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Expertise

July 31, 2018

By Vincent Molly

Why family businesses should consider working together with startups

Strategy & Innovation

Startups are everywhere. In this era of fast-paced change, new technologies and disruption, there is plenty of opportunity to let entrepreneurship thrive. Evidence can be found in the many companies being launched every day all over the world. Statistics show that in countries like

Research Column

June 28, 2018

By Dominik Mahr

How Big Data Transforms Service Management and Stimulates Opportunities for Service Research

Strategy & Innovation

The Big Data gold rush transcends business categories. Global spending on Big Data has exploded to reach $125 billion in 2015[1], making it a major game changer across virtually all industries [2], likely to grow at double-digit rates in the years to come. Broadly, Big Data are

Interview

June 14, 2018

By Antwerp Management School

What we can learn from designers to boost our competitiveness

Strategy & Innovation

Dominique Meert has been a freelance consultant since September 2016. With her company 2KnowHow2 she helps legal service providers to make their services and products more customer-oriented and to optimize their processes step by step. Dominique focuses on lawyers, legal departments,

Report

May 25, 2018

By Sophie Degroote

Actualia Pensions: "Don't depend on whimsical political decisions or an uncertain pension system"

Students & Alumni Strategy & Innovation

Finclub is the recently founded alumni association of the Master in Personal Financial Planning (MPFP). The association’s goal is to strengthen the bonds between AMS alumni, especially those of MPFP. On May 8, we had our first event on 'Actualia Pensions'. With more than 30 enrollments,

Section

May 14, 2018

By Antwerp Management School

“Do what you love and do it passionately”

Students & Alumni Strategy & Innovation

In our new blog series, Alumni Life Hacks, we ask one of our alumni how life is treating them after their time at AMS. How did they develop themselves, how is AMS still playing a role in their lives, what are their dreams for the future and what can they advise to other alumni? For this

May 7, 2018

By Antwerp Management School

The future of retail is hybrid

Strategy & Innovation

Are traditional retailers a dying breed? That is at least what some of them are starting to fear in sometimes desperate attempts to reinvent their businesses. So what is the answer to the relentless competition with purely digital players who are scooping up more and more market share?

Expertise Column

March 6, 2018

By Stephen Seuntjens

The Importance of Innovation & Entrepreneurship: The Case of Digital Health

Strategy & Innovation

When we look at the world in a past or present tense, many of the qualities of life or things we take for granted have been introduced to us through entrepreneurs who carry a passion to turn an innovative idea into a product or service.  In some cases, it solves a problem; in other cases,

Expertise Interview

February 22, 2018

By Antwerp Management School

“Road to Growth gave us the confidence we needed”

Strategy & Innovation

Yannick (now 22) and Eline (now 20) Jaspers took over the company Percon in the summer of 2015. Leasing, selling and restoring trailers: they go about it with a lot of passion. Still, it became clear that gaining the confidence of their clients wasn’t a walk in the park for two

Expertise

February 13, 2018

By Andries Reymer

The importance of the "how" and "why" of innovation

Strategy & Innovation

Not so long ago, Nokia had a huge market share in mobile telephony. Today the company focuses primarily on network infrastructure. The 'phone brand' was sold to Microsoft, who in their turn sold it to HMD Global who launched the new Nokia smartphones last year.

Expertise Interview

February 7, 2018

By Antwerp Management School

How Belgian SMEs can achieve growth ánd innovation

Strategy & Innovation

Omar Mohout is a technological entrepreneur and author who is fascinated by entrepreneurship, technology, innovation and research. With the vast knowledge he built over the years on (developing) startups, he provides them as well as big corporations with advice on their growth potential.

Expertise

January 31, 2018

By Robin De Cock

3 basic rules to design a great entrepreneurial strategy

Strategy & Innovation

Entrepreneurs face many strategic dilemmas and challenges when they want to turn their idea into a business. For instance, should entrepreneurs storm the castle and just take action or should they first sit down and consciously plan their first strategic moves?

Expertise

January 24, 2018

By Exponential Academy

Foodpairing: a disruptive vision on the food industry

Strategy & Innovation

From within the project Exponential Academy, Antwerp Management School guides Western-Flemish companies in their evolution to a disruption-proof enterprise, together with POM Western-Flanders and TUA West. One of these companies is Foodpairing®, which is all about innovation. In this