Sophia Mendelsohn, Chief Sustainability Officer, and Global Head of ESG at Cognizant, addresses Cognizant’s ESG strategy and why employee well-being needs to be considered in the context of climate change on the GreenBiz 350 podcast.
If you’re looking for a story about what a B2B brand can do to drive awareness, shift brand perceptions, and build a top-talent pit crew—this episode with Cognizant CMO Gaurav Chand is a hole-in-one. Tune in for a fascinating look into the world of B2B sports sponsorships, a track that Cognizant has entered full throttle with Formula One, PGA Tour, and LPGA Tour sponsorships.
The USISPF, which announced three new business executives have joined its Board of Directors, said their experience as leaders in healthcare, IT services and consulting, and private equity, will prove an asset in its work to create a "powerful bilateral partnership" between the United States and India. Rajesh Nambiar, Chairman and Managing Director of Cognizant India, is among the trio of new business leaders joining its Board.
Cognizant’s Chief Financial Officer Jan Siegmund was featured on Bridge Between’s podcast Return on Generosity on how to “Lead with Authenticity.” In this personal account of Jan’s career, he shares both his own story of entering the workforce as well as his approach to demonstrating authentic leadership and fostering inclusive workplaces.
Amid political instability, climate crisis, runaway inflation and war, it would be easy to miss the signal through the noise: The world no longer functions as it once did, and the first digital era—that of emerging digital connections, stable societies, slowly warming climates and predictable economies—concluded with two years lost to the pandemic.
Interview of the week: Brian Humphries, Cognizant Chief Executive
The post-pandemic era has well and truly begun. With changing times come changing expectations, and as with every new movement, expectation around ‘how things have been’ has evolved. A key focus of where this change is necessary is in the workplace.
Everything has changed about the workplace during the past two years – and the future's going to involve some big changes, too.
Five ways leaders can help employees develop a stronger connection between their work and a purpose that’s meaningful to them.
Recruiting and retention are tough at the moment, and employers need to work harder than ever to acquire and keep the talent they need. Purpose is often talked about as a critical differentiator in employer branding, but what does that actually mean in practical terms?
The analysts at Bloomberg Intelligence track some 2,000 companies in finance, retail, energy, technology, and more, have identified 50 worth watching carefully in the year ahead.
Will 2022 be a happy new year? Amidst the resurgent pandemic, what needs to be done to put Tamil Nadu on the world map this year?
In our first episode of 2022, Tom and Sophia Mendelsohn, Chief Sustainability Officer and Head of ESG for Cognizant, discuss how technology companies enable their customers to transform their operations to support their sustainability goals.
Women We Admire is pleased to announce The Top 100 Women Leaders of New York for 2021.
Predicting some specific risks such as ransomware or climate change disruptions may be easier than others and regulators are expecting companies to show they are prepared for them.
Cognizant’s Mahesh Natarajan discusses hyper-personalization in the insurance industry and how Cognizant is helping its clients gain actionable insights through their data.
Read this exclusive interview with Singaravelu Ekambaram, Global Head of Delivery – EAS and SAAS, from Cognizant to know the trends that ruled in 2021 and predictions for the year 2022.
It’s a bit of a bumpy ride when you take over a company just before a pandemic, as Brian Humphries did when he took the helm of Cognizant Technology Solutions (ticker “CTSH”) on April 1st of 2019.
Cognizant’s Kevin Pleiter sat down with Worth at the Health + Wealth of America Conference to discuss the effects of fintech’s continued integration into the financial services industry.
Using IoT, manufacturers and service providers can compete in the aftermarket with a flexible, forward-thinking experience, say Randal Kenworthy and Eddie Gotherman, leaders in Cognizant's IoT and Engineering Services group.
Pandey brings over 25 years of HR leadership, with experience spanning diverse sectors and roles in organizations such as Accenture, Randstad, Mastek, and ITC Ltd. She joins Cognizant from Firstsource Solutions where she was the CHRO for close to five years, according to a statement.
Veteran HR executive to drive key people practices, career growth and new-age leadership strategies.
