See below for a blog post I've sent many, many times to folks on public speaking. Given it's no longer online, I wanted to post it here for easier personal sharing and even to help anyone who finds this post. To be super clear, this is a post from Dave Hitz's blog back in 2007 … Continue reading Lessons on Public Speaking (Feelings, Actions, Data)
The Art of Presales, Part 2: Showing Value
Post originally by Joe Onisick on his blog - definethecloud.net linked here. Mirroring here at my own blog as I often send it to people and the link and/or graphics at the source have been broken at times. To be clear, all credit for this post goes to Joe Onisick. As well, mirroring on my … Continue reading The Art of Presales, Part 2: Showing Value
The Art of Presales
Post originally by Joe Onisick on his blog - definethecloud.net linked here. Mirroring here at my own blog as I often send it to people and the link and/or graphics at the source have been broken at times. To be clear, all credit for this points goes to Joe Onisick. As well, mirroring on my … Continue reading The Art of Presales
[Live Blog] Pure //Accelerate techfest 2022
Starting in a couple minutes...am sitting behind Rob Lee, Shawn Rosemarin, Fitz and more... Here we go! CEO - Charlie Giancarlo Opening video - focused on sustainability, reduction of emissions, and more. Pure commited to reducing emissions by 66% per PB by 2030. https://twitter.com/andriven/status/1534567307355119617?s=20&t=FPXib0AUfDjnDwpPDVDH8w 8,000 people joining virtually.Pure founded on the idea that data storage … Continue reading [Live Blog] Pure //Accelerate techfest 2022
Here we go! Pure//Accelerate techfest 2022
Hard to believe it's been 2+ years since I was at a tech conference - but here we are! Sitting in the Global Partner Forum keynote as I write this with lots of executive involvement. This year Pure //Accelerate techfest 22 is in LA - new venue choice with some neat aspects - rooftop tent … Continue reading Here we go! Pure//Accelerate techfest 2022
The Golden Hammer – Mental Models
The backstory behind one of the most presented VMUG Usercon Community Sessions around Mental Models and How We Learn with IT Stories throughout
Start with Why – Cloud Block Store Webinar Edition
During a sabbatical before joining Pure, I finally read Simon Sinek's book "Start with Why" (here on Amazon) after having watched his presentation on the topic quite a few times. If you've not seen it before, highly recommended - watch it now...I'll wait. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u4ZoJKF_VuA Original 'Start with Why' presentation - you can find longer versions … Continue reading Start with Why – Cloud Block Store Webinar Edition
Every Impression Matters – Home Office Setup
Simply put, my goal is to communicate well....plus I'll admit I like to tinker. Over 10 years of working from home, I've slowly but surely improved my setup with a recent focus on video and audio quality to up my game in WebEx/Zoom meetings, webinars, and recordings in general.
Snapshots – An Old Friend Returns
TLDR = FlashArray snapshots can be your fastest way to recover in the event of a ransomware attack or security event. They're simple to configure, flexible, and can be sent off-array for longer retention.
Ransomware, Security, NextGen Storage, and You
Starting a multi-part series about where @PureStorage (and next gen storage in general) can fit into a defense in depth security strategy. #Ransomware will be a focus but not the only item.