Meet K2, the first Human Resource Humanoid

Tech Mahindra Ltd has launched K2, the first Human Resource (HR) Humanoid, for its Noida Special Economic Zone Campus. It is combination of knowledge and kindness.

K2 can perform various tasks of human resource transactions taking place on a daily basis. This will provide constant assistance to the company’s HR.

K2 supports state-of-the-art Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology and initiates conversation without any need for wake-up commands.    

K2 has been especially designed keeping in mind the needs of the specially- abled, K2 can respond to queries with text display along with speech. It can address general and specific HR-related employee queries as well as handle personal requests for actions like providing pay slip, tax forms etc.

Harshvendra Soin, Chief People Officer at Tech Mahindra, said, “In today’s digital era, the changing talent landscape is making it imperative for organizations to not just be customer focused, but more ‘human experience’ centric. At Tech Mahindra, we are focused on leveraging technology to further enhance human experiences by making them more personalized and meaningful. K2 has been designed to add value to the employee lifecycle across various touch points and ready ourselves to be a workplace of the future. We believe the future will be more human than we think.”

It introduced in its Hyderabad campus first, earlier this month. The company is now planning to employ the next Humanoid in its Pune campus following the NSEZ campus and will further enable K2 software for an enhanced engagement with an improvement in communication skills to carry out empathetic conversations from associate’s wellness perspective. The organization will also enable it to support mobility and spatial awareness to engage with Associates rather than just keeping it unidirectional.  

Tech Mahindra Limited is an Indian multinational provider of Information Technology (IT), networking technology solutions, Integrated Engineering Solutions and Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) to various industry verticals and horizontals. Anand Mahindra is the Chairman of Tech Mahindra, which is headquartered at Pune. There are 121,840 number of employees working in the company. Its last year’s revenue is USD 499 crore.

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