TCS: Thought Leadership Subscribe to Thought Leadership from Tata Consultancy Services for thought leadership, expert opinions and ideas on a range of topics in IT Services, Business Solutions and Outsourcing. http://www.tcs.com/rss_feeds/pages/tlfeeds.aspx en-us Copyright 2016 5/30/2016 11:29:56 PM 5/30/2016 11:29:56 PM http://www.tcs.com/rss_feeds/pages/tlfeeds.aspx global.marketing@tcs.com 60 ISCEA Supply Chain Technology Conference and Expo (SCTech) 2016 http://www.tcs.com/news_events/events/Pages/ISCEA-supply-chain-technology-conference-expo-SCTech-2016.aspx Join Rich Sherman, Senior Fellow, TCS Supply Chain CoE at the ISCEA Supply Chain Technology Conference and Expo (SCTech) 2016, as he speaks about ‘Digital Demand Management –Taming the Bullwhip Effect’ on July 19- 12PM, Navy Pier, Chicago.
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Thought LeadershipTCS 7/18/2016 11:00:00 PM
Careful Consideration Is Key For Manufacturers In The Digital Transformation http://www.tcs.com/news_events/tcs_news/Pages/careful-consideration-key-manufacturers-digital-transformation.aspx Featured in Manufacturing Business Technology, this article highlights the manufacturing perspective of the TCS global trend study on internet of things.
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Thought LeadershipTCS 4/30/2016 11:00:00 PM
Negotiation and Leadership Conference 2016 http://www.tcs.com/news_events/events/Pages/Negotiation-Leadership-Conference-2016.aspx TCS is a Platinum Sponsor for the Negotiation and Leadership Conference 2016 to be held at Harvard University on April 21-24, 2016. Join our leaders for a keynote on Leading in the Digital World. Attend our workshop on Digital Reimagination at the event.
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Thought LeadershipTCS 4/20/2016 11:00:00 PM
Maximizing the Potential of Data:An Integrated Framework for Enterprise Data Management http://www.tcs.com/resources/white_papers/Pages/Integrated-Framework-Enterprise-Data-Management.aspx iEnterprise-DataPlus-0416-1.pdf  Organizations today create and consume vast amounts of data from different channels. However, sifting through and interpreting all of this data is a significant challenge that requires a robust EDM strategy. This paper examines the challenges with the current approach in handling data and suggests a framework for integrating people, processes, and technology products to transform enterprise data into an asset.
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Thought LeadershipTCS 3/31/2016 11:00:00 PM
CS Week 2016 http://www.tcs.com/news_events/events/Pages/CS-Week-2016.aspx    
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Thought LeadershipTCS 3/29/2016 11:00:00 PM
Raja Banerji, TCS, Featured by the Forbes CMO Practice as one of the CMO Leaders who are Redefining the Marketing Discipline http://www.tcs.com/news_events/tcs_news/Pages/TCS-Raja-Banerji-Featured-Forbes-CMO-Practice-Leaders.aspx Forbes CMO Practice experts recently interviewed TCS’ Raja Banerji – Chief Marketing Officer, Manufacturing, Life Sciences, Energy & Resources, as one of the leading CMOs to gain insights about content marketing strategies in large organizations.
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Thought LeadershipTCS 3/6/2016 11:00:00 PM
Smart Grid and the Internet of things http://www.tcs.com/resources/white_papers/Pages/Smart-Grid-and-the-Internet-of-things.aspx Smart-Grid-and-the-Internet-of%20Things-1215.pdf  'Smart Grid and Internet of things' discusses about next-generation technologies such as the Internet of Things (IoT) that have the potential to bring about revolutionary changes in our lives especially with its growing application in smart grids employed by modern utilities.
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Thought LeadershipTCS 2/16/2016 11:00:00 PM
ARC Advisory Group: IOT as a force for Re-Imagination http://www.tcs.com/news_events/analyst_reports/Pages/ARC-Advisory-Group-IOT.aspx This ARC report talks about IOT as the next big wave of re-imagination of the industry, and how TCS is prepared to facilitate this change.
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Thought LeadershipTCS 1/4/2016 11:00:00 PM
SDN in Wireless Cellular Networks http://www.tcs.com/resources/white_papers/Pages/SDN-Wireless-Cellular-Networks.aspx SDN-Wireless-Cellular-Networks-1215-1.pdfThe explosive growth in devices and the corresponding increase in the need for higher bandwidth are compelling cellular service providers to look beyond traditional technologies. In addition, wireless networks have been riddled with several issues such as inter-cell interference and mobility management. This volatile situation calls for disruptive technologies such as Software Define Networking (SDN) to address and solve existing issues as well as future challenges. Read this paper to know about the solutions that can help service providers effectively address the increasing demand for higher bandwidth, while controlling costs.
