Category: Acrea News

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

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

How Personalization Helped the Codecheck Mobile App Grow its User Base

Manuel Bleichenbacher | 12. September 2016

At Codecheck, we* have successfully personalized the mobile app and thereby increased its usage and reach considerably. Here are five ideas how personalization can improve your app and how you can implement it step by step. The Codecheck app scans a barcode and tells consumers how healthy and environmentally friendly the food or personal care […] » read more

Making Digital Sanitation Work

Making Digital Sanitation Work

Christof Dornbierer | 17. March 2016

In Sub-Saharan Africa, 644 million lack access to improved sanitation of which 400 million have GSM coverage – meaning that in the future linking mobile offerings to sanitation solutions is very much a viable idea one might not have thought of. Neither did I until we got a call from a potential customer last autumn: […] » read more

Making Digital Work

Boris Reinhard | 23. October 2015

Technology is changing our life as never before. With Digital Transformation, we are noticeably heading a new age of perpetual disruption. Some see it as the fourth industrial revolution. The vast majority of companies and organizations are unsure how to cope with the challenges of Digital Transformation and how to renew their business models. This […] » read more

Agile Leadership Day

Michael Müller | 11. November 2014

At the yearly Agile Leadership Day Michael Müller shared his experiences in the buildup of intra-enterprise startups. You can find the program here. Please contact us if you are interested in the talk and the slides. » read more

Acrea Website Relaunch

Stefan Wengi | 9. July 2014

Over the last years, we have observed a lot of activity in digital transformation initiatives and we have experienced increasing demand coming from this area. Many enterprises are trying to bring their online business to a next level and see information technology as a fundamental element of their future business models. Online business and security […] » read more