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.