Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, commercial real estate owners and operators were using technologies, including cellular, IoT and AI, to offer tenants new, connected amenities in an effort to drive up net operating income (NOI) while attracting and retaining lessees.
Today’s interview is with Ben Pring, who is the head of thought leadership at Cognizant, co-founded and leads Cognizant’s Center for the Future of Work, and is a member of Cognizant’s Executive Leadership Team.
Toll collecting isn’t quite what it used to be. Gone are the days where you would throw change into a bucket. Now everything is digital and those who collect tolls face new challenges.
Sustainable business practices are not just a moral imperative but also make excellent business sense. Our recent research highlights ways to monetize emerging tech tools that make business “greener” and more prosperous, says Ben Pring, chief futurist from Cognizant’s Center for the Future of Work.
The pandemic has brought renewed focus on the topic of sustainability. While the COVID-19 lockdowns resulted in a steep dip in greenhouse gas emissions, 2020 was still considered the worst year for climate-related disasters, with record-breaking temperatures around the globe, months of disastrous wildfires that engulfed most of California and Australia, and a record hurricane season in the Caribbean.
The beauty industry, as with most retail businesses, was forced to rethink their pre-COVID-19 approach and reimagine customer engagement in an entirely new context during the pandemic that will set the tone for the shopping experience for years to come.
Realizing the true promise of the information that flows across the healthcare and life sciences continuum requires a new understanding of data management, analytics and decision-making — which a holistic approach to device connectivity can deliver, says Brian Williams, Chief Digital Officer from Cognizant Life Sciences.
To mark International Women in Engineering Day 2021, several senior tech execs discuss how the pandemic has impacted gender diversity in the industry.
Have you ever gotten home from the grocery store, unloaded all the bags and then looked around and said — what am I going to cook for dinner? That’s how we increasingly see the state of data in businesses today.
From clinical applications to business functions, AI and machine learning have many roles to play – and healthcare providers increasingly are making use of them.
Digital has made our lives more connected than ever but can’t be allowed to evolve unsupervised, says Cognizant CEO Brian Humphries in his review of a new book penned by two Cognizant futurists on technology’s influence on our mental, social and economic wellbeing.
Acquisitions are a key part of Cognizant’s corporate strategy, and while we were fortunate that IT services continued to boom over the last 18 months, the demand presented us with a dilemma: How do you buy companies remotely?
Cognizant Foundation, the CSR arm of the IT services major, on Thursday said it has set up a 100-bed COVID care facility in Pune.
By being openly gay in the workplace, and leading from a place of authenticity, I can more positively impact the teams I work with and the business itself, says Jan Siegmund, Cognizant’s CFO.
Paul Roehrig, Head of Strategy, Cognizant Digital Business & Technology, discusses the complexities of digital transformation – and also defines this oft-used word.
After more than a year of remote working, it's clear we can be productive without setting foot in the office.
Cognizant and Google Cloud will collaborate to deliver new industry solutions for key vertical markets.
The new group comes with joint goals, targets and investments with Google Cloud, according to Sanjiv Gossain, global head of Cognizant’s Google Cloud Business Group and the Teaneck, N.J.-based company’s head of artificial intelligence.
A recent study by Cognizant’s Center for the Future of Work found that the world’s largest retailers show a renewed focus on combining the best of physical and online shopping to reignite sustained growth in the decades to come.
Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp. has created a new, dedicated Google Business Group (GBG) to help accelerate their shared customers' cloud modernization journeys.
Leaders today are often balancing digital transformation, innovation, and employee needs. These expert insights can help.
From Sacramento to Songdo, from Dundee to your den, we’ve identified 21 places around the world where the future of work is being built right now, reveals Robert Brown, a futurist in Cognizant’s Center for the Future of Work.
Admittedly, this work is hard. But to keep pushing for racial justice, there are three strategies for leaders to incorporate in 2021.
As enterprises around the world attempt to chart a course for the post-COVID environment, one thing is clear. Digital competency is the primary competency – for individuals and organizations – moving forward.
What does it feel like to interact with a company? How do customers experience using a product? Walking into a store? Updating an app? Reaching out to a contact center? This is the customer experience: all the elements of a customer’s interaction or journey with a company, emphasis on all.
Aston Martin Cognizant Formula One Team, Title Partner Cognizant, and drivers Sebastian Vettel and Lance Stroll will celebrate June’s Pride Month with a series of social and community initiatives to raise awareness of LGBTQ+ diversity and inclusion.
Cognizant Softvision, one of the leading software product engineering firms in the world and one of the largest technology companies in Romania, today announced it has donated $100,000 in computers and IT equipment toward local education.
Virginia tolling authority embraces opportunity for a tech-based transformation.
IT major Cognizant has announced a nationwide drive to vaccinate all its employees along with their dependents under its Covid-19 rapid response programme covering 650,000 people.
IT major Cognizant has kicked off a national Covid-19 vaccination drive to vaccinate more than 650,000 associates, their families and support teams.
Predictive maintenance, using IoT to anticipate and prevent breakdowns by collecting and analyzing machine data, has been gaining momentum in recent years. Based on its successes, some innovators are applying the same kind of thinking to entire manufacturing operations and are even aiming to tie in visibility on the supply and demand sides.
Cognizant (Nasdaq: CTSH) announced today it has been selected by Centrica, a leading international energy services and solutions company, as the sole technology services partner to manage and transform the SAP environment supporting its UK operations.
Cognizant has won a technology deal from Centrica, a leading energy services and solutions company, to manage the SAP deployment supporting its UK operations.
What is the future of software product engineering? And what will it take for businesses to be successful, as software plays a bigger and bigger role in all industries?
Made essential in the aftermath of COVID-19, businesses in North America have few options but to modernize their data management and analytical models, suggests Bret Greenstein, SVP of Cognizant’s Global Data Practice.
India's brutal second wave of COVID-19 calls for urgent action. Companies are answering that call by supporting UNICEF's emergency response.
Modernize with technology, an eye toward safety, personalized customer experiences and better data interpretation.
Planning is tough. By the time you’ve made a plan, you can guarantee something important has changed – and your plan needs to as well. And that’s probably only going to get tougher if people don’t adopt new tools to act faster, especially as organizations of all sizes are modernizing to stay relevant.
COVID-19 pushed us deeper into our digital addictions. Internet use rose 70%, and social media traffic surged, in some cases by 50%, compared with pre-lockdown levels and Zooming became the new buzzword of 2020.
Cognizant Foundation and Rotary Club of Madras East Trust have set up a 40-bed COVID-19 care ward at the Voluntary Health Services Hosptial (VHS) here.
Cognizant has announced a recent report issued by Everest Group ranks its pharmacovigilance service providers, and respondents’ collective ratings put Cognizant at the top of the list.
Cognizant’s “Jobs of the Future Index” posts a 29% increase as tech-oriented job markets begin to return to normal, notes Robert Brown, a futurist within the company’s Center for the Future of Work.
As some countries begin to pull out of pandemic-induced lockdown, and the corporate engines of “return to the office” begin to whir, an open question hangs: What kind of jobs will people return to following months of work-from-home exile in “Remotopia”?
Consumer habits are changing. We now increasingly expect a seamless and agile experience from the brands and businesses we interact with. This is no different when it comes to financial services providers.
The global pandemic has resulted in a dramatic increase in product engineering investments, as brands and enterprises look to quickly transform legacy systems and technology.
Cognizant and Malaria No More have jointly launched ‘Malaria Mapathon’, a geospatial mapping initiative aimed at improving healthcare access and driving positive outcomes in the fight to end malaria.
National Technology Day is being celebrating across India today to honour scientists and engineers.
As the sense of crisis dissipates in some areas of the world, remote work will remain the rule rather than the exception for many, notes Suzanne George, Chief Architect for Collaboration Services within Cognizant Digital Business & Technology.
