Simone Menne

How SMEs could keep up with digitization (Simone Menne)

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

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Diversity – voice your support as loud as possible (Fränzi Kühne)

Fränzi Kühne (Torben, Lucie und die gelbe Gefahr) enjoys the comfort tech provides and is ready to give up some privacy in return. Germany’s youngest member of a supervisory board sees the gender quota as a necessary tool, even if it’s not an elegant one.  Fränzi appeals to all established corporations that want to live diversity to voice their support as loudly as possible. Continue reading

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EdTech — bringing school subjects to “life” (Darya Yegorina – CEO, CleverBooks)

Darya Yegorina, CEO of CleverBooks, knows first hand how much time it takes to catch up with technology when you have later access. So her mission is to help kids to develop digital skills early.  With her EdTech projects she uses tech like Augmented Reality to bring school subjects to “life”.

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ada17 Insights

#ada17 Insights – Featuring talks on tech, robotics, education, diversity & more!

Over 400 IT professionals came together in Berlin in October 2017
for Europe’s biggest WomenInTech event, the Ada Lovelace Festival.
#ada17 Insights gives you a detailed look at a selection of keynotes,
panels and talks of this year’s event and by this the perfect overview of what
Ada Lovelace Festival is all about.

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Shared Services Henkel

Automation of Shared Services — Taking the robot out of human

Never gets sick, never makes a mistake, doesn’t mind how stupid the tasks: Don’t we secretly all want someone like this in our team? At Henkel this is the IBotS Virtual Workforce. Sara Geising-Eggers, Global Head of Continuous Improvement Integrated Business Solutions bei Henkel, explains how automation of Shared Services can lead to something amazing: to take the robot out of humans. Continue reading