Automated testing bots: A requirement for high-quality intelligent devices

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As consumers increasingly rely on intelligent devices – home security systems, connected cars, fitness bands, patient monitoring systems and more – businesses must ensure the robustness of their digital solutions, both on a standalone basis as well as how these solutions interact with other devices, apps and systems. Traditional testing methods aren’t up to these […]

Blockchain: A Potential Game-Changer for Life Insurance

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In a world in search of more open, trusted and secure IT systems, all eyes are on blockchain. Through its distributed ledger, smart contracts and non-repudiation capabilities it acts as a shared infrastructure that can transform multiple processes across the insurance value chain. Here’s how. Blockchain was highlighted in the 2016 World Economic Forum’s report […]

A framework for maximizing the strategic value of IT investments

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An inflexible, sluggish, inefficient infrastructure poses a bigger competitive threat than any ingenious start-up or disruptive market force. In Cognizant’s report The Future of IT Infrastructure, we outline a new framework to help CIOs move toward the new way to work for IT. To find out how leaders re-tool for the digital age, we interviewed […]

Blockchain self-assessment: 5 must-ask questions

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Retailers face a myriad of steep macroeconomic challenges, from global competition and the growth of online shopping, to margin pressure. Blockchain – the technology underpinning the Bitcoin cryptocurrency – can help retailers overcome these challenges. Using blockchain’s distributed ledger, synchronized database and powerful encryption capabilities, along with its ability to generate smart contracts, retailers can […]

How to turn user comments into quality improvements

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“I don’t like the new interface!”, “Why isn’t there a button for …”, “Doesn’t work on android!” – user comments can be a killer but also indicates where there’s room for software improvements. Just monitoring feedback isn’t enough though; you need to turn it into meaningful and actionable insights. The number of feedback channels have […]

Aker partners up with Cognizant to lay the foundation for digital transformation

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Cognizant has become the exclusive digital systems, technology and operations services partner for multiple portfolio companies of Norway-based Aker, a leading industrial investment company. As part of the multi-year relationship, Cognizant will help several of Aker’s industrial portfolio companies lay the foundation for digital transformation of their businesses, while driving cost efficiencies and business agility by […]