Intelligent CIO Europe Issue 61 - Page 12

NEWS

Atos launches AWS Data Lake Accelerator for SAP

open stock and value of stock . These and many other pre-built KPIs allow customers to optimise manufacturing outcomes , track business performance , improve forecast or accelerate life cycle management .

Atos has announced it has developed in collaboration with AWS a solution enabling customers to accelerate and accurately manage business Key Performance Indicators ( KPIs ) by allowing easy access for both SAP and non-SAP data silos .

The solution , ‘ Atos ’ AWS Data Lake Accelerator for SAP ’, provides self-service and enterprise-wide reporting for meaningful insights into daily changes that quickly impact decisions to drive the bottom line .
The solution comes with pre-built KPIs to support finance for ageing buckets , unauthorised cash discounts and average invoice amount overdue and to support sales and distribution functions like stock issues , returns , credit memos and delivery , as well as inventory management , including in-stock ,
Atos ’ AWS Data Lake Accelerator for SAP eliminates complexities that come with building a data lake environment and delivers an end-to-end , modern data warehouse . This approach is built on previous success of issuing and managing business KPIs 75 % faster than traditional deployments , reducing project time from the typical 24 months to six months . Atos is the only known company to currently offer customers this unique approach for AWS data lakes .
Through the solution , customers benefit from storing their data in Amazon data lakes and analysing that data with a broad set of analytics and Machine Learning services that allow for complex analysis to be easily derived and tracked .

Siemens launches digitalisation academy to address skills shortage

Siemens is launching an academy for continuing education that will focus on technical up and reskilling .

At 19 regional training centres across Germany , the SiTecSkills Academy will make a comprehensive , certified portfolio of qualification measures available in new areas of digitalisation and sustainability . This initiative aims to enhance employee skillsets to meet the requirements of Digital Transformation within the work environment .
The Academy primarily aims to provide training to employees in manufacturing , service , sales , finance , controlling and business support functions . In doing so , the SiTecSkills Academy supplements the portfolio offered by the Siemens Professional Education training unit by providing targeted occupational and technical learning opportunities .
Thus , the Academy seamlessly fits into Siemens ’ existing continuing education offerings . The new aspect is that this offering is available to both internal and external partners within the learning ecosystem .
“ Through targeted up-and-reskilling , we can ensure that the competencies of our people are always up to date ,” said Judith Wiese , Chief People and Sustainability Officer and Member of the Managing Board at Siemens AG . “ In this way , we ’ re not only ensuring their long-term employability , but also our company ’ s long-term competitiveness .
“ Since the ‘ shelf life ’ of knowledge is rapidly shortening in today ’ s world , in particular in the areas of IT and digitalisation , we need to continuously integrate lifelong learning as a fundamental element within our work processes . The personal motivation and great eagerness to learn that our people display show us that we ’ re on the right track in this regard .”
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