Friday, August 14

Announcements

Cloud 2020 Summit – did our predictions materialize?
Blog Redux, Announcements

Cloud 2020 Summit – did our predictions materialize?

The Cloud 2020 Summit was held May 19, 2013 at the Supernap in Las Vegas (which is now called Switch - I think). The event was pulled together by Krish Subramanian, Ben Kepes, and Mark Thiele. The purpose was to "look at the future of cloud infrastructure – it’s going to bring together pundits, vendors and enterprise buyers to postulate on where the industry is going". The website is no longer live, but you can see the agenda here. Thank goodness they invited bloggers! I'm not sure how I got invited, but I sure was happy to be there. I'd like to challenge anyone who attended the Cloud 2020 Summit and blogged about it to republish their blog, with added commentary now that we're at the close of 2019. Observations from 2019: Here is the post I wrote (original post is here). Looking ...
Let the Digital Sunshine!
Announcements

Let the Digital Sunshine!

Today I'm launching Digital Sunshine Solutions. This is a consulting firm focused on providing services for Product Strategy, Community Strategy, and a way to help people become Digitally Literate. Why Digital Sunshine I'm originally from Florida, where we have Sunshine Laws. The intention of these laws is to "shine sunshine" on all the meetings that happen as the lawmaking process happens. By publishing all communications of public officials, it shines sunshine on them and they can't participate in shady backroom deals. It all gets put on the table for everyone to see, keeps people from working in the shadows. That's the mission of Digital Sunshine Solutions. We plan to work across three domains: Product Strategy, Community Strategy, and Digital Literacy. Product Strategy ...