A key element of diversity, equity, and inclusion is finding ways to not only hire more diverse workers but also elevate them within their organization. For Shameka Young, VP and Global Head of Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) at Cognizant, leveraging the company’s focus on affinity groups, targeted hiring, and other practices have been key factors in the success of its diversity initiatives.
The acquisition expands Cognizant’s software product engineering capabilities and global delivery footprint by adding more than 600 engineers, designers and product managers
The healthcare industry is rapidly being re-contoured by the forces of digital innovation and testing the limits of traditional health industry, technology platforms, and surrounding applications.
Compliance officers must become digitally savvy to remain relevant and help their organizations respond strategically to regulations that span the industry’s ecosystem
Widespread deployment of connected devices boosts data-led operational performance and catalyzes continuous business modernization, reveals Manoj Mathew, a VP within Cognizant’s Digital Business & Technology line of service.
The global solution provider giant has spent a whopping $2.5 billion on acquisitions since 2019. On Wednesday, Cognizant unveiled its 20th purchase with the acquisition of Chicago-based Devbridge.
Businesses today must be fanatical about how they deliver experiences to an increasingly savvy user community.
More than 600 attendees came together under the ARN roof in Sydney to set the industry benchmark for female excellence across Australia.
Cognizant has acquired Devbridge, a privately-held software consultancy and product development company.
Cognizant Foundation, the CSR arm of IT service major Cognizant, announced the launch of its flagship program – Tech4All, to empower and skill persons with disabilities (PwDs) for jobs in technology and its enabled services. The program will be implemented across the country in collaboration with multiple partners, including Dr Reddy's Foundation and Cheshire Disability Trust.
Global Business Resilience at Cognizant enabled decision-making and business continuity during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Marking the International Day for Persons with Disabilities, Cognizant Foundation, the CSR arm of IT service major Cognizant, at a virtual event announced the launch of its flagship program – Tech4All, to empower and skill persons with disabilities (PwDs) for jobs in technology and technology-enabled services. The program will be implemented across India in collaboration with multiple partners.
The digital-first imperative, combined with cost and skills factors, have many businesses re-evaluating their commitment to the mainframe, say T S Lakshmi Narasimhan and Pavankumar Murali, Cognizant Application Modernization Architects.
Cognizant announced that Maged Wassim has joined the company as Vice President, Head of Middle East. In this role, Maged will lead Cognizant’s commercial activities to supercharge growth in the region.
Ultra-fast wireless connectivity has the power to handle burgeoning data volumes from connected sensors. Communication service providers should seize the moment to go to market with high-value vertical use cases, says Manju Kygonahally, a Vice President in Cognizant’s Comms, Media & Tech practice.
Digital services have become more important than ever since the pandemic began in early 2020, and that's meant big business for major technology companies.
ADigital services have become more important than ever since the pandemic began in early 2020, and that’s meant big business for major technology companies.
One of the more profound aspects of digital business transformation that many Digital CxOs fail to appreciate is the degree to which modern processes need to be able to process and analyze data in near real-time at the network edge.
Rajesh Nambiar, chairman and managing director, Cognizant India, was appointed as president of digital business & technology (DB&T) of the overall organization earlier this year.
Cognizant Softvision, the software product engineering arm of Cognizant, today announced it has added more than 1,000 software engineers and creative technologists to its Romania operations in the first 11 months of 2021.
Here’s how sports leagues and teams can boost the fan experience through personalization and real-time data analytics, reveals David Ingham, a Cognizant Client Partner for Media, Entertainment & Sport.
Cognizant has announced its intention to open a new global delivery centre in Adelaide, Australia, and hire and train 1,600 newly created roles for digital engineers, graduates, and apprentices by 2026.
As communication IT becomes more core to our being, following the companies that lead this market globally means following the ones who have the most influence on the way our day looks like. Literally.
Brian Humphries updates investors on the company’s strategy to drive growth and long-term shareholder value.
Brian Humphries, Cognizant's CEO appeared on Yahoo! Finance with anchors Julie Hyman and Brian Sozzi to discuss the company’s growth strategy following Cognizant’s Investor Day on November 18th.
