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ignio™ Wins Artificial Intelligence Excellence Award


Digitate’s Cognitive Automation Software Recognized for its Contextual Awareness and Ability to Reason

SANTA CLARA l MUMBAI, April 16, 2019: Digitate, a software venture of Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), (BSE: 532540, NSE: TCS), announced that its cognitive automation software, ignio™, was recognized with an Artificial Intelligence Excellence Award in the Self-Awareness category, by the Business Intelligence Group.

“We are so proud to name Digitate’s ignio as a winner in our inaugural Artificial Intelligence Excellence Awards program,” said Maria Jimenez, Chief Nominations Officer, Business Intelligence Group. “It was clear to our judges that ignio was using AI to improve the lives of their customers and employees. Congratulations to the entire team!”

The inaugural Artificial Intelligence Excellence Awards recognize organizations, products and people who bring Artificial Intelligence to life and apply it to solve real problems. Winners were chosen under four AI categories: Reactive Machines, Limited Memory, Theory of Mind, and Self-Awareness. ignio received the award for Self-Awareness, in recognition of its ability to rapidly learn a customer’s business context, keep track of changes in the environment and use this awareness to more accurately predict issues, identify the root cause of incidents, and autonomously resolve them.

This Artificial Intelligence Excellence Award is a validation of our cognitive-led approach to enterprise IT transformation,” said, Akhilesh Tripathi, Chief Commercial Officer, Digitate. “ignio’s contextual awareness and uniquely high ability to reason, predict and prescribe action are its key differentiators. Our rapidly increasing customer family is discovering newer use cases and realizing greater value.”

“ignio brings unprecedented levels of contextual intelligence to transforming enterprises,” said Dave Schubmehl, Research Director, IDC. “ignio binds together disparate, yet interconnected business applications and their underlying infrastructures to perform actions autonomously and drive smart decision making.”

Launched in 2015, ignio reimagines enterprise IT operations with its unique and innovative design that blends artificial intelligence, machine learning and advanced software engineering to quickly resolve issues when they arise and preempt incidents wherever possible. ignio currently manages more than 1.5 million technology resources autonomously and has been adopted by more than 90 clients, many of which are Fortune 500 and Global 2000 corporations.

About Digitate

Digitate, founded in 2015, is a venture of Tata Consultancy Services (TCS). Digitate is headquartered in Santa Clara, California, USA and Pune, India. To stay up-to-date on TCS or ignio news, follow us at @TCS, @iam_ignio.

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About Tata Consultancy Services Ltd. (TCS)

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