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Press Archive 2014

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  • New Market Analysis for BPM Suites

    Presseinformation / 10.12.2014

    The Fraunhofer Institute for Experimental Software Engineering IESE has once again performed a market analysis on the topic of “BPM SUITES” this year. The results were presented in the context of a wrap-up event at the Fraunhofer Center on 10 December 2014.

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  • During her trip to Australia in the context of the G20 summit, German Chancellor Angela Merkel paid a visit to the Future Logistics Living Lab of the ICT research in-stitution NICTA in Sydney on 17 November 2014. As one of the founding members of this Lab, the Fraunhofer Institute for Experimental Software Engineering IESE in Kaiserslautern has been involved in research there since 2010 together with partners from science, industry, and government, and has been collaborating on innovative technologies for the areas of Transport and Logistics. The Chancellor’s visit is a strong sign of recognition for the fruitful collaboration between Australian and German research institutions in recent years.

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  • Award-Winning Data Security

    Presseinformation / 16.10.2014

    In these times of regular data theft and data misuse, data protection is absolutely indispensable. On 15 October, researchers from Fraunhofer IESE received the Innovation Prize of the European Association of Research and Technology Organisation EARTO for a newly developed data protection program.

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  • When fast Internet is finally available everywhere, what will be the opportunities for our regions? With its initiative “Smart Rural Areas”, the Fraunhofer Institute for Experimental Software Engineering IESE in Kaiserslautern is establishing a new research focus. Yesterday, just a few weeks after the publication of the Federal Government’s Digital Agenda, the Fraunhofer Institute presented digital strategies for rural regions together with other experts in the context of Collaboratory e.V. in Berlin.

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  • The Rhineland-Palatinate Minister of Health, Alexander Schweitzer, hosted a conference held last Wednesday that was dedicated to the challenges regarding the status of medical and nursing care in Rhineland-Palatinate. The partners that shared experiences in the context of this conference also included the Fraunhofer Institute for Experimental Software Engineering IESE, which is actively involved in several projects aimed at designing optimal healthcare.

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  • With the rapid development of Business Process Management (BPM), so-called BPM Suites are being used in an ever greater number of organizations. However, it is often not easy for a company to select an appropriate suite. What users have to consider if they want to use such suites optimally was examined in a market analysis performed for the first time in 2013 by the Fraunhofer Institute for Experimental Software Engineering IESE in collaboration with SP Consulting. Now, Fraunhofer IESE is thoroughly testing additional BPM Suites.

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  • Current trends in the automotive industry such as electrification and autonomous driving are creating new challenges for functional safety that can only be mastered through close collaboration between competent partners. In order to be able to provide the automotive industry with a one-stop solution for all services needed for the development and validation of innovative driving functions, the fka Forschungsgesellschaft Kraftfahrwesen mbH Aachen and the Fraunhofer Institute for Experimental Software Engineering IESE in Kaiserslautern have entered into a strategic partnership in June 2014.

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  • Once again, German Chancellor Angela Merkel launched this year‘s Girls’Day in cooperation with Initiative D21. In the exhibition by various companies, where a wide variety of prospects for technology-oriented professions were demonstrated to female high school students, the Fraunhofer Group ICT was represented with the programming project “Roberta” and with the Living Lab “Smart Farming” – a realistic vision of future agricultural technology.

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  • The importance of Industry 4.0. for Germany

    Presseinformation / 20.3.2014

    Twice within two weeks, the topic cluster “Industry 4.0” was on the agenda of the Gesellschaft für Informatik (GI; German Informatics Society) in dialogs with leading representatives from business and government.

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