At Platinion, the focus is naturally on project work. However, we are asked time and again to share our knowledge and experience. Below is a selection of publications we have authored or contributed to. Please note that the publications themselves are often available only in German.
Warum niemand SAP Projekte verantworten möchte
Artikel im BeraterGuide 2014, Dezember 2013: Trotz erprobter „Critical Success Factors“ zum Management des Erfolgs scheitern große SAP Projekte häufig. Systematische Studien zeigen, dass eine gezielte fachlich-technische Unterstützung der Projektverantwortlichen den Erfolg entscheidend positiv beeinflusst.
High Performance Bank Steering
Joint study of BCG, Platinion and SAS; August 2013: Through the application of mature technology platforms, bank steering can be brought to its next higher level. Top-tier investment banks have leveraged recent technology advances, such as parallel computing, in-memory storage, and smart algorithms, to capitalize on the advantages of speed in trading.
What does an IT manager do at Platinion, Interview with S. Ley
E&M Energie und Karriere: 1st October 2013: For an IT consultant at Platinion, the only constant is change, continuing transformation and permanent variety. Thus far, not even one case resembles the other. Consistently, new topics, issues and challenges emerge and have to be solved. Only on one point almost all of my projects and work weeks are the same. As our customers are distributed throughout Germany, other European countries and partly even beyond, my week usually begins with a journey.
Assuming responsibility! Interview with Dr. H. Pfeiffer
Special edition "Talente der Zukunft" in the CAPITAL, 19th September 2013: Consultant is a challenging profession. At Platinion flexible and highly motivated IT professionals are in demand. However, there should be space for family provided.
Commercial Payment Solutions
Banken & Sparkassen 03/12: Market surveys conducted by Platinion and The Boston Consulting Group show, that European banks intensively deal with national payment transaction systems. Which advantages can be achieved by the use of standardized software?
Moving Beyond Compliance: How Banks Should Leverage Technology to Capitalize on Regulatory Change
Joint study of BCG, Platinion and SAS: A wave of regulatory reform is forcing banks to revisit the technology used to measure and manage risk. This presents an opportunity to develop IT capabilities that provide a more nuanced view of how and where banks utilize financial resources.
Mobile payments – Innovation without banks?
Banken & Sparkassen 4/2011: IT and Internet providers are currently entering the core area of banks and are offering alternative payment options via new channels (e.g. mobile devices, social networks). This article describes the impact of such innovative solutions with regards to the business models of established financial institutes and which risks, but also chances can result from it. The IT is one of the key success factors for the implementation of the shown strategies - whereas there are different challenges for the necessary transformation possibilities. (Article in German)
How to get a grip on large Transformation Programmes
ew 1-2, 2011: Platinion gives an overview on major cornerstones for the successful execution of a large Transformation Programme.
Insurance-IT: Inventory management - an unexplored field for standardization in the IT
versicherungsbetriebe 4/2010: Nils Tegtmeier presents a reasonable procedure to decide on standard software.
IT Banken und Versicherungen 6/2010: Comprehensive and structured preparation as key success factor for a successful data migration.