Our story

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PM2 and Hirebook merge under the leadership of Brett Knowles to launch its first iteration of the Hirebook strategic operating system for large organizations to improve employee engagement and alignment.

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2020

PM2 has helped over 3,000 organizations with over 150.000 people live in OKR systems led by PM2

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2018

PM2 continues to drive thought-leadership in OKRs, being the first to link environmental sustainability, risk management and self-management work teams to OKRs

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2017

PM2 reaches the milestone of 50,000 people using PM2 OKR implementations around the world

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2016

PM2 publishes “OKR Primer” video, reaching hundreds of thousands of viewers

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2013

PM2 publishes it’s first Objectives and Key Results (OKR) thought-leadership advice

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2005-2016

PM2 continues winning 5 more Balanced Scorecard Hall of Fame awards for clients, including Motorola, RCMP, Scandia Insurance, Datacraft and Community First Credit Union

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2000

PM2 wins it’s first Balanced Scorecard Hall of Fame award for it’s work with AT&T through the dotcom crash

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1995

PB Views is acquired by OpenText and Brett Knowles founds PM2 to help organizations around the world

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1992

Brett Knowles founds the first Balanced Scorecard application: PB Views

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1991

Brett Knowles works with Drs Kaplan and Norton at Harvard on Balanced Scorecard research

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2020

Brainware Ventures starts to develop Hirebook software to improve employee engagement and strategic alignment across it's organizations.

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2019

As Brainware companies grow to over 1000 employees it becomes apparent to Thomas that companies need better tools to engage employees

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2015

Thomas Cornelius starts Brainware Ventures to empower founders to create wealth and sustainable jobs in the 4th industrial revolution.