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Off to the Bio-IT World 2016 Expo

I’ll be spending Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday this week at the Bio-IT World 2016 Conference and Expo at the Seaport World Trade Center in Boston. Mostly, I’ll be spending my time on the “Expo” side of things. I’ll be doing … Continue reading

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Cisco Announces Champions for 2016

On Friday last week, Cisco started sending out email welcoming those people who have been selected to receive the Cisco Champion designation for 2016. For those of you not familiar with it, Cisco Champion is Cisco’s community recognition program. Its … Continue reading

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Confirmed for Storage Day 9 (#SFD9)

You may remember that I made my Tech Field Day debut last year at Storage Field Day 7. If you followed any of the video stream during, or any of the recordings afterwards, you’ll have some sense of how much … Continue reading

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Journey to EMC Elect 2015 (with Bonus Number-Crunching)

Today, EMC announced the list of names of those people named to the EMC Elect program for 2015. Now in its third year, the EMC Elect program seeks to recognize engagement with, commitment to, and leadership in the EMC technical community-at-large. … Continue reading

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Storage Field Day 7 (#SFD7) — A Delegate is Me

I’ve been a fan of the folks at Gestalt IT for a while now. I follow them on Twitter, I read the stuff they post, and I’ve always followed their Tech Field Day events with great interest. If you’re not … Continue reading

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VMware Announces vExperts for 2015

Today, VMware announced the list of 2015 vExperts. The “vExpert” designation is not a technical certification, but instead a recognition of community engagement and personal influence within the various VMware and virtualization communities. I am simultaneously happy, honored, proud, and … Continue reading

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Cisco Champions for 2015 Announced

Last year Cisco joined the ranks of companies running community recognition programs by creating their Cisco Champion program. These programs recognize those people who go above and beyond in their efforts to share knowledge — knowledge of products, techniques, tips … Continue reading

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VMware Announces List of 2014 vExperts

Earlier this week VMware released the list of 2014 vExperts. The community recognition program has grown since its start in 2009, with 754 vExperts being named this year — the largest group yet. I’m simultaneously proud and humbled to have … Continue reading

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EMC Elect for 2014 Announced

Today EMC announced the “2014 edition” of their community recognition program, EMC Elect. To borrow from the EMC Elect Community page, EMC Elect is a community-driven recognition. Candidates for this recognition have displayed three key characteristics: Engagement — Members are … Continue reading

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Cisco Launches Champions Program for 2013

Yesterday, Cisco began sending email notifications to the people they’re inviting to participate in the Cisco Champions Program. This program’s purpose is “to create and nurture a network of people who are passionate about Cisco and enjoy sharing their knowledge, … Continue reading

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