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Digitization

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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24Aug2020

When someone tells us that we’re living in the digitalization age, we tend to dismiss the idea with a tired wave of the hand. Not only is this nothing new, it’s practically the norm. It’s a topic that has become ubiquitous – everywhere you go, people are talking and writing about it. But what does “digitalization” actually mean, and what does it entail?

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03Aug2020
ERP

All Excel or what?

by Michael Hering

Interdepartmental, integrated costing (“simultaneous costing”) has always been an issue in machinery and plant construction. At the VDMA (German federation of the engineering industries,) task forces in which companies exchange ideas on costing have become a permanent feature. How has this issue been around for so long, and why does it keep coming back on the agenda?

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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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15Jun2020
Digitization

Why the Cloud is scoring on security

by Christian Krause

When it comes to switching to the cloud, security no longer needs to be an obstacle. With comprehensive security concepts and massive investments in IT security, cloud providers are now more secure than the infrastructure of many companies. If the in-house security concept is solid, too, cloud users can achieve an even higher level of security with disaster recovery-as-a-service or AI-based services for cyber security.

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02Jun2020
Digitization

What does Cloud Migration mean for your IT team?

by Christian Krause

When you switch to the cloud, administrative tasks fall away, and you’re left with more room for innovation. It’s the perfect time to introduce or advance agile approaches like DevOps and Scrum and streamline collaboration with the departments. One thing is certain: the cloud cannot succeed unless your own IT department is on board and continuously monitors cloud environments.

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