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Cloud
Cognizant names 21 locations that will epitomise the future of work
Asia Pacific cities such as Wellington, Da Nang, Shenzhen, Songdo, Haidian Qu, and Kochi have all been named as hotspots.
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Charity
Cognizant commits $250 million to global corporate social responsibility initiatives
"We are determined to live our purpose of improving everyday life and apply our technology and business expertise to help tackle global problems."
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Cognizant
Continuing its buying blitz, Cognizant acquires Magenic Technologies
The move will bring Magenic’s software expertise into Cognizant’s global software development portfolio, and expand the latter’s software product engineering footprint.
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Microsoft
Inaugural Microsoft APAC Partner Awards winners announced
Three new regional awards introduced this year for APAC: Independent Software Vendor, Global Systems Integrator, and Services Partner of the Year.
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Cloud
Cognizant significantly expands Australian presence with Servian acquisition
Cognizant is working to enhance the company’s digital portfolio and market presence in Australia and New Zealand (A/NZ), with the announcement of a new acquisition.
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Trends
Voice technology ‘no longer an option’ for businesses as COVID-19 propels market forward
Australian businesses lead APAC in the use of voice technology, but there is more work to be done in the area, a new report from Cognizant has found.
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Industrial IoT
Cognizant invests in IIoT with Bright Wolf acquisition
“Companies are increasingly embracing IIoT, and Bright Wolf’s team of senior IIoT architects have delivered the business value others have struggled to achieve. We look forward to this talented team joining Cognizant.”
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Robotic Process Automation / RPA
Cognizant snaps up former PwC lead Jane Livesey as new CEO
Jane Livesey replaces outgoing CEO Narayan Iyer after Iyer resigned from the role.
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Contact Centre
Genesys launches multi-cloud architecture for contact centres
Enables Genesys Engage customers to select private or public cloud, on-premises or hybrid deployments with Genesys Cloud or third-party providers.
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Microsoft
Cognizant snaps up Microsoft specialists New Signature
Cognizant has acquired New Signature, a cloud-native business focused on Microsoft public cloud transformation. According to a statement, the acquisition will enable Cognizant to further grow Microsoft cloud solutions.
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Managed Services
Cognizant named Leader in Gartner 2020 Magic Quadrant for public cloud infrastructure and managed services
"We believe this validates the priority we have placed on accelerating and  executing on our cloud strategy."
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Recruitment
Qlik hires former Cognizant exec to new VP role, expands C-Suite
"I admire the company's bold, forward-looking vision for data and analytics."
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Forrester Research
Code Zero acquisition to strengthen Cognizant-Salesforce relationship
Cognizant has announced the acquisition of Code Zero Consulting, as it looks to further strengthen its cloud solutions portfolio and Salesforce CPQ and billing capabilities. 
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Competition
Executives failing to lead and maintain competitive edge
Only 12% of respondents strongly agree their own business leaders have the right mindsets to lead them forward, and only 9% agree that their organisation has the skills at the top to thrive in the digital economy.
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SAP
Cognizant recognised as leader in SAP Services on a global scale
"We are committed to helping our clients meet business transformation goals and achieve faster results while reducing costs and enhancing profits.”
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Healthcare
Cognizant named RPA services leader by Forrester
It received the highest possible ratings in the customer and business outcomes, partner ecosystem, and commercial model criteria.
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Productivity
Cognizant's digital workplace services recognised
“Cognizant’s Digital Workplace portfolio is geared towards enabling organisations to transform EX and establish a digital-native, personalised, and intuitive workplace."
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Customer
Brands failing to engage customers of today, study shows
Australian consumers are turning away from company websites in preference to search engine recommendations, are seeking seamless payment experiences and are choosing brands that create engaging content, a new report shows.
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Cisco
IBM and Cisco lead GlobalData’s Industrial Internet theme
Both gained the highest Thematic score (5 out of 5) for the Industrial Internet theme in GlobalData’s Thematic Scorecard for the IT Services sector.
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Artificial Intelligence
IDC names Cognizant Leader for AI services
The MarketScape report praises the company’s high-touch customer service approach, value for fee paid, and broad range of AI services and platforms.
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Analytics
How Cognizant aims to digitally transform the clinical trial protocol process
“We are firmly focused on delivering transformational products that adopt digital technologies to drive efficiencies throughout an organisation."
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Artificial Intelligence
Jobs of the future: Will humans outmatch AI co-workers
"Regardless of how the workforce changes, automation, data and algorithms will complement rather than replace human employees."
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Gartner
Cognizant named Leader in Magic Quadrant for app testing
In addition, Cognizant scored highest in Digital Business Assurance and Test Advisory Use Cases in Gartner's companion report.
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Artificial Intelligence
Why Cognizant is at the forefront of cloud migration
“Cognizant leveraged its deep cloud technology to architect, design and build SAP systems on HANA."