The number of postings for entry-level jobs in the United States plunged nearly 68% last year, dashing the dreams of young job seekers across the country.
In this episode, we spoke to Bret Greenstein who is Global Head of AI & Analytics for leading consulting firm Cognizant.
The deal momentum of Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp. is being largely driven by its digital business, said Rajesh Nambiar, chairman and managing director, Cognizant India.
Even during the harshest months of our biggest humanitarian crisis, cloud migration grew significantly in 2020.
The Coronavirus pandemic has changed how we all live and work and reports already suggest we will see a mass movement out of previous economic hubs such as London.
Nasdaq-listed IT major Cognizant reported better numbers for the first quarter of CY21, as it saw recovery in its health care vertical and digital services grew faster than the company’s growth.
Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp. has raised its 2021 revenue growth forecast to 5.6-7.6% in constant currency from the 4-7% it had estimated earlier, amid a strong business environment and deal momentum.
US-based Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp on Thursday reported a 37.60 per cent year-on-year rise in consolidated net income at $505 million for the March quarter compared with $367 million reported for the same quarter last year.
When the global pandemic took hold a year-plus ago, fast-casual restaurants found themselves at a distinct disadvantage to quick-service chains that already had significant infrastructure in place for both pickup and delivery.
As a company whose success depends on change management, Cognizant puts a premium on its internal culture. From the vantage point of a lifelong career in human resources, Becky Schmitt talked with The HR Digest about the various programs which have put Cognizant on the global map as one of the top companies for star performers.
Cognizant, which has about two lakh employees in India, is also providing an additional $2 million (about ₹15 crore) in emergency funding to UNICEF in India to help address acute shortages in oxygen and deploying medical and testing supplies.
Indian information technology (IT) companies are increasingly focusing on elevating and retaining more women in leadership roles and ensuring there is diversity at the top.
Human-centered design thinking helps make people feel more understood, and provides plan sponsors with a way to support their employees as they age.
With intelligent machines all around us, it is only natural for them to follow us to work. Companies today are redefining their approach towards analytics, and AI and robotics are well on their way to complement human effort across industries.
In a bid to support its associates in India and their communities fight the second wave, Cognizant has launched Operation C3 – Cognizant Combats COVID-19.
AI is used in many areas of insurance, and it can help workers save time, digest large volumes of data and erase human errors. But is there a need for a human touch when it comes to complex claims, and how do we master the balance between humans and robots?
In 2021, artificial intelligence has found its stride. By replacing anecdotes, assumptions and gut feelings with real-world data and learning-based models, AI is powering a global pandemic response that rises above policy and privacy differences to unlock the value of data sharing and cross-organisational collaboration.
While digitally enabled "jobs of the future" are still below their pre-pandemic level, new data suggests they are on the way back.
Bret Greenstein, global head of AI & Analytics at Cognizant, also spoke about the potential that data has to change society.
What started as a $500,000 Pandemic Response Challenge from XPRIZE has become a global effort to fight COVID – and now all governments and health officials are set to benefit.
Companies such as Barclays, Standard Chartered Bank and Cognizant contribute skills and resources to help charities and disadvantaged communities keep up in a fast-changing world
Sanjiv Gossain discusses the phases of finding the right fit for AI.
Life has changed in many ways in the year since the pandemic hit. Countless millions have been forced to work from home, offices have closed, livelihoods have disappeared and videoconferencing and online shopping have made huge inroads into everyday life. What will be the long term impact on the world of work?
Empathy may be programmable, but at what price?
Team principal Otmar Szafnauer -- and Gaurav Chand, of technology services company Cognizant -- say the racing team is turning to data analytics for a competitive advantage on the track.
The Future of Work: Ben Pring, co-founder and leader of Cognizant’s Center for the Future of Work speaks with host Richard Levick of LEVICK about his bestselling and award winning books including What to Do When Machines Do Everything and his newly released book, Monster: A Tough Love Letter On Taming the Machines that Rule our Jobs, Lives, and Future.
