The future of work in the fourth industrial revolution rests in combining skills Storymaping an example of future skills combined

​“The future belongs to those who learn more skills and combine them in creative ways.” ― Robert Greene Storymaps are an authoring tool and technique used to tell a story that involves maps, places, locations, or geography. They are internet-based applications that let authors combine beautiful maps with narrative text, images, videos and social media. The applications are designed to

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Why Germany needs a ‘Ministry of Digitalisation’? ...and how a petition might change everything

Politics and businesses in Germany have been in agreement for a long time: digitization will change all areas of life and many of the aspects of the economy. Nevertheless, the future federal government of Germany is not planning to establish a Ministry of Digitization. This can endanger the future of Germany as a country, its businesses and its society. In

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The Internet of Things: the revolution is here! Innovation in logistics and supply chain management

We stand on the brink of a technological revolution that will fundamentally alter the way we live, work, and relate to one another. In its scale, scope, and complexity, the transformation will be unlike anything humankind has experienced before –  Klaus Schwab The information age or the data economy or the fourth industrial revolution or the Internet of Things,  call it what

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Data: the fuel powering business innovation in the fourth industrial revolution Using location data to create value and wealth

Some estimates say the global market for core geographical information will exceed $13bn (£9.6bn) by 2025.   – Consultancy firm Navigant. It is easy to see why many claim that data is the new oil. And it’s true. The use of data to power business is everywhere and growing.  Just “think of Uber, Deliveroo, Airbnb, the development of driverless cars, and

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