I will be speaking at Engage, ship ahoy!

Earlier this week I got the confirmation from Theo Heselmans that my session proposal was accepted. I am extremely proud to speaking again at Engage. The agenda is, again, top notch. Engage is always a special place for me, because Theo gave me, in 2012, the opportunity to speak for the first time at such Read More

Quick tip: Front end frameworks and Maven dependencies

Lately I am only building application with Spring Boot, where I use Thymeleaf front end templating engine. A very powerful combination, but sometimes you need other Front end frameworks, like Bootstrap or JQuery and more. Problem You can add all the required files of the desired front end frameworks to the resource directories for your Read More

What I am thinking about IBM Think

2 weeks ago I have attended IBM Think in Las Vegas. The super conference of IBM by merging all the other conferences, like InterConnect, Edge, Amplify, World Of Watson and Connect/Lotusphere   Overall impression Last year I was at IBM InterConnect, so I was prepared for the amount of attendees. And yes on Monday when Read More

Talk to an IBM Champion and get a discount for IBM Think

If you want to attend IBM Think in Las Vegas and looking for a discount. Talk to me or any IBM Champion 2018. Hope to see you in Vegas.

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

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, https://www.ibm.com/developerworks/champion/?ca=dw-_-IBMChampion-_-dwtv-Featured-_-category Read More

I am an IBM Champion, again

Yesterday at MeetIT conference in Milan, Amanda Bauman, has announced the IBM Champions for ICS. I am among the 123 IBM Champions in 2017, and that makes me very happy. It is the third time after 2013 and 2014, but the first time as an Freelancer.   Thanks to all how nominated me. Let see what Read More

Leaving the class

Today Oliver Heinz, the ICS IBM Champion community manager, has announced the ICS IBM Champion class of 2015. Unfortunately I am not among the names on the list 🙁 Of course I was hoping, but back in my head I was knowing the accepted outcome. Since I started as a Freelancer I did not much in Read More