ENGINEERS 4.0 - THE DIGITAL SWISS ARMY KNIFE
The fourth industrial revolution is moving fast. That raises the question: Are German universities adapting their engineering courses to the latest requirements quickly enough? The answer is nothing to be proud of.
"DISRUPTIVE THINKING INSTEAD OF CRAMMING"
German universities are good - but they are not good enough in light of increasing digitalization and international competition. Those are the findings of two experts from Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG, who will also present some improvement suggestions in the interview below.
"BETTER TO GET A HEAD START THAN PLAY CATCH-UP LATER ON"
Faster, more agile, more complex: Digitalization demands a lot from employees. But how exactly can you convince 13,400 people that there is a lifetime of learning ahead? The answer to this question is provided by Mischa Kohler, Head of Learning and Development at Trumpf, the laser specialist from Ditzingen.
"ACTION IS NEEDED NOW"
Many companies underestimate how often they are attacked by cyber criminals - and how poorly prepared they are. That is the result of a recent study on cyber insurance by VDMA and VSMA. The study helps companies to assess their risk.
INDUSTRIE 4.0 IN AGRICULTURAL MACHINERY
The agricultural machinery industry is one of the pioneers of the digital transformation. It was digitalizing machinery and devices long before the term Industrie 4.0 even existed. VDMA members tell us how they are putting digital networks into practice today.