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July 28, 2021

RTA activates nol solutions for Dubai South

Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has collaborated with Dubai South Logistics District on the automated launch of nol cards solutions in the district. The initiative is a key step towards boosting the strategic partnerships between RTA and national entities and providing high-level individual and corporate services.

RTA reiterated its firm commitment to keep pace with the prevailing technology trends worldwide. Such a drive will contribute to realising the vision of the Government to rank Dubai amongst the smartest and happiest cities in the world. It will raise the profile of Dubai in embracing the latest technologies that play a key role in achieving this goal [...]

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July 28, 2021

DEWA adds new digital and innovative services on Apple Watch

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has provided new services and benefits on its smart app through Apple Watch to enhance smart adoption and make Dubai the best place to work and live. These include utility bill details and tariff slabs, accessing the Smart Living dashboard, as well as daily, weekly, and monthly consumption reports with comparison to similar homes, through the My Sustainable Living Programme. Customers can view their customised plan to reduce waste and consumption.Through Apple Watch, customers can now activate the ‘Away Mode’ service to get notifications of unusual consumption when travelling or away from home. Customers can learn about the latest news, [...]

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July 26, 2021

IFS acquires Customerville

Customerville to be integrated into the IFS Cloud proposition helping IFS customers increase engagement with their own customers, improve revenue and profitability, and drive product, service, and outcome innovation.  

IFS, the global cloud enterprise applications company, announces that it has acquired Customerville. Design-Driven Feedback™ technology provider, Customerville, is an award-winning feedback platform that elevates feedback and listening across the entire customer journey, blending technology, design, and behavioral science to emulate how people naturally share and respond to feedback.

The acquisition creates a uniquely strong proposition for IFS. [...]

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July 25, 2021

AVEVA Signs Up to Race to Zero the Largest Ever Alliance Committed to Achieving Net Zero Carbon Emissions by 2050

AVEVA Signs Up to Race to Zero the Largest Ever Alliance Committed to Achieving Net Zero Carbon Emissions by 2050

AVEVA, a global leader in industrial software, driving digital transformation and sustainability, today announced that it has become the 47th company in the FTSE 100 to join the United Nation’s Race to Zero campaign.

“By joining the Race to Zero initiative and aligning to the highest level of ambition for climate targets under the Paris Agreement, AVEVA is leading by example on climate action. We are demonstrating our commitment to work across our entire value chain to help avoid global impacts from climate change. We are also pleased to be joining [...]

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July 24, 2021

RTA uses artificial intelligence, high-tech to improve bus services

His Excellency Mattar Mohammed Al Tayer, Director-General, Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors of Roads and Transport Authority (RTA), revealed that RTA’s precautionary measures and initiatives applied to the scheduling and the operation of public buses, marine transit means and taxis had accelerated the recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic. He stated that such measures contributed to restoring the growth of public transport ridership to 70% of the pre-Covid-19 levels. They also contributed to reducing the number of kilometres travelled by 18%, improving bus on-time arrival by 6%, and cutting carbon emissions by 34 metric tons.

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July 18, 2021

Mimecast launches AI-enabled solution designed to help organizations protect against the most evasive and hard-to-detect email threats

Mimecast Limited, a leading email security and cyber resilience company, today announced the Mimecast CyberGraph™ solution, a new add-on for Mimecast Secure Email Gateway (SEG) that is engineered to use Artificial Intelligence (AI) to help detect sophisticated phishing and impersonation attacks.  CyberGraph creates an identity graph which is built to store information about relationships between all senders and recipients. The graph is designed to detect anomalies and leverages machine learning technology to help organizations stay one step ahead of threat actors by alerting employees to potential cyber threats.

“Phishing and impersonation attacks are getting more [...]

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July 18, 2021

Mining and Metals Companies Accelerate Focus on Sustainability

Schneider Electric’s EcoStruxure™ Platform Combined with AVEVA’s Digital Transformation Solutions Proven to Drive Industrial Sustainability Initiatives

Schneider Electric, the leader in the digital transformation of energy management and automation, and AVEVA, a global leader in industrial software, driving digital transformation and sustainability, announced today that their combined technology offerings are supporting the sustainability initiatives of mining companies in four key pillars: energy efficiency, yield improvement, low greenhouse emission technology adoption, and new green processes.  

Global decarbonization is heavily reliant on the sustainable [...]

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August 26, 2020

AVEVA and OSIsoft Combine Accelerating Digital Transformation of Industrial World

AVEVA, a global leader in industrial software, and OSIsoft, a global leader in real-time industrial data software and services, have announced an agreement for AVEVA to acquire OSIsoft for $5.0 billion. AVEVA and OSIsoft will combine their complementary product offerings, bringing together industrial software and data management to help customers in industrial and essential organizations accelerate their digital transformational strategies as efficiency, flexibility, sustainability and resilience become increasingly urgent requirements for customers.

OSIsoft’s data management software will complement AVEVA’s comprehensive end-to-end engineering, operations, and performance [...]

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