image_pdfimage_print
View Post

Podcast Episode 65 – John Troyer (@jtroyer) on challenges and evolution of influencer communities and communities of practice

Episode 65 – John Troyer (@jtroyer) on challenges and evolution of influencer communities and communities of practice PODCAST LINK: http://podcast.discoposse.com/e/ep-65-john-troyer-jtroyer-on-challenges-and-evolution-of-influencer-communities-and-communities-of-practice/ LISTEN TO THE EPISODE HERE: John Troyer is well known among the VMware community as the creator of what may be the most widely known technology advocacy communities known as #vExpert during his time at VMware. Now, as co-founder of …

View Post

Community Coffee Been Exchange at AWS re:Invent 2018

Got beans?  Want beans?  Coming to AWS re:Invent 2018 in Las Vegas?  Welcome to the Community Coffee Bean Exchange group!  This is an informal group which has developed quite a loyal and tasty following at a few conference events already! How does Community Coffee Bean Exchange Work? Find a local roaster or some of your very favorite beans.  Package up …

View Post

Microsoft, GitHub, and the Power of Corporate Support of Open Source

Let me start by saying that I’m a massive advocate, contributor, and supporter of many open source communities, while also working in my role for a technology vendor who provides a commercial product that also supports many open source platforms.  The reason that matters is that I’m not saying this without an understanding of the inner workings of both the …

View Post

Interop, RapidMatter, and Mentoring

Interop 2018 This year at Interop will be exciting as usual with a number of events focused on community collaboration in and out of the technology ecosystem. Tuesday and Wednesday will feature a 5km (3 mile) #vFit fun run. Tuesday run: http://schedule.interop.com/session/itx-vfit-runs/856879 Wednesday run: http://schedule.interop.com/session/itx-vfit-runs/856880 There are also two blocks of time which are Ask the Expert sessions hosted by …