UK Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs signs £74M contract with Cognizant

Cognizant has right now introduced it has been chosen by the UK’s Division for the Setting, Meals and Rural Affairs (Defra) to help the supply of enterprise change and supply improved companies to the federal government organisation.

Cognizant will implement, beneath the Software Improvement and Upkeep Help (ADMS) companies program, a brand new on-line companies and digital platform functionality, which will be reused throughout the core Defra group, together with its accomplice organisations such because the Setting Company, the Animal Plant Well being Company, and the Rural Funds Company. This goals to assist present consistency and a streamlined journey for Defra’s purchasers by bettering processes and the standard of Defra’s digital companies.

“Defra is happy to reinforce its relationship with Cognizant who will play a key function in supporting its formidable digital service supply portfolio over the forthcoming years,” stated Colin Banno-Thornton, Director of Digital Supply, Defra. “The contract covers utility growth companies and can present essential capability and functionality to help Defra in delivering its digital supply portfolio in an economical and sustainable means. We look ahead to working with the Cognizant staff to ship important digital companies to assist Defra and its arms lengths our bodies to attain its strategic goals.”

“We’re delighted to have additional expanded our strategic partnership with Defra which demonstrates Cognizant’s skill to ship giant and sophisticated tasks inside Authorities,” stated Rohit Gupta, Managing Director, UK&I, Cognizant. “Defra is on a mission to enhance the best way it does enterprise with its purchasers and in doing so, the world at giant. This challenge will help the supply of an impressive information functionality for our pure surroundings which can assist Defra improve the UK’s landscapes, enhance biodiversity and encourage innovation.”

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