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Digitalization Services

Current developments in digitalization are happening very fast and are truly fascinating. In the blog category “Digitalization,” we will report on a wide variety of trend topics, including IT consulting and digital transformation strategy, business analytics and predictive analytics, enterprise software development (classic coding, low coding), solutions & services for the telecommunications industry, governance, risk and compliance (GRC), data privacy consulting, and much more.


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Cybersecurity on the Darknet – How do I Become a Professional Hacker?

Giulia Vaccaro lives in Berlin and has been a part of the team at INTARGIA – a valantic company since September 2022. In an interview, she takes us along on her journey to becoming a professional hacker and tells us what the latest cyber security trends are.

Triad Dark Patterns
How dark patterns on websites influence us and what this has to do with data protection

Misleading "cookie" consent banners, complicated and lengthy processes for deleting accounts, or well-hidden privacy settings - such practices can be summarized under the term "dark patterns”. Website operators use these specifically to persuade users to make a decision that they do not actually want to make. But what does all this have to do with data protection? This blog post aims to shed some light on the subject.

Surviving the MarTech Jungle – Data Science: How do I go about it?

Data Science represents an important tool for tapping into the MarTech jungle. We've already taken a look at the Data Science framework, and in this post we'll get an overview of the resources available. Read here.

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How Companies Are Shaping Digitalization With SAP S/4HANA

Digitalization is not an end in itself, but creates added value, and fosters innovation and growth. At the Customer Focus Days SAP 2022, experts explained how they are shaping the transformation from a company and consulting perspective.

Technology upgrades as a business opportunity
Technology upgrades as a business opportunity

The struggle is real: The digitalization of the market is advancing rapidly, and companies are forced to keep up with the pace of technological progress. Will digital transformation ever end? We doubt it!

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The Digitalization of the Statutory Health Insurance Companies

Has digitalization now also reached the statutory health insurance companies in Germany? Our expert for statutory health insurance, Lutz Schedlbauer, Managing Consultant at valantic, has experienced the development of digitalization at health insurance companies first-hand. Here, he gives us a look at what he does everyday.

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What does a “breach coach” actually do?

Thomas Lang is a managing partner at INTARGIA – a valantic company. As a so-called "breach coach", he advises companies on what to do following a hacker or ransomware attack and advises on which mistakes to avoid.

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SAP BW/4HANA or SAP Data Warehouse Cloud?

SAP BW/4HANA or SAP Data Warehouse Cloud or even a combination of both solutions?

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IBM’s AI Business Analytics Platform

A Brief Portrait of IBM's AI Business Analytics Platform: This is what IBM Cloud Pak for Data can do, and companies can reap these benefits and added value quickly, relatively easily, and flexibly.

RISE with SAP Paves the Way to the Cloud for Industrial Enterprises
RISE with SAP Paves the Way to the Cloud for Industrial Enterprises

RISE with SAP lets industrial enterprises progress with their digitization programs without the need for upfront investments. Combined with the support of SAP partners such as valantic, the Business Transformation as a Service portfolio becomes a highly attractive option for SMEs.

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A Chatbot on the Test Bench

In our blog contribution, Felix Kopf, Software Engineer and Consultant at valantic, demonstrates what kinds of questions accompany chatbot development and how varied these are.

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The Anaplan Way: Part 1

In this blog post, we will show you the project management standards to ensure the success of Anaplan projects.

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“Tsüri isch uh schööön!” (“Zurich is beautiful” in Swiss slang)

Find out in this short interview with Fabian Gersch, Consultant at valantic Business Analytics Swiss, why our employees remain loyal to valantic!

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IT Architecture Consulting

Fit for the future, flexibly adaptable, economical, and safe. That’s everything an IT architecture should ideally be. A strategic development of IT architecture is where it all begins and ends. Learn more about valantic's IT architecture consulting.

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The German Telecommunications Modernization Act (TKG)

The German Telecommunications Modernization Act (TKMG) will enter into force with legally binding effect on December 1, 2021. We spoke to Stefan Michaelis, head of the valantic Telco Solutions & Services GmbH (TSS) business unit, about the realignment and modernization of the TKG and the consequences for so-called over-the-top service providers such as messenger services.

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“TKG Compliance – Much More Than Just a Legal Issue”

The German Telecommunications Act places high legal demands on providers of telecommunications and Internet services when it comes to cooperating with investigative authorities and implementing the prescribed TKG compliance. We spoke to Roland Martinez, Managing Director at valantic, about his motivation for tackling what, at first glance, might appear to be a rather stodgy topic, and why TKG compliance is much more than just a legal issue.

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At a Glance: The New Features of IBM Cognos Analytics 11.2

The first look at the new major release of the IBM BI Suite with many improved features, e.g. visualization, artificial intelligence and performance.

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valantic Among Germany’s Best MINT Employers

Heise’s Technology Review magazine has partnered with Hamburg-based management and market research establishment Institut für Management- und Marktforschung (IMWF) to choose the best MINT employers in Germany. valantic secures itself a place on the winners list in the IT services sector.

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Master’s thesis as professional entry into SAP BI consulting

Kirsten Nachtmann reports in the interview about her hiring at valantic, which came about due to her Master's thesis, and her start as SAP BI consultant in Hamburg.

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From Artificial Intelligence to the Information Security Audit

Andreas Kalapis reports on his work as a student employee in the Artificial Intelligence department and his subsequent start as a consultant. In the interview, he tells us why his gut feeling about INTARGIA, a valantic company, was spot-on from the very beginning.

valantic & TechConsult Study: "Corona Redefines IT Priorities"
Corona Redefines IT Priorities: This is What German Companies Now Have on the Agenda

The study "Corona resets IT priorities" by valantic and techconsult examined the impact of Corona on 218 German companies at the end of 2020.