As cell and gene therapy grows rapidly, life sciences manufacturers will soon encounter new challenges, including a fundamental shift from ‘made-to-stock’ to ‘made-to-order', says Bryan McSwiney, Global Director of Technical Operations for Zenith Technologies, a Cognizant Company.
Global systems integrator Cognizant has announced it would open its first Australian delivery centre in Adelaide.
Plenty of banks offer financial wellness tools. But by personalizing these offerings, they can support customers while also reinvigorating their brand, notes Andrew Warren, a leader in Cognizant’s UK & Ireland Banking and Financial Services practice.
Cognizant has announced the appointment of Thomas Gassenbauer as Managing Director for Switzerland, effective November 1, 2021.
Automation is a trending buzzword in the solutions space — and for good reason. It is a major component of digital transformation and a nifty tool to keep employees focuse on critical tasks and deliver consistent, enjoyable experiences for customers.
With COVID-19 travel restrictions in place, the V-Work Program is conducted via digital means with Cognizant's help, making it a virtual cross-border career readiness program.
Data and artificial intelligence hold huge potential, but we must ensure advances don’t come at a human and moral cost. Here are five expert tips.
What does Maslow’s hierarchy of needs teach us about creating meaningful business experiences? Mark Taylor, the Senior Vice President and the Global Practice Lead for Cognizant Digital Experience, explains how Cognizant relies on thoughtful relationships to create winning customer and employee experiences.
With connected medical devices, apps and data, life sciences organizations can bridge long-standing gaps in healthcare and deliver a more continuous care experience, says Brian Williams, Cognizant’s Chief Digital Officer for Life Sciences.
If your company is pursuing a digital transformation strategy, these digital transformation companies can give you a better chance of success.
As they say in the Marvel cinematic universe, what if… What if providers had a current, comprehensive view of their patients’ clinical and administrative health history available at the point of care? What if prior authorization were automated between provider and payers and their systems and processes? What if providers and patients could review treatment options and their costs real-time in making decisions?
Every company – every individual – has been or will be impacted by climate change – but there are solutions, and it’s not too late. Where to start?
What is a data scientist? The job title sprang out of nowhere as technology firms have scrambled to find people to perform sophisticated analytical tasks over the last decade.
The mainstreaming of IoT, AI and big data analytics, is providing utilities with the firepower to jettison old-world ways of working and transform into modern enterprises, note Arvind Pal Singh and David Cox, leaders in Cognizant’s Utilities practice.
One of the key findings from Cognizant’s recent report titled ‘Getting Ahead with AI: How APAC Companies Replicate Success by Remaining Focused’ was that business leaders view AI as being essential to future business development, increased productivity, improved customer satisfaction and employee engagement.
Mississauga is gaining global attention in the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) sector with a growing number of international investments including Cognizant, HCL Technologies, and Infosys.
Cabot Corporation, a Boston-headquartered chemicals company, has selected technology consultancy Cognizant to help the company transform its digital operating model.
Overwhelmed by the magnitude of the climate crisis, many people say they feel powerless to make a difference. But for some, even small changes – whether cutting down on meat, switching to energy efficient lightbulbs or replacing a gas-guzzler with an electric car – can have a positive impact on the environment.
T major Cognizant has reported about 56.3 per cent rise in September quarter net income at USD 544 million, and said it expects to make offers to 45,000 new graduates in India in the fourth quarter for onboarding in 2022.
Cognizant's headcount stood at about 318,400 people at the end of the September 2021 quarter, up from about 301,200 employees at the end of June 2021 quarter.
“In India, we have hired more than 30,000 people this year and given offers to 45,000 others, who will be on-boarded in FY22,” says Rajesh Nambiar, CMD, Cognizant India.
This year, retailers are facing noticeably different challenges when tackling Black Friday and Cyber Monday, compared to previous events.
Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp. reported an 11% year-on-year rise in revenue in constant currency to $4.7 billion for the third quarter ended September as business momentum, especially in digital services, continued to improve.
IT services company Cognizant this afternoon reported Q4 revenue and profit that both topped Wall Street's expectations, and an outlook for this quarter's revenue that was higher as well.
