Digital experts on digital trends

VOKA magazine recently invited six digital experts to brainstorm about upcoming digital trends and how industry will keep pace with these (r)evolutions. One of the select entrepreneurs was our very own CEO Johan Van Looy. Is AI opening up a Pandora’s box? When asked about Artificial Intelligence and the – sometimes troubled – relationship between … Continued

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Digital experts on digital trends

VOKA magazine recently invited six digital experts to brainstorm about upcoming digital trends and how industry will keep pace with these (r)evolutions. One of the select entrepreneurs was our very own CEO Johan Van Looy.

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The Belgian chapter of Singularity University

After attending an executive programme of the US Singularity University, Johan Cattersel was utterly impressed. To see, hear and interact with the great thinkers of the future today was an inspiring experience. Spurred on by the motto of the Singularity University “If not you, who? If not now, when?”, he decided to start a Belgian chapter. Since its launch on 19 December 2017, the Belgian chapter has organized two events.

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inno.com is a Great Place To Work!

Yesterday, inno.com received the honour of being certified as one of the “Great Places To Work” in Belgium! “Great Place To Work” focuses on intangible values which cannot be created through the simple application of a tried and tested methodology, but can only be nurtured by paying attention to the little things every day of every week across the whole organisation.
A “Great Place To Work” is where:

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Pioneers in digital leadership

On 23 January, the ‘Pioneers in digital leadership’ conference was held in Brussels, an event organized by inno.com in collaboration with Febelfin, Agoria and the Singularity University.
During this one-day meeting, several internationally renowned top speakers of the Singularity University focused on how leadership will influence exponential technologies such as artificial intelligence, robotics and digital biology.

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We are nominated for Trends Gazellen 2018

For 16 years already, the Trends editorial department has selected 200 Trends Gazelles. Trends Gazelles are fast-growing companies that are an integral part of our economic landscape. All of them competitors who positively influence the business climate in their region. They are sources of innovation and employment. An inspiring role model for other companies!

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RSC Anderlecht and HEAT: world class (video)

Wouter D’Hondt, one of the youngest Enterprise Architects at inno.com, is today steering the football club RSC Anderlecht towards better fan engagement via an inno.com project. Wouter, who graduated in 2014, is a great advocate of the unique learning opportunities that HEAT offers. Wouter is one of our youngest architects, yet he is fully in charge of this major project.

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inno.com helps Vinçotte’s IT architecture

inno.com’s CEO Johan Van Looy was interviewed by De Tijd together with Marco Croon, CEO of Vinçotte. inno.com had been contacted by Vinçotte, Belgian specialist and advisor in inspection, certification and education. One of the challenges of Vinçotte was that there were a lot of software packages for specific departments. This caused them to be held back by their IT and its customized ERP when they wanted to improve the company’s efficiency.

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Our CEO tells us all about his passion for music

inno.com’s CEO Johan Van Looy has a passion for music and loves playing the guitar. Impressed by what he saw at live shows as a teenager, he took up the challenge of teaching himself to play. This led to him playing a couple of shows himself, an experience that has helped him in life and throughout his career: “Being on stage taught me how to share something with a group of people – not easy as I'm a bit of an introvert,” says Johan.

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Two-speed digitalisation will save large companies

CEO Johan Van Looy has written an opinion piece about digital transformation and reveals the differences between large and small companies. Contrary to public opinion, Johan thinks that coaching and training are not enough to succeed and true digital transformation requires a two-track approach.

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Become a leader in Enterprise Architecture

You are an excellent Enterprise Architect, but when it comes to getting your team on board to successfully tackle challenges with sustainable solutions you could use some extra support. Our unique Leadership in Enterprise Architecture (LEA) course, taught by a well-seasoned trainer, teaches you all the soft skills you need as an Enterprise Architect, from leadership capabilities to influencing stakeholders and more.

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Posted on Nov 06, 2017

The HEAT is on!

This year the inno.com Institute launches the Hands-on Enterprise Architecture Training for budding Enterprise Architects. Also known as HEAT, the Hands-on Enterprise Architecture Training merges theoretical knowledge with practical experience by building upon the inno.com Institute’s well-established Master of Science in EA (MEA) as a foundation, and complimenting it with a variety of professional work-placements where various professional and soft-skills will all be finely tuned.

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Posted on Oct 20, 2017

Johan Van Looy (CEO) in Trends

Our CEO Johan Van Looy had a nice chat with Bruno Leijnse, journalist of Trends. The result was a piece about Johan's past, present and ambitions, published on October 12th 2017. Come and get to know our CEO a little better.