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Survey about the Status Quo of Digitalization

The SurveyHow far along are German companies with the implementation of the digital transformation and what challenges do they encounter in the process? This was the topic of the survey on the status quo of digitalization that valantic conducted in cooperation with the Services and Consulting Department of the Hochschule Ludwigshafen am Rhein. Visitors were […]

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The E-Invoice – a Required Step toward Digitalization

With the introduction of the statutory regulation on electronic invoices ( e-invoices) in public administration, digitalization in finance and accounting is being further promoted. But what exactly is the e-invoice regulation about?

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Area Manager IT Services at valantic – a Challenge with Many Facets

In the interview, Claudia Sehr reports about her challenges as Area Manager IT Services in the Frankfurt location and explains to us why she likes working at valantic.

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More than numbers: Career in SAP S/4HANA Finance

Christian is 28 years old and has been part of the LINKIT Consulting team since September 2019. In his role as an SAP S/4HANA Finance consultant, he tells us about his professional start, why no project is like another, and why he especially appreciates the friendly attitude and readiness of his LINKIT colleagues to help him.

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Achieve efficient liquidity management in four steps

In the current crisis, the concern is to secure liquidity quickly and effectively and to reduce ongoing costs. Our technical article shows how this works in four steps with the SAP Analytics Cloud.

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From a Retail Company to SAP Commerce Consulting – Why the Leap is Worthwhile

Christian Tomas, Business Analyst E-Commerce, tells us in an interview why he dared to take the leap from a retail company to consulting and what his start at valantic was like.

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Sales of the Future: Prof. Dr. Martin Selchert about Digitalization in B2B Sales

We spoke with Prof. Dr. Martin Selchert about success strategies for digitalization in B2B sales and what companies can do now.

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Telecommunications compliance: valantic starts new Telco Solutions & Services GmbH

With the new Telco Solution & Services GmbH, valantic has established a new company for the telecommunications industry. In an interview, Roland Martinez and Stefan Michaelis speak about the new company’s motivations and goals.

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B2B commerce: Here’s how to digitalize your B2B sales channels in the era of Covid-19

Currently, Covid-19 has a firm grip not just on our private lives, but also on the entire economy. In particular, B2B trade will feel the pandemic's consequences due to its strong orientation toward bricks-and-mortar sales and the cancellation of trade shows. Urs Haeusler, Managing Director of valantic CEC Schweiz, explains in this interview how you can reorient your sales strategy in B2B commerce for the long term and what other tips you should pay attention to right now.

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Why digital assistants are so valuable in customer dialogues

Conversational AI in customer service leads to more dynamics in problem solving which has enormous potential for digital assistants and chatbots.

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From industry to consulting: Scenes from the everyday life of a project manager

In January 2020, Fabian Littau made the jump from an internal role in classic industry to consulting and he can now grow with us, and especially with our customers. For it’s precisely in times like the current Covid19 crisis that digitalization projects are becoming ever more important.

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Robotic Process Automation: Setting the course for the successful automation of corporate processes

Read this article about how valantic can help you automate your corporate processes successfully with RPA.

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Digital business innovation: IT is the motor, but people are in control

Technologies for digital business innovation such as artificial intelligence and data analyses are enjoying a lot of attention lately. However, it takes talented people to drive the innovations forward and employees who use and exploit the digital innovations.

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Process automation is the perfect opportunity to help your employees

Automation is the opportunity to unleash your workforce potential for value-added activities. Help them grow!

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An excursion into SAP Transportation Management at valantic

Thomas Pongratz, Managing Consultant at valantic, on the fast-moving nature of information technology, the challenges arising from this, and why he especially appreciates the team spirit and hands-on mentality at valantic.

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CFO: Surviving the digitalization madness – time-travel!

We are now in the future, in the year 2025. You're the CFO, sitting in your office, going over the manuscript for your upcoming farewell speech once again. In just a few minutes, you’ll face your employees one last time. Will you tell a tale of success or are you leaving your company because you failed miserably at digitalization?

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On a Digital Journey in the SAP IBP World

Interview with Fabian Stocker, Vice President Integrated Business Planning (SAP IBP) at valantic Supply Chain Excellence, about working as a consultant at valantic.

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valantic and the Nordakademie Develop Procedural Model for Data Science Projects

The Data Science Process Model of valantic and Nordakademie describes the procedure in a data science project.

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5 questions for… Tim Hahn, Managing Director of netz98

netz98 has been part of valantic since the beginning of December 2019. We spoke to Managing Director Tim Hahn about what the merger means for netz98 and valantic from his point of view and to what ambitions this E-commerce specialist from Mainz will devote himself in the future.

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Dion Global Solutions GmbH will operate onwards under Dion Transaction Solutions GmbH

Dion Global Solutions and valantic will join forces. Collectively, Dion and valantic have over 250 German-speaking developers, specialists and consultants with deep financial industry knowledge.

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Interview valantic: “Digitalization is hands-on work” (German)

Interview with Holger von Daniels from valantic in online magazine NORD/LB Norddeutsche Landesbank: about the digital transformation in companies and why digitalization is no hocus-pocus, but hands-on work.

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visiondays2018: valantic invites you to the congress for digital transformation

valantic organizes the visiondays 2018: A congress with practical Lectures, Workshops and Hands-On Sessions.