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Shift 2020 Brain Food #17 – On Social Change, Polarisation and Crowd Based Capitalism

Welcome to the shift 2020 Brain Food #17 newsletter with news on my activities, insights and links to must read articles on the technological transformations in business and society, carefully curated by yours truly. The header of this newsletter is an image I’ve been using in most of my recent presentations (courtesy of Frank Diana). The slide includes most of my topics and thoughts on the future evolution of exponential technologies. You can see the […] Read More

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shift 2020 Brain Food #16 – Conversational Commerce

Welcome to the shift 2020 Brain Food #16 newsletter with news on my activities, insights and links to must read articles on the technological transformations in business and society, carefully curated by yours truly. Conversational Commerce My first real experience with conversational commerce was on a trip to Mexico last month where I did the entire checkin and boarding with KLM via the Facebook Messenger app. Just ticking a box to “receive […] Read More

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Shift 2020 Brain Food #15 – Exponential Humanity

Welcome to the shift 2020 Brain Food #15 newsletter with news on my activities, insights and links to must read articles on the technological transformations in business and society, carefully curated by yours truly. It’s been a while since my last newsletter as I was out for a break and contemplating on new adventures and… Exponential Humanity As technological progress is relentlessly speeding into the future while moving from the industrial era […] Read More

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Shift 2020 @ #MWC16 – Final Programs & Some Brain Food

Here’s the latest info about the shift 2020 events during the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. Read on for the latest program details and make sure to book your tickets to avoid being left out. I included some Brain Food with links to the most interesting articles I read this week. I will be coming back with the regular Brain Food content after the Mobile World Congress. And there’s more goodies inside! Newsletter highlight this […] Read More

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shift 2020 at Mobile World Congress 2016 – Mobile Sunday, IoT Stars & Socratic Design Workshop #MWC16

Mobile Sunday 2016 with Tech.eu Don’t miss the most important networking event before the Mobile World Congress and 4YFN conference in Barcelona, this year in a unique collaboration with Tech.eu. Rudy De Waele and Tech.eu invite you to come and listen to some startup pitches, inspiring talks and insightful panel discussions, taste some local Estrella Damm beers and enjoy some of the best networking during #MWC16 and #4YFN. What to expect this year at Mobile […] Read More

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shift 2020 Brain Food #13 — Tech Trends 2016

Welcome to the shift 2020 Brain Food #13 newsletter with a special edition on Tech Trends in 2016, carefully curated by yours truly. This year has been the year of coming back to balance, having worked +20 years in technology, to better connect to my inner self and the world around me. While I’m still very much in awe each day of the technological innovations surrounding us, I am moving […] Read More

Shift 2020 Brain Food #12 – #IoT Stars #Socratic Design #MWC16 #AI #Automation #Demographics

Welcome to the shift 2020 Brain Food #12 newsletter with insights and links to must read articles on digital transformation changing our world in business and society, carefully curated by yours truly. The last two weeks since the Paris attacks have been quite an emotional roller coaster for many of us. We’re living in a world in a constant flow of chaos with more polarisations happening all around us. Just check the […] Read More

Socratic Design Workshop @ Mobile World Congress 2016

Cadaqués, February 26-27, 2016. shift 2020 and Schwab Filosofia are organising a Socratic Design Workshop before and after the Mobile World Congress in Cadaqués, the pearl of the Costa Brava. The two-day workshop includes  an overview of future transformative trends by our special guest and participant Gerd Leonhard. This program is ideal for Executives and Startup Entrepreneurs. Come and join us for this unique opportunity to learn to use the Socratic Design Method, get insights about the world we’re moving into rapidly, and […] Read More

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Shift 2020 Brain Food #11 – The Post-Smartphone Era

Welcome to the shift 2020 Brain Food #11 newsletter with insights and links to must read articles on digital transformation changing our world in business and society, carefully curated by yours truly. I’m delighted and grateful to be able to do what I love and share these wonderful stories and knowledge with you. How about you? If you enjoy reading this newsletter or would like to interact sending your feedback […] Read More

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Shift 2020 Brain Food #10 – Special #IoTShifts

\\\\\\\\\\ Subscribe to shift 2020 Brain Food Newsletter here ////////// Welcome to this week’s shift 2020 Brain Food #10 newsletter with a special edition on the IoT Shifts Conference I’m organising in partnership with Claro Partners at Pompeu Fabra University in Barcelona on October 19 and 20th. TIP: don’t wait last minute to book your tickets as we’re heading to a sold out event! Speakers and Panels Very diverse topics will be […] Read More

