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Tom Raftery

Global VP, Futurist, and Innovation Evangelist at SAP

Seville, Spain

25940 Followers

Global VP, Futurist, & #Innovation Evangelist @SAP, inspirational keynote speaker, Co-founder @CloudCIX, Host of the Digital Supply Chain, and Climate 21 podcasts, Global #IoT influencer

Available For: Authoring, Consulting, Influencing, Speaking
Travels From: Spain

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Company Information

Company Type: Enterprise
Business Unit: Digital Transformation
Theatre: Global
Media Experience: 10 years
Last Media Training: 05/02/2018
Last Media Interview: 06/06/2018

Areas of Expertise

AI 30.99
Analytics
AR/VR
Autonomous Vehicles 33.50
Blockchain 31.65
Cloud 30.60
Cryptocurrency
Cybersecurity 30.55
Digital Disruption 32.20
Digital Transformation 33.99
Edtech
Emerging Technology 33.89
Future of Work 30.21
Healthtech 33.43
Innovation 48.13
IoT 100
Marketing
Mobility 30.58
Predictive Analytics
Supply Chain 51.69
Sustainability 54.88
Customer Experience
Management
Open Innovation
Leadership
Retail
InsurTech 30.27
Sales
Data Center
Diversity and Inclusion
Legal and IP
Mergers and Acquisitions
Customer Loyalty
Renewable Energy 100
HR 30.13
Smart Cities 31.08
Climate Change 100
RPA 30.80
ERP 30.66

Industry Experience

Automotive
High Tech & Electronics
Media
Oil & Gas
Utilities

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Publications

223 Article/Blogs
How Shake Shack Used Guest Feedback to Design New Experiences During a Pandemic
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June 01, 2021
Shake Shack’s Nina Lakhani, Director of Customer Insights and Analytics, spoke to Qualtrics to share how one of the fastest growing restaurant chains continuously improved their customer experience during the pandemic, based on customer feedback.

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The Importance Of Planning In A Year Of Disruption And Reimagination
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May 31, 2021
Analysts foresee in the next three years supply chains will be characterized by ‘disruption and reimagination.’ Without planning ahead, companies will end up in just firefighting in reactionary models.

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3 Ways To Create The Right Customer Experience To Unlock Consumer Demand
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May 28, 2021
With access to technology such as an e-commerce solution, mobile app development, social media, and analytics, even the smallest companies can open a new store, promote their products, and reach millions of customers worldwide.

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Cargill’s Digital Transformation Drives People-First Strategy
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May 27, 2021
The SAP SuccessFactors Customer Enrichment and Community team recently caught up with Jamie Mackenzie, HR Process, Data and Technology lead at Cargill, to hear his perspective on their HR transformation and its impact on their visionary new People Strategy.

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Delivery Hero Harnesses High-Tech To Better Understand Customer Needs
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May 27, 2021
Delivery Hero delivers approximately 400,000 orders per day. With a business of this scale, during such uncertain times, it was imperative for the company to balance customer satisfaction and customer loyalty with operational efficiency.

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Clearing The Air: Cloud Creates Healthy Environment During COVID-19 And Beyond
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May 26, 2021
Operating in more than 22 countries, AAF is the world’s largest manufacturer of air filtration solutions. To meet increasing demand for its equipment that limits the spread of COVID-19, AAF needed to speed up production across its European operations. But this wasn’t happening.

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Employee Experience Study: How Companies Are Reimagining Corporate Learning
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May 26, 2021
The newest generation of employees are digital learners accustomed to interactively gaining knowledge online as-needed, and that’s a big problem for many organizations.

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HR Provides A Winning Employee Experience With Its Head In The Cloud
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May 26, 2021
It’s now clear to leaders that creating, maintaining and refining a winning employee experience is an essential aspect of digital transformation – every digital transformation involves a people transformation.

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Empowering Equity In Education With Virtual Reality And Immersive Learning
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May 25, 2021
Educators who have gained a new appreciation for how technology can help students learn will forever be on the lookout for technical tools that support unique approaches to education. These tools create pathways to educational and career opportunities with students from under-resourced communities.

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Sustainability Seen As Strategic Growth Opportunity For Industrial Manufacturers
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May 25, 2021
Oxford Economics research data revealed that more than half of leaders from midsize companies view sustainable practices as critical for providing the high-quality experiences their customers demand.

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How A Japanese Philosophy Changed The Country’s Premier Aerospace Company
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May 25, 2021
Kaizen has long been a guiding principle of Kawasaki Heavy Industries (KHI). But when the company pondered the labor-intensive challenge of its defense and aerospace systems, it opted to roll out an upgraded version of kaizen to link engineering to events occurring on the shop floor.

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Australian Entrepreneur Turns Award-Winning Cloud Platform Into Digital Career
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May 24, 2021
Blake Garrett, CEO of School Bytes, never envisioned that winning a high school tech competition would lead to his founding a cloud-based company that streamlines daily administrative tasks for 440 educational institutions in Australia.

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How Vodafone Is Changing The World Of Telecommunications – From The Inside
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May 24, 2021
As one of the world’s largest telecommunications companies, Vodafone Group connects more than 300 million people around the world. Company leaders believe tomorrow’s communications services will continue to transform lives in powerful ways.

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Data Analytics And Storytelling Can Help Turn Waste Into Value
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May 24, 2021
Trusting your data and telling stories about your success can help win the fight against waste. That's some of the good advice shared by Queen of Raw and Topolytics, two gamechangers in waste management at the recent SAP Sustainability Summit.

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HR Transformation: Why Diversity, Equity And Inclusion Is Here To Stay
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May 24, 2021
If there’s one thing the pandemic has brought into clear focus, it’s what each of us considers important—especially at work. Diversity, equity and inclusion, and our changing perspectives, are influencing how people work together and the way businesses operate.

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Return To Work: Getting It Right, Not Being Right
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May 21, 2021
As organizations built brand new remote work experiences, the best are listening and understanding what employees need so they can take quick action.

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Return To Office: Getting It Right, Not Being Right
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May 21, 2021
As organizations built brand new remote work experiences, the best are listening and understanding what employees need so they can take quick action.

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In The Experience Transformation Era, Building A Culture Of Action Is Mission Critical
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May 20, 2021
The era of experience transformation demonstrates why having the right technology in place to continuously design and improve meaningful experiences will be crucial — and why it will determine whether your organization succeeds or fails in the post-pandemic era.

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EX Survey: Don’t Forget That Your Employees Are Customers Too
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May 18, 2021
Global workers rated the top factors directly impacting their daily employee experience including technology, flexibility, and benefits.

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GENYOUth Is On A Mission To Foster Healthier Schools Disrupted By COVID-19
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May 18, 2021
With the rapid rise of COVID-19 last year, which led to more than 100,000 public school closures and over 30 million unemployment claims, it is sadly no wonder that food insecurity is more of a problem than ever. GENYOUth is determined to help.

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New Outlook On Data Minimizes Stress And Complexity From Business Transformation
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May 17, 2021
Organizations have many different starting points for their digital transformation journey toward becoming an Intelligent Enterprise and it’s important to start where the value is greatest.

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One Small Crack In A Bridge, One Giant Crack In The Supply Chain
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May 14, 2021
Hernando de Soto Bridge is one of the biggest bridges connecting Tennessee to Arkansas over the Mississippi River. And it is cracking. As a result, Authorities in Arkansas and Tennessee, along with the U.S. Coast Guard, have indefinitely stopped all traffic. Which supply chains will be affected?

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As Weber Takes Grilling To Innovative New Heights, Can It Keep Pace With Demand?
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May 14, 2021
As a result of more people cooking from home, Weber is experiencing overwhelming demand for its new lineup of innovative smart grills, and is seeing significant uplift in sales across its entire product portfolio, How can it keep pace with demand?

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Why Inclusive Entrepreneurship Could Mean More Time For Healthcare Employees To Save Lives
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May 13, 2021
High-intensity and unsafe work environments have quickly revealed the pivotal role healthcare organizations play in decision-making that protects the needs of frontline employees.

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UK Retailers Are Redefining The Employee Experience By Listening To Workers
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May 13, 2021
Worker mental health and well-being has shot to the top of every retailer’s priority list, making the employee experience (EX) paramount to meeting customer needs.

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5 Tips To Navigate Sustainable Logistics
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May 13, 2021
What practices can businesses apply to increase sustainability within logistics operations?

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How Hybrid Remote Work Improves Diversity And Inclusion
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May 12, 2021
The option to work remotely is not just good for employees. It is a major step toward creating more inclusive organizations.

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How The UK Can Lead The World In Sustainable Supply Chains
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May 12, 2021
As Britain leads the world in the drive to decarbonise, UK-based organizations can pay off on that sustainability promise with integrated, data-driven supply chain management.

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The Most Resilient Businesses Let Intelligent Data Speak For Itself
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May 11, 2021
The next phase of digital automation delivers far greater efficiencies from far more connected intelligent business processes company-wide.

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Italian Design Meets Industry 4.0: Arpa Industriale Reinvents The Factory
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May 11, 2021
Over 60 years of investment in research and a commitment implementing Industry 4.0 technologies have helped Arpa gain a global reputation for innovative Italian design and unsurpassed quality in high-end surface materials.

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New Global Study Shows What Consumers Want From Brands Post-Pandemic
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May 10, 2021
Consumer behavior has changed permanently: how we buy, how they choose what to buy, and the experiences they expect from brands. Organizations must be prepared to adjust to a post-pandemic environment by understanding what customers are thinking in order to deliver the best experiences.

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The Direct To Consumer Revolution Is Here
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May 10, 2021
The direct to consumer (D2C) revolution, happened gradually and then suddenly. The pandemic caused many retailers to close or become limited, and many shoppers were unwilling to shop in physical stores and locations, businesses had to quickly pivot to D2C in order to survive.

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Sustainable Business: Why Visibility Into Demand Is Key To Success
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May 07, 2021
Although many people these days are increasingly worried about climate change, the dangers of pollution and other threats to the environment, one thing is clear: people won’t stop shopping online.

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Creating A Data-Driven Culture For CX Excellence: ANZ Market Leaders Speak Up
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May 06, 2021
Researchers and customer experience (CX) experts from two market leaders in ANZ recently shared how organizations can overcome challenges to meet customer hopes, wants, and needs in the face of unrelenting market disruption.

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What Professional Services Can Learn From The Best Practices Of Interconnected Firms
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May 06, 2021
While it’s understandable that firms may want to continue providing a remote customer experience, they must also consider one area of their business that has been growing behind the scenes: process inefficiency.

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The Future Of Automotive And Mobility
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May 05, 2021
The automotive industry is shifting gears. Global disruption, technological advances, the focus on sustainability and changing consumer behaviors are altering the automotive industry on many levels all at once. What does this mean for future of mobility?

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Vertical Farming: Sustainable Food Never Tasted So Good
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May 05, 2021
Vertical farming enables the ability to grow food closer to large population centers and also reduces the “food miles” associated with distribution, thus reducing the carbon footprint. But experts see a different upside that transcends sustainability.

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Mother’s Day Reminder: 6 Best Practices From The World’s Greatest Supply Chain Manager
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May 04, 2021
Moms are role models and there are many things we can learn from them in almost every capacity. This begs the question: What if we implement moms’ best practices within our supply chain strategies?

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The Amazing Inclusion Story Behind India’s Digital Transformation
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May 04, 2021
Public-private partnerships provide digital skills for India’s diverse population, helping the country transform from developing country to a developed economy.

