About I.T. Works

About I.T. Works


Mission statement ("Elevator pitch")

I.T. Works offers vendor-independent information about technical and strategic issues in information and communication technology (ICT) through seminars, newsletters and on-line resource centers.

Focus areas

I.T. Works organizes seminars and workshops on nearly all the important areas in IT:

  • Business Analysis and Requirements Management
  • Enterprise Architecture, TOGAF and ArchiMate
  • Business Intelligence and Datawarehousing
  • Information Management, Databases, NoSQL, Big Data
  • Mobile Business, Social Media, SoLoMo
  • IT Infrastructure
  • Business Process Management, BPMN
  • Application Development, Agile Software Development
  • ...

Deliverables

Our most important deliverables are seminars, workshops and IT updates. Besides that, we produce various newsletters, blogs and press articles. Most of all, we filter information from hundreds of on-line and off-line IT resources, and we listen to end-users, consultants and vendors to know what is happening in IT today. Over the past 10 years, I.T. Works has grown a network of excellent speakers and happy customers. This makes it possible for us to deliver seminars that answer the needs and requirements of IT professionals more accurately, more quickly and more effectively than our competitors.

Top Differentiators

  • Vendor-independent
  • Information-packed
  • High-quality advice
  • Made by IT professionals, for IT professionals
  • Great network of speakers and customers
  • Professional organisation
  • Almost like consulting
  • Great price/performance
  • Unique balance of business focus and IT how-to

A bit of history

I.T. Works was founded in 1992 by ir. Patrick Van Renterghem. He graduated from the University of Ghent (Belgium) in 1984 as a civil engineer with a specialization in electronics and computer science. From 1984 to 1992, Patrick did research at the Automatic Control Laboratory of that University in the field of parallel and multiprocessing, doing both hardware and software developments. He presented his research at many conferences worldwide, and published various articles in the trade press. From 1985 till 1992, he was a successful facilitator of events and seminars for the BIRA (the Belgian Institute for Automatic Control), and he was a Chairman of the Working Party DTCS (Digital Techniques and Computer Systems) of the BIRA.

I.T. Works has become the leading organizer of technical and business IT seminars. It is a registered trademark in the Benelux and the strongest brand name in IT seminars in Belgium, known for its information-packed and vendor-independent seminars. The readers of the leading Belgian IT weekly Data News awarded I.T. Works for the continuous effort to develop and organize IT seminars that answer the needs and requirements of IT professionals with the Award for Excellence 1998 in the category "IT Management Seminar Organizer of the Year".

Founded in 1992 by ir. Patrick Van Renterghem to provide business and technical information about IT to companies in and around Belgium. Since then, we organised nearly 1.000 events with over 100 speakers for 10.000 customers.

Administrative and Financial Information

Our BTW/TVA/VAT number is BE 454.842.797, and our Ondernemingsnummer (RRRP number) is BE 0454.842.797
Bank account number and details: 068-2214101-06 at the Belfius Bank (the bank formerly known as Dexia Bank Belgium), Kon. Albertlaan 142, 9000 Gent
Our IBAN number is BE85-0682-2141-0106, and our BIC (SWIFT) code of our bank is GKCCBEBB
Our Commercial Register Number (Handelsregister) is HR 176.818 in Gent

Coming from Antwerp, Brussels, Ghent

On the E17 you continue in the direction of Kortrijk. In Zevergem you take exit 8. At the end of the exit road you turn left on to the N60 in the direction of Ghent. The Technology Park is situated after the fourth set of lights on your right. You turn right into the Technology Park and continue past the roundabout and take the third lane at your right side. Our offices are situated in the IIC (Innovation and Incubation Centre) grey building at your right side.

Coming from Kortrijk

On the E17 take exit 8 to Zevergem. You will come on to the N60 Gent-Oudenaarde, in the direction of Ghent. The Technology Park is situated after the fourth set of lights on your right. You turn right into the Technology Park and continue past the roundabout and take the third lane at your right side. Our offices are situated in the IIC (Innovation and Incubation Centre) grey building at your right side.

Coming from Oostende

Leave the E40 at the exit marked "Gent - Expo". Continue in the direction of "Ziekenhuis Maria-Middelares". Stay on the R4 along the ring past the hospital and take the exit to the N60 Oudenaarde. At the end of the exit road turn right towards Oudenaarde. Stay on the N60 past the first lights and turn left before the second traffic lights once more in the direction of Ghent. The Technology Park is situated on the right. You turn right into the Technology Park and continue past the roundabout and take the third lane at your right side. Our offices are situated in the IIC (Innovation and Incubation Centre) grey building at your right side.