GDI Gottlieb Duttweiler Institute GDI Gottlieb Duttweiler Institute The Gottlieb Duttweiler Institute is an independent think tank in consumption, economics and society and a premium event location. Think Tank Event Location Latest trend updates Show all Key take-aways from the GDI conference "The Power of Predictions" Of black swans and warning goats: at the conference "The Power of Predictions", internationally recognised experts discussed the opportunities and risks of AI predictions. A summary. Learn more “Too Good To Go” against foodwaste 9 million app users, 18,000 participating businesses in Europe, 11 countries: the "Too Good To Go" success story is second to none. CEO Mette Lykke reveals her secret of success at the GDI Retail Summit from 5 to 6 September 2019 and in this interview. Learn more Digitisation Marketing Tourism Out and About With Smart Assistants A scenario for travelling in the future Study, 2019 (free download) Languages: German, French, English Commissioned by: Conference of Regional Tourism Directors in Switzerland (RDK) Learn more GDI Research Six theses on how AI predictions will change our lives The possibilities of radically more accurate predictions through artificial intelligence will also radically change our lives. GDI Head of Research Karin Frick has put forward six theses regarding artificial intelligence. Learn more The three most common mistakes made by companies in the Chinese market New technologies and big data are rapidly changing trade in China.. In an interview, Chiang Jeongwen, Professor of Marketing at the renowned China Europe International Business School (CEIBS), discusses how to successfully enter the Chinese market, the competition between Alibaba and Amazon, and Chinese consumers. On 5 September 2019, Jeongwen will present at the GDI Retail Summit. Mehr erfahren Gottlieb Duttweiler Prize for human-machine collaboration On 7 May 2019, at a ceremony attended by top international representatives from the worlds of business, research and politics, the 13th Gottlieb Duttweiler Prize was awarded to the AI platform Watson – and accepted on its behalf by John E. Kelly III, IBM Executive Vice President. Learn more GDI-Research Decoding the future On earth and in space, there are almost no unexplored regions. But a new atlas of blank spaces is emerging, which will enable an age of astonishing discovery Learn more GDI-Research David Bosshart: "Whoever gets convenience right, can win people over" GDI CEO David Bosshart is convinced retailers' willingness to take risks should increase. New and innovative partnerships, for example, would enable them to successfully counteract declining margins. Bosshart sees the merger of analogue and digital, convenience, and moral consumption as the three major retail trends of the near future. A video interview. Learn more Prediction Products More and more companies are designing their products in a way that they can create predictions from user data. It's nice when the products learn to fulfil our wishes even better - but it won't always be that nice, warns Shoshana Zuboff in her latest book. Learn more How the Internet has changed protest movements The Internet has made protest movements like Women's March, Climatestrike and Refugees Welcome global, says Harvard researcher An Xiao Mina. But where do protest movements get their inspiration from, today? And where do they find their audience? In a video and at the GDI Retail Summit An Xiao Mina gives insights. Learn more Upcomig GDI event Retail Consumption 05 September 2019 - 06 September 2019 69th International Retail Summit More Retailing, Less Retailers: New Purpose In a New Ecosystem Learn more Our recent publications Digitisation Marketing Tourism Out and About With Smart Assistants A scenario for travelling in the future Study, 2019 (free download) Languages: German, French, English Commissioned by: Conference of Regional Tourism Directors in Switzerland (RDK) 20.05.2019 Authors Jakub Samochowiec, Marta Kwiatkowski and Stefan Breit Learn more Digitisation Retail Consumption Economy The End of Consumption as We Know It When data makes retail superfluous GDI Study No. 46 / 2019 Languages: German, English Publishers: GDI Gottlieb Duttweiler Institute, KPMG AG Wirtschaftsprüfungsgesellschaft Format: PDF 27.02.2019 Authors David Bosshart, Karin Frick, Stephan Fetsch, Holger Wildgrube Learn more Work Society The New Volunteers Study, 2018 (free download) Authors: Jakub Samochowiec, Leonie Thalmann, Andreas Müller Languages: German, French Commissioned by: Migros Kulturprozent 28.05.2018 Authors Jakub Samochowiec, Leonie Thalmann, Andreas Müller Learn more Our researchers David Bosshart CEO Dr. David Bosshart is CEO of the Gottlieb Duttweiler Institute for Economic and Social Studies. Dr. David Bosshart holds a PhD in philosophy, is the author of numerous international publications and sought-after speaker worldwide. His work focuses on the future of consumption, societal transformation, digitisation (human-machine), management and culture, globalisation and political philosophy. Karin Frick Head Think Tank, Member of the Executive Board Karin Frick is Head of Think Tank and a Member of the Executive Board at the Gottlieb Duttweiler Institute. As an economist, she researches trends and countertrends in business, society and consumption. Marta Kwiatkowski Schenk Senior Researcher, Deputy Head Think Tank Marta Kwiatkowski is a Senior Researcher & Advisor at the GDI Gottlieb Duttweiler Institute and analyses social, economic, and technological trends. Jakub Samochowiec Senior Researcher Jakub Samochowiec is a Senior Researcher at the GDI Gottlieb Duttweiler Institute. He analyses social, economic, and technological changes with a focus on decision, old age, media and consumption. Detlef Gürtler Senior Researcher Detlef Gürtler is Senior Researcher at the GDI. Until 2016 he was editor-in-chief of the GDI Impuls magazine published by the Gottlieb Duttweiler Institute. Gürtler analyses social changes with a focus on work, economics and finance. Zhan Li Senior Researcher Zhan Li is an Associate Senior Researcher at the GDI Gottlieb Duttweiler Institute. His main research topics include the future of globalisation, thought leadership and scenario planning. Christine Schäfer Researcher Christine Schäfer is a researcher at the GDI Gottlieb Duttweiler Institute. She analyses social, economic and technological trends, with a focus on food, consumption and trade. Stefan Breit Researcher Stefan Breit is a researcher at the Gottlieb Duttweiler Institute. He analyses social, economic and technological trends, with a focus on living, infrastructure and environment.