Ability to Use on the user interface

With a new publication form, the Whitepapers, The Group of Analysts is focusing on exciting topics relating to the digital revolution at irregular intervals. This always happens in collaboration with a partner that has managed to convince us through its extraordinary performance. In this Whitepaper, together with Akeneo we have taken on a topic that is eminently important for implementing digital…

The path to increased customer satisfaction

With a new publication form, the Whitepapers, The Group of Analysts is focusing on exciting topics relating to the digital revolution at irregular intervals. This always happens in collaboration with a partner that has managed to convince us through its extraordinary performance. In this Whitepaper, together with Intershop we have tackled the topic of improving and intensifying customer interaction…

Zufriedenheit im Rahmen der digitalen Transformation

Vor dem Hintergrund der aktuellen Diskussion um ein Ministerium für Digitales zeigen wir heute auf, wie (un)zufrieden deutsche Unternehmen mit dem Stand der digitalen Transformation tatsächlich sind: Abb.: Wie zufrieden sind Sie mit der digitalen Transformation in Bezug auf folgende Aspekte? Quelle: http://www.edenstudy.com Vorangehen – mit einem Analystenhaus als Partner   Gesellschaftspolitische Entwicklungen abzuwarten war noch…

A MOMENT IN TIME

Unique works of art made for eternity BY JASMIN HUMMEL The latest iteration of the Phantom is being celebrated as the world’s best car. It is the symbol of a reinterpretation of the ‘Architecture of Luxury’. What makes it so special is the unique, high-end design of the interior, the brainchild of the Rolls-Royce design…

IT’S ALL ABOUT CONNECTIVITY

When the coffee maker orders beans all by itself BY SOPHIA BLANK There is no buzzword more popular than the Internet of Things. Yet IoT is not so much a new phenomenon than a repeat offender with high potential. So what’s behind the IoT trend which has dominated the digital world for years? Over the…

Get it! The new Wedia MRM MPW

Hey there, Nice to meet you! We are The Group of Analysts. Our philosophy: Market Research Re-engineered. For you we have thrown a light on the company Wedia regarding the MRM market. Just take a look on the side, there you can see the Market Performance Wheel (MPW) – the result of our deep dive…

Daten-Silos aufbrechen und Digitalisierungspotenzial befreien

Unternehmen kämpfen nach wie vor häufig damit, dass Daten an eine Anwendung gebunden sind und somit in sogenannten „Daten-Silos“ gefangen sind. Dadurch entsteht erheblicher Mehraufwand bei der Datenpflege. Auch können Daten nicht über Systemgrenzen hinweg genutzt werden, weil Schnittstellen fehlen und somit der Datenfluss unterbrochen ist. Essenziell für den Digitalisierungserfolg im Unternehmen ist es, diese…

Data Flux Index

Digital heartbeat of ISCM With a new publication form, the Whitepapers, The Group of Analysts is focusing on exciting topics relating to the digital revolution at irregular intervals. This always happens in collaboration with a partner that has managed to convince us through its extraordinary performance. For this Whitepaper we present parsionate as our partner. In this one, we…

Winter Elegance

After a summer of automated out of office responses, the coming winter months brings an influx of appropriate cold weather workwear. Whatever your workplace’s dress code, it never goes unnoticed by clients, colleagues and your boss if you make an effort with your wardrobe. Below is the pick of a failsafe winter business look which…

Usability 2.0

New dimensions of usability With a new publication form, the Whitepapers, The Group of Analysts is focusing on exciting topics relating to the digital revolution at irregular intervals. This always happens in collaboration with a partner that has managed to convince us through its extraordinary performance. With usability, together with Akeneo have taken on a topic that is eminently important…

Wussten Sie, dass …

… knapp 40% der Unternehmen Anfang 2017 noch kein konkretes Vorhaben zur digitalen Transformation gestartet hatten? Auch existierten bei 38,9% der Befragten noch keine konkreten Pläne, die digitale Transformation anzugehen. Nur für knapp ein Viertel der Unternehmen gab es bereits vor 2014 entsprechende Vorhaben. Abb.: Seit wann gibt es konkrete Vorhaben und Projekte zur digitalen…

Get it! The new Werk II PrintPub MPW

Hey there, Nice to meet you! We are The Group of Analysts. Our philosophy: Market Research Re-engineered. For you we have thrown a light on the company Werk II regarding the Print Publishing market. Just take a look on the side, there you can see the Market Performance Wheel (MPW) – the result of our deep…