How to reduce the ping of notifications and actually work.
An interview with Ben Pring on what can be done to stave off the internet’s darkest manifestations.
Today's guest is Bret Greenstein, SVP and Global Head of AI at Cognizant, one of the top 5 largest tech consulting companies globally, with 2019 revenue at nearly $17B. Bret shares with us today the importance of educating our buyers. What does it look like to interact with a client who has an idea of an AI project, inform their idea of what AI is, and help refine and define the problem to solve it.
Rohit Gupta explores the future of driverless and electric cars: what can we expect in the coming years, and what is currently holding them back?
As we enter a new and hopefully final stage of the pandemic, there’s plenty of uncertainty mixed in with the overall hope. Amid the unknowns, however, one thing is sure: artificial intelligence will play a major role in whatever the next years may bring.
IT services and consulting firm Cognizant has signed on as a sponsor of the SailGP global catamaran race, the eight-event series across three continents that begins April 24 in Bermuda and finishes in S.F. next March.
On March 16th, The Information hosted a Video Summit on how places of the future are fueling jobs of the future in partnership with Cognizant.
Dundee is a city to be reckoned with and a hotbed of innovation. So says a new list, naming Dundee one of the world’s top places of the future.
Once a breeding ground for mosquitoes and notorious for water-logging and municipal waste, Kochi is slowly rearing its wiggly head to its original title: Queen of the Arabian Sea.
Every business leader pledges their commitment to be more data driven these days. It’s also no secret that artificial intelligence will be key to competitiveness and customer-centricity for just about everyone, and that success depends on applying it to the right data.
Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp. has launched a 12-week paid programme for technology professionals looking to restart careers after a break.
IT major Cognizant on Tuesday said it has started a programme that aims to offer a 12-week paid experience for technology professionals looking at restarting their careers after a break.
“The issue around social media is becoming mission critical. It’s becoming existential,” said Ben Pring of Cognizant, co-author of Monster: A Tough Love Letter On Taming the Machines that Rule our Jobs, Lives, and Future.
The COVID-19 pandemic has taken millions of lives and triggered trillions of dollars’ worth of economic wreckage. And while news regarding vaccines is encouraging, now is not the time for the world to turn its back on safety measures prove to help slow the spread of the virus.
The global connected car market was valued at approximately $63 billion in 2019, and is projected to reach more than $225 billion by 2027, according to Allied Market Research.
The past 12 months have been tough on us all, but in light of the UK’s lockdown anniversary, the below business leaders believe there are some positive learnings organisations should consider for a successful future.
Yahoo Finance’s Alexis Christoforous and Ben Pring, Managing Director for the Center for the Future of Work at Cognizant, discuss the company’s 21 Places of the Future report.
The Internet of Things (IoT) has been disrupting all of our lives for some time now, whether we know it or not.
As we all begin to look beyond the COVID-19 pandemic and towards what we hope will be a full economic recovery, the Banking and Financial Services (BFS) sector in the UK and Ireland has reason to be cautiously optimistic about its immediate future.
As women bridge the diversity gap in the technology industry, female executives like Cognizant’s Mariesa Coughanour, have advanced their careers to prominent positions in our profession, and it’s worth taking note.
Humphries is focusing on growing the international market for the company.
IT firm Cognizant on Thursday said it will cover the vaccination cost for over six lakh people in India, including its own two lakh employees and their families as well as contract and support staff.
Cognizant said that it will cover the cost of over 600,000 people in India, including its 200,000 full-time employees and their dependents and around 50,000 people, comprising contingent staff such as contract, support and security personnel, and their families.
Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp. has extended the coverage of COVID vaccination cost for all its employees in India, including its contract, support staff, and security personnel.
While becoming a female CEO of a technology giant in A/NZ ranks as a professional milestone, Jane Livesey’s journey is much more than that.
The fourth industrial revolution has shifted our world into a new digital era and the pandemic has accelerated this from a movement to an immediate necessity.