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Thought LeadershipTCS 12/31/2015 11:00:00 PM
European Utility Week 2015 http://www.tcs.com/news_events/events/Pages/European-Utility-Week-2015.aspx TCS is a gold sponsor of European Utility Week in Vienna on November 3-5. The event is the largest Utilities conference in Europe and promises to attract more than 10,000 smart energy professionals. Visit us at Booth #B.b27 to know about 'Reimagined Utilities in a Hyper Connected World'.
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Thought LeadershipTCS 11/2/2015 11:00:00 PM
Webinar on IT-OT Integration for Utilities http://www.tcs.com/news_events/events/Pages/Engerati-Webinar-2015.aspx In this webinar, Ranjeet Vaishnav,Director,Engineering Services for Utilities,TCS will discuss on how utilities can improve operational effectiveness with information technology (IT) and operational technology (OT) Integration and present insights on how to institutionalize a data-driven value chain that enables utilities to integrate their information and operational technology systems, and convert real-time data into actionable intelligence.
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Thought LeadershipTCS 10/12/2015 11:00:00 PM
What’s next in Europe for Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), the fastest growing IT Services brand? http://www.tcs.com/news_events/analyst_reports/Pages/Whats-next-in-Europe-for-TCS.aspx In Part 1 of this two-part series on TCS, Duquesne Advisory focuses on the company’s global business model to identify its strengths and its potential challenges
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Thought LeadershipTCS 6/30/2015 11:00:00 PM
What does the digital economy mean for competitiveness? http://www.tcs.com/resources/white_papers/Pages/NChandra-WEF-digital-economy-competitiveness.aspx In this article, N Chandra, CEO and MD, TCS, talks about the emergence of the Digital Consumer Economy and the role played by Internet of Things (IoT) in this transformation.
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Thought LeadershipTCS 5/31/2015 11:00:00 PM
The 'Social Utility': How Top Utilities Use Social Media http://www.tcs.com/resources/white_papers/Pages/How-Top-Utilities-Use-Social-Media.aspx The Social Utility - WhitepaperDuring the winter storm of 2013-2014 in the U.S., TCS carried out a survey to explore how utility companies are leveraging social media to enhance customer interaction. We evaluated popular social media channels, and looked at how utilities can use social media to manage communications and retain customer satisfaction during a disaster. This paper presents the key findings from our research, and also showcases examples of how utilities are effectively using social media for effective customer engagement.
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Thought LeadershipTCS 5/31/2015 11:00:00 PM
Digital By Default http://www.tcs.com/resources/white_papers/Pages/digital-by-default.aspx Digital-by-Default-0515-1In this paper, we take a look at Whole-of-Government Digital by Default approach, and the best practices and implementation strategies that facilitate the shift toward citizen centric governance.
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Thought LeadershipTCS 4/30/2015 11:00:00 PM
IDC Perspective: TCS Supply Chain Center of Excellence – Update 2015 http://www.tcs.com/news_events/analyst_reports/Pages/IDC-TCS-Supply-Chain-CoE-2015.aspx IDC Manufacturing Insights Perspective presents insights from IDC's discussion with TCS’ Supply Chain Centre of Excellence (SC CoE) in February 2015 on its top supply chain initiatives.
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Thought LeadershipTCS 3/31/2015 11:00:00 PM
Organizing the Retail Bank for Omni-Channel http://www.tcs.com/resources/white_papers/Pages/Organizing-Retail-Bank-Omni-Channel.aspx Organizing-the-Retail-Bank-for-Omni-Channel-0315-1.pdf  In the emerging technology environment, the most successful banks will be those that can deploy services rapidly across a wide range of devices. Changes in consumer electronics, location-based services, and development standards are challenging the existing assumptions about omni-channel banking. Through an organizational effort to omni-channel, banks will be better prepared to deal with the impending transformation in channels.
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Thought LeadershipTCS 2/28/2015 11:00:00 PM
Footprints in Foreign Shores: Scripting Success Stories in Growth Markets http://www.tcs.com/resources/white_papers/Pages/Footprints-Foreign-Shores.aspx FootprintForeignShores-0215-1.pdfAs William G.T. Shed once put it, “A ship is safe in harbor, but that's not what ships are for”, most companies have to look beyond their home markets in order to prosper. This is especially true for the Automotive industry where emerging economies, have presented a new source of profits. This paper provides a framework to help OEMs identify key issues and recognize ways to achieve a successful market entry. It can also guide organizations, already established in a market, to retrospect and tweak their business strategy.
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Thought LeadershipTCS 1/31/2015 11:00:00 PM
How Smart, Connected Products are Transforming Competition http://www.tcs.com/news_events/analyst_reports/Pages/smart-connected-products-transforming-competition.aspx This Harvard Business Review analytics services report describes the discussion on the Internet of Things (IOT) that took place at a breakfast, sponsored by TCS, where 40 senior leaders from various industries participated.
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Thought LeadershipTCS 1/21/2015 11:00:00 PM
Field Force Management in Water Utilities http://www.tcs.com/resources/white_papers/Pages/Field-Force-Management-in-Water-Utilities.aspx Field-Force-Management-In-Water-Utilities-0115-1The emergence of digital technology offers water companies a perfect launching pad to take off into a new era. Field force management is one area within the water industry that can leverage the new digital technologies in an effective way for lasting benefits.   Field force management provides excellent opportunities for water utilities to reduce their operational expenses while enhancing service quality and customer experience.
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Thought LeadershipTCS 12/31/2014 11:00:00 PM
Big Data Analytics http://www.tcs.com/resources/multimedia/Pages/Big-Data-Analytics.aspx TCS Big DataPowered with artificial intelligence and Big Data technology, analytics can help you take strategic decisions. On the go. From the environmental impact on profitability to an increase in throughput; a launch in a new market to a potential recall, analytics has the potential to drive the breakthrough that your business needs.
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Thought LeadershipTCS 10/31/2014 11:00:00 PM
Big Data and Analytics in Manufacturing: Driving New Levels of Management Productivity http://www.tcs.com/resources/white_papers/Pages/Big-Data-Analytics-Manufacturing.aspx Big-Data-Analytics-Manufacturing-0914-1.pdf In repeated surveys with executives in the IT organization, 'leveraging information' is ranked as a critical capability, but maturity remains relatively low. There is certainly a lot of market hype about "big data" and analytics, often abbreviated as "BDA." The advancement of sensors — their capability, their connectivity, and their shrinking cost — means that unprecedented levels of data can be collected. IDC Manufacturing Insights advises companies to set an aspirational goal of doubling the productivity of their knowledge workers in the next five years.
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Thought LeadershipTCS 9/30/2014 11:00:00 PM
READY FOR RETAIL? http://www.tcs.com/resources/white_papers/Pages/TCS-Water-Ready-for-Retail.aspx The UK water market has been evolving slowly yet significantly over the last few years. The recent Water bill addresses the long pending issue of competition in the UK non-household market. The retail competition in the market will help drive change and much needed efficiencies in the industry; a necessity given the challenges in relation to the scarcity of water, population growth levels and waste.
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Thought LeadershipTCS 6/30/2014 11:00:00 PM
Cloud Solutions for Centralized Reference Data Management http://www.tcs.com/resources/white_papers/Pages/Cloud-Solutions-Centralized-Reference-Data-Management.aspx Cloud-Solutions-Reference-Data-Management-0514-1.pdfDue to the repercussions of the global financial crisis, most banking and financial institutions are seeking innovative ways to improve efficiencies and contain costs. Reference data management (RDM) currently revolves around data quality, integration between data elements and flexibility to meet regulatory demands. The concept of a single or centralized reference data platform was triggered by the need to reduce manual intervention, speed up the on-boarding process, simplify risk analysis, expedite regulatory reporting and improve automation.
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Thought LeadershipTCS 4/30/2014 11:00:00 PM
Basel III Capital Disclosure Requirements: The Way Forward For Banks http://www.tcs.com/resources/white_papers/Pages/BaselIII-Capital-Disclosure-Requirements-Way-Forward.aspx Capital-Disclosure-0514-1.pdfBasel III contains proposals to enhance the capital disclosures made by banks and thereby addresses the issue of inadequacy in capital disclosures and lack of transparency and comparability of a bank’s capital positions. This paper discusses the major changes proposed by Basel III with respect to capital disclosures and how it addresses the inadequacies in the existing disclosure practices. It also recommends the way forward for banks to achieve compliance and the various benefits that the industry would derive from the same.
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Thought LeadershipTCS 4/30/2014 11:00:00 PM
Why assurance is critical for a successful T2S transformation http://www.tcs.com/resources/white_papers/Pages/Assurance-critical-T2S-transformation.aspx Assurance-critical-T2S-transformation-0314-1.pdfWith the T2S (Target2 Securities) platform's implementation timelines fast approaching, Central Securities Depositories (CSDs) and Custodians are racing against time for an efficient and smooth transition to the platform. Most of the market participants (CSDs, Custodians and large investment banks) are ready with their detailed business transformation strategy and are currently in the process of re-engineering their system architecture to adapt to the target state.   The logical next step would be to focus on assurance and ensure smooth migration to T2S platform with minimum business impact.
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Thought LeadershipTCS 4/30/2014 11:00:00 PM
Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) - An Approach to Ensuring Compliance http://www.tcs.com/Insights/Pages/Foreign-Account-Tax-Compliance-Act.aspx The Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) was enacted in 2010 by the United States (US) to improve tax compliance with regard to offshore accounts of the US citizens. Foreign Financial Institutions (FFIs) will need to report to the IRS the US accounts they handle or be subject to a 30% withholding tax on any US-sourced income and sales proceeds. By tracking down delinquent US taxpayers, the IRS expects to raise an additional $8.7 billion in taxes over the next ten years.
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Thought LeadershipTCS 1/17/2013 11:00:00 PM
TCS Retail Forum Journal – Issue 1 http://www.tcs.com/resources/newsletters/Pages/TCS-Retail-Forum-Journal-Issue-1.aspx TCS Retail Forum Issue-1In this ­first edition of Forum, the TCS Retail Thought Leadership journal, we bring you insights on Big Data - how it can change the way retailers engage with their customers and how it will help them improve customer experience and loyalty.
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Thought LeadershipTCS 1/7/2013 11:00:00 PM
Advanced Semiconductor Application Architecture http://www.tcs.com/Insights/Pages/Advanced_Semiconductor_Application_Architecture.aspx The semiconductor industry is a self-evolving industry driven by continual improvement in technology, end-user applications and highly mature supply chain processes. It has several unique processes; therefore, it has contributed in the evolution of several IT applications that are unique to the industry.
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Thought LeadershipTCS 12/26/2012 11:00:00 PM
Empowered consumers: The next wave of electric utility services http://www.tcs.com/Insights/Pages/Empowered_consumers_electric_utility_services.aspx Demand for electric power is flattening out in OECD countries after a steady rise, and growth is shifting to the developing world. China and India are expected to invest a full 3-5% of their GDP in building their power system between now and 2035.
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Thought LeadershipTCS 12/13/2012 11:00:00 PM
Financial Transaction Tax (FTT) - Rebuilding Europe’s economies? http://www.tcs.com/Insights/Pages/Financial_Transaction_Tax.aspx In April 2010, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) presented a report named “A Fair and Substantial Contribution by the Financial Sector” on a recommendation given by G20 after considering a rejoinder to the financial crisis. The introduction of Financial Transaction Tax (FTT) was considered to be one of the alternatives to finance the economic chaos caused by the crisis. The FTT will be effective from January 2014.
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Thought LeadershipTCS 12/11/2012 11:00:00 PM
Digital Consumer – Imperatives for Banks and the IT Industry http://www.tcs.com/Insights/Pages/Digital_consumer_banks_IT_industry.aspx Smart organizations have already placed digitization and its integration into the mainstream as a top priority. In 2011, Google clocked $2.5 billion in annual revenue from mobile advertising. eBay expects customers to buy and sell merchandise worth $8 billion in 2012. PayPal expects to see mobile payment volume of $7 billion by end of 2012*.   The digital economy is set to hit the cruising altitude and the Banking and Financial Services (BFS) industry needs to expand its horizons and gear up for the evolving digital world.
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Thought LeadershipTCS 11/27/2012 11:00:00 PM
Digitizing the Publishing Enterprise http://www.tcs.com/Insights/Pages/Digital_Publishing_Enterprise.aspx For the publishing industry, “being digital” is no longer an add-on to the core physical publishing business, a “nice to have” element on the periphery. Over the next ten years, the entire environment in which content is used and created will undergo a vast change. Publishers will need to reengineer and reinvent their businesses and need new systems to manage the new digital enterprise.
