EMC Elect 2015! (with a Varrow thought)

In the category of "hopefully better late than never", I wanted to acknowledge the honor of being selected for EMC Elect 2015 as well as jot down a few thoughts. For those not familiar, EMC Elect is a community-driven recognition program with core characteristics focused around Engagement, Commitment, and Leadership. Read more here if not … Continue reading EMC Elect 2015! (with a Varrow thought)

Varrow Madness – Session Breakdown by Theme

In case you're not aware, Varrow Madness is almost here -- lots of details at the main site (go look if you haven't already). To the best of my knowledge, this is the largest technology conference in the Carolinas. While Varrow as a company isn't a vExpert or EMC Elect, to me this conference lets … Continue reading Varrow Madness – Session Breakdown by Theme

EMC Redefine Possible – The Day Before…

I'm greatly looking forward to the EMC Redefine Possible event tomorrow - otherwise known as MegaLaunch 2014. http://newsblog.emc.co.uk/redefine-possible-mega-launch-2014-20-days-to-go/ From what I'm hearing there's some very good stuff coming (surprised, eh? 😉 ) -- I know that's vague but I don't want to steal the thunder from tomorrow's announcements. What's most fascinating to me is the … Continue reading EMC Redefine Possible – The Day Before…

Having fun with vExpert to employee ratios, take 2

As anyone reading this likely knows, the 2014 vExpert list was announced earlier this month (I'm honored to be a member for the third year now and will post later about my application). vExpert 2014 Announcement Shortly after, Jeramiah Dooley updated his analysis post - very cool that he’s done this for a third year now. But…he … Continue reading Having fun with vExpert to employee ratios, take 2

How to become EMC Elect

Or rather...how I became EMC Elect. EMC Elect is a program in its 2nd year to recognize social outreach/evangelization focused on the EMC portfolio -- similar to VMware's vExpert program. More details here. https://community.emc.com/community/connect/emc_elect/blog/2014/01/14/how-were-the-emc-elect-of-2014-chosen It is a notably smaller program however by number of members -- 750+ vExperts vs. only 80 EMC Elect. https://community.emc.com/community/connect/emc_elect/blog/2014/01/15/the-emc-elect-of-2014--official-list I … Continue reading How to become EMC Elect