BlinkLane Consulting

Niels Bergervoet

Niels Bergervoet (1983) is a consultant at BlinkLane. He holds a master’s degree in New Media & Digital Culture from the University of Utrecht and a master’s degree in Art History from the Radboud University. He worked for years as an IT-consultant in roles such as portfolio manager, project leader and change manager. Currently he focusses on the digital transformation of organizations, by using innovative business models and Agile ways of working. Niels always strives to improve himself, not only by educating himself, but also by blogging and training others. His eagerness to learn and his broad knowledge make that he can quickly understand complex situations. And his flexibility and communication skills make it easy for him to adapt to new teams and organizations.

Position

Consultant

Expertise

  • Digital strategy
  • Innovation and venturing
  • Business model innovation
  • Scaling agile

Career

  • 2016 – now     BlinkLane Consulting
  • 2012 – 2016    Strict Consultancy
  • 2010 – 2012    Ajilon

Education

  • Master in New Media & Digital Culture at University of Utrecht
  • Master in Art History at Radboud University

Uncertainty is out to get you

Posted by 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 … Read more

Working from home has reached its peak

Posted by 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 … Read more

Should we use AI to automate everything?

Posted by 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 … Read more

Scrum: Book Review

Posted by Niels Bergervoet on October 13th, 2016

The godfather of Scrum Jeff Sutherland, one of the godfathers 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 … Read more

Did Social Media live up to the expectations?

Posted by 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 … Read more

The Seventh Sense: Book Review

Posted by Niels Bergervoet on October 7th, 2016

Ramo’s The Seventh Sense is an absolute delight to read. It’s packed with historical references that make the book not only very entertaining, but also link the author’s thinking to the broader scheme of things. And which scheme of things … Read more