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March 31, 2020

Global Space Economy. The new golden age of space

On May 24, 2019, a bright and orderly row of objects stretched across the sky. A witness was astonished by the scene and began to record without knowing very well what he was observing.

March 17, 2020

“The fight against climate change needs big business”

For Enagás' CEO, Marcelino Oreja, one of the greatest levers of social change lies in the capacity of companies to innovate, supported by new consumer demands. He explains his strategy to improve not only products and services, but also his own processes

March 10, 2020

“Your title is not as important as what you do and your attitude”

The global head of Training, Development and Talent at Banco Santander, Elisabetta Galli, is the best example of how new technologies are already shaping all areas of a business. Her aim is to ensure that the transformation of her department translates into a change in corporate culture that adapts to the new market reality

March 3, 2020

Innovation as a lifeguard in the face of the global challenge of longevity

The sustainability of the companies of the future will go through disruptive solutions that manage to adapt to the challenge of an ageing population and put the elderly at the center of their strategy

February 24, 2020

“Now you don't fight so much for the customer to buy, but for him to come”

The CEO of Grupo Lar, Miguel Pereda, addresses the challenges of the real estate sector with an eye on the future of shopping centers and the digitalization necessary to reinvent them

February 11, 2020

This is the business of virtual assistants: figures and use cases

Chatbots and voice assistants are increasingly impacting businesses. Its ability to communicate with customers and employees will save 6.6 billion euros by 2023 in the banking sector alone, and is even driving new business models

February 6, 2020

Workplace Diversity: A Way to Improve Economy and Society

In the 21st century, the presence of women and other groups in the technology sector remains a minority, a phenomenon that negatively affects both workers and products in the sector. More and more initiatives are being undertaken to bring diversity to teams and equality to the workplace.

February 4, 2020

Instructions for building a Unicorn: Nubank case

Latin America is becoming a strong benchmark of the global entrepreneurship ecosystem. Unicorns (StartUps with exponential growth that get an assessment of more than $1 billion in a short time) seem to have found a new environment to be born, grown and reproduced.

January 7, 2020

How to achieve transformation, one click at a time

Until a few years ago, Walmart was not directly associated with high technology. But progressively, this giant, which began in 1962, has made steady progress in including e-commerce within its business model and has managed to position itself through innovation and acquisitions. While its transformation remains in progress, Walmart is a clear example of how to turn digitization into a great opportunity.

December 16, 2019

What is first? Addressing global warming or keeping pre-existing economic models?

While climate change is in everyone's mind, perhaps not everyone understands its urgency. Worse still, some may prefer to disbelieve in order to continue implementing economic models that generate employment, but are not sustainable.

December 5, 2019

Adaptation and leadership to innovate before it's the only hope

Aversion to change, inherited practices and uncertain times. These are the great obstacles that leaders of all sectors must face to adapt in order to stay relevant.

November 29, 2019

“50% of the policies we issue do not require human intervention”

Although for the CIO of Nationale-Nederlanden, Jordi Bueno, automation is a great business advantage, he says that people remain strategic for business, and relies on technologies such as the cloud and automatic learning to bring more value to customers

November 28, 2019

“The problem is that failure is not seen as something natural”

For Adigital's president and co-founder of the K Fund, Carina Szpilka, technology is only a facilitator for innovation to work. In her opinion, the real innovators are the people who have to be offered safe spaces so that they can take risks.

November 20, 2019

How human-centered design led to the creation of flying cars

Third in the ranking of the world's largest aeronautical companies, Brazilian Embraer is an innovative company: most employees seek to work on innovation issues – product innovation, technology innovation, process innovation, service innovation.

November 4, 2019

“The fundamental part of talent is the obsession to keep learning”

If new technologies are revolutionizing almost every industry, travel was not going to be any less. Amadeus' general manager for Spain and Portugal, Fernando Cuesta, believes that traditional holidays, devised according to the time and destination, are going to disappear.

November 4, 2019

“We're moving towards a model of selling everything as a service”

Change ownership to renting with technology and data, whether it is a car, a house or a shower. This is the main idea of the vision of the president of Bosch for Spain and Portugal, Javier González Pareja, who regrets the years in which products were created without asking customers.

November 4, 2019

“I don't visualize a robot carrying food to the client's table”

Although the director of McDonald's Consumer and Business Unit, Alejandro Hermo, bets on maintaining the human component, he also imagines a future with intelligent burgers that know the tastes of their customers as soon as they walk through the door.

November 4, 2019

“The best energy is the one that is not consumed, the problem is that we use too much”

Waiting for the most sustainable solutions for mobility to become more economical, the CEO of Madrileña Red de Gas, Alejandro Lafarga, defends natural gas, especially for public transport.
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