CDTM – Educating the Innovators of Tomorrow

Did you know? The Munich Center for Digital Technology and Management (CDTM), a joint institution of the Technical University of Munich and the Ludwig-Maximilians-University, was the academic founding partner of the Future of Leadership Initiative. In 2013, the FLI founders, Sebastian Morgner and Robert Wreschniok, approached the CDTM management team to discuss a collaboration. The idea: In … Read more CDTM – Educating the Innovators of Tomorrow

Are we all going to be Cyborgs?

Portrait of the first officially accepted cyborg in the world, Neil Harbisson. Do you know what a cyborg is? Cyborg is the short version for “cybernetic organism” and describes a composite being with both organic and biomechatronic body parts. A cyborg is defined as somebody who has enhanced abilities due to the integration of some artificial component or technology that relies … Read more Are we all going to be Cyborgs?

The Role of Leadership in the Digital Era

In Berlin, spring comes with re:publica. FLI spokesperson Laura Bechthold attended Europe’s most important conference on digital culture. Inspired by different sessions, here are some thoughts on the role of leadership in the digital era. Every spring, it is re:publica time in Berlin. For three days thousands of tech enthusiasts, innovators, journalists and policy makers gather to jointly discuss … Read more The Role of Leadership in the Digital Era

The beauty of moving knowledge

In 2015, we talked to Bill McDermott, CEO of SAP, on how to achieve true progress. Find out more about his understanding of progress – for big business as well as for the people.   Bill McDermott is on top of the clouds. The CEO of SAP, one of the world’s biggest software companies, answered … Read more The beauty of moving knowledge

How can businesses foster innovation?

The Editor-in-chief of WIRED UK David Rowan has the answer… Last year, one of the speakers at the FLI Conference was David Rowan. In his current position, he travels around the world visiting about 150 interesting companies each year.  David got all the participants really engaged when telling stories about those purpose driven businesses and their innovative approach. He … Read more How can businesses foster innovation?