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Understanding how to generate value – within time and budget

As a project manager, system architect and crisis manager in the high-tech industry, Luud Engels has a reputation for not mincing words. In addition to his consultancy work, he recently started as a system architecture trainer at High Tech Institute. “Clear communication is key in complex development environments.”

Headlines

Noldus digs its heels in against damning Amnesty report
Salvia’s neurostimulatory foils raise 26 million
Battery patenting activity on a runaway
TNO and Lightyear carpool to advance solar tech
Braincreators and Advantech put heads together for AI on the edge
Differ leads search for better electrolysers
These innovation stimuli are included in the 2021 national budget

“High up in an organization, you’re busy with keeping management at ease”

Ben Pronk gained fame as a system architect at several Philips divisions. A year ago, he decided to round off his career by joining a startup in robotic surgery. In the run-up to his keynote at the Bits&Chips System Architecting Conference, we ask him about his 30 years of experience as a system architect.

In other news

Tesla rival Nikola in hot water (Electrek)
Microsoft’s underwater data center resurfaces after two years (BBC)
Radiall proposes ‘massive modular’ 6G mesh networks with tiny antennas (Venturebeat)

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Six reasons why your digital transformation is failing

The realization of digital transformation in many companies is a slow, brutal, uphill battle that leaves proponents frustrated, tired and scarred. Being aware of the typical “rejector” behavior can help you overcome the resistance.

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