Artificial Intelligence

Artificial Intelligence

Artificial Intelligence opens up a world of opportunities to family businesses and the private sector worldwide.

STRATEGY: The Emergence of Holding Companies

STRATEGY: The Emergence of Holding Companies

Holding companies are an interesting legal construct – they are not operational, so do not provide a product or service – but their business...
FEATURES: PAUL - The Global Bakery

PAUL – The Global Bakery

Instantly recognised by its stylishly minimalist signage: elegant white lettering on a clean black background, bakery Paul boasts over 700 sales points on four...
EDUCATION: Smith Family Business Initiative at Cornell - Leveraging the Power of Family Networks in Education

Smith Family Business Initiative at Cornell – Leveraging the Power of Family Networks in...

Despite forming the backbone of the global economy, family businesses still have limited choices tailored to their specific needs and challenges in the education...
FEATURES: ISKU - 90 Years of Family and Furniture

ISKU – 90 Years of Family and Furniture

The design and manufacture of top-quality office furniture has been the Vikström family’s passion for 90 years. ISKU, the Vikström’s business, has built a...
INDUSTRY INSIGHTS: Toys – More than Just Fun and Games

Toys – More than Just Fun and Games

The Argentinian company Juguetes Rasti was founded in 1965 by Antonio Dimare, an Italian immigrant with a passion for making toys. The original Rasti...
FIVE STEPS TO SUCCESS Redefining Family Firm Sustainability with Artificial Intelligence

Five Steps to Success

Ann Sophie K. Löhde Associate CEO at aiso-lab GmbH, Senior Research Fellow at WIFU Witten Institute for Family Business   Dr Giovanna Campopiano Associate Professor of Family...
PORTRAIT: ARCO Group and Nigeria's Continuously Evolving Oil and Gas Industry

ARCO Group and Nigeria’s Continuously Evolving Oil and Gas Industry

In Nigeria’s booming oil and gas industry, the ARCO Group is atypical in its family-ownership and operation. Multinationals like Shell and ExxonMobil have a...
SPECIAL FEATURES: Almost Human - The Challenges of Building Emotionally Intelligent AI

Almost Human – The Challenges of Building Emotionally Intelligent AI

Interview with Dr Danko Nikolic, PhD CDO and Head of AI at savedroid, CEO at RobotsGoMental, Associated with Max Planck Institute for Brain Research Will artificial...
PSYCHOLOGY: How to Keep the Impostor Phenomenon from Holding You Back

PSYCHOLOGY: How to Keep the Impostor Phenomenon from Holding You Back

More than 25 years later, Guy French (modified name) still remembers the unshakable feeling of dread. He had just begun his studies at a...
SPECIAL FEATURES: Disruption of Industries - The Impact of the AI Revolution

Disruption of Industries – The Impact of the AI Revolution

Long before MIT computer scientist John McCarthy coined the term artificial intelligence in 1956, we were fascinated by the idea of machines with human...