The Freelancer of the year 2008 makes the conversation the German periodical Computerwoche want to know, what makes a successful Freelancer? Oliver Knittel has found his success and his knowledge will provide fond. The consultant selected to the Freelancer of the year the acid IT insurance industry consulting works for nine years for the insurance industry. With a consistent focus on the insurance industry, insure IT guarantees innovative consulting solutions. The combination of professional know-how and cooperation with top-class business partners make the consultancy in a time of rapid change a first choice partner for optimizing and securing the competitiveness. The appointment to the Freelancer of the year there was a q & a session, which dealt with the question following the award ceremony “What to see you personally for yourself as a success factor?”. To develop a wider audience with this interesting topic, Oliver Knittel has summarized his experiences in the German periodical Computerwoche..