Europe's place in the global platform economy

In a chapter for the book Perspektiven des Dienstleistungsmanagements (Perspectives of Service Management), Prof. Dr. Thorsten Posselt, director of the Fraunhofer IMW, as well as Dr. Sebastian Haugk and Dr. Riad Bourayou, research fellows in the project Data Mining and Value Creation, assess Europe as a player in the global platform economy. 

studium universale at the University of Leipzig / 30.10.2019

Lecture on the future of value creation in Saxony

In October of 2019, Prof. Dr. Heiko Gebauer, Project Manager Data Mining and Value Creation, and Theresa Wenzel, responsible for project communication, had the opportunity to give a lecture on the future of value creation in Saxony as a part of the studium universale at the University of Leipzig. 

Article / 1.1.2020

Do innovations die in sales?

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.

Event / 12.11.2019

Inspired workshop at the 18th Forum INNOVATION

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.

Event / 7.10.2019

Digital transformation and innovation in Saxony

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.

Short lectures / 27.9.2019

Session on “Data Mining and Value Creation” at NET19

On September 27, 2019, part of the project team Data Mining and Value Creation visited seecon Ingenieure at their offices in the Baumwollspinnerei.

Workshop / 24.9.2019

Blockchain between myth and application

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.


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