Tag Archives: digital transformation

Framework rebrands to daappa, heralding a new phase in fintech solutions designed for private markets

(PRESS RELEASE) LUXEMBOURG, 17-Jan-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Global fintech, Framework PEIDM, has announced a new name and brand identity – alongside a new product release – as the final phase of its multi-year digital transformation. Building on a long pedigree, … Read the full press release

George David Sartorel to join Prudential Board as Non-executive Director

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 14-Jan-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Prudential plc (LON: PRU), a British multinational life and health insurance company, has announced the appointment of George David Sartorel to its Board as a Non-executive Director. George Sartorel has extensive experience of … Read the full press release

Pravina Ladva to lead Swiss Re’s technology related activities

(PRESS RELEASE) ZÜRICH, 16-Dec-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Swiss Re, the world’s second-largest reinsurer, has announced the appointment of Pravina Ladva, Swiss Re’s current Group Digital Transformation Officer, as Group Chief Digital & Technology Officer. She will also become a member … Read the full press release

Schneider Electric awarded Champion status in Canalys Channel Leadership Matrix EMEA for third year in a row

APC™ named as a vendor Champion in Canalys’ annual report for channel management leadership in EMEA ‘Champion’ status acknowledges vendors who achieve the highest levels of excellence in channel management, and year on year improvements Leadership status awarded for strong … Read the full press release

Audi donates to two nonprofit IT schools to help with the digital transformation of the German automotive industry

Audi donating 960,000 euros to the nonprofit 42Heilbronn and 42Wolfsburg IT schools for a multiyear scholarship program. In doing so, the company is supporting unconventional training for the IT specialists of tomorrow and the digital transformation of the German automotive … Read the full press release

Heathrow extends partnership with Capgemini to deliver enhanced traveller and employee experiences

New scope builds on existing 12-year relationship to support the recovery of air travel in the near future (PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 17-Nov-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Capgemini (EPA: CAP), a French multinational leader in consulting, technology services and digital transformation, has … Read the full press release

COP26: Schneider Electric’s Back to 2050 report on long-term impact on energy usage and associated CO2 emissions in light of disruptive technologies

New Schneider Electric report outlines “Back to 2050” decarbonization scenarios Schneider experts on the ground in Glasgow to advance decarbonization insights and solutions with business partners, climate experts and influencers (PRESS RELEASE) RUEIL-MALMAISON, 29-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Schneider Electric (EPA: … Read the full press release

Hyundai’s world class portfolio of startups will rely on Infineon’s easy-to-integrate semiconductor solutions to ride the megatrends for growth

(PRESS RELEASE) MUNICH/ SEOUL/ SINGAPORE, 27-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Infineon Technologies AG (FSE: IFX / OTCQX: IFNNY), a German semiconductor manufacturer, has announced a new partnership with Hyundai Motor Group (Hyundai) aimed at helping starts up successfully deal with the … Read the full press release

Rostelecom buys majority stake in digital transformation leader BFT Holding

(PRESS RELEASE) MOSCOW, 25-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Rostelecom PJSC (MOEX – RTS: RTKM, RTKMP; OTCQX: ROSYY), Russia’s national telecommunications operator, has announced the acquisition of a 50.01% stake in BFT Holding, a leading supplier of turnkey solutions for development and … Read the full press release

Young professionals can apply for the second round of Henkel’s digital talent program

18-month rotational program at Henkel (PRESS RELEASE) DÜSSELDORF, 22-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Henkel (ETR: HEN3), a German chemical and consumer goods company, has announced it is once again inviting young professionals to apply for its “Digital Talent Program”. As part … Read the full press release

Industry 4.0: investments in IoT notably higher than in cloud computing, security, big data analytics, robotics, ML, VR

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 14-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Inmarsat (LSE: ISAT), the world leader in global, mobile satellite communications, has announced the release of its new report entitled “Industrial IoT in the Time of Covid-19 Research Programme”, which reveals that investment … Read the full press release

Telefónica Tech’s TrustOS managed blockchain platform and Atrebo’s TREE infrastructure management platform combined for the digitization of telecommunications infrastructure

The initiative is made possible by the integration of Atrebo’s TREE platform for infrastructure management with Telefónica Tech’s own TrustOS managed blockchain platform. The project plans to reach the entire infrastructure inventory managed by Atrebo by 2022 and will be … Read the full press release

Thetius / Inmarsat report: COVID-19 seens as universal disruptor and catalyst for digital transformation in the shipping industry

‘A Changed World’ details the fast tracking of IoT-based solutions in post-pandemic world (PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 13-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Inmarsat (LSE: ISAT), the world leader in global, mobile satellite communications, has released a new report that looks into how the … Read the full press release

Schneider Electric ranks 24th in Universum’s annual survey of engineering students

Schneider Electric recognized by Universum in its ranking of Top 50 global employers Schneider Electric reaches Top-25 for the first time (PRESS RELEASE) RUEIL-MALMAISON, 6-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Schneider Electric (EPA: SU), a global leader in energy management, digital transformation … Read the full press release

Saxo Bank’s longest institutional partnership marks its 20th anniversary

(PRESS RELEASE) COPENHAGEN, 17-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Saxo Bank, a Danish investment bank specialized in online trading and investment, has announced the 20th anniversary of its partnership with Portugal’s Banco Carregosa, a wealth management specialist offering advisory, asset management and … Read the full press release

