Latest Insights From HIEC

Harmonizing Circular Economy and Eco-Smart Manufacturing for a Holistic Sustainable Future by Michael Baumann

25th September 2023

In today’s world, the call for sustainability is louder than ever, and the stakes are high. The circular economy, with its transformative approach to production and consumption, has emerged as…

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Digital Twins: The Unsung Heroes of Industry 4.0 by Lucas Schellenberg

11th September 2023

In the fascinating landscape of Industry 4.0, the spotlight often lands on artificial intelligence (AI), automation, and real-time data analytics. However, there’s another game-changing technology that deserves our attention: Digital…

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Embracing AI for E-commerce Growth: Insights from Industry Leaders (German)

29th August 2023

In 2023, the E-commerce sector in the USA is poised to surpass a remarkable trillion-dollar mark in revenue, while Europe’s E-commerce market is projected to reach an impressive 640 billion…

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Media & Entertainment 2023: The Year So Far by Imogen Carter

17th August 2023

A lot has happened in the world over the first half of the year and so it’s a good time to look back and reflect, whilst we consider the road…

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The Importance of Sustainability Leadership in Corporate Organizations

27th June 2023

The German ‘Lebensmittel Zeitung’ (leading trade and business paper of the consumer goods sector) recently published an insightful article based on an interview with Carmen Koch, Partner Consumer, Retail, and…

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The CGAIO: Transforming Business with Generative AI by Tony Leng

30th May 2023

Generative AI, often referred to as the next big thing, is poised to have a profound impact on the business landscape, comparable to the introduction of the Internet. This technology…

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CIO Leadership Qualities required for a successful Digital Transformation by Tony Leng

16th May 2023

For a successful digital transformation, there are two domains that the Chief Information Officer or Chief Digital Officer (CIO/CDO) needs to be effective in for them to have impact. Tony…

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New rules for online marketplaces (German)

10th May 2023

Although the eCommerce market as a whole continues to grow strongly and classified platforms and online marketplaces are gaining popularity in Europe, there was a 10.5% decline in the EU…

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Diversity, Equity & Inclusion: What difference does a difference make?

7th February 2023

By Ken Wilcox, Partner As an African American partner at H.I.E.C, diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) is, unsurprisingly, a subject that is near and dear to my heart. Having served…

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Media & Entertainment: The Landscape for 2023 by Imogen Carter

26th January 2023

The World Bank is predicting a global recession in 2023, expecting GDP growth of only 1.7% which would be the slowest growth rate since 1993, outside of the 2009 and…

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ESG roles heating up as Retail transforms by Carmen Koch

17th January 2023

Roles within the area of ESG are set to be among the hottest in retail again this year. With individuals having the relevant expertise and skill-sets in extremely short supply,…

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The new transformational leadership demands in B2B sales

15th November 2022

Over the past few years, it’s not just the way we live that has changed, but the way we do business. The pace of digital transformation across all industries has…

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