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Προβολή αναρτήσεων από Αύγουστος, 2018

Digital Transformation and the 4th Industrial Revolution by Marina Alamanou

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Hosting another article for the digital transformation and the 4th Industrial Revolution, by Marina Alamanou (regional partner at FasterCapital) who gave us permission to publish in our blog space.

''During my first month as a regional partner for the FasterCapital incubator, the most common question I have received from Greek founders around Europe has been the following: “Since FC is based in Dubai how can they help me while I am based in Europe”? While my answer is that “FC is a virtual incubator”, I find myself explaining to them what it means to belong to a “virtual community living in the cloud”! Essentially a community of digital associations, interconnections and new emerging associations of people and businesses all distributed globally and crossing straight through traditional geographical, cultural and political boundaries. So, enter the 4th industrial revolution, an era that is going to be characterized by a fusion of technologies blurring the lines between the phys…

''Connecting the Dots Around You'' by Ralf Lippold

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Was given permission by Ralf Lippold who is a friend and business partner based in Dresden (we developed networking opportunities for young entrepreneurs between Athens and Dresden a few years ago under Founders Accelerating events organized in his hometown), to re-post one of his past articles as I thought it grasps the dynamics of how technology is shaping our lives nowadays. Read below and feel welcome to share your thoughts or leave your comments:


We hear it everyday in the news, "Internet of Things", "Cyberphysical Systems", "Smart Home", "Connected Car" - it sounds like a marketing "war" is being pushed on us. Do we really need this new technology? Why should I care?


Over five decades ago Jay W. Forrester created, more or less "forced" by several forces that came up around that time, the field system dynamics. In short system dynamics is "a computer-aided approach to policy analysis and design" which applies t…