A couple years back Steve Jones and I started The Mentoring Experiment. Our first experiments to see how effective non-local mentoring would be. Could we make it work, would people try it? They did try, and it worked, sort of. Mentoring is hard, distance makes it harder. Local is better (we thought so at the […]Read more "PASS Summit Report #16 (Mentoring)"
On Thursday the PASS bloggers were given the chance to meet with the PASS officers and I participated along with Tim Mitchell and Mark Vaillancourt. I went in not sure what to expect but I had prepared questions just in case. I’ll write about the results first, then I have some more thoughts about what […]Read more "PASS Summit 2013-Blogger Interview With PASS Officers"
Slower day today, fewer notes! Most of my morning spent on mentoring and some networking Lunch today was Birds of a Feather, as always I really really like that, it drives a lot of great conversations I sat at the Election/Governance table. Only one person joined while I was there, so that gave me time […]Read more "PASS Summit 2013 Report #15"
PASS Board Q&A just starting. Session is being recorded – transcript will be published, no decision on whether recording will be published. About 35 people in the audience (I think most ever?). Adam Jorgensen moderating. [This is a very rough transcript, I know I didn’t catch everything and it’s not verbatim for what I did […]Read more "PASS Summit 2013–Board Q&A"
The PASS Board of Directors will be available for questions from the members from 12:30 to 1:45 in Ballroom C. It’s a good chance to ask a question or just hear what the various Board members think about the direction of PASS. I’ll be there with a couple questions, I hope you’ll attend to. Even […]Read more "PASS Summit 2013-Board Q&A Today at"
More quick notes, it was a busy day: I saw down with PASS Board Rick Bolesta after the keynote to discuss his fifteen years of service. I’ll be publishing that interview sometime next week. Lunch today was ok, not as good as yesterday. I had a chance to interview the PASS Officers today at 2 […]Read more "PASS Summit 2013 Report #14"
Incoming President Thomas LaRock up. 3000 viewers of PASS TV yesterday. Adam Jorgensen the the new VP of Finance and Denise McInerny is the new VP of Marketing. Talking about expanding into the BA Conference. Changed the mission statement to say data professionals. Next BA Conference is in San Jose May 7-9, 2014. Interesting that […]Read more "PASS Summit 2013 Report #13"