Topics for Russia (2): Helmuth Ludwig


Helmuth Ludwig, CIO of Siemens

Today any company of any size can compete with any other company. The cloud, and therefore state-of-the-art technologies in almost any scalability and with high performance, is open to every company at consumption-oriented prices. This is part of the democratization of IT. Another is that not only IT departments and CIOs decide which IT is used in the company, but increasingly also representatives from the departments. This also means that IT decisions are distributed more widely than before.

„We have to talk about this,” says Siemens CIO Helmuth Ludwig in our interview. “With emerging technologies such as well-integrated low-code platforms or AutoML – automated machine learning – solutions, we as CIOs are empowering our business users to unlock their very own potential that lies in their processes and data.“

 

Read more about Siemens’ IT strategy here (in German!)