ICT 15 showcases (explore)
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On this page you can find my 15 showcases where businesses have implemented ICT within their organization to achieve business objectives.
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Swiss train drivers equipped with iPads to save millions in energy costs

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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...
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Company name: Swiss Federal Railway (SSB)

Economic activity segment: private sector

ICT solution name & vendor or service provider: iPads and messaging software, Apple and Tibco

 

Use of ICT:

 

The SSB equips train drivers with iPads that will give them advise on the optimum speed to travel. A control center controls the whole network. Sensors on the network record the positions and speeds of the trains; when a controller sees a problem, they send a message to the iPad. The project is still very new, but already attracts interest from other railways.

 

Business objectives:

 

Less energy costs;Maximization of the capacity on the rail network.

 

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IBM - Dublin City Council (10/09/2013)

Dublin City traffic flow improved by big data analytics used to predict bus arrival and transit times
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Company name: Dublin City Council

Economic activity segment: government / travel and transportation

ICT solution name & vendor or service provider: big data analytics, IBM

 

Use of ICT:

 

Dublin City Council delivers besides housing and water also transport to citizens of the Irish capital. Public transport is therefore a big part of their task. To monitor the movement of buses in Dublin, they deployed an intelligent traffic control solution. They can now visually display the near-real-time position of each bus on a digital city map.

 

 

Business objectives:

 

Traffic flow is improved;Buses run on time which means that riders receive an excellent service.
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Passengers navigate Gatwick airport using Google Street View

Passengers navigate Gatwick airport using Google Street View | ICT 15 showcases (explore) | Scoop.it
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Company name: Gatwick airport

Economic activity segment: aviation

ICT solution name & vendor or service provider: Google Street View, Google

 

Use of ICT:

 

Gatwick airport is using Google Street View to help their passengers navigate through the airport. Passengers will be able to plan their journey from their computer at home. Thanks to this project, people can go to the airport without any stress.

 

Business objectives:

 

Cost reduction;More flexible cloud services;Better service towards clients.
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CareCTRL: Een nieuw automatiseringssysteem voor het AMC - Dutch it-channel

CareCTRL: Een nieuw automatiseringssysteem voor het AMC - Dutch it-channel | ICT 15 showcases (explore) | Scoop.it
PinkRoccade Healthcare implementeerde een nieuw automatiseringssysteem voor het AMC gericht op de ondersteunende processen. Er bleek een enorme efficiencyslag te realiseren en tegelijkertijd zorgt het...
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Company name: AMC

Economic activity segment: healthcare

ICT solution name & vendor or service provider: CARECTRL, PinkRoccade Healthcare

                                                          

Use of ICT:

 

AMC implemented a new computer system focused on supporting processes. The staff learned to work with it through workshops and trainings. The system now works to the full satisfaction of the employees.

 

Business objectives:

 

A significantly reduced risk of mistakes;Improved efficiency of the company.
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IBM - ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems (Kiel) transforms efficiency (10/17/2013)

At its Kiel premises, ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems implemented a fully virtualized storage area network with automated storage tiering for dynamically optimized performance.
Charlotte Devrome's insight:

Company name: ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems

Economic activity segment: aerospace and defense

ICT solution name & vendor or service provider: IBM storage, IBM

 

Use of ICT:

 

ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems needs to ensure top performance at all time. It has therefore been upgraded to a fully virtualized storage area network.

 

Business objectives:

 

Increased storage area network bandwidth by 100%;Improved overall system performance by a factor of 3;Users can work more productively and are therefore much more satisfied;Time spent on routine system administration has declined by more than 30%.
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Case - iCaress en iQuarant - Yonder & PinkRoccade Healthcare

Snel de juiste beslissingen kunnen nemen is in de gezondheidszorg cruciaal. Maar dat kan alleen als men beschikt over juiste en volledige patiënteninformatie...
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Company name: TSS

Economic activity segment: healthcare

ICT solution name & vendor or service provider: iCaress and iQuarant, PinkRoccade Healthcare and Yonder

 

Use of ICT:

 

Yonder developed, together with specialists from PinkRoccade Healthcare, innovative applications for the medical world. It’s a real success now and it contributes to the care and cure market.

