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The Swiss software industry is growing

The current Swiss Software Industry Survey (SSIS) by the ICTswitzerland umbrella organisation shows that the Swiss software industry is highly optimistic about the future and expects significant revenue growth of 14.2% for 2018. It also plans to create a total of 15,000 new jobs in 2017 and 2018. However, conservative corporate cultures may impact the industry’s growth.

ICTswitzerland’s CEO Andreas Kaelin greeted the growth of the Swiss software industry: «The SSIS again underlines the growing significance of the software industry for Switzerland – also increasingly as an export industry.» He continued: «The software industry is an important driver of digital transformation in Switzerland. If we in Switzerland are to remain on the road to success, our companies must be willing to break with their conservative structures and become more open to new digital solutions.»

For more information, contact:
Nils Braun-Dubler
Mandated economist for ICTswitzerland
Tel. +41 78 620 85 66
contact by email

Für weitere Auskünfte zum SSIS:
Dr. Thomas Huber
Institute of Information Systems, University of Bern
Tel. +41 31 631 33 75
contact by email

Für weitere Auskünfte zum CNO Panel:
Dr. Pascal Sieber
Sieber & Partners AG
Tel. +41 31 566 93 00
contact by email

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