Germany is one of the leading industrial nations worldwide and a market leader in many sectors of industry. But the competition never sleeps. Intensive international rivalry between European nations and rapidly growing emerging economies is constantly increasing pressure on German companies to improve their own competitiveness.
Digitisation and worldwide networking of systems and processes along the value-added chain will not only present new challenges to IT and ERP systems but will also offer production companies considerable future potential and degrees of freedom.
Ever more manufacturing companies - in their efforts to acquire new customer groups and remain competitive into the future - are faced with the challenge of orienting their products and services to ever more specific customer requirements.
Mobile access to company data in real time is today a routine part of everyday business life for many companies. In order to ensure smooth workflows within the company’s own work environment, a high level of information and process transparency, short decision-making paths and fast response times are required.
Next to AI (Artificial Intelligence) and blockchain (cryptographic linking of datasets) the IoT (Internet of Things) constitutes another key technology that sustainably revolutionises our IT and increasingly also our Cloud-based working environments.