HIMSS announces August date for 2021 annual global conference

Mary P. Humphrey

HIMSS has rescheduled its yearly global meeting from March 2021 to August 2021, due to basic safety problems about the COVID-19 pandemic.

The 2021 HIMSS World wide Wellness Meeting & Exhibition is formally moving to August 9-thirteen in Las Vegas, creating it about 29 months between the usual annual party, HIMSS President and CEO Hal Wolf reported in the course of a press phone Friday afternoon. 

HIMSS20, at which President Donald Trump was to communicate, was cancelled on March 5, days right before the start of the March 9 global meeting, as the pandemic started to infect massive numbers of

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Business schools are reckoning with their poor record on race

Mary P. Humphrey

The organization college at Town, University of London, is setting up a reckoning with the earlier. Very last thirty day period, its governing council voted to eliminate Sir John Cass from the organization school’s title since of the 18th-century English merchant’s job in the Royal African Enterprise, which then held the British monopoly on the transatlantic slave trade.

The school’s involvement with Cass only dates again eighteen many years, when it transformed its title right after accepting a £5m donation from Sir John Cass’s Foundation, a charitable entire body the merchant created to assist schooling in London.

In the US,

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Atos enters into exclusive negotiations to acquire digital.security

Paris, July 27, 2020,

Atos, a worldwide leader in electronic transformation, now announces that it has entered into unique negotiations with shareholders from electronic.stability with a see to acquiring the organization. electronic.stability, a subsidiary of Econocom group, is a foremost unbiased player in cybersecurity in France and BeLux. This strategic transfer will validate Atos’ foremost posture in cybersecurity expert services in France with 500 devoted gurus and will also improve its number 1 posture in Europe.

Atos will gain from electronic.security’s 250 cybersecurity consultants and certain IoT information, giving important synergy with Atos’ things to do and consumers

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Atos to acquire EcoAct, leader in decarbonization strategy consulting

Paris, July 27, 2020

Atos, a global chief in digital transformation, now announces an arrangement to acquire EcoAct, an internationally recognized carbon reduction technique consulting firm. This acquisition will aid Atos’ decarbonization ambition by enriching its portfolio of carbon reduction digital answers, expert services and approaches to further more aid its consumers at every single phase of their journeys in direction of carbon neutrality.

EcoAct is a global industry chief in creating progressive carbon reduction approaches, offering to 400+ consumers as a result of 4 intercontinental offices. Its extensive “A to Zero” offer you centered on the five-module method supports

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First half 2020 results – Atos

Strong commercial dynamic

 Order entry up +9.4% year-on-year, Book to bill ratio at 112% (Q2 at 121%)

Revenue at € 5,627 million, -2.8% organically (Q2 at -4.8%)

Cost actions leading to an Operating margin at € 450 million, 8.0% of revenue

Working capital timing effects leading to a Free cash flow at € -172 million

 Normalized diluted EPS at € 2.93

Cybersecurity and Decarbonization acquisitions announced today

 All 2020 objectives confirmed

Paris, July 27, 2020

Atos, a global leader in digital transformation, today announced its financial results for the first half of 2020.

Elie Girard, CEO, said: “During the

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