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Thinking outside the box with CHG-MERIDIAN. Rigid structures, off-the-peg solutions, and no plan B: That's not the CHG-MERIDIAN way. The following sections will show you how worthwhile it can be to think outside the box.

Outside the box

Thinking outside the box with CHG-MERIDIAN. Rigid structures, off-the-peg solutions, and no plan B: That's not the CHG-MERIDIAN way. The following sections will show you how worthwhile it can be to think outside the box.
Digital learning

Innovative concepts for schools

The digital revolution is making inroads into education, but COVID-19 has highlighted that Germany’s schools still have some catching up to do. To create the customized, digital classrooms of the future, you need innovative IT concepts.

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User experience

What really counts in the IT experience

User experience matters. Especially at work. The better the hardware meets the needs of employees, the more motivated and happy they will feel. But how can companies create the perfect digital workplace? Let us show you.

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Active technology management

Efficient and flexible through customized business concepts

Faced with the ups and downs of volatile markets, logistics companies are looking for new ways to react with greater agility and efficiency. Philip Rosenmüller, lifecycle expert at CHG-MERIDIAN, may have the answers they need.

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The view from CIOs

Remote working is the new normal

Many IT departments were caught out in mid-March, when entire workforces suddenly needed to start working from home. Since then, it has become clear that this is not a temporary switch, but the start of a longer journey – including in terms of technology.

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Usage solutions for industrial infrastructure

Increase flexibility, reduce overall costs

We speak to Florian Orth, lifecycle expert at CHG-MERIDIAN, about greater flexibility and lower total cost of ownership (TCO) in manufacturing.

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Keeping up with Progress

Robotic Meets Life Cycle Management

The advantages of robot-assisted systems for the hospital, the surgeon and the patient cannot be denied. But with prices for robotic systems running into the millions, how can a hospital keep up with technical progress?

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Digital Workplace 2.0

The key to successful digital transformation

An interview with Oliver Schorer, CIO of CHG-MERIDIAN, on the subject of the ‘new normal’ and efficient customized business concepts.

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Earth Overshoot Day 2020

Sending a signal to trade and industry

Our society has been living beyond its means for decades. Whether the coronavirus pandemic will persuade us to use resources more responsibly and move away from the linear system depends to some extent on how cost-effective the alternatives are.

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Five questions for healthcare experts

The route to digital transformation

As part of our DIGITAL.DIALOG 2020 event we invited representatives from the areas of healthcare, IT, politics and research to a digital healthcare event to talk about the progress of the digital transformation in German hospitals.

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From initial planning to rollback

The digital workplace at the push of a button

The TESMA® platform enables your company to efficiently manage digital workplaces, while its self-service portal provides a high level of convenience.

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Success Story

Sustainable cooperation with Aquafil

A successful partnership in the era of the circular economy

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Success factor: Digital skills

Employees are important drivers of digitalization

Remote working has become a hot topic like never before, which underlines how important it is to help employees to develop their digital skills. An important tool in this respect is the Employee PC Program, a government-supported solution that boosts employees’ digital mindset.

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REMOTE WORKING AT CHG-MERIDIAN

Remote Working made simple: The mindset factor

There is growing pressure to roll out digital workplace strategies. The technologies and processes deployed are often state-of-the-art, yet performance and employee productivity still lag behind. It becomes clear how important it is to get the employees on board.

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Remote working at CHG-MERIDIAN

Our expertise is in demand

There is growing pressure to roll out digital workplace strategies. The technologies and processes deployed are often state-of-the-art, yet performance and employee productivity still lag behind. At this point, it becomes clear how important it is to get the employees on board with regard to a digital work culture. The following article highlights the key role that employees play in any digitalization strategy.

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REMOTE WORKING AT CHG-MERIDIAN

Remote Working made simple: The platform factor

Data platforms allow us to organize and structure the flood of digital information in a sensible way when working remotely. They also enable us to work in virtual teams across borders. From anywhere. Find out here what data platforms are all about.

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Remote working at CHG-MERIDIAN

Sustainability as as lived self-conception

In the future, business models based on the circular economy will play a key role in making sustainable use of the planet’s limited resources. Our experts Virginie Versavel, Jan-Thore Johnsen, and Klaus Form explain how customers and the environment are benefiting from this.

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CIRCULAR ECONOMY

Sustainable corporate governance in times of change

A lot happened in 2019, both on the political and the economic front. CHG-MERIDIAN Group continued to perform well and increased the volume of lease origination by 32 percent to €1.99 billion.

