TCS’ Pace Port™ in Amsterdam leverages an ecosystem of academia, startups, technology providers to help European clients innovate and drive business transformation
Mumbai, NFAPost: Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), a leading global IT services, consulting and business solutions organisation, has launched TCS Pace Port Amsterdam, a co-innovation and advanced research center designed to help customers successfully navigate their growth and transformation journeys.
Bringing together an ecosystem of partners from academia, government institutions, start-ups and technology providers, TCS Pace Port Amsterdam will serve as a hub for TCS teams to co-innovate with European customers, guiding them through the discovery, definition, refinement and delivery phases of innovation.
The center will also provide rapid prototyping capabilities with a clear focus on building greater futures by finding and creating sustainable solutions.
TCS Pace Port Amsterdam is the third co-innovation center by TCS, after New York and Tokyo, in a global network of physical-digital innovation hubs that bring to life the TCS Pace™ philosophy of unifying the best of TCS’ innovation assets, capabilities and practices to build meaningful and accelerated outcomes.
The TCS Pace Innovation Architecture provides a structured framework for companies to ideate better, work on creative solutions faster, and focus their efforts on real, purpose-driven business needs.
TCS Europe Head Sapthagiri Chapalapalli said TCS believes that collaborative innovation, harnessing the collective knowledge of an ecosystem of partners can help companies realise their purpose and build a greater future.
“Our new Pace Port at Amsterdam will serve as a European innovation hub that helps our clients build long-term sustainability, which is a core driver of purposeful business,” said Sapthagiri Chapalapalli.
TCS Chief Technology Officer K Ananth Krishnan said Pace Port Amsterdam is the next step in TCS continued effort to help clients innovate at speed and scale.
“Developing digital capabilities at an accelerated pace empower companies to and help their businesses stay ahead on the digital curve,” said K Ananth Krishnan.
NelsonHall IT Services Research Director David McIntire TCS’ first European Pace Port is envisioned to become the digital innovation hub for the region.
“The Pace network has evolved from TCS’ innovation and co-creation location strategy. TCS has taken a considered and organic approach in setting up Pace Ports and demonstrates its capabilities as a full-service partner for its clients in their digital transformation journeys,” said David McIntire.
The global network of TCS Pace Ports ignites collaborative experimentation, research, rapid product prototyping, and continuous learning – pushing current boundaries and driving business transformations through the application of cutting-edge digital technologies.