Interview with Sedimentum

24. November 2020
Blog
Sedimentum is a healthcare and technology start-up that has developed a technological protection tool that ensures the physical safety of, for example...

First Event: Match-Making in Big Data with Academia and Industry 10.11.2020

17. November 2020
Blog
On 10 November 2020 a first match-making event took place. Short pitches of ten projects in two blocks focused on technology transfer and were followe...

AI Use-Case Talk Series, 02.11.2020

10. November 2020
Blog
At our latest online edition of the Use-Case Talks, held on November 2, 2020, industry, academic and individual members of the Swiss Alliance for Data...

Service Lunch “Transformation Journey to Smart Products” 22.9.2020

28. October 2020
Blog
Read about the key factors for a transformation journey to smart products in this blog post.

Active Activities with Autonomous Robots 15.10.2020

22. October 2020
Blog
What are the likes and dislikes of robots and what makes them act? On October 15, 2020 F&P Robotics, together with the Swiss Alliance for Data Int...

Interview with Rockstar Recruiting

13. October 2020
Blog
Rockstar Recruiting is a personal recruiting platform that connects strong IT and technology experts with ambitious tech companies. We are not a typic...

Blockchain in Supply Chain Management Expert Group Meeting 17.09.2020

29. September 2020
Blog
The 10th meeting took place virtually with speaker Davide Calvaresi.

Interview with Skillue

31. August 2020
Blog
Skillue is an ICT start-up in the HR and Recruitment field. With a technology that uses pattern recognition to extracts skills from unstructured text,...

Data Ethics Expert Group Meeting, 29. 06.2020

10. August 2020
Blog
On Monday June 29 2020, the "Data Ethics” Expert Group meeting was held. The virtual meeting was dedicated to discussing the progress of the “Code of ...

Digital Health Expert Group Meeting, 07.07.2020

23. July 2020
Blog
The Expert Group on Digital Health met once again in person on the 7th of July. This was very welcomed by everybody as they felt that the interactions...

7th Swiss Conference on Data Science SDS2020, 26.06.2020

21. July 2020
Blog
On the 26th of June 2020 the 7th Swiss Conference on Data Science took place for the first time online. The conference was already in preparation to b...

Interview with Aspaara Algorithmic Solutions AG

17. July 2020
Blog
Employees are the most influential production factor and — at the same time — the largest cost factor in most companies. Therefore, it is important to...

Machine Learning Push-Down to SAP HANA with Python, Pre-conference workshop 25.06.2020

16. July 2020
Blog
On the 25th of June 2020, the day prior to the SDS2020 conference, Andreas Forster, Thomas Bitterle and Michael Probst from SAP (Schweiz) AG organized...

A Hybrid Edge-Cloud Platform for Self-Adaptive Machine Learning Based IoT Applications, Pre-conference workshop, 25.06.2020

16. July 2020
Blog
On the 25th of June, the day before the SDS2020, Nabil Abdennadher, professor at the University of Applied Sciences Western Switzerland, Marc-Elian Bé...

An Experimental Exploratory Data Analysis for a Classification Task, Pre-Conference Workshop 25.06.2020

14. July 2020
Blog
The 7th Swiss Conference on Data Science was held online on the 26th of June 2020, and on 25th June 2020 Claudio G. Giancaterino organized a pre-confe...

Implementing Data Ethics in Business Processes, Pre-Conference Workshop, 25.06.2020

14. July 2020
Blog
In 2019, the Swiss Alliance for Data-Intensive Services launched the first version of its “Data Ethics Code”, whose update is currently in production ...

NLPeasy - Harnessing the Power of Unstructured Data, Pre-conference Workshop 25.06.2020

13. July 2020
Blog
At this year’s virtual pre-conference workshop, Philipp, Jacqueline, and Jürgen from D ONE got the chance to teach 20 participants about Natural Langu...

A.I. Use-Case Talk Series, 17.06.2020

07. July 2020
Blog
Because of the exceptional situation, industry, academic and individual members of the Swiss Alliance for Data Intensive Services, joined the A.I. Use...

Blockchain Technology in Supply Chain Management Expert Group meeting 18.06.2020

30. June 2020
Blog
On Thursday, 18th June 2020 we had our 9th meeting of the Expert Group “Blockchain Technology in Supply Chain Management”. The virtual meeting was ded...

Spatial Data Analytics Expert Group Meeting 4.06.2020

23. June 2020
Blog
The 7th meeting of the spatial data analytics expert group was held online on June  4th 2020. The topic for the meeting was geovisualizations.&nb...

