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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 Brain Food #15 – Exponential Humanity

Welcome to the shift 2020 Brain Food #15 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. It’s been a while since my last newsletter as I was out for a break and contemplating on new adventures and… Exponential Humanity As technological progress is relentlessly speeding into the future while moving from the industrial era [...] 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

IoT Shifts Transformation Retreat October 2015

October 16th – 18th 2015 – Peralada Spain shift 2020 and Claro Partners present the “IoT Shifts Transformation Retreat“ – a brand new, groundbreaking two-day custom designed workshop at a beautiful luxury 5-star resort in Spain. Designed and led by Digital Strategist Rudy de Waele, and Innovation Philosopher Humberto Schwab, the IoT Shifts Transformation Retreat, (#ISTR), will give you exclusive industry insights which shall empower you to use the IoT (Internet of [...] 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