TCS Positioned as a Leader in the 2021 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Managed Workplace Services, Europe

Tata Consultancy Services’ CogniX™ for Workspace, Investments Such as TCS Pace Port™ Amsterdam and Strong Partnerships with Cloud Hyperscalers are Driving Customers’ Digital Workplace Transformations

LONDON | MUMBAI, April 07, 2021: Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) (BSE: 532540, NSE: TCS), a leading global IT services, consulting and business solutions organization, has been named a Leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Managed Workplace Services, Europe,1 for the second consecutive year.

The report profiles 19 leading providers in Europe to enable sourcing, procurement and vendor management leaders to select the right partner in this changing market. MWS is centered on delivering a digital workplace experience to end users so that organizations can leverage their digital dexterity in the development of new digital business services.

European organizations have been at the forefront of embracing digital transformation. An engaging and collaborative workplace culture is central to the success of these initiatives. TCS is partnering with customers to holistically reimagine their workplaces and transform them from being location- and device-centric to being borderless, global, immersive and collaborative,” said Ashok Pai, Global Head, Cognitive Business Operations, TCS. “We believe being positioned as a Leader in this report is a testament to our investments in research and innovation and capabilities in contextualizing solutions based on clients’ environments to deliver digital workplace transformations.”

TCS offers a comprehensive portfolio of consulting-led services across the workplace services value chain and leverages Secure Borderless Workspaces™ (SBWS™), its transformative operating model to enable touchless, intelligent, agile, and digital operations that deliver superior business outcomes.

TCS CogniX™ for Workspace is an AI driven human-machine collaboration suite, powered by TCS’ Machine First™ Delivery Model (MFDM™) that helps enterprises create intuitive, immersive, and intelligent workspaces – a key to delightful employee experiences. It comes with an array of easy-to-deploy, modular and scalable value builders that bring together multiple digital levers and enable zero-touch IT, the next-gen workplace and enhanced employee experience. Some examples of these value builders are cognitive virtual assistants, experience analytics, a user segment analyzer and a proactive endpoint remediator.

SBWS allows organizations to take full advantage of their talent ecosystem to maximize business opportunities. It encompasses a wide range of human functions, including infrastructure, talent management and employee engagement; processes, tools, and governance mechanisms; and collaboration and engagement practices to enable companies to realize the potential of the new world of work.

TCS’ Smart Meetings solution helps transform the meeting experience for remote working employees with comprehensive services, full lifecycle support and global coverage. It includes integrating business applications to help drive productivity, enterprise voice enablement using direct routing, meeting room experiences, adoption, and change management with 24*7 managed support.

TCS also ensures seamless adoption of digital workplace initiatives within enterprises through solutions such as TCS Office 365 Engage – a curated, personalized, and gamified adoption cum learning platform that curates the learning journey based on the Office 365 usage pattern, role, activities, and geography. Its subtle gamification elements make it more interesting to explore Office 365.

TCS Pace Port™ Amsterdam is an innovation hub that brings together a collaborative ecosystem of startups, technology partners, and academia to drive innovation and transformation for TCS’ clients in areas such as digital workplace. Its Innovation Showcase is a premiere immersive presentation zone where guests are invited to explore possibilities in their industries. TCS contextualizes its digital workplace solutions to specific customer context and demonstrates it here as a first step of any engagement.

Companies are realizing that the digital workplace in a post pandemic era needs a significant ground-up reimagination of the employee experience value chain, all the way from onboarding, collaboration, employee engagement, and talent management, to cybersecurity and wellness. TCS’ portfolio of new-age digital workplace solutions helps companies embark on this journey, transforming the workplace culture and increasing the remote work productivity,” said Ashok Krish, Global Head, Digital Workplace, Microsoft Business Unit, TCS.

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About Tata Consultancy Services (TCS)

Tata Consultancy Services is an IT services, consulting and business solutions organization that has been partnering with many of the world’s largest businesses in their transformation journeys for the last 50 years. TCS offers a consulting-led, cognitive powered, integrated portfolio of business, technology and engineering services and solutions. This is delivered through its unique Location Independent Agile™ delivery model, recognized as a benchmark of excellence in software development.

A part of the Tata group, India's largest multinational business group, TCS has over 469,000 of the world’s best-trained consultants in 46 countries. The company generated consolidated revenues of US $22 billion in the fiscal year ended March 31, 2020 and is listed on the BSE (formerly Bombay Stock Exchange) and the NSE (National Stock Exchange) in India. TCS' proactive stance on climate change and award-winning work with communities across the world have earned it a place in leading sustainability indices such as the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI), MSCI Global Sustainability Index and the FTSE4Good Emerging Index. For more information, visit us at www.tcs.com.

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1 Gartner, Magic Quadrant for Managed Workplace Services, Europe, David Groombridge, Claudio Da Rold, Alexandra Chavez, Daniel Barros, Katja Ruud, February 24, 2021

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