Nancy Faeser, German Federal Minister of the Interior and Community, visited adesso at the Smart Country Convention in Berlin. The minister took the opportunity to learn about the IT service provider’s activities in the area of digital identities. In 2024, adesso plans to launch a new eID service on the market that complements the BundID account offered by the government.
adesso has once again succeeded in defending its readers’ choice title at the IT-Awards 2023. For the third time in a row, the IT service provider took first place in the Big Data Consulting category at the BigData-Insider Award. adesso is absolutely delighted to receive this latest accolade, which reflects its continuing expertise in the data and analytics segment – a business area that has a key role to play, especially in view of the developments surrounding generative AI.
Comment: ChatGPT to replace 854 jobs in the dairy industry by mid-February – on the merits and risks of forecasting (Author: Volker Gruhn)
Analysts, institutions, vendors and IT service providers are falling over themselves to forecast the impact of generative artificial intelligence applications such as ChatGPT. Not a day goes by that the new technology doesn’t hit the headlines. One day the news might focus on the transformation of certain professions and industries, another day the subject matter might be far-reaching changes to the entire economy. What people often forget is that looking into a crystal ball isn’t an ideal way for businesses to determine their next course of action.
Comment: You’ll never get anywhere with “we’ve always done things that way”: For a more-productive approach to data management (Author: Volker Gruhn)
Organisations have a tendency to develop a mind of their own, as can be seen in phrases such as “it’s always been that way,” “it just happened like that” or the classic “we’ve always done things that way”. But why have things always been done a certain way? The truth is, no-one really knows any more. Every day, managers make decisions that lead to the creation of particular structures and process, which, in turn, set the course for businesses to follow. Conventions, standards and routines are the result. Everyone feels at home in this comfort zone, where some things simply take care of themselves. After all, “it’s always been that way”.
Mark Lohweber assumes CEO position at adesso SE in the beginning of 2024 - Michael Kenfenheuer and Dirk Pothen leave the Executive Board by the end of 2023
Changes in the adesso SE Executive Board: Mark Lohweber will become the new CEO at the beginning of 2024, taking over from Michael Kenfenheuer, who will leave the Executive Board by the end of 2023. In addition, Dirk Pothen will end his Executive Board contract early for personal reasons as of December 31, 2023.
The IT service provider adesso SE and the Bundesliga football club FC Augsburg have joined forces to build a new cloud-based platform for data-driven marketing. The platform will make it possible to use the internal sales and marketing functions more efficiently and target spectators, fans, partners and sponsors with new, individually tailored services.
adesso is celebrating the fantastic achievement of taking a podium spot in the Best Workplaces in Europe™ 2023 competition. The honour comes after the IT service provider was voted “Germany’s Best Employer in the ITC Sector” and “Germany’s Best Employer 2023” by the Great Place to Work® Institute. The prize for second place among companies with more than 500 employees was presented at a ceremony in Luxembourg yesterday evening.
adesso is set to make blockchain systems more secure by becoming a validator for the fintech company SWIAT. The partnership will see adesso provide selected blockchain nodes, helping to ensure that incoming function calls within a blockchain are validated and correctly executed according to defined rules and protocols.
IT service provider adesso has been offering a tailor-made portfolio for the sports industry for around a year now. More and more customers are opting to make use of the company’s digitalisation expertise, with adesso being one of just a handful of IT service providers with such a wealth of digital product development experience in sport. VfL Bochum is the latest club to work with adesso, as it aims to create a seamless customer journey for its fans and partners. To accomplish this, the Bundesliga club is implementing the Salesforce Sales Cloud with adesso’s help.
ECO:DIGIT (Enabling green COmputing and DIGItal Transformation) is a joint project involving the German Informatics Society, the Oeko-Institut, the Open Source Business Alliance, adesso and Siemens that aims to create a platform to assess the sustainability of software applications. The digital test bench, where all the data is collated and processed, is being developed by adesso.
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