The role of PASS in the community has evolved a lot over the past few years. Back in 2006/2007 PASS was mainly about the Summit and trying to grow new chapters, not a lot of emphasis on doing more for chapters and not much interest in a day based event like SQLSaturday. In those days […]Read more "PASS, Evangelism, Goals, Dreams"
The first sign of spring in Florida is the leaves falling from the oak trees. Tons of leaves, leaves everywhere, definitely a pain to keep up with, yet it’s worth it for the next part – in the next week or so I expect – when the large oak in my front yard puts on […]Read more "Spring in Florida"
Have you ever voted against something only to be glad later you got out voted? Too many years ago the idea of a question of the day for SQLServerCentral came up for discussion. I was against the idea not because it was a bad idea, but because it is one more thing to do every […]Read more "Write The Perfect Question (Of The Day)"
Speaker dinner at Spaghetti Warehouse was packed. Great crowd, not such great service. At 8:45 pm we still had not had a chance to order dinner. With a crowd of 40+ its challenging to get a good venue that can handle the service and provide an environment conducive to networking. Event leaders, think hard about […]Read more "Notes From SQLSaturday #273"
Here’s a list of free presentation software I ran across, maybe worth a few minutes to get out of the Powerpoint rut. Emaze looks very interesting, as does SlideDog. Prezi is a lot of fun to watch.Read more "Free Presentation Software"
I’m looking forward to the trip to Tampa for SQLSaturday #273 this weekend. I’m driving down this afternoon to beat traffic and have time for a break before going to the speaker party. I have one presentation on the schedule – PCI for the SQL DBA – and the rest of the day will be […]Read more "SQLSaturday #273 In Tampa This Weekend"
Live notes from the meeting. Attendance is low tonight, about 10 people (though it was well advertised, I got quite a few reminders – a good thing) Yesterday was Karla Landrum’s birthday! Met two new people (one was a sponsor, that sort of counts) Good coverage of upcoming events, would like to see more push […]Read more "Notes From The February 2014 oPASS Meeting"