01 Feb 2015

It’s not about Earning money, it’s about keeping money.

Today I have read a real great book, about how you should control your cash flow and become rich. The Book is called “Rich Dad – Poor Dad” from Robert T. Kiyosaki. In the core it is about how you control your cash-in and cash-out and to understand what is

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MailStore Main Window
14 Dec 2014

Get your emails archived – MailStore 8 Home and shared folders

Since several years I’m using a program called “Mailstore”, which makes backing up of emails very simple. And the best of all, it’s free for private use. With some simple steps it is possible to add all your email accounts to this program and everything is saved in one location.

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Draft map of Austrian E-invoicing environment
29 Jan 2012

Draft: Austrian E-Invoicing Environment

The map is a draft presentation of the different players in the automated electronic invoicing process in Austria. It is a wokring model, which will be updated in case of further identification of relevant environments. Everybody is welcome to add his/her comments to this article.

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Communication - DailyPic@Flickr
28 Jan 2012

Outsourcing/Shared services: Aligning the organizational complexity to the defined environment

Organizations have to concentrate their organizational effort on their core competences. The pressure on prices, quality and efficiency is increasing. Thus, organizations have to focus more on their core processes, and all other processes have to be structured as lean and standardized as possible. In the end, all organizational units

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23 Dec 2011

Capgemini-CTO Andy Mulholland in an interview with “”

CTO Mulholland points out in an interview with the „“: The product-driven business model is history. In a connected world, customer can only be won with service. Within this article it is summarized that with the increased connectivity, organizations are facing an increased global completion which leads to a shorter

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Yellow Gears
20 Dec 2011

Value-added taxes: Do electronic and paper invoices become equal?

Value-added tax is currently a big barrier within the EU for the introduction of electronic invoices. But with the council directive 2010/45/EU of 13 July 2010 amending Directive 2006/112/EC on the common system of value-added taxes, it will bring further simplifications. By the 1 January 2013, electronic and paper invoices

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18 Dec 2011

Electronic invoices 2012: What are the current challenges?

Electronic invoices do have a high potential for organizations to save costs. This has been investigated by several current studies: (study Nutzenpotenziale der E-Rechnung in Österreich). Nevertheless—especially within Europe—there do exist burdens and barriers for an organization to introduce electronic invoices. But these barriers should be overcome to realize the

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18 Dec 2011

Digital archive for paper business documents: Paperless office and the tax authorities

Not only large organizations, but also SMEs are thinking about having a digital archive for their business documents. Although there are promising solutions on the web, the paperless office can only be realized, in case a defined and supervised workflow has been set in place.

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Correct direction
18 Dec 2011

Value-added taxes: Current requirements for the implementation of electronic invoices

As already pointed out, by the end of 2012, local governments will have to change the law to treat electronic and paper invoices equal (council directive 2010/45/EU). Nevertheless, until then several rules have to be considered when setting up an electronic invoicing system. This article will look at the current

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18 Dec 2011

The Social Business Forge is online

I’m abroad to present our new book The Social Business Forge, which not only summarizes some of the findings within the organization, but also gives an inside view on topics like scientific management, social media and tax issues.

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