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Oracle to help Telefonica Spain migrate systems onto cloud

Oracle and Telefonica Spain have announced a multi-year agreement to migrate the latter’s systems to the cloud and to develop new communication services for consumers and businesses. Under the deal, Telefonica will migrate the bulk of its existing Oracle database systems to a dedicated on-premise cloud platform to support provisioning and delivery of new services, …

Accenture: Ellipsis Health Named Winner of Accenture HealthTech Innovation Challenge

– Accenture announced Ellipsis Health as the “Innovation Champion” of its fifth annual Accenture HealthTech Innovation Challenge-North America, a competition that supports new and novel solutions from startups to improve the way people access, manage and finance healthcare in North America.  – Based in San Francisco, CA, Ellipsis Health was named this year’s Innovation Champion for …

Accenture: Only 4% of supply chain leaders are ‘future-ready

The pandemic accelerated digital transformation, but that doesn’t mean change comes easy. According to new research from consulting company Accenture, 81% of supply chain leaders say the pandemic has been their organization’s greatest stress test and that they’re facing technological change at “unprecedented speed and scale.” What’s more, only 4% say they’re “future-ready,” while 34% …

SAP Blog Sustainability Innovations and Building the Circular Economy

An important topic focused on sustainability along the value chain was discussed in a recent cross-industry panel at the SAP Conference for Building Materials, Forest Products, Chemicals and Metals and Mining 2021.  The conversation included thought leaders across various industries to discuss specifically how businesses can continue to be successful yet stay within the planetary …

Salesforce and Accenture Help ISDI Reduce its Environmental Impact and Increase Sustainability Awareness of its Customers

The first customer in France to use Sustainability Cloud, the platform analyzes the greenhouse gas emissions of ISDI’s Paris training center and its visitors ISDI, a Salesforce-approved global training organization, has collaborated with Salesforce and Accenture (NYSE: ACN) to help analyze its carbon footprint and reduce its impact on the environment with Salesforce Sustainability Cloud. …

Salesforce and Accenture Help ISDI Reduce its Environmental Impact and Increase Sustainability Awareness of its Customers

IBM’s Quantum System One computer represents a massive leap forward for Europe in the rapidly developing field. The first IBM quantum computer to be established outside of the United States is located in the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft research institute in Germany. The unveiling of the supercomputer took place in Ehningen on 15 June with a hybrid event …

Oracle and Wipro launch of Zero Cost Transformation to help firms migrate to the cloud

IT giant, Wipro announced its collaboration with Oracle to launch Wipro Zero Cost Transformation, a new offering that helps organizations migrate to the cloud. Wipro is a member of Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN). The transformation eliminates the challenge of dealing with multiple service providers for cloud migration and support. It also provides a seamless and risk-mitigated migration, as …

Google launching the Android Earthquake Alerts System globally over the coming year

Back in April, Google activated the Android Earthquake Alerts System in Greece and New Zealand. This Google Play services-powered mechanism is now live in seven more nations as the global launch gets underway. The Android Earthquake Alerts System uses your phone’s accelerometer to detect the initial P-wave generated by quakes. Your device sends a city-level …

IBM: Pandora Boosts Online Sales e-Commerce with IBM Sterling Supply Chain Software

IBM has worked with Pandora, a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of hand-finished jewelry to help Pandora transform and scale its global omnichannel eCommerce capabilities with IBM Sterling Order Management, spokesmen contend.  Pandora, one of the world’s largest jewelry brands was able to keep up with the demands of the doubling of its online sales …

Oracle announces first Arm-based cloud offering

Oracle’s infrastructure as a service (IaaS) cloud computing offering has rolled out its first Arm-based service charged at just one cent per core per hour. A part of the Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI), the new offering is powered by the Arm-based Ampere Altra processors.  Thanks to the low price point, Oracle suggests that the new …

Copersucar selects IBM Cloud for sustainable digital growth in hybrid cloud environment

The Brazilian sugar and ethanol trader invested in technology to grow and relied on the IBM Cloud and Global Technology Services to help them reduce costs and gain agility, security and scalability São Paulo, May 27, 2021: Copersucar, a global leader in sugar and ethanol trading,[1] has chosen IBM Cloud to help them increase productivity …

