Aug 26, 2019

Tata Consultancy Services - the innovative IT consultant

Sean Galea-Pace
2 min
Tata, India’s largest multinational business group's division, Tata Consultancy Services, allows customers to meet business goals through innovative IT solutions.
Tata, India’s largest multinational business group's division, Tata Consultanc...

Tata, India’s largest multinational business group's division, Tata Consultancy Services, allows customers to meet business goals through innovative IT solutions.

Founded in 1968, the organisation operates as a full stakeholder to businesses, as well as providing a consulting-led approach with an integrated portfolio of technology-led solutions that consists of the whole enterprise value chain. Recognised as a strategic partner to customers from 10 industries, TCS help delivers business goals and drives technology-led transformations.

As one of the largest employers of women, TCS has a talent pool of more than 436,000 global professionals comprising of 149 nationalities across 46 countries. TCS has built bespoke teams around its client’s domain and technology requirements.

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Acknowledged as a Global Top Employer by the Top Employers Institute – TCS is one of just eight businesses globally to be appointed with the title. Having also been ranked number one for customer satisfaction in Europe’s largest survey for service provider performance, TCS has been rated as an exceptional performer across nine core Human Resources areas; talent strategy, workforce planning, on-boarding, learning and development, performance management, leadership development, career and succession management, compensation and benefits as well as company culture.

Over the years, TCS has continued to develop a hyper-connected organisation that utilises internal social platforms to ensure extensive collaboration and engagement among employees. The company’s Global Network Delivery Model (GNDM) allows its customers to choose the sourcing strategy best suited to the client’s business needs. It leverages a diverse technical language and domain-specific capabilities to provide custom, quality solutions faster in compliance with local regulatory requirements and cultural preferences.

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Jul 7, 2021

ServiceNow pumps millions into EU service compliance

ServiceNow
Compliance
EU
Schrems II
2 min
ServiceNow
ServiceNow has announced a multimillion euro investment in EU services, providing customers even greater trust, choice, and control over their data

ServiceNow, the digital workflow company, has announced a multimillion euro investment to help EU customers meet compliance requirements.

The legal, technical and organisational safeguards will help companies to comply with the the Schrems II judgment and European Data Protection Board (EDPB) Recommendations issued in June 2021.

ServiceNow’s investment means all EU-hosted data will be exclusively handled within the EU, and the cloud-hosted digital workflow provider claims its solution will come “without impact on current delivery and service”.

ServiceNow upgrade: free of charge

There will be no cost for current customers to opt in to the data compliance solution, even though ServiceNow is investing an unspecified multimillion euro sum and hiring more than 80 new staff across the bloc.

Mark Cockerill, vice president legal, EMEA and global head of privacy at ServiceNow, said: “With any regulation change, cloud services companies have a choice. They can adopt a ‘wait and see’ approach or get proactive and help customers and partners innovate. At ServiceNow we are on the front foot, continually investing in our customers, allowing them to operate with the highest level of choice and control over their EU data.

ServiceNow upgrade: ‘peace of mind’

“Our new EU-centric service delivery model will give our current customers and partners peace of mind. For customers and partners operating in highly regulated industries, or in the public sector, or those that have yet to make the switch to the cloud, this model gives them certainty and simplicity when selecting the cloud service that best suits their needs.”

Carla Arend, lead analyst, cloud in europe for IDC, said, “The Schrems II ruling has led European organizations to revisit their cloud-related data protection policies and processes when it comes to international data transfers through cloud services.

“Contractual, privacy, and security safeguards and the assurance that data will be kept and handled in the EU help European organizations to comply with European data protection laws while taking advantage of global cloud platforms. Vendors, such as ServiceNow, that invest to support their customers in response to this ruling are providing essential choice to their customers.”

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