Waste and Recycling Management — Superheroes in the Fight Against Climate Change

by Melanie Rainer on 02/26/2021

Are landfills a thing of the past? Not quite, but modern processing can turn waste into something new again. Read expert Melanie Rainer's blog post on what the circular economy does to waste and how it has a positive impact on CO2 pollution. Read now:

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ERP

From history to the present - image analysis has never been more important

by Dr. Marco Natale on 02/16/2021

In the first part of this blog article, we have already seen how we can use automated image analysis in the fight against COVID-19. Machine identification of objects on images was considered an unsolvable problem in mathematics and computer science for a long time. Point of views, light conditions or distances to an object can be too different, with the result that no classical algorithm was able to solve this problem even partially. It is only with the progress of AI research that major advances in machine vision have been achieved in the last decade. But how did this sudden progress come about?

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Data & Analytics

How Automated Image Analysis Can Help Us in the Fight Against COVID-19

by Dr. Marco Natale on 02/02/2021

For nearly a year now, the whole world has been in a state of emergency. SARS-CoV-2 has had a massive impact on our lives. Mandatory wearing of face masks, curfews and lockdowns have become part of our daily lives. But despite all of that, the infection rate remains high, and people are starting to have doubts as to the effectiveness of the measures that have been introduced. Where does the problem lie though? Are people wearing masks, and are they even observing the social distancing rules?

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Data & Analytics

How to run your projects more efficiently in the future

by Hans-Peter Dinser on 01/27/2021

Who hasn’t seen this happen? A project is delayed, over budget, and requirements are constantly changing. Is it due to lack of resources, unclear goals, or lack of support from your superiors? Let's get to the bottom of this.

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Digitization

Why your team will be more successful with Project Operations

by Hans-Peter Dinser on 01/26/2021

How do companies succeed in increasing their profits? One option is to improve productivity. In project work in particular, this depends on the management style of the supervisor. We will tell you how to do it anyway in this blog post.

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Digitization

How do You Sign Something Without Pen and Paper?

by Josip Breskic on 12/09/2020

The handwritten signature exists in the digital age too. But there are so many different names for it: electronic signature, qualified electronic signature, digital signature – what’s the difference between them? And what do they all mean anyway?

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Digitization

Document control - more than just document management

by Josip Breskic on 11/26/2020

Storing documents on a central server - is that already a step towards digitalization? Maybe that was the case 30 years ago, but certainly not today. Current technologies can do much more than just manage documents. This opens up new opportunities for companies - for better quality, a higher level of automation and the secure feeling of having things under control.

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Digitization

The Process Turntable in Quality Management

by Josip Breskic on 11/06/2020

One of the great challenges in quality-focused companies is to maintain an overview of all incidents and to react quickly. No wonder that an awareness for quality-focused processes is growing in many companies. Incident management is the hub for these processes. The starting point is always an event that triggers a process. Incidents can have a variety of causes and depend strongly on the respective company’s business model.

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Digitization

Why Professional Quality Management is so Important

by Josip Breskic on 10/23/2020

Modern technologies and business software play an increasingly important role when it comes to quality. Companies investing in this area could gain significant competitive advantages.

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Digitization

Five OKR Risks and How to Counter Them

by Patrick Jörg on 10/19/2020

Objectives and Key Results (OKR) is an agile management method increasingly used for team leadership. The success of the agile approach is beyond doubt: instead of executives setting goals for employees, goals are developed together as a team, which has a positive effect on employee motivation and productivity. However, this kind of goal-setting is not for lone wolves. Therefore, it is important to be aware of the risks of this method before implementing it. In particular, the following points about OKR should be noted:

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Collaboration,
Digitization