Software developers are revolutionizing steel and other traditional industries. Companies are in a race with competitors to hold onto customers and optimize delivery channels with state-of-the-art IT systems.
Report by Paula Henfling
Digitalization, networked working worlds and migration. Industrial production is increasingly intermeshed with modern information and communications technology. How are the Germans faring in Industry 4.0?
Robots have descended upon the world's largest industrial fair by the hundreds. But the big question that reverberates through the trade floor is this: Will fellow robots steal my job?
German chancellor Angela Merkel has opened the world's biggest industrial fair. Poland is the partner nation of the fair that also seeks to allay fears from technological advances associated with Industry 4.0.
The German startup sector pales in size and clout to the industries that traditionally steer the economy, from carmakers to steel producers. Yet what they lack for in size, startups make up for in promise.
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