Category Archives: EN

A company road trip

A few days ago my colleagues and I set out to drive from New York to Connecticut to visit a customer of ours. Our customer has its North American divisional headquarter up there and a big R&D facility. On that … Continue reading

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Artificial Intelligence to power the next wave of enterprise apps

What is behind the rise in enterprise apps and why has the apps market suddenly been alerted to the analytic power and automation of processes that AI offers? Despite the hype, vendor noise and press column inches, artificial intelligence (AI) … Continue reading

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RIP enterprise search – AI-based cognitive insight is the future

Earlier in 2017, The Economist declared that the ‘world’s most valuable resource is no longer oil, but data’. Few would argue with this. Data and information are at the heart of the modern enterprise, empowering knowledge workers with the insight … Continue reading

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You can see the AI age everywhere but in the productivity statistics

“At the hospital they introduced a computer to do payroll. Instead of four people in the payroll department they now employ eight plus a few in the new computer department,” my father explained over Sunday lunch over 30 years ago. … Continue reading

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Digital Manifesto for Switzerland

The other day Digital Switzerland invited 50 digital movers and shakers to Bern to discuss digitalization and Switzerland and what we think a way forward is. The outcome is this Digital Manifesto (pdf).

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Make data human – Apply Deming’s principles to the industrialization of data analytics

  It was a sunny spring day. I just received my coveted birthday present. A Sony Walkman. It was revolutionary. Small, lightweight, beautiful, it was music on the go. And it was the essence of Japanese ingenuity. W. Edward Deming … Continue reading

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The Future of Data: Autonomous Data

Self-Driving Cars are all the rage. Mary Barra, CEO of General Motors, said recently in the German Newspaper, Handelsblatt, that the automotive industry will change more radically in the next 5 years than in the past 50 years. The key drivers … Continue reading

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2 Lattes a month to save the Euro

The Greek tragedy continues. Instead of everyone getting sane, the FinMins of the Eurozone are on the brink to decide Grexit. All of them seem to have lost perspective. The requested €74bn translate at the end of the day to … Continue reading

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The worst possible outcome in Greece

In tomorrow’s referendum vote outcomes of 55% plus of either Yes or No are less bad than an outcome of 51% Yes, with a Tsipras government clinging on to power. A sure bet way to total economic disaster including a … Continue reading

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Bin umgezogen – I moved

Bisher habe ich unter meinen Blog betrieben. Ab sofort finden sich meine Gedankennotizen hier. Previously I blogged at As of now I am blogging here.

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