Companies that migrate to Office 365 face two huge challenges: their employees need to suddenly use cloud services and, even more seriously, they need to familiarise themselves with some new collaborative work methods. Beck et al. will manage the entire migration for you and help to establish a mindset for digitally-supported teamwork to make use of all the benefits the new platform has to offer.More about Enable Digital Work
Digital Work Hub
The Digital Work Hub is the first point of contact for digital work within a company. Like a competence centre, employees consult the hub, if they have any questions or need help with digital tasks. The Digital Work Hub provides information material, actively supports coaches and passes on experiences. A helpdesk designed as a walk-in lounge rounds off this digital means of entry developed by Beck et al..More about Enable Digital Work
Digital Workout “Collaboration Scouts”
We learn how to work digitally in a hands-on approach rather than in classrooms. First, we try things out in a protected environment (workout) before implementing our ideas into our daily work supported by colleagues who have a little more experience. Beck et al designs, coaches and accompanies this collaborative type of immersive learning. This way of learning ensures that digital work/behaviour is embedded very quickly into the ‘muscle memory’ becoming as automatic as breathing, swimming or putting one foot in front of another.More about Enable Digital Work
Digital Maturity Check
The Digital Maturity Check helps you identify where your company can start to improve its abilities in the fields of organisation, technology and data with respect to the digital toolset, skillset and mindset.More about Enable Digital Work
Modernisation of the cloud
Legacy IT is not always a bad thing. Just because services or applications are in the cloud does not necessarily mean that performance is better. We show you how to enter the cloud world and why this is worth your while – regardless of your starting position, but always with the goal of being as effective as possible.More about Shape a Flexible IT
Cloud computing quickly becomes unmanageable. If various services are procured from different providers, or are even mixed with on-premise applications, it is especially important that there are clear (central) guidelines and structures that ensure compliance with the rules. Thanks to its experience with many cloud projects, Beck et al. offers support on how to create solid structures without becoming top heavy.More about Shape a Flexible IT
Serverless & Container
Serverless computing and container virtualisation bring about very granular, independent and elastic components that behave like microservices. Business applications comprised in this way are also very flexible and can be easily modified. However, the development and operation of these many ‘moving parts’ pose huge challenges to companies. Our specialists help you to master them.More about Shape a Flexible IT
Hybrid Cloud Environments
Hybrid cloud environments, i.e. a mix of IT infrastructures within the computer centre with infrastructures of various cloud providers, make the IT structure of a company more flexible, scalable and ultimately less expensive. But they are more complex. In particular, communication and collaboration effort increases. We can help you realise your ideal operating model for the hybrid cloud world.More about Shape a Flexible IT
AI based research
Checking whether applications and cloud services, desktops and networks function smoothly is one of the more tedious tasks carried out by IT operations and the service desk. This task is only really smart, if the monitoring acts proactively and counters potential bottlenecks and malfunctions. It then has an actual impact on business because uninterrupted IT operations are much more cost-effective and efficient. Beck et al. makes your monitoring smart.More about Form Data to Results
Social Media Intelligence (with NLP)
For some time, classic analysis methods and conventional algorithms have proven inadequate for publicly accessible information from social media and other sources. We simply cannot see the woods for trees. Beck et al. uses AI and natural language processing (NLP) to analysis this myriad of data and find out, for instance, what is actually being said about companies, trends, technologies and political decisions in social media.More about Form Data to Results
This stands for artificial Intelligence (for) Operations. Similar to predictive maintenance, it monitors all operations in the company and predicts potential failures and bottlenecks so that corrective action can be taken before irregularities occur. Beck et al. helps companies to implement the monitoring system and also to define the relevant criteria.More about Form Data to Results
The alarm bus is based on the intelligent security, analytics and monitoring platform Splunk. This Beck et al. cloud service provides an overview of the state of your IT landscape in real time, forecasts future system behaviour and, if there is a threat of nonconformities, it sounds an alarm. This service can also be used for machines and production lines that are connected to the Internet.More about Form Data to Results
Digital transformation in the aviation industry: Evolutionary instead of disruptive
