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Matthijs Van Sterkenburg

Matthijs Van Sterkenburg

Microsoft, Applications & Infrastructure

Digital native who is intrigued by the power of technology and how it impacts our lives. Into data and human behaviour.

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The Skillful State Playbook: 7 steps to building a skills-based workforce

There is never a wrong time to upskill yourself and your organization. For leaders across Europe, there are free and accessible tool and resources available to help you develop an innovative workforce with the right skills needed for the future. Meeting a universal – and growing – demand Skillful, a non-profit initiative, helps to develop […]

Matthijs Van Sterkenburg

Matthijs Van Sterkenburg

Microsoft, Applications & Infrastructure

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Global Knowledge study reveals present and future skills issues facing IT departments worldwide

All around the world, IT departments are facing similar challenges. Worrying skills gaps, heavy workloads and new cybersecurity threats are ever-present. Understanding how the IT community is reacting to – and coping with – these demands is hugely valuable. The IT Skills and Salary Report, a comprehensive study by Global Knowledge, provides that intelligence based […]

Matthijs Van Sterkenburg

Matthijs Van Sterkenburg

Microsoft, Applications & Infrastructure

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Now’s the time to invest in your digital skills

We’re living through a transformative period for working practices. Organisations of all kinds have adopted new digital ways of working to keep their staff functioning remotely. But it’s not only WHERE we work – it’s HOW we work that’s changing. A survey by the auditing firm EY has found that almost half of company bosses […]

Matthijs Van Sterkenburg

Matthijs Van Sterkenburg

Microsoft, Applications & Infrastructure

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Predictive maintenance is improving quality of life for cancer patients

With cancer affecting more than 17 million people annually, a figure set to rise dramatically in the coming years, efficient and cost-effective treatment is essential. Since deploying Microsoft Azure IoT, IBA Worldwide, a leading developer of medical equipment for cancer treatment, has been able to reduce the cost of maintenance and improve repair times for […]

Matthijs Van Sterkenburg

Matthijs Van Sterkenburg

Microsoft, Applications & Infrastructure

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Climate-conscious utility companies are becoming data-smarter. Here’s why.

Ever been hit by a pang of guilt after realising someone accidentally left the lights on all day at home, wasting energy? Well, what if you were responsible for allocating power to 1.5 million homes instead? That’s a lot of lights and a lot of energy that needs to be optimised to be there when […]

Matthijs Van Sterkenburg

Matthijs Van Sterkenburg

Microsoft, Applications & Infrastructure

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Financial services company is banking on the future of bots

Raiffeisen has developed a chatbot so it can remain competitive and better serve its customers.

Matthijs Van Sterkenburg

Matthijs Van Sterkenburg

Microsoft, Applications & Infrastructure

AHOLD HQ

The power of prediction: how AholdDelhaize is using data and AI to provide more personalised shopping experiences

Ahold Delhaize is one of the world’s largest food retail groups. Albert Heijn, an Ahold Delhaize brand, is the leading food retailer in the Netherlands and also has stores in Belgium and Germany. Can an algorithm help you bake a cake? For customers of Dutch grocery retailer Albert Heijn, the answer is yes. The company, […]

Matthijs Van Sterkenburg

Matthijs Van Sterkenburg

Microsoft, Applications & Infrastructure

Guy standing next to plane looking at Smartwatch to check reporting.

Air France and KLM subsidiary EPCOR predicts future failures with data and AI

EPCOR provides maintenance, repair and overhaul services, including state-of-the-art test facilities for aircraft pneumatic components and Auxiliary Power Units (APU). The APU is responsible for starting the main engines and provide power to essential aircraft functions. By harnessing cloud-based APU data using innovative analysis and machine learning, EPCOR is helping airlines meet their cost, safety […]

Matthijs Van Sterkenburg

Matthijs Van Sterkenburg

Microsoft, Applications & Infrastructure

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Microsoft announces two new datacentre regions in Norway

We have announced plans to further expand our cloud computing commitment in Europe.

Matthijs Van Sterkenburg

Matthijs Van Sterkenburg

Microsoft, Applications & Infrastructure

Goal for 2018: learn more about blockchain

Goal for 2018: learn more about blockchain

Ask a random person about blockchain, and you’ll probably get an answer involving bitcoin and cryptocurrency – assuming that he or she is even familiar with the term. But blockchain has a lot more to offer and is significant across all sectors and industries – from banking to government to healthcare and beyond. The potential […]

Matthijs Van Sterkenburg

Matthijs Van Sterkenburg

Microsoft, Applications & Infrastructure

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