All 'Team' articles

Keeping focus, throughout and beyond COVID-19

At the time I am writing this, more than a billion people worldwide are estimated to have been directly impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, with the world suffering from both the disease itself and the social and economic consequences of our fight against it. Belgium,…
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The impact of COVID-19 measures on Belgian traffic and air quality

Throughout the whole of last year (2019), we used multiple open data sources to collect data such as highway traffic, air quality, weather, bike rental, car sharing and public transport data, parking space occupancy and much more. It was part of a smart mobility project…
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Meet Wouter Van Eetvelde, Customer Success Officer at Waylay

What have you been doing before joining Waylay? In the 25 years since graduating as a computer science engineer at the University I have been in engineering leadership roles, primarily in storage infrastructure startups that we sold to large USA corporations. You can say that…
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Meet Gabriel Reid, software engineer and bike racer

What have you been doing before joining Waylay? I spent the last few years working on building a "Customer Data Platform" at NGDATA (another Gent startup), which was essentially a system to track, aggregate, and react to customer behaviour to help enterprises to better understand,…
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Meet Thomas De Smedt, data scientist at Waylay

What have you been doing before joining Waylay? After a short academic career in mathematics, I started as a database admin at Kind & Gezin in the nineties and evolved to java development during the dot.com period. I spent 14 interesting years at the Belgian railways as…
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Meet David Chambaere, project manager and Waylay’s second space enthusiast

1. What have you been doing before joining Waylay? I spent 11 years at a company in Kortrijk, a provider of Smart Metering and Energy Management solutions, that was acquired twice. I started in Sales & Marketing as technical pre-sales for a number of years,…
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An interview with Waylay CTO and co-founder Veselin Pizurica on the company’s 4-year anniversary

IoT first appeared on Gartner's emerging technologies hype cycle in 2011 - how has the market behaved as compared to expectations and is Waylay going with the market, is it ahead, is it behind? The market's enthusiasm around the rapid reach of billions of predicted…
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Meet Lorenzo Van De Sijpe – JavaScript Engineer and passionate tinkerer and traveler

1. What do you do at Waylay? I work at Waylay as a Javascript engineer mostly on backend related tasks. I started with an internship and back then I mostly did integrations of devices on the Conrad Connect platform. This was a very good intro into the…
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