Atos looks beyond the Covid-19 crisis to help businesses prepare for the future

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Paris, May fourteen, 2020 Atos, a international chief in electronic transformation, anticipates what the globe will glance like immediately after the Covid-19 crisis in a report posted by authorities from the Atos Scientific Community, a international network designed up of one hundred sixty of the best experts, engineers and forward thinkers […]

Paris, May fourteen, 2020

Atos, a international chief in electronic transformation, anticipates what the globe will glance like immediately after the Covid-19 crisis in a report posted by authorities from the Atos Scientific Community, a international network designed up of one hundred sixty of the best experts, engineers and forward thinkers from across the Group, who have been active on the topic due to the fact the beginning of the crisis. Their predictions not only element attainable implications and prospects for specific industries they also explore the ‘transversal’ implications of technologies that have the probable to completely transform equally corporations and societies.

A new ordinary with sufficient room for prospect and change

The pandemic has brought some profound changes. We get the job done in another way, shop in another way, and interact with friends and household in another way. At the exact same time, it is by now getting deep financial repercussions for individuals, corporations and nations. Despite a growing consensus close to a coming economic downturn, the review by the Atos Scientific Community serves as a reminder that the long run probable for corporations and societies can continue to be positively motivated.

“The current virus outbreak is very likely to be the initially of several waves. For that reason, even with the amazing monetary and fiscal measures declared, we do not assume the current decline to be adopted by a swift and sustained restoration. We assume a “new normal”, not a “going again to normal”, but it is one with sufficient room for prospect and change”, explain the authors of the report, José Esteban-Lauzán and John Hall, customers of the Atos Scientific Community, and Hubert Tardieu, Atos CEO advisor.

From instant to transformational steps

The Covid-19 outbreak and the subsequent lockdown measures have paved the way for the acceleration of electronic transformation as corporations change operations to cope with workplace closures, limited motion and source interruption. Atos’ authorities warn that our collective response need to not aim solely on instant steps but on transformational types as properly. The report offers some hints on what this new ‘normal’ could glance like.

The crisis has designed apparent that digitalization or company continuity ended up not mature ample in several organizations. On the other hand, the point of view of a extensive-time period financial paralysis will push organizations to prioritize investments in extensive-time period resilience more than every day operational requirements. Witnessing car or vacuum cleaner factories manufacture ventilators also highlighted the value of adaptability and company continuity to identify a given organization’s path out of the crisis. In the electronic period, these factors derive from details-centricity, lighter processes and high degrees of automation dependent on equipment-understanding and synthetic intelligence, not just robotics. The drive for increased adaptability will also accelerate Cloud attempts, toward a adaptable hybrid Cloud.

Some tidal waves, like distant get the job done, will not recede. Issues and troubles of safety and protection will develop into more urgent than at any time, with impacts on the source chain, in direction of more created-by-layout traceability, on sustainability, decarbonization and, of course, on cybersecurity. To conclude, the Covid-19 pandemic is our now, not our long run. Organizations have the prospect to forge the long run, rethinking their goal and system to aim on efficacy as substantially as performance.

To browse the full ‘What the globe will glance like immediately after the COVID-19 crisis’ report: https://atos.web/material/2020/atos-report-what-the-globe-will-glance-like-immediately after-the-covid-19-crisis.pdf

 

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 About Atos

Atos is a international chief in electronic transformation with one hundred ten,000 staff members in seventy three countries and once-a-year revenue of € 12 billion. European number one in Cloud, Cybersecurity and Significant-Overall performance Computing, the Group offers stop-to-stop Orchestrated Hybrid Cloud, Major Facts, Company Programs and Electronic Workplace answers. The Group is the Worldwide Details Technological know-how Spouse for the Olympic & Paralympic Game titles and operates less than the makes Atos, Atos|Syntel, and Unify. Atos is a SE (Societas Europaea), outlined on the CAC40 Paris inventory index.

The goal of Atos is to enable layout the long run of the information area. Its skills and services aid the development of knowledge, education and study in a multicultural solution and contribute to the development of scientific and technological excellence. Across the globe, the Group enables its buyers and staff members, and customers of societies at large to reside, get the job done and create sustainably, in a safe and sound and protected information area.

 

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