A Little Backstory On October 19, 2011, I landed at historic Lambert Field in St. Louis and headed into the city for to prepare for a speaking engagement the next day. The home team had an amazing comeback that year, as any good baseball fan would know, so there was a pretty big game on. Although a life-long Red Sox fan, I mused aloud as I walked into the Hilton, "boy I'd love … [Read more...] about I’m Returning to St. Louis for a Keynote and Seminar!
The ExecEvent (formerly known as The BD Event) is coming up in two weeks, and I wanted to introduce it to my readers. As many of you know, I organize the Tech Field Day event series for Gestalt IT, a grass-roots gathering of freelance writers, bloggers, and such. It’s not a trade show or business conference - it’s a field day! The ExecEvent is something totally different, … [Read more...] about Will You Be At The ExecEvent?
If you work in the enterprise storage, storage networking, virtualization, or security industry, listen up! Otherwise, this post is not for you! I hope you, or a representative from your company, will join me and the folks from Nirvanix and my friends like W. Curtis Preston and Marc Staimer, Charles Curran and Dan Gordon from Valhalla, and just about everyone else in the … [Read more...] about All Business Development All The Time!
All things must pass, but it is with a heavy heart that I note that TechTarget's excellent Storage magazine has shipped its last issue. No official word has been posted by the company, but it is now widely reported. All print publications are feeling squeezed by a move to online readership which robs print of advertising revenue with its quicker turnaround and lower cost. Like … [Read more...] about Remembering Storage Magazine
Whether you were at the show or missed it, most of the presentations from Storage Decisions in Chicago are now available for download. These can be a great resource for internal communication and strategy - share the insights from the show to help make a case for change! Most of the sessions were worthwhile, but I'd like to highlight a few of the sessions that I … [Read more...] about Download Storage Decisions Presentations