Tata Interactive Systems (TIS), the global e-learning pioneer, has concluded a partnership agreement with the leading learning technology platform provider Knowledge Management Solutions Inc (KMSI). Under the agreement, TIS will provide e-learning content development services to KMSI clients; while KMSI will supply TIS clients with KMx, the SCORM conformant Advanced Distributed Learning Platform that provides fully integrated e-learning content development, learning management, performance management, learning content management and virtual classroom technologies.
“The partnership with TIS will provide our current clients with the best possible combination of technology and services available in the learning technology marketplace. Leveraging the capabilities of our KMx platform, TIS will be able to provide its’ clients with the next generation in human capital management technology. The partnership could not have come at a better time for an industry that, due to recent consolidation, has caused hundreds of companies to look for new learning technology leadership.” said Jack E. Lee, President and CEO of KMSI.
TIS has developed over 950 custom built e-learning solutions for more than 300 clients across all sectors of the economy - including education and the public sectors - and operates in the USA, the UK, Europe, the Middle East, Australia and Japan as well as in India.
Apart from holding ISO 9001 and BS7799 certification, TIS is the only e-learning organization in the world to be assessed at Level 5 in both the SEI CMM and P-CMM frameworks.
“TIS places great emphasis on quality – of process, product and relationships,” explained Manoj Kutty, TIS’s worldwide president of sales and marketing. “We believe that our strategic partnership with KMSI will allow each company to provide industry leading, holistic learning solutions to our clients.”
About Knowledge Management Solutions, Inc. (KMSI)
Knowledge Management Solutions, Inc. is a leading provider of innovative knowledge and learning management solutions for Fortune 2000 companies and Government agencies. Our flagship product, KMx, is a SCORM conformant; Tiered Enterprise Class Web-Application built using MS .NET and MS SQL Server. KMx is accessible using standard desktop applications and browser technologies and supports popular learning, content and document management applications. KMx is globally scalable and provides an integrated environment for developing, managing, and delivering performance support, documentation and learning content. KMx enables rapid content creation and delivery by a wide range of content creators including instructional designers and subject matter experts. KMx is offered to its customers as an enterprise application or a hosted service under KMSI's Corporate University -- Today program. For more information please visit kmsi.us
About Tata Interactive Systems (TIS)
Tata Interactive Systems (TIS) is a global pioneer in e-learning. A part of the £7bn Tata Group – one of the largest and most trusted business conglomerates in India, TIS has 15 years of experience in designing and developing innovative and cutting-edge e-learning solutions.
TIS employs a global team of 850 multi-disciplinary specialists – a unique mix of project managers, software engineers, instructional designers, content developers, visual designers and animators. Its service bouquet includes Simulations, Systems Training, New Hire Training, Business Processes and Skills Training, Regulatory and Compliance Training, Sales and Customer Service Training, Adaptive Assessments, Story-based Learning Objects and EPSS. Powered by creative talent, sound processes and technological excellence, TIS has developed over 950 e-learning solutions for more than 300 clients – including 50 Fortune 500 companies – across the UK, Europe, US, Australia and Asia. Its client roster includes leading corporations, renowned educational institutions and government bodies such as British Airways, BECTA, Citibank, Colgate-Palmolive, ExxonMobil, GlaxoSmithKline, HP, McGraw-Hill, NHS, ntl, Orange, Pearson Education, Qwest, Royal Mail, Swiss Re, UNICEF, University of Phoenix, University of Maryland and Vodafone.
Apart from holding ISO 9001 and BS7799 certification, TIS is the only e-learning organisation in the world to be assessed at Level 5 in both the SEI CMM and P-CMM frameworks. TIS’s quest for excellence is reflected in 20 prestigious industry awards, including BETT 2004 Best Product Award, Brandon Hall Excellence in Learning Award 2004, APEX 2004 Award of Excellence and three nominations for the prestigious WOLCE Awards.
About the Tata Group
The Tata Group, established in 1904 by the great visionary Jamsetji Tata, is one of India’s largest and most trusted business houses. The group pioneered the industrial revolution in India by founding, among other things, the first steel plant, power plant and chain of luxury hotels.
The Group employs more than 330,000 people in 91 companies across diversified industry sectors including steel, automobiles, cement, telecom and IT. Generating revenues to the tune of £7bn per year – 2.6 per cent of India’s total GDP – it is recognised as a leader in several industry segments such as such as steel, power, software exports and chemicals. It is also the parent company to Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), Asia’s largest software producer.
Further information from
Alan Samuel, Tata Interactive Systems, 020 7905 0156