CAS Data Product Design / Smart Service Engineering Course 04-05.06.2020

16. June 2020
Blog
Value creation through data is a very current topic of utmost importance. However, in practical applications it is often not sufficiently clear, or un...

Interview with legal-i

11. June 2020
Blog
Could you shortly tell us what legal-i is? legal-i is like a virtual lawyer, based on artificial intelligence (AI). It specializes in medical insuranc...

Online Expert Group Leaders Meeting, 28.04.2020

18. May 2020
Blog
In these exceptional times of COVID-19, the Expert Groups of the Swiss Alliance continue to find ways to work! The Expert Group Leaders met online for...

Online Swiss Alliance for Data-Intensive Services Match-Making Event, 28.04.2020

07. May 2020
Blog
On the 28th of April 2020 we held our Swiss Alliance for Data-Intensive Services Match-Making event. Due to the current situation we hosted the meetin...

Updates from the last Data Ethics Expert Group meeting 20.04.2020

04. May 2020
Blog
The main part of the meeting consisted in an update regarding the work for the new “Data Ethics Codex” of the Alliance.

Interview with ExoLabs

21. April 2020
Blog
In short words, what is ExoLabs? ExoLabs’ mission is to provide unique data products as well as software as a service in the field of Earth obser...

Updates from the last Blockchain Expert Group meeting 19.02.2020

05. March 2020
Blog
Read all about the two talks presented at the latest Blockchain in Supply Chain Management Expert Group Meeting.

Smart Maintenance Conference at Messe Zürich

18. February 2020
Blog
Read the full summary of the Smart Maintenance Conference 2020, with speech reports and photos.

CAS Data Product Design at the Mobiliar Forum Thun

06. January 2020
Blog
Everywhere we read and hear about digitization. But what is behind it? How does it create concrete value for customers and the company and which techn...

Updates from the last Data Ethics Expert Group meeting

28. December 2019
Blog
□      Prior to the meeting, Christoph, Markus, Tom and Michele met to discuss the proposed changes to the data ethics codex....

Data-Driven Predictive Maintenance of Industrial Assets Expert Group: last meeting updates

22. November 2019
Blog
It was our pleasure to have you at our latest Smart Maintenance Network event at ZHAW Zurich on Tuesday! Thank you for sharing two very inspiring exam...

Updates from the last Blockchain in Supply Chain Management Expert Group meeting

30. October 2019
Blog
The 7th meeting of the Expert Group “Blockchain Technology in Supply Chain Management” was again split in two parts:

Prior to the meeting, the ...

Double Success for the Expert Group Smart Services at the “11. Schweizer Wirtschaftsingenieur AWARD”

28. October 2019
Blog
24.10.2019https://wi-award.chAt this year’s award for the best final-degree paper / project in “Business Engineering” (“Wirtschaftsingenieur”), the fi...

A summary of the 2nd Swiss Alliance for Data-Intensive Services Match-Making Event

16. October 2019
Blog
The FHNW School of Applied Psychology hosted the 2nd Swiss Alliance for Data-Intensive Services Match-Making Event on October 2, 2019 with 39 particip...

"SDS2019" mentioned in Swiss Statistical Society bulletin

07. October 2019
Blog
We are extremely happy and thankful about the mention of Swiss Conference on Data Science 2019, SDS2019, at the news bulletin of Swiss Statistical Soc...

The second Smart Services Summit, Zurich, 13 September 2019

27. September 2019
Blog
Swiss Alliance for Data-Intensive Services held in Zurich its second Smart Services Summit at Swisscom’s new workspace in Zurich. We had 30 attendees ...

How IoT is Changing the Electrolux Service

24. September 2019
Blog
The author of this post, Paolo Mauri, was invited as a speaker at the recently held "Smart Services" Expert Group event. Following are his findings wh...

Data logistics and AI in insurance risk management

02. September 2019
Blog
Data is quickly becoming the most valuable asset in the insurance sector, given its tremendous volume in our digital era. Simultaneously, Artificial I...

IBH-Lab KMUdigital: Project «DigiNav» (Digitalisierungsnavigator, digitization navigator)

02. September 2019
Blog
Digitalisation has an impact on organisational areas such as strategy, products and services, investment volumes, personnel qualification, the recruit...

Highlights from the 6th meeting of the expert group “Blockchain Technology in Supply Chain Management”

22. July 2019
Blog
The 6th meeting of the expert group “Blockchain Technology in Supply Chain Management” was split in two parts: The first part was member-only, whereas...

Paper and presentation at the 10th year Naples Forum on Service by the Expert Group “Smart Services"

24. June 2019
Blog
How to create service value by a digital twin? How to support business actors in their decision making along the product life-cycle using a digital tw...

Successful “Service Lunch” with SBB on May 16, 2019 / Expert Group Smart Services

11. June 2019
Blog
Some 20 guests attended last week’s Service Lunch of the expert group “Smart Services” to find out how the SBB utilizes data and information to guide ...

Highlights from the 5th "Blockchain in Supply Chain Management" Expert Group meeting

26. April 2019
Blog
Our 5th meeting of the expert group “Blockchain Technology in Supply Chain Management” took place in the vibrant Blockchain Hub Trust Square located i...

“The making of……” A toolbox for service-oriented business models

01. April 2019
Blog
- by a member of the Expert Group “Smart Services” Get insights from a member of the expert group “Smart Services” in this video. “The making of…….”...

Highlights from the 9th Machine Learning Expert Group Meeting

18. February 2019
Blog
The 9th Machine Learning Expert Group Meeting was held on February 12, 2019 at SAP in Regensdorf. About 30 participants attended from industry (SAP, S...

Highlights from the 4th meeting of the expert group Blockchain Technology in Supply Chain Management

30. January 2019
Blog
Our 4th meeting of the expert group “Blockchain Technology in Supply Chain Management” was hosted by Migros Logistics Transport. In a first speec...

"Smart Services" Service Lunch : Innovating Healthcare through Mobile Data and Predictive Analytics

30. January 2019
Blog
Last week’s Brown Bag Lunch was dedicated to databased services in healthcare. Two industry experts from medical technology and health IT presented in...

Updates from the Data+Service Alliance General Assembly on Nov 8th 2018

27. November 2018
Blog
2 weeks back we held our 2nd General Assembly for the year 2018. The assembly was located at the OBC Suisse center in Zurich, close to the Zurich main...

Use-Case Talk Series on Artificial Intelligence 31.10.2018!

13. November 2018
Blog
This was a great event! Industry, academic and individual members enjoyed in-depth technical discussions about recent technical developments in the Us...

Highlights of Expert Group Meeting Smart Services, Service Lunch “Towards a Data-driven Company”

29. October 2018
Blog
October 24th 2018, Zürich The data driven company is a combination of mindset, skills, infrastructure and the capability to rapidly adapt business mo...

Highlights on the recently held "Data Ethics" Expert Group Meeting

04. October 2018
Blog
Last week, we had a meeting of the Expert Group Data Ethics in Bern, hosted by Mobiliar. Main topic was the discussion on how to proceed with the deve...

Highlights on the recently held "Blockchain in Supply Chain Management" Expert Group meeting

03. October 2018
Blog
On Thursday 13th of September, the 3rd meeting of the expert group “Blockchain Technology in Supply Chain Management” took place. More than ...

Highlights on conference "Perspektiven mit Industrie 4.0"

26. September 2018
Blog
Under the motto "Learning through examples", the conference on 5th September highlighted viable perspectives for Swiss SMEs. On the basis of concrete ...

Semantic Web Technology in Expert Group on “Software & Tools”

12. September 2018
Blog
Recently the Semantic Web has gained significant traction due to the Linked Data movement. In particular, governments around the globe publish data se...

What kind of digitalization support do SMEs need?

05. September 2018
Blog
On August 29, Innosuisse assembled their experts, coaches, staff members and executives under the beautiful roof of CERN’s Globe of Science and Innova...

Big Data: Visualisation & Enjeux, an event at the University of Fribourg

13. August 2018
Blog
On June 25, 2018 the event ‘Big Data: Visualisation & Enjeux’ was held at the University of Fribourg. The event was co-organized by Virtual Switz...

Event of the Expert Group Data-Driven Business Models: Insights from business practitioners

30. July 2018
Blog
The event “Insights from Business Practices” that took place on Wednesday, July 18th 2018 was organized by the SDA-Expert Group "Data Driven Business ...

Recap of first "Spatial Data Analytics" Expert Group Meeting and a “Call for Participation”

16. July 2018
Blog
On June 27 there was another meeting of an expert group at HSR Rapperswil – a beautiful campus at the lakeside. It was the first meeting and a kind of...

Service Lunch - Digital Twin – highlights

10. July 2018
Blog
We recently organized the Service Lunch "Digital Twin" event in Zurich. Christopher Ganz from ABB was talking about the digital twin. Digi...

Expert Group "Blockchain in Supply Chain Management" meeting in June 2018 - highlights

03. July 2018
Blog
On Tuesday 26th of June, the Expert Group “Blockchain Technology in Supply Chain Management” held its 2nd meeting at the ZHAW premises in Zurich. The ...

