Machines are increasingly acting autonomously, exchanging information among themselves and making self-regulating decisions. The now published white paper “The Advance of the Machines – Vision and Implications of a Machine Economy” examines how companies benefit from such digital technologies.
was a German civil engineer, inventor, entrepreneur and interdisciplinary scientist. With his development of the Z3 in 1941, Zuse built the world’s first functional, fully automatic, program-controlled and freely programmable computer operating in binary floating-point arithmetic. He is thus considered the father of today’s machine economy.