Think Tank Quarterly

The Think Tank regularly informs the members of the ICV about the latest developments in the field of controlling. On this page you can see all editions of the Think Tank Quarterly / download Quarterlys. New releases will be announced after publication in the Controller's e-News of the ICV. For German editions, an English translation is made since 2012.

 

Issue 26 | Theme: Controlling of Start-Ups and Start-Up Initiatives

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In the issue:

  • Bestowal of the Green Controlling Award
  • Start-Up Initiatives - Foundations and special features from a controlling perspective
  • Accelerators - Mistakes when carrying out internal company projects

Issue 25 | Theme: Controlling of Start-Ups and Start-Up Initiatives

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In the issue:

  • Special characteristics of management-control-systems in start-ups
  • Requirements of controlling in growing companies
  • Typical errors made by start-ups while establishing a controlling system

Issue 24 | Theme: Digital business model innovations

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In the issue:

  • Green Controlling Award 2017
  • Influence factors for the successful digital transformation
  • Digital transformation of controlling

 

Issue 23 | Thema: Digital business model innovations

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In the issue:

  • Task fields of the controller
  • Digital start-ups management
  • Initial workshop for the digital transformation of controlling

 

Issue 22 | Theme: Digital business model innovations

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In the issue:

  • Business model development and implementation
  • The first step towards digital business model innovation
  • Digital offensive of Lufthansa

 

Issue 21 | Theme: Digital business model innovations

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In the issue:

  • Platforms as a success factor in the age of digitization
  • Approaches to the monetary evaluation of data
  • Development phases on the way to the digital business model

 

Issue 20 | Theme: Digital business model innovations

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In the issue:

  • Green Controlling Award 2016
  • Business models - innovations through digital technologies
  • Digital business model innovations and the role of the controller

 

Issue 19 | Theme: Business Analytics

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In the issue:

  • The role of the controller
  • CRISP-DM model - A standardized procedure for the successful implementation of business analytics
  • The main application classes at a glance

 

Issue 18 | Theme: Business Analytics

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In the issue:

  • Development phases of data analysis
  • Use of Business Analytics
  • Business Analytics in different functional areas

 

Issue 17 | Theme: Business Analytics

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In the issue:

  • Green Controlling Award 2015
  • Focusing on future-oriented analyzes
  • Business Analytics in Controlling

 

Issue 16 | Theme: Industrie 4.0

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In the issue:

  • Work group "Industrie 4.0 - focusing on business management issues"
  • Smart products
  • First results of the ICV survey "Industrie 4.0 and Controlling"

 

Issue 15 | Theme: Industrie 4.0

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In the issue:

  • Green Controlling Award 2014
  • Economic potential through Industrie 4.0
  • Challenges for the implementation of Industrie 4.0

 

 

Issue 14 | Theme: Industrie 4.0

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In the issue:

  • On the way to the Industrie 4.0 revolution
  • Strengthening technology fields for Industrie 4.0
  • The controller and Industrie 4.0

 

 

Issue 13 | Theme: Big Data

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In the issue:

  • Big Data within the entire value chain
  • Big Data is anchored in the main controlling processes
  • Strategic potentials of Big Data

 

 

Issue 12 | Theme: Big Data

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In the issue:

  • Big Data - it's up to the manager, Analytics 3.0
  • Green Controlling Award winner: Volkswagen AG "Think Blue. Factory." and Flughafen Stuttgart GmbH "fairport Controlling"

 

 

Issue 11 | Theme: Big Data

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In the issue:

  • Big Data - The Management Revolution
  • What is Big Data, what are the sources and how to use Big Data

 

 

Issue 10 | Theme: Volatility

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In the issue:

  • The Dream Car Report "Leading ahead of the boom and crisis | The controlling of volatility"
  • Early detection in a volatile environment
  • "After the game is before the game"

 

Ausgabe 9 | Leitthema: Volatilität

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In the issue:

  • Examples of internal volatility from the automotive industry
  • A volatile raw material: copper
  • Cost assessment of transformable production systems

 

 

Issue 8 | Theme: Volatility

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In the issue:

  • The phenomenon of "volatility"
  • Concept for the Dream Car Report on Volatility
  • Ability to transform and resilience management - responses to high volatility

 

Issue 7 | Theme: Behavioral Controlling

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In the issue:

  • Controlling and Cognitive Distortions: The Impact of Limited Rationality
  • Smart Heuristics: Simple and efficient forms of decision making

 

Issue 6 | Theme: Behavioral Controlling

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In the issue:

  • Green Controlling Award of the Péter Horváth Foundation
  • Founding meeting of the ICV expert work group Green Controlling
  • Presentation of the IPRI research project "Ecology"

 

 

Issue 5 | Theme: Behavioral Controlling

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In the issue:

  • Manfred Blachfellner: Change the Game Initiative
  • The fairy tale of a rational decision maker
  • Diversity: Looking at the differences

 

 

Issue 4 | Theme: Behavioral Controlling

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In the issue:

  • Green Controlling Award: APPLY NOW
  • Theme of the Year 2011: What makes controllers (more) successful?
  • Current practical examples for green controlling: Puma, Marc O'Polo, STABILO

 

 

Issue 3 | Theme: Green Controlling

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In the issue:

  • Specialist conference, controlling award and expert work group: How does the green controlling continue?
  • What makes controllers (more) successful? - Our theme 2011

 

 

Issue 2 | Theme: Green Controlling

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In the issue:

  • Controlling and Health in the company: The Health BSC
  • Impulse for a green controlling practice: Green Target Costing
  • Invitation to a study: Green Controlling

 

 

Issue 1 | Theme: Green Controlling

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In the issue:

  • Presentation of the Think Tank
  • Presentation of the 2010 Economic Nobel Prize: What can the Controlling learn from the results?
  • Company growth in a "post-growth society": opportunities for controlling?