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Digital Industries: Changing The Game, Presented by SAP

Game-changing technology strategies are transformational, exciting and disruptive for a reason. They shake up your status quo. They get you thinking about new ways to scale, compete and grow. They move you in amazing new directions.Join host Bonnie D. Graham as she invites you to take an additional coffee break with game-changers for our special series on how the world`s digitization is impacting YOUR industry, on Digital Industries: Changing The Game.Learn how you can become a digital leader who takes your company across the finish line as you look ahead to the next wave of industry-specific digital solutions.Digital Industries: Changing The Game, presented by SAP, can be heard live Tuesdays at 9 AM Pacific Time / 12 PM Eastern Time on the VoiceAmerica Business Channel.

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Oil and Gas: The Digital Energy Revolution - Challenges in Upstream

The buzz: Well, now! The recent fall in commodity prices has hit upstream oil and gas companies the hardest, impacting their cash flow and ability to continue investing in high-risk projects. The result: a shift from volume to value as well operators focus on improving well efficiency instead of new drilling. Massive shifts in global demographics, wealth, and consumer engagement, fueled by technology adoption, will create new growth markets and reward agile companies that turn rising market complexity into opportunities. The experts speak. Valerie Jalufka, Accenture: “Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all” (Dale Carnegie). Chris Niven, IDC: “Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better” (Einstein). Stephane Lauzon, SAP: “If you are going through hell, keep going” (Churchill). Join us for Oil and Gas: The Digital Energy Revolution – Challenges in Upstream.

56mins

18 Jul 2016

Rank #1

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Digital Banking: Power to the Consumer!

The buzz: Show me the money … now! Banks are grappling with dual formidable challenges. Customers expect and demand relevant products and great services, influenced by personalized, easy experiences shopping on Alibaba and Amazon. And digital disruption by “fintech” newcomers is giving the industry a makeover it may not be ready for. Reality check: What is the digital maturity of banks globally? Tune in for preliminary findings from a global study (by IDC). The experts speak. Jerry Silva, IDC Financial Insights: “Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic” (Arthur C. Clarke). Laurence Leyden, SAP: “I saw a bank that said '24 Hour Banking', but I don't have that much time (Steven Wright). Rob Hetherington, SAP: “If everything seems under control, you’re just not going fast enough” (Mario Andretti). Join us for Digital Banking: Power to the Consumer!

57mins

5 Jul 2016

Rank #2

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Encore: Digital Industries 101: Say What?

Today’s buzz: Digitization. You hear this term all the time, but what does it really mean? Maybe it’s technologies seeking real-world and business applications like 3D printing, virtual reality, big data, predictive analytics, in-memory computing, or AI. Maybe it’s re-imagining business models and processes, and how we work. Or maybe it’s how companies work together in new ecosystems. This season, we will explore how digital transformation is changing your business, the world economy, and all of our lives. The experts speak. Tilman Goettke: “Prediction is very difficult, especially if it's about the future” (Niels Bohr). Pradeep Almadi: “Don't stop thinking about tomorrow. Don't stop, it'll soon be here. It'll be, better than before, Yesterday's gone, yesterday's gone” (Fleetwood Mac lyrics, 1977). Svend Wittern: “The digital revolution is far more significant than the invention of writing or even of printing” (Douglas C. Engelbart). Join us for Digital Industries 101: Say What?

56mins

14 Jun 2016

Rank #3

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ProServ Providers: New Business Models for the Digital Economy

The buzz: Shaken, not stirred. By 2025, the world’s largest professional services firms may have NO employees, thanks to the perpetual disruption of digitalization! Today’s global business and multiservice providers are being challenged to continuously update their business models to stay competitive. Success will come to fully digitized firms designing re-usable IP-based assets, delivered by a mobile-enabled, socially-connected workforce. The experts speak. Ari Kaplan, Ari Kaplan Advisors: “We all have dreams. In order to make dreams come into reality, it takes an awful lot of determination, dedication, self-discipline and effort (Jesse Owens). Mitrankur Majundar, Infosys: “Every generation needs a new revolution” (Thomas Jefferson). Patrice Cappello, SAP: “It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change” (C. Darwin / L. C. Megginson). Join us for ProServ Providers: New Business Models for the Digital Economy.

