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Our Innovation Focused Newsletter for the Bertelsmann Group

The speed of progress within the digital world is rapid. Cloud computing and new development cultures enable unique, innovative and digital business models which shape the Digital Transformation.

Here on our “Digital Innovations” page, we collect all contents of our “Insights Digital Innovations” Newsletter for Bertelsmann. We share insights about the latest cloud movements and improvements, we highlight benefits for your business, and we discuss trends, events and cases focused on innovations within the digital world. Enjoy reading.

Technology Trends and Innovations

Trending Topics

New Marketing Dashboard for Arvato Systems

Have you heard about our automated Marketing Dashboard, which monitors and analyzes all marketing campaigns in one place? 

Artificial Intelligence & Co - What Does It All Mean?

Read our blogpost and find out how AI can be part of the overall concept of Digital Transformation.

MoreContinental Partner Program on AWS Cloud

Learn about our reference and how MoreContinental uses modern AWS cloud infrastructure for their rewards store.

Blockchain Easily Explained

Have you ever wondered what blockchain is and how it works? If yes, read the answers in our latest blog post.

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  • Wie Sie Ihre IT-Infrastruktur optimal für einen Security-Vorfall vorbereiten

    Timo Schlüter from Arvato Systems has summarized six tips on how companies can prepare for a security incident and react correctly.

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    ince January 1, the IT company Arvato Systems has been purchasing only green electricity from the local public utility company, which is generated from hydropower, to operate the data centers at its Gütersloh site.

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    Create your own cloud-native container environment with Arvato Systems AWS Container Acceleration the quick and easy way.

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    Manuscript Insights gives editors a quick overview of existing texts thanks to Artificial Intelligence.

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    Bertelsmann officially launched the Bertelsmann Collaboration Platform (BCP) at the beginning of the "Data Week," and hundreds of experts are already using beta access to the Bertelsmann Collaboration Platform.

  • Read our latest expert article on how companies can benefit from data while leveraging Advanced Analytics and Artificial Intelligence.

  • Smart Shift


    Your smart way into the cloud!

  • Managed Artificial Intelligence Services

    How to manage Artificial Intelligence that there are won't be unpleasant surprises. Read the article now.

  • Cloud Transformation


    Arvato Systems helps AirPlus to migrate its SAP systems to Azure in just 11 days.

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    The AI-supported content moderation solution from Arvato Systems integrates customers into your own social media channels and customer forums, helping you to protect the reputation of your brand and turn loyal customers into mega-fans.

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    This case shows how Artificial Intelligence can be used to make learning forecasts and predictions for local and long-distance traffic.

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    Are you interested to learn how to migrate in a structured way into the Cloud? Download our Guide to learn more.

  • AI Needs Organization


    In the recent Luenedonk Magazin with the focus on AI Arvato Systems,' Martin Weitzel and Niels Pothmann are talking about how Artificial Intelligence becomes a success with the right measures. Read the interview here.

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    The complete package against cyber attacks.

  • Arvato Systems' Home Office Ready Campaign

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    Working IT everywhere - See how our team works from home!

  • Data, Hardware and Public Cloud

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    Technical Requirements for the Application of Artificial Intelligence - an article by Niels Pothmann, Head of AI and Andreas Tamm, Lead Enterprise Architect at Arvato Systems.

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    At Arvato Systems we have been offering comprehensive solutions and services for decentralized and mobile working for many years.

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    Wearables revolutionize logistics. platbricks offers an extensive range of apps and functions to help you get started.

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    The Digitaltag makes digitization a tangible experience. We participate with different topics on digital channels. Come and see for yourself and register!

  • Wir bieten in unserem Frauennetzwerk von Arvato Systems Raum für Dialog, Innovation und Kooperation.

    Our women's network at Arvato Systems

  • Matthias Moeller about the Bertelsmann Collaboration Platform

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    BENET Interview with Bertelsmann CIO Matthias Moeller - "We Want To Create Value"

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    Identification of machines and systems through intelligent nameplate recognition

  • Learn more about how many energy suppliers could benefit from AI applications.

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    Learn more about the new AI integration service bringing our team to the win.

  • Picture_Marcus_Metzner_Success with Artificial Intelligence

    AI is no longer just a trend topic but has long been usable - read how AI can successfully support companies.

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    The Bertelsmann App for a quick review of legal documents. From domain knowledge to an automated Ai service - How to transform legal expert knowledge into an algorithm.

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    The “AWS Business Group” of Arvato Systems has launched the expert community “beAWSome”. From now on, Amazon Web Services experts will be able to network through this community and engage in discussion. Bertelsmann employees (BGROUP members), reaching from beginners to professionals users, as well as interested colleagues, can access the community as well.

  • Learn more about our latest and very successful in-house collaboration between Gruner + Jahr and Arvato Systems.

  • It is essential to retrieve all information from the warehouse directly and smoothly in warehouse management. Self-learning chatbots make it possible.

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    Requirements, deployment scenarios and implementaiton paths for AI projects.

  • Learn more about how Machine Learning can optimize processes such as return management.

