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20Jun2017

New Video: Fujitsu's Vera Schneevoigt on Artificial Intelligence

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Artificial Intelligence poses many ethical questions for humanity. How do we transition to a society in which we will work side by side with robot colleagues? How do we programme "ethical" code? Where are the limits of AI, that is, if there are any? In Japan, robots are already much more common...

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13Jun2017

A big THANK YOU to all of our yesterday's speakers. Get ready for our Tuesday highlights!

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Good Morning again. We wanted to take the opportunity to thank all of yesterday’s speakers for their amazing insights! In case you were partaking at the Sight Running: Welcome back! Let's get started with our Tuesday highlights! IT Security & Digital CommunicationWe start things of with the...

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12Jun2017

A Friendly Good Morning and our Highlights on Monday

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Good Morning! We hope you had a great Pre-Cocktail Reception last night at the nhow Hotel, or, in case you just arrived: Welcome to Berlin!Since we will start soon with our keynotes and other sessions, we would like to prepare you for the day by outlining its broad topics as well as some of its...

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30May2017

Innovation and Future of the Publishing Industry: An Interview with CDO Arne Wolter

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As the Chief Digital Officer at media company Gruner + Jahr, Arne Wolter drives the digital transformation. In 2015 he became CDO, being in charge of the G+J brand websites, Chefkoch, digital growth projects, Ligatus, M&A activities, the Digital Ventures fund, and the innovation lab...

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11May2017

How a business model can transform a whole industry

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You would like to stand out from the crowd and succeed?To succeed, you need a unique value proposition, diverse revenue streams and loads of creativity. Disruptive innovation is a business model problem, not only a technology problem. But how do you disrupt?Drivers such as globalisation,...

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02May2017

How Nazanin Daneshvar became one of the Middle East’s most successful Women in Business

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Dear readers, we hope you enjoyed our first portrait of one of our great guests in Berlin this year. If you haven’t read it already, please check it out. It’s about Oscar-winning director, journalist and activist Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy from Pakistan.In this second part of our series, we won’t move...

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26Apr2017

The Fearless Girl of Wall Street: A Look Behind the Scenes

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On the International Women’s Day 2017, State Street Global Advisors (SSGA) installed the statue of a Fearless Girl opposite the Charging Bull of Wall Street. Our colleague Ellen Comberg had the opportunity to talk to Lori M. Heinel, Deputy Global Chief Investment Officer for SSGA.This gave us the...

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13Apr2017

Filiz Albrecht, former CHRO at MANN+HUMMEL, talks Digitisation and New Challenges for HR

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Filiz Albrecht was CHRO at the international manufacturing company MANN+HUMMEL. We asked her about the most pressing challenges digitisation poses for businesses today, as well as the new strategic role the digital transformation imposes on HR departments worldwide.Mrs Albrecht will participate in...

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10Apr2017

Is Technology too Convenient for Real Human Relationships?

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Don’t you just love technology? Maybe you don’t, but for many people there are convincing reasons to do so. Intel’s Genevieve Bell did a long piece on this topic in The Atlantic some five years ago. As an anthropologist working in tech, and a woman at that, she has some interesting ideas about how...

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06Apr2017

Mobile Payment: An interview with Nico Winkelhaus

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Nico Winkelhaus is currently Director Digital Marketing and leads PAYBACK's digital marketing department since 2015. He is primarily responsible for the digitalisation process at PAYBACK - mainly for increasing and monetising digital reach in a global role for Germany, USA, Italy and Mexico. Nico...

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30Mar2017

Tackling Science in a Struggling Economy: An Interview with Ana Belén Elgoyhen

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Ana Belén Elgoyhen works at the Argentine National Research Council. As an accomplished researcher she tackles the challenges of a wide-spread global health issue, namely hearing loss. We asked her about her scientific work in the struggling economy of Argentina.At Global Female Leaders 2017, Ana...

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23Mar2017

Leading International Teams, Leaders Have to Change Their Behaviour, says Sabine von Österreich

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Dr Sabine von Österreich is an experienced consultant for executives, managers and teams of international companies and organisations. She specialises in leadership and team performance. We asked her about the current challenges leaders face heading international teams.At Global Female Leaders 2017...

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