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Pictures of the KNVI "Active Directory, What’s Cooking?" Event

Written on July 15, 2019 at 5:27 PM, by

Last week, on Tuesday June 20 2019, the Royal Dutch Association of Information and IT Professionals (KNVI) organized the “Active Directory, What’s Cooking?” Event at Hit Eten en Drinken in Cappele aan den Ijssel in the Netherlands. As we were to gather at 18:30, I worked for a customer in Utrecht that Tuesday. I can […]

Experiences with Being Published, Part 6: A Matter of Style

Written on July 3, 2019 at 2:32 PM, by

As a published technical writer, I’ve had my share of experiences working with a publisher and its editors for a period of seven months. For my own sanity, I’ll post some of my experiences in this series of blogposts on Experiences with Being Published. I feel these stories can be quite entertaining, and I might […]

I’m a 2019-2020 Microsoft MVP

Written on July 1, 2019 at 4:14 PM, by

Today, I received a localized e-mail from the Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) Award team: In Dutch, it reads: Beste Sander Berkouwer, Nogmaals presenteren we u met genoegen de 2019-2020 Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) Award als erkenning van uw buitengewone leiderschap in technische community’s. We waarderen uw uitmuntende bijdragen in de volgende technische community’s […]

Join us for the KNVI "Active Directory, What’s Cooking?" Event

Written on June 27, 2019 at 7:46 AM, by

On June 20, 2019, we officially launched the Packt Active Directory Administration Cookbook in the Netherlands. I signed a ton of books. After that fun event I was approached by the Royal Dutch Association of Information and IT Professionals (KNVI). They were interested in the book as well. As the book applies to a fairly […]

Experiences with Being Published, Part 5: Quality Assurance

Written on June 26, 2019 at 6:21 PM, by

As a published technical writer, I’ve had my share of experiences working with a publisher and its editors for a period of seven months. For my own sanity, I’ll post some of my experiences in this series of blogposts on Experiences with Being Published. I feel these stories can be quite entertaining, and I might […]

Pictures of the Dutch Active Directory Administration Cookbook Launch

Written on June 24, 2019 at 6:49 PM, by

On Thursday June 20, 2019, the Active Directory Administration Cookbook was officially launched in the Netherlands at the SCCT office in Leidschendam. I had invited my family, my closest friends, the people with whom I have worked together in recent years at several Identity-related projects and everyone else who would be interested in attending. At […]

13 Years Better Left Unspoken

Written on June 21, 2019 at 7:40 AM, by

This weekend marks 13 years of me sharing my thoughts, knowledge and experiences on this blog, titled The Things That Are Better Left Unspoken. Thirteen years ago, in June, 2006, I posted the first blog post here. That’s as many years as there are stripes in the US flag. Today, almost 1000 posts, several whitepapers […]

Experiences with Being Published, Part 4: Rules of Engagement

Written on June 19, 2019 at 1:35 PM, by

As a published technical writer, I’ve had my share of experiences working with a publisher and its editors for a period of seven months. For my own sanity, I’ll post some of my experiences in this series of blogposts on Experiences with Being Published. I feel these stories can be quite entertaining, and I might […]

Pictures of Experts Live Netherlands 2019

Written on June 17, 2019 at 9:00 PM, by

Last week, I delivered a 60-minute session, together with Raymond Comvalius at Experts Live Netherlands at Congress Center 1931 in Den Bosch, the Netherlands. I left home early to arrive at 7:15 at the venue. This left me with ample time to find a (charging) parking spot, get to the speaker room and change to […]

Experiences with Being Published, Part 3: Deadlines

Written on June 12, 2019 at 12:32 PM, by

As a published technical writer, I’ve had my share of experiences working with a publisher and its editors for a period of seven months. For my own sanity, I’ll post some of my experiences in this series of blogposts on Experiences with Being Published. I feel these stories can be quite entertaining, and I might […]