Namahn in the time of COVID-19 Even before the COVID-19 crisis hit Belgium in March 2020, Namahn has been using a flexible work structure basically since they opened their doors 32 years ago.
Connected and smart products: 10 key challenges We are surrounded by increasing numbers of smart connected products, and more and more technologies are becoming available on the market for creating smart IoT solutions. Many companies that manufacture physical products are now wondering whether and when they too should take the plunge. Is it hip or is it hype? Do these products represent a real trend or are they just gadgets? Not investing in them may prove to be a risky decision because it could mean missed business opportunities, but on the other hand, making bad investment decisions is equally problematic! What opportunities and pitfalls lie in wait? What are the key challenges? And how should they be tackled?
NRB and Computerland join forces Computerland and NRB, both Belgian ICT service providers, have decided to join forces. The objective: to expand their service offering to better meet the needs of their customers and the imperatives of digital transformation. The need for this transformation has undoubtedly been accelerated by the coronavirus crisis and will be a key element in the post-crisis economic recovery.
Agoria: “Belgium should be the fastest learner for the rollout of the recovery programme” Agoria wants Belgium to roll out the EU recovery programme quickly. "It is a good plan. Let's not get bogged down in discussions about which region or which country will be able to attract the last few million. Let us be the country that implements the plans the quickest. For example, the recovery fund is calling for the rapid construction of 5G networks, but we are nowhere yet. It is also time for Belgium to take up its mandate in the European Investment Bank at long last," says Bart Steukers, Context Director at Agoria.
Agoria Technology Clubs during Coronavirus crisis and beyond What about Agoria's Technology Clubs in these times of the Coronavirus crisis? And what does the planning of activities hold in store for the second part of the year? Community members have not been idle during this period. A range of webinars, remote services to companies and exchange sessions have been organized in a very short time, right from the onset of the crisis -- A paying (and praiseworthy) effort, since many of you took part in these initiatives, and we thank you for it. However, the question arises: are we heading towards more activities of this kind?
Transport & Mobility Technology Club: A coffee with... Walter Nackaerts - Deltaray Deltaray is a start-up that was founded last year with the aim of introducing a disruptive technology for the mass production of critical parts. Besides finding new customers and investors, the company currently has some other challenges. What impact has the coronavirus had on this company so far? Read the interview with Walter Nackaerts, co-founder of Deltaray, and member of Agoria's Transport & Mobility Club.
NewB: a new bank, a new client for NRB NewB, the new Belgian cooperative bank that obtained its banking licenses in January of this year, has signed a five-year contract with the Belgian IT service provider NRB for the outsourcing of its ICT systems.
Digital Factory Transformation: digital assistant supports operator in manufacturing industry In a new series of articles, we present the 7 essential areas of transformation that play a role in the “Factory of the Future” process charted by Agoria and Sirris. We start with the Digital Factory transformation and focus specifically in that field on digital operator support, or which tools operators can find in a digital toolbox.