Centre of expertise Digital Solutions focuses the know-how on IT & Technology with the purpose of innovation-driven development in, for instance, the care sector, which is an important target group for this centre of expertise.
In addition to its broad technical background, this expertise unit specialises in the following lines of focus:
- ICT in all its facets (web & mobile applications, security, business, intelligence, etc...).
- Technology in care, telecare or telemedicine, but also speciﬁc electric or electronic design for the beneﬁt of people with disabilities.
- Big Data / Internet of Everything (IoE): ranging from electronic data capture (including data acquisition) and ﬁltering, to data mining and decision trees, to visualisation of the results so non-specialists can also easily interpret the data. The results obtained can also be added to IoE devices.
- Behaviour-driven development: methods for incorporating customer requirements into the software development process from the start, so that the end product meets the customer's requirements and functionalities as well as possible.
- Technology assisted learning: the development and/or application of supporting services like e-portfolios or teaching IT courses to people with disabilities or minorities.
Every stage of a project/assignment carried out by this expertise unit incorporates the principle of user-centred design (participative design) to achieve the highest degree of satisfaction and acceptance with the work done.