Function Strategy & Innovation

9 building blocks for a profitable business model

Innovation must be considered holistically – from the idea to implementation. This is because innovation development often fails not because of promising ideas, but rather because of a stringent process-related implementation. The focus should be on establishing the underlying business…

Urban mobility under pressure?

The crises and the competitiveness of the competition are constantly increasing, especially in the mobility market. Companies must therefore become more resilient in order to withstand the pressure.

How to build a software organization sustainably

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Traditional industry players are challenged wirth a rapidly growing digital environment. Hence, they are eager to speed up their transformation efforts and excel the transition from hardware to software provider to keep ahead of their competition.

Part III: Robo cabs in the city center – a not too far away scenario

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Driverless Cars, renewed urban traffic concepts, new business models in and around mobility solutions – discussions about an autonomous future entail all of these vibrant topics, and so did our MaaS Conference in November 2019. Which are the challenges, cities and governments are facing? What technological solutions are already available, and which issues are vehicle manufacturers confronted with? Which role will data and data security take? What does autonomous driving entail for each individual and our everyday lives? And when and how will we get to the autonomous future?

Part II: How Can Self-Driving Cars Fit into our Society?

Driverless cars, renewed urban traffic concepts, new business models in and around mobility solutions – discussions about an autonomous future entail all of these vibrant topics, and so did our MaaS Conference in November 2019. Which are the challenges, cities and governments are facing?

3 ideas on how to innovate during a crisis

Using a crisis as an opportunity to disrupt your business model is easier said than done. Right now, the web is flooded with articles on the importance of agility, digitization and disruption post-corona.

Austria as bridge builder for CEE & SEE

The SENATE OF ECONOMICS invited to a dialogue on Austria as a bridge builder for Central and Southeast Europe. Find more information about the dialogue in the article "Austria as a bridge builder for Central and Southeast Europe".