Humans first, technology serves

Customer and employee interaction in the focus of digitalisation With a new publication form, the Whitepapers, The Group of Analysts is focusing on exciting topics relating to the digital revolution at irregular intervals. This always happens in collaboration with a partner that has managed to convince us through its extraordinary performance. In this Whitepaper, together with Intershop we have…

DRESS TO IMPRESS

Engelhorn on its way into the digital future BY JASMIN STÖCKLE Founded by Georg Engelhorn and Adam Sturm in 1890 as a business selling apparel for men and boys, the fashion and sportswear and equipment store Engelhorn – located in the heart of the ‘City of Squares’ Mannheim – is one of the leading addresses…

PENCIL, PAPER, SCISSORS

A journey to the multi-faceted world of Office Depot Europe BY NADINE PELZER Digitalisation is turning some product worlds upside down. The trend leaning away from classic consumer goods and towards new developments is unstoppable. That’s why many companies need to rethink matters and strike out in new directions. Mr Vigener, Director Media Production Centre…

RAIN OF LIGHT

A palace for art in Abu Dhabi BY ANJA FAHS Like a mirage, white buildings float on the sea – in the desert of Abu Dhabi. Under the glare of the sun, shadows dance on the water, and to compensate for the merciless desert heat, we find cooling shade beneath the gigantic vault of the…

A PIECE OF HOME

Comfort in the stylish atmosphere of the Roomers Hotels BY ANJA FAHS A gigantic golden chimney catches your eye as soon as you step foot into the lobby of the recently opened Roomers Hotel in Munich. The atmosphere is modern and cosy at the same time, like a chic, large living room. The design and…

Digital heartbeat of ISCM

With a new publication form, the Whitepapers, The Group of Analysts is focusing on exciting topics relating to the digital revolution at irregular intervals. In this one, created together with parsionate, we have tackled the topics of Data Flux Index and the organisational implementation of Information Supply Chain Management in companies in the shape of an ISCM Advisory Board….

FASCINATION OF THE MOUNTAINS

About a passion that connects people and systems BY ISABELLA KOLB Between November and early May, the words ‘we’re off skiing’!’ are heard very frequently from Claus Kolb, the Managing Director of kolb digital gmbh. Founding father Hans-Otto Kolb was also a gifted skier. It is passion that unites complex structures, techniques and challenges.  Let…

New dimensions of usability

With a new publication form, the Whitepapers, The Group of Analysts will be focusing on exciting topics relating to the digital revolution at irregular intervals. For our first Whitepaper we chose Akeneo to be our co-author. With usability 2.0, we have taken on a topic that is eminently important for implementing digital change, of which the full ramifications only…

Customer and employee interaction in the focus of digitalisation

With a new publication form, the Whitepapers, The Group of Analysts will be focusing on exciting topics relating to the digital revolution at irregular intervals. In this Whitepaper, we have tackled together with Intershop the topic of improving and intensifying customer interaction in B2B through digital client portals. We are demonstrating exciting solutions for comprehensive customer self-service,…

Temel Kahyaoglu in conversation with Wolfgang Wichert 

Temel Kahyaoglu, Chief Analyst TGOA, in conversation with Wolfgang Wichert, CEO of eggheads, on developments in omnichannel marketing Wolfgang Wichert has a degree in mathematics and founded eggheads GmbH in 1990. For more than 20 years, he has been developing software around the topic of product information management. As a result, Wolfgang Wichert and his eggheads rank…

EXCEED LIMITS

When the extraordinary becomes everyday life BY ANJA FAHS The highly qualified men of the “210th Rescue Squadron” headquartered in Anchorage, Alaska, are specialised in carrying out rescue operations and extreme salvages in the toughest, most remote and most hostile corners of the globe. These men are on constant standby to use their competencies and…

HEADING FOR NEW SHORES

The General Data Protection Regulation as an opportunity BY MIRJAM DEBORA MARSCHALL The revised General Data Protection Regulation came into effect in spring 2016 and will have to be adhered to by all companies within the European Union from next year onwards. Progress has been slow in light of the comprehensive changes and tightening regulations…

INTOXICATING PLAY OF COLOURS

Searching for the exceptional  BY JASMIN HUMMEL The bitter cold, uninhabited areas, spectacular snapshots – when searching for a unique subject, Chris Burkard not only overcomes his own borders, but also those of traditional surf photography. He shares his experiences with millions of people worldwide, taking his audience with him on a journey into unknown…

EDEN Day 24

Congratulations you have made it through 24 days of EDEN. You’re a real digitalisation pro! The TGOA Team wishes you all a Merry, Merry, Digital Christmas and a Happy New Year! Be ready for our plans for 2018. It will be a great year, promise! Reading recommendation for the cosy days: www.edenstudy.com.  