Beck et al. developed and implemented a concept for a large aerospace group that enables staff to learn digital work quickly and also spreads the know-how almost virally.See case
Media and entertainment
AWS cloud prevents boredom on board
Like Axinom, who moved its content management for inflight systems into the cloud in a flexible, scalable and safe manner, and then modernised it.See case
Premium services for sugar beet farmers
The sugar beet grower Betaseed not only offers its farmers seeds, it also provides a wide range of web services that Beck et al. migrated in an optimum form into the AWS Cloud.See case
Operation Analytics: Finding errors more quickly by consolidating causes
Beck et al. installed an IT monitoring system that is able to identify errors ten times more quickly than before for a large automotive supplier that has a workforce of 70,000.See case
Social Media Intelligence: AI mines valuable information
Beck et al. uses AI to analyse social media postings, allowing it to create very precise reputation ranking lists for customers.See case
Digital transformation in the aviation industry: Evolutionary instead of disruptive
Traditional work structures in established companies hinder digital transformation because they often leave little scope for agile processes and creativity. The ‘young and wild’ in the industry have the edge over the competition. A European aerospace company set itself the goal of countering this and opted for the ‘New way of work’ based on Office 365, which involves modernising the work processes and relationships with the help of Beck et al. and upgrading collaboration to the latest digital state of the art.
are given the opportunity to change their working methods and actively ‘live’ digitalisation.
are trained; they then spread their digital know-how in a network-like manner within the company.
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The results achieved by the employees using the new tools and work methods are improved by a factor of 5.
The company achieves time savings of up to 40% by cutting down on the number of meetings they physically need to attend.
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Office 365 is installed in the company. A change project that rethinks old habits is carried in parallel to ensure that the possibilities afforded by digital collaboration and communication can be used efficiently. For instance, documents are edited jointly online and are no longer sent by e-mail, revised and returned. Employees are familiarised with all the benefits of digital processes, so that paper-based processes can be reduced and continuous and uninterrupted collaboration is maintained.
In a first assessment step we measure the digital level of maturity of the individual business units. Then Beck et al. defines targeted measures accordingly, and a training concept is developed. 10 percent of the potential users receive special training qualifying them to act as ‘guides’. This involves attending a four week ‘immersive digital mastering program’ during which they work on projects in remote workshops, i.e. special use cases from various departments, and then publish proposals and innovative approaches with related tools on the ‘365 Smart Launch’. Colleagues then post their feedback on this communication platform.
Despite the many regulations and constraints placed upon the aviation industry, employees are able to make ideal use of the benefits of digital work methods within their Office-365 environment. These include: remote working, joint editing of documents, efficient training and less meetings that the need to be attended in person. In brief: In collaboration with Beck et al., it was possible to combine the seniority of an established company and its high quality standards and many years of market experience with the digital approach adopted by many young companies. This evolutionary instead of disruptive transformation has given the company a competitive edge, consolidated its market position and is also acting as a magnet for young talent.
Beck et al. has impressed us over and over again with their extensive expertise from conception to introduction, big data to sociology and from implementation to adoption. This interdisciplinary competence, coupled with the involvement in digital networks (which ensures extremely fast learning) is just why the team is so well prepared for the complex tasks in the digital age.Harald Schirmer
Above all, the topic of Digital Transformation and Workplace needs the right mindset to understand where the real challenges lie in the digital age. Siegfried Lautenbacher and his team from Beck et al. can convince here with the right mix of professional competence and the right attitude. The ability to apply this across countries and cultures made them an important partner in the introduction of a global ESN. We also received important impetus in the conception and implementation of our social support strategy, which allowed us to provide flexible and cost-effective support for the cloud-based environment.Hans-Jürgen Sturm
Celine admires the way Beck et al. helps clients walk the talk of digitization in a people-centric way. Beck et al. values Celine's insights and experience on large-scale people engagement.Celine Schillinger