As TechDays 2008 Toronto Closes with a bang…..on to Montreal!

Hi Everyone, I can’t express how excited and how tired I am.  It has been a wonderful journey to bring this type of conference to Canada.  I received some great feedback on how we are going to adjust the experience for the next cities and I’m floored about all the positive feedback that  shows we…

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TechDays Toronto – it’s a wrap!

Well, it’s a little sad, but we just finished up packing up all the equipment, striking the rooms and even had a post TechDays debrief meeting with all the speakers and event staff to capture our learnings and roll them into the next city and future TechDays. What a conference, what an experience – it…


Had your Techie Crunch today?

Welcome to day TWO of the Toronto edition of TechDays 2008 in Canada. As our first two day event, it was a little strange going to the hotel last night, remembering that we had to be back bright and early at the Toronto Convention Centre. I wanted to introduce you to our Learning Kit –…


TechDays Social Networking – Show Your Colours!

I am taking a couple of minutes of rest to have an diet coke in-between sessions here in Toronto. Man – if I had a pedometer, I’d swear that I had walked a couple of kilometres so far today. I acted as host for our lunch time session and reinforced the opportunity people had to…


TechDays Toronto is PACKIN’ Da House!

Wow. This place is packed. People are flowing in and out of sessions and breaks, things are running smoothly – it’s been a great start to a wickedly cool conference! Don’t forget to keep your Registration tags for the entire event   Mine is an all access.   My brothers is an attendee pass. You…


TechDays Opening Event – R U Ready?

Pierre snapped this picture of me in the hotel bar – finishing off a "rolling deck" for the kick-off of TechDays Toronto in as little as 7 hrs from this post. Our team is ready. The speakers are ready. The venue is ready. Are you? Things look awesome – I can’t wait for it to…


TechDays Virtualization Track Infrastructure

Well as I look over at my TechDays Countdown gadget I am reading 4 days, 15 hours, 14 minutes and 12 seconds to go before the start of TechDays!  About time I got the hardware set up for the virtualization track don’t you think?  I’ve been working on getting this all set up and testing the demos…

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New TechNet Community Page

Over the past year you might have noticed some changes going on at http://technet.com and the changes keep coming.  The other day the new TechNet Canada Community page went live!  This is the page to find out what user groups are in your community, when the next meeting is, read the latest posts from some…

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Vista on an Eee PC?

I am sure you have all heard of the Asus Eee PC series of netbooks.  They seem to be the hot gadget lately and not one to miss out on a gadget trend I picked up an Eee PC 901 the other day.  It arrived on Tuesday and I’ve been toying around with it all…

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