I received an e-mail this week from the Montreal IT Professionals Community (MITPro) inviting me to the 2014 Annual General Meeting. I remembered a day nine years ago in January, 2005. Later in the day I would be heading to the first meeting of the group who had been brought together to build a user … Continue reading Transitions & Changes
I wrote this article a few days ago, and decided that before I posted it here I would offer it to the CanITPro Team – IT Pro Connection. They published it on January 31st as a guest blog post. I am now republishing it here, so that it can get the most exposure. I have … Continue reading Why We Support Communities
I had no idea when I was scheduled to come to Buenos Aires that I would be here to watch such a momentous event. A month ago Elias Mereb, a fellow MVP from Venezuela, found out I was coming down and introduced me to Daniel Levi, a DPE at Microsoft Argentina. Daniel told me that … Continue reading The Dawn of a New Community
The quiet of the Exhibitor Hall is disturbed by the sounds of preparation. To my left there is a crew frantically working to fix something with a carpet. There is some hammering, more yammering, and the sounds of carpet tape being unfurled. To my right there are two security agents talking, but they are too … Continue reading The Wonder that is TechEd
For the third year in a row the Springboard Bus Tour will hit the road leading up to TechEd. If you have never met the bus you are missing out, because it delivers expert advice, great learning, and huge career benefits to IT Pros. It delivers answers to questions you may have been having about … Continue reading Get on the Bus!
Monday evening I attended the monthly user group meeting of the Wellington Waterloo IT Pro User Group (http://www.wwitpro.com/) in Kitchener, Ontario. The topic for the evening was called Windows 7 Deployment as presented by Sean Kearney (yes, THE Sean Kearney, a.k.a. The Energized Tech, a.k.a. (the former) Friday Funny Guy!) from SWMI Consulting Group and … Continue reading The Student Has Become The Master!