Making hybrid cloud work for the business

Cloud spending is riding high. Enterprises already run nearly three-quarters of workloads in the cloud. Public-cloud uptake, in particular, is surging – much to the joy of tech giants such as Amazon, which now generates close on 60% of its operating income from web services. According to IDC, public-cloud spending is now growing twice as […]

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Europe’s quest for digital leadership

The U.S. is the world leader in software, and Asia Pacific leads in hardware. So where does Europe – which lacks an Amazon, Google or Samsung – stand in the digital landscape? In a new study, Europe—Digital Superpower or Second-rate Peripheral Player, Cognizant investigated where work of the future was scaling and how Europe fares […]

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AI ethics: putting AI on its best behavior

AI is making the big leap from laboratory to real world – to much fanfare and hype around either its benefits, or the ravages it will supposedly wreak on our lives. To gain buy-in from staff and customers, business will have to complement AI technology with governance, ethics and trust. Can we be certain AI […]

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Digital insurance: what trends lie ahead?

In an era of digital transformation, the insurance industry is experiencing up close and personal – and sometimes painfully – exactly what disruptive change means. New business models are overturning decades-old ways of doing business. Abraham Lincoln reportedly once said “The best way to predict the future is to create it.” Here are a couple […]

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Simple, Transparent, Standardized: a look at the new EU quality label for securitization

Events of 2008 all but destroyed public confidence in the securitization market. However, used properly, securitization is an effective tool, and its disappearance has given rise to market inefficiencies. The European regulator has now intervened to inject fresh life into securitization as a way to boost credit in the EU, improve market liquidity and transferability […]

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How digital platforms can drive value-based healthcare

In value-based healthcare, insurance reimbursements depend on the quality of outcomes. It isn’t exactly the “no win, no fee” model of accident and injury lawyers, but one key aim is certainly to clamp down on escalating cost. In this model, companies such as pharma companies and medical device manufacturers are rewarded for better outcomes (or […]

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Energize your company for jobs of the future

Is your company hiring for a flying car developer? Virtual identity defendant? Maybe not just yet – but keep your eyes open. These are a few of the career paths that Cognizant, in its second 21 Jobs of the Future report, sees on the horizon. Work changes fast. After, all, ten years back, how many […]

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Cognizant CCP PLM team named a Leader in Worldwide Manufacturing Product Lifecycle Management Consulting

Managing product lifecycles and innovation is like juggling a couple of dozen balls – on stage, with a critical audience. It might entail launching products in multiple countries, maintaining support from development to retirement, integrating processes across any number of platforms and providers, and applying analytics to keep decisions sharp every second of the way. […]

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Rebooting retail: why the experience mindset is the new retail therapy

Digital transformation has hit traditional retailers hard. Walk through the high street of virtually any town, and you’ll see shuttered premises that are testament to an industry shaken to its core by eCommerce. In Switzerland, retail sales are essentially flatlining. Online sellers, meanwhile, are doing a brisk trade. Performance far outstrips that of bricks-and-mortar stores. […]

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