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My Election Questions Mystery Machine

10/10/2011 by AdamJorgensen  -  Comments: 1  -  Views: [1660]

So last year in improved transparency move, the board and the nomination committee began posting the questions the noncom asked each individual running for the SQLPASS BOD. Then the questions and scores were published so the community could review them to help them make an informed decision for voting. Things are working a bit differently this year, but following the same thread. In that vein, I?ll be posting abbreviated responses to the questions from last year to help you get to know me better...

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SQL Saturday 89 in World Famous Orlando FL!

9/30/2011 by AdamJorgensen  -  Comments: 1  -  Views: [1394]

Wow, what an event. I had to run to Redmond right after this so I am sorry this post is getting out late, but I had to get it out! We had such a great time! Pragmatic Works had so many of our team at this event, it felt like a day at the office!  The two user groups and Karla Landrum and team pulled together a wonderful event! Check out the crowd getting ramped up on Dunkin Donuts and coffee!   I got the great opportunity to represent my fellow Regional Mentors at the PASS table with f...

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Growing like a weed?

9/30/2011 by AdamJorgensen  -  Comments: 0  -  Views: [1799]

  The other day, someone said to me ?You guys are growing like a weed? Now it was a competitor, so I?m assuming he meant the type of weed that will eventually choke them out and absorb the best of them and process the rest, but the metaphor was not lost on me. Much of my graduate career was not focused on companies that were leading the pack, but on companies that missed the boat. There are some critical things that are consistent when you look at the firms that fail to hold market share, g...

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BI’s pretty boy goes down!

9/30/2011 by AdamJorgensen  -  Comments: 0  -  Views: [1322]

It?s never easy to beat up on a friend. Sometimes they have it coming though!. The Webinar smackdown is over. If you?re confused read my posts from the other day where I laid down the gauntlet! I am the victor! Enough said.   But I will say more. I was nervous taking on the juggernaut of community Mr. Brian Knight. Was I insane? Had I gotten some of Patrick?s ego on me when we talked the other day? I must have been losing my mind. Then I thought Brian and I are both so busy, I bet if I do a...

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