Atos looks beyond the Covid-19 crisis to help businesses prepare for the future

Paris, May 14, 2020

Atos, a worldwide leader in digital transformation, anticipates what the planet will appear like right after the Covid-19 disaster in a report published by gurus from the Atos Scientific Local community, a worldwide community manufactured up of 160 of the best researchers, engineers and forward thinkers from across the Team, who have been active on the subject matter due to the fact the commencing of the disaster. Their predictions not only element feasible implications and chances for individual industries they also take a look at the ‘transversal’ implications of systems that have the likely to transform both firms and societies.

A new ordinary with ample home for chance and adjust

The pandemic has brought some profound adjustments. We get the job done in another way, shop in another way, and interact with friends and loved ones in another way. At the exact time, it is by now possessing deep economic repercussions for persons, firms and nations. Regardless of a increasing consensus about a coming economic downturn, the analyze by the Atos Scientific Local community serves as a reminder that the potential likely for firms and societies can still be positively affected.

“The present-day virus outbreak is possible to be the to start with of various waves. Therefore, inspite of the incredible financial and fiscal steps declared, we do not expect the present-day drop to be adopted by a fast and sustained restoration. We expect a “new normal”, not a “going again to normal”, but it is 1 with ample home for chance and adjust”, clarify the authors of the report, José Esteban-Lauzán and John Corridor, users of the Atos Scientific Local community, and Hubert Tardieu, Atos CEO advisor.

From instant to transformational actions

The Covid-19 outbreak and the subsequent lockdown steps have paved the way for the acceleration of digital transformation as firms shift functions to cope with office environment closures, limited motion and supply interruption. Atos’ gurus alert that our collective response need to not target exclusively on instant actions but on transformational kinds as well. The report provides some hints on what this new ‘normal’ could possibly appear like.

The disaster has manufactured evident that digitalization or business enterprise continuity ended up not mature plenty of in many organizations. Having said that, the viewpoint of a very long-time period economic paralysis will travel organizations to prioritize investments in very long-time period resilience over day by day operational demands. Witnessing vehicle or vacuum cleaner factories manufacture ventilators also highlighted the importance of adaptability and business enterprise continuity to identify a supplied organization’s route out of the disaster. In the digital period, these features derive from knowledge-centricity, lighter procedures and superior concentrations of automation dependent on equipment-discovering and synthetic intelligence, not just robotics. The force for bigger adaptability will also accelerate Cloud endeavours, toward a flexible hybrid Cloud.

Some tidal waves, like remote get the job done, will not recede. Worries and issues of stability and safety will turn out to be a lot more urgent than at any time, with impacts on the supply chain, in the direction of a lot more built-by-structure traceability, on sustainability, decarbonization and, of class, on cybersecurity. To conclude, the Covid-19 pandemic is our now, not our potential. Enterprises have the chance to forge the potential, rethinking their reason and approach to target on efficacy as substantially as performance.

To browse the whole ‘What the planet will appear like right after the COVID-19 crisis’ report: after-the-covid-19-disaster.pdf



 About Atos

Atos is a worldwide leader in digital transformation with a hundred and ten,000 workers in seventy three countries and annual profits of € 12 billion. European variety 1 in Cloud, Cybersecurity and Higher-Effectiveness Computing, the Team provides stop-to-stop Orchestrated Hybrid Cloud, Big Info, Enterprise Applications and Digital Place of work remedies. The Team is the Around the world Data Technologies Spouse for the Olympic & Paralympic Video games and operates less than the makes Atos, Atos|Syntel, and Unify. Atos is a SE (Societas Europaea), shown on the CAC40 Paris stock index.

The reason of Atos is to support structure the potential of the information and facts place. Its skills and services help the improvement of expertise, training and study in a multicultural approach and lead to the improvement of scientific and technological excellence. Throughout the planet, the Team enables its customers and workers, and users of societies at large to stay, get the job done and produce sustainably, in a risk-free and safe information and facts place.


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