WEBINAR 09.09.20 with Erik Elgersma: Decision-Making Under Uncertainty

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Swissintell Webinar with Erik Elgersma


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Program Webinar September 9, 2020 / 5pm – 6pm

Decision-Making Under Uncertainty: How To Address The Cognitive Biases That Affect Your Strategic Thinking

with Erik Elgersma, Founder and Director of Strategic Analysis Services BV and author of a book The Strategic Analysis Cycle

Date: 9 September 2020, 17:00 – 18:00 CET

In volatile times the worst decision is usually the one taken too late. Too often decision-makers can’t wait for all the facts. They must therefore build or strengthen their capability to make decisions under uncertainty.

Unfortunately the human brain is not well-wired for doing so. This webinar will show you how to take better decisions despite the limitations of human reasoning.

After the webinar you will be able to:

  • Understand the cognitive biases that affect decision-making
  • Avoid falling into bias traps
  • Use structured analytical tools to limit the impact of cognitive limitations on strategic thinking


LAUSANNE EVENT 01.10.20 – Veille technologique, scientifique et technique : étude de cas et démonstrations @EPFL

Swissintell Veille EPFL

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Evénement exclusif réservé aux membres de Swissintell, aux employé-es de la Confédération, aux collaborateurs de l’EPFL et résidents de l’EPFL Innovation Park ! Une justification peut être demandée.

! Attention le nombre de places est limité !

Conférence avec la participation de

Programme :

  • 18h00 – Accueil des participants et mot de bienvenue
  • 18h10 – Démonstration de l’outil Technology Market Monitoring (TMM) par Alain Mermoud
  • 18h30 – Analyse des besoins en veille technologique par Kilian Cuche
  • 18h45 – Présentation des méthodes de forecasting technologiques par Dimitri Percia David
  • 19h00 – Présentation du programme DEFTECH par Quentin Ladetto
  • 19h30 – Tour de table, questions et réponses
  • 20h00 – Cocktail et réseautage


New Exclusive Partnership between SCIP and Swissintell

The Swissintell board is proud to announce that we have negotiated a new partnership with SCIP (Strategic & Competitive Intelligence Professionals):


Swissintell members can now benefit from discounts on SCIP workshops, events and membership fees!

Upcoming SCIP events:

To get your discount codes or if you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact us at info@swissintell.org

GENEVA EVENT 16.11.20 – Le SRC : première ligne de défense de la Suisse @GCSP DERNIÈRES PLACES DISPONIBLES POUR LES MEMBRES 2020 !

Swissintell Event GCSP SRC



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Le Service de Renseignement de la Confédération (SRC) : première ligne de défense de la Suisse. Conférence d’exception limitée à 80 participants, sur inscription uniquement. Avec la participation de:

Programme :

  • 18h00 – Accueil des participants
  • 18h30 – Conférences et table ronde
  • 20h00 – Cocktail et réseautage

Plan d’accès à la conférence: GCSP, Chemin Eugène-Rigot 2D, 1211 Genève


Coronavirus and cybercrime in Switzerland

The coronavirus has turned our everyday lives upside down, and society has found itself in an extraordinary situation. The inherent uncertainty has meant that people need more information and protection, not to mention new working conditions – and criminals are cleverly exploiting this situation. When the lockdown hit, the internet all of a sudden became the virtual solution to almost everything. As the registry for .ch domains, the IT infrastructure provider for universities and a multi-sector CERT, SWITCH has a good overview of the cybercrime occurring in the shadow of the rapid rise of the digital economy.

[…] One development that could be established, though, was a rise in the number of phishing attacks on Swiss internet users working from home. The fact that people are working outside the largely protected network at their regular place of work has only made these attacks easier to carry out. The attacks that SWITCH-CERT has observed were deliberately aimed at higher education staff and users of Swiss IT service providers such as web hosting services. Fraudsters then often abused the web hosting access credentials they got their hands on to host additional phishing sites on the existing domain names and web servers. Fortunately, these compromises were identified and eliminated quickly. Various hosts have warned their customers of the attacks, and MELANI (the Reporting and Analysis Centre for Information Assurance) has also reported a spike in phishing activities.

[…] The rise in cybercrime connected with the coronavirus pandemic highlights yet again just how fragile the internet infrastructure really is. Applying security standards such as DMARC and DNSSEC should therefore be given urgent priority to strengthen digital Switzerland’s resilience for the future and thus make it more difficult for scammers to carry out image-damaging cyber attacks.

Source and full article : Switch

Der Wahlkampf 2019 – Digital oder doch eher analog?

Das Digital Democracy Lab der Universität Zürich hat in einer wegweisenden Medienstudie ausgewertet, wie und wo der Wahlkampf für den National- und Ständerat 2019 geführt wurde. Erstmals haben die Forscherinnen und Forscher auch genau untersucht, wie sich der Wahlkampf auf die traditionellen oder digitalen Medien verteilt hat. Die Studie belegt, was wir bereits im letzten November als These formuliert haben; nämlich, dass der «Digitale Wahlkampf» heisser gekocht als gegessen wurde.  

Ganzer Artikel und Quelle : Furrer Hugi