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Antonio Santos

Social Media Business Evangelist at Atos

Cork, Ireland

77651 Followers

Innovation broker. Recognizing opportunities that link tech, ideas, and people through networking.

I regularly collaborate with Siemens and I'm a member of their Influencer / Challengers program. Design thinking with a work out loud approach to social media and business networking.

Passionate about Digital Inclusion, Social Media Engagement, Diversity, Future of Work, and Social Business.

Leading social media influencer on Digital Transformation, Accessibility and Digital Inclusion, Future of Work, Augmented Reality, Connected Home, and Security.
Source: Onalytica Reports.
I provide digital consultancy across the different sectors of the organization specializing in Business Intelligence, Customer Experience, Social Business, Social Media Analytics, and Profiles.

Extensive experience with Global Organisations, social enterprise technology, digital transformation, and transition projects, building teams in multicultural work environments around the world, to achieve high levels of performance, customer satisfaction.

Key factors to stay relevant in the modern workplace:
Stay flexible, adapt to change, develop your skills, appreciate diversity, keep up-to-date, brand yourself, make connections, be on the vanguard and follow your passion

Has social entrepreneur, I co-founded six startups. My current projects include the Internet of Things, Coworking, Accessibility, and Digital Inclusion.

LinkedIn Training | Twitter Training | Social Selling Training | Social Media Training | Sales Enablement | Sales Training | Analytics Training |Lead Generation

I will change my profile picture back to color if the LinkedIn iOS App ever becomes fully accessible for people with disabilities by supporting dynamic type.
Enabling text enlargement to enhance readability is a key factor to support the needs of the visually impaired and way to help them to take advantage of social media, to learn, network and find a job.
285 million people in the world with vision impairments.

Available For: Authoring, Consulting, Influencing, Speaking
Travels From: Cork or Lisbon
Speaking Topics: Future of work, digital Transformation, diversity and inclusion

Speaking Fee $6,000 (In-Person)

Antonio Santos Points
Academic 40
Author 1280
Influencer 741
Speaker 12
Entrepreneur 5
Total 2078

Points based upon Thinkers360 patent-pending algorithm.

Thought Leader Profile

Portfolio Mix

Company Information

Company Type: Enterprise
Business Unit: IDM - Digital Transformation
Theatre: UK and Ireland
Media Experience: 30
Last Media Training: 07/01/2019
Last Media Interview: 01/28/2019

Areas of Expertise

AI 30.31
Business Strategy 30.49
Change Management 30.08
Cloud 31.08
CRM
Culture 30.66
Customer Experience 30.20
Cybersecurity 30.67
Design Thinking
Digital Disruption 30.24
Digital Transformation 34.91
Emerging Technology 30.65
Entrepreneurship 32.00
Future of Work 71.88
GovTech
Innovation 35.38
IoT 30.31
Leadership 33.87
Lean Startup
Management 31.64
Marketing 31.04
Mobility 33.69
Open Innovation
Procurement
Social 36.03
Startups 30.10
Sustainability 41.07
FinTech 30.17
Health and Safety 30.80
HR 32.55
Diversity and Inclusion 100
HealthTech 30.67
Legal and IP 31.15
AR/VR 31.53
5G 31.04
COVID19 39.83
Big Data 30.38
Analytics 30.07
Blockchain 30.11
Climate Change 31.23
Health and Wellness 30.44
Renewable Energy 30.47
Autonomous Vehicles 30.78
RPA 30.53
Ecosystems 30.21
Quantum Computing 30.27
Mental Health 31.24
Smart Cities 35.54
Agile 30.04
Digital Twins 30.79
Project Management 31.05
SportsTech 31.30
Metaverse 30.71

Industry Experience

Consumer Products
Federal & Public Sector
Healthcare
High Tech & Electronics
Higher Education & Research
Media
Professional Services
Retail
Telecommunications
Travel & Transportation
Utilities

Publications

291 Article/Blogs
The era of the megalopolis: how the world’s cities are merging
Antonio Blog
November 30, 2022
The largest of these mega-cities already exceeds 60 million people. In China, the region of Guangdong province around the Pearl River estuary now known as the Greater Bay Area effectively merges 11 cities, from Macao all the way around to Guangzhou, Shenzhen and Hong Kong

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Tags: Digital Transformation, Future of Work, Diversity and Inclusion

Innovation in Disability Inclusion – Atos
Antonio Blog
November 27, 2022
Both the academic and expert perspectives as well as the views of business leaders, will be represented in keynotes, talks, and webinars. Also, the winners of the ICT 4 Inclusion Challenge 2022 will be announced – presenting digital solutions to mitigate the impact of climate change on people with disabilities in India.

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Tags: Digital Transformation, Future of Work, Diversity and Inclusion

The French CEA selects Atos’ BullSequana XH3000
Antonio Blog
November 21, 2022
Atos today announces a contract for its latest supercomputer, the BullSequana XH3000, with the French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission (CEA)’s Military Applications Directorate. With this very first installation worldwide, the CEA is preparing for its next computing milestones to meet the simulation needs of the French nuclear defense program. With the BullSequana XH3000, the CEA’s Military Applications Directorate benefits from an advanced system with unprecedented performance and efficiency to prepare for the Exascale challenge.

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Tags: Digital Transformation, Future of Work, Diversity and Inclusion

Student Loans Company Appoints Atos as final Strategic Partner
Antonio Blog
November 13, 2022
SLC’s Strategic Partnership Programme involves working with a small number of skilled partners to modernise, deliver and support its technology estate as part of a technical transformation programme. Following a highly competitive procurement exercise, Atos completes the Strategic Partner appointments under the programme, alongside Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) and Capgemini.

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Tags: Digital Transformation, Future of Work, Diversity and Inclusion

Siemens at SPS22: Digital solutions for more sustainability
Antonio Blog
November 08, 2022
At the Smart Production Solutions (SPS) fair in Nuremberg, Germany, November. 8-10, Siemens will be presenting technical innovations and practical examples for greater sustainability in production. Easier, more open, more flexible and more sustainable production and planning processes – all of this is achieved through end-to-end automation and digitization to become a digital enterprise.

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Tags: Digital Transformation, Sustainability, Future of Work

Atos is a Microsoft Solutions Partner for Security, and a Specialist in Threat Protection – Atos
Antonio Blog
November 03, 2022
Atos is proud to announce its new achievement in Microsoft Threat Protection Specialization. This recognition proves and demonstrates its global expertise and deep knowledge regarding implementing effective threat protection solutions to manage and mitigate the risks associated with Microsoft 365. This specialization is part of a wide range of Microsoft specializations it already received.

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Tags: Digital Transformation, Future of Work, Diversity and Inclusion

Atos achieves new Microsoft Cloud Security Advanced Specialization – Atos
Antonio Blog
October 31, 2022
In an increasingly digitized world, cloud services grow exponentially, and with it expands the attack surface for cybersecurity threats. Atos has earned Microsoft’s advanced specialization in cloud security, proof of its capabilities and experience implementing comprehensive protection across Microsoft Azure and multi-cloud environments. With faster cloud adoption, a lack of visibility and control in multi-cloud environments and a shortage of cloud security experts, enterprises are increasingly implementing managed security services.

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Tags: Cloud, Cybersecurity, Digital Transformation

AB Agri elevated its employee experience with ServiceNow – Atos
Antonio Blog
October 30, 2022
AB Agri is a £1.2 billion global agri-food business, and as the agricultural division of Associated British Foods, it focuses on animal nutrition and agricultural services. The company is operated by more than 3,000 employees spanning many languages, professions and continents. Their experience as employees is what motivated AB Agri to make a change.

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Tags: Digital Transformation, Future of Work, Diversity and Inclusion

Statement
Antonio Blog
October 29, 2022
Following rumors in the French press, Atos confirms that, since the presentation of its separation plan at the CMD on June 14, the company has been approached by several players interested in a potential acquisition of its Tech Foundations business. The possibility that such a mark of interest results in a transaction is very uncertain.

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Atos inaugurates its new Grenoble campus and R&D center in France
Antonio Blog
October 25, 2022
Atos today inaugurates its new Iseran campus in Echirolles, near Grenoble (France), its second largest site in France and a leading research and development (R&D) center in Europe. The new 19,200 square meter site brings together three areas of expertise (energy, high-performance computing (HPC) and artificial intelligence) and 1,000 Atos employees who were previously based at Grenoble and the historic site in Echirolles. With a capacity of up to 1,320 people, the new site will be able to accommodate the 250 new hires planned for 2023.

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Tags: AI, Digital Transformation, Diversity and Inclusion

Atos wins contract to migrate the Dutch Ministry of Infrastructure and Water Management SAP Core to public cloud
Antonio Blog
October 23, 2022
The Dutch Ministry of Infrastructure and Water Management (IenW) has awarded Atos with a contract for the housing, hosting, management, maintenance and public cloud migration of its SAP centric IT infrastructure, as part of the tender ‘housing, hosting, beheer en onderhoud van het Bedrijfsvoeringssysteem IenW’.

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Tags: Digital Transformation, Management, Diversity and Inclusion

Atos awarded the Réseau Radio du Futur (RRF) contract by the French Ministry of the Interior and Overseas Territories
Antonio Blog
October 17, 2022
Atos and its partner ecosystem have been chosen by the Ministry of the Interior and Overseas Territories to develop and supply the “Management IT System” for the Réseau Radio du Futur (RRF – future radio network), the secure and resilient broadband network for domestic security and rescue services. The amount set out in the framework agreement for Lot 3, awarded to the Atos-led consortium, is €43 million over 7 years.

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Flowing naturally to business efficiency – Atos Flowing naturally to business efficiency Devin’s migration to Spadel’s SAP S/4HANA
Antonio Blog
October 12, 2022
On October 12, 1847, Siemens started operations as a small factory workshop with ten employees manufacturing pointer telegraphs, in a courtyard tucked away behind a building on Schoeneberger Strasse in Berlin. Now, 175 years later, Siemens has more than 300,000 employees around the world and, with around €62 billion in annual revenue, is one of the world’s largest technology powerhouses. On

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How key industries drive Twitter conversations on the metaverse in unexpected ways
Antonio Blog
September 29, 2022
Metaverse conversations on Twitter provide interesting insights into the expected and established industries that engaged early in exploring these new frontiers. But such conversations also reveal opportunities that await organisations and individuals to get unexpected visibility as they become first movers in their field to explore the metaverse.

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Tags: Digital Transformation, Future of Work, Metaverse

Atos has again been awarded a “Platinum” EcoVadis Medal for its commitment to sustainability
Antonio Blog
September 26, 2022
Atos today announces that it has again been awarded the EcoVadis Platinum Award for its performance in Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) with the best score for Atos to date with 84 points out of 100.

Atos therefore confirms its position in the top 1% of companies assessed by EcoVadis in its Industry (Computer programming, consultancy and related activities).

EcoVadis evaluates across four categories: Environment, Labour & Human Rights, Ethics and Sustainable Procurement. Atos has achieved excellent results in all four categories, particularly in Environment

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Tags: Digital Transformation, Sustainability, Future of Work

Atos and Working Group Two to deliver core-as-a-service to mobile operators worldwide
Antonio Blog
September 24, 2022
Atos and Working Group Two (WGTWO) are teaming up to provide operators with a simplified, end-to-end mobile network solution. It is based on WGTWO’s 4/5G cloud-native mobile core and on Atos’s full Next Generation Telecom Network portfolio, including cloud computing, edge and Open RAN technologies. Atos and WGTWO will jointly deliver “core-network-as-a-service” solutions. This collaboration will target related core opportunities such as IoT, Private Network and Enterprise for the Tier 1 operators, while also extending the offering to public MNO core networks for Tier 2, Tier 3. The solution will enable operators to optimize capacity, improve time to market, lower costs and simplify operations.

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BT and Atos join forces on new ‘Digital Vision’ offering as part of a multi-million pound partnership
Antonio Blog
September 21, 2022
As part of a multi-million pound partnership, BT and Atos today launch Digital Vision — a new computer vision solution that will help revolutionise industries, including manufacturing and logistics among others.

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Atos earns ‘Europe’s Best Workplaces’ certification from Great Place to Work
Antonio Blog
September 13, 2022
Atos today announces that it has been listed for the first time by Great Place to Work as one of ‘Europe’s Best Workplaces’ in the 2022 annual list. It is ranked 21st position in the multinational company category. In addition to this it has also been listed on Great Place to Work’s ’Best Workplaces’ lists in Austria, Greece and Poland. This recognition from Great Place to Work acknowledges the company’s strong commitment to its employees. This certification is based on direct feedback from all employees, that assesses employee experience via its Trust Index, evaluating Credibility, Respect, Pride, Camaraderie and Fairness.

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Advanced Satellite Multimedia Systems Conference – Atos
Antonio Blog
September 05, 2022
Atos will be present at the Advanced Satellite Multimedia Systems conference in Graz. Dont’ miss our conference: How monitoring of satellite communication can be managed in the era of LEO mega-constellations and HTS.

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Accelerating a healthcare leader’s journey to net zero – Atos
Antonio Blog
August 10, 2022
A healthcare org worked with Atos to create short- and long-term roadmaps to cut carbon from IT. Don’t you love when a net-zero plan comes together?

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Atos strengthens its Board of Directors with the appointment of Caroline Ruellan
Antonio Blog
August 04, 2022
The Board of Directors of Atos SE, on the recommendation of the Nomination and Governance Committee chaired by Elizabeth Tinkham, has co-opted Caroline Ruellan as a new independent director. This appointment will strengthen the Board of Directors and more widely the Group’s governance, in order to support Atos’ transformation.

