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We are investing in start-ups from Switzerland and the Balkan region

We are investing in start-ups from Switzerland and the Balkan region

2016-01-27: We are looking for promising start-ups from Switzerland, Slovenia, Croatia, Serbia and Macedonia and create a position to steer these investments. The plan is to make up to five investments in 2016 and to invest with a similar pace over the next few years. Start-ups can expect to receive not only financial support, but also other resources such as expertise and market access that a company like Netcetera can offer. read on We are investing in start-ups from Switzerland and the Balkan region

New location in Munich

New location in Munich

Starting the 20 year anniversary in Germany

2016-01-13: After starting with five people in Zürich 20 years ago, we now have an additional location in Germany. On 1 January 2016 we opened our branch office in Munich and continue to drive our growth strategy in the European market. Michael Seifert joins the Netcetera team as Managing Director of the new office location. read on New location in Munich

Filter ski areas, choose, click – GO!

Filter ski areas, choose, click – GO!

Get to the slopes quickly and easily with the Ticketcorner ski portal

2015-12-22: On the train to Chur, check ski.ticketcorner.ch on your smartphone quickly for the ski areas with the freshest snow, compare prices, buy tickets and hit the slopes. Thanks to the Ticketcorner ski portal developed by Netcetera, snow sports enthusiasts can get the all-important latest information and their ski tickets anywhere, anytime, quickly and easily – without waiting at the checkout. As of now, the ticket can also be loaded onto the SwissPass. read on Filter ski areas, choose, click – GO!

Cash vs. mobile payment

Cash vs. mobile payment

About the future of payment solutions

2015-12-09: «For how much longer are we going to pay by cash?» The Swiss magazine Marketing & Kommunikation asks experts to voice their opinion. Reto Gross, Netcetera's Associate Director Payment & Card Service, thinks that cash payments are not going to die out in the near future. First, the industry needs to make cashless payment more secure, increase convenience and reduce the complexity of the transactions. read on Cash vs. mobile payment

Once upon a time: entering digits manually

Once upon a time: entering digits manually

The PostFinance app by Netcetera with touch ID and QR code

2015-12-07: One of the most popular e-banking apps, the Postfinance mobile app developed by Netcetera, is even more user friendly now. Thanks to the touch ID function, the iOS app users can access their finances simply by putting their finger on the iPhone – easy, secure and where ever they are. Mobile money transfer has also been simplified: individuals can easily transfer money among themselves by creating and scanning QR codes. The QR codes contain the IBAN number and make entering the 21 digits manually superfluous. read on Once upon a time: entering digits manually

Paying with Apple Watch

Paying with Apple Watch

Presentation by Netcetera expert Thomas Fromherz

2015-11-25: At the Swiss Payment Forum 2015 in Zürich, the participants discussed mobile payment, mobile commerce, mobile banking and innovative payment models. Thomas Fromherz, Netcetera’s Head of Payment & Card Services, talked about the different facets of Apple Pay, paying with an Apple Watch and contactless payment in general. In addition, Roland Zwyssig of the Aduno Group presented the Swiss standard platform for secure and easy payment with scheme wallets: SwissWallet, a joint development of Netcetera, Aduno and Swisscard.
read on Paying with Apple Watch

Using CIRS to learn from mistakes before accidents happen

Using CIRS to learn from mistakes before accidents happen

IT support of Netcetera increases safety for patients

2015-11-19: System-supported processes that help recognize sources of errors are standard tools in high-risk industries. In the field of healthcare, they can save lives. Netcetera has added a CIRS module to eVisit, its system for patient data administration. It offers remarkably easy, platform-independent reporting of critical incidents in healthcare institutions. The innovative tool was developed in cooperation with healthcare informatics students at the Bern University of Applied Sciences. read on Using CIRS to learn from mistakes before accidents happen

Spettacolo launches 1st coffee ordering app in Switzerland

Spettacolo launches 1st coffee ordering app in Switzerland

Order and pay in advance with smartphone App developed by Netcetera

2015-11-16: Queuing for morning coffee is a thing of the past: Spettacolo launches the first coffee ordering app in Switzerland. Customers can now easily and quickly order coffee in advance at every Spettacolo branch with the app developed by Netcetera. In addition, the app allows them to determine the pick-up time and to pay with their smartphone. read on Spettacolo launches 1st coffee ordering app in Switzerland

