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Tata Interactive Systems and KnowledgeAdvisors enter into strategic partnership

Mumbai - June 10, 2014Learning NewsTata Interactive Systems

Alliance will adopt a new approach to learning strategy and governance processes in the L&D function; Focus on maximizing training impact by aligning learning with business goals; TIS to resell the “Metrics that Matter®” product in India.

A global provider of learning solutions, Tata Interactive Systems (TIS) and KnowledgeAdvisors, Inc, a CEB company, signed a teaming agreement recently to co-market products and services in the North American and Indian region. By combining TIS’ expertise in design, development, consulting & delivery with KnowledgeAdvisors' extensive learning benchmarks and analytics platform, both entities are uniquely positioned to help organizations optimize the impact of L&D investments on corporate performance.

TIS will distribute the KnowledgeAdvisors product ‘Metrics that Matter®’ as part of a larger learning analytics solutions to clients in India. Metrics that Matter® is an on-demand software and a web-based Human Capital analytics tool that streamlines the data collection and reporting elements of measurement for all human capital processes - recruitment, engagement, talent, performance, learning and leadership. Further, it combines data from multiple enterprise systems (including LMS) with information collected through evaluations and assessments to paint a complete picture of learning and business performance.

Gajanan Kasbekar, Sr. Vice President, Tata Interactive Systems, says, “TIS has a strong reputation for offering customized learning solutions. Moreover, our ability to design and deliver quality products consistently is complemented by the maturity of our business processes and systems. In this new strategic partnership, we will leverage on our expertise and experience in L&D consulting services.”

“TIS has extensive experience in the learning consulting space; our consultants advise many organizations on learning strategy, competency analysis, training needs assessment, as well as L&D process design. As a founding sponsor for other initiatives like center for talent reporting, TIS has also invested effort & funds in the area of Learning Evaluation and measurement. This alliance with KnowledgeAdvisors takes us to the next level of learning analytics, business impact measurement and eventually help set up governance processes and business offices for clients,” adds Gajanan.

Jeffrey Berk, Sr. Vice President, Operations at KnowledgeAdvisors, avers, “KnowledgeAdvisors helps organizations that utilize learning & development drive business outcomes by applying the analytic rigor they need to achieve their goals.” He adds, “Our Metrics that Matter platform with more than one billion comparative benchmarks, coupled with robust reporting and deep science around learning measurement methodology, allows companies to realize substantial returns on their strategic investments in development and training.”

The partnership with KnowledgeAdvisors’ represents part of TIS’ track record of offering effective learning solutions that enable key organizational initiatives. Further, this interactive knowledge sharing with KnowledgeAdvisors, is expected to accelerate TIS’ pursuit to further advance its offerings in the learning space.

For more information, please contact:

Mr. Gajanan Kasbekar
Sr. Vice President
Tata Interactive Systems
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