The complexity and urgency of streamlining varied manufacturing processes and systems after making an acquisition was a major challenge for a global pharmaceuticals company. Disparate and legacy applications had to be replaced with a unified, flexible manufacturing system so the company could accommodate its specific production process and lower operations costs. The company partnered with Cognizant to lead a smart factory transformation program to unify its processes and systems and to chart a road map to improve operational efficiencies.
Cognizant OnePlant framework provided the client with templates, process documents and best deployment practices that helped its team roll out project deliverables as much as 30% faster than without the framework. We managed projects end to end and, as part of the Cognizant OnePlant framework, delivered application customization and multiple accelerator tools to reduce cycle time. We also established a structured training and change management process.
Cognizant OnePlant ensures consistency across various sites. The best practices included as part of the framework help the company reduce cycle time, increase yield, introduce paperless systems and enhance compliance and quality.