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Smart manufacturing requires automation, efficiency, and productivity—with an ultimate goal of profitability.

Now is the time for manufacturers to forge new paths without risking what they have invested enormous efforts into building. But, how do you take that first step toward change when there is no standard playbook for what’s next? When the only certainty is change.

We believe the best transformation starts small. Targeted decisions can strengthen your existing position, empower your workforce, and drive lasting organizational change.

More than half of the 15 top manufacturers in the world trust Cognizant.

We help manufacturers move forward with confidence

Cognizant helps you know where to start. Our global experience, deep technology background, and domain expertise empowers the world’s leading manufactures to gain rapid ROI, address risk now, and lay the foundation for decades of change ahead.

  • Determine your best fit

    We help you model and execute the ‘best-fit’ geared towards significant value realizations in your operations.

  • Create your vision and roadmap

    We help you define your vision, identify and prioritize your most valuable use cases, and develop a transformation roadmap.

  • Anticipate disruptions and boost resilience

    We help you anticipate disruptions and boost resilience across your value chain through data-driven risk management.

  • Protect the planet

    We help you manage your operations in an environmentally and socially responsible way and position yourselves for growth.

A different approach

We collaborate with you to take a 360 degree view of your organization and help you think differently about how to build the intelligent manufacturing enterprise of tomorrow.

Our customers benefit from our approach that blends process transformation enabling best use of technology, a human-centric approach for alignment of processes and key stakeholder needs, and insights and predictions derived from external data, internal planning systems, and advanced data analytics.

Our proprietary NorthSTAR methodology identifies the areas that will bring the most value for your investment, whatever stage of digital maturity you are at.

We know that including people and culture as part of the intelligent manufacturing transformation is critical to creating lasting change.

That’s why we help you focus on the right areas, at the right time, with the right technology for maximum impact throughout your business.

With 25+ years of experience working with market-leading manufacturers, we have the industry and technology expertise to accelerate your transformation journey, setting us apart from traditional system integrators.

We’ll meet you where you are, identifying the highest-impact solutions, tools and processes to help you realize quick return on investments and become an agile, future-ready, intelligent manufacturing enterprise.

Our end-to-end capabilities and portfolio of products and services are supported by a best-in-class partner ecosystem to drive your business forward at scale.

We use facts to guide our actions and decisions, seeking out data and building our knowledge.

Then we deliver solutions that draw upon the full power and scale of Cognizant.


Manufacturing Customer Spotlight


A global agricultural corporation wanted to improve service.

The organization needed an end-to-end solution which would improve service while also reducing cost and cycle time. The solution also needed to be scalable globally and to leverage their existing resources whenever possible.

They needed a connected, automated supply chain.


Recommendations, Automations, and Frameworks

We recommended a center of excellence approach to ensure employee adoption and enable prioritization. We built automation and created a framework for non-IT teams to contribute ideas.


4x ROI

We created intelligent process automation that streamlined largely manual and fragmented order fulfillment, financial reporting, and customer care processes. 

The organization achieved $20 million in savings, over 90% process improvement, and a 4X return on investment.

Trust Cognizant for Your Manufacturing Operational Transformation

Smart operations deliver superior customer service, optimization, organizational efficiency, and advanced visibility.

Cognizant’s manufacturing-focused team is comprised of 4,000+  IT-OT-Digital experts and 500+ IoT experts who have successfully implemented and delivered 

800+ projects. We have a rich ecosystem of alliances and partnerships with leading organizations like AWS, Azure, GCP, Siemens, Cisco, AVEVA, and Schneider.

The leading manufacturers in the world trust us to assess, analyze, advise, and build solutions to improve the lives of their employees, customers, and communities.

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