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2018/2019 D21 Digital Index

Is e-health just for technology enthusiasts? Four viewpoints – one goal?

Digital technology opens up new possibilities for the healthcare sector, yet e-health continues to be regarded as something that is ‘just for tech enthusiasts’. Below, we showcase four viewpoints on e-health and examine the extent to which they share a common goal.

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Digital Workplace

Workplace as a service: Is it time to consider leasing instead of buying?

Computing power, platforms, and software can already be acquired as a service, so why not complete workplace IT? Discover the benefits that workplace as a service (WaaS) can have for your company.

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Old IT equipment can be a risk factor

Data erasure the right way

Don't run any unnecessary risks when it comes to remarketing or disposing of decommissioned IT equipment. Find out how cost-effective and permanent data erasure works.

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Digital Workplace

The future of work is more flexible – and more productive

You do not only need to be at the desk in your office to do your work. The home office and lounges at airports and train stations now provide plenty of opportunity to be productive. We show you how the latest technology can help you to use your working time most effectively.

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Digital Workplace

In 6 steps to the digital workplace

Cloud computing, the expansion of fiber broadband, mobile phone coverage – Germany is still lagging behind when it comes to the areas that are vital to the digital revolution. Unfortunately, this also applies to organizing work and equipping workplaces. We will show you how the right strategy can increase your efficiency and make the Digital Workplace the core of your digitization strategy.

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Digital Workplace

Reap the benefits of digital workplace innovations for your business

“We regard the digital workplace as a holistic system that adds significant value in all areas of your company that work with IT.”
Lukas Wojoczek, Digital Workplace Sales

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Digital Workplace

3 Tips on how to calculate total costs

It is almost impossible to calculate the overall costs of IT for a single workplace using conventional procurement and usage models. The latest digital workplace concepts can provide transparency.

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Digital Workplace

Optimal design and efficient management of the modern workplace

Today, employees expect their employer to provide a modern digital workplace that is equipped with the latest technology, is available 24/7, and enables them to complete their tasks from anywhere.

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Digital Workplace

Invest in technology without busting the budget

The digital transformation of business makes innovative payment models such as pay-per-use possible. In comparison to classic financing, by relying on a payment method that is based on actual usage, companies can avoid high capital expenditure on IT equipment or on installing and running IT solutions and servers.

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Digital Workplace

Escape the TCO trap

If you are planning a new IT infrastructure, the first question you will ask yourself, as the CFO, is whether the investment will pay off. We highlight the costs that are often overlooked and show you how to work out the correct total cost of ownership.

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Certified data erasure by CHG-MERIDIAN

Balancing e-health, data protection, and data security

In this interview, Peter Krause, Head of Healthcare Sector Sales Germany at CHG-MERIDIAN, talks about data protection in the healthcare sector and the requirements for data erasure, which many people are unaware of, especially in the case of printers and similar equipment.

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Digital Workplace

Companies still have plenty to do when it comes to the digital workplace

A study shows that the majority of employees want to take advantage of mobile working, but companies are yet to catch on to this trend. There is a lack of equipment and of coherent concepts, despite the fact that the digital workplace and digital skills are crucial factors in the success of Industry 4.0 and Work 4.0.

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STRATEGY

AI, IoT, and hybrid IT require entirely new financing methods

Capital expenditure on IT is a key factor in the ability to innovate, especially for financial services providers. However, the necessary financing measures can negatively impact on a company’s flexibility. Here are five factors that are crucial in overcoming these obstacles.

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ENTERPRISE MOBILITY SUMMIT 2018

Paving the way for digital transformation

Oliver Schorer speaks to IT Business Magazine at the Vogel IT Academy’s Enterprise Mobility Summit about digital transformation and how companies can deliver it successfully.

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Public Sector 4.0

Understanding the digital revolution – identifying and leveraging potential

Digitalization is a leading topic of discussion in the public sector. But what might modernization and digital transformation measures actually look like in practice? CHG-MERIDIAN knows how to make the most of the opportunities presented by this change and is developing customized solutions for the digital transformation of public sector organizations.

