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How to design a collaboration network for public value creation

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Co-production, co-creation, participation, user involvement: these are buzzwords often used when talking about public sector transformation.…

Of digital natives and data-based services – BFH researchers at Connecta 2019

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Swiss Post's Connecta digital conference was a success on Tuesday with over 300 participants and more than 90 speakers from 12 countries. Everyyear,Connecta…

Hackathons as a hot spot for digital skills

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When mixed teams tinker for hours or days until they programme new applications from data, then it is most likely a hackathon. This non-hierarchical…

Japan: Ageing society needs technology and community development

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The ageing of society is more advanced in Japan than in Switzerland. Japan has been under corresponding pressure to innovate for some time. A…

Does digitalisation make us happier?

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Digitalisation makes many things easier for us in our professional and private lives. Communication is possible in a variety of ways so that…

October-November issue: Digitalisation – Vision of fair participation for all

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In 2011, the US social theorist and economist Jeremy Rifkin drew a positive vision of a "collaborative age" in his book "The Third Industrial…

How traffic measurements enable smart street lighting

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Only as much light as is really needed - intelligent lighting in public spaces is now one of the characteristics of a smart city. Such applications…

Linked Open Data for Smart Cities? New developments from the research perspective

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Almost all cities that call themselves a smart city or want to become one also have a strategy on Open Data and often publish relevant data on…

Digitalization – a great opportunity for women

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Companies need skilled workers for digital transformation and women are especially in demand. However, to date too few girls and young women…