Author: Stefan Grösser

Learning Lunch: Digital Skills – Key competences in the digital age

What digital skills do we require today to master the job requirements of tomorrow? Competing on a digital market by offering services and goods over an online-platform, developing a web application for a web shop, organizing the product management of

Innovation through Cooperation: Welcome to the 40th Face to Face Meeting

Cooperating means not having to do everything by yourself. A network with suppliers, customers and other actors brings new impulses and holds great potential. Companies have long relied on universities of applied sciences as providers of ideas, trendsetters and research

Global Days | Digital Skills: What should students learn? How would this change our teaching? A framework for competence development in the 21st century.

Competing on a digital market by offering services and goods over an online-platform, developing a web application for a web shop, organizing the product management of a newly introduced software, or working in a virtual team: Our working environment as

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Creating value, closing circles: insights into the circular economy

(For German version click here) Thinking in circles, thinking in systems – The Circular Economy pursues the goal of saving obsolete products from the trash and returning them as secondary raw materials into the production cycle. Dr. Stefan Grösser, professor of

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CIRCUSOL – A new research project, focusing on circular business models for the solar power industry

Solar power is a rapidly growing industry. The main objective of the EU-H2020 research project CIRCUSOL is to provide systemic circular business solutions to the solar power industry. The solar power sector is well suited for such business models. They

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Using white-box nonlinear optimization methods in system dynamics policy improvement

We present a new strategy for the direct optimization of the values of policy functions. This approach is particularly well suited to model actors with a global perspective on the system and relies heavily on modern mathematical white-box optimization methods.

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Digitale Welten: Neue Ansätze in der Wirtschafts- und Sozialkybernetik

Digitale Welten durchdringen Wissenschaft und Wirtschaft und dabei bilden Modelle und Algorithmen die Basis für die Bewältigung deren Komplexität. Das Buch “Digitale Welten: Neue Ansätze in der Wirtschafts- und Sozialkybernetik” stellt ein breites Einsatzspektrum kybernetischer Ansätze in aktuellen Themenfeldern dar.

Türöffner-Events 2017: Gelebte Energiezukunft: Bauen für morgen

Im Rahmen der Veranstaltung “Bauen für morgen”, welche am 15. Juni 2017 in Nidau in der Berner Fachhochschule BFH stattfindet, steht das Thema Energiespeicherung im Zentrum. Unterschiedliche Forschungsgruppen der BFH und das PV-Center des «Centre Suisse d’Electronique et de Microtechnique SA»

New Springer-book publishes the results from an EU-project: “Dynamics of Long-Life Assets”

The editors present essential methods and tools to support a holistic approach to the challenge of system upgrades and innovation in the context of high-value products and services. The approach presented here is based on three main pillars: an adaptation mechanism

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Projekte scheitern wegen dynamischer Komplexität : Qualitative Feedbackmodellierung zur Komplexitätsbewältigung

Gründe für nicht erfolgreiche Projekte sind zum Beispiel Kommunikationsprobleme oder Mangel an qualifizierten Projektmitarbeitern. Dies sind jedoch nur Symptome für tiefer liegende Ursachen. Eine wesentliche davon ist dynamische Komplexität, welche durch die Eigenschaften eines Systems (Verzögerungen, Rückkopplungsbeziehungen, Akkumulationen, Nichtlinearitäten) erzeugt

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