I’m presenting at the 2014 Delftse Bedrijvendagen

Sometimes, when you work somewhere, you just want to let everyone know what a great place it is to work. I guess you know the feeling, or, alternatively, a company you might get that feeling at… Next week, I get a renewed opportunity to tell people how much fun it is to work at OGD … Continue reading "I’m presenting at the 2014 Delftse Bedrijvendagen"

I’m hosting the Dutch CloudOS MVP Roadshow

Sometimes, when opportunity comes knocking, it’s best to open the door and embrace the person standing in front of you. That’s exactly what I did, when Christian van Woerkom, an Audience Manager from Microsoft Netherlands, called me and asked me if I wanted to organize a Dutch stop for the worldwide CloudOS MVP Roadshow.      … Continue reading "I’m hosting the Dutch CloudOS MVP Roadshow"

Pictures of the 2014 Nordic Infrastructure Conference

As previously announced, Raymond and I delivered two sessions at the Nordic Infrastructure Conference (NIC) in Oslo, Norway. We flew from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) to Oslo Gardermoen Lufthavn (OSL) and upon arrival of our 2-hour flight, we took the FlyToGet to get to Oslo’s SentralStasjion within half an hour. We arrived at our hotel, … Continue reading "Pictures of the 2014 Nordic Infrastructure Conference"

Tips for Travelling to Tech Conferences, Part 9

In the previous parts of this series, I have shared my tips on travelling to tech conferences, including tips for booking flights and hotels, tips for coping with jetlag, how to convince your boss, and the top tech events to visit. Today, I’ll share my tips on the gear to pack, besides the Wi-Fi router … Continue reading "Tips for Travelling to Tech Conferences, Part 9"

Pictures of ITPRO/DEV Connections Greece

Earlier this month, I visited Greece with my buddy Microspecialist to both speak at ITPRO/DEV Connections in Athens, Greece. We flew to Greece from Amsterdam on Friday afternoon on the 6th of December and returned on Sunday evening, December 8, 2013. We stayed two nights at the Holiday Inn in Spata and spend two full … Continue reading "Pictures of ITPRO/DEV Connections Greece"

Pictures of the NGN Tablet Day

Yesterday, the Dutch Networking User Group organized the Tablet Day at the Reehorst in Ede, the Netherlands. Dave and I presented a 45-minute session on device management through ActiveSync. The whole day was packed with sessions from many speakers and it was a great success with good drinks and a dinner afterwards. Some people took … Continue reading "Pictures of the NGN Tablet Day"

Behind the scenes of the ICT Expert Talks

At the Dutch Microsoft TechDays, my employer introduced ICT Expert Talks: a professional film booth, where we interviewed speakers, attendees and staff. You can find these interviews on YouTube in the ICT Expert Talks channel. In this blogpost, I’ll provide a peak behind the scenes of these interviews, the people involved, technology we used and … Continue reading "Behind the scenes of the ICT Expert Talks"

2012: looking back

Now that 2012 is in it's final hours, I wanted to look back professionally but also personally. It's the human thing to do [:)] (Fellow UC Architects Michel de Rooij and Micheal van Hoorenbeeck also made a retrospective) What were the interesting technical events that happened in 2012?