Symposium 2018

Wine improves with age. So does Sitecore! Symposium has been great this year. The overall quality of the sessions was high, the keynotes were very informative – including more live demos and actual product presentations than ever – and the guest keynotes were immensely inspirational! Out of all the news and presentations, we could distill …

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Integrated DevOps

Integrated DevOps with Azure, Git, PowerShell & Slack At the Sitecore Symposium 2018 edition I hosted a session about how to optimize the DevOps process around your automated deployments using Azure DevOps, demoing how we got our development environment to the next level of maturity, increasing the developer productivity and fun of our Sitecore software …

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Sitecore Technology MVP 2018!

For the third year in a row, I am happy to announce that I have been awarded the Sitecore MVP award! For this year, I’m a Technology MVP again. The Cloud category no longer exists, because Sitecore believes we all should go Cloud. And I couldn’t agree more. Of course, I will keep my Cloud and …

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Can you be my friend, Robbie?

Last week, Bas Lijten and I presented at the Sitecore Symposium 2017 in Las Vegas about our ‘Futuristic Showcase of the Omni-channel Capabilities of Sitecore XP’. We have shown the audience the power of Sitecore’s omni-channel marketing capabilities and what you can do with adding Microsoft Cognitive Services and Internet-of-Things into the game! We did …

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Revealing Robbie at SUGCON Europe 2017

Today, Bas Lijten and I have revealed our newly and secretly built project at SUGCON Europe 2017 ! Something that never has been done before: a real robot that moves, interacts, communicates and executes tasks, fully driven by Sitecore XP, using additional techniques like Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Natural Language Processing, Face Recognition and Emotion Detection. It is a robot …

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Blue Green Sitecore Deployments on Azure

In my blog post and talks early december, I gave an extensive introduction on deploying and hosting your Sitecore solution on Azure Web Apps; right after the release of Sitecore 8.2 Update 1, which was the first Sitecore version to support Web Apps. Since then, a lot happened. Not only Sitecore released both Update 2 and …

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Sitecore Cloud MVP 2017!

For the second year in a row, I am happy to announce that I have been awarded the Sitecore MVP Cloud award 2017! Yes, that’s right, Cloud! Being one of only 10 Cloud experts worldwide to be named a Sitecore MVP this year, among over 10,000 certified developers in Sitecore’s network globally, is very exciting. As a Technology MVP …

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Sitecore MVP Summit & Symposium 2016

One week after the Symposium, overcoming my jetlag, catching up a-lot-a-work, blogging about the cool new Azure Apps stuff and celebrating the weekend with a nice brew, it’s time to look back at both the Sitecore MVP Summit & the Sitecore Symposium 2016 edition! Let’s start with the location: New Orleans. Good choice there Sitecore! My first …

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I’ve won the Sitecore Technology MVP award 2016!

 I’m very proud and happy to announce that I have been awarded the Sitecore Technology MVP award 2016 by Sitecore. Being one of only 177 people worldwide, among over 10,000 certified developers in Sitecore’s network globally, is exciting to say the least. It inspires me to continue, and extend, my contributions to this wonderful community. …

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SUGNL Colours 2015

Last month we’ve hosted another SUGNL meetup at Colours. This year we had both a developer track and a marketing track, with over 70 visitors in total. It was a very cool gathering of Sitecore enthusiastics, and as I tweeted:   Cool to see our sessions of this editions’ #SUGNL sparkle some interesting discussions! Getting …

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