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What can a zombie apocalypse, gorilla and kids teach us about innovation?

What can a zombie apocalypse, gorilla and kids teach us about innovation?
In research from McKinsey than 70 percent of senior executives said that innovation is at least one of the top three drivers of growth for their companies in the next three to five years. Others sa

Q&A: Claire Carter, Lenovo’s Marketing Director for MEA

Q&A: Claire Carter, Lenovo’s Marketing Director for MEA
Claire Carter, Lenovo’s Marketing Director for MEA, chats about the business benefits of having more women in the tech industry and why Lenovo sees this as a priority.

UK manufacturers turn to existing people and processes to drive productivity

UK manufacturers turn to existing people and processes to drive productivity
At the same time a rapidly increasing number of manufacturing firms are seeing turnover and profits nosedive compared to this time last year. These are two headline findings of the latest SM

Expert Eye: Accenture on how Tesla got it right

Expert Eye: Accenture on how Tesla got it right
Written by: Eric Schaeffer and David Sovie, Senior Managing Directors at AccentureDigital technology is highly disruptive, but also the biggest

Ask the execs: If you could offer one piece of advice for a young entrepreneur entering your industry, what would it be?

Ask the execs: If you could offer one piece of advice for a young entrepreneur entering your industry, what would it be?
Each issue we ask our contributing business leaders to answer a common question. This edition of EME Outlook magazine saw our execs answer: If you could offer one piece of advi

City of Helsinki launches local sustainability programme

City of Helsinki launches local sustainability programme
According to a survey carried out by the City of Helsinki in 2018, two thirds of residents identified the climate crisis as their major concern when thinking about the future of the city. In respon

Opinion: Why the future of construction is modular

Opinion: Why the future of construction is modular
It’s no secret that the UK is suffering from a housing crisis. Modular homes are seen as the answer. They are designed to be incredibly energy efficient – some costing just £1 per d

IBM and Wimbledon: From Data Deuce to Analytical Advantage

IBM and Wimbledon: From Data Deuce to Analytical Advantage
Wimbledon is best described as a special affair.The tennis grand slam has entrenched itself as one of the most prestigious sporting events of the calendar year, renowned as beautifully Briti

Exclusive: In conversation with the FinTech Alliance

Exclusive: In conversation with the FinTech Alliance
Financial technology. Two words that are readily associated with innovation, it is often thought that the field has only began to come to fruition in recent years with the emergence of mobile banki

Industry 0.0: Heineken on the rise of low-alcohol beer and its Formula E partnership

Industry 0.0: Heineken on the rise of low-alcohol beer and its Formula E partnership
Beer, it is safe to say, has stood the test of time. It is the oldest recorded recipe in the world, the Egyptian’s documenting brews with ingredients such as dates, pomegranates and indigeno

How IBM and Wimbledon harness technology to bring tennis to the masses

How IBM and Wimbledon harness technology to bring tennis to the masses
The All England Lawn Tennis Club. Spiritual home of tennis and abound with tradition, it may not appear the most obvious candidate for trailblazing the use of technology in sport. It is a ve

Award winning software company ESS Engineering Software Steyr poised to make its mark at Mining Investment London Conference

Award winning software company ESS Engineering Software Steyr poised to make its mark at Mining Investment London Conference
https://www.mininginvestmentlondon.com, part of the global Mining Investment Conference Series, will be returnin

Event preview: MINEX Europe Mining & Exploration Forum

Event preview: MINEX Europe Mining & Exploration Forum
The fourth MINEX Europe Mining & Exploration Forum will take place in Sofia, Bulgaria on June 25-27, 2019 under central theme ‘The Future of Sustainable Mining in the Balkans and Beyond’.

Expert Eye: Evaluating the need for both competition and collaboration in the financial sector

Expert Eye: Evaluating the need for both competition and collaboration in the financial sector
Banks are increasingly pitted against fintechs and their digital counterparts. At conferences delegates are asked to group into incumbents and challengers, and the media have feasted on the David v

MULTI by thyssenkrupp Elevator: Uplifting Urban Mobility

MULTI by thyssenkrupp Elevator: Uplifting Urban Mobility
The world’s first passenger elevator didn’t look like much compared to the finished articles that can be found in today’s buildings.Launched at the Haughwout Department Store in central New

Munich Airport's LabCampus: The New Anatomy of Innovation

Munich Airport's LabCampus: The New Anatomy of Innovation
Previously named Europe’s Best Airport 11 times when pitted against 550 others, Munich Airport is unsurprisingly the continent’s first and only five-star aviation centre.As you’d expect, the

World Gold Council’s John Reade named keynote speaker at Mining Investment Europe

World Gold Council’s John Reade named keynote speaker at Mining Investment Europe
From mining to quarrying to construction materials, multiple industry experts will be in attendance including John Reade, the Chief Market Strategist and Managing Director of Research for the World

Mixed messages: The impact of Brexit on automotive and tech sectors

Mixed messages: The impact of Brexit on automotive and tech sectors
Brexit has uncoiled into an unprecedented political mess. Splintered parties, three years of ongoing EU negotiations, and a prime minister who was only put into power because her predecessor

Event preview: Future of Mining EMEA

Event preview: Future of Mining EMEA
The Future of Mining EMEA conference takes place at 8 Northumberland Avenue in London from June 26-27 with a strategic focused commercial and operational agenda connecting the industry across Europ

MWC exclusive: LaLiga and modernising footballing experiences

MWC exclusive: LaLiga and modernising footballing experiences
Virtual reality, artificial intelligence, machine learning, big data, cloud. Novel subject areas that resonated throughout Barcelona in the week beginning February 25th, but not technologies that m

MWC exclusive: How KPMG is helping to put smaller enterprises on the map

MWC exclusive: How KPMG is helping to put smaller enterprises on the map
MWC is not just about the world’s tech giants showcasing their latest inventions. A short, but traffic-laden trip up the road from Fira Gran Via is Fira Montjuïc, home to 4YFN (Four Years Fr

MWC exclusive: An interview with SAP on the increasingly customer-centric cloud

MWC exclusive: An interview with SAP on the increasingly customer-centric cloud
By 2022, some 28 percent of spend in key IT segments will shift to the cloud. In monetary terms, IDC calculates that public cloud services spend in 2018 hit $180 billion, a massive year on y

MWC exclusive: AT&T and the importance of innovation

MWC exclusive: AT&T and the importance of innovation
$170.8 billion in annual revenue, 273,000 employees, 150,000 network subscribers.The world’s largest telecommunications company, it’s hard to comprehend the stature of AT&T – a headache

MWC exclusive: Nokia - administering the intelligent

MWC exclusive: Nokia - administering the intelligent
“I guess I’m addicted to the next thing, the seemingly impossible.”Not only working as the Director of Enterprise Marketing at global telecommunications company Nokia but also residing in Si