While strongly expanding its product portfolio, software producer Techwin needed a more formal and transparent approach for its product management. To do so, it decided to use consultancy product VariVal. This approach provided the company with a better overview of the areas that have the greatest margins for differentiation and fulfillment of client needs, which led to a technology and product roadmap and a greater transparency of development goals.

This post is about project-based software companies. They deliver tailor-made software solutions to their clients on a project basis. There are a lot of them in Belgium… and when I say a lot, I really mean a lot!

A delegation from the Sirris Software and ICT group attended the 23rd Benelux Conference on Artificial Intelligence (BNAIC 2011), organized by CODeS in Gent on November 2–3, 2011. The conference featured a broad range of both pure and applied research contributions covering topics like machine learning, intelligent agents, operations research, semantic web and data mining.