Using gamification for increased productivity and improved atmosphere in your workspace

Using gamification for increased productivity and improved atmosphere in your workspace

An increasing number of companies and organisations have started to notice their employees' gaming interest and are now using gamification to include gaming or competitive elements in their work processes. The idea behind gamification is simple: add a game element to work processes in order to motivate employees, enhance or change behaviours, and aid in education or work training for new employees.

The connected health-care sector—your bloodstream will soon be online

The connected health-care sector—your bloodstream will soon be online

The Swedish health-care sector is facing a large IT reform where existing solutions and systems will be merged and simplified in order to make employees' work easier and guarantee high levels of health care. The need for vigorous efforts in order to handle the health-care sector's outdated IT solutions is growing stronger each day. This is because our society is becoming more and more connected, and the development of solutions and products is increasingly geared towards the customer's needs.

Better quality faster to the market

Better quality faster to the market

Enterprises around the globe are ruing the lack of a scientific approach to automatically optimize test cases. With more than 40% of effort being spent on manual test design, reducing cost of quality without compromising on the test coverage is the number one priority for enterprises.

After the Connected Car: the Connected City!

After the Connected Car: the Connected City!

Since a few months back, the city Milton Keynes north of London has become noticeably smarter. Rubbish bins are already telling when or if they need to be emptied and in the medium term, all kinds of items will start communicating - everything from mousetraps and soap dispensers in public toilets to meters for water, gas and heating.

Code Halos will change your life in 2015

Code Halos will change your life in 2015

2015 will be the year when companies start to get a real grip of big data and look at all the data - structured and unstructured, as well as internal or external - as a valuable asset from which value and business benefits can be created. With the help of technology, including semantic analysis, smart data lakes, telematics and beacon transmitters, a company can extract power from the ever-growing amount of data generated by the organization, employees, customers, equipment and products (a holistic approach that we at Cognizant call Code Halos).

Cognizant Sweden presented a different kind of Catwalk

Cognizant Sweden presented a different kind of Catwalk

Over a hundred guests mingled in Cognizant’s new premises at Linnégatan in Stockholm during the opening ceremony on 10 December 2014. Among the guests at the first Cognizant Catwalk event were representatives from some of Sweden’s largest companies, such as Volvo Cars, Tele2, TeliaSonera, Fortum, PostNord and Astra Zeneca.