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What If We Could Solve Climate Change With A Change In Diet?
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May 04, 2021
Animal farming is responsible for about 15-18% of overall greenhouse gas emissions But the lost carbon-capture opportunity cost is much higher – somewhere around 200 gigatons of carbon (about 15 years of burning fossil fuels).

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Louisiana Grills Turns Up The Heat And Sophistication With Founders Series
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May 04, 2021
I had a chance to catch up with Jeff Thiessen, President of Dansons (owner of Louisiana Grills, Pit Boss Grills and Country Smokers) to learn more about the creation of the Founders Series lineup of grills in addition to myriad challenges and opportunities facing the outdoor cooking industry.

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Scaling Up The Biopharmaceutical Supply Chain In Response To COVID-19
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May 03, 2021
As the pandemic advances into its second year, the biopharmaceutical industry is moving fast to overcome the logistical complexities of rolling out a large-scale, global vaccination program.

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The Sustainable Supply Chain Paradox: Balancing The Bottom Line And The Green Line
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April 30, 2021
Sustainability was a major focus pre-pandemic, and it is clear from a recent Oxford Economics study, it will be so again post-pandemic.

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The Best People Strategy Is Also A Well-Being Strategy
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April 29, 2021
Today, a growing body of research, including Deloitte’s recent Human Capital Trends 2021 report, shows that well-being must be designed into every part of the employee experience — not siloed into a set of standalone programs.

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How HR Departments Can Support Work-From-Home Models
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April 29, 2021
As vaccinations are delivered and infection rates go down, many businesses would like to transition employees back to the office, while others have decided to go fully remote or institute a hybrid workplace.

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CPG Brands Pivot To Post-COVID Agility With Intelligent Tech
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April 29, 2021
CPG leaders are preparing now for long-term success by investing in intelligent technologies powering resilient operations across the entire enterprise.

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Three Practical Steps To Gain Business Value In The Second-Hand Economy
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April 28, 2021
Driven by clamoring sustainability mindsets and regulatory mandates, companies are increasingly making the circular economy an integral part of their business model.

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Brand Experience: What Does It Mean And How Can It Be Your Differentiator?
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April 26, 2021
Brand management has become an outdated process. In order to win loyal customers in this new business landscape, companies are turning to “brand experience management" (BXM). In fact, over 70% of business leaders believe BXM will help improve their companies' brand awareness and differentiation.

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How 5G At The Edge Will Breathe Life Back Into Our Cities
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April 23, 2021
Urban centers may have lost a bit of their lustre, but some technology experts believe 5G will breathe life back into our cities.

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What Is ‘Explainable AI’ And How Can It Help Your Business?
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April 23, 2021
Explainable AI provides a whole new layer of insight by allowing analysts to clearly see why a prediction was made.

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How Spend Management Influences Sustainability
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April 22, 2021
Many businesses saw a dramatic shift in their own sustainability and digitalization practices as the pandemic progressed, and companies have identified opportunities for optimization at every level.

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Earth Day And Beyond: How Business Networks Boost Sustainability Efforts
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April 22, 2021
No longer is it sufficient for business leaders to verify that their own operations meet high environmental standards. Increasingly, they must confirm that those of their suppliers — and even of their suppliers’ suppliers — do so as well.

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Earth Day 2021: Technology Innovation Can Restore Our Planet
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April 21, 2021
We need to reverse the detrimental effects of climate change and stop the pollution of our eco-system to preserve our planet for future generations.

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This Telecommunications Company Charted A Path To Digital Self-Learning Despite Disruption
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April 21, 2021
Rather than caving to pandemic disruption, HR leaders at Entel transformed crisis into opportunity and adapted the company’s training formula to the new normal.

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On The Cusp Of Pandemic Recovery, Workplaces Look To India For Inspiration
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April 20, 2021
Hybrid workplaces emerge across India as business leaders grapple with cycles of partial recovery and lockdowns, offering lessons that are applicable worldwide.

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The Cultural Shift Towards A Cloud-Native Mindset
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April 19, 2021
As new realities of the Cloud emerge overnight, businesses are racing to anticipate the next big thing to tap the white spaces – or at least keep up with the rapid changes in consumer trends.

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The Interconnected Distributor: Creating Customer Experiences That Last
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April 19, 2021
Disrupted supply chains, unexpected customer behaviors, and limited resources – this past year has tested the capabilities of business buyers and sellers alike.

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Char-Griller Defies Gravity With Latest Charcoal Grill
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April 17, 2021
I had the opportunity to catch up with Abigail Knox, Marketing Manager at Char-Griller to learn more about trends in the outdoor cooking space in addition to their latest product offering, the Char-Griller Gravity Fed 980 Charcoal Grill.

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The Mental Health Impact Of Quarantine On University Students
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April 15, 2021
Despite the disruption, its important to remember that the student remains at the center of what constitutes success in higher education, even as this industry has been among the most challenged and adversely impacted during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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5 Tips For Mastering Pay-For-Performance Compensation
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April 15, 2021
The following six tips can make the difference between effective and ineffective pay for performance methods.

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What Is A CDP? Definition, Benefits, And E-Commerce Value Execs Must Know
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April 14, 2021
Executives across the c-suite should understand the benefits and value that a customer data platform provides in the era of increased data privacy and customer experience. A CDP collects, organizes, and centralizes customer data, building complete user profiles and boosting CX and data consistency.

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With Data And Analytics, Consumer Products Companies Seize New ‘Moment Of Opportunity’
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April 13, 2021
For over 75 years, industries have organized themselves around the concept of the “two moments of truth” – get a consumer into a store to purchase a product, and influence them to use the product. This is no longer the case.

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Industry 4.0: A Key Enabler Of Resilient Supply Chains
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April 12, 2021
What exactly, do supply chains of the future need to look like and how can Internet of Things help?

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How A South American Telecom Put People At The Center
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April 12, 2021
Learn how SAP SuccessFactors provided Telecom with best practices that enabled the company to simplify and automate processes, streamline approval workflows, and digitalize documents.

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3 Advanced ERP Capabilities Redefining Resilience For Medium-Size Business
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April 09, 2021
It’s exceedingly rare for a business to think about its technology during times of disruption and change. But lately, this mind-set is beginning to evolve now that medium-size companies are connecting the dots between operational resilience and organizational interconnectedness with cloud-based ER

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Bridging The Employee Experience Gap Requires Open, Honest Dialogue
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April 08, 2021
For many midsize companies, this rise in social consciousness is igniting a desire to acknowledge their employees’ true talent and potential as well as their applicants’.

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How The Conscious Consumer Is Revolutionizing E-Commerce
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April 06, 2021
The two concepts of e-commerce and sustainability can be mutually reinforcing. Discover how to meet your revenue goals while still cultivating conscious consumers.

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External Workers Are A Competitive Advantage In Post-COVID Digitalized Economy
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April 06, 2021
Among SAP Fieldglass customers alone, there’s been a 16 percent increase year-over-year in the hiring of contingent healthcare workers since the onset of the COVID crisis.

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3 Essential Elements Of A Positive Employee Experience
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April 02, 2021
HR experts from EY and SAP SuccessFactors had an enlightening conversation about how the pandemic has completely changed the way employees engage with their jobs, and what employees need in order to stay present and engaged in this new world of work.

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What Does It Take To Be The Kind Of Company Employees Wish They Could Work For?
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April 01, 2021
After facing an array of challenges over the past year, many HR leaders are reflecting about whether their organizations succeeded as a result of business strategies or merely survived in spite of them.

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How One Global Beverage Brand Digitalized Operations For Greater Business Agility
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April 01, 2021
By digitalizing supply chain operations, you can go a long way toward achieving agility, productivity, connectedness, and sustainability. Take, for instance, Lion – a leading food and beverage company with roots in New Zealand and markets everywhere.

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Go Big And Stay Home: Cuisinart Clermont Creates Epic Outdoor Cooking Experience
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March 31, 2021
Cuisinart’s goal is to provide consumers with a premium pellet grill that not only offers extensive cooking capacity but also a unique commercial design and top of the line technology and functionality.

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How One Ship Can Affect The Global Supply Chain
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March 31, 2021
When Taiwan operated 224,000-ton mega tanker, the Ever Given, one of the world’s largest container ships collided with the banks of the canal in mid-March, blocking the channel completely for over a week, it caused a major disruption.

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Fashion Tech India: Real-Time AI Data Drives Competitive Retail Advantage
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March 30, 2021
Consumer fashion may be among the most unpredictable markets on the planet, but one startup in India has created an AI-based demand sensing platform that combines the brilliance of data scientists with seasoned industry experts to ferret out trends with uncanny accuracy.

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3 Ways To Ensure Employees Feel Wanted
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March 30, 2021
After the events of 2020, the most important factor driving employee engagement is often the sense that “I belong at this company.”

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Global Facts About Coal And The Clean Energy Juggernaut
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March 29, 2021
The transition to clean energy is well underway in Australia and around the world as countries make net zero commitments, finance for coal dries up, and climate change realities force governments and corporations to take meaningful action for a cleaner future.

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The Easter Bunny’s Smart Chocolate Factory
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March 29, 2021
Easter is the second most popular candy-buying holiday after Halloween with roughly 90 million chocolate eggs sold in the US annually. Good news for candy suppliers, manufacturers, and logistic providers; but also a great challenge for them to supply the Easter delicacies.

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The Fast Track To Intelligent ERP
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March 26, 2021
In today’s ever more complex and rapidly evolving business landscape, mastering uncertainty has become the new competitive edge.

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The Hybrid Workplace: Engaging The Post-Pandemic Workforce In Midsize Companies
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March 25, 2021
As the promise of large-scale vaccination programs come to fruition, midsize companies are now grappling with the realities of transitioning their workforce back into the office.

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As Programmable Money Emerges, Central Banks Ramp Up For Tokenized Economy
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March 25, 2021
Programmable money promises a frictionless payment future In one scenario, central banks can program digital currency with logic so it can be spent only for a designated purpose.

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Innovative Tech Helps Carhartt Meet Customer Demand
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March 24, 2021
Behind the scenes, technology transformation became crucial for Carhartt to keep up with fast-paced growth.

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Empathy Wins: Connecting With People Overcomes Any Business Challenge
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March 24, 2021
If I had a dollar for every time I heard “we’re in this together” or “in these trying times” in 2020, I’d probably have enough extra money to buy a few shares of Gamestop.

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3 Strategies To Get The Global Supply Chain Back In Shape
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March 23, 2021
Home gym equipment sales have skyrocketed during the pandemic. How have supply chains adjusted to address spikes in this type of consumer demand?

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Lessons In Procurement With A Purpose From Australia’s Social Enterprise Pioneers
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March 23, 2021
Organizations get on board with SAP Australia’s revolutionary social enterprise program using procurement spend to transform communities and improve people’s lives for economic sustainability.

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One Year Later: 8 Reflections From The Pandemic
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March 23, 2021
One year on from the start of the pandemic, what lessons have we learned from this global disruption? Here are eight to consider.

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Knowledge Is Power: How Chobani Is Cultivating Analytic Excellence
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March 22, 2021
With the disruption wrought by the pandemic, one lesson for businesses is clear: Organizations need a robust digital foundation that allows them to pivot and adapt quickly.

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How PLM Helps Bring Innovative Ideas To Life
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March 18, 2021
From smartwatches to washing machines, digital technology is getting involved in our lives more and more.

