AWS Executive Insights: Germany
As new technologies and emerging competitors disrupt established industries, leaders across Germany are sharing their experiences, best practices and transformative ideas, partnering with AWS cloud, to digitally transform their organisations to deliver competitive advantage and new forms of customer value.
Christa Koenen, the CIO of Deutsche Bahn Group and CEO of Deutsche Bahn Systel, sits down with AWS Enterprise Strategist Miriam McLemore to talk about Deutsche Bahn and Deutsche Bahn Systel's rapid transformation to the AWS Cloud. Christa shares how her organization became more agile, how her team developed and re-skilled their workforce, and how the overall culture of the company has shifted.
As more and more German enterprises address the need to transform their business models, the move to cloud technology is picking up volume and pace across the country. Not only can it help lower operational costs, it can act as the foundation for speed and innovation. This means its impact is felt far beyond IT, and is a matter of organizational change.
However, where some enterprises are using the cloud to their advantage and accelerating ahead of their competitors, others are struggling to adopt this same momentum. In my experience as General Manager at AWS...
Germany’s start-up ecosystem runs on a digital-first and data-driven philosophy. That’s why these organizations are agile by nature – whether it’s constantly tailoring their services to their customers’ needs or bringing their services to market even faster than their larger and more established competitors.
Because of this, large corporations in Germany are under an increasing amount of pressure to match this pace and extract the value of data. Succeed, and they have the chance to thrive amongst an ultra-competitive and ever-evolving market. Fail, and they risk...
Cybercrime is the “black swan” of Germany’s digital environment; it’s unpredictable and often misjudged. That’s why, when it comes to risk management, it’s no longer a case of pattern matching. Instead, it’s about expecting the unexpected, even if that means looking for the unknown.
To do this, German enterprises need powerful intelligence to detect and predict security anomalies. However, this relies on the entire organization treating security as more than just an IT function, but as a matter of culture that affects everyone.
This culture of security encourages people to...
Shahram Ebadollahi, Head of Data Science and AI, Novartis
Jake Burns, Enterprise Strategist, AWS
Continuing with our Machine Learning series, Jake sits down with Shahram Ebadollahi, the Head of Data Science and AI at Novartis. They talk about Novartis' migration to the AWS Cloud, how they are training their current employee base, and how he is leading the organization as their culture continues to evolve.