At what age do I introduce my kid to apps and how do I raise children in a digital world? Verena Pausder (Fox & Sheep) familiarized her kids with tablet and first apps at an age of two to three. In this #ada18 interview she explains what she means by saying: “Google is complicated and unnecessary.”
“Tech changed my life.” Not many people mean this as literally as Kathrin Lemler. Without Tobii, her eye-tracking speech-generating computer, she would be mute. In our interview Kathrin also talks about her first tests with a Brain Computer Interface which would voice all her thoughts directly. Continue reading
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
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”.
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.
Christin Löhr has combined her obsession with artificial intelligence & her job at movingimage by digging deep into computer vision. In this interview the Chief Product Owner explains how computer vision will change the way we communicate and how Google will have to adapt to that.
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
DB Systel, the ICT service provider of Deutsche Bahn, is in full transition from a conventional work environment to self-organization. Christa Koenen, Chief Executive Officer & Chair of the Management Board at DB Systel, describes how this step creates innovative energy and how DB Systel provides a secure environment for Deutsche Bahn’s Bring Your Own Device strategy. Continue reading
AI is there and applicable, BUT: How do individuals and organizations make use of the technology’s potential? Leah Blessin, Cloud First Lead at Accenture, underlines that AI is an enabler that needs to be understood from C level downwards, but worries that many organizations are too naive about AI.
Follow-the-sun is not meant as an advice for travellers but a term in the field of Distributed Work. Rebecca Davis (MHP) & Anja Hendel (Porsche) are big fans of this concept as it enables companies to offer 24/7 support. In this interview these two women in Automotive IT point out: It’s not the X or Y chromosome that matters. Continue reading