Cognizant inks digital deal with Escorts

IT services provider Cognizant announced its digital deal with Escorts, an Indian engineering firm, to modernize its technology platform.

The digital deal will cover all of Escort’s businesses including agri-machinery, material handling and construction equipment, railway equipment and auto components.

Escorts aims to improve control and collaboration across its value chain by mobile-enabling its workforce and integrating multiple systems used by vendors, sales partners, and customers to improve product quality.
Cognizant deal with Escorts
Cognizant will set up a Transformation Office to assist Escorts to utilize adaptive production lines and demand-based manufacturing practices, and develop digital capabilities in areas such as mobility, analytics, cloud, telematics, and machine-to-machine communication.

By enabling connected worksites, remote product monitoring and diagnostics, and platform-based governance, Escorts aims to analyze real-time data from multiple sources for improved customer insight, decision-making, and productivity.

“As multiple stakeholders replace traditional value chains and embedded technologies prepare to unleash the next wave of smarter products and services, there has never been a more exciting time for technology innovation in the manufacturing and engineering industry,” said R Chandrasekaran, executive vice chairman of Cognizant India.

Photo (from left): R Chandrasekaran, executive vice chairman of Cognizant India, and Nikhil Nanda, managing director of Escorts

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