Benjamin Walther

aWall Event — Airlines, KPIs, And Design At Its Best

It was the first-ever aWall Product Update Live Show — and it was a blast. On 2nd December, we presented the upcoming aWall release details during a 90-minute live web show. In case you couldn’t tune in, here are the details you have to know. “It was different, but at the same time, amazing, and…

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aWall — Product Update Special Event

For the first-time-ever, we’re hosting an aWall Product Update live-event! Don’t miss this fantastic show taking place on 2nd December, at 1 pm Central European Time (CET). For the first-time-ever, we’re hosting an aWall Product Update live-event! Don’t miss this fantastic show taking place on 2nd December, at 1 pm Central European Time (CET). 2020…

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AskBen — Episode 13 — Spotlight On Aviation

We hope y’all ready for the next edition of #AskBen. For this episode, we went back to the roots and answer five super-relevant questions about aviation and airlines! AskBen — Episode 13 — Spotlight On Aviation We’re thrilled to publish the next episode of AskBen. For this edition, we went back to the roots and…

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Corona: World’s Biggest Airlines To Layoff More Than 100,000 Workers

The COVID-19 pandemic has a devastating effect on the global air industry. While it became evident that airlines will suffer a long-lasting impact, more and more airlines announced job cuts and layoffs as a necessary response to the crisis.  With passenger numbers on an all-time low, parked aircraft, and travel restrictions, airlines are undergoing the…

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Are We At The Beginning Of A Chinese Aviation & Airline Decade?

COVID-19 turned the airline and aviation industry upside down. Moreover, the aftermath of COVID-19 will redefine the entire industry. Up to now, Chinese airlines seem to handle the pandemic much better than competitors from Europe and the US. What does that mean for the future of the aviation and airline industry? Summary Contrary to US…

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Singapore’s Changi (SIN) Is Asia’s First Digital Fueling-Ready Airport!

Beginning of September, Singapore’s Changi Airport (SIN) became the first airport connected to a digital fuel platform. With Shell as a fuel provider, selected airlines from now on can rely on digital data exchange and the elimination of manual processes. Due to COVID-19, airlines face enormous pressure at the moment. They are forced to cut…

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77 KPIs Airlines Track For Improved Operations

Have you ever asked yourself about the metrics airlines monitor during the day of operations? Or in other words, what are the Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) airlines have a close eye on? We work with airlines all over the world and collected the most essential operations KPIs. The most successful airlines are successful because they…

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30 Of The Craziest Aviation Facts!

I was looking forward to this blog post for quite a time. And today, I can finally announce the start of our ultimate source for crazy aviation facts. Sounds bold? Well, it will definitely take some time — but as you know, Rome wasn’t built in a day 😉 Why Do We Want To Build…

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A Very Private Session — AskBen Episode #12

We hope y’all ready for the next edition of #AskBen. For this episode, we wanted to know a little bit more about Ben, himself. That’s why we collected your questions during the last weeks that a rather Ben than business-related! AskBen — Episode 12 — A Very Private Session! We’re thrilled to publish the next…

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The Future Of Business Intelligence & Key Performance Indicators

We are beyond thrilled to present the first-ever Future Perspective Edition about Business Intelligence and Key Performance Indicators. A massive document that holds innovative thoughts, latest trends, and pioneering concepts! +40 Pages About Business Intelligence And Key Performance Indicators! We are more than thrilled to publish the sixth edition of the “Future Perspective” series. For…

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Practical Perspective — Data Warehouse & Business Intelligence

We are beyond thrilled to present the first-ever Practical Perspective Edition about Data Warehouses, Business Intelligence, and KPIs. On top of that, all articles are tailored to the airline industry! 40 Pages About Data Warehouses, Business Intelligence, And KPIs! If we have data, let’s look at data. If all we have are opinions, let’s go…

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Why Digital Fuel Management Is A Must-Do Project Right Now!

2020 is just different. COVID-19 has changed the way we live and work. Especially the aviation industry is going true very tough times, and nobody can be certain if we will ever get back to normal. Maybe we will have to get used to a new normal. No matter how this situation will develop in…

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Practical Perspective — Master Data Management

We are beyond thrilled to present the first-ever Practical Perspective Edition about Master Data Management. The document spans across more than 35 pages and contains valuable articles. Plus, unpublished material that will help to drive your master data management project. If you want to have a source for knowledge, including best-tips and a whole bunch…

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Innovations & Digital — AskBen Episode #11

We hope y’all ready for the next edition of #AskBen. For this episode we selected some pioneering questions about innovations and digital approaches. Actually, it was tough to answer some of them — so don’t miss that! AskBen — Episode 11 — Spotlight On KPIs! We’re thrilled to publish the next episode of AskBen. For…

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Master Data Management Strategy: Here’s The Most Important Advice!

If you type in Master Data Management Strategy, Google presents you 519 Million results. Even when we put the hyphens around the phrase “Master Data Management Strategy,” we can choose between 176,000 results. Both numbers are fascinating. However, I genuinely believe that 97% of the results won’t tell you about the most critical advice concerning…

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Implementing Master Data Management Systems — 5 Lessons I Learned!

I think I’m not exaggerating when saying that Master Data Management Systems (MDS) have a boring image. No fancy user interface, no AI, no nothing. Not sexy at all. And I’m not exaggerating when stating that many Master Data Management Systems projects last much longer than expected, don’t achieve set goals, or fail completely. Master…

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7 Surprising Facts About Airline Fuel Costs

Despite COVID-19, fuel costs still represent a huge cost driver for airlines. However, we wanted to know the details. That’s why we searched available resources for interesting facts about airline fuel costs. And here’s the result: 7 surprising facts about airline fuel costs! Fact #1 — On Average Fuel Costs Account For 26% Of An…

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10 Most Important IT KPIs You Should Track!

One doesn’t know if the universe is endless. But one thing I’m convinced of is the fact that the universe of IT KPIs is infinite. I wrote many articles about the KPIs of various business areas — finance, HR, social media, etc. And for sure, each of these areas posses a considerable amount of KPIs.…

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World’s 30 Most Eco Friendly Airlines

Although Corona is the single dominating topic in the aviation world at the moment, the aspect of sustainability hasn’t vanished. On the contrary, eco friendly operations will be critical for every airline in the next decades. And it was good to see that many airlines —at least before Corona— have started to take the topic…

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Airline Fuel Management Software — 5 Solutions You Must Know!

No doubt, airline fuel management is a gigantic area. That’s why it’s no surprise that there’s a ton of airline fuel management software available on the market. But no worries, we researched for you and collected five essential solutions you should have a closer look at. There’s No On-Size-Fits-All Airline Fuel Management Software However, you…

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Spotlight On KPIs — AskBen Episode #10

We hope y’all ready for the next edition of #AskBen. Especially when you’re dealing with KPIs this episode is a must-watch for you! We’ve collected five essential KPI question for Ben to answer — so don’t miss that! AskBen — Episode 10 — Spotlight On KPIs! We’re thrilled to publish the next episode of AskBen.…

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How Fuel Management Plus Mobile Apps Boost Your Airline’s Fueling Process

Digitalizing your airline’s fuel management might be something you’ve been working on for the last twenty years to save costs and improve your performance. Plus, implementing apps is nothing new to you too. So why am I talking about “Fuel Management Plus Mobile Apps” in 2020? Why do I believe that it is time to rethink…

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Airline Fuel Management Software — The Complete Implementation Guide!

There’s always this one special moment when we discuss airline fuel management software with a potential client. That moment when a specific question is asked. And nope, this is not about pricing. The question is about implementation. How does it work? What’s the duration? How complex is it? Quite often, I stand in front of…

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How Digital Fuel Management Drives An Airline’s Efficiency?

No doubt, the primary goal of digital fuel management is to digitize an airline’s operational fuel processes. Nonetheless, operating a digital fuel management solution improves, enables, and streamline a whole bunch of downstream processes. Moreover, it is a direct driver of an airline’s efficiency. Fuel Management Drives Airline Efficiency? Ok, Let’s Start With A Backstory…

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Digital Airline Fuel Management Systems — Market & Product Assessment

Airlines that decide to establish a digital fueling process and a fuel management system are, inevitably, confronted with the mother of all questions: “Which system shall we use?” And since digital fuel management, first and foremost, is a digitalization project, technology, software, and the right system vendor certainly play a vital role. Defining Fuel Management…

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Future Perspective — Electronic Fueling & Digital Fueling Processes

We are beyond thrilled to present the first-ever Future Perspective Edition about Electronic Fueling. The document spans across more than 50 pages and contains 14 articles. Plus unpublished material that will help to drive your airline’s fuel efficiency. If you want to have a source for knowledge, including best-tips and a whole bunch of best-practices…

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Future Perspective — Employee Engagement + Corporate Communication

I am thrilled and beyond happy to present the most valuable and insightful content piece we’ve ever created. With the first “Future Perspective” edition about Employee Engagement and Corporate Communication, we put together some of our most essential knowledge and thoughts. With more than 40 pages, we get you prepared for the Future Of Employee…

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Strategy Talk: What’s Wrong With Today’s Corporate Communication?

I’m super happy to share the second part of our strategy talk about internal corporate communication strategy. With this interview part, we focused on today’s shortcomings many companies have in the field of corporate communication and related strategy. However, I also provide very practical advice on how to improve. I do hope the strategy talk…

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Mashing It Up — AskBen Episode #9

We hope y’all ready for the 8th edition of #AskBen. Particularly, because we selected a set of super interesting questions this time! AskBen — Episode 9 — Mashing It Up! We’re thrilled to publish the next episode of AskBen. For this edition, we collected a wide variety of questions — spanning from master data management…

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12 Financial KPIs Every Company Should Monitor!

Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) are probably among the most prominent tools to manage, monitor, and steer a company’s operations and strategy. And if you search Google, you’ll find hundreds of different KPIs that cover your business processes. However, if you’d ask me which KPIs to start with, my immediate answer is Financial KPIs! Marketing Counts,…

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15 Most Essential Social Media KPIs You Must Track!

Social media key performance indicators (KPIs) should reflect an essential part of your social media strategy. They rationalize the success of your social media activities. Moreover, social media KPIs help to monitor whether you are reaching your defined goals or not. Unfortunately, many companies —still— track the wrong social media KPIs. Very often they solely…

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10 Innovation Podcasts You Must Listen To In 2020!

Podcasts are constantly becoming an essential source of insights, knowledge, inspiration — and also thoughts about innovation. Moreover, the number of people listening to podcasts on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, or Google Podcasts is steadily increasing. In the United States alone, approximately 100 million people listen to podcasts. And that number is expected to grow to…

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Social Media Dashboards — 5 Stunning Examples You Should Check Out!

In today’s world, many companies are utilizing social media channels, like Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram. And undoubtedly, focusing on social media channels has become an essential pillar of a company’s success. Therefore, a considerable number of companies try to set up social media dashboards, including their most crucial Key Performance Indicators (KPI). Nevertheless, and although…

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47 Key Performance Indicator Examples — KPIs You Definitely Must Track!

Regardless of the business you operate, or the size of your company, Key Performance Indicators (KPI) are essential for sustainable success and growth. Moreover, monitoring the right set of Key Performance Indicators help to reach business and strategic goals massively. That’s why we put together the most relevant Key Performance Indicator Examples.  Actually, we went…

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10 Most Essential HR & Employee Engagement KPIs

Regardless of the business you operate or the size of your company, Human Resource (HR) and Employee Engagement KPIs are essential for sustainable success and growth. Moreover, monitoring the right set of HR and Employee Engagement KPIs helps to reach business and strategic goals massively. Why Are HR & Employee Engagement KPIs So Essential? The…

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Why Your Employee Motivation Strategy Doesn’t Work & How To Solve It!

Employee motivation and a proper employee motivation strategy is probably a company’s biggest asset. A highly motivated team that’s ready to rock’n’roll can outperform competitors that seem unbeatable on a fact sheet. Money, market position, or brand — that are all crucial factors indeed. But nothing comes close to motivation.  And I know, I’m not…

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Attention Is The Key To Corporate Communication!

I recently stumbled upon an article that talks about the key to corporate communication. Although from 2017 and not that lengthy, the text, that was published on DigitalSignageToday.com, attracted many people on social networks. And I have to say that the headline caught my attention. Not because I was curious but because I thought this…

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How To Improve Employee Engagement — A 5 Steps Approach

With COVID-19 impacting many businesses and particularly their processes and organization, many companies face new challenges. First and foremost, many companies have to adapt to lockdowns, remote working, and new working models. Accordingly, the question “how to improve employee engagement” during the pandemic and post-COVID times drives many managers. Apparently, employee engagement is probably an…

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Strategy Talk: The ROI Of Employee Communication.

This blog post is a summary of an interview I gave about Employee Communication Strategy. What’s contained? Thoughts on the growing relevance of employee communication and how it has to change. Additionally, I touch the aspect of the business case behind employee communication. Interviewer: Many blog posts, podcasts, and videos you published recently cover the…

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Comms, KPIs & Content — AskBen Episode #8

We hope y’all ready for the 8th edition of #AskBen. Particularly, because we selected a set of super interesting questions this time! AskBen — Episode 8 — Coms, KPIs & Content This episode feature a fantastic mixture of questions: Innovative thoughts, Key Performance Indicators, and employee communications! Here’s an overview of the questions of this…

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Focus On Employee Communication — AskBen Episode #7

We’re back with the 7th Edition of AskBen. This time we dedicated the episode to the topic of employee communication. AskBen — Episode 7 — Focus On Employee Communication An entire episode of our hit show focused on one single topic: Employee communication! Why’s that? First, because we received many questions, comments, and feedback about…

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What Is Employee Communication — A Reframed Definition!

Employee communication rapidly jumped back on the agenda of many companies in March 2020. Lockdowns, remote work, and a super-dynamic situation —caused by COVID-19— forced companies to dig deeper into the topic. And even the search phrase “what is employee communication” climbed rapidly in Google Statistics. Many Answers To The Question “What Is Employee Communication”…

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12 Secret Tips For Effective Employee Communication

With Corona impacting businesses all over the world, effective employee communication has become a huge competitive differentiator. Lockdowns, remote work, and the super-dynamic situation force enterprises to elaborate on new ways of effective communication channels. 

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20 Essential Sales KPIs You Should Consider To Measure!

Sales KPIs are a tricky endeavor. First of all, it is a paradise for every person dealing with KPIs. The sales area of a company is predicated for KPIs. There’s so much data available, allowing us to track and monitor so many KPIs. However, on the flip side, that can lead to a so-called KPIs…

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Employee Communication App — 9 Types Of Content You Need!

Everybody knows that there’s no way around employee communication apps anymore. Long before Corona, many companies understood the necessity of exploring new ways to distribute content with employees. Corona was the final punch. Home office, de-centralized working, and a hunger for information accelerated that progress immensely. However, that last months provide one super essential lesson…

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How To Drive Employee Motivation With 1,000 Content Pieces In A Day!

Personally, I am genuinely convinced that employee motivation —still— is #1 key to a successful business. Moreover, I’m super-convinced that the combination of content management and corporate communication holds such a massive potential to drive employees’ motivation. Although totally underrated by (many) companies, I consider that as a unique possibility to create knowledge, drive efficiency,…

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Putting It On A Higher Level — Here’s AskBen Episode #6

We’re super happy to share the sixth episode of AskBen with you today. We’re back with a new episode of AskBen! We’ve received so much feedback from you. And many told us that they love our content but would prefer more technical content — instead of airline-specific. So, we took that seriously and decided to…

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