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'Sweetie' catches online predators

'Sweetie' catches online predators | Business ICT Showcases | Scoop.it
More than 100 Britons are among 1,000 men caught trying to pay a computer-generated girl to perform sex acts online, after a charity set up a fake profile.
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1. Terre des hommes

Law enforcement/ anti-sextourism 

The program is called 'sweetie'

 

2. This program is developped to catch pedophiles who want little girls to get naked in front of the webcam. More and more there are men from rich countries who pay girls in poor countries to get naked in front of the webcam. These girls have no choice, and are obligated to do so by other men.  'Sweetie" catches these predators and will try to decrease sex-tourism

 

3. It protects children and catches pedophiles. 

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Web 2.0 in Africa - Agriculture and New Technologies

An eight minute Business Africa/CTA video production documenting actual cases on the use of Web 2.0 applications in the development sector, specifically among farmers…
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1. Business Africa/CTA

The use of Web 2.0 (application)

Agricultury, especially target the farmers


2.Farmers in Africa use the of Web 2.0 to share information locally by using free tools.  The African farmers can benefit from this application. Because they can use free tools, it has no extra costs but it gives them extra information, knowledge and other important improvements. The use of a shared platform will be very helpfull.


3.Money is saved by improved product- and market  knowledge

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Tuinpostordergigant Bakker zit met ICT op rozen

Tuinpostordergigant Bakker zit met ICT op rozen | Business ICT Showcases | Scoop.it
2 april 2013 - Zowel de centrale systemen als de ongeveer vijfhonderd werkplekken van tuinpostordergigant Bakker Hillegom worden vanuit het hoofdkantoor ondersteund.
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1. Bakker

Lawn-post-order-company

They invested in a virtual infrastructur

 

2. The problem was the fact that they didn't have a good ICT environment for an international company. Bakker invested in ICT  (i3 group, ERP, EMC, VMWARE) to get an virtualised infrastructure.

 

3. All aspect of their international context have improved. They are more transparent to the customers, they have a better infrastructure and they are more productive.

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Facebook testing technology to see where your cursor has been

Facebook testing technology to see where your cursor has been | Business ICT Showcases | Scoop.it
Facebook is in the process of testing technology that will monitor what your cursor is hovering over on its site, as well as whether a users newsfeed is visible on a mobile device.
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1. Facebook

Social Media

They use an ICT application that monitors where your cursor has been

 

2. This technology will gather data that says which part of the webpage, your cursor is hovering over. This will make sure that they have more knowledge about the user and they will be able to reach him in a more personal way. Facebook will know their interest and will be able to send customised messages with advertisements.

 

3. This technology will make the business more succesfull. They will be able to adapt their page at each user. They can also sell this application and make more money. 

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Swiss train drivers equipped with iPads to save millions in energy costs

Swiss train drivers equipped with iPads to save millions in energy costs | Business ICT Showcases | Scoop.it
Switzerland’s rail network is equipping train drivers with iPads that will advise them on the optimum speed to travel, in an innovative project that aims to save over 10 million Swiss Francs a year in energy costs...
Stijn Vereecken's insight:

1. The Swiss Federal Railway

Public transportation -> use of Ipads

 

2. They use Ipads to the train drivers to give them certain information before it happens. The control system sends the train drivers information and then they are able to adapt before it happens. For example, when one train is going too fast and will hit another train, they will send a signal to the train driver that he has to slow down. 

 

3. Safety is improved and energy is also saved.

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Loughborough University implements 400 virtual desktops

Loughborough University implements 400 virtual desktops | Business ICT Showcases | Scoop.it

Loughborough University has cut maintenance costs and enabled a bring-your-own-device (BYOD) scheme for academics with virtual desktops.

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1. Loughborough University, Education -> School

BYOD, VDI (bringing-your-own-device, Virtual Desktop Invironment)

 

2.The university now uses a virtual desktop infrastructure.with support from IT services firm Logicalis.


3.The consequence is the fact that they save costs because they now save 2 members of staff in the equivalent of man hours. As you can see, this also saves money and the implementation of this ICT is a great improvement.

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Vliegtuigpassagiers mogen tablets gebruiken tijdens opstijgen en landen

Vliegtuigpassagiers mogen tablets gebruiken tijdens opstijgen en landen | Business ICT Showcases | Scoop.it
Amerikaanse vliegtuigpassagiers mogen binnenkort hun tablet of e-reader gedurende de hele vlucht gebruiken. Mobiele telefoons mogen dan weer niet aan staan.
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1. Lufthansa, Brussel Airlines

Flight Company

ICT technology has improved their planes

 

2. Because these companies have improved their planes throughout the years, they are now less vulnerable for the radiosignals of e-readers and tablets.

 

3. This will attract more customers because it is a great advantage to have wifi while you are flying. So there will be more profit and more attraction of business people which will lead to the fact that they will be able to expand their first class service.

