Manufacturing

How to secure Supply Chains?

What if global supply chains no longer hold the world together? What if Just-In-Time becomes Out-Of-Time? What if economics and ethics drift too far apart? How can companies change their logistics in order to remain marketable in the future?

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Olaf Deininger

The business journalist and digital expert looks back on many years of experience in leading positions…

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Join the Metavolution

A new universe is emerging on the Internet - the Metaverse. Will we meet friends and colleagues digitally in the future? Will we soon be spending more money on digital shoes and accessories than on real products? And which companies will conquer this new world?

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The 100 percent risk

The business risk of becoming a victim of a cyber attack is 100%. Does that mean there is no effective protection against digital attacks? What can companies do to defend themselves anyway? And which IT security strategy makes the most sense?

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Digitalization X Sustainability

Is sustainability a question of digitization? How can artificial intelligence protect the environment? Do new technologies help stop climate change? And where is the digital world already part of the real world?

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Mobility

New Metropolis Love

People's relationship to their cities has become more and more toxic over the past 50 years. One of the major causes: constantly increasing vehicle traffic. But finally the trend is reversing.

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The eternal circle

What if profitability and sustainability are not a contradiction in terms? But a product? What if circular economy isn't just an idea? Is it a necessity? How circular economy can find ways to save the planet - when we are ready for it.

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Quantastic!

Is the binary age coming to an end? Are quantum computers really on the go? What are quanta anyway? And how will they change our world?

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Space WWWarriors

How companies are fighting for digital supremacy in space. And what we can expect in the future, when the Internet is beamed in by satellite.

Manufacturing

The new language of packages

Since when can packages talk with each other? And in what language? Since when can supply chains think? And can they also think ahead? With IoT, virtual reality and live reality are merging to form the New Reality. And what do we get out of it?

Manufacturing

A Mechanical Revolution

How digital technologies are the driving force behind the transformation of companies.

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Cooperating instead of commanding

Control or collaboration? empathy or efficiency? profit or purpose? What kind of leadership culture do companies need today, to stay successful in the future?

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Finance drives future

The automotive industry is undergoing rapid change. With innovation on the rise, the role of CFOs is also changing as they become new drivers of transformation. So how does this new role fit into the management team? What skills do they need? Let’s take a closer look.

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When values become deeds.

These days, every company has a code of values. But how are they being put into practice? Which values will take us forward into the next decade? And how are they changing now?

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Goodbye Routine, Hello Crisis Mode!

Why surprises accelerate progress. Why emergency situations are no cause to panic. Why crises do not automatically lead to disaster. How "new normal“ becomes "better normal".

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Time of the Gamechanger

Creative thinkers have never been more important than today.

Mobility

What drives us?

There are still billions of vehicles with internal combustion engines on the road today. However, the end of fossil fuel-driven mobility is in sight.

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Waste for Future

How new technologies turn electronic waste intovaluable raw materials.

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Homo Digitalis

How digitalization will change our life, thinking and being.

Mobility

LA Goes Electric

How Los Angeles wants to electrify large parts of its passenger and freight transportation systems.

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How progress changes the world.

Is the world on the brink? Have we ever had it better than today? Using statistics to travel through human history gives us an insight into the state of the world.

Manufacturing

Moving in the Right Circles

How real-time integrated IT reduces the number of development stages, saves time and reduces production costs.

Mobility

Easy Rider 2030

Are the new electric motorcyclists pioneers of their time? Or are they causing biker anxiety? A new era of mobility evokes emotions.

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THE PROGRESS OF THINKING

7 questions / 49 answers / 1 realization – we ask, 7 start-up entrepreneurs answer.

Manufacturing

Conquering the Parallel World

How do digital twins transform our thinking, work and life?

Manufacturing

Gamified Industry

Welcome to the next level, where the virtual world becomes reality. How businesses can benefit from the evolution of the gaming industry.

Manufacturing

All Power to the Customer?

With the advent of big data, artificial intelligence and digital technologies, we now have more knowledge about customers than ever before.

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Denmark and digitalization

So how have the Danes managed what many Germans dream of – and what many people are distrustful of?

Mobility

A Blockchain Odyssey

Do blockchains really have what it takes to turn entire markets upside down and create new ecosystems?

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Are algorithms better headhunters?

Human resources is undergoing a groundbreaking change.

Manufacturing

The miracle of logistics

How intelligent systems deliver goods to homes around the world.

Manufacturing

Factory of the unique

Will individuality become the new benchmark for the Industry of the future? Already today, intelligently connected processes enable the mass production of unique pieces.

Mobility

The road ahead

Where is automated driving taking us? Plotting a route to 2020 and 2030.

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The Adventure of Excellence

A report on excellence as a motto of life - with football coach Jürgen Klinsmann, concertmaster Natalie Chee and heart surgeon Shahriar Salehi-Gilani, M.D.

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Man, these machines!

When will intelligent systems outstrip human capabilities?

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Who does the future belong to?

Five countries, five truths, five visions: Why it’s important to think about the world beyond the west.

Mobility

Mobility-Lift-Off

In the near future, personal air taxis will redefine our concept of mobility and take freedom to new heights.

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The true value of values

The story of a modern Bavarian business with values many centuries old. Told through nine questions …

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Smart citizens in a learning city

Like many of its counterparts all over the world, the city of San José strives to use digital technologies to make the lives of its citizens safer, more convenient, and more sustainable.

Manufacturing

Freedom for robots

Unwieldy, heavy-duty robots enclosed in small cages are the dinosaurs of the automotive industry. But a new species is starting to populate our factories: the cobots.