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With more than 3.700 members, "Strategie und Taktik" is one of the most popular Xing groups on corporate strategy offering managers and scientists a platform to exchange and share ideas and insights. "Strategie und Takitk" was founded by the Austrian business consultant Klaus Schmerbeck who has so far been moderating the group by himself. Now, however, he got himself some competent support: Alexander Zimmermann, CEO & Partner of SOLYP Informatik GmbH and expert in digitizing strategic management processes, will now be serving as a co-moderator of the group.

Since 2009, SOLYP3 supports BASF in structured, linked, and consistent data management. Now, the strategic intelligence software developed by the Nuremberg strategy experts has taken the next step up the career ladder of the chemical company. SOLYP3 will replace the Microsoft programs Excel and PowerPoint as standard software for strategic planning processes.

SOLYP is always eager to support the professional exchange among strategy experts and enthusiasts across industries. That’s why we have initiated a number of regular events, including the Strategy Circle, the SOLYP3 User Meetings, and our business dinners. However, we are also keen to broaden our horizon beyond strategic planning issues. Therefore, we are very delighted to be represented as a member of the Institut für Produktivität und Qualität e.V. (Institute for Productivity and Quality, IPQ) in the person of managing partner Alexander Zimmermann.

As one of the world's leading seed producers, KWS SAAT AG recognizes the importance of strategic planning for long-term business success. With approximately 60 subsidiaries and associated companies and around 3,900 employees (1,500 of them in Germany) in more than 70 countries, KWS has to deal with huge amounts of data during its strategic planning process: Data from hundreds of sources needs to be collected, consolidated, analyzed, and evaluated in a timely manner. To make data collection and evaluation more efficient, KWS will now carry out its strategic planning using the strategic planning software SOLYP3.