Flexible Insurance Products Can Enable Insurer To Build A Stronger Customer Relationship

Are Insurtech product innovations something that traditional insurances should let startups take care of? What are some of the opportunities and challenges that insurance companies face with regards to Insurtech innovation? In this article I will elaborate on how startups use flexible insurance products to get a foot in the door in the world of insurance. Next that that, I will highlight some of…

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Recap: GANDT goes Fashion – #FashionTech Berlin 2018

Zeitgleich zur Berliner Fashion Week öffnete die FashionTech am 16. Januar seine Toren im Berliner Kraftwerk um über die Hürden, Aufgaben und Möglichkeiten der Digitalisierung in der Branche zu sprechen. Das Team um GANDT Ventures war erstmals mit dabei. Als Besucher war es interessant zu sehen, welch breite Themenpalette den Zuhörern während des eintägigen Events geboten wird. Während Andres…

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Recap: Retail Forum Switzerland 2017

https://youtu.be/98Y6URoncvc Das Retail Forum Switzerland 2017 in Zürich wurde gestern sehr gut besucht. Viele Branchen-Insider aus die ganze Schweiz waren vertreten Die Hauptthemen des Tages waren Omni-Channel Retail, die Mall of Switzerland in Luzern und wie macht man Departmentstores sowie Warenhäuser wieder spannend für den Kunden, z.B. mit der Hilfe von neuen Erlebnisswelten. Wir bekamen ein…

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What type of products do we build at GANDT Ventures?

As part of our venture building services we provide our customers with the technical tools, products and resources they need to test their hypothesis. These tools can vary from business insight-dashboards that we built in Tableau,  full blown websites and landing pages, or even apps. In the video above I have explained the process behind a typical venture product development. It is important to…

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Why fashion retails should ignore sales quotes for budgeting decisions

We believe that data driven decision making will become more and more important in the years to come. One of the industries that has been playing catch-up in the last few years is fashion retail. We currently work with a great number of fashion distributors and fashion retailers and consult them on there buying decisions for their omni channel stores. We have come to notice that many budget…

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How to optimize your reach on social media

This week I got a number of questions regarding social media and how it can be used best. Yet all questions were similar and they all addressed the notion of impact and reach. In essence the questions came down to this: „Which platform would give my blogpost the highest possible reach?“ This is a question that is not that easy to answer, because in my opinion it is the wrong question to ask. The…

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How to fix UTF-8 issues in csv-files

This is one simple life hack for anyone who works with .csv files and excel. It can be tricky to fix encoding issues, especially with german characters (ö, ä ü). This quick tutorial shows you exactly how you can resolve this problem. The solution is a simple, but effective work around. We first encountered this problem when exporting a product feed from one of our customers magento backend.…

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How do you know you are in control of your data?

Want to find out whether you are really in control of your own data? In this short YouTube-Video we dive into the topic of data ownership. As a decisionmaker, Data Quality is probably the one topic that is holding you back most on a day to day basis. If you want to be able to judge whether data is truly clean, you need to know where it came from. In our opinion you need to understand how data is…

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Management coaching: Learn from Google

Google as a data driven company has spent years studying and observing the attributes of effective management and has been sharing these information internally in trainings. During my time at Google I have always been very grateful for having the access to these information and found it always a pity that these insights were only available for Google managers. What makes a great manager? Time has…

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