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  • Current Thoughts on Interviewing and Hiring Conundrums

    For many organizations, data is the lifeblood that keeps them in business. If the data becomes imperiled, the very existence of the organization is threatened. The folks entrusted with managing the data are often the most critical to the long term success of the organization. Think about it. Great developers are creative, inventive, solve business ...
    Posted to Arnie Rowland (Weblog) by ArnieRowland on September 21, 2013
  • Developing a Keynote for SQL Saturday #250

    I volunteered to help out and present a keynote at SQL Saturday #250.  It worked out that they couldn't find anyone better.  :-)  I am really looking forward to it and hope that I do not disappoint. The time available is about 40 minutes so it can't get too technical. Although I have been a part of 2 keynotes at the PASS Summit, I ...
    Posted to Rick Heiges (Weblog) by RickHeiges on September 11, 2013
  • Now Playing on SSWUG TV!

    Hi friends, I know a lot of you regularly read my blog either on my home page at KevinEKline.com, on SQLBlog.com, or one of the locations where it's syndicated. And you may also regularly take in my content on SQLSentry.TV or my monthly column on Database Trends & Applications magazine.   Click the ...
    Posted to Kevin Kline (Weblog) by KKline on September 10, 2013
  • I'm speaking at SQL Saturday #250 in Pittsburgh!

    On September 14, 2013, I will be speaking at the 2nd SQL Saturday event to be held in Pittsburgh.  I spoke at the last SQL Saturday event last year which was a blast.  This year, I will be presenting a session entitled ''Really Basic Perfmon''.  It is designed for the person who has heard about Perfmon before, but never really got ...
    Posted to Rick Heiges (Weblog) by RickHeiges on August 19, 2013
  • Learn SQL Server in a virtual college atmosphere...

    For a number of years, I have served on an Advisory Board for the University of Washington SQL Server Certificate Programs.  Last year, UW took the program to the web for learning SQL Server virtually anywhere in the world.  And you get to have Buck Woody as an instructor for one of the courses.  The course will meet virtually ...
    Posted to Rick Heiges (Weblog) by RickHeiges on August 14, 2013
  • How many SQL Server DBAs does an organization need?

    ''How many SQL Server DBAs do we need?'' - This is a question that often comes up in conversations with customers.  Essentially, customers want to know if they have enough DBAs or too many.  This is not  a trivial question.  If you do some research online via your favorite search engine, you will most likely come across numbers ...
    Posted to Rick Heiges (Weblog) by RickHeiges on July 24, 2013
  • My Advice About Growing as an IT and Data Professional

    First off, I should apologize for not blogging in quite a while. I've been traveling extensively and, because traveling can be so exhausting, I usually have to queue up blog posts to hit while I'm traveling in order to remain active while on the road.  I didn't do that for these most recent trips.  And, as you can see, there's quite a ...
    Posted to Kevin Kline (Weblog) by KKline on July 15, 2013
  • Continued Work Pays Off in the IT Leadership Space

    I was surprised and honored to be mentioned by leadership expert Evan Carmichael as one of the top leadership Twitter experts for March 2013.  Not only did I make the top 100, I came in at 12!  If you weren't aware of my leadership training specially geared for IT professionals, check out ForITPros.com, as well as my DVD ...
    Posted to Kevin Kline (Weblog) by KKline on March 26, 2013
  • Demo Mastery for the Technology Evangelist

    In the same way that the finest presentations involve much more than the simple relaying of information, the finest software demos are much more than just presenting features.  REMEMBER: The goal of a demo is to INSPIRE the audience to use the software/technology, not to teach them every nuance of software/technology.I've ...
    Posted to Kevin Kline (Weblog) by KKline on February 15, 2013
  • Hurray! I Have One of the Top 1% most vied LinkedIn Profiles

    I just got this email from LinkedIn about my profile (that's http://www.linkedin.com/in/kekline in clear text). Hi Kevin,Recently, LinkedIn reached a new milestone: 200 million members. But this isn't just our achievement to celebrate — it's also yours.I want to personally thank you for being part of our community. ...
    Posted to Kevin Kline (Weblog) by KKline on February 11, 2013
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