Raiffeisen secures his future with IBM

If you haven’t been living under a rock the past few years, you’re probably aware that the financial services sector is undergoing some drastic changes. Industry-wide disruption led to the realization that banking should become (and is already becoming) more personalized and more digital. Granted, that’s a positive evolution. However, it also means that more […]

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Redefining Business – and Security. Come see us at the Watson Brussels Summit on May 30

Cognitive technology is transforming sectors, companies and professions – and it’s happening right now! On May 30, at the Watson Brussels Summit, we’ll be taking a very close look at what this means for security. As a CISO you need to help facilitate innovation, right? You cannot watch and wait, while your competitors press ahead […]

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Why you need the right insights to retain your clients

“A dissatisfied client is a loyal client”. Even the most accepted theories of CRM might be not applicable to your organization´s situation and Data Scientists can discover such fascinating insights from your data. The massive volumes of data represent opportunity to acquire information and make an organization much more intelligent and adaptable. It enables us […]

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The power of combining data science tools applied to Internet of Things in freight

How data science enabled a freight company to get its containers back in order. Data Science is exploratory by nature. You therefore want access to the widest possible range of algorithms, libraries and flexible tools that can handle multiple types of data. But also you do not want to forget that much value can come […]

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Unexpected consequences of the weather on your shelves

It’s impossible to change the colour of the sky. However, thanks to weather analytics, companies can now curb the effects of climatic events. Here’s how. Climatic conditions naturally affect demand for products and services. They can also entail costly consequences, such as shortages or excesses of stock. Here too, digitisation, analytics and Big Data is […]

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The mobile app deserves a 3rd life

It’s almost a standard reflex: once something is no longer new, it is declared dead. Sometimes this is valid, but sometimes such a verdict is underserved. In many cases, the truth lies somewhere in between. Still, there was a core of truth in the blog that Cory Crosland posted last September on LinkedIn. The CEO […]

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The power of Bluemix in practice

IBM Bluemix is widely known in other countries as a platform for rapid innovation; in the Netherlands, Bluemix does not yet enjoy such a big reputation. Perhaps this has to do with our reticence when it comes to large-scale advertisements and chest-thumping. For example, London’s Heathrow airport is decorated with enormous banners touting the advantages […]

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SLTN and IBM demonstrate the ‘innovation garage’

IT service provider SLTN has selected IBM Bluemix to make it quicker and easier for you – as a developer, the person responsible for IT or an innovation manager – to develop and innovate. The company will set up a so-called ‘Bluemix Garage’, in which topics such as Design Thinking, Lean Startup, Agile DevOps and […]

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On the password paradox and authentication innovation

Chances are that the device on which you’re reading this blog was accessed through one form of authentication or the other. One of the most wide-spread of those methods are passwords. They’ve become such an integral part of our lives that we often don’t think about them anymore. However, danger lurks right around the corner […]

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