In the media

Dynaplans receives frequent media coverage. Get an overview and read some of the recent publications.

Long Waiting Times for Elective Hospital Care – Breaking the Vicious Circle by Abandoning Prioritisation

Long Waiting Times for Elective Hospital Care – Breaking the Vicious Circle by Abandoning Prioritisation
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  • Publisher: International Journal of Health Policy and Management
  • Authors: , , and

Policies assigning low-priority patients treatment delays for care, in order to make room for patients of higher priority arriving later, are common in secondary healthcare services today. Alternatively, each new patient could be granted the first available appointment. We aimed to investigate whether prioritisation can be part of the reason why waiting times for care are often long, and to describe how departments can improve their waiting situation by changing away from prioritisation.

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Strategic workforce management in the digital transformation

Strategic workforce management in the digital transformation
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  • Publisher: HR-Trends
  • Authors: , , , and

Technological change and digitization are currently occupying companies and society alike. We are in the midst of a period of change and the progressive changes are already noticeable in everyday work — at the same time, the consequences of digitization for the labor market, activities and working conditions cannot yet be fully predicted and planned. In this context, the work of Human Resources is given a major new role.

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Learning about the future – Evolution of Strategic Workforce Planning at Deutsche Bahn

Learning about the future – Evolution of Strategic Workforce Planning at Deutsche Bahn
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  • Publisher: Personalführung
  • Authors: , and

The world is complex! Considering the fast and severely changing business environment, this expression is on everyone’s lips. But what does complexity mean in terms of strategic workforce planning? Does planning makes sense at all? And if so, which design principles should such planning follow? Kai Berendes from Dynaplan AG, Claudia de Andrés­Gayón and Stefan Kotkamp from the Deutsche Bahn Group give practice-led answers.

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Herausforderungen für die strategische Personalplanung

Herausforderungen für die strategische Personalplanung
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  • Publisher: KMU-Magazin
  • Authors: , and

Ensuring the need for personnel is increasingly becoming a critical competitive factor. Trends such as digitization cannot be successfully tackled without suitable specialists. The article describes the need for strategic workforce planning and presents a reference model.

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Do you know what tomorrow is like? Strategic workforce planning done right

Do you know what tomorrow is like? Strategic workforce planning done right
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  • Publisher: Personalführung
  • Authors: , and

Lufthansa Group has been relying on strategic workforce planning for more than five years. The aim of this concept is to ensure the right employee portfolio in different dimensions and thus to support the business strategy.

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Company of the Year Nomination: Has sneaked into European business

Company of the Year Nomination: Has sneaked into European business
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  • Publisher: Strilen
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Somewhat quietly, at least in the public domain of Nordhordland, entrepreneur Magne Myrtveit and his colleagues have sneaked in as an important contributor to large European corporations.

This year, the company is one of three nominated candidates for the award Company of the Year 2016. Among the reasons is that the computer and consulting company is contending well in a tough international market.

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Strategic Workforce Planning at the BMW Group

Strategic Workforce Planning at the BMW Group
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  • Publisher: Strategische Personalplanung
  • Authors: and

The BMW Group, together with internal stakeholders and business partners, have developed a Strategic Workforce Planning (SWP) process which since 2012 has been essentially supported by Dynaplan.

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Driver-based planning and simulation models in managerial accounting

Driver-based planning and simulation models in managerial accounting
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  • Publisher: Controlling
  • Authors: , , , and

Driver-based planning and simulation models can enhance flexibility in planning and control. For effective use, an intense analysis of the corporate value driver structure by the decision makers is needed. By modelling detailed value driver interactions in specialized software solutions, they exceed the productivity of Microsoft Excel applications and are more flexible and faster to control than business intelligence applications.

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Strategic workforce planning and HR analytics

Strategic workforce planning and HR analytics
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  • Publisher: HMD Praxis der Wirtschaftsinformatik
  • Authors: , and

Business and Human Resources (HR) are running more and more at different speed. Therefore, progressive HR analytics must not focus on an “inside and now view” only. The integration with strategic workforce planning will complete the view by adding the long-term perspective of employee development into the future. Strategic workforce planning builds the bridge between business strategy and HR. In the case of AOK Hessen decision makers in HR will – based on scenario simulation – derive today’s initiatives for shaping the future workforce ready for implementing business strategy. By following this approach HR becomes a real business partner.

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International prize awarded to Radøy-company

International prize awarded to Radøy-company
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  • Publisher: Strilen
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Dynaplan received the award “Business Supercharger” at People Analytics 2016.

The award was handed out in London during one of Europe’s largest conferences for analytical data tools. More than 300 delegates from 30 countries and 200 different companies participated.

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Dr Kai Berendes

Dr Kai Berendes
Executive partner

Email: kai.berendes@dynaplan.com