Category Archives: Community

Identity-related sessions at Microsoft Ignite 2021 Spring Edition

Microsoft’s Ignite 2021 Spring event kicks off in one week. For 2020, Ignite is organized differently to align with the new reality. Microsoft has announced that they will organize virtual events only until July 2021. Instead of an in-person event, a virtual Ignite event is organized from Tuesday March 2nd to Thursday March 4th, 2021. […]


I'm a 2021 VMware vExpert

I’m proud to announce I am a 2021 VMware vExpert. This is my third vExpert award in a row. It’s an honor for me to be a part of the team driving Active Directory virtualization on VMware vSphere with Deji Akomolafe and Matt Liebowitz. Thank you!  About the VMware vExpert Program The VMware vExpert Program is VMware’s global evangelism […]


I’m Speaking at Azure Saturday Belgrade

I’m proud to share that I’ll be returning as a speaker for Azure Saturday Belgrade. This year, the event is hosted virtually on Saturday February 20th 2021. About Azure Saturday Belgrade As part of events, Azure Saturday Belgrade is a community-driven event to share knowledge and experiences about Microsoft Azure. In their part of […]


Introducing IT Bro’s: The New Dutch Microsoft-oriented IT Pro podcast

This month, Raymond Comvalius and I are introducing a new initiative: the IT Bro’s podcast. Our goal is to provide a weekly update to Dutch IT professionals who work with Microsoft products and technologies. We will be talking in Dutch primarily, but will switch to English when we have non-Dutch guests joining us. Our focus […]


2020 Hindsight

It’s that time of the year again. Businesses are finishing off 2020 and people start to reminisce of all the good, the bad and the ugly. This year, I’ll join the people who look back at another trip around our sun on our beautiful planet Earth. Let’s look back! January 2020 At work, I’m still […]


I’m speaking at IT Pro | Dev Connections Greece 2020

I will be speaking at the upcoming IT Pro | Dev Connections Greece conference in the weekend of December 12th and 13th, 2020.   About IT Pro|Dev Connections IT Pro|Dev Connections is a conference organized by the largest Greek communities for everyone in the Computer and Information Technology industry. The content focuses on products, technologies […]


The video of my talk at the European SharePoint Office 365 and Azure Conference is now available

The European SharePoint, Office 365 & Azure Conference (ESPC) is Europe’s leading online community, providing educational resources and encouraging collaboration. Therefore, I was more than happy to announce that I was returning as a speaker for the European SharePoint, Office 365 and Azure Conference (ESPC) 2020. On October 15th, while my pre-recorded presentation was playing, […]


I’m speaking at the 2020 NT Konferenca

The 2020 NT Konferenca, known as NT Remote 2020, the 25th edition of the NT Konferenca, kicks off in two weeks. I have been invited to deliver two sessions. About NT Konferenca NT Konferenca is the biggest Slovenian technological conference. Last year the event was visited by over two thousand attendees. NT Konferenca is not […]


Experiences with Being Published, Part 7: A book on shelves for the last 18 months

This entry is part 7 of 7 in the series Experiences with Being Published

As a published technical writer, I’m sharing my experiences working with a publisher and its editors in this series of blogposts on Experiences with Being Published. The Active Directory Administration Cookbook was published on May 3rd, 2019. This means it hit the (virtual) shelves of your favorite local resellers eighteen months ago. In this period, […]


The video of our Active Directory session at VMware VMworld 2020 is now available

VMworld is a global conference for virtualization and cloud computing, hosted by VMware. It is the largest virtualization-specific event. No wonder, I was pleased to announce my return to this awesome event. And now, you can enjoy Deji Akomolafe’s, Matt Liebowitz’s and my efforts in creating a demo-packed, full-featured version of the ‘Virtualize Active Directory […]