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Nidhi Srivastava
Vice President & Global Head, Google Cloud Business, TCS
8 August 2019

In today’s digitally-driven environment the need for speed is critical. It is no longer a differentiator but a business requirement. Enterprises are expected to meet increasingly sophisticated customer demand, drive innovation, accelerate the pace of delivering value, and maintain nimble operations. To accomplish this, leading enterprises have adopted an Agile with DevOps approach.

In simplified terms, Agile culture helps enterprises develop and drive new innovations faster. DevOps approach, on the other hand, will enable faster releases, with higher quality to drive speed to value. This blend is critical to maximize sustained value across people, process, and technologies. When a strategic partner is able to combine DevOps advisory capabilities with domain and contextual knowledge, it can assess and provide a transformation roadmap at speed to large scale enterprises. This when additionally paired with the ability to deliver implementation and managed services alongside a robust suite of tools, enterprises can expect significant value generation from the partner. Productivity improvement through automation, cost savings, higher net promoter score, improved IT agility at scale, better IT-business collaboration, and faster response to changes are added benefits of DevOps services.

DevOps has evolved from being IT-centric to focusing on the collaboration between business, engineering, and partners to be a critical enabler across the enterprise. The need for accelerated value is reflective of trends that drive Business 4.0™ transformation, addressing the needs to be Agile, Intelligent, Automated, and On the Cloud. Companies that lead across these areas can transform their operations, open the door for new business models to differentiate and seize new opportunities. With Agile and DevOps enterprises can leverage business and IT together to build a coalition for change.

In a recent ranking from the Everest Group, TCS was recognized as a Leader in the Everest Group PEAK Matrix™ for DevOps Services. We are proud to note in this assessment, clients referenced our willingness to work in a co-innovation model, in-depth domain knowledge, and our highly skilled onshore talent as critical strengths. For more details refer to our recent DevOps press release

About the author(s)
Nidhi Srivastava
Vice President & Global Head, Google Cloud Business, TCS

Nidhi Srivastava is Vice President & Global Head, Google Cloud Business, Tata Consultancy Services (TCS). In this role, she leads TCS’ Google Cloud partnership, guiding companies to accelerate value from their cloud transformation initiatives and cultivating digital transformation of legacy business models. She provides strategic guidance on new and emerging use-cases for enterprise cloud, helping companies achieve agility, efficiency and scale.

Nidhi has over 25 years of experience in delivering consulting solutions across industries. Prior to her current role, she led TCS’ Enterprise Intelligent Automation and AI Practice, where she guided companies to transform into agile enterprises. Nidhi has also worked with leading banking and financial services organizations to drive their digital transformation.

Nidhi has been an advisory member with the Software Engineering Institute for CMMI for Services, a member of the International Process Research Consortium at Carnegie Mellon University, and a member of the Women’s Leadership Network with AMCF. She currently resides in Chicago, Illinois.