In a case study in the Harvard Business Manager of January 2020, author Heiko Gebauer, project manager of the project Data Mining and Value Creation, addresses the challenges of digital transformation for companies.
On November 12 and 13, 2019, the Fraport Forum at Frankfurt Airport and the House of Logistics and Mobility (HOLM) held the 18th INNOVATION Forum of the Platform for Innovation in Germany (PFI-D). Over two days, around 300 cross-industry specialists and managers from business and science discussed future topics such as digitization, collaboration and cross-innovation.
At the beginning of October, scientists from the Fraunhofer IMW discussed Saxony's economic situation and the corresponding role of digitization with representatives of the State Ministries for Economic Affairs, Labour and Transport (SMWA) and for Science and the Arts (SMWK) in Dresden. The symposium “Digital Transformation and Innovation” at the SMWA gave rise to this debate.
Blockchain is a polarizing topic. While the technology is often associated with the development of the Internet of Value, so many doubts and myths surround Blockchain. The idea behind our workshop was to clarify what Blockchain actually is and what concrete application possibilities exist in companies.
This year's Start-Up Days in Potsdam provided a platform for researchers interested in setting up a company to gather valuable information from experts in the field of business start-ups during workshops. One of these experts was the project manager of Data Mining and Value Creation, Prof. Dr. Heiko Gebauer.
At the event “Digital Platforms - Effects and Benefits for Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises” on September 18, 2019, the eStandards 4.0 Competence Center at the Fraunhofer IMW answered questions about the trend of platform economics.