Best practices in nearshoring

We all outsource some of our duties to third parties, sometimes because we don’t have time to do things on our own (for example hiring a nanny or sending kids to day-care), other times because it’s simply convenient, but very often because someone might be more experienced than us (e.g. using the services of professional […]

Technology Radar [Sep-Oct 2018]

This year we gathered once again to combine our knowledge and create Technology Radar. We have focused on the following four areas: “.NET & Azure”, “Web & Mobile”, “Data & AI” and “Java & AWS”. Enjoy! Edition highlights [Adopt] Azure Bot Service and LUIS [Adopt] Azure DevOps [Adopt] Mendix [Adopt] RxJS [Adopt] PowerBI [Trial] Azure […]

Welcome To Big Brother

If you.are_interested_in(the_background_story): Being a Data Scientist, I’m literally crazy about data! I gather it whenever I can and I’m always checking whether it’s possible to get the data through an api (application programmer interface), Excel exports or at least web scraping. Not only do I love it, I always keep in mind that every bit […]

Value For Money

This article was first published in The Parliamentary Review which is a guide to best practice for industry and is co chaired by Lord Pickles and Lord Blunkett. Achieving outstanding value for money cuts across every part of operations, from procurement to HR and everything in between. The optimal use of every resource at our […]

The power of feedback

Feedback is considered one of the most powerful factors in the communication process, practiced not only in business but also in a private life. For example, if you ask a colleague to write an email to a client and they say ‘OK’ and nod their head, that’s one form of feedback indicating they understand and […]