Speaking At PASSMN – 29 Apr 2008

I am honored to present at PASSMN, the Minnesota SQL Server User Group, Tuesday evening 29 Apr 2008 starting at 4:30! I’m looking forward to meeting Lara Rubbelke, Mark Knutson, and everyone else that attends. I’ll be presenting on SQL Server 2008 Change Data Capture, SSIS 2008, and Incremental ETL. If you read this blog and attend, please …
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Speaking At PASSMN – 29 Apr 2008

I am honored to present at PASSMN, the Minnesota SQL Server User Group, Tuesday evening 29 Apr 2008 starting at 4:30! I’m looking forward to meeting Lara Rubbelke, Mark Knutson, and everyone else that attends. I’ll be presenting on SQL Server 2008 Change Data Capture, SSIS 2008, and Incremental ETL. If you read this blog and attend, please …
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Richmond Code Camp 2008.1 Was Awesome!

Kudos to the Richmond Code Camp Steering Committee for a record turnout and fantastic event! Throughout the day we had 113 people drop by for the event, breaking the previous record of 110. By three whole people. It was a great day. It was good to see everyone – we’ll do it again in October! …
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On Developer Communities: The Sponsorship Plan

A Follow-up To My “On Developer Communities” Series … I have received requests about how we approach sponsors for User Group sponsorship. I have posted the Sponsorship Document we sent to potential sponsors in 2008 here. Registration is required. It’s my site and I leave you alone… mostly. This will not work everywhere but it works well in Richmond. If …
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On Developer Communities: The Sponsorship Plan

A Follow-up To My “On Developer Communities” Series … I have received requests about how we approach sponsors for User Group sponsorship. I have posted the Sponsorship Document we sent to potential sponsors in 2008 here. Registration is required. It’s my site and I leave you alone… mostly. This will not work everywhere but it works well in Richmond. If …
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On Developer Communities: Hangin’ Around

On Developer Communities…  I hold the following hypotheses about successful, growing, and thriving developer communities: First, you need a team builder.  You can run a company like a user group, but the inverse is not always true. Quality always works. People are not resources or assets. Don’t go away. Each hypothesis is accompanied by one or …
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On Developer Communities: Hangin’ Around

On Developer Communities…  I hold the following hypotheses about successful, growing, and thriving developer communities: First, you need a team builder.  You can run a company like a user group, but the inverse is not always true. Quality always works. People are not resources or assets. Don’t go away. Each hypothesis is accompanied by one or …
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Richmond Code Camp 2008.1 is Saturday!

Richmond Code Camp 2008.1 is Saturday, 26 Apr 2008! This is our fifth Code Camp in two years – we’re so excited! They just keep getting bigger, better, and more fun. Kevin Israel and the gang have done an outstanding job organizing this event – kudos to the entire team: G. Andrew Duthie Robin Edwards …
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On Developer Communities: People Are People

On Developer Communities…  I hold the following hypotheses about successful, growing, and thriving developer communities: First, you need a team builder.  You can run a company like a user group, but the inverse is not always true. Quality always works. People are not resources or assets. Don’t go away. Each hypothesis is accompanied by one or …
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On Developer Communities: People Are People

On Developer Communities…  I hold the following hypotheses about successful, growing, and thriving developer communities: First, you need a team builder.  You can run a company like a user group, but the inverse is not always true. Quality always works. People are not resources or assets. Don’t go away. Each hypothesis is accompanied by one or …
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