The professional world has many digital challenges. Every day, Xylos determines the crucial role for IT staff. Your skills keep employees productive. Your drive keeps organizations going.   

It's time to bring out the best in everyone with the Xylos O365 Challenge Belgium. Test yourself and amaze our jury members with your knowledge of the Microsoft Collaboration tools such as Teams, SharePoint, Power Platform and OneDrive.   

It doesn't matter whether you are a student or an experienced professional. We are very happy to give you the opportunity to showcase your talent. Put yourself on edge and take your chance. Participation is free and (of course) 100% online.

Students and professionals compete in separate categories.

Prizes to win:

Ambassadors / Jury members

Operations Manager @ Xylos
Antwerp, Belgium
Senior O365 Functional Consultant @ Xylos
Flemish Brabant, Belgium
Senior SharePoint Consultant @ Xylos
Antwerp, Belgium
Freelance Office365 Business Consultant & Productivity Coach / Microsoft MVP @ Mijn 365 Coach
Flemish Brabant, Belgium
Owner and Founder @ Cloud Grip
Limburg, Netherlands

Rules of the challenge

You will have 10 minutes to give the correct answer to 18 questions. The questions will be multiple-choice with one or several good answers. 

The online test contains a maximum of 18 questions with 2 levels of difficulty and an associated score of 2 or 3 points, if answered correctly.

  • 12 medium questions, 2 points
  • 6 difficult questions, 3 points

A wrong answer results in a score of 0, irrespective of the level of the question. 

When you skip a question, you win nor lose points. 

The total score will be the cumulative score of all questions answered within the set timeframe of 10 minutes.

The details of your score and your ranking will be released privately to you at the end of the Challenge so that the answers cannot be shared among players during the Challenge. The answers to the questions do not take into account any adjustments or innovations that were implemented after 16/11/2020.   

Data privacy & information sharing

The following personal data about the participants will be collected by EDITx: first name, last name, address, date of birth, email, telephone/mobile number and Linkedin profile (if present). Personal data are used for the following purposes:

  • To see if everything runs according to the rules
  • To set up the statboard & leaderboard at the end of the Challenge

EDITx shares the personal information of the participants with the company Xylos and any governmental agency or authority in Belgium, should they request it (in case of irregularities).

Xylos will use this information for the following purposes:

  • To contact all participants to share their results
  • To contact the top participants to invite them for the finals
  • To contact participants about future intern or job opportunities

About Xylos

Xylos has been transforming companies for 35 years. Our technical expertise is grounded in years of IT, ICT and IoT experience. From successful digitization, realizing cloud migrations, and furnishing modern workplaces to building smart web applications for customers: our Xylossers do it all, with passion and with a vision for the future. 

Xylos continues to innovate and inspire even during these exponential times. Our groundbreaking approach never loses sight of one crucial factor of digitization: people.

The Xylos Collaboration team ensures advanced productivity and progressive communication for our customers. They ensure streamlined migrations to SharePoint and Office 365, build Power Apps and platforms ... In short, they make our fantastic customers future-proof. 

The unique combination of technical expertise, digital strategy and human insight results in success stories at Xylos.  The Collaboration team is expanding further to continue these success stories.

Maybe YOU will soon become our colleague?

Qualification and Disqualification

We really do not want to disqualify you, but sadly we will have to, if we notice problems with the following rules or behaviour:

  • Participants must be over 18 years old and be residents in Belgium to be invited to the finals and to be able to win the prizes.
  • Only one registration per person (using only one profile per person) is authorized
  • The participant can only compete in his own name and not for someone else.
  • Personal information of the participant may be checked through different sources. Personal information must be accurate. Inaccurate or false information given by the participant will nullify the registration or entail the loss of any prize.
  • Communicating and/or publishing any kind of sensitive data, questions or solutions in relation with the Challenge, and sharing this information directly or indirectly with any other contestant before the Challenge has been closed
  • Attempting to damage the website or taking actions that may have a negative impact on the normal process/operating procedure of the Challenge. Incidentally, this may also be considered as a legal violation, and the organizer reserves the right to initiate a legal procedure and claim damages before the court
  • Taking any action in violation of the copyrights/IP that belong to the authors of the questions, the members of the jury, and the EDITx IT educators community