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2018 CORPORATE REPORT

Employees and employer working hand in hand to help people in need

Corporate social responsibility is firmly enshrined in CHG-MERIDIAN’s corporate philosophy. When it comes to supporting community-based projects, we want to encourage our employees to get involved with their own ideas and personal commitment.

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2018 CORPORATE REPORT

An excellent start to a career

CHG-MERIDIAN is growing fast – and is doing so around the world. We are always on the lookout for ambitious individuals to join us. Employees who consider themselves genuine team players – in line with our philosophy – and who boldly and enthusiastically look beyond their own horizons to the future.

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OPS data security

Data protection along the entire lifecycle

Data protection should be viewed as part of an end-to-end solution, not in isolation. That is why data security is part of every lifecycle phase at CHG-MERIDIAN.

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Where printers are concerned, deleted doesn’t always mean deleted

Being able to reliably protect sensitive company data at the end of an asset’s useful life is vital in the digital era. CHG-MERIDIAN has developed two automated data erasure processes for printer systems, copiers, and multifunction printers that can be used for any manufacturer and any model.

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2018 CORPORATE REPORT

The signs are good

Dr. Mathias Wagner, Chairman of the Board of Management of CHG-MERIDIAN, looks back on 2017 and gives an optimistic outlook for the future.

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2018 CORPORATE REPORT

Brexit notwithstanding: Excellent prospects across the board

Declan McGlone, Vice President Finance UK/Ireland, talks in an interview about business development in the UK and Ireland, the effects of digitisation and the impact of Brexit.

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FINANCING SHOULD BE INTELLIGENT, NOT RIGID.

What makes a financing concept intelligent? Here are five thoughts.

Why the financing must match the business, and not vice versa

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A QUICK WORD WITH WAYNE FOWKES ON THE TOPIC OF INTELLIGENT FINANCING

Thinking outside the box when it comes to financing

How intelligent financing models can satisfy wide-ranging interests

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UNIT COSTS INSTEAD OF BLOCK OF CAPITAL EXPENDITURE

Managing growth and costs efficiently: pay-per-part and pay-by-the-hour

An illustrative calculation from the automotive industry for pay-per-use models

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OPS data security

Three good reasons why you shouldn't neglect erasing data from printers

Everyone is talking about data protection at the moment. It is a particularly important issue when it comes to modern printers, MFPs, and copiers.

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MOBILE WORKING IN GERMANY

What German companies need to do to make the mobile workplace a reality

According to the 2017/2018 D21 digital index survey, mobile working has been slow to take hold in German companies. The reasons for this are more to do with the infrastructure of the companies than with any skepticism on the part of the employees. So, how can this be improved? Below are five areas that German companies need to consider.

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LOW COST – HIGH BENEFIT

Calculating backward – thinking ahead

Using pay-per-patient models to manage investment risks in healthcare technology

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INTELLIGENT FINANCIAL ENGINEERING, OPTIMUM ACCOUNTING

Intelligent financing concepts pave the way for more innovation

As an innovative funding partner with decades of experience, CHG-MERIDIAN offers benefits for CIOs and CFOs alike. We will show you how to implement innovative projects cost-effectively.

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IS TCO IMPORTANT? YES. IS IT STRAIGHTFORWARD? NO.

Five thoughts on total cost of ownership

Why the CIO and CFO are stuck in the same boat when it comes to TCO calculations, and how only an independent expert can help.

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SOARING COSTS UNDER CONTROL

An end to high up-front costs

How pay-per-patient models can help to preserve liquidity

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WHY PAY PER USE?

Five good reasons in favor of pay per use models

Every company is familiar with unit cost accounting. Why financing per item makes sense too.

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FINDINGS OF THE D21-DIGITAL-INDEX 2017/2018

How important are digital skills in healthcare?

The digital revolution is only slowly taking hold in German society. Nevertheless, there is already an urgent need for companies to invest in employee training and thus in the future of the healthcare sector. CHG-MERIDIAN, once again a partner of the D21-Digital-Index study...

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A QUICK WORD WITH RALF BEHRNING ON THE TOPIC OF TCO

“Just buying cheaply isn't enough”

IT procurement is different from purchasing consumables. Ralf Behrning clarifies what really matters.

