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Change Your Thoughts and Transform Your Business

We live in a time where the pace of change is faster than ever before, and innovative companies are increasingly setting the agenda. This requires a new practice leadership for how we operate and make decisions. Access our insights, latest thoughts, research, trends and more through our 'Thoughts & Insights'.

Thoughts & Insights

- Exploring the Future Impact of Technologies, Innovation & Leadership

Building a Brighter Future through a Powerful Ecosystem  When was the last time you flipped a light switch? You may not even recall.   For centuries, electricity has been a great creator of economic growth, human development and societal innovation in human history. Through the history of electricity, nations have been on a rapid march towards making significant progress on access to healthcare, education and entrepreneurship. For the first time ever, the number of people without access to electricity fell below 1 billion in 2017, according to International Energy Agency.  Achieving access to reliable and affordable electricity is essential for creating a better future. It takes energy technologies and innovative partnerships to provide access to electricity in all corners of the world. The key to success in the future energy system is a holistic approach that leverages the full potential of electrification throughout the entire energy value chain.   I was invited to the ‘Egypt Megaproject’ in Beni Suef by Siemens to get first-hand look at the largest combined cycle power in the world. Siemens have partnered with Elsewedy Electric, Orascom Construction and local authorities to power energy-driven transformation in Egypt. The country needs a reliable and affordable energy system to stabilize both the energy supply and to drive Egypt’s sustainable economic growth. The partnership aims to improve lives and create new local opportunities by using energy technologies to provide more efficient and sustainable energy access.   Scaling Up Innovation through Electricity Access Never in history has the pace of urbanization been so rapid. Access to electricity has an enabling innovation effect by creating social and economic opportunities for the country. The high-tech industry plays a key role for new opportunities for efficiency, technological and business innovation at the scale required for achieving the SDGs. Governments today are partnering with technology providers as a catalyst to achieve socio-economic and digital transformation. The ‘Egypt Megaproject’ aims to allow start-ups, corporate companies, scientists and local authorities to work alongside one another and hopefully create a better future for the country. A mix of energy sources, technologies and new business models opens doors for improving lives. The wealth of opportunities offered by energy investments and strategic collaborations is bringing expertise to scale up innovation in the most transformative and positive way possible.

Electricity empower the powerless and have a profound impact on the future

Companies have to support countries and individuals in seizing opportunities in today’s complex technology ecosystem. In other words, in the end it is the know-how and skills of the citizens that create the results in a complex energy infrastructure.

Companies need to look into their ecosystem, meaning their partners and so on, and ask themselves: what kind of an ecosystem will match our business ambitions in the future? Ecosystems are so important not only in regards to discovering and integrating new technology, but innovation in general.

Partnerships are a key part of business development

With increasing focus on innovation and more complex, new technologies, it's clear to me that partnerships have become a key to the development of both established businesses and start-ups.

Companies need to look into their ecosystem, meaning their partners and so on, and ask themselves: what kind of an ecosystem will match our business ambitions in the future? Ecosystems are so important not only in regards to discovering and integrating new technology, but innovation in general.

Reinventing traditional industries

Sometimes we focus too much on the fact that we live in a fast-paced business world, which is of course true, but we also need to do remember to experiment in the present, especially with already existing businesses.

With Industry 4.0 we see a fusion between technologies and humanity, the way in which smart technologies, from the Internet of Things, blockchain, 3D printing, robotics to drones for delivery, can transform the future of work.

At the Forefront of Tomorrow’s Manufacturing

With Industry 4.0 we see a fusion between technologies and humanity, the way in which smart technologies, from the Internet of Things, blockchain, 3D printing, robotics to drones for delivery, can transform the future of work.

Most robots today sit in a factory doing repetitive tasks. They do their task day in and day out without breaks. But it doesn't have to be that way.

Business 4.0 - Robots Are Coming to a Job Near You

Most robots today sit in a factory doing repetitive tasks. They do their task day in and day out without breaks. But it doesn't have to be that way. 

Businesses today are increasingly seeking new models to get started quickly with ideas, decrease time to market and value. A disruptive force is right around the corner, let’s check out technologies and trends shaping tomorrow’s business.

Everyone Talks About Innovation - But How?

Businesses today are increasingly seeking new models to get started quickly with ideas, decrease time to market and value. A disruptive force is right around the corner, let’s check out technologies and trends shaping tomorrow’s business.

“To raise new questions, new possibilities, to regard old problems from a new angle, requires creative imagination and marks real advance in science."

- Albert Einstein