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Cognizant Microsoft Business Group: Empower people through technology to achieve more

Harness your cloud potential, drive change and compete at speed with a Microsoft digital operating model.

About the Microsoft Business Group

Unleash Your Business Innovation Agenda

The Cognizant Microsoft Business Group (MBG) has a singular purpose—advancing your business modernization agenda with focus, simplicity and scale. MBG is an end-to-end Microsoft-centric cloud solutions and managed services provider who leverages extensive experience and IP to deliver constant innovation and business value, powered by the Microsoft platform.

Our specialized and innovative team of experts are committed to guiding you on your perpetual journey as a digital disruptor by employing modern technology solutions that free you from the constraints of legacy platforms and adapt with your business over time. MBG addresses your transformation journey from a business-first viewpoint and delivers platform native solutions across the Microsoft Cloud: Azure, Microsoft 365 and Dynamics 365.

Moving to a fully digital business requires the adoption of a new operating model. At the core of our approach is GO, a platform native, ready-to-use digital operating model that supports customers at each step of their unique modernization journey. GO is underpinned by MBG’s 10vū™ assessment platform and the Drivetrain™ deployment engine.

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MBG’s value to your organization starts with GO, our exclusive Microsoft platform native digital operating model that provides the blueprint and resources that our dedicated experts use to build agility and drive your enterprise into the future.

Intelligent Enterprise envisions the possibilities of a digital future and plots a roadmap that enables your business to realize and tap into that potential.

Intelligent Cloud mobilizes your organization with a next-generation cloud operating model that helps increase velocity and control. Migrate, modernize and deploy new applications and workloads with cloud native agility.
The goal of Intelligent Workplace is to empower your users to be productive and effective while remaining safe, secure, and compliant – anytime and anywhere.


MBG augments the native capabilities of the Microsoft Cloud with deep expertise and experience attained through years of Microsoft partnership. We accelerate your transformation journey in the form of our GO Digital Operating Model.

Strategy and Advisory

We bring together key players from both the technology and business sides to develop a solution and roadmap catered to your unique needs.

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We combine people, process and technology to deliver identity and access management solutions that help protect you. We can protect every user no matter where they are.

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Whether your devices are employee or business-owned, on-premises, remote or virtual desktops on the cloud, we can ensure all devices are comprehensively managed and protected.

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Today’s workforce is collaborating more than ever before. We are poised to help empower your teams today, with tomorrow’s progressive technologies.

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The cloud is no longer some future-state. It’s the here and now. Adopting a cloud first platform approach helps maintain a future-proofed competitive advantage.

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Our Microsoft certified business application developers provide everything needed to build applications that give your business a competitive edge using the power of DevOps.

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Our team of data scientists and engineers can help you take strategic advantage of new data technologies to unlock powerful possibilities, provide insights and make data-driven decisions.

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Site Reliability Engineering

Deliver software innovation faster and safer by combining a DevOps culture with solid engineering practices. Exceed expectations with a faster, more reliable application release cadence.

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Cost Optimization

The Managed Azure Cost Optimization service provides ongoing Azure expertise and financial insight to optimize and govern your cloud estate. Empower your team with governance best practices.

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Case Studies

We base our success on the success of our customers, and we believe that they tell our best stories. Explore some of our proudest moments.

Microsoft 365 & Teams Enablement
Microsoft Azure Migration
Azure Managed Services
Dynamics 365 Implementation
Microsoft Azure Migration

Azure Cloud Adoption

Join Our Team

In a highly technical world, the Cognizant Microsoft Business Group is surprisingly human.

We work together across the globe to help humans solve their technological challenges in innovative ways, and we are always looking for new dynamic talent to join us in creating the future for our clients.

Select a region to check out our current openings to discover your future with the Microsoft Business Group.

MBG Benefits


Varying by region with competitive benefits and PTO.


Our organization is made up of industry leaders and experts that will help you learn and grow.

Professional Development

MBG offers a variety of online, self-paced personal and professional development programs.


Our teams are supported with the option to work remotely or in-person, powered by the technologies and tools to do so effectively.


Our global teams work with a variety of clients, from household names to innovative start-ups.


As a brand-new entity within Cognizant, you can add value and influence to the direction in which we grow.


The Cognizant Microsoft Business Group executive team includes proven leaders from the world’s most innovative and fastest growing technology fields.

“Our passion for innovation is at the heart of the Cognizant Microsoft Business Group, which enables us to advance our clients’ business modernization journey with focus, simplicity, and scale.”

– Jeff Tench, Global Head of Microsoft Business Group

Lori Borg

Microsoft Alliance


Paul Cosgrave

Global Growth Markets
Sales & Delivery

Jeff Dunmall


Alison Headshot

Alison Garback

Chief of Staff

Jim Olson

North America
Sales & Delivery

Pat Paquette


Sarah Redford


Dan Scarfe


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