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D21-DIGITAL-INDEX FOR 2017/2018

Action needed on the digital workspace

The study proves that digital working on mobile devices is becoming more prevalent and that employees are keen and motivated to work in this way. But companies are not yet enabling them to participate sufficiently in the digital revolution. A lot of potential remains untapped.

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CARE INITIATIVES FOR 2017

Employees get involved in community-based causes

The company's internal CARE initiative brings together ideas for community-based projects and involves the workforce in the decisions on which ones to support.

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IT Director Interview

Intelligent mobile working: Mobile workspace 4.0

In this interview, Oliver Schorer, Chief Information Officer (CIO) and member of the Board of Management at CHG-MERIDIAN, talks about customized and fully automated business concepts and the level of service demanded by international customers in today’s mobile working world.

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COST MANAGEMENT TAKEN ONE STEP FURTHER

TCO provides a better overview

As an innovative technology manager with decades of experience, CHG-MERIDIAN creates maximum cost transparency, identifies potential savings – and achieves these savings.

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TECHNOLOGY FOR EXAMINING TREATMENT COSTS

Pay per use models create greater transparancy

As an innovative funding partner with decades of experience, CHG-MERIDIAN sheds light on your overall costs. We will show you where you have potential savings and how you can achieve these savings.

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ENABLING CAPITAL EXPENDITURE WITH ‘PAY PER ENGINE HOOD’ BILLING

Pay per use models create greater planning certainty

As an independent technology manager with decades of experience, CHG-MERIDIAN can create new customized business concepts for you. We will show you which funding model is the best fit for your capital expenditure project.

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INTERNATIONAL THINKING; INTELLIGENT FINANCING

A cross-border financing solution

As an independent provider with decades of experience financing entire projects, CHG-MERIDIAN is familiar with global taxation and legal systems. We will show you what financing hurdles to look out for.

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Long-term thinking, quick savings

Lifecycle Management for greater cost effectiveness

CHG-MERIDIAN has decades of experience in financing every aspect of a project, and takes a holistic view of finance across the entire lifecycle. This is what gives you the reassurance that your investment will really pay off over the course of a project.

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Financially strong for the future

Improving patient wellbeing through efficient medical technology management

As a specialist for technology management and financing, CHG-MERIDIAN analyzes and optimizes the use of medical technology in hospitals and for healthcare providers. In an interview, our Vice President of Healthcare Technologies, Peter Krause, talks about the importance of well-interlinked medical technology and ...

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Health 4.0

Lack of investment puts the brakes on digitalisation

CHG-MERIDIAN, the technology management and finance specialist, monitors and analyses the ongoing changes in the healthcare sector and develops solutions for current and future challenges. In our latest white paper, we demonstrate how hospitals can deliver the digital transformation toward Health 4.0 ...

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Interview Investor Relations

“An integral part of our funding portfolio”

By taking out a €75 million bonded loan in August 2017, CHG-MERIDIAN has successfully completed its fifth transaction in this segment since 2013. Volkmar Lange, Head of Group Treasury at CHG-MERIDIAN, answers three questions on the bonded loan financing.

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Mastering digital transformation

Working toward Administration 4.0 using digital expertise and a digital concept

In this interview with eGovernment Computing, Frank Schöneberg, Head of Public Sector Sales Germany at CHG-MERIDIAN, expands on his many years of experience working with public-sector clients and explains how the public sector can tackle and master the digital transformation to Administration 4.0.

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Efficient fleets

Optimizing fleets through lifecycle management

Read on to find out how a lifecycle concept can improve transparency, particularly in fleet management.

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CARE: Rewarding in all respects

Employees get involved in sports for a good cause

They lace up their running shoes, start pedaling or do great things on stage: The CHG-MERIDIAN employees are making a difference – together. With great team spirit, they really hustled to collect donations for charitable causes in 2018.

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EVERYTHING AT A GLANCE

Insights

Thinking outside the box with CHG-MERIDIAN. Rigid structures, off-the-peg solutions, and no plan B: That's not the CHG-MERIDIAN way. The following sections will show you how worthwhile it can be to think outside the box.

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