E-billing mandatory from 2020 for all government suppliers

The e-invoice has been a done deal for quite a while. Legislators decided that this should be mandatory for the highest federal authorities from November 2018, and from 2019, all other German public offices will have to follow suit.

Informatik Aktuell: Article on the realignment of the IT organization

Digital transformation not only influences the business models of many companies – their IT organization is also undergoing a far-reaching process of change. The...

Cloud-based data management – an important topic for the Public Sector CIO

Datenmanagement in der Cloud – ein wichtiges Thema für den CIO - auch im Public SectorDie Digitalisierung erfasst nicht nur immer mehr unterschiedliche Wirtschaftsbereiche, sondern zunehmend auch den öffentlichen Sektor. Das bedeutet, dass die Entscheidungsträger innerhalb der Ämter eine Strategie entwickeln müssen, wie sie damit umgehen.

Wienbot – the first chatbot on behalf of a city administration

At the beginning of the year, the City of Vienna attracted a lot of attention with a new project: It presented a new chatbot for communication with the citizens. After a trial period in which the feature was only available via Facebook Messenger, it is now also available as an app. This is the first chatbot in the service of a municipal administration.

Change Management for the SAP S/4HANA Roll-Out at Klosterfrau

For about three years, the new ERP solution SAP S/4HANA has been on the market. More and more companies are now planning to switch...

ESN and mgm at smarter|service-Roadshow

From March 1 mgm will accompany the ESN smarter|service roadshow on five dates all over Germany. Topic: Making the benefits of digitalisation available to the...

The battle for electronic identity

The federal government is working to make the new identity card with electronic proof of identity more attractive. This additional function has so far met with little response from the public. Meanwhile, large private companies have a serious competition system for identification on the Internet.

What´s coming next in Digital Distribution for Industrial Insurance?

It never was more exciting than today to work for Industrial Insurers and Brokers, at least not for me. There is openness towards change,...

When the Customer Doesn’t Fit the Grid

From Underwriter to IT Service Provider - Alexander Stolte’s digitization column I first made the acquaintance of the downsides of digitization when I moved to...

New tech blog article: “G1 is mature in Java 9, finally”

The G1 garbage collector is the default collector in Java 9. So it is time to reevaluate its performance which in 2013 I had...