In Brief: Salesforce, Staqu roll out solutions to help firms combat Covid-19

In Brief: Salesforce, Staqu roll out solutions to help firms combat Covid-19
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5 May, 2020

San Francisco-based customer relationship management solutions provider Salesforce has rolled out Work.com, a technology solutions and resources platform to help companies reopen offices safely amid the Covid-19 pandemic. The platform will offer solutions such as employee wellness assessment, shift management, contact tracing and emergency response management, according to a statement. While the command centre and shift management solutions may be generally available by June, the emergency response management solution is expected to be available by May-end, it said.

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AI firm Staqu launches Covid-19 protection services

Gurugram-based artificial intelligence (AI) startup Staqu Technologies has rolled out a suite of services for businesses to combat Covid-19 at the workplace. The offerings include Covid-19 identification, suspect tracing, personal protective equipment (PPE) monitoring, as well as hygiene and people analytics, according to a statement. The company looks to leverage its proprietary video analytics platform JARVIS to help firms uphold safety standards, such as no-contact attendance registration, it added.

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BLP Industry.AI, Google Cloud partner for digital transformation 

Technology product firm BLP Industry.AI has partnered with Google Cloud to help businesses improve operational efficiencies through digital transformation. They will work with enterprises to optimise and automate operational, manufacturing and business processes, and provide product solutions, according to a statement. BLP will leverage Google Cloud to build applications that will accelerate the adoption of AI and internet of things across industries, Tejpreet Singh Chopra, CEO of BLP Industry.AI, said.

Dev Bajaj joins Dream Sports as chief corporate development officer

Mumbai headquartered sports technology company Dream Sports, which owns brands such as Dream 11 and FanCode, has appointed Dev Bajaj as its chief corporate development officer (CCDO). Bajaj, who has over 17 years of experience, will lead investments and drive global strategic partnerships in fantasy sports, sports technology and gaming sectors for the company, according to a statement. He will also work with executives from its subsidiary companies on fundraising and strategic business planning, it said. 

Fintech startup BharatPe appoints Nishant Jain as CBO

New Delhi headquartered payments platform BharatPe, run by Resilient Innovations, has appointed Nishant Jain as its chief business officer (CBO). He is expected to plan the next phase of growth for the company and scale its footprint to 10 million merchants this year, according to a statement. He has previously worked with companies such as Zomato, Pepsi, the Coca-Cola Company and Fortis, it said.