Consulting firm McKinsey & Company considers management’s next frontier is about making the most of the ecosystem economy. An article on its website listed a series of managerial skills and capabilities that conform what they believe will be the key to success in a new economic environment and markets increasingly based on these ecosystems. Guess what? They are all about being able to collaborate better.
Digital transformation is about to blur the traditional boundaries between medical technologies, drugs, devices, therapies and ICTs. A battle for the future health business has already begun and “data economy” will rule. Pharmas not aware today of the new role that ICT companies will play in this future will risk being left behind. The smartest strategy might be, once again, collaboration.
In our Co-Session #32 we wanted to reflect on these two generations that share having lived all or most of their lives in a digital and hyperconnected world. And we did it hosted in Pier 01 by Barcelona Tech City, a private non-profit association that has turned this building in the port of the city into a hub and an accelerator for technological start-ups that has also become a benchmark for the local and international technological ecosystem based in Barcelona.
What is value to Millennials? And for Generation Z? What do these young people value? But also, what are their values? Are companies ready to respond to their needs and demands as consumers? And to capture and retain their talent? In our Co-Session 32 we tried to answer these and other questions related to the people that were born or grew up during the turn of the millennium.
During last decade, hopes of creating an electric vehicle powerhouse have triggered a growing number of alliances among car companies, battery makers and other technology developers. It’s worth to highlight among those the continued partnership between Tesla and Panasonic.