  • New technologies such as big data, artificial intelligence, face recognition, and eye-tracking begin a new era in the retail industry. Learn more about what this means for retail.

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    Here at Arvato Systems bots are not only developed, but they also do their work every day. Read more about software robots in everyday use.

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    Learn more about important factors to guarantee a successful cloud migration project in our latest White Paper.

  • IABM BaM Award & AI-Based Forecasting for Ad Placement

    BaM Awards Winners

    Arvato Systems has won the "IABM BaM Award" at this year's International Broadcast Convention. Learn more about the award and solutions behind it.

  • Process Mining – Process Optimization with the Help of Big Data and Cloud


    Process Mining technology is a real improvement for business operations. Learn more about how big data and cloud help with process optimization.

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    In our joint workshop with Microsoft, learn how to lay the foundations for successful cloud projects.

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    ISG has awarded us for times as “Leader” – we take a closer look into the Managed Service Provider Category.

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    From a proof of concept (POC) to a real product. We are proud to announce that our Crime Map POC developed into a real product used to analyze and visualize crimes of one city in Germany.  

  • KI-Fashionerkennung

    The AI Competence Cluster of Arvato Systems recently implemented a new showcase that can detect and classify various pieces of clothing.

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    We are happy to inform you about the latest status of this proof of concept (POC). Arvato Systems worked closely together to create a track and trace blockchain solution, helping to bring more transparency into the production and supply chain of food.

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    Co-Creation as a Strategic Success Factor for the Digital Economy: Report from the Digital Leader Summit 2019

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    Arvato Systems is currently developing a digital shopping assistant that will help customers choose their clothes. The recommendations made by the digital assistant are based on the current outfit, the desired occasion, age, gender, and the personal preferences of the buyer.

  • In the Fast Lane with Marketing Automation


    The fact that "sales" is changing under the influence of digitization is not a new insight. To just send the sales force to a potential customer and hope that the arguments are convincing is usually not enough anymore. Often it is already a success when companies are even allowed to present their products on site. And the real challenge begins much earlier.

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    Experience the AWS Transformation Day in Munich again this year. Visit our booth on July 02 in the Triebwerk Industriehalle in Munich.

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    With experts from across the company working together in a virtual team, Arvato Systems has packaged the application capabilities needed for Applied Artificial Intelligence (AI) into the "AI Competence Cluster".

  • ArvatoSystems_Corporate_ISG Provider Lens_Microsfot

    Recently published study "ISG Provider Lens™ Microsoft Ecosystems Germany 2019" designates Arvato Systems as ‘Leader’ multiple times.

  • ArvatoSystems_Kunde_Schmitz-Cargobull_403x137

    Thanks to Arvato Systems, Schmitz Cargobull migrates its SAP systems to the Azure Cloud in record time.

  • A Passion for Digitalization - Interview in the IT Director with Matthias Moeller

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    Matthias Moeller, CEO of Arvato Systems, on the topics of successful digital strategies. cloud migrations, and current AI projects.

  • Two weeks ago, Arvato Systems successfully finished a three-day workshop together with Microsoft and STARBOARD Cruise Services. The workshop focused on how Artificial Intelligence (AI) can help in optimizing business processes.

  • The German healthcare system is going digital. We are there too, supporting the IT infrastructure expansion needed to network doctors, patients, pharmacies and health insurers across Germany.

  • Speech-Enabled Commerce: Talking Replaces Typing


    More and more users use their voice to do their shopping. It's time to integrate speech recognition assistants into the online store.

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    How can AI analyze images or videos taken with smartphones and detect the displayed brand? Our new POC focuses on exactly that question.

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    Data analysis is not an entirely new topic for companies, yet it is one of the most dynamic segments in the IT market. Learn more about how data analyses influences your business.

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    Traditional data centers and cloud offerings differ in many ways and therefore create a gap. We at Arvato Systems have used our cloud expertise and developed a connection to close the gap between on-premise and Microsoft Azure to provide the highest customer satisfaction.

  • Arvato Systems joins a Bertelsmann workshop as an expert of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning in which colleagues from Penguin Random House, Fremantle, and BMG explored solutions for the use of innovation in their businesses.

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    From early successes to real challenges - Jens Kretschmann discussed the current status and future capabilities of conversational bots in his latest blog post.

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    Our new POC helps newspapers and journalists to streamline manual processes when it comes to the analysis and reporting of crimes within a city. Our automated tool recognizes and then lists out crimes in real time onto a city map. Thus, users can instantly find certain crime hotspots in a particular area of the city, categorized by the origin of the crime.

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    For broadcasters, production houses – as well as post-production in general - multi-site workflows that include remote editing are challenging. Unfortunately, cloud technology alone does not resolve these issues yet. We consider the technical innovations required to make cloud-based editing a daily reality for editors.

  • Our newly developed showcase features a Cognitive Bot Platform which makes an extensive set of chat and phone bots easy to create, to use and, most importantly, to maintain and that without a high level of IT expertise or even an expensive software development project.