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Nothing Personal, But Ethical AI Is Our Strongest Weapon In Data Privacy Wars
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March 18, 2021
Scary ‘surveillance society’ headlines that vilify artificial intelligence (AI) distract from this technology’s equally powerful ability to protect our personal data.

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How Technology Paves The Way For Growth Amid Cultural Evolution
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March 18, 2021
Industry leading technology made accessible in the homes of employees will undoubtedly fast-track technology acceptance on many more levels in our daily lives and create a new normal with limitless potential for growth.

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Agility For Product Engineering: The Need To Modernize Product Lifecycle Management
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March 17, 2021
COVID-19 has highlighted a key reality for manufactures everywhere: supply chain agility matters. Companies with the flexibility to source new materials with new suppliers quickly can respond to shifts in demand and continue serving customers.

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How The Pandemic Is Driving The Move To Industry 4.0
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March 16, 2021
As I talk to more and more manufacturers around the world about the experiences of digitalizing operations – some doing so even in the middle of this pandemic – three distinct themes keep emerging.

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EVs Go Mainstream: How To Plug Into The Sustainable Energy Power Of E-Mobility
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March 16, 2021
The push for electric vehicles (EVs) may have shifted into overdrive, but it’s going to take a serious overhaul of the entire transportation ecosystem to build a profitable and sustainable e-mobility business model.

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Employee Experience Wins: 7 Ways To Drive Better Business Outcomes
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March 15, 2021
Companies that provide a great experience win with their employees, and organizations that have employees who feel cared for experience business wins.

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The Not So Obvious Lessons Learned From Managing A Global Vaccine Distribution Cold-Chain
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March 11, 2021
How the COVID-19 vaccine supply chain challenge has already transformed business operations as never before.

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The Customer Experience: It’s Not Just About Closing The Sale
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March 10, 2021
When leadership teams from medium-size companies talk about their customer experience, they’re usually discussing strategies to motivate people to buy more products, more often, and with more loyalty.

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Future Grid: Why Australia Is Proving Grounds For Renewable Energy
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March 09, 2021
Australia is among the most advanced countries worldwide when it comes to renewable energy, making it the ideal proving grounds for startup Future Grid.

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As AI Tech Speeds Up, So Should Designed-In Gender Diversity
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March 08, 2021
These are the steps we need to take right now to make sure bias-free AI is developed by people representative of the whole of society and any given company.

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On International Women's Day - How 3 Women Leaders Choose To Challenge
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March 07, 2021
Learn from three inspiring women leaders how to drive real, tangible, beneficial change to their industries and the world.

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For International Women’s Day - 5 Things I Learned When I Built A Diverse Team
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March 05, 2021
Building a diverse team brings tremendous lessons. To be relevant in the future, business leaders must step up and be willing to ask those around us where our blind spots are — and listen to their responses.

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Replacing Instinct With Intelligent Insight
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March 05, 2021
Impartiality gives the rest of the business room to challenge convention, reconsider ideas, and point out deficiencies in productive ways – especially when there’s little margin for error.

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Resilient Supply Chains Are The (Executive) Order Of The Day
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March 05, 2021
President Biden's executive order on America's supply chain highlights the need for a “resilient, diverse, and secure supply chain to ensure our economic prosperity and national security."

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How A Global Pandemic Changed HR Priorities For State Governments
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March 04, 2021
To succeed in this new role of culture architect, CHROs will need to be focused on managing employee experience to attract, develop, and retain top talent.

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The Work From Home Reality For The New Era
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March 04, 2021
Pre-COVID, working from home was considered a privilege. But for many today, the reality is often more meetings, more mental exhaustion, and quite simply, more work. It's time for employers to modernize their approach to remote workforces.

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The Pandemic Scrambled Health And Wellness Routines: Here’s How WW Adjusted And Found Success
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March 04, 2021
WW pivoted to remote delivery and achieved breakthrough results, with the help of Qualtrics, successfully growing overall subscribers 5% year-over-year and driving subscriber tenure to an all-time high.

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Will Technology Keep Us Together? Ask Vodafone
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March 03, 2021
The global health crisis has been challenging for everyone – including the companies that have been working hard to keep us connected like Vodafone.

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3 Defining Characteristics Of Future Supply Chains
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March 02, 2021
When it comes to supply chain logistics, every minute counts, and visibility and collaboration across your network is a must.

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The Road To Recovery: Investing Toward The Future
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March 02, 2021
Rolling into 2021, most enterprises have more predictability and a better understanding of the effect of COVID-19 on their business and financials.

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Paradise Cove: A Taught Thriller That Reveals An Inconvenient Truth
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March 01, 2021
If you think a movie about a psychotic woman who wreaks havoc on a young couple's life sounds like an ideal popcorn movie, you will find a lot to like in Paradise Cove. But look a little deeper and another surprising layer is revealed: the plight of homelessness in America.

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The Future Of Work: Interrupted, Disrupted, Or Redefined?
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March 01, 2021
Significant shifts in the employee experience must considered and accommodated – whether employees work in the office, on the plant floor, or through a remote connection.

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3 Finance Lessons That Can Turn Post-Pandemic Recovery Into Future Growth
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February 26, 2021
According to the Aberdeen, most finance organizations have learned three critical lessons in adapting skills, processes and work experiences that could fuel a business recovery that can lead the way to future prosperity and growth.

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Putting Disadvantaged Youths On The Path To Entrepreneurial Success
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February 26, 2021
For over 30 years, NFTE has witnessed firsthand the transformational impact an entrepreneurial mindset has on students. But measuring the actual impact of its programs has proven difficult as traditional ways of assessing academic performance could not be used to evaluate non-cognitive skills.

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How Government And Business Is Transforming In The Pandemic Era
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February 25, 2021
Adapting to change is a prerequisite to survive and succeed in a global business environment. The recent past has accelerated momentum in digital transformation, impacting and influencing how governments and businesses operate.

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Coca-Cola BIG Re-Defines HR Strategy To Meet Needs Of A Changing Workforce
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February 24, 2021
The pandemic has inspired executives to digitalize some parts of their business. But what about companies already underway in their transformation journey? According to TeeJay Gonzales, HR Transformation Director at Coca-Cola BIG, it's the right time to reassess, reset, and redefine the path ahead.

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Learning Agility: The Organizational ‘It’ Factor For Future-Ready Businesses
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February 23, 2021
How can organizations upskill and reskill their workforce at the speed required to keep up with the pace of rapid change?

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How Digitalization Creates Value In Times Of Disruption
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February 23, 2021
Companies that digitalized their business were not caught off guard by the pandemic. They were able to implement home office more quickly and had fewer supply chain glitches, thanks to technology.

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Diversification And Disruption: The Key To Resilience For Professional Services
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February 22, 2021
Professional services firms that thrived amid the pandemic headed down a path of diversification and disruption. Learn why this will become the norm in the industry moving forward.

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The Art Of Lifelong Learning: A Practitioner’s View
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February 17, 2021
The good news is that we are all capable of natural learning, and millennia-old learning pathways remain embedded deep within us.

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How The Atlanta Hawks Bet On Experience — And Safely Opened Georgia’s Largest Voting Precinct
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February 17, 2021
Here's how the Atlanta Hawks used experience management to capture employee feedback, enable employees to safely return to the arena, and run an enhanced voter experience at the state’s largest polling site – all while reporting zero COVID-19 cases from their arena.

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Invested In The Planet: How The World’s Asset Managers Are Focusing On ESG
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February 17, 2021
Whereas once their primary aims were financial returns, it’s increasingly the case that environmental and social governance (ESG) issues and reporting are not just a general concern for investors, but a core part of how they invest and assess value and risk.

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Data Timing Matters: The True Value Of Intelligent ERP
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February 17, 2021
Companies of all sizes and industries are catering to increasingly unique and specific product and service requirements and uniquely configuring their offerings to address more exacting needs.

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The Four Most Important Digital Automation Trends Circa 2021
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February 16, 2021
These are some of the most important technology predictions about digital transformation as we head into a post-pandemic world.

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Deconstructing The Language Barrier For Foreign Residents And Workers In Japan
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February 16, 2021
Better communication via virtual space Consulting with its non-native and local employees, Accenture Japan held design brainstorming sessions to best address how the company could help non-Japanese speaking staff receive and consume information from local analog media.

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How The Network Effect Enables A Global Supply Chain
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February 16, 2021
Let's take a look at the network of companies required to provide a great customer experience, from design to operate.

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A New Perspective On Darwinism: Adapt And Evolve With The Cloud
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February 12, 2021
Last year, companies accelerated the evolution of business models and operational processes with technology to succeed in our new reality.

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How Big Data, Predictive Analytics And Machine Learning Changed The Railway Industry
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February 11, 2021
Learn how KTZ leveraged SAP Innovative Business Solutions to create a single platform capable of processing vast volumes of cargo and freight data.

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Mercedes-Benz EQ Formula E Team Unveils Its Secret To Racing Success
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February 11, 2021
When fractions of moments determine success, technology can step in to help win the race – quite literally.

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Zero Food Waste Imperative Gets Major Boost From Plan Zheroes
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February 10, 2021
The grassroots charity Plan Zheros is connecting retailers, brands and businesses with food surplus to charities who support people affected by food poverty. The impact in 2019 alone is impressive: 69 tons of food saved with 121,000 meals reaching frontline charities.

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How To Build Authentic Brand Trust In A Polarized World
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February 09, 2021
High-tech industry researchers describe the challenges and opportunities facing companies intent on building authentic brand trust in a dynamically fractious world.

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Hyperautomation: Intelligent Bots Taking Care Of Business
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February 09, 2021
Named to the top spot on Gartner's Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends for 2020 list, hyperautomation is a robust stack of digital technologies that will continue to transform organizations across a plethora of industries.

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Why This Valentine’s Day Needs A Warm Heart And A Cold Chain
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February 08, 2021
Valentine’s day is just around the corner and, no offense Cupid, but on this special day, it’s the hard work of manufacturers, logistics providers and the complex supply chain that should be getting all the love.

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7 Reasons why the Internal Combustion Engine is a dead man walking
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Seven reasons why the internal combustion engine is a dead man walking
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August 30, 2018
Transportation is on the cusp of a massive disruption. This upheaval is going to happen faster than anyone suspects. Here's why...

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Seven reasons why the Internal Combustion Engine is a dead man walking
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June 27, 2018
The age of the Internal Combustion Engine (ICE) is over. Electric cars are the future. The transition has just begun, but…

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I am waiting for the first autonomous car company to announce their Netflix partnership
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February 18, 2018
I am waiting for the first autonomous car company to announce their Netflix partnership

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Also relevant is this story Enrique…
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February 06, 2018
Also relevant is this story Enrique https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2018/feb/06/how-teslas-big-battery-is-bringing-australias-gas-cartel-to-heel

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8 predictions for the Internet of Things (#IoT) in 2018
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January 02, 2018
It is customary to look forward to the year ahead and think about what will come. Some of us in SAP put our heads together to come up with a list of likely trends in the Internet of Things space for the next 12 months. In no particular order: The IoT hype is over – […]
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Predictive Maintenance For People: The Endgame For The Internet Of Things (#IoT)
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January 02, 2018
Enabling wearable devices to push individuals' health data to their doctors' networks may change the focus of medical care.

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Eight Predictions For The Internet Of Things (#IoT) In 2018
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December 27, 2017
Check out the top trends in the Internet of Things that we should see in the coming year.