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Cybersecurity for the Olympic and Paralympic Games – Atos
Antonio Blog
August 03, 2022
Restricted by COVID and with cyberthreats at an all-time high, this is how Atos secured the Tokyo 2020 and Beijing 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

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RPA: a critical enabler for the NHS
Antonio Blog
July 28, 2022
Key to the remit of NHS England is driving the digital transformation of the NHS and social care. Its Digital Productivity Team is responsible for providing strategy, guidance and support for NHS adoption of RPA.

RPA has an important role to play in building a more efficient healthcare system through rapid digital transformation. Automating mundane and repetitive administrative tasks frees up valuable staff time – both clinical and non-clinical – to focus on higher-value activities and time with patients.


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Tags: Digital Transformation, Future of Work, RPA

Atos expects limited impacts from change in its credit rating
Antonio Blog
July 20, 2022
The impact of this rating change on Atos debt structure and cost of debt is very limited, as the only current debt instrument which cost is subject to a rating grid is the €2.4 bn revolving credit facility, that remains almost fully undrawn as of today. Bond terms remain unchanged.

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Atos Positioned as a Leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Data Center Outsourcing and Hybrid Infrastructure Managed Services, Worldwide
Antonio Blog
July 18, 2022
Atos today announces that it has been positioned by Gartner as a Leader in the 2022 Magic Quadrant for Data center Outsourcing (DCO) and Hybrid Infrastructure Managed Services (HIMS), Worldwide. This is the second time Atos is positioned as a Leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for DCO and HIMS, Worldwide and recognized for its Completeness of Vision and Ability to Execute. Gartner defines DCO and HIMS as the ability to deliver managed services for hosted and private cloud infrastructure, public cloud and edge environments and traditional data center environments. Gartner assessed 19 global providers in its report.

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Nathalie Sénéchault takes office as Chief Financial Officer of Atos
Antonio Blog
July 09, 2022
Nathalie Sénéchault is a recognized finance executive looking back on over twenty years of experience. She started her career as a lawyer in major international law firms before joining Alstom where she held various key executive positions in the tax and finance department. She joined Atos almost seven years ago, where she has been serving most recently as Deputy Chief Financial Officer.

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Atos supports NATO in refreshing its cybersecurity capabilities
Antonio Blog
July 07, 2022
Atos, number 1 worldwide managed security services provider, with a strong focus on resilience and mission critical assets, has also an extensive experience in supporting clients in the defense sector. The Group will put its expertise at the service of NATO to maintain the alliance’s ability to defend and protect its critical infrastructure.

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Atos awarded MareNostrum5 supercomputer contract by EuroHPC JU for Barcelona Supercomputing Center
Antonio Blog
June 27, 2022
Atos, leading a consortium of technology suppliers, today announces that it has been chosen to provide the pre-exascale system to be hosted by the Barcelona Supercomputing Center, in Spain, as part of the EuroHPC JU (European High Performance Computing Joint Undertaking). MareNostrum5 will rank amongst the world’s top supercomputers and will pave the way toward exascale capabilities: the next supercomputing era.

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Software République unveils its first milestones for intelligent, secure and sustainable mobility
Antonio Blog
June 21, 2022
Software République, an open innovation ecosystem for intelligent, secure and sustainable mobility, presents its first milestones today during the sixth edition of Viva Technology* – one year after its launch by Atos, Dassault Systèmes, Orange, Renault Group, STMicroelectronics and Thales.

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Atos appoints Nourdine Bihmane and Philippe Oliva as Deputy CEOs
Antonio Blog
June 17, 2022
Atos today announces the appointment of two Deputy CEOs as the Group studies a possible separation into two publicly-listed companies. As announced today, the Company’s Board of Directors has decided, following preliminary strategic review work carried out under the leadership of Mr. Belmer, to study a project for the separation of Atos’ legacy activities (Tech Foundations), on the one hand, and its Big Data and Cybersecurity (BDS) and Digital activities, on the other hand, through two companies independent listed separately.

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Atos and OVHcloud partner to accelerate development of quantum computing
Antonio Blog
June 13, 2022
Atos and OVHcloud, the European leader in cloud computing, announce a partnership in the field of quantum computing to make Atos’ quantum emulator available “as a service” through OVHcloud offers. This European premiere will make quantum emulations technologies more accessible, thereby expanding the quantum technologies’ ecosystem. Research laboratories, universities, startups and large companies will ultimately have the opportunity to design quantum software and explore pioneering applications well ahead of the market.

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Atos and IBM support European financial enterprises and institutions to build trust in the cloud and comply with EU regulations
Antonio Blog
June 11, 2022
Atos and IBM today announce an expansion of their partnership around IBM Cloud for Financial Services to help financial services companies reach optimum data and systems security with “EU trusted third party cybersecurity monitoring” supplied by Atos. This will enable organizations, including operators of vital importance (OIV) and operators of essential services (OES) to go a step further in the adoption of cloud technology. These additional capabilities will allow them to further protect their data and systems and get them supervised in compliance with the EU Network and Information Security Directive (NIS) and the French national military programming law (Loi de programmation militaire, LPM).

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Atos, UCL and Arm team up to offer wider cloud computing possibilities for life sciences applications
Antonio Blog
June 06, 2022
Atos and UCL today announce having successfully run the virus sequencing tool, Viridian, which is used to detect mutation of the SARS-Cov-2 strain of the coronavirus, using an Arm-based Ampere Altra processor in a cloud native environment with Atos’ integration expertise. This proof of concept (PoC) was coordinated by Atos’ Life Sciences Center of Excellence which aims to foster a culture of exploration, discovery and co-creation to harness the power of digital technologies in order to advance precision health and accelerate the discovery and development of drugs.

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Tags: Digital Transformation, Innovation, Future of Work

Atos boosts weather forecasting capacity for Finnish Meteorological Institute with its BullSequana supercomputer
Antonio Blog
June 03, 2022
Atos today announces that it has been selected by the Finnish Meteorological Institute (FMI), the government agency responsible for gathering and reporting weather data and forecasts in Finland, in a seven-year multi-million-euro deal, to supply, deliver, install and operate a supercomputing system, based on its BullSequana XH2000 architecture. Compared to FMI’s current solution the new system will increase its computing power by a factor of 4 and will enable it to provide its clients with enhanced and more precise and reliable forecasting information.

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Atos launches Nimbix Supercomputing Suite
Antonio Blog
May 30, 2022
As industry analysts have predicted, HPC in cloud computing will continue to grow at double-digit rates through 2025[1]. With the launch of Nimbix Supercomputing Suite, Atos provides customers around the world with one of the broadest HPC and supercomputing portfolios, from hardware to bare metal-as-a-service to the democratization of advanced computing in the cloud and across public and private data centers.

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Tags: Cloud, Digital Transformation, Diversity and Inclusion

2022 Annual General Meeting
Antonio Blog
May 24, 2022
The Annual General Meeting of shareholders of Atos SE was held today at the Company’s headquarters and chaired by Mr. Bertrand MEUNIER, Chairman of the Board of Directors.

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Sparkle and Atos sign partnership to answer growing demand for Cloud services and solutions
Antonio Blog
May 22, 2022
Sparkle, the first international service provider in Italy and among the top global operators, and Atos, a global leader in digital transformation, today announce a three-year agreement to address the growing demand from clients in European and other adjacent countries for cloud services and solutions. The partnership aims to develop business opportunities endorsing the global presence and the specific competence area of each company.

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Atos ranked in Top 50 Most Sustainable Companies in the World with SEAL 2021 Business Sustainability Award (BSA) – Atos
Antonio Blog
May 20, 2022
Atos is delighted to have been announced a winner of a 2021 SEAL Business Sustainability Award, for its leadership, transparency, and commitment to sustainable business practices.

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Tags: Digital Transformation, Sustainability, Leadership

Gartner Digital Workplace Summit 2022 | EMEA | Virtual – Atos
Antonio Blog
May 16, 2022
Join us at the virtual Gartner Digital Workplace Summit 2022 to explore emerging trends, accelerate your learning, and guide near-term decisions.

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Atos and VMware join forces to help organizations and industries derive value from data more easily
Antonio Blog
May 11, 2022
Atos and VMware, Inc. (NYSE: VMW) today announced an extension of the companies’ strategic partnership by working to deliver an integrated set of capabilities to help speed up the development of “Data Spaces”. Data Spaces are platforms that allow for a greater exchange, collaboration, and monetisation of data between organisations or industries, independently of the underlying infrastructure, whilst enabling data sovereignty and interoperability.

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Atos Boot Camp 2022 – Atos
Antonio Blog
May 08, 2022
The Atos Boot Camp is an international virtual event where you can attend courses for free and gain knowledge on leading technologies from our lecturers and experts.

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Q1 2022
Antonio Blog
May 02, 2022
Atos’ consolidated revenue was € 2,747 million in Q1 2022, up +2.1% on a reported basis, and down -0.6% at constant currency. On an organic basis, revenue decreased by -2.4%. Q1 2022 showed a significant sequential improvement compared to Q4 2021, where revenue contracted -5.4% at constant currency and -6.9% organically excluding the impact of the UK BPO contract reassessment.

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Tags: Digital Transformation, Innovation, Future of Work

Mendix and Atos expand global partnership to drive efficient, digital decarbonization across every industry with enterprise low-code
Antonio Blog
April 26, 2022
Mendix, a Siemens business and global leader in enterprise application development, and Atos, a global leader in digital transformation, today announced that they have signed an expanded partnership agreement to empower Atos to leverage the Mendix low-code platform to drive hyper-automation and decarbonization in enterprises. This partnership with Mendix enhances the longstanding, trusted partnership between Atos and Siemens, cementing Atos’ commitment to providing world-class, low-code solutions for global businesses.

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Atos ranked Number 1 worldwide in Managed Security Services by revenue in Gartner Market Share report
Antonio Blog
April 25, 2022
Atos today announced that it is ranked the number 1 in Managed Security Services (MSS) in terms of 2021 MSS revenue, according to the latest Gartner report[1]. Atos moved up from number 2 to number 1 worldwide since 2020 with 20.9% growth, achieving the highest revenue of vendors in this market.

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Atos named a Leader in Managed Security Services in Europe by IDC MarketScape
Antonio Blog
April 18, 2022
The IDC MarketScape report notes “Atos operates a backbone of four global SOCs, two of which are in Europe (Poland and Romania). In addition, Atos possesses five regional multitenant SOCs in Europe that together make up a significant portion of the company’s 16 SOCs globally. All SOCs operate on a 24 x 7 basis, while customers can choose a FTS service”. Since the IDC MarketScape was published, Atos has opened its 16th SOC in Sofia, Bulgaria.

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Tags: Digital Transformation, IoT, Diversity and Inclusion

Agfa partners with Atos to realize its digital transformation
Antonio Blog
April 13, 2022
Atos and Agfa today announced the conclusion of a major partnership according to which Atos will accompany Agfa’s digital transformation. Atos will provide and manage a major part of Agfa’s internal IT services and will support the company’s digital journey. As a global imaging technology and IT leader, Agfa has engaged in an ambitious IT transformation program, striving for a simple, agile, and future-proof digital organization.

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Atos develops Space Situational Awareness Center for the German Armed Forces
Antonio Blog
April 08, 2022
Atos and the European multi-national space technology company OHB have been awarded a contract by the German Federal Office of Bundeswehr Equipment, Information Technology and In-Service Support to supply the “Space Situational Awareness Center Expansion Stage 1″ to the German Federal Armed Forces. The two companies are supporting the German federal armed forces in the creation of a Space Situational Awareness (SSA) system to protect Germany’s national space infrastructure.

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Atos positioned as a Leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Outsourced Digital Workplace Services report
Antonio Blog
April 04, 2022
Atos today announces that it has been positioned as a Leader by Gartner in its February 2022 Magic Quadrant for Outsourced Digital Workplace Services (ODWS), based on its Completeness of Vision and Ability to Execute. This is the sixth consecutive year that Atos has been named a Leader in a Gartner Magic Quadrant report related to outsourced digital workplace services[1].

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Digital biometrics in life sciences – Atos
Antonio Blog
March 29, 2022
A leading life sciences company in Central Europe worked with Atos to assess sophisticated sensors and collect patient data to accelerate clinical research and development with digital biomarkers.

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Software République launches its startup incubator to accelerate sustainable, secure, and intelligent mobility
Antonio Blog
March 12, 2022
This incubator has a dual purpose: accelerate the projects of the selected startups and enhance the open innovation of the six members around three themes: energy, new mobility services and connected vehicles. Incubated for a period of six to 18 months, startups are expected to build a project with at least two members of the Software République. In return, the members of the Software République will provide startups with their resources as well as a tailor-made support program.

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Atos strengthens its leadership team and onboards top-level executives
Antonio Blog
March 06, 2022
Atos is pleased to announce the appointment of four top-level executives to strengthen its newly created Executive Board as the company accelerates its transformation cadence to resume its growth trajectory, optimize economic performance and ultimately create value for all its stakeholders. After resetting the financials on sound foundations and adapting the governance structure, these significant additions are the third major step in Atos’ fast-paced relaunch, paving the way for the turnaround program the details of which will be announced at a Capital Market Day in May.

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Atos and partners launch Gaia-X lighthouse project for European cloud infrastructure
Antonio Blog
February 26, 2022
European digital companies and cloud providers have launched an initiative for common infrastructure services that meet Gaia-X requirements. 28 companies and organizations, including Atos, agreed to make their cloud services Gaia-X compliant. The Lighthouse project “Structura-X” complements industry-specific initiatives for the automotive sector (Catena-X), agriculture (AgriGaia) and finance (EuroDat). Initial Gaia-X compliant offerings are expected to be ready by the middle of this year.

