Digital Files in Administration: “Old habits die hard”

In public administration, the introduction of digital files keeps running into misgivings and reservations. Most of these are not founded in logic, as online magazine Kommune 21 recently determined in an article. Usually, they have much more to do with prejudices – prejudices that would be easy to disarm with arguments, if they weren’t so […]

Digitise? Not Just for Arbor Day…

Did you know? April 25th was Arbor Day. Originally conceived by journalist Julius Sterling Morton in the USA, and celebrated for the first time in Nebraska in 1852, the United Nations adopted Arbor Day into its calendar in 1951. In Germany, President Theodor Heuss planted a maple tree in the Bonner Hofgarten during the first […]

Collaboration: difficult situation in Germany

Nobody doubts that collaboration is one of today’s most important corporate trends. Company structures are highly decentralized and fragmented, and teams are divided over multiple units or group companies. This makes a recent survey by PAC software consultants all the more interesting. They questioned 150 managers in German companies to get a snapshot of current […]

On-Demand Models – Ideal for Small Municipalities?

Digitization is finding its way into municipal government as well, slowly but surely. Experts estimate that ten to twenty percent of administrators already work electronically – from bookkeeping to digital archiving, and from the land registry to the fines and penalties office. But scepticism still reigns in many quarters. Cloud solutions can help.   Slow […]

Document-Intensive Processes: Digital, but Still…

Print and document management is driving corporate digital transformations, according to a current study. A record-breaking 91% of all companies in Germany have recognized the potential of digitization for document-intensive processes. According to the study, 53% of all documents are already transmitted digitally.   Development Slower than Projected Many companies, however, are still finding it […]