Omar Mohout

The phenomenon of startups is turning into a permanent business model destined to survive the current hype. Omar Mohout, who is an expert in the Software Engineering & ICT department at Sirris, has published a book that takes a look at how such businesses operate, while simultaneously providing a wide-ranging overview of the startup landscape in Belgium.

Omar Mohout

Sirris, Startups.be and DataScouts launched an online version of the start-up infographic. The start-up and scale-up database is now available via an online platform that provides clarification, explanations and inspiration for the sectors involved as well as the outside world.

Omar Mohout

The product has been developed, the team is already in the starting blocks and your startup is ready to take over the world. But is the product you are trying to sell priced correctly? ‘Lean Pricing’ could provide a solution.

Nick Boucart

On 15 June, Sirris ICT expert Nick Boucart participated in the Growth Hacking and Full Stack Marketing workshop by Casey Armstrong (fullstackmarketer.com) and Patrick Vlaskovits (Superpowered), hosted by Rockstart, an Amsterdam based accelerator. A personal review.

An Van Denhouwe

Now that banks and government have become aware of the potential of Belgian start-ups and are also proceeding to take action, it is now really clear that a true start-up ecosystem is under way. Omar Mohout, an expert in the IT department of Sirris, includes his views on the current state of affairs, in an article from the March edition of the financial-economic magazine Trends.

Nick Boucart

Ideas... We all have them, day in day out. If I could sell 1% of my ideas, I'd be rich, just by the sheer volume of idea I have. Point is, nobody would pay for an idea, because without acting upon an idea, an idea in my head just stays... well, an idea in my head. Nobody will ever know if it was a good idea or a bad idea.

Pico Lantini

Liked the previous (part 1 and part 2) articles on the fundamendal growth path choice for software companies? Here is the full story in a very internet surfer-friendly format. Enjoy!

Nick Boucart

This is the third and last article in a series of 3 on developing software for the mobile market. In the first article of this series, I gave my view on the evolution in the mobile apps space, from amateur apps to professional agencies. The second article discussed why we don't see that much startups launching killer apps. In this last article I'll make 3 predictions on how the apps-on-demand business will evolve.

Nick Boucart

Beginning of October, AGILEMinds organized the second Lean & Kanban Benelux conference. The event sported 2 days of talks by some of the biggest names in the field of Lean and Kanban. A lot of material from the conference is online; I encourage you to check out the videos of the conference.

Nick Boucart

This is the second article in a series of 3 on developing software for the mobile market. In the first article of this series, I gave my view on the evolution in the mobile apps space, from amateur apps to professional agencies. In this second article, I'll discuss why we don't see that much startups launching killer apps. In the third and last article I'll make 3 predictions on how the apps-on-demand business will evolve.