Experts for digital publishing

We are the leading consultancy for the media industry in Germany.

We develop strategies, organizations and technology for publishers. We operate the largest data intelligence network for newspapers in Europe. This gives us deepest insights in benchmarks and performance drivers for digital publishing.
HIGHBERG (previously Schickler) has performed > 1.500 projects in media companies. And they have voted us as the best consultants in the media sector for the last five years*.

*Source: Brand eins Consultant Ranking (independent research, all industries).

Schickler is now HIGHBERG

Schickler is proud to be a HIGHBERG company as of now. HIGHBERG brings together multi-disciplinary boutique firms with best-in-class experience in organizational, digital and sustainability transformation. Delivering the expertise and knowledge to help organization successfully transform and stay relevant in an age of change. From strategy to implementation, through consulting, training and coaching services.

HIGHBERG- Building the leading transformation consulting group in Europe


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The list of Key Performance Indicators (KPI) for newsrooms is long: Conversions, reach, active users, clicks, etc. At the German Drive Initiative (> 20 regional news sites), we realized that Media Time fits best. [...]

Our Strengths


Media Industry

We have supported >80% of the news publishers in the German speaking countries.

Digital Publishing

We operate the biggest Data Intelligence Network of news publishers in Europe.

Data Science

Our own data science team provides customized AI solutions for publishers.

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