Intelligent real estate

The transformation in the real estate sector extends much further than greater sustainability and ease of use. In future, the most important change will be that buildings will be used for multiple purposes and multiple users. It is a development that is driven by increasing scarcity, intelligent technology and putting the emphasis on the human […]

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Claim your place in the interconnected world

More and more the world is becoming more and more one big cloud of interconnections. Sensors, people, cars, devices and even complete infrastructures are being connected to one another at an ever-increasing rate. IoT in combination with artificial intelligence keeps a new world running: the Instrumented Planet. This the lesson of IBM’s Research Technology Vision, […]

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IBM Think 2018 – The Netherlands attract attention in Las Vegas

There was quite a sensation at the recent IBM Think 2018-Congress in Las Vegas. Dutch representatives of large Dutch organisations including the Port of Rotterdam and Schiphol Airport were presented there as stars. Not only with photos and quotes on the gigantic billboards on The Strip, the most important thoroughfare of America’s gambling capital, but […]

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Port of Rotterdam on Mars!

  Thanks to modern technology, Rotterdam can continue to be the world’s safest, most efficient and most sustainable harbor over the long term. In order to be able to guarantee social and economic value, we regularly attempt to present an image of both the near and distant future. During the recent IBM Think 2018 Conference […]

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IoT – Those who make the connections, persist

The Internet of Things (IoT) is playing an increasingly important role in the use and management of critical infrastructures such as harbors, roadways and bridges, telecom, water and power supplies, airports and railway. Moreover, these infrastructures are becoming increasingly inter-related. A good example is the Port of Rotterdam, where sensor data is used to improve […]

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IBM supports Hack Belgium – will you join us?

During Hack Belgium 1,000 entrepreneurs, developers, students and academics gather together to solve societal challenges with the help of cognitive and cloud technology. By developing new disruptive technologies these innovative entrepreneurs change the way the various fields work, including mobility, healthcare and the job market. It is no easy task, there will be sweat and […]

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IoT gives asset management a new boost

Forget all the classic opinions regarding enterprise asset management (EAM). Links to new technological possibilities such as the IoT open up a world of new possibilities. This provides a real-time, mobile component when managing the life cycle of business resources and work processes. This development has not gone unnoticed. With IBM Maximo, we were recently […]

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Smart Building opens a new world

  Products and services are increasingly being produced from ecosystems and collaboration models. When you realize that the margin within the building industry is typically between 1 and 3%, you understand that this industry has to accelerate and deploy technology to deliver projects on time within budget and, using this method, to monitor and, where […]

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CFO – with the C of ‘Continuous’

A few forces that were at play these past few years have caused a perfect storm to drastically change the way finance departments go about their business. Disruption by versatile start-ups, the boom in financial and non-financial big data, and the refinedness of analytics tools have put much pressure on the classic annual report. So […]

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