2012 Winner Profile

Cognizant Technology Solutions

Project Description:
The One Cognizant Platform enables employees to work more virtually and collaboratively and to share knowledge, insights and experiences across the companys global enterprise. This platform gives users highly responsive apps developed specifically to achieve 500 percent or more productivity gains while requiring minimal email alerts, training and change management. It also enables an easy-to-use on-ramp for users to get tasks done through a single URL, thereby eliminating the need to bookmark multiple URLs for various applications. It also standardizes the method of user experience and user interface, which improves user productivity through intuitive use of UI and usability. For Cognizants IT workers, it enables extreme agility, with some apps being moved to production in as little as one weeks time and some complex apps rolling out in less than 10 weeks. The One Cognizant Platform was built using the latest versions of the Microsoft stack and the latest principles of scalable architecture.
Project type:
Collaboration Tools, Enterprise Architecture, Unified Communications
Business Functions:
Human Resources, IT Operations
Business Goal:
Strategic Impact or Competitive Advantage
Sukumar Rajagopal, SVP, CIO & Head of Innovation
Francisco D'Souza, CEO
Teaneck, N.J.
Business or Management Services (including Consulting)
Revenue (2011):
$6.12 billion
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