Andreas Schmitz

Andreas Schmitz

About Andreas Schmitz

Andreas Schmitz is a Freelance Journalist for SAP, covering a wide range of topics from big data to Internet of Things, HR, business innovation and mobile.

Artificial Intelligence: Why Neural Networks Continue To “Hobble”

3-Aug-2017 | Andreas Schmitz

Now that platforms and their related services have become commonplace, all eyes are on artificial intelligence. “Systems are scalable, and complex ones can be trained quickly,” says Wolfgang Wa

When Will IoT Be Mainstream In Your Industry?

6-May-2016 | Andreas Schmitz

According to a new IDC study, the Internet of Things (IoT) will already be a common part of the discrete manufacturing industry in 2016. For Oliver Edinger, SAP’s head of IoT and Industry 4.0 in

Everyone Can Get In Touch With The Digital World

15-Feb-2016 | Andreas Schmitz

Gesche Joost became a member of the SAP Supervisory Board nine months ago. As professor of design research and head of the Design Research Lab at the Berlin University of the Arts, she has a direct li

PwC: Biggest Increase In Cyberattacks In Over 10 Years

28-Jan-2016 | Andreas Schmitz

Cyber crime is big business. Companies are reporting a growing number of cyber attacks – many of them aimed at their intellectual property – and are spending more on information security measures

Design Thinking: 8 Lessons Learned

26-Jan-2016 | Andreas Schmitz

A way to bring harmony to discordant teams? A technique for fostering empathy? Or a refuge from “command-and-control” leadership? Researchers from the Hasso Plattner Institute have taken a closer

IDC Benchmark: Digital Maturity Check For Self-Assessment

9-Dec-2015 | Andreas Schmitz

The digital transformation is putting organizations’ adaptability to the test. But help is at hand. Companies can refer to the independent IDC MaturityScape model to find out what level of digital m

Contradictions Abound On The Road To The IoT

13-Nov-2015 | Andreas Schmitz

Companies have identified great potential in the Internet of Things (IoT). But only those that can extract its value for their own business will ultimately reap the benefits. From analyzing wind fa

digital transformation

What Is Digital Transformation?

16-Oct-2015 | Andreas Schmitz

Achieving quantum leaps through disruption and using data in new contexts, in ways designed for more than just Generation Y — indeed, the digital transformation affects us all. It’s time for a det

Prevention And Detection: Seeing The Hacker’s-Eye View

1-Sep-2015 | Andreas Schmitz

The suspected tapping of Angela Merkel’s phone by the NSA; reports of stolen personal data in the United States; a hacking attack on the German parliament: These incidents are indicative of an enorm

Cyber Spies: Attack Scenarios

26-Aug-2015 | Andreas Schmitz

Advanced persistent threats — cyber attacks that target company secrets — can cost companies a significant amount of money and can even put them out of business. Even though these methods are noth