One Standard ERP won’t cut it for the disposal industry

by Johannes Neumüller on 09/19/2018

Most people are aware that an ERP selection and an ERP introduction project are necessary. The path to going live is relatively clear – compiling requirements and verifying which Standard ERP meets these requirements. Select an implementation partner that understands your business, and you’re set to go.

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ERP

Establish important criteria for the ERP evaluation process of tomorrow...today!

by Matthäus Mayer on 09/05/2018

Upgrading an ERP system is an investment in the future security of a company. However, the trigger for an update process is often a direct risk that cannot be overcome with the existing company software. The software evaluation process therefore has to consider both – the minimization of existing risks and the future viability of a new ERP solution.

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ERP

10 suggestions for successful digital transformation: #10 Digitalize your business model

by Ralf Krahnert on 08/22/2018

Successful companies think ahead and adapt to market shifts on time. Digitalization is an opportunity to gain competitive advantage through new ideas, as cards are being reshuffled in many industries. This makes it all the more important not to postpone the digital transition. If a few basic rules are observed during implementation, there is a good chance that the project will be a success.

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Digitization

10 suggestions for successful digital transformation: #9 Start digitalization by changing your approach

by Michael Wilp on 08/15/2018

To find the right path to digitalization, a company needs imagination and sometimes a new pair of shoes. First and foremost, you need to be able to realistically estimate your level of digital maturity and your situation in comparison to the competition. COSMO CONSULT helps medium-sized businesses find new approaches and offers comprehensive digitalization checks and targeted workshops in order to identify the most lucrative digital scenarios – and gradually implement them in conjunction with a road map.

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Digitization

10 suggestions for successful digital transformation: #8 Use the latest technology

by Alexander Lang on 08/06/2018

Digital transformation does not depend solely on the latest technology and software tools, but those things are decisive for driving the transformation forward. Digital platforms can help increase customer satisfaction; cloud services can make processes and information available anywhere in the world; and sensors keep track of key production figures. Use digital technologies to make your business processes faster and more effective.

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Digitization

10 suggestions for successful digital transformation #7 Make use of your data

by Jürgen Klein on 07/31/2018

What do internal combustion engines and digital transformation have in common? Well, they both cannot run on their own power, but rather require fuel. In the case of combustion engines, the fuel is refined from crude oil. In the case of digital transformation, data is the raw material. Just as with crude oil, data must be extracted, processed and refined in order to make good use of it. Big data pools help you to analyze, track and use your data to make management decisions.

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Digitization

10 suggestions for successful digital transformation: #6 Be customer-centric

by Torsten Harnack on 07/24/2018

There is an endless number of ways of establishing a digital corporate culture. Every company chooses its own path. Market-oriented companies focus on their customers. They determine what added value new products and services have for the target group and involve their customers in product development at an early stage. Digital technologies from areas such as marketing automation help increase professionalism in communication with customers.

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Digitization

10 suggestions for successful digital transformation # 5 Invest in your employees

by Claudia Claaßen on 07/17/2018

The skills of employees are critical for digital transformation to be successful given the new demands of today’s changing world of work.

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Digitization

10 suggestions for successful digital transformation: #4 Work together with start-ups

by Michael Hering on 07/11/2018

Modern technologies such as the Microsoft Application Platform pave the way for benefiting from the know-how and creativity of start-ups.

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Digitization

10 suggestions for successful digital transformation #3 Develop a digital transformation strategy

by Daniel Gburek on 06/29/2018

Develop a digital strategy that inspires your employees and makes your business more successful. Identify time-consuming processes that keep employees and customers from devoting themselves to creative tasks and innovative ideas.

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Digitization