Mallorca Tech Newsletter – Issue #102

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News

▸ The Conselleria de Salut has asked citizens to stop using the coronavirus pandemic tracking app within a few days of launching it and has requested the company that developed it to deactivate it because it puts user data at risk. ARA Balears has looked a bit deeper into this situation.

▸ Govern’s Education branch, with the aim of alleviating the problems that have arisen since the beginning of the period of suspension of face-to-face classes, as a consequence of COVID-19. It has acquired almost 3,000 devices and other elements to guarantee connectivity with an investment of 850,000 euros.

▸ The hotel experiences portal, hotelbreak, has launched a solidarity initiative in support of the hotel sector. The initiative “Let’s save our hotels” offers the possibility of buying vouchers to enjoy experiences such as dinners, day passes, Balinese beds, among others, which can be exchanged once the confinement situation ends.

▸ The company Anysolution has launched NADIA Smart logistics, a software that was born as a consequence of the COVID-19 pandemic to provide solutions to companies with their home deliveries. This solution allows you to create smart home delivery routes.

IFISC is publishing periodic analysis of how policies to combat the COVID-19 pandemic have affected mobility in Spain. Using aggregated and anonymized data from mobile phone records provided by the company Kido Dynamics.

The University of the Balearic Islands has started a series of blog articles with health, culinary and entertainment recommendations to make our quarantine healthier.

▸ Marisa Huaynalaya, digital transformation specialist, has interviewed Sarah Harmon, CEO Habitissimo, on her YouTube channel, WomanwithPower. Sarah also chatted with Andy Saltman about «branding and marketing in times of crisis.»

Gerardo Cañellas, CEO Perfume’s Club, was interviewed on MarketingDirecto, where he talked about how the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting the online commerce sector.

 

Events

30/04 – How to modify your contracts with customers and suppliers during the pandemic. Free webinar on possible modifications to contracts with third parties. With the participation of Paula Artal, Customia, and Jorge Morell, founder of the law firm Términos y Condiciones.

01/05 – Nuevo paradigma de gestión: Teal y Procesos ágiles en la práctica Legal. Online meetup of the Agile & Lean Baleares group.

04/05 – Free web development course. 80 hours duration. Online.

05/05 – Coding Dojo: Employee Report. Remote Kata organized by the groups Mallorca Women Techmakers and Mallorca Software Crafters.

 

 

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