In this special episode of MING Labs’ podcast Lost In Transformation, we compiled various statements from global digital leaders on what challenges and pitfalls we might expect to encounter while on the path of digital transformation.

Tune in to find out what these leaders highlighted as some of the main…


Books that have inspired us this year and given us new mental models and tools to design with responsibility and sustainability in mind.

The disruption caused by the global pandemic in 2020 has had a myriad of effects, one being a disruption of usual work patterns and a newfound time for reflection. Especially reflection on purpose — i.e., why do we do what we do? …


In Episode 41 of MING Labs’ podcast Lost In Transformation, we talk to AJ Boelens, Managing Director at Innovation Connected.

Listen to this episode to learn all about customer-centric strategy and innovation from a leading practitioner. AJ explains on tangible examples how to bridge strategy, strategic marketing and innovation to create greater value and efficiency for your customers.

3 Main Takeaways From This Episode

01 Breaking free from product-oriented structures: Helping MNCs innovate like startups…


Ford China VPA in EVOS. Source: https://www.autocarindia.com/car-news/ford-evos-crossover-revealed-at-the-shanghai-auto-show-2021-420560

Voice user interfaces went from zero to one in less than a decade. With Siri-style digital assistants now commonplace, brands in China have started using visual avatars as the first step in building a personality-driven digital experience.

by Will Marks, General Manager at MING Labs


In Episode 40 of MING Labs’ podcast Lost In Transformation, we talk to Fridolin Pflueger, Co-Founder at HolyPoly.

Listen to this episode to learn how to rethink plastics, how HolyPoly works with circular business models, and which sustainability transformation companies will have to tackle in the future.

3 Main Takeaways From This Episode

01Changing our perspective of plastics: We need to design products in a circular manner. “Of course, we don’t want plastic…


In Episode 39 of MING Labs’ podcast Lost In Transformation, we talk to Thomas Gottschalk, Head of Digital at BASF Performance Chemicals.

Listen to this episode to learn how BASF as a large established corporation started transforming their company, moving from bureaucratic processes to agile working, and find out how each business unit now successfully leads customer-centric digitalization for their plant.

3 Main Takeaways From This Episode

01 Cutting through the noise: Focus on solving real problems…


Working from home and worried about the security of your information? Here’s how we built homebase completely remotely, a venture solution for remote workspace security.

A Safe Space For Your Work Data

Since the Covid-19 pandemic hit in 2020, working from home has become the new norm and — in many cases — is here to stay. While it has its ups and downs, remote work comes with various challenges: from distractions, a lack of a proper separate ‘work’ space, to the…


In this special episode of MING Labs’ podcast Lost In Transformation, we compiled a few interesting statements from inspiring digital leaders on what they see as the very first step we should take on any transformation journey.

Tune in to find out what these digital leaders around the globe recommend…


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When you work from home, it’s easy to feel disconnected from your team. We already highlighted in a previous article that the occasional small talk during meetings contributes to improved team morale, can ease back-to-back meetings, and makes us get to know our colleagues better on an informal level. But…


In Episode 38 of MING Labs’ podcast Lost In Transformation, we talk to Antonio DeLorenzo, Head of ING Labs in Singapore.

Listen to this episode to learn the biggest do’s and don’ts in corporate venture building, how Kapsool started out as a venture in the ING Lab in a completely new field for the founders, and how it strives to digitalize existing port call processes, all while providing a practical maritime…

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