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June 28, 2018 - No Comments!

Knolskape launches Centre of Expertise to bring cutting-edge insights to HR fraternity and businesses



KNOLSKAPE, an end-to-end learning and assessment platform for accelerated employee development, is pleased to announce the launch of its ‘Centre of Expertise' (CoE)

The CoE aims to undertake original, region-specific and global research spanning topics at the intersection of digital technology, learning, leadership and organizational culture. The foundation of the CoE is KNOLSKAPE’s decade-long experience and expertise in solving business, HR, L&D, and learner challenges for over 300 clients spanning across 22 countries.

Spearheaded by Subramanian S. Kalpathi, Sr. Director at KNOLSKAPE and author of ‘The Millennials: Exploring the World of the Largest Living Generation’, the CoE will focus on producing leading-edge insights on high impact areas for business, talent and HR communities, by way of both primary and secondary research. According to Subramanian, “We believe that by collaborating with stakeholders in the talent fraternity, and by building on the expertise that we at KNOLSKAPE continue to develop as we grow, we can truly generate insights that are strategic, timely and relevant, helping shape talent strategies for our clients.”

Rajiv Jayaraman, Founder and CEO of KNOLSKAPE, added: “From our interactions with industry leaders, partnerships with our clients, and internal best practices, we gain vast amounts of incredible insights. With the CoE, we hope to be at the forefront of applied research, and help organizations address their biggest challenges with respect to technology, talent strategy, leadership and culture.”

Source: BWPeople Business World

May 30, 2018 - No Comments!

KNOLSKAPE and CrossKnowledge announce partnership for enhanced employee development experience



Learning is no longer a centralized function within organizations. Employees are highly involved in their own developmental journeys. To provide an unmatched experience to learners, we are thrilled to partner with CrossKnowledge

KNOLSKAPE, an end-to-end learning and assessment platform for accelerated employee development is pleased to announce a strategic partnership with CrossKnowledge, a global leader in digital learning solutions, serving over 12 million users in 130 countries. The partnership offers organizations new-age learning technologies coupled with best-in-class e-learning solutions leading to enhanced employee engagement and accelerated development.

As organizations face new challenges in engaging their multi-generational workforce, motivating learners, and measuring ROI on their employee development initiatives, companies across the globe are increasingly realizing the need to rethink their learning and development strategies and modes of delivery to cater to the specific learning needs of their employees. Realizing this need, KNOLSKAPE and CrossKnowledge(a Wiley Brand) aim to provide organizations with advanced learning content blended with new-age, experiential technologies such as simulations and gamification, for increased engagement and accelerated development.

According to Rajiv Jayaraman, Founder & CEO of KNOLSKAPE, “Learning is no longer a centralized function within organizations. Employees are highly involved in their own developmental journeys. To provide an unmatched experience to learners, we are thrilled to partner with CrossKnowledge – a multi-awarded company that provides cutting-edge digital learning solutions and has a great reputation in the learning management space.”

This partnership will also reinforce CrossKnowledge’s entry into the Indian learning market. According to Frederic Fouquet, International Partner Network Director, “We at CrossKnowledge are proud to be part of the learning journey of many employees and leaders entering the KNOLSKAPE Learning programs.”

Source: BWPeople Business World

May 24, 2018 - No Comments!

KNOLSKAPE opens office in Malaysia

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CHENNAI: Bengaluru-based KNOLSKAPE, an end-to-end learning and assessments platform for accelerated employee development, has opened an office in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

This move comes at a time when key Malaysian companies across aviation, manufacturing, media, telecom and other industries are being brought into the KNOLSKAPE global client roster.

“The decision to expand our direct presence in Malaysia was a logical step in our customer support and servicing strategy,” said Rajiv Jayaraman, founder & CEO of KNOLSKAPE.

“We have always had our sights set on Malaysia and have been seeing tremendous traction in the market. Having a team on-ground will ensure that we dive head-first into the Malaysian market and deliver the same superior experience as we do for our clients across other geographies. We also have the opportunity to further expand our ability to service current and future markets,” he said.

