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Sales Diagnostic

Companies across industries are shifting their business models towards digital products and services. To realize these opportunities, the sales function has to keep up to speed. Three fields of action emerge: sales strategy, processes and organization. In particular, value selling is imperative to demonstrate how customers benefit from new offerings.

Smart Service Booster

Digitalizing services can help industrial firms to stay on top of issues emerging in the crisis, while charting the path to long-term competitiveness.

Production Management
New Global Quality Benchmarking Study

The Institute of Technology Management in partnership with Dun & Bradstreet has launched the most comprehensive study of...

Webinar Produktionsmanagement in Zeiten der Digitalisierung
Webinar: Produktionsmanagement in Zeiten der Digitalisierung

Die Produktion steht, nicht nur wegen Corona, permanent vor der Herausforderung sich ständig zu verbessern und zu wandeln...

Integration Potential

During the summer months, we assessed the integration potential for a future production network of an aviation company in four dimensions - production, logistics, procurement, and customers - across all European sites of the group. We suggested a roadmap of further steps towards a production network among the entities.

Focus Group: Plant Complexity in Production and Supply

We want to investigate how to manage complexity in production and supply.

FDA QM Research Year 3 Report_part_1
Concluding FDA Quality metrics research report published!

After intensive weeks to wrap up the third year of research, our third year report was finally released on December 5, 2019 with a keynote of Prof. Friedli at the ISPE (International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering) Regulatory Conference in Philadelphia. 

Swiss Manufacturing Survey and Award 2019
The survey shows a high commitment to manufacturing in Switzerland, especially at the Pilatus Flugzeugwerke AG, the first winner of our Swiss Manufacturing Award.
Digitalization: Key for personalized medicine

Dr. Lukas Budde is going to present a new cooperation between Empa, KSSG and ITEM at smarthalle St. Gallen on 07 October 2019 15:00.

Production Management
Insights from the Smart Services Summit 2019 in Zurich

The second edition of the “Smart Services Summit” took place in Zurich on Friday, 13 September 2019. The event was hosted by the Swiss Alliance for Data-Intensive Services and co-organized by ZHAW and HS Lucerne. The summit attracted over two dozen participants from industry and academia, fostering fruitful discussions between both perspectives.

QC Lab Exchange Platform at Merck KGaA in Rome

The meeting was focused on the exchange topic "Life Cycle, Change Management & Optimized Lab Operations". During numerous presentations and interactive workshop sessions the participating companies shared and exchanged many successful practices.

The St. Gallen Blockchain Roundtable

On 5 November 2019, the Institute of Technology Management will host the first St. Gallen Blockchain Roundtable in Zurich.

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