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CRMNEXT Wins the 2021 “Dream Company to Work For” Award Presented by Times Ascent and the World HRD Congress

CRMNEXT Wins the 2021 “Dream Company to Work For” Award Presented by Times Ascent and the World HRD Congress

Finance
CRMNEXT has been recognized as the 'Dream Company to work for' and the Best IT Employer in Platform as a Service (PaaS) category by the Times Ascent at World HRD Congress 2021. CRMNEXT is a leading global banking and insurance digital transformation and customer experience platform. It has to its credit the largest banking CRM implementation globally with over a million bankers and a billion customers managed on its platform. The award is a testament to CRMNEXT's exceptional working environment that empowers employees to push their boundaries with a holistic care and work enablement ecosystem, innovative technology stack and continuous learning model to meet the evolving needs of its customers. Times Ascent World HRD Congress is the largest HR event in the world, with over 1800 profession...
Remote working: Is Big Tech going off work from home?

Remote working: Is Big Tech going off work from home?

Technology
Getty ImagesOn Wednesday last week, Google's Fiona Cicconi wrote to company employees.She announced that Google was bringing forward its timetable of moving people back into the office. As of 1 September, she said, employees wishing to work from home for more than 14 days would have to apply to do so. Employees were also expected to "live within commuting distance" of offices. No cocktails by the beach with a laptop, then. The intention was very clear. Sure, you can do more flexible working than you did before - but most people will still have to come into the office. That thinking seemed to fly in the face of much of what we heard from Silicon Valley executives last year, when they championed the virtues of remote working. For example, Twitter's Jack Dorsey made headlines across the world...
The Latest: Austria, Denmark to work with Israel on vaccines

The Latest: Austria, Denmark to work with Israel on vaccines

Health
BERLIN — Austria’s leader says his country and Denmark intend to stop relying solely on the European Union for coronavirus vaccines and will work with Israel to produce second-generation vaccines.Chancellor Sebastian Kurz plans to visit Israel with Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen on Thursday and confer with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on vaccine research and production cooperation.The EU has faced criticism for its slow vaccine rollout, while Israel has vaccinated a large part of its population. Kurz said in a statement Tuesday to the Austria Press Agency that it was right in principle to take a European-wide approach to inoculations, but maintained that the European Medicines Agency has been too slow to approve vaccines and pointed to companies’ delivery shortfalls.He added:...
Microsoft introduces Viva software for remote work market

Microsoft introduces Viva software for remote work market

Business
Feb. 4 (UPI) -- Microsoft announced Thursday an employee experience platform called Viva aimed at improving work. The new Viva platform is designed to unify the employee experience across four key areas -- engagement, wellbeing, learning and knowledge, Microsoft said in a statement. Advertisement Viva was launched Thursday, with parts of the platform rolling out through 2021. It is designed to build on the Microsoft Teams communication platform, which is part of Microsoft 365 products. The need for employee experience platforms has grown as more people have shifted to remote work amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Analysts estimate a $ 300 billion annual market for such platforms. "As the world of work changes, the next horizon of innovation will come from a focus on creativity, engagement and ...
Apple figures out how Face ID can work even if you’re wearing a mask

Apple figures out how Face ID can work even if you’re wearing a mask

Technology
The newest update to Apple's iOS includes a feature allowing mask wearers to unlock their phones, despite the barrier the masks pose to Face ID.Face ID allows iPhone users to unlock their device simply by holding it up to their faces - but the COVID-19 pandemic has meant people's faces are obscured most of the day. Many iPhone users are finding this means they need to laboriously enter their passcodes every time they want to use their phone, potentially hundreds of times a day. Image: The workaround only works for people wearing an Apple Watch. Pic: Apple Fortunately, Apple is now trialling a workaround in the beta testing of iOS 14.5 which began rolling out to developers on Monday, as spotted by gadget reviews site Pocket Lint.Unfort...