November 10, 2017

TCS recognized as a leader in worldwide cloud ERP implementation services by IDC MarketScape

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New York | Mumbai: Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), (BSE: 532540, NSE: TCS), a leading global IT services, consulting and business solutions organization, has been recognized as a Leader in Cloud ERP Implementation in the recently published IDC MarketScape, “Worldwide Cloud ERP Implementation Services 2017 Vendor Assessment.”1.

“Cloud ERP adoption is an important part of our customers’ digital transformation journeys, driven largely by business imperatives,” said Krishnan Ramanujam, president, business & technology services, TCS. “This recognition as a leader is a validation of our business-centric transformational approach, and of our market success.”

In the Cloud ERP solutions space, TCS offers a full, consulting-led suite of services spanning business transformation, cloud strategy and roadmap definition, cloud ERP implementation, upgrades, program governance, and change management.

These cover the entire scope of Cloud ERP applications including finance and accounting, human capital management and payroll, supply chain management, procurement and order management, enterprise asset management, and customer relationship management (CRM) functions, offered by OEM partners.

In addition, TCS offers its own ERP-on-Cloud platform, a fully managed, secure, scalable, global, and consolidated enterprise application based on a Tier 1 ERP package, for customers with complex business processes requiring quick on-boarding, low up-front investment and standardized business processes.

A key differentiator has been TCS’ investments in intellectual property in the Cloud ERP area, represented by:

  • Flagship BPaaS platforms, TAP™ to simplify the procure-to-pay cycle, and CHROMA™ for transforming talent management
  • Suite of proprietary, OEM-certified tools and accelerators to fast-track implementations and automate data transformation, testing, and documentation – resulting in quicker time to market for customers.
  • Pre-built PaaS solutions addressing OEM SaaS whitespaces such as employee engagement, dealer portal, predictive logistics, and Smart supply chain, all available in the Cloud OEM Marketplace.

“As customers launch large scale Cloud ERP transformation programs that have deep, complex interlinkages to existing systems, our contextual knowledge, industry depth, experience, and breadth of innovative solutions, position us uniquely to meet their need for certainty and quick time to market,” added Mr Ramanujam. “We remain focused on building out new services offerings, assets and methodologies to sustain our position as our customers’ strategic and trusted business advisor, and partner for Cloud ERP programs.”

1 IDC Marketscape, “Worldwide Cloud ERP Implementation 2017 Vendor Assessment,”(# US41523417, June 2017).