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Corona

25Sep2020

In previous blog posts, we have explained how you can achieve Teams excellence in three steps and have covered topics such as integrating • setup and technology • knowledge and expertise • organization and guidelines into your modern workplace strategy. Customers who follow this route with COSMO CONSULT are laying the foundations for successfully introducing Microsoft Teams.

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21Sep2020
Collaboration, Digitization

Virtual Teamwork Needs Rules

by Bernhard Rastorfer

Collaboration in the digital space works even without collaboration tools. But it’s only through using solutions like Microsoft Teams that work groups ensure they “team up” more efficiently—always provided that the tool is optimally integrated into existing business processes. A few sensible guidelines help maintain transparency and to work efficiently long-term in the New Normal.

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16Sep2020
Collaboration, Digitization

How to Turn Your Employees into Microsoft Team Professionals

by Bernhard Rastorfer

You can install Microsoft Teams quickly and get it unlocked even faster. It is not just about the technology though. Employees and administrators must also be fit to use and manage the new apps.

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08Sep2020
Digitization

Brave new working environment?

by Andreas Thumfart

It is quite clear that our grandparents “went to work” in a completely different way than we do today. Nowadays, though, we don’t have to look back decades to see that the world of work has changed profoundly. And this process of change is not yet over—far from it. We are right in the middle of it. What exactly is changing though, and why?

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15Jul2020

So far, there has been no marked increase in corporate insolvencies in the COVID19 crisis. However, experts such as the Leibniz Institute for Economic Research, Halle (IWH), expect that this will change no later than fall. With this is mind, is there anything you can do right now to limit the economic risk? The answer is: you can, if you focus on payment experiences, debt collection and creditworthiness information.

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02Jul2020
Digitization

How to improve your liquidity during the crisis

by Judith Lichtlein

Professional liquidity management is particularly important in today’s world. The COVID19 crisis caused a sudden upturn in some companies, while others have struggled with a sharp decline in sales. The Creditreform credit agency, for example, expects a noticeable wave of insolvencies as early as fall 2020. So it makes sense to take a closer look at customers these days.

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15May2020
Collaboration, Digitization

Sales in times of Corona

by Mary Ann Hoffmann

The current crisis is a major challenge for all sales employees. However, the establishment and maintenance of personal contacts is just as important in times of crisis because there are lots of important details to discuss with regard to short-term issues and how to progress once the crisis is over. Microsoft Teams is able to fill the gap that has been created by a lack of direct contact.

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24Apr2020
Data & Analytics, Digitization

Corona: What your data can do for you

by Judith Lichtlein

The corona crisis has been a heavy blow for the economy. Factories, retailers and service providers, companies great and small – everyone is feeling the impact, and some are even struggling to stay afloat. There are steps you can take, however – steps that can help your business get through the current situation, as well as prepare you for the future. One example is data-based crisis management.

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24Apr2020
Data & Analytics, Digitization

Navigating the corona chaos with intelligent ERP

by Daniel Gburek

In times of crisis, companies are more keen than ever to find ways to spare resources and do business more efficiently. Just as with the financial crisis of 2008, we’re seeing more interest in digitalization and process automation. We're going to tell you how companies can use forecasting and optimization functionalities to navigate safely through the corona crisis.

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The effects of Corona are being felt everywhere in the manufacturing industry also: according to a recent VDMA flash survey, almost all mechanical engineering companies (96%) are expecting a decline in sales that cannot be compensated for this year. Almost three quarters of the companies are considering cutting back on their investment plans. In this situation, customer service becomes very important in a specific area. What exactly is it about?

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