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

Cognizant has at this time introduced it has been chosen by the UK’s Division for the Surroundings, Meals and Rural Affairs (Defra) to assist the supply of enterprise change and supply improved providers to the federal government organisation.

Cognizant will implement, underneath the Utility Growth and Upkeep Help (ADMS) providers program, a brand new on-line providers and digital platform functionality, which could be reused throughout the core Defra group, together with its companion organisations such because the Surroundings 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 shoppers by enhancing processes and the standard of Defra’s digital providers.

“Defra is happy to reinforce its relationship with Cognizant who will play a key position in supporting its formidable digital service supply portfolio over the forthcoming years,” stated Colin Banno-Thornton, Director of Digital Supply, Defra. “The contract covers software improvement providers and can present essential capability and functionality to assist Defra in delivering its digital supply portfolio in an economical and sustainable method. We sit up for working with the Cognizant staff to ship important digital providers 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 capacity to ship massive 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 shoppers and in doing so, the world at massive. This venture will assist the supply of an excellent data functionality for our pure setting which is able to assist Defra improve the UK’s landscapes, enhance biodiversity and encourage innovation.”

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