12 tips for leading in a downturn, COVID reloaded – Part 2/3

This post is the second of a 3-part mini series. If you missed the first part with the 4 first tips, you may want to read 12 tips for leading in a downturn, COVID reloaded - Part 1/3 After a major crisis and its aftermath such as we experience(d) with the COVID-19 pandemic, lockdown and … Continue reading 12 tips for leading in a downturn, COVID reloaded – Part 2/3

My critical views on the 10 Propositions for Industry 4.0 in the Post-Corona Economy – Conclusion

By the end of the COVID-19 lockdown period here in France (mid-May 2020), I was interested to read how the German Platform Industrie 4.0 analyzed the situation, what recommendations for the future would be made. I downloaded and read the “Ten Propositions on the Future of Digital Business Models for Industry 4.0 in the Post-Corona … Continue reading My critical views on the 10 Propositions for Industry 4.0 in the Post-Corona Economy – Conclusion

Critical view on the 10 Propositions for Industry 4.0 in the Post-Corona Economy – part 6

This is my fifth post and critical view on “Ten Propositions on the Future of Digital Business Models for Industry 4.0 in the Post-Corona Economy” by the German Platform Industrie 4.0. If you have missed my previous post of this series, please follow this link: Critical view on the 10 Propositions for Industry 4.0 in … Continue reading Critical view on the 10 Propositions for Industry 4.0 in the Post-Corona Economy – part 6

Critical view on the 10 Propositions for Industry 4.0 in the Post-Corona Economy – part 5

This is my fifth post and critical view on “Ten Propositions on the Future of Digital Business Models for Industry 4.0 in the Post-Corona Economy” by the German Platform Industrie 4.0. If you have missed my previous post of this series, please follow this link: Critical view on the 10 Propositions for Industry 4.0 in … Continue reading Critical view on the 10 Propositions for Industry 4.0 in the Post-Corona Economy – part 5

Critical view on the 10 Propositions for Industry 4.0 in the Post-Corona Economy – part 4

This is my fourth post and critical view on “Ten Propositions on the Future of Digital Business Models for Industry 4.0 in the Post-Corona Economy” by the German Platform Industrie 4.0. If you have missed my previous post of this series, please follow this link: Critical view on the 10 Propositions for Industry 4.0 in … Continue reading Critical view on the 10 Propositions for Industry 4.0 in the Post-Corona Economy – part 4

Critical view on the 10 Propositions for Industry 4.0 in the Post-Corona Economy – part 3

This is my third post and critical view on “Ten Propositions on the Future of Digital Business Models for Industry 4.0 in the Post-Corona Economy” by the German Platform Industrie 4.0. If you have missed my previous post of this series, please follow this link: Critical view on the 10 Propositions for Industry 4.0 in … Continue reading Critical view on the 10 Propositions for Industry 4.0 in the Post-Corona Economy – part 3

Critical view on the 10 Propositions for Industry 4.0 in the Post-Corona Economy – part 2

This is my second post and critical view on “Ten Propositions on the Future of Digital Business Models for Industry 4.0 in the Post-Corona Economy” by the German Platform Industrie 4.0. If you have missed my first post of this series, please follow this link: Critical view on the 10 Propositions for Industry 4.0 in the … Continue reading Critical view on the 10 Propositions for Industry 4.0 in the Post-Corona Economy – part 2

Critical view on the 10 Propositions for Industry 4.0 in the Post-Corona Economy – part 1

May 29th, 2020, while some European countries which enforced lockdown were considering how to restart their economies, the German National Stakeholder Platform Industrie 4.0, and more specifically the expert group "Digital Business Models for Industrie 4.0", published a position paper titled “Ten Propositions on the Future of Digital Business Models for Industry 4.0 in the … Continue reading Critical view on the 10 Propositions for Industry 4.0 in the Post-Corona Economy – part 1

Humanless factories may be a good thing after all

With the raise of automation and all what is published about the industrial 4.0 future, there is also a growing concern about the future of human work, or as it should be more specifically put: the main source of income for most people. In order to prevent massive rejection of automation and 4.0 projects I … Continue reading Humanless factories may be a good thing after all

What is Robotic Process Automation (RPA)?

Robotic Process Automation (RPA) refers to software “robots” that can be taught or programmed to mimic human actions like typing, copy-and-paste, open files, read files... do many tasks across programs and applications just as human workers do. It is especially suitable for tasks requiring no subjective judgement, that can be described simply. The RPA software … Continue reading What is Robotic Process Automation (RPA)?