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Shift 2020 Brain Food #9 – #futurism #IoT #robotics #AI #futureofwork #vw #iotshifts #startups

\\\\\\\\\\ Subscribe to shift 2020 Brain Food Newsletter here ////////// Welcome to shift 2020 Brain Food #9 newsletter with insights and links to must read articles on digital transformation changing our world in business and society, carefully curated by yours truly. I’m delighted and grateful to be able to do what I love and share these wonderful stories and knowledge with you. How about you? Enjoy! We’re two weeks away from the IoT Shifts […] Read More

Shift 2020 Brain Food #8 – #IoT #robotics #AI

\\\\\\\\\\ Subscribe to shift 2020 Brain Food Newsletter here ////////// Welcome to shift 2020 Brain Food #8 newsletter with insights and links to must read articles on digital transformation changing our world in business and society, carefully curated by yours truly. As we’re now 4 weeks away from the IoT Shifts Conference in Barcelona, this issue is entirely focused on the Internet of Things (#IoT) and includes links articles on robotics and […] Read More

Shift 2020 Brain Food #7

\\\\\\\\\\ Subscribe to shift 2020 Brain Food Newsletter here ////////// Welcome to this weeks shift 2020 Brain Food #7 newsletter. After a summer break we’re back on a regular basis with insights on how digital transformation is changing our world in business and society. This week’s topics include IoT, Future of Work, Self-Driving Cars, Wearables, 3D-Printed Pharmaceuticals, Genetics, Artificial Intelligence and a couple more things I hope you find interesting. Let […] Read More

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Interview and Podcast with Rudy De Waele on The Future of Work

Worklife Hub did this interview and podcast with me recently where I talk about the impact of technology on the workplace and what HR can learn from start-ups, in advance of my upcoming keynote at HRM Expo | Zukunft Personal, the largest trade fair for HR management in Europe. (Image by Gerd Leonhard)

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IoT Shifts Conference – October 19-20 in Barcelona

I am excited to announce the IoT Shifts Conference, a new two-day event bringing innovators from the startup, digital and developer communities together with the corporate world to create and advance business opportunities within the Internet of Things (IoT) and explore the intersections between startup innovation ecosystems and corporates moving into the IoT. In partnership with Claro Partners, the conference will be held at the Pompeu Fabra University of Barcelona on October 19-20 […] Read More

shift 2020 Brain Food Newsletter #6

\\\\\\\\\\ Subscribe to shift 2020 Brain Food Newsletter here ////////// Welcome to this weeks shift 2020 Brain Food #6 newsletter with insights on digital transformation changing our world in business and society. This week’s topics include Sustainability / Cleantech, AI, VR, BitCoin, Blockchain, and Search. Let me know if you enjoyed reading this newsletter and which sections you like the most by simply replying to this email or to send me your feedback, tips […] Read More

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Sustainability, the Soul of Technology

A couple of weeks ago, I presented at the Technology Ventures Conference in Cambridge, UK on “Sustainability, the Soul of Technology”. It was a challenging presentation for me as I included lots of new material and research in front of a crowd of academics, investors and entrepreneurs. I like these kind of challenges and present new material on stage. Sustainability is such a broad topic and there is so much […] Read More

shift 2020 Brain Food Newsletter #5

\\\\\\\\\\ Subscribe to shift 2020 Brain Food Newsletter here ////////// Welcome to this weeks shift 2020 Brain Food #5 newsletter with insights on digital transformation changing our world in business and society. This week’s topics include lots of FinTech and 3D Printing, IoT, the income shrinking of the middle class, and an item on the complexity of predicting the future. The result of the survey last week is that most people prefer Fridays or weekend over Tuesdays or midweek, […] Read More

shift 2020 Brain Food Newsletter #4

Welcome to shift 2020 Brain Food #4. It’s quite challenging to keep a strict rhythm in writing a weekly newsletter due to my variable working schedule. Also, apparently the readers statistics seem to be influenced by the time I send it out. This made me think to ask you, the reader, what is your favourite time during the week to receive Brain Food? I created a simple Google Form to let […] Read More

