Entries by Peter Horsten

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The unstoppable train goes on

10 years ago our adventure began; our great leap into the unknown. Our luggage: our own ideas, motivation and energy, our hard work, trial and error, good luck and determination to overcome any setback. The outside world saw an unstoppable TGV passing by at speed. That train is not yet standing still, so let’s look […]

VP Software Development Europe for Aspire Systems. Sociologist and electrotechnical engineer, a great combination that stimulates him to look for the best working software solutions for clients. Passionate about converting great ideas into new solutions. Married and a proud father of 3 great sons. Training for and participating in triathlons/runs to stay fit.

Deliver value in an authentic and passionate way

Being present for two days at The Next Web in Amsterdam, probably one of the best tech/digital solutions conferences in Europe, was really inspiring. It’s even hard to say what has struck me the most and therefore I will share some of the insights through several posts, starting with stressing the need to deliver real […]

VP Software Development Europe for Aspire Systems. Sociologist and electrotechnical engineer, a great combination that stimulates him to look for the best working software solutions for clients. Passionate about converting great ideas into new solutions. Married and a proud father of 3 great sons. Training for and participating in triathlons/runs to stay fit.

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7 reasons why you really need a cloud based webshop

For the majority of retailers, IT is not a core competence but rather an enabler for their businesses and operations. Natalya Yezhkova, IDC Research Director, Storage Systems claims that expansion of cloud offerings creates new opportunities for businesses to focus efforts on core competences while leveraging the flexibility of service-based IT. And that is just […]

VP Software Development Europe for Aspire Systems. Sociologist and electrotechnical engineer, a great combination that stimulates him to look for the best working software solutions for clients. Passionate about converting great ideas into new solutions. Married and a proud father of 3 great sons. Training for and participating in triathlons/runs to stay fit.

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Top five business and IT-related topics to focus on in 2016

Business and technology are becoming more and more linked to one another. As we put it: “Every company is an IT company these days.” That is why most of recent technology trends are of the utmost importance for everyone doing business and eager to stay ahead of their competition. Peter HorstenVP Software Development Europe for […]

VP Software Development Europe for Aspire Systems. Sociologist and electrotechnical engineer, a great combination that stimulates him to look for the best working software solutions for clients. Passionate about converting great ideas into new solutions. Married and a proud father of 3 great sons. Training for and participating in triathlons/runs to stay fit.

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10 things you need to know about Agile before adopting it (according to Gartner report)

For sure Agile is a hot thing in today’s IT. At first being Agile was rather special. Today everyone claims to be Agile. Great results have been delivered thanks to Agile. Therefore it’s not that strange that everyone wants to have a piece of this pie. But will it really support YOU in achieving YOUR […]

VP Software Development Europe for Aspire Systems. Sociologist and electrotechnical engineer, a great combination that stimulates him to look for the best working software solutions for clients. Passionate about converting great ideas into new solutions. Married and a proud father of 3 great sons. Training for and participating in triathlons/runs to stay fit.

Hurdles to overcome while becoming Agile/Lean

Agile is out, Lean is in! We have no time to waste. But what does being Agile really mean? And what does it take to become Lean? How to fully incorporate this into your projects? And may be even more important is how to fully involve the business side, whether this is an internal or […]

VP Software Development Europe for Aspire Systems. Sociologist and electrotechnical engineer, a great combination that stimulates him to look for the best working software solutions for clients. Passionate about converting great ideas into new solutions. Married and a proud father of 3 great sons. Training for and participating in triathlons/runs to stay fit.

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