You are not able to attend Ada Lovelace Festival 2018? But you still want to watch the inspiring keynotes, talks and panels?
Together with our partners movingimage we are giving you the opportunity to stream the program on the main stage of #ada18.
Following the tradition of the previous years we have compiled the next collection of interviews with speakers of #ada18 and asked them which (digital) topics are important to them, to the tech industry, and to society as a whole. Continue reading
Sara Lozano Pérez, Digital Transformation Program Lead at Information Management Airbus Defence and Space GmbH, loves challenges, innovation, technology and people. In this interview, Sara explains how the rule “70% Listen – 30% Speak” contributes to finding ideal solutions to customers’ problems and the role technology plays in this context. Continue reading
Virtual reality is conquering automotive construction. Using sophisticated VR tools, new cars can be designed – quickly, flexibly and efficiently. David Kuri programs this software. Continue reading
Digital Transformation has become of high importance in a majority of fields and sectors, be it economy, industry, politics, career or private life. Hence the German government established the new post Minister of State for Digitization in March 2018. Dorothee Bär is the first politician to hold this office in Germany. In this interview she tells us about the best moments so far, her weirdest social media encounters as well as future plans and visions. Continue reading
Being passionate about Blockchain, Sonja Greve specialised in this technology. As a member of DB Systel’s Blockchain crew, she drives Blockchain’s flagship topics for Transportation & Logistics products, as well as developing and implementing new products and services for distributed ledger technologies. In this interview Sonja Greve explains why every competitive company should at least be familiar with Blockchain technologies. Continue reading
Platforms are controlling the markets. 10 out of the 10 most valued companies in the world are platform companies. For Svenja Falk, Managing Director at Accenture Research, future economic competition will be held between ecosystems and not individual companies. In this interview Svenja explains how SMEs and start-ups can play a role in this competition.
Sabine Scheunert’s goal as Vice President Digital & IT Marketing/Sales at Mercedes-Benz Daimler AG is to conquer new target audiences beyond current Mercedes-Benz Car Drivers. She is tackling this challenge by working in self-organized swarms within the Mercedes Digital Unit to be able to change and adapt quickly. To work together with Sabine you don’t have to be a car nerd in the traditional sense. Continue reading
Simone Menne is very happy that her current job as non-executive director for multiple companies gives her more time to think and the possibility for deeper research. She is disappointed that – in the German economy – digitization is seen more often as a threat than an opportunity. In this interview Simone Menne talks about an interesting approach how SMEs (small and medium-sized enterprises) could keep up with the newest technological trends. Continue reading
Ada Lovelace Festival 2018 is offering “Bring your friends” tickets for a limited time. Until August 28 you can get two tickets for the price of one. Continue reading
Lisa Domican can not code, but yet she co-developed an app to support her autistic children. Read the inspring story how Lisa Domican gave the power of communication to her own children and others who needed it with an app. Continue reading
Addresses sometimes are a tricky thing: they might be not accurate enough, they might not exist at all, or they can be long and very complicated to use in a different langugage. Clare Jones, CCO of what3words, explains in this interview the idea behind the first GPS addressing system designed for voice. Continue reading