Silver in the category Enterprise for the Swiss Post’s NEMO app

Silver in the category Enterprise for the Swiss Post’s NEMO app

Successful Best of Swiss Apps Awards with DirectPoll

2015-11-12: The Best of Swiss Apps Awards on 12 November 2015 in Zürich brought Netcetera silver in the category Enterprise for the NEMO app, developed together with the Swiss Post. The audience voted live with Netcetera’s voting platform DirectPoll for the best app of the year. read on Silver in the category Enterprise for the Swiss Post’s NEMO app

Start for SwissWallet, the digital payment solution of the Swiss credit card industry

Start for SwissWallet, the digital payment solution of the Swiss credit card industry

Media release by Swiss One Wallet AG

2015-11-04: The companies Aduno Group, Netcetera and Swisscard founded a joint venture for the development and operation of digital payment solutions. From mid-November, SwissWallet in cooperation with MasterPass, the digital payment solution from MasterCard, can be used in online shops. The solution runs device-independent on all tablets and smartphones. The SwissWallet is operated by issuers under their own name. The platform works in the background and can be used by other payment card companies. The services are being extended continuously, the launch of mobile payment, contactless payment with mobile phones in brick and mortar businesses, is planned for the second half of 2016. read on Start for SwissWallet, the digital payment solution of the Swiss credit card industry

The Role of IT for Social Change

The Role of IT for Social Change

Presentation by Netcetera expert Corsin Decurtins

2015-10-31: IT teams, particularly in open-source projects, have developed various innovative tools and concepts to support their particular needs. These teams are often very large, globally distributed and mostly consisting of volunteers. Corsin Decurtins, Netcetera’s CTO, introduced some of the tools and concepts at the Social Innovation Summit in Zürich. read on The Role of IT for Social Change

«Everybody is the architect of their own fortune»

«Everybody is the architect of their own fortune»

Interview with Netcetera's Head of Human Capital Management

2015-10-29: HR Today magazine portrayed Regina Vogt, Head of Human Capital Management at Netcetera, in their November issue. She has been working at Netcetera for almost ten years. In the interview she emphazises the individual responsibility of everyone and spoke about her fondness for technology and her affection for horses.
read on «Everybody is the architect of their own fortune»

Innovative payment solutions

Innovative payment solutions

Presentation by Netcetera experts

2015-10-02: At Netcetera Innovation Summit end of September 2015 innovative payment solutions were presented and discussed. At this event, Ronnie Brunner, Head of Products, and Dr. Thomas Fromherz, Head of Payment & Card Services, presented our products 3-D Secure Hosting, 3DS MPI and Tellwa. read on Innovative payment solutions

Digital Health: The way to a cross-linked hospital

Digital Health: The way to a cross-linked hospital

Presentation by a Netcetera expert

2015-09-28: A recurrent question today is how to make data located in various applications available for other purposes. A potential solution for data in the healthcare sector was described recently by Markus Dietrich, Head of Healthcare, together with Peter Summermatter, CEO of i-engineers, at the Digital Health forum in Zürich. read on Digital Health: The way to a cross-linked hospital

Credit card issuers rely on Netcetera's payment solutions

Credit card issuers rely on Netcetera's payment solutions

Online payment even more secure and easy from Switzerland

2015-09-24: The «3-D Secure» standard enhances security for online credit card payments. In its data centers, Netcetera operates a client-capable 3-D Secure service for some of the largest credit card issuers in Switzerland. The German credit card processor PLUSCARD, among others, has now also decided to move data from the United States to Netcetera in Switzerland and modernize authentication for online payments. read on Credit card issuers rely on Netcetera's payment solutions

With IT-dreamjobs to your dream job

With IT-dreamjobs to your dream job

Netcetera and Zeix AG build a guide for career planning

2015-09-03: IT-dreamjobs launches a platform to encourage young IT talents together with Netcetera and Zeix AG. This is the finale of the campaign supported by over 30 Swiss IT companies and two foundations. The IT-dreamjob Finder shows the fascinating variety of jobs and industries in which software engineers work. As one of its sponsoring activities, Netcetera’s apprentices programmed the website. Zeix AG worked out the visual design and concept. read on With IT-dreamjobs to your dream job

Netcetera joins healthbank to deliver new platform

Netcetera joins healthbank to deliver new platform

Strategic partnership to bring to market Global Health Data Transaction Platform

2015-08-31: healthbank, the world’s first citizen-owned health data transaction platform, announced today strategic partnerships with Noser Health and Netcetera to engineer and bring to market its global health data transaction platform. read on Netcetera joins healthbank to deliver new platform

