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Editorial Fall 2016

Dear Members of the SI the „society“ is an important stakeholder to every professional association and in particular to SI, for a variety of reasons: In our information era, the image of something has become a decisive factor of how this something is perceived. Therefore, cultivating the image of Informatics across […]

Technology Outlook and Megatrends – A Review

Technology Outlook is an event held annually by the Swiss Informatics Society SI in collaboration with the Austrian Future Network. It is dedicated to society-relevant IT themes and megatrends, and in particular to the opportunities, challenges, and risks to be faced by the future information society. The 2016 issue of […]

SI @ CeBIT 2016 – Swiss Pavillon

Die CeBIT in Hannover ist mit über 200’000 Besucher und tausenden von Ausstellern die weltweit größte Messe für Informationstechnik. Dieses Jahr war die Schweiz das offizielle Gastland, über 60 Schweizerfirmen präsentierten ihre Produkte und Dienstleistungen im von ICT Switzerland organisierten Swiss Pavilion. SI Präsident Jürg Gutknecht konnte schon früh einen […]

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Information – The Oil of the 21. Century

“Information is the oil of the 21Sst century“ is the metaphoric way the Gartner Group uses to explain the fact that in the modern digital society, Information owns an inherent value. Indeed, the metaphor mediates a second, even hotter message, namely „and analytics is the combustion engine“. We are, in this […]