TCS Receives Three Brandon Hall Awards for Talent Management & Excellence in Learning
Mumbai: Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) (BSE: 532540, NSE: TCS), a leading global IT services, consulting and business solutions organization, has won two Gold and one Silver award for Talent Management and Excellence in Learning at the 2020 Brandon Hall Group Awards.
TCS was recognized with a Gold award in ‘Best Advance in Creating a Talent Strategy’, for reimagining its talent management strategy in the Business 4.0™ era. TCS’ talent strategy has helped it attract, retain and engage top-notch and diverse talent across the world, strengthening its position as the preferred growth and transformation partner for its customers. Its investments in organic talent development, progressive workplace policies and innovative employee engagement initiatives have resulted in superior HR outcomes and a best-in-class talent retention of 87.9 percent in FY20 in IT services.
TCS also received a Gold award in the category ‘Best Learning Program Supporting a Change Transformation Business Strategy,’ for its Xplore program that provides technology training to new recruits. Xplore enables them to learn anytime, anywhere, at their own pace, and is designed to make them industry-ready by helping develop essential software engineering skills, nurturing professionalism, and instilling a process mindset.
Furthermore, TCS received a Silver award in the category ‘Best Use of Games and Simulations for Learning’, for its Business Simulation program, a configurable engine built in-house to simulate various scenarios such as go-to-market, deal constructs and more, to help mid-level leadership strengthen their decision making skills.
“Constant innovation in our talent development initiatives that are aimed at helping employees grow professionally, have led to industry-leading learning outcomes, and along with our progressive HR policies, resulted in best-in-class talent retention,” said Janardhan Santhanam, Global Head, Talent Development, TCS. “These awards by Brandon Hall recognize our robust talent development strategies that engage employees across all levels of the company to develop a diverse culture of performance, learning, and growth.”
“Organizations around the world highly value Brandon Hall Group Excellence Awards – so much so that we received a record number of applications in the middle of a global pandemic,” said Rachel Cooke, Group COO, Brandon Hall and leader of the HCM Excellence Awards Program. “The awards provide valuable recognition and validation of best practices in all areas of HCM at a time when they have never been more important to both employers and employees.”
Award entries were evaluated by a panel of veteran, independent senior industry experts, Brandon Hall Group analysts and executives based on the following criteria: fit the need, design of the program, functionality, innovation, and overall measurable benefits.