Agile, Scrum and Design Thinking are nothing but speech bubbles now!

Agile, Scrum and Design Thinking are nothing but speech bubbles now!

For many employees the once highly acclaimed concepts of Agile, Scrum, Design Thinking and FedEx days have lost their appeal. Instead, companies therefore need to develop many more methods that fill their employees with enthusiasm for the new, creative working world. It’s time for “Smart Culture”!

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Pre-primary education in Silicon Valley

Pre-primary education in Silicon Valley

Die Schulausbildung in den USA ist für viele deutsche Expatriates-Eltern eine große Herausforderung. Denn da sind in Stanford schon mal 25.000 US-Dollar für die Grund- oder Vorschule jährlich pro Kind zu berappen. Bei dem vielen Geld fragt man sich, ob sich das lohnt?

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Digital gridlock in Germany

Digital gridlock in Germany

What a curious debate was conducted in Germany at the end of 2017. While in all media the drum is being banged for the importance of digitalisation, and all companies are grappling with the digital future in projects, one has the impression that many of those in charge are observing this topic as onlookers.

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Poor marks for the management!

Poor marks for the management!

Microsoft, SAP and other companies have stopped employee assessments. Whereas in the past great value was placed on regular assessments of employees by managers, an increasing number of companies are recognising that the process takes a lot of work and generates little real profit for the company.

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Digitalisation and Switzerland

Digitalisation and Switzerland

In 2016, Switzerland was the partner country at the CeBIT. For years now Switzerland has been the world leader on the annual Global Innovation Index, co-authored by the American Cornell University, the Paris INSEAD Institute, and the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO).

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