Coming Up: Game Changers Mindset – How to value innovate with exponential technologies

How do start-ups and big companies keep up with creating value for an ever growing demand and need of customers in a rapidly changing world and society? Globalization, digitization and (exponential) technologies such as Artificial Intelligence, Robotics, Internet of Things, Digital Manufacturing, etc. are opening new perspectives (challenges and opportunities) for consumers as well for Read more about Coming Up: Game Changers Mindset – How to value innovate with exponential technologies[…]

Kick-Off Foundation XPrize IBM Watson AI Challenge

Today we kicked-off our new foundation with work title LEAF (Learn Explore Apply Foundation) participating in the XPrize IBM Watson Challenge on applications of Artificial Intelligence. Have a look at the orignal website for more information: Currently we are looking for students from different disciplines to become a core member of the LEAF foundation. We Read more about Kick-Off Foundation XPrize IBM Watson AI Challenge[…]

The mysteries of our Universe

Time travel, dark matter, dark energy and worm holes really inspire me. It takes your mind of, of the daily activities and gives you the opportunity to reset your mind and wander to places where the answers and the questions are as good as your imagination. There is so much to discover, so many questions and Read more about The mysteries of our Universe[…]


Just a few weeks ago I flew to India for a short holiday/business trip (more on that in my India Blog). During this 8 hour flight there are really only two things you can do. Put your headphones on and watch a movie and ignore the world or when possible get some shuteye and forget about the world. Read more about The THEORY of EVERYTHING[…]

Trendwatching: Vision on Future Technology Impact

Toen Ricardo Abdoel bijna 18 jaar geleden aan de slag ging bij Fontys Hogeschool Engineering & Automotive, was de omgeving hem allesbehalve vreemd. Ricardo studeerde er zelf werktuigbouwkunde en specialiseerde zich daarna in een master Business Process Management and Information Technology. Naast projecten voor DAF Trucks en TNO en de oprichting van zijn eigen software Read more about Trendwatching: Vision on Future Technology Impact[…]