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 (#digitalpiOEneers in action)

#digitalpiOEneers in action

What a fantastic time at the very first Oerlikon Digital Hub Hackathon! Creators, innovators, makers, PIONEERS and partners gathered in the Digital Hub in Munich, between Nov 8-10, to design digital tools for the industrial world.

During 24 hours, the #digitalpiOEneers worked on finding innovative concepts and new ways of working, to address real life issues from our own Oerlikon business units.

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 (Under the Digital Hood: Cracking the Secret Code of Data Science )

Under the Digital Hood: Cracking the Secret Code of Data Science

Welcome to our very first edition of “Under the Digital Hood” Series. Digitalization is one of the hottest topics in the industry world right now, and it comes with a bunch of funky buzz words and job roles that never existed before. In the upcoming editions of our series, we plan to go under the digital hood and find out more about the driving forces powering the digital world. And who could be a better fit for this than our very own Oerlikon Digital Hub team members.

We start with Dr. Pit Vanhoefer, Senior Data Scientist in our Digital Hub. Together, we worked on cracking the secret code of his role.

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 (Under the Digital Hood: Architecting the Digital Transformation with IoT)

Under the Digital Hood: Architecting the Digital Transformation with IoT

Most of us know the famous movie line – “Life is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you're gonna get."  Well, it's safe to say, we're not in the movies and such a scenario is not welcome in a manufacturing environment.

We talk more on how do you go from mystery to complete awareness and capable of predicting what will happen in an industrial environment, with Catalin Batrinu, Senior IoT Architect, in our next edition of “Under the Digital Hood” series.

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 (Under the Digital Hood: The Many Hats of E-Commerce )

Under the Digital Hood: The Many Hats of E-Commerce

Today’s selling process revolves almost entirely around the customers and what their requirements are. Nine out of ten interactions, you have to dedicate a great amount of time and physical presence to understand better what is needed and how to address it.

But, in an era where time is of the essence and everybody is online, your window of opportunity might close sooner than you imagine. We talk more on how E-Commerce can help businesses, with fast and accurate insights about the customers, with Heikki Minkkinen, E-Commerce Specialist, in our next edition of “Under the Digital Hood” series.

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 (Under the Digital Hood: The Ladies of Digital Marketing)

Under the Digital Hood: The Ladies of Digital Marketing

In the past months, we’ve explored the different technologies and skills sets that empower a digital transformation. If the digital transformation was a great gift to an organization, what is that one thing, the ribbon on top if you like, that ties it all together?

We dare to say it’s Digital Marketing and Communications. Today, we decided to shake things up a bit and have not one, but two experts in conversation: Stefania Zaharia and Veronika Suess will guide you through the world of Digital Marketing and Communications, in our next edition of “Under the Digital Hood” series.

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 (Oerlikon Digital Hub - Past, Present, Future )

Oerlikon Digital Hub - Past, Present, Future

We virtually sat down with Oliver Wachsmuth, Global Head of Oerlikon Digital Hub, to find out more about the Hub, its creation, its current status,  what benefits it brings to the business and why it is key to adapting to the new normal.

Complete with a virtual Digital Hub beach and team, as well as a breathtaking view of the Bavarian Alps.

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