13.04.2015 :: IT-Essence now has verified address

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20.02.2014 :: IT-Essence corporate weblog moved

The IT-Essence server has now moved to the cloud (VPS) and consequently the corporate weblog has moved to a new URL:

05.10.2009 :: Contract crawler mobile released

IT-Essence & Etrix are proudly announcing the frist release of a mobile version of contract crawler. When navigating to, a mobile version of the application is shown in case you are surfing from a mobile client, such as an iPhone or Andriod-based smartphone.

24.03.2009 :: Workshop Maven

IT-Essence presents two workshops Maven at the ApacheCon Europe 2009 in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Reports on the ApacheCon 2009 may be found on our corporate weblog.

02.02.2009 :: Contract Crawler

IT-Essence launches first version of

02.12.2008 :: IT-Essence @ Eclipse DemoCamp

IT-Essence gives a presentation & demonstration on the m2eclipse Maven plug-in for Eclipse at the Eclipse DemoCamp held in Nieuwegein, co-hosted by HollandOpen.

07.10.2008 :: Maven hands-on training

Our Maven hands-on course (two days) is offered to employees of Getronics PinkRoccade on site.

05.09.2008 :: IT-Essence consultancy at Center Parcs

Today IT-Essence started a consultancy project at Center Parcs, focussing on the (Maven-based) build process, project structure and the associated continuous integration environment (Bamboo).

12.08.2008 :: IT-Essence moved over to IT-Essence B.V.

Today the notary founded the private company IT-Essence B.V. with Zeger Hendrikse as CEO. Consequently, as of today the one-man business IT-Essence has moved over to IT-Essence B.V. More news will be announced on this page.

13.03.2008 :: Becoming Agile with Maven course

Our course "Becoming Agile with Maven" was highly appreciated by its participants. The course was organized in close cooperation with our partner Industrial TSI. Due to this success, introductory and advanced Maven courses & workshops are planned for the near future.

27.01.2008 :: New design IT-Essence website

The IT-Essence website has thoroughly been refurbished by incorporation of the "orange sunset" template from the Open Source Web Design (OSWD) web site into the velocity template used by the Maven site generation. This way the benefits of using Maven for the site generation are retained while reaping a new and professional look at the same time.

14.01.2008 :: Started project at ING bank

IT-Essence started offering its services at ING Bank, initially mainly focussed on the (Maven) build process.

01.11.2007 :: IT-Essence corporate weblog moved

The IT-Essence server has got a new DNS entry and consequently the corporate weblog has moved to a new URL: The blog is a registered blog at as well.

01.10.2007 :: Cooperation between IT-Essence & Industrial-TSI

Agreement is reached with respect to a future cooperation between IT-Essence and Industrial-TSI to offer courses and trainings on Maestro/ Maven/ Continuum. More details to follow.

10.09.2007 :: Started project at Rabobank International

IT-Essence is one of the main contributors to the realization of a gateway that processes cash management messages. The gateway normalises, validates and reconciliates various types of cash management data, such as transactions, specifications (intra-day) and balances (end-of-day). These data originate from various Rabobank product platforms and are fed via the gateway to CoConet's Multiversa IFP (International Finance Portal), the interaction platform for the customers.

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