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Digital Annealer

Fujitsu project @Brussels, Belgium (2019). Using a digital circuit design inspired by quantum phenomena, Fujitsu’s Digital Annealer (DA) computational architecture bridges the gap to the quantum world and paves the way for much faster, more efficient solving of today’s business problems. The solution is designed to solve large-scale combinatorial optimization problems, which are unsolvable using today’s classical computers. Learn more

Bitcoin and cryptocurrency technologies

Coursera training, MOOC (2019). Given online by Princeton University (US), this training explains how Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies work at a technical level, and provides the conceptual foundations to engineer secure software that interacts with the Bitcoin network. Other important topics covered are how secure Bitcoins are, how anonymous Bitcoin users are, what determines the price of Bitcoins and whether cryptocurrencies can be regulated. Learn more

PRINCE2 Foundation

B2B Learning training, Belgium (2018). This 3-day accredited training gives a complete introduction to the PRINCE2 project management method and prepares for the certification exam. PRINCE2 is a method for managing projects in a structured way and provides an easily tailored and scalable method for the management of all types of projects, e.g. with a management by stages, by defining roles and responsibilities, learning from experience and focusing on products. Learn more

Visa Claims Resolution

FIS project @Brussels, Belgium (2018). It can take up to 100 days to resolve a chargeback, which means for a merchant over 3 months worrying about the disputed transaction. This is why Visa released in April 2018 its new global dispute resolution process: Visa Claims Resolution (VCR). As a consequence, disputes are now moderated by Visa’s automated tool Visa Resolve Online (VROL). Objective is to cut down on time, cost, and the number of chargebacks. Learn more

Neural networks and deep learning

Coursera training, MOOC (2018). Given online by Stanford University (US), this training introduces the foundations of deep learning. Main objectives are to understand the major technology trends driving deep learning, be able to build, train, apply and implement fully connected deep neural networks, and understand their key parameters. The training aims to teach how deep learning actually works, rather than presenting only a surface-level description. Learn more

Accounting and finance for IT professionals

Accounting and finance for IT professionalsCoursera training, MOOC (2017). Given online by the Indian School of Business (IN), this training presents the basics of financial accounting and finance. The first part focuses on the most important financial statements, financial health and performance of the company. The second part focuses on the basics of finance. The training also introduces the real options and their impact on decision making. Learn more

CBK software

CBK softwareFIS project @Brussels, Belgium (2017). CBK is a chargeback processing software provided by FIS, which resolves disputed transactions while minimizing fraud loss. CBK is implemented at major banks and card processing centers, offers one single interface to cover all types of exception processing problems, cutting down operational costs, ensuring real financial control and relieving users from repetitive and highly time-consuming tasks to focus on decision making. Learn more

Certified first response

Certified first responseRed Cross training, Belgium (2017). This classroom training organized by the Belgian Red Cross consolidates the first aid knowledge of the Brevet européen de premiers secours (BEPS). The training aims to provide theoretical and practical knowledge to approach rescue and first aid in case of vital and functional emergency. Role-playing scenarios help to learn how to deal with a victim (e.g. accident, malaise, heat stroke, sunstroke, unconsciousness, bleeding, burn and wound). Learn more