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Tags: Cloud, Digital Transformation, Future of Work

Atos unveils new exascale-class BullSequana supercomputer, for digital and economic sovereignty
Antonio Blog
February 18, 2022
Atos today unveils its new exascale-class supercomputer, the BullSequana XH3000, a hybrid computing platform with unparalleled flexibility and performance to enable top scientists and researchers to advance research in sectors such as weather forecasting and climate change, new drug discovery, genomics. Designed and manufactured in Europe at its factory in Angers, France, this is Atos’ most efficient and powerful supercomputer and an important element in securing today’s digital and economic sovereignty. As the undisputed European leader in supercomputing, Atos plays a key role in addressing sovereignty issues, ensuring that key HPC knowledge and skills are fostered and remain in Europe.

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Tags: Cybersecurity, Digital Transformation, Innovation

Atos simplifies its governance to accelerate return to growth
Antonio Blog
February 15, 2022
In the context of a rapidly changing IT market, Atos clarifies its governance to accelerate transformation cadence, resume its growth trajectory, optimize economic performance and ultimately create value for all its stakeholders.

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Tags: Digital Transformation, Innovation, Future of Work

Siemens enters agreement to exit Valeo Siemens eAutomotive joint venture
Antonio Blog
February 09, 2022
Siemens AG has signed an agreement to sell its 50 percent stake in the Valeo Siemens e-Automotive (VSeA) joint venture to Valeo. The positive profit impact of around 300 million Euros will be recorded in the second quarter of fiscal 2022 and closing is expected in July 2022, subject to regulatory approvals.

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Tags: Digital Transformation, Innovation, Future of Work

Thomas Guillois is appointed Global Head of Investor Relations – Atos
Antonio Blog
February 06, 2022
Atos is pleased to announce the appointment of Thomas Guillois as new Global Head of Investor Relations, reporting to Atos’ Group CFO. He will take over from Gilles Arditti who retired on January 31st after 33 years of outstanding commitment to the Group.

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Tags: Digital Transformation, Innovation, Diversity and Inclusion

Verizon Business and Atos to power industry-leading predictive analytics 5G edge solution
Antonio Blog
February 01, 2022
Verizon Business and Atos today announce an industry-leading partnership to power intelligent IoT solutions with private 5G multi-access edge computing for businesses, government and communities worldwide. The 5G edge solution will transform the way companies can leverage predictive analytics, allowing them to improve operational efficiency, mitigate risk and increase revenue.

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Tags: Digital Transformation, IoT, 5G

Deutsche Bahn is buying 43 additional trains of the new ICE 3neo type from Siemens for around €1.5 billion euros.
Antonio Blog
February 01, 2022
Dr. Richard Lutz, CEO of Deutsche Bahn AG: “More railways is the key to climate protection in Germany. That’s why everything speaks for expanding climate-friendly rail transport – and that’s why we’re holding to our course for growth and investment. With the new ICE, we’re not only providing more capacity in our trains, but are also enhancing the quality and comfort for our passengers. Our customers can already look forward to the next timetable change in December.”

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Tags: Digital Transformation, Innovation, 5G

Atos’ energy-efficient supercomputer expands HPC system at Technische Universität Dresden
Antonio Santos Blog
January 17, 2022
Atos today announces that it has been awarded a new contract to supply and install a new supercomputing cluster at Technische Universität Dresden (TU) in Germany. The supercomputer will be used for data intensive HPC tasks and data analysis at the Center for Information Services and High-Performance Computing (ZIH). Based on Atos’ powerful BullSequana XH2000 architecture, researchers at TU Dresden will use the new supercomputer for computational tasks in environmental research, life sciences, materials sciences and engineering, as well as for basic research in physics, chemistry and mathematics. It is scheduled to start operations in autumn 2022.

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Tags: Digital Transformation, Sustainability, Diversity and Inclusion

Atos announces preliminary 2021 financial figures below objectives
Antonio Blog
January 14, 2022
Referring to EU regulation No. 596/2014, which provides that issuers shall inform the public as soon as possible of inside information directly relevant to them, Atos announces today that the objectives communicated to the market on July 12, 2021 will not be met due to several significant effects described herein below.

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Tags: Digital Transformation, Innovation, Future of Work

Atos develops video system for Dassault Aviation’s “Falcon Albatros”, future surveillance aircraft of France’s Navy
Antonio Blog
January 13, 2022
Atos today announces that it is supporting Dassault Aviation to develop and produce the inflight video system for its “Falcon Albatros”. The latter is the future maritime surveillance and intervention aircraft of the French Naval Aviation. The “Albatros” is set to be commissioned in 2025 as part of the AVSIMAR program led by the French Armament General Directorate (Direction Générale de l’Armement, DGA). The aircraft will leverage the capabilities of the French Navy (Marine nationale), delivering homeland maritime protection and defense.

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Tags: Digital Transformation, Innovation, Future of Work

Atos completes acquisition of Cloudreach
Antonio Blog
January 07, 2022
Atos today announced that it has completed the acquisition of Cloudreach, a leading multi-cloud services company specializing in public cloud application development and cloud migration, with strong partnerships with all three hyperscalers. Through this acquisition Atos welcomes over 600 highly skilled cloud professionals to further strengthen its global cloud expertise.

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Tags: Cloud, Digital Transformation, Digital Disruption

Rodolphe Belmer takes office as new Chief Executive Officer of Atos
Antonio Blog
January 05, 2022
Last October Mr Belmer was coopted as Board Member and nominated by the Atos Board of Directors to lead the Group’s transformation. With a wealth of experience and a solid international network, he is a recognized business leader in Europe, the United States and Asia and can capitalize on a proven track record in transforming and spearheading the rebound of companies disrupted by technology.

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Tags: Digital Transformation, Innovation, Future of Work

Large health network – Atos
Antonio Blog
December 27, 2021
Facing unprecedented challenges from Covid-19, a Chicago-based public health network learned how to maximize value by streamlining patient collections and growing its revenue stream. Step-one: a Revenue Cycle Management assessment.

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Tags: Digital Transformation, Innovation, Diversity and Inclusion

Wattpark, Geoflex and Vianova win Software République’s “Mobility 4.0 Challenge”
Antonio Blog
December 20, 2021
Atos, Dassault Systèmes, Orange, Renault Group, STMicroelectronics and Thales, members of the Software République, finalized their first open innovation challenge on 16 December Out of 150 applications and 10 finalists, the 3 winning start-ups of the competition are: Wattpark, Geoflex… Read More

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Tags: Digital Transformation, Innovation, Mobility

Atos recognized as Rising Star Partner of the Year by OpenText – Atos
Antonio Blog
December 18, 2021
Atos today announced that it has been named among OpenText’s “Partners of the Year”, recognizing system integrators that have developed and delivered exceptional OpenText-based solutions during 2021. Named a “Rising Star” by OpenText, this award recognizes Atos’ work in creating client solutions that deliver significant value to enterprises worldwide. Lou Blatt, OpenText SVP and CMO, […]

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Tags: Digital Transformation, Sustainability, Future of Work

AkzoNobel selects Atos OneCloud to manage public and private cloud
Antonio Blog
December 17, 2021
Atos has been selected by AkzoNobel, a Dutch multinational company which creates paints and performance coatings for both industry and consumers worldwide, for the management of its private and public cloud environments, as part of AkzoNobel’s strategy for migration to the public cloud. With this strategy, AkzoNobel aims at reducing the complexity of processes and increasing its flexibility. Atos will be in charge of renewing the existing private cloud environment, which was already managed by Atos, and expand it to the public cloud.

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Tags: Cloud, Digital Transformation, Management

Europe’s Digital Ambitions. Minnow or potential disruptor?
Antonio Blog
December 04, 2021
The world’s largest technology companies are from the US and China. Two of Europe’s most promising firms – Sweden’s Spotify and Germany’s Zalando – have a combined market value of just $42 billion, while Alibaba (China) and Facebook (US) have valuations of $480 billion and $550 billion respectively. Some argue that a stronger European influence would make a positive contribution to the future of the digital age and could mitigate against some of the current issues besetting the technology industry.

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Tags: AI, Digital Transformation, Innovation

Siemens works with TrakRap on Digital Twin to scale sustainable innovation to SMEs
Antonio Blog
November 26, 2021
Last week I met with Martin Leeming CEO of TrakRap Ltd, Saad Waqar, Digitalization and Automation Expert Siemens UK and James Hardie Financing Expert at Siemens Financial Services, to talk about how a Digital Enterprise approach coupled with an intelligent pay-per-wrap leasing model can enable sustainable innovation.

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Tags: Innovation, Sustainability, Digital Twins

Siemens launches the open Industrial Edge Ecosystem
Antonio Blog
November 25, 2021
Siemens, a leading provider of automation technology and industrial software, has launched a digital and vendor-independent, cross manufacturer App Store for industry customers. The marketplace serves as a transaction mechanism specifically for the Siemens Industrial Edge platform: an innovative IT platform that enables the scalable deployment of IT technologies and apps in the production environment. In addition to the Siemens Edge apps for the discrete and machine tool industries, third-party providers such as Braincube, Cybus, SeioTec and Tosibox have already started to list their products. Customers thus benefit from a broad range of software components, offered by numerous providers and manufacturers, which they can integrate into their manufacturing processes in a standardized manner. Today, the multifaceted offering already ranges from connectivity, data storage, visualization and analysis right up to machine monitoring, as well as energy and asset management. As an open software platform, Industrial Edge thus constitute an Edge Computing ecosystem.

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Tags: AI, Digital Transformation, Ecosystems

Siemens enables the start-up “You Mawo” in offering bespoke eyeglass frames in such a way that they are accessible, affordable, and sustainable.
Antonio Blog
November 18, 2021
Siemens enables the start-up You Mawo in offering bespoke eyeglass frames in such a way that they are accessible, affordable, and sustainable for a broad market and You Mawo can have them produced in an economically cost-effective and responsible way. The customization process considers parameters such as design, a perfect fit for the person wearing the glasses, and color.

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Tags: Digital Transformation, Sustainability, Future of Work

Atos delivers Next-Generation Employee Experience for EY
Antonio Blog
July 23, 2021
Atos today announces that it will provide a Next-Generation Global Employee Experience to EY, one of the largest global professional services organizations. The 7+ year contract will see Atos personalize and improve the IT experience for more than 300,000 EY people through its Proactive Experience Center, a team of dedicated experts, supported by advanced tooling and processes, driving towards the highest levels of proactive, pre-emptive and automated employee experience seen in the sector to date. This new contract reinforces Atos’ position as a leading enabler in the new frontier of work and employee experience.

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Tags: AI, Digital Transformation, Change Management

Digital sovereignty: European Commission kick-starts alliances for Semiconductors and industrial cloud technologies
Antonio Blog
July 19, 2021
The European Commission kick-starts today two new Industrial Alliances: the Alliance for Processors and Semiconductor technologies, and the European Alliance for Industrial Data, Edge and Cloud.

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Tags: Cloud, Digital Transformation, Emerging Technology

eBus charging solution from Siemens paves way for climate-neutral bus transport in Zurich
Antonio Santos Blog
July 15, 2021
Siemens has been awarded a contract from the Zurich Public Transport Authority (VBZ) to supply, install and commission 45 eBus charging stations, type Sicharge UC. The charging infrastructure will be installed at the Hardau bus garage, where 45 new eBuses will be supplied with power in the future. The installation is scheduled to go into operation in early 2022.

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Tags: Mobility, Sustainability

Combating Burnout as a Single Working Parent
Antonio Santos Blog
July 08, 2021
It’s up to employers to address the systemic causes of burnout at work. But in the meantime, here are four ways you can help yourself. Source: Combating Burnout as a Single Working Parent

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Tags: Leadership, Future of Work, Mental Health

Brussels will ban diesel cars by 2030 and gasoline cars by 2035
Antonio Santos Blog
July 08, 2021
The regional Brussels government announced on June 25 a new ban on fossil fuel-powered cars in region that will come into effect over the next 14 years. New sales of diesel cars will be prohibited 2030, and new gasoline car sales will be illegal in 2035. The move is in accordance with existing efforts in Brussels to reduce pollution, and the EU goal of achieving net-zero carbon emissions 2050.

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Tags: Mobility, Sustainability, Climate Change

How to Re-Onboard Employees Who Started Remotely
Antonio Santos Blog
July 08, 2021
“While going back to the office will be an adjustment for everyone, it will be an entirely new experience for remote hires. The author offers six strategies to re-onboard employees who started remotely:

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Tags: Leadership, HR, Future of Work

Siemens Mobility awarded historic $3.4 billion in contracts from Amtrak.
Antonio Blog
July 07, 2021
Siemens Mobility awarded historic $3.4 billion in contracts from Amtrak. Order includes first of its kind hybrid battery Venture trains. 73 sustainable, and reliable trains to be delivered starting in 2024. Includes predictive maintenance technology and real-time digital

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Tags: Digital Transformation, Mobility, Sustainability

Yunex Traffic brand launched
Antonio Santos Blog
July 06, 2021


“The start of Yunex Traffic will mark a significant milestone in the journey of Siemens Mobility. In today’s fast changing world, companies must always be able and willing to adapt quickly and effectively to new trends, customer preferences and changing competitive market conditions, and that’s exactly what we are doing here.