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8 predictions for the Internet of Things (#IoT) in 2018
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December 20, 2017
As 2017 comes to a close, it is customary to look forward to the year ahead and think about what…

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Predictive Maintenance for People – the endgame for the Internet of Things (#IoT) and healthcare
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December 19, 2017
Predictive maintenance is one of the oldest and most tested uses cases for the Internet of Things (IoT).  For years now, we’ve been able to analyze incoming data from sensors embedded in machines and make decisions about whether or not maintenance activities should be executed. Typical scenarios

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Predictive Maintenance for People – the endgame for the Internet of Things (#IoT) and healthcare
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December 18, 2017
Predictive maintenance is one of the oldest and most tested uses cases for the Internet of Things (IoT).  For years…

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Episode 38 - A conversation with @AndyBitterer on Internet of Things #iot and data analytics
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December 15, 2017
At out SAP TechEd event in Barcelona I had a chance to sit down and talk about the data from the Things in the Internet of Things with SAP Chief Analytics Evangelist EMEA, Andy Bitterer. We had a great chat. Enjoy!

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Learning To Live With The ‘Intelligence Of Things’
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December 12, 2017
As AI and IoT technologies converge, they are creating a new “intelligence of things” that will impact how businesses can best serve customers.

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Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Jobs
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November 30, 2017
My role at SAP is IoT Evangelist. It’s my job to go around and speak about how the Internet of Things is changing the way we live, work, and run our businesses. IoT Evangelist is a job title that didn’t exist 5 or 10 years ago – mainly because the Internet of Things wasn’t a […]
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Artificial Intelligence And The Future of Jobs
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November 29, 2017
Here's how technology in general, and AI in particular, will contribute enormously to a hugely changing labor landscape.

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Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Jobs
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November 28, 2017
My role here at SAP is IoT Evangelist. It’s my job to go around and speak about how the Internet…

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Here come the Jetsons: Flying cars and the Internet of Things (IoT)
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November 27, 2017
Part 3 of 3 on the Future of Transportation and the Internet of Things If you ever watched the cartoon series The Jetsons – or almost any other show set in the space age – you’ll notice that people often get around in personal spacecraft that they themselves drive. Well, the space age is almo

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Here Come The Jetsons: Flying Cars And The Internet Of Things
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November 22, 2017
Thanks to connectivity and IoT technology, autonomous vehicles and flying cars may soon be a reality. Here's how some leading researchers are paving the way.

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Connected Cars, Autonomous Vehicles, and the Internet of Things (IoT)
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November 21, 2017
Part 2 of 3 on the Future of Transportation and the Internet of Things In my last post, I talked about the simplicity of the electric engine compared to the internal combustion engine – and how this changes everything. From climate to the structure of the auto industry to the way we store, manage

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Here come the Jetsons: Flying cars and the Internet of Things (IoT)
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November 20, 2017
Part 3 of 3 on the Future of Transportation and the Internet of Things If you ever watched the cartoon…

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Connected Cars, Autonomous Vehicles, and the Internet of Things (IoT)
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November 17, 2017
Part 2 of 3 on the Future of Transportation and the Internet of Things In my last blog, I talked…

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Connected Cars, Autonomous Vehicles, And The IoT
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November 17, 2017
A future in which autonomous vehicles are not only viable but safer than self-driven cars will produce wide-ranging disruptions to industry and how we live.

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Three Ways Electric Cars Are Changing More Than The Way We Drive
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November 16, 2017
The energy industry and supply chain are just some of the industries that will be affected by the move away from cars with internal combustion engines.

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3 Ways Electric Cars Are Changing More Than the Way We Drive
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November 07, 2017
Part 1 of 3 on the Future of Transportation and the Internet of Things The world is moving away from…

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Episode 36 - A chat with @ejkenney about the new IoT Adoption in the Consumer Products Industry global study
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September 26, 2017
SAP has recently funded a study on the topic of the Internet of Things in the Consumer Products industry. The results of the study have just been released, so I invited E.J. Kenney (ejkenney), who heads up Consumer Products for SAP globally to come on the show to discuss the report. The report is av

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Episode 35 – The Internet of Things and Leonardo Live – a post event chat with Ronald van Loon
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September 25, 2017
Ronald van Loon is a director of Adversitement, and an influencer in the worlds of IoT, Big Data, and Analytics. Ronald attended our Leonardo Live event in Frankfurt earlier this year, so I reached out to him to come on the show to discuss his impressions of our first Leonardo Live conference.  

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Episode 35 - The Internet of Things and Leonardo Live - a post event chat with Ronald van Loon
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September 20, 2017
Ronald van Loon is a director of Adversitement, and an influencer in the worlds of IoT, Big Data, and Analytics. Ronald attended our Leonardo Live event in Frankfurt earlier this year, so I reached out to him to come on the show to discuss his impressions of our first Leonardo Live conference. Rona

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Episode 34 - Bruno Mommens (@BMommens), Delaware IoT solution lead talks customer IoT use cases
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July 28, 2017
Delaware is a global system integrator. I met Delaware's IoT Solution Lead at our recent Leonardo Live event in Frankfurt and asked him how Delaware's customers were succeeding on their Internet of Things journeys, and what their use cases were...

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Episode 33 - UPS' strategy around Internet of Things and 3D Printing
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July 28, 2017
At our recent Leonardo Live event I had a chat with UPS VP for Corporate Strategy Alan Amling. He talked about UPS' nascent 3D Printing business. The reasons why UPS are pursuing it, and their plans for the future. It was a truly fascinating and enlightening conversation.

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Episode 32 - Timo Elliott (@timoelliott) and the Digital Transformation Executive study
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July 26, 2017
SAP carried out one of the largest ever studies on digital transformation polling 3,000 executives to try to glean some relevant facts and figures on this burgeoning space. The results of the study are available to study and download at https://sap.com/execstudy I asked Timo Elliott (@TimoElliott)

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IoT And The New COO Scorecard
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July 19, 2017
Business transformation is hardly a new concept for COOs, but the seismic impact of IoT has permanently raised the bar.

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Episode 31 – IoT and Analytics, a conversation with Dion Hinchcliffe of Constellation Research
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July 13, 2017
Dion Hinchcliffe is a Senior Analyst and VP at Constellation Research as well as a columnist at ZDNet. Dion and I have both been longtime members of the Enterprise Irregulars group but hadn’t worked together before now. When I heard Dion was going to our Leonardo Live event in Frankfurt (July

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The Internet Of Things Transforms The Sum Of The Parts, Not Just The Whole
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July 10, 2017
Sensors and real-time data are transforming not just product, but every person and organization along the product chain, from R&D to customer.

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Episode 31 - IoT and Analytics, a conversation with Dion Hinchcliffe of Constellation Research
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July 07, 2017
Dion Hinchcliffe is a Senior Analyst and VP at Constellation Research as well as a columnist at ZDNet. Dion and I have both been longtime members of the Enterprise Irregulars group but hadn't worked together before now. When I heard Dion was going to our Leonardo Live event in Frankfurt (July 11th-1

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Episode 30 – IoT and Machine Learning conversation with Tamara McCleary aka @tamaramccleary
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July 05, 2017
One of the speakers at our upcoming Leonardo Live event is the one and only Tamara McCleary (aka @tamaramccleary), CEO of Thulium (http:www.thulium.co). Tamara will be giving a talk on the topic of machine learning. I asked Tamara to come on the show to give us a preview of her talk about Machine Le

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Episode 30 - IoT and Machine Learning conversation with Tamara McCleary aka @tamaramccleary
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July 04, 2017
One of the speakers at our upcoming Leonardo Live event is the one and only Tamara McCleary (aka @tamaramccleary), CEO of Thulium (http:www.thulium.co). Tamara will be giving a talk on the topic of machine learning. I asked Tamara to come on the show to give us a preview of her talk about Machine Le

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Episode 29 – The Internet of Things and customer use cases and success stories
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June 22, 2017
SAP’s Nils Herzberg and I were on an ASUG webinar earler this year where he outlined some great use cases SAP’s customers have for the internet of Things. Nils had some great examples, but the webcast was limited to ASUG members only, so I asked him to come on the IoT Heroes show to sha

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Episode 29 - The Internet of Things and customer use cases and success stories
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June 22, 2017
SAP's Nils Herzberg and I were on an ASUG webinar earler this year where he outlined some great use cases SAP's customers have for the internet of Things. Nils had some great examples, but the webcast was limited to ASUG members only, so I asked him to come on the IoT Heroes show to share the custo

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Episode 28 – The Internet of Things, SAP Leonardo, and Sapphirenow reviewed by Diginomica’s Jon Reed (aka @jonerp)
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June 20, 2017
I had a chat recently my old friend Diginomica co-founder, content curator extraordinaire, and fellow Enterprise Irregular Jon Reed (@JonERP on Twitter) shortly after the big SAP Sapphire conference to get Jon’s unique take on SAP, and the Internet of Things. We had a wide-ranging discussion a

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Episode 28 - The Internet of Things, SAP Leonardo, and Sapphirenow reviewed by Diginomica's Jon Reed (aka @jonerp)
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June 09, 2017
I had a chat recently my old friend Diginomica co-founder, content curator extraordinaire, and fellow Enterprise Irregular Jon Reed (@JonERP on Twitter) shortly after the big SAP Sapphire conference to get Jon's unique take on SAP, and the Internet of Things. We had a wide-ranging discussion about t

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Episode 27 - the Internet of Things and Smart/connected/precision Agriculture
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May 28, 2017
I met Rafael Costa at the SAP Sapphirenow conference in Orlando last week. Rafael was there demonstrating how his company Stara, a Brazilian agricultural machine manufacturer was using the Internet of Things to help farmers, increase yields and make their planting and spreading far more efficient.

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Episode 26 - The Internet of Things chat with iot-inc.coms Bruce Sinclair
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May 23, 2017
I have been a longtime fan of Bruce Sinclair's IoT-inc Business Show podcast, so when he asked to come on the IoT Heroes show, I was delighted. "Of course you can Bruce, I'd be honoured." Bruce has just published his new book, so we talked about that, as well as the current state of the Internet of

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Dear Internet of Things startups,…
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May 11, 2017
Dear Internet of Things startups, As you may already know, SAP is one of the world’s largest software companies. We…

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Episode 25 - IoT, Edge computing, Data and device integration
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April 28, 2017
I had a great chat today with SAP's Sindhu Gangadharan. Sindhu is Head of Product Management at SAP for IoT & Cloud Integration services, Process Integration, and the Financial Services Network. In this episode of the IoT Heroes show Sindhu and I had a deep discussion on SAP Leonardo's Edge capabili

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Podcast – Connected cars, goods, energy, healthcare and future IoT trends
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April 25, 2017
I have been a longtime fan of Ken Briodagh’s IoT Time podcast, so when he reached out to ask me to come on his show, I suggested we jointly host a show. He very graciously agreed, and we had a great conversation discussing connected goods, connected transportation, connected agriculture, foo

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Episode 24 - Connected cars, goods, energy, healthcare and future IoT trends
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April 24, 2017
I have been a longtime fan of Ken Briodagh's IoT Time podcast, so when he reached out to ask me to come on his show, I suggested we jointly host a show. He very graciously agreed, and we had a great conversation discussing connected goods, connected transportation, connected agriculture, food prod

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Episode 23 - The Internet of Things, telcos and their place in the ecosystem
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April 19, 2017
I had a great chat today with SAP's Stephan Gatien. Stephan is General Manager of the Telecoms Business at SAP and I met him World Congress in Barcelona earlier this year where we talked about IoT and where telcos fit into the complex ecosystem that is the IoT. I invited him to come on the show to e

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Connected Cars: IoT Disrupts The Once-Humble Automobile
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April 11, 2017
The Internet of Things is helping us unlock an impressive array of features that will transform how we use, view, and interact with our cars.

