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Nothing Ages Faster than the Future: How do companies deal with obsolete knowledge?

In t3n magazine I look at the topic of how companies could deal with obsolete knowledge. Rapid technological progress has consequences. A disruptive business model can make my offer unusable overnight. Competition no longer takes place only between products or processes – but via business models. What counts today may be obsolete tomorrow. How can “old knowledge” be unlearned?

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Interviews

Technology drives transformation

This time, I had an interesting conversation with Stephan Hablutzel, Chief Operating Officer at Fresh Accounting in Hong Kong. Currently, Stephan helps growing the business of an accounting start-up in Hong-Kong. We talked about the importance of technology for transformation, discussed the question what stablished companies can do to not lose track and how governments in Asia influence the drive of change.

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Cultural change: The ultimate discipline of business transformation?

Today, Anton Tremp took the time to talk with me about the dimensions of transformations. Anton is currently General Manager for a European technology group in Saudi Arabia. We talk about his tasks, operational and cultural challenges, leadership during situations of change and why cultural change is the ultimate discipline of transformation.

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We are not agile because it is trend!

The term “agility” has been an inflationary buzzword in the media for years. Everything must be agile today. In the flood of agile hymns of praise, however, the real reason for this often fades away. Why do companies decide to switch to agile? I will talk about this today with Patrick Diemer, Chairman of the Management Board of AirPlus International.

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Without the Right Backing, You Won’t Have Change

Last summer I met with Gerhard Stamm. Stamm is the owner and managing director of the Stamm Consulting Group based in Barcelona, Spain. This seasoned engineer has many years of international experience in the expansion, reorganization and restructuring of manufacturing companies. Under the Spanish sun we talked about the problems of change processes in corporations from the point of view of an external interim manager.

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