 

Business objectives:

 

Healthcare professionals can consult their data from their patients at all time;Very easy to use.
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Verzekeraar steeds bereikbaar | ictnews - business portal for top professionals

Verzekeraar steeds bereikbaar | ictnews - business portal for top professionals | ICT 15 showcases (explore) | Scoop.it
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Company name: Bokiau-group

Economic activity segment: banking and finance

ICT solution name & vendor or service provider: Belgacom Unify

 

Use of ICT:

 

The head office of Bokiau needed to move from Namur too Wierde. Therefore, Bokiau needed to expand their network. They started up a search for the perfect partner and ended up with Belgacom. Belgacom gives great quality for a reasonable price and has a lot of expertise on telecom and IT. Nowadays, Bokiau has one central in Namur, one router for data on other sites and that’s it. They are attainable at all time!

 

Business objectives:

 

There is only one person responsible for all the IT needs and telecom needs;It’s an open system that implies an increased autonomy of the client. People can change the system themselves;No investment needed in new telephones.
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IBM - SL-Rasch works more efficiently with advanced client presentation tools (08/27/2013)

As SL-Rasch GmbH increased the use and complexity of modeling, simulation and video presentation techniques, the company solved the challenges of rocketing data volumes by working with IBM Business Partner Hamburgnet to update its network...
Charlotte Devrome's insight:

Company name: SL-Rasch GmbH

Economic activity segment: construction / architecture / engineering

ICT solution name & vendor or service provider: IBM system Networking RackSwitch, IBM and Hamburgernet

 

Use of ICT:

 

The engineering company SL-Rasch GmbH was slowing down, so it needed to come up with a solution to increase the working speed.  The company’s network infrastructure was updated with IBM system Networking RackSwitch components.

 

Business objectives:

 

Consistently fast networking;Reduced latency, even under high loads;Edit multiple HD videos in real-time at 60% less cost than predicted;Boosting staff and productivity.
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Open source datacentre hardware helps Facebook save costs, energy

Open source datacentre hardware helps Facebook save costs, energy | ICT 15 showcases (explore) | Scoop.it
Facebook has reduced costs and increased IT energy efficiency since it started using open source hardware systems in its datacentres.
Charlotte Devrome's insight:

Company name: Facebook

Economic activity segment: social media

ICT solution name & vendor or service provider: open source hardware, Facebook

 

Use of ICT:

 

Facebook uses open source hardware systems in its datacenters to work as efficient and economical as possible. Those systems are based on Facebook’s Open Compute Project from April 2011. Facebook shares their datacenter blueprint with the industry so anyone can use or improve them.

 

Businesses objectives:

 

Reduced costs by 24%;Increased energy efficiency by 38%.
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Digitale Metgezel houdt senioren langer thuis | ictnews - business portal for top professionals

Digitale Metgezel houdt senioren langer thuis | ictnews - business portal for top professionals | ICT 15 showcases (explore) | Scoop.it
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Company name: CareSquare

Economic activity segment: healthcare

ICT solution name & vendor or service provider: solution in the cloud, Digitale Metgezel

 

Use of ICT:

 

CareSquare developed a system named ‘Digitale Metgezel’. It’s an all-in-one computer with touch screen. Nowadays, hospitals and retirement homes are getting overpopulated. Therefore, it’s important that seniors stay at home for a longer time. With the ‘Digitale Metgezel’, seniors can keep in contact with their family, their doctor and the world.

