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 NelsonHall NEAT for Next-Gen Testing Services1.
Highlighted as strengths were TCS' comprehensive mobile testing services that are backed by many IP, and UX testing services that are ahead of the competition, backed by its CX Assurance Platform. The report says that TCS is the first firm to have combined several Al use cases with its continuous testing platform, as part of Smart QE.
"As organizations continue to embrace risk to create exponential value in the Business 4.0™ world, institutionalizing world class quality engineering practices is key to protecting brands and delivering worldclass customer experience with first-time-right quality at speed," said Prabhakar Karamsetty, Global Head, Quality Engineering and Transformation (QET), TCS. "This recognition is a testament to the differentiated capabilities we have built allowing us to meet our customers' current and future needs for next-generation testing services."
TCS' QET practice offers a comprehensive portfolio of cognitive-powered services spanning the entire quality assurance value cycle - including consulting and advisory, testing services implementation, managed services for test environment, and test data management - helping global customers address their business, quality, and risk management challenges.
The company has responded to the emergence of newer technologies and growing customer investments in them, with newer offerings such as Agile / DevOps Transformation Consulting, VR / AR Assurance, Video and Infotainment Systems Assurance, and Industry-Specific Digital Assurance. With functional assurance constituting the largest part of customers' assurance spending, TCS' domain expertise across multiple industry verticals has become a key differentiator.
TCS has made significant investments in building intellectual property in the digital assurance domain. The newly launched Customer Experience Assurance Platform measures and benchmarks the customer experience maturity of systems across five dimensions - usability, accessibility, compatibility, security and performance - using cognitive and machine learning techniques, and provides remediation to enhance business outcomes. Smart QE is an AI-powered platform to accelerate the release cycle using contextual insights, predictive analytics and self-healing capabilities to enhance the quality and predictability of IT applications.
Dominique Raviart, IT Services Research Director, NelsonHall, said, "The QA services market is rapidly changing, not only with agile and continuous testing, but also with mobile testing, UX testing, AI and cognitive. TCS has done an excellent job of pivoting its testing service portfolio towards next-gen offerings, with an emphasis on automation."
"Our platform solutions are resonating very well with our customers and we hove been able to win several marquee engagements. We will continue our investments in enhancing the capabilities of our platforms by leveraging artificial intelligence and machine learning technologies to deliver superior value to our customers," added Prabhakar Karamsetty.
Shares of TATA CONSULTANCY SERVICES LTD. was last trading in BSE at Rs.2251.7 as compared to the previous close of Rs. 2245.6. The total number of shares traded during the day was 84866 in over 4341 trades.
The stock hit an intraday high of Rs. 2260 and intraday low of 2232. The net turnover during the day was Rs. 190725583.
1 NEAT for Next-Generation Testing Services, Dominique Raviart, NelsonHall, January 2019