What to expect from the GDPR readiness assessment

Is a mild sense of panic taking hold of some of your colleagues? The implementation of the long-awaited General Data Protection Regulation (or GDPR) is inching closer and closer, and discussions will invariably revolve around: “Where to start?”, “Where to go?”, “What will it cost?”. If you attend any GDPR event, typically everyone, no matter […]

Materialize your financial future

In what follows, we’ll take a look at how a company that is future-ready product- and service- wise, can ensure that its finance department is future-ready as well. A great example is Materialise, a company famed for its expertise in everything related to 3D printing. They recently collaborated with IBM to renew the entire handling […]

Chemistry between IBM and Umicore for future-ready finances

With society moving at an ever-faster pace on an increasingly global scale, keeping track of the financial part of your company’s story is no walk in the park. Especially not for a multi-billion, multinational company like Umicore. However, with the right tools at the right place at the right moment, some of the obstacles that […]

Is your finance organisation future ready?

I’ve got good news, and I’ve got bad news. The good news is that the past decade’s technological leaps have enabled finance professionals to gain access to more data than they could have ever dreamt of. The bad news: management toolkits have not kept up with the growth in volume and complexity we face today. […]

The upside of GDPR: a potential remedy for your “dark” data

How much unnecessary weight is your organization lugging around? Just think of all the data in production systems that nobody uses anymore. And what about dark or unstructured data, fragmented in crumbs throughout emails, presentations, phone notes, spreadsheets, and so much more? Keeping data you don’t need for business or regulatory purposes can be unhealthy […]

Hi, I’m Watson, and I’m the new security guy!

Voor bedrijven wordt het steeds moeilijker om zich tegen cyberdreigingen te beschermen. Bovendien laat een goede dief maar weinig sporen na: de oorzaak van een effectieve aanval opsporen is zeer tijdrovend en complex. En dan zwijgen we nog over het berekenen van de impact op je bedrijf. Nieuwe technologieën zoals artificiële intelligentie spelen een sleutelrol: […]

I believe in a 50:50 Planet

My name is Snezana Zivcevska and I have been working at IBM for already 10 years. I am a Project Manager at IBM GBS Application Innovation Consulting, and I currently work on Transition and Transformation project for Philips Lighting. Next to that I am also part of the team who works on the development of […]

Diversity of thought and diversity of people enables the creation of impactful innovations

Have you ever had that feeling of ease when you are in a crowd of people and fully fit in? They have a similar background and lifestyle as you, they speak the same language and share similar hobbies. It’s the same feeling you get when you buy a piece of clothing that is so comfortable […]

Developing cloud based services and apps the easy way

Using IBM Bluemix to quickly create, deploy and manage applications Developers get ready: this is the only platform you need from now on. IBM Bluemix is an open source platform that offers a wide range of of-the-shelf tools and API’s. You pick and choose, mix and match to create mobile or web based services and […]