JBFOne 2018 - Shaping the Bank of Tomorrow: Lectures on the agility and digitalization of it-economics

JBFOne 2018 - Shaping the Bank of Tomorrow: Lectures on the agility and digitalization of it-economics

For two days - 20-21 November, IT decision makers from the financial sector will meet at JBFOne, the IT Congress of Fiducia & GAD IT AG in Unterschleissheim near Munich, to discuss trends, visions, and strategies in the IT environment of banks. This year once again, it-economics will be platinum sponsor and largely represented with several lectures at the conference.

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The mountains calling - Fun4all in Munich

The mountains calling - Fun4all in Munich

Fun4all – we, have held this event for years, to spend time in private and small circle of colleagues, their partners and families, and to lose the mundane of the daily routines. Having tried alternative entertainments in the previous years, such as beach volleyball and Jochen Schweizer Arena, this year we returned to the basics – the mountains.

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Emotional intelligence in diverse teams or how to grow strong in a rugged world

Emotional intelligence in diverse teams or how to grow strong in a rugged world

When people say Software developer or IT consultant, they usually envision a man.

Well…stereotypes are changing and looking around in our office today, women are forming about 40% of it-economics Bulgaria.

Did we do it in purpose, just because we want to be modern and diverse? NO. After all, we work for customers and they care if the job is done timely and professionally and do not care if it is performed by a diverse team.

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IT-Security tool published: the it-economics password card

IT-Security tool published: the it-economics password card

“Your password is about to expire in 4 days!” – this message is probably known to most of us from our everyday work: the password for the company computer or the access to the customer, needs to be changed at least every 30 days and it should be aligned by the two company passwords guidelines.

As this is best for security at work, the process usually turns into a pain for the users of company hard- and software.

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Improved coordination in projects and in the company through visualization: it-economics is now in partnership with Lucidchart

Improved coordination in projects and in the company through visualization: it-economics is now in partnership with Lucidchart

A productive cooperation is achieved when all parties involved have the necessary information. Visualization facilitates the presentation of complex content such as organizations, processes and connections. To offer its customers even better collaboration solutions in future, it-economics is entering into a strategic partnership with Lucidchart, the leading visualization tool.

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Thomas Kleipass becomes the new site manager in Frankfurt

Thomas Kleipass becomes the new site manager in Frankfurt

Increased expertise in the banking and insurance sector: Thomas Kleipaß, Site Manager, takes over the Frankfurt office of it-economics.

The Frankfurt office of it-economics will be under new management in the future. Thomas Kleipaß, previously Мanager at it-economics in Frankfurt, takes over the position of Site Manager.

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it-economics Summer party in Munich

it-economics Summer party in Munich

Last Friday, July 6th, the Munich office celebrated its annual summer party. Invited were colleagues with their partners and families. Due to changing weather conditions, for the first time in years, we had a short-term change of plan and used our office premises for the celebration of our Fun4all event, as the original plan – to go to the courtyard of the Leuchtenbergring Office, could not be accomplished.

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Sopra Steria has finalised the acquisition of it-economics

Sopra Steria (Euronext Paris: SOP), a European leader in digital transformation, has finalised on the 5th of July 2018 the acquisition of it-economics, a German consulting firm. The plan to acquire it- economics was announced by a press release posted on the 15th of May 2018. it-economics will be included in Sopra Steria’s scope of consolidation from 1 July 2018.

With cloud-based platform solutions ahead of the competition - it-economics becomes Pivotal Systems Integrator

With cloud-based platform solutions ahead of the competition - it-economics becomes Pivotal Systems Integrator

it-economics enlarges its offering in cloud-based services. As Pivotal Systems Integrator, the IT consulting firm now supports Pivotal Cloud Foundry as platform as a service (PaaS) for modern application development. Complemented by agile methods, rapid software development can be combined with easy scalability and cost reduction in IT operations.

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Ceremonial opening of the new office in Muenster 2018

Ceremonial opening of the new office in Muenster 2018

On May 14, 2018, the it-economics team in Muenster celebrated the new office opening with about 20 guests on the Germania Campus. Last fall, the site in Muenster was founded to provide even better support to customers in the region and to attract new customers and employees. After a few months in a co-working space, the number of employees increased, hence the need for new premises.

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Sopra Steria plans acquisition of it-economics

Sopra Steria (Euronext Paris: SOP), a leading European provider of digital transformation, plans to acquire it-economics, a leading German IT consultancy for the financial services and energy industries.

Sopra Steria plans to acquire 100 percent of the shares of it-economics. The German consulting company it-economics has gained excellent reputation for IT consulting and individual software development and has received several awards for it. The company specializes in digital transformation, agile development and coaching, cloud services and the management of complex IT projects. Over the 15 years since its inauguration, it-economics has been able to build long-standing, successful and trusted relationships with well-known customers in the banking, insurance and energy sectors. In 2017, after years of successful growth, it achieved a total turnover of approx. 20 million euros.

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Best Consultants: it-economics honored for the fourth time

Best Consultants: it-economics honored for the fourth time

As of today, the results of the industry consulting have been published. it-economics is once again among the best consultancies and further strengthens its leading position in IT strategy and IT implementation.
With more than 16,000 management consultancies in Germany (source: Statista), the consulting market is huge, making it hard to choose among them. Which consultancy is recommended for which task and which industry?

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Donated to the Center for Child Multilingualism e.V.

Donated to the Center for Child Multilingualism e.V.

As part of the "Consultants for Charity", it-economics employees spent valuable time to charitable projects. Together with the Allianz for Children Foundation, an amount of EUR 10,000 was donated to the Center for Child Multilingualism e.V. (KIKUS) in 2017. The donation was handed over on location in Munich.

The main purpose of KIKUS is to make language and education accessible to all children and thus to provide equal opportunities.

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Women at it-economics – We can do IT!

Women at it-economics – We can do IT!

Last Thursday, our Dusseldorf office held a special training – a training that touched base with the universal pattern of women’s inferior access to resources and opportunities. We at it-economics want to change that pattern and think that we are on the right track. Our women’s quota has steadily increased since 2014.

At it-economics, we work in mixed teams, and this proved to be a successful recipe of working on a project...

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