Blockchain Business

Today it’s still difficult to understand blockchains The business people that picked up on the hype sometimes spread misinformation, while the technical people that do understand how blockchains work, aren’t always the best at explaining it in simple terms (or shouldn't be spending their time doing that). A 3 minute video or blogpost isn't enough to understand a blockchain, but you also don't want to read for hours and still wonder how exactly this all

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Belfius PCB

The finance sector and specifically banks, have been under a lot of pressure over the past years. Alongside the market challenges such as low interest rates, we're seeing hundreds of new Fintech challengers emerge with over $10 Billion collective funding per year. These challenges are forcing banks to make tough strategic decisions. At the start of 2016, we worked together with Belfius PCB to help them do that. The result The result of the project

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Airbnb Blockchain Reputation

Last month, Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky took to Twitter to ask people what Airbnb should launch in 2017. One of the top suggestions was for Airbnb to start accepting payments in bitcoin. @bchesky Payment via bitcoin. Would fit nicely with the @Airbnb mission, IMO. "Belong anywhere"... via the currency of anywhere. — Stephen Cole (@sthenc) 26 December 2016 Thanks for the 2,000 submissions. Most popular: Bitcoin, Guest Loyalty, upgraded homes & services, group travel, things

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De Persgroep

De Persgroep was one of our first Digital Transformation clients, as media was one of the first sectors to feel the power of digital disruption. We helped De Persgroep with their transformation strategy and sat down with CEO Koen Verwee to talk about the changing media landscape, their transformation journey and most importantly, their realisations. Check out the full interview below: You can check out Topics which Koen spoke about in the interview here. Want

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CapitalAtWork

Around November 2015, we worked together with CapitalAtWork, an Asset Manager, to help them with their future vision and Digital Transformation. Directly after our collaboration, Claude Eyschen was appointed as CDO to take ownership of the digital agenda. Ever since we’ve done various in-house presentations for CapitalAtWork about the changing world of finance and the blockchain, to help them keep track of how the financial sector is evolving so they can take the right actions.

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Amazon Go Food Retail FMCG POS

(Food) Retailers, wouldn't it be convenient if you could get rid of the whole checkout part of your store? Brands, wouldn't you love it if you could see how your customers react when they pick up your products in store? Point-of-Sale software providers, wouldn't you just hate it if your product became completely obsolete? How Amazon Go might change the game If you haven't already seen the latest from Amazon, check out their Amazon Go

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Digital Transformation Volvo Trucks Group Peter Himpe

In 2015, Volvo Trucks Group Belux asked us to guide them in their Digital Transformation. We helped them create their future vision, strategy and a concrete roadmap of things they could start doing to transform their organisation. As a follow up to that we're currently helping them with Trendwatching and their Digital Transformation Governance. With transformation come a lot of challenges, so we sat down with Peter Himpe, Vice President at Volvo Trucks Group Belux,

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What consultants do

Whenever you meet new people, you often start with the casual “what do you do?” conversation. For me that sounds like: “I'm a consultant at Duval Union Consulting and also a speaker on Bitcoin and the Blockchain”. Most people get that I’m a consultant, but what does a consultant really do? “You talk a lot about vague ideas but don’t actually create anything!” This is a common perception about consultants and I’m sure it’s well-founded

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Become Chief Digital Officer

The role of the Chief Digital Officer is quite new, but has seen tremendous growth over the past few years. The CDO is the person in charge of the digital strategy and programs of the entire organization, with the ultimate goal to make you as future-proof as possible. A challenging but exciting job! Hold on right there, every organization is full of digital stuff these days right? Which makes the digital strategy the same as

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7 things banks should do with blockchain

Most banks are currently investigating or “leveraging blockchain”. Some of them are even testing “use cases” to go beyond the talk and hype. “We have 13 use cases!” “We have 25 use cases!” “All our business lines are involved” “We traded our first share using blockchain!” “We are conducting our biggest blockchain experiment yet!” Save a few financial institutions, all of them are working towards the same future scenario: one without the internet of money

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