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

Paris, May fourteen, 2020

Atos, a international chief in electronic transformation, anticipates what the world will glimpse like immediately after the Covid-19 disaster in a report published by authorities from the Atos Scientific Neighborhood, a international community designed up of a hundred and sixty of the major experts, engineers and ahead thinkers from throughout the Team, who have been lively on the matter given that the starting of the disaster. Their predictions not only depth attainable implications and opportunities for specific industries they also take a look at the ‘transversal’ implications of systems that have the likely to renovate the two enterprises and societies.

A new usual with enough area for possibility and change

The pandemic has introduced some profound adjustments. We operate in another way, shop in another way, and interact with pals and family members in another way. At the identical time, it is currently possessing deep economic repercussions for individuals, enterprises and nations. Even with a increasing consensus all around a coming economic downturn, the research by the Atos Scientific Neighborhood serves as a reminder that the upcoming likely for enterprises and societies can even now be positively motivated.

“The current virus outbreak is possible to be the first of many waves. Consequently, even with the amazing monetary and fiscal steps announced, we do not be expecting the current decline to be followed by a speedy and sustained restoration. We be expecting a “new normal”, not a “going back again to normal”, but it is a single with enough area for possibility and change”, demonstrate the authors of the report, José Esteban-Lauzán and John Hall, members of the Atos Scientific Neighborhood, and Hubert Tardieu, Atos CEO advisor.

From instant to transformational steps

The Covid-19 outbreak and the subsequent lockdown steps have paved the way for the acceleration of electronic transformation as enterprises change functions to cope with workplace closures, restricted motion and offer interruption. Atos’ authorities warn that our collective reaction ought to not concentrate solely on instant steps but on transformational types as properly. The report presents some hints on what this new ‘normal’ could glimpse like.

The disaster has designed apparent that digitalization or company continuity have been not mature enough in several corporations. Having said that, the standpoint of a prolonged-term economic paralysis will travel corporations to prioritize investments in prolonged-term resilience above day-to-day operational requires. Witnessing auto or vacuum cleaner factories manufacture ventilators also highlighted the importance of adaptability and company continuity to figure out a specified organization’s path out of the disaster. In the electronic period, these areas derive from information-centricity, lighter procedures and substantial concentrations of automation primarily based on device-discovering and artificial intelligence, not just robotics. The push for greater adaptability will also speed up Cloud efforts, towards a versatile hybrid Cloud.

Some tidal waves, like remote operate, will not recede. Fears and issues of stability and basic safety will turn out to be a lot more pressing than at any time, with impacts on the offer chain, to a lot more constructed-by-design traceability, on sustainability, decarbonization and, of study course, on cybersecurity. To conclude, the Covid-19 pandemic is our now, not our upcoming. Firms have the possibility to forge the upcoming, rethinking their intent and method to concentrate on efficacy as significantly as effectiveness.

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

 

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 About Atos

Atos is a international chief in electronic transformation with 110,000 employees in seventy three nations around the world and yearly income of € twelve billion. European number a single in Cloud, Cybersecurity and Large-Effectiveness Computing, the Team presents finish-to-finish Orchestrated Hybrid Cloud, Significant Details, Business Apps and Electronic Workplace remedies. The Team is the Worldwide Details Engineering Associate for the Olympic & Paralympic Game titles and operates under the brands Atos, Atos|Syntel, and Unify. Atos is a SE (Societas Europaea), listed on the CAC40 Paris stock index.

The intent of Atos is to support design the upcoming of the information area. Its experience and services aid the enhancement of know-how, education and learning and investigation in a multicultural strategy and lead to the enhancement of scientific and technological excellence. Across the world, the Team permits its customers and employees, and members of societies at large to are living, operate and produce sustainably, in a safe and protected information area.

 

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