In Engineering and Manufacturing environments, achieving operational excellence depends on alignment among manufacturing, engineering, planning and collaboration processes. Our EMS practice positions you for success. Using the latest solutions, we address the entire value chain—from conceptualization and design through manufacturing.
Align PLM processes with the business to speed time-to-market and reduce costs.
Accelerate time-to-market through proven development processes and global service models.
Cognizant Engineering & Manufacturing consultants apply the latest technology and manufacturing innovations to a variety of cross-industry problems.
Make better decisions around control systems and networking based on advanced solutions for the acquisition, monitoring, analysis and control of data in your manufacturing environment.
Cognizant Engineering & Manufacturing Solutions can help in a variety of industries, including:
The Internet of Things: The New Rx for Pharmaceuticals Manufacturing & Supply Chains
Product quality, regulatory compliance, and operational efficiency are chief concerns for pharmaceuticals executives, particularly in the areas of manufacturing and supply chain management. Yet the challenges of batch manufacturing have made it difficult to monitor the logistical journey of pharmaceutical products, which are subject to degradation, recalls, and strict regulatory standards. Using IoT platforms and solutions, pharmaceuticals companies can digitize and connect vital functions, achieve higher levels of quality and productivity, keep up with regulatory demands, and afford real-time visibility into virtually every area of the business.
The Work Ahead: Designing Manufacturing’s Digital Future
In this edition of our series, we look at the new digital economics of manufacturing, as well as the ways in which new digital skills and technologies will enable manufacturers to innovate new work and work processes.
Connected Shipping: Riding the Wave of E-Commerce
Digital platforms, applications and processes are rapidly changing how shipping and transportation companies operate. Our primary research study confirmed that while acknowledging the importance of a Web-based business model, many shipping companies are proceeding cautiously. Based on our analysis of the e-commerce market and the approaches that some companies are taking, we have defined a maturity framework to help shippers better assess their current capabilities and plan ahead.
How Blockchain Can Slash the Manufacturing "Trust Tax"
Blockchain-enabled smart contracts, distributed ledgers and immutable records are poised to reduce production costs, drive greater operational efficiencies, and unleash new business opportunities for manufacturers worldwide.
Automotive Parts: The Industry's New Sweet Spot
For players in the automobile market, aftermarket parts and services is a valuable adjunct to car sales, but this sector is changing rapidly due to market conditions. We offer a schema based on willingness to pay for parts and for service to guide OEMs and other players in their spare parts and secondary market strategies.
How Telematics Will Improve Driver Experience and Deliver Greater Business Value
Rapidly accelerating advances in telematics and human-machine interface design promise to deliver not only superior driving experiences but also benefits across the automotive ecosystem and beyond.
Driverless Cars: Time for Insurers to Shift Gears
Insurers need to gear up now to prepare for the huge changes under way with the advent of driverless (autonomous) cars. Taking into considerations factors such as cost, safety, regulations and car longevity, we assess the multi-tiered impact on insurance coverages, pricing, underwriting and claims management for the different phases of driverless car evolution and adoption.
Scaling Up Smart Meter Operations: Challenges and the Way Forward for UK Energy Utilities
With smart meters being implemented at a rapid pace, energy utilities need to be prepared to make the best use of this opportunity. Here's a guide to possible shortfalls in the journey, and to the technical, operational and organizational capabilities utilities need to thrive in the digital smart metering era.
Optimizing Product Realization Costs Across the Value Chain
Across a range of industries, realization of cost optimization requires a holistic approach throughout the product lifecycle - requirements, design, manufacture and post-launch - in order to weed out cost overruns and ensure the highest quality process and products.
Blockchain's Smart Contracts: Driving the Next Wave of Innovation Across Manufacturing Value Chains
By eliminating intermediaries and by enabling smart contracts with embedded, trusted business rules, blockchain offers extraordinary opportunities for manufacturing on every level of the supply chain. To profitably ride this wave of disruptive innovation, any stakeholder in the manufacturing value chain should be familiar with the basics and guidelines for proceeding.
Learn how Cognizant's Engineering and Manufacturing Solutions practice can implement connected solutions for manufacturers and owners of heavy assets and production equipment using Internet of Things (IoT).
Cognizant partners with manufacturing companies to establish quality metrics, create quality systems that improve operations and help embed a culture of quality in the organization. Our proprietary frameworks accelerate time-to-solution and align quality systems with people, process, and technology.
Our PLM team recently helped an advanced technology company achieve significant results following a makeover of its PLM system. After adding more than 600 users from various business units to the new PLM system, management realized 15% faster time-to-market. Productivity increased significantly while operating costs fell and by better aligning business requirements with process strategy, the company was able to respond faster to business needs.
Through a broad relationship encompassing R&D, Product Development, sustenance as well as innovation dimensions, Cognizant helps in creation of breakthrough solutions for a Global Industrial Automation company. We help deliver unparalleled Automation Solutions that are easier to maintain, offer more flexibility and have a lower total cost of ownership (TCO) for end consumers.
Our Controls and Operations Management team helped a leading polyester film manufacturer implement real-time tracking of its made-to-order polyester film rolls. By re-engineering plant floor systems to run on a more advanced platform—and connecting it to the Invensys FOXBORO scheduling system—we helped management launch a new, more productive approach for identifying and solving problems.