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2019-03-01

The MLCon 2019 Dutch Machine Learning Conference

On March 13, 2019 the Verkadefabriek in ‘s-Hertogenbosch was the place to be if you want to learn about machine learning, deep learning and artificial intelligence. The focus of the MLCon 2019 conference program is on applications of Machine Learning in the high tech industry.
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2018-06-21

Pushing finance to a higher level with scientific software engineers (part 2)

Automatic trading, portfolio optimization, and insurance valuation were the topics of the first part of this blog. In this second part, we will further discuss the added value of technical experts in finance. We do this by looking at how credit data can be managed at banks, how algorithms can help to prevent future credit crises, and how data science can provide insights into mortgage loans. These three financial topics are very different at first glance. But they have some common parts: they benefit from a technical engineering solution, through mathematical techniques and scientific software.
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2018-05-04

Guidelines for a successful data-science project

In recent years, we were fortunate to work on many different data-science projects for our customers. But from experience I know that the most important success factor of such a pilot project is not in using the most advanced algorithm, but instead, how the project is designed.
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2018-01-11

How data science initiatives get killed (and why they still need to be done)

Current advances in data science open up a lot of new opportunities to leverage data. Companies learn to leverage their data to improve business processes and products. When implementing new data science projects, unexpected problems may appear.
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2017-03-22

Internet of Things event 2017

On March 14, 2017, the second edition of the Internet of Things event took place in Rotterdam. VORtech was one of the partners of this event.
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2017-02-14

Meetup Data Science in Industry

On Thursday February 23, 2017, VORtech hosted our first Meetup on Data Science: "Data Science in Industry"
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2017-02-02

Study Group Mathematics with Industry 2017

This year the Study Group Mathematics with Industry took place in Amsterdam, from January 23 till 27. Bas van ‘t Hof and Jok Tang, two of VORtech’s mathematical consultants, attended the SWI this year.
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2016-09-20

VORtech present at Big Data Expo 2016

VORtech was present at the Big Data Expo 2016 in the Utrecht Jaarbeurs on September 21 and 22, 2016.
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2016-06-30

Big Data MBA

What if you are, say, an engineering company with loads of experience in building complex installations but without any data science background. Where do you start?
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2016-03-24

Data science for utilities: opportunities and challenges

Data analytics for is a powerful tool for utilities to predict future demand and improve business-to-customer communication.
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