Tag: Cognizant

Purdue Pharma L.P. Selects Cognizant to Optimize Core IT Platform

Purdue Pharma L.P., a leading pharmaceutical company, has selected Cognizant to optimize its core IT platform to improve business efficiency and drive enterprise agility. Engaged in the research, development, production and marketing of prescription and over-the-counter medicines and healthcare products, Purdue Pharma is an industry leader in pain medication research. To manage its complete range […]

By May 12, 2015 Read More →
Cognizant Drives Digital Transformation of Chola’s Vehicle Finance Business

Cognizant Drives Digital Transformation of Chola’s Vehicle Finance Business

CHENNAI, India, March 10, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Cognizant (NASDAQ: CTSH) today announced that it has engaged with Cholamandalam Investment and Finance Company Limited (Chola), a leading financial services provider in India, to digitally transform its vehicle finance business operations, from loan origination through recovery, in order to reduce costs, improve business agility, and deliver an integrated customer experience. Cognizant is bringing […]

Can Cognizant fix US healthcare with TriZetto?

Can Cognizant fix US healthcare with TriZetto?

Cognizant has made an earth-shattering commitment to the US healthcare industry via the acquisition of TriZetto for $2.7B in cash, making this the largest single commitment to the fast-growing US healthcare market. TriZetto is a privately-held provider of healthcare IT software and solutions based in Englewood, CO. According to the press release, Francisco D’Souza, CEO […]

Outsourcing: Top 10 Takeaways | Market Analysis

Outsourcing: Top 10 Takeaways | Market Analysis

Back to Market Analysis home The outsourcing space is facing two factors heading into 2013. The first is the macro. The space is at a critical juncture with price declines taking place, but contained to specific verticals (capital markets). If the macro remains stable, then the problem is contained, but if it deteriorates we could […]

By August 17, 2012 Read More →
Top 10 Takeaways: Earnings Season Ends on Up Note | Market Analysis

Top 10 Takeaways: Earnings Season Ends on Up Note | Market Analysis

Back to Market Analysis home Earnings season came to an end this week for the outsourcing group. Cognizant reported solid results and maintained 2012 guidance. The results ended the season on an up note. As we cross through the mid point of the year (2012), we turn our attention to 2013 prospects. The demand environment […]

By August 13, 2012 Read More →
First Take-Model Showing Some Resilience | Market Analysis

First Take-Model Showing Some Resilience | Market Analysis

Back to Market Analysis home  Our Thoughts: Cognizant reported better than expected quarterly results and maintained guidance. The model showed some resilience this quarter which should be positively viewed by the market given concerns over the lowering of the guidance. We acknowledge that we are not out of the woods yet; however, Cognizant is a […]

By August 6, 2012 Read More →
Industry Report Consulting and Global Outsourcing – Market Analysis

Industry Report Consulting and Global Outsourcing – Market Analysis

Top 10 Takeaways: Intra Quarter Channel Checks Key Data Points for Your Investment Mosaic 1. Syntel optimistic about prospects (5/14/12). Takeaways: demand environment healthy, SYNT taking market share due to client service, & earnings protection from margin flexibility exists. 2. VanceInfo reports healthy results raising top line annual guidance, but EPS guidance unchanged (5/15/12). Takeaways: […]

Top 10 Takeaways: CTSH’s Guidance Revives Macro Concern Data Point’s for Your Investment Mosaic – Market Analysis

Top 10 Takeaways: CTSH’s Guidance Revives Macro Concern Data Point’s for Your Investment Mosaic – Market Analysis

1. Cognizant lowers annual guidance (5/7/12) reviving Macro concerns. Takeaway: discretionary spending in Financial Services (capital markets) and pharma slow to start 2012. CTSH didn’t see the acceleration it expected in April. Hard to tell if there is another revision coming, but CTSH’s business model hasn’t changed. They have earned the benefit of the doubt. […]

Taking IT Offshore Weekly: Macro Scare Is In the Air 2012 Off to Less than Optimal Start – Market Analysis

Taking IT Offshore Weekly: Macro Scare Is In the Air 2012 Off to Less than Optimal Start – Market Analysis

IT services was in focus this week. Investor’s began the week on a sour note with Cognizant lowering annual guidance three months into the year. The adjustment comes on the heals of some lackluster March performances and mediocre June guidance. The combination of data points leads us to believe that a “Macro Scare Is In […]

Taking IT Offshore” Weekly: BPO takes Center Stage – Market Analysis

Taking IT Offshore” Weekly: BPO takes Center Stage – Market Analysis

The BPO demand environment took center stage this week as Genpact and EXLService reported results. Our takeaway was that the demand environment for BPO is healthy. There are a number of data points to confirm this. Solid quarterly results from the BPO players. Positive commentary regarding BPO provided by larger IT services firms and outsourcing […]

1Q12 First Take-In Line Qtr; Guidance Lowered Resetting Bar Increases Potential for Performance – Market Analysis

1Q12 First Take-In Line Qtr; Guidance Lowered Resetting Bar Increases Potential for Performance – Market Analysis

Our Thoughts: Cognizant reported in-line March qtr results, but gave June guidance below expectations and lowered annual guidance. The reason for the lowered guidance is due to a slowdown in discretionary spending in financial services and pharma. The current stock price reaction (down 18% as of this writing) is overdone, in our opinion. A murky […]

Reaction Overdone, But You Knew That Cognizant’s Business Model is Sound – Market Analysis

Reaction Overdone, But You Knew That Cognizant’s Business Model is Sound – Market Analysis

The reaction in the Cognizant’s stock yesterday was overdone, but that is something investors already knew. Short term investors are wondering is the guidance lowered enough. The answer lies in the strength of the macro, which we cannot predict. If the macro is not stable or doesn’t improve, it will impact more than Cognizant’s business […]

2011 Outsourcing Excellence Awards Finalists | Article

2011 Outsourcing Excellence Awards Finalists | Article

Announcing the FINALISTS for the 2011 Outsourcing Excellence Awards and Service Provider Excellence Awards. These deserving relationships are now in the final judging stages – winners will be notified the week of February 21st!!       AstraZeneca/Tata Consultancy Services AT&T Services Inc./Cognizant Technology Solutions US. Corporation Barclaycard US/Firstsource Best Buy/Accenture Bharti Airtel Limited/Firstsource Carillon […]

Ten Megatrends Transforming the Retail Landscape | White Paper

Ten Megatrends Transforming the Retail Landscape | White Paper

The retail landscape is forever altered by the escalating demands of the Millennial generation, social media, mobile communications and more. This dramatic shift is driving the need for a radically different shopping experience. Cognizant has compiled shopper data from over 2,000 shoppers to reveal the most important retail challenges and opportunities ahead to help you […]

Upcoming Changes Point to Need for Buyers of Outsourcing Services to Alter their Way of Thinking | Article

Upcoming Changes Point to Need for Buyers of Outsourcing Services to Alter their Way of Thinking | Article

Outsourcing Center asked leading outsourcing service providers about their predictions as to the biggest changes that will impact outsourcing buyers over the next five years. Their answers clearly point to a need for buyers to alter their thinking about how, when, and why they engage with providers of outsourced services. Extreme performance requires elasticity Joanne […]

Forces of Change Shaping Outsourcing Solutions | Article

Forces of Change Shaping Outsourcing Solutions | Article

Like a pre-storm sky, a look at the investments outsourcing service providers are currently undertaking presents evidence of tremendous change over the next five years. They’re mapping out a new course, and buyers of outsourcing services need to understand where providers are headed so they can make informed decisions. Outsourcing Center asked 12 leading ITO […]