Expert Group "Predictive Maintenance" - highlights from the last meeting

27. June 2018
Blog
The 7th meeting for the Predictive Maintenance expert group took place at Baumer Management Services AG at their office location in Frauenfeld, a...

SDS|2018 - glimpses and highlights. What a great day!

12. June 2018
Blog
On 7th of June, we organised the 5th Swiss Conference on Data Science (SDS) at Kursaal in Bern. What had started as a half day workshop in 2014 with l...

Third Service Lunch by the Expert Group "Smart Services" on April 10, 2018

29. May 2018
Blog
The successful format of service lunches organized by the expert group "Smart services" was continued by the presentation about the topic "Servicetran...

Machine Learning Clinic goes Suisse Romande

15. May 2018
Blog
The 7th Machine Learning Clinic Expert Group meeting was held at the new ELCA Innovation Lab on the EPFL campus on May 3, 2018. We...

Swiss Alliance for Data-Intensive Services participates at Forward2018

02. May 2018
Blog
On April 19, 2018, the Innovation Forum FORWARD was held at EPFL. About 900 participants from SMBs, large companies, academia and government organizat...

Event “Wertschöpfung durch Data Analytics: Erfahrungen aus der Praxis”

30. April 2018
Blog
On April 12th a joint event with the Data+Service Alliance was conducted in PwC’s Experience Center in Zurich. The Experience Center is a location whi...

Expert Group "Predictive Maintenance" meets - highlights of the discussion

23. March 2018
Blog
The Expert group seminary started with meeting on the demonstrator project. The initial idea of using the OTW-Headstock from BW-Tech was abandoned, ho...

Digitization & Innovation through cooperation. Glimpses from the Digitization & Innovation Workshop at “Konferenz Digitale Schweiz”

16. January 2018
Blog
Recently, the Swiss Alliance for Data-Intensive Services co-organised the “Digitization and Innovation” workshop at the national “Konferenz Digitale S...

Activity Data-based process optimization – A workshop at TRUMPF AG in Grüsch

28. August 2017
Blog
The Swiss Alliance for Data-Intensive Services provides a significant contribution to make Switzerland an internationally recognized hub for data-driv...

Industry 4.0 Conference : Opportunities for Swiss SMEs

09. June 2017
Blog
Data+Service alliance is happy to be part of the “Industry 4.0 Conference”, organised by the Institute for Data Analysis and Process Design (IDP), ZHA...

Data+Service Alliance - news highlights

10. May 2017
News
The Swiss Alliance for Data-Intensive Services just completed its 1st quarter of operations. During this period, we are happy to say we accomplished a...

Expert Group "Data Ethics" : kick-off meeting on 4th April 2017

30. March 2017
Blog
The recently formed expert group “Data Ethics” is going to have its kick-off meeting on the 4th of April 2017 at Katholische Hochschulgemeinde aki, at...

Machine Learning Clinic Expert Group meeting on 6th April 2017, Zurich

28. March 2017
Blog
Data+Service is proud of its concept to reliably come up with innovations. We call it the “innovation funnel”: It is based on the belief that innovati...

Expert group “Data Integration, Governance and Sharing” - results of the first meeting

27. March 2017
Blog
The expert group “Data Integration, Governance and Sharing” kicked off on the 22nd of March 2017 at ZHAW campus in Zurich. The expert group focusses o...

Laying the founding stones of the Swiss Alliance for Data-Intensive Services – role of ZHAW Datalab

21. March 2017
Blog
The Swiss Alliance for Data-Intensive Services, (Data+Service in short), was recently mentioned in the “The Greater Zurich Area” blog-site h...

Expert Group "Data Integration, Governance & Sharing" kick-off meeting on 22.03.2017

20. March 2017
Blog
The newly formed expert group “Data Integration, Governance and Sharing” is going to have its kick-off meet on the 22nd of March 2017 at&nbs...

Expert Group "Software & Tools" meeting on 31st March 2017

16. March 2017
Blog
The Expert Group of the Data+Service alliance, “Software & Tools”, is meeting on the 31st of March 2017 at ZHAW Lagerstrasse Zurich. The first mee...

Workshop of the Expert Group "Services for Individuals“

04. November 2016
Blog
On Oct. 24, the expert group „Services for Individuals“ held a successful workshop at the iHomeLab in Lucerne. We were guided by our question „how to ...

The New Patterns of Innovation

19. April 2016
Blog
Read this interesting article from the Harvard Business Review:  The search for new business ideas and new business models is hit-or-miss in mos...