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What Will The Internet Of Things Look Like In 2027? 7 Predictions
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March 29, 2017
As the pace of innovation increases and connectivity becomes ubiquitous, the Internet of Things is poised to transform nearly every aspect of our lives.

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What the Internet of Things will look like 10 years from now
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March 27, 2017
I was asked recently where do you see the Internet of Things in 10 years? It is a cool question to think about, and to frame it properly it helps to think back to what the world was like 10 years ago, and how far we have come since then. Ten years ago, in 2007 […]
What the Internet of Things w

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Episode 22 - The Internet of Things, the Industrial Internet of Things, Smart Homes
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March 26, 2017
I had a great chat with Rick Bullotta today. Rick is an active mentor, advisor, and investor with startups in areas as diverse as the IoT, autonomous vehicles, AI, digital and additive manufacturing, and others. He is a frequent speaker and recognized expert on the internet of things and advanced ma

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What the Internet of Things will look like 10 years from now
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March 25, 2017
I was asked recently where do you see the Internet of Things in 10 years? It is a cool question…

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SAP’s Vehicle Network Explained
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March 22, 2017
I had the good fortune to meet SAP’s VP Connected Vehicles, Laurens Eckelboom at Mobile World Congress recently and I invited him to come on the IoT Heroes podcast to tell us all about what SAP is doing with its Vehicle Network and other connected car initiatives. Here’s the transcript of our co

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Episode 21 - Internet of Things & upskilling
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March 22, 2017
At SAP's internal event d-kom in Karlsruhe recently I met up with Julien Vayssiere, Global Head of SAP's d-shop program. The d-shop program is a combination workshop and peer-topeer learning environment where SAP employees can sit down and learn how to program Internet of Things devices.   Thousand

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SAP’s Vehicle Network explained by SAP VP Laurens Eckelboom
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March 20, 2017
I had the good fortune to meet SAP’s VP Connected Vehicles, Laurens Eckelboom at Mobile World Congress recently and I…

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Episode 20 - Internet of Things (IoT) connecting cars for frictionless fueling, parking, and services
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March 16, 2017
I had a chat recently with Laurens Eckelboom, SAP's VP and Head of Business Development for Connected Vehicles. We had a great conversation about how the Internet of Things (IoT) is enabling a myriad of new services for vehicle owners. Everything from automated reservation of parking, to payment ful

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Episode 19 - the Internet of Things and IoT Startup accelerators
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March 05, 2017
I had a chat recently with Joachim von Goetz and Ignatz Schatz who run the newly launched IoT accelerator in Berlin. This is an accelerator specifically aimed at startups in the IoT space with a business to business (b2b) focus. We talked about the thinking behind the accelerator, who it is aimed at

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Episode 18 - Internet of Things saving lives, changing business models in manufacturing, healthcare, Energy and Natural Resources
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February 26, 2017
I had a chat recently with V R Vijay Anand, head of the Internet of Things practice for Wipro Digital. We had a fascinating, wide-ranging conversation during which Vijay brought up real world examples of how the Internet of Things is helping to save lives, and change business models in verticals suc

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Internet of Things, renewables and storage – a perfect storm for utilities’ digital transformation
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February 23, 2017
Without doubt it is a time of great turbulence in the electric utilities space. In most regions globally, wind and…

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Technology, renewables and the digitisation of the grid- a perfect storm
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February 23, 2017
Without doubt it is a time of great turbulence in the electric utilities space. In most regions globally, wind and solar are now our cheapest sources of electricity generation, even without subsidies. As a consequence of this, wind has overtaken nuclear, hydro and coal to become the second largest s

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Episode 17 - IoT and Energy - the Internet of Things meets the Smart Grid
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February 23, 2017
I will be presenting at the upcoming International SAP for Utilities event in Lisbon next month on the topic of the Internet of Things and Energy so against the backdrop of the digitisation of energy grids, cratering costs for renewables, and the surge in the global storage market, I wanted to chat

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Episode 16 - IoT and sports - wearables for the win
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February 19, 2017
At SAP's internal event d-kom in Karlsruhe recently I met up with Markus Richter who leads SAP's research and innovation into sports to discuss how IoT is changing sports. We had a great conversation around the increasing digitisation of sports, how SAP is working with national teams to help them im

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Episode 15 - IoT and co-innovation - a chat with the Global Head of SAPs Co-Innovation Labs Rudi Held
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February 12, 2017
I had a great chat recently with Rudi Held. Rudi is the Global Head of SAP's worldwide network of co-innovation labs. These are labs where startups, research institutes, partners and customers can come to co-innovate a product with SAP. I brought him on the show to talk about the co-innovation labs,

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Episode 14 - IoT and integration a chat with John Bates CEO PLAT.ONE
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February 05, 2017
I had a chat recently with John Bates, the CEO of PLAT.ONE, a company recently aquired by SAP.   PLAT.ONE is a company which helps connect diverse devices to the Internet of Things, manage compute locations (edge computingcentral, or hybrid) and sensor  data flows, so amongst other things, we disc

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Episode 13 - Bill Clee on the Internet of Things and Asset Management
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January 29, 2017
Bill Clee is the founder and CEO of UK company Asset Mapping, a company which does geoloaction and enterprise asset management for assets, be they indoors or out. I reached out to him and asked him to come on the show, and he graciously accepted.   You can find Asset Mapping online at www.assetmapp

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Episode 12 - SAP's Leonardo announcement chat with SAP EVP for IoT Dr Tanja Rueckert
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January 22, 2017
SAP made a major announcement recently. It announced its new SAP Leonardo brand for its Internet of Things portfolio of software products. At the same time SAP also announced its new SAP Leonardo Jump-Start program - a program of software and services at a fixed price to help companies starting ou

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IoT, and the transition to the digital services economy discussion with Constellation's Andy Mulholland
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January 20, 2017
Over on the IoT Heroes podcast I recently had a chat with Constellation Research analyst Andy Mulholland. Before coming out of retirement to head up IoT research for Constellation, Andy was Global CTO for Cap Gemini, and so he knows a thing or two about IT!

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IoT, and the transition to the digital services economy discussion with Constellation’s Andy Mulholland
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January 18, 2017
Over on the IoT Heroes podcast I recently had a chat with Constellation Research analyst Andy Mulholland. Before coming out of retirement to head up IoT research for Constellation, Andy was Global CTO for Cap Gemini, and so he knows a thing or two about IT! Andy publishes extremely insightful articl

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Episode 11 - Enterprise Asset Management and IoT conversation with Asset Intelligence Network's Pascal Rauprecht
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January 17, 2017
In this show, I attended SAP's internal d-kom event in Karlsruhe where I caught up with Asset Intelligence Network Product Owner Pascal Rauprecht, and we had a chat about the Internet of Things, Enterprise Asset Management, and how SAP's Asset Intelligence Network can help organisations turn asset m

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SAP Announces: Leonardo, Jump-Start program, and Leonardo event to help organizations get started with IoT
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January 16, 2017
.learn how to see. Realize that everything connects to everything else
Leonardo da Vinci
SAP made a big announcement today related to its Internet of Things (IoT) products. The announcement is in three parts:

SAP is branding its IoT Innovation portfolio SAP Leonardo - naming it after the great visionary, inventor, and artist Leonardo da Vinci
Then, following on from SAP's announcement of the €2bn investment in IoT, SAP is a launching a Jump-Start program to help organisations get started on their IoT pilot programs quickly and reliably and
SAP also announced plans for its first global SAP Leonardo event for SAP customers, partners and IoT experts in Frankfurt Jul 11-12

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SAP Announces: Leonardo, Jump-Start program and Leonardo event to help organizations get started with IoT
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January 12, 2017
…learn how to see. Realize that everything connects to everything else Leonardo da Vinci SAP made a big announcement related to its Internet of Things (IoT) products. The announcement is in three parts: SAP is branding its IoT Innovation portfolio SAP Leonardo – naming it after the great vision

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Episode 10 - Industrial IoT, Enterprise implications and IoT startup conversation with Gary Barnett
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January 08, 2017
Gary Barnett is Head of Enterprise Advisory for industry analyst firm Current Analysis, and is the CTO of IoT Startup AirSensa, an air quality monitoring platform based in the UK. Given Gary's unique experience in both the IoT Enterprise, and IoT startup worlds, I thought he'd make a great guest for

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Episode 9 - IoT, manufacturing, and the digital services economy discussion with Constellation Research analyst Andy Mulholland
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January 01, 2017
Constellantion Research's industry analyst Andy Mulholland has a very strong technical background having been Group CTO for Cap Gemini before coming out to retirement to join Constellation to lead research into IoT.   We had a fascinating conversation around IoT, manufacturing, and the transition t

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Episode 8 - connected cars conversation with Heino Kantimm
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December 25, 2016
In this week's podcast I speak to Connected Cars expert Heino Kantimm. We had a wide-ranging discussion on how the Internet of Things, and autonomous vehicles is completely disrupting the transportation industry, and associated industries such as parking and insurance.

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Tags: IoT, Autonomous Vehicles, InsurTech

Episode 7 - interview with Enterprise Architect Explorer Head Juergen Jakowski
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December 18, 2016
The Internet of Things, and more particularly the Industrial Internet of Things are complex spaces. Many pieces have to be connected to ensure a working system. One tool which can help navigate the complexity is the SAP Enterprise Architect Explorer. In this week's IoT Heroes show I interview Enterp

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IoT, IIoT, Industry 4.0 – what’s what?
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December 12, 2016
The Internet of Things is a very nascent area, and as with all maturing topics, the language surrounding it can be a little confusing. This is especially true when the terms are so new, and not always self-explanatory. So, what are the Internet of Things (IoT), the Industrial Internet of Things (IIo

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Episode 6 - interview with SAP's Nils Herzberg on the Industrial Internet of Things
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December 11, 2016
I recently caught up with SAP's Nils Herzberg and we talked about the Industrial Internet of Things, why it is important to SAP, and SAP's customers.

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Episode 5 - interview with GE's Greg Petroff, and Schneider Electric's John Tuccillo
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December 04, 2016
Schneider Electric's John Tuccillo and GE's Greg Petroff are both members of the Industrial Internet Consortium's steering committee (John is the Chair of the committee), and I caught up with them recently at a joint meeting with the Platform Industry 4.0 event to talk about the Industrial Internet

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Episode 4 - interview with Mrinal Wadhwa, CTO of Fybr
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November 29, 2016
For the latest IoT Heroes show I recorded an interview with the CTO of smart city IoT  company Fybr Tech (http://www.fybr-tech.com), Mrinal Wadhwa (aka @mrinal). We had a very interesting, wide-ranging discussion about everything from IoT,  to smart cities, and even sewage!

