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03 Jul 2018 A compass for sustainable change

Companies are created, grow, are divided up, merge, contract and eventually stop their activities completely. As a result, the entire economy constantly revolves around a cycle of creative destruction.

12 Jun 2018 Celebrating our 20th anniversary in style at Art in the Park 2018

The 25th of May marked a special day in our agenda this year. With great festivities, we opened this year's Art in the Park exhibit, where we showcase impressive works of art by renowned artists.

12 Jun 2018 At INNOCOM, we drink our own champagne

During the festive opening of Art in the park two weeks ago, celebrating INNOCOM's 20 years of existence, the title of this blogpost was one of the most important messages. Drinking your own champagne is our positive version of the more widely known 'eat your own dog food'.

25 May 2018 INNOCOM orchestrates innovation at Carglass

Companies have to innovate. It's a creed most organizations agree with and so does Carglass, specialist in repairing windshields and damaged bodywork. To provide their customers with an even better and faster service, they introduced a new ERP system for their 850 employees.

18 May 2018 How to modernize an IT shared service by the book

When two organizations merge, their respective IT departments look for the best possible synergy to grow into an even stronger support organization. This is what imec and iMinds, two of Belgium’s best-known research and development organizations, did when they joined forces in 2016.

09 Apr 2018 Digital experts on digital trends

VOKA magazine recently invited six digital experts to brainstorm about upcoming digital trends and how industry will keep pace with these (r)evolutions. One of the select entrepreneurs was our very own CEO Johan Van Looy.

28 Mar 2018 Johan Cattersel is one of the driving forces behind Belgian chapter of Singularity University

After attending an executive programme of the US Singularity University, Johan Cattersel was utterly impressed. To see, hear and interact with the great thinkers of the future today was an inspiring experience. Spurred on by the motto of the Singularity University “If not you, who? If not now, when?”, he decided to start a Belgian chapter. Since its launch on 19 December 2017, the Belgian chapter has organized two events.

13 Mar 2018 INNOCOM is a Great Place To Work!

Yesterday, INNOCOM received the honour of being certified as one of the “Great Places To Work” in Belgium! “Great Place To Work” focuses on intangible values which cannot be created through the simple application of a tried and tested methodology, but can only be nurtured by paying attention to the little things every day of every week across the whole organisation. A “Great Place To Work” is where:

02 Mar 2018 Pioneers in digital leadership, passing new frontiers

On 23 January, the ‘Pioneers in digital leadership’ conference was held in Brussels, an event organized by INNOCOM in collaboration with Febelfin, Agoria and the Singularity University. During this one-day meeting, several internationally renowned top speakers of the Singularity University focused on how leadership will influence exponential technologies such as artificial intelligence, robotics and digital biology.

25 Feb 2018 Nominated for Trends Gazellen

For 16 years already, the Trends editorial department has selected 200 Trends Gazelles. Trends Gazelles are fast-growing companies that are an integral part of our economic landscape. All of them competitors who positively influence the business climate in their region. They are sources of innovation and employment. An inspiring role model for other companies!

23 Feb 2018 RSC Anderlecht and HEAT: world class (video)

Wouter D’Hondt, one of the youngest Enterprise Architects at INNOCOM, is today steering the football club RSC Anderlecht towards better fan engagement via an INNOCOM project. Wouter, who graduated in 2014, is a great advocate of the unique learning opportunities that HEAT offers. Wouter is one of our youngest architects, yet he is fully in charge of this major project.

22 Feb 2018 INNOCOM helps Vinçotte’s IT architecture

INNOCOM’s CEO Johan Van Looy was interviewed by De Tijd together with Marco Croon, CEO of Vinçotte. INNOCOM had been contacted by Vinçotte, Belgian specialist and advisor in inspection, certification and education. One of the challenges of Vinçotte was that there were a lot of software packages for specific departments. This caused them to be held back by their IT and its customized ERP when they wanted to improve the company’s efficiency.

27 Nov 2017 Our CEO tells us all about his passion for music

INNOCOM’s CEO Johan Van Looy has a passion for music and loves playing the guitar. Impressed by what he saw at live shows as a teenager, he took up the challenge of teaching himself to play. This led to him playing a couple of shows himself, an experience that has helped him in life and throughout his career: “Being on stage taught me how to share something with a group of people – not easy as I'm a bit of an introvert,” says Johan.

11 Nov 2017 Two-speed digitalisation will save large companies

CEO Johan Van Looy has written an opinion piece about digital transformation and reveals the differences between large and small companies. Contrary to public opinion, Johan thinks that coaching and training are not enough to succeed and true digital transformation requires a two-track approach.

06 Nov 2017 Become a leader in Enterprise Architecture

You are an excellent Enterprise Architect, but when it comes to getting your team on board to successfully tackle challenges with sustainable solutions you could use some extra support. Our unique Leadership in Enterprise Architecture (LEA) course, taught by a well-seasoned trainer, teaches you all the soft skills you need as an Enterprise Architect, from leadership capabilities to influencing stakeholders and more.

20 Oct 2017 The HEAT is on!

This year the IC Institute launches the Hands-on Enterprise Architecture Training for budding Enterprise Architects. Also known as HEAT, the Hands-on Enterprise Architecture Training merges theoretical knowledge with practical experience by building upon the IC Institute’s well-established Master of Science in EA (MEA) as a foundation, and complimenting it with a variety of professional work-placements where various professional and soft-skills will all be finely tuned.

17 Oct 2017 The first 365 days of Johan Van Looy

Our CEO Johan Van Looy had a nice chat with Bruno Leijnse, journalist of Trends. The result was a piece about Johan's past, present and ambitions, published on October 12th 2017. Come and get to know our CEO a little better.

13 Oct 2017 Enterprise Architecture goes way beyond your company

Rudi Peeters, CIO of KBC Group and guest lecturer at the London Business School, was invited to speak at the CIO Forum not so long ago. The one thing on his mind? Our new Hands-on Enterprise Architect Training (HEAT) programme: an educational initiative of INNOCOM in close partnership with some other big players/companies in Belgium such as RSVZ, Imec and KBC.