Germanys Digital Scoreboard
Sound fundamentals, low-interest rates, and record high employment currently bode well for the German economy, but to tackle long-term challenges such as ageing and digitalisation, Germany urgently needs to step up its game, both in terms of investments and structural reforms.
First study about the B2B Fintech market in Germany – “Disruptors, Enablers, Partners. Fintechs and the corporate banking business of banks.”
The Fintech scene has not stopped booming. These “new kids on the block” still receive a high level of attention, because they have significantly changed the lives of private investors and savers with their innovative ideas and products. But how is the situation within the B2B segment? What are the different categories in the B2B sector? How many Fintechs are there in the market? In which business areas are they operating? Where are they based? And where do they disrupt or support the corporate banking business of banks? These and other questions have been answered in the B2B study launched by CMS, Deloitte, and ING Wholesale Banking together with FINANCE research.
Illusion or Reality? 6 Million Electric Cars in 2030
The automobile industry is undergoing a radical change. Fossil motors have dominated the automobile market for one century. Therefore, rapid technology developments and the recent strengthened focus on the environmental impact of products have created space and necessity for new energy sources. The electric motor is a leading player.
All just a farce? Low productivity growth in times of greatest digital revolutions
The world is changing at an ever faster pace, people are networking, machines are networking, companies are coming and going. But despite this perceived digital revolution, growth rates are decreasing, and productivity is decreasing. The discrepancy between perceived technological revolution and measured productivity weakness is a challenge for both scientists and politicians alike. A more refined analysis of German data shows that below the surface, there are enough areas with high productivity growth. However, digital transformation is not (yet) able to give the whole economy a big boost.
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Folgen der Automatisierung für den deutschen Arbeitsmarkt
The importance of water is unquestioned. There is no life without water and trends such as global warming and an increasing world population put water at the forefront.