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IBM showcases channel financing app

IBM showcases channel financing app | Business ICT Showcases | Scoop.it
Big Blue says its new mobile app will help partners increase their win rates and deal sizes
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1. IBM Global Financing

The Rapid Financing App

 

2.This showcase is about the Rapid Financing App. It's a tool that was developped to give a more responsive experience to the customer in cash transactions. It makes it much easier to keep your price point.

 

3. It improves you negotiations because you can keep your price point. This app is the first off it's kind and will lower the demand for a discount while negotiating.

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Could these game changing robots be coming to your hospital (or are they already there)?

Could these game changing robots be coming to your hospital (or are they already there)? | Business ICT Showcases | Scoop.it
An innovation challenge for service robots identified robots helping hospitals such a robots that lift patients to robots for hair transplants.
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1. HStar Technologies

Healthcare

The application is the Robotics Nursing Assistant

 

2. They have designed robots who can lift patients out of their bed. They will implement robots which will deliver materials. Also, they will develop robots who are invented to do hair transplants. 

 

3. This invention will create a lot of positive developments. First there are less costs because the hospital will not have to pay as much employees. Also, the hair transplantation robots will have an extraordinary accuracy and will reduce human errors. 

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Belfius lanceert app voor digitale onkostennota's

Belfius lanceert app voor digitale onkostennota's | Business ICT Showcases | Scoop.it
Belfius lanceert een nieuwe webapplicatie die onkostennota's digitaliseert. 'Xpenditure by Belfius' werd samen met de Mechelse start-up Cardwise ...
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1. Belfius

Bank

The app is called Xpenditure

 

2. It's an app that makes transactions much easier. Companies can get an expense report with their smartphone or tablet. This will give them information that they normally would have to go look up. It makes life much easier for all kinds of companies who need to book transactions.

 

3. They improve productivity and it decreases the time that needs to be invested. It's a great advantage for the companies.

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UZA laat patiënten maaltijden bestellen op iPad

UZA laat patiënten maaltijden bestellen op iPad | Business ICT Showcases | Scoop.it
Patiënten van het Universitair Ziekenhuis Antwerpen kunnen hun maaltijdkeuzes voortaan via de iPad doorgeven. Dit zou het ziekenhuispersoneel een kwart meer tijd besparen.
Stijn Vereecken's insight:

1. Universitair Hospital of Antwerp

Health Care

Use of application C-meal and Ipads to get their food.

 

2. The patient will use the application that is called C-meal to order their food in the hospital. The kitchen staff will get the orders automatically, it doesn't have to happen manually. 

 

3. More productivity and less waste of time are the most visible points of improvement. 

 

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New technology to catch benefit fraudsters | UK | News | Daily Express

New technology to catch benefit fraudsters | UK | News | Daily Express | Business ICT Showcases | Scoop.it
BENEFIT fraudsters who cheat the welfare system by working and claiming will be caught by new tax-gathering technology, ministers promised last night.
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1. Department of Work and Pensions

Economics

They use the PAYE-system

 

2. It is a system that collects taxes and National Insurrance. PAYE can see payments as they happen. They don't have to wait untill the end of the tax year. This greatly improves the transparancy and now the fraud will not as easily occur.

 

3. It is an anti-fraud system. It creats more transparency and frauds will get arrested.

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Club Brugge gebruikt software om prestaties spelers te analyseren

Club Brugge gebruikt software om prestaties spelers te analyseren | Business ICT Showcases | Scoop.it
In een poging om te schitteren in de play-offs, maken de spelers van Club Brugge voortaan gebruik van een softwaresysteem dat hun prestaties in detail analyseert.
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1. Soccer team Club Bruges

Amisco Prozone

 

2. They use an ICT application that will analyse everything they do. It tracks how much an individual player has done in one game. Before this application this was impossible to track. It will improve the training skills of the trainer and as a consequence it will improve the player's skills

 

3. It will make sure that there are less erors,  an increase of the skills of the players. Also there will be more profit because they will win more games

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Telefonische bereikbaarheid ziekenhuis ZMC verbeteren tegen lagere kosten

Advies en het inrichten van het klantcontactcentrum voor het Zaans Medisch Centrum. Een businesscase over telefonische bereikbaarheid van ziekenhuizen
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1. Ziekenhuis ZMC

New application, name unknown

 

2.They use a new ICT application that is used to improve the situation in the hospitla.

 

3. Thanks to a new ICT tool, the hospital ZMC has improved significantly. The customers are more happy and also the quality and efficiency have improved. The app uses customer-contact scripts and it reduces the waiting time.

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Huawei Showcases Latest ICT Solutions at IBC 2013, Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

Huawei Showcases Latest ICT Solutions at IBC 2013 - September 24, 2013 - Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.
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1. Huawei

Cellphones,

 

2.Huawei showcases their intelligent ICT sollutions. They used the latest LTE, IoT, data center and storage technologies to get these amazing improvements. Also they used the intelligent power transmission and transformation communications solution, power distribution automation communications solution and advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) solution.

 

3. These are all improvements that wouldn't be possible without the implementation of ICT and highly increase their productivity, reliability.

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