The subsidiary, which was fully acquired in 2016 as Smarthouse Media GmbH and subsequently renamed smarthouse adesso financial solutions, is set to form part of the Banking division within the adesso Group. The merger agreement was signed today.
What will the old-age pension scenario be in 10 to 15 years from now? What will be the responsibilities of life insurance and pension funds? What challenges do end-customers see? Answers to this question are provided by the current study of the software company, 'adesso insurance solutions' and 'Versicherungsforen Leipzig'.
The healthcare sector still has a long way to go when it comes to digitalisation, according to a recent study by the industry network Healthcare Frauen (HCF). The IT service provider adesso lent its support to the study. However, the issue is now firmly on the minds of the sector’s decision makers.
IT service provider adesso has opened a new office on the Baltic coast. adesso now has a presence in the Hanseatic City of Rostock, the second adesso Group office in the federal state of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania after Stralsund and the 22nd in Germany.
Only four of the 22 exclusive insurers surveyed offer their providers a fully digital, paperless processing option for more than 60 per cent of all transactions. That puts the four pioneers, ARAG, Concordia, Mecklenburgische Versicherung and Nürnberger Versicherung (in alphabetical order), at a level of digitalisation almost double that of the laggards in the sector, who only come in at about 35 per cent. The key motivating factors behind the providers’ calls for further digitalisation of their insurance agencies are the increased time for customer consultations and higher cross-selling density, as the current benchmark survey from Sirius Campus in cooperation with IT service provider adesso shows.
adesso is awarded the third contract in a year for a publicly funded project for digitalisation in the construction industry. Following the SWARM and BIM competence centre projects, the BIMcontracts collaborative re-search project is another adesso investment project that the federal government is financing as funding authority. It marks another important milestone on the path towards the digitalisation of the German construction industry.
Jörg Schroeder (41) is to become the new Chief Financial Officer (CFO) at IT service provider adesso. Schroeder comes from BITMARCK Hold-ing GmbH, where he has worked for the past 11 years, most recently as CFO. He will replace adesso’s long-standing CFO, Christoph Junge, who has chosen to leave the company with effect from 30 September.
The IT service provider adesso advocates reforming IT education, which is why it supports an initiative spearheaded by Bitkom, Germany’s digital association. Following its Digital-Design-Manifest in 2018, the association – together with adesso and other IT institutions – is now calling for the creation of digital design academies to house the IT educational centres of the future.
The IT service provider adesso has appointed Oliver Schobert to serve as its Chief Sales Officer (CSO). The 49-year-old will focus on corporate account management within the adesso Group. In this newly created position, Schobert will report directly to the CEO of adesso AG.
adesso AG has confirmed its investment- and growth-oriented sales and earnings forecast for 2019 with the publication of its half-year report. The adesso Group increased sales in the first half of 2019 by 20 % year on year to a new half-year record of EUR 213.3 million. The vast majority of this growth came organically. High licensing revenues in the second quarter involving in|sure products for companies in the insurance sector were able to compensate for growth- and market-related earnings declines in services business.