Today we’re starting to announce speakers that will have at least one session on the schedule for SQLSaturday #151 in Orlando on September 15, 2012. We’re announcing before we have the final schedule posted so that speakers can make travel plans and to drum up some excitement! Bradley Ball Brian K McDonald Stacia Misner Janis […]Read more "Speaker Selection for SQLSaturday Orlando-Group #1"
I avoid politics here, a discussion best done in other places, but hope you’ll enjoy some thoughts about a recent Saturday that involved voter registration. Last Saturday I went to the library, part of a leisurely weekend afternoon. It’s nice to browse for an hour and grab a stack of books, to have plenty of […]Read more "A Fire Drill and Voter Registration"
I was just browsing the results of the presentations at SQLRally 2012. I ended up with a evaluation average of 1.13 (on a scale of 1 to 5, with 1 being good) for the one I did on professional development. To put that in perspective the highest rating for a session was 1.02 and the […]Read more "SQLRally 2012 Eval Scores"
As you may surmise from my previous post I’m back from vacation. I was as unplugged as I’ve been in a couple years, I think I answered one email and looked at my inbox maybe twice. My home inbox is still backlogged, at work I returned to 200 or so new messages, about half of […]Read more "Back From Vacation"
I wrote this over the course of 10 days, so it’s a bit rambling, but maybe you’ll find a good bit or two anyway! We flew into Dulles to start our vacation. It’s a long but easy cab ride in to DC, about $70 by cab. It was a combination of picking a flight that […]Read more "Vacation Notes"
I’m at Orlando International as I write this, about to fly to Parsippany for meetings today and tomorrow, then back home Friday afternoon. The meetings themselves will be useful if not exciting, the real value will be in building and renewing connections – they help get useful work done long past the meetings. Saturday morning […]Read more "On Break"