2018

Hackathon at Acrea – Hands-on and with a lot of fun

Manuel Bleichenbacher | 5. December 2018

Acrea has held an internal hackathon with all consultants participating. The aim was to deal with machine learning in a practical way. It started with tutorials conducted with Microsoft Azure Machine Learning Studio. A sense of achievement quickly set in. The visual tool is easy to use and nicely visualizes the data flow. It as […] » read more

Why traditional corporate budgeting breaks agility

Zsolt Czinkan | 31. October 2018

A decade ago, the majority of IT projects were delivered using a traditional waterfall or waterfall-like methodology. The execution of these projects was preceded by a long planning and budgeting phase, typically lasting 6-12 months. Only initiatives with a carefully prepared business case would pass the gate of the budgeting process and would be taken […] » read more

Open Banking is more than API

Acrea | 20. June 2018

With the recent implementation of the Revised Payment Service Directive (PSD2) in the EU, the concept of open banking has attracted widespread attention from vested interests and consumers in the European financial industry. Thanks to the capabilities of open APIs in conjunction with the PSD2, third parties including fintech startups are now building their services […] » read more

Digitisation turns economy upside down

Michael Müller | 14. March 2018

Digitisation changes customer interactions  and gives consumers the opportunity to do business at any time. It is crucial that companies understand how to use new technologies for their benefit. Michael Müller, Co-Founder at Acrea, wrote his thoughts on the subject in the February issue of of the magazine “Schweizer Personalvorsorge” SPV 02/18. Note: The article is […] » read more