Dell, HP say chip shortages will hit PC supplies this year

May 28, 2021 (Reuters) -Dell Technologies Inc and HP Inc reported quarterly revenue that beat Wall Street estimates on Thursday, as customers continued to shop,  “The component supply situation remains constrained,” Dell Chief Financial Officer Thomas Sweet said in post earnings call, adding that rising costs to procure these chips would hit its operating income …

Siemens and Google Cloud to cooperate on AI based solutions in manufacturing

Google Cloud and Siemens, an innovation and technology firm in industrial automation and software announced a new cooperation to optimise factory processes and improve productivity on the shop floor. Siemens intends to integrate Google Cloud’s leading data cloud and artificial intelligence and machine learning (AI/ML) technologies with its factory automation solutions to help […] Read …

Amazon: AMAZON TO BECOME THE LARGEST CORPORATE BUYER OF RENEWABLE ENERGY IN EUROPE

Amazon announced nine new utility-scale wind and solar energy projects in the U.S., Canada, Spain, Sweden, and the UK. The company now has 206 renewable energy projects globally, including 71 utility-scale wind and solar projects and 135 solar rooftops on facilities and stores worldwide, which will generate 8.5 GW of electricity production capacity globally. With …

IBM to Buy Italian myInvenio

IBM (NYSE:IBM) is to acquire myInvenio, a process mining software company based in Reggio Emilia, Italy. The amount of the deal – subject to customary closing conditions and expected to close at the end of this quarter, was not disclosed. Led by Massimiliano Delsante, CEO, myInvenio provides a Process Mining solution to instantly boost the …

Apple's M2 chip has reportedly entered mass production – CNET

The M1 processor’s reign as Apple’s flagship chip may be nearing its end. The company’s next big processor, likely called the M2, entered into mass production this month, Nikkei Asia reports. Read full article »

IBM acquires Italy's myInvenio to integrate process mining directly into its suite of automation tools

Automation has become a big theme in enterprise IT, with organizations using RPA, no-code and low-code tools, and other technology to speed up work and bring more insights and analytics into how they do things every day, and today IBM is announcing an acquisition as it hopes to take on a bigger role in providing …

ADIB Banks Adopts IBM Hybrid Cloud Solutions To Accelerate Digital Transformation Strategy

Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank (ADIB), a leading Islamic financial institution, announced its collaboration with IBM (NYSE: IBM) to accelerate its transition to become a modern, digitally-led Islamic bank, using IBM hybrid cloud solutions based on Red Hat OpenShift… Read full article »

Ford and HP collaborate to transform 3D waste into auto parts

Ford has teamed up with HP to innovatively reuse spent 3D printed powders and parts, closing the loop and turning them into injection moulded vehicle parts – an industry first.  Sustainability is a priority for both iconic companies, which through joint exploration led to this unlikely, earth-friendly solution.  The resulting injection moulded parts are better …

IBM launches new and enhanced services to simplify hybrid cloud security

IBM Security announced new and enhanced services designed to help organizations manage their cloud security strategy, policies and controls across hybrid cloud environments. The services bring together cloud-native, IBM and third-party technologies along with IBM expertise to help organizations create a unified security approach across their cloud ecosystems. Organizations today are leveraging a mix of …

Oracle helps orgs increase the efficiency of their global supply chains

To help organizations increase the efficiency of their global supply chains, Oracle announced new logistics capabilities within Oracle Fusion Cloud Supply Chain & Manufacturing (SCM). The updates to Oracle Transportation Management (OTM) and Oracle Global Trade Management (GTM), a part of Oracle Cloud SCM, help customers reduce costs, make better planning decisions, and improve customer …

McKinsey: Climate math: What it takes to limit warming to 1.5°C – 2021 | Podcast

We can limit climate change and reduce carbon emissions to zero if leaders in key industries act now. Here’s an action plan to reach those ambitious targets. In this episode of the McKinsey Podcast, Diane Brady speaks with Kimberly Henderson and Christer Tryggestad about what can be done to truly decarbonize global business at scale. An …

IBM Garage's agile techniques are remaking the company's services unit

The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated deployment of cloud-based projects worldwide and the IBM Corp. Garage is reaping the benefits. The co-creation and agile development unit within IBM’s Global Business Services organization saw client engagements soar from 300 last January to 1,500 this month even as its workforce pivoted to virtual offices. The unit’s grounding in …

