This post is a little late, but better late than never! Here is a recap of what I like to call the most nerdiest, fun week of the year! Thursday (pre-Kscope) ODTUG Board members arrive to Kscope early because we have an all-day meeting the Friday before Kscope starts. Therefore, the Board descended upon San … Continue reading ODTUG Kscope17: The Fun Never Stops
With Kscope17 formally starting tomorrow, there's a lot going on and it's easy to miss some of the less obvious details. Therefore, I'm going to highlight five secrets to Kscope17 that you may not have been aware of. Sunday night Exhibit Hall secret: on Sunday night the much anticipated exhibit hall opens. The vendors greet … Continue reading Five Secrets to Kscope17
(The following article has been cross-posted to ODTUG's website.) Kscope12, my very first Kscope and the one that shares this year's location, was a superbly unique event. In last year's ODTUG Cinco de Mayo #tbt Twitter party ("tbt" = "ThrowBack Thursday" for those of you who don't use Twitter), pictures from Kscope12 kept surfacing attached … Continue reading Kscope17 Preview: Your Destination Awaits
I'm calling today "Day 0", as it's the day before OOW and nothing is really planned for Saturday. Exhibitor booths get built, conference goers check in, and OOW begins to really descend upon the city. It's the 1-day buffer before the formal conference starts. I'm grateful for "buffer" days. I don't travel well anymore so … Continue reading OOW16: Day 0 – Something Wicked This Way Comes
This past weekend the Kscope17 leadership team made their first onsite visit of the year to San Antonio. It was a very long 1.5 days, but also very productive in many ways. Note that if you're hoping to unlock any secrets about Kscope17, you won't find them here. All will be revealed in due time … Continue reading Kscope17: The 1st Onsite Visit!
It's now the American Independence Day holiday, 4 days after the annual ODTUG conference known as Kscope. After a weekend of rest and relaxation, I am almost fully recovered. Almost. This year's Kscope did not disappoint. Knowledge sharing, networking, and fun - all of the elements of a great conference were present. I'm mighty proud … Continue reading Kscope16: Awesomeness Redux