Frans Feldberg and Martin Smit (Sandd) on their Big Data Collaboration
For nearly four years, VU Amsterdam collaborated with postal and parcel delivery company Sandd.
The collaboration was initiated through Martin Smit, responsible for innovation at the company. Sandd funds a PhD position doing research at the company. Central to the collaboration is "Data-driven business innovation". Through this collaboration, Sandd has access to students and remaining infrastructure and facilities of the university.
Frans and Martin were interviewed by Het Financieele Dagblad, a Dutch newspaper focusing on the financial-economic context of current affairs, about their long-term collaboration.
Frans Feldberg is professor of Data-Driven Business Innovation at VU Amsterdam. He is also co-founder and director of the Amsterdam Center of Business Analytics, a multidisciplinary research institute of VU, and Amsterdam Data Science partner.Full article in Het Financieele Dagblad: Sandd en de VU: Big Data in Amsterdam