SUSTAINABILITY: The real thing: Coca Cola European Partners' Joe Franses unpacks the drinks giant's net zero agenda

The vice-president of sustainability at CCEP, the largest Coca-Cola bottler in the world, spills the details on how the firm intends to achieve net zero packaging, manufacturing, shipping, and ingredients within 20 years In December, Coca Cola European Partners (CCEP) became the latest major company to announce a goal to achieve net zero emissions by …

McKinsey: The global energy landscape is going through major shifts

We publish this long-term energy outlook at the start of 2021, after a year that has brought extraordinary challenges. The COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent economic crisis caused unprecedented disruption in the energy landscape—and the path to recovery   remains uncertain.  At the same time, the world’s energy systems are going through rapid transitions that   are triggered …

SUSTAINABILITY: Major banks ‘co-responsible’ for plastics crisis, first-of-its-kind investigation argues

The world’s biggest banks are indiscriminately funding firms responsible for devastating marine ecosystems and fuelling climate change via their plastics production, a new report from Portfolio Earth concludes… Reading More

CHINA: Infor Named a Leader in IDC MarketScape ,Worldwide SaaS and Cloud-Enabled Asset-Intensive EAM Applica

Infor recognized for product innovation, customer support and cloud capabilities BEIJING, CHINA – Media OutReach – 28 December 2020 – Infor today announced that the company has been recognized as a Leader in the IDC MarketScape: Worldwide SaaS and Cloud-Enabled Asset-Intensive EAM Applications 2020 Vendor Assessment (doc #US46261320, November 2020) report. The IDC MarketScape evaluated …

SAR Modernises Railway Data Infrastructure with Oracle Cloud

Saudi Railway Company (SAR), has initiated a major digital transformation with Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) to enhance business agility, create a robust cyber security infrastructure, automate core ticketing and reduce costs. The post SAR Modernises Railway Data Infrastructure with Oracle Cloud appeared first on TahawulTech.com. Read full article »

Gucci joins Alibaba's Tmall Luxury Pavilion

Italian fashion label Gucci is partnering with luxury commerce platform Alibaba’s Tmall Luxury Pavilion in an effort to expand its reach in China. Read full article »

Oracle to move HQ out of Silicon Valley, to Texas, citing worker flexibility – CNET

“This means that many of our employees can choose their office location as well as continue to work from home part time or all the time,” the company says. Read full article »

Amazon becomes largest corporate purchaser of renewable energy

Amazon have recently announced that they are set to become the largest-ever corporate purchaser of renewable energy. Amazon have now invested in 6.5 GW of wind and solar projects to help supply their operations with more than 18 million megawatt hours (MWh) of renewable energy annually, enough to power 1.7 million U.S. homes for one …

Piaggio Group selects IBM to improve interoperability and efficiency at its global plants

IBM and The Piaggio Group, European leader and one of the main world players in the scooter and motorcycle market, also active in the field of robotics with the production of ground drones, have announced the completion of an international project to transition Piaggio’s management applications to SAP S/4HANA. The solution will accelerate and simplify… …

Microsoft aims to help businesses get handle on data with new tool

Microsoft Corp on Thursday announced a new cloud-based tool designed to help corporate customers understand where data is scattered throughout their operations and whether they are in compliance with data privacy regulations.Once known for its Windows operating system and applications such as Office, Microsoft has built a large business in cloud computing, helping store and …

Omega Healthcare selects Oracle's complete Applications Suite for its Digital Transformation

Read Article Omega Healthcare Management Services announced they have selected Oracle Fusion Cloud Applications to adopt industry best practices in the areas of Finance, HR, Resource Planning, Performance Management, and Customer Experience Management. This collaboration will leverage Oracle’s Fusion cloud applications to fast-track Omega’s Digital Transformation Program. The decision to select Oracle was made after …

VMware makes enterprise blockchain platform available

The solution provides an extensible and scalable enterprise-grade platform to unlock data silos and free up data to flow securely, privately and instantaneously. Read full article »

Hybrid Cloud – IBM CEO Arvind Krishna wants to completely transform his organization

When IBM announced it was spinning out its infrastructure services business last month, it was surely a sign that the company was going all in on hybrid cloud. Today in an interview with Jon Fortt at the CNBC Evolve summit, IBM CEO Arvind Krishna made it clear that his whole focus is going to be …

