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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

November 19th, 2019

DevSecOps, the grail of agility

These days, a company’s success is measured by its agility, its ability to react to technological change, improve its competitiveness and conquer new markets. In the wake of the DevOps and NoOps methodologies, DevSecOps or the integration of IT security in the complete life cycle of applications seems to be a must.

Bruno van Marsenille

October 7th, 2019

ElasticSearch: transforming data into information

In modern business, data is the new oil. Consequently, a company must be capable of collecting, storing and processing large volumes of structured and unstructured data to realize a competitive advantage. An engine like ElasticSearch may help find the needle in the proverbial haystack…

Bruno van Marsenille

September 2nd, 2019

Replacing virtualisation by containers?

The IT department of an organisation must be aligned with the business needs. It can’t be developed in a traditional way anymore, knowing that the company must be proactive and flexible. Hence the emergence of Devops and agile development, or even of NoOps. This agility is not conceivable without containers...

Bruno van Marsenille

August 12th, 2019

69% of companies regard automation and process transformation as a top priority on their digital agenda

Full automation of IT operations - in other words: NoOps - is driven by the intensification of IT automation and the emergence of cloud computing. The goal is to limit - or even eliminate - the intervention of IT specialists when deploying and maintaining applications. The resources thus freed can then be allocated to new assignments.

Bruno van Marsenille