Industry Talks Announcement

  • Date: 19.05.2016
  • Information systems are well known and leveraged on a large scale in the everyday business. But how exactly does a company run digital transformations leveraging these systems? What are main drivers and challenges related with this endeavor and how do employees adopt and use these systems?

    These and other questions will be discussed in our industry talk series with KPMG and Thomas Cook. We are happy to invite students, KIT employees and practitioners to both sessions: May 23rd, 11:30 - 1PM and June 27th, 11:30 - 1PM.


    Thomas Cook

    June 27th, 11:30 - 1PM
    20.13, Room 111

    The second industry talk session will be hold by Thomas Cook. The talk focuses on how to run digital transformations and what challenges need to be addressed in globally operating enterprise. The presentation will be given by Dr. Curt Cramer and Stefan Seibel.



    May 23rd, 11:30 - 1PM
    20.13, Room 111

    KPMG will provide an interesting introduction to information systems from a consulting perspective with real-world challenges and practical examples. Both KPMG speakers are experienced within the Business Intelligence and Analytics domain. Below you can find a short summary of their profiles.

    Andreas Fachinger
    • Senior Manager, at KPMG since 2008
    • Studies Dipl. Wirtschaftsinformatiker
    • Consulting – Business Intelligence & Steering, Mannheim

    Benedikt Höck
    • Manager, at KPMG since 2011
    • Bachelor in Wirtschaftsinformatik / Master in Informatik
    • Consulting – Business Intelligence & Steering, Bremen



    We hope to see many of you in our industry talk series and look forward to an interesting discussion.