Social Networks and Social Network Analysis

Social Networks and Social Network Analysis

Let’s have a look at social networks and at the underlining analysis that is guiding these dynamics known as “social network analysis”. Let’s start from the beginning. Do you know what is the most popular social network? This video will give you the answer: You may have guessed right. However, based on this video that…

Looking for participants in the Socio-Hub project

Ioana Pop, Assistant Professor at the Department of Sociology TiU, is implementing a project to create an online platform that will serve as a bridge between the staff and the students of the department and local and national governmental bodies, organizations or companies, among others. As such, the ‘Socio-Hub’ aims at recognizing the value of…

On Understanding the Dynamics that Drive a Company: Value Chain and System Dynamics

In this article, we will be understanding the dynamics that drive a company. In particular, I will introduce two different types of models for investigating these dynamics: the Value Chain ad System Dynamics. The first concept is particularly handy when you are seeking to design continuous small improvements, the second will be helpful when you…

Bubbles and Crashes: When the Invisible Hand Dishes Out an Invisible Punch in the Nose

You have no doubt noticed that the global economy has taken a beating in recent months due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Not just a regular beating either. The COVID-19 recession is the worst economic meltdown since the Great Depression of the 1930s. We are living through history whether we like it or not.  All crises…

How to write clean code by Uncle Bob (Robert Cecil Martin)

This is a collection of videos by Uncle Bob (Robert Cecil Martin) on how to write clean code. He is an American software engineer, instructor, and best-selling author. He developed several software design principles and co-founded the Agile Manifesto. There is more to object oriented programming. If you want to be able to write code…

Honors Research Experience: Call for Students at CentER

This is a call for students of TiU to participate in the CentER Honors Research Experience. It provides a unique opportunity for students to work with top researchers at Tilburg University, and learn about academic research and academic life. Background: Replacing the CentER Honors Program, the goal of the CentER Honors Research Experience is to make…

Issue in Automatic Combination of Cloud Services

Abstract of Issue in Automatic Combination of Cloud Services Current cloud service description languages envision the ability to automatically combine cloud service offerings across multiple abstraction layers, i.e. software, platform, and infrastructure service offerings, to achieve a common shared business goal. However, only little effort hasbeen spent in this direction. This paper formalizes the issue…

Data Inspired Creativity

Data Inspired Creativity

What is Data Inspired Creativity about? In an elevator pitch this project is a about Big Data with a focus to the media industry in collaboration with Talpa Media . The contemporary media landscape demands that media content producers approach continuously changing consumer preferences in an agile manner, adapting content to audiences. Insights gleaned from…