Future Life — article 3/4

This series of essays is about the impact of technologies on future life, in particular the areas of employment, parenting, education and our social interactions. I discuss about proposed adaptions to cope with the increased pace of living, the underlying -yet often hidden- complexities of our connected world and the implications on our choices regarding skill development, lifelong learning and digital identity.


Future Life — article 2/4

This series of essays is about the impact of technologies on future life, in particular the areas of employment, parenting, education and our social interactions. I discuss about proposed adaptions to cope with the increased pace of living, the underlying -yet often hidden- complexities of our connected world and the implications on our choices regarding skill development, lifelong learning and digital identity.


Managing Business Innovation — article 7/7

This series of articles is about methods for the management of business innovation, i.e. the process of making or keeping a company of any size creative and therefore competitive. My essays are based on the current literature in the domain as well as my own experience. These articles are also in support for a graduate class at university that I am teaching in my spare time. The framework that I describe here covers one of the aspects of the new product that we are developing at the startup strong.network.

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Future Life — article 1/4

This series of essays is about the impact of technologies on future life, in particular the areas of employment, parenting, education and our social interactions. I discuss about proposed adaptions to cope with the increased pace of living, the underlying -yet often hidden- complexities of our connected world and the implications on our choices regarding skill development, lifelong learning and digital identity.


Managing Business Innovation — article 6/7

This series of articles is about methods for the management of business innovation, i.e. the process of making or keeping a company of any size creative and therefore competitive. My essays are based on the current literature in the domain as well as my own experience. These articles are also in support for a graduate class at university that I am teaching in my spare time.

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How the world faces a series of personal Cyber-Security challenges

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The Pain of Having a Fully Remote Workforce

Having an entire workforce confined at home is a staggering experience for most companies. In addition many workers are parents with kids to attend to.

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Where I live in Switzerland, we are now required to manage ourselves daily school work and keep our kids focused in an environment where they are more used to play than study. Talk about a source of distraction for parents.

Even if many corporate IT teams are used to deal with a number of remote workers, there is nevertheless a…


Managing ICS Security — article 1/3

In this series of articles, I address the issue of managing cybersecurity and building a thorough program for Industrial Control Systems (ICS). The convergence between Information and Operational Technology brings a new set of challenges for security professionals and new security controls need to be implemented. I discuss this topic over three articles.

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  • 1 Build a Cyber Security Program for Industrial Control Systems
  • 2 Why an Adaptive Cybersecurity Strategy is Needed for ICS (to appear)
  • 3 The Future of ICS Protection Solutions (to appear)

The Advent of Smart Plants

Industrial control systems (ICS) today are…


Managing Business Innovation — article 5/7

This series of articles is about methods for the management of business innovation, i.e. the process of making or keeping a company of any size creative and therefore competitive. My essays are based on the current literature in the domain as well as my own experience. These articles are also in support for a graduate class at university that I am teaching in my spare time.

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Managing Business Innovation — article 4/7

This series of articles is about methods for the management of business innovation, i.e. the process of making or keeping a company of any size creative and therefore competitive. My essays are based on the current literature in the domain as well as my own experience. These articles are also in support for a graduate class at university that I am teaching in my spare time.

All articles in this series


Managing Business Innovation — article 3/7

This series of articles is about methods for the management of business innovation, i.e. the process of making or keeping a company of any size creative and therefore competitive. My essays are based on the current literature in the domain as well as my own experience. These articles are also in support for a graduate class at university that I am teaching in my spare time..

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Laurent Balmelli

Professional in cyber-security, innovation, life-long learner; startup with successful exit; Guest professor at Keio University Grad. School, Tokyo Japan

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