This page is meant to be a chronological listing of the events, both virtual and real, that I am attending. I will indicate my participant level (speaking, exhibiting, attending, lurking) on each one. If you are planning to be at any of these events and want to make plans to connect, please reach out to me on Twitter.
- Content.gov 2016, January 26, Washington, DC. Going to catch the latest updates on Alfresco and their efforts in government. Going to bring a couple clients and talk to a few old friends. It’s free so come on by chat.
- Monktoberfest, October???, Portland, ME. Because I just don’t miss this one.
- InfoGovCon 2016, October 11-12, Providence, RI. Keynoting this event as they enter their third year of this event. InfoGovCon is always fun and provides a great place for learning and networking. I’ll be sharing the keynote topic later but don’t miss it.
Just in case you are curious where I’ve been and want to ask me about the event. This list is far from exhaustive.
- Top Trends for Web CMS in 2015, January 22, 12pm EST, online. I join DNN to talk about the things we can expect in 2015 in the Content Management space.
- Why Switch to SaaS for Digital Experience Management?, February 4, 2pm EST, online. A repeat of the December webinar where I talk about the pros and cons of SaaS for CMS.
- Digital Transformation Tour, March 11, Washington, DC. Spend a lot of time talking to people in the association space trying to tackle the challenges for moving to the 21st century. There were a lot of war stories shared and the audience participation during the panel was suberb.
- Content.gov 2015, March 23, Washington, DC. Went to hear the latest updates on Alfresco and their efforts in government. Was a solid event and I’m glad to see Alfresco maintaining traction in the Federal space.
- Balancing Security and Risk When Migrating Digital Content to the Cloud, April 9, Washington, DC. Went to this AIIM chapter event to listen & talk to people about moving to the cloud. Helped slice out some of the FUD that inevitably arose. Also got to chat briefly with John Mancini so that was fun.
- CIGO Summit, May 20-21, Chicago, IL. It was a productive event from the IGI Initiative. Executives and senior practitioners from the information governance space collaborated for a couple of days to try and map the role of a chief information governance officer (CIGO). Really helped to highlight the needed information governance focus we need in the leadership ranks of organizations everywhere.
- InfoGovCon, September 29-October 1, Hartford, CT. Was a busy couple of days in Hartford. Got there early to meet with people but I had to rush out halfway through the conference to get to my next event. It was a good event and I look forward to returning in 2016.
- Monktoberfest, October 1-2, Portland, ME. My only must attend event every year, even if I have to spend my vacation time and pay my own way. The intersection of technology, society, and beer in the wonderful city of Portland was too good to miss.
- Content.gov 2014, January 29, Washington, DC. I gave the closing keynote for this Alfresco event on opening the walls around innovation in government. I also hosted the business track as well. It was great to hear how different agencies are finding new ways to tackle their Content Management challenges.
- ECM Ecosystem, February 19, Moscow, Russia. A one-day seminar/conference hosted by the Russian edition of PC Week. I spoke during the opening plenary session on trends in the industry, specifically the one towards Business Solutions. I then participated in two panels where I was the only non-Russian speaker. A lot of fun.
- Viewpoints on FedRAMP, February 26, Washington, DC. I attended this two-hour discussion on what cloud vendors need to do to get their Authority-to-Operate (ATO) on FedRAMP. Some great insight was shared on the different paths to take.
- ARMA GWDC Spring Seminar, March 26, Washington, DC. I attended this event to talk to Federal Records Managers and to listen to Faron Lyons, a fellow Alfrescan, speak on Email Archiving Tools.
- AIIM Conference, April 1-3, Orlando, FL. Alfresco was a Platinum sponsor. This is a great conference if you are in the Content Management industry. There were many great conversations and presentations during the whole event.
- ARMA Metro MD Spring Seminar, April 9, Rockville, MD. Another ARMA seminar, where I presented some of Alfresco’s success stories on Records, Cloud, and Open Source. At the end there was a speaker’s panel discussing future trends in Records Management.
- Document Strategy Forum, May 13-15, Greenwich, CT. I was part of a panel discussing The Economics of a Successful ILG Program. It was a lively discussion among the panelists and attendees.
- Information Governance Exchange, September 3-5, Washington, DC. Went to listen how executives and leading practitioners have been making Information Governance successful.
- InfoGovCon, September 8-10, Hartford, CT. I am presented on Removing the “Work” from Information Governance. It was a great crowd and we had a lot of engaging discussions.
- Monktoberfest, October 1-3, Portland, ME. Where the craft of technology meets the craft of beer. The wisdom shared at this event incredible. Simply amazing. I am going to attend this every year if I can. Love of beer is NOT required.
- SharePoint Symposium, November 6-7, Washington, DC. I was on a panel with Jill Henneman discussing Collaboration in the Cloud: Office 365 vs. Alternatives. While I believe in O365, I discussed the alternatives quite a bit and why you want to keep an open mind.
- #CloudECM Tweet Jam, November 13, 2pm EST, online. Discussed Content Management in the cloud as part of a panel including Ron Miller and Steve Weissman. We only got to one question because we had a very dynamic conversation.
- Disrupting the Status Quo, December 2, Washington, DC. I keynoted this morning event on Information Governance in the Federal government. I enjoyed the opportunity to talk to Federal IT leaders about how they are working to meet their Information Governance requirements.
- Removing the “Work” from Information Governance, December 3, 2pm EST, online. I delivered my talk from the InfoGovCon conference as part of their “greatest hits” series. Like all my presentations, it had evolved though the Muppets were still in the slides.
- Why Switch to SaaS for Digital Experience Management?, December 4, 2pm EST, online. After a brief persentation, I joined Ektron staff in discussing the pros and cons of putting your web CMS in a SaaS environment.
- GlobalDirections, September 23-25, Washington, DC. The Kodak Alaris conference was in my backyard and Alfresco was there as I sponsor. I went to get a feel for the Kodak ecosystem.
- #Infochat, The Value of Information, September 26, 11am EDT, Twitter. While you can always engage me on Twitter, for one hour on the 26th, I was part of a Tweet Chat hosted by AIIM.
- Monktoberfest, October 2-4, Portland, ME. I was an attendee. This conference was all about the intersection of technology and society. It was extremely thought provoking and I plan on making this trip yearly.
- Gartner Symposium/ITxpo, October 7-10, Orlando, FL. I was an attendee at this one. I met with analysts, attended sessions, and talked to anyone that I could.
- #Infochat, World Paper Free Day, October 24, 12pm EDT, Twitter. While you can always engage me on Twitter, for one hour on the 24th, I was part of a Tweet Chat hosted by AIIM about how we can break our reliance on paper.
- ARMA Conference, October 28-30, Las Vegas, NV. Alfresco was exhibiting and speaking. I was there to talk to Records Managers about how we can go from trying to get projects off of the ground to living in world where our organizations are actually compliant.
- Alfresco Summit, November 4-7, Barcelona, Spain. I led a panel on how to lead successful Content Management projects, attended the Partner Summit, and talked to a lot of customers and partners. I also presented on the Changing World of the Content Professional.
- Alfresco Summit, November 12-15, Boston, MA. Just like in Barcelona, I led a panel on how to lead successful Content Management projects, attended the Partner Summit, and talked to a lot of customers and partners.
- Webinar: The Records Management Evolution…or Revolution: December 17. My blog post on ARMA’s call for a Revolution gained enough attention that I was asked to do a Webinar on the topic.