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HMH selecciona a Cognizant para establecer el HMH Digital Transformation Lab

- Houghton Mifflin Harcourt selecciona a Cognizant para establecer el HMH Digital Transformation Lab y conducir las eficacias operacionales

TEANECK, New Jersey, January 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Cognizant (http://www.cognizant.com) (Nasdaq: CTSH), un proveedor líder de asesoría, tecnología, y servicios de externalización de procesos empresariales, ha anunciado que Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (http://www.hmhpub.com/), la mayor editorial del mundo de materiales educativos para enseñanza previa a la obligatoria, ha seleccionado a Cognizant como socio de servicios de tecnología empresarial. Como parte del acuerdo de cinco años, Cognizant suministrará una gama de servicios de TI para conducir eficacias operacionales en la tecnología de publicación digital para apoyar que la expansión de Houghton Mifflin Harcourt desde productos impresos a canales digitales para contenidos líderes en la industria. Además, Cognizant y Houghton Mifflin Harcourt coestablecerán el HMH Digital Transformation Lab (laboratorio de transformación digital HMH), un centro de innovación que hará avanzar más la investigación de la gestión de activos digitales.

"Hemos escogido a Cognizant por su vasta inversión y experiencia concretamente en la industria editorial", dijo Barry O'Callaghan, consejero delegado, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. "Vemos que nuestra relación se extenderá más allá de las fronteras de un proveedor de servicios de tecnología tradicional. Ambas compañías comparten un compromiso para dirigir la innovación en la tecnología editorial".

"Tenemos el honor de haber sido seleccionado como un socio de confianza por una marca tan respetada en el mundo empresarial", dijo Francisco D'Souza, director general y consejero delegado, Cognizant. "En una época en la que la virtualización y la digitalización son cambios arrolladores en el negocio editorial, Cognizant trabajará estrechamente con Houghton Mifflin Harcourt para materializar la promesa de las nuevas tecnologías".

"Esperamos ayudar a Houghton Mifflin Harcourt a desbloquear las eficiencias en aumento de sus sistemas existentes, utilizando nuestros mejores marcos de mantenimiento y desarrollo de aplicaciones", dijo Gajen Kandiah, vicedirector general senior y responsable de información, medios y práctica de entretenimiento de Cognizant. "Además, mediante el especializado HMH Digital Transformation Lab, innovaremos juntos para desarrollar y probar nuevos conceptos que traerán ofertas que cambien la industria en el mercado de la educación ayudando a HMH suministrar productos de mayor valor a sus clientes".

Acerca de Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

La compañía editorial Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, con sede en Boston, es una editorial líder en la educación mundial y la mayor del mundo de materiales educativos para enseñanza previa a la educación primaria y secundaria. La compañía publica un conjunto de soluciones educativas primeras en su clase, que varían de programas de libros de textos basados en la investigación a tecnología instructiva a valoraciones basadas en estándares para estudiantes y educadores. La compañía también publica una línea extensa de obras de referencia y literatura galardonada para lectores adultos y jóvenes. Con orígenes que datan de 1832, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt combina su tradición de excelencia con un compromiso hacia la innovación. Para obtener más detalles sobre Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, visite www.hmhpub.com.

Acerca de la práctica de información, medios y entretenimiento de Cognizant

La práctica de información, medios y entretenimiento de Cognizant proporciona tecnología de información innovadora, asesoría y servicios de procesos empresariales para la publicidad y el marketing, la retransmisión, el entretenimiento, los servicios de información y compañías de imprenta y editoriales. Formamos alianzas estratégicas con clientes para ayudarles a transformar sus organizaciones para que consigan el crecimiento empresarial, aumenten las eficiencias operacionales, y generen una ventaja competitiva sostenible al mismo tiempo que reduzcan significativamente los costos. Utilizamos nuestro modelo de suministro a nivel mundial líder de la industria para implementar soluciones de manera rápida y rentable.

Acerca de Cognizant

Cognizant (NASDAQ: CTSH) es un proveedor líder de servicios de tecnología de la información, consultoría y tercerización de procesos empresariales. La pasión central de Cognizant es dedicar nuestra tecnología global y conocimiento en innovación, nuestra experiencia de la industria y recursos en todo el mundo para trabajar junto a los clientes para hacer que este negocio sea más sólido. Con más de 50 centros globales de distribución y más de 68.000 empleados al 30 de septiembre de 2009, combinamos un exclusivo modelo de entrega on shore/offshore influenciado por una cultura distintiva de satisfacción al cliente. Cognizant integra los índices NASDAQ-100 y S&P 500, es una compañía Forbes Global 2000, miembro del Fortune 1000, y está clasificada entre las principales compañías de tecnología de la información en las listas Hot Growth y Top 50 Performers de BusinessWeek. Visítenos en línea en www.cognizant.com.

Declaraciones a futuro

Este comunicado de prensa incluye declaraciones que pueden constituir declaraciones a futuro de acuerdo con las directrices de Safe Harbor de la ley Private Securities Litigation Reform de 1995, y su exactitud está necesariamente sujeta a riesgos, incertidumbres y suposiciones sobre eventos futuros que pueden no resultar exactos. Los factores que podrían hacer que los resultados reales difirieran sustancialmente de los expresados o implícitos incluyen la situación económica general y los factores mencionados en nuestro Formulario 10-K más reciente y en otras presentaciones realizadas ante la Securities and Exchange Commission. Cognizant no asume ninguna obligación de actualizar o revisar las declaraciones a futuro, ya sea como consecuencia de nuevas informaciones, eventos futuros u otras circunstancias.

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