EDEN Day 23

EDEN (European Digital Entity Norm) is the first of its kind and offers new revolutionary insights of the digital future. The Group of Analysts launched with its EDEN survey and study an overview of the current state of digitalisation in European companies. You have opened each door of our EDEN Advent Calendar? Well done. All the knowledge you gained in the…

IN THE SEA OF SENSES

The sensory companion for stressful situations BY JASMIN HUMMEL Who isn’t familiar with stress at work, stress in everyday life and then the added stress during your spare time with countless possibilities and offers. Anti-stress recommendations and relaxation exercises are booming, but when do you have the time for those? Ramon Telfer and cofounder Alex…

EDEN Day 22

EDEN (European Digital Entity Norm) is the first of its kind and offers new revolutionary insights of the digital future. The Group of Analysts launched with its EDEN survey and study an overview of the current state of digitalisation in European companies. Two more days to go. We hope you are as excited as we are! To sweeten your day…

UP CLOSE

A personal interview with Peter Maffay  BY NADINE PELZER He is undoubtedly one of the biggest and most prominent personalities on the German music scene. Peter Maffay has thrilled, moved and accompanied an entire nation for many decades. No one else has come close to his success or released as many number one albums. As…

EDEN Day 21

Heads up and eyes wide open! With a new publication form, The Group of Analysts is focusing on exciting topics relating to the digital revolution at irregular intervals. This always happens in collaboration with a co-author that has managed to convince us through their extraordinary performance. Did you know that the key to success is a mix of…

FULL OF ANTICIPATION

New plans and big goals at Contentserv  BY SOPHIA BLANK Only a few days left until the end of the year, and 2018 is just around the corner with many exciting projects. However, some news can’t wait. As of November 1st, Holger Schneider has taken over as Head of Operations at Contentserv.  In our interview,…

Temel Kahyaoglu im Gespräch mit Stephan A. Nobs 

Temel Kahyaoglu, Chief Analyst TGOA, im Gespräch mit Stephan A. Nobs, CMO von BrandMaker, über Customer Engagement Vol. 2 Der gebürtige Schweizer und studierte Betriebswirt startete seine Karriere als Product Manager bei Beiersdorf. Vor seinem Wechsel zu BrandMaker hat Stephan Nobs Assetlink Europa mitgegründet und aufgebaut. Nach dem Verkauf des Unternehmens an SAS Institute verantwortete er den…

EDEN Day 20

EDEN (European Digital Entity Norm) is the first of its kind and offers new revolutionary insights of the digital future. The Group of Analysts launched with its EDEN survey and study an overview of the current state of digitalisation in European companies. Yay still there? Great, let’s continue with our Christmas surprises. Did you ever wonder which topics are the…

PRECISION WORK

MMC Hartmetall on the way to the digital future BY MIRJAM DEBORA MARSCHALL Tradition and modern business models have to form a symbiosis in the age of digitalisation. This becomes a balancing act for broadly-diversified companies, but it can be successfully mastered with the support of experienced partners. MMC Hartmetall GmbH is one such company,…

EDEN Day 19

Heads up and eyes wide open! With a new publication form, The Group of Analysts is focusing on exciting topics relating to the digital revolution at irregular intervals. This always happens in collaboration with a co-author that has managed to convince us through their extraordinary performance. Did you know that strategic decisions pose challenges for companies because they…

DEMOCRATIC DESIGN

Ikea’s Head of Design Marcus Engman in an interview BY NADINE PELZER Only very few enterprises enjoy as much affection among people across the globe as the Swedish furniture and home furnishing company Ikea. The wonderful, diverse designs on offer at Ikea’s countless emporia allow everybody to express their personality. However, just what steps the…

EDEN Day 18

Heads up and eyes wide open! With a new publication form, The Group of Analysts is focusing on exciting topics relating to the digital revolution at irregular intervals. This always happens in collaboration with a co-author that has managed to convince us through their extraordinary performance. Did you know that usability is more than mere user-friendliness? It describes…

