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  1. 1. Team Members: § Cherry Linda Keripin (P14D393P) § Elina Tiu Chai Hui (P13D160P) § Alexander Mathew Kana (P14D384P) § Gesna Michael Jepus (P14D400P) § Teo Chiat Hua (P14D395P) GST5083 : INFORMATION SYSTEMS AND E-COMMERCE Week 5 (Assignment 3 – Knowledge Management and Collaboration at Tata Consulting Services) Lecturer : Prof. Dr. Rusli Abdullah
  2. 2. GST5083 : INFORMATION SYSTEMS AND E- COMMERCE Study Review Week 5 (Assignment 3 - Knowledge Management and Collaboration at Tata Consulting 2 Tata Consulting Services (TCS) is an IT services, consulting and business solutions organization that delivers real results to global businesses. They were incorporated in 1995 and India’s largest industrial conglomerate. TCS offers a portfolio of IT and IT-enabled services to clients all over the globe in horizontal, vertical and geographical domains. TCS has over 108, 000 world’s best-trained IT consultants in 47 countries. TCS have introduced the knowledge management (KM) concept back in 1995 and formed a dedicated KM team called “Corporate Groupware’ in 1998. This group’s
  3. 3. Q1. Analyze the knowledge management efforts at Tata Consulting Services (TCS) using the knowledge management value chain model GST5083 : INFORMATION SYSTEMS AND E- COMMERCE Week 5 (Assignment 3 - Knowledge Management and Collaboration at Tata Consulting 3 Knowledge Management Concept + Analysis KPI Me asu re +Creative
  4. 4. Q1. Analyze the knowledge management efforts at Tata Consulting Services (TCS) using the knowledge management value chain model The knowledge management efforts at TCS can be divided into the following activities: 1. Knowledge Acquisition: § Over the years, TCS had acquired a vast body of knowledge and experience in several fields through on shore projects for its clients across the globe including GE insurance, GE Health, Hewlett Packard, Prudential, Standard Chartered Bank etc. § TCS launched a number of training programs e.g. Initial Learning Program, Continuous Learning Program and Leadership Development Program to name a few. § TCS regularly rotated people across various function and within other Tata Group of companies to gain cross industry experience. 1. Employees were also encouraged to join outside bodies like the IEEE, and go in for certifications. GST5083 : INFORMATION SYSTEMS AND E- COMMERCE Week 5 (Assignment 3 - Knowledge Management and Collaboration at Tata Consulting 4
  5. 5. 2. Knowledge Storage: v TCS had developed various repositories and databases for knowledge storage such as KBases, Process Asset Libraries, KnowMax, and Ultimatix. 3. Knowledge Dissemination: v Knowledge was disseminated using a variety of techniques such as: - Ultimatix a web based electronic knowledge management portal; - Propel session: brought together employees with similar GST5083 : INFORMATION SYSTEMS AND E- COMMERCE Week 5 (Assignment 3 - Knowledge Management and Collaboration at Tata Consulting continue 5
  6. 6. 4. Knowledge Application: v Employees could access the knowledge repository that raised on the corporate and branch servers through the intranet. v Students or anybody should visit the TCS website to explore the new capabilities developed by TCS and how it relates to the knowledge they have accumulated over the years about the customers, markets, systems development, and technologies. GST5083 : INFORMATION SYSTEMS AND E- COMMERCE Week 5 (Assignment 3 - Knowledge Management and Collaboration at Tata Consulting continue 6
  7. 7. Which tools or activities were used for managing tacit knowledge and which ones are used for explicit knowledge GST5083 : INFORMATION SYSTEMS AND E- COMMERCE Week 5 (Assignment 3 - Knowledge Management and Collaboration at Tata Consulting 7
  8. 8. Q2. Describe the growth of knowledge management systems at TCS? How have these systems helped TCS in its business? Ø The concept of knowledge management (KM) was introduced in TCS in 1995 and dedicated KM team called “Corporate Groupware” was formed in 1998. Ø This group launched the KM-pilot in mid 1999. At that time, KM in TCS covered nearly every function, from quality assurance to HR management. Ø The employees could access the knowledge repository that resided on the corporate and branch servers through the intranet, with a browser front end or a Notes client. Ø The knowledge repository, also called Kbases, contained a GST5083 : INFORMATION SYSTEMS AND E- COMMERCE Week 5 (Assignment 3 - Knowledge Management and Collaboration at Tata Consulting 8
  9. 9. continue § The next step was to create Process Asset Libraries (PALs) which contained information related to technology, processes, case studies for project leaders which were made available to all development centers through the intranet. § The same thing was done through the web-based electronic knowledge management portal library and Kbases, which were hosted on the intranet, were merged with Ultimatix, which had sub-portals for quality management system, software productivity improvement, training materials, and tools information. GST5083 : INFORMATION SYSTEMS AND E- COMMERCE Week 5 (Assignment 3 - Knowledge Management and Collaboration at Tata Consulting 9
