Sonja Ries has been working at Fraunhofer IMW since September 2018. She works as a research assistant for the digital project unit Data Mining and Value Creation. There she deals with organizational development in the context of digital transformation. Previously, she worked as a quality engineer in software development projects in Dresden. She studied psychology and cognitive science at the Technical University of Dresden and at the University of Osnabrück. As a certified mediator (MediationsG § 5), she has supported clients since 2018 in managing and resolving conflicts, and accompanies groups through difficult decision-making processes.