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Tags: Digital Transformation, Mobility, 5G

Siemens to accelerate high-value growth as a focused technology company.
Antonio Blog
June 30, 2021
As part of its virtual Capital Market Day entitled “Accelerating High Value Growth,” Siemens AG is presenting its new growth strategy today. This strategy is also reflected in ambitious new Financial Framework targets, and it includes a comprehensive sustainability agenda.
“Our customers benefit from our ability to combine the real and digital worlds. This unique capability enables Siemens to support its customers in a way that no other company can,” says Roland Busch, President and CEO of Siemens AG

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Tags: AI, Innovation, Sustainability

Siemens and BioNTech expand their collaboration for global vaccine production
Antonio Blog
June 23, 2021
German biotechnology company BioNTech SE, based in Mainz, and Siemens intend
to expand their strategic cooperation. The companies plan to intensify their
collaboration for the rapid expansion and creation of production capacity for the
Covid-19 vaccine. BioNTech has expressed its aim of establishing new production
sites for Covid-19 vaccine production worldwide based on the Marburg plant and its
technology, starting with a production facility in Singapore. In Marburg, BioNTech
has converted an existing plant into a vaccine production facility with support from
Siemens in just five months

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Tags: AI, Digital Transformation, COVID19

Siemens and Google Cloud to cooperate to transform manufacturing by enabling scaled deployment of artificial intelligence.
Antonio Santos Blog
April 20, 2021
The new cooperation aims to enable the scaled deployment of AI-based solutions for industrial manufacturing.

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Tags: AI, Cloud, Mobility

Wi-Fi 6 for industry: Siemens expands its network portfolio
Antonio Santos Blog
April 09, 2021
•Access Points and the first industrial Wi-Fi 6 Client Module available on the market.
• Reliable and high-performance wireless connectivity with maximum data transmission rates.
• Devices available with high protection class and industry-specific approvals.

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Tags: IoT, Mobility

HARTING cooperates with Porsche, to create a DC charging solution that can transfer very high power to the vehicle’s energy storage system for a short time.
Antonio Blog
April 08, 2021
In this context, the low-loss DC voltage featuring the latest HARTING high-current connectivity charges the battery of the e-vehicle in the shortest possible time. “Over the recent months, e-mobility has picked up tremendous momentum. There’s no denying: high-performance fast charging will further improve acceptance of e-vehicles among drivers,” as Marco Grinblats, Managing Director of HARTING Automotive stated. The breakthrough of e-mobility depends decisively on user-friendly charging infrastructure.

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Tags: Digital Transformation, Mobility, Future of Work

TfL and Siemens Mobility unveil detailed design of new Piccadilly line trains
Antonio Santos Blog
March 04, 2021
• Ninety-four new trains will replace the 1970s-built Piccadilly line fleet

• New trains will be state-of-the-art, with more space, air conditioning, walk- through carriages and improved accessibility

• Vital investment will support both London and the wider UK economy – helping to create jobs around the country

Transport for London (TfL) and Siemens Mobility have today unveiled the detailed design of the new generation Tube trains for the Piccadilly line, which will soon be in production to replace the existing 1970s fleet.

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Tags: Innovation, Mobility

ÖBB and Siemens Mobility present exterior design of the new Nightjet Train
Antonio Blog
February 23, 2021
ÖBB and Siemens Mobility presented the first painted car body and exterior design for the new generation of the Nightjet in Vienna today. The new, ultra-modern trains will enter service near the end of 2022 and will first be used on connections from Austria and Germany to Italy. The first 13 trainsets have already been called up by ÖBB from a framework agreement with Siemens Mobility, and a further 20 trains are expected to be called up this year.

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Tags: Innovation, Mobility, Sustainability

Amazon Has Transformed the Geography of Wealth and Power
Antonio Blog
February 17, 2021
This article was published online on February 12, 2021. I n the mid-1990s , when I was in middle school, my family moved to the suburbs of Seattle, where my father had gotten a job at Boeing. My parents would drive my sister and me down I-90 to the Bellevue Square mall on weekends, and I’d sit on the carpet of the B. Dalton bookstore, reading magazines.

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Tags: Digital Transformation, Innovation, Business Strategy

What is Management 3.0 and why you should pay attention to energize your teams
Antonio Blog
February 17, 2021
That leadership has radically changed and will continue to do so is not news. What is new are the forms that are being implemented in uncertain and complex times. Jurgen Appelo is a software engineer, trainer, entrepreneur, author, speaker and traveler, who has been driving agility in companies.

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Tags: Management, Leadership, Agile

COVID-19 Speeds Up Change Process In Digital Workplace
Antonio Blog
February 17, 2021
It is generally assumed that the coronavirus and COVID-19 have, and will continue to drastically change the digital workplace. However, this change was already under way, so what is COVID’s real impact and how much of it will persist once we’re beyond the pandemic?

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Tags: Digital Transformation, Future of Work, COVID19

DB Regio Bayern and Siemens Mobility sign contract for 31 regional trains
Antonio Blog
February 12, 2021
DB Regio Bayern has ordered 31 regional trains from Siemens Mobility. The trains will serve on routes between Munich, Passau and Regensburg. Siemens Mobility will be delivering 25 double-decker Desiro HC trainsets and six single-decker Mireo trainsets. Passenger service with the new trains is planned to begin with the timetable change in December 2024.

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Tags: Mobility, Sustainability, Management

Atos recognized twice by Springboard Consulting for its excellence in disability inclusion.
LinkedIn
January 14, 2021
Atos has been recognized by Springboard Consulting, an expert in mainstreaming disability in the global workforce, workplace, and marketplace, with two awards, one in the ‘Workplace’ category recognizing the quality of Atos’ internal accessibility policy and the second in the ‘Marketplace’ category, for the comprehensiveness of its offering to help companies incorporate accessibility. Amongst the 8 honorees of the 8th Annual Disability Matters Europe Conference that took place in early December, Atos was the only company to be recognized in two categories.

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Tags: Sustainability, Future of Work, Diversity and Inclusion

Nobi smart lamp provides help when older people fall
Antonio Blog
January 13, 2021

Nobi monitors older adults and provides communication between the resident and family members or caregivers. This really provides peace of mind.” First and foremost, Nobi focuses on fall prevention with smart lighting and risk prevention


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Tags: AR/VR, Innovation, Startups

Swiss deep tech company Typewise announce launch of new industry-leading smartphone keyboard at CES
Antonio Blog
January 13, 2021
Zurich, Switzerland, 12 January: Pioneering Swiss deep tech startup, Typewise, is celebrating the launch of their next-generation smartphone keyboard app, announced at this year’s CES. With all-new autocorrection technology, patent pending, Typewise […]

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Tags: AI, Innovation

ICON.AI launches World’s First Smart Healthcare Device to protect your health at CES 2021
Antonio Blog
January 12, 2021
With just One Touch of the Detachable Health Tracker, the Smart Healthcare Device takes comprehensive readings from your fingertips to track heart rate information, blood pressure trends, peripheral oxygen saturation levels and more, all in nearly 60 seconds.

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Tags: Innovation, Leadership

AI gives you a chance to prevent Alzheimer’s Dementia
Antonio Blog
January 08, 2021
iMediSync, a biotech startup launched EEG digital biomarker for early detection of Alzheimer’s dementia on their AI cloud platform, iSyncBrain. With AI analytics and brain mapping techniques, they also serve personalized NIR-LED neuromodulation using their upcoming novel headset, iSyncWave to enhance neuronal activity.

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Tags: AI, Innovation, Mental Health

Atos delivers its first GPU-accelerated Quantum Learning Machine to the Irish Centre for High-End Computing
LinkedIn
December 17, 2020
Atos today announces it will deliver its first GPU-accelerated Atos Quantum Learning Machine Enhanced (Atos QLM E), the world's highest-performing commercially available quantum simulator, to the Irish Centre for High-End Computing (ICHEC).

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Tags: Innovation, Leadership, Quantum Computing

Facebook Introduces Accessibility VR Checks For Inclusivity On Quest And Rift
Antonio Blog
November 30, 2020
The company already used what it calls VR Checks, or VRCs, as a means of enforcing certain technical requirements on apps across a range of Oculus headsets. Unlike those original checks, Accessibility VRCs aren’t mandatory but come with strong recommendation so that developers make games and experiences with as many people as possible in mind.

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Tags: Digital Transformation, Innovation

AXSChat Podcast with Matt May - Adobe’s head of inclusive design
AXSChat
November 16, 2020
Matt May is Adobe’s head of inclusive design. His work includes integrating more equitable design practices across every aspect of the Adobe user experience, training and mentoring the Adobe Design team, and advocating principles of accessibility and inclusive design to the public at large. He lives in Seattle.

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Tags: Diversity and Inclusion

Atos joins Microsoft Intelligent Security Association to bring more security, more simplicity to customers
Antonio Blog
November 12, 2020
Atos, a global leader in digital transformation, today announced it joined the Microsoft Intelligent Security Association (MISA) to provide Atos’ customers with increased security combining its expertise in managed security services with Azure Security Center and Microsoft Defender for Endpoint. MISA is an ecosystem of independent software vendors and managed security service providers that have integrated their solutions to better defend against a world of increasing threats.

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Tags: Customer Experience, Cybersecurity

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Antonio Blog
November 12, 2020
The new set-up will allow Cambridge’s world-renowned technology community to undertake cutting edge new digital research and application in key areas such as autonomous vehicles, clean energy and remote surgery.

The 5G testbed will go live in January next year and kicks off a three-year partnership between Cambridge Wireless and Huawei, which will involve digital training, business support and joint events.

The aim is to explore how advanced wireless technology can have a far-reaching impact on both society and the economy.

“We are constantly working to provide value to CW members,” said Simon Mead, CEO of CW. “As home to one of the world’s most advanced R&D ecosystems, Cambridge is perfectly positioned for the rollout of next-generation wireless technology and we’re delighted to be driving this initiative with our partners. We hope to bring something unique to the Science Park to accelerate use cases and development of this technology. We invite ambitious businesses to get involved and through this exciting 3-year partnership with Huawei, we will support their 5G innovation journey.”

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Tags: Innovation, Autonomous Vehicles, 5G

Siemens enables industrialization of additive manufacturing
Antonio Blog
November 10, 2020
Siemens’ Digital Enterprise portfolio consists of software and automation solutions that optimize process steps along the entire value chain of additive manufacturing. This holistic approach is unique in the field of the industrialization of additive manufacturing. “The automated chain of coordinated production steps from all suppliers, from design and printing to post-processing, as well as end-to-end IT integration, is crucial for high productivity and maximum flexibility. This applies to series parts as well as to a highly flexible lot-size-1 production for individualized products or spare parts,” explains Dr. Karsten Heuser, Vice President Additive Manufacturing at Siemens Digital Industries.

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Tags: Digital Transformation, Sustainability

Future-proof power, data and signal transmission
Antonio Blog
November 09, 2020
Modularisation in mechanical engineering entails many advantages, not only for manufacturers but also for users. Thanks to modularisation, they benefit from cost-optimised products that are precisely tailored to their requirements, while transparently designed at the same time. HARTING’s Han-Modular series is providing expedient solutions for all interfaces required in modern control, drive, HMI and communication technology for production systems. They are making power, data and signal transmission future-proof. Thanks to such solutions, modularisation can be further advanced without functional restrictions.

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Tags: Digital Transformation, Innovation

Motorola is Back with New Top-of-the-line Smartphones | TechPorn
Antonio Blog
October 30, 2020
With global tech and innovation leader Lenovo at the helm, the beloved motorola brand is returning to the mobile phone market in the Philippines with two new smartphone offerings — the motorola razr 5G and moto g 5G plus.

Both devices come with many firsts as well as classic features that long-time motorola fans know and love, including the iconic clamshell design of the early 2000s, now powered by the blazing-fast connection of 5G

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Tags: AI, 5G

Google Assistant now more accessible for people with disabilities
Telengana Today
October 26, 2020
New Delhi: Google has brought new updates to its Assistant that will help people with disabilities gain more independence in controlling smart devices and appliances around their homes.

For International Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) Awareness Month, Google has brought Assistant to US company Tobii Dynavox’s applications and services.

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Tags: Innovation, Diversity and Inclusion

With Siemens Industrial Edge, Siemens closes the gap between conventional local data processing and Cloud-based data processing.
Antonio Blog
October 14, 2020
With Siemens Industrial Edge, Siemens offers a digitalization solution that adds machine-level data processing to automation devices, by taking the intelligence of Edge computing and thus, sophisticated analytics securely to manufacturing level. Siemens Industrial Edge offers users the opportunity to execute a wide range of intelligent analytics applications. Cloud connectivity is used in conjunction with Edge applications in an integrated hardware and software ecosystem for automation components.

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Tags: Cloud, Management, Ecosystems

Atos to support Willis Towers Watson’s cloud and digital workplace modernization
Antonio Blog
September 10, 2020
Atos will help reimagine the end-user experience through the use of chatbots, digital lockers and virtual technology bars to help reduce failures and increase automation.

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Tags: Management, Business Strategy, RPA

The Spanish Ministry of Health and AENA choose Atos to manage the health control form process for all passengers flying to Spain
Antonio Blog
August 25, 2020
Atos, a global leader in digital transformation, has been chosen by the Spanish Ministry of Health and the Spanish airport operator AENA to manage the key health and travel information of all passengers flying to Spain. The digital solution, developed and managed by Atos, is called “Spain Travel Health” (SpTH). It gives travelers digital access to the mandatory health control form and provides them with a personal QR Code that will be scanned at the airport upon arrival in Spain. This solution puts Spain at the technological forefront of health and safety control and protection of passengers and citizens worldwide. Atos’ solution provides the Ministry of Health with the contact details of each passenger, as well as specific information about their flight and travel, in order to improve tracking capabilities, establish individual or group contact if necessary and perform statistical analysis targeted at improving health protection.

