Smart Maintenance Conference at Messe Zürich

18. February 2020
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
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
□      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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
- 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Under the motto "Learning through examples", the conference on 5th September highlighted viable perspectives for Swiss SMEs. On the basis of concrete ...

Presentation at the International Conference on Exploring Service Science (IESS 1.8) by the expert group “Smart Services"

26. September 2018
How to leverage data in the process of service innovation? How to make the innovation funnel converge faster and how to become more effective in the d...

Highlights on Alliance's first Match-Making event

17. September 2018
Alliance's first Match-Making Event took place on the 12th of September in Bern. We thank Stephan Haller from the Berner Fachhochschule to host us.

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

12. September 2018
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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...