Rewrite Tech

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REWRITE TECH deals with the visions and trends of the tech scene. Our interview partners are the pioneers of the digital industry – they share with us their visions, trends and experiences, and provide deeper insights into topics that engage the coding community.

REWRITE TECH

The podcast is moderated by the fantastic Geraldine de Bastion (founder of Konnektiv, founder of Global Innovation Gathering, among others moderator at re:publica) as well as the great Brad Richards (Director of Mobile & Digital Products at diconium).

 

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Kenza Ait Si Abbou: Can we trust AI?

Kenza Ait Si Abbou has dedicated herself to the mission of making AI more understandable to consumers. She recently wrote a book that explains how technology powers our everyday lives and is a very vocal member of the tech scene in Germany. Apart from all that, she works as a Senior Manager Robotics and Artificial Intelligence at Deutsche Telekom.
 
In this episode of REWRITE TECH, we talked to Kenza about how our unconscious bias gets reproduced in algorithms and AI applications. Luckily, she also has some tips on how we can overcome our bias and create more inclusive programs.

 

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André Christ, LeanIX: What is Enterprise Architecture?

LeanIX is often described as the Google Maps for IT – it helps big companies to get transparency about all software products and services they use and shows how they relate to each other. The product is not only used by large corporates such as Zalando and Bosch but they also recently closed a Series D funding round of $80 Million. In this episode of REWRITE TECH, founder and CEO of Lean IX, André Christ, explains how his software works and why Bonn is a great location for a young company looking for talent.

 

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Christian v. Hardenberg, Delivery Hero: What are the technical challenges of growth?

Delivery Hero started as a simple app providing a connection between restaurants and hungry people. In recent years, they transformed from a marketplace to a logistics company and introduced their own form of speedy delivery, called quick commerce. Delivery Hero’s CTO Christian Hardenberg explains the technical challenges of growth and how he handles migrations projects.

 

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Oliver Gürtler, Microsoft: How do German SME's tackle digitization?

Oliver Gürtler is responsible for Cloud and Enterprise Business at Microsoft Germany. In this episode of REWRITE TECH, he talks about the state of digital transformation in Germany and especially how SME businesses try to implement it into their processes. He also underlines the many advantages of clouds and Microsoft's approach with Azure. 

 

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Janina Mütze, Civey: How does Civey conduct real-time opinion research?

Janina Mütze was only 24 when she co-founded Civey, an online market research tool. Now, five years later Civey has the largest panel of opinion and market research in Germany and their tool is embedded in several news websites. In this episode of REWRITE TECH, Janina explains how Civey works and how they make sure to show representative results.

 

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Björn Goerke, Car.Software Org: How to transform Volkswagen into a software-driven company

As the CTO of the Car.Software Organisation, Björn Goerke has one ambitious mission: building a tech company within the Volkswagen Group. In this episode of REWRITE TECH, he explains the full scope of the project and what kind of mindset he wants to establish within the organisation. He also revealed what he personally finds exciting about his new job and why Car.Software Org might be the hottest place to work right now.

 

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Intro: REWRITE TECH by diconium w/ Andreas Schwend & Anja Hendel

In this episode of REWRITE TECH our hosts Geraldine de Bastion and Brad Richards meet diconium's Co-Founder Andreas Schwend and the newly assigned Managing Director Anja Hendel. They talk about the current challenges in the mobility and automotive industry and how companies can drive innovation.

 

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