Eleven candidates for the nomcom this year, details at http://www.sqlpass.org/Elections.aspx. The NomCom campaign will open on June 2 and close on June 6, 2014. Balloting will open on June 3 and close on June 6, 2014. Which does make it a little strange – the names are public, but no “campaigning” until June 2. I’m […]Read more "PASS 2014 NomCom Candidates Announced"
Note: Posted May 27, 2014, additions posted May 28, 2014 further down. I think it’s been discussed a time or two, but the idea of issuing certificates of completion for SQLSaturday came up as an idea on how to increase value/attendance at SQLSaturday Orlando this year. The basic idea is to issue a certificate for […]Read more "How Much Value Would a SQLSaturday Certificate of Completion Have?"
Here is the second of the two flyers I ordered from fiverr.com (see the first one here). The center image is from the event site and is of our venue, Seminole State College. It’s clean, but I think the images don’t add a lot of value. Appreciate any feedback you have on this one.Read more "Building The SQLSaturday Orlando Marketing Plan-Part 13"
Get User In Reporting Services is my newest question to be published at SQLServerCentral.com as a “Question of the Day”. Interestingly so far 71% of people are getting one of the three correct answers, but 84% are also picking the same wrong answer. Can you figure it out?Read more "Get User In Reporting Services-Question of the Day"
Last week Ebay announced that some accounts were compromised, including passwords with as yet unstated encryption. Those who aren’t tech savvy here “encryption” and think “well, then I’m ok”. Maybe yes, may no. The problem is that if they break the encryption they will immediately try to plug that password into hundreds of sites. The […]Read more "It’s Time to End Password Reuse"
Meetup.com did refund my $19, good! Team oPASS added SQLSaturday #318 to their calendar, you can see it here, or here’s a part of it: My previous post has the first flyer design, sent that out for feedback, and saw the second one was stalled waiting for feedback from me, so sent that […]Read more "Building The SQLSaturday Orlando Marketing Plan–Part 12"
Just received the first flyer design – thoughts?Read more "Building The SQLSaturday Orlando Marketing Plan–Part 11"