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Pictures of the 2019 KNVI IT Infra Day of the Year

Written on October 14, 2019 at 12:44 PM, by

After many months of preparations, we ran the KNVI IT Infra Day of the Year last Thursday. Raymond, Erwin, Tom and I organized a day filled with a total of eleven sessions with topics for today’s IT Pros that want more out of life and their careers. Tom kicked off the day with a warm […]

Pictures of 60

Written on October 7, 2019 at 11:17 PM, by

Last Thursday, Raymond and I presented on password-less authentication for the Dutch Microsoft Azure User Group ( at Ordina’s Headquartes in Nieuwegein, the Netherlands. After the splendid dinner, when the entire group gathered for the elevators to get to the 11th floor, we were already there, enjoying the views over Utrecht, set up and even […]

I’m speaking at AppManagEvent 2019

Written on October 3, 2019 at 8:42 PM, by

After meeting the people behind Professional Development Systems at several events in my region, we started talking about presenting a session at their flagship event: AppManagEvent. This year, it’s time to get going with it!                  About AppManagEvent AppManagEvent is the annual industry event around application management. The event provides its visitors a status update […]

The videos of my Netwrix webinars are now available

Written on September 30, 2019 at 9:30 PM, by

Last week, on September 24, 25 and 26, I hosted three 60-minute webinars with Netwrix on my three favorite chapters in my Active Directory Administration Cookbook. Over 1800 people have registered for these webinars. Now, a mere two working days after the last webinars, the Netwrix team has done everyone a huge favor by already […]

I’m speaking at SharePoint Saturday Brussels 2019

Written on September 25, 2019 at 7:50 AM, by

I’m presenting at SharePoint Saturday Belgium.                     About SharePoint Saturday Events SPS Events is an all-volunteer organization that provides the tools and knowledge needed for groups and event leaders to organize and host SharePoint Saturday Events. SharePoint Saturday Events (SPS Events) are free one-day events held in different cities around the world, featuring sessions from […]

I’m speaking at Office 365 and SharePoint Connect 2019 – Community Edition

Written on September 23, 2019 at 10:09 AM, by

Office 365 is the cloud service most organizations use. Some of them are not be aware Azure Active Directory lives underneath their cloud service or behind the ‘Microsoft Office 365 Identity Platform’ Relying Party Trust (RPT) in Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS). That’s why I’ll present on NCComms’ Office 365 and SharePoint Connect 2019 […]

I’m co-organizing the KNVI IT Infra Day of the Year

Written on September 18, 2019 at 2:08 PM, by

Raymond, Erwin, Martijn, Tom and I have dedicated time to organize a yearly Dutch event. We want to share the latest in our industry, without the marketing talk and without the corporate bullshit other events bring. In my utterly biased opinion1, there’s only one organization in the Netherlands, that can pull that off. Last year […]

I’m co-presenting at WAZUG NL 60

Written on September 9, 2019 at 3:29 PM, by

On Thursday evening October 3rd, 2019, I’ll deliver a 55-minute presentation together with Raymond Comvalius for the Dutch Windows Azure User Group (WAZUG) on Password-less authentication.            About The Dutch Windows Azure User Group (WAZUG) was founded in 2010 by a group of enthusiasts to inform and inspire developers, architects and consultants for Microsoft’s […]

I’m presenting three Webinars with Netwrix focusing on the best recipes from the AD Administration Cookbook

Written on September 4, 2019 at 12:47 PM, by

On September 24th, 25th and 26th, I’ll present three 1-hour webinars with Netwrix. Tune in to get the best in Active Directory security, Hybrid Identity and Azure AD Hardening demo’ed! Tip! These courses may be of specific interest to CISSPs, as these courses allow you to earn Continuing Professional Education (CPE) credits.   About the […]

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 […]