In the 19th century it was weaving looms and steam engines that drove the industrial revolution – and brought about the transition from an agrarian to an industrial society. Today, more than 200 years later, we are experiencing another rapid transformation, and one which has already swept across the worlds of business and society at large.
We are experiencing a digital transformation in which IT is serving as a major driver of innovation.
Under the featured “d!conomy” theme, CeBIT 2015 is addressing the ubiquitous digitization that is ever more strongly shaping our workaday and personal lives: Big Data, cloud computing, mobile access and social and security issues are increasingly interrelated and having major impact on business and society. Most recently it is the Internet of Things and all-encompassing networking that are strongly driving the development of business models, manufacturing processes and products – in every economic sector.