The underpinnings of the growth of VSEs and SMEs
Have you always wanted to know the underprivileges of SMEs? Know what are the main obstacles and the keys to boosting their growth? Good news, a recent study by DocuSign answers his questions and reveals some mysteries. Elements of answers.Read more
Brain Drain: when brains travel
It's an expression that now belongs to the common language. The brain drain or brain drain refers to the migratory flows of scientists, researchers and other highly qualified people in the professional setting. The latter seek in particular better working conditions or remuneration. While Silicom will have an antenna in Montreal in January 2020, zoom in on those people whose brains love to travel to the other side of the globe.Read more
Thierry Sache, adventurer of the extreme
Running kilometers and crossing the seas does not impress. Thierry Sache, IS architect at Silicom, likes challenges. But not just any. His ? The races and other triathlons of the extreme. Ironman, Norseman or just recently Enduroman, an adventure during which he tried to cross the English Channel. Meeting with an adventurer of the extreme.Read more
Prime Macron, gift or burden?
This was one of the flagship measures of the President of the Republic, during his televised speech on December 10, 2018. In the same way as the increase of 100 euros Smic, there was also the announcement of an exceptional bonus paid by companies to their employees. A bonus that would have been exempt from income tax, social security, salary and employer contributions as well as social security contributions. Several months after this announcement, it is clear that the Macron premium is a success since 5.5 million employees were able to touch it. But while there is talk of making it sustainable and making it an additional source of revenue that would be annual, there are questions. Who benefits exactly? What about the activity bonus, another important measure for the Government? Response elements.Read more
Cyberdefense, a topical and delicate topic for French companies
The terms cyberdefense and cyberattack are now well known to businesses. Being threatened by computer attacks is unfortunately the lot of many companies. A risk that does not escape some French firms. While the Orange Cyber Defense Group is multiplying initiatives around the concept of cybersecurity, we can see that the threat risk is still there. How to fight effectively against this plague 2.0? Spotlight on one of the evils affecting millions of people around the world.Read more
A climate impact of $ 1 trillion
It's a number that made a lot of noise. According to the recent report of the CDP (Carbon Disclosure Project), the 200 largest companies listed internationally expect that climate change could cost them nearly $ 1 trillion in the coming years. An alarming finding, at a time when the topic of ecological transition is more relevant than ever.Read more
When North America attracts French companies
This is a question that never ceases to intrigue. Every year, in which countries can French companies be established? The 2019 results of the Barometer, dedicated to the international presence of SMEs, ETIs and French start-ups, have just been published by Banque Populaire and Pramex International. And that reserves a few surprises.Read more
GAFA, four news letters
It is an acronym that has become unavoidable, in the space of a few months. GAFA, four letters to designate the "digital giants", that is to say Google, Apple, Facebook and Amazon. Names more than familiar in the digital age. While Europe is divided as to taxing them, France has decided to take the lead. So, what lies behind the famous GAFA tax? Response elements.Read more
The factory of business leaders
This is a figure that makes you dizzy. In 2018, according to the INSEE (National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies), there were 691,000 company creations in France. These new structures include the now famous micro-enterprises. At a time when this type of entrepreneurship is tending to become more democratic, focus on these entrepreneurs 2.0. Because if it is easy to mount his box, it is clear that this can also have its flip side. So being a self-entrepreneur, is it a dream or a disillusion? Explanation in several points.Read more
The mistake is human (even in cyber defense)
This is an article that made a lot of noise. On February 13, Le Canard Echaîné released the article "The Ace of cyber defense have left behind their little secrets on the web". Behind this sensationalist title, hid a fact: the negligence of the Clusif (Club of the security of the French information systems), allowing the escape of more than 2000 confidential cards. A "scandal" quickly defused by some journalists and the CLUSIF itself. So, big mistake or human forgetfulness? Focus on the controversial news of cyber defense.Read more
Job dating or renewal of recruitment?
