Digital Transformation: Big Data, the Internet of Things and the Rise of Intelligent Software and Digital Assistants — Opportunities and Challenges in the Next Five Years

Track: Keynote | K1 |
Thursday, June 4, 2015, 10:45am – 12:00pm
Held in: Saal Berlin
Gerd Leonhard - The Futures Agency

Everything that can be digitized and automated, will be. Software is eating the world (Andreessen). Digitization, automation, optimization, disintermediation and robotization is now happening in all industries. Digital transformation — going from an analog or semi-digital world to a digitally-native world — is certain to be the quintessential challenge-opportunity in the next five years. How can people and companies become better at understanding, and faster at implementing, the transformations that are required? How will a company or an organization prosper in a world that is quickly becoming interconnected and interdependent? What challenges and opportunities are awaiting the localization business?