target audience: TECH BUYER Publication date: Jul 2023 - Document type: IDC Perspective - Doc Document number: # US50661723
Snam's Journey to Enhance Its Cybersecurity Activities by Ramping Up DEI Initiatives and Recruiting Autistic Persons
This IDC Perspective explores key takeaways from interviews with Snam and Auticon. In today's fast-paced and transforming business landscape, companies are constantly seeking innovative solutions to meet their objectives and get ahead. Snam, a leading gas infrastructure company, is actively promoting inclusion and diversity by showcasing the unique talent and value that autistic persons bring to the table. To do so, Snam is partnering with Auticon, an IT consultancy firm that specializes in providing employment opportunities for individuals on the autistic spectrum. This report highlights Snam's journey with Auticon to become a more inclusive organization while harnessing unique benefits to its cybersecurity activities.
"By embracing the unique talents and perspectives of autistic persons, companies such as Snam are strengthening their cybersecurity capabilities and fostering a culture of inclusion and diversity," said Daniele Arenga, research analyst at IDC Energy Insights. "This collaboration with Auticon exemplifies the value that autistic persons bring to the field of IT consultancy. It serves as a powerful example for organizations seeking to enhance their DEI efforts and tap into less obvious choices for talent acquisition. The tangible benefits and intangible impact of such partnerships demonstrate the transformative power of diversity in driving business success and shaping organizational culture."