  10. 10. continue § TCS developed Knowmax, a knowledge management system, using Microsoft share point portal server that gave TCS consultants access to nearly 40 years of experience and best practices arranged by type of engagement, the technology in use, and customer requirements. § It supported more than 60 knowledge assets and was accessible via Ultimatix to all TCS associates. Any associate could contribute to the K-Bank and Knowledge officers were made responsible for maintaining the quality of content. § The benefits of these tools and systems to TCS are described in detail Q5. GST5083 : INFORMATION SYSTEMS AND E- COMMERCE Week 5 (Assignment 3 - Knowledge Management and Collaboration at Tata Consulting 10
  11. 11. Ø TCS used a variety of collaboration tools: - Infinity that includes instant messaging, IP telephony, and video conferencing; - blogs and wikis; - IdeaStorm, TIP, and - Mysite The benefit: Ø Collaboration overseas and local offices improved as instant messaging (IM) got rid of cultural and pronunciation differences that could occur on the phone. Ø Corporate communications was able to run a 24 hour internal news broadcast to all TCS offices in the world GST5083 : INFORMATION SYSTEMS AND E- COMMERCE Week 5 (Assignment 3 - Knowledge Management and Collaboration at Tata Consulting Q3. Describe the collaboration tools used at TCS? What benefits did TCS reap from these tools? 11
  12. 12. Q4. How did Web 2.0 tools help TCS manage knowledge and collaboration among its employees? Ø Blogs, wikis, and other tools: - boosts communication and productivity among employees Ø Wikis - collaborating on materials related to project, - supporting brainstorming sessions, - developing presentations. Ø Blogs - Used as a means to gather inputs on problems that they faced on a project. GST5083 : INFORMATION SYSTEMS AND E- COMMERCE Week 5 (Assignment 3 - Knowledge Management and Collaboration at Tata Consulting 12
  13. 13. continue Ø JustAsk System - allowed employees to pose a question and in turn get answers from other colleagues, sometimes leading to a detailed discussion. - If someone often answered questions on a particular domain, the relevant specialist group invited that person into the domain group and thus gave the visibility to talent within the company. Ø The IdeaStorm - used by the management, helped in generation of ideas on topics posted by the corporate team. GST5083 : INFORMATION SYSTEMS AND E- COMMERCE Week 5 (Assignment 3 - Knowledge Management and Collaboration at Tata Consulting 13
  14. 14. Q5. How do you think KM tools have changed some key operational processes at TCS, such as bidding for new projects, project development and implementation, customer service, and so on? Ø Systems development and implementation activities are more likely to be done by TCS in a manner that is timely, effective, and cost efficient. Ø The same for customer service – by knowing customer requirements and also taking ideas from other industries that are stored in the KM databases, the company can provide new and innovative solutions to resolve customer queries. GST5083 : INFORMATION SYSTEMS AND E- COMMERCE Week 5 (Assignment 3 - Knowledge Management and Collaboration at Tata Consulting 14
  15. 15. Continue Ø TCS aims to move up the value chain and to continue to bid for higher level projects, beyond those of maintenance and development. Ø By accumulating knowledge, it has built capabilities to understand how to service clients through consulting and in other strategic areas. So KM has enabled TCS to continue to move higher up and to bid for more strategic projects. Ø KM repositories that capture best practices in the projects it has undertaken make the company more efficient in servicing clients. This means it can execute better. GST5083 : INFORMATION SYSTEMS AND E- COMMERCE Week 5 (Assignment 3 - Knowledge Management and Collaboration at Tata Consulting 15
  16. 16. Conclusion Ø Overall, KM tools have become a key strategic resource at the company and all hires are required to learn them as a part of their orientation. Ø These tools are also the first go to before starting any project or approaching a client. Ø Knowledge in these database allows TCS consultants to quickly gather intelligence about the client or similar projects and thus align themselves better with what the client might want. Ø This has led to higher success rate in bidding and project GST5083 : INFORMATION SYSTEMS AND E- COMMERCE Week 5 (Assignment 3 - Knowledge Management and Collaboration at Tata Consulting 16

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