TechDays day 2–all the EXTRA STUFF

One of the things that goes on while we’re in town for TechDays are “extra” events that are generally open for all to attend free of charge. I mean we have all these speakers from all sorts of backgrounds, passions and technology expertise focus areas – why not “share the love” with local community events….


TechDays Day 1–MidDay update

WOW oh Wow. it has been a fun ride here in Vancouver – and the first day is only half over!  Since I last checked in – we’ve had a speaker dinner and CloudCamp. TechDays_CA Vancouver Speaker Dinner VIEW SLIDE SHOW DOWNLOAD ALL Had the Microsoft Showcase and Partner Fair setup TechDays_ca Vancouver Microsoft Showcase…


TechDays Vancouver, T-2 to Go Time.

As I was packing up this afternoon – I decided to snap a photo of what was mostly going into my Carry On Bag. Have a look – can you identify everything that an Evangelist brings along with him on a trip out to Vancouver TechDays and a User group in Saskatoon? Dell XT2 tablet…


TechDays_CA Vancouver. TAKE An Instructor Lead Lab!

In case it got missed in the communications to you about TechDays Toronto, Vancouver or Montreal – there is a new component available to continue your learnings on site and after the event takes place. You Asked for it… We Provided it!!!  Instructor Lead Labs. My freakin AWESOME colleague Susan Ibach is running (quite literally)…


Continuing your Journey of learning after TechDays 2011

Welcome to your one stop shop for links to all the online resources and references from a TechDays 2011 event.  By now – you have been back to work, eager to apply / learn more about the things you saw while attending TechDays. But you still have to wait a little longer to get access…


TechDays 2011 Virtualization Content Area Resources

So you attended TechDays in one of the cities OR you have teleported back from the future where TechDays Online has referred you back to some additional resources for anything and everything to do with the Virtualization Content Area sessions.  This is the one stop shop for all things virtualization resources wise for you to…


IT Camp–something for SysAdmins, LanAdmins, Tech Pros and IT Junkies

OK – it’s not what you think. There are no formal presentations. It’s not death by PowerPoint. It’s NOT marketing / Sales It’s for Technical Professionals / Geeks / Pro-Sumers / SysAdmins / LanAdmins / Security Experts / basically anyone that works in IT or has a passion / interest in IT. It’s not your…


TechDays 2011: Security, Identity and Management…Oh Yeah!

TechDays is THE conference for technical training in Canada and it’ll be hitting these cities on these dates: October 25-26: Toronto November 15-16: Vancouver November 29-30: Montreal This year I’m putting together the speakers and sessions for the security, identity and management track. It’s going to be great – we’ve got a number of really…

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Power Of Community–Virtualization Reality–Halifax Leg

On the continuing Eastern leg of the Virtual Reality community tour – I drove from Sydney to Halifax yesterday morning in order to make an up time, avoid the fog (which closed the airport) in order to talk with professors and IT staff at Nova Scotia Community College. The meeting was setup by my friend…


Power of Community: Virtualization Reality–Sydney

One of the challenges we face as IT folk is taking the time to work on our professional networking skills at in-person events. I mean seriously – we’ve worked all day, solved peoples problems and kept servers and systems running. At the end of the day – we mostly just want to go home. IT…