Intelligent supply chain and ports: Atos on the present and future of digital transformation in port operations

Applying emerging technologies to supply chains   In a wide-ranging discussion, Atos Technology and Innovation Lead Erwin Dijkstra and his colleague Bas Stroeken, Scrum Master & Pre-sales Consultant – Intelligent Supply Chain, shared a few key insights into their company’s strategy on integrating emerging technologies, such as AI, blockchain and IoT, into maritime port ecosystems, […]

IT services vendors react as the pandemic persists

TBR perspective The first theme to emerge in TBR’s discussions with industry participants — coping with COVID-19 — centered on the maturation of approaches, solutions and ongoing concerns across the IT services space. Vendors continue to prioritize employee safety while increasingly looking to employee productivity measures, and continue to prioritize sales and go-to-market motions around […]

Atos is pivoting to industry and leading with technology

Atos emphasizes 7 digital breakthroughs to support its expansion in the mid term   Atos (Nasdaq: ATOS) is an expert at establishing short- and long-term strategies and not only strictly following and executing its plans but also providing checkpoints and information around milestones and financial achievements related to these strategies. During the Atos 2020 Analyst […]

The long view: Which post-pandemic trends will shape the world in 2030?

The global COVID-19 pandemic revealed stark weaknesses across the entire technology ecosystem, including supply chains, regulatory environments and emerging technologies. Responses by cloud and software vendors, consultancies, and IT services vendors showed both their immediate operational needs — and opportunities — and the trends TBR believes will persist long-term in the post-pandemic world. Innovation continues, […]

From boom to bust and back: COVID-19 changes dynamics of consulting-led digital transformation programs

Rising uncertainty from the global COVID-19 outbreak combined with competitive pressures in traditional and emerging IT service areas such as digital, cloud and cybersecurity is challenging IT services and management consulting vendors’ performance. The pandemic has driven massive changes in human resource management and is creating opportunities for IT services vendors to enable clients’ remote […]

Cultural readiness and technology savvy: Another view of Egypt’s IT outsourcing ecosystem

With technology a given, cultural readiness differentiates Egypt IT sector In a recurring point of discussion, CrossWorkers CEO Hans Henrik Groth described Egyptian technology professionals as creating an atmosphere of high “cultural readiness” for working with Europe-based clients, partly because Egyptians travel frequently to Europe for business and Europeans travel frequently to Egypt for tourism. […]

Business resiliency and people centricity: Fujitsu prepares for post-pandemic world

Putting people first, so they can put the customer first In the early weeks of the pandemic, Fujitsu’s global delivery centers quickly shifted to all-remote work environments, transitioning in waves as COVID-19 lockdowns moved from Asia to Europe and the Americas. Fujitsu’s leaders and on-the-ground managers passed along lessons learned in Japan, China, the Philippines […]