Forget the sacrosanct job interview with a cover letter and unwrap the CV! In recent years, more and more companies are using job dating to recruit their future employees. The principle is simple: an employer meets a whole series of candidates, during interviews not exceeding ten minutes. A way for postulants to synthesize as much as possible their intervention and leaders to find, perhaps, their new colleagues. Spotlight on a phenomenon that attracts more and more companies.Read more
The Pact Act or the renewal of businesses
It is certainly one of the biggest files of the Government at the beginning of the year. Sprawling text of 73 articles, the PACTE Act is this acronym literally meaning Action Plan for the Growth and Transformation of Enterprises. A vast project with the ambition of boosting the tricolor economy considerably by reforming some of the usual methods for companies, especially medium-sized companies (Intermediate Size Companies). His recent rejection by the Senate, as to the redefinition of the role of the company, does not stop flowing in ink. Explanation in several points of a law that struggles to put everyone in agreement.Read more
Industries of the future: what future for businesses?
Robotics and other 3D printers have become essential. Industry 4.0, also seen as the "fourth industrial revolution" is more relevant than ever. Implementation of government measures for SMEs, dedicated exhibitions, university courses ... The industry of the future is ubiquitous and companies are preparing to take a major turn. But what about in practice? Response elements.Read more
Companies become social with CSR
It has become a well-known acronym for companies. CSR or Corporate Social Responsibility allows small and large organizations to reflect on the environmental, social or ethical issues of their activities. If this practice is based on volunteering, since 2017, companies with more than 5,000 employees are required to practice CSR. Spotlight on a practice now unavoidable.Read more
Work is good
It has become one of the main prerogatives of companies. At a time when burnout has emerged as the evil of the century, looking for well-being at work can be seen as the most appropriate solution to help employees re-evaluate their relationship with their professional activity. Reinvented spaces, new ways of organizing one's days, more casual relationships ... And if going to work had become a hobby?Read more
Training, an essential element
To train well its collaborators is the engine of a large number of companies. Silicom has made it one of the major challenges of its managerial policy. As the company celebrates this year 35 years of existence, Arthur Bataille, reviews the milestones of the group in terms of training.Read more
Voice assistants, new business gadgets?
If until now, it was mostly used in a private circle, voice recognition tends to become more important in the corporate sector. Hearing simplify the life, these funny devices could well revolutionize the daily life of a large number of employees. So, phenomenon passenger or real advanced technology? Elements of answer by Patrick Bodin, director of the Cyber Defense Pole of Silicom.Read more
Back on the best moments of the annual Silicom agency event in Paris
Thursday, December 21, it was at the restaurant neuilléen the feet in water that took place the end of the year party of the agency SILICOM Paris. An event placed obviously under the sign of Christmas, where gifts were numerous!Read more
Cybersecurity, current and fundamental data
In 2018, it will be a term that will be more than ever present. In recent years, cybersecurity has become a major issue for companies. Faced with the attacks that have multiplied last year, new strategies have been put in place to improve the relationship of employees with this vast space that is Internet. Some answers with Patrick Bodin, Director of Silicom's Cyber Defense Division.Read more
Disabled workers: reality or fiction?
Thirty years after Philippe Séguin's law on disability in companies, the results are mixed. While some companies meet the minimum quota of 6% of disabled workers, others try to avoid the measure. What about Silicom? Response from Philippe Reuilly, in charge of the IORPs (Representative Staff Representatives).Read more
SILICOM supports the association "Children of the Mekong"
Silicom is, since 2016, an active partner of the association Enfant du Mékong and wishes to participate in its digitization program.Read more
Silicom presents its new visual identity
The brand did not wait until the end of the year to make resolutions. From now on, the company will be like its hippocampus. "An animal that adapts while remaining inflexible", according to Jules Bataille, president of the company. Explanation in three points by its founder.Read more
Digital at the international level: which countries are the winners?
A recent study by Tufts University (USA), in collaboration with MasterCard, unveiled the ranking of the most competitive countries in terms of digital development.Read more