BlinkLane Consulting

Our themes
Digital transformation

To transform means to change in objective, form, appearance and structure. Organizations need to transform drastically, in order to maximise value and realise the full potential of current and future digital innovations. The organization demands shorter time to market and high flexibility in order to outpace competition. All while maintaining high levels of reliability, robustness and security. IT is no longer operating in isolation, it is at the heart of the organization and driving innovation.

Many organizations struggle with fully understanding the impact, since it requires not only a technical approach, but a whole different mindset of everyone involved. BlinkLane understands these challenges and has a proven track record in guiding clients through successful organizational transformation.

Learnings from a corporate garage

Posted by Marc Plasmans 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’ … 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

Big Data and Ford’s faster horses

Posted by Arent van 't Spijker on February 21st, 2014

In the late 19th century, a New York City planner put out a warning that by 1950 the city would be completely uninhabitable. The problem, as he saw it, was that at the current growth rates the city would not … Read more

Unlocking Big Data potential using Design Thinking

Posted by Mathias Cobben on February 10th, 2014

Big Data is high on the corporate agenda these days, with plenty of managers seeing high level opportunities.  Unfortunately, its precise contribution to corporate strategy and operations is a lot less clear.  Much like “the internet” about two decades ago, Big … Read more

We shape our tools, then they shape us

Posted by Arent van 't Spijker on February 6th, 2014

Yesterday I hosted a round table discussion at the CIO Summit in Haarlem.  One of keynote speakers at the event was Ben Hammersley, Editor at Wired UK and technology advisor to, amongst others, the European Commission. The point Hammersley made … Read more