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- April 5, 2021
"In the next few years there will be professionals, not professions."For Eva Roca, head of Talent Acquisition at Schneider Electric Iberia, dealing with uncertainty is part of the new business normal, companies must empower employees to drive change in an agile way and learn from their inevitable mistakes.
- February 22, 2021
"Insurers need to agree on which client data should not be used"Deputy director general of Transformation at Mutua Madrileña, Jaime Kirkpatrick, unpacks the challenges and opportunities for the insurance sector in the face of technological and mobility changes, and the effect COVID-19 is having. He also calls for an agreement among companies to protect users from discriminatory and unfair algorithms
- February 9, 2021
"Low-cost insurance shouldn't mean lower quality"The director of Digital Business at DKV Group, Josep Celaya, believes that the insurance industry's survival will rely on a firm commitment to the health sector and ''blind faith'' in innovation. He is committed to using digitalisation to break away from the myth that associates low-priced products and services with poorer characteristics
- January 25, 2021
"Human Resources departments must rewrite history"The manager of his division at Arcos Dorados in Argentina, Sergio Pivetti, explains how the pandemic has accelerated their remote working schemes and wellness initiatives with spectacular results, and encourages his counterparts to support their workers in balancing their work and personal lives.
- January 12, 2021
"The pandemic accelerated some of our projects five years"For the CIO of La Comer supermarkets, Flor Argumedo, COVID-19 has become a catalyst for improving customer service and explains how they were able to take advantage of innovation and available technologies to meet the huge increase in demand they were experiencing
- December 22, 2020
"Until everyone is made safe with a vaccine or an antiviral, no one will be"Aside from betting on innovation and technology, the Director General of the pharmaceutical company MSD in Brazil, Hugo Nisenbom, assures that the pharmaceutical industry’s first objective should be the health of the patient and not the economic benefit, especially during coronavirus times
- December 10, 2020
"Companies that fail to see the importance of diversity will suffer a competitive disadvantage"Ralph Lauren's Vice President of Human Resources for EMEA, Patricia Lajara, argues that employee well-being, flexibility and a strong corporate culture will be key to managing a new era in which talent demands social responsibility from their companies
- November 25, 2020
"Countries don’t do research because they are wealthy, they are wealthy because they do research"The Minister of Science, Universities and Innovation for the Community of Madrid, Eduardo Sicilia, states that many aspects of the pandemic would have been resolved if there had been earlier investment in science and innovation. The interconnection of universities and companies within the research ecosystem is key to ensuring that results permeate both society and the economy
- November 11, 2020
"In the medium term, leisure, entertainment, and tourism will be the sectors that experience the greatest boom"The vice-president of Oracle NetSuite for Latin America, Gustavo Moussalli, looks at how the pandemic has forced millions of companies to digitize in record time. As a result, they are noe better prepared, have more control over their businesses and more effective agile decision-making.
- October 26, 2020
"Mobility is changing. People don’t buy cars anymore"As the leader of a business specialising in the innovation of a sector as traditional as energy, the CEO of Enel X, Francesco Venturini, knows first-hand the challenges of digitalisation, but, also, the enormous potential of new technologies to save costs and offer new products and services.
- October 15, 2020
True social integration is achieved through employmentFor ILUNION's CEO, Alejandro Oñoro, innovation not only helps to achieve business objectives, but also to provide value for people with fewer opportunities
- September 30, 2020
Our proposal is based on digitalization and emotional contactThe coronavirus has burst into the insurance sector in full transformation, and companies like Generali have reacted by implementing more digital tools and rethinking the notions of productivity, flexibility and teleworking, explains its CEO in Spain, Santiago Villa
- September 2, 2020
Video Call Technology Is a LifesaverFor the managing director of Santalucía, Andrés Romero, digital services such as virtual technical assessments and telemedicine have been indispensable for clients during the coronavirus pandemic, so their rapid adoption will help consolidate them in the new normalcy.
- August 5, 2020
Insurers Must Shift to a Model of Predict and PreventFor Chubb’s Chief Digital Officer Sean Ringsted, in this moment of social changes, the insurance industry should use the power of information and data to accelerate the pace of its digital transformation and achieve real personalization according to the emerging needs of consumers.
- July 22, 2020
Nobody Believes that 50% of My Employees are MillenialsGreater efficiency, predictive capability, and time dedicated to the people. The Director of People and Culture at Amadeus, Valle Rodríguez, describes the multiple benefits that technology is providing to her department and how she values other methods of innovation like intergenerational cooperation.
- July 7, 2020
AI Will Help Us Predict the Safety of Tourist DestinationsFor Gabriel Escarrer, CEO of Meliá Hotels, technologies like artificial intelligence will help propel tourism in the post-Covid era: personalizing client experience, monitoring the occupation of spaces, and predicting the security of destinations will be some of its applications
- June 24, 2020
Collaborating on Pharmaceuticals Is Paramount, Even If It Means Profit SharingThe Director of Executive Operations and R+D at Sylentis, Ana Isabel Jiménez, asserts that the pharmaceutical sector must change its mentality. She believes it is strategic to work with other institutions, and even to share the intellectual property of the resulting product to provide more agile responses to society.