Dan Wellers


About Dan Wellers

Dan Wellers is the Digital Futures Global Lead and Senior Analyst at SAP Insights.

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How Today’s Robotic Processes Will Spark Tomorrow’s Digital Assistants

2-May-2019 | Dan Wellers

Blame sci-fi for our obsession with robots. Our fascination with human-like machines has kept our attention on physical bots – think of the still-predominant idea of robots informed by pop culture c

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Robotic Process Automation: The Dawn Of Unlimited Intelligence

2-May-2019 | Dan Wellers

Assistant bots are developing so rapidly that they’re quickly moving from business automation to becoming an integral adjunct to the human mind. Assistant bots are quickly moving from

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Let’s Be Clear: Transparency As A Strategic Advantage

3-Apr-2019 | Dan Wellers

Customers are becoming more interested in basing spending decisions on their personal beliefs. If companies’ values don't align with their customers’, it could mean lost business. As technology m

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Your Values In Plain Sight: The Future Is Transparency Through Tech

3-Apr-2019 | Dan Wellers

Until recently, it was unusual for customers to think about whether a product or service was created in a way that aligned with their personal values. It’s not that customers assumed most things

customer experience, customer engagement, value chain, community

The Open Value Chain: Collaborating With The Community

21-Jan-2019 | Dan Wellers

Consumers resisted Betty Crocker's instant cake mix when it first hit the market. Adding water and pouring the batter into a pan made baking seem a little too easy. But then the company tweaked the re

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How 4D Printing Will Shift the Shape of Manufacturing

5-Dec-2018 | Dan Wellers

[drop-letter]In a brief period, 3D printing (the process of creating a three-dimensional object by adding successive layers of raw material until it is complete) has gone mainstream. Each day more com

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4D Printing: Self-Assemble, Self-Shape, Self-Repair

5-Dec-2018 | Dan Wellers

4D printing, which builds objects using smart materials, could change everything. This next-generation technology will enable companies to manufacture products that can self-assemble, reshape themsel

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Threat and Opportunity: Blockchain’s Hunger for Power

28-Nov-2018 | Dan Wellers

The oil crises of the 1970s motivated industrial economies to get smarter about fuel consumption. Now the digital economy faces a similar inflection point. The growing global demand for technology is

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Blockchain’s Energy Crisis

28-Nov-2018 | Dan Wellers

Remember the oil crises of 1973 and 1979? Though much of the industrialized West and Japan felt the shock, gasoline was in such short supply in the United States that the federal government cut the na

Batteries Power Up

4-Jun-2018 | Dan Wellers

[drop-letter]1[/drop-letter] [one_half] Perception: Batteries are boring. We notice them only when they’re dead. Credit: Tesla [/one_half] [one_half_last] Reality: