Tim Hermie

Information & Communications Technology

M365 Microsoft Intune Azure Azure Active Directory EMS ConfigMgr

Gent, Flanders, Belgium

Tim Hermie

Microsoft MVP Enterprise Mobility | WIMP | The Collective Consulting | FLY | MCT

Tim is a Modern Workplace Architect. Owner and Principal Consultant at FLY Consulting.

Tim has +10 years of experience in the workplace management segment and is deeply focusing on the Microsoft Enterprise Mobility and Security stack. Tasks as lifting customers from their on-premises infrastructure towards Microsoft 365, providing architecture and security advice and delivering hands-on deployments are his main task.

In 2021 Tim joined forces with The Collective Consulting to join their team FULL time. This was only a matter of time before this was supposed to happen. Joining The Collective was an easy choice. As expert-level consultancy is their DNA and also Tim’s DNA. Only a little of his time left will be filled up with workshop delivery through FLY Consulting. You can always contact him at tim.hermie.ext@thecollective.eu or tim@f-l-y.be

Next to that Tim is a passionate Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT) since 2019, and is recently recognized by Microsoft as a Microsoft MVP in the Enterprise Mobility category. In 2021 Tim was also recognized by Microsoft as a Windows Insider MVP. Founding Board Member of the Microsoft Cloud and Client Management Community in Belgium and a frequent blogger at cloud-boy.be

Tim is also recognized by Microsoft in March 2020 by receiving two digital badgers from their Azure Heroes program: Community Hero and Mentor.

To conclude, Tim is a techie, passionate about connecting with people and creating community in the core. If you have a question for Tim he is willing to respond to each request.

Current sessions

How to become a superhero mentor

Mentorship is all about experience, communication and expertise. Structure, open communication, soft skills, ... are a few of the skills a good mentor possesses. In this session I'll talk from experience on how to be an effective mentor and I'll share my personal tips & tricks for keeping your mentee happy and yourself satisfied as a mentor.

Intune for Enterprises - How to?

In this session I go over my best practices to configure Intune for larger companies or Enterprises. How can we handle scoping? Creating dynamic groups based on Group Tags to automate everything? Build a 3D AD structure based on Group Tags. Deployment. Session full of demo's

Azure Identity Management: No PIM without WIM and TIM

In this modern Hybrid Cloud world, identity is the new perimeter. Most companies will rely on identity to meet all their challenges in this new Cloud eco-system and will use it as the catalyst of their digital transformation. In this session Wim and Tim, will discuss a collection of Azure identity management and access control security best practices which you can use to build a secure identity perimeter. You will not only learn about PIM and emergency accounts, but also how JIT and RBAC can help you to keep your environment strongly guarded.

New & Kicking Ass: What's New in Intune

Overview of the latest new features in Intune. In this session I'll show you the latest features in Intune and how to use them. Session full of demo's.

Suit up, and Superpower your Azure AD tenant

Azure AD comes with settings 'standard' enabled that you don't want enabled. I'll go over some best-practices how to set it up correctly. I'll also show you how you can use some powerful tools like Password Protection & Password reset & extend them to your on premise AD. How to protect with App Registrations. Take leverage of all of Azure AD's Powers!

Defender for Endpoint + MCAS = <3

Within the M365 E5 licensing, we have a lot of powerful products. Two of them are Microsoft Defender for Endpoint and Microsoft Cloud App Security. In this session I'll go over both platforms, show you some best practices. And I'll show you the power of them both combined in live demo's.

How to grow to a Modern Workplace with Microsoft 365 in 16 Steps

In this session we will give actual insights on how we move customers to Microsoft 365 in a +15 steps approach. From identity, to Endpoint Manager, Security Mechanisms, Migration of data.. We’ll cover the whole stack.

MDATP & Chocolatey! We Belgians love our Chocolate(y)'s

Avoid exploits in Microsoft Defender Advanced Threat Protection by setting up an auto-updating framework for your standard apps with Chocolatey & Intune. This will keep your software vulnerabilities low. Session full of tips & tricks

Migrating to Edge Chromium - Tips and Tricks

The newest browser, Edge Chromium, has been positioned as the next browser for the Enterprise. But what does that mean?

In this session we will walk you through the features of Edge Chromium and how you should deploy it for the best user and admin experience.

WVD - Set up your environment in the blink of an eye

Windows Virtual Desktop is hot! In this session I'll show you how easy it is to set it up, but I'll also give you some advice and guidelines on what can go wrong. Session full of tips and tricks.

Guardians of your Microsoft Galaxy: 10 tips to make your Cloud eco-system more secure

I am Groot. In today’s modern hybrid cloud world, many companies are moving a lot of their on-premises resources and workloads to the Microsoft Cloud. And just like on-premises this new Cloud eco-system needs protection to prevent it from breaches, ransomware and other malicious invaders. In this session we will learn you 10 tips which will help you to get the job done and to be the guardian of your Microsoft Galaxy. I am Groot.

Past and future events

Azure Community Live

15 Dec - 30 Dec 2099

WorkPlace Ninja Virtual Edition 2021

30 Aug - 1 Sep 2021

India Cloud Security Summit , 2021

27 Aug 2021

Virtual Scottish Summit 2021

22 Feb - 27 Feb 2021

Experts Live Austria 2021

7 Jan 2021
Linz, Upper Austria, Austria

Festive Tech Calendar

1 Dec - 31 Dec 2020

WorkPlace Ninja Virtual Edition 2020

24 Aug - 26 Aug 2020
Kloten, Zurich, Switzerland


15 Jun 2020
's-Hertogenbosch, North Brabant, Netherlands

Microsoft 365 Virtual Marathon

27 May - 28 May 2020

Michigan Azure and M365 User group

20 May 2020 - 29 Jan 2025

Scottish Summit

29 Feb 2020
Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom

Constant Call for Speakers - MC2MC events

20 Jan 2019 - 20 Jan 2029