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Tags: Management, COVID19, Health and Wellness

AXSChat Podcast with Gareth Ford Williams, David Bailey & Bruno Maag
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August 24, 2020
In 2005 Gareth founded the BBC’s Digital Accessibility Team. Over the course of the first 3 years, the Accessibility Team worked as an integral part of iPlayer’s core Product Team ensuring BBC iPlayer V1.0 launched as an accessible product. The team was joined the UX when the UX Design was found

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Tags: Digital Transformation, Future of Work, Diversity and Inclusion

AXSChat Podcast with Susan Mazrui – Director, Global Public Policy, AT&T Services, Inc.
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August 14, 2020
  Hosted by Antonio Santos, Debra Ruh and Neil Milliken. Susan Mazrui began work in Communications in 1994 at Pacific Bell in Disability Marketing. In 1998, she moved to the wireless field, where she developed corporate strategies for state and federal legal and regulatory compliance. Unde

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As telcos go cloud-native with 5G, HPE sees opportunity from core to edge
Antonio Blog
August 08, 2020
In previous generations of cellular, HPE has largely focused its telco core network efforts on subscriber data management. But with 5G designed as a cloud-native network from core to edge, the company sees a much bigger opportunity that leverages its expertise in enterprise IT.

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AXSChat Podcas with Sophie Morgan, TV Presenter, Disability Rights Campaigner and Board member for Ofcom.
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August 08, 2020
Hosted by Antonio Santos, Debra Ruh and Neil Milliken.Sophie is an award-winning disability advocate & social entrepreneur who was paralysed in a car crash when she was 18 years old. Determined to channel her adversity into opportunity, she sees her challenges as a unique chance for creativity.S

Tags: Digital Transformation, Diversity and Inclusion, Future of Work

AXSChat Podcast with Wendy Mandell Geller the DisabledCEO
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August 03, 2020
6 years ago, at age 35, Wendy became the Queen of Social Distancing when she became a disabled chronic Lyme disease fighter. Feeling exhaustion, pain and like daily flu with autoimmunity issues that makes Wendy catch what sicknesses others have when in groups — meant she couldn’t travel on a pla

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Tags: Innovation, Diversity and Inclusion

In Their Own Words: How The Americans With Disabilities Act Changed People’s Lives
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July 30, 2020
Judy Heumann I was born in 1947. And in 1949, there was another polio epidemic and I had polio. When I was 5 years old, my mother took me to school to […]

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The Valuable 500: Over a Third of Companies Pledge to Accelerate Disability Inclusion in the Wake of COVID-19
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July 28, 2020
LONDON, July 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Today, The Valuable 500 –  the global movement working to get 500 of the world’s largest businesses to commit to placing disability inclusion on their business leadership agendas […]

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There’s a lot of ignorance regarding people with disabilities.
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July 27, 2020
This ignorance, this lack of information promotes negative stereotypes. Interview with Lorena Julio, human rights advocate and Co-Founder of Comparlante. Hosted by Antonio Santos, Debra Ruh and Neil Milliken. Lorena Julio is a human […]

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Tags: Leadership, Entrepreneurship, Diversity and Inclusion

AXSChat Podcast with Lorena Julio, human rights advocate and Co-Founder of Comparlante
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July 25, 2020
Hosted by Antonio Santos, Debra Ruh and Neil Milliken.Lorena Julio is a human rights advocate with a Master in Compared Public Policies and a degree in Social Communication. She worked for more than 14 years in the promotion and protection of human rights in Latin America and the United States.She p

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Here’s how artificial intelligence designers take cues from neuroscience to build machines that learn more like humans.
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July 23, 2020
Yann LeCun, the chief AI scientist at Facebook, helped develop the deep learning algorithms that power many artificial intelligence systems today.

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Humans arrived in North America at least 15,000 years earlier than we thought, discoveries show — which suggests they came by boat
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July 22, 2020
Mads Thomsen Archaeologists have long debated when and how the first people made it to North America from Asia. Researchers previously thought early humans crossed the Bering land bridge from Siberia to […]

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World’s most sustainable furniture factory proposed for Norway
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July 20, 2020
Bjarke Ingels Group has unveiled the design for The Plus, a furniture factory for Norwegian urban furniture manufacturer Vestre. The project is expected to become the most sustainable of its kind in the world.

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New hydrogen production tech could reduce CO2 pollution
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July 20, 2020
A recent publication in the journal Angewandte Chemie brings attention to an improved way of generating clean hydrogen. For many years, hydrogen production has proven costly to the environment, as industrial hydrogen production […]

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Cargo bike boom in Europe: Industry survey expects over 50 percent market growth in 2020
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July 18, 2020
ICYMI: Today, the EU-funded CityChangerCargoBike project released key results of the first European Cargo Bike Industry Survey. These results are based on anonymised sales data provided by 38 cargo bike brands. After […]

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Cleaning the smart city during the pandemic and beyond
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July 17, 2020
ICYMI: With the spotlight now on hygiene, I talk to Andrea Basilova, co-founder of Slovakian firm Sensoneo, about how smart waste management fits into the […] – via @akwyzhttp://dlvr.it/Rbr5yn

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What’s behind the hype about Customer Data Platforms?
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July 15, 2020
The global market for customer data platforms is expected to rise dramatically over the next few years. The CDP Institute pegged industry revenue for 2019 at $1 billion and it expects the sector to reach at least $1.3 billion in 2020.

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Commission loses out in Apple-Ireland tax battle, announces tax abuse clampdown
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July 15, 2020
US technology giant Apple did not unlawfully benefit from state aid as part of corporate tax rulings in Ireland, the general court of the EU said on Wednesday (15 July). The decision annuls the European Commission’s bid to claim €13 billion back in unlawful tax advantages.

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Microsoft has finally fixed three of Windows 10’s biggest problems
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July 15, 2020
Windows 10 patches for July resolve some of the major bugs which have recently hit the operating system. The issues in question are serious problems with OneDrive, along with printer functionality being […]

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Deutsche Bahn invests one billion euros in new ICE Trains.
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July 15, 2020
Deutsche Bahn invests one billion euros in new ICE Trains.Order goes to Siemens Mobility• Future investment in strong rail system • New ICE trains to initially run between NRW and Munich • DB mainline fleet to grow 20 percent in coming years.

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Going ‘Deep Green,’ Office Buildings Give Back to the Planet
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July 15, 2020
As technology costs have declined, more developers are creating buildings that can benefit the Earth by tackling pollution and save money by producing their own power.

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Why marketing communicators need to see through greenwashing and how to start
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July 15, 2020
This post is by Belinda Noble, co-founder of Communicators Declare and founder of BeNoble Communications. She has a Masters in Leadership and experience spanning journalism, PR and communications. One of the things […]

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Transportation’s Evolution, From Electric Buses to Hyperloop
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July 15, 2020
Planes, trains, cargo ships and autos are getting high-tech help in easing off the fuel pedal. It’s been 12 years since a Popular Science magazine cover asked the question we’d all been […]

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The Equity-Diversity-Inclusion Industrial Complex Gets a Makeover
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July 15, 2020
So diversity training doesn’t have a great track record of boosting Black employees into the executive suite. “I would advise companies to spend the money on something else,” says sociologist Frank Dobbin […]

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Using UX Design to Build a Sustainable Future
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July 15, 2020
  Note: The following article was inspired by several sources, including the excellent book, ‘Designing for Sustainability, by Tim Frick, the SustainableUX conference, and ClimateAction.tech. I urge you to check them out. […]

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Why Sharing Good News Matters
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July 15, 2020
Research shows us that even in normal times, constant exposure to negative news can have a heavy impact on our mental health . In the midst of an unprecedented health and humanitarian […]

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Transforming Workplaces To Compete In The Digital Age.
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July 14, 2020
Past Preset and Future Wednesday July 22, 2020 1300-1400 GMT  Webinar to be faciliated Facilitated by Gráinne Bagnall. JUly 22 nds 1 pm Dublin. Digital transformation is transforming workplaces and is essentially […]

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Atos named a Leader in Advanced Digital Workplace Services by Global Analyst firm NelsonHall
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July 13, 2020
Atos provides a comprehensive and modular approach to digital workplace transformation. We engage people, and enable places and platforms to address workforce challenges across all digital touchpoints and change management processes

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AXSChat Podcast with Mike Gifford Susanna Laurin & Timo Stollenwerk
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July 10, 2020
This Week’s chat is about authoring tools. When we produce content for the web we use authoring tools to publish. How these tools can help produce accessible content can have a profound impact on the overall inclusiveness of the internet.Mike Gifford is the founder of OpenConcept Consulting Inc, w

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Huawei Releases 2019 Sustainability Report
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July 09, 2020
Huawei has released its 2019 Sustainability Report. The report explains the progress that Huawei made in supporting network stability and security, reducing emissions, responding to climate change, implementing its TECH4ALL digital inclusion action plan, and supporting the UN's Sustainable Developme

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Farmers in Honduras and Costa Rica learn alternative to slashing and burning rainforests.
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July 09, 2020
Rainforests are an important defense against climate change because they absorb carbon. But many are being destroyed on a massive scale. In the tropics, farmers often slash and burn forests to clear fertile land for crops.

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The BMW Group aspires to be the most successful and sustainable premium producer for individual mobility.
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July 09, 2020
The BMW Group aspires to be the most successful and sustainable premium producer for individual mobility.

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Remote panel of “oldest old” finds virtual life amid pandemic
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July 09, 2020
AgeLab research and outreach program for individuals 85 and older reveals surprising outcomes and extends MIT’s reach.

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Cargo bike boom in Europe: Industry survey expects over 50 percent market growth in 2020
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July 09, 2020
Today, the EU-funded CityChangerCargoBike project released key results of the first European Cargo Bike Industry Survey. These results are based on anonymised sales data provided by 38 cargo bike brands. After selling […]

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To reach climate neutrality by 2050, we need to fundamentally transform our energy system.
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July 08, 2020
Clean hydrogen will have a key role to play, as it has great potential to decarbonise sectors where electrification is impossible or too costly.

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Mercedes opts for more screens and fewer buttons in the 2021 S-Class
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July 08, 2020
Mercedes opts for more screens and fewer buttons in the 2021 S-Class

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Cleaning the smart city during the pandemic and beyond
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July 08, 2020
With the spotlight now on hygiene, I talk to Andrea Basilova, co-founder of Slovakian firm Sensoneo, about how smart waste management fits into the […] – via @akwyzhttp://dlvr.it/RbD49h

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Tags: COVID19, Health and Wellness, Smart Cities

What a sustainable circular economy would look like
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July 08, 2020
More than 100 billion tonnes of materials entered the global economy in 2017 to generate power, build infrastructure and homes, produce food, and provide consumer goods such as clothes and phones.

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Inclusion and Education. Global Education Monitoring Report
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July 08, 2020
In line with its mandate, the 2020 GEM Report assesses progress towards Sustainable Development Goal 4 (SDG 4) on education and its ten targets, as well as other related education targets in the SDG agenda. The Report also addresses inclusion in education, drawing attention to all those excluded fro

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The case for smart building investments amid economic resurgence
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July 08, 2020
Healthy buildings are now the catapult for a rapid market adoption of IoT-driven solutions as businesses weigh strategies to support employees’ return to work. http://dlvr.it/RbCBfb

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Powering a climate-neutral economy: Commission sets out plans for the energy system of the future and clean hydrogen
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July 08, 2020
To become climate-neutral by 2050, Europe needs to transform its energy system, which accounts for 75% of the EU’s greenhouse gas emissions.  The EU strategies for energy system integration and hydrogen, adopted […]

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Virus vs. voting: Behind the high-risk presidential primary elections
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July 08, 2020
As November’s election showdown looms, officials nationwide are scrambling to preserve voter rights while minimizing coronavirus transmission.http://dlvr.it/RbBV36

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To build a resilient world, we must go circular. Here’s how
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July 08, 2020
The best way to build resilience against future pandemics and the impact of climate change is to move to a circular economy.

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Boston is second-largest US city to ban facial recognition
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July 08, 2020
Mayor Marty Walsh signed the ban amid a national debate around police reform, which has included a reckoning on the potential inequities of facial recognition tech.http://dlvr.it/Rb9qW5

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AXSChat interview with Thea Kurdi, VP at DesignABLE Environments.
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July 03, 2020
#AXSChat interview with Thea Kurdi, VP at DesignABLE Environments. From the human rights code to evidence-based design and increased marketability, Kurdi shares her passion for how accessibility is fundamental to successful architecture.

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How to Curate Your Digital Persona
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July 03, 2020
Your public data tells a story. Is it telling the right one? Philosophers, psychologists, and neuroscientists – not to mention poets and artists — have been trying to answer this question for centuries. The good news […]

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Mentors, Stop Saying “I Understand”
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July 03, 2020
Bottomline: managers cannot provide proper support for their employees if they don’t really understand what those employees need from them. Asking questions and listening actively is the best way to identify that need. #worktrends

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Austria’s trains take over the short-haul flight route.
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July 03, 2020
Austrian Airlines will cease operating its Vienna-Salzburg route, the flag-carrier announced on Thursday (2 July). Instead, the service will be replaced by more direct trains

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12 Essential Strategy Insights
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July 03, 2020
A winning strategy for an organization is not based on an individual choice but an expansive, countless number of decisions happening every day across all parts of a business — product, customers, technology capabilities, and more. #Strategy

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Tisa selects Atos for MiFID II blockchain utility for asset management industry
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July 03, 2020
TISA to develop and operate the bespoke and highly innovative MiFID II #blockchain utility which will provide a revolutionary and secure data exchange solution for the asset management industry.

