Why are IT projects often a hassle?

Managers – especially those with an entrepreneurial spirit – often encounter numerous issues when trying to get software projects off the ground. At Triggre, we regularly meet such managers, and we understand their frustration which stems from the fact that they want to accomplish their IT goals at a pace that their IT department can’t […]

The real reason your software projects cost more than quoted

It was the summer of 2001, when I walked into the office of a small student recruitment agency. They were in the business of finding exceptionally talented students for part-time jobs working in the IT industry. For students, it meant bringing their knowledge into practice, while for the companies it was both an opportunity to […]

5 tips to foster creativity in your team

Over the past years working with the amazing team at Triggre, I have learned a few valuable lessons on how to foster creativity in a team. Just because your team consists of the best people, doesn’t mean that they will be creative. And while it is absolutely true that some are more creative than others, […]

Implementing a digital strategy despite the immense skills shortage

Every year I get the CIO Survey by Harvey Nash / KPMG. While the full report isn’t available until June 26th, some of the key findings are. In my opinion, of all the key findings, one in particular stands out. The immense skills shortage. Skills shortage The CIO Survey is conducted amongst about 4,000 IT […]

What I’ve learned by being new to the world of IT

In my other blog, I told you about the need to acknowledge your boundaries before pushing them. Being new to the world of IT, I’ve experienced that it’s better to tell coworkers when you require more time or help. A platform like Triggre is created to be used by everyone, so if you’re willing to […]

Worldwide increase in big bankruptcies

The number of big companies that filed for bankruptcy has increased with 22% worldwide in 2017. Big companies in this case, means those that have a turnover of more than 50 million. The total turnover of these 321 companies was 104 billion Euro. And this year, a further increase of 8% is expected. The cause […]

Want to push your boundaries? Acknowledge them first!

My first job in the IT-world started a few months ago. It is intense to start something completely new after just graduating, since finding your way in a new industry takes a lot of time and energy. I learned more things in a few months at Triggre than I was used to from school. That […]

When digitization goes too far

Many schools use student information systems, and have been for a long time. They store grades and other information digitally. And that is a good thing, as it makes access to these data much easier. However, as I discussed before, such technology also has a downside. Easy access While easy access to data can be great, […]

Bridging the gap: how to make software creation accessible across departments

In many companies, organizational departments are separated. As a result, marketing employees, for example, never come anywhere near the ICT division, and vice versa. In such organizations, it is generally assumed that software development is too difficult to engage with, anyway. However, this gap is unnecessary and it’s a shame that it still exists so […]

How developers getting more expensive is silently killing innovation

It is hardly a big secret that it is hard to find good developers. And that salaries for these developers have steadily been increasing over the past years. Faster than other salaries, as well. This is just how the market works, so what’s the big deal about it? The big shortage In our whitepaper about the […]