Source: Time of India, 18-May 2018 Edition

May 4, 2018 - No Comments!

KNOLSKAPE announces expansion of its global consulting team

solution team expansionKNOLSKAPE announces the expansion of their solutions consulting team across their offices in Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Bangalore, Delhi, and Mumbai.

The expanded team includes five key hires, who come with diverse corporate experience and have worked with some of the largest corporations in various industries, across the globe. Collectively, the team comes with experience in human resource management and consulting, strategic HR and Leadership, capability development, succession planning, organizational culture and climate, workplace assessment, facilitation, psychometric testing and assessment, statistical modeling, and program evaluation.

“KNOLSKAPE has always believed in personalized and accelerated learning, and customer needs are growing; to ensure that we continue to provide the same experience for all our customers as we focus on exponential business growth at a global level, having the right team is important. I am very excited about our new regime, because they possess a diverse mix of capabilities, and are already adding tremendous value to our clients,” states Rajiv Jayaraman, founder and CEO at KNOLSKAPE.

This team’s growth is well matched with KNOLSKAPE ‘exponential global expansion planned in the year 2018-2019. Investing resources in expanding the global solutions consulting team will allow KNOLSKAPE to better anticipate learning needs of organizations across the globe and deliver learning solutions to support just-in-time, accelerated results for capability development, preparing global workforces for the Digital Age.

Source: CIO, IDG Media Pvt Ltd

May 3, 2018 - No Comments!

KNOLSKAPE & NHRD-Bangalore partner to launch HDHR™ Certificate Program


With the onset of digitalization, organizations face newer challenges to manage the changing workforce dynamics. HR teams are uniquely placed to support business transformation by realigning processes, teams and organizational structures.This requires HR professionals to up-skill and helps reimagine the core HRfunction.

The HighlyDigital HR (HDHR™) Certificate Program from KNOLSKAPE and NHRDBangalore aims to help HR professionals be aware of digital trends and the impact of digital on the HR function. The certificate program will empower HRprofessionals to incubate a design mindset, and become change agents in an organization's digital transformation process.

Commenting on the NHRD-Bangalore partnership with KNOLSKAPE Krish Shankar, CHRO at Infosys and Honorary President at NHRD-Bangalore Chapter said,“Digital Transformation is imperative for organizations’ continued growth, and the HR function is a key driver of this transformation. NHRD’s focus has always been on grooming HR leaders, and we are very excited to partner with KNOLSKAPE on this initiative. KNOLSKAPE’s innovative approach to accelerated learning and inculcating digital mindset will ensure that the HR professionals are equipped to manage digital disruptions and be change ready.”

Read the complete Article on →Corporate News Forum

March 27, 2018 - No Comments!

Rajiv Jayaraman talks to DigitalCreed about the Digital BLUR™

There are ‘Digital Fault Lines’ in organizations. “They see a need for technology and a coding culture, but they are so consumed by their internal dynamics.
-Rajiv Jayaraman, CEO, and Founder, KNOLSKAPE.

One of India’s largest private sector banks is in a quandary. Its business is being threatened by a group of Fintech companies. But haven’t we heard that before? Let’s look deeper into this situation. Its management is fully aware of the importance of embracing digital transformation and the need to innovate – but they do not know ‘how’ to do this or where to start. Its employees are domain experts with years of experience in the banking industry – but they do not understand technology. And the management is hesitant to invest in training for mid-level managers (or below) — because it knows that they will be replaced by automation in a few years. It is a Catch-22 situation. Then they heard about Digital BLUR and experiential learning.

→ Read the complete article on DigitalCreed here




March 1, 2018 - No Comments!

KNOLSKAPE announces the release of AktivLearn Ver 2.0, its Flagship Gamified Learning and Engagement Platform

The new release includes a major technology upgrade, important customer requested features and enhances self-service capabilities for reporting and analytics.

