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June 30, 2015Issue 49
TCS goIT Prepares America's Youth for 21st Century Tech Careers


Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) announced the expansion of its goIT student technology awareness program to 20 US states, reaching cities such as Phoenix, AZ; Ft. Lauderdale, FL; Newark, NJ; Bloomington, IL; San Antonio, TX; Denver, CO; Jacksonville, FL; Charlotte, NC and Edison, NJ.

Launched in Cincinnati, OH, in 2009, goIT is TCS' signature education program in North America, through which employees teach design processes, computer programming and mentor youth to increase career awareness in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields. This year, goIT will reach students, in 27 cities across the US and Toronto, Canada; especially those from underrepresented groups, minorities and girls.  Read more.

Tata Chemicals (Soda Ash) Partners dedicates new ventilation shaft at Green River Mine 

ata Chemicals (Soda Ash) Partners announced the dedication of Shaft 7, a new ventilation shaft at its Green River mine, one of the largest soda ash facilities in North America. Wyoming Governor Matthew H Mead commemorated the dedication of Shaft 7 at a ceremony on June 1, 2015.  Read more.

Other News
NBC Sports Network aired highlights of the 2015 Rolex Kentucky Three-Day, sponsored by Land Rover. Read more.

Taj announces significant enhancements to its award winning program.  Read more.

TCS recognized as a leader in life sciences R&D risk-based monitoring by IDC MarketScape. Read more.

Tata Global Beverages announced its year end results for FY 2014-15. Read more.

TCS unveils TCS BaNCS Digital in the United States. Read more.

TCS positioned in the "winner's circle" by HfS Research in its "Enterprise Analytics Services Blueprint Report." Read more.

Jaguar Land Rover Reports U.S. Sales for May 2015. Read more.

TCS named EMC global system integrator partner of the year. Read more.

TCS partners with Red Hat to provide OpenStack-based NFV orchestration and test solution. Read more.

Jaguar Land Rover Canada Reports U.S. Sales for May 2015. Read more.

Tata Communications appoints Pratibha K. Advani as Chief Financial Officer. Read more.

Jaguar engages leading automotive enthusiasts with new sports carvintage racing association partnership. Read more.
Jaguar Partners with Design Schools to Envision Future Jaguar Sports Car

Jaguar announced partnerships with two premier U.S. design colleges: the 
Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, CA and the Academy of Art University in San Francisco, CA. Student participants in the program will have the opportunity to work on Jaguar design briefs to create a 2030+ model year concept vision halo sports car and 2+2 sports coupe four-door interior. The design briefs were created by the Jaguar Design team who will interact with students throughout the semester and ultimately judge the students' work. 
 Read more.   
Tata Interactive Systems Named as a "Top 20 Content Development Company" for the Fifth Consecutive Year

Tata Interactive Systems (TIS), a global provider of learning solutions, has for the fifth consecutive year, been named in the 'Top 20 Content Development Companies' list by TrainingIndustry.com. This initiative is part of TrainingIndustry.com's mission to continually monitor the global training marketplace for the best providers of training services and technologies.

"TIS has the ability to design innovative product formats that address personalized learner needs, diverse business challenges and multi-platform technology expectations that differentiates our recognition. For example, our teams have developed engaging solutions using simulations, animation, games and learning nuggets for many years. We now enhance this experience with features like mobility, augmented reality, personalisation and social learning. The unique experience of working for both Learning & Development organisations and educational institutions provides a further edge to our capabilities as a content developer for life-long learning," says Kshitij Nerurkar, Chief Operating Officer, TIS.  Read more.

Tata Chemicals Partners with Brigham Young University's Capstone Program

In an effort to make the manufacturing of soda ash more sustainable, Tata Chemicals (Soda Ash) Partners in Green River, WY and BYU's Capstone program investigated ways to clean up pond water for reintroduction to the process and to reduce the volume of water in the ponds. 

BYU's Team researched several ways to do this and presented a matrix of possible solutions rated for economic and technical feasibility.  This matrix also included installation, operation, and maintenance costs.  This information will allow Tata Chemicals to make a decision on what process would work best to achieve this objective.


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