eco Strengthens International Engagement

  • eco creates department for coordination of international activities

  • Lars Steffen appointed Director of eco International

  • eco becoming more active on the international stage

The eco Association has named international expansion of its activities as one of its strategic directions for the coming years. This decision accords due recognition to the ever-increasing number of international members within the association, and reflects the borderless nature of the Internet. Continue reading

Attracting and Keeping Great Talent in an Employee’s Market

With employers in the IT sector battling it out to attract and retain top talent, it helps to have some tips to ward off the competition

The War for Talents is being felt keenly in the IT sector and in IT-related jobs, certainly in Germany. Peer Bieber from Arbeitgebergold offers companies advice on navigating the route to finding and keeping top employees.

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Industry and Politics Discuss Smart City Hamburg

  • As a smart city, Hamburg is improving the mobility and quality of life of its population.

  • The Internet Association eco presents vision of Hamburg’s future

  • Senator for Economic Affairs Frank Horch discusses opportunities for networking and digitalization with company representatives

How is the all-embracing interconnected Internet of Things making Hamburg more efficient, progressive, and sustainable? Hamburg's Senator for Economic Affairs Frank Horch discussed development concepts captured under the overarching term of “smart city” with representatives of the Hanseatic city’s companies. eco – Association of the Internet Industry hosted the exchange, which took place on the 21st of February in the Four Seasons Hotel, Hamburg. Continue reading

Internet of Things – Contribute your knowledge and experience!

dotmagazine – eco's monthly English-language in-depth magazine on Internet-related topics

Call for contributions from eco member companies and specialists on the topic of the Internet of Things

The eco International team is inviting contributions for its monthly in-depth magazine on Internet-related topics: dotmagazine.

For the April 2018 issue on the Internet of Things, focus topics will include:

  • IoT Platforms
  • Data Streams
  • IoT Security
  • Business Opportunities from IoT


We are also looking for submissions from eco members who are experts in their field for the following issues:

  • May 2018: Data Centers & Interconnected Systems
  • June 2018: Mobility, Logistics & Connected Car
  • July 2018: e-Government & Blockchain Applications

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Digital Business Models: New Division at eco

The turn of the year has also seen a new development at eco, where a new interdisciplinary division for the area of "Digital Business Models" has been established. Management responsibility is vested in Andreas Weiss, who has led EuroCloud Deutschland_eco as Director for eight years. With this development, the largest association of the Internet industry in Europe is pooling existing competencies, providing for stronger networking, and creating new synergies. Continue reading