we took some days off and we are now back at it. First things first: wow! You made #ada18 such an amazing experience for us that was worth all the hard work and time we put into it making it happen. We loved how you interacted & participated and hope that you enjoyed being part of the Ada Lovelace Festival Community as much as we do. Continue reading
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
Creating a culture of equality unlocks women’s potential and uncovers the key drivers of a workplace culture in which everyone can advance and thrive.
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
As a child, I was always fascinated by professions capable of bringing positive change to the lives of others. So, my initial wish was to become a medical doctor for that same reason. Whilst I eventually found myself in a completely different study – specializing in Mathematics in High School and then studying Economical Mathematics and Business Administration at University – a passion for bringing ease to people’s lives continued to thrive inside me. 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