It has been hard times for all of us, there is no question about that. However, chickening out is not an option – and we will all stand our ground – this is how Bernd’s message can be described in the current episode of zippers Insights. It’s also a little bit about proportionality – and about the fact that we, in Germany, are actually still doing quite well compared to the rest of the world. Bernd’s message – in the pre-Christmas season, so to speak – is scored with a realization: “Ideas are always born of necessity”. Based on the economist Joseph Alois Schumpeter. Thus, Schumpeter’s and Bernd’s findings could almost become a perseverance slogan: If we have ideas, they will become innovations in times of need and “Innovations that cause creative destruction are the driving force behind spurts in prosperity” – just think about it… Click here to see the film – we are happy to share it with everyone who has earned it.
Max Spies, a true professional, is a printing technician and business economist. As an ERP specialist at zipcon consulting GmbH, he researches throughout the entire value-added chain and delves into the depths of the company's divisions. People, processes, and tools are equally important to him in his observations. With curiosity, backbone, and a healthy dose of the Allgäu's fighting spirit, he is able to gather information. His comprehensible expertise is the basis for result-oriented concepts in customer projects. Max Spies has been in the printing industry for 35 years, worked as a journalist for "Deutscher Drucker" and writes guest articles for the trade magazines "Druckmarkt" and "Grafische Revue Österreich". Prior to joining zipcon, he worked for an ERP software provider in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland and is an active networker in this economic region. (Profiles also at Xing, LinkedIn)