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Cognizant and Engineering Services for Manufacturers

Cognizant and Engineering Services for Manufacturers

This IDC Vendor Profile describes Cognizant's R&D/product engineering services for product-centric industries, most notably manufacturing. This document includes the company's current service offerings, delivery infrastructure, investments in new capabilities, certifications and alliances, and experience supporting quality and product compliance within manufacturing and product-centric industry segments. This document builds upon research from IDC's Global Sourcing Strategies program and IDC Manufacturing Insights' Product Life-Cycle Strategies program, including IDC's 2Q13 U.S. R&D/Product Engineering Services Survey of 402 U.S. companies in aerospace and defense, automotive, telecom, medical devices, and consumer electronics, as well as research more broadly across manufacturers of chemicals; pulp and paper; metals; consumer products; automotive; aerospace; farm, construction, and industrial machinery; high tech; and semiconductors.

This document is part of a series of profiles of other similar providers in the R&D/product development engineering services domain. This document series is for manufacturers and other product-centric companies to evaluate professional services organizations and how they may support engineering requirements to successfully bring products to market.

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IDC Opinion
In This Vendor Profile
Situation Overview
Service Provider Capabilities
Company Overview
Core Competencies
Company Strategy
Service Offerings
Delivery Infrastructure
Investment in Intellectual Property
Industry or Process-Specific Certification and Compliance
Future Outlook
Continuing Growth in Engineering Services
Services Providers as Strategic Partners — Redefining Product and Process
Increasing Connections Through Outcome-Based Pricing and Captive Centers
Longer-Term Initiatives and Value Realization in Product Life-Cycle Management
Value Realization
Preparing for 3D Printing and Future Manufacturing Advancements
Essential Guidance
Advice for Cognizant: Future Opportunities
Advice for IT Buyers
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Related Research
Table: Business Drivers for Outsourcing R&D and Product Engineering Services
Table: Engineering Services in the Product Life Cycle
Table: Cognizant Engineering Services for Manufacturing: Internal Capability Ranking by Percentage of Revenue and Dedicated Resources
Table: Cognizant Engineering Services for Manufacturing: Industry Capability Ranking by Percentage of Revenue and Dedicated Resources
Figure: Product Life-Cycle Initiatives

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