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Winning the Experience Battle by Marrying Customer Intimacy and Industrialization

The ongoing coronavirus outbreak will have a reverberating impact on almost every facet of life on this planet. Human behavior at its most fundamental will change. People will think twice about going into stores, customers will opt for online buying options more than before and the purchase experience will move from being predominantly in the physical world to being predominantly in the digital world. Businesses will have to create experiences tailored to these shifting customer behaviors. Before the crisis, it was clear…

Cognizant to Acquire Lev to Expand Digital Marketing Expertise

Specialist in Salesforce Marketing Cloud Helps CMOs Gain Insight, Automate and Personalize Customer Engagement to Drive Revenue Cognizant announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire Lev, a privately-held, digital marketing consultancy in the U.S.  Lev helps businesses simplify and modernize their marketing campaigns using Salesforce Marketing Cloud to provide data-driven insight and personalization across the customer journey, and ultimately drive revenue. The acquisition will further expand Cognizant's…

Auth0 Expands Global Partner Network with Cognizant

Leading professional services provider to integrate Auth0 for digital transformation initiatives Auth0, the identity platform for application builders, announced that Cognizant has joined its Partner Program and will use Auth0 as the primary authentication provider for any of its customers’ identity management needs. Ranked 193 on the Fortune 500 list with nearly 300,000 employees, Cognizant is an integral partner in transforming global enterprises’ business, operating, and technology models for the digital era. Marketing…

Cognizant Intends to Acquire EI-Technologies, a Leading European Salesforce Platform Specialist

Acquisition would accelerate growth of Cognizant's Salesforce business Cognizant has entered into exclusive negotiations to acquire the French operations of EI-Technologies, a Paris-based, privately-held digital technology consulting firm and leading independent Salesforce specialist in France. The proposed acquisition would complement Cognizant's global Salesforce practice, expanding client resources in Europe. The planned acquisition requires advance consultation with the relevant works councils and would be subject to…

Cognizant Acquires Code Zero, a Leading Consultancy for Cloud-Based Configure-Price-Quote and Billing Solutions

Acquisition Deepens Cognizant's Expertise in Salesforce Platform Advisory, Implementation and Managed Services Cognizant announced it has acquired Code Zero Consulting, a privately-held provider of consulting and implementation services for cloud-based Configure-Price-Quote (CPQ) and billing solutions.  The acquisition further strengthens Cognizant's cloud solutions portfolio and Salesforce CPQ and billing capabilities. Financial details were not disclosed. Founded in 2016, Atlanta, Ga.-based Code Zero specializes in…

Braze Hires Former Cognizant Executive as CFO, Google Executive to Join Board of Directors

Isabelle Winkles to Lead the Company's Global Finance Function in New Role; Tara Walpert Levy to Bring Relevant Enterprise Industry Experience to Board of Directors Braze, the comprehensive customer engagement platform, announced the appointments of Isabelle Winkles as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Tara Walpert Levy to its board of directors. "After recently crossing the $100M ARR milestone, with our eyes firmly on the future, we are excited to welcome these two fantastic leaders to our team," said Bill Magnuson,…

Vitech Appoints Todd Eyler as VP of Strategic Marketing and Industry Relations

Vitech, a leading provider of cloud-based administration solutions, announced today that Todd Eyler has joined Vitech as Vice President of Strategic Marketing and Industry Relations. Todd will be responsible for Vitech's strategic marketing efforts including analyst relations, industry communications, market trend and needs identification, competitive analysis, and thought leadership. Todd comes to Vitech having held leadership positions at software companies, industry analysts and systems integrators. His work at…

DXC Technology Appoints Industry Leader Vinod Bagal to Global Delivery Transformation Role

DXC Technology announced the appointment of Vinod Bagal as executive vice president, Global Transformation. DXC Technology (NYSE: DXC) today announced the appointment of Vinod Bagal as executive vice president, Global Transformation, reporting to company president and CEO Mike Salvino Bagal will report to company president and CEO Mike Salvino. His appointment is effective immediately. Bagal will manage DXC’s delivery innovation to provide improved services to customers in the most efficient manner. He will focus on…

Cognizant Named an AI Consultancy Leader by Independent Research Firm

Cognizant is recognized as an Artificial Intelligence (AI) services leader in the newest report on the space by Forrester Research, a leading global research and advisory firm.  The Forrester Wave: AI Consultancies, Q3 2019 report reviews the capabilities of 13 service providers on 23 criteria, including their current offering, strategy and market presence. Cognizant received the highest rating possible in the technology, deployment, and innovation roadmap criteria.  The report also noted that: Cognizant's…

