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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Gregor Nilsson
13Mar2017

Digital Transformation in Non-profit Organisations. An Interview with Gregor Nilsson

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Gregor Nilsson is CDO at the Swiss national offices of the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF). The WWF is an internationally operating nature conservation organisation funded from membership fees, donations and grants from individual governments. One of the organisation’s current challenges is to...

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27Feb2017

The Term 'Sharing Economy' will Become Irrelevant, says Debbie Wosskow in Our Interview

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Love Home Swap UK has been described as the "Airbnb for grown-ups". It lets people exchange their homes for vacation purposes. Debbie Wosskow, CEO and founder of the company, explains how the Sharing Economy works and how it will evolve in the future. Mrs. Wosskow will talk more on the topic at the...

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Ranj Begley
16Feb2017

A Deep Dive on the Modern Consumer with Ranj Begley

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Some call Readly the "Spotify of Magazines". In our interview with Ranj Begley of Readly UK we dive deep into the desires of modern consumers. How, when and why do they want to interact with products? And how can businesses harness data to their customers better?Mrs. Begley will talk more on the...

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26Jan2017

Does Belief Trump Truth? Or do Facts Matter? An Interview with Megan Beyer

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During the Obama administration Megan Beyer was Executive Director of the President's Committee on the Arts and Humanities of the United States. She talks to us about populism, the economic implications of a Trump presidency, and the relationship between Europe and the US.Mrs. Beyer will also take...

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