With platforms like Snowflake, companies can quickly and effectively manage third-party data — an essential part of being a modern business, says Naresh Shetty, Chief Architect in Cognizant's Digital Business & Technology practice.
Cognizant will enable Cabot to focus its efforts more on driving digital strategy
The UK & Ireland Managing Director of Cognizant, Rob Walker, outlines why and how businesses must start acting on their environmental and social responsibilities – and how Cognizant is leading by example.
The EU’s AI Act promises to mitigate the harmful use of machine intelligence but will require deeper education and evangelization to ensure more transparent and ethical use of AI, notes Ursula Morgenstern, Cognizant’s President of Global Growth Markets.
A lack of diversity in the tech sector, across leadership teams and the general workforce, remains a pitfall worldwide, with many people groups remaining underrepresented.
Brian Humphries and Sophia Mendelsohn discuss Cognizant’s latest net-zero emissions strategy and how it will go about decarbonizing the business
Company Executes on Its ESG Agenda, Prioritizing Clean Energy Sourcing and Energy Efficiency Among Environmental Initiatives
The IT consulting company executes on its ESG agenda, prioritizing clean energy sourcing and energy efficiency among environmental initiatives.
By making upfront investments in sustainability and the emerging circular economy, European firms are leading the charge to a greener tomorrow, says Rouzbeh Amini, Head of Cognizant’s Sustainability Practice, EMEA.
Cognizant on Tuesday announced that it would achieve net zero emissions by 2030, a new milestone set out as part of the company’s ongoing environmental, social and governance (ESG) agenda to become a more sustainable business.
The nine-to-five, office-based, twenty-year tenure model of employment is quickly going out of date. Far more of us are working remotely than ever before, and as digitalization has opened up all manner of ways to earn a living, the ‘old ways’ may no longer be valid in a digital, post-covid employment market.
Hand sanitizers and digital thermometers at the reception, colorful signs everywhere telling you to mask up and well-spaced-out workstations. And, oh, do you have your vaccination certificate? Welcome to COVID-era workplaces.
Tech trends can change on a dime—for example, the Covid-19 pandemic caused many companies to reactively switch their tech focus to enabling and supporting remote work. Still, industry watchers generally have insight into likely upcoming developments—they named cybersecurity and the Internet of Things as trends to watch in 2021, and there’s no doubt these topics have generated plenty of headlines this year.
Cognizant reveals that it has entered an agreement with Alveo to provide a comprehensive Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) data management solution to the financial services sector.
Digital tools and platforms are a natural fit for overcoming the top barriers to getting mental healthcare: accessibility, cost and social stigma, says Emily Thayer, a Senior Consultant within Cognizant Consulting’s Healthcare Practice.
Experts from Cognizant Softvision and IAR Systems share insights on needed skill sets, handling coding errors, Python, and more.
When we are talking about employer branding, right now there is a lot of pressure on marketing teams, communication teams. We are in a period of hyper communication. In order to keep everyone connected, all the leaders ask themselves how we do that. Last year when covid struck and we had to move in work from home, especially for organizations who weren’t used to doing that, the first question was how do we keep our DNA?
Accounting for Sustainability's Harry Briggs, Mahindra Group's Chief Sustainability Officer Anirban Ghosh, and Cognizant's Chief Sustainability Officer Sophia Mendelsohn look at how their companies efficiently gather and report ESG information.
After the pandemic, many companies may prefer to maintain a hybrid way of working. Here’s how to enable a largely remote operations workforce to deliver on client requirements and contractual commitments, reveals Manish Purang, an Operations Transformation Lead at Cognizant.
In celebration of Ada Lovelace Day 2021, some of the most influential women in the tech industry talk about what the day means to them and for the wider tech world
Ransomware attacks can be devastating. But even if cyber criminals are already inside your network, it's not too late to stop them - if you know what to look for.
When the Premier League formed three decades ago piracy was of little concern.
According to our latest study, European organizations rank nine percentage points higher than their US counterparts when it comes to incorporating environmental sustainability into their overall business strategies, notes Rouzbeh Amini, Head of Cognizant’s Sustainability Practice, EMEA.