IBM Think: my topics

With IBM Think 2018 just around the corner, it is time to finalise my schedule. I am fortunately to be already in Las Vegas to run a 12K tomorrow near the Hoover Dam. There are so many sessions at IBM Think, that it could be overwhelming. Pick topics As at IBM InterConnect I picked a Read More

I am speaking at SNoUG, see you in Zurich

End of last week I received an very pleasent email from Andrew Magerman. My session has been accepted for SNoUG 2018 in Zurich on April 18th. My session Title: Spring forward: an introduction to Spring boot and Thymeleaf for (Xpages) developers. The world of (Xpages) developer is moving fast. Customers rethinking platforms and solutions. Spring Boot Read More

I will be speaking at EntwicklerCamp, again

I am pleased to return to EntwicklerCamp in Germany. This year it will be April 23rd till April 25th. My sessions At EntwicklerCamp I will do an enhanced session about HR Assistant, focused on the development part. I will show the latest enhancements. In my second session I will give an introduction to Spring Boot Read More

IBM Champion 2018

Today when I came back from an early morning ride on the mountain bike there was a message from IBM to inform me that I will be a returning IBM Champion. Feel honoured to be part of an amazing group of dedicated people. Thanks to everyone who nominate me and the people at IBM who Read More

Look back to 2017 and looking ahead

                    Last week I was thinking about 2017, business and personal wise. Speaking, running, backpacking, being a IBM Champion and more…. Speaking in 2017 Last year I had the opportunity to speak at IBM Connect in San Francisco, IBM InterConnect in Las Vegas and Engage in Read More

Document Conversion API now open source

Last Friday I wrote how we implemented Document Conversion in HR Assistant. Part of the solution was a new project, Document Conversion API We decided to open source it. Below I copied the details from the previous post about this new project. Details It is a Spring boot application, which can run stand alone. I Read More

Domino Version 10 and Beyond – a few toughts

Yesterday Inhi Cho Suh announced the strategic partnership between IBM and HCL to move the Notes and Domino Family forward. In 2018 a brand new version, 10, will be released. For lots of customers who have invested in Domino applications it is very good news. Less need to move away to other products. IBM will be organising Read More

IBM Champion nominations 2018 are open

It is the time of the year again. Time to thanks your favourite IBM technology expert by nominate them as IBM Champion 2018. More details on this blog post by the Libby Ingrassia, the overall IBM Champion manager, or watch the video below.   The deadline to nominate is November 13th, so start nominating today, Read More

The slides of my session at Engage

Here are my slides of my session at Engage.   DEV03 – How Watson, Bluemix, Cloudant, and XPages Can Work Together In A Real World Application from Frank van der Linden by

Learn, share and Engage in Antwerp

Next week it is time for Engage Usergroup again. This time Theo Heselmans has chosen a very special location, next to the ZOO of Antwerp. Looking forward to meet everyone again and see what the sponsors have to offer. Theo and his team has put together a amazing agenda with top notch speakers and IBM Champions. Read More