14 July 2016

TBT – WinOps London 2016

Part of being a Platform Engineer at Coolblue is that we get to attend great conferences to learn and bring ideas and information into the company. In May, Myself and 5 of my colleagues hopped over the pond to London for the WinOps 2016 [http://winops.org/] event. Set in the heart of London City, WinOps encompasses all that is great about Windows Server and the technologies surrounding it.
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7 July 2016

TBT – Visiting Velocity 2016 in California: food for thought

Two weeks ago, my colleague Marijn and I were at the Velocity conference in Santa Clara. We saw 2 days of keynotes and sessions presented by some of the star companies and speakers today. Besides visiting the conference, we had a fantastic week with great experiences, including visiting the Google Campus, San Francisco and Stanford University.
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23 June 2016

TBT – Powershell Conference Europe 2016

Earlier this year, myself and my Colleague Christopher we’re lucky enough to find ourselves in Hannover, Germany for the 2016 PowerShell Conference Europe [http://www.psconf.eu/]. This event hosts PowerShell lovers from all around the world and really brings out the inner nerd in all of us.
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7 June 2016

A farmer won’t eat what he doesn’t know.

I know, this is a Dutch proverb that doesn’t work in English. It means you dislike things, even though you haven’t tried them. Usually for no particular reason. This blog is about how we internationalized the IT department of Coolblue, and how we taught the farmer to broaden his horizon.
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