2 05, 2018

CLOUD COMPUTING: COSTS AND DATA PROTECTION CONCERNS

2018-05-02T18:33:42+00:00 May 2nd, 2018|Cloud, Computing, Data protection|

Introduction For over 10 years now, more and more organizations have decided to bring their IT services to the cloud. Specialized IT companies take care of software and platforms, and give access via the internet. What started with small pilots is now mainstream. With increasing quality of internet access, data centers and services, as well [...]

6 02, 2018

FIVE WAYS TO HIRE A GOOD IT PROFESSIONAL

2018-02-06T18:08:00+00:00 February 6th, 2018|HIRING, IT, PROFESSIONAL|

As all managers know, hiring the right people is not easy, and at the same time a very crucial process for the success of an organization. The more complex, fast changing and technologically advanced the world becomes, the more important it becomes to find the right people for the right jobs. This is in particular [...]

11 12, 2017

YOU BETTER BECOME A 21ST CENTURY LEARNER

2017-12-15T06:35:13+00:00 December 11th, 2017|21st century skills, EMPLOYMENT, learning, personal development, YOUTH|

In our connected, information driven world of today, many people feel overwhelmed by the pace of technological change and the increasing exposure to other cultures from all over the planet. You may feel comfortable to have finished your college degree some time ago, or you may be very eager to [...]

6 11, 2017

SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT OR TOMATO SELLING!

2017-11-06T13:50:57+00:00 November 6th, 2017|EMPLOYMENT, FAIR-TRADE, YOUTH|

Fair trade software gives young Ghanaians a career opportunity. For years Diana van der Stelt from Reeuwijk in the Netherlands worked in several management jobs with the central government. In 2014 she decided it was time to start using her expertise in the field of finance and IT in a different way. She became a [...]

11 09, 2017

EVERY EURO YOU SPEND IS A VOTE: BUY SOCIAL AT WORK AND AT HOME!

2017-10-11T08:05:56+00:00 September 11th, 2017|SROI|

More and more politicians and government organizations in Europe are embracing Social Return On Investment and Fair Trade principles in their policy documents and coalition agreements. This week I was proud and happy to attend the meeting of my own city council in Bodegraven-Reeuwijk, who has also adopted those policies and will soon have the status [...]