The Company Will Pool Talent and Resources with Other Global Organizations To Help Bring Innovative Solutions to fight COVID-19
(PRUnderground) September 24th, 2020
Pactera EDGE, a world-class digital solution provider for the data-driven, intelligent enterprise, announced today it has partnered with the XPRIZE Pandemic Alliance, a global coalition that combines the power of collaboration, competition, innovation, and radical thinking to accelerate solutions that can be applied to Covid-19 and future pandemics. Pactera EDGE will be applying its expertise in designing AI-enabled enterprise solutions to help the Alliance design data and AI enabled initiatives as collectively they seek ways to mitigate the pandemic’s impact.
XPRIZE, the world’s leader in designing and operating incentive competitions to solve humanity’s grand challenges launched the XPRIZE Pandemic Alliance to unite a diverse group of experts and innovators from across sectors – enterprises, startups, entrepreneurs, research institutions, innovation incubators, universities, NGOs, and government – to address the immediate needs of the COVID-19 crisis by expanding visibility into solutions underway,
As a partner, Pactera EDGE will be joining forces with other global experts in healthcare, clinical sciences, design, data, technology, and artificial intelligence. The company will be providing its expertise in lean innovation, data modernization, and artificial intelligence to work with the Alliance partners in designing initiatives that are likely to bring rapid, innovative, and scalable solutions for COVID-19.
Pactera EDGE will also partner with XPRIZE to drive the continuous evolution of their Data Collaborative, which allows data to be shared and analyzed via the latest advancements in machine learning and AI, while guaranteeing privacy, traceability, and transparency.
This is in continuation of Pactera EDGE’s commitment to utilize its strengths and expertise in helping bring solutions to combating COVID-19 pandemic. Company’s other pandemic initiatives include an open-source COVID-19 Symptom Tracker, https://covidtracker.oneforma.com/ and Emergency Response Translation services, https://www.pacteraedge.com/covid-19-emergency-response-translation-services.
“The entire team at Pactera EDGE is honored to be a part in this great initiative,”said Ahmer Inam, the company’s Chief AI Officer. “It dovetails perfectly with our greater corporate mission to demonstrate the effectiveness of mindful, human-centric, AI that benefits humankind in purposeful and impactful ways.”
Inam is also part of the Alliance’s Ideation Team that is designing new initiatives that will push the boundaries of innovation. These soon-to-be-launched challenges are designed to bring impactful solutions to the current crisis in addition to creating platforms to tackle potential future pandemics.
“Purpose and talented team behind our COVID-19 Symptom Tracker helped the Alliance see our potential as a partner,” said Nina Knox, Head of Client Growth and Enterprise Business at Pactera EDGE. “Working with other innovative enterprises, startups, and entrepreneurs in the healthtech industry from around the world, we have a real shot of beating this pandemic and exemplify how deep technologies and AI specifically can solve humanity’s greatest challenges. Together.”
To date, XPRIZE Pandemic Alliance has already initiated 17 projects, and launched four challenges; Next-Gen Mask Design, Rapid Jobs Reskilling, Rapid COVID Testing, and COVI-19 CT Scan Collaborative.
“The pandemic has given Mindful AI a perfect stage on which to showcase its usefulness to the world,” said Inam. “Pactera EDGE is both excited and humbled to be a part of the Alliance’s solution process. We are looking forward to bringing AI-enabled human-centric innovations to help solve humanity’s challenges. Come, join us!”
To learn more about Pactera EDGE and its host of enterprise solutions visit: https://www.pacteraedge.com
XPRIZE, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, is the global leader in designing and implementing innovative competition models to solve the world’s grandest challenges. Active competitions include the $20 Million NRG COSIA Carbon XPRIZE, the $10 Million Rainforest XPRIZE, the $10 Million ANA Avatar XPRIZE and the $5 Million IBM Watson AI XPRIZE. For more information, visit xprize.org.
About Pactera EDGE
Pactera EDGE Pactera EDGE is a global organization with offices in the US, Europe, India and Asia-Pacific. Clients include 100+ of the Global 500 companies, with industry concentration in Software and Technology, CPG, Retail, Logistics, Financial Services, Insurance, Healthcare, Food & Beverage, and Travel & Hospitality.
With a core focus on Data, Intelligence and Experience, Pactera EDGE helps clients achieve new levels of performance, while adding brand new digital business capabilities to drive relevance, revenue, and growth. With clarity of vision, technological expertise, operational excellence, and a global footprint, Pactera EDGE is the partner of choice for enterprises that want to run smarter – and for those that want to change the race.
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