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  • This 24 Hours of PASS was "Different"

    Last week, the latest iteration of ''24 Hours of PASS'' was held.  It was ''Different'' for me.  Why?  Because I was not an active participant on the days of the event other than being an attendee.  I was involved in some aspects of the planning for the event when deciding the theme and format, etc.  I was on many calls ...
    Posted to Rick Heiges (Weblog) by RickHeiges on March 20, 2011
  • OT: March Mdness 2011

    This past fall, I decided to take a break from Fantasy Football.  Did I miss it? Yes to some extent.  Fantasy Football can really eat up a lot of time. But - I still love March Madness (NCAA Men's Basketball Tourney).  It doesn't take much time to pick out teams.  Since you can't make any changes after the deadline and the ...
    Posted to Rick Heiges (Weblog) by RickHeiges on March 14, 2011
  • Recap of SQLSat #65

    Since the MVP Summit was this past week, I decided to head out to the West Coast a little earlier and attended SQLSat#65. I did not submit to speak at the conference, but I did help out some by introducing speakers in one of the rooms and a few other places where I could. I started out in a session by Scott Klein about SQLAzure.  BTW, ...
    Posted to Rick Heiges (Weblog) by RickHeiges on February 28, 2011
  • What should PASS be?

    Recently, there have been some blog posts about what PASS should be? It is great to see these posts because it gives the BoD feedback on how we are doing and where we can improve. When I first started to get involved in PASS back in 2001, PASS was little more than a conference and some loosely affiliated chapters.  It wanted to be more ...
    Posted to Rick Heiges (Weblog) by RickHeiges on February 23, 2011
  • PASS By-Law Changes

    Over the past year, the PASS Board of Directors (BoD) has been looking at changing the by-laws.  We've had in-depth in-person discussions about how the by-laws could/should be changed.  Here is the link to the documents that I am referring to: http://www.sqlpass.org/Community/PASSBlog/entryid/300/Amendments-to-PASS-Bylaws.aspx One ...
    Posted to Rick Heiges (Weblog) by RickHeiges on February 22, 2011
  • PASS Summit 2013 - A Bunch of Blog Posts Recently

    Recently, there have been a number of blog posts about having the 2013 PASS Summit in Seattle or elsewhere.  I had a post in November about the process and some of the major factors that were on my mind.  You can read it here.  There is value in moving the Summit to another venue.  There is value in having the Summit in the ...
    Posted to Rick Heiges (Weblog) by RickHeiges on February 8, 2011
  • Project Phoenix: Additional Proposals Receive Awards

    10/23/2010   Two more eligible developers and deserving projects have been selected.   Any proposals submitted but not selected this time will be reconsidered at each upcoming award cycle. (Refer to this to review the award criteria, details, and benefits.)   In no order of implied importance.   Michael Peterson, ...
    Posted to Arnie Rowland (Weblog) by ArnieRowland on October 23, 2010
  • Project Phoenix: Early September Awards Announced

    9/14/2010 Two more eligible developers and deserving projects have been selected.   Any proposals submitted but not selected this time will be reconsidered at each upcoming award cycle. (Refer to this to review the award criteria, details, and benefits.)   In no order of implied importance.   Alan Minner, Camp Verde, ...
    Posted to Arnie Rowland (Weblog) by ArnieRowland on September 15, 2010
  • Project Phoenix expands to Australia and New Zealand

    A couple of months ago, many Microsoft MVPs received Visual Studio 2010 Ultimate MSDN subscriptions (retail value: ~$12,000) to distribute as we saw fit. I started Project Phoenix, encouraging unemployed or underemployed developers to engage with a non-profit to propose a software solution to a problem for the non-profit. I contacted a few ...
    Posted to Arnie Rowland (Weblog) by ArnieRowland on September 12, 2010
  • 24 Hours of PASS - Sep 15/16 PLUS #24hop

    This week, the third edition of 24 Hours of PASS will take place on Sep 15/16.  Register here.  I had a PASS blog entry about it here and why it is different this time around.  And now it is actually even longer than 24 hours because Microsoft was able to add 4 bonus sessions. Registering for these bonus sessions is ...
    Posted to Rick Heiges (Weblog) by RickHeiges on September 12, 2010
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