TCS UK wins Gold Award for ‘Innovation in Learning’
The mobile learning program, ‘Project Midnight Sun,’ was commended by the Learning and Performance Institute
London | Mumbai, February 25, 2014: Tata Consultancy Services (BSE: 532540, NSE: TCS), a leading IT services, consulting and business solutions organization, has been awarded the Gold Award in the ‘Innovation in Learning’ category at this year’s Learning Awards. TCS UK and Ireland won the accolade for showcasing the prototype of its mobile learning program, Project Midnight Sun, which was piloted in the UK.
The mobile-based learning program aims to help TCS employees prepare for a move to work in one of the company’s international offices. Country-specific interactive content teaches users about cultural nuances and the ‘dos and don’ts’ for the region. This helps them become effective ambassadors for TCS and their home country. The user-friendly program is available anytime, anywhere and includes offline content to ensure employees are able to access information consistently.
Nupur Singh Mallick, Head, HR, TCS UK and Ireland, commented, “TCS is a global company. We actively encourage our employees to get global exposure in a different geographies and this program helps them prepare for their move. Our team is crucial to TCS’ on-going success and growth, and supporting employee development is one of our primary objectives. The Gold Award from the Learning and Performance Institute is great recognition and we look forward to continuing the development of Project Midnight Sun and implementing it in more countries.”
“We encourage our employees to experience working in one of our international offices, and this program helps them to prepare to move to (a new) another country of which they may have no prior knowledge or acquaintance,” she added.
The annual awards ceremony was organized by the Learning and Performance Institute. The awards celebrate and honor progressive thinking in the learning sector and recognize companies and individuals that have demonstrated outstanding examples of high standards, best practice, innovation and excellence in developing learning solutions with a proven business impact.
About Tata Consultancy Services Ltd. (TCS)
Tata Consultancy Services is an IT services, consulting and business solutions organization that delivers real results to global business, ensuring a level of certainty no other firm can match. TCS offers a consulting-led, integrated portfolio of IT, BPS, infrastructure, engineering and assurance services. This is delivered through its unique Global Network Delivery Model™, recognized as the benchmark of excellence in software development. A part of the Tata group, India’s largest industrial conglomerate, TCS has over 290,000 of the world’s best-trained consultants in 46 countries. The company generated consolidated revenues of US $11.6 billion for year ended March 31, 2013 and is listed on the National Stock Exchange and Bombay Stock Exchange in India. For more information, visit us at www.tcs.com.
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