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Rethinking Sustainability Through Data & Digital Technologies

  Sustainability is an umbrella term that is all too often being used as a marketing ploy: a fancy CSR report meant to embellish a company’s profile. Yet it doesn’t have to be. Thanks to big data, AI, and other technologies, we can now gain a full overview of our value chains, and transform those […]

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Why we need more women leaders in AI

  To drive AI-based innovation for a varied population, we also need diverse leadership in AI development. This isn’t the case today: women, for example, make up only 26% of the AI and data workforce, and the percentage of women in leadership pipelines has actually fallen back compared to 2019. We discussed the challenges and […]

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Rethinking the future with Victoria Bunyard, CTO IBM Benelux

In July 2020, IBM Benelux welcomed Victoria Bunyard as their new CTO. British by birth, Ms Bunyard moved to the Netherlands in 2004 and has found her second home close to the beach in Noordwijk. Her biggest passions? Rowing on the Amstel, skiing, and, of course, driving innovation.   When you ask Victoria Bunyard about […]

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Business platforms: the smarter way to manage disruptions in your industry

Managing disruptions in your industry with business platforms New technologies, platforms and ways of working are disrupting industry after industry, bringing both chaos and opportunities. While some enterprises manage to position themselves to make the most of these new market realities, others don’t fare as well. So, what can you do to prepare your enterprise […]

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How to close the skills gap, and to be ready for future needs

What does your enterprise need to do in order to transform into an enterprise of tomorrow? Which tasks and roles will be obsolete, and which will be created? And, how will you handle the growing skills gap between your current employees and your future needs? These questions are faced by enterprises of all sizes, including […]

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Unlocked: how the best businesses will emerge from the pandemic smarter and stronger

In this blog series, we’ve explored the challenges organisations have navigated as the COVID-19 pandemic and lockdown have unfolded. The future will look wildly different depending on your industry perspective. But many people are now beginning to make sense of the changes and rebuild their businesses to accommodate the different normal. As we move into […]

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IBM is working on digital escape game for youngsters

IBM brings the technology of the future closer to youngsters. That is why we regularly help with initiatives of non-profit- and educational organisations which encourage an interest in technology. Last year we joined forces with the Flemish science and technology center Technopolis, Child Focus and LUCA School of Arts. The result: Friend Zone, a digital […]

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IBM werkt mee aan digitale escape game voor jongeren

IBM brengt de technologie van de toekomst dichter bij jongeren. Daarom werken we regelmatig mee aan initiatieven van non-profit- en educatieve organisaties die de interesse in technologie prikkelen. Zo sloegen we vorig jaar de handen in elkaar met het Vlaamse doe-centrum voor wetenschap en technologie Technopolis, Child Focus en LUCA School of Arts. Het resultaat: […]

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Five questions about AI to Mike Haydock: ‘Never seen technology that was so human’

How can Artificial Intelligence (AI) help (retail) organisations, why do they have to start working with it now and what can we expect of this technology in the coming years? Mike Haydock, IBM Fellow and Chief Scientist, gives his vision on AI & machine learning based on a handful of questions. AI and Machine Learning […]

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