Building a Business Case for Mobile Apps

Join us at our upcoming networking event, powered by our Special Interest Group Mobility, on April 23rd in Brussels. In the light of four different ambitious business cases and the results of an international survey conducted by CIONET and presented by Deloitte, we will discuss how to leverage benefits from context-based services and integrate them with your mobile apps.

Frank Hubloue, new Head of ICT of Belfius and former head of development at Dexia, will talk about Mobile Apps as Part of the Multi Channel Strategy of Belfius Bank. He will also evoke the importance of the underlying ICT architecture, web versus hybrid versus native, disciplined agile delivery, future challenges.
Stéphane Rassart, CIO of Ethias, will give an overview of the different drivers who lead to the development of the Mobile App Auto 24/7. The challenges encountered during the implementation as well as the expected return will be depicted. A summary of Ethias’ next steps in the mobile world will conclude this presentation.
Rudi Van de Velde is CIO of the department of information processing of UZ Brussel. He is in charge of the design and implementation of the Clinical Information System in two hospitals. Professor for medical informatics at the Faculty of Medicine University of Brussels (VUB), Ghent and Antwerp, Rudi  was elected DP Manager of the Year in 1993 and CIO of the Year in 2011. His research currently focuses on workflow and intelligent systems in healthcare.
Pieter Van Ostaeyen is Business Analyst and Enterprise Architect at De Lijn. His works mainly on traveller information systems. Pieter will explain why the public transport company is investing in native apps and what type of services and functionalities De Lijn offer their travellers. What is the user base for the apps? What will the future bring?


Date: Tuesday April 23rd
Time: 1pm – 7pm
Venue: Golden Tulip Brussels Airport, Bessenveldstraat 15, 1831 Diegem

CIONET members can reserve their seats here or contact

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