I am a passionate professional who likes to look at software development and IT from different perspectives. With more than 20+ years of experience as a software developer and IT, 10+ years as an architect and 8+ years as a consultant, I've coupled my technical expertise, management skills and agile practices to help company's and become hyper-productive. If you’re interested in what I’m learning or working on lately you can check out my blog.

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So today I’ve had my first DevOpsday. Which is short for Great! Because is was great and I learned a lot. This was the first DevOpsday in the Netherlands and the day was divided into 3 parts, talks, open spaces and BBQ. I can be short about the BBQ, it...

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What? You’re still using Excel as your bug tracking system? You are kidding me right? If your still using excel within your team as bug tracking system you’re not really working on the bugs. No your working on the excel sheet to get all the bugs / feature requests and...

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Well I could not believe it at first, but my colleague Harrie Verveer was right. I’m a certified Pomodoro Master. It has been quite a few months since I wrote the 6 objectives of the technique and send it to the Pomodoro Technique® site.

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So many people ask me how can you keep up in your work? How do you do know who is doing what? How do you keep documentation up to date? Well, I don’t! Don’t get me wrong, I do …. but I don’t!