First read and translated from the FACTORY Magazine
On June 26 the Viennese Startup Tablet Solutions was honored with the “Born Global Champion” award from the Austrian Federal Economic Chamber. The award is annually handed to young entrepreneurs for their active contribution to the international growth of the Austrian economy.
On June 26, the Austrian Federal Economic Chamber awarded 44 young companies the “Born Global Champion” award. The award was introduced to honor special internationalization strategies and globally as innovative understood products from Austria. Tablet Solutions was chosen next to companies such as Kreisel Electric and ImageBiopsy Lab and represented progress in the Austrian industry at the event in the Sky Lounge of the Austrian Federal Economic Chamber. The prize ceremony was held by the minister of economic affairs Harald Mahrer and the director of the Austrian Federal Economic Chamber Christoph Leitl. “We are dependent on the Startups. It is enticing to witness the amount of creativity and innovation these young entrepreneurs bring to the Austrian economy” said Harald Mahrer. Leitl added: “The success of the Startups is a success for the whole country. Today Vienna lies at your feet – a symbolic thank you.”
„We are dependent on the Startups. It is enticing to witness the amount of creativity and innovation these young entrepreneurs bring to the Austrian economy“
– Harald Mahrer, Minister of Economic Affairs
International from the very beginning
The from originally from Vorarlberg Tablet Solutions founder and CEO Benjamin Schwärzler started his company in Vienna and had high expectations for the international development of the Startup. The software WorkHeld was first presented to the public in March 2017 at the CeBIT in Hanover and has been attracting international prospects ever since. Currently the Startup is working with global companies in all countries of the German-speaking market. “The genius thing about our cloud solution for service technicians is that without installing the software you can immediately use it from anywhere in the world. Thus, it makes no difference to us whether we serve customers in Germany or Australia” says Schwärzler.
„The genius thing about our cloud solution for service technicians is that without installing the software you can immediately use it from anywhere in the world. Thus, it makes no difference to us whether we serve customers in Germany or Australia“
– Benjamin Schwärzler, Founder & CEO Tablet Solutions
Tablet Solutions stands for the innovation of the Austrian industry
Tablet Solutions made it the company’s goal to modernize the during the first wave of digitalization widely forgotten industrial fieldwork. With WorkHeld, the startup has developed a field-management software that increases the productivity of construction and service processes. The software system facilitates communication to mobile professionals and creates a platform for a productive order processing. Tablet Solutions also created the first field management software to use artificial intelligence in a voice assistant.
With great strides towards the future
Tablet solutions finds industrial enterprises are required to now actively make a step towards the industry 4.0 in all work areas in order to secure their national as well as international competitiveness. The challenge especially is now to the individual needs and potentials to then find the right technologies and organizational alternatives through collaborations, or by internal as well as external advisory mechanisms.
© Julia Neuhold from Tablet Solutions