Netcetera develops Blick Sport App

Netcetera develops Blick Sport App

One single application for many sports

2015-07-15: Netcetera developed the Blick Sport App informing sports fans about soccer, tennis, cycling, Formula 1, skiing or hockey. The new smartphone app replaces the four different previous apps of the Blick Group. It offers playing schedules, news, live ticker, free live streams and more in one single application. read on Netcetera develops Blick Sport App

Wearables in organizations

Wearables in organizations

Netcetera experts assess their use in a Netzwoche interview

2015-07-14: Andrej Vckovski, CEO of Netcetera, and Reto Grob, Principle Architect at Netcetera, about wearables: They comment on use cases for companies, trends and a possible development in coming years. read on Wearables in organizations

Programming languages

Programming languages

There won't be a next big programming language

2015-07-07: Programming languages are continuously changing and new ones are emerging. Where does this lead to? How does this development impact the future work of a programmer? Read the answers in the article by Netcetera’s CTO Corsin Decurtins published on inside-it.ch. read on Programming languages

Go or no go for developers

Go or no go for developers

Presentation by Netcetera's CEO

2015-06-25: At an event of the Java User Group Switzerland on June 3, 2015 in Zürich Netcetera's CEO Andrej Vckovski presented the modern developing system Go and compared it with Java. read on Go or no go for developers

Netcetera launches mobile financial assistant

Netcetera launches mobile financial assistant

60 Swiss banks put their trust in the market leader in mobile banking

2015-06-25: The Swiss software company Netcetera is expanding its lead on the mobile banking market in Switzerland and adding a personal finance management (PFM) module from Contovista to its mobile banking app. This module shows a clear overview of account transactions and also contains budget, analysis, and search features. Now banks can give their customers a better idea of how much they are spending. At the end of May, Schwyzer Kantonalbank (SZKB) integrated the PFM module into its Finnova Mobile Banking as the first cantonal bank. SZKB is one of around 60 banks in Switzerland relying on the mobile banking solutions of Netcetera. read on Netcetera launches mobile financial assistant

CodeFu – A competition for programmers in Macedonia

CodeFu – A competition for programmers in Macedonia

Thanks to Netcetera the lucky winners travel to Zürich for Jazoon

2015-06-15: On 7 June 2015, the final round of the biggest programming competition in Macedonia took place for the ninth time. The 32 best programmers from the online qualification rounds, which were held in April and May, competed at CodeFu in the City Hall Center in Skopje. read on CodeFu – A competition for programmers in Macedonia

Forum for Public Administration

Forum for Public Administration

Presentation by a Netcetera expert

2015-06-15: On 9 June 2015, the GPM Forum for Public Administration took place right next to the Zurich Central Station. Netcetera was one of the event sponsors, and Benno Häfliger, Netcetera’s Director of Public Services, was among the distinguished speakers. The forum focused on the management of business processes, internal controlling systems and enterprise risk management. read on Forum for Public Administration

UXCamp Switzerland

UXCamp Switzerland

With Netcetera experts

2015-06-02: The UXCamp Switzerland focuses on user experience design. Netcetera supported this year’s conference at the University of the Arts in Zurich on 16 May 2015 as Silver Sponsor and held two presentations. read on UXCamp Switzerland

Netcetera and SIX developing future Swiss payment system

Netcetera and SIX developing future Swiss payment system

New euroSIC in operation

2015-04-30: SIX Interbank Clearing (SIX) launched the euroSIC payment system in 1999. It settles euro payments between Swiss banks in real time and is based on the Swiss franc payment system SIC. However, its 25-year-old architecture is now reaching its limits. In collaboration with strategic IT partner Netcetera, SIX is now launching the new generation euroSIC, to be followed in 2016 by the launch of SIC. read on Netcetera and SIX developing future Swiss payment system

Wemlin's time to shine

Wemlin's time to shine

Netcetera brings mobile travel assistant to the Apple Watch

2015-04-27: The Swiss software company Netcetera has developed their first smartwatch app. Wemlin provides information on the nearest public transport stop and all upcoming departures right to the Apple Watch. read on Wemlin's time to shine

