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July 13th, 2020

Extended reality (XR) And what if extended reality became… reality?

By combining augmented reality (AR), virtual reality (VR) and mixed reality (MR), extended reality (XR) could be generalized as immersive technology over the next five years, thus leaving the leisure field in order to establish itself in the industry.

Bruno van Marsenille

June 24th, 2020

Microservices vs API

Ever since the smartphone was first introduced to the world, software development has essentially changed forever. Gone are the days when apps needed to do everything and anything under the sun to stand out in a crowd. Rather than becoming a "Jack of all trades, master of none," apps are now designed to do one (or a few) things incredibly well - thus creating a competitive advantage for themselves in an era where there's "always an app for that."

Laila Mahran

June 8th, 2020

Robotic Process Automation, Automation as a guarantee of quality and savings

At a time of cost reduction and shortage of IT personnel, RPA or robotic process automation may appear as a solution for automating repetitive tasks. Plus, it can facilitate digital transformation. So, is it the umpteenth term in vogue for the IT industry to enjoy? Or is it truly a disruptive technology? No doubt its success will depend on its integration into the overall business strategy.

Bruno van Marsenille

April 28th, 2020

Edge computing – The link between IoT and the cloud

As the Internet of Things (IoT) gains momentum, a new technology emerges, connecting objects to the hyperscalers’ clouds: edge computing. The objective: shifting computing power as close as possible to the IoT devices.

Bruno van Marsenille

March 25th, 2020

SAM: synonym for compliance, efficiency and agility

For a company, the implementation of a software asset management (SAM) solution has many benefits in terms of compliance, efficiency and agility, not to mention lower costs, time saving and risk reduction – all of this with better governance. Too good to be true? Not so sure…

Bruno van Marsenille

February 26th, 2020

Quantum Computing – Astronomical performances at your fingertips

Although definitely still at the prototype stage today, the quantum computer promises spectacular performance gains. This opens up new perspectives in different areas. It also allows for innovation by removing the barrier of performance and speed of execution, especially thanks to the cloud.

Bruno van Marsenille

February 17th, 2020

Trends Gazelle 2020 Vlaams Brabant

La société de consultance belge Aprico Consultants vient de se voir décerner par les magazines Trends et Trends-Tendance le titre de Gazelle 2020 pour la province de Brabant flamand dans la catégorie des moyennes entreprises. Ce titre constitue la reconnaissance de la réussite d’une entreprise belge dynamique spécialisée en transformation numérique.

Bruno van Marsenille

January 28th, 2020

From DevSecOps to SecDevOps: for even better, integrated security

Integration, integration, integration. From now on, IT and business teams need to be aligned, meaning they need to work closely together. That is the true cost of agility. If the DevSecOps concept was to design integrated security, why not choose security that is not only integrated in both operations and development, but that is at the very foundation of any initiative?

Bruno van Marsenille

December 18th, 2019

CIO: Good intentions for 2020

At the end of the year, the time is right to take a look at the balance sheet, but also to set a number of new goals. And no, there will be no rest for the Chief Information Officer in the coming year. Automation, the war for talent and business alignment remain on the agenda in 2020, without forgetting the operational side of IT.

Bruno van Marsenille

December 10th, 2019

Artificial intelligence. Go for a pragmatic approach

If there is one term in vogue in ICT these days, it has to be AI or artificial intelligence. According to Gartner, AI’s adoption rate has increased from 4% in 2018 to 14% in 2019. But still, AI covers many realities. It is therefore important to focus on technologies that offer the biggest potential or return on investment.

Bruno van Marsenille