than 250 clients in 17 countries have benefited from KNOLSKAPE's award-winning experiential solutions. Using artificial intelligence, business simulations, gamification, machines learning, mobile, and virtual reality, KNOLSKAPE delivers transformative experiences for the modern learner and the modern workplace.

KNOLSKAPE is a 110+ strong team with offices in Singapore and India, serving a rapidly growing global client base across industries such as banking and finance, consulting, IT, FMCG, telecom, GICs, retail, manufacturing, infrastructure, pharmaceuticals, engineering, auto, government and academia.

KNOLSKAPE, a global Top 20 gamification company, has been a three-time recipient of Brandon Hall awards, and has been mentioned in the 'Futurism in the Talent Management' space by People Matters. KNOLSKAPE has also been recognized as a company to watch out for in the Talent Management Space, by Frost & Sullivan, and as a top disruptor in the learning space, by Bersin by Deloitte.

About Leaderonomics

Leaderonomics is a social enterprise with the aim of transforming developing nations through leadership development. We believe in the science of building leaders and we achieve this through our corporate, community and content channels.

As winners of the HR Vendor of the Year Awards Malaysia (2016) for Best Leadership Development Consultant (Gold), Best Management Training Provider (Gold), and Best Learning Management System (Silver), Leaderonomics continues to provide top organizations across Asia with services that span the full spectrum of organizational learning, talent assessment and acceleration, executive coaching and consulting, and culture transformation.

Leaderonomics also provides leadership development content through its flagship site. The organization’s community arm is involved with ongoing leadership development in schools, campuses, and youth in developing nations. For more information, please visit  www.leaderonomics.org.

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June 30, 2017 - Comments Off on Rajiv Jayaraman, Founder CEO of KNOLSKAPE talks about multi-skilling to TOI

Rajiv Jayaraman, Founder CEO of KNOLSKAPE talks about multi-skilling to TOI

The recent IT layoffs have spurred software professionals with three-eight years of experience towards having multiple skills in their kitty.

Experts say professionals who are concerned about career stagnation are rushing to upskill and cross-skill.

"In today's fast changing business context, it is important for professionals to focus on continuous skill building. The good news is that there are plenty of resources available online, be it in the form of Massively Online Open Courses or specialised open enrollment courses," said Rajiv Jayaraman, L&D expert and founder of KNOLSKAPE.

Read the full article here.

About KNOLSKAPE

KNOLSKAPE provides talent transformation solutions for the Modern Workplace covering three key areas: Assessment, Development and Engagement. KNOLSKAPE accelerates learning by leveraging experiential technologies, industry and business contextualization, and rich talent analytics, to improve business performance.

More than 250 clients in 17 countries have benefited from KNOLSKAPE's award-winning experiential solutions. Using artificial intelligence, business simulations, gamification, machines learning, mobile, and virtual reality, KNOLSKAPE delivers transformative experiences for the modern learner and the modern workplace.

KNOLSKAPE is a 110+ strong team with offices in Singapore and India, serving a rapidly growing global client base across industries such as banking and finance, consulting, IT, FMCG, telecom, GICs, retail, manufacturing, infrastructure, pharmaceuticals, engineering, auto, government and academia.

KNOLSKAPE, a global Top 20 gamification company, has been a three-time recipient of Brandon Hall awards, and has been mentioned in the 'Futurism in the Talent Management' space by People Matters. KNOLSKAPE has also been recognized as a company to watch out for in the Talent Management Space, by Frost & Sullivan, and as a top disruptor in the learning space, by Bersin by Deloitte.

Request a call back to get a deeper understanding of our solutions.

June 30, 2017 - No Comments!

Crystal Gazing 2017 – the year of digital

by KNOLSKAPE

It’s that time of year again when experts pull out their crystal balls for a glimpse into what the year ahead holds. The Bersin Report by Deloitte predicts that everything in HR and Learning will become digital in 2017, and we at KNOLSKAPE agree. As the use and significance of technology increases in our lives and business, and with information far more readily available now than ever before, the needs and demands of the modern learner have dramatically changed. In short, the way in which we learn is being disrupted. Read more

June 30, 2017 - No Comments!

#Gamification – slaying the top 6 gamification myths

by Rajiv Jayaraman

From the previous article, “#Gamification: The secret sauce for powering up learning”, we understood that gamification is the use of digital gaming mechanics in a non-game context. For example, a learning professional might use storylines to draw the attention of the learners to a subject or an HR professional might use points, badges, and leaderboards to encourage employees who demonstrate the right values at the workplace. Read more

June 30, 2017 - No Comments!

Marketbuzz: digital talk with luxury retailers

by Ritish Reddy

I have recently had separate conversations with HR Leaders from two different Luxury Retail Brands, and the key question that both these organizations are trying to answer is the following:

How is the future of luxury retail going to look in the digital world, and what are the skill sets that our employees would require to sustain our relevance and competitiveness in the future? Read more

June 30, 2017 - No Comments!

Mapping competencies – what’s new, what’s next?

by Foram Pandya

For many years now, L&D professionals have been using the practice of mapping a set of skills, related knowledge and behaviors to competencies required for successful performance of tasks within specific job functions. This approach has worked reasonably well for many years and has helped L&D professionals align employee performance with organizational goals. Read more

June 30, 2017 - No Comments!

KNOLSKAPE corporate learnability challenge @GPTW 2017 – survey results

by Swati Kamath

Find out if your company is a great place to learn!

Earlier this year KNOLSKAPE took upon the task of understanding just how mature the learning curve of organizations is. Despite spending large amounts of money, are organizations truly achieving a measurable return on their investment? Are they able to innovate and adapt to ensure that they stay relevant? In short, does your organization truly nurture and foster learning in the workplace? Read more

June 30, 2017 - No Comments!

Achieving state of flow in learning through gamification

by Rajiv Jayaraman

Have you ever been so caught up in an activity that you have lost the sense of your surroundings, and time? Have you experienced a high or happiness from this experience? If the answer is yes, then you have experienced the State of Flow. The State of Flow, or “being in the zone” is usually when we are at our peak performance, or at our most productive state. Read more