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Everything Like Back Then – And Yet Quite Different

Everything Like Back Then – And Yet Quite Different

Open standards, container software, apps and APIs, web services instead of software licenses - when it comes to industrial software, there is currently a spirit of optimism with numerous companies being founded, just as I experienced 30 or 40 years ago in the birth of...

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“AI Compass” Now Also On The Chinese Market

“AI Compass” Now Also On The Chinese Market

Now, my AI Compass is also available in Chinese. With a translation by Yongmei Chen-Wegmann, who has lived and worked in Germany for many years and attached great importance to understanding my text in depth. That was a good collaboration. Now the book can also be...

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Keynote Sendler At Thuringian Mechanical Engineering Day

Keynote Sendler At Thuringian Mechanical Engineering Day

On October 6, the Thuringian Center for Mechanical Engineering, together with the Thuringian ClusterManagement of LEG Thuringian, invites you to the 5th Thuringian Mechanical Engineering Day in Erfurt at COMCENTER Brühl. The theme of the event this year: "Resource...

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The Importance Of Small And Medium Enterprises At A Glance

The Importance Of Small And Medium Enterprises At A Glance

The figures are publicly available. Yet almost no one knows them, because the media and associations tend to keep quiet about these figures. I searched in vain for descriptive graphics that provide information on the composition of industry by company size class. Then...

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So That Industry Remains The Heart Of The Economy

So That Industry Remains The Heart Of The Economy

Just under a quarter of all working people in Germany are still employed in industry. In contrast to almost all other industrialized countries. That is what accounts for our relative stability. Economically, politically and socially. To ensure that it stays that way,...

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Friedrich Ebert Foundation Panel On The Welfare State

Friedrich Ebert Foundation Panel On The Welfare State

On June 17, at 11:45 a.m., I will be taking part in an online panel organized by the Friedrich Ebert Foundation. In the hope of making it clear that digitalization and the reshaping of industry can only work if the welfare state is revived and the privatization of...

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I Have A Dream: Digital Industry Circle

I Have A Dream: Digital Industry Circle

The digitalization of industry demands that we embark on a new path never before taken in the industry: from tangible to intangible value creation. To do this, the right people must come together to do what is necessary, together. That is my dream. It is...

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Industry Policy – The Time is Pressing

Industry Policy – The Time is Pressing

Germany is a strong industrial location. The products are good. We are far ahead. But we could soon be facing the same situation as the USA and Great Britain: Industrial wasteland and, as a result, a deeply divided society. If we do nothing.(The graphic is taken from...

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AI Compass in Chinese and at AI Marketplace Launch Event

AI Compass in Chinese and at AI Marketplace Launch Event

My AI Compass for Decision Makers, which was published by Hanser last year, will also be coming out in Chinese in the middle of this year. The Beijing publisher Posts & Telecom Press has arranged for the translation and plans to have the book in bookstores by the...

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