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Revolutionising Supply Chains with AI

Sopra Steria’s Thomas Ghyselen explores how companies can leverage AI to optimise their operations.

| Bruno Courtois

Cyberdefense: Information Warfare
The omnipresence of informational warfare, combined with the fight against information manipulation and cyber influence (L2I), has become a major challenge for our country.

As banks look to use generative AI, can they move quickly enough?

Banks must rapidly embrace generative artificial intelligence to stay competitive amid tech disruption 

AI on the inclusivity frontline

Artificial Intelligence’s has the power to combat inequalities, but only if we work to identify and address existing biases.

| David Maurange

The industrial metaverse, a real lever for transforming our industries

The first stages of the journey towards the industrial metaverse must begin now, to transform our industry into a smart industry.

| Bastian Klunde

Are you prepared for the new sustainability directive?
The new EU Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive (CSRD) will bring significant changes for businesses across Europe.

| María José Tellez

Strategic design as a driver of circularity
Strategic design plays a fundamental role in the circular economy as a catalyst towards more sustainable and efficient models. 

| Fabrice Asvazadourian

It is essential to think about the scaled-up deployment of POCs at an early stage

As part of their digital transformation, companies are increasingly producing POCs (Proofs of Concept). But to what end?

| Eirik Hetland Soleglad

When did we stop thinking like problem solvers?
While project management is based on industrialisation and mass production, agile is very much about solving problems by trial and error - as humans have always done. Can we do both?  

How can digital technology pave the way for decarbonised aviation?
The aviation industry has committed to achieving net zero emissions in aviation by 2050. Digital tools are proving to be highly effective accelerators in this process.

| Olivier Lacombe

Green IT or "Sustainable IT" will be at the heart of the next wave of economic transformation

The only thing that matters is to reduce our environmental footprint on a massive and lasting scale, and for the business world, the IT Department has a central role to play right now.

| Siva Niranjan

Best in Class: Climate Action and Environmental Sustainability
Sustainability – and tackling climate change in particular – is part of our DNA. We see it as a ‘Business as Usual’ activity, and are committed to supporting the transition to a Net Zero economy for all.

| Florent Brodziak, Håkon Eriksen Drange

Sustainable Digital: It is time for ICT to embrace environmental practices!
If sustainability falls under Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) initiatives, Digital and IT organisations can actively contribute to the GHG emissions reduction tracked through the Scope 1, 2 and 3 emissions. 

| Ivana Butorac

Encryption (1/2) - The role of encryption under GDPR: solving the confusion
Since the adoption of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in May 2018, encryption can also be perceived as a multi-layered legal concept that leverages data protection and privacy. 

| Kevin Macnish

Putting Ethics at the Heart of AI in Cyber
The application of Artificial Intelligence to Cybersecurity has become the next frontier of technology and capability development.  AI in Cyber will provide decisive advantage. However, this does not come without risks or concerns. 

| Matthieu Lemoine

The Walking Debt
Shortcuts and rushed IT work lead to increased expenses, extended delivery times, and subpar services. Combat it with proper management, quality focus, clear communication, and employee training. Aim for zero technical debt!

How to understand the reality of your business using process mining

Traditional re-engineering has certain limitations when trying to evaluate internal business processes with the aim of making them more efficient. Detecting and solving pain points, regardless of the methodology used, always starts with a study of the current situation and the determination of the ideal state, the analysis of which sometimes presents a high degree of subjectivity.

Sopra Steria: a key company in innovative ecosystems
"In our open and connected world, no player can claim they have full control of the value chain including innovation. Innovations emerge every day from all digital players, whether they are large companies, start-ups, private and public research laboratories or competitive clusters.” Jean-Bernard Rampini, Executive Innovation & Corporate Venture at Sopra Steria

| Benoit Spolidor, Maxime Claisse

Supply Chain Management in Aerospace: maximising agility with AI-based risk monitoring
One of the main challenges of today’s Aerospace Supply Chain Practitioners is to manage their operations in such a complex and volatile environment. The Supply Chain purpose of fulfilling customer service promise while controlling costs within the overall industrial chain has become harder, in particular because Aerospace manufacturers are facing a lack of visibility in their supply and delivery processes.