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Police infiltrated Encrochat, an encrypted phone network used by organized crime, and read millions of messages for months, leading to international arrests (Joseph Cox/VICE)
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July 02, 2020
Joseph Cox / VICE : Police infiltrated Encrochat, an encrypted phone network used by organized crime, and read millions of messages for months, leading to international arrests — Police monitored a hundred […]

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To curb party houses, Airbnb says users younger than 25 will not be able to book entire houses in their area if they have fewer than three positive reviews (Catie Keck/Gizmodo)
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July 02, 2020
Catie Keck / Gizmodo : To curb party houses, Airbnb says users younger than 25 will not be able to book entire houses in their area if they have fewer than three […]

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‘Influencer deals are being paused’: As Facebook boycott begins in earnest, influencer marketing feels a sting. #B2C
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July 02, 2020
The latest move to pause influencer marketing comes as marketers are not only reconsidering where their ads appear and the kind of content they appear next to, but as they work to […]

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Bolt launches electric bike-sharing service in Paris
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July 01, 2020
Like other ride-hailing companies, Bolt has been suffering from the coronavirus-related lockdown and economic downturn around the world. But the company is trying to find another revenue stream by launching electric bikes […]

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German far right infiltrates green groups with call to protect the land
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June 28, 2020
Extremists exploit rural nostalgia and farmers’ anger at globalisation to smuggle in ideology The poster advertising the evening of debate and organic canapés in Halle’s university district looked familiar to environmentally conscious Germans: a rugged pair of hands, cupping fertile brown soil,

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Non-tobacco plant identified in ancient pipe for first time
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June 28, 2020
People in what is now Washington State were smoking Rhus glabra, a plant commonly known as smooth sumac, more than 1,400 years ago. The discovery marks the first-time scientists have identified residue from a non-tobacco plant in an archeological pipe. Source: Non-tobacco plant identified in ancient

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AXSChat Twitter chat with Vernon Sankey & Katey Lockwood.
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June 27, 2020
In 2018 Vernon published a book called The Stairway to Happiness which includes many of the techniques and lessons of Cognitive Psychology and, in 2019, he co-authored, with Ms Katey Lockwood, a second book called: The Way; Finding Peace in Turbulent Times.

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How Can HR Become More Data-Driven and Digital? | myHRfuture
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June 23, 2020
ICYMI: By continuing to use our website you will be agreeing to our Privacy Policy and the use of cookies. … More

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Questioning More Than Just Office Space in the New Reality of Work
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June 23, 2020
ICYMI: 4-minute read Over the past decade, many of the “future of work” discussions have centered around proactive opportunities for … More

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Unlocking the wider potential of employee advocacy
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June 18, 2020
ICYMI: Your people are your most powerful weapon – but are you mobilising them effectively? – via @akwyzhttp://dlvr.it/RYvnjN

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Twitter deleted a network of 170,000 Chinese state-backed accounts pushing propaganda
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June 18, 2020
Reuters Twitter disclosed three major state-backed networks pushing propaganda for China, Russia, and Turkey. The Chinese network was by far … More

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Managers, Encourage Your Team to Take Time Off
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June 18, 2020
ICYMI: The current crisis is creating more urgency and more work. Teams are feeling exhausted, work demands are on the … More

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Tracking the remote work trend
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June 18, 2020
ICYMI: Facebook and Twitter aren’t alone in the shift to remote work. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images) Over the last … More

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The impact of demographic change in Europe
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June 17, 2020
The outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic changed Europe and the world within the blink of an eye. It will leave … More

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How employers can prepare for the future of work – Antonio Blog
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June 17, 2020
ICYMI: ICYMI: Employers across the country have been tasked with reworking their physical workplaces, rethinking their customer experience and ramping … More

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Google Maps Will Now Show Wheelchair Accessible Places
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June 15, 2020
ICYMI: Google Maps will now show places that are wheelchair accessible, and users will be able to find such places … More

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Top Changes Coworking Spaces are Making to Reopen Safely
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June 15, 2020
ICYMI: As coworking spaces look to reopen their doors, many are making significant changes to their layout, operations, and services … More

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Pandemic makes evident ‘grotesque’ gender inequality in household work
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June 12, 2020
ICYMI: With more people staying home due to COVID-19, journalist Brigid Schulte says it’s impossible to ignore “the fact that women bear so much more of the burden of child care and housework.” – via @akwyzhttp://dlvr.it/RYVrvD

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Audrey Gelman steps down as CEO of The Wing as employees stage a digital walkout criticizing the company for failing to ‘practice the intersectional feminism that it preaches’
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June 12, 2020
Evelyn Hockstein/For The Washington Post via Getty Images Audrey Gelman, founder and CEO of The Wing, is stepping down from her position at the company. Gelman reportedly sent an email to Wing members that said she decided to step down “to bring The Wing along into a long-overdue era of change

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So how are your remote working tools shaping up? • The Register
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June 12, 2020
ICYMI: Breaking free from the office – without breaking the office – via @akwyzhttp://dlvr.it/RYV9kx

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The Struggle of Work – Simon Terry
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June 12, 2020
ICYMI: In ancient Greek myth, Sisyphus was condemned by Hades to the eternal task of rolling a boulder to the top of a hill each day for it to roll down each time it neared the top. Oddly, the boulder is often represented in art as round. If you were a god asigning this dailyContinue reading "The St

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COVID-19: 3 post-pandemic positives for HR to harness HRD
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June 11, 2020
ICYMI: With the end of lockdown on the horizon in many parts of the world, we looked past the crisis and spotted 3 potential workplace benefits a result of covid. – via @akwyzhttp://dlvr.it/RYS2gh

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NTIA Finds Digital Divide Disproportionately Effects Blacks, Hispanics, Asian-Americans
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June 11, 2020
June 11, 2020 — A survey from the National Telecommunications and Information Administration, conducted in November 2019, is a crucial snapshot of internet usage in America prior to the impact of the coronavirus pandemic, revealing a continued gap in bandwidth access.  The report is the 15th edit

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Woods Bagot devises office layouts for workplaces post-coronavirus
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June 11, 2020
Woods Bagot has created four proposals for workplace design following coronavirus that merge working from home and office life to “strengthen performance”.       Source: Woods Bagot devises office layouts for workplaces post-coronavirus

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Digital Divide During a Pandemic: How to Work Toward Inclusion for Your Nonprofit Community
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June 11, 2020
ICYMI: If your nonprofit events and meetings haven’t been canceled, it’s likely you’ve moved them online instead. But with around 60 million Americans currently lacking access to the internet, the transition to online disproportionately impacts vulnerable communities, often the ones that we se

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Here’s How Texas’ Schools For The Deaf And Blind Stay Connected To Students During The Pandemic
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June 11, 2020
ICYMI: High school senior Rey Garza knows a lot about adapting to “new normals.” He was 9 when he lost vision in his right eye, and when he entered his freshman – via @akwyzhttp://dlvr.it/RYQVTB

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This library’s drone deliveries sound like science fiction
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June 11, 2020
Kelly Passek has thought up a way to get kids to read this summer: deliver library books by drone. Passek, a middle-school librarian, was one of the first customers of a drone delivery service launched in Christiansburg, Va., last year by Wing, a company owned by Google parent Alphabet. After seeing

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Managers, Encourage Your Team to Take Time Off
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June 09, 2020
The current crisis is creating more urgency and more work. Teams are feeling exhausted, work demands are on the rise, and more and more time is devoted to work instead of ourselves. Yet, few employees feel comfortable taking the time off they need, especially as travel plans and other vacations are

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Tracking the remote work trend
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June 09, 2020
Facebook and Twitter aren’t alone in the shift to remote work. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images) Over the last few months, about one-third of the U.S. workforce has been in a grand HR experiment to see if what employees have long been saying is true: More autonomy and flexibility in how, when

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June 09, 2020
ICYMI: Kai Grunwitz is an innovative and established executive with a high impact career in conceptualizing, developing and driving business strategies on behalf of dynamic enterprises. A key driver of business performance with 25 years experience in developing and managing a solution, consulting an

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AXSChat Podcast with Marcie Roth – Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer for the World Institute on Disability
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June 08, 2020
Hosted by Antonio Santos, Debra Ruh and Neil Milliken.Marcie Roth is Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer for the World Institute on Disability (WID), WID is a highly regarded global public policy centre WID works to advance the rights and opportunities of over 1 billion people with disabi

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5 Gaps To Be Filled With AI
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June 08, 2020
ICYMI: Helen Yu talks about the 5 gaps that companies face while bringing products to market and scaling up that can be filled with AI. – via @akwyzhttp://dlvr.it/RYDqFX

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Tags: Analytics, AI, Digital Transformation

Leveraging the cloud for remote work
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June 08, 2020
ICYMI: Jo Peterson, the Vice President of the Cloud & Security Services practice at Clarify360, talks with Mark Lynd, Netsync’s Head of Digital Business, about the rapid move to the cloud as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. As organizations are racing to the cloud, Jo and Mark talk about how

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Why disability inclusion is everyone’s business – Microsoft News Centre Europe
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June 08, 2020
ICYMI: Microsoft News Centre Europe Why disability inclusion is everyone’s business By Hector Minto 20 May, 2020 Senior Accessibility Evangelist, Microsoft Now more than ever, businesses are seeking ways to boost innovation and productivity in a sustainable way. But many business leaders overlook

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May 2020’s Top 50 Digital Influencers
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June 08, 2020
ICYMI: Sam Hurley Power Score: 66 The Guy Who Went From ‘Nobody’ to #1 Marketing Influencer in 15 Months (Without a Website) Simon Porter Power Score: 66 Leading influencer in #cloud, #bigdata & #IOT. Enabling business to adapt to disruption with agile #HR. WW VP #DigitalHR @ NGA Human Resou

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How employers can prepare for the future of work – Antonio Blog
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June 08, 2020
ICYMI: Employers across the country have been tasked with reworking their physical workplaces, rethinking their customer experience and ramping up their digital capabilities for a future that’s still mired in question marks. – via @akwyzhttp://dlvr.it/RY0Kff – via @akwyzhttp://dlvr.it/

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Coronagrifting: A Design Phenomenon
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June 07, 2020
ICYMI: Coronagrifting: A Design Phenomenon We now interrupt our regularly scheduled content to bring you a critical essay on the design world. I promise you that this will also be funny. This morning, the… – via @akwyzhttp://dlvr.it/RY9QyF

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Enterprise hubs to open doors to multinationals
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June 07, 2020
ICYMI: Enterprise centres could open their doors to remote workers from multinational firms to give them access to key facilities. – via @akwyzhttp://dlvr.it/RY8qzw

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AXSChat Podcast with James Partridge is the Director of Face Equality International
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May 23, 2020
Hosted by Antonio Santos, Debra Ruh and Neil Milliken.James Partridge is the Director of Face Equality International, a Guernsey charity which he launched in November 2018. Face Equality International is an alliance of NGOs and charities around the world — already 35-strong — which work together
How artificial intelligence can save journalism
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May 11, 2020
Patrick White, Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM) The economic fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic has caused an unprecedented crisis in journalism that could decimate media organizations around the world. The future of journalism — and its survival — could lie in artificial intelligence

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Europe’s Cities Are Making Less Room for Cars After Coronavirus
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May 08, 2020
How will cities carefully emerge from their coronavirus quarantines once lockdown measures are relaxed? That question might seem premature in the U.S., but in places where the virus struck earlier, cities are working out strategies for a return to something approaching normal urban life. Source: Eur

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What We Can Learn From Coziness Culture About the Art of Staying Home
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May 07, 2020
Winters in Calgary, Canada, can be long, lasting anywhere between six to eight months. They can be brutal, too, with extreme storms and temperatures that can shut down entire parts of the city. So in mid-March, when local artists Caitlind Brown and Wayne Garrett voluntarily quarantined themselves fo

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The ‘New Normal’ for Many Older Adults Is on the Internet
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May 07, 2020
The last real disaster Bonnie Weiss lived through was San Francisco’s 1989 earthquake. Even watching a piece of chimney break through her living room window didn’t prepare her to live alone during a global pandemic, she says. Weiss is nearing 80 years old and has no children. Source: The ‘New

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Indigenous Solutions to Climate Crisis Could Lie in Archaeology, Experts Say
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May 07, 2020
By Ian Morse For the first time last August, indigenous groups felt the global community was taking seriously their potential contributions to climate crisis policy. Indigenous peoples have long been labeled among the “most vulnerable” to climate impacts, but considering the local knowle

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London cycling could increase tenfold after lockdown, says TfL
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May 06, 2020
Mayor and agency planning fast-track new cycle routes and wider pavements Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage Cycling in London could increase tenfold and pavements could be widened to allow for physical distancing and queueing outside shops, under plans to overhaul the c

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Barclays makes first investment under new Sustainable Impact Capital initiative in SaveMoneyCutCarbon
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May 06, 2020
Barclays has today announced a significant equity investment in SaveMoneyCutCarbon, the digital aggregator that provides a unique marketplace focused on sustainability, offering cost-effective products and solutions to businesses and consumers seeking to reduce their carbon footprint and be mor

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This is climate tech
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May 06, 2020
Heather Clancy Wed, 04/22/2020 – 01:50 Since mid-March, as the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic infected certain sectors of the U.S. economy, more than 200 U.S. startups have cut thousands of jobs . While they’re not immune to the forthcoming fiscal challenges, entrepreneurs devel

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USDOT Launches Challenge to Design Accessible AV Solutions
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May 05, 2020
The Inclusive Design Challenge is seeking automated vehicle (AV) solutions that are designed to be more accessible to people with disabilities. The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) has opened Stage I of the Inclusive Design Challenge, a national prize competition seeking design solutions to

