Davied lives in the city of Leiden in the Netherlands and is married. He continues to write for a number of online magazines and give speeches on Civil Servant 2.0 for governmental organizations and at schools and universities. In 2009 he was elected as Information Professional of the year.
His conviction is that to improve government we have to empower civil servants and to prepare them for the interactive 2.0 world of tomorrow. To this effect he has written a book and founded the Ambtenaar 2.0 Foundation.