The Future of Work: Rise Of The Machines Part 2

There was a time that when your wallet was empty and the month was only halfway down you had to resort to flipping burgers for MacDonalds or Burger King. Not something you would want to do for the rest of your life but at least it paid the bills. There were more benefits. Free meals, […] Read more »

Big Data, Big Decisions: Dutch Datacenter & Hosting Summit 2012

  DDHS hosted it annual conference in De Meervaart focussing on Big Data and its potential benefits to the enterprise. Both the IT industry and IT end-user community realise that the stakes are high and that unleashing the full potential of Big Data will be a central theme for organization’s information strategies for the years […] Read more »

Big Data – Big Decisions, A study on Big Data and Big Analytics in The Netherlands

Keala and The METISfiles announce joint study on Big Data in the Netherlands: Big Data – Big Decisions. Earlier this year we discussed the state of Big Data developments and concluded that while the topic is strongly hyped the future is promising. Big Data promises to benefit consumers, businesses and government by applying new insights […] Read more »

Finding & Funding the Opportunity for Dutch Technology Start-ups

Dutch technology start-ups are on the rise. There is a number of interesting start-ups emerging that are gaining traction from national and international investors. In European rankings or start-up contests (Deloitte Fast 50 local and EMEA, Red Herring Top 100 Europe, Wired EMEA, Accenture Innovation Awards, Dutch Start-up Awards, etc) the number of Dutch participants […] Read more »

Macheen Flips The Model

If you have been following our METISbits opinion pieces, you know we have briefly mentioned start-up Macheen before. Since then, Macheen has moved on. This week they announced that Lenovo selected Macheen as worldwide partner for embedded broadband to be integrated in 45 Lenovo product models and the Lenovo cloud. With their existing agreement with […] Read more »

The Future Of The Desktop Is Out Of The Box

In 3001 Frank Poole was brought back alive after floating in space for about a 1000 years after HAL got a mind of its own. Being revived, Frank was at first not really connected to his new environment, hardly able to communicate; things had definitely changed. Then he got his Brain Cap that directly connected […] Read more »