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How KONE co-creation is unlocking industry transformations

This month we learn how KONE is honing its co-creation practices to unlock industry transformations. CTO Maciej Kranz discusses the impact of COVID-19 on the future of buildings and cities. He explains how KONE is responding to those changes by focusing on innovating with speed, implementing a culture of experimentation, and co-creating with customers and partners to bring new solutions to market that are helping transform buildings and their uses for a better, safer future.

How KONE co-creation is unlocking industry transformations


Maciej Kranz

Chief Technology Officer – KONE

Industrialist Live

Episode 1: Blueprint for service success

Industrial companies know they need to pivot to new, digital-driven services, but how can they move beyond the buzz? In this discussion, clients and Accenture experts answer this question, backed up by Accenture research. While currently about 29% of industrial company revenue is generated by services, by 2030 the numbers will jump significantly. Our panelists discuss pitfalls, challenges and factors for service success. On the client side, they are Mike Cuddy, Vice President IT and CIO, Toromont Industries and Arno Strötgen, GSVP Service, ABB Robotics & Discrete Automation—and from Accenture—Brian May, Managing Director, NA Industrial Lead, Dr. Jiva Dimitrova-Micha, Managing Principal and Urban Hofström, Managing Principal.

Sparks: Innovation in action

The investments, advances and innovations you need to know.

From the latest trends and tools, to ground-breaking technologies and innovations, we bring you the latest announcements impacting the manufacturing and industrial space.

Learn more about the innovations in products and services that are fueling industry growth, from sustainable mining pilots to connected truck engines.

Insights: Igniting thoughts

Masters of change at a moment of truth. Key tech trends leaders must embrace to forge a better future.

From battling screen fatigue to DIY innovation, businesses must help people solve challenges on their own terms.

Virtual twins can help unlock $1.3 trillion in economic value and 7.5 Gt CO2e emissions reductions by 2030.

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Previous editions

January: Siemens people-first, growth mindset

In Conversation with Hanna Hennig, Chief Information Officer – Siemens. Learn more.

Sparks January: View Slideshare.

November: Innovation with impact at 3M

In Conversation with Michael G. Vale, Ph.D., Executive Vice President – 3M Safety & Industrial Business Group. Learn more.

Sparks November: View Slideshare.

October: Rockwell's relentless innovation

In Conversation with Blake Moret, Chief Executive Officer - Rockwell Automation. Learn more.

Sparks October: View Slideshare.

September: An electric future is a resilient one

In Conversation with Emmanuel Lagarrigue, Chief Innovation Officer – Schneider Electric. Learn more.

Sparks September: View Slideshare.

August: Igniting a supply chain revolution

In Conversation with Takaaki Ishii, Chief Operating Officer – Nippon Express Co. Ltd Learn more.

Sparks August: View Slideshare.

July: Make digital part of the Cat yellow DNA

In Conversation with Ogi Redzic, Chief Digital Officer and Vice President – Caterpillar Inc. Learn more.

Sparks July: View Slideshare.

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