shift 2020 Brain Food Newsletter #3

Welcome to the third weekly shift 2020 Brain Food newsletter including links and insights on the technological changes impacting business and society. This week highlights include stories on 3D Printing, Robotics, AI, Future Transport, Mobile and Apps, Blockchain and Education. How do I choose the topics for each newsletter? It’s basically a best of collection of what I read during the week. I tend not to focus on the hype technology […] Read More

shift 2020 Brain Food Newsletter #2

Welcome to the second weekly shift 2020 Brain Food newsletter including links and insights on the technological changes impacting business and society. Thanks to all for your comments and feedback on this newsletter launch of last week. You can reply to this mail to send your feedback, tips & links to add, or to discuss and improve this newsletter. So, here we go again. Enjoy! IoT A lot of positive reactions […] Read More

shift 2020 Brain Food Newsletter #1

Welcome to the first weekly shift 2020 Brain Food newsletter with links and insights on the topics that all of us concerns: the technological changes impacting our business and society for the good or the worse. I do believe that, we as humans, have a tremendous capacity to act & react towards creating a better future.  If you like it, let me know by replying to this mail, if you don’t, you […] Read More

IoT Shifts Transformation Retreat October 2015

October 16th – 18th 2015 – Peralada Spain shift 2020 and Claro Partners present the “IoT Shifts Transformation Retreat“ – a brand new, groundbreaking two-day custom designed workshop at a beautiful luxury 5-star resort in Spain. Designed and led by Digital Strategist Rudy de Waele, and Innovation Philosopher Humberto Schwab, the IoT Shifts Transformation Retreat, (#ISTR), will give you exclusive industry insights which shall empower you to use the IoT (Internet of […] Read More

Dining with a Billionaire

It’s not everyday you dine with a billionaire. Yesterday, I had the chance to dine with Les Wexner, founder, chairman and ceo of L Brands, Inc. (owns Victoria’s Secret amongst other brands) at the Inaugural Real Estate Conference at the Ohio State University. His net worth is estimated by Forbes is 7.7 Billion (March 2015). Les is  a very charismatic, charming and engaging personality, very energetic and witty for his age – he’s […] Read More

3D Printing and its Impact on Real Estate

Here are the slides from my talk for the Center for Real Estate at the Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, April 22, 2015. 3D Printing and its Impact on Real Estate from Rudy De Waele The slides are currently featured on the Slideshare homepage. +1.000.000 people have viewed my presentations online. You can view various Slideshare presentations on different topics here

The Evolution of Mobile (towards the IoT)

Here are the slides of my presentation on The Evolution of Mobile (towards the Internet of Things) at Sanoma Mobile Inspiration Conference in Amsterdam on March 24, 2015. The Evolution of Mobile from Rudy De Waele You can view a short video resume of the conference here.

IoT Stars, THE Internet of Things Event during #mwc15

We are thrilled to welcome you to the 1st IoT Stars event next Monday in Barcelona. We’ve got everything lined up for you to enjoy 15 startup pitches by some of the most innovative startups in IoT and Q&A with our top-notch jury. The evening will be followed by a networking cocktail with some exquisite local tapas. Below included is the final program, the selected startups and the jury members. Included the […] Read More

Kwamecorp Session on Operating Systems for IoT

Recently, I helped organising  an invite-only lunch event for Kwamecorp. Kwamecorp is a service and product innovation agency based in London you may know from work such as the Fairphone, LokLok, bond or other exciting projects they designed.  We invited some interesting folks from diverse areas in the IoT ecosystem including Anastassia Emmanuel from Indiegogo UK, Marcus Sandberg from Wearable World and Raph Crouan from Startupbootcamp IoT. We also invited some startups and interested folks from the industry interested to learn […] Read More

How Brands Will Interact with Wearable Devices

Beyond Apps… How Brands Will Interact with Wearable Devices. (This article was originally posted on Mobile Day on November 6, 2014 and published on Medium on November 10, 2014)   “The AppStore is the new Rock ’n Roll”, I mentioned in an interview at Mobile Monday Amsterdam in 2008 when hardly anyone understood the implications the app economy would have on many business. With that quote I explained that the […] Read More

How 3D Printing Will Impact Our Future (article)

(this article was originally published on The Next Web on September 20, 2014) The first time I saw a 3D-printer in action was when I participated to the Singularity University Executive Program in the spring of 2011. It was a place that offered corporate executives and entrepreneurs the tools to predict and evaluate how emerging technologies will disrupt and transform their industries, companies, careers and lives. Since then, I have been following […] Read More

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