How Exact levels the competitive playing field for SMEs through technology

How Exact levels the competitive playing field for SMEs through technology

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Technology has had a tremendous positive impact on the competitive power of SMEs over the past decades. It’s Exact’s ambition to even further level the competitive playing field for small and medium-sized businesses. How? By doing what Exact has always been good at: surveying the latest developments in technology and synthesizing them into packaged software solutions for clients.

Exact appoints Phill Robinson as new CEO

Exact appoints Phill Robinson as new CEO

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Delft, 29 September 2017 - Exact appoints Phill Robinson (51) as its new Chief Executive Officer. He will be responsible for Exact’s strategy, operations and M&A. Phill will succeed Erik van der Meijden (57) starting immediately.

Exact’s businesses Macola, JobBOSS and MAX to be combined with ECi Software Solutions Inc.

Exact’s businesses Macola, JobBOSS and MAX to be combined with ECi Software Solutions Inc.

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The Dutch software company Exact Group B.V. (Exact) announces that an agreement has been reached to sell Exact's Specialized Solutions division, which includes Macola, JobBOSS and MAX. The division will be acquired by Funds advised by Apax Partners and combined with ECi Software Solutions Inc. of Fort Worth, TX, under the leadership of ECi management. Terms of the transaction are not being disclosed. The deal is expected to close within two months.

Exact announces the acquisition of Dièse Finance

Exact announces the acquisition of Dièse Finance

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Exact Group today announces an agreement to acquire the French Tax management software provider Dièse Finance. Founded in 1989, Dièse provides online tax management software for businesses and certified accountants. Dièse serves over 10,000 companies, ranging from SMEs to large corporations. Its ‘Webtaxes’ web based platform, enables customers to prepare, approve and file electronic tax returns.

Accelerating growth in Belgium and the Netherlands

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Delft, November 8, 2017 – Exact has announced a renewed focus on accelerating the company’s growth in its home markets, the Netherlands and Belgium. Through its software solutions, the company aims to be the partner for ambitious, growth-oriented small and medium-sized businesses across the Benelux. As a result of this renewed focus, investments aimed at servicing smaller companies in the UK and Germany will be brought back. There Exact remains a best-in-class software and services partner for the mid-market segment, particularly for companies with operations across multiple countries.

Playing the impossible table football game with statistics

Playing the impossible table football game with statistics

Written by Valerio Tabacchini on . Posted in Development

The after-lunch table football game with my colleagues is one especially exciting moment of my workday. Table football (also known as table soccer or foosball) is a table-top game loosely based on association football. The game is played between two teams, each team consisting of a defending (DEF) person and an attacking (ATT) person. The winning team is the one that makes it to ten goals first.

Debugging A Machine-Learning System

Written by Jingting Wu on . Posted in Development

This article is aimed for software engineers interested in building a machine learning application, and data scientists who want to adopt more engineering knowledge into their daily work. 

In traditional software engineering, bugs can be categorized into two types: implementation and logic. However, there are two extra types of bugs in a machine learning system: the model and the data. The bugs in the model refer to the situations where the model is not suitable for the problem, which can result from the limitations of its capabilities. For example, one uses a linear classifier when the true decision boundary is non-linear. The bugs with the data can be caused by many things: outliers, insufficient amount of data, uninformative features etc.

Exact acquires Dutch competitor Reeleezee

Exact acquires Dutch competitor Reeleezee

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Delft, the Netherlands, 29 June 2017 – Exact acquires Reeleezee, a locally operating cloud accounting company in the Netherlands. Reeleezee will be managed as a private label within the Exact group, headed by Wilko Stronks, the current general manager of Reeleezee. All product lines will be developed further independently of each other. The technical teams of Reeleezee and Exact will collaborate on areas such as Machine Learning, blockchain and Standard Business Reporting (SBR). In addition, Exact will start offering Cashr, the cash register solution of Reeleezee, to its customers in combination with Exact’s own cloud portfolio.

Exact and Festo establish fully automated test factory

Exact and Festo establish fully automated test factory

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Exact and Festo signed an agreement at the Hannover Messe to establish a test environment for a digital factory in Delft. A few of these Cyber Physical Factory (CP Factory) already exist in Germany. The alliance between the two companies makes it possible for the concept to come to the Netherlands. The demo plant will be located at the Festo location in Delft.