Paris, May fourteen, 2020

Atos, a world-wide leader in electronic transformation, anticipates what the planet will search like right after the Covid-19 disaster in a report revealed by authorities from the Atos Scientific Community, a world-wide community designed up of one hundred sixty of the major scientists, engineers and ahead thinkers from throughout the Group, who have been energetic on the topic because the commencing of the disaster. Their predictions not only depth possible implications and opportunities for individual industries they also investigate the ‘transversal’ implications of systems that have the opportunity to change equally enterprises and societies.

A new normal with ample space for prospect and change

The pandemic has brought some profound adjustments. We operate differently, store differently, and interact with mates and family members differently. At the identical time, it is currently having deep financial repercussions for folks, enterprises and nations. Regardless of a growing consensus close to a coming economic downturn, the study by the Atos Scientific Community serves as a reminder that the foreseeable future opportunity for enterprises and societies can continue to be positively influenced.

“The current virus outbreak is possible to be the first of quite a few waves. Consequently, in spite of the remarkable financial and fiscal actions declared, we do not hope the current decline to be adopted by a speedy and sustained restoration. We hope a “new normal”, not a “going back to normal”, but it is a person with ample space for prospect and change”, demonstrate the authors of the report, José Esteban-Lauzán and John Corridor, customers of the Atos Scientific Community, and Hubert Tardieu, Atos CEO advisor.

From speedy to transformational actions

The Covid-19 outbreak and the subsequent lockdown actions have paved the way for the acceleration of electronic transformation as enterprises shift functions to cope with office closures, limited motion and source interruption. Atos’ authorities alert that our collective reaction must not focus exclusively on speedy actions but on transformational ones as perfectly. The report delivers some hints on what this new ‘normal’ could possibly search like.

The disaster has designed apparent that digitalization or small business continuity were being not mature enough in lots of businesses. However, the viewpoint of a prolonged-time period financial paralysis will generate businesses to prioritize investments in prolonged-time period resilience above day by day operational wants. Witnessing motor vehicle or vacuum cleaner factories manufacture ventilators also highlighted the importance of adaptability and small business continuity to decide a supplied organization’s route out of the disaster. In the electronic period, these elements derive from info-centricity, lighter procedures and higher concentrations of automation based on equipment-learning and artificial intelligence, not just robotics. The force for bigger adaptability will also accelerate Cloud endeavours, toward a flexible hybrid Cloud.

Some tidal waves, like distant operate, will not recede. Problems and challenges of protection and safety will develop into much more urgent than at any time, with impacts on the source chain, in the direction of much more designed-by-structure traceability, on sustainability, decarbonization and, of training course, on cybersecurity. To conclude, the Covid-19 pandemic is our now, not our foreseeable future. Organizations have the prospect to forge the foreseeable future, rethinking their function and tactic to focus on efficacy as substantially as efficiency.

To read through the complete ‘What the planet will search like right after the COVID-19 crisis’ report: https://atos.net/material/2020/atos-report-what-the-planet-will-search-like-right after-the-covid-19-disaster.pdf

 

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 About Atos

Atos is a world-wide leader in electronic transformation with a hundred and ten,000 workforce in seventy three countries and annual revenue of € twelve billion. European selection a person in Cloud, Cybersecurity and Substantial-Overall performance Computing, the Group delivers close-to-close Orchestrated Hybrid Cloud, Huge Information, Small business Programs and Digital Place of work options. The Group is the Throughout the world Information Engineering Husband or wife for the Olympic & Paralympic Video games and operates under the brand names Atos, Atos|Syntel, and Unify. Atos is a SE (Societas Europaea), mentioned on the CAC40 Paris inventory index.

The function of Atos is to aid structure the foreseeable future of the facts room. Its expertise and expert services aid the development of awareness, education and learning and investigate in a multicultural tactic and add to the development of scientific and technological excellence. Throughout the planet, the Group enables its clients and workforce, and customers of societies at big to live, operate and produce sustainably, in a safe and safe facts room.

 

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