Next week, Microsoft organizes TechEd North America in Houston. As I’ve written last week, I’ll be attending, but you might not have gotten your hands on a ticket… this event is sold out. However, you can still use your ginormous bandwidth (in contrast to the Hotel Wi-Fi in Houston) to be the first to get … Continue reading "Keep up with TechEd North America 2014 (Houston) even when you’re not an attendee"
As a TechEd North America Alumni, I was thrilled to hear TechEd North America will be held in Houston, Texas this year from May 12, 2014 to May 16, 2014. Since “Everything is bigger in Texas”, I though the booths would be bigger as well. Of course, I applied to staff and speak at TechEd … Continue reading "I’m attending TechEd North America 2014"
Last week, Microsoft Netherlands organized the 2014 TechDays at the World Forum in The Hague, where both Dutch and Belgian Developers and IT Professionals enjoyed two days of sessions, networking opportunities and catering. On Wednesday April 16th, Raymond Comvalius and I were scheduled to deliver a 75-minute presentation on Bring Your Own (BYO), so we … Continue reading "Pictures of the Dutch 2014 TechDays"
I’ve had the pleasure of hosting three Microsoft IT Camps in the past three weeks and with them, effectively, organizing the unofficial ‘Hyper-D Farewell Tour’… Hyper-D (Daniel van Soest) and I hosted all three IT Camps, consisting of four half-day Windows Server 2012 R2 Camps and two half-day System Center 2012 R2 Camps, following this … Continue reading "Pictures of the three Dutch IT Camps (The unofficial Hyper-D Farewell Tour)"
I’m very excited to announce I’m listed to speak on the TechDays event, hosted by Microsoft Netherlands on April 16 and April 17, 2014 at the World Forum in The Hague. Of course, just like previous Dutch TechDays events, I’m also on the roster for the Ask the Experts. This is my 4th consecutive year … Continue reading "I’m speaking at the Dutch 2014 TechDays"
Last Wednesday and Thursday I visited CeBIT 2014 in Hannover, Germany with three of my esteemed colleagues: Adnan Hendricks, Michiel de Jongh and Bas Lips. We saw interesting new technology, met interesting people and concluded we, indeed, live in interesting times. Our day at CeBIT started around 5 AM at our Delft Office, where we … Continue reading "Pictures of CeBIT Hannover 2014"
People who know me, know me as a guy who likes to motivate people with random bets. It’s not intrinsic motivation, but it’s the kind of motivation that gets things done. A few weeks ago, I made a bet with a couple of colleagues. These colleagues were competing in the Winter 2014 worldwide PowerShell Scripting … Continue reading "When you lose a bet…"
Last Friday, I co-organized the CloudOS MVP Roadshow with Microsoft Netherlands in ‘De Werf’ (nicknamed ‘the Auditorium’) at Microsoft Netherlands in Schiphol, The Netherlands. With our team of Microsoft employees and Microsoft MVPs we created a fantastic free all-day event for the 57 attendees. We started the event at 9:30 AM with a introductory speech … Continue reading "Pictures of the Microsoft Netherlands CloudOS MVP Roadshow"
Being involved with Microsoft Netherlands the way I am, has its advantages. Like yesterday, when I appeared in ITBende.nl Podcast 249 to talk about the Microsoft rumors of this last week, and, of course, to talk a little about the upcoming Dutch TechDays event. I have been a guest on this podcast two times earlier … Continue reading "I appeared in ITBende Podcast 249 last Friday"
Last Thursday, I was invited as a speaker at the 2012 Dutch VMware User Group Conference at Conference center 1931 in Den Bosch, the Netherlands, to present on virtualization-safe(r) Active Directory and Domain Controller Cloning in VMware environments. With over five hundred attendees, the organization had its hands full at the registration desk. Luckily, there … Continue reading "Pictures of the 2014 Dutch VMUG Conference"