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IT’s evolving role shapes the digital work experience

Nexthink has launched a new research report, “IT in the Evolving Workplace.” The study highlights how the pandemic and its impact on work culture has shifted priorities for businesses, and as a result their enterprise IT teams. Pre-pandemic, only 16% of IT decision makers would say IT was largely responsible for the workplace. But in the next five years, 45% expect their departments to be largely responsible.

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More than half of field workers feel neglected by company’s IT department

New research has highlighted a widespread breakdown of the relationship between IT departments and field service workers, with more than half (53%) of field-based workers stating that they feel like their needs are overlooked by their company’s IT department, in comparison to home or office-based employees.

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Infosys and Roland-Garros launch digital innovations

Infosys and the French Tennis Federation (FFT) have revealed the latest innovations that will usher in a new era of technology-driven sports viewing and fan engagement. The two organizations are kickstarting their five-year extended partnership through a range of 3D, AR, VR and AI powered experiences. Beyond the court, the partnership will also deliver a new STEM[1] initiative that leverages tennis as a platform to educate and inspire young people about the impact of science and technology in sport.

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82% of CIOs say their software supply chains are vulnerable

Boards, CEOs demand software supply chain security improvements.

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Building an Effective Circular Economy Through The Channel

This Sunday, the 5th of June, millions of people will be celebrating World Environment Day. Channel industries must review their procedures for managing sustainability factors by replacing the standard approach to production and consumption, otherwise known as the "take-make-dispose" with a more circular method that facilitates better management of resources. The circular economy offers the means to tackle climate change and biodiversity loss together while addressing critical social needs, climate change, loss of, waste, and pollution. The next step in this process is the transformation of every aspect of our take-make-dispose system: how we manage resources, how we make and use products, and what we do with the materials after.

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New technology and digitalised surveillance are causing employees to suffer from a form of ‘psycho-social violence’ and causing productivity to go down, claim Dr Phoebe Moore, Senior Lecturer in International Relations at Middlesex University London and Pav Akhtar, Director of Professionals and Managers at UNI Global Union, in a paper* published recently in the International Journal of Labour Research.
A third are concerned they will struggle to maintain cyber defences on current budgets.
Facing market uncertainty brought on by the global pandemic, B2B organisations must adapt to changes in how they connect with customers as 54% of leaders in IT, marketing and ecommerce roles define their company’s customer relationships as strained, developing or non-existent according to a new survey from Episerver, the customer-centric digital experience company.
The City of Oslo aims to provide better digital citizen services related to home-based services in the nursing and care area. The services are intended to add value for both citizens and municipal employees, primarily by providing users with better overview and possibilites to influence their own health and care. The City has therefore entered into a contract with Tieto to develop new digital citizen services. The contract is also the first step to establish a platform for more services in the welfare area
Thales, a leader in critical information systems, cybersecurity and data security, says that the rush to digital transformation is putting sensitive data at risk for organizations worldwide according to its 2019 Thales Data Threat Report – Global Edition with research and analysis from IDC. As organizations embrace new technologies, such as multi-cloud deployments, they are struggling to implement proper data security.
According to the Accenture Technology Vision 2021, technology was a lifeline during the global pandemic – enabling new ways of working and doing business, creating new interactions and experiences, and improving health and safety.
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Huawei Agile Solution Improves Jumeirah Group

Huawei helps the Jumeirah Group build a robust and agile IT department to support the rapid business expansion of the group.

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