West Chester, June 27th, 2016 – Software and consulting company, Datavard, ranks among the most innovative top 100 German mid-sized companies. The Top 100 Award was received at the Deutsche Mittelstands-Summit in Essen for successful innovation management.
Datavard”s success has been propelled by an innovative approach since being established in 2011. 60% of Datavard”s current revenue is generated through cutting-edge products and services, with 30% revenue increases from improving process innovations. “At Datavard, we consider innovation paramount, and we are delighted to be recognized as a TOP 100-Innovator”, says CEO Gregor Stoeckler. “Maximizing customer benefit while minimizing expenditure is our core objective when it comes to innovation.”
Thanks to the SCRUM Methodology, Datavard”s development processes stay agile and market-oriented. The company regularly hosts Customer-Innovation-Circle events to generate ideas that are co-developed with customers. New solution prototypes are constantly validated through partners and analysts, which are then tested by selected customers. Market entry is jointly decided by mixed teams consisting of management, development and sales. Top management solution-oriented leaders encourage open communication and intensive interaction of all 160 employees, in seven global offices. Due to this culture of open innovation, more than 1,000 recommendations for improvement were issued with 90% implementation.
About TOP 100
Since 1993, compamedia has awarded TOP-100-signet for special innovative power and above average innovations success to midsized companies. Prof. Dr. Nikolaus Franke from the Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration has been in charge of academic management since 2002. TV-personality and academic journalist Ranga Yogeshwar hosts TOP 100. Partners of this project are Fraunhofer society for applied science and BVMW. Media partner is German Manager Magazin. For further information visit www.top100-germany.com
Datavard is an international provider of SAP solutions in the areas of analytics, data management and system operation. Gartner has awarded Datavard as the leading Niche Player in the current “Magic Quadrant for Structured Data Archiving and Application Retirement.” International companies, including Fortune 500 like Allianz, BASF and Nestle as well as SMEs, choose Datavard as a reliable and innovative partner for optimizing business intelligence analytics, data management, system management and operations, test automation, system landscape optimization (SLO) and SAP HANA implementations.
The privately held company was founded in 1998 and is one of the fastest growing technology companies. Datavard is based in Heidelberg with subsidiaries across EMEA and the USA. Further information can be found at www.datavard.com or on social media at Twitter, Xing, LinkedIn und Expert Blog.
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