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future companies & innovative organizations

November 26th - 27th 2018, H-FARM

This conference is about people, culture and the power of innovating organizations at a human level. It’s about becoming visionary, daring to be unique and recognizing that there is no one-size-fits-all approach.


Giving the Users What They Want

State of Fl-UX

There is always been a certain confusion about what UX (User Experience) Design is. UX Design is supporting design with the scientific method, applying it to the design challenges we're facing now or in the future and solving them through user-centered evaluation testing, research and combining a variety of methods to strategically attack those issues – resolving them to guarantee a better user experience.

By Alexander Wiethoff

The Playlist

Marc Buckley / ALOHAS ECO-Center

A smart list of startups, companies, people, places and more.

Editorial by Marc Buckley

Forget the Dance of Death

Understanding the Dance of Life

The genomic level of interactions happening in our bodies right now is a dance a millennia in the making. Choreographed to near perfection, the rhythm is lost once disease enters the room. However, with the increasing capabilities of biotech and honed understanding of genomics, we are finally increasing the odds of creating healthier lives for all.

By maize.

Now is the Winter of our dis-Content

Exploring New Creative Agency Models

Decades ago, advertising executives sitting at traditional office cubicles couldn’t have predicted the industry as it stands today. The wondrous world of advertising has been flipped on its head and forced into innovation more than once. Here’s how the next generation of agencies is adapting and molding the future of advertising.

By Alessandro Biggi

Insuring the Future

A Guide to Life Insurance For Millennials

How do you convince the first generation to be more overweight than their parents that one day they might die?

By Dave Hanley

Blockchain's magic for enterprises

Join the Chain Gang

Much like how the technology used in microwave ovens was stumbled upon whilst developing radar, blockchain too was brought into the world as a means to an end rather than an end in itself. The technology was originally created as the underlying layer to the first cryptocurrency, Bitcoin. It fulfilled its purpose admirably, making Bitcoin the first hack-proof, sustainable digital alternative to fiat currency. Arguably more importantly though, it proved that decentralization in the digital era was achievable.

By Robert Kuefner

Pioneer Podcast

Be Assured, Insurance is Changing

Reza Khorshidi is Chief Scientist at AIG Insurance. In this podcast, we discuss current trends in the industry, which technologies are fuelling this and how insurance changes human behavior.

Podcast by Reza Khorshidi

Start Up Stories

How Depop Is Changing the Retail Game

Simon Beckerman is the founder of Depop, a community mobile marketplace where the world's creatives come to buy, sell and discover the most inspiring and unique things.

By maize.

Long Story Short

What are Synthetic Embryos?

Synthetic embryos are embryos which are created without fertilization​.

By maize.

On target

Healthcare in the Age of Precision Medicine

In the future, the standard techniques we use to cure disease will be considered medieval. A one-size fits all approach to drugs and other treatments will become a thing of the past. Each individual will finally be at the core of a fully-tailored, customisable healthcare plan.

By Sumit Jamuar

Luminous Beings Are We, Not This Crude Matter.

THE FUTURE IS HUMAN

When working with corporates and discussing innovation, two distinct attitudes emerge when addressing potential future scenarios. Although different, what these two approaches lead to is the overarching understanding that putting the human factor first – will definitely become a differentiator in capitalizing on new forms of innovation for the future.

By Moriella Kowalski

future companies & innovative organizations

November 26th - 27th 2018
H-FARM

This conference is about people, culture and the power of innovating organizations at a human level. It’s about becoming visionary, daring to be unique and recognizing that there is no one-size-fits-all approach.