Eye Openers

Become aware and discover the impact of exponential technologies on humans and organizations and how these technologies work, all while having breakfast. Our Eye Opener events are insight generators for our participants, meaning we will help you see what’s on the horizon by bringing you the best speakers on exponential technology. An Eye Opener is a breakfast meeting that literally and figuratively opens your eyes to the possibilities that new technologies offer to your business.

Eye Openers are interactive inspiration events spanning an hour, during a breakfast. Your eyes are literally opened in an open and relaxed setting, with room for in-depth discussions and interaction with our colleagues, customers, and business partners. This will give you insight into the impact that technology has and will have on your market, your organization and on yourself. 

The four main subjects of our Eye Opener events are:

Future of Work

It is important to understand what you can potentially do with technology, otherwise technology will do something to you. With your market, your job, your company.. What is the impact of exponential technologies on the nature of work, how work will be organized and can professionals and business prepare for the future of work? We will be diving into it.

Future of Ethics

Our digital future is all about the right thing to do vs what we have a right to do. If technology is able to erase bad experiences from your mind, would you do that? Do you think you have the duty to take care that your children are born disease free? We are developing technology to create our future, so we should also develop a responsible future mindset and turn our future into a growth experience.

Future of Trust

Our worldwide trust in corporations and governments reached an all time low in 2020. Can new technologies like blockchain replace banks and central governments? Discover how invisible technologies are changing handshakes and contracts alike in the digital world.

Future of Mobility

How is mobility making the world smaller and the economy bigger? What matters in the automotive and mobility markets and what will dominate the space in the years to come? We look closer at the autonomous, connected, electrified, and shared trends and business models that matter.

During our Eye Openers you will be submerged into the global rise of the data-driven digital economy and the disruptive influences of the underlying exponential technologies on the content and organization of life. 

By opening your eyes you will be aware of what will happen next and distinguish signal from noise.

KPN is a Dutch provider of telecom and IT services and provides consumers landlines, mobile connections, internet, and TV. They also provide complete telecom- and IT services for the business market. As the telecom market stabilized in the Netherlands years ago, IT services are important to KPN for growth. The relatively new proposition ‘Workplace’ is one of those services where IT and Cloud services are combined and has the potential to help KPN grow their business.
In 2020 Citius Fiber, a new player on the glass fiber player, launched. The brand stands for reliable and affordable access to internet, TV and (landline) telephony. Together with BAM Infra Telecom, Citius Fiber started developing a glass fiber network in Prinsenbeek in 2020, with the goal to give 5.000 households access to Gigabit internet. Citius Fiber and BAM Infra Telecom were responsible for the (technical) preparation, building permits, financing, and the development and maintenance of the network.
PostNL is one of the largest postal companies operating in the Benelux; their core business is the efficient delivery of post. Like any other postal company, PostNL is dealing with a decline of the traditional postal business and a steep growth of the parcel business. The impact of new technologies and digitization is enormous. Together with PostNL Sound developed a customized workshop to increase awareness of the impact of digital among employees of PostNL.
The retail market is an always changing, fast moving market, requiring its’ players to be adaptable and future-proof. Focusplaza is a food and DYI-retail member organisation. They select the most insightful developments and trends and organise inspiring events, informative workshops and study-trips abroad for their members.
Where IT cooperation used to be found in shared IT environments, Sound sees an increasing need to unbundle these shared IT environments (including shared Microsoft tenants and workplace equipment), between municipalities and other agencies. Security, information security and the need for greater flexibility are considerations here.
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