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

Paris, May fourteen, 2020

Atos, a world-wide chief in electronic transformation, anticipates what the world will glimpse like after the Covid-19 crisis in a report published by industry experts from the Atos Scientific Neighborhood, a world-wide community created up of a hundred and sixty of the top rated researchers, engineers and forward thinkers from across the Team, who have been lively on the topic considering that the starting of the crisis. Their predictions not only detail doable implications and chances for specific industries they also check out the ‘transversal’ implications of technologies that have the possible to change both businesses and societies.

A new normal with ample home for option and transform

The pandemic has brought some profound modifications. We operate in a different way, shop in a different way, and interact with pals and loved ones in a different way. At the exact same time, it is by now possessing deep economic repercussions for men and women, businesses and nations. In spite of a escalating consensus all-around a coming economic downturn, the examine by the Atos Scientific Neighborhood serves as a reminder that the long run possible for businesses and societies can nonetheless be positively affected.

“The present virus outbreak is probably to be the very first of numerous waves. For that reason, in spite of the incredible monetary and fiscal actions declared, we do not anticipate the present decline to be followed by a fast and sustained restoration. We anticipate a “new normal”, not a “going again to normal”, but it is a person with ample home for option and transform”, clarify the authors of the report, José Esteban-Lauzán and John Corridor, associates of the Atos Scientific Neighborhood, and Hubert Tardieu, Atos CEO advisor.

From quick to transformational steps

The Covid-19 outbreak and the subsequent lockdown actions have paved the way for the acceleration of electronic transformation as businesses shift operations to cope with office environment closures, restricted movement and provide interruption. Atos’ industry experts warn that our collective response should not concentration exclusively on quick steps but on transformational types as effectively. The report provides some hints on what this new ‘normal’ could glimpse like.

The crisis has created obvious that digitalization or business continuity had been not mature plenty of in a lot of companies. Nonetheless, the point of view of a long-term economic paralysis will drive companies to prioritize investments in long-term resilience around everyday operational demands. Witnessing vehicle or vacuum cleaner factories manufacture ventilators also highlighted the value of adaptability and business continuity to determine a given organization’s route out of the crisis. In the electronic era, these factors derive from details-centricity, lighter procedures and significant amounts of automation primarily based on machine-studying and artificial intelligence, not just robotics. The force for greater adaptability will also accelerate Cloud initiatives, towards a flexible hybrid Cloud.

Some tidal waves, like distant operate, will not recede. Concerns and troubles of security and safety will grow to be more urgent than at any time, with impacts on the provide chain, in direction of more built-by-layout traceability, on sustainability, decarbonization and, of course, on cybersecurity. To conclude, the Covid-19 pandemic is our now, not our long run. Companies have the option to forge the long run, rethinking their reason and approach to concentration on efficacy as a lot as efficiency.

To go through the whole ‘What the world will glimpse like after the COVID-19 crisis’ report: https://atos.web/material/2020/atos-report-what-the-world-will-glimpse-like-after-the-covid-19-crisis.pdf

 

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 About Atos

Atos is a world-wide chief in electronic transformation with 110,000 workers in seventy three nations around the world and once-a-year profits of € 12 billion. European number a person in Cloud, Cybersecurity and Higher-Efficiency Computing, the Team provides finish-to-finish Orchestrated Hybrid Cloud, Big Facts, Business Applications and Electronic Place of work answers. The Team is the Throughout the world Details Technologies Partner for the Olympic & Paralympic Online games and operates below the makes Atos, Atos|Syntel, and Unify. Atos is a SE (Societas Europaea), listed on the CAC40 Paris inventory index.

The reason of Atos is to support layout the long run of the information room. Its knowledge and expert services assist the improvement of understanding, training and analysis in a multicultural method and add to the improvement of scientific and technological excellence. Across the world, the Team allows its clients and workers, and associates of societies at substantial to are living, operate and establish sustainably, in a harmless and safe information room.

 

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