Tag Archives: Future

shift 2020 Brain Food #16 – Conversational Commerce

Welcome to the shift 2020 Brain Food #16 newsletter with news on my activities, insights and links to must read articles on the technological transformations in business and society, carefully curated by yours truly. Conversational Commerce My first real experience with conversational commerce was on a trip to Mexico last month where I did the entire checkin and boarding with KLM via the Facebook Messenger app. Just ticking a box to “receive [...] Read More

Shift 2020 @ #MWC16 – Final Programs & Some Brain Food

Here’s the latest info about the shift 2020 events during the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. Read on for the latest program details and make sure to book your tickets to avoid being left out. I included some Brain Food with links to the most interesting articles I read this week. I will be coming back with the regular Brain Food content after the Mobile World Congress. And there’s more goodies inside! Newsletter highlight this [...] Read More

shift 2020 at Mobile World Congress 2016 – Mobile Sunday, IoT Stars & Socratic Design Workshop #MWC16

Mobile Sunday 2016 with Tech.eu Don’t miss the most important networking event before the Mobile World Congress and 4YFN conference in Barcelona, this year in a unique collaboration with Tech.eu. Rudy De Waele and Tech.eu invite you to come and listen to some startup pitches, inspiring talks and insightful panel discussions, taste some local Estrella Damm beers and enjoy some of the best networking during #MWC16 and #4YFN. What to expect this year at Mobile [...] Read More

Socratic Design Workshop @ Mobile World Congress 2016

Cadaqués, February 26-27, 2016. shift 2020 and Schwab Filosofia are organising a Socratic Design Workshop before and after the Mobile World Congress in Cadaqués, the pearl of the Costa Brava. The two-day workshop includes  an overview of future transformative trends by our special guest and participant Gerd Leonhard. This program is ideal for Executives and Startup Entrepreneurs. Come and join us for this unique opportunity to learn to use the Socratic Design Method, get insights about the world we’re moving into rapidly, and [...] Read More

Interview and Podcast with Rudy De Waele on The Future of Work

Worklife Hub did this interview and podcast with me recently where I talk about the impact of technology on the workplace and what HR can learn from start-ups, in advance of my upcoming keynote at HRM Expo | Zukunft Personal, the largest trade fair for HR management in Europe. (Image by Gerd Leonhard)

shift 2020 Brain Food Newsletter #5

\\\\\\\\\\ Subscribe to shift 2020 Brain Food Newsletter here ////////// Welcome to this weeks shift 2020 Brain Food #5 newsletter with insights on digital transformation changing our world in business and society. This week’s topics include lots of FinTech and 3D Printing, IoT, the income shrinking of the middle class, and an item on the complexity of predicting the future. The result of the survey last week is that most people prefer Fridays or weekend over Tuesdays or midweek, [...] Read More

Dining with a Billionaire

It’s not everyday you dine with a billionaire. Yesterday, I had the chance to dine with Les Wexner, founder, chairman and ceo of L Brands, Inc. (owns Victoria’s Secret amongst other brands) at the Inaugural Real Estate Conference at the Ohio State University. His net worth is estimated by Forbes is 7.7 Billion (March 2015). Les is  a very charismatic, charming and engaging personality, very energetic and witty for his age – he’s [...] Read More

3D Printing and its Impact on Real Estate

Here are the slides from my talk for the Center for Real Estate at the Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, April 22, 2015. 3D Printing and its Impact on Real Estate from Rudy De Waele The slides are currently featured on the Slideshare homepage. +1.000.000 people have viewed my presentations online. You can view various Slideshare presentations on different topics here

The Evolution of Mobile (towards the IoT)

Here are the slides of my presentation on The Evolution of Mobile (towards the Internet of Things) at Sanoma Mobile Inspiration Conference in Amsterdam on March 24, 2015. The Evolution of Mobile from Rudy De Waele You can view a short video resume of the conference here.

Kwamecorp Session on Operating Systems for IoT

Recently, I helped organising  an invite-only lunch event for Kwamecorp. Kwamecorp is a service and product innovation agency based in London you may know from work such as the Fairphone, LokLok, bond or other exciting projects they designed.  We invited some interesting folks from diverse areas in the IoT ecosystem including Anastassia Emmanuel from Indiegogo UK, Marcus Sandberg from Wearable World and Raph Crouan from Startupbootcamp IoT. We also invited some startups and interested folks from the industry interested to learn [...] Read More