Tag Archives: digital transformation

CMHI’s offshore rig SHEN LAN TAN SUO receives world’s first Smart notation compliance certificate from DNV

(PRESS RELEASE) BÆRUM, 15-Apr-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — DNV announces that it has awarded SHEN LAN TAN SUO, a semi-submersible drilling platform from China Merchant Heavy Industry (CMHI), its Smart notation compliance certificate, becoming the world’s first offshore unit to receive … Read the full press release

Atos named as a Leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Managed Workplace Services for the 5th consecutive year in Europe and for the 4th time in North America

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 6-Apr-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — French multinational information technology service and consulting company Atos has been recognized as a Leader by Gartner in the February 2021 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Managed Workplace Services, Europe¹ and the Magic Quadrant … Read the full press release

Ericsson teams up with Deutsche Telekom and Cosmote to trial W-band as high-capacity backhaul spectrum for 5G and future 6G

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 6-Apr-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Networking and telecommunications company Ericsson announces its partnership with Deutsche Telekom and Cosmote to trial and test W-band as 5G backhaul spectrum. The cooperation aims to answer the challenge of needing additional spectrum … Read the full press release

Barco and Steelcase make virtual, hybrid or local interaction seamless through reimagined classroom spaces

(PRESS RELEASE) SINGAPORE, 5-Apr-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Barco, a global leader in professional visualisation and collaboration technology, announces its collaboration with Steelcase, a global designer of furniture and solutions for workplace and education spaces. The partnership aims to create new … Read the full press release

Telefónica commits to contribute to the success of the EU’s green and digital transformation

An initiative of the European Commission and leading European ICT companies to drive green digital solutions to create an innovative, sustainable and resilient economy. Its commitment to have zero net emissions by 2025 in its main markets has enabled the … Read the full press release

Henkel’s Laundry & Home Care production in Montornès del Vallès is the first WEF Global Lighthouse on the Iberian Peninsula

(PRESS RELEASE) MONTORNÉS, Spain, 15-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Henkel announces that it has been recognized for its Industry 4.0 leadership with “Advanced 4th Industrial Revolution Lighthouse” award from the World Economic Forum and McKinsey & Company for the second time. … Read the full press release

Deutsche Post DHL Group renews partnership with T Systems as core partner in its digitalization

Partner for digitalizing DPDHL Service provider for large parts of IT and communications Framework agreement in the high three-digit million range renewed through 2027 (PRESS RELEASE) BONN, 15-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — T-Systems announces early renewal of its framework agreement with … Read the full press release

fable+ organizational transformation specialist is now part of Accenture

(PRESS RELEASE) MANNHEIM, 10-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Accenture (NYSE: ACN) announces that it has acquired fable+, a Mannheim and Berlin -based consulting firm specializing in business agility and analytics-driven transformation. The acquisition will absorb fable+’s team of 50 professionals and … Read the full press release

Deutsche Bank and Mastercard to jointly develop innovative digital payment solutions for companies

Promising business segment: digital global payments clearing posts annual revenue growth of six percent, while number of transactions climbs 11 percent (PRESS RELEASE) FRANKFURT, 24-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Deutsche Bank announces that it has expanded its partnership with Mastercard to … Read the full press release

Accenture to help one of the oldest cosmetics companies in the world accelerate its digital transformation

Accenture to provide comprehensive services to improve Shiseido’s data-driven insights, strengthen its technology infrastructure, and expand its workforce training and skilling (PRESS RELEASE) TOKYO, 9-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Accenture (NYSE: ACN) announces strategic partnership with Shiseido Group, a Japan-based multinational … Read the full press release

Accenture strengthens its ecommerce services to help clients reimagine their business through the acquisition of Businet System

(PRESS RELEASE) TOKYO, Japan, 2-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Accenture (NYSE: ACN) announces the acquisition of Businet System, a leader in developing and operating Salesforce Commerce Cloud-based ecommerce sites in Japan, with a proprietary order management system (OMS) for the apparel … Read the full press release

Atos becomes primary digital solutions and global services provider for Handicare

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM/ PARIS, 15-Jan-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — French multinational information technology service and consulting company Atos announces that it has been selected by Handicare as its main partner to optimise its digital platform. Handicare offers solutions to increase the … Read the full press release

Capgemini promotes Olivier Sevillia as Group Chief Operating Officer

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 7-Jan-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Global leader in consulting, technology services and digital transformation, Capgemini announces that effective January 1, 2021, Olivier Sevillia will take up the position of Group Chief Operating Officer. Olivier’s new role includes the … Read the full press release

Capgemini’s comprehensive suite of Finance and Accounting (F&A) solutions recognized as best-in-class by Everest Group

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 4-Dec-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Global leader in consulting, technology services and digital transformation Capgemini named a Leader by Everest Group in its Finance and Accounting Outsourcing (FAO) Services PEAK Matrix® Assessment 2020, proudly retaining its leading position … Read the full press release

Atos joins Horizon 2020 program’s Search & Rescue project to support First Responder teams during rescue operations

(PRESS RELEASE) MADRID, 12-Nov-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Digital transformation leader, Atos announces its participation in the European research project Search & Rescue (S&R). The project aims to support First Responder teams during rescue operations – following natural disasters, accidents or … Read the full press release

Orange Romania to acquire Hellenic Telecommunications Organization S.A.’s 54% stake in Telekom Romania Communications S.A. for EUR 497 million