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EA goes way beyond just your company (video)

Rudi Peeters, CIO of KBC Group and guest lecturer at the London Business School, was invited to speak at the CIO Forum not so long ago. The one thing on his mind? Our new Hands-on Enterprise Architect Training (HEAT) programme: an educational initiative of inno.com in close partnership with some other big players/companies in Belgium such as RSVZ, Imec and KBC.

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Appointment of Johan Van Looy signals commitment to continuity and lasting growth

We are glad to announce the appointment of Johan Van Looy as our new CEO, effective as of 18 September 2017. Johan Van Looy has been with us for over 16 years and is widely respected for his management skills and experience in the sector. He succeeds founder Johan Cattersel, who will now apply his years of experience to the role of Executive Chairman. With its focus on maintaining and expanding inno.com’s long-term strategy, part of his responsibility will be to promote the company’s ambitious plans for international growth.

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Posted on Sep 18, 2017

Every positive transformation starts with EA

To innovate successfully you need to focus first on documenting the desired changes, the activities impacted, the risks, the opportunities and everything else you can think of within the structure of your organisation. It’s only when you have mapped out everything that you can start thinking about the innovation itself. Work with a clean, clear structure to make smart choices. As a fan of inno.com, you might have an idea of where we are going with this…

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Inno.com proudly supports Special Olympic art

Inno.com has a heart for art, as proven by our annual Art in the Park project, as well as for people. This became clear when we innocommers, together with our CEO, decided to support the Art Exhibition of the Belgian Special Olympics 2017

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Still time for Art in the Park

For the 19th consecutive year, inno.com opened the doors of its open-air art exhibition, known as ‘Art in the Park’, at its grounds in Beerzel. Working in close collaboration with Middelheim Museum, we launched our annual exhibition on 19th May and you can visit it until 30th June.

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Assessing innovation success before you start?

Now, more than ever, it is continuous technological developments that encourage companies to focus on the innovation of their products and services. This evolution is a given. What's less certain is whether the desired innovations will materialize quickly and successfully. Speed is the key to making innovation successful. Overextended projects and little appetite for change are factors that block or limit innovation. The best way to achieve results is to make smart choices.

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Posted on May 18, 2017

The creative CIO-UI

On Monday 20th March, inno.com attended the CIO forum. That evening's agenda included a presentation of the results of the global IT leadership survey, conducted jointly by KPMG & Harvey Nash. Afterwards there was a panel discussion on “The creative CIO”. The final talk was by Jaap Gerretsen, creative strategist at NewBird, who presented his vision of the future of the User Interface (and its importance). Around 60 people attended the event.

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Posted on Apr 22, 2017

Vendor sessions at SAS

During a beautiful late summer afternoon I was heading to the famous SAS Institute in Tervuren to attend ICT industry informative sessions organised by inno.com. Beside my interest in learning about the technology industry and the company, it was a pleasure to meet about 25 other inno.com colleagues for this first event after the holidays. As usual, we received a warm welcome from our guests at the SAS Institute.

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Posted on Dec 28, 2016

How Belgian companies innovate

Postal company bpost has grown into a leading organisation that plays its innovation card to the full. "This transformation would have been impossible without good enterprise architecture," agree the CEOs of bpost and inno.com.

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Innoveren is als autoracen

“Innoveren is een beetje zoals autoracen op het circuit”, vindt Dirk Dezeure, architect bij inno.com. Als autoliefhebber gaat hij bij zijn hobby op het racecircuit tot het uiterste. Vertrouwen hebben in elkaar, grenzen verleggen en buiten de lijntjes kleuren zijn inderdaad eigenschappen die hij ook als enterprise architect nodig heeft.

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Thank you, Guido

It was with extreme sadness that we received the news of the sudden passing away of Guido Dedene. Guido was Professor at the KU-Leuven, dep. Economics, faculty Beleidsinformatica.

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Posted on Oct 27, 2016

Are all bright ideas, right ideas?

Innovation starts with the creativity to find ideas that have a competitive edge and can create a significant difference for customers. But companies need much more than just bright ideas. They need to make sure that they have an environment that can bring the right ideas to fruition, and faster than any competitor.

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Our institute now offers a Master of Science

Anyone who earns the Master of ICT Enterprise Architecture degree at our inno.com institute can now proudly add the title Master of Science (MSc) to their business card. This degree is now internationally recognized, demonstrating that our unique education programme meets the highest academic standards.

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Posted on Nov 23, 2015

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Posted on Oct 20, 2015