More stuff you may find interesting. Prepare for your first security breach. Sobering. As data professionals we’re going to get pulled into these incidents at some point when they happen. Read now and hope it’s never on your watch or even during your tenure. Conways Law says that organizations design systems that match the communication […]Read more "Interesting Reading for September 18, 2012"
I tried this out – Change.org that is – recently as part of a post about PASS and wanted to post a few comments about the experience. Setting up a petition was very easy and they do a good job of walking you through the process. The total time is maybe 10 minutes to set […]Read more "Petitions on Change.org and Thoughts on Changing PASS"
Just in case you didn’t catch the news yesterday on Twitter, the PASS blog, or via the PASS Connector, we announced that the 2013 Summit will be held in Charlotte, NC. It’s a decision that has been a couple years in the making, with the final discussions beginning early this year with an appraisal of […]Read more "The 2013 PASS Summit Goes to Charlotte"
I wrote Clouds in our Future to see if I could spark a good conversation about the mental shift required to consider SQL Azure as one of the options we should consider when decide to host data. I can’t say I succeeded well at that goal! I get that the tools aren’t ready and that’s […]Read more "SSC Editorial: Clouds in our Future"
This happened earlier in the year, finally getting around to writing some notes on it – you can read more here. The numbers I found were that they were to save about $230k a year, mainly by reducing the need for two administrators. I’ve used Outlook and Exchange for years, and about all I can […]Read more "City of Orlando Switches to Google Email"