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Episode 3 - Conversation with Richard Soley, Executive Director of the Industrial Internet Consortium
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November 23, 2016
At the recent IIC and Platform Industry 4.0 event I had the chance to have a fascinating discussion with Dr Richard Soley about the Industrial Internet Consortium, and the trends in the industrial Internet of Things. The video of this interview is available on Youtube at https://www.youtube.com/wa

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Episode 2 - Conversation with Eclipse's Ian Skerrett
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November 22, 2016
At the joint Industrial Internet Consortium and Platform Industrie 4.0 forum in Germany I caught up with Eclipse's Ian Skerrett to discuss the importance of Open Source and Standards for IoT   You can also check out the video version of this interview on Youtube at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=

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Episode 1 - Conversation with Anke Riechers
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November 22, 2016
The LNI 4.0 organisation is set up specifically to help SME's in Germany quickly get onto the IIoT. I was interested to find out more about the organisation, so I spoke to Anke Riechers from LNI 4.0 You can also check out the video of this interview at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4SOkFppDIts

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Fascinating article Robert, thanks. Happy to take a look at a PDF copy of your book.
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November 04, 2016
Fascinating article Robert, thanks. Happy to take a look at a PDF copy of your book.

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Italy’s train operator invests big in IoT
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October 12, 2016
TrenItalia has invested €50m in an Internet of Things project which it expects to cut maintenance costs by up to €130m anually, to increase train availability, and improve customer satisfaction ratings. There is a lot of hype around the Internet of Things (IoT) these days, so it is refreshing to

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Global Internet of Things Evangelist for SAP
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September 19, 2016
I have been recruited into SAP in the role of Global Internet of Things Evangelist starting this month.

When I left RedMonk earlier this year, I mentioned that I was talking to a couple of people, but that there was still a window of opportunity for other companies to get in touch about my working for them. SAP, and a number of others, saw the post and got in touch.

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Global Internet of Things Evangelist for SAP
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September 14, 2016
My SAP phone on my SAP laptop I have been recruited into SAP in the role of Global Internet of Things Evangelist starting this month. When I left RedMonk earlier this year, I mentioned that I was talking to a couple of people, but that there was still a window of opportunity for other companies [

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Is the IoT hype justified? Will it change everything, or is it a passing fad?
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June 30, 2016
All the buzz in tech these days is about the Internet of Things. Is the hype justified? Will it change everything, or is it a passing fad?Tl; dr. It depends, yes, and no. In that order.To expand a little on that:Is the hype justified?It depends on where it is being used, and what for.So, the use

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The Internet of Things — trends for the telecoms, data centre, and utility industries
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June 07, 2016
https://medium.com/media/f5f7dc83de35e909d2b447907b0c4ab0/hrefI gave the closing keynote at an event in Orlando last week on the topic of The Impact of the Internet of Things on Telcos, Data Centres, and Utilities.The slides by themselves can be a little hard to grok, so I’ll go through them below

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Sure, killing off the competition is a nice side benefit of this tactic, but if the price of oil…
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May 01, 2016
Sure, killing off the competition is a nice side benefit of this tactic, but if the price of oil increases once more, they can start up quickly again (fracking’s capital costs aren’t that high).In the meantime, Saudi has started diversifying away from oil with its $2tn sovereign wealth fund.

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No, but it doesn’t need to.
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May 01, 2016
No, but it doesn’t need to. Demand reduction and international pressure to decarbonise will keep the prices low.

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Wow — how awesome is that?
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April 29, 2016
Wow?—?how awesome is that? I love that as the technology improves, we are able to find out more, and more about our past (and the past of our planet).

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Good question — my bet is on Tesla running it themselves though.
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April 29, 2016
Good question?—?my bet is on Tesla running it themselves though. It iwll serve as a nice revenue stream to help get rid of a lot of the debt that Tesla has accumulated.

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Absolutely right Mark, but another way of looking at this is that now the car will be earning money…
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April 28, 2016
Absolutely right Mark, but another way of looking at this is that now the car will be earning money when it is driving AND when it is resting ;)

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9 Keynotes
The future of Digital - what the next 10 years has in store
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November 05, 2018

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Tags: AI, Autonomous Vehicles, Sustainability

The Future of Digital
SAP
June 04, 2018
Digital transformation is upon us. It is changing all of our industries. What are its implications.? Where is it headed? How will it affect me? All these questions are addressed in this talk I gace at SAP Now in Lisbon

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Tags: Digital Transformation, Healthtech, IoT

The Future of Digital - what the next 10 years has in store
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June 04, 2018
My opening keynote at the recent SAP Now event in Lisbon on where digital is taking us over the next 10 years

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Tags: AI, Blockchain, Digital Transformation

The Future of Digital
Arch Summit
May 23, 2018
My keynote at the Arch Summit in Luxembourg on the Future of Digital

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Tags: Digital Disruption, Digital Transformation, Innovation

The Future of Digital
SAP Hellas & Cyprus
May 22, 2018
My opening keynote at the SAP Now event in Athens on the topic of the Future of Digital

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Tags: Digital Disruption, Digital Transformation, Emerging Technology

The Future of Digital
SAP
October 24, 2017
My opening keynote on the Future of Digital at SAP Now in Belgrade

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Tags: Digital Disruption, Digital Transformation, Emerging Technology

10 predictions of what digital will deliver by 2017
AFSUG
June 21, 2017
I delivered the opening keynote at the Saphila event in South Africa in 2017 on the topic

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Tags: Digital Disruption, Emerging Technology, IoT

IoT and Energy
Tesla World
October 03, 2015
My keynote presentation on IoT and Energy at TeslaWorld

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Tags: Digital Transformation, IoT, Sustainability

Electricity 2.0: Applying the Lessons of the Web to Our Energy Networks
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April 20, 2009
My keynote talk at the O'Reilly Etech conference in Palo Alto applying the lessons of the internet to the energy grid

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Tags: Digital Transformation, Emerging Technology, IoT

13 Media Interviews
Miguel Castro on the importance of culture and identity for organisations
Tom Raftery
August 08, 2018
I caught up with SAP Global Lead for Culture and Identity Miguel Castro at SapphireNow and we had a great conversation about why Culture and Identity is so important for organisations

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Tags: Future of Work, HR, Sustainability

Digital Manufacturing discussion with SAP Head of Solution Management for Manufacturing Mike Lackey
Tom Raftery
August 01, 2018
I caught up with SAP Global VP Mike Lackey at our Sapphirenow event in Orlando and we discussed Digital Manufacturing, using cloud to connect data from all plants, and manufacturing networks using Ariba

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Tags: Cloud, Digital Transformation, IoT

Anne Mette Hoyer on successful IoT project deployment strategies
Tom Raftery
July 26, 2018
I caught up with SAP Director of Leonardo IoT Solutions Anne Hoyer at our Sapphirenow event in Orlando, and we discussed IoT implementation projects, some gotchas, and best practices.

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Tags: Digital Transformation, Emerging Technology, IoT

IOT’S ECOSYSTEM OF TECHNOLOGY WITH TOM RAFTERY OF SAP
Marketscale
June 15, 2018
Podcast on AI and Blockchain's future

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Tags: AI, Blockchain, Emerging Technology, IoT

What will the world look like 10 years from now?
Sapotek
May 30, 2018
Interview by Sapotek (influential Portuguese IT publication) on the Future of Digital

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Tags: Digital Disruption, Digital Transformation, Emerging Technology

Interview prior to ASIS 2018 opening keynote
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May 23, 2018
I was interviewed by CorporateSecurity.tv prior to my opening keynote in Rotterdam at ASIS 2018 about the future of Digital and security

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Tags: Cybersecurity, Digital Transformation, IoT

Tom Raftery: "In ten years technology will have transformed the world"
Liberal.gr
May 07, 2018
Interview with Greek publication Liberal on the near future

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Tags: Digital Transformation, Healthtech, Mobility

The Future of Digital
360 Crossmedia
May 04, 2018
I was interviewed prior to my keynote at the Arch Summit in Luxembourg on the Future of Digital

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Tags: Digital Transformation, Emerging Technology, Innovation

What will the Internet of Things look like 10 years from now?
SAP
October 23, 2017
I was interviewed prior to my keynote in Belgrade about the future of the Internet of Things

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Tags: Digital Disruption, Innovation, IoT

Why IoT is transforming the sum of the parts – not just the whole
IoT News
June 27, 2017
How IoT is transforming industry

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Tags: Emerging Technology, Innovation, IoT

How IoT is transforming the sum of the parts – not just the whole
IoT News
June 27, 2017
How IoT is transforming industry

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Tags: Emerging Technology, Innovation, IoT

Interview with SABC Digital News
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June 06, 2017
Interview with SABC Digital News on the topic of Digital Security

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Tags: Cybersecurity, Digital Transformation, IoT

Digital disruption driving force behind 4th industrial revolution
CAJ News Africa
June 06, 2017
Interview following my Opening keynote at Saphila 2017 in South Africa

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Tags: Digital Transformation, Emerging Technology, IoT

194 Podcasts
August Vacation - Don't Touch That Dial!
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August 04, 2021
Keeping it short and sweet - I'm headed off on vacation for the next few weeks so the podcast is going on a brief break too.I will be back publishing the podcast at its normal weekly (every Wednesday at 6 am CET) cadence resuming with a cool episode on August 25th.If you get lonely for the podc

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Tags: Sustainability, Climate Change, Renewable Energy

August Vacation - don't touch that dial!
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August 02, 2021
Keeping it short and sweet - I'm headed off on vacation for the next few weeks so the podcast is going on a brief break too.I will be back publishing the podcast at its normal twice-weekly (Monday and Friday at 6 am CET) cadence resuming with a cool episode on August 27th. If you get lonely fo

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Tags: IoT, Supply Chain

Predictive Procurement, And Procurement With Purpose - A Chat with Bid Ops CEO Edmund Zagorin
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July 30, 2021
Procurement is a topic we don't cover enough on this podcast. Imagine then if we could cover off procurement, automation, and sustainability in one episode - and that is just what I did with this one. Meet Bid Ops.BidOps is a sourcing and procurement operations platform that helps procurement t

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Tags: IoT, Supply Chain

Using Data And Analytics To Reduce Emissions In The Chemicals Industry - A Chat With Carbon Minds MD Arne Kätelhön
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July 28, 2021
One of the most difficult industries to reduce emissions in is the chemicals industry. I recently came across Carbon Minds, a company focused on emissions data specifically for the chemicals industry.I was intrigued to know more so, I invited Arne Kätelhön, Carbon Minds co-founder and Managing Dir

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Tags: Sustainability, Climate Change, Renewable Energy

Enabling Time Savings And Compliance In The Food Supply Chain - A Chat With Heavy Connect CEO Patrick Zelaya
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July 26, 2021
The food supply chain is ripe (sorry, terrible pun!) for disruption. It has been one of the slowest supply chains to adopt digital technologies.One of the companies trying to change this is HeavyConnect. HeavyConnect are a California based startup who have created a platform for what they call the f

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100% Carbon Neutral Deliveries For The Small Business Sector - A Chat With Sendle Chief Logistics Officer Dennis Oates
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July 23, 2021
The pandemic has seen a huge increase in the number of people taking advantage of e-commerce options for their purchases. Smaller retailers have had to scramble to get up to speed.One company aiming to help out here is Sendle.  Sendle is a delivery company which promises 100% carbon neutral deliver

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Can Sustainable Investing Make A Difference Without Systemic Change - A Chat With Tariq Fancy
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July 21, 2021
I first came across today's podcast guest Tariq Fancy when I read an interview he gave to Peter McKillop on Greenbiz where he argued that sustainable investments and the current focus on ESGs won't achieve anything and may distract from what is really needed - a carbon tax and systemic cha

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Sustainability And Circular Economy In Manufacturing - A Chat With IDC's Maggie Slowik
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July 19, 2021
Sustainability, and the circular economy are two topics which are only gaining in importance. I have covered them in several previous podcasts, but this time I wanted to approach the topics from an analysts perspective, so I invited IDC's Maggie Slowik to join me on the podcast.Maggie is a Re

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Tags: IoT, Supply Chain

The role of the Open Industry 4.0 Alliance - a chat with Endress + Hauser's Michael Riester, and SAP's Ruediger Fritz
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July 16, 2021
Industry 4.0 projects are complex, by definition because of the number of hardware (and software) providers involved typically.One project that tries to simplify this issue is the Open Industry 4.0 Alliance. The alliance brings together some of the largest software and hardware organisations in the

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How to measure and manage circular economy initiatives - a chat with Circular IQ's Roy Vercoulen
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July 14, 2021
One of the issues we have today is that we're using far too many virgin resources in our supply chains. These virgin resources then mostly end up in landfill, or worse are incinerated and the end of a products useful life.The fix for this is to use circular economy principles, but these are sti

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Tags: Sustainability, Climate Change, Renewable Energy

Augmented Reality in Supply Chains - a Chat With Librestream VP Jon Newman
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July 12, 2021
I've not done an episode of the podcast on the topic of Augmented Reality's usefulness in Supply Chains before now, so it was about time to put that right.Librestream is one of the leading companies in the industrial AR space so I invited Jon Newman, their VP of Product Development to come

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Tags: IoT, Supply Chain

Bringing Sustainability To The Fashion World - A Chat With Queen of Raw's Stephanie Benedetto and Phil Derasmo
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July 09, 2021
When we think of the world of fashion, sustainability is one of the last words we'd associate with it.However, Queen of Raw wants to change that. Queen of Raw has built a software platform to help organisations discover, buy, and sell material that would otherwise go to landfill, or be burned.