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How is Disney going to imagineer itself out of this one?
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May 05, 2020
The Walt Disney Company just shared how much it thinks the coronavirus pandemic has cost its business so far. Today the Walt Disney Company reported $18.01 billion in revenue and earnings of 60 cents per share for its fiscal second quarter of 2020, missing analysts’ profit estimates. Source: How i

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‘Having One Is Not Progress’: Janet Mock on Netflix’s Hollywood and Industry Gatekeepers Celebrating Diversity
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May 01, 2020
Hollywood has the best publicist in the game. For years, it has taken on the identity of a city with “streets paved with gold,” when the actual streets are paved with the dust of unrealized dreams, unbridled tourism, and, you know, rampant poverty. Source: ‘Having One Is Not Progress’

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Non-accessible period for rail replacement vehicles gets extension
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May 01, 2020
A Department for Transport letter explained how buses and coaches performing rail replacement duties can apply for exemption from accessibility requirements until December 31. Source: Non-accessible period for rail replacement vehicles gets extension

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Plastics pile up as coronavirus hits Asia recyclers
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May 01, 2020
COVID-19 pandemic starting to threaten the entire Asian recycling sector Source: Plastics pile up as coronavirus hits Asia recyclers

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Forces of nature
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April 30, 2020
Understanding how ecosystems grow, thrive, and regenerate can help leaders steer their organization in the future. Source: Forces of nature

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Coronavirus: Why the fashion industry faces an ‘existential crisis’
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April 30, 2020
“No-one wants to buy clothes to sit at home in,” as Next’s chief executive Simon Wolfson puts it. Source: Coronavirus: Why the fashion industry faces an ‘existential crisis’

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Fighting Climate Change Requires a New Capitalism
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April 30, 2020
Tackling one of the biggest crises of our time—climate change—requires leaders to embrace a new vision of business, argues Rebecca Henderson. Source: Fighting Climate Change Requires a New Capitalism

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7 ways to make your groceries last longer
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April 30, 2020
Here’s how to reduce food waste during the coronavirus outbreak. Source: 7 ways to make your groceries last longer

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40 Unexpected Ways You Can Help the Environment Right Now
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April 30, 2020
Fun fact: Writing a shopping list, learning to pickle, and visiting used bookstores are all great ways to help the planet. Here, we rounded up some relatively unconventional but hugely impactful ways to make your daily routine more eco-friendly Source: 40 Unexpected Ways You Can Help the Environment

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While Fashion Struggles for Survival, Will Sustainability Pledges Stick?
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April 30, 2020
The coronavirus pandemic has dealt the fashion industry a body blow. Could sustainability efforts and initiatives be on the chopping block? Source: While Fashion Struggles for Survival, Will Sustainability Pledges Stick?

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Siemens Managing Board sets up COVID-19 aid fund
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April 15, 2020
Munich Germanyhttps://medium.com/media/766a6d05fcac7cd0fe0b1151c6ae330f/href• Siemens Managing Board decides to form worldwide aid fund to help relieve and combat the coronavirus pandemic.• Siemens to match all funds donated by employees.• Fund to supplement numerous aid programs already in pl

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European Parliament to become the first European institution live on SAP S/4HANA
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April 01, 2020
Atos, a global leader in digital transformation, today announces the completion of the first successful implementation of SAP S/4HANA® for a European institution, the European Parliament. The project started at the end of 2016, replaced its legacy financial systems with SAP S/4HANA in order to mode

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Portugal to treat migrants as residents during coronavirus crisis
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March 28, 2020
https://medium.com/media/2097c920ed16d8b4a3fd1f1ddc5c32f9/hrefLISBON (Reuters) — All foreigners in Portugal with pending applications will be treated as permanent residents from Monday until at least July 1, authorities said on Saturday, to ensure migrants have access to public services during

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#WorkTrends: How to Make Your Work Culture Rock https://qoo
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March 27, 2020
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Ten Ideas While Working From Home.
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March 16, 2020
body[data-twttr-rendered="true"] {background-color: transparent;}.twitter-tweet {margin: auto !important;}Working from home? Let me share a few ideas. @pierrepinna @JohnNosta @GiselaSagromski @verovallieres @titamendessilva @romana_ibrahim @MeghanMBiro @jblefevre60 @dinisguarda @thomaspower @evankir

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Atos on track with Network Rail private cloud upgrade contract.
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March 12, 2020
https://medium.com/media/460dc586d0cbd6ee68de03f42650c882/hrefAtos, a global leader in digital transformation, has signed a four-year contract worth £12 million with Network Rail to design, deliver and manage a new digital private cloud platform that will underpin the operations of Britain’s rail

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The importance of flexible work
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"If we are all clear about our purpose and priorities and have been given the full ownership and accountability in our own areas, we can work anywhere anytime ensuring that we contribute to the end result." Ozlem Yavuz

Yesterday I recorded this video with my colleague Ozlem Yavuz. Both of us work remotely from different countries and collaborate via Atos Circuit Conversations and Spaces.
Remote work can help us to become a more diverse and inclusive organisation on the road to decarbonization.

I couldn't close this post without quoting Jan Krans
"An intelligent workforce must not be restricted by technology but must be supported, empowered, so they become more productive and have more headspace for creativity and innovation."
Tools are useful, but we need to create a culture that fosters diversity and flexibility.

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Atos Positioned as a Leader in 2020 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Managed Workplace Services in both…
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March 10, 2020
Atos Positioned as a Leader in 2020 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Managed Workplace Services in both Europe and North Americahttps://medium.com/media/fa02b1f56c89bdeb945ae105666a9876/hrefWith its Atos Digital Workplace offering, Atos proposes a comprehensive set of products and services to accelerate,

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Vodafone, TIM to Win Conditional EU Approval for Tower Deal: Sources
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March 06, 2020
By ReutersBRUSSELS/MILAN — Vodafone and Telecom Italia (TIM) are set to secure conditional EU antitrust approval to create Europe’s biggest mobile towers company, part of a strategy to roll out lucrative 5G services, sources said on Thursday.telco towerThe companies announced a plan last Jul

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Creating a better world to support individuals with a disability.
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March 05, 2020
10 Women to follow on Accessibility and InclusionSarah LewthwaiteSarah LewthwaiteSarah Lewthwaite (PhD, FRSA) is a Senior Research Fellow at the University of Southampton’s Centre for Research in Inclusion where she leads a major new UK Research and Innovation study ‘Teaching Accessibility’ as

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Green 5G
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February 21, 2020
Huawei #5BringNewValue Conference- London.After the cancellation of the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Huawei opted to launch their new portfolio in London at an event for industry analysts and Media.The event revealed a company obsessed with technology and engineering with a Corporate culture

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The world is 100 years away from gender parity but these countries are speeding things up.
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January 23, 2020
https://www.weforum.org/our-impact/gender-gap-acceleratorsGlobal Top Countries — Iceland, Norway, Finland, Sweden, Nicaragua, New Zealand, Ireland, Spain, Rwanda, Germany

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Working Well: Building a Future-Proof Employee Experience
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December 17, 2019
Next Gen employees. Greater flexibility. Increased global collaborations. Quicksilver turnarounds. Remote teams. Expectations of transparency around process and purpose. An engaging, consistent experience that provides employees with the means to achieve more and stay with you longer. A clear purpos

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Paul Stevenson
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December 11, 2019
Paul is a 56 yr old married father of four young children and an award winning photographer, who has late onset Full Blown Tourette Syndrome plus, which started out of the blue 10 years ago. Paul has severe motor Tic’s and vocal tic’s inc coprolalia (swearing & cursing ) accompanied

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Anna Dixon – the Chief Executive of the Centre for Ageing Better
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December 11, 2019
Anna Dixon is the Chief Executive of the Centre for Ageing Better, an independent charitable foundation that brings about change for people in later life today and for future generations. Anna joined Ageing Better from the Department of Health where she was Director of Strategy and Chief Analyst. As

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Security by design: the new cybersecurity paradigm — Atos
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December 10, 2019
Security by design: the new cybersecurity paradigm — Atoshttps://medium.com/media/6ebb9c18119fbc87c832d930388a8d18/hrefPosted on: December 4, 2019, by Zeina ZakhourWe are living in remarkable times as ongoing digitalisation transforms the world in which we live. It is estimated that by 2025,

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Pedro Omedas
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December 03, 2019
Pedro Omedas studied computer engineering at Universidad Simón Bolívar in Caracas, Venezuela (2002) and moved to Barcelona, Spain in 2004 to study a Master in Digital Audiovisual Communication and Production at Universidad La Salle – Ramón Llul (2004) and a postgraduate course in Videogames cre

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Measuring the Business Benefits of Flexibility: A Win for All Sides
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December 02, 2019
As always, I’ve been following the trends that are really going to change the way we work. Among them: the need to continue evolving our concept of the workforce and the tools changing how, where, and when we work. Generation after generation is moving closer to a completely digitally-enabled form

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“Future of Work” conference – 21-22 November 2019
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November 27, 2019
This week on AXSChat we were focusing on the International labour organisation global business disability network conference on making the future of work inclusive of persons with disabilities in Geneva. We have recorded a number of short interviews with some of the amazing participants at the confe

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Abi James
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November 20, 2019
Abi James is a researcher of assistive technology and digital accessibility and senior accessibility consultant at AbilityNet.  Diagnosed with dyslexia at the age of nine, Abi has used computers and technology to help her succeed throughout her education and in employment. Her work at AbilityNet fo

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Juan Rico Fernandez
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November 15, 2019
Juan Rico holds a degree in Telecommunication Degree (2006) and a Master degree in Communication in Mobile Networks and ICT (2009), he started his career as researcher at the Network Planning and Mobile Communication Laboratory at University of Cantabria working on M2M and wireless communication. He

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Jonathan Attenborough
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November 06, 2019
My name is Jonathan Attenborough I am registered blind from Scotland. I am a very active disability campaigner and activist who has ran very successful campaigns, one of which resulted in changing a local councils policy on street design. I am an access technology expert and enthusiast with a partic

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The biggest rail investment in Norway since 1962.
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October 31, 2019
https://medium.com/media/d0f0dc272710521dd4cf0c99bb0126ce/hrefThe railway has truly entered the digital age.Bane NOR and Siemens Mobility celebrate a milestone in the digitalization of Norway’s rail network.• Campus Nyland test, training and signalling simulation center opens.• European Rail

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Adrián Bolonio
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October 30, 2019
Adrián Bolonio is an experienced Spanish Frontend Developer and Web Team Lead, focused in Web Accessibility. Since 2012 living in Vienna (Austria), and currently work as Web Team Lead at willhaben, Austria’s largest classified advertising marketplace. When he is not at the office he enjoys a good

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Clare Kennelly
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October 23, 2019
Clare Kennelly is the founder and principal consultant at Inclusive Cork.  A graduate of UCC with a BA in Spanish and Sociology and Higher Diploma in Education. She worked for 26 years in varying teaching roles: TEFL, post primary, further and third level education. In all these roles she worked w

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Atos Female FinTech Competition 2019 — vote for your ‘ favourite finalist.
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October 20, 2019
Atos Female FinTech Competition 2019 — vote for your ‘ favourite finalist.https://medium.com/media/a1c103ad1c27bba399a0675346cc482c/hrefLoaneyWe are pleased to introduce Silvia from Loaney, one of the 6 founders who will participate in our #Female #Fintechs Competition on October 22nd, prese

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5 Small-Business Tips for Attracting and Hiring Top Talent — TalentCulture
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October 17, 2019
5 Small-Business Tips for Attracting and Hiring Top Talent — TalentCulturehttps://medium.com/media/a8ab641d2ca9390d632b2588ff0160e9/hrefEvery business, small or large, needs great employees to thrive. The problem is that every business wants the best people, which makes the competition fierce.

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Billy Gregory & Oskar Westin
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October 15, 2019
Hailing from Toronto, Canada, Billy Gregory is the Director of Training with The Paciello Group. Before joining TPG, and after failing to realize his dream of becoming a rock star, Billy focused his attention on front-end development working at small agencies, and at large corporations. It was durin

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4 Ways to Increase Gender Equality in the Workplace
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September 24, 2019
The narrative around gender equality has largely shifted in the past few years, and organizations are beginning to recognize that gender equality in the workplace isn’t just an admirable goal — it can also drive profitability. However, we’ve got a long way to go until there is true gender equa

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The Secret to Building Great Teams: Create User Manuals
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September 17, 2019
Wouldn’t it be great if managers and employees could understand each other’s hot buttons and preferences from day one? Jason Treu suggests a way to do so, by creating “How to Work with Me” manuals.
The post The Secret to Building Great Teams: Create User Manuals appeared first on TalentCultu

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Creating an Environment That Encourages Women in Leadership
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September 10, 2019
Tracy Lawrence discusses the many benefits of truly embracing gender diversity and women in leadership within your workplace culture.
The post Creating an Environment That Encourages Women in Leadership appeared first on TalentCulture.

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How to Make Company Events Valuable for Employees
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August 19, 2019
When Memorial Day has come and gone, school’s out, the grill is fired up and the neighborhood pool has opened for the summer, there’s usually one more milestone coming: The company picnic is just around the corner. Countless people groan when they hear those words. For many employees, “company

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Vaping: When, How and What to Include in Your HR Policies
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August 14, 2019
“Vaping” is on the rise, with 10.8 million U.S. adults using e-cigarettes; usage is highest among adults ages 18-24. Vaping devices often are small and discreet, which has helped them make their way into workplaces mostly undetected. Some employees may be using them out in the open, which raises

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Many of the points are more related with implementation than with Teams.
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August 12, 2019
Many of the points are more related with implementation than with Teams.External users and organisation federation is something that is part of on Teams and Slack only realized the need for that really late.The comments you made on Teams could easily be made in relation to the clunky Slack UX.30

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Any space for accessibility?
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August 08, 2019
Any space for accessibility?