  • ArvatoSystems_USAScreenshot_Dashboard

    Our joint POC with the G+J subsidiary Territory includes the development of an interactive and comprehensive dashboard which can monitor all marketing campaigns and activities within a single tool. Are you interested in learning how our marketing dashboard streamlines manual processes by automating data collection from various sources and individual campaigns in real-time?

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    In our latest Artificial Intelligence (AI) focused POC we concentrated on variations of prediction models as well as classification systems to create an autonomous prediction service with built-in anomaly detection. This innovative POC provides a smart and automated prediction service to the customers, which bring a variety of benefits for their business.

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    Arvato Smart Logistics Platform & Pepper L.I.S.A. at the #DPK18 - One of our digitization projects "Arvato’s Smart Logistics Platform" was selected as one of the 50 most innovative AI showcases in Germany. Thus, we were asked to present our project to all participating Microsoft partners and sellers during the "Experience World" exhibition and keynote.

  • Cloud Transformation


    Arvato Systems helps AirPlus to migrate its SAP systems to Azure in just 11 days.

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    There is no single answer to innovation strategy and management practices that lead to success for all innovation purposes. It greatly depends on the “Innovation DNA” of an organization to know what is right and what is wrong.

    Based on two key learnings, we would like to give you some insights into our own Innovation DNA and on how we are actively exploring digital innovations.

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    Today's media industry survives on data. Enormous amounts of data in different formats from countless sources are edited, published and distributed on a daily basis. Although the data is collected and stored, no one is in a position to evaluate this flood of data and make it usable. But with AI – artificial intelligence – the collected big data instantly becomes feasible.

    Read the article by Yvonne Thomas, Product Manager at Arvato Systems.

  • Are you curious how a joint POC between a German retail corporation, Microsoft, Impinj as well as Bertelsmann and Arvato Systems enables the end user to track and gather more information about the food we buy in grocery stores by receiving insights into the entire supply chain?

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    Arvato Systems is researching smart solutions for editorial work. Are you curious how the latest technologies and especially cognitive services can support the processes in publishing houses? Find out what kind of prototypes our expert team has built in a two-day hackathon.

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    In the age of digital transformation, companies have to face changes in technology and hence need to place a bet on the future. New ideas should be developed, tested and, if not successfully implemented, quickly discarded or adapted. The increasing rate of change belongs to our daily lives but who is responsible for keeping up with all of them and implement them into their company?

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    It just takes a few seconds to sign a contract or other agreement, but it can take days or even weeks before the signed document arrives at the recipient, causing unnecessary delays. Arvato Systems is taking another step in the digitization of processes by banking on electronic signatures, aiming to shorten this process.

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    Artificial intelligence (AI) is becoming more popular, and for many companies which already have used the innovative technology to optimize their products, it is now indispensable. Not only does artificial intelligence affect new product variations but it can also simplify entire processes, resulting in significant cost savings in the long run. Arvato Systems created a POC for a jewelry company to show the advantages of AI.

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    A visit to a storage facility that hasn’t been built yet? Arvato Systems makes it possible. With a VR headset a view of design and warehouse processes is already available in the planning stage

  • Content Management in the Cloud

    A Marketer desires that his campaign “goes viral.” But what happens to CMS systems when all the storytelling, video production, social media, and influencer marketing efforts really take off like a grenade? Find out in our latest blogpost how Content Management in the Cloud is the answer to success.

  • Over the last couple of years, few topics have stirred as much interest in the area of computing as Blockchain has. A new kind of technology that would at some point impact every business to some extent. We saw a potential in Blockchain early on, didn’t wait to figure out its possible impacts and created first proofs of concepts at once. Upcoming, Bertelsmann, Arvato Systems and further partners are going to explore together the possibilities of Blockchain in a more in-depth showcase.

  • ArvatoSystems_USA_Lightbulb

    Where there is a lot of light, there is plenty of savings potential. Intelligent energy data monitoring is a new and profitable way to save energy in the long term and that is what Arvato Systems’ Smart Energy Platform does. Optimized to real-time needs, smart IoT based lighting scenarios avoid constant light usage, increase the energy efficiency and create enormous saving potentials within the Bertelsmann Group.

  • ArvatoSystems_USA_Lisa-dmexco

    The world of business has been experiencing significant changes. Alongside ongoing digitalization, according to a Gartner study, robotics and artificial intelligence are the key strategic technology trends for companies. Reason enough then, for Arvato Systems to get involved with robotics and AI. Two visible signs of this are our in-house robots which have recently been attracting a great deal of attention.

  • With Serverless Architecture teams no longer need to worry about sizing, provisioning, securing or scaling infrastructure. Watch our on-demand Webinar to determine how a Serverless Architecture can help your business.

Innovative Partnerships, Agreements and Awards

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16 Times Gold and Silver Once

We have successfully re-profiled many of our competencies with Microsoft. Learn about the strengthened partnership.

Five Awards as Leader for Microsoft Ecosystems

The recently published study "ISG Provider Lens™ Microsoft Ecosystems Germany 2021" distinguishes Arvato Systems as a "Leader" in several areas

Companies On Security in the Cloud

Arvato Systems joins IDG Research Services for their Cloud Security Survey. Learn more about the results.

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