KNOLSKAPE, a leading provider of Talent Transformation Solutions for the modern workplace, announced the release of a major update to AktivLearn, its advanced gamified learning and engagement platform. The updated version enhances its core reporting and analytics features for learners and the L&D team, while also adding new features that boost overall user experience.

The highlights of this release are:

  • Wholly integrated web and mobile usage analytics on a single platform
  • 5x faster response time
  • Integrated Action Learning Projects
  • Real time monitoring of learning journeys and ALPs
  • Participation analysis from a single learning component to the overall learning journey, including usage status, platform adoption, region, and learning patterns
  • Easy-to-navigate admin mode for clients to trace their employee engagement and advancement.
  • Advanced leaderboards and ability to monitor individual users, including identifiction of outliers and actions to improve program effectiveness
  • Comprehensive reporting and analytics, including inputs on journey completion, number of active users, number of active courses, adoption of mobile learning components, heat maps and module level data, to name a few
  • Real time feedback on learner experience


Vijay Kalangi, Co-Founder, and Chief Technology Officer, KNOLSKAPE says, “Organizations are becoming more and more data driven, and as the leading provider of talent transformation solutions, it is but natural for KNOLSKAPE to push the boundaries on providing industry best experiences for learners and L&D teams alike, while take learning analytics to the next stage. Our new release of AktivLearn includes important features and analytics to help HR and L&D teams take more data driven decisions.”


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

More than 300 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, India and the UAE, serving a rapidly growing global client base across industries such as banking and finance, consulting, IT, FMCG, retail, manufacturing, infrastructure, pharmaceuticals, engineering, auto, government and academia.

KNOLSKAPE is a global Top 20 gamification company, recipient of Brandon Hall awards, and has been recognized as a company to watch for in the Talent Management Space, by Frost & Sullivan, and as a disruptor in the learning space, by Bersin by Deloitte.

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February 16, 2018 - No Comments!

KNOLSKAPE posts over 100% growth in 2017

KNOLSKAPE Garners Over 100% Growth in 2017 - Momentum Press Release

48 new marque customers, APAC market expansion and new solutions contributed to the growth.

KNOLSKAPE Solutions, a leading talent transformation company for the modern workplace, has achieved a record growth of over 100% in 2017. The growth was delivered through a healthy mix of new customer acquisitions, repeat business and international expansion. KNOLSKAPE now works with over 300 large corporates across 22 countries.

Many organizations today face a range of talent related challenges like hiring and acquisition, capability and leadership development, retention and ongoing engagement. Organizations are also discovering the limitations of conventional practices and methodologies in talent development, and are looking for a partner to bring in innovative talent readiness and talent transformation solutions. The challenge is compounded by the onslaught of digital disruption, which is forcing organizations to relook at fundamentals of their business models.

Globally, KNOLSKAPE helps organizations to face these challenges by providing a blended, omni-channel approach to talent assessment, development and engagement. Our award-winning learning and development solutions incorporate new age approaches such as simulations, AI, mobile, gamification and Virtual Realty complemented with facilitator led classrooms, virtual sessions, mobile and self-paced. Some of the key solutions are:

  • Onboarding new employees
  • Virtual assessment centers
  • Leadership development using simulations
  • Digital DNA
  • Talent acquisition

The solutions seamlessly blend modern and conventional methodologies to achieve greater results, which is why more and more customers are adopting the KNOLSKAPE blended approach to their talent related challenges.

In addition to increasing the topline, KNOLSKAPE also expanded its team across new product development, consulting, customer success and sales, including expansion in the APAC.

According to Rajiv Jayaraman, Founder-CEO of KNOLSKAPE, “For us, customer satisfaction and solving their critical talent related problems is the motivation to continuously innovate. Our results for 2017 are reflective of the confidence the market places in our solutions, and we look forward to working closely with our customers to address their needs.”

 Click here to read the article by Business World.