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Uncertainty is out to get you

Geplaatst door Niels Bergervoet on May 9th, 2017

Certainty is an illusion Something we humans find difficult to understand is uncertainty. We live in the illusion that our world is certain and that we can predict the future. We believe this so badly that we even created whole … Lees meer

Digital Transformation A BlinkLane Perspective

Geplaatst door Marcella van Coevorden on April 28th, 2017

Digital Transformation is a topic of growing relevance to companies all over the world. It is however a complicated subject which makes it challenging to manage properly. Where do you start and what factors come into play? In this video … Lees meer

Digital Transformation

Geplaatst door Marcella van Coevorden on April 28th, 2017

Digital Transformation is a topic of growing relevance to companies all over the world. It is however a complicated subject which makes it challenging to manage properly. Where do you start and what factors come into play? In this video … Lees meer

The impact of autonomous vehicles

Geplaatst door Riekes Beelen on March 23rd, 2017

In an earlier blog post I described the benefits and the promise of autonomous vehicles for individuals, organizations and society. The rise of autonomous vehicles will disrupt numerous industries. Some industries seem easy to indicate, while others are more speculative … Lees meer

Learnings from a corporate garage

Geplaatst door Niels Bergervoet on January 12th, 2017

Startups are often seen as cool, agile and innovative. Corporates, contrarily, are often viewed as slow, rigid and boring. So, what happens when corporates want to be more like startups? Well… they could start a corporate garage. In Steve Jobs’ … Lees meer

Working from Home has reached its Peak

Geplaatst door Niels Bergervoet on December 13th, 2016

In the western world we really like to work from home, more than 60% of companies in the EU have employees that work from home. And why not? It gives employees flexibility, saves the office money, and makes it possible … Lees meer

Should we use AI to automate everything?

Geplaatst door Niels Bergervoet on November 22nd, 2016

In the last few weeks there were two pieces on how we as a mankind should be weary to give too much control to artificial intelligence (AI). One by the The Guardian and one by the director of the Rathenau … Lees meer

Scrum: Book Review

Geplaatst door Niels Bergervoet on October 13th, 2016

The godfather of Scrum Jeff Sutherland, the godfather of Scrum, wrote this book together with his son. And it is not meant for Scrum-experts, but for people who are new to this Agile methodology. And preferably don’t even have an … Lees meer

Labels: what you expect is what you get

Geplaatst door Marcella van Coevorden on October 11th, 2016

We all have our expectations, labels and biases for different situations. However, we don’t always realise how these assumptions change our behaviour as well as the behaviour of the one we’re making assumptions about. Bob Rosenthal, a renowned psychologist did … Lees meer

Did Social Media live up to the expectations?

Geplaatst door Niels Bergervoet on October 11th, 2016

In 2010, Social Media was booming. Every respectable company or governmental organization needed a Twitter account, a Pinterest board and a social media department to contact customers. Social media consultants were advising companies in social media strategies and a congress … Lees meer