The empty brain

Your brain does not process information, retrieve knowledge or store memories. In short: your brain is not a computer. No matter how hard they try, brain scientists and cognitive psychologists will never find a copy of Beethovens 5th Symphony in the brain – or copies of words, pictures, grammatical rules or any other kinds of … Read more

The Fourth Industrial Revolution

The founder and executive chairman of the World Economic Forum on how the impending technological revolution will change our lives. We are on the brink of the Fourth Industrial Revolution. And this one will be unlike any other in human history. Characterized by new technologies fusing the physical, digital and biological worlds, the Fourth Industrial … Read more

Model-enabled design and engineering of organisations and their enterprises

This editorial is concerned with the need for an integrated approach to the design and engineering of organisations and their enterprises. Organisational Design originates from the organisational sciences, while the notion of Enterprise Engineering results from the engineering sciences (most notably information systems engineering, business (process) engineering, business process optimisation, and enterprise architecture). The Organisational … Read more