| Benoit Spolidor, Maxime Claisse

How can Artificial Intelligence support the performances of Aerospace Supply Chain?
Artificial Intelligence is having a positive impact on almost every industry. It improves decision making processes, creating fast and consistent operations management. In the specific field of Aerospace, our conviction is that to be fully efficient, AI must be developed with dedicated characterics. Sopra Steria invests on these features for sustainable and large scale transformation by AI for Aerospace companies.

| Torbjørn Meland

Remote experts help technicians on-site

New technology helps maintain production and increase productivity at operating facilities by reducing the need to send technical experts between factories. By using HoloLens 2, Microsoft Teams, Intune and Dynamics 365 combined with a design-drive process, you can get a solution that gives on-site technicians support and help from remote experts.

| Jérôme Perdriaud, Satish Srivastava

AI lead Software Engineering: Sopra Steria Ecosystem Offerings
Apart from internally developed IP’s given in the previous edition we also have an ecosystem of mature market leading companies, start-ups as well as labs and universities to build competency in their offerings and use them to help our clients. Following are some of the offerings from the ecosystem.

| Jérôme Perdriaud, Satish Srivastava

AI led Software Engineering: Sopra Steria Offerings
Sopra Steria has been investing in AI led software engineering in order to help our clients not only reduce cost and gain efficiency but also empower their businesses by making the processes more responsive and scalable.

| Jérôme Perdriaud, Satish Srivastava

AI led Software Engineering Use cases: Application to Testing, Deployment & Operations
In the previous edition of the series, we have seen how AI transforms the software engineering lifecycle, specifically Management, Requirements, design and development phases. In this edition we will see how subsequent Testing, Deployment and Operations activities are affected by AI.

| Jérôme Perdriaud, Satish Srivastava

AI led Software Engineering Use Cases: Application to Development
In the previous edition of the series, we have seen how AI transforms the software engineering lifecycle, specifically Management, Requirements gathering, Design phases. In this edition we will see how software development activities are affected by AI.

| Jérôme Perdriaud, Satish Srivastava

AI led Software Engineering Use Cases: Application to Requirements & Design
In the previous edition of the series, we have seen how AI transforms the software engineering lifecycle, specifically Management phases. In this edition we will see how Requirement engineering is affected by AI.

| Avinash Lunj, Siva Niranjan

Innovating in Pursuit of Climate Action and Environmental Sustainability
From reducing carbon footprint to improving energy efficiency, the surge of sustainable business continues to increase in prominence. To attract new business, talent and investment, companies are required to demonstrate, that they are putting their climate change strategies into action.

| Simon Herd

Digital Innovation Factory (3/3): Which technical platform select and how operate it over the time?
As seen previously, digital experience and platform offerings call for a massive amount of software with frequent new services, and regularly updated and deleted new features. Long-established companies adopting an Enterprise Platform model must then own a new Digital Innovation Factory encompassing a Technical Platform.

| Neil Anderson

Digital Innovation Factory (2/3): How to reshape your software development activities at the era of cloud-native application?
60% of backend developers use containers in their work. Relying on cloud-native technologies, defining as modern applications packaged in containers, deployed as micro-services, running on elastic infrastructure, and managed through agile DevSecOps processes fits very well with large enterprise who very often encompass a wide variety of software technologies.

| Marlon Bromfield

Digital Innovation Factory (1/3): The Enterprise Platform and the CIO at the age of the new normal
Covid-19 pandemic has showed that the most digitalized companies, the digital-first companies, were the un-constable winner of this challenging period. Providing business activities through advanced digital experiences or platform offerings, these companies has kept their customers and partners engaged and happy in this challenging period.

| Jérôme Perdriaud, Satish Srivastava

AI led Software Engineering Use Cases: Application to Project Management activities
Using various AI techniques such as machine learning, deep learning, natural language processing (NLP), information visualization etc it is possible to guide the software engineering professionals with AI enabled decision making and automations. 

| Jérôme Perdriaud, Satish Srivastava

AI led Software Engineering
CIOs are expected to partner business, and at times leads, the delivery of digital transformation. The existing IT landscape of a company needs to be rationalized and modernized to be able to achieve the expected business velocity.