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How To Accelerate The Necessary Systemic Change - A Chat With North Star Transition Co-Founder Jyoti Banerjee
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July 07, 2021
Change is hard. We know this. However, however hard change is, systemic change is by definition orders of magnitude harder. But that is what is needed if we're to come to terms with climate change. And that is precisely the mission of North Star Transition - to accelerate systemic change.How do

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How no-code brings rapid benefits to supply chains - a chat with Naologic CEO Gabriel Paunescu
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July 05, 2021
The worlds of low-code and no-code are really taking off, and starting to make convincing inroads into the realm of Supply Chain.To find out more about how low-code and no-code can help supply chains I invited Gabriel Paunescu, CEO of Naologic, a no-code enterprise SaaS platform to come on the podca

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Deep Reinforcement Learning - What Is It, And What Are Its Uses In Supply Chain? A Chat with Pathmind CEO Chris Nicholson
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July 02, 2021
A relatively new field of AI called Deep Reinforcement Learning is starting to open up and shows a lot of promise.One company making use of Deep RL in the supply chain area is Pathmind. I invited the founder and CEO of Pathmind, Chris Nicholson to come on the podcast to explain what Deep RL is, why

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Helping startups solve the climate crisis - a chat with Plug and Play CEO Saeed Amidi
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June 30, 2021
A couple of episodes of this podcast have featured guests from the financial space, but we've never had someone from the startup/VC industry so I felt it was time to address that.Plug and Play calls itself an innovation platform. They help around 2,000 startups a year, and they are committed to

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Herta using Connecting Food's blockchain for traceability and food safety - a chat with Maxine Roper and Daniel Amaro
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June 28, 2021
Connecting Food is a startup in the supply chain transparency space (specifically in food as the name would imply). They have developed a platform powered by blockchain to provide real-time traceability of food products, and have several large customers in the agri-food space, including Herta.To di

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Hardware partnerships and Industry 4.0 - a chat with Kuka's Christian Liedtke, and SAP's Alex Altermann
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June 25, 2021
In this the sixth episode of the Industry 4.0 on Fridays series I invited one of our hardware partners, Kuka, to come on the podcast to discuss the close partnership SAP has with Kuka, and the reasons why these kinds of partnerships are required for successful Industry 4.0 projects. From Kuka we had

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Sea-level rise - what's coming, and how business can help minimise it - a chat with Prof Maureen Raymo
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June 23, 2021
On this 30th episode of the podcast, I'm honoured to be joined by renowned climate scientist Professor Maureen Raymo. Maureen is Co-Founding Dean of Columbia Climate School, and Director at Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia University.Here is a sample paragraph from her bio on the Colu

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What's Happening In The CPG Supply Chain? A Chat With Consumer Brands Association's Tom Madrecki
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June 21, 2021
The US Consumer Brands Association came out recently with their Q1 Economic Pulse report which showed that demand for consumer-packaged goods is not letting up any time soon. All the demand has contributed to a supply chain at its breaking point.To learn more I invited Tom Madrecki to come on the po

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Sustainable supply chain strategies - a chat with Atos' Prof dr Abbas Shahim, and PadmaPrasad Munirathinam
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June 17, 2021
Sustainability in supply chains is an extremely important topic these days. Atos do a huge amount of work in this space so I reached out to them to have someone come on to talk about what they're doing in the space.I got to speak to not one, but two of their senior execs - Prof dr Abbas Shahim,

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Making the world run better, and improving people's lives - a chat with SAP's Gunther Rothermel
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June 16, 2021
It has been a while since I had anyone from SAP on the podcast, and since SAP recently held its SAP Sustainability Summit, I wanted to catch up with the team to see how things are progressing.For this episode I invited Gunther Rothermel to come on the show. Gunther leads the Sustainability teams at

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Tags: Sustainability, Climate Change, Renewable Energy

Using Data to Unlock Insights in the Agricultural Supply Chain - a Chat With Proagrica's Lindsay Suddon
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June 14, 2021
The agriculture and food production supply chains are some of the most complex, least connected, that exist.To talk about strategies to resolve that I invited Lindsay Suddon to come on the podcast. Lindsay is the Chief Strategy Officer for Progrica - a global provider of independent connectivity and

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Transform to Net Zero - Industry 4.0 and Sustainability - a Chat with Wipro's Ganesh Bukka, and SAP's Pavneet Bedi
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June 11, 2021
In this the fifth episode of the industry 4.0 on Fridays series I talk about the importance of Industry 4.0 in helping organisations reach their emissions reduction sustainability goals. I spoke to Ganesh Bukka, Wipro's Global Head of Industry 4.0 and Pavneet Bedi  Channel Director, Industry4.

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Mercedes Benz Formula E Team Lead Ian James Talks Electric Motorsport and the Importance of Data
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June 09, 2021
A couple of week's back on this podcast we chatted with Alejandro Agag, the founder of the Formula E World Championship - the electric motorsport racing series. This week I managed to convince Ian James, the Team Lead and Managing Director for the Mercedes Benz Formula E team!We had a fascinati

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Mercedes-EQ Formula E Team Lead Ian James Talks Electric Motorsport and the Importance of Data
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June 09, 2021
A couple of week's back on this podcast we chatted with Alejandro Agag, the founder of the Formula E World Championship - the electric motorsport racing series. This week I managed to convince Ian James, the Team Lead and Managing Director for the Mercedes-EQ Formula E Team!We had a fascinating

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The all new SAP Business Network - what is it, and why would I want one? A Chat with Matthew Easlea
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June 07, 2021
At our annual customer conference Sapphirenow last week SAP announced the SAP Business Network. The new Business Network brings together the Ariba Network, SAP Logistics Business Network and SAP Asset Intelligence Network. Over 5.5 million organizations will benefit from being members of this connec

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Automating warehouse decision making - a chat with Cognitops co-founder and CEO Alex Ramirez
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June 04, 2021
With supply chains coming under all kinds of pressures and disruptions globally, any and all steps that you can take to automate, and optimise to make supply chains more resilient and sustainable are steps in the right direction.With this in mind I had a great chat recently with Alex Ramirez, the CE

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Reducing agriculture's footprint - a Chat with BayWa CIO Tobias Fausch
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June 02, 2021
Bavarian agtech company BayWa AG was recognised recently as one of the Top 50 Global Sustainability and Climate Leaders for all eh work they do reducing their emissions, and crucially helping their customers in the Ag space to reduce their emissions too. I reached out to their CIO, Tobias Fausch to

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Reducing waste in medical supply chains with the circular economy - a chat with Lifecycle Revive's Andy Straisfeld
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May 31, 2021
The Covid 19 pandemic has seen a massive increase in the amount of PPE being used by both healthcare professionals, and by the general public. Much of this is discarded after use and goes straight to landfill.Lifecycle Revive want to fix that. They have come up with a way to take this medical waste,

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Industry 4.0, Partners, and importance of extending beyond factory walls - a chat with Vanessa Molina and Pavneet Bedi
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May 28, 2021
In this the fourth episode of the industry 4 on Fridays series I talk about the importance of partners, and the need to extend beyond your factory walls for a more resilient supply chain. This is the first of a series of Industry 4.0 podcasts dealing with partnerships. Upcoming episodes will feature

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Zero Carbon Electric Motorsports Formula E and Extreme E - a chat with Alejandro Agag
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May 26, 2021
A few months back I hosted Rodi Basso on the podcast where he talked about the E1 Electric Powerboat racing series and it was an excellent episode so, I decided to invite his co-founder Alejandro Agag to come on the podcast to talk about Formula E, and the new extreme off-road electric racing motors

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Supply Chain Resilience with Integrated Business Planning - a chat with SAP and Oliver Wight
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May 24, 2021
Supply chain disruption is becoming the norm rather than the exception. Whether it is cracks in the Hernando do Soto bridge, ships getting stuck in the Suez Canal, or global pandemics, supply chains need to be more agile than ever.To talk through some of the implications of this I invited Mike Snape

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Standards, standards organizations, and open source in Industry 4.0 - a chat with Erich Clauer
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May 21, 2021
In this episode 3 of the Industry 4 on Fridays series I look into the role of standards, standards organizations, and open source in Industry 4.0.To dig into his topic I invited Erich Clauer to come on the podcast. Erich is Vice President, Head of Industry Standards & Open Source, so Erich is un

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Deloitte and climate emissions reductions - a chat with Marc Van Caeneghem
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May 19, 2021
Deloitte, one of the largest professional services companies in the world announced recently its World Climate Commitment. Given who Deloitte are, I was keen to know more, so I invited Marc Van Caeneghem to come on the podcast. Marc is a member of Deloitte's Executive Committee and is their Glo

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Digitising your supply chain - a chat with Lenovo Chief Technologist and CTO, Dr Ajay Dholakia
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May 17, 2021
Lenovo has one of the largest supply chains in the world shipping 3-4 items per second so I was delighted when Dr. Ajay Dholakia (aka @ajaydholakia on Twitter) agreed to come on the podcast to discuss Lenovo's supply chain and how digitisation has helped them.We had a wide-ranging conversation

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Bilateral and multilateral partnerships in Industry 4.0 - a chat with Alex Altermann and Nils Herzberg
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May 14, 2021
And today we have the second episode of our Industry 4.0 for Fridays.In this episode Alex Altermann and Nils Herzberg talk about bilateral, and multilateral partnerships, what they are, why they are, and where to from here with them.Both Alex and Nils referenced the Industry 4.Now Experience page on

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Climate repair? A chat with Prof Sir David King
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May 12, 2021
My guest on the podcast this week is Prof Sir David King. An incredibly accomplished scientist with over 500 papers to his name, he has also been Chief Scientific Advisor to the UK government, the UK Government's Special Representative for Climate Change, and in May 2020 he formed and led Indep