Cognizant Named an AI Services Leader in IDC MarketScape Report

Cognizant announced that market intelligence and advisory services firm IDC has named it a leader in the new IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Artificial Intelligence Services 2019 Vendor Assessment (doc #US44514819, April 2019) report. The report assesses 12 global AI service providers based on buyer feedback as well as quantitative and qualitative market data compiled by the IDC MarketScape. "IDC rates Cognizant highly in terms of its strategies around skills and platforms and its delivery automation capabilities," according…

Cognizant Named a Leader in Gartner Magic Quadrant for CRM and Customer Experience Implementation Services, Worldwide

Report Recognizes Cognizant's Completeness of Vision and Ability to Execute Cognizant has once again been named a Leader in Gartner's "Magic Quadrant for CRM and Customer Experience Implementation Services, Worldwide" report. In the report, Gartner, an independent analyst firm, evaluates 18 vendors that provide both customer relationship management (CRM) and customer experience (CX) project-based services. Leaders are defined by Gartner as those who "bring a wide range of business, analytic and technical…

Reltio Announces Support for Salesforce Customer 360 and the Adobe, Microsoft, SAP Open Data Initiative

Enterprises That Deploy Reltio Customer 360 Solutions Today Will Be Able to Benefit from Both Initiatives as They Evolve Reltio, a leading provider of Modern Master Data Management and Customer 360 solutions, announced support for both Salesforce Customer 360 and the Open Data Initiative by Adobe, Microsoft, and SAP. The Open Data Initiative creates a single data model for consumer data that is portable between platforms. Salesforce's Customer 360 helps companies identify their customers and their past interactions across…

Cognizant to Acquire SaaSfocus To Expand Salesforce Cloud Consulting Capabilities

Cognizant’s Digital Transformation Portfolio to Broaden in India and Australia Cognizant announced that it has agreed to acquire SaaSfocus, a private consulting firm that specializes in digital transformation and leverages the Salesforce Platform. This transaction is expected to close in the fourth quarter of 2018, with certain closing conditions. SaaSfocus is one of the largest independent Salesforce Platinum consulting partners in the Asia-Pacific (APAC) that operates across India and Australia. This acquisition…

Informatica Announces 2018 Innovation Award Winners

Amazon Web Services, Ford, Lippo Digital Group, PayPal and Shire Pharmaceuticals Take Top Honors at Informatica World Informatica, the enterprise cloud data management leader, announced the winners of the 2018 Informatica Innovation Awards, which recognize customers who are leading an intelligent disruption for their organizations through the transformative use of data. The 2018 winners and honorees are unleashing the power of data to achieve exceptional results across four key journeys representing the award…

Cognizant Acquires Hedera Consulting, a Belgian Advisory and Analytics Company

Acquisition Enhances Cognizant's Consulting Capabilities in Belgium and the Netherlands Cognizant has acquired privately-held Hedera Consulting, a company specializing in business advisory and data analytics services across a number of industry sectors. The purchase further expands Cognizant's consulting, business insight and digital transformation capabilities for clients in Belgium and the Netherlands. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Based in Kontich, Belgium, Hedera Consulting works with leading…

Cognizant Named a World Leader in Gartner Magic Quadrant for CRM and Customer Experience Implementation Services

Report Recognizes Cognizant for Its Ability to Execute and Completeness of Vision Cognizant announced that it has been named a Leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for CRM and Customer Experience Implementation Services, Worldwide. The report evaluates 21 vendors that provide customer relationship management (CRM) and customer experience (CX) project-based services, including consulting and solution implementation services worldwide.  Leaders are defined by Gartner as those who "bring a wide range of business,…

Cognizant Named Adobe’s 2017 Delivery Quality Partner of the Year

Cognizant Interactive Showcasing Expanded Relationship and New Digital Marketing Solutions at Adobe Summit in Las Vegas Cognizant recently announced that it has been named "2017 Delivery Quality Partner of the Year" by Adobe, the global leader in digital marketing solutions. The award was presented at the ongoing Adobe Summit, the premier annual conference for digital marketing professionals now underway in Las Vegas. Cognizant was recognized by Adobe for its commitment to exceptional customer service on joint…

Tech Giants to Attend Morgan Stanley Technology, Media and Telecom (TMT) Conference 2018

The TMT 2018, Starting Today, February 26, Will See Thought Leaders Share Their Insights on the Latest Industry Trends This year Morgan Stanley Technology, Media and Telecom (TMT) Conference will see tech gurus from companies like Facebook, Criteo, Cognizant, Pegasystems, Akamai, Apptio, Zendesk, LiveRamp, Acxiom, Nielsen, etc. participate in the four-day conference. TMT 2018 is being held from February 26 to 2018 - March 1 at The Palace Hotel, San Francisco, California. Morgan Stanley is bringing together more than…