TCS: White Papers http://www.tcs.com/resources/white_papers/Pages/default.aspx TCS RSS feed. 12/20/2014 3:50:14 AM White Paper' Managing Enterprise Financial Risk Using Big Data Technologies http://www.tcs.com/resources/white_papers/Pages/Managing-Enterprise-Financial-Risk-BigData-Technologies.aspx Big Data technologies, when used in conjunction with high performance computing (HPC) and complex event processing (CEP), can help enterprises manage significant amounts of data and draw actionable insights for business-critical areas like financial risk management. This allows organizations to instantaneously respond to market changes, conduct near real-time risk pricing, monitor impact of stress scenarios, ensure secure operations, and more.
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TCS 12/15/2014 11:00:00 PM
A Framework to Assess the Applicability of 3D Printing in Manufacturing http://www.tcs.com/resources/white_papers/Pages/Framework-3D-Printing-Manufacturing.aspx This white paper analyzes the key challenges that 3D printing technology faces and describes a framework that can help current or potential users of this technology understand 3D printing to take an informed decision on its applicability as an alternate manufacturing process.
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TCS 8/31/2014 11:00:00 PM
HPC Driven Engineering Simulation – A Solution to Product Development Challenges http://www.tcs.com/resources/white_papers/Pages/HPC-Driven-Engineering-Simulation.aspx In this white paper we describe challenges embracing HPC based engineering simulation into the product development processes from a manufacturing industry standpoint and offers solutions to address them.
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TCS 10/31/2014 11:00:00 PM
Customer Lifetime Value – Not Just a Marketing Metric http://www.tcs.com/business-process-services/related-insights/Pages/Customer-Lifetime-Value-Not-Just-a-Marketing-Metric.aspx Customer Lifetime Value (CLV) is a financial metric that is used to capture customer profitability or the worth of a customer over the duration of his or her relationship with the company. However, there is a lack of focus on how it can help realize tangible business benefits. In this white paper, we look at how various departments in an enterprise can incorporate CLV in tactical decision-making, and derive greater business value.
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TCS 11/30/2014 11:00:00 PM
Empowering the Business with Process Oriented IT Architecture http://www.tcs.com/business-process-services/related-insights/Pages/Empowering-Business-Process-Oriented-IT-Architecture.aspx Systems that support business processes traditionally use application centric architecture, and are designed with specific functionality in mind. Business users therefore find it difficult to change the way an application operates and adapt it to subsequent changes in business rules. Explore how organizations can overcome limitations of application centric architecture for business process systems by leveraging Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) and Business Process Management (BPM).
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TCS 11/30/2014 11:00:00 PM
Six Strategies for Creating Dynamic Customer Experiences http://www.tcs.com/enterprise-solutions/related-insights/Pages/six-strategies-creating-dynamic-customer-experiences.aspx Leading organizations should consider pursuing some new strategies in their ongoing effort towards improving customer experience. In this paper we elaborate on the rising strategies for creating dynamic customer experiences.
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TCS 4/30/2014 11:00:00 PM
Get More Out of Box: Macro Space Planning Based on Your Customer Behavior http://www.tcs.com/resources/white_papers/Pages/Macro-Space-Planning-Customer-Behavior.aspx 'Click & Collect' merchandise occupies valuable space in the store. However, retailers need to bear in mind that “you are keeping already sold items on your shelves”. So retailers aiming for omni-channel leadership through such initiatives need to redesign their space to accommodate these items. They need to re-align their store space to find room for 'click and collect' merchandise across all store formats.     With e-commerce sales touching $1 trillion in 2012 and the growing convergence of new channels, retailers worldwide are rethinking their strategy to maximize the return on their largest investment, real estate. They are exploring options to resurrect physical store sales as they remain the largest customer experience window and contribute more than 80% to their overall sales.
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TCS 7/31/2013 11:00:00 PM
Reimagining Retail: The Digital Imperative http://www.tcs.com/resources/white_papers/Pages/Reimagining-Retail.aspx Retail industry is facing a tsunami of change caused by proliferation of digital technologies. The balance of power is shifting from retailers to customers, as the latter grow more connected and demanding. This paper enlightens how retailers can re-architect different aspects of their business by leveraging the powers of digital five forces to enhance customer experience at different stages of the shopping journey.
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TCS 8/31/2014 11:00:00 PM
Devising Your Online Assortment Game Plan http://www.tcs.com/resources/white_papers/Pages/Online-assortment-game-plan.aspx With ecommerce sales touching USD 1 trillion globally, and US digital commerce poised to touch USD 230 billion, major retailers are fast moving to the online space. According to a recent Gartner report, an overwhelming 76% of shoppers desire consistency in price, promotions, services, and assortments across all retail touch-points.[1] Assortment planning has expanded way beyond creating merchandise mixes for brick-and-mortar stores to stocking the endless aisles offered by digital channels. Retailers that fail to actively manage assortments across retail channels run the risk of customer dissatisfaction. Remaining competitive yet profitable in the long run requires a robust omni-channel assortment strategy across web-enabled retail.
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TCS 9/30/2013 11:00:00 PM
eCommerce in the Grocery Retail Segment: Five Key Focus Areas for choosing eCommerce Technologies http://www.tcs.com/resources/white_papers/Pages/eCommerce-grocery-focus-technologies.aspx In spite of burgeoning technologies and growth of online channels, the US grocery retail industry has failed to create enough traction in the online market so far. This paper discusses the business models being used in the online grocery sector today, the unique challenges that ecommerce brings to this segment and calls out five key areas that grocery retailers need to focus on when choosing an ecommerce platform and enabling technologies.
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TCS 5/31/2014 11:00:00 PM
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