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The impact of Silicon Valley Bank on the European tech sector

Posted on March 16, 2023

PAC observes that with the loss of SVB, many European firms may now find it harder to access large funds, which SVB provided, which are not common within European countries. However, other banks need to take the positives from SVB to engage ...

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Dutch employer organization emphasizes greater need for digital investments

Posted on January 31, 2023

The Confederation of Netherlands Industry and Employers (known as VNO-NCW), the largest employers'​ organization in the country, has urged the need for new digital investments and highlighted key areas under pressure.

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Fields of digital innovation: blockchain, quantum, VR/AR - VI

Posted on January 11, 2023

Cloud, IoT, and analytics are highly dynamic but widely established building blocks of digital innovation. In addition, less mature, or even newly emerging technologies are considered as important milestones of digital innovation, such as blockchain technology, augmented/virtual reality (AR/VR), and quantum computing.

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Dutch consortium NL-ECO: a testbed for energy-efficient technologies

Posted on January 10, 2023

Dutch consortium NL-ECO consisting of over 30 organizations covering academia, social partners, and industry, set to investigate new concepts for energy-efficient IT to curb energy usage and emissions.

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Fields of digital innovation: AI/ML - V

Posted on January 9, 2023

Machine learning (ML) and artificial intelligence (AI) technologies can be used to address many of the identified targets of digital innovation, namely improved customer experience, security, efficiency, and sustainability, by complementing human abilities in a variety of areas, such as perception and understanding, reasoning and ...

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Fields of digital innovation: the Internet of Things - IV

Posted on December 19, 2022

Better use of data, a reduction in security risks and error or failure rates, more transparent and resilient supply chains, and improved quality of products and services are among the most frequently mentioned central goals in our survey when it comes to digital innovation strategies. Improved customer experience, security, efficiency, and ...

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Fields of digital innovation: analytics & data management - III

Posted on December 16, 2022

As our survey has shown, organizations continue to invest in digital innovation to improve products and services, customer service and support, as well as organizational agility and efficiency, and supply chain transparency. As data is at the heart of any digital transformation, better use of data is the most frequently stated goal of ...

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The enabling technologies behind digital innovation - II

Posted on December 7, 2022

The role of the cloud

Organizations from all sectors are gearing up for their digital future. And they are doing so by investing massively in data-centric and eco-system-oriented platforms. And most of these developments are taking place in a public cloud. Among the surveyed organizations, no more than 25% does not yet use public cloud ...

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Goals, drivers, and obstacles of digital innovation - I

Posted on November 29, 2022

What makes decision-makers invest in transformation and innovation, even in uncertain times?

The pandemic has highlighted the growing importance of digitalization. Companies with a highly digitized business model were the winners during the crisis, whereas more traditional organizations had to react quickly and had to transform themselves ...

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Dutch government splashes out on cybersecurity for 2023

Posted on September 28, 2022

In the Netherlands, Budget Day or Prinsjesdag is the day where the King's speech contains the government's plans for the year ahead, announcing budgetary allocations. This year, particular emphasis has been placed on cybersecurity.

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The municipality of Tilburg in the Netherlands innovates public service delivery with Salesforce

Posted on October 18, 2021

The municipality of Tilburg in the Netherlands enhances citizen service delivery with Salesforce Service Cloud and Marketing Cloud. The solutions enable the local authority to remotely access data, offer personalized experiences, and launch new services.

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Figure of the day: IT challenge shortage of skilled IT professionals - CxO survey - the Netherlands

Posted on June 4, 2021

33% of the enterprise leaders we surveyed for the CxO Investment Survey in the Netherlands rate shortage of skilled IT professionals as a major IT challenge for their organization.

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Figure of the day: Goals of digital transformation projects - CxO survey - the Netherlands

Posted on May 28, 2021

51% of the Dutch enterprise leaders we surveyed for the CxO Investment Survey advised that enhancing existing products and services is a major goal for digital transformation projects.

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Figure of the day: Public IaaS/ PaaS in the Netherlands

Posted on April 8, 2021

Public IaaS/ PaaS will generate a €0.94bn market in 2021 (US$1.05bn) in the Netherlands.

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Figure of th day: Application Services in the Netherlands

Posted on March 5, 2021

In the Netherlands, application-related services (consulting, system integration, training and application management) will generate a €5bn market in 2021, building the fifth largest market in Europe.

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Post-COVID Retail: The Dutch Market looks to digital technologies

Posted on December 2, 2020

In the Netherlands, retail and wholesale businesses continue to recover from the ongoing pandemic. Some have turned their attention to new digital technologies to modernize processes and operations and meet customer expectations. 

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