adesso is extending its collaboration with the Berlin-based XU Group GmbH. The initiator of Germany’s first state-accredited university for digitalisation and technology, XU Exponential University of Applied Sciences, has now teamed up with adesso to offer companies training programmes for the digitalisation experts and job profiles of tomorrow. Companies can currently make good use of these services for the further training of their employees who are subject to short-time work and benefit from a subsidy from the Federal Employment Agency. The Federal Government’s recently expanded “Work of Tomorrow Act” (Arbeit-von-morgen-Gesetz) makes this possible.
Through its Fast Launch Commerce concept, the IT service provider adesso is supporting companies that need an online shop fast in the current crisis, allowing them to set up a digital sales channel in no time flat. The service is part of adesso’s comprehensive crisis portfolio for businesses.
adesso and the Cologne-based start-up PBM Personal Business Machine AG have signed a sales and development partnership for the insurance and banking industries. The core of the alliance is a cloud-based platform for personalised digital dialogue with customers, which can help solve the current problems faced by banks in times of social distancing. adesso is informing potential customers about the platform with its #rettetdenVertrieb campaign.
Today adesso SE published its consolidated financial statements, which largely confirm the preliminary figures published on 17 February 2020 and exceed its full-year forecast for 2019. Sales increased again, by 20 % to EUR 449.7 million, following a strong final quarter, with significant licence revenues from the in|sure product family and a further noticeable increase in capacity utilisation in the parent company adesso SE’s IT service business.
Employees who put their heart and soul into their work and feel comfortable in their working environment are significantly more productive and ensure greater customer satisfaction. This is impressively proven by numerous studies. However, not all companies take this into account, which has a negative impact on the fight for highly qualified talent, especially in view of the much-cited shortage of skilled workers. The younger generation in particular, which is now conquering the job market, has changed demands and needs that companies are feeling. What now distinguishes a top employer apart from classic criteria such as salary, bonuses and retirement provisions?
For the third time already, the IT service provider adesso has taken first place in the Great Place to Work® competition, as Germany’s Best Employer (Deutschlands Bester Arbeitgeber) in the ITC sector (size category: more than 1,000 employees). In February, adesso won the cross-sector competition, beating the 840 participating companies from all industries and of all sizes, making it the proud holder of the title Germany’s Best Employer (Deutschlands Bester Arbeitgeber) in the size category 2,001 to 5,000 employees.
The shortage of skilled personnel is becoming the biggest obstacle to dig-italisation. While women could be part of the solution, few are choosing a career in IT. Dirk Pothen, a member of the Executive Board at the IT ser-vice provider adesso, says companies need to lead the way in order to in-crease the proportion of women in the industry. In his opinion, encourag-ing and supporting women needs to be a top priority.
adesso to implement a new data back-end for the t-online.de finance section by the middle of the year. Ströer Digital Publishing GmbH, the operator of www.t-online.de, has commissioned the IT service provider to enable real-time link-up of stock market information using cutting-edge data interfaces.
adesso is pleased about its victory in the Deutschlands Beste Arbeitgeber 2020 (Germany’s Best Employers 2020) competition, run by Great Place to Work® Institute, which was announced last night at an award ceremony in Berlin. For the first time since taking part, the IT service provider was able to take first place in the overall, cross-sector competition.
After a good final quarter with larger license revenues with the in|sure product suite and, a noticeably increasing utilisation in the IT-service business of the parent company adesso SE, and in particular, a higher than expected consolidation effect from IFRS 16, the full-year forecast for the operating result EBITDA (EUR 40 million to EUR 45 million) is expected to be exceeded.