Since 1988 I have been involved in a wide range of IT related work. Parallel to my study "Information Management" at the University of Tilburg, I have worked in a lot of IT projects at the university, giving computer lectures and conducting applied research in the field of information technology within the economic, linguistic and law faculty. Later on, my track record shows also management and implementation of projects within the government, cable companies, several publishing companies, telecommunication companies and multinationals in the Netherlands.



Since 2006, I am working as a business partner for 4Success, which is specialized in supplying services for designing and building applications with an emphasize on modern Internet technology. Beside applications 4Success also offers independent audits, project management, architecture and application advice for IT implementations and other IT related projects. My work ends when the users are satisfied and a successful deployment of the new applications or adjusted information systems is finished.

Services of 4Success are performed in combination with a high level of expertise and professional non-nonsense attitude, in particular for the following areas:
  • Information management, design and architecture
    with solutions to the maintenance and retrieval of the increasing growth of data;
  • Audit of information applications;
  • Knowledge management and workflow systems;
  • Document-, archive- and library management systems;
  • Imaging;
  • Specific web application for large scale subscriptions.

Besides the direct customer-oriented activities, 4Success works together with a number of affiliated companies, which are active in specific market segments.

In depth expertise and experience are available for the following products and related services:
  • Open Text Livelink (collaborative knowledge management and workflow);
  • BASIS (a versatile documentary information system);
  • Techlib (a full range library system);
  • Kofax Imaging software;
  • DotNetNuke (DNN) platform for developing cost reduced specific web applications.

Some of my personal work experiences over the years (in random order):
  • Government Building Agency
  • Philips
  • Dutch Gasunie
  • Ministry of Justice
  • Ministry of Agriculture
  • Dutch Standardization Institute
  • Campina
  • SDU / Vermande
  • Wolters Kluwer
  • Elsevier
  • Samsom
  • Hercules Industries
  • Dutch Tax and Custom Office
  • KPN, Dutch Telecom
  • Ministry of Internal Affairs
  • Ontwikkelcentrum
  • Groen Kennisnet
  • Erasmus University
  • Tilburg University
  • De Telegraaf
  • Getronics PinkRoccade
  • Cap Gemini
  • Fortis

General Experiences

My experiences are covering a broad spectrum of automated and information systems, which varies from infrastructure, programming, audits to project management and advising staff & management.

My current work, knowledge and experiences are covering especially the following areas:
  • The storage, maintenance and retrieval of data from large scaled complex (document) information systems (information retrieval);
  • Knowledge management, workflow, and collaborative work;
  • Implementations of corporate wide Internet / Intranet applications;
  • Web applications for large scale paid subscriptions;
  • Digital publications;
  • Webshops;
  • Data center, network-infrastructure and -communication;
  • Office automation;
  • Information Technology in connection to law and regulation;
  • User training courses and lectures;

A detailed personal resume can be send on request.


Knowledge Overview

Master of Information Management, specialization on information systems at the Tilburg University, Netherlands

  • ODA;
  • SGML, XML en HTML.

  • Internet (JavaScript, Perl, ASP, VBScript, HTML, Java, etc.);
  • OO-programming (Smalltalk, Actor, Toolbook, C++, KnowledgePro++, etc.);
  • Programming languages: Visual Basic, Visual C#, Visual C++, Pascal, Prolog, Livelink OScript;
  • Adobe Flash;
  • Lotus Notes;
  • Macro languages (VBA, wordbasic, wp, spreadsheets, etc.);
  • Appware.

  • Documents: Livelink Collection Server (formerly known as: BASIS);
  • Relational: Oracle, MS-SQLServer, Ingres, Paradox, MS-Access;
  • Hierarchical: Dbase, MS-FoxPro, DataPerfect, DBase.

  • OpenText Livelink;
  • OpenText BASIS;
  • DotNetNuke (DNN);
  • workflow (CSE Workflow, Wang OpenWorkflow, etc.);
  • ms-office (ms-word, ms-excel, ms-access, etc.) and novell perfect office;
  • presentation-software (Adobe Photoshop, Coreldraw, Harvard Grafics, MS-Powerpoint, etc.).

Expertsystems and artificial intelligence:
  • neural networks, Prolog, LISP.

  • NIAM, E & R, Information Engineering (IEF/IEW), ISAC, SDM, Prince2.

Operating systems:
  • MS-Dos, MS-Windows 3.x, Windows95, Windows98, Windows ME, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8;
  • Windows NT server, Windows server 2000, Windows server 2003, Windows server 2008, Windows server 2012;
  • Mac OS (Apple);
  • Novell Netware;
  • OS/2 Warp, OS/2 Merlin;
  • Unix (HP, SUN, DEC, Linux, etc.);
  • VAX/VMS and OpenVMS.

A detailed personal resume can be send on request.



There are some public publications from the time when I was working at the university. The many other publications, audits and/or (research) reports are not for public use:

  • Ontwikkeling van en hypertexttoepassingen binnen LEDA
    in: H. Weigand, H. Paaijmans (red.),
    Workshop Artificial Intelligence en Information Retrieval,
    ITK, ISBN 90 74029 04 3, Tilburg 1992, p. 44-54 (samen met W. Voermans en E. Verharen)

  • Experimenteel model LEDA: kennisgebaseerd gebruik van hypertexttechniek in een wetgevingsontwerp- en adviessysteem
    in: B.R. van der Spek, R. de Hoog (samenstelling),
    Proceedings Kennistechnologie '92; methoden, technieken en gereedschappen,
    ISBN 90 71694 17 8, Rijswijk 1992, p. 329-340 (samen met W. Voermans en E. Verharen)

  • Hypertext-toepassingen binnen een wetgevingsontwerp- en -adviessysteem
    in: N.J.I. Mars (red.), Informatiewetenschap 1992
    wetenschappelijke bijdragen aan de tweede Stinfonconferentie d.d. 18 december 1992, pp. 89-109 (samen met W. Voermans en E. Verharen)

  • A computer supported cooperative work environment for an authoring tool
    Tilburg University, Unpublished master thesis, 1993

  • LEDA and OBW: Two Dutch Knowledge Based Hypertext Systems for Intelligent Legislative Design Support
    in: G. Bargellini, S. Binazzi (eds.),
    Proceedings Towards a Global Expert System in Law, Florence 1993, p. 50-52 (samen met W. Voermans, E. Verharen, L. Matthijssen)

  • LEDA: a Knowledge Based System for Legislative Design
    C. Ciampi et al. (red.),
    Verso un Sistema Esperto Giuridico Integrale, CEDAM, Padova, 1995, ISBN 88 13 19244 4, 341-358 pp., samen met W. Voermans, E. Verharen, L. Matthijssen

A detailed personal resume can be send on request.