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Thought LeadershipTCS 11/26/2012 11:00:00 PM
Bring Your Own Device (BYOD): Consumer-driven IT http://www.tcs.com/Insights/Pages/Bring_Your_Own_Device_BYOD.aspx Today, we are observing an increase in organizations adopting the Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) philosophy, although the percentage is still very small. BYOD trends have evolved over time. Business phones have provided mobile email for a decade, but the market has moved from business phones complete with corporate controls to consumer devices such as tablets and smartphones. BYOD also helps brings in unique operating system (OS)/ software / app platforms to accomplish tasks. Hence, BYOD leads to Bring Your Own Technology (BYOT) and these terms are often used synonymously.
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Thought LeadershipTCS 11/1/2012 11:00:00 PM
Harness the Potential of IT with Five Core Value Disciplines http://www.tcs.com/Insights/Pages/Harness_IT_Five_Core_Value_Disciplines.aspx Information and Communications Technology (ICT) has permeated deeply in an organization’s business models, customer value propositions, and products / services. Further, IT has allowed organizations to digitize, automate and integrate global business processes.   Practical experience shows that IT organizations that are “run like a business,” with capabilities such as customer relationship management, R&D and performance management, more consistently deliver better results and elevate IT’s strategic role in the success of the entire enterprise.
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Thought LeadershipTCS 10/17/2012 11:00:00 PM
Second Screen Revolutionizes the Television Experience - Part 3 http://www.tcs.com/Insights/Pages/Second_Screen_Revolutionizing_Television_Experience_Part_3.aspx In Part 1 of our series on the Second Screen, we examined various Second Screen apps and the opportunities they offer broadcasters, advertisers, media companies and other parts of the media domain. In Part 2, we looked at the technology fueling the innovations of Second Screen and how they work.   In Part 3, we hear what the entertainment industry moguls are saying about Second Screen and how they are experimenting to discover ways of utilizing it. These comments come from a series of panel discussions held at a conference labeled Entertainment Apps, sponsored by Variety, the legendary show business trade magazine, hosted in Los Angeles. The conference focused on apps created for mobile devices that had TV, films and games at the heart of their appeal.
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Thought LeadershipTCS 10/4/2012 11:00:00 PM
Driving Indian Consumption Through Integrated Multichannel Retailing http://www.tcs.com/Insights/Pages/Driving_Indian_Consumption_IMR.aspx It is déjà vu time for Indian retail. From a multi-billion dollar opportunity in early 2005, today, Indian retail is poised to become a trillion dollar opportunity by 2020. With the current market size coming from a rising Indian middle class estimated at US $500 billion, this translates to an additional US $800 billion in the next eight years.
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Thought LeadershipTCS 8/21/2012 11:00:00 PM
Second Screen Revolutionizes the Television Experience http://www.tcs.com/Insights/Pages/Second_Screen_Revolutionizing_Television_Experience.aspx In Part 1 of our series on the Second Screen, we explained the concept of the Second Screen app and discussed the opportunities for additional revenue and how to improve audience engagement and refocus attention on the primary content.   In Part 2, we examine some of the technologies that fuel the fire of this viewer engagement and become a part of the holistic approach to Second Screen.
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Thought LeadershipTCS 8/21/2012 11:00:00 PM
Keeping the Basins Full: Smart Water for the 21st Century http://www.tcs.com/Insights/Pages/Smart_Water_21st_Century.aspx The global water demand is forecast to rise by more than 50% by 2030. The world’s supply of clean water is shrinking because of climate change, over-abstraction and pollution. The situation is compounded by several factors, including rising costs resulting from increased energy intensity and higher energy prices, inefficiencies in distribution and treatment, and flawed financial incentives.
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Thought LeadershipTCS 7/2/2012 11:00:00 PM
Low-carbon Freight Logistics for the 21st Century http://www.tcs.com/Insights/Pages/Low-carbon-freight-logistics-21st-century.aspx In the face of almost two-and-a-half fold growth by 2050, we estimate that the freight logistics industry can reduce its absolute greenhouse gas emissions by about 27% relative to today’s levels. Moreover, we expect this to net the industry financial savings of almost USD 1 trillion in 2050.
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Thought LeadershipTCS 6/14/2012 11:00:00 PM
Revolutionizing your Television Experience with the Second Screen http://www.tcs.com/Insights/Pages/Revolutionize_Television_Experience_Second_Screen.aspx If you own an iPhone, iPad, an Android phone or a laptop computer, then you might be online doing something else even while watching TV. This is true of 80% of those who own smart devices and is somewhat of a phenomenon in terms of its scale and rapid growth.
