MECOMS Partner: TCS - India
Tata Consultancy Services Limited is an IT services, business solutions and outsourcing organization that delivers real results to global businesses, ensuring a level of certainty no other firm can match. TCS offers a consulting-led, integrated portfolio of IT and IT-enabled services delivered through its unique Global Network Delivery Model™, recognized as the benchmark of excellence in software development.
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The Energy & Utilities (E&U) practice in TCS is a growing practice. The practice now has around 1200 associates working on projects for over 40 energy and utility customers across 5 continents including over 100 core utility domain specialists. The domain specialists are select members recruited from industry with an average experience of over 10 years. Our clientele includes some of the most prestigious Utility and Power Generation/Distribution companies in the world.
The practice scans the utility markets globally for regulatory changes, new technology solutions, consumer trends, environmental issues and analyses these trends and their implications. These industry and market scans are available to our client through our consulting engagements and also as proactive alerts to our strategic customers for their markets. In addition, our alliances with leading application and technology companies ensure that we offer our customers with technologically advanced solutions. We gain valuable insights through these long-term associations that give us a holistic perspective of the needs of this sector.
Our core competencies in the energy & utilities sector include:
- Organizational Operational and Financial Re-structuring: Identifying the impact of deregulation initiatives, calculation of transfer pricing of energy, formation of strategic business units, identification of metrics for measuring operational excellence, strategy function mapping etc.
- System Improvement studies: This includes studies identifying the areas of System and Operational Improvement in the Utilities preparation of DPR and performance of Cost Benefit analysis.
- Enterprise System implementation: TCS have extensive capabilities in the implementation of Enterprise level systems be it in the technology domain, IT systems implementation (like ERP, Billing) or in the core domain specific OT applications like SCADA and advanced metering.
- IT Infrastructure Communication Networks and System Integration: TCS have expertise in IT infrastructure and Communication as far as Set up of Data Centers and Wide Area Networks are concerned. TCS have set up several State level Data and Network operation centers successfully in India and abroad. TCS have also extensive expertise and exposure to system integration projects both in the IT as well as in the OT domain and specialize in the area of IT OT integration.
TCS has taken a number of initiatives for meeting the requirements in the area of power distribution network management solutions by forming relationships with reputed OEM’s in the field of SCADA and advanced metering. It has also built an Innovation Lab to foster further development and innovation in these sunrise areas. It has also formed an initiative with IIT-Mumbai to provide Network Analysis and Decision support with respect to bidding and risk management for the transmission utility in the upcoming deregulated scenario.