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A bewildering choice of technology, plus the need to keep up with the latest digital innovations, overcome geopolitical market barriers, and juggle commercial aspects such as verying currencies, tax rates, and financing rules. These are just some of the many factors that are making IT and communications procurement at multinational companies ever more complex.
Efficient customized business concepts for agile business models
This whitepaper explains why common delivery models for IT infrastructure fail to provide the agility that companies require. It shows how greater transparency, flexibility and cost control become possible when IT assets and services are unbundled, while business interruption risk and accounting risk are eliminated. And it explains how the role of technology manager, which manages financial services and contracting independency of providers, is the way to achieve this objective.
Innovative tools and software components are worth nothing if the IT infrastructure behind them is not up to scratch. This white paper uses current examples to show how IT infrastructure can be a limiting factor and provides tips on how you can build an agile, flexible, and future-proof infrastructure tailored to your own specific requirements.
How to make collaboration tools work Collaboration tools can link people and share knowledge across time zones and physical locations, making work more efficient and productive. But the prospective users have to be on board.
A digital workplace journey can boost your business
A good user experience is an important factor in creating value and achieving success. It enables companies to keep employees happy, accelerate digital change processes, and improve business outcomes. A digital workplace journey makes this easier to achieve than you might think.
Conventional IT procurement methods are complex, protracted, and take up a lot of resources. IT departments waste valuable time on installing new workplaces and maintaining the existing systems landscape – time that could be used to address important strategic matters. The complete digitalization of procurement processes and the involvement of users via a self-service portal frees up time and increases user satisfaction.
Electronic shelf labels (ESLs) are a new but mature technology for the retail trade that offer significant benefits and great growth potential. Given the changing competitive structures in online and traditional bricks and mortar retail, and the transparency that today’s consumers enjoy, ESLs look set to become a permanent fixture.
Compared with the traditional approach of purchasing equipment, IT usage models such as leasing and device-as-a-service (rental) offer clear benefits regarding an organization’s carbon footprint. Also because two out of three old devices end up unused in drawers. This is the finding of the Green IT study, which was commissioned by CHG-MERIDIAN and is presented in this white paper.
Integrate CSR principles into IT purchasing to gain a competitive edge
The intelligent procurement, use, and remarketing of IT equipment allows companies to cut costs and be more resource-efficient and sustainable. This is a competitive factor that is growing in importance. Read more in the Whitepaper.
Sustainable IT infrastructures ensure long-term success
Circular Economy & Climate Protection
Using rather than owning: A whitepaper about Circular Economy and the benefits of leasing or rental models with sustainable reuse of IT assets – including our carbon neutral financing option carbonZER0.
Making the right decision for a sustainable & financially secure future for hospitals
Hospitals are currently experiencing significant cost pressures. And the demands are increasing. Hospitals want to and have to invest. That is why it is so important to get the financing right to enable this change. Circular economy systems open doors to solutions that protect liquidity and are sustainable.
Around the world, the digital transformation is radically changing many areas of our daily lives, including healthcare. Yet Germany is still lagging behind when it comes to digitalization. Any hospital hoping to hold its own in the competition for patients and skilled personnel needs to invest in improving performance and preparing for the challenges of the future.
How agility can be a factor in the success of digital transformation in German hospitals
In light of challenges such as the new Hospital Future Act, investment backlog and a lack of qualified staff, the ability to rapidly adapt has never been more important. Find out how agile processes, methods and financing models can be successfully implemented in hospitals.
The digital revolution is changing the face of education. Writing materials and blackboards are being replaced by web-enabled devices and educational software. For Germany’s schools, this means significant investment and a lot of time spent on IT matters.