EY Accelerate for RISE with SAP supports EY clients’ vision and accelerates positive change

Provides a suite of accelerators, tools, and services to help organizations innovate faster Drives businesses’ digital transformation and accelerates shift to the cloud (PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 16-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — EY, a multinational professional services firm, has announced the launch … Read the full press release

Accenture to help Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) prioritize digital capabilities across Asia and Africa

Initiative will include feasibility study of Smart City OS in Mauritius (PRESS RELEASE) TOKYO, 23-Aug-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Accenture (NYSE: ACN), a global professional services company with leading capabilities in digital, cloud and security, has announced it has been selected … Read the full press release

Siemens’ digital transformation unit and Zukunftswerkstatt 4.0 to innovate the automotive sales and after-sales space

Siemens Advanta and the Institute for Automotive Research (IfA) to explore innovative technologies in automotive sales and after-sales as part of Zukunftswerkstatt 4.0 (“Workshop for the Future 4.0”) Focus on practical research into new digital services and business models related … Read the full press release

BAE Systems to progress the design and development of Tempest, the UK’s Future Combat Air System

(PRESS RELEASE) FARNBOROUGH, 29-Jul-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — BAE Systems announces that it has been awarded by the Ministry of Defence (MOD) a contract worth approximately £250m to progress the design and development of Tempest, the UK’s Future Combat Air System … Read the full press release

Spectrum Auction: Vodafone Spain paid EUR 350 million for 2×10 MHz of spectrum in the 700 MHz band

(PRESS RELEASE) BERKSHIRE, 22-Jul-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Vodafone Spain, a mobile telecommunications operator in Spain and part of Vodafone Group Plc, has announced it has acquired 2×10 MHz of spectrum in the 700 MHz band from the Spanish Ministry of … Read the full press release

Capgemini announces offer to acquire Empired to strengthen its cloud and data capabilities in Australia and New Zealand

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 19-Jul-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — French multinational information technology services and consulting company Capgemini announces that it has entered into a Scheme Implementation Agreement with Empired Limited (ASX: EPD) to acquire Empired under an Australian statutory shareholder approved … Read the full press release

Hong Kong’s Innovation and Technology Venture Fund Becomes Strategic Financial Investor of Ignatica

The Innovation and Technology Venture Fund (ITVF) invested in its first insurtech startup, Switzerland, and Hong Kong-based Ignatica, the insurance policy administration platform. (PRESS RELEASE) ZÜRICH, 7-Jul-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Ignatica, the insurance policy administration platform that offers digital self-service … Read the full press release

EBRD provides financing for digital transformation of electricity distribution network in Romania

RON-equivalent of €40 million to help build resilient electricity distribution network in Romania Digitalisation to lead to greater operational efficiency Smart grid will promote integration of renewable projects (PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 2-Jul-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — European Bank for Reconstruction and … Read the full press release

Fanpictor signs multi-year partnership with Royal Belgian Football Association

Fanpictor signs multi-year partnership with Royal Belgian Football Association

(PRESS RELEASE) NIEDERUZWIL, Switzerland / NEW YORK, NY, United States, 1-Jul-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — The Royal Belgian Football Association (RBFA) has announced a multi-year partnership with Fanpictor, a Swiss technology company within the NOEXIS group. Fanpictor will support the association’s … Read the full press release

BAE Systems to provide data management system to multiple ships in the Royal Navy fleet as part of 5-year MOD contract

(PRESS RELEASE) FARNBOROUGH, 25-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — BAE Systems (LON: BA), a British multinational arms, security, and aerospace company, has announced it secured a five year contract with the Ministry of Defence (MOD) to provide a data management system to … Read the full press release

Telefónica to present environmentally-friendly agriculture solutions at the Mobile World Congress

Telefónica comes to Mobile with a catalogue of proposals and real cases that highlight all that technology and digital transformation can do for the sustainability of the planet.  The company promotes the use of its IoT technology and big data … Read the full press release

Deutsche Bank to upgrade its existing databases to Oracle Exadata Cloud@Customer

Deutsche Bank selects Oracle Exadata Cloud@Customer to consolidate key databases in its selected data centers Companies form innovation partnership to modernize Deutsche Bank’s mission-critical databases and enable new financial products and services (PRESS RELEASE) FRANKFURT AM MAIN, 24-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ … Read the full press release

CNH Industrial acquires precision agriculture technology leader Raven Industries

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON/ SIOUX FALLS, SD, U.S.A., 21-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — CNH Industrial will acquire 100% of the capital stock of the US-based leader in precision agriculture technology for US$58 per share, representing a 33.6% premium to the Raven Industries … Read the full press release

Florian Reinartz to succeed Christoph Eck-Schmidt as Chief Commercial Officer Germany at Bonial

Florian Reinartz, Senior Vice President Sales and head of marketing activities at Bonial for the past two years, is to succeed Christoph Eck-Schmidt when the latter assumes the role of Bonial CEO on July 1 (PRESS RELEASE) BERLIN, 2-Jun-2021 — … Read the full press release

Emerging new cloud platform aims at meeting the France’s “Cloud de Confiance” label for enhanced data sovereignty

Unprecedented partnership will lead to a new independent cloud platform that aims to meet the French State’s “Cloud de Confiance” label for enhanced data sovereignty. (PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 27-May-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Capgemini (EPA: CAP), French multinational consulting, technology services … Read the full press release