Technology Replaces Organizations

Everyone has heard about platform economy and its branch, sharing economy. But what does it imply for an existing company? How do blockchains get into the picture? What should management boards care about? What is the challenge for legislators? Why should Unions start to rethink their business? Organizations as software […]

Identity in Cyberspace

I have a colleague – and this not me myself – who has recently become victim of several identity thefts in a row. The goal of the thefts was to severely damage his life and to get into his footsteps, assignments, and contracts in business. According to popular assumptions the […]

Big Data ≧ Data +++++

Big Data ≧ Data + Questions + Algorithmic Knowledge + Commitment + Collaboration. Many big data activities fail to establish the necessary preconditions for success. In science the main challenges are the access to data and the collaboration across disciplines. For companies, however the main challenge in applying big data is […]

Digital Single Market – Fiction or Vision?

ABSTRACT: The European Union heads for the establishment of a digital single market among its members. This article discusses whether Switzerland should ignore this or look for possibilities that will allow Swiss companies and Swiss citizens to participate in this emerging borderless market. THE SITUATION: The European Union (EU) tries […]

Digital Single Market – Fiction or Vision?

ABSTRACT: The European Union heads for the establishment of a digital single market among its members. This article discusses whether Switzerland should ignore this or look for possibilities that will allow Swiss companies and Swiss citizens to participate in this emerging borderless market. THE SITUATION: The European Union (EU) tries […]