The way you learn is the way we do business.


 

   The way you learn is the way we do business.



Here Is Our Story



 

The “Escalys Story” started in 2007 as a new, more powerful view of managing knowledge emerged from a long and personal tradition that started for Tony Kuhel as a core member of British Petroleum’s London based Group Knowledge Management.  The work evolved with formation of Knowledge Transformation International, formed by a majority of the BP team who decided to leave with their intellectual property and BP’s blessing.  And then went to work across the world in various regional organizations under the “Knowledge Transformation” brand.

 

The deeper story, and the ‘Greek’ influence, came from work initiated by Tony for the US market in 1996 what became a global success for BP - the Olympus Initiative.  Olympus became an integral part of BP’s historic success in managing knowledge for value and also the world’s largest, most comprehensive, and most profitable full featured KM Program.

 

Full featured meaning that unlike other KM approaches, Olympus provided a comprehensive and seamless approach to people, process, and advanced technologies…including advanced visualization, learning organization practices, and personal transformation methods…and other.  Consistent with the ‘Greek’ theme, Escalys was formed to refocus on the extensive learning from BP and beyond as Knowledge Transformation and to begin focusing on a practice based approach to applied KM and, where possible, use of emerging technologies. 

 

As a warrior turned philosopher, poet, and play write, it seemed Escalys (known in Greek history as Aeschylus) was the perfect build from Olympus and the strategic intent of our company.  Put well and eloquently by President John F. Kennedy…

 

"My favorite poet was Aeschylus. And he once wrote: 'Even in our sleep, pain which cannot forget falls drop by drop upon the heart, until in our own despair, against our will, comes wisdom through the awful grace of God.' What we need in the United States is not division; what we need in the United States is not hatred; what we need in the United States is not violence and lawlessness; but is love and wisdom, and compassion toward one another, and a feeling of justice toward those who still suffer within our country, whether they be white or whether they be black... Let us dedicate ourselves to what the Greeks wrote so many years ago: to tame the savageness of man and make gentle the life of this world." The quotation from Aeschylus was later inscribed on a memorial at the gravesite of Robert Kennedy following his own assassination.

 

Unlike Aeschylus, however, it has been Escalys finding that to make these things happen – for America and for the world – the battle continues and the clarity of need for our approach grows.  And, we are pleased to report, our learning and success grows as well.

 

The “Escalys Story” started in 2007 as a new, more powerful view of managing knowledge emerged from a long and personal tradition that started for Tony Kuhel as a core member of British Petroleum’s London based Group Knowledge Management.  The work evolved with formation of Knowledge Transformation International, formed by a majority of the BP team who decided to leave with their intellectual property and BP’s blessing.  And then went to work across the world in various regional organizations under the “Knowledge Transformation” brand.

 

The deeper story, and the ‘Greek’ influence, came from work initiated by Tony for the US market in 1996 what became a global success for BP - the Olympus Initiative.  Olympus became an integral part of BP’s historic success in managing knowledge for value and also the world’s largest, most comprehensive, and most profitable full featured KM Program.

 

Full featured meaning that unlike other KM approaches, Olympus provided a comprehensive and seamless approach to people, process, and advanced technologies…including advanced visualization, learning organization practices, and personal transformation methods…and other.  Consistent with the ‘Greek’ theme, Escalys was formed to refocus on the extensive learning from BP and beyond as Knowledge Transformation and to begin focusing on a practice based approach to applied KM and, where possible, use of emerging technologies. 

 

As a warrior turned philosopher, poet, and play write, it seemed Escalys (known in Greek history as Aeschylus) was the perfect build from Olympus and the strategic intent of our company.  Put well and eloquently by President John F. Kennedy…

 

"My favorite poet was Aeschylus. And he once wrote: 'Even in our sleep, pain which cannot forget falls drop by drop upon the heart, until in our own despair, against our will, comes wisdom through the awful grace of God.' What we need in the United States is not division; what we need in the United States is not hatred; what we need in the United States is not violence and lawlessness; but is love and wisdom, and compassion toward one another, and a feeling of justice toward those who still suffer within our country, whether they be white or whether they be black... Let us dedicate ourselves to what the Greeks wrote so many years ago: to tame the savageness of man and make gentle the life of this world." The quotation from Aeschylus was later inscribed on a memorial at the gravesite of Robert Kennedy following his own assassination.

 

Unlike Aeschylus, however, it has been Escalys finding that to make these things happen – for America and for the world – the battle continues and the clarity of need for our approach grows.  And, we are pleased to report, our learning and success grows as well.