In our blog, we take a look at the issues raised in a World Bank article on the impact of COVID 19 on employment in Latin American and Caribbean countries. Estimated job losses in the region currently total 47 million. WCC’s knowledge-driven Employment Solutions can play a key role in economic recovery in countries hit hard by the crisis.
Increasing globalization has led to profound implications for security. Technological advances have led to the development of information systems that help governments share information, keeping their borders and citizens secure. Interoperability between these systems is essential to their success. In this series of three Global Security blogs, we examine different types of identity data, standards, and technology that can contribute to optimum interoperability.
The eu-LISA 12th Industry Roundtable 2020 focused on challenges related to data quality and interoperability of EU IT systems in the context of the new information architecture used in internal security, police and judicial cooperation, borders, visa, asylum, and migration. During the Roundtable, eu-LISA short-listed companies – including WCC – presented their recommended solutions. WCC’s focused on the use of biographical matching to meet interoperability challenges, presenting its EU-compliant solution: the ELISE ID Platform.
The Italian paradox: 2.5 Million Italians are unemployed, and yet, Italian companies are unable to fill over 200,000 vacancies. So, what is going on?
Investigative journalists Milena Gabanelli and Rita Querzè wrote a must-read article for Italy’s top newspaper. It’s a fascinating case study of one country’s struggle to manage the labor market in general, and respond to COVID-19 unemployment in particular.
In this blog, we provide the article’s main points in English and add a few thoughts of our own.