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SAP Digital Supply Chain Edition for SAP S4 HANA? A chat with Sandy Markin
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May 10, 2021
SAP recently announced a new way of accessing our S4 technology for Supply Chains, without having to already have the full S4 suite for ERP.To find out more about this announcement, the advantages for supply chain professionals of this announcement, and how to access it I invited Sandy Markin to com

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The importance of the partner ecosystem in Industry 4.0 - a chat with Dominik Metzger and Nils Herzberg
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May 07, 2021
On today's podcast we're kicking off a new Industry 4.0 on Fridays mini-series - themed broadly on the importance of partnerships, and the partner ecosystem in Industry 4.0.For this inaugural episode I invited Dominik Metzger, Head of Product Management | Manufacturing and Industrial IOT a

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What are Green Bonds and how are they helping companies with their sustainability strategies? A chat with Shrey Kohli
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May 05, 2021
The podcast I published two weeks ago with David Harris and how the investment world is shifting towards sustainable finance, I decided to have a follow-upIn this episode I talked to Shrey Kohli, Head of Debt Capital Markets and Funds at London Stock Exchange Group and we discussed Green Bonds. Many

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The Intersection of Sustainability, Technology, and New Business Models in Supply Chain
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May 03, 2021
Today Monday May 3rd is a bank holiday in many parts of Europe so, I'm keeping the podcast short today. No guest, just me, and I'm talking about the upcoming ASUG Best Practices SAP Supply Chain virtual conference which takes place on May 11-12th.I mention that event in this episode becaus

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Sustainable Supply Chains - new report released: A Chat With Richard Howells
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April 30, 2021
SAP and Oxford Economics have released a report on sustainability in supply chains called "The Sustainable Supply Chain Paradox: Balancing the bottom line with the green line". The report drew on the responses of over 1,000 supply chain executives globally to a detailed survey on the topic

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A Chat with Bill McDonough - How Design Can Help in the Fight Against Climate Change
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April 28, 2021
Over on the Climate 21 Forums I created for discussions about this podcast a user called Siobhán commented that "I would love to hear how design can help in the fight against Climate Change..."When you think of design and sustainability one name stands out - William (Bill) McDonough. Bill

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Field service management in supply chain - a chat with Craig Blumberg
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April 26, 2021
I try to cover as many aspects of the supply chain as possible on this podcast - everything from planning, engineering, manufacturing, warehousing logistics, delivery, but to-date I haven't featured anyone talking about field service management, so this episode finally fixes that!I invited Crai

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Digitisation and Procurement in Supply Chains of the Middle East - PwC's Dr Bashar Eljawhari and Haitham Khalifa
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April 23, 2021
I realised recently that many episodes of this podcast are very Europe/North America centric, so I set out to get a different perspective.I invited Dr Bashar Eljawhari a partner at PwC, and his colleague Haitham Khalifa, Director Enterprise Solutions at PwC Middle East to come on the podcast to disc

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The Power of Climate Benchmarks - a chat with David Harris, Group Head of Sustainable Business at the London Stock Exchange Group
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April 21, 2021
The investment world is changing. Investors are realising that regulations are increasingly mandating for lower carbon products and services which has a knock on effect on organisations with higher emissions, and consequent risks for any money invested in those companies.I invited David Harris, the

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The Power of Climate Benchmarks - a chat with David Harris, Group Head of Sustainable Business an the London Stock Exchange Group
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April 21, 2021
The investment world is changing. Investors are realising that regulations are increasingly mandating for lower carbon products and services which has a knock on effect on organisations with higher emissions, and consequent risks for any money invested in those companies.I invited David Harris, the

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Ensuring workers' rights in your supply chain - a chat with Diginex Solutions' Leanne Melnyk
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April 19, 2021
Supply chains are coming under increasing scrutiny and with the advent of social media, any issues can quickly very quickly go viral affecting a company's reputation, and share price.Diginex Solutions is one organisation using technology to help companies ensure that workers rights are not impi

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Optimizing warehouse management - a chat with Fulfilld co-founder and CTO Michael Pytel
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April 16, 2021
We had a couple of recent episodes around warehousing, robots, and their place in supply chains, so when I came across Fulfilld, I knew they'd be a great fit for the podcast.Fortunately Michael Pytel, co-founder and CTO of Fulfilld was happy to oblige and he came on the podcast to talk about th

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Reducing Google’s Carbon Footprint - Michael Terrell, Director of Energy at Google
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April 14, 2021
Last week's episode of the podcast with Sandra Pallier and Hannah Smith from ClimateAction.tech looked at the issue of reducing IT's carbon footprint taking a bottom up approach so, I wanted to have a follow-up episode looking at reducing IT's emissions issue with a more top-down pers

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Reducing Google’s carbon footprint - a chat with Michael Terrell, Director of Energy at Google
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April 14, 2021
Last week's episode of the podcast with Sandra Pallier and Hannah Smith from ClimateAction.tech looked at the issue of reducing IT's carbon footprint taking a bottom up approach so, I wanted to have a follow-up episode looking at reducing IT's emissions issue with a more top-down pers

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Increasing supply chain visibility with integration - a chat with Cleo CEO Mahesh Rajasekharan
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April 12, 2021
2020 saw a massive global shift to e-commerce, with consequent supply chain disruption, and that shift is here to stay.The big challenge for many organisation is how to integrate their legacy systems to the cloud without compromising those on-premise systems into which they have significant investme

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Winning digital transformation strategies - a chat with Howard Tiersky
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April 09, 2021
My guest on today's episode of the podcast is Howard Tiersky. Howard is CEO of FROM, The Digital Transformation Agency. Howard is also the author of the Wall Street Journal bestseller Winning Digital Customers - The Antidote to Irrelevance, so I invited him to come on the podcast to discuss bes

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How do we reduce IT's carbon footprint? A chat with Sandra Pallier and Hannah Smith of Climate Action Tech
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April 07, 2021
Technology has a large and growing carbon footprint. Everything from when you open Google on your phone, to browsing your Instagram feed, to sending an email has climate emissions implications (by the way, speaking of Google, next week's episode features a senior Google exec sharing what they&a

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Protecting children, your business, and supply chain from child sexual exploitation - a chat with Anna Borgstrom
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April 05, 2021
Child sexual abuse is an horrific crime. Fortunately technology can help detect abuse, prosecute the perpetrators, and protect the victims, and potential victims.One company working in this space is called Netclean. They have developed software that can detect known child sexual abuse images on an o

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Easter vacation 2021 episode
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March 31, 2021
I'm on vacation this week, so I recorded a short episode where I talked about three things:Ratings and reviews for the podcastSome of the recent episodes I published (in case you missed them ,now's a good time to catch-up!) andI previewed some of the upcoming episodes including an incredib

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Easter Vacation 2021 episode
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March 29, 2021
I'm on vacation this week (March 29th 2021), so this is the only episode of the podcast that I'm publishing this week. Normal programming will resume next Monday, April 5th.In this episode I quickly go back over some recent episodes (there are now 118 episodes of this podcast published!) s

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Using weather related data to increase supply chain resilience - a chat with IBMs Paul Walsh
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March 26, 2021
Weather has a huge impact on supply chains - whether it is last month's cold snap in Texas, the drought in Taiwan and it's effect on the semiconductor industry, or simply rainy vs sunny days impact on the sale of umbrellas or ice cream, so I thought it was time to see what we could do abou

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The business of sustainability - a chat with Frank Omare
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March 24, 2021
I wanted to have an episode of the podcast where we level set on the importance of sustainability for organisations, so I invited Frank Omare to come on the podcast to frame sustainability from a business perspective.We had a fascinating conversation, I thoroughly enjoyed it. I hope you enjoy it too

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Digitizing the global grain supply chain - a chat with Naeem Zafar, co-founder, CEO of Telesense
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March 22, 2021
We don't often think about the global food supply chain - it is just there, invisibly making sure we can get food on our table in good condition.To give you an idea of some of the ways technology is helping this hugely important supply chain I invited Naeem Zafar, CEO & Co-Founder of TeleSe

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Automation and digitisation in manufacturing and supply chains - a chat with IDC's Jan Burian
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March 19, 2021
Jan Burian heads up IDC's Manufacturing Insights team in EMEA and he recently published two interesting articles in IndustryWeek - one on operations managers, and the second on automation.With that in mind, I invited him to come on the podcast to talk about technology in supply chains, the role

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Using concrete as a carbon sink? A chat with Prof Volker Sick
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March 17, 2021
Stopping global emissions is not enough. We have to also find ways to remove CO2 from the atmosphere and sequester it.One of the biggest contributors to global emissions is the production of concrete. Imagine if concrete production could be turned from a carbon emitting process into a carbon sink...

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SAP 2021 Digital Supply Chain Strategy released - a Chat with Franz Hero
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March 15, 2021
SAP just released its 2021 Digital Supply Chain Strategy document, so I invited Franz Hero, SAP's Head of Development, Digital Supply Chain to come on the podcast to talk about it.We talked about the what, the why, and the what next of this document - I think you'll enjoy it.If you have any comments

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Transforming warehouse operations - a chat with GDT's Sam Carter, and MSCG's Neil Patel
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March 12, 2021
On today's episode of the Digital Supply Chain podcast I welcomed back Neil Patel of MSCG and one of his customers, Sam Carter, GDT's Director of Warehouse and Logistics.We had a fascinating conversation about how Warehousing has changed in the last year, and where things are headed, best practices

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Impossible Foods quest to reduce the impact of agriculture - a chat with Rebekah Moses
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March 10, 2021
The first time I came across Impossible Foods was when I read an article about them in Techcrunch back in 2016 and I was immediately sold on the idea - making protein for people cutting out the animal middle-man is such an excellent concept, and such a win for the planet in terms of land use, energy

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Adding Robots in Minutes to Extended Warehouse Management - a chat with Albrecht Ricken
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March 08, 2021
Adding robots and cobots to Extended Warehouse Management (EWM) is typically a large and time consuming project spanning months at a minimum.

So, SAP has developed an open source solution called Warehouse Robotics. With Warehouse Robotics, adding robots to EWM typically takes minutes, instead of months. How is that possible?

To answer that question, I invited Dr Albrecht Ricken to come on the podcast to explain. Albrecht is SAP's program Manager for Robotics.

We had a fascinating conversation (we talked about freakin robots with lasers!!!) - and I learned lots about robotics in this episode - hopefully you learn lots too...

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Advanced Shipping and Receiving - a chat with Joerg Michaelis, and Peter Flensberg
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March 05, 2021
With the world moving rapidly to online ordering and Ecommerce - data visibility in transport and logistics is becoming more and more important.

With this in mind SAP has released a new solution called Advanced Shipping and Receiving. To find out more about this I invited Joerg Michaelis and Peter Flensberg to come on the podcast to tell us all about it.

We had a fascinating conversation - and I learned lots about this aspect of supply chains _ hopefully you learn lots too...

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The potential of big data and environmental sustainability - a chat with IBM's Jacob Dencik
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March 03, 2021
Data is the new currency we're told (some people call it the new oil, I refuse to use that expression given the negative connotations of being associated with oil!).Given that, I'd be remiss not to have an episode of the podcast dedicated to talking about how data, and big data can help with the cli

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Managing the cold chain - a chat with Deloitte's Subit Mathew
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March 01, 2021
Given all that has happened in the last 12 months, the importance of cold chains management in supply chain has jumped to the fore.With this in mind I invited Deloitte's Subit Mathew to come on the podcast. Subit is a Managing Director in Deloitte’s Enterprise Performance Consulting Practice and a

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Strategies for improving fleet efficiency - a chat with PowerFleet's Mark Stanton
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