Kenexa Partners with Daesign to Enhance Business Solutions for Human Resources with Leading-Edge Video Gaming Technology…from Kenexa


Kenexa To Enhance Its Combination of Software, Content and Services with Daesign’s real-time 3D technology solutions to Improve Customer Business Results

HRchitect featured Kenexa in our release of The Suite Life of Integrated Talent Management and also includes them in our list of top Talent Acquisition Systems and top Talent Management Systems vendors that businesses should consider. Derek Bluestone, VP Product Marketing appeared on the HRchitect WebMingle on June 17, 2010. HRchitect’s Matt Lafata, one of the industry’s leading talent management systems analysts, attended the Kenexa Analyst Day in 2010 & 2011 and the Kenexa World Conference from 2009-2011.

If you are looking for a new Talent Management System, or any HR system, don’t rely solely on “recommendations” or published reports. Do yourself a huge favor and talk to HRchitect first. After 15 years, HRchitect has unparalleled knowledge of the HR and Talent Management vendor community and can save you time and money in selection and implementation. Simply put, do not invest in any kind of HR technology without consulting with the experts first. HRchitect is always available to help!


Kenexa (NYSE: KNXA), a global provider of business solutions for human resources, recently announced a partnership with Daesign, a specialist provider of games-based simulated environments and Autonomous Virtual Actors (AVA©) to develop deeply engaging talent attraction, assessment, development and engagement solutions for the marketplace.

Daesign is at the forefront of developing interactive “serious games” for use by corporations, including the world’s largest serious games-based learning and development program for the global sales force at automobile manufacturer Renault, sales force assessment and development solutions for insurance giant AXA, management development solutions for energy industry leader Total, and employer branding and attraction solutions for Alcatel-Lucent.

Using a unique and proprietary AVA technology platform coupled with 3D animation production capability, Daesign’s solutions create visually rich and differentiating simulations of the workplace environment. This technology ensures engaging and immersive experiences for candidates and employees, from initial attraction through application, assessment and selection, development and succession. This in turn provides organizations with real competitive advantages in today’s highly competitive marketplace for talent.

Kenexa will combine its unique combination of software, content and services with Daesign’s innovative gaming technology to improve its customers’ performance. Kenexa helps organizations identify the right individuals and create the right environments to enhance the workplace experience for employees and employers.

“Bringing together our expertise in the field of human capital and Daesign’s award-winning solutions will result in business solutions that will enhance our customers’ business and enrich the lives of their employees,” said Rudy Karsan, CEO of Kenexa.

“Daesign’s video-gaming, artificial intelligence, graphical production capability and unique track-record, coupled with Kenexa’s broad range of HR expertise results in truly immersive and engaging user-experiences and unique differentiation for our customers,” said Damian Nolan, Daesign CEO.

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