How the Rolodex was digitalized and what you should learn from it

There used to be a time, which I hope many of you have forgotten about, that the Rolodex ruled the desk of every manager around the world. Being in someone’s Rolodex and having important contacts in it, was a sign of accomplishment in the business world. Since then, this analog way of storing contact information […]

How to draft a plan of improvement

In our previous blogs, we discussed the importance of determining the happy flow and addressing the bottle necks. Once you’ve asked all necessary questions, you can take concrete steps towards creating your own application. Key to this process is a nicely timed series of ‘what ifs.’ Alternative scenarios, subsequent steps What if we would leave these process steps […]

The road to success: finding the bottlenecks in your process

“Where can we make the greatest impact?” It’s a question that sets you off in the right direction when automating your processes. Once you have selected a problem or process to start with, you need to get all your stakeholders on board. After all, you want your co-workers, customers and/or suppliers to quickly see the […]

Steps towards determining the happy flow

If you want to jump on the digitalization train, you will quickly find that it’s key to define your own process before turning it into an application. An effective way to do this is by asking the right questions. In this new blog series, we will guide you through this process step by step – […]

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 […]

Automate your manufacturing process!

If your company manufactures goods or products, it will have a certain process in place to do so. However, ensuring that every step of this process goes efficiently and smoothly isn’t easy. An inventory that isn’t up to date, for example, can cause serious problems – up to the point where you need to stop […]

Pulling back the curtain: a behind-the-scenes look at Triggre

A little while ago, I test drove a Tesla out of curiosity whether it would live up to the hype. In my eyes, it wasn’t all that special; it’s a pleasant and luxurious car, which I’d only expect for the price. My interest was much more piqued by the almost bare undercarriage that was in […]

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, […]

Why your kids shouldn’t pursue a career in coding

When I was in high-school, in the nineties, there was a simple expectation that my mom had. I was to get good grades, so I could go to university. Once in university, I would graduate in a respectable time frame. With my university degree I would be ensured a good job. My mother’s generation, born […]