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MOBILE WORKING AT CHG-MERIDIAN

Remote Working made simple: The technology factor

The digital workplace is an integral element of any digitalization strategy. In order to implement the digital workplace successfully and optimize it in the long term, we believe there are three factors on which remote working depends. Find out what the technology factor is all about.

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Mobile working at CHG-MERIDIAN

Circular Economy makes sustainability viable

Circular economy focuses on extending the useful life of products, for example by refurbishing them and using them more than once, and on reducing and recycling waste. CHG-MERIDIAN’s business model is the perfect example of how this works in practice.

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Sustainable business

Sustainable digitalization strategy in healthcare

Digitalization will change healthcare fundamentally. But according to recent studiesthe goal of using digital processes to improve patient care and make it more efficient, and to make new technology available more quickly, poses major challenges for medical institutions.

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Operation Hospital 4.0

Companies are still lagging behind when it comes to the digital workplace

According to the latest study published by the D21 Initiative, the majority of respondents take a positive view of the digital revolution’s impact on many aspects of everyday life. The study also shows that the world of work is still lagging behind the trend toward digitalization.

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2019/2020 D21 Digital Index

While the general population has embraced the digital revolution, companies are still lagging behind when it comes to the digital workplace

According to the latest study published by the D21 Initiative, the majority of respondents take a positive view of the digital revolution’s impact on many aspects of everyday life. The study also shows that the world of work is still lagging behind the trend toward digitalization.

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Continuing the international growth strategy

CHG-MERIDIAN Launches in the ANZ region

CHG-MERIDIAN has officially launched a local entity in the Australia and New Zealand (ANZ) region, reflecting another important milestone in the implementation of the company’s international growth strategy. With an exciting set of capabilities and a mission for strong growth, the leaders of the business have a simple strategy to achieve their mission.

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A real-world example

THE DIGITAL WORKPLACE AT CHG-MERIDIAN

Mobile working is right on trend. But what do you need to do so that your employees can work remotely without any problems? Read on to find out how CHG-MERIDIAN implemented the digital workplace, and what elements were key to this.

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CARE Review 2019

WITH TEAM SPIRIT AND COMMITMENT OUR EMPLOYEES PUT GREAT PROJECTS INTO PRACTICE

Putting corporate social responsibility into practice on a regional level and coming together to make a difference – these are the principles behind CHG-MERIDIAN’s CARE initiative.

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A positive user experience is the key to success

An optimal user experience allows your employees to concentrate on value-adding processes

Dank komplizierter und zeitaufwändiger Bestellprozesse in Unternehmen dauert es oft eine gefühlte Ewigkeit, bis ein Mitarbeiter seinen IT-Arbeitsplatz erhält. Dies strapaziert nicht nur die Geduld, sondern auch die Nerven der Beschäftigten in allen beteiligten Abteilungen.

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IT procurement according to the Amazon principle

How a self-service portal can revolutionize your procurement process

Companies’ complicated and time-consuming order processes can make it feel like an eternity until employees receive their workplace IT equipment. This not only tries the patience of employees in all departments involved, but also causes them stress. After all, these days we are used to fast and user-friendly e-commerce portals such as Amazon. Companies can also deploy and benefit from this type of self-service portal.

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Rolling out the digital workplace

How to plan a successful IT rollout for your digital workplace

Smartphones and laptops have already become the norm at home. Yet many people find themselves stuck in an analog world at work, despite the fact that setting up a digital workplace is not that difficult with a little preparation and planning.

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Digital transformation

The digital workplace is just the beginning

The Freiburg-based Haufe Group has won the Digital Transformer of the Year award. The accolade is presented to companies that have excelled in terms of their digital transformation. Andreas Plaul, Head of ICT at Haufe Group, explains how the company is shaping its digital journey.

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Digitalization in Healthcare

How to achieve digitalization in the healthcare sector

Exhausted budgets, significant investment pressures: How can the digital transformation of healthcare become a reality despite hospitals’ ongoing financial constraints? We examine the options.

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Old IT equipment can be a risk factor

Data erasure the right way

Don't run any unnecessary risks when it comes to remarketing or disposing of decommissioned IT equipment. Find out how cost-effective and permanent data erasure works.

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Digital Workplace

Workplace as a service: Is it time to consider leasing instead of buying?

Computing power, platforms, and software can already be acquired as a service, so why not complete workplace IT? Discover the benefits that workplace as a service (WaaS) can have for your company.

