ING y Ericsson, entre los dos suprimirán casi 4000 puestos de trabajo.


 

AGENCIAS La Haya, Copenhague

El grupo holandés ING suprimirá 2.350 empleos en los próximos años, mientras que el fabricante de equipos de telecomunicaciones sueco Ericsson anunció hoy el despido de 1.550 empleados en Suecia, en el marco de una política de ajuste.

De los 2.350 empleos que ING suprimirá, 1.350 puestos de trabajo se eliminarán en la aseguradora Nationale-Nederlanden en Europa y los otros 1.000 en el negocio de banca comercial, según informó el consejero delegado de la compañía, Jan Hommen, tras anunciar que los resultados del tercer trimestre registraron una caída interanual del 64%, hasta los 609 millones de euros.

Hommen explicó que la reorganización de Nationale-Nederlanden en Europa, en la que se enmarca la supresión de esos 1.350 empleos, permitirá ahorrar cerca de 200 millones de euros anuales hasta 2014, mientras que la simplificación de su división de banca comercial, que perderá un millar de empleados, producirá un ahorro de 260 millones de euros anuales a partir de 2015.

“Es doloroso anunciar estas medidas hoy porque a través de estos tiempos difíciles los empleados de todos los niveles han trabajado incansablemente”, subrayó Hommen, en declaraciones que difundió la agencia de noticias Europa Press. Leer más “ING y Ericsson, entre los dos suprimirán casi 4000 puestos de trabajo.”

frog and the City

The City is – once again – at the forefront of massive technological, cultural, and social transformation. Many metropolitan regions and infrastructure players have joined forces and announced ambitious projects, and the (pop-)cultural debate is zooming in on it: See Cisco’s strategic initiative with the city of Barcelona; Ericsson’s film on “Thinking Cities;” or Gary Hustwit’s new documentary “Urbanized.” TED awarded its 2012 TED Prize to “The City 2.0” (for the first time it didn’t go to a person), and The Atlanticdevotes an entire section to it.

It started as one of our “Centers of Passion,” and the City has now evolved into a broader initiative at frog that comprises of the following components:

– Envisioning the “Meta-City”

Check out frog chief creative officer Mark Rolston’s much gushed about “Building the Meta-City” talk at the PICNIC conference in Amsterdam and creative director Rob McIntosh’s presentation at Mobile World Congress. Moreover, the upcoming print issue of our design mind publication will feature an article by creative director Scott Nazarian on “Re-Thinking the City in the Digital Age.”

– Membership in the New Cities Foundation

frog last week joined the New Cities Foundation (NCF), a new gl


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Accelerated innovation and adoption of ubiquitous computing, mobile devices, and rich sources of data are changing how we live, work, and play in urban environments. Increasingly, a digital landscape overlays our physical world and is expanding to offer ever-richer experiences that augment—and in some cases, replace—the physical experience: “The city is the platform, the network, the sensors, and the interface,” as frog creative director Rob McIntosh put it in a recent talk.

The City is – once again – at the forefront of massive technological, cultural, and social transformation. Many metropolitan regions and infrastructure players have joined forces and announced ambitious projects, and the (pop-)cultural debate is zooming in on it: See Cisco’s strategic initiative with the city of Barcelona; Ericsson‘s film on “Thinking Cities;” or Gary Hustwit’s new documentary “Urbanized.” TED awarded its 2012 TED Prize to “The City 2.0” (for the first time it didn’t go to a person), and The Atlanticdevotes an entire section to it.

It started as one of our “Centers of Passion,” and the City has now evolved into a broader initiative at frog that comprises of the following components… Leer más “frog and the City”