Press Release

Goldbeck selects Board to better integrate business and project planning

Wednesday, 30 March 2022 - Chiasso, Switzerland and Boston, US

Germany’s largest family-owned construction business chooses Board decision-making platform for  flexible implementation  and autonomous  development

Board International, the number one Decision-Making Platform provider, announced today that the construction and service company Goldbeck, which is known throughout Europe for modular construction systems , selected Board as a comprehensive planning platform.  

"It is important for  us to drive digitization across all areas of the company, and Board is an important building block for  this. The Board platform helps us to plan flexibly, effectively and from any location. At the same time, we avoid disruptions thanks to the interfaces to data sources, within Board and keep all important information in one system,” explains Stephan Ruhmann, Head of Controlling at Goldbeck. “The coaching approach that Board offers is perfect for us. We’ve learnt how to use and design Board applications ourselves from scratch and can develop and adapt the system independently moving forward," continues Ruhmann.  

The high level of user-friendliness and intuitive user guidance through a flexibly adaptable workflow makes Board an ideal platform for integrating all Goldbeck’s user groups from management to employees on the construction site. The design of user interfaces (UI) ensures a positive user experience (UX) throughout. The graphical representation of important key performance indicators (KPIs) allows users to understand progress against KPIs quickly. 

Goldbeck is planning to progress the usage of Board over various stages, starting with personnel and overhead cost planning. In addition, project planning and strategic three-year planning are on the priority list of the family-owned company. Later, deployment within plant planning is also an option for Goldbeck’s use of the platform.  

"With Goldbeck, we have gained an important and future-oriented company from the construction and real estate sector. We are proud they selected Board due to the advantages of our integrated planning capabilities,” said Ansgar Eickeler, General Manager Central & Eastern Europe at Board International. “We focus very much on the user-friendliness and flexibility of our platform, to lead the digital transformation of major industries, and support companies to plan smarter and drive better business outcomes,” continued Eickeler.  


About Goldbeck 

Goldbeck realizes future oriented real estate in Europe. They view buildings as products that they bring to live for their clients as a one stop provider: from design and construction to services during operation. With the claim "building excellence", the family-owned company realizes real estate economically, quickly and sustainably with precisely fitting functionality.  

Goldbeck is a partner for medium-sized and large companies, investors, project developers and public-sector clients. Their range of services includes factory and warehouse construction, office buildings and school buildings, multi-storey car parks and residential buildings. Building refurbishment and expansion of existing buildings as well as building-related services complete the Goldbeck spectrum. In fiscal year 2020/2021, the company completed more than 500 projects with a total output of around EUR 4.1 billion. Goldbeck currently employs more than 9,000 people at over 90 locations throughout Europe. 

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About Board 

Board is the #1 Decision-Making Platform, empowering people to have a transformative impact on their business by helping them to intuitively leverage their data in a flexible, all-in-one environment. Unifying Planning, Predictive Analytics, and Business Intelligence, the Board platform allows companies to produce a single, accurate view of business information, gain actionable insights, and achieve full control of performance across the entire organization. Using Board, global enterprises such as H&M, BASF, Burberry, Toyota, Coca-Cola, KPMG, and HSBC have digitally transformed their decision-making processes.  

Founded in 1994, and now with 25 offices worldwide, Board International has long been recognized by leading analysts and subject matter experts including Gartner, Nucleus, and Dresner.