From aligning your IT with your business needs to an end-to-end strategy for transforming your enterprise, TCS has the world-class experience and expertise that you need. Contact a consultant today.

Email TCS:

Find a TCS location:

Business Intelligence


Business Intelligence (BI) facilitates businesses to perform management by “facts”.  It helps in data-based decision making that would drive and improve the business and discover hidden trends. TCS helps you in your quest for business excellence with a BI-guided roadmap.

Client Challenges

In the current dynamic market conditions, in order to sustain and extend the business, client need to tackle the following challenges:

  • Implementation of solutions
  • Paucity of time to implement solutions
  • Analysis of a large volume of information for decision making
  • Need for greater precision in the prediction process

The absence of pervasive business intelligent systems leads to the following:

  • Drop in business performance
  • Enterprise risks
  • Customer, partner, vendor relationship deflection
  • Operational inefficiency

What TCS Provides

Our Business Intelligence for Decision Support (BIDS™) Solutions, based on the “Think Big, Build Step-by-Step” philosophy, enable enterprises to extract knowledge and wisdom from unprocessed information to establish a rich, reliable and effective business framework, thereby empowering them to take timely intelligent decisions. BIDS™ Solutions span the following three dimensions:

Process Solutions

The BIDS™ Methodology forms the foundation layer of the Process Solutions. These solutions are plug-and-play frameworks catering to customer-specific requirements such as BI Strategy, BI HealthCheck, BI Maturity Assessment, Business Case Modeling, Performance Scorecard, Planning and Budgeting, Financial Consolidation, BI Competency Center, Multi-Site Rollout, BI Sustenance, BI Training and BI Testing Factory.

Industry Solutions

These are industry-specific comprehensive BI solutions comprising the following:

  • Business Process Maps linked to industry standard business frameworks (e.g. SCOR, DCOR, CCOR for Manufacturing, eTOM for Telecom, ACORD for Insurance and ARTS for Retail) and KPIs
  • Platform independent Logical Data Model (LDM), including reference business objects
  • Analytical templates for reports, dashboards, scorecards and high-end analytics

This tiered approach to implementing industry specific Business Intelligence solutions spans operational process, tactical decision making and strategic initiatives. These solutions are available for key industry verticals including the following:

  • Manufacturing (mBIDS)
  • Telecommunication (tBIDS)
  • Banking (bBIDS)
  • Financial Services (fBIDS)
  • Insurance (iBIDS)
  • Retail (rBIDS)
  • Healthcare (hBIDS)
  • Utilities (uBIDS)

Technology Solutions

These solutions cover the BI vendor / product-specific solutions such as migrations and upgrades as well as the entire BI technology solution landscape. This landscape encompasses solutions around the following:

  • Data Integration
  • Data Storage (Data Warehouse, Data Mart, Master Data Storage and Staging)
  • Data Delivery (Enterprise Reporting, OLAP, Ad-hoc, Dashboards, Geographic Information Systems, Data Mining, event driven BI and Packaged Analytics / Applications)

Business Value

The BIDS™ Solutions can be leveraged to provide the following benefits:

  • Strategic direction
  • Alignment of the business processes to address the changing market conditions
  • Baselined, benchmarked and measured business performance
  • Monitored and managed activities in real time as and when required
  • Discovery and management of knowledge for use as feedback for the prediction of performance with a high degree of certainty

TCS Business Intelligence solutions provide proven services to help you leverage your organizational data and listen to your customers better, adapt faster to changing market conditions and, most importantly, improve profitability, using the available resources optimally. With TCS BIDS™ solutions, you will achieve the following:

  • Easily packaged Business Intelligence solutions for rapid implementation
  • Customized and extended solutions to accurately match the changing business needs
  • New ideas with innovative solutions to deliver pervasive Business Intelligence
  • Ensured value from sustainable, repeatable and predictable business solutions


TCS’ Business Intelligence Solutions

Learn how TCS’ Business Intelligence solutions enable businesses to transform and leverage their raw organizational data into business decision support aids, understand their customers and quickly adapt to the changing markets.

White Papers

BI - Today and Tomorrow

In this paper, we highlight how organizations need to set the right foundation for BI, before adopting new technologies and laying the path toward the institutionalization of innovation. It gives a perspective on the advancements in BI Technology platform expected in future.


Business Intelligence Competency Center (BICC) Services

Learn how TCS’ Business Intelligence Competency Center (BICC) allows you to industrialize Business Intelligence (BI) initiatives through shared infrastructure, common methodologies and enterprise-wide architectural standards.