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The Benelux region of Europe is serving up insights for the rest of the continent and indeed the world. Areas such as data analytics and mobile are changing how businesses operate and people live in the Netherlands, Belgium and Luxembourg.
For an area with a relatively small population and land mass, there is a lot happening in IT. Perhaps it is these characteristics that make businesses, governments and people in the Benelux countries so willing to grasp the latest IT can offer.
Here are 10 of Computer Weekly’s most popular articles about the region’s enterprise and public sector IT projects and challenges.
IT security is about to rival cheese, tulips, windmills and flood defences as an export from the Netherlands.
Following the wave of e-commerce that has swept the Netherlands, there is a surge to use mobile payment systems.
ING Belgium’s CIO talks to Computer Weekly in depth about the technology-driven changes in the banking sector.
Government recruitment and career management of senior civil servants in the Netherlands has been improved through a Microsoft Dynamics implementation.
Belgium’s physical security has been branded inadequate, so how does the country’s cyber security measure up?
Organisations in Belgium and Luxembourg are turning to the cloud for their IT, but there are striking differences in the level of take-up within the region.
Brussels Airlines is transforming its IT, with customer experience the driving force.
Whenever the media covers a failed Dutch government IT project, the question is always asked whether the government should have a ministry of IT.
Gathering and analysing huge amounts of data offers the promise of business efficiency and new opportunities. We look at what this all means for the once-cautious Dutch.
The Netherlands government needs to ensure that legislation enables disruptive technology to flourish.