Would You Pay to Wear Jeans at Work turned out to be popular piece when posted a couple weeks back. The premise is that some companies allow a relaxed dress code in return for a donation to a specified charity. I’ve opted in at times and not at others to this kind of offer based on […]Read more "SSC Editorial: Would You Pay to Wear Jeans at Work?"
We have a solid tradition here in Orlando of offering some all day classes the Thursday and Friday before SQLSaturday. It started way back at #1 when we brought Joe Celko to town! It’s a way to give our local community the chance to do some deeper learning at a relatively inexpensive price – $120 […]Read more "SQLSaturday Orlando 2015–Classes on Thursday and Friday for Even More Learning"
Posted last week, Is the Golden Age of Information Technology Almost Over? generated some interesting comments. It’s tough to write about potential changes without saying the sky is following, but it does make a good opinion piece! I was discussing it with Steve Jones after it was published and he had a comment I thought was worth […]Read more "SSC Editorial: Is the Golden Age of Information Technology Almost Over?"
The next OPASS meeting is July 23, 2015, featuring David Crook from Microsoft doing a presentation on predicting home value using Azure. Should be interesting!Read more "Next oPASS Meeting is July 23, 2015 with David Crook"
PASS announced yesterday the end of the SQLRally brand. It was disappointing news for an idea that started with such promise. It’s a minimal impact decision as Rally had long been dead here in the US and I imagine the international users will be able to proceed using the SQLSaturday brand (and it’s tool set) […]Read more "The End of SQLRally"
Just read Microsoft IT migrates mailboxes to Office 365 Exchange Online, a good overview of their migration from Exchange. Lots of interesting lessons learned and if you generalize just a bit apply to other migration scenarios.Read more "Worth Reading: Microsoft IT migrates mailboxes to Office 365 Exchange Online"
Today is the last day to submit your name as a candidate for the NomCom. If you’re a PASS member (surely you are) and you want the org to remain strong volunteering for the NomCom is a great way to help out. It’s also a way to get an inside view of how things work, […]Read more "Be a PASS NomCom Candidate!"