55mins

9 May 2016

Rank #4

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Digital Evolution: Personalized Medicine

The buzz: Cure me, please. Personalized Medicine is evolving aggressively, with measurable results already seen in key areas. But the discipline, which targets the characteristics of individuals rather than populations, still needs to mature. Challenges including effectively targeting the best applications and honing supporting technology. As health care providers and researchers build-out competencies in Big Data and analytics, the ultimate gains across multiple industries will expedite the delivery of hope to more many patients. Ed Cone, Oxford Economics: “The future is already here—it's just not very evenly distributed” (William Gibson). Adrianna Gregory, Oxford Economics: “I will not follow where the path may lead, but I will go where there is no path, and I will leave a trail” (Muriel Strode). Susan Rafizadeh, SAP: “I am positive that in the vast majority of cases we are hammering nails with microscopes” (Arkady Strugatsky). Join us for Digital Evolution: Personalized Medicine.

56mins

9 Feb 2016

Rank #5

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Digital Industries 101: Say What?

Today’s buzz: Digitization. You hear this term all the time, but what does it really mean? Maybe it’s technologies seeking real-world and business applications like 3D printing, virtual reality, big data, predictive analytics, in-memory computing, or AI. Maybe it’s re-imagining business models and processes, and how we work. Or maybe it’s how companies work together in new ecosystems. This season, we will explore how digital transformation is changing your business, the world economy, and all of our lives. The experts speak. Tilman Goettke: “Prediction is very difficult, especially if it's about the future” (Niels Bohr). Pradeep Almadi: “Don't stop thinking about tomorrow. Don't stop, it'll soon be here. It'll be, better than before, Yesterday's gone, yesterday's gone” (Fleetwood Mac lyrics, 1977). Svend Wittern: “The digital revolution is far more significant than the invention of writing or even of printing” (Douglas C. Engelbart). Join us for Digital Industries 101: Say What?

56mins

19 Jan 2016

Rank #6

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The Good Bank: Re-establishing Trust through Innovation

The buzz: Ca-ching. While banks and financial institutions have been instrumental in much of the world’s growth, the industry has struggled in recent years with security breaches, non-transparency issues, lack of relevance, and accusations of being a source of economic downfall. With mounting competition for customer loyalty, banks now need to address these shortcomings, regain consumer trust, and ultimately make the customer their primary priority. Is technological innovation the key to transforming any bank into a ‘good’ bank? The experts speak.Rob Jekielek, Reputation Institute: “The reports of my death have been greatly exaggerated.” (Mark Twain)Matt White, Finextra: “Banks that harness technology simply to boost their bottom lines will get eaten up by the competition.”Don Trotta, SAP: “Banks need to return to making their mission and greater purpose to ‘do well’ while ‘doing good’ for society.” Join us for The Good Bank: Re-establishing Trust through Innovation.

57mins

21 Apr 2015

Rank #7

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Precision Farming: How Big [Data] Can You Grow Your Garden?

The buzz: E-I-E-I-Uh-Oh. World population is expected to reach 9 billion in 2050. Perhaps even more urgent than providing clean water, sustainable energy and accessible healthcare is the global challenge of sustainably feeding all these mouths. How to do it? With an independent, big data-enabled, trusted, secure platform that simplifies collaboration among farmers, seed producers, crop protection chemical and fertilizer suppliers, equipment manufacturers, commodity traders and data brokers – enabling all to focus on improved yields. The experts speak.Steve Pitstick, Pitstick Farms: “All the forces in the world are not so powerful as an idea whose time has come.” (Victor Hugo)Nick Evans, First4Farming: “You can teach a turkey to climb a tree but it is easier to hire a squirrel.” (Lyle M. Spencer)Lauren McCallum, SAP: “Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic. (Arthur C. Clark) Join us for Precision Farming: How Big [Data] Can You Grow Your Garden?

56mins

31 Mar 2015

Rank #8

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Power of MobileTransforming the Automotive Industry: Insight to Action

The buzz: “Get in or you’ll miss the fun” -Katie McGarry, Pushing the Limits. We’re entering a new age of the mobile experience, as smart devices and business productivity tools change how we work, communicate, sell, and buy. But workers in the Automotive industry around the globe now need to access, make decisions, and take action on sensor-and-device-generated mission-critical enterprise data from wherever they are. How is the new mobile driving business efficiency and value in this always-mobile industry? The experts speak. Larry Stolle, SAP: “The problem is not whether machines think but whether men do” -B.D. Skinner. Heather Ashton, IDC: “All human development, no matter what form it takes, must be outside the rules: otherwise we would never have anything new” -Charles F. Kettering. Otto Schell, GM: “If anybody else says it's like old times, I'll jump out the window” -Charlie Chaplin.Join us for Insight to Action: Power of Mobile in the Transformed Automotive Industry.

58mins

1 Nov 2016

Rank #9