ICT

Jul 2 '18 11:30

The Dutch government will spend around 1 billion euros more on IT projects than originally planned, Financieele Dagblad concludes after analyzing 125 recent ICT initiatives by the national government.

The original budget for the analyzed projects was approximately 2.5 billion euros. The expected costs have now risen to 3.5 billion euros, according to the newspaper. On average, the projects are 36 percent over budget. For 22 projects, costs doubled.

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Aug 13 '15 20:12

Consultancy and service firm Royal Imtech N.V. formally entered bankruptcy protection on Thursday. The fate of part of the Gouda-based company's workforce, including 22,000 global employees, of which 2,700 are in the Netherlands, is not yet known.

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Jun 9 '15 14:10

Numerous schools contacted software company Afas after it donated 300,000 euros and new computers to the Hugo Grotius School in Rotterdam. The company's phone rang constantly beginning early on Monday morning with more schools asking for a sponsorship contract, newspaper AD reported.

Working Woman
Jul 30 '14 15:26

In the next five years, another 15,000 jobs will disappear in the finance sector according to a report from benefits agency UWV. Despite the growing economy, the job market in the financial sector is not healthy.

May 19 '14 16:06

State secretary for Finance, Eric Wiebes, says it may be years before the Tax Administration is entirely functional again, and is not ruling out new incidents with tax returns, the Algemeen Dagblad reports.

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Apr 25 '14 10:31

Failed or too expensive, some of the government's IT projects have come under fire. Parliament will be hearing questions about these on Friday.

Apr 1 '14 21:09

The World Economic Forum has listed the Netherlands as the country with the third best accommodations for international trade. Singapore and Hong Kong repeated as the top two countries, with Holland advancing from 7th in the biannual Global Enabling Trade Report.

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