 

 Business objectives:

 

Flexible, scalable and transparent solution;Data is available for everyone;Fast and efficient testing environment with the help of Becloud Accelerate
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Beter inzicht, kortere responstijd | ictnews - business portal for top professionals

Beter inzicht, kortere responstijd | ictnews - business portal for top professionals | ICT 15 showcases (explore) | Scoop.it
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Company name: RVP (de Rijksdienst voor Pensioenen)

Economic activity segment: public sector

ICT solution name & vendor or service provider: Compuware APM, Belgacom

 

Use of ICT:

 

RVP is busy with an IT-project. With this project, RVP brings all the applications for the calculation and payment of pensions over from a mainframe to an open environment. The project is executed by 180 employees in the IT-department of the RVP. The project itself didn’t go very fluent; it was a complex progress.

 

Business objectives:

 

End-to-end monitoring of the complete application delivery chain;Quick detection and resolution of performance problems;Targeted prioritization;Central dashboard that makes the link between monitoring systems and existing infrastructure.
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Royal Military Police cuts digital forensics costs with distributed processing

Royal Military Police cuts digital forensics costs with distributed processing | ICT 15 showcases (explore) | Scoop.it
Royal Military Police (RMP) Service Police Crime Bureau (SPCB) cuts case backlog by 42% and reduces costs per initial case by nearly 33%
Charlotte Devrome's insight:

Company name: the Royal Military Police (RMP) Service Police Crime Bureau (SPCB)

Economic activity segment: government

ICT solution name & vendor or service provider: distributed processing technology, AccessData LAB

 

Use of ICT:

 

RMP SPCB uses the body implemented by AccesData lab. It allows multiple investigators to collaborate on early case assessment. The staff uses this system to asses potential evidence. A great advantage of this system is that investigators can now work on the early stage of cases.

 

Business objectives:

 

Case backlog reduced by 42%;Reduced costs per initial case by nearly one-third to £3,200;Extended storage capacity.
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Toyota e-learning upgrade aims to cut mechanics' training time by up to a year

Toyota e-learning upgrade aims to cut mechanics' training time by up to a year | ICT 15 showcases (explore) | Scoop.it
Car distributor Toyota Motor Europe is turning to e-learning to manage the training and certification of more than 18,000 technicians and engineers in its dealership network.
Charlotte Devrome's insight:

Company name: Toyota Motor Europe

Economic activity segment: transportation

ICT solution name & vendor or service provider: Learning Management System (LMS), Infor

 

Use of ICT:

 

The LMS provides learning materials for 30 distributors and hundreds of retail outlets in more than 50 countries. The system offers 150 courses for Toyota’s certified technical staff. It also provides training courses.

 

 Business objectives:

 

Keeps the skills of technicians and other staff up to date, without having to be re-certified when needed.
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University cuts software installation time from days to hours

University cuts software installation time from days to hours | ICT 15 showcases (explore) | Scoop.it
The University of Dundee claims to have reduced the time its central IT department takes to install software to over 1,300 academics from days to hours, after investing in  privilege management software.
Charlotte Devrome's insight:

Company name: The University of Dundee

Economic activity segment: education

ICT solution name & vendor or service provider: privilege management software, Avecto

 

Use of ICT:

 

The University of Dundee has recently installed a new software. Because of the privilege management software, academics are now able to install their own software.

 

Business objectives:

 

Reduced time;Users productivity has increased;Reduced calls that the six university’s help desks receives;Reduced support costs;Easy to provide applications.
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Renmans haalt meer uit digital signage via de cloud | ictnews - business portal for top professionals

Renmans haalt meer uit digital signage via de cloud | ictnews - business portal for top professionals | ICT 15 showcases (explore) | Scoop.it
Charlotte Devrome's insight:

Company name: Renmans

Economic activity segment: meat

ICT solution name & vendor or service provider: digital signage from the cloud, Belgacom and Digitopia

 

Use of ICT:

 

Renmans makes use of digital displays to provide information to their clients for example the weather forecast. They swift from photos to short clips where they give some information about a specific product.

 

 

Businesses objectives:

 

Simple solution for up-to-date information;No investment in server infrastructure;LED-displays en media players with passive cooling system reduces the energy costs.
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