De serendipiteit van het koffieapparaat

De acceptatie van SMAC (Social, Mobile, Analytics en Cloud) biedt organisaties ongekende mogelijkheden. Het stelt hen in staat zakelijke processen fundamenteel opnieuw in te richten, het businessmodel om te gooien en de core business te herdefiniëren. Maar werken op afstand via de cloud is bepaald nog niet de norm. De vraag naar kantoorruimte blijft groeien […] Read more »

Onderzoek The METISfiles: Groei Nederlandse ICT bestedingen vlakt af in 2019

In 2018 zijn de Nederlandse ICT bestedingen gestegen met 3% tot bijna € 35 miljard. De ICT-bestedingsgroei beweegt zich daarmee op hetzelfde niveau als het BNP-groeicijfer. De groei had hoger kunnen uitvallen als de telecommunicatiemarkt zich had hersteld. In 2019 ligt de groei voor de totale ICT-bestedingen op een kleine 2%. Ook de komende jaren […] Read more »

How Not To Become The Digital Champ Of Europe

The 3rd Tuesday in September is a peculiar day for ICT stakeholders in the Netherlands. Since there is no such thing as a department of Digital Affairs the question always is whether ICT or related concepts will be mentioned in the king’s speech. After all ICT is widely regarded as the enabler of digital transformation […] Read more »

Why Track Clients With Hidden Pixel?

So we got our Bye Bye Facebook event last night. It seems to have rocked the Facebook boat somewhat but a first estimate shows that only some 10000 Dutch FB accounts have been cancelled. Expect some more and also expect some repentants who just felt that after a few days their life seemed strangely empty […] Read more »

… and Statistics: Consumer e-Commerce 2017

There is something strange about the statement that 24% of Dutch consumer spending is online consumer e-commerce. Dutch Thuiswinkel.org, the lobby group for Dutch e-commerce businesses, published its 2017 update on consumer online commerce. Apart from the absolute volume of transactions, €22,5 billion in 2017, it also argues that 24% of total consumer spending is […] Read more »

The Dutch Digital Economy and The Future of Work

Last week The METISfiles presented the results of their Dutch Digital Economy study for Dutch parliament policy makers and assistants at Equinix Am3 Data Center location on the CWI campus in Amsterdam. The study was carried out on behalf of Nederland ICT during the summer of 2017. You can download the slides of the presentation […] Read more »