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ASMD2024: Putting AI to work – experts, practitioners, ecosystems

ASMD2024, hosted by T-Systems International, converged experts and practitioners to explore AI's role in automotive innovation. Discover how AI intersects with dataspaces, Catena-X, and more, shaping the future of the industry.

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Chris S. Langdon

Mar 18, 2024

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Google: New cloud region Berlin – better digital transformation and sovereignty

In August 2023 Google Cloud opened a new region in Berlin-Brandenburg, the second region in Germany, and its 12th in Europe (Welt 2023). The new region serves Google Cloud customers with local cloud capacity to scale their workloads and satisfy important in-country disaster recovery requirements. It is part of Google Cloud’s global network of 38 regions and 115 zones that bring cloud services to over 200 countries and territories worldwide: “The opening of the Berlin-Brandenburg region is great news for our joint solution with Google, as well as for Europe’s digital sovereignty. Our unique proposition brings together European values for data and the innovative potential of Google’s global network – and is growing it with a new cloud region,” Adel Al-Saleh, Member of the Deutsche Telekom Board of Management and CEO of T-Systems (Wagner 2023).

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Chris S. Langdon

Oct 11, 2023

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2023 Hub.Berlin C-level recap: A minister, CEOs, startups - sustainability solutions

Hub.Berlin is a prominent annual technology and innovation conference held in Berlin, Germany, at Station Berlin near Gleisdreieck, a historically significant railway hub in the center of Berlin. The event is organized by Bitkom, Germany's digital association with more than 2,200 member companies of the digital economy (Bitkom, link), and serves as a platform where professionals, entrepreneurs, and investors come together to explore the latest trends, ideas, and advancements in tech and digital transformation. This year saw politicians like Dr. Volker Wissing, German Federal Minister of Digital and Transport, CEOs like Tim Hoettges of Deutsche Telekom, Adel Al-Saleh, Deutsche Telekom board member and CEO of Deutsche Telekom’s T-Systems subsidiary, and entrepreneurs like Jonas Andrulis, CEO & Founder of AIeph Alpha, a successful German artificial intelligence start up.

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Chris S. Langdon

Oct 06, 2023

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Volker Wissing at Future Mobility Summit 2023: “Generate data and use them in dataspaces”

The Tagesspiegel Future Mobility Summit 2023 brought together high-ranking political, business, and civil society participants to discuss the future of mobility and sustainability. Amont those – Volker Wissing, Federal Minister for Digital Affairs and Transport; Nicole Hoffmeister-Kraut, Minister for Economic Affairs, Labour and Tourism of the State of Baden-Württemberg, and representants of Letzte Generation and Extinction Rebellion. Following the slogan “What moves you?” those and many other speakers discussed the power of transformation in the mobility sector looking towards real sustainability, beyond green washing.

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Nina Popanton

Oct 05, 2023

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Digital Rail Convention 2023: Data for transport optimization

From September 20 to 22, the Digital Rail Convention took place, offering different focus themes each day, a conference day, a demo day, and a public day open to a general audience. The event included lectures, workshops and demonstrations on topics like 5G, digital control and safety technology.

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Nina Popanton

Sep 26, 2023

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How to prepare for leaping with super-apps powered by dataspace

The Telekom Data Intelligence Hub team shared its experience in dataspace implementations from various Gaia-X lighthouse projects including Catena-X and Gaia-X 4 Future Mobility with a group of leading innovators and decision makers in Bitkom’s Working Group on Big Data & Advanced Analytics. DIH presented a 3-step recipe and illustrated it using the RealLab Hamburg case stud about a first intermodal travel super-app. This project was awarded the “Innovation Lab Award” of the Federal Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Action in 2022 and has emerged as a blueprint for data-driven innovation in mobility.

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Chris S. Langdon, Nina Popanton

Aug 02, 2023

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Dataspaces 101

Our thinking on data issues of management importance in refereed publications that go deeper than our short stories. Dataspace solves today's data and data analytics productivity problem. Dataspace .,, is a shift from Big Data (high cost) to Better Data (higher returns) - providing the right data with relevant information content and quality (think: food labels for ingredients and nutritional value), and all in the right quantity is peer-to-peer data communications network - not storage - and with data sovereignty protection so that you can exchange data and maintain control of the rights to your data at all times

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Chris S. Langdon

Jul 31, 2023

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Data Move People

Automotive is evolving and merging into a larger mobility sector due to climate regulation on the one hand, and new digital capabilities with software (see SW-defined car) and data as its fuel (see dataspace) on the other hand.

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Chris S. Langdon

Jul 31, 2023

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Market-X by Gaia-X in Vienna

It felt like a United Nations meeting crossed with an auto show but focused on dataspaces. International participants met in Austria on “neutral” ground for a spectacle with talks, demos and parties. Gaia-X organized Market-X, and it brought together policymakers, dataspace pioneers like the International Data Spaces Association (IDSA), leading projects such as the Gaia-X 4 Future Mobility (GX4FM) family, first dataspace operators like the Mobility Data Space, consultants like Detecon, and vendors like Google.

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Chris S. Langdon

May 16, 2023