Ronny de Jong

Information & Communications Technology

Microsoft 365 MVP Enterprise Mobility Enterprise Security Windows 10 Microsoft Azure Community Passwordless Security Identity Microsoft Defender Advanced Threat Protection Microsoft Endpoint Configuration Manager Microsoft Endpoint Manager Microsoft Productivity Score Microsoft MVP Endpoint Analytics

Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands

Ronny de Jong

Principal Consultant, InSpark

As principal consultant & Microsoft MVP Ronny is working for InSpark, the #1 Dutch Microsoft Partner specialized in Datacenter & Apps, Modern Workplace, Data/AI, Security & Managed Services.

As principal consultant Ronny is member of the InSpark Technology Board, which is responsible for technology innovation, strategy & vision of InSpark with focus on Microsoft 365 (Identity-, Modern Workplace-, Security & Threat protection). Therefore responsible for a great team of highly skilled consultant’s helping customers to accelerate by innovation.

As Microsoft Valuable Professional (MVP) he’s working closely with various Microsoft product groups to provide (customer) feedback, product improvements & most important, his contribution to the community by sharing knowledge & experience. His presence at various international (community) events like Tech Summit, Experts Live, Techorama, Workplace Ninja's & various user group meetings are dedicated by meeting people & again sharing knowledge.

Current sessions

Implementing a passwordless practice, how hard can it be?

Eliminating passwords isn’t easy, but it’s also probably not as hard as you think, either. A variety of passwordless authentication options made available to kill passwords, so users can use strong authentication methods like the Microsoft Authenticator app, Windows Hello, or a FIDO2 Security Keys.

During this session you'll learn how to successfully implement an effective passwordless practice and eliminate passwords in a phased approach. We'll cover various use-cases and focus on how FIDO2 Security Keys works with Azure AD. After this session you'll have a clear understanding what passwordless options exists, choose the right one(s) and how to implement them. Are you ready going passwordless? Your users are!

This session is for those who want to reduce their password footprint. Target audience: IT Managers, IT Pro's and CISO's


Patch Management: The infinite game of staying current

Applying software updates is a constant challenge for IT departments. Unpatched systems are one of the easiest attack vectors for criminals looking to gain access to corporate networks. With the imminent risk of cyber-attacks, it’s critical to assemble a plan against potential vulnerabilities that put your organization at risk.

With the introduction of new enhancements such as Unified Update Platform (UUP), Feature Update Deployments and Windows Update Expedite, Windows Updates for Business provides more granular control how software updates find their way to your systems across your organization.

Come and join this session for a deep dive on how to modernize your patch management strategy and learn how to do Windows Updates for Business like a pro!

IT pro's, IT administrators, Level 300, Windows Updates for Business, Feature Update Deployments, Windows Update Expedite, PowerShell, Microsoft Endpoint Manager


Security Keys (FIDO2), how to thrive in an (on-premise) world of passwords

Eliminating passwords isn’t easy, but it’s also probably not as hard as you think, either. A variety of passwordless authentication options made available to kill passwords, so users can use strong authentication methods like the Microsoft Authenticator app, Windows Hello or FIDO2 Security Keys.

During this session you'll learn how to successfully implement an effective passwordless practice and eliminate passwords in a phased approach. We'll cover various use-cases and focus on how FIDO2 Security Keys works even in an on-premise world.

After this session you'll have a clear understanding what passwordless options exists, choose the right one(s) and how to implement them. Are you ready going passwordless? Your users are!

IT pro's, IT Administrators, Security Administrators, CISO, Level 400, Azure AD, Active Directory, Password-less, FIDO2, Kerberos


Today’s world is still one of to many GPO's. Enter the era of modern policies with Policy Analytics

We are striving to keep up towards a modern world but inevitably we’re falling behind, leaving us with a nagging sense of failure that’s hard to shake off. Shifting to a modern workplace isn’t just a practice of migrating your current group policies. It’s a transformation. Reshaping your workplace is what matters while keeping your end-users productive.

Policy Analytics analyzes your on-premise group policies, helps you to identify the gaps, identifying new functionality and provides the insights required for a successful transformation to cloud based device management policies.

Policy Analytics helps your organization to enhance the way you manage your devices with confidence. It educates your organization to adopt modern management policies with grace. This is a must visit session for IT Administrators who wants to get rid of group policies sooner than later!

IT pro's, IT administrators, Level 300, Active Directory, Group Policies, ADMX, Policy CSP, OMA-URI


The secret of smart working unveiled with Microsoft Productivity Score

We live and work in a time in which there is more change happening at a more rapid pace than ever before. The way in which organizations empower employees across all their devices is changing rapidly as they deliver work experiences that are more empowering and transformative for their users.

Organizations desire to move to a consistent and unified way to enable their users across all their devices and are looking for guidance on the best way to do this that is both empowering and secure. But it this really the case? Are your employees actually empowered as intended with best system configuration? Do they collaborate in an effective and is messaging used in a way it was intended?

After you watched this session, you will be able to interpreter your organizational insights, convert them in concrete actions and implement improvements to thrive your transformation!

This is a must visit session for IT Managers and IT pro's who wants to improve your organization works and prioritize the way IT is optimized.

IT Managers, Decision makers, IT Pro’s, Level 300, Microsoft Productivity Score, Microsoft Endpoint Manager, Microsoft 365


Endpoint Analytics: Great User Experience isn't a destination, it's a constant journey.

Endpoint Analytics enables organizations to improve end-user experience and reducing IT costs. It provides insight into the extent to which the workplace functions optimally for your employees, this over the axis of start-up performance, proactive corrections and recommended software.

In this session I explain how to get started with Endpoint Analytics. How you can easily identify points of improvement and convert them into concrete actions. This is a demo packed session based with a number of practical real-world examples from the field. Further I'll cover the latest features announced during Ignite 2021.

This is a must visit session for IT pro's which are on a journey for a great end-user experience. Are you in?

IT Managers, IT Pro’s, Level 300, Microsoft Endpoint Analytics, Microsoft Endpoint Manager, Microsoft 365, Productivity


Past and future events

EXPERTS LIVE NETHERLANDS 2020

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

Techorama 2020 BE

24 May - 26 May 2020
Antwerpen, Flanders, Belgium