Summer At The Office: Survival Guide Part 1

Oh, the sun. Summer is officially here after a long, cold winter but for most, it’s business as usual. Hot days may seem like an eternity but there are ways we can still have an enjoyable summer even when we’re stuck behind our desks. Here’s the first part of our survival guide. Stay tuned for […]

How AI and Machine Learning Can Transform the Chemical Industry

The chemical industry is -without question- one of the most important industries in the world. Not only do 90% of our everyday products contain chemicals, but the industry also employs approximately 10 million people. Naturally, they were one of the first to embrace digital technologies such as process control systems or sensors which have a […]

Digitalization: How Transparency & Full-Time Availability Change Traditional Sales Patterns

We know that Digitalization plays a crucial role in the chemical industry in 2018. Digitalization does not only cause a shift in supply centres but also opens doors to increasing competition. Customers often take advantage of increasing competition among sales professionals by demanding low-cost solutions. So consequently, there might be more pressure to maintain the full value of the sale […]

How Globalization, Technology and Waste Management Shape the Chemical Industry in 2018

Major challenges such as increasing globalization, disruptive technologies or environmental preservation affect all industries and thus also chemicals. Departments like Supply Chain, Resource Planning or Life Cycle Management will experience a significant boost in efficiency throughout this and the following years. Have a look at these three major trends particularly relevant for the chemical industry. […]

Health and Safety: An interview with Tim Briggs

We all know how important it is to protect workers and employees against harm to their health and safety. One person that knows that better than anyone else is Tim Briggs, (Past President of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) and currently the Chair of the Professional Standards Committee of IOSH). Before embarking […]

Public Speaking Skills: Ticket to Success

Did you know that the average person ranks the fear of public speaking above death? True story. Almost 75% of people are terrified to speak in front of others whether it’s an interview, a small meeting, an important monthly presentation or speaking at a conference. However, there are only a few skills that can bring […]

Top 3 Medical Devices Trends for 2018

As medical devices manufacturers are beginning to understand the power and benefits of big data, AI and other digital tools, the industry is facing a new wave of opportunities and challenges. Here are 3 trends that will certainly make the news in 2018. Digitalization Digital health was always the “black sheep” of the healthcare industry. […]

Verejná sféra je pre biznis kľúčová. Lídri top spoločností diskutovali na dvojdňovej konferencii

Bratislava – 180 významných ľudí slovenského biznisu, panelové diskusie, prezentácie či úspešné príbehy. Aj to prinieslo podujatie CEO FÓRUM SLOVENSKO, ktoré sa konalo 14.-15. februára v Bratislave. Hlavným cieľom podujatia je vízia lepšieho Slovenska. Aj preto organizátori podporili myšlienky projektu Hodnota za peniaze. „Súkromná sféra nemôže prekvitať, ak jej štát hádže polená pod nohy,“ povedal […]

Questions with …Matthias Grass, Global CFO Corporate Center at Swiss Re

Matthias Grass will present at the CFO Executive Summit in Prague on April 26-27. Get to know Matthias a bit through our 3 questions. What do you expect from the CFO Executive Summit? This is a great opportunity for me to network with other CFOs and Finance professionals and to discuss the challenges and solutions […]

How to become super efficient in Excel with Streamline Excel Processes

We all know that Excel is a powerful tool for processing, manipulating and analyzing data, and creating reports for external and management purposes- to name a few. That’s why there are more than 120 million Excel users in the world. However, most of us have a love-hate relationship with it and no matter how hard […]