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2 weeks full of highlights

Wow ! Normally I post about VSTS or TFS or just about some other techy stuff but my last 2 weeks were so packed with highlights, both personally and at Xpirit, I just wanted it to share with you. I’ll first give you the executive summary Personally I became ALM MVP for the 5th time […]

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Started the Dutch Microsoft ALM Group. First meeting March 3rd

Application Lifecycle Management, DevOps, Continuous Delivery, Agile Scrum etc. All subjects where I am really passionate about. I spent most of my days working on this using tools like Visual Studio Team Services, Team Foundation Server, Visual Studio etc. And it is still very alive! Although ALM is a term that is not commonly used […]

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Presentation on Dutch Docker Day

Last Friday I did a talk on Dutch Docker Day. Together with my colleague Alex Thissen We talked about “Dockerizing your ASP.NET Application on Windows and Linux”. We showed how you can use ASP.NET 5 to run cross platform in a Linux Docker Container, on a Mac and in an Windows Docker Container. The presentation […]

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Slides from my sessions on TechDays 2015

Last week were the Dutch Microsoft TechDays 2015. For the 5th year in row I had the great honor to host 2 sessions. One about Continuous Delivery with the Microsoft Tooling and one about Git versus Team Foundation Version Control. Team Foundation Version Control versus Git: An Introduction In this session I talked about the […]

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Build, Test, Deploy, Repeat – Slides from my Techorama session

Techorama is a new international developer conference that was born in 2014. It is a conference that is organized by 3 community-driven techies, Pieter Gheysens, Gill Cleeren and Kevin DeRudder and brings inspiring keynotes, deep-dive developer sessions, integration scenarios and best practices. All this goodness is professionally delivered by international speakers and local community rock […]

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The road to …. Xpirit

This post is not about ALM or TFS or Agile or Scrum. This post is about me and about an important and difficult decision that I have made. Starting in April I will join the recenlty founded company Xpirit as Lead ALM Consultant. Together with a small team (a.o. 5 MVP’s) of great guys we […]

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Slidedecks from my talks in TechDays Sweden

Long time no post, but I have been really busy with travelling and moving to a new house. My travels were first to the MVP Summit in Seattle where I looked into the future of Visual Studio ALM, Team Foundation Server and VSO. Then to the ALM Summit in Barcelona and then to Stockholm to […]

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Summary of TechDays 2014 Netherlands

This year I was invited again to speak on the Dutch TechDays. This Microsoft event is held once every year and is the largest MS event in the Netherlands. I had the honor to provide 2 break-out sessions, 2 lunch sessions and a full day Pre-Conference. In this post I will show you the abstracts, […]

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Visual Studio ALM MVP … 3rd time !

April fool’s day has been a good day for me the last 3 years. Today I received the email…. The “Congratulations 2014 Microsoft MVP!”. And again I was ver very happy. This is the third time I received the award. The first year was strange. Did not know what to expect. The second year is […]

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Delta-N wins Western European ALM Partner Award

This week I attended the Western European ALM Partner Summit in my role as Business Unit Manager of the ALM unit within Delta-N. The summit was 2 days and was held in Haarlem. The summit is meant for partners who are active in the ALM space and provide them with information about the business and […]

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