| Pierrick Conord

How to protect IT systems into the Cloud?
The World Economic Forum ranks cybersecurity threats as one of the major risks to our geopolitical organisation. As the risks increase year on year, it is becoming urgent to guarantee the protection of sensitive data, from proprietary network infrastructures to Cloud access providers.

| Patrick Meyer

Conversational Assistants: go to scale
74% of French companies consider chatbots as a lever for digital transformation and more than a third have already deployed one. By 2020, 80% of them could use a chat assistant. A massive deployment that echoes consumer habits: 69% prefer the bot to a human exchange.

| Andre Bakland, Simon Herd

How can you use your IT assets to achieve digital transformation?
According to Gartner, for every dollar invested in digitalisation in 2020, three dollars will have to be invested in the modernisation of IT assets. Therefore, opting for the right evolution strategy becomes a crucial issue. Read more.

| Marlon Cárdenas

How Data Science can help in a pandemic situation?
With the aim of covering current and future needs of society, Data Science and Artificial Intelligence are seeking to drive the creation of technological solutions that benefit users in their daily lives.

| Scott Leaman

How holographic technology is helping doctors deliver better care
Long gone are the days when holograms were the stuff of sci-fi movies and video games. Holographic technology is taking the medical world by storm, and by the looks of it, it’s here to stay. So how exactly is this technology helping doctors, and what are the major developments that we expect in the near future?

| Maxime Claisse, Alexis Girin, Benoit Spolidor

How will artificial intelligence transform industry?
Whilst there is no set definition of artificial intelligence as of yet, experts are in agreement that AI can simulate human cognitive capabilities such as perception, reasoning, action, and learning. AI now promises to completely transform the industrial sector – one of its primary applications.

| Youssoupha Diop

International Paris Air Show: 5 trends to transform aeronautic
The 53rd International Paris Air Show 2019 has confirmed the mounting fierce competition in the world of aeronautics. In this context, data, digital tools and artificial intelligence are now understood to be precious bargaining chips to accelerate transformation and turn these challenges into opportunities.

| Marlène Seif

Anticipate cloud migration with FinOps
Innovative and fast cloud services are crucial to digital transformation initiatives. Whilst there is no textbook model on how to adopt these services, it is nonetheless vital for companies to integrate them as fully optimised services in order to control their ROI.

| Philippe Armandon, Gaudérique Garrigue

From product to services: Flying the Aeronautics Industry into the Digital Future
With increasing travel demand and new competitors entering the market, aircraft manufacturers today are under considerable pressure.

| Didier Teixeira, Frédéric Janicot

How to control and optimise your cloud costs
Using public cloud services means rethinking your IT financial management. 

| Cyrille Greffe

ASD S5000F: taking Aircraft MRO to new heights?
In the 1990s, the combination of computer-aided design (CAD) and the concept of modular documentation gave rise to the first ASD standards (AeroSpace and Defence Industries Association of Europe).

| Benjamin Chossat

Application replatforming: the Cloud migration booster
Simple set-up, low cost and access to the horizontal elasticity of the Cloud: replatforming is often considered the best solution for porting a business application to the Cloud.

| Benjamin Chossat

7 key strategies to transform applications with the Cloud
How to modernise an application efficiently using the Cloud?

| Siva Niranjan

Innovating in pursuit of environmental sustainability
To attract new business, talent and investment, companies have had to demonstrate their environmental credentials more and more over the past years to wide range of stakeholders including institutional investors, regulators, clients, and employees.

| David Elmalem, Sébastien Lautier

Urban Air Mobility: will the future of mobility be in the air?
While the dream of the flying car has often been reserved for science fiction, a very practical and real future is gradually emerging for urban air mobility.

| Gauthier Deschamps

Guidance is the key for adapting DevOps to big business
DevOps is revolutionising agile transformation for big business. The method was initially focussed on software building but by automating production, it frees up resources so as to better resolve organisational and human malfunctions.

How Blockchain technology can improve Industry 4.0’s cybersecurity
Earlier this year, the world’s largest container shipping company Maersk fell victim to a massive ransomware attack from the infamous NotPetya malware.