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Thought LeadershipTCS 6/3/2012 11:00:00 PM
Behavior with big data: Your customer is going digital http://www.tcs.com/Insights/Pages/Behavior_big_data_customer_digital.aspx Companies that have grown during the last recession and continue to grow exhibit the following strengths: Behavior with big data with the customer going digital Enhancement of operational efficiency Optimization of the supply chain Innovation
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Thought LeadershipTCS 5/17/2012 11:00:00 PM
Helping banks in the capital markets space manage regulatory compliance effectively http://www.tcs.com/Insights/Pages/Banks_capital_markets_regulatory_compliance.aspx By Kumar Srinivasan, Head, Capital Markets BPO, TCS Today, banks in the capital market space are confronted with a tough growth environment and cost discipline, notwithstanding the increasing cost of compliance, demand for more transparency, stringent regulations and the scrutiny of complex products.
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Thought LeadershipTCS 4/4/2012 11:00:00 PM
When Innovations Collide: The Intersection of Social, Mobile and Traditional Channels http://www.tcs.com/Insights/Pages/Innovations-Social-Mobile-Traditional-Channels.aspx The future of sustained competitive advantage hinges on the ability to effectively manage the collision of disruptive innovations. The digital disruption driven by mobile, social, big data, cloud and the consumerization of IT is affecting every industry. Though much has been said about these individual areas of innovation, the areas of intersection – critical to creating value from these innovations – have mostly been ignored. As innovations collide, the intersection must be effectively managed – or the result is distributed chaos.
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Thought LeadershipTCS 3/20/2012 11:00:00 PM
Improving the wind energy’s competitive edge http://www.tcs.com/Insights/Pages/improving-wind-energy-competitive-edge.aspx Wind energy, one of the cleanest sources of power, is sharpening its competitive edge; producers are becoming steadily adept at harnessing the world’s wind resources and getting the energy to consumers.
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Thought LeadershipTCS 3/20/2012 11:00:00 PM
Social Media Activity of the Automotive Industry in the UK – A TCS Study http://www.tcs.com/Insights/Pages/Social_Media_Activity_Automotive_Industry_UK_TCS_Study.aspx “No matter the vertical market, we see social media being used primarily as an outbound marketing and communications tool.” - Nina Bonagura, Analyst, IDC
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Thought LeadershipTCS 2/22/2012 11:00:00 PM
Low Carbon, High Growth: The 21st Century Sustainable Supply Chain Model http://www.tcs.com/Insights/Pages/Low-carbon-high-growth-21st-Century-Sustainable-Supply-Chain.aspx The supply chain has traditionally been viewed as a linear process from the vantage point of a single company, starting with the supplier and ending with the point of sale. What happens to the product materials after use has not been a core business concern. The limitations of this perspective have important implications for the supply chain’s ability to compete in the emerging business paradigm.
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Thought LeadershipTCS 2/13/2012 11:00:00 PM
Security Management for Telecommunication Networks http://www.tcs.com/Insights/Pages/Security-Management-Telecommunication-Networks.aspx Telecommunication networks technology has evolved from the traditional Public Switched Telephone Networks (PSTN) to 3G and more recently, 4G. PSTN-based circuit-switched networks are being replaced by packet-switched networks. To stay ahead of competition, in a growing telecom industry, operators must maintain a secure, highly available infrastructure providing reliable and resilient services to their users.
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Thought LeadershipTCS 2/9/2012 11:00:00 PM
Transformation in Insurance Sourcing http://www.tcs.com/Insights/Pages/Transformation-Insurance-Sourcing.aspx The global insurance industry has evolved considerably over the last few years, but not without its share of challenges. A slow recovering economy, stringent regulatory standards and changing demographic structure will further shape the industry. As a result, insurance companies have a multipoint agenda ahead of them. They need to manage costs effectively and increase top-line revenue to face the economic times ahead, mitigate risks, expand to newer and emerging geographies, and gain new customers to remain competitive.   One of the risk mitigation strategies is to engage a partner to deliver some of the services more efficiently and effectively.
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Thought LeadershipTCS 1/18/2012 11:00:00 PM
Future-proofing the Organization through Analytics http://www.tcs.com/Insights/Pages/Future-proofing-Organization-Analytics.aspx The global economy, today, compels organizations to operate under competitive and regulatory pressures.  In any industry, decisions and plans need to be made on the basis of insights and predictions from accurate data. Business analytics enables fact-based, insight-driven decision making to manage an organization’s strategic, operating and financial performance.   As companies continue to be short-skilled in this analytics expertise, they are beginning to realize the value of outsourcing research and analytics services to skilled service providers.
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Thought LeadershipTCS 12/15/2011 11:00:00 PM