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Digital Workplace

Reap the benefits of digital workplace innovations for your business

“We regard the digital workplace as a holistic system that adds significant value in all areas of your company that work with IT.”
Lukas Wojoczek, Digital Workplace Sales

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Digital Workplace

3 Tips on how to calculate total costs

If you are planning a new IT infrastructure, the first question you will ask yourself, as the CFO, is whether the investment will pay off.

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Digital Workplace

Escape the TCO trap

Technical and commercial management need to work hand in hand if companies are to benefit from the digital workplace too.

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Digital Workplace

Optimal design and efficient management of the modern workplace

The digital transformation of business makes innovative payment models such as pay-per-use possible.

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Digital Workplace

Invest in technology without busting the budget

Below, we showcase four viewpoints on e-health and examine the extent to which they share a common goal.

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2018/2019 D21 Digital Index

Is e-health just for technology enthusiasts? Four viewpoints – one goal?

We will show you how the right strategy can increase your efficiency and make the Digital Workplace the core of your digitization strategy.

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Digital Workplace

In 6 steps to the digital workplace

We show you how the latest technology can help you to use your working time most effectively.

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Digital Workplace

The future of work is more flexible – and more productive

A study shows that the majority of employees want to take advantage of mobile working, but companies are yet to catch on to this trend.

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Digital Workplace

Companies still have plenty to do when it comes to the digital workplace

With great team spirit, they really hustled to collect donations for charitable causes in 2018.

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CARE: Rewarding in all respects

Employees get involved in sports for a good cause

They lace up their running shoes, start pedaling or do great things on stage: The CHG-MERIDIAN employees are making a difference – together. With great team spirit, they really hustled to collect donations for charitable causes in 2018.

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Efficient fleets

Optimizing fleets through lifecycle management

Frank Schöneberg, Head of Public Sector Sales Germany at CHG-MERIDIAN, expands on his many years of experience working with public-sector clients.

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Mastering digital transformation

Working toward Administration 4.0 using digital expertise and a digital concept

Peter Krause, Head of Healthcare Sector Sales Germany at CHG-MERIDIAN, talks about data protection in the healthcare sector and the requirements for data erasure.

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Certified data erasure by CHG-MERIDIAN

Balancing e-health, data protection, and data security

Joachim Schulz presents five factors that are crucial in overcoming these obstacles.

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STRATEGY

AI, IoT, and hybrid IT require entirely new financing methods

Oliver Schorer speaks about digital transformation and how companies can deliver it successfully.

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ENTERPRISE MOBILITY SUMMIT 2018

Paving the way for digital transformation

Digitalization is a leading topic of discussion in the public sector. But what might modernization and digital transformation measures actually look like in practice?

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Public Sector 4.0

Understanding the digital revolution – identifying and leveraging potential

Corporate social responsibility is firmly enshrined in CHG-MERIDIAN’s corporate philosophy.

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2018 CORPORATE REPORT

Employees and employer working hand in hand to help people in need

CHG-MERIDIAN is growing fast – and is doing so around the world. We are always on the lookout for ambitious individuals to join us.

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2018 CORPORATE REPORT

An excellent start to a career

Data protection should be viewed as part of an end-to-end solution, not in isolation.

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Data protection along the entire lifecycle

Data protection should be viewed as part of an end-to-end solution, not in isolation. That is why data security is part of every lifecycle phase at CHG-MERIDIAN.

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2018 CORPORATE REPORT

The signs are good

Declan McGlone, Vice President Finance UK/Ireland, talks in an interview about business development in the UK and Ireland

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2018 CORPORATE REPORT

Brexit notwithstanding: Excellent prospects across the board

Being able to reliably protect sensitive company data at the end of an asset’s useful life is vital in the digital era.

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OPS data security

Where printers are concerned, deleted doesn’t always mean deleted

Being able to reliably protect sensitive company data at the end of an asset’s useful life is vital in the digital era. CHG-MERIDIAN has developed two automated data erasure processes for printer systems, copiers, and multifunction printers that can be used for any manufacturer and any model.

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FINANCING SHOULD BE INTELLIGENT, NOT RIGID.

What makes a financing concept intelligent? Here are five thoughts.

Why the financing must match the business, and not vice versa

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OPS data security

Three good reasons why you shouldn't neglect erasing data from printers

Everyone is talking about data protection at the moment. It is a particularly important issue when it comes to modern printers, MFPs, and copiers.

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UNIT COSTS INSTEAD OF BLOCK OF CAPITAL EXPENDITURE

Managing growth and costs efficiently: pay-per-part and pay-by-the-hour

An illustrative calculation from the automotive industry for pay-per-use models

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A QUICK WORD WITH WAYNE FOWKES ON THE TOPIC OF INTELLIGENT FINANCING

Thinking outside the box when it comes to financing

Oliver Schorer (CIO) shows five areas that German companies need to consider.

