Bitkom’s Digital Design Manifesto has shaken up the industry: The association’s recently released position paper advocates the new job profile of digital designer as a necessary profession in the age of digitalisation. IT service provider adesso was instrumental in shaping the manifesto and, as a pioneer in the industry, supports the efforts surrounding the establishment of this new profession.
The Supervisory Board of IT service provider adesso AG has appointed Dirk Pothen to the company’s Executive Board. From October, the IT manager with a degree in business administration will be responsible for two adesso business areas and one of the Group’s subsidiaries. The new Executive Board member has been appointed for three years.
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adesso insurance solutions GmbH has taken over the full business operations of Cologne-based Collogia Trianova GmbH with effect from 31 August 2018. Collogia Trianova has more than 30 employees. In doing so, adesso is expanding its own range of products and services in the field of company pensions and working time accounts, and is acquiring the CollPhir® software solution, which has already had years of success on the market. CollPhir® will be integrated into adesso’s in|sure product family as part of the business merger, which means that the standard software solution for the insurance industry will be expanded to include the additional functions. The former CEO of Collogia Trianova, Dr Michael Höhnerbach, will be a new addition to the management of adesso insurance solutions and will continue to develop services in the field of company pensions, working time accounts and actuarial consulting. A lower seven-figure valuation was agreed upon based on defined conditions.
With the presentation of its half-year report, adesso AG has confirmed its growth-driven sales and earnings forecast for 2018. In the first six months of 2018, adesso Group increased sales year on year almost entirely organically by 19 % to a new half-year record of EUR 177.5 million. While investment in strong growth in the previous year had a disproportionately negative impact on earnings, adesso Group achieved a significant 59 % year-on-year increase in earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation (EBITDA) in the first six months of 2018.
com2m GmbH, the adesso Group’s specialist for IoT solutions, has created a holistic Internet of Things (IoT) solution together with TRILUX, a market leader in the field of technical lighting. It combines digitally networked lighting fixtures with sensor data to offer innovative digital services for the lighting market.
The IT service provider adesso has strengthened its engagement in the area of e-health by establishing MediOne GmbH. The goal of the new adesso subsidiary is to improve communication in the German healthcare sector by means of a new information and communication network. The MediOne solution is aimed at doctors and their specialist staff, and more generally at medical facilities such as hospitals, care homes and rehabilitation centres, along with physiotherapy and other practices. The new application allows them to communicate securely and easily with each other and patients.
The IT service provider adesso welcomed 16 new recruits yesterday as the new apprenticeship year kicked off. The focus of the 2018 apprenticeship year is once again on the combined vocational training and degree programme in software and system technology, which combines professional training with a degree course at the University of Applied Sciences and Arts in Dortmund. In addition to that, the company is also offering standard training to qualified IT specialists as well as office and event managers.
The IT service-provider adesso has won a Europe-wide tender for an important framework contract from the federal government: the Procurement Office of the Federal Ministry of the Interior (Bundesministeriums des Innern – BMI) has engaged adesso to manage, maintain and develop its electronic tender platform for a further six years. The total contract volume is up to EUR 25 million.
IT service provider adesso is now also represented in Bulgaria. Through the new national subsidiary in Sofia, adesso is expanding its nearshore set-up in Southern Europe, which it has already successfully established in Turkey. Thanks to the outsour-cing model, companies from the German-speaking region stand to benefit from cost savings for services relating to software development, maintenance and testing.