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My life as a Digital Nomad

I knew that leaving my corporate job last November was a defining moment in my life. I needed once more to reinvent myself, to start afresh and re-program my brain. I had to break my routine, step out of my comfort zone. I decided to become a digital nomad. As of August I uncluttered my place, selling shoes on eBay, donating furniture, giving appliances away to friends. End of August I handed over the keys of my beautiful San Francisco home, stored the rest of my belongings in a container ready to be shipped to Europe at some point...

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Veronique Boudaud
The battle for farming data

In a recent issue of “The economist” ( May 6, 2017) , data was described as the new oil. The strategic value of data in agriculture is particularly critical and its ownership already triggers competition and debates.

Thanks to IoT,  farmers in many countries save costs by reducing the usage of fertilizers and herbicides. They optimize the crops in their fields thanks to the multitude of sensors planted in the ground, sending data that gets correlated with weather information and GPS positioning...

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Veronique Boudaud
Chalk and cheese innovation

In the recent months I have met numerous start-ups and enterprises trying to make an innovation engagement successful. I have seen goodwill on both parts and an honest intent to achieve a successful outcome. Yet many engagements do not come to fruition and generate more frustration than positive results. The start-up and the mature enterprise do not speak the same language and do not work on the same clock.

I have captured some key observations and suggestions to overcome the obstacles...

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Veronique Boudaud