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IT Architecture


Emerging technology trends and constantly changing market dynamics are transforming the role of IT from a support function to that of a key business enabler. As a result, organizations are looking for robust, scalable and business-aligned IT architecture models to ensure long-term competitiveness and profitability.

At TCS, we offer the best-in-class IT Architecture consulting services to help you define the right strategy and implementation roadmap that will meet your short-term needs and long-term business goals. We use our proprietary frameworks and result accelerators to successfully drive IT-enabled business transformation.

Client Challenges

  • Reducing time-to-market
  • Adapting to the rapid technology developments, while managing the resulting IT complexities
  • Enhancing business-IT alignment
  • Translating the changing market demands into IT architecture requirements
  • Reducing risks and redundancies
  • Integrating disparate legacy applications
  • Minimizing IT spend
  • Maximizing ROI from IT architecture investments

What TCS provides

Our IT architecture consulting services will help you better align your IT systems and processes with your business and IT strategies. We focus on creating a lean and agile systems portfolio that will help you improve your organizational efficiency and use IT as a competitive differentiator.

We have delivered measurable business benefits to more than 200 clients worldwide, including Fortune 100 market leaders. Our clients specifically value our versatile technology expertise, integrated TCS’ Global Network Delivery Model™ (GNDM™) and proven methodologies such as Integrated Methodology for Process-oriented Architecture and Component Technology (IMPACT) and The Open Group Architecture Framework (TOGAF).

Our core offerings include the following:

  • Enterprise Architecture Advisory Services: Realigning IT with your business goals, assessing the existing architecture maturity and gaps and leveraging the latest technologies to extract the maximum IT benefits. Our key services include the following:
    • Enterprise architecture definition and review
    • Enterprise architecture governance
    • Architecture Center-of-Excellence (CoE) / architecture shared services
    • IT roadmap / strategy
  • System Portfolio Transformation: Improving efficiency through application assessment and rationalization to build a lean IT portfolio with increased focus on service orientation. Our key services include the following:
    • Application / technology portfolio assessment and rationalization
    • Service-oriented transformation
    • Post merger integration
    • Portfolio transformation for de-mergers
  • IT-enabled Strategic Change: Driving IT transformation through integrated services, vendor neutrality and fact-based analysis, incorporating our methodologies and industry best practices. Our key services include the following:
    • Transformation roadmap
    • Business case formulation
    • Solution architecture
    • Application / technology options evaluation
  • Digital Strategy: Leveraging our business technology research and the TCS Co-Innovation Network (COIN), especially in the areas of Web 2.0, Internet, Mobile, RFID, Cloud and Multi-channel, to co-develop new engagement models with our customers, partners, employees, competitors and vendors ecosystem. Our key services include the following:
    • Internet strategy
    • Front office transformation
    • Customer and partner strategy
    • Cloud / Web 2.0 / Mobile / Multi-channel, enabling digital business

Business Value

We partner with you in your business transformation journey to help you migrate, re-architect and re-engineer your IT assets. Our solutions deliver the maximum return on your IT investments through the following:

  • Better aligned IT systems, in tune with your organizational business objectives
  • Streamlined IT systems portfolio, which is capable of responding to the dynamically changing business needs
  • Innovation, collaboration and better communication within your organization and business partners
  • Better merger / demerger support

Case Studies

TCS successfully optimizes the application portfolio of a leading telecom company

TCS helped a leading telecom company optimize and consolidate its application portfolio, which helped overcome technology obsolescence and improved IT application performance. We collaborated to deliver a solution that achieved substantial savings with potential Return on Investment (ROI) of over 26% in business critical domains. which enabled greater visibility for better decision making.

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