IBM: Alpitour World Selects IBM Hybrid Cloud and AI Capabilities For a More Personalized Customer Experience

(marketscreener.com) ARMONK, N.Y. and MILAN, Nov. 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — IBM and Italy’s leading travel company, Alpitour Group, announced that it has selected IBM Watson, enabled by hybrid cloud solutions, to modernize existing customer-oriented digital applications and help accelerate the development of new ones to promote a… Read full article »

Amazon launches its first Amazon Air regional hub in Europe

Amazon has officially started operations at its first European Amazon Air hub, based out of the Leipzig/Halle Airport in Germany. The new facility spans 20,000 square meters (65,600 square feet) and will host two Amazon-branded Boeing 737-800 aircraft, brining the company’s total operational air fleet to over 70 aircraft. The retail giants says that the …

Apple, A New Brand Called 'iPhone for Life'

Apple has applied for a new trademark called iPhone for Life in Hong Kong. It is thought that the company will make this name the brand of the iPhone upgrade program. According to the information quoted by Patently Apple, US technology giant Apple has applied for a new trademark named “iPhone for Life” in Hong …

Microsoft expands work from home options, giving some the choice to do so permanently

Microsoft is giving managers guidelines for employees who want to work remotely more than half the time, on a permanent basis. Read full article »

IBM will split into 2 public companies to focus on cloud growth

IBM is splitting itself into two public companies, capping a years-long effort to diversify away from its legacy businesses. Read full article »

How IBM Is Using AI At Scale To Benefit The Media Industry

IBM (NYSE: IBM) recently announced 3 new products to add to its growing suite of artificial intelligence solutions for brands and publishers. These are the details. The post How IBM Is Using AI At Scale To Benefit The Media Industry appeared first on Pulse 2.0. Read full article »

Amazon introduces the Amazon One, a way to pay with your palm when entering stores

In the middle of a pandemic when customers are often wearing plastic gloves to stores alongside their face masks, Amazon’s physical retail team is introducing a new biometric device that will allow shoppers to pay at Amazon Go stores using their palm. The company on Tuesday introduced its purportedly “contactless” Amazon One, a scanner of …

Amazon makes it easier to find green products with new 'Climate Pledge Friendly' label – CNET

Products must meet one or more of 19 sustainability certifications to qualify for the label. Read full article »

Google aims to run on carbon-free energy by 2030

Alphabet’s Google aims to power its data centers and offices 24-7 using solely carbon-free electricity by 2030, its chief executive told Reuters, building on its previous goal of matching its energy use with 100% renewable energy. Read full article »

Amazon sets UK team to develop autonomous delivery robots

Amazon plans to set up a new team at its Cambridge development centre in the UK to develop Amazon Scout self-driving delivery robots, reports The… Read full article »

Facebook wants its AR glasses to unlock 'perceptual superpowers'

Facebook has been developing its own AR glasses for quite a while now, and a new report from its researchers reveal that the device could feature advanced audio technology. Members of the Facebook Reality Labs (FRL) Research audio team detail their …. Read full article »

Microsoft: Microsoft's latest app lets you express yourself through LED displays

Microsoft’s latest app facilitates visual communication. What you need to know Microsoft released an app called Expressive Pixels. The app allows people to visually communicate through PCs or LED displays. Expressive Pixels is available for free through the Microsoft Store. Microsoft has a new tool to help people communicate through artwork. The technology is called …

Alibaba Group: Alibaba.com Helps SMEs Worldwide Go Global

Alibaba.com has launched a new initiative to scale up global recruitment and training efforts for businesses in the wake of Covid-19. Dubbed “Project Sprout Up,” the program will see the B2B trade platform double down on efforts to help connect sellers with business opportunities. Read full article »

Microsoft: Microsoft and Hitachi announce partnership to transform manufacturing and logistics industries

Source: WMPoweruser Microsoft and Hitachi have announced a multiyear strategic alliance to transform the manufacturing and logistics industries across Southeast Asia, North America and Japan. As part of this alliance, Hitachi will integrate its solutions like Lumada, and its IoT-ready industrial controllers HX Series, with Azure, Dynamics 365 and Microsoft 365. Hitachi and Microsoft are …

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