Tata Interactive Systems

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Tata Interactive Systems
Industry ITES
Founded 1990
Founder JRD Tata
Headquarters Mumbai and Kolkata, India
Area served
Key people
Saurabh Mittal is the COO & Head Operations and Marketing
Services E-learning services and solutions
Number of employees
Parent Tata Group

Tata Interactive Systems (TIS) is an Indian developer of custom e-learning based in Mumbai, Maharashtra. TIS is represented across the US, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Brazil, the Middle East, India, UK, Netherlands and Switzerland.[1] TIS offers corporations, universities, schools, publishers and government institutions training including simulations, story based learning, courseware and curriculum design & development, special-needs education, assessment tools, electronic performance support systems (EPSS), mobile learning, game-based learning, consulting services and training outsourcing services. TIS is a part of the $100bn Tata Group.[2]

TIS is the only e-learning organization in the world to be assessed at Level 5 in both the SEI-CMM (Carnegie Mellon University Software Engineering Institute’s Capability Maturity Model) and P-CMM (People-Capability Maturity Model) frameworks.[3]

Key Milestones[edit]

1990 – TIS founded
1991 – Developed India’s first Computer-based Training (CBT) product and got its first export order
1994 – First US and Europe orders
1995 – First simulation-based CBT on Waste Water Treatment Plant
1996 – TIS enters UK market; proposes and designs Website for the Tata Group
2002 – Enters the Middle East and Australia markets
2004 – Opens a new Development Center in Kolkata, India
2006 – Acquires TOPSIM, a simulations company in Germany and Tertia Edusoft AG a Swiss e-learning company
2007 – Expands operations in Germany and Northern Europe by setting up offices in Köln and Amsterdam
2011 - Launched CLASS EDGE, a comprehensive learning solution for Indian Schools[4]


Tata Interactive Systems creates about 3000 hours of e-learning content annually for more than 50 Fortune 500 clients.[5] Currently, TIS has an 800+ strong team working on 220+ concurrent projects. TIS has delivered projects to CIGNA, Cerner, CommVault amongst others. [6]It has achieved a 75% win-rate on proposals and has won more than 60 e-learning awards including the Performance Centered Design, ASTD, IT Training, Brandon Hall Excellence in Learning, APEX, BETT, BIMA, and Business World-NID Excellence awards.[7]

Products and Services[edit]

Tata Interactive sells products and services to corporate entities, educational institutions, and governments. Services provided are customized to meet client needs. Software products include business simulations, learning portals and content management systems. Services include training in a range of corporate methods and practices. Educational products include virtual Labs, special needs education tools, mathematics education tools (SPARKMath), and instructional courseware.

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