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

Paris, May 14, 2020

Atos, a international leader in digital transformation, anticipates what the environment will look like immediately after the Covid-19 crisis in a report posted by specialists from the Atos Scientific Community, a international network manufactured up of 160 of the prime researchers, engineers and forward thinkers from throughout the Group, who have been active on the subject matter given that the commencing of the crisis. Their predictions not only depth achievable implications and possibilities for personal industries they also investigate the ‘transversal’ implications of technologies that have the probable to completely transform both companies and societies.

A new regular with sufficient place for opportunity and change

The pandemic has introduced some profound alterations. We perform differently, store differently, and interact with pals and family differently. At the exact same time, it is now obtaining deep financial repercussions for people, companies and nations. Even with a increasing consensus close to a coming recession, the examine by the Atos Scientific Community serves as a reminder that the potential probable for companies and societies can still be positively affected.

“The current virus outbreak is most likely to be the very first of several waves. Consequently, even with the incredible financial and fiscal steps declared, we do not hope the current decrease to be adopted by a rapid and sustained recovery. We hope a “new normal”, not a “going again to normal”, but it is just one with sufficient place for opportunity and change”, make clear the authors of the report, José Esteban-Lauzán and John Corridor, customers of the Atos Scientific Community, and Hubert Tardieu, Atos CEO advisor.

From speedy to transformational actions

The Covid-19 outbreak and the subsequent lockdown steps have paved the way for the acceleration of digital transformation as companies change functions to cope with office environment closures, limited motion and supply interruption. Atos’ specialists alert that our collective reaction will have to not emphasis only on speedy actions but on transformational types as effectively. The report supplies some hints on what this new ‘normal’ may well look like.

The crisis has manufactured clear that digitalization or business continuity had been not mature adequate in numerous companies. However, the viewpoint of a extensive-expression financial paralysis will push companies to prioritize investments in extensive-expression resilience more than every day operational desires. Witnessing car or truck or vacuum cleaner factories manufacture ventilators also highlighted the importance of adaptability and business continuity to determine a offered organization’s path out of the crisis. In the digital era, these areas derive from facts-centricity, lighter procedures and large ranges of automation centered on machine-mastering and artificial intelligence, not just robotics. The force for greater adaptability will also accelerate Cloud endeavours, toward a versatile hybrid Cloud.

Some tidal waves, like remote perform, will not recede. Problems and challenges of safety and basic safety will turn into far more pressing than ever, with impacts on the supply chain, to far more constructed-by-structure traceability, on sustainability, decarbonization and, of class, on cybersecurity. To conclude, the Covid-19 pandemic is our now, not our potential. Organizations have the opportunity to forge the potential, rethinking their reason and technique to emphasis on efficacy as much as effectiveness.

To examine the comprehensive ‘What the environment will look like immediately after the COVID-19 crisis’ report: after-the-covid-19-crisis.pdf



 About Atos

Atos is a international leader in digital transformation with one hundred ten,000 staff in seventy three countries and yearly profits of € twelve billion. European range just one in Cloud, Cybersecurity and Substantial-Overall performance Computing, the Group supplies conclude-to-conclude Orchestrated Hybrid Cloud, Massive Info, Enterprise Applications and Electronic Office remedies. The Group is the Around the globe Information Technology Associate for the Olympic & Paralympic Online games and operates beneath the models Atos, Atos|Syntel, and Unify. Atos is a SE (Societas Europaea), detailed on the CAC40 Paris inventory index.

The reason of Atos is to enable structure the potential of the data area. Its abilities and providers assistance the growth of know-how, education and learning and analysis in a multicultural solution and lead to the growth of scientific and technological excellence. Across the environment, the Group enables its consumers and staff, and customers of societies at large to are living, perform and develop sustainably, in a harmless and secure data area.


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