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Building an Augmented Reality app for The Stratos III Rocket - TU Delft

Posted by Dennis Meelis on Jul 18, 2018 3:26:07 PM

We all dream of being a rocket scientist
Everybody's inner geek probably has an inner rocket scientist that has probably contributed great theoretical advances to inner rocket science, advances that the real world is probably not ready for at present! :) The past couple of months I have had the pleasure of letting my inner geek rocket scientist out to play with the actual rocket scientists! I wanted to share some of my experiences.

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Topics: Agile Software Development

Data Survey 2018

Posted by Thomas de Boer on Jul 6, 2018 12:36:09 PM

What challenges do data-driven organizations face? What are the most popular technologies and providers? How do organizations in various countries implement data applications? Data Survey 2018, the largest market research on the use of data provides answers to these questions and insight into global developments when it comes to the use of data.

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Topics: Big Data & Data Science

4 Situations Where AIOps Accelerates Software Development

Posted by Martin van Vliet on Jul 3, 2018 11:50:37 AM

There is a new trend going around in IT Operations, one which has been hard to miss: AIOps. Ever since Gartner coined the term, this approach of collecting IT Operations data and applying machine learning to it to gain insights to benefit your business has really taken off. While the benefits for Ops are fairly clear, will this trend also benefit developers? You bet! Read on to find out how.

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Topics: DevOps & Continuous Delivery

Training Specials - Highlights 2018 - Dutch Data Science Week

Posted by Walter van der Scheer on Jun 26, 2018 8:45:00 AM

At GoDataDriven we enjoy sharing our skills. During Dutch Data Science Week our consultants were invited to lead a few training sessions. For example, Ivo Everts lead a signal processing training, Rodrigo Agundez shared his insights during a deep learning training. Check out the videos!

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Topics: Big Data & Data Science

Hackathons - Highlights 2018 - Dutch Data Science Week

Posted by Thomas de Boer on Jun 22, 2018 4:46:00 PM

Dutch Data Science Week provided data scientists the opportunity to apply their skills during various hackathons on topics that have societal impact. Reducing energy waste, preventing heart attacks, and improving city life.

Participants enjoyed the opportunity to apply, learn and share their skills during three hackathons. For Eneco, UMCG and the 2-Day hackathon for the City of Amsterdam the after-movies are available here. Check out the videos!

 

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Topics: Big Data & Data Science

Meetups - Highlights 2018 - Dutch Data Science Week

Posted by Walter van der Scheer on Jun 20, 2018 4:45:40 PM

During Dutch Data Science Week several meetups took place on various topics. Watch the after-movies of the Blockchain in Business meetup and the Data Donderdag meetup. 

Blockchain in Business Meetup with Schiphol – Transavia – Zorginstituut – Ledger Leopard and Safeguard App!

At the Heineken Experience the 22nd edition of the Data Donderdag meetup took place. During this edition, the following speakers took center stage: Nelli Gofman (Heineken), Stefan van Heukelum (KLM) and Kicky van Leeuwen (GoDataDriven/UMCG). Check out the videos!

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Topics: Big Data & Data Science

Understand the engineering mindset to create a good engineering culture

Posted by Serge Beaumont on Jun 18, 2018 2:59:39 PM

In the previous post I stated that there is more need for engineering talent, and that there is a war on talent going on which will only increase. However, we see many organisations that have trouble hiring engineers, and even then there is a high chance that these new hires leave within a year - sometimes even within a month. The reason is that those organisations do not provide the right environment - they do not understand the engineer’s mindset. In this part of this series we will talk about what the engineering mindset is.

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Topics: Agile Software Development

Cloud Survey - Cloud Strategy

Posted by Walter van der Scheer on Jun 13, 2018 12:00:00 AM

On average, most organizations use more than one cloud provider, but a multi-cloud strategy dominates in large enterprises of more than 500 employees (89% over 66% for other organization sizes).

In this blog post, we share insight on Cloud Strategy and experiences gathered from business professionals.

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Topics: Cloud Infrastructures

Improving a Team's Collective Intelligence.   Feedback Please!

Posted by Bart Bouwers on Jun 11, 2018 10:52:36 AM

It seems all over nowadays. Teams do it, peers do it, managers do it. Feedback here, feedback there, feedback everywhere. Feedback seems here to stay. Why? Because it makes people stronger. They learn how they behave and how their behavior affects others. This transparency enables individuals to change and start experimenting with more effective behavior. Wouldn't it be great if we could apply a feedback instrument to the whole team? Improving team feedback!

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Topics: Agile Transformations

Cloud Survey - Cloud Purpose

Posted by Walter van der Scheer on Jun 6, 2018 12:00:00 AM

Not surprisingly, most organizations use cloud technology to use applications. With most software available as SaaS today, this is the kind of cloud service that people will encounter first. 

In this blog post, we share Cloud Purpose insight and experiences gathered from business professionals. 

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Topics: Cloud Infrastructures