This blog post has been cross-posted to ODTUG's website: http://www.odtug.com/p/bl/ar/blogaid=665 Earlier in my ODTUG volunteerism I was asked to join the ODTUG Marketing Committee. For those of you unfamiliar with this committee, this is a group of folks who execute on marketing-type initiatives throughout the year, primarily focused on the central ODTUG organization. I joined … Continue reading 2016 ODTUG Marketing Committee: THANK YOU!
A few years ago, #GivingTuesday became a new social media phenomenon. If you haven't heard of this before, the concept behind it is that after the mass consumerism from both Black Friday and Cyber Monday (so soon after Thanksgiving), Americans remind themselves to be grateful again by giving back. This giving back can occur by promoting the message socially … Continue reading #GivingTuesday KScope16: Community Service Day at Cornerstone
It's been nearly a week since the ODTUG election results were announced and I'm still humbled by the results. Some THANK YOU's are in order. First, a warm THANK YOU to everyone who ran in the election. The competition was strong this year and I'm proud to count myself among such worthy opponents. Three brand new Board members join the … Continue reading ODTUG, Gratitude, and Service
As we descend upon the (now less than 24) dwindling hours of the KScope16 abstract deadline - which is when the conference committee gets our biggest spike in submissions - I thought I’d try to help you last-minute folks get over the hump. Perhaps you just need a little nudge to make those final tweaks … Continue reading KScope16 Abstract Submission: Procrastinators UNITE!
In just a few days on September 7, 2015, the ODTUG Board opens itself up to Full. On. Political. Warfare. Just kidding…but it is *that* time of year folks! Election time! Let’s get on our game faces and wish all of the candidates the best of luck! Last year we saw a record 22 folks … Continue reading The 2016-17 ODTUG Board Election…and what it all means