Box and Cognizant Team on Custom Content Solutions

The companies will develop industry-specific solutions for insurance and other industries, and Cognizant will be Box’s preferred systems integration partner.

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Box (Redwood City, Calif.), a provider of enterprise content management solutions, and Cognizant (Teaneck, N.J.), a provider of IT, consulting, and business process services , have embarked on a partnership to deliver custom solutions for insurance and other industry verticals. The solutions will aim to build and deliver custom solutions that modernize business processes, drive productivity, and replace legacy infrastructure by moving enterprise content to the cloud, according to a joint statement.

Jeetu Patel, SVP of Platform and Chief Strategy Officer, Box.

Jeetu Patel, SVP of Platform and Chief Strategy Officer, Box.

“Box Platform represents a transformative way for businesses in every industry to create new digital experiences for their employees, customers and partners,” comments Jeetu Patel, senior VP of Platform and Chief Strategy Officer, Box. “We’re thrilled to partner with Cognizant and leverage their deep client relationships to deliver solutions that will help our joint customers achieve new levels of productivity and value.”

Cognizant and Box will develop industry-specific solutions for customers in a variety of markets, including insurance, healthcare, life sciences, financial services, media and entertainment, manufacturing and logistics, and retail. Cognizant will also be Box’s preferred systems integration partner for creating customized migration approaches for moving critical business content from legacy environments to Box. The two companies will provide training, consulting and custom services for customers.

“Documents still sit at the core of many business processes today,” comments Sean Middleton, COO, Emerging Business Accelerator, Cognizant. “As clients transform those processes, Box Platform enables us to quickly build flexible solutions that leverage enterprise-grade content management, collaboration and security capabilities.”

Anthony R. O’Donnell // Anthony O'Donnell is Executive Editor of Insurance Innovation Reporter. For nearly two decades, he has been an observer and commentator on the use of information technology in the insurance industry, following industry trends and writing about the use of IT across all sectors of the insurance industry. He can be reached at or (503) 936-2803.

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  1. I wonder if this partnership includes product development. PD is a collaborative process requiring many stakeholders, sometimes geographically dispersed, textual content modules, algorithms, and rules. Box could provide the content storage, distribution, and collaborative platform (as could DropBox and possibly Slack).

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