Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) (BSE: 532540, NSE: TCS) has been positioned as a Leader in Everest Group's PEAK Matrix® for Life & Annuities (L&A) Insurance BPS and ThirdParty Administrator (TPA) Services.
In an assessment of 23 leading L&A Insurance BPS and TPA providers, TCS was placed highest for its vision and capability. The report highlights that TCS is one of the leading players in the life and annuities segment and has a strong focus on winning transformation-led deals by leveraging its IT-BPS capabilities. It further speaks about TCS' strong growth momentum in 2022 driven by addition of new logos and expanding existing client relationships; the growth was also broad-based from a geographic and product segment standpoint.
Cited as key strengths are TCS' recently launched new offerings, mainly in the disability claims and regulatory reporting space, to strengthen its positioning in the group life and pensions market; targeting innovative offerings in newer areas such as creating wellness ecosystems. The report goes on to say that given its dominant position in the market, TCS continues to make investments in talent through initiatives such as launching domain CoEs to develop new products and offerings, and focuses on building domain expertise in areas such as underwriting and claims.
"An increasing number of L&A insurers are looking to reinvent their business processes to drive better outcomes, improve customer experience and enhance agility. As a strategic partner, TCS is helping insurers in this pursuit," said Vivekanand Ramgopal, President, BFSI Platforms, TCS. "This recognition as a Leader is a testament to our continued focus on building industry-leading capabilities to help progressive insurers drive growth and establish market differentiation."
TCS offers a comprehensive portfolio of services catering to all stakeholders in the enterprise, across the endto-end spectrum of business functions for life, annuities and retirements product providers, catering to their clients' current and emerging business needs. Over the years, TCS has matured its core offerings in L&A and moved up the value chain by supporting more complex and critical functions in the product life cycle.
TCS has made strategic investments to enable the realization of its vision for life, annuities and retirements business process services, including a suite of cognitive automation and digital transformation solutions. Further, the company has established itsstrength in IT-BPS integrated delivery, added licensed entities across global locations to enable delivery of licensed services / activities, created new market offerings and collaborated with product and services-based organizations that are part of TCS COIN™, its Co-Innovation Network, to strengthen its overall capabilities.
In the current macroeconomic environment of uncertainties, TCS believes that cost reduction will be a major priority for insurers. Organizations will increasingly move towards digital transformation and outsourcing with the objective of realizing long-term benefits and efficiency gains. However, insurers will also be mindful of enhancing their end-customer experience with the objective of retention and new business growth. With its deep domain knowledge and IT expertise, TCS is suitably placed to drive innovative solutions and offerings to reimagine customer experience and reduce risks.
"By combining our deep domain expertise with significant investment in people, process and technology, TCS helps insurance customers accelerate their digital transformation journeys and discover new opportunities as a future-ready enterprise," added Vivekanand Ramgopal.
"Amid broader macroeconomic challenges, TCS has continued to exhibit strong capabilities within the L&A insurance domain. Its integrated IT-BPS approach, powered by the proprietary BaNCS platform, has garnered significant client recognition, as evidenced by the addition of multiple new logos across regions and product segments. This has also solidified TCS' position as a Leader in the Everest Group Life and Annuities (L&A) Insurance BPS and TPA PEAK Matrix® Assessment 2023. Moreover, TCS continues to prioritize investments in enhancing its capabilities and delivery framework. Notably, the firm has introduced several new offerings in the retirements and group life space, while also expanding its licensed entity presence in key offshore locations. These strategic moves further reinforce TCS' potential to sustain its growth momentum within the L&A insurance BPS market," said Abhi Kothari, Practice Director, Everest Group.
Shares of Tata Consultancy Services Limited was last trading in BSE at Rs. 3499.80 as compared to the previous close of Rs. 3491.95. The total number of shares traded during the day was 81733 in over 7760 trades.
The stock hit an intraday high of Rs. 3525.00 and intraday low of 3464.00. The net turnover during the day was Rs. 285633820.00.