(PRESS RELEASE) BONN, 9-Nov-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Hellenic Telecommunications Organization S.A. (FRA: OTES), the largest technology company in Greece, has announced the divestiture of its 54% stake in Telekom Romania Communications S.A. (Fixed, Telekom Romania or “TKR”) to Orange Romania. … Read the full press release

Zeta Group and Siemens to work together for digital transformation of pharmaceutical processes

Strategic partnership for digital transformation of pharmaceutical processes Operational usage of digital plant data New Smart Engineering Services (SES) New modules improve integration in the value chain (PRESS RELEASE) NUREMBERG/ LIEBOCH/ GRAZ, 3-Nov-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Siemens and Zeta Gmbh … Read the full press release

Leadership changes at Erste Group Bank AG

Gerda Holzinger-Burgstaller appointed as the new CEO of Erste Bank Oesterreich Thomas Schaufler and Maurizio Poletto to join Erste Group’s Management Board Erste Group CEO Bernd Spalt sets course to accelerate digital transformation (PRESS RELEASE) VIENNA, 16-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — … Read the full press release

Atos to support RheinEnergie in its path to digitalization

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 28-Sep-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Global leader in digital transformation, Atos announces transformation program agreement with RheinEnergie AG, a leader in utility services. As a regional energy service provider and water supplier, RheinEnergie aims to expand renewable energies, … Read the full press release

Startups Immersive Storylab, Envisage Space, IoT Horizon, Alphabiolabs and LR Consultancy move to STFC’s Daresbury Laboratory

(PRESS RELEASE) SWINDON, 22-Sep-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — The Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC), a United Kingdom government body and part of UK Research and Innovation, has announced that five promising startups have chosen to relocate their businesses at Daresbury … Read the full press release

Schneider Electric with 3rd factory to receive the distinction of 4th Industrial Revolution (4IR) Advanced Lighthouse by WEF

Lexington is the third Smart Factory designated as an Advanced Lighthouse and the first End-to-End Lighthouse representing a milestone in Schneider Electric’s digital transformation Lexington’s digital energy management strategy leverages IIoT connectivity, Edge analytics, and predicative analytics to drive energy … Read the full press release

Atos opens HPC, AI & Quantum Life Sciences Centre of Excellence at Wellcome Genome Campus in Cambridgeshire, UK

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON/ PARIS, 8-Jul-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Digital transformation leader Atos has announced it will launch global HPC, AI & Quantum Life Sciences Centre of Excellence in agreement with Wellcome Genome Campus in Cambridgeshire, UK. The Centre will provide … Read the full press release

Google Cloud and Telefónica team up to accelerate Spain’s digital transformation and advance 5G mobile edge computing

The agreement signals a firm commitment by both companies to boost the digitalization of companies, support Spain’s public administration and aid the economic recovery of the country post-Covid-19. Google Cloud announces plans to launch a cloud region in Spain that … Read the full press release

Atos provides solutions and computing power to help with the global fight against Covid-19

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 28-Apr-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Digital transformation leader, Atos brings its technology leadership, skills and innovation resources to the global fight against Covid-19. Atos is involved on multiple fronts to help contain the spread of the virus, providing … Read the full press release

DNV GL’s Navigator Port software complements Anglo-Eastern’s digital transformation

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 12-Mar-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — DNV GL’s Navigator Port technology successfully implemented across Anglo-Eastern’s fleet of more than 600 vessels. Anglo-Eastern is one of the world’s leading ship managers. Navigator Port software is used everyday on board several … Read the full press release

Wärtsilä and DNV GL partner to contribute to marine industry’s ongoing digital transformation

(PRESS RELEASE) HELSINKI, 10-Feb-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Wärtsilä announces collaboration with classification society DNV GL. In a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed by Roger Holm, President, Wärtsilä Marine and Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen, CEO, DNV GL – Maritime, both companies agreed to … Read the full press release

Bayer names their new Information and Digital Transformation Chief

(PRESS RELEASE) LEVERKUSEN, 24-Jan-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Pharmaceutical company, Bayer, appoints Bijoy Sagar as their new Chief Information and Digital Transformation Officer (CIDO). Sagar, 50, will take over the CIDO position effective in June 2020. Sagar will assume the said … Read the full press release

LUKOIL scores Best oil and gas IT project at 2019’s ComNews Awards

LUKOIL scores Best oil and gas IT project at 2019's ComNews Awards. On the photo: Южный ягун.

(PRESS RELEASE) MOSCOW, 27-Dec-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — LUKOIL has just announced its integrated production modelling, used for commercial operation at the company’s West Siberian assets has been named the winner of the ComNews 2019 award for Best oil and gas … Read the full press release

Munich Re: faster claims estimates, improved accuracy in risk assessment and better loss prevention thanks to data analytics and AI

(PRESS RELEASE) MUNICH, 22-Oct-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Munich Re is launching a number of digital solutions aimed at making claims estimates faster, improving the accuracy in risk assessment and better loss prevention. The group is investing heavily in data analytics … Read the full press release

SENER and HYUNDAI Heavy Industries to collaborate on the latest technologies and innovations in ship design and production

(PRESS RELEASE) MADRID, 11-Jul-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — SENER and HYUNDAI Heavy Industries (HHI) to work together in the field of computer-aided systems for ship design and production. The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed on 24th June. Both companies agreed … Read the full press release