Author Archive: Melanie Thronicker

Escaped! Faktor-IBP teams “saved the world”

Escape Team Event

After the first go-live of Faktor-IBP at our customer ProTect was successfully implemented, it was finally time to celebrate the youngest component of the Faktor Zehn Suite. The teams from product development and project implementation met in Cologne for a…
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“Agent supervisor app”: An idea from Faktor Zehn’s innovation lab

Bild Vermittler Betreuer App

One component of product development at Faktor Zehn is the promotion of innovation projects in which dedicated developers can try out new ideas. In one of these innovation projects, the idea arose to use the internal customizing project for Faktor…
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IT misconception 10: “The subscription model for buying music has failed”.

IT-Irrtümer

To conclude our series of IT fallacies, we turn our attention to music. In 2003, a US entrepreneur we know very well made the following statement: “The subscription model for buying music has failed”. You have already guessed who said…
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IT Misconception 8: “Email is a product you absolutely cannot sell.”

Kann man E-Mail als Produkt verkaufen?

By phone call, video call, text message or e-mail. Most digital communication now takes place on the Internet. Ian Sharp, Sharp Associates, saw things somewhat differently in 1979. He was convinced that e-mail was a product that absolutely could not…
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IT misconception 7: “The telephone has too many weaknesses to be seriously considered for communication.”

IT Irrtümer Faktor Zehn

Admittedly, the quote is a bit older than the previous blog articles. Nevertheless, this does not change the fact that the statement itself has been 100% refuted. The quote was originally an internal memo from Western Union and dates back…
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