Many banks are losing touch with the mobile banking trend

Many banks are losing touch with the mobile banking trend

2015-04-04: Banks are increasingly confronted with the change to digital business models. The rapid spread of mobile devices has a major impact on how we use our bank accounts. According to a study by the Lucerne University of Applied Sciences, many banks are falling seriously behind in mobile banking. Over 50 percent of internet accesses in Switzerland now involve mobile devices. Anyone who misses this trend risks being left behind by the competition. read on Many banks are losing touch with the mobile banking trend

Recording processes for more transparency and trust

Recording processes for more transparency and trust

2015-04-01: The communities of Zürich work together closely when it comes to exchanging their processes. This results in a win-win situation for everyone and helps small communities to become more efficient and customer-oriented, says Netcetera expert Benno Häfliger. Read the interview by Peter Camenzind in the journal Schweizer Gemeinde. read on Recording processes for more transparency and trust

Committed to the IT community

Committed to the IT community

Netcetera supports the Java User Group Switzerland

2015-03-25: The Java User Group Switzerland elects Daniel Eichhorn, Senior Software Engineer at Netcetera, as a member of the board. He follows Netcetera CTO Corsin Decurtins who steps down after nine years. Netcetera is JUG Switzerland gold sponsor and fosters knowledge sharing in the IT community: Ognen Ivanovski, Senior Architect at Netcetera, presented the architecture of the Wemlin Hub at JUG Switzerland’s general assembly on 12 March 2015. The presentation was awarded “Best Talk” at the software conference Jazoon 2014.

Postal delivery works better with mobile apps by Netcetera

Postal delivery works better with mobile apps by Netcetera

2015-03-20: By the end of 2015, Swiss Post AG will distribute approximately 20,500 new scanners to their delivery personnel. On the Android devices, various apps are installed, which map all delivery processes and simplify the work of the postal delivery person. The Swiss software company Netcetera has optimized the scanners and developed three apps for them. read on Postal delivery works better with mobile apps by Netcetera

What to do about the lack of specialists?

What to do about the lack of specialists?

2015-03-12: The shortage of skilled workers is a hotly discussed topic in politics and business in Switzerland. But just how big is the problem, and what actions should be taken to handle it? The Swiss management association's magazine, SKO-LEADER, took a look at this question. Regina Vogt, Head of Human Capital Management at Netcetera, explains how Netcetera finds talented employees. read on What to do about the lack of specialists?

Designing for mobile – Netcetera experts on stage

Designing for mobile – Netcetera experts on stage

Three presentations brought to 300 students in Macedonia

2015-03-06: In November and December 2014, two Netcetera design experts shared their knowledge on designing for mobile devices at the Faculties of Computer Science and Engineering of the Ss. Cyril and Methodius University and of the EESTEC Academy in Skopje. More than 300 students profited from the hands-on experience. read on Designing for mobile – Netcetera experts on stage

Lucerne Transit Agency relies on Netcetera

Lucerne Transit Agency relies on Netcetera

Child’s play: Buying tickets for the Passepartout fare network

2015-03-03: Don't have any coins handy? And there's no ticket machine in sight? Now you can buy bus and train tickets with your smartphone in the Lucerne Transit Agency’s Passepartout fare network, thanks to a new public transport ticket app called “öV-TICKET”. The app is available now for free from the App Store and the Google Play Store. read on Lucerne Transit Agency relies on Netcetera

Switzerland mobilizes against cash

Switzerland mobilizes against cash

2015-02-19: The Swiss love cash. But that will all change with contactless payments using credit cards and smartphones. This year, several initiatives have started in Switzerland that should make cashless payments more attractive to customers. The systems differ a lot. Read how Netcetera's expert, Thomas Fromherz, Head of Payment & Card Services, assesses the current situation surrounding mobile payments in Switzerland and more.
  read on Switzerland mobilizes against cash

More accessibility to citizens via mobile

More accessibility to citizens via mobile

2015-02-13: The Swiss police want to be accessible to its citizens. Six cantons have apps in place. Over 200,000 downloads are proof that the strategy is successful. However, these are only the first steps on the road to a digital police force. Read the article from «swiss made software – the book», which puts a spotlight on Switzerland as a location for IT development. read on More accessibility to citizens via mobile

The successful call for tenders

The successful call for tenders

2015-02-13: The procurement of governmental software takes too long (already requiring further maintenance before becoming operational), it is too expensive (also for many suppliers) and it often fails. Is it possible to have successful software procurement despite WTO constraints? Walter Duss, Senior Project Manager & Consultant at Netcetera, gets to the root of this topic in  the "swiss made software" book. read on The successful call for tenders