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7 Tips to Manage a Diverse Workforce
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July 24, 2019
Diversity! It’s an important topic we’re talking about a lot lately. Here’s something to think about: We often talk about diversity and inclusion within the confines of training and programs. But what about the day-to-day challenges and best practices of managing a diverse workforce? Here are

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GLOBAL FINANCIAL SERVICES SECTOR ANNOUNCES BIGGEST MOVE TO DATE TO TACKLE EXCLUSION OF DISABLED…
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July 22, 2019
GLOBAL FINANCIAL SERVICES SECTOR ANNOUNCES BIGGEST MOVE TO DATE TO TACKLE EXCLUSION OF DISABLED PEOPLEhttps://medium.com/media/67ef883001a1ee1c18eb1edb66efe337/hrefSeven of the world’s largest financial institutions, including the Bank of England, Lloyds Banking Group, RBS and HSBC UK, have signe

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4 Ways HR Leaders Can Establish a Reputation as a Service Leader
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July 11, 2019
Your reputation is everything as an HR leader, and it’s composed of a variety of inputs from your colleagues, clients and partners. These inputs include elements such as the quality of your work, timeliness to meetings and your ability to work well with others. But one major aspect of reputation t

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Interesting move from Google.
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June 28, 2019
Interesting move from Google.

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Need to Ramp Up Innovation? Hire a Diverse Workforce
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June 12, 2019
Do you need to ramp up company innovation? Need to boost ingenuity? According to research, the solution is simple: Hire a diverse workforce. In a study, researchers at North Carolina State’s Poole College of Management considered this question: Do companies that foster diversity perform better in

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Interview with Ileana Rodriguez
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May 28, 2019
Ileana Rodriguezhttps://medium.com/media/4ea4914f0b04ac77396688d04a867725/hrefBIOGRAPHYIleana was born and raised in Matanzas, Cuba where she was diagnosed at the age of 13 with a malformation of the spine that left her paralyzed from the waist down. In the year 2000, she moved to the United States

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Atos and Google Cloud create AI-powered chatbot for T-Mobile NL to increase customer satisfaction —…
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February 25, 2019
Atos and Google Cloud create AI-powered chatbot for T-Mobile NL to increase customer satisfactionhttps://medium.com/media/254e1de4f2d40245d4ba881faebfb628/hrefAtos, a global leader in digital transformation, today announces, together with its partner Google Cloud, a contract with T-Mobile Netherland

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Alanis Morissette updated ‘Ironic’ for today’s problems and it’s hilarious.
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February 04, 2019
Video from November 2015.

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Bukhara. Located on the Silk Road, the city has long served as a center of trade, scholarship, culture, and religion.
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January 27, 2019
Bukhara is an ancient city in the central Asian country of Uzbekistan. It was a prominent stop on the Silk Road trade route between the East and the West, and a major medieval center for Islamic theology and culture. It still contains hundreds of well-preserved mosques, madrassas, bazaars and carava

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Palmela Castle
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January 27, 2019
At the south of Lisbon, the small town of Palmela is one the most beautiful places to observe the river Tagus and Sado, from the top of its beautiful castle.

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Frances West
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December 18, 2018
Frances West is an internationally recognized thought leader, speaker, strategy advisor, and women-intechnology trailblazer known for her work in innovation, technology, and business transformation. She is the founder of FrancesWestCo, a global s t r a t e g y a d v i s o r y c omp a n y f o…

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Roy Lilley
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December 12, 2018
Roy Lilley built up his first enterprise from scratch, turning it into a multi-million pound turnover business. Roy’s position as a former chair of the NHS Trust and a commentator and analyst of healthcare policy has contributed to his unparalleled reach over social media in the NHS. He has been v

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Robert Neuhauser
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December 10, 2018
Robert Neuhauser about himself… I’m deeply rooted in a strong science background – however I am captured by responsibly shaping powerful technologies, leading complex organizations, developing successful global businesses and enabling exceptional talent to grow. And while doing this, I

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Gareth Ford Williams
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November 21, 2018
In 2005 Gareth joined the bbc.co.uk management team and founded the BBC’s Digital Accessibility Team. This team was tasked with ensuring all future services delivered by IP would be fully accessible and the service that would later become known as BBC iPlayer would lead by example. The delivery

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Alastair Campbell
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November 15, 2018
With a background in psychology and an expert in human–computer interaction, Alastair Campbell is a leading light in the understanding of where man meets machines. He is driven by a desire to make the digital world accessible through the best possible user experience. The result is that those he w

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Robert McLaren – Head of Industry Technology and Innovation at Policy Connect
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November 06, 2018
Robert McLaren is Head of Industry Technology and Innovation at Policy Connect, a cross-party think tank. He specialises in assistive and accessible technology policy, including managing the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Assistive Technology. Before joining Policy Connect in 2017, Robert worked

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Nicolaas Matthijs
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November 06, 2018
Nicolaas Matthijs is an entrepreneur and product creator with over 10 years of experience in Educational Technology. Nicolaas has worked at several leading R1 institutions such as Cambridge University, UC Berkeley and Georgia Tech, where he developed Learning Management Systems, Academic Collaborati

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Piers Wilkinson
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November 06, 2018
Piers Wilkinson is a disabled representative, activist, and access consultant, who has worked with national and international organisations to promote disability inclusivity and disabled people’s rights. Current Piers sits on the National Union of Students (NUS) National Executive Council, the

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Mike Tholfsen
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October 31, 2018
Mike Tholfsen is a Principal Product Manager on the Microsoft Education team focusing on Inclusive Classroom, Learning Tools and OneNote Class/Staff Notebooks.  He is passionate about education and has been regularly working with students and teachers around the world over the past ten years to cre

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Mike Gifford
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October 26, 2018
Mike Gifford is the President and founder of OpenConcept Consulting Inc. For almost 20 years he has worked to shape open source software and the communities around them. Before adopting to Drupal, Mike was the lead developer of another open source Content Management System. In 2008, Mike began build

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Judge Ginger Lerner Wren – County Court Judge, 17th Judicial Circuit – 2nd Appearance
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March 26, 2018
Awaiting Quality Captions Judge Ginger Lerner-Wren graduated from The University of Miami, B.A. Politics and Public Affairs (1980) and Nova Southeastern University College of Law (1983). In 1996, Judge Lerner-Wren was elected to the County Court of the 17th Judicial Circuit of Florida.  Judge Lerne

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Paul Smyth – Founder & CEO Digital Accessibility team at Barclays
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March 14, 2018
Awaiting Quality Captioning Paul Smyth is the founder and leader of the Digital Accessibility team at Barclays, setting the enterprise-wide accessibility strategy, standards and programmes that support their ambition of becoming the most accessible and inclusive FTSE company. “We want to leverage

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Florence Chapman – CEO at SenseAbility
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March 06, 2018
Awaiting Quality Captioning Florence Chapman’s career path led her to Canadian Business SenseAbility in 2016. As CEO, Florence is committed to advancing the employment outcomes for people with disabilities through actionable strategies, including cultural transformation of private and public-se

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Sminu Jindal
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February 26, 2018
Ms. Sminu Jindal                                          MD, Jindal SAW Ltd. Founder & Chairperson, Svayam Chairperson- ASSOCHAM National Council on Iron & Steel, India An indefatigable accessibility crusader, Ms. Sminu Jindal has made a historic and

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Fleur Bothwick – Director of Diversity and Inclusive Leadership, EMEIA Region at EY
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February 09, 2018
This Video Is Captioned Fleur is the Director of Diversity and Inclusive Leadership (D&I) for the EMEIA Region at EY which is made up of Europe, Middle East, India and Africa with ninety nine countries and 105,000 people.  Her role entails developing, driving and embedding an integrated diversi

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Vint Cerf & David Bray
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February 05, 2018
People Centred Internet Initiative People-Centered Internet (PCI) believes in putting humanity – people and their needs and aspirations – at the center of the Internet. They are committed to using the power of the Internet to improve the lives of the global poor by collecting data that can be us

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Kate Nicholson
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December 31, 2017
Awaiting Quality Captions Kate Nicholson served in the Civil Rights Division of the U.S. Department of Justice for more than 20 years, practicing health-related civil rights law and securing powerful victories including in the U.S. Supreme Court.  She is currently writing a book about her personal

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Aine Healy & Piers Gooding- 19 Stories
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December 18, 2017
Awaiting Quality Captions The 19 Stories Project tells the story of 19 individual Australians living full lives in their communities. The project explored what it means for people with disabilities to be “socially included”, and what it means to exercise the right to live independently and be in

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Sharron Rush & Olivia Hawkins – Knowbility
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December 11, 2017
Awaiting Quality Captions   Since 1998, Sharron has been a leader in raising awareness and skills around the issue of access to technology for people with disabilities. Her work at Knowbility includes policy review, performance analysis, technical consultation, and training development for priv

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Rob Price & Christopher Joynson
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December 04, 2017
Awaiting quality captions Rob Price  is COO for Worldline UK&I, the European leader in the payment and transactional services industry. He was previously Head of Digital for Atos UK&I, is a member of the Atos Scientific Community and was a founder of the award winning CIO/CTO Atos blog, the

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Colin Browning – Director of Social Media for Mass Mutual & Edmund Asiedu
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November 27, 2017
Awaiting  Quality Captions Colin leads the social business team at MassMutual where he oversees the influencer, advocacy, paid social, and customer service programming. Prior to MassMutual, Colin led the social team at IDG’s Strategic Marketing Services where he was responsible for the develo

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Dr Gregg Vanderheiden
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November 20, 2017
Awaiting quality captions Dr. Vanderheiden has been active in the area of Technology and Disability for over 45 years.  His early work was in Augmentative Communication, a term taken from his writings in the late 70’s.  Starting in 1979, his focus shifted to personal computers and he worked insi

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Caroline Casey
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November 13, 2017
Awaiting Quality Captions Caroline Casey is an award-winning social entrepreneur, Ashoka Fellow and Young Global Leader of the World Economic Forum. She was diagnosed with ocular albinism as a child, which makes her registered blind. Caroline was not aware of the severity of her condition until her

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Steve Anderson
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November 06, 2017
Awaiting Quality Captions Prime Candidate was founded by Steve Anderson. Frustrated with the inequity of employment opportunities for the more mature worker, Steve brought together a senior team to formulate an approach that would create a more level playing field for mature job seekers – the resu

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Users driving conversations about accessibility on Twitter
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October 31, 2017
Users driving conversations about accessibility on Twitter

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Léonie Watson & Patrick Lauke
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October 30, 2017
Léonie Watson, Communications Director and Principal Engineer at The Paciello Group and Patrick Lauke, Accessibility Consultant at The Paciello Group. Awaiting Quality Captions Léonie Watson Léonie (AKA Tink) began using the internet in 1993, turned it into a web design career in 1997, and (despi

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Stephen J Wampler
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October 25, 2017
Steve was born on August 22nd 1968 in Evanston, Illinois. Steve has cerebral palsy resulting from an accident during birth and today uses an electric wheelchair for mobility. The oldest of five children, Steve was mainstreamed into public schools at Spring Hill Elementary in Lafayette, California at

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The man with cerebral palsy who climbed El Capitan “El Cap” in Yosemite National Park.
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October 25, 2017
Yesterday on #axschat Twitter chat our guest was Stephen J. Wampler.

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AXSChat Interview with Stephen Fry.
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August 21, 2017
Today I had the pleasure of interviewing Stephen Fry with Debra Ruh & Neil Milliken for #AXSChat the topics ranged from Social Media to Mental Health Advocacy. You can watch the interview and join in the discussion on twitter.Check the hashtag #axschat on Twitter and join the conversation, Tuesd

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Age at Work: Advocating Baby Boomers
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July 25, 2017
We recognise that people are the most significant asset. Many organisations claim the same but fail on their promise. We take great care to develop close, long-term people relationships that are underpinned with a mutual trust and understanding.

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Tuesday, May 30th on #AXSChat Twitter Chat – Jake Abma – Accessibility Lead for ING Netherlands and Ambassador of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
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May 27, 2017
Accessibility Lead for ING Netherlands For the last four years, Jake has set up a raft of initiatives to make sure products and services are accessible to people with the widest range of capabilities. He’s a passionate promoter of accessibility both inside and outside the Bank. Product Owner ING h

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May 23rd – #axschat Twitter chat with Rosemary Musachio.Chief Accessibility Officer at Ruh Global Communications.
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May 21, 2017
Rosemary Musachio When Rosemary was born on September 13, 1966, at an American naval hospital in Pozzuoli, Italy, the doctor asked her parents, “What will you do with her?”  Her parents looked at each other and thought he was crazy.  The ignorant physician asked because she had brain damage, w

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1 Executive Director
Expert Series June 2020 - Digital Transformation: What's Next?
DT Lab
June 22, 2020
The DigitalTransformation Lab is a network for you to join us at the frontlines of digital innovation and discovery.
Digital Transformation (DT) is the use of technology to radically improve performance or reach of enterprises.
The DT-Lab@UCC focus on digital innovation, entrepreneurship and technology in various enterprises both within the private and public sector. DT-Lab aims to provide leadership in digiotal strategy, innovation and execution.

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1 Industry Award
Best digital campaign
Irish Tech News
May 24, 2018
Axschat won the award for Best digital campaign for its Advocating about inclusion by building a community campaign, which promoted social inclusion via social networks. The finalists in the category were NBC for its Digital Revolution campaign on behalf of Syfy.com and Asus, for its campaign entitled In search of your best you: Technology ready for new year’s challenges.

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