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Informationdesign donates to Bärenherz

As in previous years it was of great concern for us to support people who need our help most. This year we decided to give a donation to “Bärenherz Stiftung” – a foundation taking care of seriously ill children. Therefore, it was a great pleasure for us to donate 2,000 Euro. We know that money…

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Gruezi Swiss

In August we were thrilled to welcome Swiss International Airlines as new A:Wall client. Initially setup at the top management office, the A:Wall provides real-time insights on operations, airport details as well as hub and connecting passenger information. We are looking forward to further equipping additional areas at Swiss with the A:Wall in the future…

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Hello Austrian, hello Lufthansa Cargo!

In June we had the great pleasure to welcome Austrian Airlines and Lufthansa Cargo as A:Wall customers. As an integral part of the Operations Control Center at Lufthansa Cargo, the A:Wall provides real-time insights on general operations-relevant parameters but also with respect to specific cargo information. At Austrian Airline we were delighted to setup the…

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Introducing Tableau Integration

Tableau is more and more becoming the most relevant self-service BI tool on the market. Therefore, we developed a solution to bring Tableau reports to the A:Wall. Besides specific widgets, the A:Wall is now also able to integrate Tableau reports – either on large video walls but also on iPhones and iPads.

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Information Design joins Aviation Festival, 5th–7th September in London

Information Design is pleased to announce its participation at and sponsoring of this year’s Aviation Festival – taking place in London from the 5th to 7th September. In course of the conference, Benjamin Walther, Managing Director at Information Design, will make a speech on “Building holistic business intelligence strategies”. We are looking forward to interesting…

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3 Reasons why mobile-first has to be your KPI strategy

In some of my last blog posts I already shared thoughts about the importance of airline KPIs and especially the relevance real-time KPIs. However, so far I left out the topic of how KPIs are provided to your audience. How’s the stauts quo at many airlines? When discussing this aspect with colleagues from airlines, I’m…

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Why data is useless — and 4 steps how to solve it.

Good decisions are based on knowledge rather than numbers. Plato, one of the great Greek philosophers made this statement almost 2,500 years ago. Actually, this is a great and wise statement. And probably a quote that perfectly describes why I think that data – in its rawest form – is useless. Decisions are the essence…

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Top 3 KPIs every airline should pay attention to

Having received so much feedback on my last blog article about the relevance – or should I say irrelevance – of an on-time performance KPI, I thought it’s time to share some more details on KPIs that I consider as most relevant for every airline. (If you want to take a look at the on-time…

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Business Intelligence Day 2018

On the 10th of April, Information Design participated in Lufthansa’s Business Intelligence Day 2018. It was a great pleasure to welcome more than 1.000 visitors, join excellent panel discussions with top executives and discover a huge exhibition area. Presenting the A:Wall and further solutions at our booth we had excellent discussions and are looking forward…

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Benjamin Walther BenTalks Interview

Why weekly reports kill the motivation of operational airline staff.

Absolutely convinced that weekly reports kill the motivation of operational airline staff. And super-fascinated about the possibilities real-time information brings. Watch my 2-minute on-the-spot video taken during an internal workshop on improvements through real-time information. Watch. Enjoy. Comment and let me know your thoughts.

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