Every year when many of the SQLSaturday event leaders meet at the Summit the topic of improvements to the tools comes up. Certainly the site has seen changes and improvements over the years, plus at least two new coats of paint (on the public site), but it’s never enough (with software, it never is). Invariably […]Read more "The Future of the SQLSaturday Tools"
Just a few notes: Weather on Wed was great, ok on Thurs, cold on Fri. Have had worse years! Felt like I saw fewer people this year (that I knew), in part due to arriving Wed after lunch and in part to many of them skipping the event due to Halloween Had a lot of […]Read more "Notes on the 2017 PASS Summit"
It’s on! Free registration at EventBrite. I wrote last month about not being able to make it to Seattle on Monday to help organize the annual Networking Dinner. Good news though, Lisa Bohm has volunteered to organize the event this year. It will be held at Yard House, 1501 4th Ave, Seattle, beginning at 6 […]Read more "Monday Night Networking Dinner 2017"
SQLSaturday is really three sites. The public facing one (www) plus one for event admins and one for HQ to do overall admin. Most of the notes in this post apply to the site for event admins. These are all from my perspective which is biased in a few ways; I sketched the original concept […]Read more "SQLSaturday Orlando 2017 Notes – Part 2"
Part 1 will be about things we did (or didn’t) do and some lessons learned. In Part 2 I will share some thoughts on the SQLSaturday tools/web site. Part 3 isn’t really about SQLSaturday, rather our student seminar that we run concurrently. I’ll get to Part 2 and 3 as soon as I can. We […]Read more "SQLSaturday Orlando 2017 Notes – Part 1"
Note: Published too soon, so lots of edits from the first version. Sorry for any confusion. I had a question from my earlier post about SQLOrlando with regards to setting up an umbrella organization, basically asking “instead of each Chapter doing all this work, why not have one org?”. Great idea, at least in theory (and […]Read more "Non Profit Umbrella Org – Good Idea?"
Following up on my post about forming a non profit here in Orlando, here are some notes that might help you get through the process a little faster: In the corporate filing for the state, use the IRS recommended language: Said corporation is organized exclusively for charitable, religious, educational, and scientific purposes, including, for such purposes, […]Read more "More Notes on Non Profit Status"