Christopher Koch


About Christopher Koch

Christopher Koch is the Editorial Director of the SAP Center for Business Insight. He is an experienced publishing professional, researcher, editor, and writer in business, technology, and B2B marketing.

AI, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Robotics, Robotic Process Automation, RPA, Robot, Robots,

The Two Evolutionary Paths Of Robots (Hint: One Will Be Way Smarter)

8-Apr-2019 | Christopher Koch

Humans must know how to walk and think (a.k.a. chew gum) at the same time. To succeed in nature against rival species, we have needed to learn how to move about efficiently and get a keen sense of awa

circular economy, resources, sustainability, GDP

The Great Big Misunderstanding Behind Economic Growth

11-Mar-2019 | Christopher Koch

The year 1934 was a time of crisis and terrifying uncertainty. The world economy was in the midst of an unprecedented economic collapse. Almost no one was spared: Unemployment had hit 44% in Germany i

Businesswoman examining crystal ball in office

Human Behavior, Turned Up To 11

4-Feb-2019 | Christopher Koch

Humans crave convenience. It's not just that it makes our lives easier, although that's certainly part of it. It's that convenience allows us to spend our time on other things we find more meaningful,

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Circular Economy: Reshaping the Industrial Ecosystem

4-Jun-2018 | Christopher Koch

[drop-letter]Though it doesn’t make any of the tourist guidebooks, one of the most famous places in Denmark is an unremarkable-looking industrial park in the small coastal city of Kalundborg.[/drop-

Perception vs. Reality: The Circular Economy

21-Feb-2018 | Christopher Koch

Perception: It’s a radical, unproven concept. Reality: [caption id="" align="alignright" width="431"] Credit: Ellen MacArthur Foundation[/caption] An alternative to the traditional linear mode

Perception vs. Reality: Immersive Technologies

15-Nov-2017 | Christopher Koch

Perception: Immersive experiences are scripted productions. Reality: [caption id="" align="alignright" width="429"] Credit: The Void VR[/caption] Early versions of immersive technologies, which in

Perception vs. Reality: Sensors

11-Sep-2017 | Christopher Koch

Perception: Sensors are passive collectors of data. Reality: Smart sensors are becoming not only highly sophisticated—measuring everything from motion, acceleration, and pressure to light, heat,

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The Tiny Engines Driving The Digital Revolution

6-Sep-2017 | Christopher Koch

In computing, bigger is never better. The smaller computers get, the more useful they become—like that computer you carry around in your pocket or purse, otherwise known as a smartphone. The same

Why Digital Transformation Is A Nothingburger – And What To Do About It

22-Aug-2017 | Christopher Koch

There’s a scientific term for when a word or phrase is repeated so many times that our minds become unable to process its meaning: semantic satiation. We’ve gotten to that point with the relent

customer networks

The Value Of Customer Networks

25-Aug-2016 | Christopher Koch

Traditionally, businesses have always worked for customers. Success depended on the ability to offer great products and services, make the purchasing process easy and enjoyable, and follow up with pos