EY, SAP and Qualtrics Bring Leading Edge Technology to the Fight Against COVID-19

-- The three organizations are helping governments with their vaccination efforts and assisting businesses to open safely -- Offerings include contact tracing, vaccine management and EY Proximity Monitor EY, SAP and Qualtrics, today announced that governments and businesses across the US and EMEIA are using their collaborative offerings to help in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. Through digitizing testing and scheduling, personalizing the patient experience, and scaling outreach and communication across…

Enthusiast Gaming Joins Forces With The Ad Council And COVID Collaborative To Promote COVID-19 Vaccine Awareness And Education

Working in tandem with the COVID-19 Vaccine Education Initiative, the partnership will utilize Enthusiast Gaming’s influencer marketing to help reach and educate young American adults Enthusiast Gaming Holdings Inc. (“Enthusiast Gaming” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ:EGLX) (TSX:EGLX), a media and content platform for video game and esports fans to connect and engage, is pleased to announce it has partnered with the Ad Council and COVID Collaborative on their COVID-19 Vaccine Education Initiative, promoting COVID-19 vaccine…

Moderna And Magenta Partner To Distribute Moderna’s COVID-19 Vaccine And Updated Variant Booster Candidates In United Arab Emirates

Moderna, Inc. (Nasdaq: MRNA), a biotechnology company pioneering messenger RNA (mRNA) therapeutics and vaccines, and Magenta Investments, a leading pharmaceutical and healthcare company that is part of an investment and industrial conglomerate in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), today announced a new agreement to distribute the Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine as well as Moderna’s updated variant booster candidates, once authorized, in the UAE in 2021 and 2022. “We welcome the opportunity to work alongside Magenta for the…

ACCEND Construction Wins CoreNet 2020 Innovation Real Award In Construction For Work Throughout COVID-19 Pandemic

100% employee-owned ACCEND Construction is pleased to announce that it has been awarded CoreNet's 2020 Innovation Real Award in Construction, which recognizes individuals or organizations who have demonstrated agility and responsiveness in the built environment to support the greater good. A member of the Skyline Family of Companies, ACCEND took a creative approach to working through the pandemic that was powered by the firm’s COVID-19 Think Tank. The COVID-19 Think Tank is a national taskforce comprised of leaders from…

New NetMotion Report Identifies Top Digital Transformation Priorities Among Global Law Firms Post COVID-19

NetMotion, a provider of security solutions for the world’s growing mobile and distributed workforces, today unveiled a new report identifying the top digital transformation challenges, opportunities, and priorities among modern law firms. In total, legal sector technology professionals overwhelmingly ranked improving the end user experience, accelerating cloud migration, and adopting zero trust security tools and architecture, such as software defined perimeters (SDP) and the secure access service edge (SASE) methodology,…

Clarivate Forecasts Nearly 70% of North American, European and Asia Pacific Adult Populations Will Be Vaccinated for COVID-19 by September…

Clarivate Plc , a global leader in providing trusted information and insights to accelerate the pace of innovation, announced the launch of its COVID-19 Vaccine Availability and Medtech Impact Report which features retrospective, current and predictive analysis to forecast an estimate of the rate at which vaccination will occur in each country in 2021. The report found that, despite continued public health measures in 2021, it is expected that the emergence of multiple vaccines in late 2020 and the rollout of these vaccines…

AvePoint Impact Of COVID-19 On Workplace Collaboration Survey Reveals 75% Of Companies Deployed Microsoft Teams Without Proper Governance Or…

AvePoint, Inc. ("AvePoint") the largest data management solutions provider for Microsoft 365, today announced the results of its Impact of COVID-19 on Workplace Collaboration Survey. The 2021 report, conducted in partnership with Exec Survey and iGov Survey, reveals how over 200 unique organisations in the U.K. enabled seamless business continuity amid rapid societal change, where they face security challenges today, and what policies and procedures they are prioritising in the next six months. Despite a quick pivot to…

Recent QSR Consumer Study Reveals Post Pandemic Trends That Will Outlast COVID-19

What can we expect from the QSR industry in 2021? The COVID-19 pandemic has fundamentally changed the world as we know it. Sales are returning as guests seek out connections again but with disruption often comes a fundamental shift in consumer expectation. Market Force Information’s QSR consumer panel study outlines four major trends that will evolve growth in the QSR industry: Trust The impact of COVID-19 on customer behavior was fast and widespread across all industries. But for the QSR industry specifically,…

Neustar Partners With Virginia Department of Health to Optimize COVID-19 Contact Tracing Operations

Neustar solutions improve operational efficiency for contact tracers and offer reliable caller ID displays for recipients, increasing answer rates and helping curb transmission of COVID-19 Neustar Inc., a global information services and technology company and leader in identity resolution, is partnering with the Virginia Department of Health to implement contact tracing solutions to enhance the Commonwealth’s COVID-19 mitigation efforts. Neustar’s solution set aims to increase tracers’ right-party answer…

The COVID-19 Vaccine has a Marketing Problem And Pharmacies Can Help

In a way, it is a “happy problem” — COVID-19 vaccine supply may be greater than demand. On the other hand, it’s a shame. Vaccine administration has declined by approximately 38% since its peak in April, reports The New York Times. Our greatest public health challenge is not vaccine distribution, but rather, coaxing Americans to “get the jab.” As of early May, 57% of Americans had received at least one COVID-19 shot. President Biden’s goal is to reach 70% — what some experts believe to be the magic number for achieving…

Oxford University and Oracle Partner to Speed Identification of COVID-19 Variants

The partnership will enable global genomic sequencing and examination through a specialist platform developed on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure to help mitigate the impact of potentially dangerous COVID-19 variants The emergence of more infectious variants of the COVID-19 virus is threatening to slow the global recovery and potentially thwart current vaccine immunity. To help governments and medical communities identify and act on these variants faster, Oxford University and Oracle have created a Global Pathogen Analysis…

Cuebiq Partners With The Ad Council and COVID Collaborative To Measure COVID-19 Vaccine Education Initiative

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and Cuebiq to collaborate on data analysis; Mobility intelligence company to measure effectiveness of ‘It’s Up To You’ campaigns in driving audiences exposed to Public Service Announcements (PSAs) to vaccination centers Cuebiq, a leading mobility intelligence and consumer insights company, today announced it is partnering with the Ad Council and COVID Collaborative to measure the COVID-19 Vaccine Education Initiative ‘It’s Up To You’ campaigns created to…

How COVID-19 Changes the Way Businesses Make and Break Rules

When circumstances change rapidly due to upheaval and uncertainty from events such as the COVID-19 pandemic, social unrest driven by income inequality, or severe weather caused by climate change, business leaders should design rules to change along with them. So reports a new MIT Sloan Management Review article released today. These events signal a much more dynamic environment for businesses. Yet, many of today's organizational practices and processes were created for comparatively predictable and stable circumstances,…

85% of UK Consumers Would Boycott Favourite Brands if Ads Appeared Near COVID-19 Conspiracies

More than 85% of UK consumers would reduce or stop purchasing products they buy on-the-regular if they discovered an ad for that product had run next to COVID-19 conspiracy theories or misinformation, according to the 2021 TAG/BSI UK Brand Safety Survey, conducted by the Trustworthy Accountability Group (TAG) and Brand Safety Institute (BSI). In addition, most consumers said they would curtail purchases from a favourite brand that advertised near hate speech (89%), malware (92%), illegal content (89%), or terrorist…

New Study Shows Digital Preparedness Helped Organizations Adapt To COVID-19

The pandemic sparked a renewed focus on employee engagement and societal well-being On Thursday, the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) released the results of an in-depth study of how the relationship between technology, business and people evolved during the COVID-19 pandemic. The EIU heard from business leaders across eight distinct industries about the challenges and opportunities the disruption created for organizations and how digital initiatives shifted to confront a new reality. Marketing Technology News: All Eyes…

Online Spend Doubles, But The ‘Covid-19 Effect’ On E-commerce Won’t Be Permanent – LambdaTest report finds

As high streets and shops start to reopen across the UK, business leaders will need to adapt their approaches if they are to encourage a sustained footfall. LambdaTest, the browser testing platform, has today published the first in a series of data-driven reports that take a deep-dive look into consumer expectations of in-store and e-commerce experience. In a wide ranging survey of UK consumers*, LambdaTest reports that online spending surged in the twelve months since the start of the first Covid-19 lockdown, but any…

North American COVID-19 Consumer Habits Survey Reinforces That Safety and Comfort Are Here to Stay as Established Customer Expectations

Intouch Insight, a leading provider in Customer Experience Management software and services, released its latest survey results exploring changes in consumer habits. This study was a second follow up to the original study from May 2020 which was undertaken to understand the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on retail businesses. Intouch Insight, a leading provider in Customer Experience Management software and services, released its latest survey results exploring changes in consumer habits. This study was a…

Rio SEO Publishes Original Research Revealing COVID-19’s Impact On the Local Search Landscape for Multi-Location Brands

Rio SEO, the leading local marketing platform provider for enterprise brands, agencies and retailers, has published original research which details the impact of COVID-19 on the local search landscape for multi-location brands. The study primarily focuses on Google My Business (GMB) metrics, such as search, views and conversions from the period of January 1, 2020 to December 31, 2020. The industries looked at in this whitepaper include: business services, financial services, hospitality, healthcare, retail, and restaurants.…

New Consumer Research On COVID-19 Vaccination Reveals Barriers In Reaching Herd Immunity

Nearly half of unvaccinated people unsure about getting vaccine, or not getting it at all New DISQO research asking COVID-19 unvaccinated U.S. adults about their intentions to get vaccinated raises concerns over the country’s ability to reach the threshold widely believed necessary for herd immunity (70% of the population being vaccinated). Marketing Technology News: Research By The Mix For Mozilla Highlights Need For Disruptive Marketing To Empower Consumers DISQO found that 23% of unvaccinated people were “unsure”…

Atento’s Solutions Support the Fight against COVID-19

- Atento HIPPA-certified agents achieved a CSAT rating of 94 percent in their outbound and outreach programs providing support for general inquiries - 1.4M residents have been served using the 1-855-MD-GOVAX state Hotline Atento S.A., one of the world's top five providers of customer relationship management and business process outsourcing (CRM/BPO) services, announced that the Company has assumed a front-line position in the fight against the novel coronavirus by launching Atento's Equitable Vaccination Distribution and…