LIKE MY LOOK

The desired outfit with Strellson’s Like-Shop BY NADINE PELZER The Swiss fashion and lifestyle label Strellson has recognised and dealt with the growing importance of social media for company’s communication strategies for a long time. This June, they opened the world’s first online shop, where you cannot pay with money, but with likes. We talked…

EDEN Day 17

EDEN (European Digital Entity Norm) is the first of its kind and offers new revolutionary insights of the digital future. The Group of Analysts launched with its EDEN survey and study an overview of the current state of digitalisation in European companies. Are you dissatisfied with the existing knowledge of digitalisation in your company? You are not alone! If you are…

EDEN Day 16

EDEN (European Digital Entity Norm) is the first of its kind and offers new revolutionary insights of the digital future. The Group of Analysts launched with its EDEN survey and study an overview of the current state of digitalisation in European companies. Rudolph the red nosed reindeer had a very shiny nose… Oh you are already there? For today, we…

EDEN Day 15

Heads up and eyes wide open! With a new publication form, The Group of Analysts is focusing on exciting topics relating to the digital revolution at irregular intervals. This always happens in collaboration with a co-author that has managed to convince us through their extraordinary performance. Did you know that successful sales only work as a mixture between…

Galaxy of Digital Simplicity

We are Snow White*, waiting for the happy end while in a deep sleep. However, there is no evil witch, no prince charming. We are who we are, frequently underestimated – although generally by ourselves. It’s just so difficult to kiss and wake ourselves up. But there is always a way. Remove the undergrowth, the…

DIGITAL RUNNING

Why becoming digital is only the first step BY MICHAEL KUGLER It’s constantly about the crucial question: “How do I best digitalise?” And needless to say, this is also a frequent question at Contentserv. In this article, we would like to show you why Running Digital is just the first step on an extensive journey,…

Get it! The new Kontrast Communication MPW

Hey there, Nice to meet you! We are The Group of Analysts. Our philosophy: Market Research Re-Engineered. For you we have thrown a light on the company Kontrast Communication. Just take a look on the side, there you can see the Market Performance Wheel (MPW) – the result of our deep dive analysation. Besides that…

EDEN Day 14

EDEN (European Digital Entity Norm) is the first of its kind and offers new revolutionary insights of the digital future. The Group of Analysts launched with its EDEN survey and study an overview of the current state of digitalisation in European companies. Hey there, one important question for you: What is your view of the contribution each system makes to the digital…

MATTER OF THE HEART

Modern healthcare with the help of big data BY NIKO HENSCHEN Progressing digitalisation is making the correct handling of increasing data volumes ever more important. Even now, companies are struggling with the rapid rise in the volume of information they are having to deal with. But this not only affects business, it is also having…

EDEN Day 13

Heads up and eyes wide open! With a new publication form, The Group of Analysts is focusing on exciting topics relating to the digital revolution at irregular intervals. This always happens in collaboration with a co-author that has managed to convince us through their extraordinary performance. You still haven’t read it? Then it’s time you get your hands…

FIREWORK

The lost art of Nordic cooking BY ANJA FAHS Plain and simple impatience was at the root of a great idea. Niklas Ekstedt wanted to grill on a wood fire but was not prepared to wait for the embers to develop, so he put a heavy cast iron frying pan directly into the flames. The…

EDEN Day 12

EDEN (European Digital Entity Norm) is the first of its kind and offers new revolutionary insights of the digital future. The Group of Analysts launched with its EDEN survey and study an overview of the current state of digitalisation in European companies. Let’s celebrate the 12th December with a detailed analysis for the eight focus markets, categorised by sectors. You think it’s not…

VENUE FOR ARTS

The collaboration of creatives at Hotel Hotel BY ANJA FAHS Canberra is actually a compromise. As the rivalry between Melbourne and Sydney prevented a decision in favour of either of these Australian cities becoming the capital of the country, Canberra was simply declared the capital back in 1908. Today, the city, which lies around 300…

EDEN Day 11

EDEN (European Digital Entity Norm) is the first of its kind and offers new revolutionary insights of the digital future. The Group of Analysts launched with its EDEN survey and study an overview of the current state of digitalisation in European companies. You are already an ISCM pro? For sure? Today you get present number 11 from us. Download it…

THE SPECIAL MOMENT

Photographer Steve McCurry captures moments with his photographs that would otherwise be lost BY ANJA FAHS Steve McCurry is a globally celebrated photographer who has long been an icon of photojournalism. His “Afghan Girl”, the portrait of a refugee child in Pakistan, went around the world on the cover of National Geographic magazine in 1984….