Making digital innovation easy for SMEs and the skilled trades

Innovation with heart

Regardless of size and industry, digital innovation offers companies enormous potential and considerable challenges. 

To strengthen companies, works with heart and technology on pioneering and innovation projects. Offer:

An Opensource Navigator  provides information on practical and innovatiove solutions for SMEs and midsized companies.

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Opensource Navigator is an Innovations Project built by Rainer Tolksdorf:

  • Consists of free and Opensource Software (FOSS)
  • Offers Business-IT for small and midsize companies (e.g. ERP, CRM, Marketing Tools and Cloud Services)
  • Demonstrates suitability for daily business and innovation
  • Uses AI (artificial intelligence, opensource and chatGPT)

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What Customers want

Teams master Digitalisation, Risks, Growth inhibitors and cost drivers

  • Knowhow and open topics
  • Uncertainty about topics and approach
  • Contradictory recommendations
  • Ambiguity in the initial situation
  • Uncertainty about own abilities and skills
  • Questions about costs and investments
  • Questions about planning and investments
  • Looking for an independent opinion
  • Situation, options, business plans needed
  • Analysing and showing advantages and potentials of investments
  • Projects and change management should commence soon
  • Data sovereignty, data protection and digitalization open topics
  • Funding and necessary documents missing
  • Simple need for discussion on the topics
  • IT costs for office workstations and systems are too high
  • The costs for merchandise management / warehouse management / logistics , ERP or CRM are too high
  • How can IT become flexible and customizable?
  • Business development and digitization slowed down by high capacity utilization
  • Lack of skills or capacity for specialist mentoring, plans and projects
  • Solutions and data sovereignty
  • Discuss the situation and options for action
  • Dependence on individual employees or IT providers
  • Data storage, cloud, hosting, on-premise operation
  • Data quality and usability
  • Management topics
  • Efficiency and effectiveness
  • Changes in marketing and the rest of the company
  • Communication, measurability, commitment
  • Digitization and acceptance
  • Project results are underutilized in practice
  • Improve data quality and quality management
  • Project team and organization are working at cross purposes
  • How does change management work?
  • Overcoming data silos
  • Experience missing
  • Lack of clarity or knowledge at the start of the project
  • Replacement, expansion or adaptation to circumstances?
  • Communication partners, users, IT difficult
  • Lack of independent analysis of the situation
  • Personnel bottleneck
  • Solution is avoided internally
  • Specialist mentoring wanted
  • Lack of time and resources
  • Independent party in demand

Your Questions and Topics?

Use quick-checks to gain clarity about the initial situation and impact chains and create a basis for strategy and planning.

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Your independent partner for your topics

Opensource + Digital Engineering

Innovative IT-Projects (Opensource Solutions for Business, ERP, CRM)
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Strategy + Planning: Quick-Checks

Securing business, planning interim management assignments, IT innovations with SME and IT experience

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Interim Management: Innovation

Temporary staffing with knowledge transfer and business experience in digitalization and innovation

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About and Rainer Tolksdorf


Digitalization and innovation strengthen teams and change things for the better


Making digital innovation simple together 

Rainer Tolksdorf

Always interested in technology and what can be done with it.

Dipl. Ing. (FH) Physical Engineering
Gas- and water Fitter
Founder of

Digitalization and innovation combined with SME practice

The independent companies Gmbh (Kreuzlingen / Thurgau) and UG (haftungsbeschränkt - Konstanz/DE) offer innovation, business experience and solutions at standardized, attractive conditions for the Swiss, German/EU markets.