Asset tokenization and the fiduciary challenge for developers who want to scale
Eelco Fiole is a Ph.D. and alumni of Zigurat’s Master in Blockchain Technologies, in this article, he talks about the fiduciary challenges that appear when working on asset tokenization. He has nearly ten years of experience in fiduciary COO and CFO roles in blockchain and investments.
Data storytelling is the new language of future-fit organisations
Business Intelligence isn’t new but the way it is gathered and analysed is changing rapidly. There is more pressure to gain insights to drive value and improve efficiencies across complex, multiple data sources, including sensors, in real time. Traditional business intelligence was delivered to senior executives by IT and provided hindsight.
Digital transformation as a future for organizations
One of the most difficult questions is how organizations approach digital transformation. For many its trial and error, for others it is more strategic, but what are the important areas to consider on the journey? By breaking it down into the four main areas or “pillars” is one way of approaching the journey.
In the following article, Valerio Alessandroni, Technical Director at EFCC, Professor at Tallinn Technical University and member of the faculty board of the Zigurat’s Global MBA in Digital Business, takes an in-depth look at Digital Twins and delves into how these virtual replicas of devices, machines or plants can be used to perform in-depth simulations prior to physical implementation.
How do we start digital transformation? Benefits and opportunities
Perhaps one of the most challenging phases an organization is going -or will go- through in our days is digital transformation. This is inevitable, as latest global market-environment developments have accelerated evolution -in multiple dimensions- and have altered the way of understanding customers, markets, and needs.
In today’s post, Atif Ali, a Mechatronics Engineer specializing in IIoT and Robotics/Automation systems and the Faculty Board Member of Global Master’s in Internet of Things presents the past, present and the future of IoT and its implications for the industry and the wider technology landscape.
What’s the deal with Collaborative Models, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence?
Can we train machines to think collectively? That is one of the questions that our professor of Global MBA in Digital Business Gonzalo Cuatrecasas will answer in this article as he explores Collaborative Models, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence.
AI in Recruitment: the Impact of Artificial Intelligence on Modern Recruiting
In this blog post, you will find out about the uses of AI in recruitment. The professor of Global MBA in Digital Business Lilia Stoyanov explains how Artificial Intelligence can help recruiters in finding their ideal candidates.
Self-Sovereign Identity describes an innovative identity concept on the internet that is enabled by blockchain technology. Its goal is to bring back control over digital identifiers from powerful and centralized parties back to the users through decentralized identifiers.
The professor of our MBA Gonzalo Cuatrecasas speaks about divide-and-conquer algorithms and how to apply a similar notion to find solutions to complex cybersecurity problems at the organizational level of a company.
Blockchain could bring accounting consensus to the system by making the financial statement less dependent on trust, and more on cryptography. Hamman Schoonwinkel shares with us an overview of his final project that will be dedicated to the topic.
Collective thinking requires harvesting and employing knowledge from a broad range of people with different backgrounds, beliefs, experiences and preconceptions. Discover the key elements in this article by Gonzalo Cuatrecasas.
Advanced Analytics to Optimize Manufacturing Operations
Our professor of Global MBA in Digital Business, Roberto Barriga shares his recommendations for companies interested in applying Advanced Analytics and a Machine Learning pilot in their manufacturing process.
Adapting Your Omnichannel Strategy to the New Reality
Designing a winning omnichannel strategy that adapts to the new reality your customers are living in is a task that demands attention to detail. Read our professor Voyislav Stojanovic’s take on the subject
In this article, we will discuss the biggest factors that come into play deciding the digital marketing scene for the coming year. Our professor of digital Marketing, Jordi Tomàs shares his predictions.
Data-driven Technologies in Manufacturing Companies
Data-driven manufacturing can ensure better visibility and understanding of performances using the company’s KPIs. To correctly perform these steps, the manufacturing assets should be smart, networked, and integrated into a single cohesive system.
Exploring the benefits of immutable logs in RPA systems
A poorly implemented log management strategy unlocks a Pandora’s box of audit-related issues that can create a myriad of friction points. That’s where blockchain steps in to safeguard the logs and make sure all goes smoothly.
How to build on the 5G foundation to accelerate the smart city benefits? Many new application scenarios of 5G within the smart city sphere have recently unfolded and it’s time to explore its social and economic impacts.
How exactly will technologies change cities by applying innovative solutions to its sore points? Read further for examples in the areas of entry, traffic, collaboration, public safety and city resources.
Expanding Your Business To China: What You Need To Know
China has grown to become the most attractive international market for most American and European investors. But to succeed there, you’ll need to overcome a specific set of challenges. Read our article to find out what are the must-haves and must-dos.
Why Remote Cybersecurity is Crucial for All Businesses
Remote working must go hand in hand with remote cybersecurity. Safeguarding the data security of your company is definitely one of the important challenges of the era where working remotely becomes business as usual.
Digital Transformation in Healthcare: What Technologies Will Shape the 2020s?
Big Data, Virtual Reality, Artificial Intelligence and Blockchain are the four technologies that embody digital transformation in healthcare. Find out how they streamline the processes and carry forward the industry.
Blockchain is clearly poised for long-term growth, read about the struggles that the technology will have to overcome to shine in its full glory. From the lack of trained professionals to high energy consumption, the blockchain struggles explained.
Mobility-as-a-Service and Other Smart Mobility Trends
Mobility-as-a-Service, electrification of vehicles, and connected and autonomous vehicles are the smart mobility trends shaping the transportation sector. Professor Eduard J Alvarez-Palau offers his take on the mobility of tomorrow.
5 Surprising Advantages Of Starting A Business In China
China has opened its market to international trade and there are more and more international companies considering the possibility of dipping into its business realm. Read about the advantages that China offers to entrepreneurs.
Getting the regulative design right is vital for any technology to flourish and live up to its potential. “Without embracing the regulatory part that accompanies the innovations, we won’t get anywhere,” our professor Guenther Dobrauz concludes.
Deloitte CitySynergy ™ – An Operating Platform for Smart Cities
We discussed with Sérgio Carvalho, an associate partner at Deloitte, the professional services the network offers for the digitalization of cities and the new Deloitte CitySynergy ™ operating platform for smart cities.
The Digital Transformation discussion at Hello Tomorrow Summit
Zigurat Innovation & Technology Business School, together with its referential professors and school directors, attended the Hello Tomorrow Summit in Paris to participate in the discussion about Digital Transformation.
Zigurat is in collaboration with GTEC to promote Digital Entrepreneurship
Committed to the progress of the industry towards new technologies, Zigurat Innovation & Technology Business School and German Tech Entrepreneurship Center will join efforts to boost digital entrepreneurship.