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Switzerland is a leader in implementing connected mobility solutions

Swiss people are early adopters of new mobility offerings, which is something that the lecturers and participants of the Swiss Mobility Congress in the Mall of Switerzland in Ebikon (LU) all agreed on at the end of January. Oliver Inderwildi summarizes the most important points.

Work as agile and creatively as startups with Corporate Lean Startup

Large companies behold with fascination the innovation speed and creativity of startups. In order to take advantage of the benefits of a lean, agile and innovative working method, we use the mm1 Corporate Lean Startup process model to demonstrate a path to increase innovative strength, decrease investment risks and achieve a cultural change towards an agile and customer-focused organization.

Interaction, service, emotion – digitalization is forcing insurers to change the way they think

Why should insurers slowly but surely rethink their current process for approaching customers? What will be important in communication in the future? Monika Schulze, Head of Customer & Digital Experience at Zurich Insurance Group and Marie McKelvie, Head of Content & Creative at AXA Insurance, discuss this issue in an exciting webinar on January 25th. Katrin Kämpfner has summarized the most important points.

CES Highlights 2018

Every year mm1 consultants of the Consumer IoT Practice review and analyze the product presentations of the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas to form an overview about the development of the latest industry, technology and market trends. Below, we present an abstract of selected news and discoveries in the areas of Smart Home, AR/VR, Smart TV, Connected Car, Health and wearables.

mm1 at the Deutschen Bahn’s hackathon

The Deutsche Bahn issued invitations to the DB Hackday in Berlin on December 15th and 16th to develop new perspectives and approaches for digital travel assistance. In the course of 24 hours, roughly 200 participants worked on software prototypes and exchanged ideas in the "DB mindbox" innovation lab. Lyn Matten from mm1 Technology was present.

The insurance of the future: AXA breaks down the silos

In a recent blog article, we reported on how UBS remains a relevant player. This time, Lorenz Hänggi (Head of ICT Innovation Engineering at AXA) and Dr. Florian Hamel (Head of IT Strategy at AXA) provide insights into the insurance of tomorrow. In an inspiring speech on November 29, 2017, they presented initiatives on the issue of intelligent insurance during a NEO Network keynote at the University of St. Gallen.

Fintech and disruption: Connected business champion UBS has done its homework

How do banks stay relevant in the digital world? How does the bank of the future look like? Dr. Veronica Lange, Head of Innovation at UBS, gave an insight into the financial institution’s activities at a NEO Network keynote in Zurich on November 22, 2017. Uwe Klötzner has summarized the most important points.

Digital Insurance Monitor: Switzerland

How digital are Swiss insurance customers? A representative study by mm1 shed light onto the online affinity of the Swiss population and the state of digitalization of the customer journey from the perspective of insurance customers.