Category Archives: Squirro

Data: The world’s most underused valuable resource

The cover story of the May 6th, 2017 issue of The Economist boldly proclaimed data as “the world’s most valuable resource,” which is a new reality that has taken shape over the years. Technology used to be all about products, … Continue reading

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Top 100 Digital Shaper

Feeling humbled and honoured to have been selected to be among so many great people shaping Switzerland’s digital future! A great team is the source of this success! #DigitalShapers http://www.bilanz.ch/digital-shapers  

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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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“We’ve tested 25 #AI engines & only @Squirro brought benefit”

As known, I work for Squirro. Our customer Evalueserve just released this short video: “We’ve tested 25 #AI engines & only @Squirro brought benefit. This is why #robots won’t replace us” @Evaluserve, 23 August 2016 I agree.

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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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Among the 30 digital leaders of Switzerland

The Swiss business newspaper Handelszeitung listed in its current issue the 30 most important digital heads of Switzerland. Yours truly included. Dorian Selz Co-Gründer local.ch/Squirro Dorian Selz ist in der Schweizer Digitalwelt ein alter Hase. Er gründete 2005 die Suchplattform … Continue reading

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Freemium has run its course – our experience

Recently I came across this piece from Rags Srinivasan “Freemium has run its course”. Here at Nektoon – that’s the legal person behind Squirro & Memonic – we apply both concepts. Memonic is run on the freemium model. The extensions … Continue reading

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Squirro is faster than IBM

Yes you heard right. Today I was travelling on the invitation of Vishal from Performance Buildings from Zurich to Lausanne to the CEO Collaborative Forum Event at the mighty IMD (A great event by the way!). Travelling with us was … Continue reading

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In today’s NZZ: A short (video) interview on Squirro

Last week I gave a short video interview to the Neue Zürcher Zeitung on building a startup in Switzerland and more specifically on building Squirro. More in German.

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