In the quest for answers to this question, ThyssenKrupp gathered its top innovation managers and digital innovators at its campus in Essen with the purpose of learning and sharing insights. Thinslices was asked to conduct an App Development Workshop for ThyssenKrupp’s top innovation managers. We held two workshop sessions with the same content but different audience members. To our delight, we had the pleasure of meeting top managers with eager interest, ideas, and a hands-on mentality.
When we received the request from ThyssenKrupp to hold a hands-on app-development workshop at ThyssenKrupp, we were more than curious. ThyssenKrupp has a legendary tradition and its roots can be traced back to Krupp’s founding in 1811. Krupp is also known for its company culture that made employees “Kruppianers”. The latter were asked to adhere to strong ethical principles (laid in the corporate regulative from 1872) and received numerous social benefits including health insurance and a company pension.
Radical innovation is associated with a massive improvement in performance and a change in technology. It can sometimes come in the form of a shift from existing performance or solving a complex (large scale) problem that existing products fail to solve. This oftentimes supposes the emergence of more sophisticated technology, resulted from pushing the boundaries of knowledge.
Having the potential to impact every sector of our lives, the Internet of Things (IoT) is becoming an increasingly growing topic of conversation both in the workplace and outside of it. But what exactly does this concept refer to?
A survey on Lean Product Development reveals that German companies haven’t fully implemented this methodology within their organisation.
We’ve recently conducted a survey as part of a presentation on digital transformation that we carried out in May. This article is meant to present the findings of the survey and to shed light on the importance of Lean and Agile methodologies for different IT-related companies.
After a presentation on the topic of digital transformation last week, an experienced business consultant approached us and suggested that we did not show the ROI of digital innovation. This article comes as a response to his suggestion and addresses the challenge faced by businesses when it comes to digital transformation.