Montag 17:15 – 18:00
What Separates Successful, Real Digital Projects From ‘Digital Theatre’?
Carlo Pacifico, New Relic
According to IDC “by 2021, at least 50% of global GDP will be digitized”. In times of hyped buzzwords, it seems everyone is working on ‘digital’ initiatives. But what is ‘Digital Business’? How do you define it? Why should you care? An idea & will to succeed is only the beginning, in reality it is very hard to master it. What are the roadblocks preventing companies – especially those with existing culture, tech stack & organisations – from operating fast, innovative, cost effective & customer focused?
In this session we will provide actionable advice covering all of the above-mentioned challenges.
Dienstag 11:00 – 12:00
Open Bionics: Turning Children With Limb Differences into Bionic Superheroes
Samantha Payne, Open Bionics
Open Bionics is a robotics company developing affordable, assistive technologies that enhance the human body. Open Bionics has spent the past four years working with upper-limb amputees to create an affordable multi-grip bionic hand. Together with Disney, Open Bionics has created 3D printed multi-grip bionic hands in the style of superheroes from the worlds of science fiction, turning a disability into a superpower.
Dienstag 15:00– 15:40
20+ Years of Tools Development - and Still Loving It...
Erich Gamma, Microsoft
Mittwoch 12:00 – 12:45
Quantum Computing – a Revolution of Information Technology
Florian Neukart, Volkswagen Group
With the computers we use today, some of the most important problems will never be solved, among these simulated chemistry, drug discovery, transportation, and artificial intelligence. Practical quantum computers herald a new era in information technology, and it’s happening right now. Wedevelopers must be aware of it, understand why and when quantum computers are more powerful than classical computers, and develop knowledge about architectures, algorithms, and programming languages. It’s an exciting field, of which it is clear that despite the progress made, many hurdles still have to be taken. The audience will understand the potential of near-term quantum computers and learn about their strengths and weaknesses in the most practical way.
Mittwoch 15:45– 16:30
Evolutionary Architecture and Governance: What's the Future Like?
Rebecca J. Parsons, ThoughtWorks, Inc.
The techniques of evolutionary architecture provide a mechanism for automating many of the governance activities performed by Enterprise Architects, and not just at the scale of static code analysis. This talk describes some of these approaches and the tools used, including discussions around communicating standards and handling exceptions. We then examine what governance can look like as techniques in AI and ML continue to advance
Donnerstag 15:45 – 16:30
Ethische IT Innovation: Ein wertebasierter System-Design Ansatz
Sarah Spiekermann, Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien
Die Zukunft unserer digitalen Ethik liegt in der Wiederentdeckung unserer Werte. Wenn wir Werte beim Design unserer digitalen Technologien systematisch berücksichtigen und ihren Einsatz so planen, dass unsere Welt wieder wertvoller wird, dann sind wir auf der richtigen Spur. Aber was sind Werte überhaupt? Und warum verwechseln wir sie so oft mit Produktfunktionalitäten? Welche Werte sind besonders wichtig? Und von welchen Kriterien hängt das ab? Schließlich: Wie geht wertbasiertes Planen von Technologie überhaupt? Und welche Ergebnisse bringt das für Unternehmen? Um all diese Fragen und ihre Antworten geht es in diesem Vortrag.