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MOBILE WORKING IN GERMANY

What German companies need to do to make the mobile workplace a reality

According to the 2017/2018 D21 digital index survey, mobile working has been slow to take hold in German companies. The reasons for this are more to do with the infrastructure of the companies than with any skepticism on the part of the employees. So, how can this be improved? Below are five areas that German companies need to consider.

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LOW COST – HIGH BENEFIT

Calculating backward – thinking ahead

We will show you how to implement innovative projects cost-effectively.

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INTELLIGENT FINANCIAL ENGINEERING, OPTIMUM ACCOUNTING

Intelligent financing concepts pave the way for more innovation

As an innovative funding partner with decades of experience, CHG-MERIDIAN offers benefits for CIOs and CFOs alike. We will show you how to implement innovative projects cost-effectively.

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IS TCO IMPORTANT? YES. IS IT STRAIGHTFORWARD? NO.

Five thoughts on total cost of ownership

Why the CIO and CFO are stuck in the same boat when it comes to TCO calculations, and how only an independent expert can help.

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SOARING COSTS UNDER CONTROL

An end to high up-front costs

How pay-per-patient models can help to preserve liquidity

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WHY PAY PER USE?

Five good reasons in favor of pay per use models

The digital revolution is only slowly taking hold in German society. Nevertheless, there is already an urgent need for companies to invest.

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FINDINGS OF THE D21-DIGITAL-INDEX 2017/2018

How important are digital skills in healthcare?

The digital revolution is only slowly taking hold in German society. Nevertheless, there is already an urgent need for companies to invest in employee training and thus in the future of the healthcare sector. CHG-MERIDIAN, once again a partner of the D21-Digital-Index study...

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A QUICK WORD WITH RALF BEHRNING ON THE TOPIC OF TCO

“Just buying cheaply isn't enough”

Companies are not yet enabling them to participate sufficiently in the digital revolution. A lot of potential remains untapped.

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D21-DIGITAL-INDEX FOR 2017/2018

Action needed on the digital workspace

CHG-MERIDIAN's employees apply themselves with as much vigor to good causes as they do to their work.

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CARE INITIATIVES FOR 2017

Employees get involved in community-based causes

Oliver Schorer, (CIO) and member of the Board of Management at CHG-MERIDIAN, talks about customized and fully automated business concepts

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IT Director Interview

Intelligent mobile working: Mobile workspace 4.0

In this interview, Oliver Schorer, Chief Information Officer (CIO) and member of the Board of Management at CHG-MERIDIAN, talks about customized and fully automated business concepts and the level of service demanded by international customers in today’s mobile working world.

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COST MANAGEMENT TAKEN ONE STEP FURTHER

TCO provides a better overview

By taking out a €75 million bonded loan in August 2017, CHG-MERIDIAN has successfully completed its fifth transaction in this segment since 2013.

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Interview Investor Relations

“An integral part of our funding portfolio”

Peter Krause, talks about the importance of well-interlinked medical technology and IT and explains how they can be used to achieve high patient satisfaction in spite of economic challenges.

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Financially strong for the future

Improving patient wellbeing through efficient medical technology management

In our latest white paper, we demonstrate how hospitals can deliver the digital transformation toward Health 4.0 through long-term investment in technology and employees, and remain well equipped to face the challenges of the future.

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Health 4.0

Lack of investment puts the brakes on digitalisation

This is what gives you the reassurance that your investment will really pay off over the course of a project.

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Long-term thinking, quick savings

Lifecycle Management for greater cost effectiveness

We will show you where you have potential savings and how you can achieve these savings.

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TECHNOLOGY FOR EXAMINING TREATMENT COSTS

Pay per use models create greater transparancy

We will show you which financing model is the best fit for your capital expenditure project.

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ENABLING CAPITAL EXPENDITURE WITH ‘PAY PER ENGINE HOOD’ BILLING

Pay per use models create greater planning certainty

As an independent technology manager with decades of experience, CHG-MERIDIAN can create new customized business concepts for you. We will show you which funding model is the best fit for your capital expenditure project.

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INTERNATIONAL THINKING; INTELLIGENT FINANCING

A cross-border financing solution

As an independent provider with decades of experience financing entire projects, CHG-MERIDIAN is familiar with global taxation and legal systems. We will show you what financing hurdles to look out for.

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