Entries by Thomas Gees

A communicative Experiment on Digital Democracy

TA-SWISS , the Foundation for Technology Assessment, has entered into a communicative experiment: it is seeking public discussion space before the results of the Digital Democracy study are available. In the Politforum Käfigturm, one can participate in the workshop process – SocietyByte visited the analogue part of the exhibition. “Digital Democracy – An Interactive Journey […]

What is the state of digitalisation in your company?

Is it possible to measure digital fitness? The Bern University of Applied Sciences of Economics has developed a questionnaire for SMEs. Using the example of the Bern Building Insurance (GVB), Thomas von Gunten from the Bern Building Insurance explains that external support can contribute significantly to agile progress in digitalisation projects. Thomas von Gunten, Head […]

Digital fitness can be measured: How digital are Bernese SMEs?

Digitalisation projects are innovations that are successful when scarce resources can be saved with technology and data. The example of EWB shows the success criteria for process digitalisation. Fault management for lighting in public spaces was quickly digitised thanks to agile project methods. Dominik Hanisch, Innovation Manager at EWB, accompanied the project. Where previously a […]