25.10.2018 | The trends in digitalisation
Blockchain, Internet of things, Robotics: The 2nd Swiss Digital Day will take place on 25 October. Various events will be held in major Swiss cities to bring the topic of digitalisation closer to the general public. A study carried out on behalf of Swisscom points out the 2018 trends in Swiss companies.
After a successful premier last year, digitalswitzerland is launching the second Swiss Digital Day on 25 October 2018. This nation-wide day will bring the topic of digitalisation closer to the Swiss public, initiate in depth discussions and point out opportunities and challenges. This year's motto is "experiencing digitalisation together".
Over the course of the entire day, a moderated programme on seven topics will take place at the Zurich main station and can be followed live on YouTube . Other hubs include Geneva and Lugano. Activities with diverse thematic focuses will take place in Basel, Chur, Fribourg, Lausanne, Lucerne, Yverdon-les-Bains, Sion, St. Gallen and Vaduz. (Find the programme here).
Digitalisation is also an important topic at Axpo and a key factor in the new corporate strategy from 2018 to 2022. Processes, customer interfaces or data analyses have already been digitalised in many areas of the company. Hackathons, machine learning, robotics (see adjacent article), block chain or the Internet of Things are not foreign words in the Axpo world or for active Energy dialogue online readers. Drones and sensors are used to handle various tasks and optimise costs.
A study carried out on behalf of Swisscom by Pierre Audoin Consultants points out the digital themes and trends that concern or must concern Swiss companies in 2018. According to the consulting company the following six technology trends are key: