This Wednesday we’re having a special joint meeting of oPASS and MagicPASS featuring Microsoft GM Mark Souza. For the past couple months we’ve referred to it internally as “Operation Souza” as we discussed how to best support his visit and do the most for our local SQL community. We contacted Mark originally to see if […]Read more "Operation Souza"
Not a bad drive over from Orlando. Only a little traffic, about 80 minutes. I was early enough to have time to review my presentation and then work on the final marketing notes for SQLSaturday Orlando (good to have a few tasks queued when time appears) I stopped at Starbucks (a nice one that felt […]Read more "Notes From the October 9, 2014 Space Coast SQL Meeting"
Introduction After finishing up six months of managing the marketing for SQLSaturday Orlando I’ve been going back through all my blog posts to outline stuff we (or any other event) can use next year. It’s not a complete project plan, but I hope it gives you some ideas and a structure to start from. I […]Read more "SQLSaturday Orlando Marketing Plan-Part 49 (Plan Notes)"
One of my current projects is PASSWatch. Right now it’s mostly aggregation which I think has value, but I hope to do more over time including news and maybe opinions. I get by on writing (and hope to get better at it), but I don’t know much about journalism. When I want to learn something […]Read more "Learning About Journalism"
Introduction One of the items I’ve had on my todo list for a while is to write up notes on the state of the admin tools for SQLSaturday as they pertain to marketing. For those who haven’t managed an event, SQLSaturday is really three different sites; the public facing one that most of you see, […]Read more "Notes on SQLSaturday Admin Tools"
Miscellaneous notes as I think on this. I’ve been reading through feedback from the students. Reading the raw feedback is interesting and informative. I’ll try to recap some of the things I’ve seen so far: Some found it to be interesting and helpful to understand the career journey (in this case mine) Some were overwhelmed […]Read more "Thoughts on the Student to IT Pro Seminar"
We’ve got a good handful of events listed for After Hours so far, but couldn’t we have more? A couple thousand attend, a few hundred will be at these events, so there are plenty more opportunities. There’s nothing wrong with exploring Seattle, dinner with new friends, or whatever else, but it’s nice to have some […]Read more "Let’s Create More After Hours Events at the Summit"