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Leentje Chavatte

Leentje Chavatte

Microsoft, Data & AI and Digital Transformation

Energized and intrigued by the enablement of people, society and businesses by technology - with culture as essential factor.

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IRCCS San Raffaele: Identifying the COVID-19 patients at highest risk with AI

2020 has been an unpredictable and transformative year for every industry. But no sector has felt the impact of COVID-19 quite as acutely as healthcare. Hospitals and other healthcare institutions all over the world have had to adapt quickly to a situation that is changing and evolving every day. A major aspect of the challenge […]

Leentje Chavatte

Leentje Chavatte

Microsoft, Data & AI and Digital Transformation

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Etex Group: Future-proofing employees to work anywhere across the world

When COVID-19 spread across Europe in early 2020, businesses entered a new digitally-dependent age. Social distancing measures had asked offices of all shapes and sizes to close their doors, sparking organizations to quickly find other virtual ways for colleagues to meet and collaborate remotely. But for Belgium building material specialist Etex, this was a step they were ready for – having already implemented a cloud-based infrastructure and collaboration tools […]

Leentje Chavatte

Leentje Chavatte

Microsoft, Data & AI and Digital Transformation

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COFCO International: How cloud technologies ensured business continuity during challenging times

“I have worked at COFCO for 12 years, always in an office. But I have spent the last 63 days working from home.”  Marcus Seelbach, Chief HR Officer at global agribusiness COFCO International, is talking from his home via video call about the transition he and all his colleagues have undergone since COVID-19 led to the closure of the company’s offices worldwide.  “But thanks to the preparation and […]

Leentje Chavatte

Leentje Chavatte

Microsoft, Data & AI and Digital Transformation

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See how we can help you to stay connected and keep business moving

From remote working to upskilling and making the most of data, the latest learnings are all here.

Leentje Chavatte

Leentje Chavatte

Microsoft, Data & AI and Digital Transformation

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2020 has shown manufacturers the true value of digital transformation

At the start of 2020, there were all manner of manufacturing topics to be discussed. And then suddenly, there was only one. It would be difficult to overstate the impact of Covid-19’s disruption on manufacturers. Almost across the board, this industry has seen supply chains breaking, cash ceasing to flow and production lines grinding to […]

Leentje Chavatte

Leentje Chavatte

Microsoft, Data & AI and Digital Transformation

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Terumo migrates its SAP environment from ‘on-premise’ to Azure

Terumo, a major player in the healthcare industry, has been active for nearly 100 years – and operating from Belgium for 50. The global company is a leading provider of medical devices, from hypodermic needles and stents, to life-saving heart and lung machines. Recently, the company’s EMEA headquarters fully migrated its SAP Enterprise Resource Planning […]

Leentje Chavatte

Leentje Chavatte

Microsoft, Data & AI and Digital Transformation

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Natuzzi: A new way of seeing your home with HoloLens

In retail, the gift of the sales rep has always been to conjure up a vision for the potential buyer. Transport them to another world, surround them with artefacts – imagined or otherwise – that complete a picture in which the customer can envisage themselves. Because when we buy, we buy into something. The object […]

Leentje Chavatte

Leentje Chavatte

Microsoft, Data & AI and Digital Transformation

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Taking design beyond aesthetics with Natuzzi

Design is more than an aesthetic. It defines the way we see the world. Take the objects we have in our homes. They are more than just tables, chairs and sofas; collectively they are a window into the way we see ourselves, each item selected against a personalised criteria of practicality, comfort, status and cost. […]

Leentje Chavatte

Leentje Chavatte

Microsoft, Data & AI and Digital Transformation

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Why the bank of the future is in the cloud

Financial services company Belfius will transfer all of its banking services to the cloud over the next seven years. This initiative is an important pillar in the company’s strategy to adapt to the changing needs of its customers – making its processes more cost-effective, safe and sustainable. This is a pioneering step for Belfius. In […]

Leentje Chavatte

Leentje Chavatte

Microsoft, Data & AI and Digital Transformation

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What we can learn from AkzoNobel’s digital transformation

Savvy businesses are always on the lookout for ways to improve what they do and differentiate themselves from the competition. From organisational restructure to the development of entirely new business models, the quest for continuous improvement takes many forms. But one common factor in almost all modern business leaders’ plans is an emphasis on technological […]

Leentje Chavatte

Leentje Chavatte

Microsoft, Data & AI and Digital Transformation

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Two companies that succeeded by changing their winning formulas

Perceived wisdom often holds that if something isn’t broken, then you shouldn’t fix it. At first glance, this would seem especially true when you’re already an industry leader. Why change something that’s already working well and giving you a competitive advantage over an industry full of companies trying to supersede you? The answer lies in […]

Leentje Chavatte

Leentje Chavatte

Microsoft, Data & AI and Digital Transformation

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How technology is transforming the work of governments

Governments have the ultimate responsibility to their citizens. People depend on the services they provide like no other institution. Whether in healthcare, education, business, roads, railways, water – it’s essential that government institutions are always at the forefront of social and digital trends. Cloud-powered technologies are playing a critical role in helping government agencies to […]

Leentje Chavatte

Leentje Chavatte

Microsoft, Data & AI and Digital Transformation

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