erik’s blog is about communication and collaboration technology and architecture. The main focus is on Microsoft Teams as platform and hub for modern teamwork to enable people and businesses to do more.

Why this blog?

Today’s world changes steadily and rapidly. erik’s blog captures and highlights some news from the communication and collaboration space. The intention of the blog is to inform and evangelize others as well as being erik’s notes collection, shared publicly.

Who writes this?

The blog is written by myself, Erik, in my leisure time. I blog and speak at (mostly local/regional) events. I like to make people aware of all the awesome tech available to be more productive and get more things done better than today. Opinions are my own.

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I’m solution architect @abtis focusing on delivering communication and collaboration services. My goal is to enable companies and their users for a modern and digital workplace. To do so I focus on Microsoft Teams and (still) Skype for Business (Server) depending on the requirements. I’ve been working in several areas and topics in IT for more than 12 years by now.

My key area of expertise is the communication and collaboration space with Microsoft Teams and related tech. Moreover, I’m  Microsoft Certified Teamwork AdministratorService Adoption Specialist , Azure Administrator Associate, Solutions Expert (MCSE) Productivity, Solutions Expert (MCSE) Communication, Barracuda Essentials for Office 365 Certified Product Specialist and TOGAF 9 Certified, etc.

Typcial projects usually include the following technologies: Microsoft 365, Exchange, Teams, SharePoint Online, Skype for Business, Audiocodes, SIP Trunking, All-IP.

Besides projects I support with presales activities, hold workshops, manage projects, develop concepts, implement solutions and services, migrate to a target architecture, troubleshoot issues (2rd level support) and service operation optimization.

At last but not at least I’m a blogger and speaker at (local/regional) events to make people aware of all the awesome tech available to be more productive and get more things done better.