Silver Award Rob van de Pijpekamp
Silver Award Rob van de Pijpekamp feels honored to have won this price for 2015. With his acknowledged service record, this hardly came as a surprise. The jury awarded Rob as "the best selling consultant who reaches the max in employeneurship". As the report states: "Rob has been the model employeneur for years. He is always maintaining and expanding his network. He is one of the most sought-after employeneurs. He is always on the lookout for new opportunities. This results in new assignments, both for himself and for his TMC colleagues. He is an extremely skilled engineer and very good…Read more...
TMC continues to sponsor Niels Langeveld & Certainty Racing Team in 2015!
TMC has renewed its sponsor contract with Niels Langeveld, multiple dutch race champion. Due to the great successes in the past season, the new contract is even better and has been extended. Besides the sponsoring of Niels, TMC will also sponsor the teampartner ́Certainty Racing team ́ TMC will share the benefits of the new partnership with her employeneurs . Niels Langeveld: ‘’I am very delighted with the new partnership with TMC. The rationale of this sponsorship is rather simple; we strengthen each other business wise. TMC aims to increase involvement and coherence within it organization and sport facilitates that ambition. It…Read more...
Cell: New Product Introduction
Printing in large numbers: NPI project at Océ
“I coordinate the industrialization phase of the latest innovative Océ printer”, New Product Introductions' Employeneur Leon Vincent proudly says. Océ is a Canon company that produces and sells printers and copiers. Besides these products they also sell consumables like printing paper and ink. “During my previous work as a freelancer at TomTom, I got acquainted with industrialization and the setup of manufacturing processes in China. Even when production lines are ready improvements are still made. I was the coordinator between the R&D department and the factory. At this stage of my career, I missed a large network to work…Read more...
More import of knowledge workers due to shortage of technologists
Article translated as appeared in 'Technisch Weekblad', March 13th 2015. ‘It would be good to bind these master students to The Netherlands after their graduation.’ For years now, The Netherlands have faced a lack of technical personnel, especially real technical specialists. Dutch technical companies have seen an increasing number of expats over the years. According to most experts, this is a positive development, but mainly if one is able to bind both technical expats and students to our country. ‘The international knowledge worker leaves hearth and home, so we must offer something as well.’ Dependent on where…Read more...
Carlo van de Weijer
Carlo van de Weijer graduated as a mechanical engineer from the Eindhoven University of Technology in 1990. In that same year, he joined TNO Automotive in Delft to build the Electrical and Hybrid Powertrains Research Program. He completed his PhD in 1997 at Graz University of Technology in Austria. In 2001, Carlo moved to Siemens VDO to head the research unit for navigation systems in Eindhoven. This unit transferred to TomTom in 2007, where Carlo has worked ever since. Recently, he also accepted the lead in his alma mater's research cluster, “Smart Mobility,” where the university clusters the strengths of the…Read more...
TMC A Glance at Employeneurship
Exploring the world of Co-Simulation in high-tech engineering
Apr 23 2015
The event will-take place in an inspiring environment, with a guided tour in the Philips Stadium and lots of networking possibilities. Learn how Co-Simulation can reduce development costs. Improve development speed through Co-Simulation. See some state-of-the-art simulation tools. Location: Philips Stadium Adress: Frederiklaan 10a, NL-5600 AW, Eindhoven Date and time: 23th of April - starting at 13:30 Admission: Free, but registration is mandatory. Limited places available! Program: 13:00 Doors open 13:30 Opening presentation of the event 13:35 Introduction: In Summa - TMC 14:00 The Benefits of Co-Simulation 15:00 Guided Tour Philips Stadium 15:30 State-of-the-art Simulation Tools 17:00 Drinks and Networking 19:00 End…Read more...
Test Foundations Training
Apr 28 2015
The Test Foundations Training explains the fundamentals of testing and addresses testing and test design techniques in a broad perspective. An ISTQB certified tester leads the training. He has a strong background in the high tech industry. Although with a focus on software testing, the trained skills are applicable in other high tech disciplines. For non-testers the training results in a basic understanding of testing. The trainer provides an individual mentoring session for each participant on the job to enable him to take full advantage of the courseware The ratio between theory and practice in this Test Foundations Training is…Read more...
Pizza Session Mechanical intro ‘stand your ground’
Mar 18 2015
“Haste trips up its own heels” “There’s never time to do it right, but always time to do it over again.” Software packages are claimed to be optimized to facilitate even faster development processes. Each brochure for whatever course starts with: “In order to cope with the latest economic situations, organizations must develop new products, processes, and systems faster ...”, Time-to-market is the ever heard adage, and the only questions (project)managers seem to be able to ask is “Did you already started?”, “Is it finished yet?” and “Why does that take so long?” It’s easy to get excited…Read more...