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  • Atos delivers Next-Generation Employee Experience for EY

    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.

  • Digital sovereignty: European Commission kick-starts alliances for Semiconductors and industrial cloud technologies

    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.

  • eBus charging solution from Siemens paves way for climate-neutral bus transport in Zurich

    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.

  • Brussels will ban diesel cars by 2030 and gasoline cars by 2035

    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.

  • Ford Hires Amazon Exec As First Chief Privacy Officer.

    Ford Motor Co. has selected an Amazon executive as its first chief privacy officer. Rebecca Pagani, who joins Ford July 12, illustrates Ford’s commitment to staying ahead in protecting and employing customer and company data, according to the automaker. Pagani’s responsibilities will include… Read More ›

  • How to Re-Onboard Employees Who Started Remotely

    “While going back to the office will be an adjustment for everyone, it will be an entirely new experience for remote hires.

  • Combating Burnout as a Single Working Parent

    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

  • Siemens Mobility awarded historic $3.4 billion in contracts from Amtrak.

    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 monitoring. Largest North American Siemens Mobility contract in history.

  • Siemens to again support international initiatives in the fight against corruption

    Projects were selected with a view to achieving a balanced portfolio of topics and a wide regional distribution of funding. To further round off the portfolio, this funding round will focus on projects with activities in the Adriatic Region, Algeria, Argentina, Bangladesh, Brazil, Colombia, Egypt, Ethiopia, Ghana, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Kenya, Nigeria, Malaysia, Pakistan, Romania, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Spain, Thailand, Uganda, Uzbekistan and Zambia. Additional globally oriented projects and projects that are focused on least developed countries (LDCs) and emerging markets (EMs) will extend the current portfolio to over 50 countries.

  • Yunex Traffic brand launched

    “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.